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Photo booths rental for any budget

Posted by on Dec 15, 2015 in All Articles, Featured Articles, Photo Booth Articles, Weddings and Party Articles | 0 comments

Photo booths rental for any budget

A photo booth can fit into any budget once you see how it provides entertainment, wedding favors, and a fun guestbook among many other perks! Folks will long remember the fun and photos taken on your big day so do not risk going with a part time hobbyist. Choose Shining Star Photo Booth, a full time event services company that ignites your day with fun!

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Making your pet part of your wedding

Posted by on Dec 8, 2015 in All Articles, Weddings and Party Articles | 0 comments

Making your pet part of your wedding

Maybe he is your best friend or she was your first baby, however you think of your beloved pet, you know your wedding wouldn’t be complete without your four-legged family member. Luckily, with the increase of acceptance of friendly, well-trained pets in public places, there are many options to make sure their presence is felt. The 2013-2014 American Pet Products Association’s National Pet Owners Survey reported that 68 percent of U.S. households own a pet including over 83.3 million dogs and the numbers are climbing every year....

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Bachelorette Party Planning Basics

Posted by on Dec 8, 2015 in All Articles, Weddings and Party Articles | 0 comments

Bachelorette Party Planning Basics

Bachelor parties have been a wedding tradition since the so-called Olden Days, when they gave the groom a chance to “sow his wild oats” before marriage. We are well out of that dark age (thank goodness!), and these days women celebrate imminent weddings with their closest pals too. Need a little primer on bachelorette party planning? Who Hosts? Virtually anyone can host a bachelorette party. Often the maid of honor and bridesmaids, who are close to the bride, do the honors, but any friend, relative (a cousin, for example), or even...

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Wedding Idea: Bucket List Box

Posted by on Oct 8, 2015 in All Articles, Event Articles and Ideas, Weddings and Party Articles | 0 comments

Wedding Idea: Bucket List Box

Every bridal couple looks to make their big day not only memorable, but also unique and tailored to them. Shining Star Photo Booth not only ignites your big day with memories captured by each guest along with an evening of entertainment, but we also share with you our many event and wedding ideas on enhancing your big day. One such idea is to host a “Bucket List Box” where guests can leave ideas, challenges, and goals for your upcoming life together as husband and wife. These ideas are a wonderful source of inspiration and a great...

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5 Star Award for Shining Star Photo Booth

Posted by on Sep 18, 2015 in All Articles, Press Releases, Shining Star News | 0 comments

5 Star Award for Shining Star Photo Booth

Each year, the folks at Thumbtack identify companies that they believe have achieved exceptional client satisfaction and 5 star review success in their business category. These are companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and assure them flawless event services. These exceptional companies are the best in class when it comes to event services. Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category, with an emphasis on client review ratings and...

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Shining Star Photo Booth Receives 2015 Best of York Award

Posted by on Sep 9, 2015 in All Articles, Press Releases, Shining Star News | 0 comments

Shining Star Photo Booth Receives 2015 Best of York Award

Press Release Best of York FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Shining Star Photo Booth Receives 2015 Best of York Award York Award Program Honors the Achievement YORK August 12, 2015 — Shining Star Photo Booth has been selected for the 2015 Best of York Award in the Event Entertainers category by the York Award Program. Each year, the Best of York Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of...

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Choosing the right bridal party

Posted by on Aug 24, 2015 in All Articles, Weddings and Party Articles | 0 comments

Choosing the right bridal party

How do I choose my bridal party? Planning your wedding requires a lot of decision making. From choosing the venue, picking your dress, the invites, choosing a cake, picking your colors, and so much more; few are more important than choosing your bridesmaids and groomsmen. They are the folks that will be by your side on one of the most important days of your life, so naturally, you want to choose wisely. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the task, here are the five crucial questions to ask yourself as you choose your bridal party.   1....

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5 Elements of a Rustic or Vintage Wedding

Posted by on Aug 20, 2015 in All Articles, Weddings and Party Articles | 0 comments

5 Elements of a Rustic or Vintage Wedding

The 5 Elements of a Rustic or Vintage Wedding Theme   The Central Pennsylvania area is seasoned with many rustic and vintage style venues. With the area’s many historic buildings and country farmlands, it is no wonder the rustic and vintage theme is so popular. There are six primary elements that make up a wedding theme. They are wedding location, your wedding stationary, your wedding dress, the wedding flowers, the wedding venue décor, and finally the wedding cake. Everything else easily fits around these elements. For example, the DJ, your...

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Employee Appreciation Day – Treat your staff!

Posted by on Aug 3, 2015 in All Articles, Event Articles and Ideas, Photo Booth Articles | 0 comments

Employee Appreciation Day – Treat your staff!

Employee Appreciation Day; ignite it with a photo booth rental!   CEOs, Company Presidents, Owners, and other senior management across the United States have the chance to express thanks and reward their workers on Employee Appreciation Day. This non-official holiday occurs on the first Friday in March annually. Training new staff is costly, and wise employers use many ways to boost worker morale and help retain good employees and their valuable expertise. Employee Recognition is a large industry in its own right, and there are many...

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Planning a Sweet 16 Party with a Photo Booth

Posted by on Aug 1, 2015 in All Articles, Event Articles and Ideas, Photo Booth Articles | 0 comments

Planning a Sweet 16 Party with a Photo Booth

How to plan a Sweet 16 party (including renting a photo booth as entertainment and party favors!)   A party to celebrate a teen girl’s passage to early adulthood is called a Sweet Sixteen Party. Parties vary in style, depth, and budget. Often a formal event, it is held to usher the girl into another stage of maturity in her life. For many girls, their Sweet 16 is an important milestone in the transition into adulthood, and is second only to her wedding. Planning a Sweet Sixteen birthday party is something that should not be taken...

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