This is for ourselves – “Welcome to the world of blogging”. Cathy is a pure artist and really doesn’t enjoy banging away at the computer, so i am the delegated typist. You should see her over my shoulder dictating what is and what isn’t right…..yes there are those times where i turn around and think loudly,
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There is always, at least one thing that separates all these fabulous weddings that Sviba Decorators is blessed with and when trying to put it down on paper with pen, one must pause and look for that truly one thing, (or two, sometimes) that separates us all. I have been at it on Facebook and
Perhaps we are just fortunate to get such wonderful people so often. We had the pleasure of doing Marlene and Richards wedding at The Palm House in the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, wonderfully shot by NYC photographer Sarah Tew. Ms. Sidoney, their daughter and event planner was the icing on the cake. Every phone call, email…..every
A long-awaited happy day has come and gone…but the memories of the making of this happy day will last for a long time. The key here is that this wonderful couple made our daughter part of their family, was always patient, listened to all she had to say and just enjoyed each others company. When
One June 9th, 2012, we had the pleasure of doing a destination wedding at the Onteora Mountain House, – again. Ms. Megan and Mr. Connor honored us with allowing us to do their floral decor….and we had a blast. You may have noticed I always spout about team work, professionalism and working together to make the client
Where to begin. Here in the Catskill Mountains, tucked into the most gorgeous, majestic locations with views that take your breath away are resorts, spas, mansions, retreats and more. Some of these places are “just” farms, outfitted with lodgings for your guests, huge barns and tents….it’s better then in the movies. Now Cathy and I have
WEP – Womens Education Project – Helping women of limited means discover their unlimited potential. WEP is a nonprofit dedicated to helping young women succeed in higher education and careers. We have a number of events and projects throughout the year to raise money for our three centers in India. A direct quote from an organization
So i was on the phone with John Samayoa, Club House manager of the infamous but very private Racquet and Tennis Club on Park Avenue uptown. This club i have to say is exquisite in it’s traditional decor and whose clientele, shall we say, are…well, different. With that being said, lets go back to the phone call.
His name is John Benke, Catering Sales Manager of all the Starwood venues in New York City. We have had the pleasure of working with John off an on for over 10 years and have rekindled our relationship….well mostly based on professionalism,… the same song, if you will, we talk about throughout the blogs. Of
>On October 22nd, 2012, again we had the privilege of working with two families at the Palm House, the Gowers and Steins. Rena, the bride, literally stole the show with her inner beauty as well as her photos will show taken by David Lindner Studios. Letters from all parties commenting on the chuppah, table settings,