Monday, April 26, 2010

Place Card Holder Bushes

Here was a unique way to display place cards for seating at a wedding here at the Hawthorne Hotel.

We are so fortunate to be able to see so many different ideas, and are happy to share them with you, right here.

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Friday, April 23, 2010

New Crystal Chandeliers Add Elegance to our Grand Ballroom

Yesterday we installed beautiful crystal chandeliers in our Grand Ballroom here at the Hawthorne Hotel. Today was the first time I could take photos of the room set up for a wedding, showcasing the new lighting.

The room is set for a ceremony right now. Both couples elected to have gold ballroom chairs for their weddings this weekend (we have a wedding tonight, Friday, and another one on Saturday night so they decided to share the use of these special chairs.)

I hope you enjoy seeing these detailed photos.


Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Attention to Detail is Important to Us at the Hawthorne Hotel

Instead of table numbers, this couple chose to use the names of places that were special to them.

These flower arrangements were so beautiful, I had to show them to you.

While I may have caught them all blinking, it only reinforces the fact that the banquet staff at the Hawthorne Hotel are so good at what they do, they can do it with their eyes closed -- here they are folding napkins for this wedding this past weekend.

In this photo you see Bobby making sure each "bird of paradise" napkin is displayed perfectly, to add the finishing touch to the table setting.

I hope you enjoy this latest post on our Hawthorne Hotel Wedding Blog.


Friday, April 02, 2010

And the answer is. . .

In response to my post below, some friends of the Hawthorne Hotel set out to translate the website. I just got this email back:

Hey Juli, Here is your answer! Have a good day!~Mary

I too think I am all set with frolicking in the salt water with my wedding dress!-----

Forwarded Message -----From: "Angela ">


Sent: Thursday, April 1, 2010 10:50:38 AM GMT -08:00 US/Canada Pacific

Subject: Re: Weddings at the Hawthorne Hotel

Those pictures are gorgeous! My photographer also offered a trash the dress session that I could do in place of the engagement session..You can "Trash the dress" after your wedding or purchase another one (like the $$99 samples or a david's brida type deal). I personally would not want to be frolicking in the salt water with my own dress but to each his own :) People take pics in weird places like the dump...a graffitteed alley, etc

I'll give you a call so we can get together!