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August 13, 2011
Jessica and Dave’s Wedding featured on Style Me Pretty (8/10/11)

Impact Events was so excited to be part of Jessica and Dave’s gorgeous spring wedding at Sanctuary at Camelback Mountain.  And special thanks to Style Me Pretty~ one of the most popular and influential wedding blogs out there – for featuring it! Click here to see the full post and all the gorgeous photos taken by Melissa Jill Photography! A huge applause to our talented vendor team:  Melissa Jill Photography (Photography);  Saint Mary’s Basilica (Ceremony); Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain (Reception); Avant-Garde Floral Studio (Floral); Julia Baker Confections (Cake);  Wildflower Linens (Linens); The Walkens (Band); My Wedding Film (Videography); Classic Party Rentals (Rentals); Sub Zero Ice Cream (Ice Cream); Jim Hjelm from Destiny’s Bride (Dress); Mandy Samford (Hair); Maureen Cosovich (Make-Up) and MJ Paperie (Stationary and Calligraphy).

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January 18, 2011

Impact Events kicked off the new year in style with Lauren & Mo’s Wedding at the beautiful Phoenix Art Museum in downtown Phoenix.  Their wedding featured many special jewish customs and traditions (including the bedekkin, tish and benching).  We had a great team to help pull it off!  A special thanks to Simply Scrumptious, Classic Party Rentals, Affinity Band, Phoenix Art Museum, Rebecca Bouck Photography and Bella Mia Video. The following photos are courtesy of Impact Events.

Uplighting the chuppah created a more dramatic element in Katz Gallery; A family talit was draped across the top.

Lauren & Mo and their parents under the chuppah. Lauren made her grand entrance down the staircase in four inch heels!

Guests surrounded this gorgeous light sculpture during cocktail reception in the Greenbaum Lobby.

Apple green and hot pink floral decorated their yummy wedding cake!

Wedding guests danced all night and loved the 10-piece band!

The groom's sister designed this amazing wedding logo (which is comprised of the initials of their Hebrew names). The logo was used on their ceremony program and other wedding items.

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January 3, 2011

Great publicity start to 2011! We’re so excited to announce that one of the leading local bridal publications Phoenix Bride Groom & Magazine has featured Viviane and Adam’s wedding in their January 3, 2011 “Real Weddings.”  One of our favorites of 2010, Viviane and Adam married at the historic, Frank-Lloyd Wright-inspired hotel, The Arizona Biltmore.  To create their vintage high-glam look, we assembled a highly talented team of vendors, including  Avant-Garde Floral Studio, Kelly Rashka Photography, Affinity Band, Allegro Quartet and Classic Party Rentals. Check out their wedding photos…we hope you enjoy it!

Gorgeous romantic bouquet filled with soft white and blush flowers.

Viviane and Adam seeing each other for the first time

Viviane being escorted down the aisle by her proud parents

Intimate garden ceremony as guests surround the chuppah

Dancing with a twinkle light backdrop, Viviane and Adam enjoying the best night of their life!

Adam's grandmother ROCKS!! Award-winning photo by the uber-talented photographer Kelly Rashka.


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January 1, 2011

Its official…Nordstrom’s Scottsdale is engaged! Their new AMAZING bridal boutique, The Wedding Suite, is brilliantly executed…a one-stop shop for brides, bridesmaids, mothers and more.  Check out the details!

New Bridal Salon at Nordstrom’s Scottsdale…love, love, love it!

New Bridal Salon at Nordstrom's Scottsdale

All their wedding dresses will be priced between $200 and $2,000 - what's there not to love? Future bridal lines exclusive to Nordstrom's...Monique Lhuillier and Kate Spade.

Shoes and accessories - a one-stop shop!

Meet my favorite Nordstrom's stylist Duane - he can streamline the process and make your experience worthwhile!

Dressing Rooms - Well-appointed, very spacious and perfect lighting!

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December 30, 2010

Meet one of our fabulous wedding couples…Jessica and Dave!  We will be chronicling
their wedding journey from start to finish – we hope you enjoy the planning with us!
They are looking forward to their special day – May 7, 2011!!!

Let’s get started…one of my favorite places to meet with clients is Starbuck’s. 
Its amazing what can be accomplished there! As Jessica and Dave reside in NYC,
we scheduled numerous vendor appointments over three days – it was both
fun and productive!

The One!

Along with securing a wedding location, finding your wedding dress should
be at the top of your priority list since it takes at least six months to order!
After researching online and on foot, we found Jessica’s perfect wedding dress
(by Jim Helm) at Destiny’s Bride in Scottsdale (thanks Zoe!).

We were on a roll…Sister Stacy came across this gorgeous satin purple dress at
Twirl Boutique in Scottsdale!  Since its a May wedding, we will be shortening the
length of the dress.  Tip to brides…purple pops in photographs and many
bridesmaids can wear that color.

As their wedding color scheme is purple, pink and light blue, this tie was
clearly the winner! Jessica and Dave had a great time shopping
for his attire! We love when our clients are having fun!

Our initial floral appointment with Avant-Garde Floral Studio went great.  I always suggest to brides
to bring visual aids so they can best describe what they like…and what they don’t!
Amazing ideas can come from anywhere!

Stay tuned…more updates on this wedding coming soon!

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