How To Make Your Family Event ‘Shine Like A Diamond’

Family Event-Chispa MagazineWho do you believe to be the most important people in the world? It’s likely that you’ve answered the question yourself already, and it’s likely you answered my family. Your family might not be in charge of running the world and keeping everything moving at a steady pace, but on a personal level, there is no place like home and the people who comprise it.

For this reason, familial events are often the most perfect to get right and the most worthy of preparing for. This is arguably the most honest form of celebration and ‘exhibition.’ Business exhibitions, corporate presentations and even think thanks are all fantastic and wonderful opportunities for information sharing and growth in their own right, but the honest and celebration of a family event is simply unmatched in its integrity and beauty.

For this reason, it’s important to get them right. Depending on the family event, such as a Christening celebration, a marriage reception or simply using the event as an excuse for the family to come together, you should consider the following services and tips to make the event truly ‘shine like a diamond’ in the memories of everyone involved.

Decoration
While the content of the people attending should be the main priority, it certainly doesn’t hurt in the slightest to decorate the event space with wonderful and eye-catching implements. Consider the personality of your family or families, and consider how they’ve best be celebrated. Is your family a family of sailors and fisherman? Then a nautical theme could be the most appropriate. Are your family farmers or live in rural environments?

Then outdoor tents, hay bales, and tractor displays could be a wonderful little touch to bring to the event. Military families could also enjoy an ‘official-feeling’ and decorative pattern similar to those found in the celebratory military service halls. No matter what persuasion the familial personality falls into, choosing the best services such as floral decorators, custom invite list creators, and tailor services can help the exterior visuals of the event seem completely magical.

Photography
All of the preparation and cost planning spent to craft a beautiful event will surely culminate in a wonderful day, but if you have nothing to remember the event by, the details of everything experienced can fade over time. To truly make the significance of the affair last in time, make sure you hire competent photographers.

Make sure you provide the photographer with all of the information about your event, such as why, how and what you plan to celebrate, as this will help them frame the affair in the light that is most suitable. A wedding might be shot much differently to a celebration of a military serviceman returning home from a tour, for example. This will help train the artist’s eye to become more appropriately suited to that event, and gift you pictures to take your breath away.

If you can, bring in more than one photographer, or if money is tight, consider hiring a professional along with a couple of cheap student photographers. Even consider hiring an extended family member who has photography as a somewhat professional hobby. This will help you gain a more comprehensive perspective of the affair, and if one photographer fails to provide, you will have plenty more pictures to fall back on.

With these tips, you are sure to experience a wonderful familial event worthy of praise and remembrance.

Photo by Jeremy Wong

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Paola Ramirez

Paola Ramirez

Managing Editor at Chispa Magazine
Based out of beautiful and sunny Miami, Paola Ramirez has been involved in the journalism industry for 12 years now. As one of our Managing Editors, she is our go-to-girl for fact-checking and discovering what is new and trending. Her passion of beauty, health, fitness, and fashion is what turns on her "Chispa"!
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Based out of beautiful and sunny Miami, Paola Ramirez has been involved in the journalism industry for 12 years now. As one of our Managing Editors, she is our go-to-girl for fact-checking and discovering what is new and trending. Her passion of beauty, health, fitness, and fashion is what turns on her "Chispa"!