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Wedding Trends

March 25th, 2015

What’s not to love about a spring wedding? I can’t think of many things! After a particularly harsh winter, it is so uplifting to celebrate a marriage and appreciate beautiful weather at the same time. I know you have a handful of spring weddings on your calendar, so I put together a round up of


If you don’t think your guests will notice the smaller details at your wedding, gala or special event, think again! The truth is, some won’t, but many will. And while it’s easy to overlook things like napkin rings, table runners, table cuffs and chargers, your event will be much more cohesive and memorable if you

Easter event decorations

If you’re in charge of planning this year’s Easter festivities, chances are you are well on your way to creating something that your guests will love.  At BBJ, we love finding out about new trends and fun ways to decorate for parties, events, brunches, luncheons and more, and we’re always happy to pass on these

If you’ve been waiting for a reason to get all of your girlfriends together, planning a spring high tea luncheon can be the perfect way to do it! Today, we’re bringing you great ideas for how to plan a successful spring high tea luncheon event with your friends. Set the Stage When you send out


Spring is coming, and with it hues of greens, browns and more neutrals. Fresh blooming flowers and green grass are the inspiration for this month’s gemstone spotlight: Peridot. Peridot’s gorgeous shade of earthy green is perfect for a variety of different themed events, whether you’re hosting a garden Easter party, a beautiful formal wedding, or

Celebrate Passover with decorations and food

This year, Passover falls on April 3-11. For those unaware, Passover is a celebration of the night the Israelites were freed from slavery in Egypt. That night, according to the Bible, they ate a meal that included unleavened bread, roasted lamb and bitter herbs. Since then, Jewish people around the world have held traditional meals


If you’re planning a springtime wedding, you might have seen a certain combination of colors floating around your favorite Pinterest boards—and for good reason! This year, it seems like the combination of five colors—cream, mint, coral, dove gray and sherbet—has taken the wedding planning industry by storm. We especially loved this wedding showcased on,

St. Patrick’s Day Brunch

March 17 is that day when everyone’s a little Irish—at least, Irish for a day. But if you’re like me, green beer and pub crawls just aren’t your thing. Here at BBJ Linen, we’ve got you covered. You can host a fabulous St. Patrick’s Day brunch and dress up your table with our high quality,

By now, you’ve already heard all about Pantone’s color of the year for 2015—marsala. But a lesser known honor goes to nine other colors—the ones on Pantone’s top 10 colors for 2015 list. Marsala is, of course, included in the list, but for today, let’s check out the other nine colors on the list and


With springtime just ahead, we’ll see a lot of brighter shades hitting our favorite event planners’ and photographers’ blogs showcasing the events they’ve put together. However, if you’re just not that into pastels or brights, you’ll love this new trend that’s heating up all over: Ecru. If that sounds a little bit boring to you,