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Farewell to the Roaring 20s Party

Happy Friday! This month, we are continuing with new recaps of sensational soirees we planned this year. We were contacted to style a Great Gatsby inspired 30th birthday party this Fall, and I was absolutely thrilled. The Roaring 20s is a great theme to bring glam and flair to any celebration. Feathers, black, gold, and pearls set the scene for this "Farewell to the Roaring 20s" soiree, which took place at the birthday girl's home. Two of our favorite decor highlights were gatsby inspired centerpiece sticks by Charming Touch Parties and a fun 1920s photo prop station we created.


The "flapper girls" had an amazing time over a delicious brunch menu prepared by Victory Chef. Additionally, we created a roaring 20s sweets table, which included a Gatsby inspired cake and cupcakes by Dream Cakes by Tenisha. The birthday girl, Brittny, was lots of fun to work with and there's no doubt this fab soiree was a hit! See for yourself below (Photography by Subtle Silhouette Studios, except where noted otherwise):




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Tell us what you think about this Gastby inspired party in the discussion section of this post.

Sensationally yours,



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Fab. Glam. Thirty!

With 2015 less than 30 days away, we've been reflecting on all the amazing events and celebrations we helped plan this year! To say it has been a sensational year is truly an understatement. That being said, this month we're planning to share a few new recaps from events we assisted with this year. First up, is a posh and purple 30th Birthday we planned this Summer... The birthday girl, NaTasha, had the vision for her birthday soiree to exude fabulosity, glamour and of course 30! She loves to dance, and she's quite the fashionista, so a chic, lounge/dance party was in order. To help bring her theme to life, we incorporated her favorite color, purple, and fashion elements. One of our favorite tributes to the birthday girl was a hand painted portrait of her by The Artist Cierra Lynn. Guests were able to walk the purple carpet, enjoy delicious hors d'oeuvres prepared by Victory Chef, and dance the night away at Avery's on H St. Check out a few highlights below, to include fashion inspired cupcakes and a fun selfie station for guests to snap a few selfies throughout the night:

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Tell us what you think about this fabulous and fun birthday soiree in the discussion section of this post.

Sensationally yours,


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This past Sunday, I turned the big 3-0! Together with my husband and close friends, I celebrated this milestone with a birthday soiree at my home. As I reflected over the past 30 years, the mantra "live, laugh, love" came to mind, so I immersed that throughout all elements of the celebration. Good food, fun, endless conversation, laughs, and lots of love perfectly describes the night. I'm truly looking forward to all that 30 will bring. Check out a few photos from my Live, Laugh, Love Celebration: collage1 collage2 collage3 collage4 collage5 collage6 collage7 collage8

Vendor Credits:

Sensational Soirees - event styling

Koyal Wholesale - oversized balloons, mini cupcake stands, gold striped straws, chalkboard clips

TomKat Studio - paper poms, polka dot straws, gold baking cups

CV Linens - chevron table runner and napkins

Kake Korner - birthday cake

Keda Kake Walk - gold cakepops

Tell us what you think about my birthday soiree in the discussion section of this post. If you are planning a birthday party and need some expert assistance, contact us today at

Sensationally yours,





A Birthday Gift To You!

30promo Happy August! This month on the blog, it's all about birthdays. Wonder why? Well, yours truly is celebrating my 30th birthday this month. Yes, the big 3-0 is on the way, and I'm so excited! Sensational Soirees is such a huge and special part of my life, so I want to share this special occasion with you, our clients, colleagues, friends, family, followers and supporters. We hope you will join us all month long for birthday inspiration, giveaways and more. Speaking of giveaways, starting today through the end of the month, we are giving up to 30% off our planning services! Some exclusions apply, so contact us today at for more details. Reference promo code 30for30 when booking.

Be sure to subscribe to our blog, if you haven't already, so that you don't miss out on this month's birthday inspiration and giveaways!

Sensationally yours,




Event Recaps: Starting Off 2014

We hope your 2014 is off to a great start. We're looking forward to planning and designing many sensational soirees this year, and last weekend we hit the ground running as our team was in the full swing of event planning. We had the pleasure of assisting with a Dr. Seuss themed 1st birthday party and a fun and casual 30th birthday party. This past weekend's events reminded me of why I started Sensational wasn't just out of personal desire and love for events, but also to be a valued resource to our clients by meeting their specific and varying planning and design needs. Both of our recent clients wanted to play a lead role in the planning of their events, and called on us to manage the day of execution and some design details. It was so rewarding to hear them say they could really enjoy their event because of our on-site event management, which propels us to continue making great service our aim in 2014. Take a peek at a few photos from both parties below:

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"Tyreece's 30th Roast & Toast"

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How did you start off 2014? What events are you thinking of planning this year? Let us know in the discussion section below. Don't forget to take advantage of our current planning and design promotions by March 3, 2014 - email us at for more details.

Sensationally yours,