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Mitzvah Inspire: Tennis Anyone?

 

If your child plays tennis and wants to incorporate this sport into his or her reception wait till you check out these pictures.

Event Planners FOS Decor from Toronto, Canada designed & produced this party in September 2010. The photographer was Henry Lin.

 

 

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In order to come up with a design concept for this event, the design team thought about various elements including desired mood, lighting, texture and overall theme. For the venue, the client picked Tennis Canada at the Rexall Center, one of the biggest venues in Canada used to hold international Tennis Championships. The goal was to transform an empty 30,000 square foot tennis dome into a venue that would accommodate 300 guests and make everyone feel like VIP’s. The raw open space gave them the freedom to create without limits as it had no focal point or flow.

 

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A custom dance floor was made specifically for this event resembling a tennis court and it was positioned in front of the stage. The dance floor split the room into two sections making the space more open and yet unified

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There was a lot of draping used at this event. The cocktail reception was draped in white sheers and up lit in several different colors to create a warm and inviting ambiance. There was a contemporary feel using a white plexiglass bar, communal and cruiser tables

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The centerpieces consisted of an acrylic structure containing cat grass at the base (to simulate the court), floating tennis balls throughout the middle (strategically positioned on different levels to create an illusion of flow) with a crystal globe set at the top surrounded by a wreath of fresh white hydrangeas and vandella roses

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The place card table was decorated by fresh grass with seat cards placed on top

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The entrance to the dining room was swagged open and detailed by giant tennis rackets

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For the traditional candle lighting ceremony, they created a custom built acrylic table displaying hundreds of tennis balls

We want to thank FOS Decor and Henry Lin for sharing this unique Mitzvah with us!

 


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