Say “Yes!” to the…DJ

| Arizona Wedding Venues

Keep calm…and hire a professional DJ. Uncle Tom has great taste in music and wants to play at our wedding! We love when family is included in the big day, however, your DJ sets the tone for the whole reception! And we’re pretty sure your family will want to relax and enjoy the day as much as you.  Therefore, it … Continued

Say “Yes!” to the… photographer

| Arizona Wedding Venues

It’s no secret that photography is a big deal…maybe even the biggest (besides the dress, oh and your fiancee!) Choosing the right photographer for you can be such a daunting task. Here are a few things to consider before you say “I do” to your photographer. Style. You’re going to have your wedding photos for the rest of your life … Continued

Real Wedding vs. Styled Shoot

| Arizona Wedding Venues

A must read for brides everywhere! Our resident photographer phenom Courtney Lively shares her insights on what to really expect from your photographer on your wedding day! Check out the link: Understanding the Difference Between Real Wedding Days and Styled Wedding Shoots

VIDEO: Liz & Chris!

| Outdoor Wedding

Serendipity Cinematography did it again! Another fabulous wedding video is ready to be viewed! 🙂 Enjoy everyone! Vendor shout outs to Clive VanRensberg & Jan Dekker Designs!

VIDEO: Molly & Rob!

| Real Weddings

Serendipity Cinema did a fabulous job capturing Molly & Rob’s wedding here at Stonebridge Manor! Their wedding was fully captured in this little trailer. Molly & Rob have such a unique taste and vibrant flare, all of which made their wedding in our Garden Pavilion FUN! And fun is exactly who they are together. Great job Brinkerhoff Photography & Butterfly … Continued

How to ask the ladies?

| Bridesmaids

Have you been wondering how to ask your closest ladies to be a bridesmaid? Welp, here are some creative ideas to help you out!   1.) ‘Tie the Knot’ Ring! Dainty Knot Ring (Available on Etsy) to ask bridesmaid: “I’m getting ready to tie the knot, And I hope you know I love you a lot! I’ve got my ring, … Continued

VENDOR ADVICE: Engagement Photos

| Tips

Today’s advice comes from Courtney Lively regarding your ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS! Hi Bride and Grooms! Courtney here, from Courtney Lively Photography. I’m taking some time today to connect with you guys regarding your engagement sessions. [What’s that you say….? Your nervous!? Oh don’t be silly! We’re going to have a blast – and I’m going to make you look good!] That … Continued

Real Wedding: Abby & Matthew

| Aisle Decor

What a wonderfully whimsy wedding. The flowers were so lush and dreamy… from the head wreaths, ceremony backdrop, bouquets, boutonnieres, & centerpieces. This secret garden styled wedding had us all ready to frolic! Who would have thought this wedding ceremony site was even in Arizona? Green & lovely…  Dream Team? Piece of Cake Desserts, Courtney Lively Photography, ZuZu’s Petals, Muscle Man … Continued

Real Wedding: Staci & Chandler

| Aisle Decor

This wedding has sweet written all over it. From the colors, to the flower girls, to the actual sweet station. Just sweet in every sense of the word. Mr & Mrs Herdt got married in our Manor Courtyard this year, and their sweet romance just oozed everywhere. Another oh so chic May wedding… swoon. Dream Team? Courtney Lively Photography, ZuZu’s Petals, Piece … Continued

Real Wedding: Katie & Jeff

| Aisle Decor

Katie and Jeff are such a beautiful pair, right? Katie is just stunning, like, take your breath away beautiful. But the crazy thing is she’s just as beautiful on the inside. Folks say that phrase often, but really she is! She’s a teacher and such a kind, kind person! These two got married in our Garden Pavilion with our classic … Continued