Posts by renee halgerson

Using Multiple Shades of Purple for your Wedding Colors

You know you want purple as one of your wedding colors, but can’t decide which shade of purple — lavender, dusty purple, bright purple or plum. You love them all! We think our wedding with Taylor and Riley pulled it off perfectly. They used many shades of purple at their wedding and it all looked…

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11 Ways to Make Your Wedding Venue STAND OUT

This has to be one of our favorite weddings so far. They’re ALL our favorites, of course (like children…how do you choose a “favorite”?!), but this wedding reception is the best example of how to make your wedding venue stand out and leave your guests wowed! The wedding reception of Andrew and Alexis was one…

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How to Handle the Post-Wedding Blues

If you’re newly engaged or soon to say “I do”, this one’s for you! Your wedding day… the happiest day of your life! But what happens when it’s all over? What happened to me is that I felt kinda…sad. Or maybe less sad, and more so emotionless. I’d spent a year of my life planning…

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Best Business Books I’ve Read So Far (Volume 2)

I am a perpetual reader, which for entrepreneurs (and constant learners, movers, and shakers) is a great thing. If you missed Volume 1, here are my first five recommend business books. And here are my next five favorite professional development books so far. I’m honest with my rankings, so not all are 5 stars… “Badass…

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Graduation Invitations and Graduation Event Styling by Hitch Studio

Yes, Hitch Studio styles more than weddings! We’re highlighting two graduations we had the honor of styling in May. We decorated the venues and coordinated details like projector, balloons, timing and more — including designing the graduation announcements and graduation invitations for both! The first graduation was travel themed. Andrew traveled in high school as…

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Bright and Beautiful: Malibu Blue and Purple Wedding

We love bright and beautiful wedding colors like these! Plus, we love bright and beautiful marriages like theirs — Ashley and Paxton. Congratulations!! Hitch Studio was honored to decorate for their June wedding! We set up every detail perfectly at the church and the reception — AND we took care of taking it all down…

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Dusty Purple, Black, and Silver Wedding

Kelsey and Derek know how to make a wedding very personal. They had an “In Memory” table which showcased photos of both of their late fathers, a “Generations of Love” table with family wedding photos, a Jenga guest book, and a balloon release at the end of their ceremony. Each guest got to sign a…

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Best Business Books I’ve Read So Far (Volume 1)

As a business owner, leader, and nerd, I like to read books, both business and for fun. It’s therapeutic and I’m a perpetual learner, so it fills that piece of my mind and heart. It’s also good for Hitch Studio as we lead a group of amazing employees! Here are my favorite books so far,…

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