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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...

Meet Our Fall 2018 Sidekicks!

We're so excited to introduce you to our new Fall interns! Samantha, Amberlee + Megan have joined our team for the fall semester, and we could not be more thrilled to have them as a part of our crew! They have been so helpful in both day to day tasks and big projects....

Charlotte + Frank’s Disco-Themed Afterparty

C+F's Gasparilla Island wedding weekend was nothing short of amazing. From the beachy welcome party to their fun-filled night of dancing in a makeshift London nightclub, the whole weekend was full of love and celebration. Today we're giving you all the details on...

Kalyn + Joey’s Romantic Lake Mirror Wedding

We could not be more excited to share the details of K+J's wedding day with you all! This precious couple is too sweet and their deep love for one another is definitely something worth celebrating. Between the floating terrariums, breathtaking flowers, coffee cart,...

CHARLOTTE + FRANK’S GASPARILLA ISLAND RECEPTION

If you missed it on our Instagram, we've been featuring photos from C+F's gorgeous Gasparilla Island wedding weekend! The fun-filled weekend was packed with all sorts of different events for the guests, but today we're going to give you the inside look at their...

AE Turns 8 Giveaway!

We cannot believe it has been 8 years since Ashton Events opened its doors. We are so excited to celebrate this milestone with all of you and continue making people's wedding day a dream come true. At AE, we are all about storytelling and cherishing the unity of two...

5 Easy Tips to Throw a 4th of July Party

Sweet summertime is amongst us, and with sunny days, (and the occasional monsoon if you live in Florida) also comes one of the most patriotic holidays! 4th of July is a great time to throw some hotdogs on the grill, play cornhole with family and most importantly-...

Charlotte + Frank’s Gasparilla Island Welcome Party

If you haven’t heard by now, we are tickled pink to have been lucky enough to be featured in the most recent issue of The Knot with Charlotte and Frank’s Gasparilla Wedding! Their vibrant, beachy, romantic celebration was one for the books- Literally!   The bride...

Vendor Highlight: A + P Designs

Shortly after they were married, Pat and Alicia opened A & P Designs in 2009. They opened the business because of their passion for paper goods, especially Alicia. When she was little, she would always make cards for her friends and family. She ended up graduating...

Modern Bohemian Styled Shoot – Green Wedding Shoes Feature

Our bohemian, Old-World inspired style shoot was featured on Green Wedding Shoes just a few days ago. We are finally able to share these amazing shots by Justin DeMutiis of this gorgeous gallery. When Nuage Design's sent us their new linens (Indigo Batik, Mauve...

Vendor Highlight: J’aime Cakes

Jaime Hayden has been in the baking industry since 2011, but has been in the business of baking since she was a little girl with her grandmother. The wedding industry wasn’t necessarily the first career path Jaime chose. With her masters in degree in school...

We’re Hiring! Fall 2018 Internship

  We are looking for a team of sidekicks to help the Ashton Events and Haus 820 staffs in the fall of 2018. We’re searching for dynamic, motivated individuals eager to get hands-on experience in the creative event industry. Whether your interest is in event...

Starlit Supper 2018 – Colorful, Modern Pop Art

Starlit Supper 2018 was one for the books. Every year, we host a dinner event with Every Last Detail Blog to celebrate vendors and the year behind us. For this year's inspiration, we look to the art movement of Andy Warhol's Pop Art and came up with a funky, colorful,...

A Charming Blue + Peach Southern Wedding – Every Last Detail Feature

We are thrilled to see this southern wedding featured on Every Last Detail! Margrette and Brad's ceremony was held in a little church that she grew up in with the reception on her family's property under a Sperry tent. Every detail was personalized and unique to them...

Vendor Spotlight: Kate Ryan Linens

Today, we are so excited to introduce you to a vendor we love and frequent so much.  Kate Ryan Linens specializes in providing a huge selection of luxury linen as well as specialty chairs, covers, chargers and more. In the fall of 2010, Dan and Kristen, husband and...

Vendor Spotlight: Swan City Catering

With over 35 years experience combined, Ross Lorenz and Mike Jones know the ins and outs of the food industry. Swan City Catering opened up its doors in February 2017, shortly after Mike and his wife, Erin were married and Ross and his wife, Afton found out they were...

Top Five Desserts for Your Valentine

Happy Valentines Day! We know that you can't wait to celebrate the day with your love, but we know you love your sweets also. Here are some of our favorite local dessert places to make your day sweeter! 1. Born and Bread Cruffins: These tasty delights are a mixture of...

Meet our Spring 2018 Sidekicks!

We're thrilled to introduce you to our new Spring interns! Anna, Casie + Danielle have joined our team for the spring semester, and Izzy will be returning from last semester! They tackled their first event, Starlit Supper, this past week and helped make the whole...

We’re Hiring! Spring 2018 Internships

We are looking for a team of sidekicks to help the Ashton Events and Haus 820 staffs in the spring of 2018. We’re searching for dynamic, motivated individuals eager to get hands-on experience in the creative event industry. Whether your interest is in event...

Our Fall 2017 Sidekicks!

We are so excited to introduce you to our lovely duo of intern sidekicks this fall. Izzy + Kennedy joined our AE team for their fall semester, and we are so thrilled to have them by our side! They've jumped right into our fall season and have been the biggest help....