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Home spun charm goes hand-in-hand with creating a warm and intimate event. Many brides put pressure on themselves to host a grand gala or a killer party. But remember, your family and friends truly want to celebrate with you and your groom, enjoying the special moment. There is nothing wrong with having a casual, intimate affair.
There are many creative ways to keep the tone of your celebration casual and unpretentious, without making it commonplace. The first thing to consider is the venue itself. Choose a venue that has personality and flair and avoid formal ballrooms and large halls which require excessive stage dressing. This memorable celebration at The Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park is a wonderful example of intimate and relaxed.
The Allied Arts Guild is a wonderfully eclectic venue - perfect for the couple who wants to keep things personal. The Art Guild has over seven unique spaces for your use. There are several outdoor courtyards that feature craftsman style furniture, fountains, and gorgeous gardens. In addition, the indoor space has wood beams, Spanish style stucco walls, and a wonderful fireplace. All of these vignettes allow you to use the unique elements of the space as part of your design, while allowing you to maximize your design budget.
The Bay Area is filled with amazing wedding venues that are the perfect blend of casual comfort and eclectic style. If you are looking for a party that is simple, playful, and unassuming, then take a look at the following venues for your perfect wedding celebration: The Headlands Center for the Arts, The Montclair Women's Cultural Arts Club, or The Marin Art and Garden Center.