WEDDING WISDOM: Play The Shoe Game!

WEDDING WISDOM: Play The Shoe Game!

Photography: Steele PhotographyCouples are getting creative when it comes to entertaining their guests and maintaining safe social distance with lively reception games that will get everyone belly laughing. The most popular is the wedding shoe game: an adorable...

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WEDDING WISDOM: Extraordinary Bubble Exits

WEDDING WISDOM: Extraordinary Bubble Exits

Photography: Inspire PhotographyLooking for a magical escape into married life? Incorporate bubbles in your departure plan. Aside from your giant joyful grins, bubbles are my favorite exit accessory!  They are fun for guests, magical to escape through, and look...

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WEDDING WISDOM: A First Look Or A First Touch?

WEDDING WISDOM: A First Look Or A First Touch?

Photography: Lauren Miles PhotoWhether or not you’re planning a first look, we’re big proponents of connecting with your beloved before the festivities get underway, and we want you to know that it doesn’t require seeing each other!  If you’re not interested in a...

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Abernethy at Nineteen! The Stories Behind the Venue

Abernethy at Nineteen! The Stories Behind the Venue

It’s November and like many of you, we have gratitude top of mind. Abernethy Center just celebrated our 19th birthday, despite the challenges of 2020, we have so much to be grateful for!  Our business has grown far beyond what we ever envisioned, from a single...

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Wedding Wisdom: Hustle Your Bustle

Wedding Wisdom: Hustle Your Bustle

Photography: The Knot   Wedding dress bustles date back centuries and as long as we ladies keep wearing beautiful gowns with a train to follow, they aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. Bustles not only add a nice boost to your caboose post-ceremony but they hike...

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Wedding Wisdom: Essential Tips for Fall

Wedding Wisdom: Essential Tips for Fall

Photography: Kilen Murphy It’s starting to feel like fall in Oregon! Crisp cool air, leaves are changing and falling, classic Oregon rain, and of course beautiful fall weddings! If you are planning a fall wedding here in Oregon I have two recommendations to ensure...

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Wedding Wisdom: Incorporate a Unity Ceremony

Wedding Wisdom: Incorporate a Unity Ceremony

Photography: Emily Ann Photo  The unity ceremony can be a powerful visual and symbolic element of your wedding and allows you to incorporate tradition into the celebration in a way that’s meaningful to you as a couple. It’s usually woven into the wedding ceremony...

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