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Pamela & Mike: 8*2*14

Posted in: Ballroom Weddings

Pamela & Mike had a beautiful August day for their wedding.

Their ceremony took place at Our Lady of Queen & Peace Church in Broadsheadville, PA.  Then, afterward, the guests headed to the beautiful Mauch Chunk Ballroom for the reception.

Pam & Mike took full advantage and had photos taken around town while their guests snacked on cocktail hors’d’ouerves and sipped on drinks from The Broadway Gill & Pub.    Once they returned, the couple took a few minutes to unwind with their Bridal Party in our makeshift Bridal Suite on the museum level.  Their bridal party had some fun gag gifts that they wanted to give the couple before they began the party.

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Juliette & Harold: Pink, Champagne & Burlap July*12*2014

Posted in: Ballroom Weddings
Juliette & Harold: Pink, Champagne & Burlap July*12*2014

Juliette & Harold chose a very elegant combination of pink, champagne and burlap that perfectly blended her feminity with a touch of his masculinity. It was an extremely elegant setting and I particularly loved the aisle runner they chose. It had beautiful lace trimmed edge with a B for their last name at the center and complimented the ivory chair covers and pink sashes beautifully.

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Yes We Did! Some AMAZING New Inclusive Packages Added

Posted in: Ballroom Weddings, Wedding Planning Advice
Yes We Did! Some AMAZING New Inclusive Packages Added

Businesses should be an ever  growing and evolving thing, particularly when you are in a service business.  It’s important to pay  attention to cues from potential and past clients  that might clue you in on what you’re missing, what you can do better and how you can improve.  A little more than a year ago I made some pretty big and amazing changes to the Ballroom that brought our venue to a whole new level and in doing so I got to work with some pretty amazing clients and teamed with some of the areas best vendors, like Icing on the Cake and Cake Deigns by Angie for the cakes that come with every wedding package.  Over the last few weeks, I’ve been thinking hard about how I can make the experience at the Ballroom even better and bring us to the next level. Now, I’m excited to introduce some of our new, more inclusive and amazing packages we put together with some additional vendor partners  and new menus from our caterers. And, of course, introduce you to our new and improved website.

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Vendor Spotlight: Visual Grammar 216

Posted in: Vendor Spotlight

The Mauch Chunk Ballroom recently played host to the Fifth Annual Burlesque Festival’s Vending Bazaar. The Bazaar featured hand crafted and unique items, popular within the Burlesque culture.

I was impressed with the items I saw displayed. Any of these vendor’s items could easily be utlized by couples to enhance either their or their bridal parties attire.  Over the next few weeks I will be featuring these vendors work with contact information in my Vendor Spotlight series.

This week, I’m featuring

visualgrammar

 

Visual Grammar specializes in Steampunk hair fasteners and mini hats, as well as, embellished sunglasses for both adults and children. Items can be custom made and designed to order .  You can reach her by visiting her Etsy shop or Facebook Page.

Customization Idea – If you have a sentimental piece of jewerly (costume or real) that you don’t neccesarily wear, but holds a special place in your heart why not incorporate that piece into a beautiful hair fastener or veil!

Please stop by and visit her on her Etsy page or Facebook page and, if you like what you see, please tell her The Mauch Chunk Ballroom sent you!

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How to Avoid Those Photobombing Smart Phones & Tablets at Your Wedding

Posted in: Uncategorized, Vendor Spotlight, Wedding Planning Advice

Recently a post came through on my facebook feed from a fellow wedding professional in the area.  It was a videopgrapher that was furiously at work editing one of his latest wedding videos.  He was so aggrevated, he stopped and posted a screen shot of exactly what was irritating him.  Can you guess what it is ?  I’m sure the title gives it away, but here is the screen shot below:

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