Category archives: wedding

valley & co. event :: mountain welcome party

valley & co. event :: mountain welcome party
You'll most always hear us say that pre-wedding welcome parties are a must! They not only set the tone for the fun wedding festivities to follow, but they are a fantastic ice breaker and introduction for guests who may not have ever met! Eloise and Ian's welcome dinner was as festive as they come - nestled below the mountains (where a massive herd of elk made their ni[...]

valley & co. designs :: valentine’s day party

valley & co. designs :: valentine's day party
It's finally February and it means only a few more weeks until spring is here - our snowdrops and hellebores are in full bloom, and we can hardly wait for spring's arrival. Until then, we're excited to enjoy February and to share our spin on Valentine's month - a month where we spread joy through flowers and cookies to our neighbors and friends. I look forward to Ava [...]

valley & co. planning :: top tools for planning your wedding

valley & co. planning :: top tools for planning your wedding
'Tis the season for couples defining their style and diving right into the wedding planning process, so we're dishing up a few of our favorite planning tools and fun resources to get you started on the right track.  First stop: sign up for BAZAAR Bride - you'll receive twelve newsletters brimming with pro tips in various categories, gorgeous eye candy, styling ti[...]

The Two Most Important Things to Do When You’re Newly Engaged!

The Two Most Important Things to Do When You're Newly Engaged!
Huge congratulations to all of the newly engaged folks who have a story and new sparkler to share post-holiday! The stretch between Thanksgiving and Valentine's Day is when most engagements happen, so it's high time for our annual  Do This post gift! Of course you'll share the happy news with your family and friends, and post that beautiful ring selfie on Instagram[...]

valley & co. tips :: fall entertaining 3 ways

valley & co. tips :: fall entertaining 3 ways
'Tis the time for bringing gatherings indoors (unless you're blessed with year-round warm weather!), and the season for getting together for most any reason. We love entertaining friends, other families and kiddos, and our community, and really find any excuse (hello start-of-summer sidewalk party, outdoor movie party, gingerbread house decorating party, etc., etc.!).[...]

valley & co. planning :: 5 tips for planning a wedding day timeline

valley & co. planning :: 5 tips for planning a wedding day timeline
We know that task of planning a wedding day timeline can feel overwhelming - most of our clients say they don't know where to start, which is why they're grateful to have us aboard! 16+ years of planning timelines has given us such great insight into what people really want. We start fresh with each and every client, listening intently to their priorities for the wedd[...]

valley & co. tips :: 6 fun ways to incorporate fall into your event

valley & co. tips :: 6 fun ways to incorporate fall into your event
Fall is officially in full swing and we're loving applying warm and cozy details to our autumn events. Incorporating seasonal components into your wedding or party can bring home your vision and really punch up the personalized feeling and can be done in effortless ways that have great impact. The bar area is likely one of the first action stations your guests will se[...]

valley & co. tips :: planning golden hour wedding photos

valley & co. tips :: planning golden hour wedding photos
Golden hour photos can be some of the most romantic and beautiful keepsake portraits for couples from their wedding day. It's that window of time just before dusk when their photographer will steal them away from the buzz of their friends and family, and it's a magic moment not only for the two of them to reflect, but to really take in the party in their honor (we've [...]

valley & co. designs :: throwing a summer cocktail tasting party

valley & co. designs :: throwing a summer cocktail tasting party
Gathering a group of friends or family around an outdoor dining table to enjoy good drink and great food is one of our favorite summer pastimes. We're sharing some of our go-to tips for doing just that but putting a wedding spin on it! During the pre-wedding planning process, final menu and dessert planning and cocktail offerings are in full swing 3-4 months out, whic[...]