May 5, 2009

Duvall and Kiawah Conservancy Reduce, Reuse & Recycle

On Thursday night April 23, Duvall catered the Kiawah Conservancy’s Bobcat Ball for the third year in a row! This year there were several new twists! This included partnering with the Sustainability Institute, offering a family style dinner for their 320 attendees, making the event as green and sustainable as possible, […]
April 19, 2009

CVB Wedding Winners Made People Magazine!!

Jaime and Erik, winners of the CVB Wedding Giveaway, made PEOPLE magazine April 20!
April 19, 2009

Rehearsal Dinner Décor Details

Jacqueline Lawrence, Duvall’s Design Director, teamed up with several local vendors to create custom details for the event. Seen below are images of their custom favors and place cards designed by Kelli Hall of Carte Blanche. All photos taken by local photographer, Tomme Hilton. Check out our flickr page to see […]
April 19, 2009

“Survivor: China” Wedding Rehearsal Dinner Details

Take an up-close look at Jamie and Erik’s rehearsal dinner at Middleton Plantation. Jarrad Lister, a lifestyle, entertainment, and wedding photographer based in Greenville, South Carolina, documented the CVB wedding giveaway winners at their rehearsal and wedding ceremony. With his unique style and specialization in entertainment photography he was able […]
April 19, 2009

Wedding Planning Tip:

The most important thing I can tell a bride is to have fun! Too often brides get bogged down in the details of their event. If you don’t hire a planner, be sure you enlist people you trust will get the job done, so you can really enjoy your special […]
April 10, 2009

Green Partners – Duvall & Sustainability Institute

Duvall Catering & Event Design is proud to announce our partnership with The Sustainability Institute . Together we will work to make our daily practices and events more environmentally sound. Partnered with the Institute, we have developed “The Green Team,” which consists of 4 people – one person from each Duvall […]
April 8, 2009

A Perfect Plantation Wedding

On Saturday, April 4, 2009,  the Duvall team headed to Cypress Trees Plantation on Edisto Island to celebrate Nathan and Sabrina’s wedding. It was a nerve-racking week, especially with record-breaking rain levels two days before the event. All I could think of was disaster; a tented plantation wedding ruined by rain, […]
April 8, 2009

“Survivor: China” Couple Weds

Winners of the Charleston Convention & Visitors Bureau Charleston Wedding Giveaway, and former Survivor: China castmates, Jaime Dugan and Erik Huffman, married Saturday, April 4th, at the Wild Dunes Resort.The rehearsal dinner was held Friday evening at the Middleton Place Plantation , and Duvall Catering & Event Design had the pleasure […]
March 26, 2009

$ave Money on Corporate Social Functions by Going Green & Donating Event Materials

Problem: Companies are facing scrutiny from the public for hosting lavish business luncheons and cocktail hours. Pricey wining-and-dining business practices are quickly going out of style (especially during sensitive economic times).      Our Solution: Go Green & Donate! By hosting eco-friendly corporate social functions and then donating green event […]
March 19, 2009

New Light Line

New and exciting things are happening at Duvall Décor.  This year we are featuring our “light line”. Our newest items include everything from high cocktail tables to the light bar shown above.  If you are looking for a something fun stop by our Design Studio or new 6000 sq ft […]
March 19, 2009

Duvall Inspiration – Simply sweet soft fluers made modern…

I found décor inspiration in the photos above, which were taken at a Bulvgari launch party. The large plexi-glass boxes, in the bottom photo, are filled with soil and topped with tulip arrangements. However, the most striking aspect of the photo is the back wall, which is completely covered in flowers. […]
March 5, 2009

Recipe: Red and Yellow Watermelon Salad with Kalamata Olives, Feta Cheese and Africa Blue Basil with Smoked Salt

Servings: 4 Prep Time: 15 min. Ingredients: 1 C red seedless watermelon, ½” cubes 1 C yellow watermelon, ½” cubes 16 whole pitted kalamata olives, drained ¼ C crumbled feta cheese ¼ C fresh Africa blue basil leaves (or any fresh basil), julienned ½ tsp. smoked salt (available at gourmet […]