June 19, 2013, by Lynn Brewer
Even on someone’s wedding day, something can go wrong — a stocking could run, someone gets a hangnail, etc. Since luck favors the prepared, here’s a list of things to consider stocking up on in your wedding day emergency kit. (Applicable and customizable for brides, grooms, bridesmaids, groomsmen, and wedding planners alike. If you find this list intimidating, pick 10-15 items that you could foresee needing.) (more…)
May 13, 2013, by Lynn Brewer
Outdoor survival training has some surprising overlap when it comes to surviving long, action-packed events like Boulder Startup Week, which is taking place this week. Here’s eight survival techniques that can teach us how to make it through the wilds of five days of panel discussions, meetups, and happy hours. (more…)
May 1, 2013, by Lynn Brewer
Vintage weddings are something we are very familiar with at the Hotel Boulderado. Our hotel opened in 1909 and we have worked very hard over the years to preserve the period nature of the building, including the function spaces where wedding receptions take place. If you are planning a vintage or retro themed wedding, here are six ways to add vintage touches.
April 11, 2013, by Lynn Brewer
Who says business gatherings have to be bland? It’s easy to get caught up in the same old routing for business dinners and presentations. Here at the Hotel Boulderado, we believe fun belongs in our corporate events just as much as the social ones.We are planning an upcoming spring menu tasting for corporate clients and meetings planners, and this is how we did it.
April 4, 2013, by Lynn Brewer
We have a pretty amazing collection at the hotel of historic and archived photographs. The one I’m sharing with you today is a relative newcomer, having been taken in 1989 shortly after the last expansion of our North Wing opened.
March 29, 2013, by Lynn Brewer
Flowers are one of the easiest ways to customize and personalize any event, whether it be a wedding, party, or business-related social gathering. While there are always an endless supply of options, there are some trends that we see being big in 2013. Here’s a recap of what we think the top five floral trends of 2013 will be.
March 28, 2013, by Lynn Brewer
The Hotel Boulderado has been honored to have some famous people stay with us over the years. We recently started a new regular post on our Facebook page that features one of these famous guests each Friday. In case you miss one of these Facebook posts, we will be doing a wrap up on our blog each month to share with you some of our most famous guests of the past.
March 26, 2013, by Lynn Brewer
When you go traveling, it’s always fun to save memorabilia and photos from your journey to remind yourself of the memories. But then your home becomes cluttered, the memorabilia gets dusty, or the photos never make it off your digital camera or computer. Here are five creative ways to attractively compile, preserve, and display your travel memories.