40th Birthday Party in New York

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Event design extraordinaires, Alchemy Fine Events & Invitations, have been in the biz long enough to have clients trust them to design an entire event based from three small words. The three words their client (and birthday girl) gave them to go off for her 40th birthday bash: Love, Laughter & Smiles. They completely nailed it and there’s not a detail left untouched!

This was definitely the party for a lover of orange and of modern, clean contemporary design. Clean sleek lines, lots of chic white couches and ottomans, chevron textiles, and mixed glass and Lucite made for a modern yet eclectic feel that was still warm and inviting. Turning the young 4-0 has never looked so good!

40th birthday party

Projecting on a large wall or floor is such an awesome way to add graphic details to your event.

orange and pink dahlias

orange and white chevron invitations

These hot multi-colored chevron invitations were designed by Alchemy Fine Events & Invitations, obvs. This is just of the beginning of the chevron. The graphic pattern makes a grand appearance in every detail later on.

orange and white party decor

Designing T Shirts for the catering staff to wear? Brilliant!!!

orange and white party decor

Mid-century modern smoky and topaz stackable side tables were paired with rustic wood logs to create a visually interesting cluster upon which to layer vibrant orange and clean white arrangements of roses and orchids.

orange and white party decor

To keep in theme and design of the custom chevron pattern they created for the invitation, they printed fabric via Spoonflower to use for the throw pillows.

orange and white party decor

For an extra special touch, they created a VIP lounge complete with ‘bottle service’ boasting a luxury tequila tasting served out of an orange Hermes tray.

40th birthday party

floating candles party decor

40th birthday party

We don’t only want to recreate this party, we want to be guests at this party! What is there not to love about this! It screams Spring & Summer and hope it sparks some of those modern ideas you’ve been having. If you’re in love with a certain color for your event, just run with it!

Event design + coordination: Alchemy Fine Events & Invitations / Invitation + stationery design: Alchemy Fine Events & Invitations / Floral design: Rountree Flowers / Catering: Peter Callahan / Photography: Les Loup / Furniture rentals: Taylor Creative & Bridge Props / Custom Pillows: Nena Von / Fabric: designed by Alchemy Fine Events & Invitations via Spoonflower / DJ: Jason Fioto of Generation Events / Lighting: James Daniel Entertainment / Pizza truck: Jianetto’s Pizza / Entertainment: 60 Second Novelist Dan Hurley + Lip Print & Tarot Card Reader Maxine Albert

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Ashley on Mar 20, 2012

I am in love with the colors from this party!!

Ali on Mar 20, 2012

This is fabulous! I'm totally stealing the idea for the chocolate chip cookie pops - and the branded wait staff shirts. Great colors.

Jessica on Mar 20, 2012

Love love love!!! Love the details! Thanks for posting! - Jessica

Jennifer on Mar 20, 2012

Such fun colors for this party!!! Love it!!!

Jessie on Mar 20, 2012

Classy, colorful and fun - mini food is always awesome!

Jennifer @ Eco And Elsie on Mar 20, 2012

Seriously, cookie pops! OMG, awesome! How have I not seen these before? Overall, a beautiful event! Thanks for sharing!

Alchemy Fine Events & Invitations on Mar 20, 2012

Thank you so much ladies for posting this event! It was such an honor to work with such incredible vendors as well. xoxo Vanessa

Karen on Mar 20, 2012

Sexy caterers to wear those awesome tees don't hurt either!

Chocolate Fountain Hire - Hot Chocolates (Clayton) on Mar 21, 2012

I guess orange is the theme!! lol :)

Suzana on Mar 21, 2012

Fantastic work all around! What venue is this? Or was this the couple's home? thanks!

Cupcakes Couture MB on Mar 21, 2012

Oh my goodness, there are just so many good ideas in one party! I love the shirts for the wait staff, and the pops of orange against the white! xoxo, Cupcakes Couture of Manhattan Beach

Peter Callahan on Mar 21, 2012

Looks fabulous! thanks so much for featuring the party, it was a blast to work with such talented (and savvy) designers...

Kelli Ahern on Mar 22, 2012

The pops of orange are STUNNING!!!!! This is a perfectly planned party with the most lovely details.

mes bijoux on Mar 22, 2012

I never had a birthday party (because I don't like them for me), but this one is the perfect party for everyone! Amazing, nice and cute!

simplyjess on Mar 24, 2012

wow! beautiful...

Emee Pumarega on Mar 24, 2012

Totally drawn in to this event! Lovely, lovely, lovely.

Kate on Mar 24, 2012

Where does Peter Callahan find those tiny Cokes? I love them!

Tati B on Apr 17, 2012

soooo in love!!!!!!!! Does anyone know what venue this is? Or is it a private estate? Thanks :)

Kate (@myorangeautumn) on Aug 29, 2012

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Wedding Invitations Sydney Online on Mar 3, 2013

Awesome colour palette and styling

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Maria on Aug 20, 2013

Love, this party theme! How do I get the planners who created this event?

Orlando on Feb 3, 2015

Great post.

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