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

Welcome to the Garden Pavilion

February 10, 2017 | Arizona Wedding Venues

Stonebridge Manor greets you and yours with a grand estate that is spread over 16,000 sq. feet with over 4 acres of manicured garden grounds.  The Garden Pavilion, our largest of two beautiful venues offers you a stately bridal suite and groom’s dressing room to serve as private retreats to prep for your big day.  One of the most frequent (and favorite!) … 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

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

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

Wedding Tips: A Guide to Finalizing Your Wedding Details

January 5, 2017 | Arizona Wedding Venues

 This Is It!  You’ve spent the last year meeting with vendors, overloading your Pinterest board with wedding inspiration, and counting down the days until you say, “I do!” Now, in the blink of an eye, you’re only a couple of months away and the reality that you are getting married is starting to set in. You might be thinking, “There’s … Continued

A Wedding Planner Plans Her Wedding: Venue Searching with Wedding Apps

December 28, 2016 | Arizona Wedding Venues

Finding a Venue via Wedding Planning Apps  Hi again, brides-to-be! Most recently, I’ve been doing some venue searching and I thought I would share some insights with you. As you know, I work at Stonebridge Manor but I still wanted to search for other possible venues just to make sure I made the right decision for my fiancé and me. … 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