History in the Making has been featured by some amazing online blogs. Check them out here:
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Favorite Vendor Feature, S&C Studios Salon
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
Romantic Mountain Elopement
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
Patty and Steve’s Surprise Vow Renewal
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
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
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
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
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.
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 Bouquet Alternatives
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
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
This wedding planner’s small wedding, part 2
My husband and I are celebrating our anniversary, so I’m sharing details from our wedding day. Check out some of my favorite details on the blog.
This wedding planner’s small wedding, part 1
Celebrating our anniversary and my love of small weddings by sharing some details of my own small wedding ceremony on the blog.
Meet the Wedding Planner
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
Charlie and Dixie’s Vintage Yellowstone Wedding
Today on the blog I’m going back to the beginning and sharing a #fbf to my first professional wedding.
2017 Montana Wedding Event
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
Simple Elopement Styled Shoot
We love the simplicity and romance that happens when a couple elopes–this mini shoot was inspired by that love.
The Blooming Beetle, a floral up-cycling service
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
A few reasons to say “I Do” in Bozeman
New on the blog: a few of my favorite reasons to say “I Do” in Bozeman!
2016 Montana Wedding Event
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
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
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!
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
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
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
The crazy, strange world of wedding planning—A view from the other side
Let me say—it feels a little weird to be on the other side of wedding planning. I’ve helped close to a dozen brides execute their wedding day dreams, and now here I am, planning my own. A little back story: My fiancé Ryan and I have been together for over 9 years. The talk of… Read more
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
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
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.
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
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