“Madison Skye Garden” Basketball Themed Bat Mitzvah
Event Planner & Designer Mindi Shaevitz from Flower Power Designs recently worked with a family from New Jersey who wanted a fun and vibrant basketball theme to represent their daughter and her favorite sport.
Cedar Hill Country Club in Livingston, New Jersey became “Madison Skye Garden” for the night with a modern and feminine touches to bring this basketball theme to life!
Elena Mitchell Photography was the party photographer and Dina Bustin Photography shot pre-party photos of the room for Flower Power Designs.
Bat Mitzvah Party Decor
A boxed lamp shade over the chandelier was created to look like a jumbotron. It was filled with photos of the Bat Mitzvah girl, taken at a pre-party photo shoot with Elena Mitchell Photography
Madison's logo was designed by SWISH and was also used throughout the party
Blue orchids and a real basketball were used on the sculptural centerpieces and were a great design element
This celebration had a lounge feel with no set table seating for guests
Real basketballs were spray painted pewter, blinged with blue crystals and placed on the royal blue linens
Large over-sized pictures of the Bat Mitzvah girl hung over the modern white quilted bar
Special Party Details
The family worked with Stationery Stephanie on the royal blue and orange invitation which set the tone for the party palette
Fitting perfectly with the theme, a basketball backboard was used as the sign-in
For her candle lighting ceremony, the display used vases filled with water & crystals with floating candles
The signature drink options cleverly incorporated Madison's first and last name
Bat Mitzvah Style
Madison's beautiful gown was from Party Girl
Her custom sneakers with bling and Bat Mitzvah date was from SWAK
The Dulman family looked great!
Lily's short blue dress was from Princess Charming
Bat Mitzvah Favors
Young guests received sweatshirts with Madison's logo inside
The outside of the sweatshirt
Madison surprised her guests with a special performance after she made her entrance.
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