VENUE TYPE: Banquet Hall / Event Facility

Captured By A Pair Of Travel Bloggers, This Is The Cuba Itinerary Of Your Dreams!
Alyssa Brown
REPORT
No. 27146
VENUE:
The Cuban
LOCATION:
London, England
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
Pink Architecture
Tropical Colorful
Old Havana
REPORTER: Alyssa Brown

Ever since Cuba opened its doors to tourists, we’ve been having level-9 freakouts about how stunning the small Caribbean country is. With its beautiful and crusty old 16th century architecture and classic Spanish Colonial style, Cuba offers an experience that seems to be almost frozen in time. The warm beaches and lush overgrowth of the countryside, the bustling beat of Havana, and the incredibly charming people of this island make it seem alive with authenticity.

The brilliant duo behind the lens at travel and photography blog This is The Place I Was Telling You About recently trekked to Cuba with the Cuba Travel Network. Not only were they willing to share their insanely gorgeous photos, but they’ve also given us the full scoop on their trip. Read on for the highlights.

Words & Photos by R'el Dade & Marcus Lloyd for This Is The Place I Was Telling You About

 

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This Disco Jungle Cocktail Party Was Held In A Downtown Warehouse!
Cortnie Fausner
REPORT
No. 27168
VENUE:
HNYPT
LOCATION:
Los Angeles, California
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
Community Gathering
Follow The Call Of The Disco Ball
Disco Jungle Warehouse
REPORTER: Cortnie Fausner

The Venue Report team was recently invited to follow the call of the disco ball by the team at Be Inspired PR. Ummmm, who would pass up on that kind of invitation?! Take us to our happy place please. In addition to the promise of disco tunes, delicious food and jungle vibes, we were extra excited to attend this annual #TasselsandTastemakers event because it was being held at one of our fave Los Angeles venues, HNYPT.  

We walked into the stunning and dramatic blank warehouse that is HNYPT ready to rev up our boozing engines. We were promptly greeted with glittery crafted cocktails, suspended palm fronds, neon lava lamps slowly dancing to the music, sparkling fringe hanging from the rafters and tunes blasting from every corner of the sprawling space. This crew of creatives crafted a jaw-dropper one part "Saturday Night Fever" stayin alive and one part bohemian jungle feels. 

 

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This Family Ranch Has Been Lovingly Tended to for Decades, and Now It’s a Beloved Wedding Venue
Jake Kilroy
REPORT
No. 27090
VENUE:
Historic Seven Sycamores
LOCATION:
Ivanhoe, California
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
History Lesson
Rustic Garden
Sycamore Ranch
REPORTER: Jake Kilroy



In 1927, seven sycamore trees were planted in Ivanhoe, California, and the rest is history. The story doesn’t end there—in fact, it only gets better. That’s because, decades later, the orchard and farmland would become one of Central Valley’ premiere wedding venues. We're of course talking about Historic Seven Sycamores Ranch.

See, long before there were pergolas, brick paths, and ivy-laden trellises, there sat a warm and inviting homestead. Settled in the shadows of sequoias and surrounded by orange trees, the homestead remains gorgeously surrounded by its 120-acre ranch. History has remained a key component of the property, with its World War II observation tower and the barn's vintage windows being taken from a local school. New life has been no stranger either. Everything from olives to camellia flowers have popped up over the years. What may be most magical, though, is that current ranch owner Bob McKellar was raised on the property. His parents planted those iconic sycamore trees.


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Better Together: Two Girl Bosses, Rachel + Nata Share All About Their Working & Personal Relationship
The Venue Report
REPORT
No. 27088
VENUE:
All Over The World
LOCATION:
All Over The World
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
Better Together Series
Two Girl Bosses Tell All
All Over The World
REPORTER: The Venue Report



Here at The Venue Report, the office culture tends to be different then most corporate enviroments. We have pink doors, disco balls in every corner, plants everywhere and leading the charge are founders, Cortnie and Donny Fausner. A married couple that started The Venue Report in their home. Throughout their journey of building this company from the ground up, the question, "How does your working relationship effect your personal relationship?", always seemed to get asked. Their response? "It doesn't. Plain and simple. We stay in our lanes and if we by any chance want to cross over we put our blinkers on. We love what we do and talk about work all the time. It's our other baby (Lola is what we like to call her offline) and doing what you love with the person you love is one of the greatest gifts." 

That response inspired our February series, Better Together. There are so many rad working relationships out there and we are so excited to share a few with you! This week's Better Together feature commences with long distance besties and Girl Bosses, Renata Stone (also goes by Nata) of Big Bear Photo Co. + Knottery and Rachel Lunghi of Siren Floral Co. + The Romantik Studio. Together they are the ultimate dynamic duo after hours and during. Having colaborated on multiple weddings, photo shoots and even vacation iteniarys, these two share how they better together. 

Photography by: Jess DownerTaryn Kent

 

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The Most Pinned Wedding Dress (Ever!) On Pinterest & Where To Wear It
Alyssa Brown
REPORT
No. 27028
VENUE:
All Around The World
LOCATION:
All Around The World
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
Bridal Inspiration
Feminine
All Around The World
REPORTER: Alyssa Brown

 

While we spend most of our days attached to all forms of social media, Pinterest remains at the top of the list for trend spotting and fashion envy. So, when we heard about the most pinned wedding gown of all time, we just knew we had to share it with you all. Drumroll, please… 

The most pinned dress of all time is designed by Grace Loves Lace. And since a wedding dress doesn’t make much sense without an incredible place to wear it, we’ve paired up the designer’s top ten dresses with venues that would totally match their style. Whether you’re about that beachy-glam look or prefer a boho-on-the-homestead vibe, we’ve got you covered when it comes to matching your bridal look to your venue.

 

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