Firefly West Launch Party!

In case you missed this on 100 Layer Cake last week :)

Teissia started Firefly six years ago as a one woman operation in Los Angeles, with the simple mission to bring fun, enjoyment, and creativity, back to the wedding planning process. This is still at the heart of everything we do, and it’s been the vision that’s helped our company grow and transform as we relocated to New York City, took on new team members, and have now come full circle back to west coast, opening a brand new office in downtown LA! We were lucky enough to find a home at The Unique Space, which is not only an office building, but also transforms into an amazing party venue- it was love at first sight.

We’ve been dreaming of bringing Firefly back to its roots in LA, for a few years now, so having all the pieces finally come together in 2015 has been quite a thrill. Last month we made it official, as we celebrated with new friends and old, at our Bicoastal Bliss launch party hosted at The Unique Space! More than anything we wanted to pamper our guests so we made sure to team up with some of LA’s finest to bring them a night filled with creative cocktails, yummy treats and lots of great music.

Photographer: Scott Clark Photo / Videographer: Fourth Films / Venue: The Unique Space / Planning + Design: Firefly Events / Florist: Putnam & Putnam / Invitations: Winsome Brave / Calligraphy: Mimms Cross / Catering: Urban Palate / Roving Oysters Shuckers: Oysters XO / Ice Cream Sandwiches: Coolhaus / Cocktails: Cocktail Academy / Furniture: PowWow Design Studio / Table Top Rentals: The Hostess Haven / Photobooth: Smilebooth / Flipbooth: Flipbooth / Lighting: Ambiance AV / Music: Elan Artists / Photobooth & Flipbooth Backdrops: Rent Patina & The Color Condition / Flash Tattoos / Terrariums: Chaparral Studio

xx Firefly 

DIY // Gold Leaf Bowls

Hey hey! We're on a DIY kick :). These DIY gold leaf bowls are super easy and useful- they are great for storing knickknacks and jewelry in!

Start by blowing up three different sized balloons. Then, create the paper mache molding, fallowing the directions on the box. Place the balloons, top side up, in cups to steady them. Mold the mache around the top half of each balloon. Leave the molds out for a night to dry and in the morning pop the balloons with a needle. You should be left with three different sized paper mache bowls.

Then, place the circular stickers on the inside of the bowls in the arrangement you desire.

Afterwards, paint a coat of adhesive at the bottom of each bowl. Then, place the gold leaf on top of the adhesive. You will be able to see the stickers through the thin layer of gold leaf, so carefully peel them off. 

Hope you enjoy!

xx Firefly 

Firefly Foxes // Natalie Portman

Gorgeous, intelligent and poised are just a few words to describe today's fox. Natalie Portman is most definitely a Firefly favorite!

"Cute is when your personality shines through your looks. Like, when you see someone's personality in the way they walk and you just feel like hugging them every time you see them."

                          - Natalie Portman

xx Firefly

DIY // Dip Dye Napkins

One of our favorite ways to add some color to an event is by making dip dye napkins!

Materials:

  • Rit fabric dye - in your desired colors
  • White cotton napkins
  • Bucket
  • Wooden Stir Stick
  • Clothesline
  • Clothespins

Follow the direction on your dye packet to create the color you'd like your napkins to be. Slowly submerge the napkin into the dye, making sure to stop at your desired end point. After taking the napkin out of the dye, ring out as much water as possible and hang to dry.

Note: they will need a good ironing.

xx Firefly 

Bicoastal Bliss!