Planning a Mountain Wedding | Podcast With Alexan Events

red flowers in rustic mason jarsStyling from Alexan Events Image from Hannah Photography via Style Me Pretty

Welcome to another episode of the Hindsight Bride podcast! Today we have Brady from Alexan Events on the show.  Brady talks about:

  • The Difference between a stylist and a wedding planner;
  • How to travel with props you’ve sourced from flea markets and thrift stores;
  • Common mistakes brides make when planning a mountain wedding;
  • How to take wedding trends and inspiration and translate them into something realistic and doable;
  • Special considerations for getting married in the Rocky Mountains.
  • The REAL questions you should ask a potential wedding planner

On elaborate details | Excerpt

hanging boxed floralsImage from Amy Osaba via Alexan Events Blog

When looking at inspiration, make sure you’re thinking well in advance in terms of what you can actually do at your venue. So if you see, for example, the hanging floral inspiration for our Floral Fridays post, and you say, “Oh, I want to do this,” and there’s really nowhere for you to hand your flowers, it’s really not worth it to spend the money for something like that.

The flower boxes we have on our blog post are extremely elaborate and expensive flowers. So, in terms of how to make something like this more cost effective, fill the boxes up with cost effective flowers. Use white hydrangeas and have dangling amaranthus hanging from it, if you really want the hanging look. Or, instead of hanging the boxes, simply place them on each table…

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