HOW TO CREATE A PERFECT SUMMER TABLESCAPE WITH ENTERTAINING GURU SERENA MERRIMAN  “Merriman, who is known for her imaginative, maximalist table settings for clients including  Lauren Santo-Domingo ,  Harley Viera-Newton , and  Meredith Melling , is not afraid of mixing and matching prints, colors, and styles to create the perfect, unfussy table setting.”  - CLICK TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE -

HOW TO CREATE A PERFECT SUMMER TABLESCAPE WITH ENTERTAINING GURU SERENA MERRIMAN
“Merriman, who is known for her imaginative, maximalist table settings for clients including Lauren Santo-Domingo, Harley Viera-Newton, and Meredith Melling, is not afraid of mixing and matching prints, colors, and styles to create the perfect, unfussy table setting.”
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INSIDE HARLEY VIERA-NEWTON'S CHARMING WEST VILLAGE WEDDING " Harley called upon Lauren and Serena at Merriman Events to plan what ended up being an elegant yet low-key downtown New York City wedding"  - CLICK TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE-

INSIDE HARLEY VIERA-NEWTON'S CHARMING WEST VILLAGE WEDDING
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Harley called upon Lauren and Serena at Merriman Events to plan what ended up being an elegant yet low-key downtown New York City wedding"
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HOW TO GET CREATIVE WITH YOUR HOLIDAY TABLE  “For guidance, we turned to Serena Merriman, founder of New York City-based event planning and design firm  Merriman Events  and a contributing editor at   Domino  . Her go-to strategy is “to create a visual and experiential storyline around the theme of an event.”  - CLICK TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE -

HOW TO GET CREATIVE WITH YOUR HOLIDAY TABLE
“For guidance, we turned to Serena Merriman, founder of New York City-based event planning and design firm Merriman Events and a contributing editor at Domino. Her go-to strategy is “to create a visual and experiential storyline around the theme of an event.”
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WEDDING AFTER-PARTY PLANNING: HOW TO HOST A BUDGET-FRIENDLY CELEBRATION  “If you're still skeptical of the after-party trend, know that that you don't have to allocate extensive funds to the cause, or pull out  all the decor stops  to satisfy your partygoers. Here, Merriman offers hassle-free tips on planning a postwedding bash for the books (without  breaking the bank , that is).”  - CLICK TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE -

WEDDING AFTER-PARTY PLANNING: HOW TO HOST A BUDGET-FRIENDLY CELEBRATION
“If you're still skeptical of the after-party trend, know that that you don't have to allocate extensive funds to the cause, or pull out all the decor stops to satisfy your partygoers. Here, Merriman offers hassle-free tips on planning a postwedding bash for the books (without breaking the bank, that is).”
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AN EXPERT’S ADVICE ON UNEXPECTED ELEMENTS  “Serena is one of those women who appears to be so effortlessly herself that you feel at once immediately at ease and also inspired to be so thoroughly yourself, too — the perfect combination for a wedding planning guru guide.”  - CLICK TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE -

AN EXPERT’S ADVICE ON UNEXPECTED ELEMENTS
“Serena is one of those women who appears to be so effortlessly herself that you feel at once immediately at ease and also inspired to be so thoroughly yourself, too — the perfect combination for a wedding planning guru guide.”
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DJ HARLEY VIERA-NEWTON WEARS 3 VALENTINO DRESSES (Yes, 3!) TO WED IN THE WEST VILLAGE " They worked with Lauren and Serena at  Merriman Events  and while they didn’t build anything from scratch, they did enhance the existing venues with small special touches."  - CLICK TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE-

DJ HARLEY VIERA-NEWTON WEARS 3 VALENTINO DRESSES (Yes, 3!) TO WED IN THE WEST VILLAGE
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They worked with Lauren and Serena at Merriman Events and while they didn’t build anything from scratch, they did enhance the existing venues with small special touches."
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A CINCO DE MAYO PARTY  Serena Merman Alvarado of Merriman Events, generously shared her creative concept for a festive and fun Cinco de Mayo Party.  - CLICK TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE -

A CINCO DE MAYO PARTY
Serena Merman Alvarado of Merriman Events, generously shared her creative concept for a festive and fun Cinco de Mayo Party.
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"New York City event planner extraordinaire, Serena Merriman Alvarado of Merriman Events, shares her gorgeous ideas for a sophisticated and cool Valentine's Day Dinner Party. Who wouldn't want to get invited to this party!"   - CLICK TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE -

"New York City event planner extraordinaire, Serena Merriman Alvarado of Merriman Events, shares her gorgeous ideas for a sophisticated and cool Valentine's Day Dinner Party. Who wouldn't want to get invited to this party!"
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8 WAYS TO PERSONALIZE YOUR HOLIDAY PARTY  “If you have the time to paint, write, or draw place cards yourself, it’s always such a nice touch that your guests will appreciate,” says event planner Serena Merriman of Merriman Events.  - CLICK TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE-

8 WAYS TO PERSONALIZE YOUR HOLIDAY PARTY
“If you have the time to paint, write, or draw place cards yourself, it’s always such a nice touch that your guests will appreciate,” says event planner Serena Merriman of Merriman Events.
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A TASTE OF MERRIMENT  "My party planning consists of quirky little touches like personalized paper fortunes instead of place cards, a faux-diamond ring hidden inside a cake, and parlor games that ignite the whole table.   - CLICK TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE-

A TASTE OF MERRIMENT
"My party planning consists of quirky little touches like personalized paper fortunes instead of place cards, a faux-diamond ring hidden inside a cake, and parlor games that ignite the whole table.
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HOW TO THROW A CHRISTMAS PARTY FOR UNDER $100  Hosting a holiday party for under $100 sounds like a challenge, but it’s doable. “I would stick with a small cocktail or dinner party,” says Serena Merriman Alvarado of NYC firm  Merriman Events .   - CLICK TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE -

HOW TO THROW A CHRISTMAS PARTY FOR UNDER $100
Hosting a holiday party for under $100 sounds like a challenge, but it’s doable. “I would stick with a small cocktail or dinner party,” says Serena Merriman Alvarado of NYC firm Merriman Events.
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The designer and her beau, DJ Ross Schwartzman, gathered their friends for a beautifully quirky event inspired, in part, by their beloved pets.  - CLICK TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE -

The designer and her beau, DJ Ross Schwartzman, gathered their friends for a beautifully quirky event inspired, in part, by their beloved pets. - CLICK TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE -

 
 
HOW TO SET A HOLIDAY TABLE IN STYLE  "Serena’s speciality is creating beautiful, imaginative and extraordinary tablescapes for her clients and friends. Below she shares with us her take on a Thanksgiving Holiday table and her tips for adding some unusual and unexpected flair to a traditional seasonal spread."     - CLICK TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE -

HOW TO SET A HOLIDAY TABLE IN STYLE
"Serena’s speciality is creating beautiful, imaginative and extraordinary tablescapes for her clients and friends. Below she shares with us her take on a Thanksgiving Holiday table and her tips for adding some unusual and unexpected flair to a traditional seasonal spread."
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