Bryan’s Motto: “Plan to perfection and something fantastical will happen!”
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Bryan Rafanelli – Chelsea Clinton’s planner and a celebrity favorite – has merrymaking down to a science…
THE SHORT LIST
Perfect Palette – Gray and pale blue with a touch of silver and blush
Stance On The Choreographed Dance – I’m pro, if it’s a surprise tango or the cha-cha
Favorite Superstition – Giving single guests a piece of cake to place under the pillows at night to dream of their future spouses
DJ Request – Lady Gaga’s “The Edge of Glory”
Movie Scene To Steal – The birthday party in Meet Joe Black
Dream Clients – Malia and Sasha Obama
Easy Upgrades Can Turn Even a Ho-Hum Yard Into a Fab Party Space!
A large backyard can be the most personal place for a wedding – and a great choice for a rehearsal dinner or morning-after brunch, too. But for most of us, there’s a lot to do before ordering the linen napkins – grass to green, broken fencing to screen, and swing sets to move. We asked Boston-based event designer Bryan Rafanelli (Chelsea Clinton’s wedding planner) and New York landscapre architect Steven Whitesell for tips on transforming a typical yard into a party wonderland.