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

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: 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

Open House Decor Recap: January 2017

January 13, 2017 | Arizona Wedding Venues

Happy New Year, love birds! Open House is a weekly Wednesday tradition at Stonebridge Manor. We open our doors to engaged couples eager to hear their love story and their dream wedding visions! This past Wednesday, we welcomed couples for the first Open House of the new year, and we are so excited to share our favorite moments of the night! … Continued

Christmas at the Manor: Rustic Winter Wedding Inspiration!

December 22, 2016 | Arizona Wedding Venues

  It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and we have everything festive, winter, and holiday on our brains! With Christmas only two days away, we found it only fitting to recap our December Open House inspired by rustic winter wedding decor. Our design team always enjoys making these magical visions come to life! First off, planning a rustic … Continued

Your Pinterest should not be your “Perfect”

December 21, 2016 | Outdoor Wedding Venue in Arizona

I love Pinterest. Like really LOVE it! It’s a fabulous tool for finding recipes and new outfits, kill time while waiting for the football game to be over, and gather ideas for your wedding. “I have too much inspiration,” said no bride ever. But there is a fine line between wants, needs, and reality. Am I right ladies? The truth … Continued

Buy a Wedding Planner: A Wedding Planner Plans Her Wedding

December 5, 2016 | Arizona Wedding Venues

Buy A Wedding Planner When I say “buy a wedding planner”, I’m not talking about a woman that will charge you a couple grand to act like your best friend and do your research for you. {Although if you need someone with a bit of wedding insight to put your mind at ease a bit and be friendly to you … Continued

Wedding Inspiration: Branding Your Wedding

November 4, 2016 | Arizona Wedding Venues

Your wedding is your brand. In the year 2016, brides and grooms are going the extra mile to brand the day they seal the deal with personalized touches galore! Is there any better way to share or celebrate your love story? Every love story is unique; two individuals coming together as one, each having had their own experiences along the way. The … 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