Matt and Kim met on a field trip at Hartwick College where they were both studying Geology. This first meeting ended up being the start of their relationship, which lead to their wedding at Point Lookout Resort. However, before this moment, Matt planned a perfect proposal after hiking 17 miles in the Adirondacks with Kim so he could propose with the perfect backdrop at the summit of Marcy. See all of their beautiful DIY wedding below!
Today we're introducing you to the newly added Miramonte Resort & Spa in Indian Wells, CA. They've recently joined our database of hotels, so we've asked Candace Reed, their Catering Specialist, to tell us more about why this property is perfect for your wedding day! Click here to send them your wedding information now!
What makes your destination a unique place for a couple to say their vows?
First and foremost, our weather is absolutely gorgeous with bright blue skies and favorable temperatures where you can create your ultimate outdoor romantic garden wedding. The resort provides a vast amount of amenities for guests to enjoy and is surrounded by 11 acres of lush citrus groves, rose gardens, olive and palm trees. Also sprinkled throughout the property are fountains and fire pits for yours and your guest's enjoyment. Every step is picturesque at Miramonte Resort. The city has an array of activities for guests to partake in such as the Palm Springs Tramway, outdoor jeep tours of the desert, windmill farms, The Living Desert, hiking trails through rich oasis, and much more. There is so much history in this desert . It's become a place where many people, including Hollywood celebrities, find their peace and serenity.
Looking for a sweet treat to help guests beat the heat at cocktail hour? Try these pretty popsicles! Whether you make your own or invite a local vendor to set up shop, popsicle bars are a summery way to bring out the inner child in all of your guests. They can even be matched to your wedding color scheme, and are safe for everyone to eat! Enjoy!
If you're planning on spending your honeymoon beachside, a cute suit is a must! And, as the last leg of your wedding celebrations, why not flaunt your bridal flair with one in white? To help you find the perfect match, we've rounded up 6 white honeymoon swimsuits that will have your new Mr. or Mrs. falling in love with you all over again. Happy shopping!
A Beachy Crocheted One Piece
It's hot outside, MHW readers! (Whew!) And while we've been spending our time in the shade--and in the pool--we've also been thinking about some of the best ways for guests to keep cool at outdoor wedding venues. One of the easiest, prettiest, and most affordable is with small wooden fans, and we're falling for these super sweet designs from Etsy's ModParty.
Liz and Chase met back in high school, but wouldn't become an item until their paths crossed again in 2012. During the first summer that they were dating, Chase brought Liz to the Stein Eriksen Lodge in Utah, making it a sentimental choice for their dreamy mountain wedding venue!
While we love a classic wedding guest book, there’s something about a totally unique and personalized alternative that just makes us swoon. That’s why we can’t get enough of Etsy shop Flutterbye Prints customized fingerprint wedding posters (you may remember them from our recent Etsy Tuesday feature). And guess what? We’re giving one away!! Learn more about these fun guest book alternatives and how to enter to win one below.
Kylie and David met at a friend’s birthday party. Kylie had a boyfriend at the time, but when the two bumped into each other again a few months later, they were both single and the rest of their story is history!
While Kylie and David are from Texas and Oklahoma, they decided they wanted to tie the knot in Park City, which holds a special place in their hearts. Kylie’s parents have owned a house in Park City for years and her and David often travel there to ski with friends and family.
Kylie and David’s vision for their special day was traditionally elegant without being too stuffy. We have to say that the end result turned out SO beautifully! From the copious amounts of beautiful flowers to the gorgeous color palette and stunning setting, their pink and gold wedding was truly a dream come true.
Calling all Southern California Brides and Grooms! The Hilton San Diego Mission Valley has just completed a breathtaking renovation and is now more ready than ever to host your wedding! From the outdoor deck for your ceremony to the redesigned neutral ballroom, this hotel is ready to take on your wedding day vision. Start planning your wedding there today by filling out our online wedding questionnaire.
California wine country holds a special place in our hearts (and not just because it's in our home state!). The rolling hills and abundance of incredible vineyards makes for one of the most romantic settings to say, 'I do'. That's why we were so excited to welcome Silverado Resort and Spa, an absolutely stunning Napa wedding venue, to our hotel search! Today, we're getting the inside scoop on weddings at the Resort from their Wedding Sales Manager, Alisa Sanger.