Wireless Uplighting with Chris Laich Music Services

April 17th, 2014

We are so excited to announce that  Chris Laich Music Services now offers LED wireless uplighting to our clients!  Uplighting can transform a space and add a nice touch to the overall look and feel of your wedding reception.  Whether you are looking to add drama, a lovely glow, or to enhance the setting, we are here to help.  Our deejays will work with you to set up the LED uplights throughout the space(s) and can do any color to match your décor and designs.  They are a super easy way to upgrade your wedding reception from ordinary to extraordinary.

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Photo by Rachel May Photography, Real Wedding for Jessica and Jordan

Pin of the Week – Framed Wedding Picture with First Dance Song

April 16th, 2014

Happy Wedding Wednesday folks!  Wedding photos are amazing ways to have a physical memory of your special day.  We love this idea to include the lyrics from your first dance with a photo.  This could also be a great gift to give a best friend or family member.

Source: Bridal Guide

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Bizbash Repost – 12 Ideas for Spring Events

April 10th, 2014

Bizbash is one of our favorite sources for all things event and business related.  Check them out online and follow BizBash on Facebook and Twitter to stay up-to-date on industry trends and networking opportunities.  See their post here for 12 great ideas for outside events this Spring.

 

As the weather warms and events move outdoors, here are some fresh decor, catering, and entertainment ideas to try this spring.<br /><br />

As the weather warms and events move outdoors, here are some fresh decor, catering, and entertainment ideas to try this spring.

The Balance Bridal Show – April 25, 2014 in Bethesda

April 9th, 2014

We are thrilled that Chris Laich Music Services will be providing music, lighting and participating in the Balance Bridal Show!  Come meet us there!

The Balance Bridal Show
April 25, 2014 – 6pm to 8pm
Balance Studio in Bethesda
4719 Rosedale Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 301-986-1730

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Guests will have the time to mix and mingle with the areas top event planning service providers. The event will include wine tasting, a beauty bar, appetizers, dessert, photo booth fun and more. Win great raffle items from these event professionals, who know how to make your celebration an event to remember.

Register on Eventbrite / OR / RSVP by emailing thebalancebridalshow@gmail.com

Sparkle Lounge 2014 at the Ronald Reagan Building

April 3rd, 2014

Every year our team at Chris Laich Music Services  looks forward to being a part of the Ronald Reagan Building’s annual Sparkle Lounge.  The event is always incredible and is the perfect opportunity to catch up with wedding industry friends and network with event professionals around the DC region.  Despite our crazy winter, the Winter Lodge theme for this year’s event was perfect.

It was wonderful to work with the team of vendors which included Stephen Bobb Photography, Hargrove, Inc., DC Rental, Projection Presentation Technology, Elegance & Simplicity Wedding & Event Designers, Inc., CORT Event Furnishings, and Booth-o-Rama Photobooths!

The Ronald Reagan’s Atrium Ballroom. which is already an amazing space, was impeccably designed this year and of course there was great food, drink and soundtrack!  Here are some of the highlights:

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Pin of the Week – DIY Plant Centerpiece

April 2nd, 2014

Happy Wedding Wednesday folks!  Pinterest is such a great tool for finding wedding DIY ideas.  Here is a cute idea for plant wedding centerpieces  that could also double as favors.  They are easy to make and with adding in the vintage crate, you have a perfect wedding centerpiece.

Source: A Touch of That

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Pin of the Week – Music Inspired Cookie Wedding Favors

March 26th, 2014

Happy Wedding Wednesday folks!  Love these adorable music inspired cookie favors.  The best part is that you could easily create these as a DIY favor by baking your own cookies and using cd sleeves.

Source: Juxtapost 

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Tossed & Found with the Junior League of Washington

March 25th, 2014

Chris Laich Music Services always looks forward to helping the Junior League of Washington with their annual Tossed & Found Event.  This year, photographer Jackie Garcia did a great job capturing the event!

The sales from the Tossed & Found event provides many families in our community with quality, gently used household goods at bargain prices.  Last year, they raised more than $127,000.  Proceeds fund the Junior League of Washington’s mission to help women, improve community, and provide trained volunteers with a focus on literacy.

If you missed the event, you can still donate: via Junior League of Washington

Check out the Junior League of Washington on Facebook to stay up to date on all of their special events, merchandise and other fabulous finds.

Photo: Pay it forward, and invite a Tossed and Found newcomer to Preview Night or general shopping this weekend.  It's always more fun to share the experience with a friend!

Throwback Thursday, Naval Academy Wedding in Annapolis with Amy and Dave

March 20th, 2014

We love working with couples getting married in Annapolis.  It such a beautiful place to plan a wedding.  Amy and David were such a great couple to work with and they had a beautiful wedding at the Naval Academy Chapel and The Westin Annapolis HotelD. Bryant Photography did a wonderful job capturing their wedding day, see more photos from the D. Bryant Blog.

 

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Vendors:

Ceremony: Naval Academy Chapel

Reception: The Westin Annapolis Hotel

Photography: D. Bryant Photography

DJ: Chris Laich Music Services

Hair/Make-up: Up Do’s for I Do’s

Shuttle: Discover Annapolis Tours

 

Pin of the Week – 50 Father Daughter Dance Songs

March 19th, 2014

Happy Wedding Wednesday folks!  Pinterest is a great tool for wedding planning!  Follow Chris Laich Music Services  to share ideas and wedding inspiration!  Our “Pin of the Week” is a great list of suggested Father-Daughter dance songs.

Source: Buzz Sugar

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