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entertaining at home :: A Very Valley Holiday! Dressing Your Wreaths

entertaining at home :: A Very Valley Holiday! Dressing Your Wreaths
December at the Valley Home means it's garland time! We get our fresh trees each weekend after Thanksgiving from a charming family-owned tree farm (since 1948!) and it's our favorite holiday tradition - I also go full Griswold and get our usual 3 large wreaths and 75' of garland. Nick (what a guy!) knows that means stringing them all up with lights - we have our metho[...]

valley & co. press :: harper’s bazaar top wedding planners in the world

valley & co. press :: harper's bazaar top wedding planners in the world
Over our 17+ years in business we've really been rewarded with the best team, the most wonderful clients, and an amazing community of esteemed peers and creative friends that allow us to create the magic that celebrates others. So we are over the moon delighted to share that Harper's BAZAAR named Valley & Company Events one of 47 Top Wedding Planners in the World![...]

creative business tips :: navigating your business through COVID-19

creative business tips :: navigating your business through COVID-19
Hey friends, What a wild 6+ weeks we've had! We hope you've all been rolling along well, taking good care, and continuing to create. With COVID-19 unraveling and causing such harm and devastation across the country and world, it hasn't been easy to know what direction to take or what to do. What we do know is that we are all in this together, and we have experience[...]

valley & co. designs :: chic white dinner party

valley & co. designs :: chic white dinner party
It's that time of the year when winter is on its way out and spring is on her way in, which means we're seeing spotted hellebores, early daffodils, white crocuses, and our evergreen clematis popping up all over our garden beds. It also means I'm exceptionally eager for parties! This crisp white dinner party with our talented friend Katie Parra was filled with my fa[...]

wedding planning tips :: 2020 food and drink trends and advice from Lisa Dupar Catering

wedding planning tips :: 2020 food and drink trends and advice from Lisa Dupar Catering
When it comes to developing the food and beverage (and dessert!) concepts with our wedding couples and party clients, we go wild for big ideas that are creative and clever, and also trusted ones that help to tell the story of the people or the mission of the event and ones that we know will stand the test of time (and service). We asked our incredibly talented friend [...]

valley & co. designs :: valentine’s day party

valley & co. designs :: valentine's day party
It's finally February and it means only a few more weeks until spring is here - our snowdrops and hellebores are in full bloom, and we can hardly wait for spring's arrival. Until then, we're excited to enjoy February and to share our spin on Valentine's month - a month where we spread joy through flowers and cookies to our neighbors and friends. I look forward to Ava [...]

8 effortless holiday entertaining ideas and a festive punch hack

8 effortless holiday entertaining ideas and a festive punch hack
Who is ready for Christmas? Yeah, we aren't quite there either! We're so excited for the festivities and traditions (hello neighborhood cookie party, The Nutcracker, and Christmas Eve and day!), but not quite wrapped yet. Our menu is nearly done...so we're getting there! But this season with Thanksgiving being so close to the holidays and having some fantastic events [...]