CAKES YOU’LL LOVE {AND MAY BE A LITTLE SURPRISED YOU DO}

January 29, 2015

Different and unexpected.

What is the first thing that pops into your mind when you think about a Wedding Cake? Why have the expected and traditional when you can do something personal, fun or different. Today, we are introducing different and unexpected Wedding Cake designs.. you may just fall in love.

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Black Wedding Cake

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Blue China Inspired

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Art Deco

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“Cheese” Cake

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Macaron Wedding Cake

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Vintage Floral Inspired

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Chalk Art

OUR NEW ADDITION TO THE EVOKE TEAM: WELCOME TAYLOR!

January 27, 2015

We are so excited to announce that we have a new addition to the EVOKE team, please help us in welcoming Taylor!

Taylor graduated from the University of Virginia in 2014 and, after getting married, moved to the DC area. Although she majored in American Government, Taylor decided to leave politics behind to pursue her true passion for event planning. Originally from the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Taylor tries to bring a little Southern hospitality to everything she does. 

While at UVA, Taylor was the president of the Virginia Belles, an all female a cappella group. She was also a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority, Student Council and performed in musical theater. In her free time, Taylor enjoys long runs around the National Mall, cooking, drinking coffee, listening to Broadway soundtracks, eating peanut butter with a spoon and hiding from the cold weather whenever possible. 

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HOLLY AND SANJIV’S BAZAAR WEDDING

January 22, 2015

We have been waiting and waiting to share this celebration with you all!

Very different from a traditional Wedding, our couple Holly and Sanjiv had a small and intimate destination Wedding last Summer at the Four Seasons Nevis, but wanted to still have a wonderful celebration with their family and friends at home in Washington D.C. The celebration was an elegant mix of an Indian bazaar and upscale carnival at the Andrew Mellon Auditorium in the heart of downtown Washington D.C..  The room was laid out like a market, with wooden market booths accented with lush, colorful fabrics and string lights to create areas for games, food stations, dining tables and lounge areas.  The florals were designed with a south Asian flair in shades of plum, deep burgundy, antique gold, copper and deep blue with accents of ostrich plumes and peacock feathers. The floral and décor treatments included exotic elements such as hanging jewels, tropical foliage and succulents. Occasions knocked it out of the park with an exciting dining experience and SoundConnection kept everyone on their feet all night long.

Take a peek into the transformation of the Mellon Auditorium for Holly and Sanjiv’s wedding celebration!

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Wedding Planner and Event Design: Jodi Moraru, EVOKE DC

Venue: Andrew Mellon Auditorium

Caterer: Occasions

Photographer: Rodney Bailey Photography 

Cinematographer: Suburban Video

Entertainment: SoundConnection

Cake designers: Fancy Cakes by Leslie and Charm City Cakes

Invitations: Creative Parties

Florist: Blue Vanda Designs

Lighting: Atmosphere Lighting

Décor: Chicka

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