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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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Off Season Decor Inspiration

Having your special day in the off season presents the opportunity to set your wedding apart from the rest. Everything from the decor to the types of drinks you serve can embody the winter months. Here are some of the ways our brides here at Port Gamble set themselves apart from the rest by embracing […]

Warm and Welcoming Spaces

The winter weather has definitely settled in up here in the Pacific Northwest. That means that it’s time to warm up some hot coco and bundle up next to the fireplace. There’s just something pleasant and inviting about curling up next to the fire, which is why the fireplace in our pavilion is one of […]

Whimsical Winter Wedding

Christmas is just a few weeks away, which means we’re taking a look back at one of our favorite winter weddings of 2016. From the decor to the fashion, Jake + Bailey’s December wedding featured aspects that we love so much about the holiday season. Lush seasonal greens and a neutral color palette paired together […]

Creating Your Perfect Color Palette

Deciding on an overall theme for your wedding day can seem like it is one of the most important decisions you’ll make during the planning process. However, picking a couple colors to incorporate into your special day might make that decision a little bit easier for you. Picking colors that compliment each other can help […]

15 Couples Who Just Wanna Have Fun

It’s unfortunate when couples think that their wedding needs to be stuffy and reined in just because it’s a wedding. On the happiest day of their lives, we love to see couples truly celebrate and let loose – no matter what great-aunt Claire says! Here are 15 couples who let the good times roll. 1. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Chic Summer Wedding at the Hood Canal Vista Pavilion

Kyle and Jordan’s July wedding had an understated elegance with a timeless feel. The charcoal grey and sunset orange captured the warmth of the season. Even though they were married on the lawn of the pavilion, Kyle and Jordan used the St. Paul’s Church as a beautiful backdrop for photos.