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Relay for Life- Burlap and Bling

Each year we design a table for the Boone County Relay for Life dinner. The theme for the table this year…burlap and bling! A big THANK YOU to all who helped raise money for the event in support of the American Cancer Society.

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The Everything Bridal Show

At the Everything Bridal Show in April I teamed up with Clare Oleson from The English Rose. With her floral designs and my decor ideas our vendor booth turned out fantastic! It was a fun day full of brides-to-be! I look forward to designing their receptions and helping with all of their “day-of” coordinating!

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Relay for Life 2012

Once again I had the opportunity to decorate a table for the Boone County Relay for Life Salad Social. This has become a special event for my mom and me. And of course, we both love to decorate and socialize. Plus, it helps raise funds for the American Cancer Society! A few weeks before the event […]

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PEO 20th Anniversary Celebration

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of PEO Chapter OQ the ladies celebrated with a luncheon at Hyperion Field Club. The afternoon was filled with memories from the past 20 years, guest speakers, songs, poems and a wonderful lunch. Venue: Hyperion Field Club

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Pretty as a peacock

Peacock feathers are too much fun! When asked to create a fun dinner party table this fall “feathers” were the first thing to come to mind. When playing around with the rich jewel-tones and texture a peacock themed event can go in many directions. On this table we focused on the aqua green and gold […]

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The Everything Bridal Show

I had a fun day at the Everything Bridal Event at the Des Moines Botanical Gardens yesterday. It’s always great to meet new brides! I worked with Innovativevents to create a table and drapery display.

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Catering DSM tables

In collaboration with innovativevents I decorated two tables at Catering DSM this week! I stayed with the classic white, black and red theme, but added a touch of crystals.   If you’re at Capital Square stop by! The Catering DSM room is adjacent to Big City Burgers and Greens. Great place for lunch too!  

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Mardi Gras!

It was so much fun decorating a table for the St. Boniface Annual Have-a-Heart Luncheon in Waukee! The theme was Mardi Gras this year and it was quite the celebration. All for a good cause of course! The peacock feathers were the inspiration for the table design. They added the extra detail that brings it […]

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Mardi Gras inspiration

I found a little inspiration for a Mardi Gras table I’m designing in March. I’m in love with peacock feathers! I think they are definitely something I can incorporate into this tablescape.

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Valentine’s Party

I helped a fantastic hostess, Andrea, with a few details for her Valentine’s Party. The evening was not complete without a few twists and turns of events, but in the end worked out great. The invitations were ordered and printed by Tiny Prints and the flowers were from Bosen’s.

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Make it Happen Events is just what you need for your next event! I love bringing people together for any occasion and even more so, creating the look and feel of the event.

I've done things as simple as organizing the catering and setting up for a dinner party to much more detailed events and receptions for 150 people and up.

I pull inspiration from the very people I'm working with and enjoy bringing their vision to life down to the last detail. Throughout the process I give my clients easy, budget-friendly tips for creating events out of any occasion. I also match your style and tastes with the best venues, caterers, florists and vendors in the area.

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