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A Pagoda-Style Ceremony Arch

Cool right? I've seen lots of wedding arches and huppahs in all different shapes and sizes, but I've never seen one quite as unique as this pink draped arch, designed by celebrity wedding planner Yifat Oren. I love that it seems to borrow from East Asian pagoda architecture. Blush draping and clusters of pink... read more

A Mod Living Room Lounge Area

Photo: Gia Canali // Featured: The Knot BlogPhoto: Gia Canali
Believe it or not, this lounge was constructed inside a tent. (Yes, you did read that right!). Celebrity event planner Yifat Oren made sure to include tons of details inspired by interior design like damask wallpaper, a huge sectional couch (comfy!), and unique wall decor. Plus the soft yellow and gray color palette is... read more

Vintage Ghost Key Escort Cards

Antique ghost keys attached to labels with twine make the perfect low-fuss vintage escort cards. The calligraphed labels and keys require little else as far as decor to stand out, so a weathered wooden table and sprigs of herbs (try fragrant rosemary!) make an understated statement with rustic charm. Plus, the keys double as a... read more

Golden Velour Draped Reception Chairs

Photo: Andelson HeckPhoto: Andelson Heck
These ultra luxe velour chairs literally stole the show at this reception planned by celebrity designer Yifat Oren. To pull off the  Hollywood glamour and made this reception truly red-carpet ready, she added Art Deco-inspired mirrored tables and simple all white centerpieces.   Follow Yifat @yifatoren75+ ideas... read more

Hanging Floral Garlands

GarlandPhoto: Elizabeth Messina
For this chic Los Angeles wedding, with a distinctly California vibe infused with an Indian influences, celebrity wedding planner Yifat Oren hung white blossom garlands above the reception space. The wedding was held outside of the bride's father's home, and while most of the flowers, candles and accessories were white, hints... read more

Inspiration of the Day: Monochromatic Centerpieces

Monochromatic Centerpieces
With a vibrant color palette in mind, Yifat Oren designed the long dining tables at this outdoor wedding in different monochromatic shades. Oren kept the design simple and streamlined with small clustered centerpieces, though they were visually striking because each color was separated into different containers. "Coral... read more

Inspiration of the Day: A Brightly Colored Floral Arch

Wooden Ceremony ArchPhoto: Gia Canali
At the altar all eyes are on the bride and groom, so Yifat Oren made sure that the wedding arch at this Santa Barbara wedding created a romantic frame for the vows. Oren coved this custom wooden canopy with summer florals including bright orange dahlias, vibrant coral garden roses, and rich purple sweet... read more

Monochromatic Bridesmaid Bouquets

Monochromatic Bridesmaid BouquetsPhoto: Gia Canali
Despite their pastel colors, the monochromatic and mono-floral bridesmaids bouquets created by Yifat Oren made a bold statement. "The monochromatic bouquets allow each bridesmaid to be an individual," says Yifat Oren. From left to right the bridesmaids bouquets included peach garden roses, lavender lysianthus, and buttercream yellow garden roses,... read more

Dainty Boutonnieres

Dainty Boutonniere
Brides aren't the only ones who get to enjoy flowers on their wedding day, so Yifat Oren (wedding planner to stars like Drew Barrymore, Anne Hathaway, and Natalie Portman) put an eclectic spin on the groomsmen look with these mismatched boutonnieres. Each boutonniere incorporated similar flowers, but were constructed differently ensuring... read more

Inspiration of the Day: A Batik Fabric Table Runner

While batik patterns aren't a typical pattern found in weddings, Eastern-inspired prints are  becoming an influencing trend in the fashion and wedding world alike. Yifat Oren took a break from her celebrity clientele (Drew Barrymore, Molly Sims) to design this at-home Southern California wedding, which featured these Indian-inspired batik fabric table runners. Oren drew... read more
Escort cards are extremely easy to personalize and an excellent way to bring in your wedding day colors -- from calligraphed seating cards set atop a textured linen to apples tagged with each guest's name or small personalized bundles of lavender tied off with string. Other ways to display escort cards: Pin them to a clothesline, post them on a board covered in color-coordinated ribbon, or incorporate them into your cocktail hour using personalized stirrers tagged with guests' names.
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