Category 'Ballrooms and Reception'

18
Apr

Happy Hour and Mimosa Tours: Why You Shouldn’t Tour Any Other Way

Work. Meetings. Errands. Dinner dates.  The list goes on. If you think juggling your schedule is hectic now, just throw in the demands of planning a weddings to round everything out. Shopping for a wedding venue is one of the … Continue Reading

28
Mar

Tips for the Bride & Groom: Brunch Weddings vs. Evening Weddings

Portions of this blog originally appeared on MaggShots Photography. For their take on Brunch vs. Evening weddings, visit their site by clicking here

Everybody wants a Saturday night wedding, right? But, what about the limited availability, higher costs, … Continue Reading

28
Feb

Stress Free Wedding Planning-An In Depth Account From the Bride Who’s Been There

We are so excited to feature The Blended Blonde as our guest blogger this week. Her detailed recount of planning her Ashton Gardens Houston West wedding is skillfully complete and authentic. We appreciate Jeannette taking the time to tell her Continue Reading

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

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

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