JOURNAL

A glimpse into our work

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!...

It’s that time again! 2015 Spring Internship

  Hello again! With the busy holiday season ahead, we decided to reveal our very own Ashton Events gift: we are looking for a top-notch spring intern! This position will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the wonderful (wacky) world of event...

My Tribe

Happy Wednesday everyone! I'd love to introduce you to three lovely ladies. They're absolute rockstars and are my tribe. They are the people who have been with me on the long days of this wedding season, seen the beautiful events, and have witnessed the aftermath of...

David & Alina: Ybor City Museum

Who else is ready for a burst of color today? Because I simply cannot wait to share this wedding with you! First, a thank you to the ever-lovely Lauren at Every Last Detail for the feature (she has over 80 images in the post!). And secondly, a big shoutout to Liz...

Featured on: Southern Weddings, a Bridal Shower

After returning from enjoying some sweet summer time in the Midwest, I opened up my inbox to find that Ashton Events had been featured on Southern Weddings while I was away. What a fun surprise! This summertime shoot was an absolute joy to put together! The entire...

Featured on: Ruffled Blog

So thrilled to be featured on the Ruffled blog today, alongside some of my favorite vendors! Jordan Weiland and I have worked together a few times, and when she contacted me about a doing a shoot while she was in town, I couldn't resist jumping on board. Her...

Featured on: Southern Weddings

Somebody pinch me! Southern Weddings is featuring Lauren & Chad's wedding today, and I am positively elated to share this elegant, truly Southern, wedding with you. Dustin, from Sunglow Photography, captured the day brilliantly! Lauren & Chad met at Texas...

Featured on: Every Last Detail

Hooray! Ashton Events is feature on Every Last Detail this morning! Distance makes the heart grow (even) fonder, right? I honestly didn't think that could even be possible with this wedding! I am so excited to share Every Last Detail's feature, with pictures from Cat...

Featured on: Ruffled

What a great way to start a Friday! Ashton Events is featured on Ruffled today, and I couldn't be more excited to share these images from By the Robinsons with you! Lynne & Alex are a spunky couple who live in St. Petersburg. They met in Hawaii and have a serious...