Hip Hop Extravaganza

Planning a themed event for your son or daughter can be a great experience, but also lots of work! At Dash of Sparkle, we have the experience needed to create an exciting and unique event for everyone to enjoy. A hip hop extravaganza theme is perfect, there are so many options to make a fun, interactive event for the dance lover in your life!

Do you want a one-of-a-kind event that will exceed all your expectations?

Bringing spectacular ideas to life is our goal and together we can create an original, unique and exciting one-of-a-kind event. Do you have a specific theme in mind? We turn imagination into a reality. We can create the perfect backdrop for your event, from a Hollywood theme with a red carpet, a glittering disco ball and a fire and ice photo booth, to a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory theme dripping with purple decorations, a chocolate fountain and golden tickets. The sky is the limit.

My Rustic Countryside Wedding

This was one of my most favourite weddings to arrange… a rustic countryside wedding. It all started with a little photo on Pinterest of a twisted willow tree and transformed into a magical day… We transformed a beautiful landscaped garden into the perfect setting for a romantic, rustic countryside adventure perfect for the bride and groom!

6 Top Tips for Hosting the Most Memorable Celebration!

Got big plans? Have a special milestone birthday or anniversary coming up? Or maybe you are hosting a charity tea party… No matter what the celebration, you definitely want to create a memorable celebration experience for all the right reasons! So grab a coffee and explore our 6 top tips to help you arrange your most memorable celebration!

3 Ways To Transform An Event With Lighting

This month we are going to show you three ways to transform an event with lighting. Event lighting is an amazing way to transform any venue from average to astonishing. More and more event planners are starting to offer lighting packages as a value-added service to clients. Professional lighting is essential to any event. Lighting is a relatively inexpensive way to create the stunning ambiance you need in the room. When planning a wedding, concert, or corporate meeting, lighting can instantly elevate any affair.

5 Most Popular Cocktails in the World – Why not have some of these at your next Simcha

We here at Dash of Sparkle are thinking why not make serving an alcoholic drink at your event an attraction. Many of today’s most popular cocktails are either variations of iconic drinks or based on old-fashioned tonics for. The formulas might have changed, the spirits have become more sophisticated and yet the delight of a tasty cocktail remains the same. From the cultured Apple Martini to the potent punch of a Zombie, there are plenty of well-known cocktails available for guests at your next event

Day into Night – let’s take your party in a new exciting direction!

We here at “Dash of Sparkle” are constantly coming up with new and innovative ideas for your upcoming party. So this blog is all about that! How to think outside the box.  How to create a weekend that steers away from the “traditional” dinner dance evening.  As after all “isn’t it all about the kids”?

Creative Ideas for the Perfect Parev Party

Parev: (Judaism) containing neither meat nor milk products, so fit for use with either meat or milk dishes. As many people know, Kosher meat is very expensive. Yet a wonderful Kosher spread needn’t contain meat, there are so many great alternatives these days which are not only stunning to look at, but easy on the budget too!  Here are our ideas for the perfect Parev party. With the availability of dairy free cheese and chocolate and the versatility of ingredients such as tofu and soya instead of meat and riches whip instead of cream, guests wouldn’t even notice the difference!

What dates do I need to AVOID when booking my Simcha?

No matter what religion you are, you’ll also want to be sensitive to the religious observances of your guests. Even if they are able to attend, they might be fasting, eating a restricted diet, or have other limitations that will prevent them from fully enjoying your event. So ensuring that you are choosing the best date possible will exclude any religious reasons for your guests to decline!

What questions to ask a Kosher caterer, other than the price!

When it comes to choosing a Kosher caterer, preparation is key! After all, what is it that most people remember about a special event – yes, the food! The food you offer your guests is one of the most important elements to any celebration, get that right and your guests will leave with full bellies and a smile on their face! We have come up with a list of useful questions to ask when meeting a potential kosher caterer and we hope that you find it useful too!

My favourite Kosher venues in North London and Hertfordshire

  When it comes to choosing the right Kosher venue for your event, there are so many things to consider. I have been lucky enough to visit some fantastic venues and have a few hidden gems for you below, in my list of favourite kosher venues in North London and Hertfordshire. These venues can be booked in conjunction with our Kosher packages, which include catering, centrepieces and on the day co-ordination.

Ready to make an impression! What special entrance do you have planned for your Simcha?

Do you want to start the night in a unique way? Guests will always love something new and different to the standard Simcha they went to the last week, last month or last year. A Simcha that has a little extra spark will be etched in a person’s memory and your event will be what they will talk about years on. So why not check out the following simcha entrance ideas that we have come up with for a little inspiration…