A private home serves as the event venue for the 40th wedding anniversary celebration. The hosts had planned a trip to Morocco for their 40th, but when family and friends expressed their disappointment at not being part of the special day, the couple decided to throw a pre-trip party with a Moroccan theme.
The front garden area serves as the cocktail reception space.
Trails of flowers add drama.
Flower Power and Ventura Rental Center provided floral design. (See a full list of vendors on the final page of this story.)
Floral and fruit accent a potted tree.
A colorful highboy.
A longer view of the garden reception.
Lanterns add atmosphere.
A low table in the reception area.
The centerpiece on a cocktail table.
Rose petals strewn along a fountain.
The loggia off the garden serves as the dining area.
Premier Event Productions provided lighting and draping.
The dining area.
Another view ...
... and another.
The dramatic swagged ceiling,
Vivid tangerine and fuchsia linens dominate the room.
Guests can choose from a mix of seating options.
A centerpiece on a round table ...
Table treatments for a rectangular table.
A closer view.
The menu includes grilled lamb racks, sea bass with a harissa baste, Moroccan meatballs, grilled vegetables, and various mezzes. BuenaVentura Catering designed the menu.
The orange and walnut salad.
A medley of mixed olives.
And the grand finale: the 40th anniversary cake.Event partners Rentals and design Ventura Rental CenterCatering BuenaVentura CateringLighting and draping Premier Event ProductionsAnniversary cake La Starr and Co.Florals Flower Power and Ventura Rental CenterFor more beautiful Photo Galleries, just click here.