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Welcome To The Port Gamble Blog!

We're not experts, but we've been to a wedding or two. We'd like to help any and all future brides and grooms.

On our blog we talk about anything and everything wedding, we want to help create your perfect day! So grab something to drink or munch on and we'll see you in the blog posts!

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Quick Tip: Bistro Table Linens

In case you didn’t know, Port Gamble Weddings has 8 bistro tables available for use. Many couples choose to use them for cocktail hour outside or if they will be having dancing in a separate space from their dinning space. Just make sure linens get ordered for them! (If you need help with any of […]

11 Beautiful Bouquets to Inspire

When it comes to bridal bouquets, the options are so endless it can be both exciting and overwhelming. The great news is that no two brides will have the same bouquet, and it’s an opportunity to show off personality and style. Whether you’re inspired by the season, a color, a favorite type of flower, or […]

Guest Book Inspiration

Modern weddings have come a long way, and very few are 100% traditional any more. The guest book is no exception to this trend. We see pretty little books with lines for every guest to sign their name, but those are few and far between. It seems that now couples want something a bit more […]

Understated Rustic Wedding at The Hood Canal Vista Pavilion

Joel and Janie’s August wedding was light and airy with a focus on pastel colors and rustic touches like antlers and bare wood. The were married on the lawns of the Hood Canal Vista Pavilion with dinner in the adjacent tented space. Later, they moved into the Pavilion for an evening of dancing. All photos […]

Making the Most of Your Spring Wedding

Spring has sprung! Flowers are blooming, we’re starting to dream of Summer, and for some of you, it’s time to celebrate your big day! Spring can be a beautiful time for a wedding, but just like any season, there are some things to keep in mind. Here are some suggestions for your Spring wedding. These […]

Decoration Inspiration

The Hood Canal Vista Pavilion, with it’s huge windows, six sets of French doors, green lawns and picturesque water view, doesn’t need much decorating. The building itself is simple yet modern and elegant. Many brides and grooms take a minimalistic approach to decorating the pavilion, but everyone adds something to give it a personalized touch. […]

Cakes, and Candy, and Pie, Oh My!

It seems like wedding cake has become even more of a conversation at the modern wedding. No longer should you expect to find just a white, tiered cake. Brides and grooms love other desserts too! We see many couples opt for a dessert bar, candy bar, or cupcakes. Even when cake is decided upon, their […]

Pantone’s Spring Wedding Colors of 2016

Pantone had released their Top 10 Wedding Colors for 2016! They’re whole list can be found HERE, but our favorite is Fiesta! So we put together an inspiration board of our own Fiesta and Navy combination! If you’re looking for even more inspiration, be sure to check out our Pinterest page! It can be found […]

10 Send Off Ideas for Your Grand Exit

If you’ve been to the FAQ section of our website, you’re probably thinking, “What CAN I use for my send off?” So, here are some ideas to spark your creativity! If you have an idea that you’re unsure if we’ll allow, give us a call or send us an e-mail – we’d love to discuss […]

How To Keep Your Guests Warm and Cozy at Your Winter Wedding

Winter weddings can be very romantic! The sun goes down early and leaves plenty of opportunity for dimmed lighting with candles or string lights. Taking shelter in your venue makes even larger weddings feel intimate. Hot cocoa, coffee and cocktails keep hands and tummies warm and happy. Your guests will want to stay longer to […]