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Sensational Weddings Fixit Kit

Whether you’re a wedding planner or a bride having a complete Sensational Weddings Fixit Kit with all the essentials is a necessity! If it can happen ~ it will happen. 

Here’s a personal story…at a destination bar mitzvah in Las Vegas my client’s son was wearing newly starched shirts and they were irritating his nipples. So his mom tells me and I said, do you want to borrow my silicone nipple covers? Seriously, this happened! I reached in and grabbed them and handed them over. He wore them all night then handed them back to me. And, it happened again at another event I did in Del Mar when the client wasn’t happy how sheer the daughter’s top was. What I do for my clients! LOL The moral of the story….always be prepared. 

Sensational Events is Arizona’s premier full-service wedding and event planning company, designing memorable events for discerning clients since 2001. With more than 30 years of experience, we are experts in the art of design, planning, production, logistics and budgeting. Sensational Events focuses on experience and innovation, not formula and routine. Anything from under the stars to on the links, intimate or grand, we offer the highest level of personal service. Our event planning team provides turn-key personalized coordination in all our divisions; weddings, mitzvahs, corporate, parties and destination events.

We invite you to contact us today to see how we can turn your event into a SENSATIONAL EXPERIENCE!
Call 602-696-4646 or email us at events@sensationalevents.com.

By |Thursday, March 10, 2016|Industry News, Sedona Weddings, Sensational Weddings, Weddings|0 Comments

LIGHTING CREATES DRAMATIC EFFECT AT SCOTTSDALE BAT MITZVAH

Give an event planner a blank white canvas and magic happens! That’s what we had for a recent Scottsdale Bat Mitzvah. With a 6,000 square foot white tent to work with, my creative Sensational Event’s team designed an impressive and inviting atmosphere for a dance themed Mitzvah that gave teens a lounge area to hang out in and adults a sophisticated though youthful formal seating.

One major design element that I always encourage my clients to include in their decor package is lighting. As you can see below the powerful effects lighting has can make a space go from beautiful to over-the-top striking! Adding up lights to the perimeter of the room and a pop of color on the tables will create a glow that will reflect attractively in your photography.

HAPPY CLIENTS

It was meant to be that I met Amy Petrovsky, owner of Sensational Events, outside of Costco just eight weeks before my daughter’s Bat Mitzvah. After only a few minutes of chatting it was clear I needed her help with finalizing all my ideas. Amy is all about creating a personalized experience. Our ideas and her creative design solutions developed a stunning design and a beautiful reflection of our daughter’s love of dancing. Every detail was meticulously addressed, including the table design color palate, the room’s ambiance lighting, and the flow of the evening. I wish everyone had the same passion as Amy because you can really tell she loves her work. With five daughters, you bet we will use Sensational Events for our upcoming mitzvah and the weddings that will surely follow. Thank you Amy! 🙂

Lesley Hammer

VENUE, Scottsdale Hilton Resort, a Kosher venue; LINENS, Pink lamour with a white shimmer sheer overlay expertly placed by Southwick LinensDÉCOR, Meg Cain, Willie Valentine Decorations – new to the Arizona decor scene is Meg. She brings a fresh look and creative concepts; PHOTOGRAPHY, Emjai Studio and Studio No. 5RENTALS-LIGHTING, The saying goes…it takes a village to make things happen and that’s what I get when I hire Deborah Beggs, Classic Party Rentals. The service is above an beyond and the friendship is a bonus.

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ENTERTAINMENT, Always a pleasure to work with my talented friend, Jared Blake Entertainment, and his crazy fun crew!

Sensational Events is Arizona’s premier full-service wedding and event planning company, designing memorable events for discerning clients since 2001. With more than 30 years of experience, we are experts in the art of design, planning, production, logistics and budgeting. Sensational Events focuses on experience and innovation, not formula and routine. Anything from under the stars to on the links, intimate or grand, we offer the highest level of personal service. Our event planning team provides turn-key personalized coordination in all our divisions; weddings, mitzvahs, corporate, parties and destination events.

We invite you to contact us today to see how we can turn your event into a SENSATIONAL EXPERIENCE! Call 602-696-4646 or email us at events@sensationalevents.com.

By |Saturday, May 30, 2015|Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Theme Parties/Events|0 Comments

THE POWER OF BRAND MARKETING ~ SHOWCASING CLIENT, ALTITUDE DIGITAL

In today’s fast paced world of social media and Googling it’s takes a skilled company in brand marketing to capture your attention. Sensational Events, was lucky enough to have been hired by one of the best in the business, Altitude Digital, a leader in powerful video advertising technology with personality.

EVENT: IAB Leadership Conference – Altitude Digital, After Party Sponsor; VENUE: Lounge Twenty6, JW Marriott Desert Ridge ; ICE BAR: Armitage Ice; PHOTOGRAPHY: Harley Bonham Photography

 Happy Clients

“I had the opportunity to work with Sensational Events to help coordinate a large industry party/event in Phoenix for an Ad Tech company, Altitude Digital. The vision for the event was quite unique in concept, so it was in our best interest to hire a local event company to fulfill our specific needs. When we first inquired about their business specialties and availability, Amy P. was responsive, thorough and helpful, which are always great elements to building a quick business relationship.

Amy P. showed enthusiasm throughout our planning stage, and delivered on meeting our needs and expectations. In fact, she went above and beyond with many of the deliverables, including introducing us to other great vendors that we plan to use again. I was especially impressed with her emphasis to detail and willingness to tackle and take on more projects as our event approached. Amy truly puts her heart and soul into every Sensational Events relationship. We’re very grateful for her dedication, expertise and highly recommend her to anyone!”

Frankie Cervantes, Sr. Marketing Director, Altitude Digital

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Sensational Events is Arizona’s premier full-service wedding and event planning company, designing memorable events for discerning clients since 2001. With more than 30 years of experience, we are experts in the art of design, planning, production, logistics and budgeting. Sensational Events focuses on experience and innovation, not formula and routine. Anything from under the stars to on the links, intimate or grand, we offer the highest level of personal service. Our event planning team provides turn-key personalized coordination in all our divisions; weddings, mitzvahs, corporate, parties and destination events.

We invite you to contact us today to see how we can turn your event into a SENSATIONAL EXPERIENCE! Call 602-696-4646 or email us at events@sensationalevents.com.

By |Wednesday, April 29, 2015|Corporate Events, Industry News|0 Comments

Peace, Love, Bat Mitzvah

Peace, love, Bat Mitzvah! Sonia’s celebration expressed her free-spirited personality with peace signs, bright colors and youthful flowers. The evening was captured by Harley Bonham Photography along beautiful centerpieces by Jan Dekker Designs; ceiling and room decor by Creative Occasions, and LED screens by Creative Backstage. Guests enjoyed henna designs and the engaging photo booth by Pictures This AZ. Venue, The Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch. Details have the ability to transform any space into a powerful expression.

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HAPPY CLIENTS

“Amy Petrovsky came highly recommended to me by several trusted people. I interviewed several event planners for my daughter’s Bat Mitzvah but after meeting with Amy, knew she was the right choice. Amy was very professional and understood my time constraints. I hired Amy a year before the event and she was incredible at laying out the timeline and making sure there was no stress while planning. Amy is incredibly organized and detailed. The budget she presented was concise and she guided me in key decisions so that we would come in at or slightly below the budget. My daughter’s Bat Mitzvah and weekend festivities were perfect! Everyone had a great time and I would not hesitate to hire Amy again!”

Robyn Barrett

Sensational Events is Arizona’s premier full-service wedding and event planning company, designing memorable events for discerning clients since 2001. With more than 30 years of experience, we are experts in the art of design, planning, production, logistics and budgeting. Sensational Events focuses on experience and innovation, not formula and routine. Anything from under the stars to on the links, intimate or grand, we offer the highest level of personal service. Our event planning team provides turn-key personalized coordination in all our divisions; weddings, mitzvahs, corporate, parties and destination events.

We invite you to contact us today to see how we can turn your event into a SENSATIONAL EXPERIENCE!
Call 602-696-4646 or email us at events@sensationalevents.com.

By |Monday, April 27, 2015|Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Let's Party|0 Comments

BLUSHING DIY BRIDE – TEMPE, ARIZONA

DIY Brides ~ check out the lovely details this young bride and her family created to keep them in style and on budget!

WEDDING STYLE
Organic with soft pink and white accents.
Nova white linens by Classic Party Rentals.

PHOTOGRAPHY
Harley Bonham Photography

CEREMONY & RECEPTION VENUE
ASU CATHOLIC NEWMAN CENTER

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I planned my son’s wedding in fewer than five months and from another state. Amy was a huge help and calming presence from the moment I first spoke with her on the phone.

She is quick to respond to email, texts or phone calls. Her creative ideas and organization skills are clearly based on years of experience producing successful events. I appreciated her straightforward communications with me and all the vendors. My only regret is that I did not hire her on the very first day that my son became engaged!

Medora Koenig ~ mother of the groom

SENSATIONAL EVENTS NOW PRESENTS… SENSATIONAL WEDDINGS, YOUR ROMANTIC JOURNEY.
Sensational Events is Arizona’s premier full-service wedding and destination planning company, designing memorable celebrations for discerning clients since 2001. With more than 30 years of experience, we are experts in the art of design, planning and production. Sensational Events focuses on experience and innovation, not formula and routine. Anything from the awe-inspiring resorts of Scottsdale to the luxurious hideaway of Sedona’s Enchantment Resort, intimate or grand, we offer the highest level of personal service.

We invite you to contact us today to see how we can turn your event into a SENSATIONAL EXPERIENCE!
Call 602-696-4646 or email us at plan@sensationalweddings.com.

By |Wednesday, February 25, 2015|Sensational Weddings, Weddings|0 Comments

New “Sensational Weddings” Business Serves Brides Looking For a Luxury Wedding Experience

Sensational Events, a longtime Scottsdale-based wedding and event company has launched a new business—Sensational Weddings, serving brides looking for a luxury wedding experience. The new business has also launched a website: sensationalweddings.com. The establishment of the new business is part of Sensational Events celebration of its 15th anniversary.

Sensational Weddings and it’s new website—sensationalweddings.com—focuses on experience and innovation, not formula and routine. Anything from the awe-inspiring resorts of Scottsdale to the luxurious hideaway of Sedona’s Enchantment Resort, intimate or grand, we offer the highest level of personal service. Sensational Events prides itself on its creativity, integrity, seamless coordination and flawless executions. The new Sensational Weddings business designs weddings in Arizona, across the United States and abroad.

To celebrate its 15th anniversary, Sensational Events (sensationalevents.com) is offering free consultations to people who have upcoming weddings that need development. Sensational Weddings and Sensational Events can be reached at 602-696-4646.

According to owner Amy Petrovsky, “Other than the birth of a child, a wedding is the most important day of anyone’s life. At Sensational Weddings, we help make romantic dreams come true for our clients, ensuring that their wedding day is memorable, stress free, and on budget. We are committed to giving clients the highest level of service and creating a memorable wedding weekend filled with love and laughter that exceeds their expectations.

With Sensational Weddings, Sensational Events leads the way in wedding and event planning with a strong focus on details, innovation, and a professional approach. Petrovsky’s experience includes more than 30 years in events, marketing, and public relations.

Amy Petrovsky can be reached at 602-696-4646 or amy@sensationalweddings.com.

By |Friday, February 13, 2015|Industry News, Sensational Weddings, Weddings|0 Comments

MARSALA – 2015 Color of the Year & Color Pairings

WHY MARSALA?

What’s so intriguing about this earthy, red brown shade that appealed to designers to select Marsala as Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year. Personally, I LOVE it! It feels warm, inviting and elegant.

Marsala is a subtly seductive shade, one that draws us in to its embracing warmth,” Lee Eiseman, Executive Director of Pantone Color Institute’s. Here’s an in-depth look from on why Marsala was selected.

Long and sexy – stars are loving the color Marsala too.

photo by Getty Images

photo by Getty Images

The Knot presented an outstanding overview of 12 Ways to Use Marsala as a Wedding Color.

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Source Photos clockwise from left: Larissa Cleveland Photography | Jeff Tissman Photography | Cyn Kain Photography | Hot Metal Studio | Todd White Photography |Jade and Matthew Take Pictures | Abby Jiu Photography

1. Marsala Lipstick
Dolce & Gabbana, The Lipstick Classic Cream Lipstick in Wine, Sephora.com
2. Marsala Bridesmaid Dresses
From the album: An Autumn Garden Wedding at Beltane Ranch in Glen Ellen, CA
3. Classic Marsala and Gold Wedding Invitation
From the album: A Pleasantdale Chateau Wedding in West Orange, NJ
4. Marsala Earrings
Wendy mink Garnet Roundel Earrings, CharmAndChain.com
5. Marsala and Gold Personalized Cocktail Napkins
Cocktail Napkins, from ForYourParty.com
6. Marsala and Ivory Wedding Lounge Space
From the album: A Romantic Post Card Inspired Shoot in Dripping Springs, TX
7. Rustic Marsala Mason Jar
Persimmon Mason Jar, WaitingOnMartha.com
8. A Marsala and Gold Cascade Wedding Cake
From the album: A Potomac View Terrace Wedding in Washington, DC
9. Marsala and Orange Wedding Ceremony Flowers
From the album: A Rich Autumn Wedding in Richmond Hill, GA
10. Marsala Votive Candle Holder
Dark Amber Votive, JamaliGarden.com
11. Marsala Flower Girl Flower Crown and Belt
From the album: A Traditional Wedding at Graylyn Estate in Winston-Salem, NC
12. A Peony and Succulent Marsala Bridal Bouquet
From the album: A Vintage Chic Wedding in Pittsburgh, PA

Sensational Events is Arizona’s premier full-service wedding and event planning company, designing memorable events for discerning clients since 2001. With more than 30 years of experience, we are experts in the art of design, planning, production, logistics and budgeting. Sensational Events focuses on experience and innovation, not formula and routine. Anything from under the stars to on the links, intimate or grand, we offer the highest level of personal service. Our event planning team provides turn-key personalized coordination in all our divisions; weddings, mitzvahs, corporate, parties and destination events.

We invite you to contact us today to see how we can turn your event into a SENSATIONAL EXPERIENCE! Call 602-696-4646 or email us at events@sensationalevents.com.

By |Sunday, February 1, 2015|Industry News|0 Comments

NEW “SEDONA WEDDING PLANNER” BUSINESS LAUNCHES TO SERVE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN ARIZONA

A new business—Sedona Wedding Planner—has been launched by Sensational Events, a longtime Scottsdale-based wedding and event company. The new business has also launched a website: www.sedonaweddingplanner.com. The establishment of the new business is part of Sensational Events celebration of its 15th anniversary.

Sedona Wedding Planner and its new website—www.sedonaweddingplanner.com—presents the company’s comprehensive services in an exciting and responsive web environment, with special sections focusing on specialty areas: weddings, destination celebrations and corporate events. The business serves central and northern Arizona, including Sedona, Flagstaff, Prescott, and surrounding areas.

To celebrate its 15th anniversary, Sensational Events (www.sensationalevents.com) is offering free consultations to people who have an upcoming event that needs development. Sedona Wedding Planner and Sensational Events can be reached at 928-445-1199 (office) 602-696-4646 (cell).

According to owner Amy Petrovsky, “We’re excited to expand our serves into central and northern Arizona. Sedona is a very popular place to hold a wedding, especially one that is held outdoors in the spectacular red-rock scenery.”

With Sedona Wedding Planner, Sensational Events leads the way in wedding and event planning with a strong focus on details, innovation, and a professional approach. Petrovsky’s experience includes more than 30 years in events, marketing, and public relations.

ABOUT SENSATIONAL EVENTS AND SEDONA WEDDING PLANNER

Sensational Events (www.sensationalevents.com) is a full-service Arizona wedding and event-planning company that creates one-of-a-kind experiences for discerning clients. Sedona Wedding Planner (www.sedonaweddingplanner.com) focuses on experience and innovation, not formula and routine. Anything from the luxurious hideaway of the Enchantment Resort to the charming cobble-stoned streets of Tlaquepaque, intimate or grand, we offer the highest level of personal service. Sensational Events prides itself on its creativity, integrity, seamless coordination and flawless executions. The new Sedona Wedding Planner business designs weddings and events in Sedona, Flagstaff, Prescott and other Northern Arizona cities.

Amy Petrovsky can be reached at 928-445-1199 (office); 602-696-4646 (cell) or amy@sedonaweddingplanner.com.

By |Thursday, January 15, 2015|Industry News, Sedona Weddings|0 Comments

SENSATIONAL EVENTS CELEBRATES 15TH ANNIVERSARY WITH NEW WEBSITE LAUNCH, FREE CONSULTATIONS

Sensational Events, an Arizona-based wedding and event planning business, is celebrating its 15th anniversary as the industry leader. To celebrate, the company has launched a new website, is offering free consultations, and will be introducing two new sister websites focusing on weddings and events.

Sensational Events’ new website—www.sensationalevents.com—presents the company’s comprehensive services in an exciting and responsive web environment, with special sections focusing on specialty areas: weddings, mitzvahs, corporate events, parties, and destination events. The site offers a link to the company’s always-updated blog as well as expanded galleries.

To celebrate its 15th anniversary, Sensational Events is offering free consultations to people who have an upcoming event that needs development. Sensational Events can be reached at 602-696-4646.

The website also previews two new Sensational Events’ branding and websites, including Sensational Weddings (www.sensationalweddings.com) and Sedona Weddings & Events (www.sedonaweddingplanner.com)—two new websites that are on the way.

According to owner Amy Petrovsky, “Sensational Events has led the way in event planning with a strong focus on details, innovation, and a professional approach.” Petrovsky’s experience includes more than 30 years in events, marketing, and public relations.

ABOUT SENSATIONAL EVENTS
Sensational Events (www.sensationalevents.com) is a full-service Arizona wedding and event-planning company that creates one-of-a-kind experiences for discerning individuals and businesses. The company focuses on experience and innovation, not formula and routine. Anything from under the stars to on the links, intimate or grand, the company offers offer the finest personal service. Sensational Events prides itself on its creativity, integrity, seamless coordination and flawless executions. The company designs and coordinates weddings, mitzvahs, parties, corporate and destination weddings and events. Amy Petrovsky can be reached at 602-696-4646 or amy@sensationalevents.com.

By |Thursday, January 8, 2015|Industry News|0 Comments

Basketball Inspired Scottsdale Bar Mitzvah @ Monterra at Westworld

Sensational Events is pleased to showcase this basketball inspired Scottsdale Bar Mitzvah. Coincidentally, the client’s son selected his favorite colors of navy and lime green, the official colors of his football team, the Seattle Seahawks and the reigning Super Bowl champions. Thanks to the many wonderful vendors who helped to create lasting memories for my client.

DÉCOR & LINENS
Creative Occasions – created an engaging and elegant look for this basketball themed Bar Mitzvah. The entrance made a wow statement with a lime green carpet with LED glow balls. Inside Monterra LED high boys and a water light feature attracted the adults to the bar. The ballroom was gorgeous in navy pintuck linen and a pop of lime green lamour napkins – the perfect combination for elegance and fun! It wouldn’t be a basketball theme without personalized jerseys.

FLORAL/CENTERPIECES
Jan Dekker Designs – the floral and centerpieces make this event room pop with color. The adult tables blended the elegance of a trio of submerged orchids and candles and on the kids table lime had a fun big fish bowl of green water gels and bowls of green and blue candy.

EVENT DETAILS
The Event Essentials – Kim McDowell is a true professional when it comes to bringing all the details together and keep the branding as one. From the menu cards to place cards she tied it all together.

CUISINE
M Culinary Concepts and Chef Michael DeMaria created a masterpiece with this Asian inspired menu.  From a fusion stacked salad with peking duck to a stunning second course duet of roasted steak morimoto with baby bok choy and ahi tuna atop mirin shushi rice to a trio of delicious desserts. When it comes to service, presentation and quality – M Culinary Concepts is by far the leader!

VENUE
Monterra at Westworld – recently taken over by M Culinary Concepts who is now in charge of the rental and the catering. Looking forward to seeing what they have in store for the property though we are very pleased they are in charge now.

PHOTOGRAPHY
Life Moments Photography – Peter and Alissa Cohen were amazing to work with! So professional and produced gorgeous photographs. Looking forward to working with them more in the future!

ENTERTAINMENT
DJ Timbo – Crazy and fun is how you would describe DJ Timbo. Love this guy!

Sensational Events is Arizona’s premier full-service wedding and event planning company, designing memorable events for discerning clients since 2001. With more than 30 years of experience, we are experts in the art of design, planning, production, logistics and budgeting. Sensational Events focuses on experience and innovation, not formula and routine. Anything from under the stars to on the links, intimate or grand, we offer the highest level of personal service. Our event planning team provides turn-key personalized coordination in all our divisions; weddings, mitzvahs, corporate, parties and destination events.

We invite you to contact us today to see how we can turn your event into a SENSATIONAL EXPERIENCE! Call 602-696-4646 or email us at events@sensationalevents.com.

By |Monday, April 14, 2014|Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Theme Parties/Events|0 Comments