wedding photgraphy

Wedding Tip Wednesday: Welcome Table

When guests arrive at your wedding, there is typically a guest book, place for gifts and cards and a sign or attendant directing guests where to go for the ceremony. You can check out my blog on guestbooks here but keep in mind when your guests arrive, the welcome area you create is the first impression you give your guests of your wedding day. This is a great place to incorporate some special elements, honor family members who can’t be in attendance, use custom created signs or beautiful vintage furniture. You can make this as extravagant or simple as you’d like! When we sit down and talk about your wedding, I’d love to help create a vision for a welcome table and area for your guests. And when you book with Grace in the Details, I will bring a pre-ceremony water station for your guests if it’s not included in your venue package! Contact me now about booking your consultation and getting your date secured on the calendar!

Check out these stunning welcome tables created by some of the brides I've worked with!


Amanda Grace

Showered in Blessings

Will & Grace

Grace and I went to high school together and became good friends our senior year on Homecoming Court. We went our separate ways for college but kind of stayed in contact over the years. When Grace got engaged to this mystery man from college I had to reconnect with her! We talked wedding details and that’s when the dream of starting a small business coordinating events for people I love was born!

Family was always the most important thing to Grace and her family. Growing up everyone knew the Hobgood kids had each other’s backs and nothing was more important to them than each other. When I met Will’s family, it was obvious this was true for him and his family too and it made perfect sense why they were perfect together. I immediately fell in love with the Potts who traveled from Florida to California for their sweet wedding. I got to spend the whole morning setting up and getting to know them as they shared stories about Will and Grace.

The Potts tied the knot at Quail Haven Farm in Vista, CA. It was my first time working with Lindy Waldman, the owner, and she was the best! With an all outdoor venue and rain in the forecast ALL DAY, we knew we were going to face some challenges. The cocktail area and parking arenas had flooding but Lindi’s team rented shuttles and brought guests up to the ceremony safely as I worked to move cocktail hour to the covered reception space. Despite the rain, the whole day was showered in blessings!

Just in time for the ceremony, the rain let up and the sun came out! It wasn’t long after the ceremony concluded and they were done taking pictures that the rain began again. Despite the cold and the rain, guests enjoyed dancing, celebrating, and the mini dessert bar from the bakery Grace used to work at. Right after they got married, Will and Grace moved to Florida and just recently had their first little girl Kinley, who is adorable as can be!


Amanda Grace


Grace in the Details

I’m thankful you’ve found your way to my new blog here on Grace in the Details. I am excited to share with you the stories I get to be a part of, the visions I bring to life, the sweet people I get to work with and my passion for creating the most thoughtful and memorable experience for you and your guests.

I truly believe my role as an event coordinator, planner, designer and dreamer is to create an environment for you; an environment for you, a space to celebrate, remember, rejoice, learn, gather and laugh with loved ones. My heart is for people to share in life together. To create the space for stories to be written that will be told for years to come.

So this is it! Check out the events I’ve had the privilege of creating with clients turned sweet friends (some sweet friends turned clients), envision your perfect day, and let’s make a time to meet and talk about what you’re dreaming of planning! Grace in the Details is something so close to my heart that I truly desire to share with people. I’m passionate about making your vision come to life; to pay attention to the details, to care about the little things, to worry about it all so you don’t have to. My job is to handle all the stress so you can enjoy your day!

Stay tuned for exciting recaps of what I’ve been working on the last year:)


Amanda Grace