Blogs & Features

History in the Making has been featured by some amazing online blogs. Check them out here:

Here are some quick links to our blog posts:

  • winter bride at ceremony, wedding hair, wedding vendors

    Favorite Vendor Feature, S&C Studios Salon

    May 25, 2019 by

    I had the pleasure to work with Cat Crawford-Deriana at a styled shoot in March, and ya’ll, not only is she kind, funny, and attentive, she does BEAUTIFUL work! I’m excited to be able to feature this boss babe–Not only does she own S&C Studios Salon, with TWO locations in Three Forks, MT and Belgrade,… Read more

  • bride and groom Bozeman, MT elopemen

    Romantic Mountain Elopement

    April 3, 2019 by

    Wendy and Phil contacted me in June–they had recently gotten engaged and knew a traditional wedding was NOT the right fit for them. Instead, they had an already planned trip to Bozeman in July and decided to use their vacation as a perfect opportunity to elope. I talked to them about their dreams (and their… Read more

  • husband and wife exchange vows, vow renewal on Hebgen Lake

    Patty and Steve’s Surprise Vow Renewal

    March 25, 2019 by

    I literally squealed with excitement when I got the call from Patty, looking for someone to help her plan a surprise 40th Anniversary Vow Renewal. Here’s a little back story: Patty and her husband are from New Hampshire and they have always dreamed about taking a trip to Yellowstone National Park. The vow renewal was… Read more

  • Favorite Vendor Feature, Elements of Light Photography

    February 15, 2019 by

    Susan Beth Breuner owns Elements of Light Photography and is also the leader of the Bozeman chapter of Tuesday’s Together. Not only have I had the pleasure of working with her on styled shoots and weddings, but she’s been a great business mentor and friend, and I’m really excited to share a little more about… Read more

  • Intimate New Years Eve Wedding 2018

    November 1, 2018 by

    Save the Date & Join History in the Making for a luxury, all-inclusive intimate Bozeman wedding on December 31, 2018! The ceremony will be held near the East Gallatin Recreation area with a beautiful view of the Bridger mountains. This will be a true Montana Winter wedding, being held outdoors, snow or shine! Here’s the… Read more

  • An Intimate Bozeman Wedding

    June 24, 2018 by

    I was so excited when Katie called me to plan her Montana wedding! She and her fiancé Paul didn’t have a lot of requirements, but they knew they wanted something close to Bozeman with mountain views and a very intimate ceremony (aka less than 20 guests). So perfect. Over the course of a few months,… Read more

  • Pony Pop-Up 2018

    May 8, 2018 by

    Save the Date & Join History in the Making for an adventurous, intimate, and all inclusive wedding on July 13, 2018! This will be a true Montana wedding held in the historic ghost town of Pony, MT. The Deets: See more from the amazing vendor team: Beauty and the Belief  Elements of Light Karen’s Floral… Read more

  • Keeping your cool! Easy ways to manage ceremony anxiety.

    February 7, 2018 by

    Your wedding day is one of the most exciting days of your life, but it can also stir up a lot of nerves. Many brides and groom will feel those crazy butterflies before the wedding, and even though it’s completely normal, it doesn’t mean you can’t you do anything about it. Here’s a few of… Read more

  • unique wedding bouquet alternative ideas

    Unique Bouquet Alternatives

    January 24, 2018 by

    I’m a sucker for a gorgeous wedding bouquet, but I also LOVE the freedom and expression that comes from unique, personalized bouquets. Whether you’re considering something different for yourself or your bridesmaids, I’ve put together this fun look book of some of my favorite bouquet alternatives. Fabric and Wood The fabric flower bouquet was handcrafted… Read more

  • New Year’s Eve Pop-Up 2017

    November 1, 2017 by

    Save the Date & Join History in the Making for a gorgeous, all inclusive intimate Bozeman wedding on December 31, 2017! This will be a true Montana Winter wedding, being held outdoors, snow or shine! See more from the amazing vendor team: Beauty and the Belief  Elements of Light Design Inspiration*: *These images have been… Read more

  • Meet the Wedding Planner

    August 21, 2017 by

    To celebrate my birthday (on Eclipse day!) I’ve dubbed this the unofficial “Get to Know the Wedding Planner Week” so everyone can get to know the lady behind the logo. Here are 10 fun facts about me: My passion for event planning started when I was 9 years old. My entrepreneurial spirit comes from my… Read more

  • 2017 Montana Wedding Event

    March 6, 2017 by

    On February 18 we set up at A Montana Wedding Event. The past few years this bridal expo, put on by the Bozeman Daily Chronicle, has be held at the Grantree Inn, but this year’s event was moved to a much larger venue, The Commons at Love and Baxter. There were dozens of quality vendors for couples… Read more

  • The Blooming Beetle, a floral up-cycling service

    April 22, 2016 by

    We are so happy to announce the launch of our free new service, The Blooming Beetle, floral up-cycling and delivery. So what the heck is floral up-cycling, you ask? It’s a service designed to cut back on post-wedding waste by giving back to our local senior community. Have you ever thought about what you’ll do… Read more

  • 2016 Montana Wedding Event

    February 22, 2016 by

    This year marked my second year as a vendor at the Montana Wedding Event, and I was really excited about the opportunity to meet new couples and new vendors! This year my booth design started with these ah-ma-zing giant letters! I had so much fun building them, and hope to get a lot of use out… Read more

  • Mountain Inspiration-a mini styled shoot

    February 17, 2016 by

    It was Super Bowl Sunday, and I had some time to kill before the big game. I also had a table and chairs in my car from the Montana Bridal Event the day before, so my mother in law and I decided to take advantage of the gorgeous 40 degree day and head up the mountain… Read more

  • History in the Making @ the Helena Bridal Fair

    February 13, 2016 by

    In January, I made the trip to our state capital to “set up shop” at the Helena Bridal and Anniversary Fair. It was my first time at the Helena Civic Center, and after driving through a blizzard to get to the event, I was pleasantly surprised by the awesome variety of vendors, set up on… Read more

  • October 17–a beautiful day for a Bridal Tour!

    October 27, 2015 by

    I was so absolutely excited to be a featured designer on the Montana Bridal Tour 2015! This year the tour featured 4 beautiful venues, and I was lucky enough to set up at the historic Story Mansion, located just blocks from downtown Bozeman. Our venue featured authentic farm-to-table pulled pork created by Claudia’s Mesa, an amazing… Read more

  • Vendor Interviews: 5 questions to ask a wedding planner

    August 4, 2015 by

    Hiring your wedding planner is a pretty big deal. Like every other vendor you hire, it is so important that you feel a sense of security and trust with your planner. They will become your biggest ally, as well as the person managing all of the chaos that happens behind the scenes on a wedding day.… Read more

  • I said “Yeah, I think I like this one” to the dress

    July 7, 2015 by

    This post is going to be short and sweet, but before I get too deep into this post, let me explain the title. Last week I bought my wedding dress–it’s beautiful, and I really like it a lot–but I never had that “Oh my gosh, this is my dress” cry my eyes out moment. My soon… Read more

  • Paper Flowers–DIY

    May 6, 2015 by

    Are you looking for a unique way to add a little color to a room or a floral alternative for your event? These paper flowers are so simple to make, and look really cool in small groupings. Skill level: Easy            Cost: Minimal (under $10) Supplies: Magazine (These were free at my local public library) Wooden sticks… Read more

  • Business Launch and a Bridal Show

    March 12, 2015 by

    My year of amazing professional firsts continues! This past Saturday, I was one of many vendors at the first annual A Montana Wedding: The Bridal Event. I’ve attended various bridal shows before to meet other vendors and network, but this year, as part of the official launch of my business, I took the leap and set-up a… Read more

  • History in the Making and Marriage Equality

    October 28, 2014 by

    First, let me apologize for posting an uncharacteristically heavy topic. I know there is quite a bit of controversy around the idea of marriage equality, and it can bring out a lot of strong emotional responses from people on both sides of the issue. My goal with this blog post isn’t to create negative feelings, but I’m aware that,… Read more

  • Finding Inspiration, a rustic fall stylized shoot.

    October 15, 2014 by

    Last week, with the help of some amazing local vendors, I had the opportunity to bring a dream to life. Every vendor I had hoped to work with agreed to be a part of this shoot, and I’m humbled and honored that they wanted to work with me, too! This blog post is a bit unconventional, but all… Read more

  • Officially Ordained

    June 19, 2014 by

    I’ve officially become an Ordained Minister through American Marriage Ministies. I’m excited about this new addition to my wedding planner repertoire. While I don’t intend on performing ceremonies on a consistent basis, I feel good knowing that I can legally officiate and sign a marriage license for my couples if the need should arise. I… Read more

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