A Perfect Event

Author: Debi Lilly
Publisher: Dunham Books
ISBN: 0985135964
Size: 17.62 MB
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Step inside and join author and celebrity party-planner Debi Lilly inside her favorite parties-from east coast to west coast, and from celebrity clients to the girl next door. In her "little black book" of party planning tips, tricks, and stylist secrets, she shares all of her favorite shortcuts, DIY party ideas and food stylings. These grocery-to-gorgeous chef-inspired recipes are plucked straight from every single party menu. In A Perfect Event, Debi shares her secrets to easy, elevated, inspired and affordable celebrations-regardless of your budget. And once you try them, you will be hooked, and you will learn to make memories with friends and family for any occasion. A remarkable talent, Lilly is committed to the personalization of every event and prides herself on being involved in all aspects of her events, from custom invitations and floral design to the gifts and photography. In addition to her business acumen, she deftly balances a demanding career and a growing family. Known and recognized as a premier event and wedding planner, she continually serves as an industry expert for such publications as InStyle magazine, Martha Stewart Weddings, Bride's, Modern Bride, Bridal Guide, and The Groom's Guide. She has appeared numerous times on The Oprah Winfrey Show and ABC 7 News Chicago. Founded in 1996, her company designs events, flowers and invitations for several high-profile clients and companies including Oprah Winfrey, Brooke Shields, Debra Messing, Cartier, Leo Burnett, Starcom, McDonald's and The Symphony Orchestra, among others.

Rhetorical Public Speaking

Author: Nathan Crick
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781351868310
Size: 12.45 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Rhetorical Public Speaking: Civic Engagement in the Digital Age, Third Edition offers students an innovative approach to public speaking by employing the rhetorical canon as a means of constructing artful speech in a multi-mediated environment. It provides a foundation to guide students in understanding, constructing, and delivering messages that address matters of public concern. This edition features contemporary as well as historical examples to highlight key concepts and show how rhetoric works in practice. Each chapter includes speech excerpts, summaries, and exercises for review and retention. Students of public speaking are encouraged to employ their new skills as engaged citizens of society.

Wedding Inspirations

Author: Kimberly Whitman
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
ISBN: 9781423622864
Size: 11.50 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Internationally recognized lifestyle and entertaining expert Kimberly Schlagel Whitman shares an intimate look at real weddings with stylish flair in Wedding Inspiration. Experts in the wedding and event planning industries share opinions and advice on some of the most important elements of a wedding - the invitations, gown, cake, venue, and more.

One Perfect Day

Author: Rebecca Mead
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440634025
Size: 20.64 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Astutely observed and deftly witty, One Perfect Day masterfully mixes investigative journalism and social commentary to explore the workings of the wedding industry?an industry that claims to be worth $160 billion to the U.S. economy and which has every interest in ensuring that the American wedding becomes ever more lavish and complex. Taking us inside the workings of the wedding industry?including the swelling ranks of professional event planners, department stores with their online registries, the retailers and manufacturers of bridal gowns, and the Walt Disney Company and its Fairy Tale Weddings program?New Yorker writer Rebecca Mead skillfully holds the mirror up to the bride?s deepest hopes and fears about her wedding day, revealing that for better or worse, the way we marry is who we are.

Picture Perfect Parties

Author: Annette Joseph
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
ISBN: 0847841030
Size: 20.17 MB
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A Today Show and Better Homes and Gardens entertaining expert outlines how to host parties with an original flair, sharing a year's worth of step-by-step ideas for seasonally themed gatherings while providing recipes for such dishes as Cheese Puffs with Sage, Lemon Shrimp Risotto and Sweet and Sour Tuscan Kale.

Style Me Pretty Weddings

Author: Abby Larson
Publisher: Potter Style
ISBN: 9780770433802
Size: 19.46 MB
Format: PDF
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For the 2 million monthly followers of powerhouse wedding blog StyleMePretty.com, the major mainstream hit with serious indie cred (think Domino meets Etsy meets Martha Stewart Weddings), and for all brides looking for fresh new inspiration, editor in chief Abby Larson offers an eagerly awaited, entirely unique, and gorgeously photo-rich wedding resource. Joyful, love-filled weddings are created with the details that make the couple unique. These touches--letter-pressed table cards with a pet bulldog cameo; a chandelier to which the bride and groom tied hundreds of colorful ribbons; a photograph of the bride's grandparents fastened around her bouquet--elevate a beautiful day into a deeply personal, unforgettable celebration. Style Me Pretty has become a go-to destination for planning your own ecstatic wedding. Now, the founder of this beloved site, Abby Larson, offers this gorgeous resource, which includes: • Abby’s step-by step guide to determining your couple style, gathering inspiration, and threading it through each element of the celebration • 17 never-before-seen Real-Life Weddings—with details on all their special and handcrafted touches, and advice from the brides • 5 Style Blueprints to help you custom-craft your own Classic, Rustic, Whimsical, Modern, or Al Fresco wedding, from paper goods to the cake • 15 Do It Yourself projects, such as glittered vases, linen favor bags, and dip-dyed ombré napkins Full of lively and oh-so-lovely ideas, and more than 250 photographs, this swoonworthy volume will help you distill the wide world of wedding inspiration into the most meaningful, utterly original day you can imagine. From the Hardcover edition.

Martha Stewart S Cupcakes

Author: Martha Stewart Living Magazine
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 9780307885685
Size: 19.46 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The perfect cupcake for every occasion. Swirled and sprinkled, dipped and glazed, or otherwise fancifully decorated, cupcakes are the treats that make everyone smile. They are the star attraction for special days, such as birthdays, showers, and holidays, as well as perfect everyday goodies. In Martha Stewart’s Cupcakes, the editors of Martha Stewart Living share 175 ideas for simple to spectacular creations–with cakes, frostings, fillings, toppings, and embellishments that can be mixed and matched to produce just the right cupcake for any occasion. Alongside traditional favorites like yellow buttermilk cupcakes swirled with fluffy vanilla frosting and devil’s food cupcakes crowned with rich, dark chocolate buttercream, there are also sweet surprises such as peanut butter and jelly cupcakes, dainty delights like tiny almond-cherry tea cakes, and festive showstoppers topped with marizpan ladybugs or candy clowns. The book features cupcakes for everyone, every season, and every event: Celebrations (monogram heart cupcakes perfect for an elegant wedding); Birthdays (starfish-on-the-beach cupcakes sure to be a hit at children’s parties); Holidays (gumdrop candy ghouls and goblins ideal for Halloween revelers); and Any Day (red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese frosting for a picnic, or caramel-filled mini chocolate cakes for grown-up gatherings). In singular Martha Stewart style, the pages are both stunning in design–with a photograph of each finished treat–and brimming with helpful how-to information, from step-by-step photographs for decorating techniques to ideas for packaging and presenting your cupcakes. Whether for any day or special days, the treats in Martha Stewart’s Cupcakes will delight one and all. From the Trade Paperback edition.