Wedding Planning 101: The Average Cost Of A Wedding

February 24, 2017 | Arizona Wedding Venues

There are many tips and tricks to saving major bucks on your wedding. From DIY to cutting the guest list in half, it’s an endless game of number crushing. In today’s society with social media, blogs, and wedding magazines, the total costs have hit an all time high! Wouldn’t you love to use the $6,000 budget that your parents did … Continued

It Is All About Green: 2017 Wedding Trends

February 3, 2017 | Arizona Wedding Venues

Pantone recently announced “Greenery” as its 2017 Color of the Year! Pantone, in short, refers to the Pantone Color Institute and considers itself to be the “global color authority” for all things design from paint colors, fashion, wedding, and interior design. We anticipate seeing a lot of the of “Greenery” as well as other shades of green in 2017! Greenery … Continued

Wedding Inspiration: How To Brand Your Wedding

November 11, 2016 | Arizona Wedding Venues

Branding your wedding boils down to paying attention to the details! If you wish to brand your wedding, let your love story shine through the details and personal touches. Identifying a brand for the two of you is a perfect way to plan your wedding with an outcome that is going to be personal, memorable, and all about you! For some … Continued

Wedding DIY vs. Stonebridge Manor Wedding Planning

October 21, 2016 | Arizona Wedding Venues

 Congratulations! You are newly engaged! Time to pull out the Pinterest board you’ve secretly been working on for, oh, maybe a few years or so. Pinterest spoils us so with the endless black hole of scrolling and wedding inspiration! The toughest part of any wedding might actually be pinpointing where to start the planning! Allow us to provide some insight into the wonders … Continued

Wedding Trends: Mixed Metallic Magic

September 15, 2016 | Arizona Wedding Venues

  The Stonebridge Manor Team loves EVERYTHING wedding related. On top of all of the behind-the-scenes work, i.e. tours, consultations, vendor coordination, appointment coordination, we are also paying close attention to those ever-changing and evolving wedding trends! Take a look at our Mixed Metals Open House!    One of the most popular 2016 wedding trends is the use of multi-tonal metals. … Continued

Long Distance Wedding Planning: A SBM Guide for our Out of Town Brides

August 31, 2016 | Arizona Wedding Venues

One of our FAB-U-LOUS Stonebridge Manor Event Directors, Alysia, took the time to provide some words of advice to fellow out-of-town brides. Read what the newly-minted Mrs. Zurlo has to say about the wedding planning process done from a distance! You might think being an out of town bride is stressful… but it doesn’t have to be! I am in a … Continued

Guest List: What You Need To Know Before Sending Invites

August 17, 2016 | Arizona Wedding Venues

“Guest List” — while just thinking about those words are enough to send shivers down the spine of any bride planning her wedding, we are on a mission to make sure your planning process goes as smoothly as possible! After all, a stress-free bride is a happy bride! Allow us to share a few tips and tricks we have learned over … Continued

How To Stick To Your Wedding Budget

August 10, 2016 | Arizona Wedding Venues

Wedding budgeting can be a taboo subject that we thought we’d address! While setting your budget for the big day, keep in mind the following categories to help you set a realistic allowance as well as refine your vision. Prioritize. Is an $8,000 dress a priority over having a hosted bar? Do massive floral arrangements take precedence over a fancy get-away … Continued

Lets Talk Escort Cards

July 22, 2016 | DIY

    To Escort Card or not to Escort Card. While escort cards are always a good idea, we strongly recommend them for guest counts over 100. Think of escort cards as a tool to make the transition from H’ors D’oeuvres hour to Reception smooth and speedy. After all, you don’t want your college friend sitting in the front and your … Continued

Real Wedding: Amanda & David

June 5, 2015 | Arizona Wedding Venues

Amanda and David tied the knot in the Manor Courtyard of Stonebridge Manor this past April. We are absolutely obsessed with all of the details that Amanda put together and the personalized touches she brought to make their day just that much more special. I could go on and on about how much we love her dress, the flowers, the … Continued