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We love keeping you on top of everything stylish, romantic, rustic, vintage and classic in the South Dakota and Minnesota regions.

Photography Tips For the Morning of Your Wedding

By renee halgerson | Jul 25, 2020
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As a wedding planner, I want to offer you ALL the tips I can so you feel completely ready for your wedding day! What better way than offering photography tips for the morning of your wedding?! I asked an amazing photographer in Brookings, South Dakota, Chelsea Jean Photography, to offer her advice. Grab a glass…

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What It’s Like to Postpone Your Wedding: Advice From a Real Hitch Studio Bride and Hitch Studio Wedding Planner

By renee halgerson | Jul 20, 2020
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Rochelle Stahl, one of our Hitch Studio brides, shares her personal experience with having a small, intimate ceremony and postponing her reception almost exactly one year later: Whether you’ve already made the decision to move your wedding, or you’re still considering changing your date, I’m here to tell you – it will be unforgettable and…

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Wedding Invitations from Hitch Studio: Our Sioux Falls and Brookings Offices!

By renee halgerson | Jul 14, 2020
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Hitch Studio is so excited to announce that we have two locations to get your custom wedding invitations: Sioux Falls and Brookings, South Dakota! Why meet with a professional stationery designer at Hitch Studio to design your wedding invitations? Because you get:  A printed proof to check for perfect color matching — Once we’ve met,…

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Three Wedding Planners Give Their Reaction to the New “Season” of Weddings After a Pandemic.

By renee halgerson | Jul 10, 2020
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We all know that wedding couples will need re-envision their plans to make their big day safer in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, but just how much will change? How can we keep you and your guests as safe as possible? Three South Dakota certified wedding planners from Hitch Studio give you their take…

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Using Calligraphy On Your Wedding Invitations

By renee halgerson | Jul 5, 2020
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You know when you receive that hand-lettered envelope or wedding invitation that makes you want to hold onto it a little longer than most others? That beautiful hand-crafted art? That’s what we’re in love with! We’d like to introduce you to a calligrapher that Hitch Studio works with. Her name is Jamie Morin of Jamie…

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Midwest Wedding Trends (#13 in a Series): Dresses, Flowers and Seating All Getting Mixed

By renee halgerson | Jun 30, 2020
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2020, the start of a new decade! So much has happened in a short amount of time. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed a lot of plans for many people; especially brides and grooms who are planning their 2020 wedding. But like everything, this too shall past. Take this time to look into possibilities for your…

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What to Know About Booking a Band instead of a DJ for your Wedding

By renee halgerson | Jun 26, 2020
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Are you just starting your wedding planning process and asking yourself, “Should I hire a DJ or a band?”. If the answer was “DJ” because the thought of hiring a band overwhelms you, Hitch Studio is here to help! We have advice on how to go about booking a band, what will happen during your…

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Neutrals + Greenery Wedding Colors at an Outdoor Styled Shoot

By renee halgerson | Jun 19, 2020
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Having neutrals as a wedding color palette is anything but boring. Take a look at THIS styled shoot with champagne + ivory + boho + greenery…all shot outdoors at a vineyard and winery! All the heart-eyes, please! It was another wonderful team of local vendors and another beautiful styled wedding to keep the inspiration and…

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The Perfect Wedding Gift to Your Fiance: Boudoir Portraits

By renee halgerson | Jun 14, 2020
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We are women. We are beautiful. Our bodies are exquisite no matter the shape or size — and when you add a little sensuality, you get something gorgeous. Celebrate every curve. Here at Hitch Studio, we love featuring the wedding professionals we work with! THIS particular vendor works with brides behind the scenes…and sheets. If…

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Micro Weddings, Shift Weddings and Weekday Weddings: You Get TWO Celebrations of Love

By renee halgerson | Jun 8, 2020
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Let’s get you in the “wedding planning” mode and out of the “wait and see” mode! I booked an intimate June wedding recently and it’s going to be gorgeous! Consider some of these wedding options now…and plan your big party later: Weekday Wedding These are still convenient as an extension of the weekend for you…

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