Event Articles and Ideas

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Wedding reception ideas to make your big day fun and unique

Posted on Mar 24, 2016 in All Articles, Event Articles and Ideas, Weddings and Party Articles

Wedding Ideas to WOW your guests So many wedding ideas – snow ball stands, choreographed dances (plus the highlight of the evening – the photo booth!) and more… bridal couples are looking to make their big day as creative and fun as possible. Weddings are fun by definition, but if your goal is to make your big day a memorable moment for your family and friends, not just for you and your groom, you’ll want to focus your attention on your guests. With that in mind, we asked recent brides and wedding planners from across the country to share some creative ways to send your...

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How to host a Luau Party that with have your guests doing the hula!

Posted on Dec 18, 2015 in All Articles, Event Articles and Ideas, Photo Booth Articles, Weddings and Party Articles

Love Summer? Love the beach? Like pineapples, hula dancers and Hawaii? A Luau theme party can bring the sunshine inside for a fun theme everyone will enjoy!   Your guests will be energized with the fun of everything beaches and Hawaiian! It’s a great theme for any event, not only in the York, Harrisburg, and Lancaster areas, but everywhere! You can’t have a luau without leis, grass skirts, and coconuts either! Having these party items for your guests right at the entrance to the party, or on the tables, will ensure that your guests are in the Hawaiian mood for your luau party right from the...

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Wedding Idea: Bucket List Box

Posted on Oct 8, 2015 in All Articles, Event Articles and Ideas, Weddings and Party Articles

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 way to plan out some really fun future trips and...

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Employee Appreciation Day – Treat your staff!

Posted on Aug 3, 2015 in All Articles, Event Articles and Ideas, Photo Booth Articles

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 university studies and courses dedicated to organizational...

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Planning a Sweet 16 Party with a Photo Booth

Posted on Aug 1, 2015 in All Articles, Event Articles and Ideas, Photo Booth Articles

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 lightly, as it is much more than a typical birthday...

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Six Unique Wedding Trends of 2015 to Ignite Your Big Day (other than a photo booth!)

Posted on Jul 17, 2015 in All Articles, Event Articles and Ideas, Weddings and Party Articles

From York to Lancaster to Harrisburg and across Central Pennsylvania and Northern Maryland, Shining Star Photo Booth sees today’s emerging wedding trends first hand. Along with our photo booth rentals and event entertainment services which are a mainstay for wedding receptions, we always enjoy seeing the creative ways wedding couples ignite their big day with fun. Here are six unique trends that you and your guests will love!   Grand Entrances When the wedding party and the newly married couple enter their reception, expect to see choreographed entrances and more. While entrances were...

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