Wedding Blog

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Wedding Day Designer: Your

By renee halgerson | Aug 11, 2019
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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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How to Make Sure Your Photographer and Videographer Will Work Well Together on Your Wedding Day

By renee halgerson | Aug 5, 2019
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There are about a million moving pieces to keep track of when planning a wedding. Amidst the tea lights and ceremony notes, bachelorette weekend plans and floral arrangements, you must also consider the ways in which your vendors will work together. While a wedding planner or day-of coordinator (like Hitch Studio!) can help manage the…

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Love Notes: Testimonials from Hitch Couples

By renee halgerson | Jul 30, 2019
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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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Why It’s Important to Give Back to your Community as a Small Business Owner

By renee halgerson | Jul 21, 2019
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I saw a post on Facebook the other day that said something like, “Amazon and Target don’t sponsor your local little league team. Shop local.” I couldn’t agree more. I do love me some Target shopping, but I really do shop local whenever I can. Hitch Studio supports the community and the community supports us.…

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Blush Pink, Greenery and Sparklers: A Dream Wedding

By renee halgerson | Jul 15, 2019
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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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Midwest Wedding Trends (#11 in a Series): Brookings South Dakota Wedding Statistics and Ideas

By renee halgerson | Jul 10, 2019
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Are you looking for new, trendy wedding ideas for your upcoming big day?! I think every couple would agree they want some pieces of their wedding to be memorable and special. What’s hot this year? You’re about to find out! We’ll cover things from flowers to We haven’t seen these in person yet…YET. But we’re…

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Centerpiece Styling Now at Hitch Studio!

By renee halgerson | Jun 28, 2019
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Hitch Studio is proud to announce the launch of Centerpiece Styling!! If you’re getting married (or planning a corporate event) and need centerpieces, THIS is for you. Hitch Studio has pre-designed eight different centerpieces for you, all ranging in price from $10-$20 each. It comes with a vase, the ivory flowers to fill the vase,…

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How To Narrow Down Your Wedding Guest List Without Offending People or Feeling Guilty

By renee halgerson | Jun 19, 2019
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Your wedding is a celebration of two families and two sets of friends coming together. Party as such! Whoo! But what happens when your venue only holds 150 comfortably and your wedding guest list is already over 250? This is a common problem when it comes to the invite list and we’ve come up with…

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Coral and Navy Wedding Decorating by Hitch Studio

By renee halgerson | Jun 14, 2019
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Taylor and Stephen (and their moms!) were so wonderful to work with! Every meeting was full of laughs and love (and discussion of vetos. Haha!). What is a “veto”, you ask? It was Taylor’s brilliant idea to allow each of the mothers one veto to use while making all the wedding planning decisions. I absolutely…

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Love is Lovelier the Second Time Around: Dusty Purple, Dusty Pink, and Dusty Blue Wedding

By renee halgerson | Jun 8, 2019
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“Can we have a margarita blender as our unity ceremony!?” That was the excitement level of Josh after our first meeting at Hitch Studio! Kalli and Josh planned their outdoor ceremony at Sylvan Green and their beautiful reception at Club71 with Hitch Studio. They wanted their children involved since this would be a blending of…

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