Real Wedding: Sara + Dorian

August 4, 2017 | Aisle Decor

Sara & Dorian had a wedding where little to no detail was spared.  From the beginning, Sara knew what her wedding day vision was and with the help of our Stonebridge Manor design team and her florist, Bess of Zuzu’s Petals, her vision came to life! We hope you enjoy taking a peek into their dream wedding where you will be … Continued

Wedding Tips: 10 Things You Wish You’d Known Before Your Wedding Day

May 18, 2017 | Arizona Wedding Venues

Don’t obsess over Pinterest. Easier said than done, right? But to save yourself from mental exhaustion (and possible carpal tunnel), keep your ideas to a minimum. Reason being, trends change day by day and the things you liked a week after he proposed, may not be your style in a year. All those ideas you saw won’t make your decision … Continued

Wedding Planning: Lets Talk About Guest Table Seating Arrangements

March 24, 2017 | Escort Cards

So your getting married and are on one of the most memorable, fun journeys of your life! You have your wedding venue, your wedding vendors, your dress, your guest list, and you have sent out your wedding invitations. You get giddy with joy simply walking to get your mailed because your friends and family are sending in your much anticipated … Continued

A Wedding Planner Plans Her Wedding: What Comes First? Guest List or The Venue?

January 13, 2017 | Arizona Wedding Venues

What Comes First: Guest List or The Venue? This topic is a crucial question: do you start by making your guest list or by picking your venue? This can certainly be a tricky thing to navigate.  We recommend that you first establish your budget, then write up a quick guest list to figure out just how many people you would … Continued

A Garden Wedding: The Beauty Within the Manor Courtyard

October 14, 2016 | Arizona Wedding Venues

The views at Stonebridge Manor simply cannot be beat! When you arrive on property at the Manor you’re immediately greeted by the lush greenery that embraces the house. Upon entering the Manor Courtyard, on one side appears the stone bridge surrounded by full green trees that seem to touch the sky and to the other your eyes look upon the grand, … 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

Wedding Invitations: What to Include

August 24, 2016 | Arizona Wedding Venues

In preparation for the big day, invitations are one of the most important details you do not want to overlook! Here are a few must-include items for your wedding invitations!  1.Day, date, and time. While a seemingly obvious detail, be sure to check, and double check your time sensitive information before the invitations go to print! Did you have a set ceremony … 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

L.N.S. aka Late Night Snack: A Wedding Catering Favorite!

July 28, 2016 | Arizona Wedding Venues

Your wedding catering is an extension of who you are as a couple and should therefore be just as fun and unique as the two of you! Late Night Snacks (L.N.S.) are a guest FAVORITE!  As one of our most popular additions to our packages, the Late Night Snack can be a memorable aspect of your event that your guests … Continued