TWILIGHT TREES

13_12 Winter _J7A6971INTRODUCING MANOEUVRABLE SCULPTURED LED-LIT CHERRY BLOSSOM TREES.

FOR WHEN YOU WANT TO ADD A TOUCH OF GLAMOUR TO YOUR FRONT DOOR, CREATE A FEATURE WITHIN A MARQUEE, OR ILLUMINATE A DULL EVENT SPACE. FOR WHEN YOU DON’T WANT TO CLAMBER UP A STEP-LADDER AND BATTLE WITH ENDLESS FAIRY LIGHTS IN AN ATTEMPT TO JAZZ UP AN OTHERWISE PRICKLY BUSH THAT’S IN THE WRONG PLACE ANYWAY. SPARKLINGLY SIMPLE.

 

 

 

A LITTLE MORE INVITING

personalisedmovietrailerinvitationMOVIE TRAILERS INVARIABLY MAKE YOU WANT TO SEE THE FILM. NOT SO SURE DIGITAL PARTY INVITATIONS HAVE THE SAME ALLURE? GOOD NEWS BECAUSE CINEBOP HAVE RAMPED UP THE DIGITAL INVITATION WORLD TO CREATE BESPOKE MOVIE TRAILERS AS INVITATIONS TO EMAIL TO YOUR GUESTS.

TRAILERS INCLUDE A DRAMATIC MUSICAL SCORE, A MONTAGE OF YOUR IMAGES AND A THUNDER-THROAT VOICE-OVER A 45 SECOND MOVIE CLIP. A FEW CHOICE CLICHES ARE SURELY ESSENTIAL: “THIS SUMMER…ONE MAN…ONE NIGHT…IN A WORLD WHERE…COMING SOON”. BELIEVE THE HYPE, LIVE THE DREAM.

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MILK PUNCH

MilkshakeCocktailIdeaFISH & CHIP CONES, MINI DOGS, BABY BURGERS…THE DIRTY FAST-FOOD CANAPE TREND STILL SHOWS NO SIGN OF ABATING. SO IF YOU CAN’T BEAT THEM, GET THE BAR TO JOIN THEM. WE LOVE THESE DIDDY BUT DANGEROUS MILKSHAKES – INDEED MILK, VANILLA AND ICE ARE SHAKEN, IT’S THE JIM BEAM THAT PACKS THE PUNCH.

BACK TO OUR ROOTS

Liz&Zieoriginalcanapelondonevents1AND LOOK WHAT WE FOUND OUTSIDE A MOSQUE IN MARRAKECH: A SIMPLE CONTRAPTION THAT YIELDED QUITE THE LIGHTEST, CRUNCHIEST, POTATO’IEST CRISPS I HAVE EVER TASTED.

PLACE POTATO INTO METAL BOX WITH HANDLE & TWIST TO SLICE POTATOES.  DROP WAFER THIN SLICES IN HOT OIL – COOK ONE MIN. SERVE IN PAPER CONES. SLICE SIZZLE & SERVE FASTER THAN YOU CAN RUN TO THE CORNER SHOP FOR A PACKET OF HULA HOOPS. [Read more…]

THE HANDBOOK

Handbooklogo800 copyWE DO UNDERSTAND, YOU DON’T ALWAYS NEED AN EVENT ORGANISER. SOMETIMES ALL YOU REALLY WANT ARE A FEW POINTERS; NAMELY A VENUE, CATERER, PHOTOGRAPHER OR FLORIST, FOR EXAMPLE.

LET US INTRODUCE YOU TO THE HANDBOOK WHICH LISTS AN EDIT OF ALL THE ABOVE. LONDON-CENTRIC IN A GOOD WAY – IT’S GOT LONDON VENUES & EVENTS COVERED. BETTER STILL THEY GET THE SCOOP ON THE LATEST RESTAURANT OPENINGS, SO YOU’LL BE AS WISE AS THE REST OF US. WELL, ALMOST.

I, ROBOT

london-party-event-wedding-private-corporate-idea-robot-visual-liveHOW PERFECT WOULD THESE LITTLE ROBOTS BE TO HAVE AT A WEDDING OR PARTY FOR THOSE GUESTS WHO JUST CANNOT MAKE IT?

FROM ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD, THOSE FRIENDS & FAMILY NOT ABLE TO ATTEND YOUR EVENT CAN TALK WITH YOU AT YOUR PARTY, LIVE VIA THEIR COMPUTERS/SMART PHONE – THEIR VIRTUAL PRESENCE BEAMED ONTO THE SCREEN OF THE LITTLE ROBOT. MOUNTED ON A SELF-BALANCING REMOTE CONTROL WHEEL, YOUR NOW VIRTUAL UNCLE ROBERT, HEAVILY PREGNANT SISTER, WHOEVER, CAN [Read more…]

LADIES AND GENTS

ShepherdsHutPARTY PORTALOOS HAVE COME A LONG WAY SINCE THE BLUE-LOO DAYS; FRESH WATER FLUSH AND HOT RUNNING WATER ARE NOW A GIVEN. LUXURY LOOS DISGUISED AS BEACH HUTS, POTTING SHEDS AND GYPSY CARAVANS HOWEVER ARE NOT QUITE AS EXPECTED.

QUIRKY FUN AND PERFECT FOR GARDEN PARTIES OR OUTDOORSY WEDDINGS WHERE THE LOOS ARE VISIBLE.

TOP TIP: BE SURE TO ADD CLEAR SIGNAGE. THE FIRST TIME WE USED THESE WAS AT A PRIVATE MINI FESTIVAL. IT TOOK US SOME TIME BEFORE IT DAWNED ON [Read more…]

NAPKIN RINGS

292c479520a9d3b3361b5e6e51895babWHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET – SIMPLE, FRAGRANT, INEXPENSIVE, PRETTY MUCH GROW-YOUR-OWN NAPKINS RINGS.

A SPRING WEDDING IN THE COUNTRYSIDE WOULD ALMOST BE INCOMPLETE WITHOUT THEM.

LIGHTS CAMERA ACTION

20130614_0337I AM A FIRM BELIEVER IN MAKING A PARTY AS INCLUSIVE AS POSSIBLE FOR ALL THE GUESTS. SO COME SPARKLERS & CANDLES, WHY LET THE BIRTHDAY CAKES HAVE ALL THE FUN?

THIS WORKS: GIVE EACH GUEST A HANDHELD CAKE FOUNTAIN (THERE ARE HEALTH&SAFETY ISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH SPARKLERS INDOORS) WITH STRICT INSTRUCTIONS TO LIGHT ON CUE.

MAKES FOR A MAGICAL SURPRISE FOR THE BIRTHDAY GIRL OR BOY, FABULOUS PHOTOS AND AN EVER SO SPARKLY ATMOSPHERE. [Read more…]

CONFETTI CANONS

550d 28 Apr 13 (48)NOTHING SHOUTS CELEBRATION MORE THAN A CONFETTI EXPLOSION SHOWERING DOWN UPON YOUR GUESTS.

LOVE A CELEBRATION AND YOU’LL LOVE THE HANDHELD CONFETTI CANON. THINK OF IT AS A CROSS BETWEEN THE HUMBLE LITTLE PLASTIC PARTY POPPER AND THOSE INDUSTRIOUS CONFETTI DOWNPOURS AT NIGHTCLUBS AND POP CONCERTS.

SIMPLY POINT-UP AND TWIST-OPEN FOR A CONFETTI EXPLOSION TO SHOWER DOWN UPON YOUR GUESTS. CHEAP AS CHIPS AND GUARANTEED TO MAKE EVERYONE FEEL LIKE AN X-FACTOR WINNER!  [Read more…]