We LOVE FG! – Fairy Godmother Friday

Do you love Fairy Godmother? 

Do you really, really, really LOVE Fairy Godmother?

Why not share the love and support a great cause?!

I Love FG Fairy Godmother Foundation Fundraiser

The proceeds from these awesome “I love FG” t-shirts are going directly to the support of the Fairy Godmother Foundation

I Love FG Fairy Godmother Foundation Fundraiser

If you haven’t heard before, the Fairy Godmother Foundation donates an entire wedding, with the generous help of our friendors, to a deserving couple at little to no cost to them!

I Love FG Fairy Godmother Foundation Fundraiser

The lovely ladies of Enchanted Bridal Boutique are showing off these amazing shirts!

Most every service and item is donated to the couple in honor of their magical day, how cool is that?? 

The requirements to receive an amazing wedding are that the couple must be facing some life altering circumstance that has caused the couple to table their wedding planning for one reason or another. 

I Love FG Fairy Godmother Foundation Fundraiser

One of our very own Fairy Godmother brides, Samantha, sporting her fabulous shirt!

In 2015, our Fairy Godmother Foundation couple was Kurt and Blanca Dudley! Kurt had stomach cancer that, after a few years in remission, had come back post engagement as stage 4 cancer. Kurt and Blanca had a magical wedding! After a canceled experimental medical trial, Kurt sadly lost his battle in August 2016. 

Kurt had stomach cancer that, after a few years in remission, had come back post engagement as stage 4 cancer right in the midst of wedding planning. Thanks to the help of the Fairy Godmother Foundation, Kurt and Blanca had a magical wedding! After a canceled experimental medical trial, Kurt sadly lost his battle in August 2016. 

After a canceled experimental medical trial, Kurt sadly lost his battle in August 2016. 

Fairy Godmother Foundation 2015

The next Fairy Godmother Foundation couple was Robert and Rachel Mendoza!

Their 5-year-old son, Isaac, had an inoperable brain tumor that had caused Rachel and Robert to put their wedding plans on hold. Taking care of their son, Rachel finishing her Masters, planning a family and working full time… The wedding plans were halted.  

Now 9, Isaac continues his chemo treatments.  Isaac’s family started the Team Isaac Facebook page to help raise thousands for the Kern County Cancer Fund and show people everywhere Isaac’s enduring spirit.

Fairy Godmother Foundation 2016

The Fairy Godmother Foundation was a dream that Fairy Godmother Founder/Owner Colleen Bauer has always had! She had dreamed of owning a business with a storefront that would give back to the community.

I Love FG Fairy Godmother Foundation Fundraiser

One of the very first brides of Enchanted Bridal, Sarah, wanted to show her support for the Fairy Godmother Foundation!

After creating Fairy Godmother A Wedding and Event Company, Colleen went on to found the Fairy Godmother Foundation, and after years of hard work and dedication, it is recognized as an official Non-Profit 501(c)(3)! 

I Love FG Fairy Godmother Foundation Fundraiser

If you would like your very own shirt, contact us today or visit Enchanted Bridal Boutique and for $12.00 it can be yours!

To see and learn more about the Fairy Godmother Foundation, and the granted wishes, please visit the newly designed site by Jubilee Studios

Perfect Wedding Planner Proposal – Fairy Godmother Friday

Today’s the day, it’s finally here! 

It’s “Fairy Godmother Friday!”

There is nothing greater than sharing joyous news about our fabulous Fairy Godmother family…

With that being said… We are so excited to announce that our very own Fairy Godmother Cassandra said “Yes!” when her beau got down on one knee! 

Plenty of planning and preparation went into this surprise engagement, friends and family were in the know for roughly five months! 

After minor detours in day-of execution, Jeremy, with the help of his secret helpers, had set into motion a plan for the perfect surprise proposal right in downtown Los Angeles at the Cliff’s Edge restaurant. 

It would not have been appropriate for our dear Cassandra if there weren’t a few of her favorite things involved… This includes, you guessed it, confetti cannons!! 

Cassandra wouldn’t have had just any confetti, only the best… And the most eco-friendly… EcoParti

Not only was Cassandra surprised with an entire lifetime of love and happiness, she was also surprised by her closest family and friends! 

Aside from her family and friends making the trek from Bakersfield to Los Angeles for this grand event, our dear friend Allison Claire of Allison Claire Photography was hiding in the nearby stairwell to capture the best shots! 

In case you think we are kidding, she was actually hiding in the stairs and had to move actual objects to remain unseen, but with the perfect view!

We are SO happy for our dearest Cassandra and we welcome her fiance Jeremy to the family of Fairy Godmother!

Congratulations, Cassandra and Jeremy!!

Kevin Rush Entertainment – Fairy Godmother Friday

Are you planning a wedding? Have you considered attending a bridal show, but aren’t sure where to start? 

Join us this coming Sunday, June 11th at 11:00am until 3:00pm at the Bakersfield Petroleum Club for another fabulous Kevin Rush Entertainment Bridal Expo! To ease your check in process, tickets may be purchased in advance here!

Kevin Rush Entertainment Bridal Expo Fairy Godmother

This event will have some of Central California’s most elite vendors ready to give you the wedding day advice and guidance that you have been looking for. 

Attending any large event, like a bridal show, can be overwhelming. There is a lot going on, and you feel like a fish in deepest sea, but it doesn’t have to be that way. 

If this will be your first bridal expo, or if you want to make the best of this event… Fairy Godmother has compiled a list of a few tips and tricks to help!

Kevin Rush Entertainment Bridal Expo Fairy Godmother

First things first. 

Call your squad. Get your bridal party together, and maybe include some of those family members who have smaller roles in your planning process, and head on over to the Petroleum Club! A few perks of attending these events with your crew is that they may help you remember things long after the day has ended, and of course, they can help you carry away some of the giveaway loot that you will obtain as you mosey from booth to booth! 

Fairy Godmother Kevin Rush Entertainment Bridal Expo Booth Design

Florals by Cherry Blossom Bouquet. Rentals by Walker-Lewis Rents.

Going from booth to booth, everyone will want you to join their mailing list, try for their raffle drawing, and of course, to get more information! One of the easiest and most convenient ways for you to do this without getting completely over writing your information over and over is to print labels! These labels can be your normal address labels off the computer with the following information…

  • Couple’s Names
  • Wedding/Event Date
  • Venue (If you have one)
  • Email Address 

Now, you may be totally fine with giving all of this information, but have you ever actually cleared out your inbox…? By creating an email account strictly for your wedding day activities is easy and will keep your personal inbox so nice and tidy post wedding day! Think about it… Every venue you have inquired about…. Every caterer… Every limo service… You can see it now, that little icon hitting the 1,000 emails mark long after your big day. Make it easy, and after your wedding you can delete the account and carry on without seeing wedding style trends as you celebrate ten years of marriage. 

Fairy Godmother Colleen and Fairy Godfather TJ with Angela of Enchanted Bridal!

Finally, don’t be afraid to mingle and socialize! You aren’t marrying these potential vendors right then! You want to get to know your potential vendors, learn about their business, find out what makes them successful in their field! 

Fairy Godmother Team Event Producers by Makenzie Photography

Most of all, come see us! Stop by the Fairy Godmother booth and let us learn all about your fairytale day!

If you can’t make it to the show, drop us an inquiry here and we can set up a time to go over everything when it’s most convenient for you. 

Fairy Godmother Assistants – Fairy Godmother Friday

Happy “Fairy Godmother Friday!”

This week, we have a very special post about our fantastic team of assistants!

Fairy Godmother Logo

 In the years that Fairy Godmother has been around, it was built literally from the ground up.

The company began when Fairy Godmother’s owner and lead Event Producer, Colleen Bauer, had a vision.

The goal was to execute magically designed events, giving our clients the best possible experience, and leaving that “Fairytale feeling everywhere we go.”

Well, it worked!

Over 7 years later, the company now has a core team of six Event Producers, all specializing in planning and designing magical events!

Fairy Godmother Assistants Fairy Godmother Assistants Sara and Shannon

Here we grow, again!

With growth, comes greatness…

Allowing our lead event producers to focus on their events, day of and leading up to the day, is our main priority.

With some events having teams of 10 plus people needed for setup, the Fairy Godmother took flight into a new adventure!

Fairy Godmother Assistants Sara and Shannon

Fairy Godmother Assistants

Our Fairy Godmother assistants are more than just our team…. They are a part of our family! These are people that we trust with our entire being as we put our events in their hands. It’s very similar to finding someone to watch your newborn child, or your fur baby… We hand over our events whether it be set up or assisting, and are able to share our vision and let it come to life so we can give our couple our full attention without compromising their dream.

Fairy Godmother Assistant Racquel

Save the day from boutonniere mishap? Consider it done!

Fairy Godmother Assistants

Fairy Godmother Assistants Sara

Need your cake decorated? It’s handled!

What is one of the best parts of our fabulous team of assistants? That a majority of them are past or current Fairy Godmother brides (and grooms!). They were so in love with their day, and all that was done for them, that they have joined in to help make other couples’ days just as magical.

Fairy Godmother Assistants Logan

Our knight in… classy black! Thank you, Logan!

Fairy Godmother Assistant Rado

Photowall constructed out of pallets in less than thirty minutes? “Nailed” it!

Fairy Godmother Assistant Racquel

When you love something as much as we do, you do everything you can to nurture, protect, and make it a truly magical experience for everyone involved. For our team, each assistant works with each planner to get the final seal of approval.

We take pride in our team as they reflect the values and morale and uphold the repertoire that Fairy Godmother has built for itself in the last several years.

Fairy Godmother Assistants Cassandra & Sophia

Need your wine barrels moved to a different location? On it!

Fairy Godmother Assistants Cassandra & Sophia

Fairy Godmother Assistant Kristi

 To our team, you are appreciated beyond words and from the “fairy” bottom of our hearts… THANK YOU!!

California Wedding Day – Fairy Field Trip – Fairy Godmother Friday

As you may already know, or will soon find out, the Fairy Godmother family absolutely LOVES doing fun things.

After all, that is one of the reasons why we are in this “happy business!”

So, in normal Fairy fashion when we heard that California Wedding Day would be hosting their awards in Los Angeles, we knew we had to go! 

A little about the awards…

“The votes are in for California Wedding Day’s annual awards program, Best of 2017, honoring the most innovative and creative talent in the wedding industry from Los Angeles, Orange County, Ventura/Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo. Best of 2017 delivers the long deserved recognition for the trailblazers in Southern California’s wedding industry. The finalists were chosen by their peers through an open voting process held online at californiaweddingday.com. Veteran wedding professionals, brides and the editorial staff of California Wedding Day magazine cast their selections for the top-notch professionals working in Southern California.” – CWD

The Fairies made a pitstop for the famous, “Fairy Fuel,” also known as Starbucks and we headed South.

California Wedding Day Awards Fairy Godmother at the Vibiana

All buckeled in for our Fairy Field Trip!

Arriving at the Vibiana was a fabulous experience!

We were greeted with open doors and valet, now that is a first impression that we can work with!

California Wedding Day Awards Fairy Godmother

The Fairy Godmother squad when they arrived at the Vibiana. The ladies were dressed in Enchanted Bridal exclusives, Cassndra rocking her gown from Apricot Lane Bakersfield, and TJ was “Fino Fresh” thanks to Fino’s Menswear!

Upon entry, we were greeted by stewardess-inspired hosts and hostesses serving gourmet appetizers… octopus and hand-compressed watermelon, duck bill tacos, and loaded chicken sliders.

California Wedding Day Awards Fairy Godmother at the Vibiana

California Wedding Day Awards Fairy Godmother at the Vibiana

California Wedding Day Awards Fairy Godmother at the Vibiana

We were so grateful to share such an amazing experience with the “Best of 2017” crew, such a fun experience!

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The Fairies are quick to make friends just about everywhere we go… It was no surprise that one of the first friends we made was a DJ!

California Wedding Day Awards Fairy Godmother at the Vibiana

Fairy Godmothers Denise and Janet with Trego of VOX DJ!

After making our way outside, we were immersed into an outdoor elegance, complete with chivary chairs and overhead drapery.

Such a fun way to celebrate so many talented vendors from all over California!

California Wedding Day Awards Fairy Godmother

Outside the Vibiana!

California Wedding Day Awards Fairy Godmother

Introductions were given by Thea Hargrove, publisher of California Wedding Day.

California Wedding Day Awards Fairy Godmother at the Vibiana California Wedding Day Awards Fairy Godmother at the Vibiana

We not only got to enjoy amazing food and perfect weather, but talk about an experience!

With such an beautiful and warm atmosphere, there was a 100% chance of an amazing time!

California Wedding Day Awards Fairy Godmother at the Vibiana California Wedding Day Awards Fairy Godmother at the Vibiana California Wedding Day Awards Fairy Godmother at the Vibiana California Wedding Day Awards Fairy Godmother at the Vibiana

Following the awards conclusion, we made our way to the after party… But not without congratulating one of our favorite event planners in the industry… Kristin Banta of Kristin Banta Events!

California Wedding Day Awards Fairy Godmother at the Vibiana

Congratulations Kristin on your award!

Back inside the Vibiana, the party had just begun!

If you haven’t already heard of the “Silent Disco” let us tell you just how fun it was!

California Wedding Day Awards Fairy Godmother at the Vibiana

In many places that have sound restrictions, like Los Angeles, the clients never wanted to end their party early… what better way to keep it going than with headphones!?!

We know it sounds a bit strange, but guests are given headphones and the party continues.

California Wedding Day Awards Fairy Godmother at the Vibiana

California Wedding Day Awards Fairy Godmother at the Vibiana

What’s even better, is to watch the crowd without headphones on!

You don’t hear anything, but you see everyone getting down on the dancefloor… it was so much fun!

At the CWD Best of 2017, they changed the game up!

There were three DJ’s up in front, each had their turntables a specific color to match the headphones. It was so fun to see people change their music selection to all participate in the “cha cha slide” and other fun dances.

California Wedding Day Awards Fairy Godmother at the Vibiana

Silent Disco!

California Wedding Day Awards Fairy Godmother at the Vibiana

Drinks were served in mix-matched glassware that gave the evening even more personality.

The specialty cocktails were a total hit all night long!

California Wedding Day Awards Fairy Godmother at the Vibiana

California Wedding Day Awards Fairy Godmother at the Vibiana

Fun drinks in specialty glassware was just one of the hits of the evening!

We love new experiences, and this was just so fun! Not to mention in addition to our friend Kristin winning “Best of 2017” for Event Planning… Our very own friendor, Patrick Ang, won best videographer!

California Wedding Day Awards Fairy Godmother

Our dear friend Patrick Ang’s award for Best of 2017 – Videographer!

 From all of us here at Fairy Godmother, congratulations to all of the 2017 California Wedding Day award winners!

Best of 2017 Recipients

May’s Collaboration of Creative Partners Luncheon – Fairy Godmother Friday

April showers bring May flowers, but they also brought us our May Collaboration of Creative Partners Luncheon!

Fairy Godmother Collaboration of Creative Partners Logo

Specialty logo design by Matinae Design Studio.

Fairy Godmothers Colleen and Cassandra took a “fairy field trip” one day, and as many of you may know, some of our best ideas come from long car rides!

This “Fairy Field Trip” was actually a very special event! It was an exclusive, invitation-only conference put on by Stacie Francombe. Another invitee was none other than the famous Colin Cowie, Colin is best known for celebrity weddings and events. In one of Colin’s speeches, he said that our vendors are much more than the word leads us to believe, and that they are truly “Creative Partners!”

Just like that the “Collaboration of Creative Partners” luncheons were born.

Collaboration of Creative Partners luncheon

Paper Products by Matinae Design Studio. Photography by Richard Forrester.

This month’s luncheon was hosted at the one and only, NV Catering!

This lunch was not only tasty and filling, but also a chance for all of us to get together outside of the wedding and event industry.

Collaboration of Creative Partners Luncheon

Photography by Richard Forrester.

Our table was so full of conversation and yummy food!

Chef Nate and his amazing team worked tirelessly making sure our plates, and stomachs, were never empty.

Collaboration of Creative Partners Luncheon

Photography by Richard Forrester.

 

Collaboration of Creative Partners Luncheon

Photography by Richard Forrester.

Collaboration of Creative Partners Luncheon

The BEST bread, ever! Photography by Richard Forrester.

Collaboration of Creative Partners Luncheon

Photography by Richard Forrester.

Without luncheons like this, we would never have found out that two of our guests knew eachother from their previous jobs in radio! Donna from the Italian Heritage Hall and Kevin of Kevin Rush Entertainment spent years together at cool concerts, who would have thought they would reconnect years later in the wedding business?!

We learned that Nannette of Custom Creations started with simple gifts for teachers and friends and brought her loving husband Marcos into the mix to help!

Collaboration of Creative Partners Luncheon

Photography by Richard Forrester.

Collaboration of Creative Partners Luncheon

Photography by Richard Forrester.

Collaboration of Creative Partners Luncheon

Photography by Richard Forrester.

Theresa of Theresa Wooner Photography wants to set the perfect image and achieve goals for her children to look up to, Megan from Elevate Hair Studio used to work with children with special needs, and that Chef Nate started out piece by piece until he could own his own restaurant!

We would never have found these fun facts out without our luncheon, which is just one reason why we keep them going! To learn more about each other and watch other collaborations blossom!

Collaboration of Creative Partners Luncheon

Paper Products by Matinae Design Studio. Photography by Richard Forrester.

If you are interested in joining one of our monthly luncheons, contact Fairy Godmother Colleen today!

 

Mud Pie – 20th Street Cottage – Fairy Godmother Friday

Just when you thought things at the 20th Street Cottage had finally simmered down…

We are doing something new!

The 20th Street Cottage will now be an authorized retailer of the cutest items around… Mud Pie!

For those who are not familiar with Mud Pie, it is a one stop shop for the perfect gift for any occasion!

Specializing in just about every event imaginable, the designers at Mud Pie have some of the best wedding items on the market at amazing prices.

Mud Pie

Now, we our “fairy” great friends will be able to order their items through us at the 20th Street Cottage, and deliver our clients and friends with even MORE than our fairy dust!

 But wait, there is more!

The team over at Mud Pie has more than just accessories… how about clothing? Home décor? Seasonal holiday items? Yeah… They do all of that!

Wedding day décor… An absolute dream for some, nightmare for others… The 20th Street Cottage has you covered! Thanks to Mud Pie, they have a special section just for those who may be in need of a little more help… As in, you could even customize your cake knife set!

It is not required, but tradition has it that brides and grooms will gift their closest friends with the gift of being in their wedding party, but also will give them a personal item that they feel is best fitting to their personality, interests, or hobby! Okay, so sounds super easy, right? Not always, we all have that ONE person, sometimes two, who are difficult to buy for. Worry no more- Mud Pie has you covered with a specific “Wedding Party” shop!

 Okay, so we have gotten our brides and grooms through to their wedding day, phew!

But as a guest, how do you select the most perfect wedding gift?

Alas! We have the solution… Shop with us via Mud Pie at the 20th Street Cottage!

You may have already guessed it, but… Mud Pie has a “Wedding Gift” corner and the possibilities are endless! Personalized gifts are in, and who doesn’t love being able to use something forever that shows their love?!

 Mud Pie Cheese Board Mud Pie Cheese Board

Of course, the Fairy Godmother family has a very special place in their hearts for anything that is fairytale related, so you can only guess why we think that every couple deserves this frame below!

Mud Pie Frame

See any items that you would love to have or receive?! Contact Fairy Godmother at the 20th Street Cottage today to get your order in!

 

 

 

 

 

Wedding Wire World 2017 – Fairy Godmother Friday

Wedding Wire World 2017 Fairy GodmotherWhat is one of the best perks of this “happy business” you ask?

The never-ending learning!

The Fairy Godmother squad was fortunate enough to pack up and head south to Anaheim, California for the Wedding Wire World 2017 conference!

Wedding Wire World 2017

Talk about fun!

No Fairy Field Trip is complete without some shopping and a little bit of ice cream!

You can best believe that some of your favorite Fairies indulge into their sweetest treats when they get the chance.

Fairy Godmother Squad Baskin Robbins

Your favorite, “not so basic,” wedding and event planners were ready to learn, fairy dust was locked and loaded!

 Fairy Godmother Squad Wedding Wire World

And what would a Fairy Field Trip be without a few shenanigans post check in?!

Fairy Godmother Wedding Wire World 2017

The very first thing that our opening speaker Alan Berg shared with us was a quote by Jim Collins, “Good is the enemy of great.”

Alan Berg was one of many great speakers that Wedding Wire brought to us, his career is focused in building others. A phenomenal motivational speaker, author, and business builder!

Did we mention that this conference started on Wedding Wire’s 10 year anniversary?!

How cool is that?! 

Wedding Wire World 2017 Anniversary

We had our “fan girl” moment when we got to see the one, the only, the legendary… Mindy Weiss!

She was so warm, fashionable, and funny!

She made herself relatable to each and every guest in the audience, we felt like she was talking right to us!

Oh wait, she did!

Wedding Wire World 2017 Mindy Weiss Wedding Wire World 2017 Mindy Weiss Wedding Wire World 2017 Mindy Weiss

Wedding Wire was the first company in the wedding industry to offer online wedding reviews. This is where we first learned about the power of a review! Talk about “WOW!”

After day two of conferences, Wedding Wire hosted a fabulous evening event for all the attendees to network and mingle.

Aside from absolutely stunning centerpieces, Wedding Wire hosted hors d’oeuvres and an assortment of custom grilled cheese sandwiches!

Fairy Godmother Wedding Wire World 2017

Fairy Godmother Wedding Wire World 2017

Fairy Godmother Wedding Wire World 2017

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We had the pleasure of chatting with Sonny Ganguly the CMO of Wedding Wire!

Fairy Godmother Sonny Ganguly Wedding Wire World 2017

And if you know any of the Fairies, you will know that there is always a little time to work some magic…

Brides, e-mails, and a little touch up… Your Fairies have got your back!

Fairy Godmother Wedding Wire World 2017

We got to see the best DJ’s, dancers, and socialites in the business get down on the dancefloor… And it was SO FUN!

Fairy Godmother Wedding Wire World 2017

Your FG squad with DJ Jason Jani!

Another speaker was none other than Candace Nelson. Does the name ring a bell? No? How about Sprinkles? Still nothing? What about the vending machine cupcake company? Yup, that’s her!

 So, after hearing Candace’s inspirational story the Fairy Godmother team took flight and found the nearest Sprinkles!

And yes mom, we made sure that we had dinner first!

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Before we could leave, we had to take one little Fairy Field Trip to one of our favorite candy shops, Sugarfina!

Leaving a little Fairy Dust in Anaheim just wasn’t enough, we went on to sprinkle some in Beverly Hills, too!

Fairy Godmother Sugarfina Fairy Field Trip Wedding Wire

Fairy Godmother Sugarfina Fairy Field Trip Wedding Wire

Fairy Godmother Sugarfina Fairy Field Trip Wedding Wire

Here at Fairy Godmother, we believe in only serving “top shelf service!”

No surprise that’s where we found all the best goodies!

Fairy Godmother Sugarfina Fairy Field Trip Wedding Wire

Remember, not all superheroes wear capes… Contact Fairy Godmother today!

Fairy Godmother Wedding Wire World 2017

Darr Wedding Reception – Fairy Godmother Friday

Hello, wedding season! 

To kick start our favorite time of year, we got to celebrate with planning Lauren and Matt’s wedding reception!

While being Bakersfield natives, Lauren and Matt relocated to the East coast post-high school to pursue their education and careers. They had an intimate wedding with close friends and family in Florida but still wanted to host an event for them to celebrate with friends and family in their hometown.  

Fairy Godmother Couple Lauren & Matt Darr

Photography by J.Michelle Photography.

This is where the Fairy magic comes in!

 Since attending high school with two members of the Fairy Godmother family, we were over the moon ecstatic to plan this event!

While our Fairy Godmother couple did most of their planning from afar, every visit felt like we had just seen them. There was an instant connection, and we are thrilled that Lauren let us take the reigns to make her vision a reality. 

The reception would take place at Temblor Brewing Company, a modern blank slate that would give Fairy Godmother Cassandra a canvas she had big plans for. Including, but not limited to, the hashtag applique that was in the entry way for guests to see as they arrived.  

Temblor Brewing Company Fairy Godmother

Photography by J.Michelle Photography.

Trek Imaging Fairy Godmother Applique

Photography by J.Michelle Photography.

 First off, with a little help from our friends at Walker-Lewis Rents, we were able to have Paradise Balloons lighten up the air space with bright colored balloons! This allowed for the “ooh-ahh” reaction when guests first arrived!

Paradise Balloon Design Walker Lewis Rents

Photography by J.Michelle Photography.

The tables were complete with polka dot table runners, tissue pom-poms, assorted glassware complete with a variety of colored fairy lights! All the proper items for such a bright and happy event!

Fairy Godmother Design

Photography by J.Michelle Photography.

Fairy Godmother Design

Photography by J.Michelle Photography.

Fairy Godmother Design

Photography by J.Michelle Photography.

A custom-made photo backdrop was one of the more popular spots for guests as they were able to mingle and reminisce amidst the vibrant pinwheels and colored accents on the foil background. 

Fairy Godmother Custom Photo Backdrop

Photograph by J.Michelle Photography.

Fairy Godmother Custom Photo Backdrop

Photography by J.Michelle Photography.

No Fairy Godmother event is complete without treats and sweets! A “create your own pub mix” station, a sweets table with macarons, cake pops, brownies by GhilaDolci Bakery and mini donuts! 

Darr Reception Fairy Godmother Sweets Table

Photography by J.Michelle Photography.

Darr Reception Fairy Godmother Sweets Table

Photography by J.Michelle Photography.

Darr Reception Fairy Godmother Sweets Table

Photography by J.Michelle Photography.

Darr Reception Fairy Godmother Sweets Table

Photography by J.Michelle Photography.

Darr Reception Fairy Godmother Sweets Table

Photography by J.Michelle Photography

Aside from the live band, guests were entertained by CB Caricatures!

 There is very little that could be more entertaining than having a cartoon version of yourself drawn in just minutes!  

Darr Reception CB Caricatures

Photography by J.Michelle Photography.

 Let Fairy Godmother plan your bright event! Contact us today for a consultation with your very own Fairy Godmother! 

Collaboration of Creative Partners April Luncheon – Fairy Godmother Friday

We love the phrase “Community Over Competition,” which is simply described as “getting to the top by building others up!”

Fairy Godmother was born here in Bakersfield, what we like to call the “biggest small town,” and we first grew simply by word of mouth. There was no advertising, our growth was directly correlated to referrals of past clients, guests, and friends.

Fairy Godmother Collaboration of Creative Partners Luncheon

Part of this business is education. We attend conferences, and are even invited to special events with the most elite vendors in the business. At one conference in particular, ISSE in Carmel, Fairy Godmothers Colleen and Cassandra were rubbing elbows with the one and only Colin Cowie.

At this conference, Colin shared that our vendors are SO much more than just your caterer, or your photographer… They are our friends! We are all in this together and that we should let that show by calling them “friendors.”

If you have been witness to a “Fairy Field Trip” you should know that more than one creative mind with a notepad on the move is just a pinch of the fairy dust that Fairy Godmother offers. The ideas were brewing and viola, the “Collaboration of Creative Partners” luncheon was born.

Fairy Godmother Collaboration of Creative Partners Luncheon

Paper Product by Matinae Design Studio.

Once a month, the Fairy Godmother family invites a handful of guests to share an intimate lunch and allows for this table of “friendors” to talk and share stories outside of our events and meetings!

At our most recent April luncheon, we learned that Stephanie of Gimme Some Sugar Bakery got her name from her grandma always saying “come here and gimme some sugar!” Marianne of Marianne Lucas Photography used to be a Supervisor in the Kern High School District before taking her leap of faith into full-time photography. Angela and Patricia of Enchanted Bridal Boutique find their greatest happiness in putting their brides in their dream dresses. Christina of Kwik Signs is a super mom and loves organization, Teresa of Jo Ron Co. finds love in working within the community, and Amy of Alpha Omega Valet Services took over her business and employs orphan and foster youth, some of whom come from her full-time job at CASA of Kern County

Wands full of thanks from all of us at Fairy Godmother, we appreciate you all taking the time out of your day to join us, we know how valuable you are to your business!