Showstopper 360 + Spark Boxes | The Perfect Wedding Combination

The Showstopper 360 is one of our most unique mirrors! It takes a 360-degree video of you and up to 4 people living in the moment and celebrating the event. Our Showstopper comes with an amazing table full of props, signs, and confetti to use while the camera is spinning around you! We’ve brought the 360 to weddings, corporate events, open houses, and wedding shows all around Missouri, and every time it comes out, we hear how much fun guests have.

While having the 360 at an event is exciting, adding the cold spark boxes to it changes the game.

In 2021, the Elevate team added the legendary cold spark machines to their wedding services. The cold spark boxes from Elevate shoot a special pyrotechnic up 10 to 15 feet in the air and are cool to the touch. The sparks are able to be shot off throughout the evening and can even be used indoors! There are a limited amount of times it can be shot before the powder runs out, so make sure to use it for special moments!

We recommend using the Showstopper Spark Box combo to capture these awesome moments at weddings:

Bride and Groom Grand Entrance Kiss
Bridesmaids and Bride
Bridesmaids and Groom
Groomsmen and Groom
Groomsmen and Bride

Having the cold spark boxes in the background of these 360 videos takes the experience to a whole new level!

The Mawhorr Wedding | April 29, 2022

We were so excited to celebrate the Mawhorr Wedding at Sycamore Creek in Branson, MO!

Josh and Lindsay are directors for Kanakuk Camps. Their wedding, held at the one-of-a-kind Sycamore Creek Family Ranch in Branson, was one of the most exciting and electric nights for Elevate and Selfie Mirror! This was no small wedding either! Because of their roles with Kanakuk Camps, over 350 guests came to celebrate their love and get down on the dance floor! Josh and Lindsay went all out for this wedding, from having an Elevate event host to 5 – 3 gallon tubs of Blur Bell Ice Cream (Lindsay’s favorite), custom uplighting, and a crew that was ready to get down; it’s safe to say that Josh and Lindsay were ready to celebrate!

2 days before the event, Lindsay called our office to ask if she could add the Mini-Mirror to their DJ package. Now typically, we need some extra time getting that set and ready to go, but with only 48 hours until guests started arriving, the Selfie Mirror team jumped into action! They were able to create the customized selfie frame and get the Mini-Mirror secured for their event in no time!

As soon as the Mini-Mirror was set up, guests started snapping pics! It was an instant hit! From grandparents to ring bearers, everyone was lining up to grab a photo! Throughout the evening, Josh and Lindsay’s guests were able to break away from talking or waiting around for dessert to take a quick selfie and share the bride and grooms big day with all their friends and family!

We were so honored to be a part of the Mawhorr’s big day and celebrate their exciting next chapter!

Here are some of our favorite shots from the night!

How to Throw an Exciting Wedding Reception

How do you throw an exciting wedding reception that’s not boring, doesn’t cost too much money, and has memorable moments? It’s not as hard as you would think! Follow along as we provide tips on how to throw an exciting wedding reception, including photo booths, wedding games, and other activities you can do with your guests to keep them engaged.

 

Engage your guests

There are lots of ways you can engage your guests, so don’t worry if you don’t have a big budget for entertainment. Take advantage of today’s technology and stream your ceremony online with a site like WeddingVibe (starting at $450) or showcase moments on your wedding app. This way, friends and family who couldn’t be there will feel like they were!

 

Use Photobooths

If you’re trying to throw a party that will keep your guests engaged and entertained, it’s best to have a selfie mirror at your event. Selfie Mirrors provide everyone with something they can do on their own, but which also encourages conversation between guests; that way, if your guests get bored with what else is going on around them (and trust us, they will), they’ll still be able to create memories with friends and family.

 

Play fun games

There are two things you’ll need for a fun wedding reception: wedding games and a photo booth. Wedding games can range from silly to serious, but there’s one thing that all great wedding games have in common: they get your guests involved. That said, don’t feel like you need to spend hours planning them out—pick some online or use cards like never have I ever or how well do you know the bride and groom? You can either write down responses on pieces of paper beforehand or ask guests to answer with something quick (like a thumbs up) at key points during dinner.

 

Find unique photo opportunities

No two weddings are alike, and there are many ways you can make your wedding unique. For example, a fun idea is to plan a mission impossible-style photo game! With your photographer, the bride and groom run from table to table grabbing 2 photos with only 3 minutes to get through everyone!  Not only does it provide fun photos for all of your guests, but it helps you commemorate your day with professional-quality photography that everyone can enjoy for years after your special day.

 

Be playful with the decor

Playing with wedding decor can make your reception feel less like a stuffy affair and more like an exciting party for everyone. Just don’t go overboard—no one wants to end up dancing on tables. Keeping your reception low-key but fun is easier than you think: Don’t be afraid to play with the aesthetic of your wedding decor, whether it’s through fun centerpieces or bright tableware that complements your color scheme.

 

Join Our Team!

Ready to be part of something bigger than yourself? Do you love making an impact in people’s lives and creating lasting experiences? Selfie Mirror is looking for people like you to add to their growing team! Last year Elevate and Selfie Mirror Photo Experience did a recording breaking 700+ events and 2022 is going to be even better!

The heart behind Selfie Mirror Photo Experiences is to give people a day they’ll never forget.

Qualifications

  • Coachable and willing to continue learning new skills
  • Team Centric Attitude
  • Strong Verbal and Public Speaking Skills
  • Availability to work (mostly) weekends
  • Lift > 50lbs for short periods of time
  • Fun and electric personality
  • Reliable transportation to haul equipment and get to events
  • Be 18 years old or older
  • Pass a background check
Selfie Mirror Photo Booth Set from the McCaw Wedding in January 2022. Has a bearded man in a vest and a bride in a white ballroom gown.
Mr. and Mrs. McCaw’s wedding January 1, 2022

Our Selfie Mirror hosts do so much more than help people take selfies and print off photos. They help support our DJs, Vendors, and couples execute their vision and create life-long memories.

If you’re ready to start your selfie mirror journey, visit our team page or our Indeed listing to learn more!

Take the Perfect Selfie Mirror Selfie

Some of us have mastered the art of the selfie, while others need a little more help, so the ultimate guide to taking the perfect selfie is here! Selfie Mirror Experiences are one of a kind just like you! But sometimes people get a little camera shy, so we’ve come up with a couple of tips to make sure you get the best selfie mirror experience, every time.

  1. Look directly at the camera!

This sounds obvious, but our camera is hidden behind a layer of 1-way glass! So to get the perfect picture every time, look at the circle that appears 6 inches under the center of the frame! We know it’s tempting to look at your fabulous self, but trust us, the photos come out a million times better!

Group of people taking a selfie. 4 people standing 3 people sitting. Green Background. Let's party sign above
The Conkling Wedding October 2021
  1. Tilt your head!
    Just slightly but tilting your head to the left or the right helps give your photo a lot more life and a ton more energy! When the countdown starts, look directly at the camera and tilt your head to the direction your hair falls! It’ll take some getting used to but it gives your selfie symmetry and makes you look like the next star of America’s Next Top Model!
  1. Grab a prop and let your personality shine! 

I know you want to fool your friends into thinking Britney or Patrick Mahomes were at your wedding so make sure to grab a prop!  No one will be able to tell the difference between you and your celebrity look alike when you get your prop on! 

Selfie Mirrors are an amazing addition to any wedding or event so we want to make sure your photos “reflect” that! Just remember, keep your eyes open, don’t sneeze, and HAVE FUN!

Ready to book a Selfie Mirror for a Wedding or Office Party?

Start Here or visit selfiemirror.biz/contact-us