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The (BIG) Difference in photo booths.

By Night Music DJ and Fizzy Cat Photo Booth | May 31, 2018

So many photo booths print small, dark pictures in tiny strips. Yuck. It’s enough to make you want to cough up a hair ball. Fizzy Cat only prints big and beautiful 4×6 photos that your guests will cherish and keep. See the difference for yourself.

Below is an example of a typical photo booth strip with dark tiny pictures.

Dark, tiny photo strip

 

Below is a sample of a big beautiful 4×6 Fizzy Cat print. Purrfect!

Big, Beautiful Fizzy Cat Photo

Featured Wedding:  Angela + Chaz!

By Night Music DJ and Fizzy Cat Photo Booth | May 7, 2018

Right from the first meeting, we felt a wonderful connection with these two.

They were clearly in love, and so much fun, and so perfectly matched … we couldn’t wait to help them celebrate their wedding day.

Angela and Chaz wanted a celebration of friends and family that felt like a party, with an end goal of everyone having THE BEST time. Mother nature clearly approved, because the weather was perfect from start to finish! Such a fantastic day.

BONUS: Angela + Chaz are also incredibly talented photographers, who are blowing people away with their gorgeous wedding photography, warm personalities, and sense of style and moment. The sweet story of how they named their company Photo 243 is shared on their website.  Click their logo below and check it out!

A few details of the day:

♦  A relative played guitar for their ceremony, while the guests passed the wedding rings from person to person as a way to wish love to the bride and groom before they put them on.  So sweet.

♦  Yard games were set up outside for guests to enjoy while socializing, and this was a big hit.

♦  After dinner, and while a few tables were being moved for the dance party,  we had some fun with Angela + Chaz with a short version of The Shoelywed Game!  The guests LOVED this.

♦  And the evening ended with a sparkler send off.  Check out this video!

Music moments: (Click the title to hear a sample)
Introduction of the Bride & Groom A Little Bit of Everything by Keith Urban
1st Dance ~  Love Someone by Jason Mraz
Father/Daughter Dance ~ Wildflowers by Tom Petty
Mother/Son Dance ~ I Hope You Dance by Lee Ann Womack

Thanks to Amelita Mirolo Barn, A Catered Event, City Barbeque for helping make it all perfect

Fizzy Cat visits the Wells Barn at Franklin Park Conservatory

By Night Music DJ and Fizzy Cat Photo Booth | March 19, 2018

It was fantastic night of cats and crowns!

Fizzy Cat Photo Booth LOVED Christine and Laurie’s silly guests.

Fizzy Cat Photo Booth

After settling down in San Francisco, Christine and Laurie came back to Columbus to get married, and to throw a great party. We were so excited to be a part of their celebration at the beautiful Wells Barn. Of course, Fizzy Cat loved all of the “playtime”!

Always a pleasure to work with the catering team at Franklin Park Conservatory, and our vendor friends Prodigy Cinema and Adam Lowe Photography.

There is more information about how Fizzy Cat Photo Booth can make your party fun HERE.

The Fawcett Center at The Ohio State University. A Spectacular Remodel!

By Night Music DJ and Fizzy Cat Photo Booth | February 26, 2018

We are so excited by all of the updates and changes at The Ohio State University Fawcett Center, and we know you will be, too. Brand new chairs, carpet, décor … brand new EVERYTHING. It’s gorgeous!

The Fawcett Center has everything you could want for your wedding celebration, including plenty of indoor and outdoor space to entertain your guests for the ceremony, cocktails, dinner and dancing. We especially loved the new “Club” space, which would be perfects for cocktails, and the gorgeous built in LED lighting features in The Ballroom designed to offer a hint or more of your custom color!

If you or your guests happen to be OSU Buckeye fans, the photos and memorabilia in the halls and lobby area are incredible. And where else can you have a photo taken with a golden Brutus Buckeye?

The delightful Nicole Ewing wears lots of hats as the Executive Event Planner, and also the Wedding and Social Event Coordinator. She will work to really get to know you. The fact that she is also a newlywed; you will feel like you’re talking with someone who really “gets you”. Nicole will absolutely go out of her way to help you plan a perfect wedding or event!

Nicole Ewing  –  (614) 292-4021  –  Ewing.297@osu.edu
The Fawcett Event Center – The Ohio State University
2800 Olentangy River Road, Columbus OH 43210
FawcettCenter.com

You should definitely check out this beautiful venue. 
You and your guests will love it! 

Lisa and Austin at Brookside Farms. Video Spotlight.

By Night Music DJ and Fizzy Cat Photo Booth | February 7, 2018

We are still thinking about this perfectly crafted wedding celebration with Lisa and Austin.  They did not forget a detail to add to their guests comfort or fun. And we loved the look of our dance lights swirling throughout the room once the party really kicked in.  Can we please do it all again?

Here are some of their special songs. Click the title to hear a sample.

Grand Entrance ~ Home by Edwin Sharp & Magnetic Zeros
Cutting of the Pie ~ Australia by The Shins
Bride & Groom Dance ~ No One’s Gonna Love You by Band of Horses
Father/Daughter Dance ~ Landslide by Fleetwood Mac
Mother/Son Dance ~ What a Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong
Italian Dance Set ~ Cella Luna ~ That’s AmoreTarentella ~ Mambo Italiano

Thanks to the beautiful facility Brookside Farms in Louisville OH, and the yummy food from Old Carolina Barbecue.  Thanks also to the photo team of Jenny & Will Haas.  Nice working with you all.

 

Franklin Park Conservatory Wedding Showcase 2018

By Night Music DJ and Fizzy Cat Photo Booth | January 5, 2018

Check it out! Don’t miss the fun at the Franklin Park Conservatory Wedding Showcase. 

This premiere event features the very best wedding vendors in Columbus. It’s such a fantastic way to tour all the beautiful and distinctive event spaces at the conservatory, and to get some great ideas for your celebration.

Friday, January 26, 2018, from 6-9pm. Check out their website to see the latest online wedding brochure, and to take a look at the Conservatory’s beautiful venues. REGISTER FOR THE SHOWCASE HERE. 

We were so happy to DJ Kristen and Emily’s celebration on the West Terrace at the Conservatory in September where we got a chance to pull out our phone and make a quick video of all the dancing fun. Check it out.

Please plan to stop by and say “hi” while you’re strolling through the Conservatory’s large indoor space, The Grand Atrium. We’ll be the ones with the tunes. See you there!

Here is a list of all of our vendor friends who will be at the showcase. Click to visit their websites.

MUSIC
Night Music DJ Professionals
Columbus Musicians LLC
PROART Music

PHOTOBOOTHS
Fizzy Cat Photo Booth
Doug Melvin Photo Booth

WEDDING PLANNER
Exhale Events

CATERERS
Franklin Park Conservatory Catering
Cameron Mitchell Premier Events
Made From Scratch
Milo’s Catering
Creative Cuisine
Two Caterers

PHOTOGRAPHERS & VIDEO
Adam Lowe Photography
Nicole Dixon Photographic
Robb McCormick Photography
Red Gallery Photography
Jessica Love
Lambert Photographs
Together We Click

FLORALS & DESIGN
Sunny Meadows Flower Farm
Mikelle Hickman-Romine
Ecoflora
Vessel Floral and Event Design
Natural Design Florals

CAKES AND FAVORS
La Petite Fleur
Carrie’s Sugar Buzz
Short North Piece of Cake
Mrs. Turbo’s Cookies

INVITATIONS
Birdhaus Co. Designs

TRAVEL AGENCY
Uniglobe Travel Designers
Active Travel

JEWELER
The Diamond Cellar

WEDDING ATTIRE
Attele Bridal Boutique
J. Hilburn Custom Menswear
Romanoff’s Classic Tuxedo

BEAUTY
The Charles Penzone Family of Salons
Columbus Wedding Makeup
Nurtur the Salon

TRANSPORTATION
Bexley Beat

RENTAL COMPANY
Lasting Impressions

MEDIA SPONSER
The Knot

A Featured Columbus Wedding Video Dance Party. Nicole and Jeff. Married.

By Night Music DJ and Fizzy Cat Photo Booth | November 28, 2017

Did somebody say party?

Nicole and Jeff wanted to make sure that their wedding reception reflected their fun personalities.  We were happy to oblige.

The perfect ingredients:

  • A charming and fun couple who love to dance
  • Lots of happy family and friends
  • Two (adult) friends of the bride who acted as the Flower Girls
  • A few specific song requests, and then direction to the DJ to “make it fun!” (*we did!)

Here are those special requests… (Click the song title to hear a sample)
Grand Entrance Bridal Party ~ Bring ‘Em Out by T.I.
Grand Entrance Bride & Groom ~ Get Ready For This by 2 Unlimited
Bride and Groom First Dance ~ Wanted by Hunter Hayes
Father/Daughter Dance ~ Butterfly Kisses by Bob Carlisle *ask us about our special shortened wedding edit
Mother/Son Dance ~ My Wish by Rascal Flats
Bouquet Toss ~ Single Ladies by Beyonce
Garter Toss ~ Hot in Herre by Nelly

Check out this short video to see some a sneak peek of the blowout dance party!

Thanks to our vendor team including The Grand Ballroom at The Columbus Athenaeum, and our talented photography friends at Addvision.

Tiffany & Jon’s Fun September Wedding at the Boat House Columbus.

By Night Music DJ and Fizzy Cat Photo Booth | September 20, 2017

What a fun night with beautiful Tiffany and her handsome husband Jon! This was a wedding celebration to be remembered for so many reasons. The bride & groom entered their reception to the song Happy by Pharrel Williams, and enjoyed their first dance to My Best Friend by Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. Those two songs could perfectly sum up their love!

We took a little video to share some of the reception fun. Check it out here, and don’t miss:

  • Fake Jump Roping while dancing. (We loved this!)
  • The kiddoes marching with signs to “Remember the 21st of September” just like the song says! *Thanks to fun Aunt Shirley for organizing
  • Cheerleaders Pyramid (Cheer-a-mid!)
  • And SO MUCH dancing.

Thanks Tiffanyand Jon. We loved being part of your wedding. Thanks to our co-vendors The Boat House and James DeCamp Photography for helping it all come together.

Heritage Golf Club Celebration – You're Invited!

By Night Music DJ and Fizzy Cat Photo Booth | September 1, 2017

On Wednesday, September 6th, Heritage Golf Club in Hilliard will reveal their updated and refurbished clubhouse. They are so excited to show off the results of over $1 million in improvements, including the georgeous and welcoming patio that overlooks the course.

New patio at Heritage Golf Club

The private event space is also newly refinished with beautiful carpet and décor. If you are in the hunt for the perfect setting for your wedding reception, corporate event or  family celebration, you need to see this fantastic space.

The opening festivities kick off at 5pm with the ceremonial ribbon cutting. Then, enjoy an evening filled with great music – tunes by Night Music 😉 – yummy food, tours, golf clinics and more. Simply let Lindsey Niederlander know that you are coming at lindsey.niederlander@clubcorp.com.  Better yet, you can give her a call at 614-684-7112 and arrange a private showing.  She is happy to show it off!

Heritage Golf Club Outdoor Pavillion

 

We’ll see you Wednesday, Sept 6th at the club!  Find out more by visiting the Heritage Golf Club website HERE.

 

Featured Columbus Wedding – Emine and Bobby at OSU Golf Course

By Night Music DJ and Fizzy Cat Photo Booth | August 8, 2017

Groom Bobby and his family loves golfing at the beautiful Scarlet and Gray courses at The Ohio State University Golf Club.  So, hosting their reception there was an easy decision because of the beautiful location, good food and service, and great “Go Bucks” vibe!

The party go off to a great start with the fun music for the introductions. (Click the song title to hear a sample)

The Parents ~ Theme from Father of The Bride Movie
The Wedding Party ~ Bring Em Out by TI
The Bride & Groom ~ All I Do Is Win by DJ Khaled

With everyone gathered around in the front room for the grand entrance, Emine and Bobby went directly to their First Dance, and then they cut the cake before everyone sat down for the delicious meal.

The First Dance ~ You Are The Best Thing  by Ray LaMontague
The Cake Cutting ~ Say That You Love Me  by Fleetwood Mac

After dinner and toasts, the dancing began again with

The Father/Daughter Dance ~ Wonderful Tonight  by Eric Clapton
The Mother/Son Dance ~ Forever Young  by Rod Stewart

From the very first song, it was a blow out dance party with a huge variety of great songs.  Wow!  Emine and Bobby really love to dance, and so did their friends and family!  The reception ended with the still huge crowd circled around the bride and groom serenading them with one of their favorites ~ All My Life by K-Ci & Jo Jo!

Thanks to the Ohio State University Golf Club, and to talented photographer Jessica Miller.  It was our pleasure working with you!