Having a Wedding Inspired by Trees

Having a Wedding Inspired by Trees

Are you a tree-hugger? I know, it's a silly question to ask for a wedding venue, but if you are a tree-hugger, if you are someone who loves to lay under the trees and roll in the grass, this blog is for you. 

Today, I want to talk about how you can incorporate something as simple and elegant and rustic and powerful as a tree into your Gilbert wedding...

How to Have a Snow-Themed Wedding in Arizona

How to Have a Snow-Themed Wedding in Arizona

Snow - that glittering, fresh, spectacular element of winter that we very rarely see here in Arizona. It inspires us to migrate north, sitting in traffic the entire ride up the 17, just to catch a glimpse of that elusive winter magic. 

Snow is not just great for sledding and skiing, it can also inspire some beautiful wedding theme ideas...

Arizona Sunset Wedding Tips

Arizona Sunset Wedding Tips

This morning I witnessed the most spectacular sunrise I've seen in Gilbert, Arizona in a long time. We do have some of the most beautiful sunrises and sunsets in the country. I've heard it's the desert dust that drifts along the horizon. We know during monsoon season it's the heavy clouds that sit just upon the mountains that surround the valley. 

Whatever the reason, Arizona has the most amazing sunrises and sunsets in the nation.

So, why not get married under one?

Valentine's Day Wedding Ideas

Valentine's Day Wedding Ideas

Valentine's Day weddings are cliche to some, a must have for others. Here at Val Vista Lakes, the premier wedding venue in Gilbert, Arizona, Valentine's Day is fully booked far in advance. Arizona a weather in February can't be beat by anywhere else in the country. And with a waterfall backdrop and beachfront property, there is no better place in Arizona to have your Valentine's Day wedding.

Today, let's dive into some Valentine's Day wedding ideas that might spark some inspiration for your romantic big day.

BoHo Wedding Ideas for 2018

BoHo Wedding Ideas for 2018

A bohemian wedding in 2018 is like a toast at midnight on New Year's Eve. They just go hand-in-hand! And this New Year, you'll want your BoHo wedding to be innovative, romantic, and full of flair. 

We put together some ideas to inspire your 2018 BoHo wedding...Val Vista Lakes style!

BoHo Wedding Dress: The bohemian wedding dress can be many things, trendy, charming, sexy, traditional, unique and all of the above. Your wedding dress can be reclaimed from the past or can be something no one has ever seen before. 

A New Year's Eve Wedding Theme To Remember

A New Year's Eve Wedding Theme To Remember

There is magic in the air during the holiday season. From Christmas to New Year's Eve, romance, love and magic seem to hang in the air. It's no wonder so many wedding couples use this time of year to tie the knot. 

With that said, let's take a look at some of the great ideas to make your New Year's Eve wedding one to remember. 

Winter Wedding Lighting

Winter Wedding Lighting

From snowflake projections on the dance floor to fairy lights in centerpieces, winter wedding lighting can come in all sorts of shapes, sizes, shades and colors. Here at Val Vista Lakes in Gilbert, Arizona, winter weddings get a fabulous Christmas Mountain backdrop, with thousands of beautiful, sparkling holiday lights!

Today, let's dive into winter lighting for your wedding...

Winter Wedding Centerpieces

Winter Wedding Centerpieces

If you are planning a cozy and traditional Christmas wedding in Gilbert, table centerpieces can turn out to be your real show stealers. Amazing designs with candles, pine cones, ornaments, and wood slices can add festive vibes to your wedding decor.

These centerpieces look beautiful in any form. Whether you are looking forward to a white Christmas wedding or a colorful affair here at Val Vista Lakes, there are many fascinating ideas that you can incorporate into your decoration. For your help, here are a few centerpiece ideas to get the creativity flowing...

Why You Need to Splurge on Wedding Photography

Why You Need to Splurge on Wedding Photography

If you have a limited budget for your Gilbert wedding, which most wedding couples do, it is my suggestion that you splurge on the photographer. Here at Val Vista Lakes, we've been in the business of weddings for quite a long time. During that time, we've learned a thing or two about what wedding couples love, what they come to regret, and where they wish they had spent their wedding budget.

Today, let's take a look at why the photographer is where you should be splurging...