Weddings and Party Articles

News, ideas, tips, and articles about weddings and parties. Lots of great stuff here!

The Dos and Dont’s of Proposing

Posted on Mar 6, 2016 in All Articles, Weddings and Party Articles

The proposal is the first huge step of any future husband and one of the most stressful they will encounter. Choosing the mens wedding bands and one for the woman is important, but there are a variety of things that will need to be figured out beforehand. How do you pop the question? When is the appropriate time? Is she ready to get married? These are all valid concerns; however, if you have come to the realization that she is the one and you are ready to make that leap, then you need the following dos and don’ts to ensure that your proposal goes off without a hitch. Do: Create a surprise...

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Shining Star Photo Booth chosen as Best of Weddings for 2016 by The Knot!

Posted on Jan 1, 2016 in All Articles, Press Releases, Shining Star News, Weddings and Party Articles

Winners of this prestigious award are the best in class for wedding vendors. Bridal couples can be assured they are working with reliable and respected professionals when dealing with Best of Wedding award winners.

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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...

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Making your pet part of your wedding

Posted on Dec 8, 2015 in All Articles, Weddings and Party Articles

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. With this understanding, many venues are reducing...

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Bachelorette Party Planning Basics

Posted on Dec 8, 2015 in All Articles, Weddings and Party Articles

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 coworkers who feel the urge can plan this party....

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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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