Archive | January, 2013

A Black & Gold Engagement

17 Jan

Hi Belles! We have been SO super busy but we’re finally taking a break to share all of the yummy goodness that was one of our very own Belle’s Engagement Party! Beau popped the question at Olivia’s favorite place in the world, Disneyworld, on August 6th and the planning quickly begun!

189437_2301585716480_401908503_n Olivia said YES to beau, she’s said YES to her dress, and we said YES to plan her engagement party! Olivia wanted something with an elegant flair and flowing champagne! As you know, we love flair and we love champagne. Challenge accepted. But what’s a modern day engagement party without a little Pinterest inspiration?

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Mantle decor made by Two Belles to match the “black and gold elegance theme”

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Welcoming the guests was a custom chalkboard platter! This can be reused to write love notes to your fiance! We love multi-use items!

The Bride’s parents hosted this grand affair with almost 100 guests, lots of food, king cake, and of course….A CHAMPAGNE BAR! We’ve done Candy Buffets, we’ve done wine bars, we’ve done sweets tables, and we’ve even seen whiskey bars for the boys. But, when a Belle gets married, it’s time to break out the big guns and make a champagne bar fully equipped with signature cocktails compliments of the Bride & Groom, champagne that never stops flowing, and a Two Belles signature, the Customized Pinwheel Backdrop.

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Champagne Bar at a glance! Doesn’t this just have an elegant flair about it that you could just die over? Not to mention the yummy cocktails!

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More chalkboard signage! Wouldn’t this be adorb as a wedding countdown sign or photo shoot? *sigh*

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Whether it was Champagne on the rocks that you preferred or wanted to try a new cocktail blend, this party had it all!

 For researching purposes only, I tried one of each. “The Blushing Bride” (Peach Schnapps, Champagne & Grenadine), “Black Velvet” (Guiness & Champagne), and of course, Champagne al classico! I know what you’re thinking. Guiness & Champagne? Trust me! I’m not a Guiness drinker and it was amaze! Even had to go on a beer run for the party because it was an instant hit with young, old, girls, and guys alike! You can thank us later!


Here’s another shot of the Champagne bar, drink ingredients, candles to set the mood, and of course our customized pinwhell backdrop!


What Bride & Groom wouldn’t LOVE these?

If you’re not a champagne drinker (let’s be honest. It’s the south and everyone enjoys a good cocktail on a Louisiana Saturday Night!), you could enjoy wine from the wine bar or lots of food prepared by family and friends of the adorable-future-lawyers-couple!


Lots of options for the Wino’s!

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Jambalaya, Pinwheels, Sandwiches, Spring Rolls, Fruits & Veggies made for quite a spread!

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Future Mr & Mrs Byers! P.S: Wouldn’t you kill for Olivia’s waistline? If you want Olivia’s waistline, do not eat the products in the following pictures….You have been warned.

In Louisiana on a Saturday in January, no party is complete without KING CAKE and other misc sweets!

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We hope you enjoyed this black and gold affair as much as we did!


The Two Belles Team

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The perfect glitzy, southern wedding!

8 Jan

Good morning belles!

Hope everyone had a Merry Christmas and happy new year! We are starting 2013 off with a bang!
First, we launched our website! Check it out:
Second, we’ve finally gotten pictures back from the photographer from DeShae’s wedding. So feist your eyes, this post is going to be pic heavy!

Beautiful alter is a wedding statement must!

Beautiful alter is a wedding statement must!


Backdrop doubled as a cake display for the reception!



The bridal party! Doesn’t that blue just pop against the all white background?!


Glitzy centerpieces for a fabulous bride!


Close up of the flowers. Pink roses, hydrangeas, and green berries!


Candy bars are always a hit by kids and adults alike.


Friends don’t let friends dance on a sugar high! It doesn’t get much cuter than that!


DIY dum dum topiaries!


Fabulous chair covers by add to the affair!



One last shot of the cake table! Couldn’t you just die for that rosette tablecloth?! Oh, and a sneak peak of the brooch bouquet carried by the bride!

Photography by Layne Photography

Chair Covers and Rosette Tablecloth by Narcissus Affair

Cake by Gambino’s Bakery

Brooch Bouquet by Bridal Brooch Bouquets


We hope you enjoyed this wedding as much as we did! Stay tuned, Two Belles has a very busy spring and are working on some super exciting projects!


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