Wedding Tips: 4 Tips to Help Your Guests Bust Their Moves!

March 30, 2018 | Arizona Wedding Venues

Its likely that most of us have been to a wedding where it seems as though everyone left their dancing shoes at home.  And what couple wants to have an empty dance floor at their wedding reception?  Unless a couple is opting to have lawn games in lieu of dancing or another activity, its pretty safe to assume that most … Continued

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 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

I Did The Unthinkable: A Wedding Planner Plans Her Wedding

March 4, 2017 | Arizona Wedding Venues

I Did the Unthinkable I have a confession to make. I did the unthinkable… I considered booking my wedding at a venue other than Stonebridge Manor. I even went so far as to tour this other venue. I felt like I was cheating on my significant other (*I would never do this, just to clarify*). My bosses do know about this, and they are … 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

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

The VALUE Of Your Venue: A Wedding Planner Plans Her Wedding

January 26, 2017 | Arizona Wedding Venues

The VALUE of Your Venue If you read my previous blog post, you’re well aware of some of the things to consider when assessing the value of your venue. It’s easy to get a little shocked at the price of a wedding in general – I had no idea how much the average wedding in America costs until I started working … Continued

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

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