metal chain curtains in luxury brand store.
Retail Store Decor
February 5, 2016

Pretty things catch my eye when I’m out and about, and sometimes I can’t help but take their pictures. This post is dedicated to the iPhone photography that I’ve done lately to capture SWT décor where it lives… And often that’s in chic boutiques, shops, and restaurants.

This Michael Kors store maximizes metal chain curtains as a backdrop for a collection of designer handbags.  Completing a shimmering facade, the metal Chain Curtains reflect the available light, showcase the merchandise,

candelabras, votives, and vases on wedding table.
Upscale Weddings
January 4, 2016

Leave it to Tamara of Tamara Wendt Design to incorporate some of our absolute favorite things into lovely wedding reception design that is at once modern and timeless.


This gorgeous reception table makes the most of a running tiered centerpiece comprised of tall florals, candelabras with plenty of bling, wine glass vases, and votives.  The mix of sparkle, blooms, and eventually

Beaded Curtains and Beaded Chandeliers from ShopWildThings come with Iridescent or Non-Iridescent Coating
Iridescent vs. Non-Iridescent Beaded Curtains, Columns & Chandeliers
January 3, 2016


At ShopWildThings we carry a variety of fabulous Event Decoration items and among the most popular are our Beaded Curtains and Chandeliers that are made out of our Acrylic Beads. One of the first things you need to know about our beads is that we are complete maniacs about quality. We travel across the world to inspect the materials being used in our

Christmas display using fairly lights.
Fairy Lights Transition from Holidays to Every Day
December 23, 2015

We don’t always talk about the ways that technology has made décor more fabulous, but with Christmas just days away and lots of parties in the next week, we have to highlight one of our favorite products that is constantly evolving: LED lighting. In particular, fairy/string lights have become one of the safest, prettiest types of lights that you can use to decorate year round. And not only do they stay cooler than

shipping times from ShopWildThings bead curtain warehouse.
Holiday Orders and Shipping Times
December 2, 2015

We know that Christmas and New Year’s are some of the busiest times for professional event planners, and we also serve LOTS of folks who are giving ShopWildThings products as gifts for the holidays.

We work hard year ’round to be sure that your packages arrive on time, with their precious contents in great shape.  And we never put more effort into getting your packages out fast than we do during the holidays.  Because glitter.

We’re hitting the high points

Ostrich feathers in Beverly Hills wedding centerpiece.
A Story of Fabulousness: Colin Cowie, The Beverly Hills Hotel, and Ostrich Feathers
November 20, 2015

For over-the-top fabulous, it’s tough to beat Colin Cowie at the Beverly Hills Hotel.  We can’t get enough of his artistic mix of event lighting, LEDs, candlelight, and vertical layers of feathers, blooms, and candles.

Whether’s he’s designing an event in the great outdoors, or in one of California’s iconic venues, Colin Cowie owns every space with his signature mix of creativity, romance, and elegance.

Make the most of a mirror by giving it plenty to reflect

bead curtain, lighting, event decor, and other categories of wedding and event supplies.
Find It Fast ~ Your Guide to The Most Fab Stuff on Our Website
November 9, 2015

You may have noticed that we’ve recently done a complete redesign of our entire website.  The main goal in the redesign, as in everything that we do really, is to make our customer experience the best that it can be.  We want our website to…

look as good as your designs with our products
help you find what you need quickly (even when you’re not *exactly sure* what you need
organize *everything* that we sell in a way that makes it easy to

Dramatic Black and White, Bead Intensive Wedding
October 25, 2015

Tamara of Tamara Wendt Design always amazes us with her inspired uses of our favorite ShopWildThings products.  This wedding is certainly no exception, with bead curtains, chandelierscrystal columns, and tabletop pretties working overtime to make this ballroom black and white wedding shine.

This four-fecta (that’s a thing, right?) of suspended bead-intensive bling in the form of tiered chandeliers, crystal columns anchoring the dance floor, and bead

All About that Cake
October 19, 2015

If TLC’s lineup of bakery stalking hit shows isn’t enough to convince you, here’s the definitive word from those of us who are serial celebrators:  We’re all about that cake (table).

Professional event designers have great strategies for maximizing budgets from flush to frugal, and all of them will tell you that splurging on a wow! feature for your wedding (but not on every little thing) is a great strategy for getting the most from your wedding dollars.  Your guests will remember