Category 'Ballrooms and Reception'

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

6
Nov

Guest Requests: What your Friends and Family Really Want at Your Wedding

Being a guest for a wedding can be demanding at times. Between travel expenses, taking time off work and all of the details in between, being part of the guest list can be hectic and at times, a little stressful. … Continue Reading

30
Oct

3 Reception Details That Are Perfect for your Fall Wedding

Cool, crisp weather. Leaves falling from the trees. It can only mean one thing, fall is in session and that means not only a shift in weather but more importantly, a chaotic time of the year for weddings. October is … Continue Reading

23
Oct

Ashton Gardens Spotlight Profile: Brittany Darlington

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Name: Brittany Darlington

Title: Sales Associate

1. What brought you to Ashton Gardens? I had just graduated college and was working part time at another venue coordinating and sales but I needed … Continue Reading

25
Sep

Classic Wedding Movies That Everyone Should See

Without even knowing it, wedding movies have the uncanny ability to make us fall in love with the craziest of characters. From imposter wedding guests that crash unbelievable parties to a best friend that just can’t share the groom, these … Continue Reading