2019 Weddings

Ways to Beat the Heat

We are in to the hot days of summer!  You really want an outdoor wedding but how do you keep your guests comfortable when the temps are in the upper 80s and 90s?  Read on for some creative ideas! Place cold water bottles in a cute cooler for your guests to grab before they sit… Read More »

What’s the Difference Between a Wedding Planner and a Venue Manager?

You’ve toured and booked your venue.  Your venue has a manager who gave you a lovely site tour, recommended some vendors and explained the flow of your wedding day.  Your venue manager also told you that you will need to hire a wedding planner or coordinator.  But what’s the difference between a planner/coordinator and the… Read More »

Big Tiny Details

A wedding consists of 1 million tiny factors that may seem small but are actually pretty big things to consider.  These are details that will help your whole day run smoother and help make your wedding photos fabulous.  Read on for a list of a few big tiny details!   Cake Backdrop Have you thought… Read More »

Bold and Bright, Dark and Dramatic or Nice and Neutral? How to Incorporate your Wedding Colors in your Tablescapes

Are you envisioning a bold and bright theme for your summer wedding?  Maybe a dark and dramatic winter wedding?  Or how about a nice and neutral color palette?  I love walking in to the barn on a wedding day and seeing the color schemes take shape throughout the set up process.  Read on for photos… Read More »

Creative Pergola Design

Dreaming of your outdoor wedding on our island?  Of course you are!  Now that you’ve settled on this picturesque waterfront setting for your ceremony, how will you decorate the pergola?  Here are some beautiful ways our couples have decorated the structure.  We cannot wait to see what you come up with! We really like how… Read More »

Creative Details

As a venue manager, I love to see creative ideas brought to life at Sycamore Farms.  Little personal touches can elevate weddings and events to the next level.  Here are some great details we’ve seen out at the barn that are memorable and fun.   Decked out stairs!  (Sometimes our brides descend down these stairs… Read More »

Seth and Bliss

Seth and Bliss were married at Sycamore Farms last October.  Their wedding day was a mixture of personal touches, lots of family and friends (300 guests!), delicious BBQ, and most of all, love.  Seth, Bliss and their families were wonderful to work with throughout the entire planning process and we are so happy for them… Read More »

Festive Wedding at Sycamore Farms

This past December we had the honor of hosting a festive holiday wedding.  Our barn is decorated every December and this bride and groom decided to embrace the holiday spirit by making our trees (decorated by Stella Rose Floral) the centerpiece of the room.  Ashley of Sweetwater Events, Southern Events and Charming Bridal made the… Read More »

Your AV Cheat Sheet

So what exactly is audio/visual support?  Do you need it for your wedding?  Can you get by without it?  Consider this your audio/visual cheat sheet.  Read on to find answers to some FAQ’s. Photo: 28 North Band: Downtown Band Will my DJ cover everything AV related? Usually, yes.  Typically DJs can cover all wedding sound… Read More »

Spring Cleaning!

We are in the midst of spring cleaning at Sycamore Farms!  Although our venue is thoroughly cleaned multiple times each week since we have many events, we are focusing our energy on more targeted types of cleaning this season. We are… De-waxing and Windexing lanterns in our prop room. Flowers: Enchanted Florist   Wiping down… Read More »