Posts Tagged "wedding"

Shady Maple Banquet Hall – July 11, 2015

Posted on Jul 11, 2015 in Recent Events

Event: Wedding celebration Location: Shady Maple Banquet Hall, 129 Toddy Drive, East Earl, PA, 17519 Services: Photo Booth and booth area uplighting Shining Star Photo Booth provided the photo booth entertainment for the wedding celebration of Jacob and Sawako held at the Shady Maple Banquet Hall in East Earl, PA. Shady Maple is well known in the Lancaster and Central Pennsylvania area for its smorgasbord dining. While that is their best known aspect, Shady Maple is also well equipped with a full services catering and banquet facility that hosts a number of rooms for events. Tonight’s booth...

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Bridal Couples Names, Who’s Name Comes First?

Posted on Mar 31, 2015 in All Articles, Weddings and Party Articles

Bridal Couples, Who’s Name Comes First? Typical protocol says that prior to the wedding day (on Save the Dates, Invitations, etc.) that the bride’s name precedes the groom’s. And after the wedding day (on Thank You cards, Address Labels, etc.) that the groom’s name precedes hers. OK, makes good enough sense… But what about DURING the wedding on… Welcome Bags, Programs, Favors, Guest Books, Cocktail Napkins, etc? How do you list the names? Seems like there are Two Options: Stick with the protocol above and decide per item. Welcome bags at the hotel? Not...

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Barn Weddings and Rustic Weddings, it’s what’s in!

Posted on Feb 20, 2015 in All Articles, Local Area Articles, Weddings and Party Articles

Central Pennsylvania Rustic Barn Wedding Venues A barn can be the perfect place for a rustic or country wedding. Today weddings in a barn are taking place all over the country and offer the bride and groom a chance to hold their wedding in a very personable and unique location. Just like farm weddings, a barn wedding can be dressed up or dressed down to match the style and decor of your wedding and offer endless charm. Barns for weddings and their venues can be found all over the country from Maine to California and everywhere in between. Remember that barns come in all shapes and sizes,...

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Why are engagement sessions so important?

Posted on Feb 4, 2015 in All Articles, Local Area Articles

Shining Star Photo Booth is happy to feature guest blogger Scott Josuweit of SMJ Photography. Visit Scott’s website at http://www.smjphotography.net Why are engagement sessions so important? Engagement sessions. Some people love them and think they’re a necessity. Others hate them and think that they’re just another way for their photographer to make a quick buck. I’ve compiled my top three reasons for why I think engagement sessions are so important to do. I hope they make your decision about engagement sessions a bit easier! It’s an opportunity to get to know...

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Hashtag Your Wedding 101

Posted on Jan 16, 2015 in All Articles, Event Articles and Ideas, Weddings and Party Articles

Creating a successful hashtag for your wedding   Starting in the 1980s, brides used disposable cameras on reception tables to allow guests to take wedding photos during the festivities. While this idea is still a popular one, the method of capturing moments has changed. Gone are the days of buying cameras and developing film; these days, advances in camera technology in smart phones have made snapping creative and candid photos easier than ever. One such advancement, Instagram, is a photography app that allows iPhone and Android users to share photos using comments and hashtags (What is...

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