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Pop Color Vendor: Blossom Collective

We had the pleasure of working with Nancy Matthews, Owner and Lead Designer of Blossom Collective at a recent Bat Mitzvah and just wow! Her work is gorgeous AND she was a dream to work with. Definitely a winning combination! Read on to learn more about Nancy and Blossom Collective. How did you get started with Blossom Collective? After completing …

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Pop Color Vendor: Ana Isabel Photography

I’ve had the pleasure of working with Ana Martinez Chamorro, owner and photographer of Ana Isabel Photography, on several events and I cannot say enough good things! Ana is the perfect mix of professional, warm and kind, and unobtrusive during an event. She has a ton of experience shooting events of all types from Bar and Bat Mitzvahs to weddings …

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Questions to ask vendors for a COVID-safe Bar or Bat Mitzvah

COVID-19 has changed the event industry forever and we are now considering many new scenarios for Bar and Bat Mitzvahs. We want to make sure that our clients still have the same amazing event experiences within these new constraints. But how can you make sure your guests will be safe and that you will be covered in case of changes …

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Rachel’s Cherry Blossom Bat Mitzvah at Agudas Achim in Alexandria, VA

Rachel’s Bat Mitzvah was at the start of cherry blossom season here in DC, so we were inspired! Gorgeous floral, pinks and greens set the stage for a feminine, springtime Bat Mitzvah at Agudas Achim in Alexandria, VA. Stunning tall centerpieces added height and were surrounded by photos of Rachel growing up . Flowers were everywhere, even the napkin folds! …

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Megan’s Blue Sparkle Glowing Bat Mitzvah at VisArts in Rockville, MD

Last February before the world closed down, I had the pleasure of putting together a gorgeous Bat Mitzvah for Megan at VisArts in Rockville. Our inspiration was a mix of sparkle, shades of blue, glowing lights and acrylic. Once we had our logo finalized, everything fell into place and I think it turned out amazingly! There are lots of “M”s …

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Virtual Mitzvah Budget vs. In-Person Party Budget

When changing your Mitzvah service and celebration from in-person to virtual, most parents automatically think it will be a HUGE cost saving. And while there certainly will be things you removed from your virtual Mitzvah budget, do not cut your budget just yet! In order to keep the day special for your child and family, consider reallocating your funds to …

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Pop Color Vendor: Montages for You

I was lucky to be connected to Rebecca Grossman, co-founder of Montages For You through a networking group. She creates affordable, custom montages for all sorts of celebrations. Rebecca gets what families are looking for because she just hosted her daughter’s Bat Mitzvah in the middle of this pandemic. Montages are a great thing to work on now, so read …

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7 Benefits of Virtual Services for a Bar/Bat Mitzvah

By this point in the COVID-19 pandemic, most temples have made the call to have virtual services vs. in-person services. This is certainly different than you envisioned the big day, but there are so many possibilities and positives of doing a Virtual Bar or Bat Mitzvah service this way.  More guests The number of attendees is limitless, so there is …