News – Events and Crafts

Fun Centerpiece Ideas

Have you ever been stumped on what centerpieces to make for a party?  We have! During a shoot in recent weeks we came up with a fun, inexpensive idea using our jumbo wine, margarita and martini glasses. 
Have you ever been stumped on what centerpieces to make for a party?  We have! During a shoot in recent weeks we came up with a fun, inexpensive idea using our jumbo wine, margarita and martini glasses.  We wanted to give you a few quick links to these items so that you can customize them for your own parties.     Since we are so close to Cinco De Mayo - let's start with our margarita glass centerpiece.  Start with our...
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DIY Elegant Brunch with Edible 360

An easy DIY Brunch with our friends Chef Luis and Sol from Edible360.  Learn how to make Chilaquiles, Grilled Veggies and a beautiful fruit carving in under 20 minutes.
One of the best parts of our jobs here at Events and Crafts is working with friends and pros across Los Angeles. We recently filmed a DIY brunch video for Youtube with our friends Sol and Chef Luis of Edible 360.  We chose them because they do some of the most beautiful catering work we’ve ever seen.  Chef Luis has legendary fruit carving skills. We are going to link the YouTube video here for you along with a couple of...
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Mocktails with Valerie Tran

  Mocktails are a hot trend in the LA party market.  Whether you’re hosting an event with under age guests,...
  Mocktails are a hot trend in the LA party market.  Whether you’re hosting an event with under age guests, or you just have guests who don’t enjoy alcohol, having a few Mocktail recipes under your belt is a good idea.  Mocktails are simply drinks that would traditionally be made with hard spirits, but are converted to alcohol free refreshments.    Recently we invited Valerie Tran with Value Bar Services to help us create Mocktails in our studio.  We have been...
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Setting the Perfect Dinner Table

We are known as a good source for all thing’s tabletop in the Los Angeles area.  From our charger plates...
We are known as a good source for all thing’s tabletop in the Los Angeles area.  From our charger plates to our table linens, we have something for everyone.  If you are throwing your first party with a formal table, the thought of where to begin could be a little overwhelming.  I can tell you, the first time I had to host a formal Thanksgiving dinner, I nearly had a panic attack just thinking about which napkins to use.  Trust...
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Why We Exist

About twelve years ago, our company launched the wholesale party and event trade in Los Angeles.  During that time, we...
About twelve years ago, our company launched the wholesale party and event trade in Los Angeles.  During that time, we were the city’s little secret for event planners in the know.  Over time, we were asked a thousand times, “Do you sell to the public?” At the time, we did not.  Our founder dreamed of one day having a cash and carry in the city of Los Angeles where the public could have access to professional products but was too...
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Crafting Memories

Why do we work so hard at events?  What’s the big deal about birthdays and anniversaries?  Why do we spend...
Why do we work so hard at events?  What’s the big deal about birthdays and anniversaries?  Why do we spend so much money on a first birthday party when the kid won’t even remember it?  They are valid questions.  Especially when you consider that most events last one day and then once they are over, become a memory.  Well, we think that is exactly the answer.  When you create an event, you are crafting a memory.       Our business...
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