Owner/Lead Designer: Johnelle Mancha
Surprise guests with
a fun, old-school
twist on the classic
guest book. A fresh
idea from vintage
allows party guests
to leave antiqueinspired messages
for event hosts.
Their guest book
includes a refurbished and functional
typewriter with 50
sheets of custommonogrammed
take about a month
to arrive and are
shipped all over the
state of California for
In a Nutshell: With a strong focus on
affordable, custom revamped furniture pieces,
upholstery and interior design, Mignonne has
a core collection of items always available for
rent. basis of our rental service is the
option for brides and wedding planners to
work with us on customizing pieces for their
Mancha explains. With a background in
art and design, owner visits France
a couple times a year to scour the countryside
so many eclectic, one-of-a-kind pieces
we are in furniture says Emily and
Megan, the wedding designers of Bay Areabased Enjoy Events Co. planning design
company. makes us happier than
when we get to design events with a little
added spunk to them. From the bright pops of
color to the pattern, who want all this
Designer/Owner: Melissa Strukel
In a Nutshell: Pow Wow offers unique,
custom, and one-of-a-kind furnishings for
events of all kinds. A family run business, Pow
wide inventory selection ranges from
vintage china and glassware to church pews.
named my business Pow Wow because
a fun way to describe an event where people
gather to dance, sing and Strukel
says. After studying interior design and architecture at the Design Institute of San Diego,
the designer brings her knowledge of space
planning and design to every job.
have used Pow Wow numerous times, and
will use them every time I have the says Southern California-based Moments of
Magic Designer/Coordinator, Brenda Kasesler.
California Meetings Events
goodness in their home or for your
Known For: Quality, custom furniture
restoration. option to have us customize
vintage furniture is available for event rentals.
For example, if you knew that your dream cake
table was a vintage drop leaf in a sea foam
blue, we could customize a piece that fit this
design for your Mancha says of the
service. a color..pick the
Rarities: vintage blue French
Mancha says. photographs so well, and can
me mixed in all different chic,
modern glam, bohemian, you name
Expert Design Advice: A wedding, or
special event is the time to make a statement
all your events are usually a oneday affair, have fun and take risks. get
your guests talking and have memories galore.
Prices: Furniture can range anywhere from
$65 for a side table to $550 for larger pieces.
Upholstered chairs and couches can range
from $295 to $2,000. Mignonne works with all
different budgets; contact directly for a quote.
bride wanted a vintage backyard picnic
feel and the other was looking for a rustic vibe.
Melissa worked with me in the design for both.
She has artistic ideas and is very committed to
making sure we get the feel we are going for. I
love having her on my design team, because I
can count on
Known For: custom designs and
hand-built pieces. white bench is a
custom made piece I built, along with the
pallet table in
Rarities: fun, I have a teepee in my
Prices: Furniture rentals range from $5 to $15
for Farmhouse chairs, $25 to $75 for upholstered
chairs, $35 to $85 for tables and $35 to $100
for benches and pews. Prices for table top items
such as vintage mismatched china, flatware and
goblets range from .50 to $2 per piece.
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