Tag: outdoor weddings

Healthy Trend in Wedding Flowers

People are becoming more concerned about how pesticides and herbicides in cut flowers can affect their own health. Even those who aren’t diagnosed with chemical sensitivities don’t want to be handling and breathing toxins. Many cut flowers that are available today are grown in industrial conditions that require the use of pesticides. And many are… Read more »

How to “Green” Your Wedding

Weddings generate LOTS of trash!  According to goingzerowaste.com, “The average wedding produces over 400 lbs. of trash”.  Wow.  Most of my 2018 weddings generated between 350-550 gallons of trash, as measured by the number of 55-gallon trash bags used. Here at Gilbriar, we try to do everything the organic, earth friendly way, so we are… Read more »

Wedding Insurance

  Bad things happen to good people. Even with meticulous planning, highly rated vendors and diligent follow up, badthings can still happen. This is why you need wedding insurance. Don’t worry if you are unfamiliar with it; it is a legitimate and necessary part of your planning. There are two main types and you will… Read more »

Save Money on Your Decorations

Want your wedding to be beautiful and memorable while saving as much money as possible? Of course you do! Well then, carefully evaluate the walls of the venues that you are considering. Walls that are interesting in their own right don’t need decorating.   If they have lots of texture and great color they will make… Read more »

Hill Country Wedding in the Round

Gilbriar Gazebo Ceiling

Up for something a bit different? How about a wedding in the round? Instead of the usual rectangle of chairs with an aisle in the middle, why not be surrounded by your guests? There’s something formal and distancing about being confined to the back of the event.   But there’s something warm and inclusive about surrounding… Read more »