Wedding Inspiration: A Moody Fall Wedding Design

January 26, 2017 | Arizona Wedding Venues

Wedding Inspiration: A Moody Fall Wedding Design Lockie Photography While we have only just begun a new year, we know that in the wedding world there are many brides planning for their dream day come Fall 2017! In order to inspire you and entice you, we teamed up with talented wedding vendors from right here in the valley to create … Continued

Wedding Trends: First Look Friday

October 28, 2016 | Arizona Wedding Venues

  In the days of 2016, couples are choosing to ditch the traditional ceremony reveal to share a private moment or two with just each other before they officially seal the deal. The so called “First Look” is the intimate moment between a couple when they see each other for the first time on their wedding day. That moment is truly magical, filled … Continued

To Host or not to Host?…A Guide for your Bar!

September 8, 2016 | Arizona Wedding Venues

As Event Directors, one of the most frequently asked questions we receive is, “Should I host my bar at the reception?”   To answer this question, let’s first start by outlining the difference between a Hosted bar and a Cash bar. With a Hosted bar, the drinks are provided, or “hosted,” compliments of the Bride & Groom. With a Cash bar, guests … 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

Your Wedding Date: What is the “Perfect Date?”

August 6, 2016 | Arizona Wedding Venues

Congratulations! You and your sweetie have been enjoying engagement bliss, and now you’re ready to settle on a venue and a wedding date! We wonder, is there such a thing as the “Perfect Date?” At Stonebridge Manor, we eat, breath and sleep weddings! We can’t help but be excited when helping you pick YOUR ideal wedding date. There are so many … 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

Fall Weddings and The Great Pumpkin

October 7, 2012 | Fall

The temperatures are cooling!  It’s time to begin thinking about celebrating the Autumn holidays – Halloween and Thanksgiving – would not be the same without ….. PUMPKINS!  We love to see brides incorporate seasonal themes into their wedding and reception.  Gianna and Earl presented their guests with simple yet festive pumpkins as their centerpieces.  Gianna had her florist embellish the … Continued

Fall @ Stonebridge Manor

September 9, 2011 | Centerpieces

Fall is coming!!! Finally 🙂 We are so excited to have cooler weather back! With cooler weather comes fall decorations, inspirations, and ideas. Here is just one example of how you can decorate your venue at Stonebridge Manor. You can add lanterns to either venue in any color as well as coordinate your centerpieces to match. There are many different … Continued