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2018 Trends to Planning a Modern Jewish Wedding

2018 Trends to Planning a Modern Jewish Wedding

Trends come and go.

Classic never goes away but if your planning goal is to plan a modern Jewish wedding; here’s the new trends for 2018.

I’m really excited this year.  There are lots of fun elements that anyone can use.

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Was your 2018 New Year’s resolution to start planning your Jewish Wedding or Bar/Bat Mitzvah?

every-successful-party-planner-starts-with-these-4-stepsIf your 2018 New Year’s resolution is to start planning a fun, meaningful Jewish Wedding or Bar/Bat Mitzvah?

Well, it’s time to get serious.

No pressure but I’m going to help push you in the right direction with 4 simple steps.  Take 5 minutes now and do this!

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How to Create a Jewish Event Guest List

how to create a Jewish event guest list

How to Create a Jewish Event

Guest List

I hate to start off writing on a negative note but here’s the honest truth.  Creating a guest list for any Jewish Event won’t be an enjoyable task.  It makes no difference if your planning a Jewish Wedding or your child’s Bar/Bat Mitzvah.  This is the most stressful job for any party planner but it needs to be done. You must know how to create a Jewish event guest list.

We make it a little easier.

Let’s dive in, starting with some basics.

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Invitations: If I Invite….How do I Calculate if they will come?

How to create a Jewish Event Guest List  If you are like most first time party planners, you are going along writing out your guest list  and then you stop and think...

How do I know if they will come or not?  

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Are you Organized? Discover What Hundreds of DIY & Event Planner Pros Taught Me

Getting and Staying Organized for Jewish Events

 If you’ve never planned an event with a guest list & budget….

How are you expected to know how to get and stay organized?

It’s a simple question you may be asking yourself if you just started planning your Jewish Wedding or Bar or Bat Mitzvah.

Want To Be Organized in Planning Your Event?

Discover What Hundreds of DIY & Event Planning Pros Taught Me


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How do I give a Meaningful Bar or Bat Mitzvah Speech to my Child?

How to I give a meaningful Bar or Bat Mitzvah SpeechGiving a speech in front of people can be an overwhelming experience. Most adults are uneasy.  Just keep in mind your 13 year old Bar or Bat Mitzvah child is doing it in English and Hebrew.

As an event planner, this was one topic Bar or Bat Mitzvah parents always brought up.  How do I give a meaningful speech to my child in front of the entire congregation?

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Planning a 2018 Jewish Wedding or BarBat Mitzvah? Avoid these Dates!

Planning Jewish Wedding or Bar or Bat Mitzvah. Dates to Avoid 2018

Planning Jewish Wedding or Bar or Bat Mitzvah. Dates to Avoid 2018Planning a Jewish Wedding or Bar/Bat Mitvzah in 2018? Avoid these Dates.

It’s hard enough to pick a date everyone can agree upon but remember to check these dates.  By Jewish law, you should not have a Jewish Wedding or Bar/Bat Mitzvah on certain dates throughout the 2018 calendar year.

Try to avoid these dates if possible when planning a Jewish Wedding or Bar/Bat Mitzvah in 2018.

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Decorating for Events 101

Read this first before you start designing any decorations for your wedding or mitzvah.  Really..don’t pin anything.  Decorating for events 101 is a little different process than plopping a centerpiece on your table for thanksgiving.

This blog will help guide you from novice event decorator to confident DIY Event Designer if your goal is to Plan a Jewish Wedding or your child’s Bar/Bat Mitzvah.  

Here’s a secret.. decorating can be the most overwhelming task you will have to tackle.   You can be the most creative person or creatively challenged (yes, its a phrase).  It’s because event design encompasses knowing your venue, budget, understanding design, and it definitely helps to have an imagination.  But, I have seen firsthand diy decoration designs that blew me away and looked so professional.

I start basic and gradual get slightly technical if you are up for learning decorating for events like a professional event designer.

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Top 5 Simcha Planning Tips that WOULD HAVE HELPED ME PLAN SMARTER

Top 5 Simcha Planning Tips that WOULD HAVE HELPED ME PLAN SMARTER

 

Online Event Planning

Chances are you’re in the process of  planning your Jewish Wedding or BarBat Mitzvah or any simcha and can use a little help to make you plan smarter?

After 20 years of  event planning experience, Cyndi Silver, owner of Mitzvah Magic, did a survey to DIY Party Planners; asking

What they wished they knew/did differently that would have helped  plan their Jewish Wedding or BarBat Mitzvah?

Here are 5 most common planning challenges and Best BEST Tips DIY Party Planners Need to Know;

Especially when mistakes are not an option and /or you are new to the game of party planning.

Let’s start with a little help.  You can download all these must-have planning tools that I will be discussing below.  These are what I used for my high paying clients and they are the best resources I know for helping plan a simcha.  Grab these FREE 1o Must-Have Planning Tools and lets begin.

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How Long Does It Take To Plan A Successful Jewish Wedding or Bar/Bat Mitzvah?

How Long Does It Take To Plan A Successful Jewish Wedding or Bar/Bat Mitzvah?

watch-how-long-to-plan-jewish-wedding-bar-bat-mitzvahI want to make sure you understand how long does it take to plan a fun, meaningful Jewish Wedding or Bar/Bat Mitzvah.

Another way to say this….Do you know how much time you will really Continue reading How Long Does It Take To Plan A Successful Jewish Wedding or Bar/Bat Mitzvah?