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cnn-heroes

Here at BBJ Linen, we love having the opportunity to use our luxurious specialty linen rentals for charitable events that help make the world a better place! We recently had the pleasure of supplying rental items from our collection for two such events: The 2014 Columbia St. Mary’s Foundation Gala and the CNN Heroes Dinner.

super-bowl-party

Are you excited about watching the Super Bowl this year? Between the snacks, the drinks, the commercials and the halftime show, there’s so much to look forward to. And oh, right—there’s also the football game! Here at BBJ Linen, we know how to create a memorable event from start to finish. Our bold, unique specialty

plan-a-moroccan-dinner-party

If you’re like me, you try to host fun dinner parties with a theme every now and then. With Pantone’s color of the year, Marsala, picking a theme is easy—Moroccan! Bring the flavors of Morocco to your next dinner party, and pair it with festive drinks, beautiful table décor, and excellent company. Here are our

pop-culture-party

If your favorite show is coming back on this month, what better time to plan an over-the-top bash celebrating the return of your faves? Planning a pop-culture centered party is one fun way to kick off the year, especially since all of the holiday fun has died down and it can be easy to fall

Icy Shades for Your Winter Wedding

If you’re planning a winter wedding, you won’t want to miss what BBJ has to offer in the way of icy, on-trend shades.  Whether you’re going semi-formal, formal, or even black tie, you’ll be able to find the perfect linen and accessories to complement your theme perfectly. We’ve got plenty of tips on hand for

Plan a Wine Tasting Event

If you’re a wine connoisseur and always look forward to trying new types and vintages, this year’s Pantone color of the year is right up your alley. Marsala, a rich shade of burgundy-mauve, is the perfect color to decorate with if you’re planning a wine tasting event.  If you’ve never hosted a wine tasting event,

planned-awards-show

Follow my blog with Bloglovin   If you can’t wait to see what movies win big this year, or you’re too excited to sleep after hearing about the Best New Artist nominees, you’re probably already in the midst of planning a blowout party to go along with the Golden Globes, Oscars or Grammys. Awards season

Left: Gold Sequin Chevron sheath & 54" square 
Right: Platinum Tori sheath & cap

Are you curious (or even overwhelmed) about all the different varieties of table coverings and how they’re used? You’re not alone! I love helping our clients make sense of all the various terms, products and options at BBJ Linen so they can make smart table design choices for their events. With so many beautiful patterns,

creating-a-winning-table-for-nfl-playoffs

Bring Your A Game If you’re hosting an NFL Playoff event this year, I’d love to share some ideas for a party your guests will remember. Football doesn’t always have to mean hot dogs and beer. Your playoff party can (and should!) be tasty AND tasteful. While your guests may have several parties to choose

hosting-a-downton-abbey-inspired-formal-dinner

If you’re like me, you can’t wait for Sunday, January 4th’s season premiere for Season 5 of Downton Abbey! The Crawley family’s fabulous dinner parties are always a source of inspiration. The gorgeous décor, impeccable table settings, and importance of tradition are just some of the reasons I enjoy the show. Not to mention that