About Hitch

 10 Years. 10 Beds. 10 People to Thank.

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 […]

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Managing stress in life – while wedding planning

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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Meet Our Team! Renee Bauman — Certified Wedding Planner and CEO of Hitch Studio

Here comes a top 10 list of questions you’ve ever wanted to know about Renee Bauman, CEO and owner of Hitch Studio — a Certified Wedding Planner, Certified Wedding Venue Professional, author of the Wedding Day Designer, wife, and mother of two. (I consider those last two titles my most important.) Here are the top

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Meet Our Team! Natalie Page – Certified Wedding Planner at Hitch Studio

Meet Natalie Page – Certified Wedding Planner I am a Brookings native, graduated from South Dakota State University (SDSU) with my bachelor’s degree in hospitality management. I love to learn, so my goal throughout college was to gain as much knowledge and experiences as I could through various jobs in the industry. Prior to joining

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Meet Our Team! Lyric Gruenhagen – Certified Wedding Planner at Hitch Studio

Have you wanted to learn more about the faces behind Hitch Studio? Let’s start with Lyric Gruenhagen! Lyric is a 2021 SDSU graduate with a degree in Hospitality Management. Starting at Hitch in May of 2019, Lyric began her Hitch career as a wedding associate. She helped decorate weddings, tear down at the end of

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