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19 Apr

8 Petal-Free Flower Girl Ideas

One of the sweetest moments of a wedding ceremony is when the flower girl and ring bearer walk down the aisle. . . everyone loves the kids. Even if they are crying or run wildly down the aisle, guests love the babes. The tradition behind a flower girl began varies, many ancient cultures had young […]

31 Mar

Floral Inspired Bridesmaids

Spring is such an inspiring time! Everything is fresh and new, light and airy. It’s the perfect wedding season, and the perfect time to show off your wedding style. One style trend we are loving right now is floral bridesmaid dresses. They fit so well with a Spring themed wedding, and can really fit any […]

24 Mar

7 Spring Wedding Trends

Birds are chirping, flowers are blossoming. . . . Spring is in the air! If you didn’t already know, spring is the busiest wedding season here in Arizona. It’s the calm before the HEAT, which makes Arizona the perfect place for a Spring wedding. Arizona can even be a great place for a destination wedding […]

17 Mar

5 Irish Traditions to Incorporate Into Your Wedding

Many of the wedding traditions we still practice today have European roots. Like, did you know that the phrase “tying the knot” actually comes from an ancient Celtic tradition? In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, here are 5 ancient Irish traditions you may want to incorporate into your wedding. Handfasting Photo Credit “Tying the knot” […]

27 Feb

Spring Inspired Signature Drinks

Does anyone else feel like winter flew by this year. . . all of a sudden, it’s nearly Spring. As you can probably guess, Spring is one of the most popular times to get married. The weather is perfect, the foliage is perfect, it’s a wedding dream. It is important to keep your wedding “season” […]

20 Feb

So You’re Engaged! Now What?

We are now coming down off the holiday high. . . the season that starts at Thanksgiving and ends about Valentine’s Day. In wedding land, this is the season that we see the most engagements take place. What an exciting time of year! So to all you newly engaged couples, now what? What are the […]

11 Feb

15 Stunning Sweetheart Tables

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. A day to celebrate your amour, your love, your sweetheart. It’s also the number one day to get engaged. We love Valentine’s Day around here, and we love celebrating sweethearts. Speaking of sweethearts. . . when it comes to your wedding reception, most couples choose to have a sweetheart […]

27 Jan

Funning Up Your Cocktail Hour – Yard Games

If you haven’t been to Venue at the Grove for a tour of our property, it is a MUST! Not only do we have a gorgeous ceremony area nestled under a grove of pecan trees, but we have an elegant barn area for your cocktail reception following the ceremony. We also have a bistro lit […]

24 Jan

Go Green!

When it comes to color trends, Pantone is the mastermind. When you see certain colors grace fashion runways, or even see those colors in furniture trends, that’s because Pantone has dubbed that a “color of the year. ” This year’s color of the year is “greenery,” which couldn’t be more appropriate for a Venue at […]

09 Jan

10 Unique Toppers for Your Cake

Ahhh the wedding cake. . . a wedding tradition that has changed and evolved over time. Historically the wedding cake originated back in medieval times. The cake was made of wheat and a symbol of fertility and prosperity. These medieval sweets were made to be thrown at the bide in hopes of bringing fertility to the newly married […]