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May 24, 2022

For Toyota’s “Roadtrip” party we dressed our greeters in bright red Dolan Left Coast blouses from #anthropologie, hair and makeup by #amiedeckerbeauty and because we love fun details - they ... See more

May 23, 2022

Amazing and beautiful tasting dinner at #aragosta.maine. #oysters #vacation

May 12, 2022

“Bloom where you are planted”- here is a look back at a wildflower seeded menu. The menu could be planted to create a mini garden of flowers. #tbt

Design + Planning:
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May 10, 2022

California Dreamin! For our recent USA roadtrip theme we used #occasioncaterers #sushi conveyor belt as a California themed food station. We created a neon sign and menu signs out of monstera ... See more

May 3, 2022

To get attendees excited for a “Roadrip” themed party we gave each guest a turndown gift of a branded luggage tag, custom book mark and a copy of Patricia Schultz’s book “1,000 Places to See ... See more

April 29, 2022

Modern sphere with tropical florals for meeting centerpiece.

Floral design: #celadoneventdesign

Linen: #tablewraps

April 28, 2022

#tbt to our #roadtrip party a few weeks back. Guests had the chance to lasso spinning longhorns in #texas and win their very own #fuzzydice!

April 26, 2022

Mini Moon Pies! For our USA roadtrip theme we created license plate serving trays. For #tennessee our caterer #occasionscaterers made mini-moon pies…

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April 25, 2022

Custom vintage license plate serving trays for our recent “USA” road trip party.

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Catering: #occasioncaterers

April 20, 2022

We loved the look of this table design with a circle of bright fuchsia orchids against a geometric navy linen.

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April 19, 2022

We have a reputation for being obsessed with details! We loved the idea of succulents for cocktail hour florals and we designed a specialty cocktail sign that we knew would pick up the colors. ... See more

April 19, 2022

When your amazing caterer #occasionscaterers creates a first course that matches the fuchsia orchids like you requested! Lobster and Pickled Crab with Orange and Watermelon Radish Carpaccio.

April 18, 2022

When we design a look for an event - we always start with the linen for inspiration. We loved this navy geometric textured linen - then chose the fuchsia floral for contrast.

Venue: #usipvenue ... See more

April 13, 2022

Our registration desk from last week’s USA Road Trip party for Toyota. To highlight the twelve states where Toyota has a presence - we created “string art” states for a visually interesting ... See more

April 12, 2022

For a “road trip” themed event this past week we created a rearview mirror sign and giant fuzzy dice.

Design, decor and production: #celadoneventdesign

Venue: #easternmarket_dc

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April 10, 2022

Centerpiece design for corporate lunch this past week at Mandarin Oriental DC.

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photography:
#madeleinecollinsphoto

April 10, 2022

We just finished producing a three-day meeting full of events for one of our favorite clients. It was wonderful to see everyone and partner with them to create a "live event".

February 17, 2022

#throwbackthursday to an event at #nationalbuildingmuseum many years ago… My company was the underdog bidding on this event and we came up with the idea of a giant flag design and won the ... See more

January 27, 2022

It’s all in the small details! #tbt to a Casablanca themed party at a private home. We decorated the bathroom with vintage postcards of Paris and Marrekesh, as well as a Moroccan lamp and fresh ... See more

January 20, 2022

#tbt To a super-hero themed gala we designed and produced for #umbwbc. We loved working with their team and we are excited to partner with them this coming Fall. Did you know that ... See more

January 19, 2022

Black and white themed bar with tropical white florals. #floraldesign #artdeco #event designer #eventpros

January 18, 2022

We are always trying to find creative entertainment for our events. For our recent #Casablanca themed event we created a “Here’s Looking at You Kid” silhouette portrait area. Guests enjoyed ... See more

January 13, 2022

A look back at our “As Time Goes By” piano lounge that was part of a larger Casablanca party. So happy we could create a “live” event for everyone to enjoy.

Beautiful vocals by the ... See more

January 12, 2022

All of the decor, draping, lighting and design that we do doesn’t guarantee a successful event. People like Dina who worked with our caterer was a rockstar at a recent event. Her energy was ... See more

January 10, 2022

We loved #latovlalinen for this velvety elderberry patterned linen. We topped it with a hand-made dupioni square and punched tin votive holder. #morocco #casablanca theme party

January 6, 2022

Is it Friday yet?

#TBT to our Moroccan theme party which we had so much fun producing last month.

January 6, 2022

Vintage glassware, red antherium and monstera for simple and elegant centerpieces for “Rick’s Cafe” We chose the golden harvest metallic weave linen by #clothconnection for a touch of ... See more

January 5, 2022

The hit of our recent “Casablanca” themed cocktail reception was cigarette trays passed with charcuterie cones.

Catering #fgfcatering

Photography #madeleinecollinsphoto

December 21, 2021

A private home transformed into a Moroccan marketplace.

December 21, 2021

A taste of Morocco! Chicken Pastilla and Fattoush salad…

December 21, 2021

Let’s go on a virtual trip to Morocco….

Put down your favorite coffee mug, don’t read the news right now and come with…

Beautifully detailed lanterns with fragrant candles of fig, ... See more

December 16, 2021

When we created our “Casablanca” themed piano lounge for a private event in Dallas, we needed the perfect talent to transport guests to the romantic 1940’s. #brandeesimoncini and Davin ... See more

December 15, 2021

Casablanca themed event in the time of Covid…. #masks

December 14, 2021

Moroccan centerpiece from our recent “Casablanca” party.

Linen by #latavolalinen
Photography by #madeleinecollinsphoto

December 10, 2021

Looking for a holiday cocktail? We had pomegranate mojitos at a “Casablanca” themed holiday party and guests loved them! Festively colored, flavored with fresh lime and mint. Use beautiful ... See more

December 10, 2021

Flying off into the weekend! Centerpiece detail from our “Casablanca” theme this past weekend. We chose these black and white checked houndstooth linens because we loved the retro look.

December 9, 2021

Our “As Time Goes By” Piano Lounge from our Casablanca themed holiday party this past weekend.

Photography by #pixelmestudio

October 6, 2021

No one can resist James Bond. We’ve produced more Bond events than any other theme. From custom branded spy gadgets, “Q” dessert stations, trivia and Bond flair bartenders… never say never ... See more

September 23, 2021

After being vaccinated and not seeing a good friend for almost two years - we enjoyed an amazing outdoor dinner at #charlestonrestaurant
#TBT to florals we designed for a private event in their Palm ... See more

August 26, 2021

“Lady Oleanna Tyrell” asked event guests to “Pick Their Poison” at a #gameofthrones themed event. “Milk of the Poppy” or “The Three-Eyed Raven” which was a healthy elixir of veggies ... See more

July 21, 2021

Excited to say that #celadoneventdesign has been selected to produce the #hospiceofchesapeake gala on October 23, 2021. “An Evening Under the Tuscan Sky”The gala will take place at the new and ... See more

June 18, 2021

For an event at the Library of Congress we created a book-themed specialty cocktail and custom drink sign. #peonies

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#eventplanning
#eventpros
#eventprofs
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June 17, 2021

So looking forward to live events! “You Say Hello” registration area for Beatles inspired party. #tbt

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#eventprofs
#eventproduction
#eventdesign
#eventplanner
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June 10, 2021

Specialty cocktail for a Beatles themed party. “Good Day Sunshine” Citrus vodka, sparkling wine, lemon sorbet and kumquats. Perfect for this weekend! #TBT

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May 17, 2021

Nothing but blue skies! Looking forward to planning an evening cocktail reception on the Conrad DC’s rooftop space.

#washingtondc
#conradhotels
#conradhoteldc
#eventplanner
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May 13, 2021

Instead of throwing it back today - we are so thankful to be moving forward with planning and designing events in 2021. We are so grateful for our wonderful clients, vendors and friends who have ... See more

April 22, 2021

Speeding towards the weekend with a #TBT memory from a NASCAR themed corporate event. The “Life in the Fast Lane” party had multiple games including “Wheel Spin” “Tailgate Crasher” and ... See more

April 15, 2021

Remembering this beautiful spring dinner reception at #usipvenue. Loved the stone fruit burrata first course and our custom wildflower
seed menu.

#dc
#eventprofs
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April 12, 2021

Who misses cocktails and conversations?

Communal table with custom tropical floral design. #celadoneventdesign

#eventprofs
#party
#eventdesign
#fundraising
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April 7, 2021

In homage to #spring and all things #tulip. An aerial red tulip centerpiece for a punch of color at an #airandspacemuseum cocktail reception.

#eventprofs
#eventpros
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March 25, 2021

When less is more.... #TBT to one of three centerpiece designs we created for a
#pentagonmemorialfund event.

Hand-blown rectangular vases with submerged LED lights and floating white rose ... See more

March 23, 2021

“Portrait of a Place Card Table” (2016)

We miss the art of producing events....

#eventdesign
#eventpros
#eventplanners
#orchids
#pink
#bizbash500
#bizbashdc
#eventstylist
#placecards

March 18, 2021

#TBT to a “Beatles” themed cocktail reception ala carnival with a “Ringo Toss” game and food stations such as “Let It Be Cheese” and “All You Need is Dessert”.....

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March 16, 2021

Why is your company named “Celadon”?

Well, I’ve always believed in the use of bold color in event design and for some reason fell in love with shades of green. So I researched the color ... See more

March 2, 2021

When challenges create (a photo) opportunity.

A client wanted a “Game of Thrones” inspired cocktail reception a few years ago in DC. Our challenge came when the historic venue had load in doors ... See more

February 25, 2021

#TBT to a lounge we designed with a James Bond theme. Never underestimate the power of a throw pillow.

#eventstylist
#customdesigned
#jamesbond
#shakennotstirred
#eventtips
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February 21, 2021

Did you know that George Washington’s distilling operation was one of the most profitable enterprises at Mount Vernon? We so enjoyed producing a small corporate dinner at Mt. Vernon’s Gristmill ... See more

February 18, 2021

One of our favorite #vegetarian appetizers from #designcuisine - elegant, flavorful and beautiful. #tbt

#eventprofs
#eventdesign
#eventplanner
#catering
#eatyourveggies
#bizbash
#party
#dc

February 16, 2021

The “design” in our name is not just for our expertise in decor and event design. We have also worked with clients on creative program content. Finding engaging and dynamic speakers like ... See more

February 13, 2021

Wishing everyone a wonderful Valentine’s Day weekend.

#valentines
#happyvalentinesday
#valentine
#weekend
#roses
#floraldesign

February 11, 2021

Many of our clients give us praise for our creativity and being super organized. #TBT to a multi-day sales conference in sunny Jamaica! We worked in tandem with our amazing client and the ... See more

February 4, 2021

Magical corporate event held at the Folger Shakespeare Library many years ago..... Very excited to visit after their new renovations are complete.

#celadoneventdesign
#TBT
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February 1, 2021

January 28, 2021

We miss our team, paper cups of “too early in the morning” coffee and the chance to laugh during event set ups. #TBT to an early morning set up - looking forward to events later this ... See more

January 24, 2021

Looking forward to working again in DC’s incredible event venues. My first time in the air and space museum was on a school trip (from New Jersey!) and every time I enter the museum I still ... See more

January 22, 2021

Here’s wishing everyone a “fun” weekend. #FBF of a Japanese inspired event featuring a #sake tasting area.

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#eventprofs
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January 14, 2021

Make color centerstage. #TBT of a cocktail reception with vibrant uplighting and ombré cocktail linens. Dramatic color never lets us down!

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#eventprofs
#eventplanner
#bizbash ... See more

January 5, 2021

Dreaming of a new year filled with beauty and possibilities.

#celadoneventdesign
#2021
#eventprofs
#eventpros
#eventdesign
#eventdesigners
#bizbash500
#eventmanagement

December 29, 2020

“A bird sitting on a tree is never afraid of the branch breaking, because her trust is not on the branch but on its own wings” - Unknown

#newyearresolution
#2021
#fearless
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December 17, 2020

Gingerbread snowglobe decor for cozy holiday party with faux flickering fireplace. #tbt

#holidays
#december
#snowglobe
#gingerbread
#eventdesign
#eventprofs
#eventplanner
#bizbash
#bizbashdc

December 9, 2020

For holiday arrangements we suggest the beautiful gloriosa lily. An elegant flower that evokes the motion of a salsa dancer and the colors of a candy ... See more

December 1, 2020

It’s December and “Winter is coming”.... A look back at a Game of Thrones themed party. Lots of fun and a hard working team behind the scenes!

#got
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November 23, 2020

#mealsonwheelsamerica has a “Bountiful Blossoms” program that delivers donated flower bouquets along with their meals. In honor of Thanksgiving, my family and I created an assortment of ... See more

November 19, 2020

#TBT post with a #greatgatsby themed table design for the #familytreemd many years ago! Napkins were accented with feathered headbands and orchid bouts. A quote from the book accented the ... See more

October 15, 2020

#TBT to one of our favorite events at the #smithsonian castle’s “Common Room” which is anything but common! Glass cases around the room feature items from each of the Smithsonian museums ... See more

October 8, 2020

Celebrating the arrival of fall with this #TBT to floral design for a client’s private dinner.

#TBT
#fallvibes
#floraldesign
#DC
#baltimore
#eventplanner
#eventprofs
#eventpros
#bizbashdc

September 24, 2020

Circles and squares. A look back at our table design for an event at #nmaahc

#TBT
#eventprofsdc
#eventpros
#DC
#eventplanner
#eventdesign
#bizbash

Catering by #designcuisine

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September 17, 2020

Almost a year ago we produced a superhero themed gala for the doctors, nurses and community of the #bwmcfoundation. We hope that these real life heroes will be able to celebrate, laugh, hug and take ... See more

September 3, 2020

We wish everyone a Labor Day weekend of outdoor BBQ’s and fun! Remembering a western themed corporate event “Cowboys and Cocktails” on this #throwbackthursday. Attendees were given a ... See more

June 17, 2020

Last night we donated unlimited ice cream treats to the staff at #umbwmc The hospital’s foundation has been our client for many years and we just wanted to give back (however small!) ... See more

March 15, 2020

Summer morning in Stonington, Maine.

March 3, 2020

We are getting excited for a #madhatter cocktail reception we are designing. Check out this mini madhatter hat!
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