Tossing petals at the wedding's end is a popular send-off method, but a growing trend is to toss petals at the bride and groom as they exit the ceremony during the recessional.    And - why not?  This is the true moment of the celebration versus the send-off. No longer are the days of throwing rice at the couple as a sign of celebration.  Rice was dismissed years ago because it was often a hazard for birds.  Nowadays, it is throwing of petals and such. With High Point Farms being an actual "flower farm" it makes creating these adorable petal cones easy

Purpose of Cocktail Hour The purpose of Cocktail Hour is to occupy your guests while the bride and groom are taking pictures. If you can occupy them and keep them happy is a bonus. Let me give you some ideas for your Cocktail - Appetizer Hour. Cocktails You still refer to Cocktail Hour as such even if it is a dry wedding.  Providing drinks is a must no matter what time of year your event happens even if it is just a trough of water bottles. If you are indeed serving alcohol of any sort, always plan to accommodate non-drinkers with water and

Joy and Everette Photo Creating a furniture layout for your wedding reception can be challenging.  No need to fret though, the professionals at High Point Farm can easily walk through suggestions to facilitate your needs and solve any seating challenges.  This blog wants to give you a head-start on layouts to ponder. Logistics There are several factors that will strongly effect your layout design. Let me identify those.Guest CountSweetheart Table Vs. Bridal Party TableTables Assignments or NotVision Over Functionality Guest Count You start with your guest count.  The larger the group, the fuller the barn will get.  You are trying to put as many people

Kori Elizabeth Photography Weddings are all about the bride and groom; their vision, their traditions, and their choices. If you are choosing not to elopement and actually have a wedding celebration, then weaving in ways to include your family and allow your guests to enjoy the event is equally as important to consider. Eden Ingle Photo This post wants to concentrate on some ideas just for Mom.  Dad's typically get their Father-Daughter dance and Dad's often get their "Dad's first look" as well as Dad's traditionally walk the bride down the aisle.  So, what about the moms? Traditionally - The mom's Some mom's are integral

T. Haley Media You are a bride who has chosen her wedding date and her venue.  More plans begin. One of the details to tackle will be to plan your Rehearsal Dinner Event. This blog will hopefully give you a few ideas to ponder so that you can consider some out of the box choices.  Most of our weddings here at The Barn at High Point Farms are weekend packages so this blog is geared to our own couples. Hunter LaShea Photography One of the better features of our weekend package is that typically the bride, groom, and bridal party lodges on-site,  This