JOURNAL

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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....

2017: Here’s to the ones who dream

a reflection of 2016, and the outlook it gifted me Well, that was quite the year. Anyone else? I think so many times, at the turn of our calendars, we reflect back and see many opportunities, responsibilities, challenges and victories that we are glad to have...

BACKYARD BOHEMIAN WEDDING: EVERY LAST DETAIL FEATURE

We're thrilled to get to share Eva + Matt's Indianapolis wedding day with you over on Every Last Detail today! Their love story began in the most unusual of ways. Take a peek at the feature NY Times wrote on them to learn more about them... and their Vespa. Image is...

Southern Weddings Magazine: Main Squeeze

We have been waiting since March(!!) to get to show you these images- and Southern Weddings V9 is finally here! Being featured in their magazine has been on our bucket list since V3 came out. Count them- six years of admiring, supporting and cheering on the...

Launch Day is here!

Oh heavens. We simply cannot believe that today is officially launch day! We've been waiting for this day for weeks months to finally get to share our new site with you. This year has been full of change for Ashton Events- and our team is growing like a weed. On event...

What To Do With Your Wedding Bouquet: HoneyFund Feature

Happy Wednesday, friends! Within the wedding planning and preparation, we absolutely love crafting the bridal bouquet! It's an intricate piece whose blooms beautifully accentuate the bride on her special day. However, after the wedding festivities are over, many have...

The Post-Wedding To Do List

The big day has come and gone and now you find yourself a bit shell-shocked. For months everything has been planned, arranged, and talked about with one day in mind. Now that the day has passed, it can be a bit overwhelming. Here are a few tips to help you get your...

The Best-Kept Lakeland Wedding Secrets

We were so honored to recently collaborate through a feature for the summer wedding edition of The Lakelander! From vibrant floral arrangements to elegant bridal gowns, the essence of Ashton Events was captured throughout every detail. In our article feature, we gave...

Downtown Lakeland Florida Wedding: Southern Weddings Feature

We were so thrilled to be featured on Southern Weddings yesterday! McKara + Brandon's wedding was so much fun, and chock-full of details. They live in a downtown Lakeland loft and wanted their celebration to highlight all of the things they love about their little...

Starlit Supper: Yellow + Blue Wedding Inspiration

We're beyond delighted to get to share the images from the 4th annual Starlit Supper with you! Each year, we have the absolute privilege of teaming up with Lauren from Every Last Detail to host this incredible evening. It's an evening of inspiration, collaboration and...

Wedding Inspiration: Rock the Ranch

This past January, we had the privilege of helping plan & execute Rock the Ranch- a faux wedding experience for newly engaged couples! We teamed up with over forty of Central Florida's best wedding vendors at Rocking H Ranch to create a completely unique...

Southern Weddings: Sunrise Wedding

Happy Thursday, y'all! It is a very happy day over here, indeed. I'm delighted to announce that we've been featured on Southern Weddings! I owe a very big thank you to Justin DeMutiis and White Magnolia Bridal for encouraging me to take on this inspiration shoot- it...

Modern Jazz Bar Wedding Inspiration Shoot

Hip hip hooray! We finally got our blog back up and running, and are delighted to share this feature with you. It was located in one of our favorite jazz bars, Tony's Studio B, in Lakeland, and put together by so many of our favorite vendors. Mikkel Paige & Lauren...

Bohemian Estate Styled Shoot

When Wish Vintage Rentals and Tiffani Jones Photography call to tell you they are working on a fun project at the beautiful Bok Tower Gardens and want you to join in, you just can't help but say yes. Or, at least that is how we feel! We are overjoyed to get to share...

Modern & Elegant Lakeland Wedding

I think my cheeks are still a bit pink after reading through Kathryn's sweet words over on Every Last Detail. 🙂 Ashton Events is featured on ELD today and, as a team, we're delighted to share these images from the very talented Catherine Ann Photography with you! We...

Featured on: Glamour & Grace

It's the last week of April, and just before the spring months give into the summer heat, I am delighted to share this gorgeous wedding with you! Glamour & Grace was kind enough to feature Ed & Luciana's celebration today- go take a peek! The images from Roohi...

All-American Tomboy Wedding Styled Shoot

Today is the day!! Who's ready for March Madness? My bracket is filled out, just in time for the tournament to start... as well as share that Green Wedding Shoes is featuring our "All-American Tomboy" styled shoot today. I am so excited to share it with you! This...

Featured On: 100 Layer Cake

Hip hip hooray- we finally get to share this gorgeous shoot with you! You'll have to check out the full feature on 100 Layer Cake today to see all of the eye candy from LH Photography. Over here, we'd love to give you a bit more background about the shoot. When Ly Sue...

Starlit Supper 2014: Marsala and Navy

Well folks, I woke up to a belated Christmas present this morning. We are delighted to be featured on Every Last Detail today with some of my absolute favorite vendors, and to finally get to show you these stunning pictures of Starlit Supper from Best Photography!...