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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!

You can start by going through the categories, searching for any blog post, or just browse through our most recent posts below!

Karissa Roe Photography

Our Favorite Photo Spots!

Wedding photos capture the happiest moments from your special day. Fortunately, the whole town of Port Gamble offers picturesque backdrops for these important memories. Whether you’re planning on getting married in the church or on the waterfront, photo options are endless. Here are some of our favorite spots around town where couples have captured their […]

Tips to Tackle Your Seating Chart

Although assigned seating isn’t mandatory, most brides opt to create a seating chart for their reception. Creating a seating chart for your wedding day can seem tedious and overwhelming. Whether you are taking on the task of assigned seats or assigned tables, we’ve come up with a few simple steps to help make the process […]

Our Favorite Sweet Treats

When it comes to wedding desserts, nothing is off limits. Picking a delicious option that you and your fiance love can ads that special touch to your menu. Whether you’re leaning towards a traditional wedding cake or you’re a bride that loves a little something different, we hope that you can find some inspiration below!

Our Favorite Florals

From bouquets to centerpieces, you can’t think about your wedding day decor without thinking about the flowers. Choosing your flowers can be one of the most exciting parts of the wedding planning process. Whether you’re thinking about blush pinks and leafy greens or something with a little bit more pop of color, we hope you […]

4 Big Reasons to Shop Local For Your Wedding Vendors

Shopping local has been trending for quite some time now, but we’re here to tell you why, when it comes to your vendors, local isn’t just trendy – it’s truly better! 1. Travel fees Choosing vendors that are local to your venue location can cut down on travel/delivery fees! 2. They know each other When […]

Wedding Show Survival Guide

If you’re engaged (congratulations!!), I hope you’re planning to attend at least one of the wedding shows this winter. They’re a great resource for meeting all sorts of vendors, and finding some inspiration. We’ve put together a few tips to help you get the most out of your day at a show. Come Prepared I […]

Meet the Staff

Stephanie WheelerWedding & Event Coordinator Stephanie Wheeler grew up in Orlando, Florida and recently moved to Kitsap County with her fiancé. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Central Florida in Hospitality Management in 2013. She has worked in restaurants and hotels, but felt those industries weren’t for her. So, in […]

Did We Mention the New Tent?

The announcement has been posted on Facebook and Instagram, and anytime someone stops by the office we have to show it off, but if you still haven’t heard: we have a brand new tent! This beauty is our current pride and joy. The tent and liner were custom made for us, ten feet bigger than […]

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 […]

Meet the Staff

Eric AyalaWedding & Event Coordinator Eric Ayala has been a member of our team since August of 2013. He grew up in California then moved to Washington in 1989, where he worked as the Assistant Restaurant and Banquet Manager at the Hyatt Hotel in Bellevue. Eric has a degree in Business Administration from Cerritos College […]