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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 […]

Budget-Friendly Ways to Incorporate Fresh Flowers

By renee halgerson | November 27, 2023 | 0 Comments

Do you love the look of fresh florals at a wedding? The smell, the movement, the special colors, the textures. How do you cut the cost without jeopardizing the beauty? We have a few wonderful ideas that you (and your wallet) may love! We can all agree that nothing will ever top an all-fresh bouquet […]

Decorating your Corporate Event: How Northern State University Leveled Up Their Fundraiser

By renee halgerson | November 21, 2023 | 0 Comments

Those gold chiavari chairs…the silver centerpieces…those copper chargers…that glowing stage…the fresh florals. ALL the small details add up to one LARGE impact. We loved the “mixed metals” theme that Northern State University Foundation and Alumni Association used for their 25th Annual Northern Night celebration on November 10, 2023!! If you’re a university hoping to attract […]

Showing Employee Appreciation: Building a Hitch Culture

By renee halgerson | November 16, 2023 | 0 Comments

MY HEART IS SO FULL! 28 out of our 40 employees were able to make it to the Fall All-Employee Retreat at Hitch Studio last night! (Want to read about past retreats or see our agenda for the night? Click here and here!) At each employee appreciation retreat, we do five things: 1. Fill our […]

Tips for Your First Look

By renee halgerson | November 3, 2023 | 0 Comments

GET THOSE NATURAL FIRST LOOKS! Hitch Studio is a wedding planning and decorating business in Brookings, South Dakota. We work really closely with photographers and videographers when it comes to the timeline and logistics of your first look on your wedding day! We want it to be PERFECT for you! Want a more intimate way […]

French Wedding Vibes in the Midwest

By renee halgerson | October 31, 2023 | 1 Comment

Do you keep seeing French brunch/castle weddings all over your social media feeds? Are you wondering how you can get a similar look and feel for your own wedding without the million dollar budget? We hope this couple’s wedding is a huge inspiration for you! We had the greatest pleasure of working with the COOLEST […]

Venue Spotlight: 5 Family Ranch

By renee halgerson | October 24, 2023 | 0 Comments

5 Family Ranch in Marshall, Minnesota is the newest wedding venue in the area! The aesthetics of the venue is a perfect combination rustic barn and modern event space. The walls are lined with windows, creating lots of natural light. The white and gray-toned walls, paired with elegant lighting and wood accents create the perfect […]

Hitch Studio: Independent Venue Managers

By renee halgerson | October 16, 2023 | 0 Comments

Have you wondered why Hitch posts so much content of Schadé Vineyard & Winery? We are here to answer your question! And if you have not heard about Schadé before, read all about them here! Hitch is independently contracted with Schadé to manage the wedding side of their business. Although we are no wine experts, […]

9 Ways to Make Your Guests Say “WOW” At Your Wedding

By renee halgerson | October 9, 2023 | 0 Comments

When a photographer in the industry gets married, you know it’s going to be show-stopping. When a dear friend marries her true love in a tear-filled ceremony, you know it’s going to be heart-felt. When a fellow entrepreneur puts her styled touch on EVERY wedding detail, you know people are going to feel so welcome […]

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