Happy Valentine's Day!

Kat Minassi - Thursday, February 14, 2013

Happy Valentine's Day! Hope your day is full of love and ends with great memories. Whether its your significant other, your mom and dad, your sibling, your co-worker or your loyal pet! Love is simply love....enjoy the day. Here are a few of our favorite floral arrangements for Valentine's Day! 




Eddie Zaratsian of Tic-Tock Couture Florals 

  XO, Kat

Choosing the Right Bridal Bouquet

Kat Minassi - Thursday, January 31, 2013

Choosing the right bridal bouquets is allot like choosing the right wedding gown. Every bride has her own unique style and her bouquet should reflect her style with out over powering the the bride herself, her gown and the type of venue. There are seven (7) types of bridal bouquets: Cascade, Posy, Nosegay, Hand tied, Composite, Pageant and Pomander The Knot.  A good rule of thumb is to match the size of your bouquet with the length your wedding gown train. A few tips to consider when choosing your bridal bouquet is  your body build and type, your wedding gown style, your wedding style, color scheme and venue The Knot.  Here are a few of our favorite bridal bouquets:


Eddie Zaratsian of Tic-Tock Couture Florals   Photos: Duke Photography  

Emerald Color of the Year for 2013 - Pantone

Kat Minassi - Wednesday, January 09, 2013
News just in and its official! Pantone has just announced that the Color of the Year for 2013 is, Emerald! PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald, a lively, radiant, lush green.. We think its a glamorous color for all occasions especially weddings. You can pair it with black and white accents or gold and it will wow your guests! 

Wedding Paper Divas Bold Geometry invitation, DressCakeTable Setting, Shoes via Pinterest

XO, Kat

Dessert Shots and Mini Desserts

Kat Minassi - Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Big desserts are always a hit with your guests but why not sweeten their tooth with some mini desserts and dessert shots as well. They are a great way to try different treats without feeling guilty and they look beautiful! Here are a few of our favorites from our events and preferred venders.


Sweet & Saucy Shop



Event Planner: Kat Minassi Events & Design

Rafi's Pastry

 Photos Credit: Duke Photography  Ruzz Photography

XO, Kat

Black and Blush: Hollywood Glamour Wedding

Kat Minassi - Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Most people usually cringe at the thought of using the color black at any wedding but after seeing the gorgeous Black and Blush Bridal Gowns gliding down the runways of Vera Wang's 2012 bridal collection; I cannot be anything more than inspired. Talk about the perfect combination of romantic blush hues and glamorous black combined! Now that's a Hollywood Glamour Wedding.


Our Table Setting from an event by Kat Minassi Events and Design


Vera Wang 

XO, Kat


Wedding Gown and Honeymoon Special Offers!

Kat Minassi - Wednesday, November 07, 2012

We love supporting our local venders, especially when they give back to the community This weekendR-mine Bespoke  and MS Travel & Tours are offering specials to all Brides to Be!


XO, Kat

Wedding Table Numbers, Place Cards and Menu's

Kat Minassi - Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Most clients are very involved in selecting their wedding and event invitations but seldom remember that place cards, menu's and table numbers are a BIG part of the little details that make the events come together. To achieve just the right look, we know some of the best in the industry.  You may know her from the famous Beverly Hills Housewives Bravo as the creative wedding invitation designer to stars but I know her as the go to girl for invitations, place cards, menus and table numbers for all our events and stationary needs. Since 2005, Sherry Nalbandian and her team at Creative Works Designs have offered premium handmade event invitations and stationary using the finest paper and embellishments.  Here are a few of our favorites from some our events together: 



Menu's Creative Works Designs




 Table Numbers Creative Works Designs



  Place Cards   Creative Works Designs

Photos Duke Photography

Venues The Langham Huntington Pasadena and The Beverly Hilton

XO, Kat

Bridal Shoe Trends

Kat Minassi - Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Although the bride in her gown takes the spot light on her wedding day, we cant let her bridal shoe be back staged! This years bridal shoe trends are all so glamorous! We see lots of brooches & jewels, ribbons & lace, glimmer & sparkle even some color! Here are a few of our favorites.




Neiman Marcus   Valentino



Oscar De La Renta                                         Stuart Weitzman 

Neiman Marcus     Oscar De La Renta      Stuart Weitzman



Rene Caovilla                                Tabitha Simmons  

Neiman Marcus   


Gucci                                               Kate Spade 

Neiman Marcus     Gucci     Kate Spade


                                             Christian Louboutin                                               

Neiman Marcus     Christian Louboutin



   Malono Blahnik       

Neiman Marcus     



Malono Blahnik 

Neiman Marcus     Manolo Blahnik



 Jimmy Choo

Neiman Marcus    Jimmy Choo


 Happy Shoe Shopping!

XO, Kat


Halloween Decor Gone Glam!

Kat Minassi - Wednesday, October 24, 2012

This year don’t fuss with the messy pumpkin carving! Go a little glam with your pumpkins by painting them black and white, covering them with black lace or sparkle them up with gems and push pin!








XO, Kat

2013 Bridal Fashion Week Trends

Kat Minassi - Wednesday, October 17, 2012

In lieu of bridal fashion week in New York, we thought we’d share some of the trends and our favorite looks from the shows. Models glided down the catwalks in mouth-dropping designs featuring  long sleeves, silver accents, corsets and lace trimmed veils and gowns.  



Fall 2013 Jenny Packham


Fall 2013 :  Spring 2013  Monique Lhuillier



Spring 2013 Elie Saab

Spring 2013 Oscar De La Renta

Fall 2013  Marchesa 


Fall 2013  Ines di Santo  Found at Lovella Bridal

Photo Credit for all the above Brides Magazine   

XO, Kat