I HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT THE PHOTO BOOTH PHOTOS, also a few other things I would like to get your opinions on IF ANYONE CAN HELP ME?
I am the one having our 50th anniversary “SOCK HOP” after the first of the year. I am having a photo booth too, and have gathered some 50’s props.. (Elvis stuff..glasses, sideburns,, poodle skirts with velcro, cat eye glasses, grease stuff, etc.) need elvis wigs.. I have gathered quite a lot of 50’s items/decor .. pink/black & white already… I would like to have (if I can afford them),18 Pepto Bismol pink tablecloths to the floor with Black overlays, and I bought pink PB rose petals to sprinkle over the black overlays and then I have 18 white wooden gazebos (about 12 inches tall and 8 inches in diameter) (they sit on a grass/twigs”? wreath with large PB pink colored flowers all around the base) with 3X4 inch pics of our original wedding photos in the 6 gazebo windows. I will print the photos on that “see thru paper” (forgot the name) , and there are battery operated lights inside the little gazebos that will make our photos light up.. When I finish them, I will post a photo if anyone would like to see them…also, what do you think about this arrangement girls? instead of the ROUND tables that I had preferred.. (My 6 grandkids are very talented musically, 18 year old is a guitarist, and has his own band, 16 year old granddaughter is 2nd runnerup as arizona’s most talented teen .she has a beautiful voice, 14 yr. grandson is a wonderful pianist, 20 yr.granddau a guitarist,12 yr old sings & is a dancer,& other 15 yr old sings beautifully too….so I am all set as they are taking care of our program for us by themselves. They will do some 50’s music,, and my son has a good friend who is a 50’s DJ.. so we are very fortunate.) sorry for blabbing on about my grandkids! well as they will be onstage performing..as our huge church hall has a large stage ..what do you think about my having OBLONG tables in a “fan type of arrangement” all facing towards the stage?
We are having a 50’s malt shop with 4 teens dressed in black slacks, white shirts, black bow ties, and I found black aprons for them to wear. I got their hats at the in & out Hamburger place too,, they will serve our guests root beer floats, sundaes, ice cream cones & sodas , and then instead of a 3 or 4 tiered cupcake tree.. I thought I would have cookies..on the tiers.. need to find a tree or make one myself.. our celebration will be on a saturday afternoon from 2-5 p.m. so I don’t need to have any other food DO I?? what do you girls think? at first I thought I would have “Hound Dogs” but then decided I may not need to go to that expense too,,??? DO I?? most everyone there will know each other as after all these years our kids friends and their children will be coming too as our house used to be the “teenage hangout” so we have kept in touch with lots of these kids and their families. now for the thing that is bothering me the most…::
I want our guests (probably 200+) to have a copy of their photo as a favor gift, and also I want one for our “wedding keepsake album” . I had thought about having my photographer friend take the pics, to a cd, and then they could go online and get theirs from her, but I don’t want to do this as they should not have to pay for their favors. She is a new photographer but very good and I had thought she could maybe obtain a little business for herself., but have decided against doing this as I feel it is not in good taste.. Do you agree with me??? however, How can I do this without it costing me a lot?? What kind of equipment will I need besides a digital camera?? and how can I have the photographer give them their copies right then?? Also, I thought We would have a reception line with our vintage wedding clothes on, with our 5 kids & 6 grandkids for the first 45 minutes, (there are friends coming that we haven’t seen in over 25 years) & I want to be sure to greet each one and that way we won’t miss anyone..and by then the guests will have had their ice cream stuff, then we will do a quick change into our 50’s costumes, and be ready for the program and the dj dancing fun.. my girlfriend is a dancing instructor and will teach the stroll/jitterbug/etc. Should we do the program first and then have the dancing??? On the invites, we have encouraged everyone that wants to, to wear 50’s outfits. and we are enclosing a halfsheet of paper with costume ideas for the guests. I also have 30 large pink flamingos on long sticks that I will put into buckets and wrap the buckets with silver paper that I have and tie a large black bow on them, and I will place them on either sides of our wedding arch, as I don’t have anything else, or will it look too tacky??? our kids & grandkids will be dressed in their 50’s clothing.. any other ideas for a cheap backdrop?? okay I am thru blabbing on..
thanks for any help..