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 10 Years. 10 Beds. 10 People to Thank.

By renee halgerson | February 5, 2024 | 1 Comment

Yes, 10 beds. That’s how I chose to celebrate Hitch Studio’s 10th year in business — by giving back to the community of Brookings who has supported me and my small wedding planning, wedding invitation, and event decorating business for the last decade. Hitch Studio turns 10 tomorrow (February 6, 2024)! In honor of that […]

The Art of Ambiance: How Decorating Elevates Fundraising Events

By renee halgerson | January 28, 2024 | 0 Comments

The difference between a good event and a great one lies in the details — the decorations! Never underestimate the power of a well-decorated venue. A cohesive room and well decorated tables can set the tone, create a memorable experience, and ultimately, add to the success of your fundraising event. In this blog, we’ll talk […]

Venue Spotlight: Gate City Events & Lodging in Canton, SD

By renee halgerson | January 18, 2024 | 0 Comments

Are you curious about the venues outside of Sioux Falls that offer some unique amenities as well as endless hospitality? We think you need to check out Gate City Events & Lodging in Canton, South Dakota. It’s a wonderful option and just twenty short miles from Sioux Falls, down south on Interstate 29! Opened in […]

Real Brides wedding planning advice

By renee halgerson | January 14, 2024 | 0 Comments

Many of you are in the midst of planning your wedding or may just be starting if you recently got engaged during the holiday season. Either way, this is the blog for you! Four past Hitch brides, have answered questions about their recent weddings; favorite memories, moments of stress, who helped in the planning, where […]

How to Throw the Best New Years Eve Wedding Party

By renee halgerson | January 10, 2024 | 0 Comments

Having a New Years Eve wedding means five things: Hitch Studio had the honor of helping Keeley and Ryder celebrate their wedding on 123123. Yep, that’s December 31, 2023! Their New Years Eve party was amazing!! Check out our Instagram feed to see a video of the highlights of their wedding day! Let’s go through […]

A Sunny Wedding on the Course

By renee halgerson | January 2, 2024 | 0 Comments

You and your partner love golfing together, so what better location for your wedding than on your favorite local course?! It’s sunny, it’s green, there is plenty of parking, room for the kids to run around, and better yet – you can play a round of golf while your guests enjoy social hour! Who wouldn’t […]

Tips for Writing Your Wedding Vows

By renee halgerson | December 26, 2023 | 0 Comments

Don’t stress about writing your wedding vows. It’s more important for your sentiments to be true and personal than perfect. If you need some tips, here are a few things to think about when writing your personal wedding vows: • Talk about length and tone with your fiance (will it be short and sweet, long […]

2024 Wedding Trends

By renee halgerson | December 21, 2023 | 0 Comments

Change is inevitable and when it comes to weddings, they are no exception; trends are constantly shifting from year to year. Couples want to commemorate their love, keeping in mind both uniqueness and traditionality; bringing their personal values and interests to create lasting memories for themselves and their loved ones. With another year coming to […]

A Merry and Bright First Year

By renee halgerson | December 15, 2023 | 0 Comments

Happy ONE YEAR anniversary to the couple that completely melted our hearts last December. Codi + Baylor, we hope this second holiday season together is even better than the first. Everyone has been rooting for these two since they met back in middle school. What a full-circle moment it was to be part of their […]

Managing stress in life – while wedding planning

By renee halgerson | December 7, 2023 | 0 Comments

Vendors are booked, wedding dress is ordered, guest list is finalized, save-the-dates are sent and yet, the to-do list is far from over. Planning a wedding is no joke and the list can seem daunting at times. The chapter in wedding planning that can be challenging is when you feel like you’ve crossed so many […]

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