Personal "Touches"

Milestone birthdays are hard. When you work in the industry, PLANNING a milestone birthday is a task like none other.

It's the curse of the double edge sword. You know the most fabulous vendors from working together over the years, you have a variety of venues in your arsenol, resources are endless.. and yet, you have to narrow down to a feasible, manageable and affordable party that will knock everyone's socks off and leave them saying WOOOOOWWW!

Brides sound familiar?

After narrowing down the Venue, The Residence Inn Center City- Penthouse Suite, I pulled together some of my best vendors and began designing the space. It's funny. Many people think that when you are an Event Planner, it's easier for personal events, but let me be the first to say, it's far from it.

For this event, I followed the same protocol as we do with our "Touches" level of service. Floor plan, design schematics, rentals and execution.

The result...Well you tell me. What do you think internet?

Introducing, La Dolce Vita or "The Sweet Life":

This is the penthouse on a daily basis...

Enter "Touches"



Florals provided by Denise of Leigh Florist. Denise is so dedicated to her craft. I gave her a theme and let her run with it. This is what she produced. It's why you really trust the experts to do their job:


Dessert Reception:



The Philadelphia Skyline. The reason this venue was the perfect choice.



Special Thanks again to all of my Vendors who consistently assist in producing one fabulous event after another.

Flowers: Leigh Florist-Audobon, NJ
Entertainment: Derek of Mobile DJs & Sounds-Philadelphia, PA
Venue-Residence Inn Center City- Philadelphia, PA
Lighting- Synergetic Sounds-Bensalem, PA
And photography by non-other than the ever so talented Jen Capone of Jen Capone Photography

and a very special merci to Deidre Gray of Always A Positive Image, LLC. Deidre is a fellow Colleague, friend and private party saving grace.

Happy Monday!


Eliana@BYSE said...

This looks beautiful Isis. I hope you had a blast!

Simone said...

that is a HOT birthday!! happy belated and it looks like you had a blast, isis

Always Fabulous Events said...

Definitely worth the wait. You all did a great job creating a very chic soiree.

Rashana of THE BRIDAL PARTY said...

Gorgeous! Hope you enjoyed a wonderful evening.

Howerton+Wooten Events said...

What a fun event! Love the lighting! Love the view! And I especially love the popcorn (smile).

Love & Soul Always, Kay

isha said...

Congrats and Happy Belated Birthday!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful view! I hope it was a great one for you. Happy Belated Birthday! I wish you many more milestones to celebrate.

Rechelle said...

Wow..great job! Love the Lighting. I am sure you had a blast!

Lisa Michelle said...

JUST BEAUTIFUL! Great Job. I especially loved the candles in "I" shape. :-0

Tiffany Simmons said...

Absolutely beautiful! Goodness that lighting is fabulous! Well done indeed! Happy belated Birthday! Happy New Year!

Vicky @ Event Accomplished said...

Looks like everything turned out great! Hope you had a wonderful party!

What a wonderful example of what lighting can do to enhance and camouflage a space.

Perfect Settings said...

I'll say it again... Happy Birthday, My Friend! I love the fact that you take before and afters. Looks like it was a blast. Kudos!

Candice @ Jubilee Events said...

Happy birthday!! The best is yet to come. :)

SJB Weddings & Events said...

Gorgeous!!! It's amazing what some special "touches" can do! Welcome to the 30's!!

Isis said...

Thank you for the kind words everyone. I had such a wonderful time, minus the planning! Much easier when you're not the Client :)

Nicole Scott-Tate said...

Love your dessert reception idea!

letrice@Le'Penn Designs said...

I'm so excited to see pics from the anticipated looked great!!

Kelly, Your SW Florida Destination Wedding Planner said...

Isis, lady you know how to throw a PARTY! Happy birthday and I'm so glad you had a great time!

Bliss Weddings & Events said...

Isis - It looked SO beautiful. Congratulations and Happy Birthday!

Simply Modern Weddings said...

Happy Birthday!! What an amazing birthday party Isis...looks like it was lots of fun.

Wedding Jeannie said...

Your birthday party was soooo cool, just like you. Cheers to you Isis, you deserve it.