Dessert Themed Wedding Party: Engage!16

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We’re back with more wedding and destination wedding inspiration from the recent wedding industry summit, Engage!16: The Breakers.  This specific celebration was a SUGAR themed soiree!  A dessert themed after party was a fantastic way to welcome guests to let loose a little and bring out the kid in them.  And no detail was left undone!  From the entertainment (music with the word sugar in the songs) to the chocolate martini cocktails and the endless buffets of sweets, even the staff had lips and lashes coated in sprinkles!  Such a fun way to spend an evening…and a great idea for an after party or ice breaker event when your destination wedding group comes together.  Take a look at all the sweet ideas from this event (and apologies in advance if you’re hungry when you’re done).

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Dessert Party Vendors: Venue + Design + Floral: The Breakers Palm Beach, Video Mapping: Galaxy Projections, Entertainment: Elan Artists, Bar: Patron, Lounge Furniture + Linens: Nuage Designs, Custom Dance Floor + Decor: Event Effects Group

Photos by: Love Life Images, Carla Ten Eyck, C10 Studios, Cameron Clark, John Cain Photography, Jeremie Barlow Photography

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Destination Wedding Welcome Bag Ideas from Engage!16

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All this week we’re bringing you the big highlights from THE wedding industry summit, Engage!16: The Breakers.  It’s a destination conference where the best of the best from literally around the globe, gather to share best practices, brilliant ideas, and lots of pretty inspiration for weddings to come.  Why does this matter?  Well, for one, those that attend are wedding professionals bettering their businesses for YOU, which is pretty great.  And two, we’ve brought back some inspiration from their events to possibly translate into your own.  Starting with…welcome bags!  Today we’re talking all about swag!!  The team at Engaging Concepts and all their talented partners (listed below) work tirelessly to theme out every little detail, right down to the perfect shade of coral.  This year, the designs were inspired by the host venue, The Breakers Palm Beach, a swanky spot for a destination wedding in Florida.  And here’s how that translated into product throughout the event.  Absolutely picture perfect!!

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Instead of guests receiving a filled welcome bag, we each got to “shop” for our own swag and fill it ourselves!  So fun!

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And these two beauties, Rebecca Grinnals and Kathryn Arce, are the brains behind all this beauty and the Engage Summits.  If you’re a wedding industry pro, especially in the destination wedding arena, add this event to your business bucket list and be sure to meet these two incredibly inspiring women!  There are two more events this year, Italy and Georgia, sign up soon!

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Photos by: Love Life Images, Carla Ten Eyck, C10 Studios, Cameron Clark, John Cain Photography, Jeremie Barlow Photography

Graphic Design: Trisha Hay Design, Event Branding + Gifting: Gifts for the Good Life, Paper Goods: Two Paperdolls/TPD Design House, Custom Decor: The Gilded Group, Candy Bar: Sugarfina, Sign Calligraphy + Artwork: Chalk Shop Events, Location: The Breakers Palm Beach

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Pineapple Inspired Destination Wedding Details

Today we’re dreaming of the delicious fruit that is pineapple!  Not only does it make for a mean addition to a cocktail or dessert, it also goes great in tropical wedding decor!  If you want a bright and cheery, oh-so sweet wedding setup, then consider using one of our favorite fruits as inspiration!  Getting married in Hawaii?  What a perfect place to pop some color with this fabulous fruit from the islands.

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{Photos: Save The Date Towel + Groom: Penelope Anne Photography via Wedding Chicks, Card: Kelly Daniels via Southbound Bride, Pineapple Centerpieces, Cocktail, Gold Charger Images: South Moon Photography via Palm Beach Lately, Monogram Place Setting: Amanda Watson via GWS, Cake: Erica O’Brien}

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Wedding Cookie Bars

We’ve had sweets on the brain a bit lately so rather than run to the store, I thought we’d share a sweet idea for your wedding dessert bar.  Cookies!  Grandma’s recipe, your favorite chocolate chip from childhood, or any cookies to your liking (decorated or not) make a great dessert buffet or favor idea at the end of the night.  If you’re getting married in a far off land, consider a local favorite like a wedding cookie, macaroon or other treat that might infuse the local culture into your event too!

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{Photos: Top Left: So Eventful, Right: Allison Maginn Photography, Second Row Left: Zeffert and Gold, Right: Etsy, Third Row Left: Cat Mayer Studio, Right: Gluten Free on a Shoestring, Bottom Left: Theilen Photography, Right: Pinterest}

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Destination Wedding Websites on Sale

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Today our fabulous friends over at Appy Couple are sharing a deal with our amazing readers!  If you’re getting married, then you’ll need a wedding website, and if you’re planning a destination wedding, then you can’t live without it!  One central place to house all your information from travel to registry, so your guests can find the 411 easily without calling you constantly!  Appy Couple has over 500+ gorgeous designs to choose from and as a reader of Jet Fete, no matter how big or small your purchase, you save!  Simply enter BB25 at checkout and save big!  And the best part?  Your Appy Couple wedding website comes complete with a matching smart phone app so you and your loved ones are always just a touch of a button away from your big day!  Happy shopping!

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