Archives for July 2019

Waterford Wednesday: 1 Product, 3 Ways

It’s Waterford Wednesday!
Last week, we showed you “1 Linen, 3 Ways“! This week, we’re going to show you “1 Product, 3 ways” with our chiavari chairs! To say we are OBSESSED with these chairs is a complete understatement, and today we’re excited to show you a few different ways that they can be utilized at your event!

Ceremony SeatingPhotography: Chelsea Anderson Photography

One of the most popular ways to utilize chiavari chairs is for ceremony seating! Oftentimes, brides are so concerned about their reception area that they forget all about the importance of ceremony seating. Chiavari chairs are an easy way to ensure that your ceremony setup will be uniformed AND beautiful. Plus, the ceremony is a portion of your wedding where a lot of your photos will be taken, so you want nice looking chairs that will give off a polished look in photos!

Reception Seating
Photography: Erika Mills Photography

There are so many different options when it comes to reception area seating, but chiavari chairs are definitely becoming the most popular choice! They give a classic and overall brighter look to the area as a whole! Chiavari chairs are an excellent option for those that want to use simple linens, yet want their area to feel elegant and upscale!

Chiffon Weave

Photography: Jessica Ryan Photography

Photography: Erika Mills Photography

Chivari chairs are beautiful standing alone, but adding weaved chiffon sashes creates such an elegant and romantic look! The sheer, lightweight fabric of chiffon hangs perfectly on chivari chairs while the weaving pattern creates a unique and different style! We love how the weaved chiffon in this photo by Erika Mills was used to differentiate the bride and grooms chairs from the rest!

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Waterford Wednesday: 1 Linen, 3 Ways

It’s Waterford Wednesday!

Can you believe that we’re already nearing the end of July?! This month & wedding season is completely flying by for us with so many events and design meetings for sweet clients. Today we’ve got a “1 Linen, 3 Ways” post to share, featuring one of our favorite linens – Vintage Floral Lace Overlays! These beauties are so versatile and classy, we always love their looks!

Photographer: Audrey Rose Photography

This beautiful head table from a vintage wedding at Museum of Contemporary Art? This table design is still one of our favorites, and our Vintage Lace Overlays over the Periwinkle Satin full length linens was absolutely gorgeous! Our Vintage Lace Overlays are so adaptable that they aren’t just delegated to round tables, you can use two or three to create the same type of look on long tables too!

Photographer: Erika Mills Photography

This sweetheart specialty linen is the perfect combination! Pairing our Vintage Floral Lace Overlay and Gold Sequin specialty linen, makes for a beautiful sweetheart table. Pairing the Vintage Lace Overlay with any specialty linen is sure to make a great addition to any event! The overlay is always a romantic choice for your sweetheart table.

Photographer: Andrew & Tianna Photography

Last but not least is this bold and beautiful table design that features our black Vintage Lace Overlay! We love a bold design and the black Vintage Lace Overlay paired with a Red Satin linen underneath compliment each other so well! This linen could definitely be transitioned to many different seasons by placing a different satin colored linen underneath it as well!

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Waterford Wednesday – Get $5 Off Your 2019 Summer Social Ticket! Today Only!


Get $5 Off Your Ticket With The Promo Code: WERSUMMER19

In just two days, we will be hosting our second event of the year, The Summer Social at the Woman’s Club of Portsmouth!  On July 12th at 6PM, the hottest social event of the summer will kick off with the most exhilarating way to plan your wedding in Coastal Virginia.  The Summer Social is the only party style “bridal show” in Hampton Roads!

Photography: Kirstyn Marie Photography

Caterer: Montero’s Restaurant, Bar & Catering

  For only $15.00 per person, you will have the opportunity to interact and chat with this region’s top event professionals!  Meet wedding planner and coordinators, venues, cake decorators, photographers, caterers, and so much more!!  You will also be served great food, signature drinks, cotton candy, and gelato!  There will be lawn games, photo booths, and dancing!  How great does this sound?!

Photography: Boardwalk Photo Booth Company

Since starting A Crystal Clear Vision several years back, we always felt a need to add a second event with a unique flair.  So, we teamed up with Antonia Christianson Events, and did just that!  Our Summer Social is exactly what this region has needed as a way to provide brides and grooms alike with the chance to “hang out” with the experts in a completely casual and fun way!

Photography: Dani White Photography

Cake: Incredible Edibles

Thank you to our premier sponsor:

Some of our sponsors and key players for The Summer Social 2019 are:

Big Top Entertainment

Boardwalk Photo Booth Company

Chef by Design Catering

Darling & Dapper Studio

Dragon Studio

Stage Right Lighting & Design

Studio I Do

Woman’s Club of Portsmouth

Paper Dolls Design

Antonia Christianson Events

This event is going to be quite spectacular, to say the least!  We are so excited for you to meet this area’s top event professionals!

Make sure you pick up your tickets today before we sell out! And get $5 off your ticket TODAY ONLY with the Promo Code: WERSUMMER19

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Waterford Wednesday – Linens for Every Budget

It’s Waterford Wednesday!
As wedding industry professionals, we understand that each and every person has a different budget for their wedding, so it’s important to us to be sure we provide a wide array of linens at different price points. Today we’re going to show you how your event can shine with linens no matter the budget!

Photo: Jessica Ryan Photography
If you have a modest linen budget, there are so many different combinations that you can take advantage of, without going over. Napkins, of course, are always one of our favorite ways to dress up a table at a lower cost! Using one of our basic polyester linens is another way to make your tables look clean and put together without spending a lot of money. If you get lucky with a venue that will provide your base linens you could get away with renting some gorgeous table runners that could bring color and texture to your design at a lower price point as well!


Photo: Wild Heart Films
If you’re a bride that has carved out a higher linen budget for your wedding, there is a lot more wiggle room to get creative with your design! The use of full length linens on every table comes into play, as well as the option of utilizing specialty linens on some of your more important tables such as your sweetheart and cake table. Plate chargers are another visually appealing product that you could think about including with a standard/higher-end linen budget!


blacktiesheratonvirginiabeachwedding-205Photo: Caitlin Gerres Photography
If linens are one of the most important components to you at your wedding, there are so many options to make your design look expensive and lavish! The option to use specialty linens on all of your tables comes into play, as well as napkins and plate chargers to bring the whole look together. You can experiment with layering different linens to add another interesting component as well. With a higher budget for linens and products, looking into renting chiavari chairs for your event is another potential possibility that will make the whole room look extravagant and thoughtfully put together!

Check out all of our inventory by booking an appointment with one of our WER gals by calling us at (757) 448-5999!  We hope to hear from you soon!

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xo, Waterford!

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