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A+B’s Strawberry Lemonade Inspired Wedding

A+B’s Strawberry Lemonade Inspired Wedding

A+B's wedding day was the absolute sweetest and packed full of southern charm and sentimental details. We had such a blast taking their personalities and upbringings and creating a day infused with those elements. Our bride A comes from a family of strawberry farmers,...

AE GIVEAWAY! Here’s How To Enter

AE GIVEAWAY! Here’s How To Enter

Hey guys! We have some very exciting news to share with you all... Ashton Events is rolling out a sister company this fall! We could not be more thrilled for this new adventure and are looking forward to sharing more info with you guys soon. We think this calls for a...

F+J’s Jewel-toned Bohemian Celebration

F+J’s Jewel-toned Bohemian Celebration

We have been DYING to share every detail from this magical day and are so excited that we finally can! F+J's wedding was featured on 100 Layer Cake this week and we could not be more thrilled to show you all. Every inch of The Acre Orlando was a perfect representation...

6 Tips For Registering For Wedding Gifts

6 Tips For Registering For Wedding Gifts

One of the most exciting and fun things to do when you're engaged is register for wedding gifts! You get to pick out brand new kitchen supplies, home decor, and sentimental items to fill your home with as you start your new life with the person you love most. It can...

First 5 Things To Do After Getting Engaged

First 5 Things To Do After Getting Engaged

The moment you've been dreaming about is finally here. You're getting married! It's the most surreal feeling, but it is most definitely happening, and ready or not, the hours, days, and weeks following your engagement are sure to be a whirlwind. There are a million...

We’re Hiring!!

We’re Hiring!!

WE’RE HIRING!!! 🌸 We have a big announcement coming your way this summer, but for now- we are looking for a few more faces to join our team. Whether you’ve always had a passion for flowers, or if you just love to work in a vibrant, creative workspace- then get in...

Tips For Creating An Unforgettable 4th of July Party

Tips For Creating An Unforgettable 4th of July Party

Around here 4th of July is one of our favorite holidays to celebrate. We obviously love any chance we get to throw a party, and this one calls for busting out all things red, white, and blue!💙❤️ We're throwing it back to this fun-filled shoot we got to do for Southern...

Susan’s Top Picks

Susan’s Top Picks

For those of you who don't know her... meet Susan, our Decor Manager, otherwise known as the MVP around here! She has us laughing constantly and is a fundamental part of the AE team. She is spunky, hard working, and lights up any room she walks in. We love you Susan!...

C+B’s Moody Backyard Marsh Wedding

C+B’s Moody Backyard Marsh Wedding

We have been dying to share every little detail from C+B's wedding day with you all! Looking back on this magical day almost feels like a dream. The stunning marsh as the backdrop, the intricate and super thought out details, and all the moody goodness captured by...

Sarah’s Top Picks

Sarah’s Top Picks

It's been a little while since we've featured one of our amazing team members, and today it's Sarah's turn! Sarah is our Lead Planner and Laura's right hand woman. She is extraordinarily skilled at being organized, but is also super creative which is the perfect combo...

AE Tip: Detail Shots At Your Wedding

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 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 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 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

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’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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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...