Sarasota Magazine Best of Sarasota Events

Sarasota Magazine’s Best of 2015 Party –
Fire & Ice Party – Selby Gardens

The best reward any party planner can receive is to see people smiling and having fun at the event. I was really excited to see how everyone was enjoying themselves and knowing all the unexpected touches made an impact on our guests!

Ice Lounge

Ice Lounge

Living Red Carpet

Guests were greeted by a ‘Living Red Carpet’ as they entered the Rain Forest

These adorable woodland sprites were scattered throughout the Rain Forest.

These adorable woodland sprites were scattered throughout the Rain Forest.

A six-foot ice bar, serving Champagne in glasses made out of ice.

A six-foot ice bar, serving Champagne in glasses made out of ice.

We surprised the guests with a beautiful figure skater. Totally unexpected on the lawn at Selby...in April.

We surprised the guests with a beautiful figure skater. Totally unexpected on the lawn at Selby…in April.

 'Fire Bar'

Our ‘Fire Bar’

Champagne Diva

Champagne Diva

the 'Light Being'

the ‘Light Being’

Violin frozen in Ice

Violin frozen in Ice

Beautiful Margot strolling with her violin at the entrance

Beautiful Margot strolling with her violin at the entrance

Our best dressed Fire & Ice winners

Our best dressed Fire & Ice winners

Living Bubble

Living Bubble

Sarasota Magazine’s Best of 2014 Party at Selby Gardens

Sarasota Magazine celebrates 35 years!!!!   I loved planning this fun, and surreal,
event held on the gorgeous lawn at Selby Gardens.
It was a black, and white, party and everyone looked amazing…it was a perfect night!

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Guests were greeted, in the Rain Forest, by gorgeous models wearing candelabrum headpieces.

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Chandeliers and drippy lights in the trees…luv

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Sak…one of our fabulous Gold Sponsors

 

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Our beautiful aerial bartender pouring Champagne

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Lovely ladies from the Ritz-Carlton, another one of our Gold Sponsors

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Our professionally choreographed flashmob consisted of 100 dancers

 

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Who needs a cake table when you have a fabulous Audi R8

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More chandelier in the trees…you can never have enough

 

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One of our beautiful strolling tables

 

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Tombola Raffle wall…everyone is a winner!

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What a night…just beautiful!!!

And now….check out the short video clip from the party


“Glamour in the Garden” – Sarasota Magazine’s Best of 2013 Party

This was my first year planning this event.  It was such fun but the best part was on the day of the event…watching all the attendees having fun!
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Beautiful tropical gardens…the perfect setting for a glamourous party!

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Look behind me, and Molly. There is our living vine…she was amazing.

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Signature champagne welcome cocktail…complete with all edible 3-carat diamonds, sterling silver flakes and violet.

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Chandeliers in the Banyan trees add a touch of sparkle and glamour.

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The crew from Jack Dusty was offering up creative cocktails.

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Me with Margot Zarzycka … an amazing violinist who greeted guests at the valet stand with beautiful music.

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White glove service provided by Michael’s on East

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The beautiful Jackie Zumba…sponsor of our photo op

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Saks Fifth Ave beautiful cabana

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Ana Molinari and her beautiful models

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At the end of the night- tulip bouquets awaited all the ladies at the valet stand…courtesy of Beneva Flowers

Check out the video with short clips from this opulent event!