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 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

Sneak Peek | Kim + Charles

April 28, 2017 | Ceremony

Are you ready for this amazingness?  We are and, cannot stop drooling over these images (or the bride and groom)! Thanks to the oh-so-fabulous Troy Brinkerhoff, here’s a sneak peek of these newlyweds! Real Wedding details about this elegant, sophisticated wedding coming soon. Stay tuned….    

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

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

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

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