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Welcoming Lyric Gruenhagen to the Hitch Studio family of Certified Wedding Planners

By renee halgerson | Feb 11, 2021
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I am so THRILLED to introduce you to our newest Certified Wedding Planner at Hitch Studio! Lyric Gruenhagen – Certified Wedding Planner (CWP) • Certified Wedding Venue Professional (CWVP) When you meet Lyric, you’ll see her sparkling eyes, hear the excitement and gentleness of her voice, and know her caring spirit. She is an absolute…

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10 Things to Know About Wedding Invitation Etiquette

By renee halgerson | Feb 6, 2021
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Your wedding invitation is like a first impression. How do you want your wedding style to come across? When you invite friends and family to your wedding, you’re telling them that you want them to be present at your life-changing event. That kind of message deserves some thoughtful design. From the quality of the paper…

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How to Choose the Perfect Wedding Venue

By renee halgerson | Jan 29, 2021
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When starting to plan for your big day, you are probably thinking about where you are going to invite all your family and friends and what that perfect place must have. This can be a stressful part of planning your wedding, but Hitch Studio has some tips for you that are sure to make the…

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Minnesota Barn Wedding

By renee halgerson | Jan 24, 2021
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Who knew that as you wind through the gentle curves near Shafer, Minnesota that you would come upon a beautiful and majestic barn nestled in the breathtaking autumn colored trees and foliage.  The stunning Bloom Lake Barn venue was the site of the gorgeous fall wedding for Hannah Sernett and Holand Fenstermacher on October 15,…

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Sioux Falls And Brookings Wedding Professionals Host Real Wedding Giveaway

By renee halgerson | Jan 19, 2021
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The pandemic of 2020 certainly hit many businesses hard, but the limitations in place for not gathering in large groups affected the wedding industry in a particularly difficult way. There are some wedding industry professionals looking to change the negative outlook of cancelled and postponed weddings in 2020 for the better. Twenty wedding professionals from…

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A Soft Yellow and Navy Blue Fairytale Wedding

By renee halgerson | Jan 10, 2021
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When planning a South Dakota wedding in November, you never know what kind of weather is going to be in store. Fortunately for Kaitlyn and Eric, November 14th was filled warm and sunny weather in Hartford that made for the perfect Fall day to get hitched! When we first met, Kaitlyn said, “I want my…

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Tips for Creating a Great Wedding Gift Registry

By renee halgerson | Jan 7, 2021
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Congratulations on your engagement!  Your wedding is one of the best days of your life, and every aspect of preparing for your special day should be filled with excitement and fun — including registering for wedding gifts! To help you feel less overwhelmed, we’ve curated a guide to creating a GREAT gift registry. After all,…

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Midwest Wedding Trends (#14 in a Series): Colors, Food, Flowers, Entertainment and More

By renee halgerson | Dec 31, 2020
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I am so excited to share some wedding trends coming your way for 2021! These trends are coming straight from the experts because I attended Wedding MBA 2020 virtually this year and heard from over 30 wedding professionals across the country sharing their trend predictions! I am a perpetual learner, so when I had the…

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What Couples Are Saying About Hitch Studio: How a Wedding Planner Adds Value to Your Wedding Day in 100 Testimonials

By renee halgerson | Dec 28, 2020
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Hitch Studio booked its 100th wedding this year and we’re so thrilled that we’ve helped that many couples!! We love hearing from our brides and grooms (and even mothers of the bride!), so we can’t help but share these 100 love notes and testimonials we’ve gotten from brides over the past couple of years. If…

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10 Must Have Wedding Photos

By renee halgerson | Dec 26, 2020
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After countless hours of wedding planning, you’re almost there! You’ve worked so hard for your perfect day, and the last thing that you want is for all of those special details to be forgotten. Don’t forget to tell your wedding photographer to snap these 10 pictures!  Invitation, program, rings, cuff links, perfume, a few flowers and greens…

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