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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.

Brookings Wedding with Navy, Moss Green, Woodland and Romantic Style

By renee halgerson | October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

This was probably one of my favorite weddings to date. Kristen and Justin were an amazing couple with great taste! The couple lives in New Mexico, his parents are from Minnesota and their photographer was from Texas, so in a mash-up of great style came the most beautiful wedding ceremony and reception. They met at […]

Get a Centerpiece Showcase Styled by Hitch Design Studio!

By renee halgerson | October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

One of the perks of hiring Hitch Design Studio to be your wedding planner is that you get a centerpiece showcase! Does this sound like you? I’m not good at decorating. It’s just not my thing. I don’t want to have to hire my aunts/cousins to help me decorate the morning of my wedding. I […]

10 Questions to Ask To Make Your Wedding Personal, Custom and Memorable

By renee halgerson | October 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

Have you seen some amazing personalized details from weddings — and now you want to leave the same memorable impression with your guests on your wedding day? We agree! Let’s do it. We’ve seen everything from programs that read like a newspaper (because the groom was a journalist) to little bottles of Scotch because that […]

Wedding Planning for a Navy, Coral and Gold Wedding

By renee halgerson | September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

One of our favorite color combinations: navy, gold and coral. We loved decorating for Sara & Kyle’s wedding! They wanted a simple, yet pretty backdrop for their head table, and lots of navy on their tables with splashes of coral. Done and done! They wanted rustic details as well, so we included wood slabs for […]

Newest Wedding Styles Coming Our Way in 2015

By renee halgerson | September 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Being the perpetual learners we are, Carrie and Renee from Hitch Design Studio attended the top wedding conference in the nation, Wedding MBA! Sure, we’re wedding planners and stationers from Brookings, SD, but we’re bringing you the best trends for 2015 straight from Las Vegas! We heard speakers from TheKnot, WeddingWire, Martha Stewart Weddings and […]

Cute Save the Dates (and Helpful Tips!)

By renee halgerson | August 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hitch loves save the dates! (We especially love the casual photos of the loving couple that we get to see !) We design magnets, postcards, cute cards and more. We want people to put your very special date on their calendar! We know some rules differ from region to region and us South Dakotans like […]

You Know Hitch Does Weddings. What Else Do We Do? Graphic Design, Logos, Websites and Retail to Name a Few

By renee halgerson | August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

You probably know Hitch best for our wedding services (invitation design and wedding coordinating), partly because our name lends itself to that notion also. But, we like to think that Hitch has four sturdy “walls” that hold up our business model. We do: Wedding Invitations — including save the dates, programs, and more. Wedding Planning […]

“Extras” You Can Add to Your Wedding Invitations, Programs, Save the Dates

By renee halgerson | August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Your wedding invitations speak for themselves, expressing your personality and setting the stage for what your guests will expect when they arrive. But these “extras” can really set your invitation set apart, add bling to your wedding programs, or helpful details to your save the dates. Let’s take a look at some great ideas: Let […]

“21 Things We’ve Learned in the First Six Months of Business” by Hitch Design Studio

By renee halgerson | July 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

You learn a ton in the process of starting a business. In fact, starting it is the easy part — it’s building a repeat customer base and sustaining/growing it that’s the more difficult part. But we’re part of an amazing Brookings community, chamber and downtown group, so we have faith Hitch Design Studio will keep […]

What You Need to Know About Planning a Destination Wedding or Honeymoon

By renee halgerson | July 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

When you live in land-locked South Dakota, beaches are an even dreamier place to get married or take a honeymoon! If you’re considering either, this blog post is full of hints and ideas. Hiring a travel agent for this trip of a lifetime has huge benefits including decreasing your stress level and knowing the ins-and-outs […]

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