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AE Tip: Detail Shots At Your Wedding

On your wedding day, we want you to have the freedom to get caught up mingling with your guests or spending the whole night on the dance floor, because this day is all about celebrating! 🎉 There's so much going on, so many people, and so much excitement that a lot of...

Cinco de Mayo Graduation Party

Cinco de Mayo is notorious for being packed full of fun, so you can never go wrong planning a party with that theme! We had the pleasure of throwing a backyard graduation fiesta, featured on The Celebration Society, which was a blast to create! There was a taco bar,...

M+B’s Elegant Industrial Wedding With a Modern Twist

M+B's wedding day was an absolute dream! The bright florals, the rich fall tones, the boho inspired decor, it all came together so perfectly. Both the wedding and reception were held at Haus 820, an industrial warehouse right here in the heart of Lakeland! We loved...

A+T’s Bohemian-Inspired Wedding

A+T's wedding day was filled with romance, good food, and lots of dancing! It was so much fun celebrating these high school sweethearts, while showcasing their unique and organic style! The bride wanted the whole feel of the day to be simple yet elegant, infused with...

Caring for your Bouquet on your Wedding Day

At AE, our mission is to make sure every part of your wedding day is as seamless and perfect for you as possible! We do our absolute best to bring your wedding day dreams to life, and one of our favorite parts of that is creating all of the floral arrangements,...

We’re Hiring! Fall 2019 Internship

We are looking for a team of sidekicks to help the Ashton Events staff in the fall of 2019. We’re searching for dynamic, motivated individuals eager to get hands-on experience in the creative event industry. Whether your interest is in event management, design,...

Z+J’s Romantic Blush + White Wedding

Z+J's wedding was every neutral lover’s dream! Everything from the lush florals and rich greenery to the decor were filled with soft hues of creams, greys, and barely there blush. If you're a traditional bride, this is the wedding for you! These two are all about fun,...

Vendor Spotlight: WildHearts Photo Booth Bus

Every semester, our AE Sidekicks get the opportunity to interview a vendor of their choice, which allows them and you the chance to get to know these amazing vendors a little better! Vendor interviews are a super fun way for our AE Sidekicks to learn more about the...

Abby’s Top Picks

Hey there! My name is Abby, and for those of you who don't know me, I'm the social media girl over here at AE! At the start of the year, our team decided that we collectively wanted to do a better job of allowing you guys to get a better feel for who we are both as a...

Fun Valentine’s Day Facts: AE Edition

Around here, we're lucky enough to get to celebrate with flowers every day, not just on Valentine's Day! Flowers are truly an incredible thing. They can make a statement, show someone how much you love them, make you feel beautiful, or even just brighten up a room. We...

Using Ribbon To Make Your Bouquet Stand Out

We absolutely love using ribbons in bouquets and think they are such a great way to take your bouquets to the next level and make them unforgettable. Ribbons add a super romantic touch and are sure to leave a lasting impression. It may seem like a minor detail, but...

Knowing The Different Styles of Bouquets

We've designed a bouquet or two in our years of wedding planning and floral design. When creating the perfect bouquet for a bride, it's important to figure out what type of bouquet they want. Are they wanting an arrangement that is mostly floral based or do they want...

How To Mix Up Your Decor Using Linens

Over the past 8 years of being in the world of event planning and design, we've learned the importance of using different design elements to help clients take their event to the next level or simply get more bang for their buck. One of the best tricks in doing this is...

Picking A Wedding Venue Based Off Your Style

Finding the perfect venue for your wedding can be an incredibly stressful process, but it's important to pick a venue that meshes well with the style of your wedding and your own personal style as well. We've done our fair share of weddings over the years and have...

12 Days of Christmas

Last year we had the pleasure of teaming up with some of our favorite friendors (Nuage Designs, Treasury Rentals, Haus 820, and Jenna Nicole Photography) to create some fun holiday tablescapes inspired by the 12 Days of Christmas! We've got 12 different designs and...

S+K’s Romantic Blush + Blue Wedding

Our friends over at Every Last Detail recently featured one of our sweet couples, S+K, on their blog and we are so excited to share all the details of their day with you! If you love classic, elegant, and romantic weddings, then look no further, this is the wedding...

The New & Improved Ashton Events

We've been chomping at the bit to reveal our new logo to you all and we couldn't be more excited because the day is finally here! We've slowly submerged ourselves into the floral world over the years and we are thrilled to finally have floral design as a pillar of our...

We’re Hiring! Spring 2019 Internships

We are looking for a team of sidekicks to help the Ashton Events and Haus 820 staffs in the spring of 2019. We’re searching for dynamic, motivated individuals eager to get hands-on experience in the creative event industry. Whether your interest is in event...

Meet The AE Team

Whether it be a styled shoot, wedding, or other event, you've seen the results of our work before. But many of you haven't seen the faces behind all that work and the team that makes it all happen. Our staff grew fast and furiously in the past couple of years. We are...

A Day In The Life of Ashton Events

Some of you might be wondering, what does a typical day look like for the Ashton Events team? What goes on in that office? Or, what does the office even look like? Well today we are giving you a behind the scenes peak at our office and a little about what our...

AE Sidekicks Vendor Interview with Wouldn’t It Be Lovely

When it comes to designing wedding invitations, Caitlin Spaulding is a pro. Caitlin’s business, Wouldn’t it Be Lovely,  offers a variety of designs such as hand lettering, custom watercolor paintings & illustrations, foil press, and more. She is passionate about...

Victoria + Jonathan’s Southern Garden Inspired Wedding

We loved creating a wedding day for V+J that was a blend of southern charm with natural ease, romance, and sentiment. The bride's family has strong ties to Charleston, so that became the inspiration for the Southern garden theme throughout the reception. From the soft...

Jen + Connor’s Relaxed and Romantic Wedding Day

J+C's entire wedding day was the definition of romance. Between the combinations of soft blues, luscious white flowers, and an abundance of greenery, the vision of this day came together so beautifully. They wanted their wedding to have the feel of an outside venue...