Category 'Ballrooms and Reception'


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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