5 Ways to Have a Disney Themed Wedding in Gilbert, AZ

5 Ways to Have a Disney Themed Wedding in Gilbert, AZ

Gilbert residents love Disney. Maybe it's because Disneyland is just a quick 6-hour drive away, or because so many families in Gilbert have little ones...but Disney and Gilbert go hand-in-hand. 

We posted a Disney themed wedding article just the other day, and the response was huge. So, I figured it was time to share with you how to bring Disneyland to your wedding!

The article that I posted the other day can be found on our Facebook Page, and featured a young couple who actually got married at the Happiest Place on Earth! If getting married at Disneyland is  a big outside of your wedding budget, try these options instead...

Succulent Wedding Bouquets

Succulent Wedding Bouquets

We've touched on succulents in your Gilbert wedding a few times in the past, but today I really want to dive into succulents specifically for your bouquet. Over the past few months, succulents have become quite trendy, not only in the backyard or home, but in weddings. 

I personally think succulents are adorable. They're just so small and precious and cute. They come in so many different styles, shades of green and even blossoming colors. When you think of succulents, you probably think of cactus, pokey daggers protruding out of your bouquet, pain, maybe even the heat of the desert...all the things you'd like to avoid for your Gilbert wedding. 

But, succulents are not what you think they are...

The Ultimate Guide to Your Gilbert Fall Wedding

The Ultimate Guide to Your Gilbert Fall Wedding

We've been posting a lot about Fall wedding tips, themes and ideas related to your Gilbert Fall wedding. From food to drinks, centerpieces to photography, in the past few weeks our focus has been solely on Fall wedding fun. 

Today, I'd like to tie it all together for you. I mean, you can only talk about Fall wedding ideas for so long, so let's finish it up with this one blog that pulls everything together. 

Best Fall Wedding Ideas for 2017 (Gilbert, Arizona)

Best Fall Wedding Ideas for 2017 (Gilbert, Arizona)

Fall in Gilbert, Arizona is a bit different then Fall up north, or across the rest of the country. The tress don't necessarily change color until very late in the year. Kids aren't seeing jumping in piles of leaves in the yard. IN fact, we're still in 90-degress until late October. 

Fall officially starts Friday, September 22nd. However, here in Gilbert, Arizona, the weather on September 22nd might still be over 100-degrees. 

So it's important to add your own Fall flare to your Fall wedding...if you're getting married in October to take advantage of the Fall wedding theme. 

Today, let's talk about some fall wedding ideas that will bring the feel of fall to your warm Arizona wedding...

The Wedding Send Off

The Wedding Send Off

Yes, the wedding send off is still a thing. And yes, it looks amazing here at Val Vista Lakes to have a perfectly timed wedding send off. We definitely have a great space for those beautiful send-off photos where everyone is laughing and smiling, and you're running down the path on your way to your first evening as a married couple. 

The wedding send off is a MUST HAVE on your wedding day!

So, let's start planning how this will go down right now...

From Pumpkins to Pinecones, Fall Wedding Ideas

From Pumpkins to Pinecones, Fall Wedding Ideas

We've been talking a lot about Fall wedding ideas lately, and although it's still over 100-degrees outside in Gilbert, Arizona, you're in full wedding-planning motion for your Fall wedding.

Today, we're going all in; talking about everything that symbolizes a Fall wedding and everything that can easily be added and will fit right in to your Gilbert Fall wedding...

The Best Drinks for Your Fall Wedding in Gilbert

It might not feel like it yet, but Fall is just around the corner, and while other brides are thinking about flowers and lighting, you're over here thinking about the open bar and what kind of signature Fall drinks you're going to have...

For today's wedding blog post, I thought we'd take a look at some of the best drinks for your Fall wedding in Gilbert here at Val Vista Lakes:

3 Ways to Use Succulents In Your Gilbert Wedding

3 Ways to Use Succulents In Your Gilbert Wedding

Everyone loves succulents right now. They are adorable, and beautiful, and work well here in Arizona climates. But are they right for your wedding?

Here are some ideas to help you decide if adding succulents to your Gilbert wedding will work for you...

Elegant Centerpieces for a Wedding on a Budget

Elegant Centerpieces for a Wedding on a Budget

You want to splurge on the dress, and the open bar, and maybe the wedding cake. You might want to splurge on the location and the guest count as well. There are aspects to your wedding budget that you're more willing to tweak than others. 

The centerpieces, however, are probably not one of those items. 

Here are a few ideas for elegant centerpieces for your Gilbert wedding on a budget...

Wedding Infested by Mosquitoes? We've Got Your Solution...

Wedding Infested by Mosquitoes? We've Got Your Solution...

We've had a crazy monsoon season here in Gilbert, Arizona. From the start of July until this week, the dew point has been high, it's been hot, humid, and rainy. I don't know about any historical settings, but I"m sure this monsoon season has been on the more humid side. 

With our humid monsoon season, Gilbert, Arizona is seeing all kinds of mosquitoes. And while mosquitoes aren't as common here as they might be in Florida, this year we are seeing a lot. 

Here at Val Vista Lakes, we have no more than your home or your neighborhood, but we do always want to make sure our wedding couples and wedding guests have the best possible experience, which is why our wedding professionals got together to create a list of solutions to keeping every single mosquito away from your wedding...