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Category Archives: Inspiration

2018 | Our Year in Photos

Though we’re a few short weeks behind, Happy New Year! With a short break before our spring season begins in March, we’re reminiscing over the past year, our 16th season of weddings. In 2018, we had the privilege of holding wedding celebrations for nearly 100 couples! 2018 was the first full year with the Oak Grove as […]

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Tips & Tricks | Part Two

Maria Mack Photography We’re back with another installment of tips and tricks! There are countless pieces of advice out there for couples planning their wedding. From tips on timing to decor to who to invite – it can be difficult to sift through so many suggestions. We’ve compiled a few that you may not have […]

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Tips & Tricks | Part One

Wedding planning is a lot of things – fun, overwhelming, time-consuming – just to name a few. For most of our couples, this is the first time they’ve planned a big event, and there are a number of things that may slip through the cracks simply because they don’t know about them! With 119 events  in 2015, […]

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6 Tips for Planning Your Wedding From a Distance

Longbrook Photography Here at BMH, 2015 is the year of long distance couples. As the year has gone by, we’ve continued to notice that a large amount of our couples are living across the country – Colorado, California, Florida – and also from out of the country – England, Australia, Germany! Amanda and Andrew (pictured above) […]

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4 Reasons to Consider a Short Engagement

Jonathan & Amanda | 8.3.2014 Wedding Planned in 3 Months | Stephanie Dee Photography Over time, the typical length of engagements has increased.  Based on our venue’s availability, the average engagement is around 15-18 months. There are many reasons for this change – couples’ financials, living situations, and desires for a specific date or season are just a few. Although the average […]

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Our Favorite Trends | Part Two

About a month ago, we shared the first few of some of our favorite trends of the past year. We see so many styles and themes at weddings, and each year they’re different! Each couple has ways completely their own of implementing  trends in their wedding. With the invention of Pinterest, there are more and more […]

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Our Favorite Trends | Part One

We say it time and time again: every wedding is beautiful and every wedding is different. The colors, centerpieces, traditions – each is unique in its own way. While every wedding stands alone, there are some trends each season that pop up multiple times. The other day, Nancy and I were discussing some of our favorite […]

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Serock Catering | January Open House Photos

Back in January, Serock Catering held an Open House in our Manor Barn. They invited many great vendors (full list below) and the food was incredible! If you haven’t decided on all of your vendors, we encourage you to consider those that attended! Photos below are courtesy of Mike Landis Photography. Vendors for the Day       […]

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The Crown Ballroom | 2015 Lighting Options

Although it doesn’t look like it outside, spring is just around the corner, and we’re busy preparing for the 2015 wedding season. If you’re one of our 2015 brides, we’re sure you’re busy planning, too! Each year around this time, we publish some updated photos of the Uplighting and Colorsplash package in the Crown Ballroom. The vast […]

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