Today we’re taking a virtual tour of the incredible Hollow Hill Event Center located in Fort Worth, TX and our tour guide is Bob Gechter, Hollow Hill’s General Manager. Enjoy!

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Hollow Hill Event Center has been in operation since the beginning of 2013.  It is a family-owned business in Parker County, Texas located on 85 acres – most of which is available to our clients for photo shoots such as Save The Date, Engagement, and Bridal photos.  We mostly cater to weddings, but we also rent out for Family Reunions, Baby and Bridal Showers and special family parties such as Graduation parties, birthday parties and holiday parties.

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Today’s informative guest post comes to us from Los Angeles based stationery designer Sarah James of Lovely Details & Stationery!  Enjoy:

Bright lights & skyscrapers, beaches, yachts, wineries, ranches, art museums, Los Angeles is gleaming with specialty locations and vendors to create your very own fairy-tale wedding. Many travel far and wide to soak up California’s rays and creative culture. Celebrate your big day, in an LA venue that complements your unique taste and where the weather year-round is perfectly picturesque.

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Why You Should Consider Toronto's Distillery District for Your Engagement Shoot (7)

Why You Should Consider Toronto's Distillery District for Your Engagement Photos (3)

Today’s guest post, brought to us by Focus Productions shares some compelling reasons why you should consider Toronto’s Distillery District for your engagement shoot. Enjoy!

When we talk about the Distillery Historic District in Toronto, Canada, what first comes to mind is the cultural heritage of this historical site in Toronto. The Distillery District is located in Downtown Toronto, and also offers many choices for dining, sightseeing and shopping. All these popular establishments are housed inside the grand heritage buildings formerly called the Gooderham and Worts Distillery, where all 40 acres of its compounds are filled with 40 buildings and 10 streets built with a Victorian era architectural design.

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Are you considering a unique destination wedding? If so, this infographic from Wedding Paper Divas is for you! From Wedding Paper Divas:

Your marriage is a special day in your life, so why not host it in a special place? Scanning the globe for worldwide attractions such as the Great Wall of China, Eiffel Tower and Pyramids of Giza, we grew curious of not only how much it costs to visit these places, but how much it costs to have your dream wedding there.

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What to expect for a private estate wedding

Today’s guest post is by the wonderful people at Estate Weddings and Events, with whom we work with through WeddingVenueLove listing some of their great estates available for rental (all photos are available estates, click to see their profile!) We’ve asked them to explain everything that you’d might need to know about renting an estate for your wedding — enjoy!

Private estate weddings are the answer to brides who ask the question, “Where can I find a unique, out-of-the-box wedding venue?” As a company specialized in managing private estate venues across the U.S and Internationally, we speak to many brides everyday who are completely new to the idea of renting out a private estate for their special day. The truth is the possibilities are endless with private estates! Just take a look at many of our past weddings.

Are you a private estate bride? Here are some basics of what to expect when you choose a private estate as your venue.

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Nowadays, destination weddings are leading the pack of exceptional wedding ideas. Most adventurous couples prefer having a destination wedding over contemporary wedding. Basically, the idea is to hold a wedding on an island with tropical and warm climate. In the past, couples used to reserve romantic and exotic locales for honeymoons but this is not the case anymore. Destination weddings have numerous parks for the bride and groom as well as their families and guests. Weddings are special events and each couple desires to have a unique and romantic ceremony. Here are some of the places that adventurous couples can chose to have their destination wedding.

Victoria Falls

The Victoria Falls is an ideal site for an exotic and fascinating marriage ceremony. The mystical and thundering mists of this magical falls have been considered as a powerful aphrodisiac. This is a wonderful site for couples to exchange their vows as the water is steaming down the rocks and everything is just peaceful. You can elope to the falls and have both the wedding and honeymoon in this magical place. Having your ceremony by the riverside would be thrilling.

Alternative Places to Have a Destination Wedding

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Many couples dream of having their wedding in their backyard or garden. Although many of them prefer outdoor weddings at the park or conservation areas, nothing beats the backyard. However, there are many special concerns that brides need to deal with during the planning phase. The following are some tips for planning the perfect backyard or garden wedding reception.

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Today’s guest post comes from Sara of Modern Weddings Hawaii, and she’s here to tell us about some awesome offbeat Hawaiian venues!

When brides-to-be think of a Hawaii destination wedding, they oftentimes think only of high-end resorts. Yes, we’ve got loads of those, but Hawaii also has lots of rustic venues that are absolutely perfect for the cowboy boot wearing bride.

Sunset Ranch on Oahu offers picturesque photo opportunities for your bridal portraits and a gorgeous barn right in the middle of a tropical paradise.

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