Monday, June 17, 2013

Construction Update & Bridal Show

The siding is going up on the Peacock House! Wouldn't you love to get ready for your big day in this house? Contact Courtney at 423-504-4154 to schedule a tour!


Southern Square Bridal will be hosting a Bridal Show at the Homestead on September 29th from 1:00-5:00pm. Local vendors as well as many vendors from across Georgia will be featured.

The Southern Square Bridal Show brings the small town, southern charm feel to each and every bride. Focusing on the community and what is local to the bride, offering her a one-stop shop to her wedding planning process.

Monday, May 20, 2013

Monday Menu: Non-Traditional Wedding Food

What is your favorite comfort or junk food? Have you thought about adding non-traditional foods to your wedding menu?

Do you love Mexican food? What about having a taco bar at your reception. 

What about treating your guests with pizza? Ask you catering company about making onsite pizzas so your guests can personalize. 

Are you a French fry lover? You can't go wrong adding these American favorites to your reception menu! We love the idea of adding mini burgers too. 

Make sure to include your favorite things on your reception menu no matter how non-traditional the are. 

We would love for you to host your wedding reception at The Homestead. Please contact us at or Courtney at 523-504-4154.

The Homestead is currently still under construction and will be ready this summer. Below is a picture of the Peacock house that will house our bridal suite and catering kitchen. Follow us on Facebook for more updates. 

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Trend Alert : Gatsby Glamor

History has shown us that Hollywood has a big affect on what is trendy. Hollywood also affects wedding trends. With the release of the movie "The Great Gatsby" we are sure to see an increase in "Gatsby Glamor" weddings. 

The 1920's style has influenced fashion for years and is still present on today's red carpet. Brides are also looking for 1920's style in their wedding attire.

Ask your guest to join in on the fun and encourage 1920's attire at the wedding.

We would love for you to host a "Gatsby Glamor" wedding at the Homestead. Our Great Lawn would be the perfect spot for a glamorous garden party. Please contact us at to schedule a tour. 

The Great Lawn at The Homestead

Monday, May 13, 2013

Monday Menu: Southern Staple-Grits

Grits are defiantly a Staple in the South. Many brides are also choosing grits as a wedding menu item. Here are so ways to incorporate grits into your menu.  

How about sending your guests home with grits as favors?

How about a "Grits Bar" so your guests can enjoy them how they like them?

Add a little "class" to shrimp and grits by serving it in martini glasses.

What do you think about serving grits at your wedding? 


The Homestead is under construction. We are currently booking tours of the venue, please contact us at 423-504-4154 to book a tour. 

The Celebration Barn will be a great place to host your reception!

Monday, May 6, 2013

Chattanooga's Newest Venue

Recently engaged? We would love to take you on a tour of The Homestead at Cloudland Station. We are the newest venue to the Chattanooga area and we are opening this summer.

Our rental package includes:
Use of the facilities for the day
Indoor/ outdoor ceremony locations
Reception space
Bride's dressing quarters
Chairs and tables
On-site parking
Horse drawn carriage
1 hour scheduled rehearsal
Event coordination and planning.

We are also offering limited "weekend packages", please contact us for more information. or Courtney Cross at 423-504-4154

Monday, April 8, 2013

Update:The Homestead

The Celebration Barn's exterior is starting to come together. The brick pavers have been laid around the Great Lawn and the Peacock House's framing has started. 

We have already started booking weddings for 2013 and 2014. Contact us at to book a tour.