The escort card table features glittering white branches accented with white cymbidium orchid blooms, with a base of white flowers sprinkled with diamond dust. Iridescent candles and votives provide illumination.
Hanging from the branches are mirrored stars, moons and clouds, each laser-cut with the guest's name and table assignment.
Another escort card.
Guests next proceed to the outdoor cocktail area, passing by stainless steel carriage lanterns illuminating the way.
The dramatic custom bar.
Guests enter the dinner area, located in a theater that was essentially a black box. The design team creates an adult area (at left) and a sunken children's lounge (right).
A closer view of the sunken children's lounge.
Logo pillows provide pops of color on the white lounges.
Above the dance floor, a "constellation" formed of beaded garland curtains with crystal pendants and more diamond-dust stars in silver, gold and opal.
The rectangular tables in the adult section feature diamond-dusted illuminated rods pushing up from the center of the table, topped with a cloud of white and blue hydrangeas.
Another view ...
and from above.
The round adult tables are dressed in sky-blue taffeta and feature mounds of white peonies and slender vases, each with a white phalaenopsis orchid.
The elegant orchids.
Beaded chargers keep the glow going.
Tables are named for the planets.
The bar features a gleaming logo for the mitzvah girl.
For a hockey-theme bar mitzvah from Carolyn Dempsey Design click here.
For Carolyn Dempsey-Arcuri's experience with the Goldman Sachs' entrepreneur program, click here.
An empty theater is transformed into a dreamy nightscape for a lucky bat mitzvah girl thanks to the design talents of Carolyn Dempsey Design. Photos by Tripp Street Studio.