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Set Your Tables and Set the Tone

By | 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 [...]

So You Said Yes. Now What?

By | 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 [...]

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

By | 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, [...]

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

By | 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 [...]

Budget-friendly wedding decoration inspiration

By | 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. […]

Your Wedding: Better in Two Places or One?

By | April 2nd, 2013|Weddings|

As the trends and “wish-fors” in the wedding planning process lean toward a more simplified approach, an increasing number of couples are consolidating their ceremony and reception into one location. And while many couples have uncovered a variety of benefits in doing so, how do you know if it’s right for you? Let’s explore some benefits and [...]