JOURNAL

A glimpse into our work

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....

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...