How to Incorporate Jewel Tones Into Your Design

Jewel tones are richly saturated colors named for gems including sapphire blue, ruby red, amethyst purple, citrine yellow, and emerald green. Whether color-blocked or paired with neutrals, these colors can add depth and elevate any event. Keep reading to see how to incorporate these bold colors into your next event. Use Jewel Toned Table Linen… Continue Reading How to Incorporate Jewel Tones Into Your Design

Evaluating Different Meeting Designs for Your Next Corporate Event

When planning a corporate event, the setup plays an essential part in how well the meeting goes. Attendees typically respond better with a well-thought-out layout rather than one that looks haphazardly thrown together without much attention to detail. Corporate gatherings are often held as networking events or as celebrations of milestones within the business or… Continue Reading Evaluating Different Meeting Designs for Your Next Corporate Event

Tuscan Dreams | Italian Inspired Tablescapes

If you like fantasizing about an Italian affair- you will most certainly find yourself deep in wanderlust dreams thanks to these dreamy Tuscany tablescapes.  Inspired by the Italian landscapes, these designs will transport you to a dreamy bistro lit dinner, somewhere not so far from a coast in Italy.

7 Unique Outdoor Wedding Venues in Chicago

Planning an outdoor wedding in Chicago but aren’t sure where to host it yet? We’ve compiled a great list of seven unique outdoor wedding venues in and around the city‚ you’re sure to find something you love.

5 Things No One Tells You About Wedding Planning

When you’re planning your wedding, you’re probably expecting certain snags, like different vendors not being available on your date, your dream dress not looking like you thought it would, or not getting a single no RSVP. As a bride, there are five things that no one tells you about wedding planning that, if you’re just… Continue Reading 5 Things No One Tells You About Wedding Planning

A Wedding at the Museum: Making it Special

If you’re a bride or event planner and you’re interested in planning a wedding that is truly unique, you have a lot of options to choose from when it comes to the venue you choose. Having a wedding at the museum is growing in popularity for a variety of reasons‚ they transform a busy place into… Continue Reading A Wedding at the Museum: Making it Special

Culture Spotlight: Indian Dinner Party

Have you seen the new film, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel? If not, you must make plans to do so immediately! This beautiful film not only explores the complex range of human emotion in regard to aging, love and relationships, but it also has a fantastic cast, and is set against the gorgeous backdrop… Continue Reading Culture Spotlight: Indian Dinner Party

Focus on: Ikat Textiles & Design

One of the hottest trends I’ve been seeing for Spring is ikat textiles. Ikat (sometimes spelled ikkat) is a time-honored technique used to create beautifully patterned textiles through the use of a resist dyeing process.

Hosting a Memorable Anniversary Party

Here at BBJ Linen, we talk a lot about weddings, but we thought it would be fun to do a post celebrating marriages that have lasted years or even decades! Read on for ideas about how to make your next anniversary party a fun and memorable occasion.

Baby Boom!

Is it just us, or does it seem as though in both celebrity and real-life circles that a lot of couples are about to welcome new bundles of joy? One of our favorite client events to assist with is a baby shower- I mean, when else can you really go all out with a cute… Continue Reading Baby Boom!