A Crystal Clear Vision Linens 2017: Part 3

It’s Part 3 of our A Crystal Clear Vision Linens 2017 posts!
This week it’s all the beautiful photos and linen details on the four tables that Caitlin Gerres Photography captured: A Lively Affair, ISO:ALT, Soirees by Lauren, and Spirit of Norfolk!

 Midnight Polyester | Pottery Print Overlay
How gorgeous was A Lively Affair’s blue and white chinoiserie chic tablescape? Our Midnight Polyester linen was the perfect base for the table, and our Pottery Print Overlay had a pattern that really brought their vision to life!
 Florist: Leslie Hartig Floral Design Plates: Table Seven Antiques, Glass/Flatware: Distinctive Event Rentals, Jars/Chair Shrugs: Little Stitch Studio

Silver Eyelash | White Polyester
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had such a unique table that was set apart from every other design, which we loved! The geometric aspects incorporated throughout, mixed with the varying colors shining down created an interesting overall look on our Silver Eyelash and White Polyester linens!

Pink Crinkle | Banana Leaf Overlay
Soirees by Lauren had the most FUN table! The tropical and flamingo inspired table was brought to life using our Pink Crinkle linen and Banana Leaf Overlay! We love how the floral centerpiece even had a tropical vibe to it!
Florist:
Fluttering Flowers, Stationary: PaperDolls Design

Vintage Lace Overlay | Gold Aphrodite
We love a good theme, and Spirit of Norfolk blew their Beauty and the Beast table out of the water! The attention to every single detail on their table (including the infamous rose!) was incredible and really brought the vision to life. Our Vintage Lace Overlay and Gold Aphrodite linens used as a faux runner down the middle of the table was the perfect addition!

Keep checking back each Friday as we show off all of the tables and behind the scenes shots from A Crystal Clear Vision 2017!     

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A Crystal Clear Vision 2017: What to Expect

Happy Waterford Wednesday!
We are just over a month away from the 4th Annual Crystal Clear Vision Event and things are moving fast – with participant design meetings, last minute decisions, and overall planning and excitement for the event! If you haven’t purchased your ticket for the March 4th event yet, head on over to do so now…you’re not going to want to miss this! One of the coolest things about our annual Crystal Clear Vision Event is that it is always evolving. It’s an event that can be attended year after year due to the ever-changing participants and trends within our industry. As we are coming up on this year’s event, we thought we’d give a little insight into what you can expect!16143782_1849482431962567_2185415804451959727_o

You Can Watch Live! – Yep, you read that right. ViewItDoIt is one of our awesome sponsors for A Crystal Clear Vision this year, and so if you aren’t able to attend, you’ll still be able to watch the event as it’s happening! This is a huge addition to our event and we are so excited to be able to provide this for people all over so they can participate!

Top Notch Participants – The top designers, florists, caterers, and venues in Hampton Roads will have their fully set reception tables at the Virginia Beach Field House. Keep up with the A Crystal Clear Vision Facebook page to see the participants for this year.
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Top Notch Photographers – Some of the most sought-after photographers in Coastal Virginia will be on hand to capture the beauty and transformation of the whole event. Seriously, check out this lineup: Echard Wheeler Photography, Caitlin Gerres Photography, Amanda Manupella Photography, Kirstyn Marie Photography, Rob Korb Photography & Erika Mills Photography.

New Linens/Products – New Waterford inventory will be on display at this event for the first time! You will be able to check out new linens and products that are on-trend for this upcoming wedding season, and see them set up for maximum inspiration!
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INSPIRATION – The most important thing you can expect from attending A Crystal Clear Vision is to be inspired! You will leave this show with so many ideas and potential vendor connections for your big day. The ability to actually see fully set reception tables will get your mind spinning with all of the possibilities available!
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Mayapalooza Fun! – A Crystal Clear Vision is once again part of the VIP experience at Mayapalooza, so there is also the ability to enjoy live bands, craft beers, wedding fashions and so much more!
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Waterford Wednesday: Event Style Inspiration

Happy Wednesday, friends!
It has been quite the week for Waterford with two huge announcements! First, we are SO excited to be partnering with The Historic Post Office to offer mahogany chiavari chairs on-site when their venue opens this December! And second, A Crystal Clear Vision is back for another year on March 4, 2017! This year is going to be even better than last year, so save the date and stay tuned for more details!
14572817_1132368490133740_944193141230467845_nThis time of the year is always one of our favorites, as there is so much “behind the scenes” planning in the works with design meetings and planning for upcoming bridal shows, so today we’re sharing two different ways to achieve the perfect style for your event to make it unforgettable!

Simple & Classic
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Fresh, clean, and uncomplicated! Every event is unique with it’s own style, and if you’re someone who believes that “less is more,” a simple event style is the perfect option! Choosing from our basic table linens in neutral colors is the perfect way to achieve this particular feel. A table cloth in white or ivory would be a great starting point and adding a table runner or overlay in a similar neutral tone would bring the table together elegantly! The addition of a white or ivory chair cover with a neutral sash, or a classic gold chiavari chair would round out your event perfectly!

Extravagant & Glamorous
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While some people like  simple and classic, others believe that if you’re going to throw an event, you better go big! If an expensive look and feel is what you’re going for, an extravagant and glamorous design is the way to go! Choosing from our specialty linens would be a great starting point for creating the perfect “glam” look. Adding a pop of sequins, whether it be in a table runner, overlay, or full length table linen is an obvious necessity to round out your lavish event! Instead of choosing a basic white or ivory table linen, a gorgeous full length satin or pintuck would make for a stunning overall look! Of course, a “wow” centerpiece is a MUST with your glam linens!

If you’re looking for more table design inspiration, keep checking back for updates on our annual A Crystal Clear Vision show! This is the perfect show for all you brides to be to gain exclusive design ideas!

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Feature Friday: Crystal Clear Linens Part 5

It’s our final Feature Friday: Crystal Clear Linens post!
Rob Korb Photography captured the 5 tables that we’re going to show you today! You may remember hearing Rob’s name around the blog…he’s the one behind our amazing head shots and group shots! We were thrilled when he agreed to capture the table designs of Chesapeake Bay CateringDreams2RealityEast Beach Catering & Event PlanningSweetwater Cuisine & Touche Weddings & Events!

Charcoal Lamour | Leaf Petal Linen
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We loved how glamorous Chesapeake Bay Catering’s table design was and it showed off their food beautifully! Our Charcoal Lamour linen looked sleek and shiny draped as the base with our Leaf Petal Linen creating a voluminous runner down the center!

Taupe Lamour | Blue Toile Runners | Ivory Lace Overlays
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Aqua Sequins
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How bright and happy was the table design of East Beach Catering & Event Planning?! Our Aqua Sequins went absolutely perfect with their tropical display of food and had us feeling so cheerful from all of the vibrant colors!

Olive Shantung
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Sweetwater Cuisine kept their base linen, our Olive Shantung, a little more simple and let their gorgeous display of food do the talking! The bread and cracker “dip” station they had set up was definitely a crowd favorite!

White Noble Pique | White Rosa
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Touche Weddings & Events definitely had the most unique table setup, and we absolutely adored it! Using our White Noble Pique linen on one table, and our White Rosa on the other, Carla and her team designed an innovative and modern look!

 To see Parts 1, 2, 3 & 4 of the linens used at the 2016 A Crystal Clear Vision event, click here.

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Feature Friday: Crystal Clear Linens Part 4

We’re back again for Feature Friday: Crystal Clear Linens!
Part 4 this week is all about the tables that Amanda Manupella Photography captured: DIY Bridal NetworkEvents by JacklynEverly After EventsSoirees by Lauren!

Slate Polyester | Ivory Aphrodite
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The DIY Bridal Network described their table design as “romantic, rustic & boho” and we couldn’t agree more! Using our Slate Polyester linen and Ivory Aphrodite linen they completely nailed their look! The pop of color from the deep red napkin on top of the gold beaded charges was the perfect touch!

Satin Champagne Blush | Ivory Victorian Lace Runners
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Eggplant Leaf Petal
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Everly After Events medieval style table design was absolutely gorgeous! Our Eggplant Leaf Petal linen went so perfectly with the dark and mysterious feel of the table, and we loved how the florals added a brightness to the table, yet were still darker colors!

Black Tinsel | Sequin Medallion Overlay
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We’ve talked a lot about our Sequin Medallion Overlay that Soirees by Lauren used on their table design! The patterned linen complemented the “prohibition” theme that they were going for perfectly!

Don’t forget to check back with us next Friday to get the details on more of the linens used at A Crystal Clear Vision! To see Parts 1, 2 & 3 click here.

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Feature Friday: Crystal Clear Linens Part 3

It’s another Feature Friday: Crystal Clear Linens post!
This week we are excited to share the linen details on the 4 tables that Kirstyn Marie Photography captured: Cherry Blossom Planning FactoryEllasin’s EventsFluttering Flowers, & Morlina Events!

Charcoal Panama
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We LOVE a good theme, and Cherry Blossom Planning Factory nailed their “Hipster Garden Party” inspired table! They used our Charcoal Panama linen as the base of their table and then had the cutest assortment of hipster-ish details sprinkled throughout…even a little dinosaur!

Gold Ribbon Sequins | Gold Sequins | Slate Polyester
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Charcoal Polyester | Champagne Florence Overlays
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We still can’t get over how gorgeous all of Fluttering Flowers florals were on their table design! We love the embroidered Champagne Florence Overlays that they chose to place over top of our Charcoal Polyester linen!

Gold Sequins
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Morlina Events used one of our very favorite linens…Gold Sequins! She had her signature pops of pink in her florals on the table and had the perfect place setting for two!

Don’t forget to check back with us next Friday to get the details on more of the linens used at A Crystal Clear Vision! To see Part 1 & 2, click here.

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Feature Friday: Crystal Clear Linens Part 2

We’re back for Feature Friday!
Last week we gave you all the linen details on the first couple of tables at A Crystal Clear Vision. This week it’s all about the 4 tables that Amanda Hedgepeth Photography captured: Botanique EventsEmily WeddingsJamie Leigh Events & Kelsey Ann Events!

Blush Petal | Champagne Satin | Blush Floral Lace Overlay
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Botanique Events table design used one of our favorite colors: blush; and was layered to perfection with three of our linens! Our Blush Petal linen served as the base, providing texture and volume, and our Champagne Satin and Blush Floral Lace Overlay were placed on top! We love how delicate and airy the lace linen looks on top!

White Organza | Ivory Aphrodite | Ivory Rosette on Mesh
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Navy Majestic
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Jamie Leigh Events used our Navy Majestic linen and it paired SO well with the purple and gold details that she used throughout her table design. How cute are those gold artichoke place card holders?! Our Majestic linens have a slight textured appearance that we just adore and make a big impact on a table setting!

Khaki Majestic
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How elegant did Kelsey Ann Events “French Chateau” inspired table look?! She hit her theme right on the mark, and our Khaki Majestic linen provided the perfect base for her table design! We love the amount of thought she put into every little detail to make her inspiration come to life!

Don’t forget to check back with us next Friday to get the details on more of the linens used at A Crystal Clear Vision! To see Part 1, click here.

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Feature Friday: Crystal Clear Linens Part 1

It’s Feature Friday, y’all!
We are so excited about these next couple of Feature Friday posts because we’ll be detailing the various linens that were used on each of the tablescapes at A Crystal Clear Vision! We had 5 amazing photographers capture the event, so to avoid picture and information overload, we are going to separate the posts by photographer. First up are the tables that Caitlin Gerres Photography captured: Antonia Christianson Events, As You Wish, Marlene EventsPalette of Petals & Waterford Event Rentals

Blue Ombre Polyester
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Ivory Satin | Champagne Paisley Sequins
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White Satin Table Skirt | Grey Stripe Sequin Overlay
unspecified-53If you follow us on Facebook or Instagram you know that we’re big fans of grey stripes (hint: check out our new work van!), so it only made sense that we used our Grey Stripe Sequin Overlay on our personal table design! Our gathered White Satin Table Skirt provided the perfect amount of volume underneath!

Don’t forget to check back with us next Friday to get the details on more of the linens used at A Crystal Clear Vision!

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Waterford Wednesday: Wedding Season Inspiration

We’re back for another edition of Waterford Wednesday!
If you missed our post from last week, you HAVE to go check it out to see all of the gorgeous table designs from this year’s A Crystal Clear Vision. All of the participants at the event had such creative and innovative ideas that it made us SO excited for this upcoming wedding season! We know that so many of the design elements that these top planners and florists included in their tables are things that we are going to see this summer. Using A Crystal Clear Vision table designs as our inspiration, we thought we’d highlight some different trends that we hope to see this wedding season!

Patterned Linens
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Patterned linens are the perfect way to add a unique style and element to your wedding! We had a few different patterned linens make an appearance at A Crystal Clear Vision, and it really made for an overall visually appealing design! Geometric Patterns, just like the Sequin Medallion Overlay that Soirees by Lauren used above, are ones that we particularly love! Patterns are quickly making a statement at weddings in larger capacities such as on guests tables!

Bringing Outdoors In
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The rustic theme is always a favorite during wedding season, but this year we think we’ll see a more “woodsy” design emerge! Emily Weddings, who took home ALL 3 award honors at A Crystal Clear Vision, captured the outdoors to perfection..they literally had a tree inside! There are so many different ways to incorporate the outdoors into your table design whether it be with actual pieces of tree or mossy greenery throughout your florals!

Metallics
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Let’s be honest…will Metallics ever not be on trend?! Metallic linens have some serious staying power and are a trend that we think is going to be around for awhile. This wedding season we anticipate Metallics changing a tiny bit as far as colors go. Instead of just sticking with the standard gold and silver, we will probably see some colorful metallics make an appearance, like our Aqua Sequins that East Beach Catering and Event Planning used!

Texture & Layering
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Textured linens add such an eye-catching appeal to a table, but adding in multiple layers brings the design to a whole new level! Botanique Events utilized 3 of our linens: Blush Petal, Champagne Satin & a Blush Floral Lace Overlay to create the perfect textured and layered look! We absolutely loved this concept and hope many brides use this creative design trend!

Don’t forget to check back with us these next couple of weeks for our Feature Friday posts where we will be detailing the various linens that each designer used on their A Crystal Clear Vision table!

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Waterford Wednesday: A Crystal Clear Vision 2016

We are SO excited about today’s Waterford Wednesday post, friends!
A Crystal Clear Vision at Mayapalooza was just a couple of weeks ago and we already have the images back from each of the photographers who were on site! We have been bursting at the seams waiting to show you all these AMAZING photos, and today is finally the day! We had 22 fully set reception style tables designed by the top wedding professionals in Hampton Roads and the outcome was nothing short of amazing. We will let the pictures of each of the tables do the talking! Don’t forget to keep checking back on the blog as we feature all of the linens used at A Crystal Clear Vision in our “Feature Friday” posts!
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Design: Antonia Christianson Events
Photographer: Caitlin Gerres Photography
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Design: As You Wish
Photographer: Caitlin Gerres Photography
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Design: Botanique Events
Photographer: Amanda Hedgepeth Photography
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Design: Cherry Blossom Planning Factory
Photographer: Kirstyn Marie Photography
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Design: Chesapeake Bay Catering
Photographer: Rob Korb Photography
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Design: DIY Bridal Network
Photographer: Amanda Manupella Photography
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Design: Dreams2Reality
Photographer: Rob Korb Photography
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Design: East Beach Catering & Event Planning
Photographer: Caitlin Gerres Photography
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Design: Ellasin’s Events
Photographer: Kirstyn Marie Photography
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Design: Emily Weddings
Photographer: Amanda Hedgepeth Photography
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Design: Events by Jacklyn
Photographer: Amanda Manupella Photography
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Design: Everly After Events
Photographer: Amanda Manupella Photography
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Design: Fluttering Flowers
Photographer: Kirstyn Marie Photography
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Design: Jamie Leigh Events
Photographer: Amanda Hedgepeth Photography
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Design: Kelsey Ann Events
Photographer: Amanda Hedgepeth Photography
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Design: Marlene Events
Photographer: Caitlin Gerres Photography
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Design: Morlina Events
Photographer: Kirstyn Marie Photography
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Design: Palette of Petals
Photographer: Caitlin Gerres Photography
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Design: Soirees by Lauren
Photographer: Amanda Manupella Photography
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Design: Sweetwater Cuisine 
Photographer: Rob Korb Photography
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Design: Touche Weddings & Events
Photographer: Rob Korb Photography
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Don’t forget to check back in with us for the next couple of weeks as we share even more A Crystal Clear Vision pictures!

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