From an article I wrote for the latest issue of Oakland Magazine:
"It’s your day.” That’s a common refrain for any big event: wedding, bar mitzvah, and quinceañera alike. But how do you design a celebration that really feels like you?
Start by looking to your own life for inspiration. Are you a fan of a particular historical era? Maybe you really love the beach or the woods. Do you want to honor your cultural background? The best themes are borne of your personal experience. Remember, too, that a party is a holistic endeavor. So think of everything as a piece: the invitations, flowers, clothing, food, even the music. It should all sing in one voice.
Read the rest of the article to learn more!