Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Supplier Review: Sugar and Sunbeams and a Vintage Baseball-themed party

I've got a bit of time here and you can say that in terms of blogging - I'm feeling it! Hahaha..Well, I'd like to share some of the pictures from the kids' joint birthday celebration, courtesy of Cradles by Anne Naig. :)

It's been a month since the party and when I received the pictures, I just can't contain all this giddy feeling! One party supplier who was so instrumental in bringing these all to life is our party stylist, Sugar and Sunbeams



To share a little background, I was actually deciding between two stylists who came highly recommended by my friend, Mother Jobs. I won't mention the other stylist here but Ms. Jem Perez-Chua was so pleasant to talk to. I was doing mostly online inquiries from my suppliers so it was a big thing for me that she was able to communicate superb customer service, friendship and eagerness to make it happen. All that even if we were a month from the event date (sorry, we really planned late) and I was doing my best to maximize our budget (that's different from making tawad ah). Of course, her portfolio of previous styling works are also easy on the eyes and were just right for our vision. So even if her package rate came out a few thousands more than the other supplier, she was still the definite choice for me. Once we finalized the booking, I was "Team Panatag" :)


She immediately got down to work on her vision board. I do not even remember if I shared some pegs with her but everything I liked from Pinterest, she was able to incorporate into that plan. Baseball is really not a big thing here in the Philippines but we chose it loosely based from the movie "A League of Their Own". Remember, Madonna and Geena Davis? No? Uh-uh hahaha :) That was quite a statement for female empowerment back then. Now what this means to us is that the kids are on a league of their own and that we, parents, look on them as the embodiment of our hopes and dreams.

Anyway, the reason I shared that is I thought it would immediately add to her costs if the props from theme is not something she can re-use in the future. In fact, I asked if given our budget, would she be able to build a locker-room type setting? She replied in the negative because it would still be fabricated, and I understood.


But Ms. Jem is something else. I was so floored that on the day of the party, my "wish" came true! Hahaha...Oh my was I sooo happy!!!!! :) Grabe!! Super thank you, thank you, thank you again Ms. Jem :D

This going beyond expectations is something that is really admirable in Ms. Jem of Sugar & Sunbeams. Even from the start, her dedication and go-get-it attitude really assures me as a customer that everything will be okay and I don't have to worry about a single thing. She's the one who also coordinated with our caterer to check out the catering inclusions and choices especially for table cloths and the like.

Would I recommend her services? ABSOLUTELY! Yes, yes and another big YES!! :D

Thank you so much again Ms. Jem, we definitely enjoyed your styling work for our children's party :)


Contact: Ms. Jem Perez-Chua
Event styling coverage: Stage / backdrop, dessert area, ceiling treatment


















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