Archives for February 2016

Waterford Wednesday: Valentine’s Styled Shoot

Happy Waterford Wednesday!
Can you believe that A Crystal Clear Vision is in just a week and a half?! It seems like it was just yesterday that we announced that this year’s event would be partnering with Mayapalooza to create the biggest bridal show Hampton Roads has seen! We really can’t wait for everyone to see everything come together March 5, 2016 at the Virginia Beach Field House. While we are working away on getting the final details squared away for A Crystal Clear Vision, we had to show everyone some gorgeous photos of a Valentine’s inspired styled shoot our linens were a part of! Let’s just say…red sequins linen!
14546823656891454682385648145468242886514546823551271454682493383Swoon! We just adore all of these beautiful shots that Maria Grace Photography captured! The idea of creating a styled shoot around a holiday that is all about love was right up our alley! When someone thinks of Valentine’s day…red, white and pink are colors that naturally come to mind, and we like how all of the traditional colors were used, but in such a subtle way. Of course, we are huge fans of the idea to use our red sequins linen on the sweetheart table! Awesome job to all vendors involved…to get a full list of vendors as well as more pictures of this gorgeous shoot, check here.

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A Crystal Clear Vision: Diann Valentine

Happy Friday, friends!
With A Crystal Clear Vision at Mayapalooza literally right around the corner (March 5th, ah!) we are finalizing everything and making sure the event goes off without a hitch! If you follow along with us on Facebook and Instagram, you may have seen that we have a very special guest  joining us at A Crystal Clear Vision…Diann Valentine! Our VIP ticket holders will enjoy a meet + greet with this brilliant, internationally acclaimed celebrity wedding and interior designer! Get to know a little bit more about Diann below!

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What She Does: Wedding/Event/Interior Design, Inspirational Speaker, Author, Reality TV Personality, and currently the co-host of Just Saying a Friday night talk show that airs on You Tube with girlfriends April Daniels and Sheree Fletcher.

Celebrity Clients: Usher, Martin Lawrence, Toni Braxton, Tamra and Eddie Judge, Lela Rochon, Shawn Stockman (Boyz II Men), along with the controversial short-lived nuptials of Reality Star Evelyn Lozada and Chad Johnson to name a few.

Corporate Clients: Moet Hennessy, HBO, Nike, FedEx, Essence Magazine among others.

Books: Weddings Valentine Style: Rich Inspiration For Every Woman’s Dream Day.

TV Work: Host of Wedding in a Week for Buena Vista Television, Host of Wedding Day for TNT and Mark Burnett Productions and the Host, Designer and Executive Producer of WEtv’s I Do Over.

Keep Up With Diann: Website, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest and You Tube @diannvalentine.

We are so thrilled to have this incredible boss lady at the biggest bridal event Hampton Roads has seen! We can’t wait to chat with her about all things related to the event industry and we are extra excited for her to see all of the amazing talent that will be present at A Crystal Clear Vision! You still have time to purchase your tickets here!

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Waterford Wednesday: Fashion & Linens

Welcome back to Waterford Wednesday!
Today we’re excited to do another fashion & linens post! If you’ve been reading the blog for awhile, you might remember when we did a similar post all the way back in April 2014! If you’re into awards show season like we are, then you probably watched The Grammy’s this past Monday (unless you chose The Bachelor instead!) and saw some of the gorgeous gowns that hit the red carpet. We always love to compare red carpet fashion trends with various linen trends, and since A Crystal Clear Vision is right around the corner, we’ve dug into last years picture archive to match some fashion with linens! Check out 3 of our favorite pairings below!

PicMonkey CollagePhotos:
Taylor Swift //Jason Merritt/Getty Images for NARAS
Chelsea Anderson Photography

 We absolutely love the two-toned trend! Taylor Swift’s fuchsia and red/orange two-piece outfit reminded us of Palette of Petals STUNNING design at last year’s A Crystal Clear Vision. Not only did their gorgeous florals steal the show, but the sash colors that they chose in differing hues mixed together to create a deeply romantic overall setting!

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Adele // E! Online via Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP
Chelsea Anderson Photography

 Adele can do no wrong in our book, and when we saw her wearing this gorgeous black gown with the hint of sparkle at the top we immediately thought about MorLina Events! Remember how gorgeous her table was with our black tinsel linen as the base?! Black is such a versatile color that can be kept pretty simple or enhanced with a “pop” of color!

arianaPhotos:
Ariana Grande // E! Online via Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP
Andrew & Tianna Photography

 Red is such a bold and daring color and we oftentimes don’t see TOO much of it at weddings, but it’s a color that we just adore! Ariana Grande’s bright red dress, matched with her smokey black eye makeup had us reminiscing on Botanique Events table design at A Crystal Clear Vision last year. Using our Victorian Black Lace specialty linen & red satin linens, this tablescape was one of the most unique and beautiful!

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xo, Waterford

Feature Friday: Black + White Wedding

It’s Feature Friday!
Instead of featuring one of our linens, today is all about an absolutely GORGEOUS black + white wedding from back in September! We’ve been waiting to get our hands on these photos from Sarah Street Photography and we just love the beautiful way the linens were captured!
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Waterford Wednesday: TSE 2016

Happy Waterford Wednesday, friends!
We can’t believe it’s already February…wedding season is going to be here again before we know it! We have been crazy busy so far this year with TONS of design meetings, planning A Crystal Clear Vision at Mayapalooza, and most recently, attending an amazing industry conference! Last month, Alyse & Rebecca were able to sneak away for a few days to The Special Event Conference (TSE) in sunny Florida! TSE is one of the event industry’s premier tradeshow and conferences and we are beyond thrilled that they were able to attend and expand their education in the industry! Check out some pictures that they captured during their trip!
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Could you just die at all of the gorgeous linens?! I mean, the video above makes our heart pitter patter! Our ladies could not have been more in their element…completely surrounded by linens and fellow linen-lovers in the industry. Along with Ashley of Soirees By Lauren (a participant in A Crystal Clear Vision!), Alyse and Rebecca were able to tour a local linen facility, network with linen companies similar to Waterford, and expand their knowledge of the industry as a whole! We are happy to say that many of the linens that were seen at TSE will be making their way into our Waterford inventory and we can’t wait!

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