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Our Top 10 Favorite Photo Spots

One of the most popular questions we hear is – “Where is a good spot to take wedding photos here?”. We are lucky to have so much natural beauty here at Elliston, which means that there are a lot of different areas to take photos. Our estate is full of florals, rustic woodsy areas, our vineyards and of course our stone mansion and each will give you a different feel [ read more ]

Guestbook Ideas

Guest books are a great way for you to have fun memories of all of your friends and family that attended your wedding. Traditionally, guest books are blank books that guests can sign and give couples their well-wishes or married-life advice. Over the years we have seen some pretty creative ideas for guest books, that are more than just a book you may look at once a year or have … [ read more ]

Creative Favor Ideas

Wedding Favors are a great way to thank your guests for coming to your wedding, but a lot of couples struggle with choosing what exactly they will be using for their wedding keepsake. Favors used to be a small token for guests, but they have now evolved to fun ways for couples to express their personality, and elevate the guest experience. We’ve all seen the classic favors, but we know … [ read more ]

Our 2019 Wedding Fair

Every year we host our wedding fair to kick off the start of wedding season.
We love hosting this event for multiple reasons; we get to work closely with our
preferred vendors, show off our yummy food, and hang out with all of our upcoming
brides and grooms. This is a great time for couples to come out and meet our
preferred vendors in person and see some of their … [ read more ]

Fun Dessert Ideas

Dinner done, now it’s time for something sweet. While many couples go for the traditional wedding cake, other dessert options are becoming more and more popular! Don’t get us wrong, we loveeeee a good wedding cake, but sometimes couples just want something different for their wedding.

Desserts are a fun way to get really creative with your wedding, and do something different! They are also an easy way to add … [ read more ]

Ceremony Unity Ideas

One thing we love about wedding these days is that couples are not shy about adding their personality to their wedding!  Some couples do this in what they wear, their decor, or food selections.  One thing that every couple likes to customize is their ceremony.  It makes sense, the ceremony after all is the most important part of the day, and should reflect the couple.  Adding a unity ceremony is … [ read more ]

Must-Get Wedding Photos

Along with your memories, your photos are the only things you’ll have after your wedding day ends.  Photos are so important so we always recommend our clients hire high quality wedding photographers who can capture their big day.  While most couples know to get the big photos like the bridal party, family photos, and the couple portraits, there are some photos that many people don’t think about getting when planning … [ read more ]

How to Make a Guest List

Creating a guest list can be one of the biggest challenges for a couple planning a wedding.  Navigating the dangerous waters of who is invited can be very tricky.  Some couples feel obligated to invite co-workers, and old friends.  Many parents will hand over their own list of invitees that they insist couples invite.  And some couples just can’t say no to their friends, ex-girlfriend’s, twice removed aunt who insists … [ read more ]

IMMANUEL & MADISON | DECEMBER 9th

Winter weddings have a special place in our hearts.  There is something so magical about weddings in the holiday season, and this wedding reminded us why we love them so much!  The mild weather, beautiful lighting, and calm atmosphere are all great reasons to get married in winter.

Madison & Immanuel wanted to go for a regal, elegant fairy tale wedding.  Immanuel dressed the part in a dapper black tux, … [ read more ]

First Look Ideas at Elliston

  Today, first looks are becoming more popular whereas before it was seen as “bad luck” to see your fiancé before the ceremony. Nowadays we actually love the idea of a first look as it’s time for your significant other and you to take a private moment before the wedding frenzy commences. It is also a great time to get out any tears or last minute jitters before you walk down … [ read more ]