Budget Tip with Britt | Weekdays are the new Saturdays

August 11, 2017 | Arizona Wedding Venues

We all have a budget. Some are less than others, and some are more. Either way we have a magic number in mind that we are striving to stay at or under while having our vision and dreams met. Weddings are not cheap. There is so much more that goes into a wedding that most newly engaged couples forget about … Continued

Wedding Tips: On Your Big Day, Who Does What? -Part 2

July 29, 2017 | Bridesmaids

Last week we blogged about the general duties to be expected of for your Maid of Honor, Bridesmaids, Best Man, and Groomsmen.  Now we are going to talk about the rest of your Bridal Party. Flower Girl(s) Let’s be honest about the role of the Flower Girl(s), it’s a simple task.  The main role of the flower girl is to … Continued

Wedding Tips: On Your Big Day, Who Does What? | Part 1

July 18, 2017 | Bridesmaids

  In the world we live in today, being a Bride can easily become overwhelming.  At the push of a button, we have access to ideas, blogs, tips, and inspiration pictures.  At Stonebridge Manor we are on a mission to help reduce the stress and anxiety that so frequently comes hand in hand with planning a wedding. So lets chat … Continued

Wedding Tips: 10 Things You Wish You’d Known Before Your Wedding Day | Part 2

June 16, 2017 | Arizona Wedding Venues

    6. Keep your budget flexible! Going into planning with a set budget ingrained in your mind will drive you insane! Price is important, but so is the value of what that price tag holds. There are ways to stay close or even under budget, but in todays world where Pinterest and Instagram shove more ideas in our face than … Continued

Wedding Planning: Vendor Management & Tips

March 17, 2017 | Garden Pavilion

Planning a Wedding at first glance is an exciting and fun time for couples. As you begin to soak in the reality that you are now happily engaged and will be soon be marrying the love of your life, planning the details of your big day becomes the center focus.  But you may soon realize that with all the excitement … Continued

Wedding Inspiration: “Why” We Do What We Do!

March 10, 2017 | Arizona Wedding Venues

 So “why” do we do what we do?  Most of us have previous experience within the wedding and event industry but we also have other experience and maybe even specialized in other areas of the professional world. For me, I have a degree in Psychology and have tons of experience in the professional business world (outside of weddings), specializing in Human … Continued

Wedding Tips: How To Be A Bridesmaid

March 2, 2017 | Arizona Wedding Venues

So you’re going to be a bridesmaid! How’s that for exciting? And, um, other than wearing a fancy dress and carrying a bouquet, what does that mean, exactly?  First, congratulations on being asked to be a Bridesmaid. The Bride, whether she is your friend, sister, soon to be sister in law, or cousin, chose YOU.  And choosing bridesmaids can be … Continued

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

Your Wedding Day Super Hero: Your Event Director

February 17, 2017 | Arizona Wedding Venues

“It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s your Event Director!” She seems to be everywhere all at once and you may even think she must have a twin.  Your Wedding Event Director, hence the title “Director” literally is directing and coordinating the many moving parts of your wedding day. From vendor check-in and quality control of items being delivered, she … Continued

Common Misconceptions: Choosing Your Date?

February 15, 2017 | Arizona Wedding Venues

Common Misconceptions: Choosing Your Date? Hello all you beautiful brides-to-be! There seems to be confusion I’ve noticed when brides come in to tour at Stonebridge Manor, so I’d love to address it in my blog. Unless your date is the #1 most important thing to you, you don’t choose your venue based on the date. Usually, you will go in … Continued