Category 'Ballrooms and Reception'

18
Mar

Everything You Need for Your Wedding Day Emergency Kit

When your months of planning come together and every guest is seated in the pews for the ceremony, it never fails that a hem needs to be pinned at the last minute or the flower girl somehow manages to spill … Continue Reading

26
Feb

Ask the Experts: Have your Cake and A Pretty Table TOO! Tips for Choosing the Right Linen for your Cake Table

Guest Blog from EB Inc Event Rentals Specialty Linen and Décor Rental Company

cake with blueYour Wedding Cake is an important part of the traditional wedding day and months of planning go into designing the perfect details for your wedding. You’ve made Continue Reading

18
Feb

Ask the Expert: The Raw Truth Behind Live Wedding Painting

Although a relatively new addition to the modern wedding scene, “live paintings” are an ancient concept dating as far back as the Renaissance to express and capture a moment in time without using words. In my few short years as … Continue Reading

5
Feb

Engagement Ring Shopping 101: The Four C’s

Who ever said “size doesn’t matter” was truly on to something. Details. Precision. Consideration. These are the things to think about when looking for the perfect ring for that someone special in your life. As you get down on one … Continue Reading

29
Jan

Quality vs. Cost Effective Wedding Vendors: Which is more important?

While so many couples ask “How much does this cost?” not enough couples planning a wedding ask “Why should we hire you?” Finding quality vendors can definitely present a challenge when you have no idea where to start and what … Continue Reading

22
Jan

Behind the Scenes: Food Made with Feeling

Seared Ginger root and Elephant garlic tenderloin of beef with red wine ginger sauce. Herb Boursin mousse with toasted walnuts and caramelized figs on Belgium endive. Food, just like all special events, is unique and special. The more care, preparation … Continue Reading

15
Jan

Behind the Scenes: How the Details Happen

In the weeks leading up to your event, your planning starts to wind down and for Ashton Gardens, it means crunch time. When you host any type of occasion at our facilities, be prepared for even the smallest details to … Continue Reading

8
Jan

Behind the Scenes: What to Expect From your Day of Coordinator

What makes a great wedding and event coordinator? Is it their ability to stay organized with clearly labeled binder tabs or is more about their knack for calming down even the most hysterical bride? No matter what you think the … Continue Reading

31
Dec

Behind the Scenes: Touring and Why First Impressions are Everything

There is something inherently calming about selecting a wedding venue that takes care of so many details. From fine in house linens to a wedding coordinator that will keep you on point, so many ideas and details organically come together … Continue Reading

4
Dec

Ask the Experts: Cake Basics from Cakes by Gina

Planning a wedding is very exciting and stressful for a couple and their family.  There are so many decisions that have to be made. It’s not only the joining of two people, but it is also the joining and celebration … Continue Reading