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The Wizard of Oz Shoot on Hostess with Mostess

We were thrilled to see Nicole Hirsty of Cobalt Events' Wizard of Oz inpirational shoot featured on Hotess with the Mostess.  Eddie Zaratsian, our Creative Director worked closely with Nicole to design a perfect tablescape for the hit new movie inspired design. 


Unveiled is This Weekend!

Don't miss Unveiled this weekend in the gorgeous Beverly Canon Gardens in Beverly Hills near the Montage on Sunday, April 1st from 11:00am to 3:30pm. This is an incredible bridal event, offering the best resources and inspiration for your big day. Be sure to stop by the Bridal Bar booth; it's an amazing place to shop for everything you need for your wedding! Darcy Miller from Martha Stewart Weddings will also be there giving trend predictions and you'll be able to sample delicious food from Wolfgang Puck, designs by Vera Wang and many more! 


The Bridal Bar: An Inspirational Resource

We love the Bridal Bar! It's a boutique that offers a selection of pre-screened best in the wedding industry. The Bridal Bar spends lots of time and energy searching for and compiling event professionals who display their work based on style and experience. They only choose professionals with immaculate reputations in their fields of expertise.

The Bridal Bar is a place for brides to sample everything from videos, music, photographer's portfolios and cakes! It's one, central place where bride's can preview and plan for their perfect event, all with the help of their friendly and expert staff.

The Bridal Bar Blog is also a great resource for drawing inspiration of the best in the bridal industry, online. It's an eclectic sampling of events, product reviews, vendor reviews and highlights, industry information and tips and trends. They publish fresh and unique content, like the post on Friday that tic-tock's centerpiece was featured in, Disney Inspiration: A New Orleans Inspired Wedding. (Shown below)

The Bridal Bar also has a new blog called Jet Fete. If you're considering a destination wedding, you HAVE to visit this amazing blog. It has everything you need to plan a stylish and hassle-free wedding and honeymoon away from home!

Photo Credits (Clockwise from top left): Jazz Band Photo by A Bryan Photography
Centerpiece Photo by Duke Photography via tic-tock Couture Florals
Beignets via Martha Stewart Weddings
Praline Wedding Favors via The Knot
Couple Photo by Elizabeth Ray Photography
New Orleans Save the Date by Shadow Boxer Crafts
Latrobes Venue Photo & Masquerade Mask Photo by Elizabeth Ray Photography

Check out this amazing post on Jet Fete featuring the Four Seasons Bora Bora. This looks like heaven to us!


Join Eddie at The Party Goddess! UNCENSORED

UNCENSORED: It’s coming, it’s live and it’s at San Diego's Culy Warehouse March 16th-18th. Put together by The Party Goddess herself, Marley Majcher, UNCENSORED is about events, it’s about design, it’s about marketing and – at the end of the day – it’s about money and how to make more of it with your event business. Marley has lined up a host of industry experts such as celeb wedding planner Mary Dann, Henley Company CEO Nicole Matthews, Raye C Marketing’s Rhonda Couchigian and tic-tock’s very own Eddie Zaratsian to speak on a range of topics from how to stay balanced and focused, to design and marketing to Marley’s signature session “…But Are You Making Any Money?” 

If you’ve never been to The Party Goddess UNCENSORED, you should come and, if you have, come anyway because you’ve never been to this one. We can say that because UNCENSORED has never been done this way.

Eddie is so honored to have been invited to speak at UNCENSORED and is looking forward to sharing his experience and insights as he talks about Successfully Designing with your client’s style in mind. A sneak peek into the floral designs he’s created for some of the industry’s finest including: Fancy That! Events, The Bridal Bar, Exquisite Events, Wendy Rhodes, Kathy Nosek, Ariel Yve and Cassandra Santor.

tic-tock Couture Florals with Sonia Sharma for South Asian Bride Magazine. Images by Yoshi Morimoto.tic-tock Couture Florals with Ariel Yve for Style Me Pretty. Image by Michael and Anna Costa.tic-tock Couture Florals with Cassandra Santor. Image by Joan Allen Photo.

Marley and the experts will help you take a look inside your business to help you gain insight and see where you’re throwing money away and wasting your time and where you’re – as we say – coming up roses!

We’ll see you at UNCENSORED. Click here to register.


POP, The Bridal Event

New wedding events are popping up everywhere and this year marked the first ever event “POP the Bridal Event.” With so many bridal shows, we can’t possibly do them all but were excited about this one and are so glad that Nicole Hirsty of Cobalt Events asked tic-tock to be a POP sponsor. POP brought together some of the very best, the brightest, the fun and the unexpected for an event that brought together media sponsors The Bridal Bar and Your Wedding Day Magazine featured cakes, candy from our favorite Hollywood Candy Girls, a fashion show by Jobyna’s Bridal, Duke Photography and Jen O’ Sullivan Photography, designer Ines di Santo an appearance by My Fair Wedding’s David Tutera, Style Network’s Niecy Nash and a surprise proposal (she said yes!)



Thank you so much to Duke and Jen for allowing us to use their beautiful photos!


We loved it: Unveiled LA.

If you were in Los Angeles on Sunday [and for your sake – we hope you were], there were a couple of things happening: one, the weather was fantastic and the people were out getting this Spring thing underway and two, over on Melrose Place, Unveiled LA was bringing together the best and the brightest and everyone was having a brilliant time!

It’s always a pleasure to catch up with old friends, make new ones and, of course, to see our Bridal Bar family and the incredible things they create. We had the honor of providing florals and if you were there, no doubt you stopped by The Bridal Bar booth for a taste of Fantasy Frostings’ little Cake Pops. They’ve been doing this crazy little thing called cakes for a long time and it shows! The detail that goes into their designs and the textures and flavors that you find inside are truly a treasure.  For Unveiled LA, the assorted flavors of little Cake Pops were perfect for bites and, I mean, look at this cake…

24 Carrots took the helm of cuisine for this afternoon affaire and not only provided some of the yummiest food we’ve had in awhile but a delicious booth as well.  Turquoise? We love turquoise!

As if that wasn’t enough to make for a fantastic day, we ran into Mindy Weiss who is not only pure joy to work with, but really such a graceful and charming woman and one of the industry experts alongside Harmony Walton on Unveiled LA’s State of the Union Panel.

And after a day of friends, food, inspiration and fun, it was time to head home and rest up for the week ahead.


Photos of florals, cake & cake pops courtesy of Cakes and Kisses Photography. (thanks!)


This Sunday: Unveiled

This Sunday, Unveiled is the place for a bride to be to uhh, be. Featuring dresses for your I-Do’s by Vera Wang, Carolina Herrera, Monique Lhuillier & Temperley London, Melrose Place plays concrete catwalk to the finest in Couture Bridal designs.

This one-of-a-kind one day only event brings together some of the finest minds in what’s happening in weddings; Mindy Weiss, Harmony Walton of The Bridal Bar, Patina’s Joaquim Splichal and others will be on hand to share their insights and expertise on the “State of the Union” panel.

Designs by Tic-Tock Couture Florals’ Creative Director Eddie Zaratsian will be on display at The Bridal Bar along with wares from a host of Harmony’s distinguished clients.

Sponsored by Angeleno Magazine, Los Angeles Times | IMAGE and, Marc Friedland/Creative Intelligence and The Bridal Bar, tickets are $30 in advance, $40 at the door and you can buy them here, now.


All images courtesy of Marianne Lozano.


Inspiration. Imagination.

Who are we without them? If you want to stay fresh, remain relevant and keep your clients happy – you need to be in a ceaseless state of imagination – inventing, reinventing and always delivering! Why do the same old thing, year in – year out? People, seasons, moods, trends; all of them are always in flux. Few things are more important to great design and longevity than these two key elements. 

How do get inspired, stay inspired and keep our imaginations moving? We never stop looking. We are surrounded by inspiration and beauty each moment of our lives. Whether we're on a long drive on an open road or a short spin through the city - we watch what surrounds us. Everything from window displays on retail outlets [Have you seen the uber-fabulous window displays at The Bridal Bar?] to elements of fashion, interiors, exteriors, art, architecture, YOU NAME IT; inspiration and imagination sit inside of them all and are yours for the taking.


But what I really wanna know is – what surrounds you that inspires you most?


Bridal Bar Store Window

Today Marco and I finished the interior design of the summer window on display at The Bridal Bar here in LA. Their colors are pale and bright pinks so we took oodles of ribbon and created a "web of creativity" in the window. Vinyl lettering will go up to complete the look in the center, but we're loving it even if it's not quite finished. Thinking of using this concept with live flowers as the backdrop to a head table at a reception soon. What do you think?