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MAKE IT A FAMILY AFFAIR

By | 2017-04-24T14:06:14+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Weddings|

Seven ways to involve family at your wedding reception Here comes the big day! Not only are friends coming into town from all over to celebrate with you, but so are your beloved family members — the ones who watched you grow up and helped you get where you are today. Wouldn’t it be [...]

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Here’s What’s Hot:

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:10+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Weddings|

The Wedding Trends The Pros Are Seeing Right Now Wedding magazines love predicting what’ll be hot — and certainly what’s not — each year. And that made us wonder: Just what are the trends that event planners at Monona Terrace are seeing right now? Here’s what one had to say. Vintage Rustic is Replacing Straight-Up [...]

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Keepsakes Worth Keeping: 10 DIY wedding favors your guests will love

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:12+00:00 April 29th, 2015|Weddings|

When choosing do-it-yourself wedding favors to give your guests, there’s no shortage of ideas. A quick search online reveals candies in decorated jars, bags of coffee beans, s’mores in cute containers—the list is endless. But what if you want to make and give something a little more sentimental or personal? Here are a dozen ideas [...]

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Set Your Tables and Set the Tone

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:12+00:00 April 3rd, 2015|Weddings|

Five Wedding Tabletop Trends for 2015 Wedding receptions are as unique as the couple that’s marrying. And setting the right tone begins with your table decorations. “When your guests enter the reception area, how do you want them to feel? What mood do you want to set?” asks Wendy Brown-Haddock, CPCE, director of sales and [...]

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So You Said Yes. Now What?

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:13+00:00 February 11th, 2015|Weddings|

SVHeart Photography Congratulations—and let the planning begin! We’ve helped hundreds of brides and grooms make their big-day dreams come true at Monona Terrace. So we put our heads together and developed a list of the first five things to do after you get engaged (besides celebrate). Follow these suggestions and we’re [...]

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iPod, Band or DJ: What’s your perfect fit?

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:13+00:00 January 2nd, 2015|Weddings|

Music is one of the most important aspects of your wedding reception. It helps set the mood, keeps energy high and encourages your guests to step outside their comfort zones and onto the dance floor. Photo Credit: Ueda Photography So when it comes to planning the score for your big day, [...]

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WHAT TO DO—AND WHAT NOT TO DO— WHEN PLANNING YOUR BIG DAY

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:14+00:00 November 24th, 2014|Weddings|

It’s said that brides plan their weddings their whole lives. But even if you can imagine every last detail—from your bridesmaids’ signatures on the bottom of your shoes to the pearl monogram on the top of your cake—you still may harbor a touch of insecurity about planning the big day. A wedding planner helps you [...]

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The Sweet Spot: The Need-to-Know New Trends in Wedding Desserts

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:16+00:00 September 12th, 2014|Weddings|

No one can deny that a wedding cake is a beautiful tradition, and for many, an essential part of the reception. But for many couples, there are fun alternatives for starting out marriage on a sweet note. Continue reading to learn about four desserts that can stand up to any six-tier wedding cake. […]

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Three details every bride should know before the big day

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:18+00:00 May 7th, 2014|Weddings|

Krakora Studios There are obvious questions you need to have answered before your wedding, such as where the wedding will be, the number of guests and the color of the bridesmaids’ dresses. But there are other important details that should be squared away with the venue well before the big day, [...]

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Budget-friendly wedding decoration inspiration

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:19+00:00 March 7th, 2014|Weddings|

Weddings are a beautiful experience on any budget. Being creative when on a tight budget allows you to use your imagination and infuse personality into your special day. Here are some tips, ideas and guidelines to help inspire you to get creative to make the most out of a wedding decorating budget. […]

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