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Why Use Charger Plates at Your Wedding?

April 7, 2014

When designing your wedding, having a finished look is important. One element that can really pull your table decoration together is the charger plate. A charger plate is a large decorative plate that sits on the table before the meal. Some caterers will leave the charger in place through part of the meal, while others [...]

Autumn Wedding Inspiration

October 19, 2013

As we near the end of the prime wedding season, we’re also in a season that can be a beautiful inspiration for your big day. From centerpieces to venue, we take a look at how to have the perfect fall wedding. Colors: The orange and reds of the autumn leaves can be a great inspiration [...]

Choosing Your Wedding Color Palette

May 12, 2013

Choosing your wedding colors can be great fun. You get to think about the style of wedding you want, your favorite colors, and any special elements you want to include. However, for many couples, it can be a challenge. Colors all have traditional meanings, and that can be a help choosing a base color scheme [...]

Lounge Areas Perfect for Weddings

May 4, 2013

We’ve all been to weddings where the only seating was the chairs at the tables. Even when everyone moves to the dance floor, the only choice is to sit where you ate. That’s where a great wedding trend comes in — lounge areas! The idea of a lounge area is to give your guests a [...]

Michael Jordan’s Big Wedding Tent

April 29, 2013

When a basketball superstar marries a gorgeous model, they can pretty much choose any venue they want. For Michael Jordan and Yvette Prieto, the venue of choice was the biggest ever wedding tent a short walking distance from their Florida home. The 40,000 square foot tent was set up at the Bears Club, the Jack [...]

Wedding Planning: Indoor vs. Outdoor

March 10, 2013

When you’re planning your wedding, there are a lot of decisions to make. As you decide on a venue, you’ll also need to figure out whether you want an indoor wedding or an outdoor wedding. Each can have its own benefits and challenges. Indoor weddings Pros: An indoor wedding is weather-proof. Whether it rains, sleets, [...]

Photo shoot at the Schermerhorn Center

June 13, 2012

Working with the Pink Book last fall, Grand Central Party did a photo shoot at the Schermerhorn Center, in Nashville, TN.  There are not enough words to describe how beautiful and enchanting the Schermerhorn is, or how elegant a wedding and reception will be there. With 11 opulent event spaces designed for maximum functionality and on [...]

Vanderbilt Graduation

June 5, 2012

It’s that time of the year again for High School Graduations, College Graduations, Weddings and more! We were thrilled to work with Donna Holly (Event Planner), 8 Lavender Lane Catering and Cumberland Hospitality (Silver Dollar Saloon) for a Vanderbilt graduation party for Alexa and Emily. Photo’s courtesy of Bev Moser “Moments by Moser”.        

We transform the ordinary into the extraordinary!

June 4, 2012

Often we are asked to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary, from plain to exciting. This year we were thrilled to work with The Salvus Center of Sumner County. Inspired by the Biblical mandate to care for the sick and the needy, a diverse group of Sumner County’s leading citizens came together in fall 2004 [...]

The Five Senses: Lighting Your Event!

May 21, 2012

The five senses are sight, sound, smell, taste and touch. Ask anyone what the five senses are and sight is always one of the first two on the list. It is no wonder that light evokes such emotional responses in us. The right lighting can transform an area from dark and foreboding to warm and [...]