Posts by renee halgerson

5 Common Wedding Gifts That Are Actually Terrible

Picking out a gift for a family or friends’ wedding can be a challenge. It’s always hard to know how much you should spend, how personal the gift should be (should I really give another gift card?!), what the couple actually wants, and more importantly — what the couple doesn’t want. Before I dive into…

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Venue Spotlight: Wilbert Square Event Center in Brookings, SD

On August 20, 2019, Wilbert Square Event Center (as part of the DenWil Hospitality Group) had their grand opening! They asked Hitch Studio to decorate for their kick-off launch party and we were thrilled to say ‘yes’! Their theme was “The World Awaits”, so we decorated their event hall with hot air balloons, baskets full…

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Dancing Under the Stars: A Perfect Outdoor Wedding

Emily and Tucker…could your wedding day have been more perfect?! With a forecast of rain, we did some quick rearranging and still pulled off an outdoor wedding of their dreams! They chose McCrory Gardens in Brookings, South Dakota for a ceremony and reception venue. It’s one of the most beautiful botanical gardens in the state…

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Outdoor Fall Wedding Ideas We Can’t Get Enough Of

Fall weddings are quickly replacing summer weddings as the most popular season of the year to get hitched – and it’s not hard to see why. Fall celebrations are treated to crisper air, changing scenery, rich and warm spices, and more. It’s an especially romantic time to cozy up with your closest friends and family…

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Exciting News! Hitch Studio Grows, Sells, and Expands

Friends of Hitch Studio — Carrie and Renee have some exciting news to share with you!  Five and a half years ago, in early 2014, Carrie Kuhl and Renee Bauman started Hitch Studio as business partners in a wedding invitation design business. Since then, they’ve grown Hitch Studio into three divisions — weddings, graphic design…

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Wedding Day Designer: Your

Congratulations on your engagement! Let the wedding planning begin, right? For some people that’s exciting and for others that means stress. It means SO many questions and decisions! Planning a wedding can get overwhelming in a hurry. But that’s what the Wedding Day Designer is for! Grab a glass of wine because we’re in this together.  My…

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Love Notes: Testimonials from Hitch Couples

This week, we received three thank you notes from amazing brides we’ve worked with these past couple months! Their words make our heart melt and make us LOVE what we do. Laura sent us this thank you note. We are the wedding coordinators for her wedding AND we designed her save the dates. Here’s what…

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Blush Pink, Greenery and Sparklers: A Dream Wedding

When I met with Maquenzie to start the wedding planning process, she was certain of two things: she wanted to marry Erik and she wanted a blush pink and greenery wedding. On July 13, 2019, she got both! It was so beautiful to watch their wedding ceremony and watch her light up when she saw…

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