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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...

Picking A Wedding Venue Based Off Your Style

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

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

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

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’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

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

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

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

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

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!

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

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

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

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!

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...

Charlotte + Frank’s Gasparilla Island Welcome Party

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

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...