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Wedding Tabletop Decor

Urban and country tabletop decor ideas! Find the right look to fit your style.

Barry's Tips: Urban vs. country
  • Know ahead of time what you have always dreamed your wedding would look like.
  • Be prepared for information overload. Take a deep breath before asking any question or opening any email.
  • Don't be afraid to ask a lot of questions and then some!
  • Do you share a design style? Urban location choices now include modern, contemporary, traditional and lifestyle. What are you?
Access to information
  • Do some homework. You can waste a lot of time and energy if you don't.
  • Search for information using your favorite search engine. Planning can be easier today than it was 10-years ago.
Small vs. Mom and Dad are inviting everyone!
  • You can easily be shocked by how much a wedding can cost.
  • Is your wedding going to look like a day care center? The "children are included" discussion needs to be had.
Barry's tips for keeping everyone happy during the planning
  • Develop a budget ahead of time -- a real budget. Be prepared for a 10% - 15% increase within 30-days of your wedding. Everyone gets soft (including dad) during this time period.
  • It is your wedding -- partner with vendors that are going to help you bring your vision to life.
  • Never wax for the first time one-week prior to your wedding!
Coast to Coast, Barry Peterson has left his mark of excellence and elevated the prestige of each property he has touched. Trained as a Chef at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, and with stops at San Francisco's most luxurious hotels, Barry set the stage from pre-opening to its current status as a premier banquet destination at The St. Regis San Francisco. Barry was instrumental in the design and selection of everything from linens, to silver and glassware. He quickly became the ambassador of the hotel's curated art collection, including its public art. Each client, whether a bride, a corporate planner or a St. Regis resident is treated with the single-minded devotion and attention that establishes devoted clients and long lasting relationships. His impeccable taste and execution of events has given him role model status, and The Starwood Corporate offices and new St. Regis Hotels regularly seek his advice and counsel for training and standards. Recently, Barry was named a Regional Champion for the Starwood Hotels and Resorts to take advantage of his vast experience and success with hotel products of all sizes. Barry Peterson is dedicated to the prestige and reputation of his hotel and brand, and, under his guidance, the Catering and Conference Services Department at The St. Regis has received numerous awards and recognitions. The City's most prominent citizens, including many residents of The St. Regis, rely on his expertise and place their reputations in his hands.

The St. Regis San Francisco opened in November 2005, introducing a new dimension of luxury and timeless elegance to the city of San Francisco. The 40-story landmark building, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, includes 102 private residences rising 19 floors above the 260-room St. Regis Hotel. From legendary butler service, "anticipatory" guest care and impeccable staff training to the signature Remède Spa, luxurious amenities and interior design by Yabu Pushelberg of Toronto, The St. Regis San Francisco delivers an unmatched guest experience. For more information visit www.stregissanfrancisco.com.

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