When deciding on a venue for your wedding, you want to feel incredibly confident before you sign that contract.  We at Greysolon want you to feel confident, too.  Here are 6 questions you should ask your venue before you sign, along with the answers you're hoping to hear!   Question #1: Is there a spot for us to get ready on site? The answer you want to hear is “yes!”. At Greysolon, both of our event rooms come with getting ready space.  We find that typically ladies like a space to apply their makeup...

Assigning guests to tables can feel like a nearly impossible feat. It can also feel a little bossy, right?  Or perhaps you’re worried it will feel too formal. But from a guests’ perspective, it’s actually quite nice to know there is a designated spot for them come dinner time. [caption id="attachment_19577" align="alignnone" width="684"] Photo by Chelsea Dobs Photography/ Bailey Aro Photography[/caption] Here's why: They won’t have to spend all social trying to match up with certain people, or politely decline others invitations to sit with them.  Your guests can focus on catching up with others...

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, now seems like a great time to think about those you love and come up with ways to express that love. Specifically, with your romantic relationships- whether you are dating, engaged or married, you might have been a little distracted these past several months.  Anybody needing a little FUN? Each relationship stage experiences different challenges in light of covid19, and if you’re among those who have postponed your wedding, you may be feeling especially in need of some fun together!  As important as the wedding day...

Most of the time people ask us if we can accommodate their 300+ person weddings.  But now, people are asking if we can do minimonies- and the answer is YES! Yes, we do 12 person weddings! Yes, it's awesome! Yes, we can tell you more about it!   Do the times have you considering a micro wedding?  We can do that! While couples are making decisions about when to have their big day, our conversations focus on values.  Do you place more value on officially being married?  Or perhaps you place more value on celebrating with...

On your wedding day, it's important to have a nice space in which to get ready.  It should feel exciting and calming at the same time.  It's a place for to put your stuff, play your music, and take great pictures too.   So let's check out the ready rooms we have at Greysolon!   First, The Chambers. [caption id="attachment_19414" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Britt DeZeeuw Photography[/caption]   The Chambers is the ready room space that comes with the Moorish Room. It didn't exist until 2016, when Black Woods invested in a little remodeling on the lobby level of Greysolon...

We've seen a lot of weddings.  And since most of our couples get ready here on site, we've seen a lot of getting ready. Here are our tips and tricks to set you up for success when getting ready on your wedding day.   A few weeks out: Routine- For an important day like this, don’t do any experimenting.  Don’t try shellfish in your omelette for the first time.  Ladies, don’t try a new spray tanner or a new facial mask the night before.  Gentlemen, don’t try a new razor or shave cream that morning. ...

Have you ever wanted to ask a real life Greysolon Couple questions about their big day? Danielle & Jay were married in the Ballroom at Greysolon in May 2019, and we got to do a one-year followup Q&A! How did you two meet? "We met at our mutual friends graduation party in 2006. I thought he was cute and he had to ask our mutual friend a couple of times for my number. She was protective of me and thought he was too much of a bad boy." How did the proposal go? "He proposed...

Wanna get those epic getting ready shots? Here are some items to bring with you the morning-of to help you achieve those beautiful and memorable photos; and check out some of the epic photos our couples have shared with us!     A nice hanger for your dress/suit. [caption id="attachment_19294" align="alignnone" width="682"] Three Irish Girls Photography[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_19292" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Penny Photographics[/caption]       Jewelry- rings & ring boxes! [caption id="attachment_19290" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Kirsten Barbara Photography[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_19288" align="alignnone" width="600"] Josh Manley Photography[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_19287" align="alignnone" width="684"] © Bailey Aro Photography[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_19286" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Amy Mae Photos[/caption]     Earrings, necklace, head piece, broach, a...