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 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

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

How to ask the ladies?

September 2, 2014 | Bridesmaids

Have you been wondering how to ask your closest ladies to be a bridesmaid? Welp, here are some creative ideas to help you out!   1.) ‘Tie the Knot’ Ring! Dainty Knot Ring (Available on Etsy) to ask bridesmaid: “I’m getting ready to tie the knot, And I hope you know I love you a lot! I’ve got my ring, … Continued

Save the Date!

December 12, 2012 | Engagement

Save the date cards are a standard part of the wedding stationary today, but did you know that announcing  the engagement via post was not the original way to publicize the wedding?Historically, one way of announcing the engagement dates back to the 12th century. In England, the traditional method for announcing a wedding was by “posting the banns”. This meant … Continued

Pretty Little Flower Girls

December 1, 2012 | Flower girl

Many brides choose to have a flower girl (or two) in their wedding processional, and why not? These little ones are absolutely adorable and have a history of putting smiles on the guest’s faces.Planning for the flower girl might be the least of the bride’s worries, but it is helpful to know these little cuties’ duties, like how old should … Continued

Wedding Rules…Broken

November 13, 2012 | Wedding Planning

There are a few “wedding rules” that have come about by keeping with tradition. While traditions can be fun, sentimental and somewhat nostalgic, we believe that if they cause more worry than happiness, it’s okay to break a few.Take these wedding rules, for example. WHO PAYS:Every couple funds the festivities in different ways. Maybe your mom and dad want to pay … Continued