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Chic Napa-Inspired Floral Explosion Styled Shoot

This bold and beautiful wedding inspiration is sure to leave you breathless.  Filled with a colorful floral explosion designed by David Kurio Designs. everything from tabletops to the ceiling is adorned with elegant blooms.   The entire day was artfully planned and designed by Pearl Events Austin, who thought of every carefully curated detail.  Every image by Caroline Lima Photography is more stunning than the last, see them all inside the full gallery.

This chic Napa-inspired styled shoot is sure to make you feel like you are at a vineyard in the south. The bright and airy outdoor cocktail hour features a beautiful bar wrapped with toile vinyl, alabaster grapes showcased next to the fabric bar menu, contemporary cocktail table lamps, and a gorgeous textured cake surrounded by grapes.

Lush and abstract florals filled the tablescapes and hung from the ceiling in the dining space. Every detail down to the intricate floral candles gave the dinner setting such a romantic and intimate feel. To soften the rich-wine-colored florals we added the softest touches of lavender and linen throughout the place settings.

Guests could find their seats with decorative and delicious maccaron place cards. Lastly, our glowing bride showcased the most stunning garden-inspired jewels and exquisite Pronovias dresses.

Photography: Caroline Lima Photography | Florals: David Kurio Designs | Dress: Pronovias | Cake: Simon Lee Bakery | Stationary: Bryker Design Co. | Jewelry: Korman Fine Jewelry | Beauty: Adore Makeup Salon | Design & Planning: Pearl Events Austin | Event Venue: Tiny Boxwoods | Linens: Nuage Designs | Parasols: Bella Umbrella | Rentals: Premiere Events | Rentals: Loot Vintage | Tabletop rentals: Table Manners | Vinyl Decor: Katie Kime

Modern Day Fall Garden Party in Central Texas

Bring on the blooms, this garden-inspired fall wedding is endlessly romantic.  Simply XO Events brought the couple’s Big Day vision to life in the most wondrous of ways, and floral design by Truth and Blooms is nothing short of sensational.  You’ll love every elegant image artfully shot by The Crakes, visit the full gallery for a closer look.

From The CrakesShelby and Sam got married as Texas starts to transition into fall in mid-Texas, meaning the sun was still shining down on their intimate garden-inspired wedding day.

They chose tones to accent the colors of the beautiful new venue in town. Shelby chose the bistro chairs to go along with the whimsical garden theme.

The candles in the reception hall stayed on all night to create an intimate party where they shared wine and ate dinner together at the long communal tables.

Photography: The Crakes | Design: Lettered by Valerie | Event Planning: Simply XO Events | Floral Design: Truth & Blooms | Cake: Sweet Treats Bakery | Catering: Soho Catering | Band: Royal Dukes Band | Transportation: ATX Classic Cars | Venue: Wishwell House | Beauty: Lux Beauty and Bridal | Rentals: Premiere Events

A Modern Day Green and White Wedding at The Mason Dallas

These dreamy Fall temps aren’t the only thing getting us in the autumnal spirit! A floral adorned fireplace, an outfit change that’ll have you green with envy, and a cozy indoor reception – today’s wedding day inspo by Britt Jones Co. at The Mason Dallas is the perfect blueprint for a transitional wedding design. A summer color palette mixed with a cozy, warm setting? Yes please! It just doesn’t get better than this, friends! Head on over to the full gallery by Brittany Clark Photography to see for yourself :)

If you are wanting to see a unique twist on the traditional green and white wedding, this English Garden Inspiration captured by Brittany Clark Photography will do just the trick. In the wedding industry, most vendors prefer to steer clear from a green and white wedding palette. However when you start to play with all the tones and shades of green and white, magic can be made! These sliding scales of color variation add so much dimension to a design.

Ranging from lighter green tones to forest green tones and from creams to taupe, there are truly endless combinations that can be pulled from these two simple colors. Green and white is back, but looking so much more chic than ever before. In tandem of using color throughout the design, Britt Jones Co brought in green toile patterns and bust statue heads to capitalize on the feeling of old world romance. The bride and groom, Lya and Nicky, are incredibly well traveled around Europe. In order to intertwine this into their wandering love story, the goal was to transport their guests to the places they hold so near and dear to their hearts. 

To fully grasp this vision, the perfect venue had to be selected. The Mason was just that as being one of the most desirable venues in downtown Dallas. It’s gallery like feel with intricate murals and artful styling is the framework that allowed for such a design to be curated. Although, the bride and groom wanted to share a worldly experience with their guests, each person took home a Texas themed welcome bag. What better way to tie their Texas roots than fresh salsa, Saltlick BBQ sauce, and margarita mix?

Photography: Brittany Clark Photography | Floral Design: Root + Bloom Florals | Cake: Cakes by Tayte | Stationary: Maddison Shae Design | Shoes: Jimmy Choo | Accessories: Elizabeth Bower | Beauty: Tousled Studio | Dresses: Amanda James Bridal | Film Lab: PhotoVision Prints | Flatlay Mats: Willow Canvas | Linens: BBJ La Tavola | Live Painter: Hannah Aaron Studio | Location: The Mason | Planning: Britt Jones Co. | Rentals: Posh Couture Rentals

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A Sustainable Summer Citrus Backyard Wedding

This sunny citrus-themed Texas wedding tugs on our heartstrings.  It’s filled with sustainable choices for a low impact on Mother Earth (and an adorable pup to boot!) Grit + Gold brought the couple’s wildest wedding dreams to life, and bright and cheery floral installations by Moss Floral Design filled the day with a touch of romantic fun.  The love and joy of the day radiate in beautiful imagery by Ellen Ashton Photography.  Visit the full gallery for endless inspiration.

From Grit + GoldWhen Victoria and Patrick met their freshman year at the University of Colorado, they would start as friends, then neighbored in the dorm halls (he was 3 doors down), then began dating and five years later he would propose. Although they had rooted in Boulder and had a great love for Colorado, Victoria knew she would be coming home to Texas for her wedding day. Her family home in Lucas was that place, her happy place. Two things that were a must for the day were zero waste (she is in Environmental Policy) and lots of color.  It was important to the couple that we make a small impact on Mother Earth, so sustainable choices were made throughout the planning from recycled seed invites to being paper/plastic free, and even ending the night with a flower petal cannon shoot as a natural sub for confetti. As for design, the couple married their love for traveling with their love of the South. Nothing could have been more stunning than a sailcloth Sperry tent surrounded by the beautiful landscape and towering trees of their ranch. Victoria wanted to ensure that her guests felt right at home and for the day to be pressure free so the processional was removed, no uniform dresses and suits to be purchased, no wedding party requirements.

Instead, she opted for a simple intimate, 30-person ceremony below a huge shade tree that she played under as a child. Moreover, all of those childhood memories included her sister Meredith so it only seemed fitting that Meredith would stand in and officiate their union. It was about family, about those cherished times, and to set an environment for laughter and love. Victoria started the day getting ready in the same room she grew up in… she shared stories about running barefoot through the creek behind the property and the family legacy of her great grandmother, Mary Kay Ash. Comments from the planner, Lottie Fowler of Grit + Gold… We always ask our clients for sentimental heirloom pieces that we might incorporate into the flat lays for the wedding day. Gena, the sweetest MOB you could find, gave us a little diamond bumblebee pin… it belonged to Victoria’s great-grandmother. Gena proceeded to tell me the story of the significance of the bumblebee… She said, “The bumblebee defies all odds, aerodynamically it shouldn’t be able to fly. Its body is too big for its wings but you see… the bumblebee doesn’t know that when it takes flight.” That is the story behind their family legacy with the bumblebee being the icon that Mary Kay chose. Later when capturing photos of Victoria’s bridals we realized that tiny little bees were hiding in her bouquet blooms.

Our color palette was citrus/wildflower inspired with hues of yellow, tangerine, pinks, and greens. We incorporated fruits whether fresh or dried, herbs, and lots of texture as seen in the acacia wood chargers, bamboo chandeliers, and rattan lounge furniture. The design intention was to lend toward relaxation and nature with clay potted plants, a cocktail bar set in the herb garden that mom, Gena tends and toils in, and an Italian rustic-inspired dinner and libations. Just because the wedding party requirements were tossed out did not mean the bride and groom’s most important people were not by their side. Victoria’s bridal party selected playful/cheery colors and mixed patterns for their dresses, with even the moms joining in the fun. While Patrick’s best guys wore a mix of suits from navy to grey. Once the ceremony concluded, another 70 guests arrived by shuttle. Immediately they were greeted by cocktails and music around the pool then led to dinner as the Texas sun set. The guests danced and mingled the night away under a soft glowing tent. Words cannot describe the incredible beauty of the day. Fun Fact: The couple blended both their last names to create a new one. No longer Tadewald or Sherman, now united and bonded as the Tash’s.

Photography: Ellen Ashton Photography | Event Planning: Grit & Gold Event Co. | Floral Design: Moss Floral Design | Wedding Dress: Grace Loves Lace | cake: Sugar Bee Sweets | Invitations: Sal Studios | Catering: Reata Alpine | DJ: String And Sound | Men's Attire: Kens Man Shop | Beauty: Wendy Zerrudo | Rentals: Party! Dallas | Rentals: Whim Hospitality

Morning Light Inspired Editorial at The Arlo

This early summer-inspired editorial shines brighter than the sun.  Hawthorne & Poppy planned a day that combines the incredible colors of dawn’s first light with modern elements for endlessly romantic imagery.  Like the stairs covered in multi-level sitting florals, by Blumen Floral, that perfectly compliment the bride’s magical Monique Lhuillier gowns.  Every moment captured in time by The Editorial Series is lovelier than the last, see them all in the full gallery.

From Jenna McElroy & Amy of Hawthorne & PoppyThe inspiration for the editorial series workshop at The Arlo was early summer. An ode to green trees and garden flowers basking in the morning dawn’s golden sunlight. We wanted to create a design that felt modern and was also inspired by a layered nature, so we paired contemporary tableware with lush florals and fruit by Blumen Floral, modern candles, and multiple textures of wood, velvet, handmade paper, silk, and plaster. 

The Arlo’s grand staircase was the perfect location for our ceremony so that Monique Lhuillier‘s Buttercup gown from Julian Gold Bridal San Antonio could have its moment cascading towards the guests. We surrounded the couple with airy garden-style florals sitting on multi-levels of stairs. 

The paper designs by Owl and Envelope brought in several natural and romantic textures with handmade paper invitations in taupe and deep chocolate tones, a handmade paper liner with pressed greenery, and a dinner menu featuring a wooden slab holding a handmade paper menu with a velvet paper name card. For the cake, we wanted it to be unique and textural brimming with romance, and Morgan Pearl Cakes create the perfect masterpiece. We were able to use Petal, Monique Lhuillier’s amazing pink dress with a detachable skirt for an amazing addition as the second dress. Every wedding artist came together to create the perfect vision for our editorial inspired by golden morning light.

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Photography: Jenna McElroy | Event Planning: Hawthorne & Poppy Events | Floral Design: Blumen Floral | Cake: Morgan Peral Cakes | Jewelry: Nicole Mera | Venue: The Arlo | Chairs & Cake Columns: Bee Lavish Vintage Rentals | Cookies: Olivia + Aries | Dress Boutique: Julian Gold Bridal San Antonio | Dress Designers: Monique Lhuillier | Film Scans: PhotoVision Prints | Invitations & Paper: Owl and Envelope | Linens: BBJ La Tavola | Location: The Arlo | MUAH: Makenzi Laine | Napkins: Tono + Co | Sponsor & Styling Mats: Madison Popkess | Suit Designer: The Black Tux | Tabletop Rentals: Table Manners | Video: Alyssa Nikole Photography | Workshop: The Editorial Series

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A Classic Garden Wedding Beeming With Blooms and Pure Joy!

A bride who radiates happiness, a timeless ivory and green palette, and an elegant tented reception – this full gallery by Feather & Twine is an immediate mood booster! Wild Sky Events pulled off the couple’s dream backyard wedding and made it look easy, all while overcoming a myriad of challenges that naturally come with hosting a private home affair. Clementine Botanical Art created classic arrangements lush with white blooms and touches of soft greenery. Keep on reading to find out more details on this inspiring Fall fête.

Classic romantic garden private home wedding full of personal touches and delicate details. This wedding was a labor of love. Our bride Sophia very much wanted to be married at her in her backyard and have an elegant garden party wedding with Tuscany details as a nod to the architecture of the house.

For the color palette Sophia and her mother Mary chose a classic palette of ivory, white and green. Eggshell table linens, delicate and natural floral design, botanical inspired day of stationery with classic hand calligraphy, stoneware accents for the chargers and vases, classic silver flatware all came together to create a romantic and natural garden design.

From the Bride and Groom… We really enjoyed creating the ceremony ourselves, from choosing all of the songs to writing the officiants message.

Sophia loved working with her mom (and Kate from Wild Sky Events!) to choose all of the details was very special. While making the decor decisions together was so much fun, the stories of her parents’ own wedding and marriage advice that came out of these conversations was one of the best parts of wedding planning for Sophia.

Keeping family at the center of the weekend was very important to the couple. Sophia’s engagement ring belonged to Andy’s great grandmother, her veil belonged to her own great grandmother, and they were married by Andy’s aunt.

All of our vendors were absolutely incredible, and made our dream of a classic backyard wedding come true. The food was delicious, the photographs capture our joy beautifully, we had the best live band we’ve ever heard, and Kate and the Wild Sky Events team brought everything together in the most gorgeous way.

Private home weddings always have their share of challenges as these spaces are not necessarily meant to host large parties. For this wedding the main challenge was the backyard as it was steeply terraced. Which meant we had to build a platform across multiple levels to accommodate the tent, a large staircase to get to the lower lawn for the ceremony, and build a floor over the pool to create a dance floor and stage area.

Our goals was to give guests that wow factor when they first enter the backyard space and make it feel like the space had always looked this way. We wanted the design of the wedding to blend seamlessly into the garden and home so that it truly felt like spending a lovely day in the garden. When working with private properties the goal is always to enhance the the existing space to make it seem like it took no time at all to make this transformation happen. The reality is it takes an incredible team of dedicated vendors to ensure that every detail turns out perfectly.

Photography: Feather & Twine | Event Planning: Wild Sky Events | Floral Design: Clementine Botanical Art | Wedding Dress: Anne Barge | Cake: Michelle’s Patiserie | Invitations: Emily Baird Design | Catering: Royal Fig Catering | Catering: Mindy's Bakeshop | Band: The Drywater Band | Beauty: Crown of Glory Beauty | Day of Stationery: Michaela McBride Calligraphy | Rentals: Posh Couture Rentals | Rentals: Perch Event Decor Rental | Rentals: BBJ La Tavola | Rentals: Whim Hospitality | Rentals: Unique Design & Events

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A Wedding So Nice That This Sweet Couple Got Married Twice

Margi and Andrew decided to celebrate their love not once but twice! After Covid change their wedding plans, the couple had an intimate ceremony under a giant oak tree at The Houstonian Hotel. Then when the time came to have a larger celebration, they had a second ceremony under the same historic tree! Belle Events formerly Belle of the Ball brought the couple’s Big Day vision to life, and Maxit Flower Design created not-to-be-missed floral installations that make the reception space feel like a secret garden.  Every heartfelt moment was elegantly captured in the imagery by Ashlen Sydney Photography, visit the full gallery to see it all unfold.

From 718 CreativeTo meet Margi and Andrew is to instantly fall in love with them! For months they planned the wedding of their dreams, but like many couples, when COVID hit, their dreams of celebrating with their family and friends had to be put on hold. Margi and Andrew had such great attitudes throughout the planning process, they were just happy to have each other. It was an incredibly smooth planning process despite having two dates because they were optimistic and reasonable all along the way.

Instead of completely giving up, they decided to celebrate their love with an intimate ceremony under the famous oak tree at The Houstonian Hotel.  Surrounded by their dearest loved ones and thousands of twinkle lights, they said “I Do” and began their life as husband and wife. It was incredibly special and allowed them to begin their married life surrounded by their closest loved ones. But, Margi is always looking for a dance party, so as soon as it was safe, the party was back on! The custom floral print that adorned the dancefloor and band backdrop brought a new life to the historic ballroom.

The pops of color continued into the floral arrangements and brought the bride’s peppy personality to life! Manhattan kept the dance floor full all night, and as they say, “It was a Margi Party!!” And a dance party isn’t complete without a confetti cannon to end the night. Their second ceremony was filled with family and friends, complete with 12 ring bearers and flower girls, under the same historic oak tree they were officially wed under months before. No detail was overlooked, and The Essential Market completed the colorful palette with floral details on cocktail napkins to match their House Of Hough linensManhattan Band ended the night by leading the newlyweds out to “When the Saints Go Marching In”, as they walked under a flurry of rose petals into married life.

Photography: Ashlen Sydney Photography | Cinematography: 718 Creative | Event Planning: Belle Events | Floral Design: Maxit Flower Design | Invitations: The Essential Market | Band: Manhattan Band | Beauty: Blush & Company | Location: The Houstonian Hotel

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European Inspired Spring Wedding at the Commodore Perry Estate

Rich hues of burgundy play beautifully with pink at this European-inspired Commodore Perry Estate wedding.  Kailee Roberts Design helped dream up the dazzling day letting the beauty of the location shine throughout each vignette.  Playfully romantic flowers by Truth & Blooms brought the vision to life beautifully, and workshop host and photographer Jenna McElroy elegantly captured all of the beauty in her artful imagery.  Fall in love with every darling detail in the full gallery.

From Photographer & Workshop Hostess Jenna McElroyFor this workshop, I worked with Kailee with Kailee Roberts Design at the inimitable Commodore Perry Estate in central Austin. It’s important for Kailee to feel like each workshop set up was a part of the venue. Kailee wanted to make sure that we enhanced the natural beauty of Commodore Perry Estate, and let this gem of a venue shine!

The Commodore Perry Estate is quite stunning, so we knew the rich, romantic tones of floral by Truth & Blooms and details would be the perfect complement for this European-inspired venue. We knew a patterned yet flowyMonique Lhullier gown from Julian Gold San Antonio would be the perfect bridal gown. It would tie in the freshly blooming roses in the Gardens with the romantic European-inspired architecture. For the invitation suite, we had Megan with Peach Paper Design use the wedding gown floral design to create the invitation suite, menu & detail cards!

On the day we hosted the workshop, the onsite restaurant was closed so we were able to place the cake by Feathers & Frosting and the cocktails and desserts by Bonjour Brigadeiro in the magical Luties. The restaurant has overflowing plants in pots over every table. It truly feels like an old-world Greenhouse. Every design detail came together perfectly to create a perfect Editorial Series workshop, leaving every attendee and wedding artist inspired.

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Videography: Alyssa Nikole Photography | Event Planning: Kailee Roberts Design | Floral Design: Truth & Blooms | Cake: Feathers & Frosting | Shoes: Jeffrey Campbell | Jewelry: Nicole Mera | Jewelry: Bow & Brooklyn | Wedding Venue: Commodore Perry Estate | Bride Model: Demi Barrington of Mazza Models | Desserts: Bonjour Brigadeiro | Dress Boutique: Julian Gold Bridal San Antonio | Dress Designer: Monique Lhullier | Film Scans: PhotoVision Prints | Groom Model: Denzel | MUAH: Adore Makeup Salon | Paper Design: Peach Paper Design | Photography & Workshop Hostess: Jenna McElroy | Rentals: Table Manners | Rentals: Premiere Events | Styling Mats: Madison Popkess | Suit Designer: Royal Tux | Workshop: The Editorial Series

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Garden Countryside Wedding Inspiration Filled With Old-World Details

Dreaming of a garden wedding? Look no further than the relaxed elegance of this stunning celebration in shades of ivory, beige, and cream.  Feminine touches play perfectly with classic detailing all artfully shot by Tailor James.  From the old-world-inspired stationery by Beautifully Noted to the endlessly romantic alfresco reception, everything about this editorial has stolen our hearts.  See every incredible detail of the day unfold in the full gallery.

From Tailor James… Inspired by the romance of the English countryside, we created an intimate garden wedding filled with old-world details. The feminine-inspired design included lush floral arrangements of ivory, beige and white. The couple was married under a floral arch teeming with garden roses. 

The stationery design focused on old-world elements in a sage green and ivory color palette with gold calligraphy details. We added a modern touch to the place settings with the textured champagne coupes and taper candles.

The bride wore an Alena Leena gown with romantic bell sleeves for the ceremony and changed into a playful spring-inspired Alena Leena dress for the reception. The overall effect transports us to a garden wedding in The Cotswolds!

Photography: Tailor James Photography | Floral Design: Wild Swan Floral | Wedding Dress: Unbridaled | Invitations: Beautifully Noted | Ceremony Venue: River Oaks Garden Club | Beauty: Hey Lovely Makeup

A Romantic Garden Party Dripping With Details

This Texas wedding turns on the charm! Brimming with warm hues, romantic blooms, and a luxe lounge setup- you can’t help but fall for this perfect fall day planned by Bird Dog Wedding.  Clementine Botanical Art created relaxed elegance with stylish floral installations at every turn, and every dreamy detail was artfully captured in the imagery by Courtney Leigh Photography.  See all the beauty unfold in the full gallery.

From Courtney Leigh Photography… This stunning wedding was dripping in details and warm inviting hues on the most beautiful day of the year in Texas. Knowing they would have a larger guest count, the couple still wanted their day to feel like a romantic garden party while maintaining a relaxed, elegant feel. 

The color palette and textures included ivory, butter, dried grass, goldenrod, pale peach, blush, rose, and leafy greens; perfect for an outdoor, fall wedding.

Lounge furniture sprinkled throughout the reception created an inviting setting for the guests to mingle and sip signature cocktails on the lawn and dine under the stars.

Photography: Courtney Leigh Photography | Event Planning: Bird Dog Wedding | Florist: Clementine Botanical Art | Dress: Whittington Bridal | Cake: Morgan Peral Cakes | Invitations: Percolator Letterpress | Reception Venue: Witte Museum | Catering: Rosemary's Catering | Hair and Makeup: Etoilly Artistry | Band: Royal Dukes Band | Rentals: Loot Vintage

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Stylish San Antonio Wedding Filled With Bright Bursts Of Color

Looking to make your big day pop? This San Antonio wedding has all the bright and beautiful inspiration you need.  Filled with blooming bougainvillea and the prettiest patterns throughout the day, Sweet August Events brought our bride’s vision to life in the most stylish of ways.  Freesia Designs and Events filled the event with chic and colorful flowers to energize the space, and Caroline Lima Photography perfectly captured the love and joy of the day in her elegant imagery.  You’ll love every daring detail featured in the full gallery.

From the bride… I met my husband in Virginia and most of his family and friends are from the Mid-Atlantic area. I knew I wanted to show off San Antonio and embrace the culture I had grown up around. I am so inspired by San Miguel and seeing other weddings in that area, and knew there were so many parallels to San Antonio it would be a great combination! The riverwalk is a huge draw for San Antonio, and I was familiar with the venue of Southwest School of Art. The old mission look with all the stone and dark woods really embraced the San Miguel feeling and reaffirmed my vision.

With the darker/neutral setting, I knew I wanted bright colors. I LOVE color. The main focal points revolve around the bougainvillea arch, and the blue and white Taleveras seen throughout Mexico. I talked about my vision with Katherine, and she immediately embraced it and hit the nail on the head when creating my vision boards. She had a picture of a bougainvillea type arch and I immediately fell in love and knew I wanted that to be a focal point.

All of our vendors were amazing at bringing their own touches and tying in my personal style and the feel I wanted to create. I was pretty hands-off with the bridesmaids’ dresses and it worked out perfectly! I told them a warm, floral print dress they were comfortable in and it was perfect. I already knew the “theme” and vision I was going for when I went dress shopping. I loved the combination of the classic silhouette, with a fun, textured, movement-like pattern. The laser cute lace reminded me of papel picado and that sold the dress for me.  As much as I loved my wedding dress, I knew I would want to be more comfortable to dance around to Taylor Swift. I stumbled upon the two-piece Alexis set and fell in love with the blue embroidery. I actually think I bought the set before my wedding dress- it was too perfect with the Mexican theme and Talavera tile to pass up. 

Photography: Caroline Lima Photography | Floral Design: Freesia | Stationery: The Girl General | Catering: Absolutely Delicious Catering | Band: Danny Ray and The Acoustic Production | Transportation: Elegant | Beauty: Veil Artistry | Ceremony and Reception: Southwest School Of Art And Craft | Dress store: Julian Gold Bridal San Antonio | Planning and Design: Sweet August Events | Rentals: DPC Media | Video: Squinted Cinema

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Austin Garden Wedding Filled With Fabulous Fall Foliage

This Austin wedding day will take your breath away. Two Be Wed helped fill the day with special touches, like a neon escort card display that read, “with my whole heart.”  From the garden ceremony to the tented reception,Stems Floral designed romantic arrangements that help bring our couple’s love story to life.   If all that’s not enough to get the happy tears going, just wait until you see the beautiful bridal portraits shot against the most incredible foliage by Jeff Brummett,  You can see every magical moment in the full gallery.

From Jeff BrummettConlee and Forrest’s wedding at Mattie’s At Green Pastures was so full of joy! From the emotional first look to the stunning ceremony, there were lots of happy tears being shed. Their friends and family were an important part of the day as well. The couple wanted to make sure everyone felt appreciated and had a great time. Of course, Mattie’s At Green Pastures is an Austin treasure and made for the perfect backdrop.

From the bride… Our ceremony was full of emotion, including floods of happy tears from Forrest and guests. My cheeks hurt by the end from smiling so big the entire time. It was intimate, 91 of our closest family and friends watched us exchange handwritten vows, commit to each other for life, and share our first kiss as husband and wife. I walked into the ceremony with my dad to “I’ll Stay” by Matt Stinton. Forrest picked the song before we were ever engaged. He said it made him tear up the first time he heard it and knew it was what needed to play as I walked down the aisle to him. We walked out to Hall and Oates “You Make My Dreams Come True.” Forrest was a mess, it was only my second time to ever see him cry. I loved every second of his emotions pouring out. Our backdrop was incredible. We were both obsessed with the monochrome gold tones. The fall foliage fit into our color scheme and let my white dress and his blue tuxedo pop. It was time we needed to soak in what was about to happen, the vows we were about to share, the commitment we were about to make. A chance to embrace each other for the last time before being husband and wife. This was when Forrest also gave me a handmade print he made of our wedding logo that I designed. He is an incredible artist and I had begged him for over a year to make me something, and I finally got it. It was so special and I’ll treasure the piece and memory forever.

The florals were what I was most excited to see come to life on our Austin wedding day. I was dead set on an aisle runner and a large, lush arch. I wanted ivory tones for the ceremony and to have the reception florals carry the colors of cocktail hour. We wanted the reception to feel like a natural progression of the evening. Low centerpieces were intentional to encourage conversation across the table. The florals were meant to enhance the venue, not steal the show. The vibe I was aiming for was an upscale, intimate, garden wedding. I wanted it to feel lush with flowers. Every aspect of the decor would feel intentional and meaningful. We both wanted the guests to be able to feel how special they are to us and how much we love each of them. Our wedding was planned around our loved ones first. Their experience was foremost on our minds. We wanted to show them our gratefulness and make our wedding a happy memory for everyone.

Photography: Jeff Brummett Photography | Event Planning: Two Be Wed | Floral Design: Stems Floral Design + Event Styling | Wedding Dress: Rita Vinieris | Cake: Sweet Treets Bakery | Ceremony Venue: Matties | Beauty: Etoilly Artistry | Bridal Boutique: Ivory Bridal | Photo Booth: Mir Mir | Rentals: Birch And Brass Rentals | Rentals: Loot Vintage

A Destination Wedding Closer To Home: The Charm Of D’Vine Grace Vineyard Will Make You Believe You’re In The Italian Countryside!

Planning a destination wedding (or, any wedding for that matter) is no small feat! Destination weddings often come with some tough decisions. Of course, the gorgeous views and vibrant culture of your venue’s location are sure to make your wedding one for the books. But with the potential of travel distances leaving some loved ones unable to attend your special day, you may be considering keeping your nuptials closer to home. Luckily, D’Vine Grace Vineyard is here to bring the ‘destination’ to your wedding! Check out this video by Erin Wilson Photography to see the space for yourself, before we tell you all the reasons why D’Vine Grace is the venue (and vineyard) for you!

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With its Italian-inspired ambiance, you’ll be convinced you’re saying “I do” in the Tuscan countryside, and not in the outskirts of Dallas, Texas! With rolling green backdrops, palatial architectural elements, and romantic event spaces to fulfill indoor and outdoor needs, your wedding day will feel as if it were straight from a classic European fairytale. And you won’t have to miss out on being surrounded by all of your loved ones to celebrate your love story! Read on to discover the charming, Italian flair of D’Vine Grace and all the magical amenities the venue has to offer to make your wedding one to remember forever!

From the venue:

“In-House Catering + Beverage Services – Our executive chef, Luisa, is a master in her craft and can whip up almost anything you can dream of for your big day! The customization opportunities are endless, and with all food prepared and cooked inside of our state-of-the-art kitchen on-site, you will never have to worry about the freshness or quality when considering what your guests will be indulging in on wedding day. In addition, you won’t have to be hands-on when working through the details of your catering and alcohol menus! Our Venue Coordinators will handle the logistics of everything related to food and beverage so you don’t even have to think about it. From brunch with your bridal party to the last late-night bite, the possibilities are infinite!

Technology + Equipment – Each event space has been carefully constructed to ensure that your guests will have the best experience! With a decked-out DJ booth and professional-grade audio, lighting, and visual equipment, we look forward to making your DJ’s life a bit easier and allowing each guest to move throughout the venue freely without missing a moment.”

Built-In Basics – First things first – tables and chairs! Not only does D’Vine Grace provide all tables and chairs for your event, but you will also receive complimentary table linens, napkins, chargers, and even some decorations within your rental. If you do not find everything you have dreamed of within our provided options, we have an extensive list of trusted vendors and partners to help make your vision a reality!

A Family Affair – From your first tour to the moment we send you off as newlyweds, you will always be a part of the D’Vine Grace family! We treasure the opportunity to celebrate alongside you on the best day of your life and never take that for granted. You can rest easy knowing that your big day is in the hands of professionals who value exceptional service and perfection.”

Get ready for your wedding to be a European-esque fantasy (no packing required)! D’Vine Grace Vineyard creates the perfect setting to relax and fully enjoy your wedding day, starting your new chapter with your loved ones by your side – just as it should be! When you say “yes” to Divine Grace, you’ll be getting the best of both worlds – all the charm of a European destination wedding AND the ones you love most celebrating with you!

Photography: Erin Wilson Photography | Cinematography: Erin Wilson Photography | Location: D'Vine Grace Vineyard

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Modern Romance Meets Garden Chic At The Arlo

What happens when you mix a real-life couple, a hot new wedding venue, and a team of talented vendors? Wedding magic, of course! 787 Event Design & Production dreamed up a beyond romantic day mixed with modern design elements that all pairs perfectly with the beautiful backdrop of Texas Hill Country. Floral installations by Gypsy Floral are almost too good to be true, featuring beautiful blooms in shades of mauve, rust, honey, and blush. The incredible inspiration and carefully curated details are all exquisitely captured in the imagery by Julie Wilhite Photography, you can see it all in the full gallery.

From Julie Wilhite PhotographyWhen a new venue opens up in Austin, and it is as incredible as The Arlo, you get so inspired to do a shoot there! The Arlo fills a much-needed space for couples in the Hill Country. Its understated elegance, with modern design, provides a luxury backdrop for events and weddings of all sizes. Nestled in the Texas Hill Country, between downtown Austin and Dripping Springs, it was built with every detail in mind and thoughtfully planned out to utilize the incredible landscape. Our real-life couple, Katie and Micah, were such a joy to photograph. They are so in love and were excited to be part of this shoot. To design the event, Lexie with 787 Event Design & Production came in with incredible creativity to create a romantic affair, complete with a perfectly modern color palette. A palette of mauve, rust, honey, and blush contrasted with a dusty pacific blue accent. This shoot was a burst of inspiration and fresh design while still being luxurious and romantic.

Peach Paper Design created custom stationery to match our vision: modern romance. Each product in the suite was printed on different colored paper, so guests got a glimpse into the color story of the wedding day. To style this fashionable couple, we worked with Caleigh from CHILLANN Styling. She is an incredibly talented wardrobe stylist in Austin, who often works with couples to style engagement shoots, weddings, and events! For Katie, she chose a beautifully tailored white tuxedo by The Suit Shop with a blush button-down. Micah stunned in the Elora gown by Madi Lane Bridal. It was such a dream to photograph with a soft off-the-shoulder sleeve and romantic lace motif throughout! The layers of tulle danced around as she walked, and the sunlight glowed around the couple as the sunset. For her shoes, Micah wore The Esther kitten heel from Bella Belle. The soft tulle bow tied into the tulle skirt, while the beaded lace details complimented the lace embroidery on the gown. After an intimate ceremony on the venue’s lawn, which featured a large floral installation by Gypsy Floral, we headed to the styled cocktail hour in The Courtyard. The soft blush couch tied in the pink hues in the flowers and the armless mid-century inspired chairs highlighted the clean lines of the venue floor-to-ceiling windows.

When it came to the reception, we created an intimate al-fresco atmosphere where the Texas Hill Country could take center stage. A velvet tablecloth in dusty pacific blue was styled with modern plates and silverware and tied together with the round menus. Organic floral compotes were placed along the table, while the candles added a soft glimmer throughout the evening. It was the perfect marriage of modern and romance! For dessert, Iced Cakes ATX created an incredible work of art. The five-tier cake tied in the ribbed texture of the candles, while the round sugar detail tied into the unique stationery.

Photography: Julie Wilhite Photography | Event Planning: 787 Event Design & Production | Floral Design: Gypsy Floral | Wedding Dress: Madi lane | Cake: Iced Cakes & Confections | Invitations: Peach Paper Design | Limo: Four Leaf Limo | Wedding Venue: The Arlo | Attire: SuitShop | Beauty: Adore Makeup Salon | Bridal Bouqitue: A & Be | Bridal Shoes: Bella Belle Shoes | Linens: Nuage Designs | Rentals: Table Manners | Rentals: Loot Vintage | Wardrobe Styling: Chillann Styling

Romantic Texas Hill-Country Wedding with Holiday Flair!

Looking to deck the halls at your December wedding? This Texas Hill-Country wedding with holiday flair proves that getting married during the holidays doesn’t necessarily mean you need the classic red and green color palette! Rose Andrew Events and The Flower Girl tastefully incorporated rich colors and textures into this lovely day at Stonehouse Villa. Every heartfelt moment was flawlessly captured by Sarah Stiponovich. If you’re on the hunt for ways to showcase this special time of the year for your own winter nuptials, browse through the full gallery to see every last detail! 

From Emily of Rose Andrew Events… Emily & Drew met at work and began dating shortly thereafter—they went on 4 dates the first week they began seeing each other! On their second date, they were given a lucky $2 bill by a man who said he keeps them in his pocket in honor of his late wife and gifts them to couples who clearly look in love *SWOON*. Years later, Drew proposed on a beautiful morning after a sunrise hike in the Colorado mountains. One of the most special parts of Emily & Drews nuptials is that it was true celebration of both families coming together. They kept with a family tradition and got married at the same venue that all of the bride’s siblings wed at— a beautiful Hill Country Wedding venue that is down the street from her family home—Stonehouse Villa. Many of the guests had been there time and time again to celebrate each Peter child and it was special to hear guests reminisce about each wedding they attended as they celebrated Emily & Drew. As guests were welcomed, they saw framed wedding photos of parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles, and siblings from both sides of the family. Emily and Drew toasted with the same gold goblets that her parents used at their wedding and cut their cake under sparkling disco balls with a cake knife that has been passed through her family. And, Emily’s dad is a vintage car collector and they used a different car for each of their wedding weekend festivities—they rolled up to their rehearsal dinner in a vintage white mustang and to their wedding in a classic Rolls Royce—the very same one that all of her siblings arrived and exited their wedding with. Drew’s father was even his best man!

Emily wore a Sarah Seven gown, modern gold hoop earrings and a beautiful veil that was handmade by her mother— complete with hundreds of hand sewn on pearls! Her lovely bridesmaids wore black gowns in mismatching textures of chiffon, velvet and silk. Drew and his groomsmen wore custom tuxes.

Our bride LOVES Christmas and wanted to incorporate holiday elements without it feeling like a “Christmas wedding.” What came to fruition was a beautiful day rich in color, textures and special elements that had a lot of holiday/winter flair without it feeling overtly Christmas-y. We designed a reception with luxe velvet throughout—from the caramel table linens to the plush dusty Rose velvet napkins to the sage velvet table numbers and bar menu to the black and maroon velvet ribbons tied on the menus. Kari from The Flower Girl TX created the most spectacular florals for E&D’s big day— complete with a lush tiered ground ceremony arch and hundreds of buds vases filled to the brim with blooms. She incorporated pops of mauves, deeps reds and greens in the florals. Koozies were passed to guests with a custom design that said “All I Want for Christmas is Drew”—after 2 weeks of dating, Drew called his siblings and when they answered he said “I’m in love, I’m in love and I don’t care who knows it!” so we included Buddy the Elf on the koozies in memory of that famous movie quote. The band also ended the night with The song “All I Want for Christmas is You” and guests donned Santa and elf hats, light up Christmas light necklaces and Santa cowboy hats. Our bride was voted “karaoke queen” in high school and proved her skills by singing “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” (her go to karaoke song) at their reception—complete with a “leg guitar” solo…

Emily & Drew love to travel the world together and collect photo albums from each of their trips. We were inspired by the mountains that Drew proposed to Emily in front of and their love for travel throughout their day! Guests signed a National Geographic coffee table book, there was a hand painted rendering of the view where Drew proposed on their dinner menu and a beautiful mountaintop escort display in varying shades.

Photography: Sarah Stiponovich | Floral Design: The Flower Girl | Gown: Sarah Seven | Cake: Quacks Bakery | Invitations: Avalon Stationery & Gifts | Bridesmaids' Dresses: BHLDN | Catering: Soho Catering | Band: Blind Date | Groomsmen's Attire: The Black Tux | Beauty: Lola Beauty | Ceremony & Reception: Stonehouse Villa | Event Planning, Design & Signage: Rose Andrew Events | Guest Transportation: Austin Charter Services | Instrumentalists: Sienna Strings | Linens: Creative Coverings | Rentals: Monarch Event Rentals | Table Numbers: The Fancy Cat Studio

A Travel Lover’s Dream At This European Inspired Texas Hill Country Wedding

Christine and Garret’s love story has some travel-loving ties in it, so it made perfect sense that they would model their wedding off the lush, old-world vibes of France and Italy. When the bride is a wedding planner you know every little detail will be thought out- and it was! Christine, the owner of Houston Soirée, planned her own wedding day to perfection. Her custom crest was featured throughout each part of her day in subtle but impactful areas, even on a custom dance floor! Blooms by Tamara Menges Designs added just the right touch of romance, and every magical moment was all beautifully captured in the imagery by Alicia Yarrish. You can see all the pretty in the full gallery.

From Published + PrettyAfter meeting online and talking for a few months, Christine and Garret found out he was childhood friends with her current neighbor. Garret made a plan to visit them both in-town and one date turned into two. Fast forward through four years of dating, the pair planned an international trip for Christine’s birthday. It was at the Eiffel Tower that Garret asked Christine to marry him, and of course, she said yes!

Houston Oaks was the perfect venue for this couple. It provides such an amazing backdrop for a European-inspired wedding day. With Southern France and Italy feeling landscaping, French architecture in the Ladies Lounge, the iconic 15th-century French chapel that was brought over and placed where it stands today.

Overall the design came together so beautifully- the Italian greens and French blues paired so well with subtle pinks throughout, every detail was picture perfect. And most importantly, Christine and Garrett made so many amazing memories that day that they’ll be able to re-live through their photos.

Photography: Alicia Yarrish | Dress: Belleame Bridal Houston | Cake: Dolce Designs | Invitations: Little Carabao Studio | Catering: Houston Oaks Country Club | DJ: DJ A.M. Productions | Officiant: Officially Oaks | Transportation: Sam's Limousines | Venue: Houston Oaks Country Club | Beauty: Etoilly Artistry | Bottle Engravings: She Made It Like That | Dance Floor: Mikes Dance Floors | Day-of Coordination: Two Be Wed | Floral: Tamara Menges Designs | Linens, Rentals & Furniture: The Secret Floral Garden | Musicians: Divisi Strings | Planning and Design: Houston Soiree | Wedding Submission Services: Published Pretty

Elevated Modern-Retro Fall Wedding Inspiration In Texas

With thoughtful and intentionally playful details, the whimsy of this inspirational shoot is sure to put a smile on your face. Subtle retro nods, carefully curated by The Venue Studio, beautifully befit the setting of this special day. Varying greenery textures, grasses, and small hints of fall foliage designed by Truth and Blooms create a modern, organic look that we can’t get enough of. Every magical moment was lovingly captured in the imagery by Abbey Leigh Photography, you can watch the full day unfold in the full gallery.

From The Venue StudioI wanted this shoot to embody the wedding venue’s brand through the colors, patterns and fonts that were used. The entire shoot was inspired by the wallpaper designer Morris & Co. that is seen in the staircase leading up to the bridal room. I love how this designer beautifully combines modern and traditional design to create something timeless.

I selected the Morris & Co. Pimpernel pattern to set the tone for the color palette of the shoot. This pattern was used throughout the shoot for fluidity. However, I incorporated the gingham pattern for a pop of color & pattern, that is seen in the venue bridal suite pillows.

This shoot was designed with a bride in mind who isn’t afraid of pattern and color and is willing to incorporate untraditional elements into her special day, like an Oyster bar for guests to enjoy!

Photography: Abbey Leigh Photography | Event Design: Kim | Floral Design: Truth & Blooms | Wedding Dress: Sophie et Voilà | Shoes: Loeffler Randall | Groom's Attire: SuitShop | Beauty: Luna Beauty & Bridal | Cake and Desserts: Caked by Dani | Dress Boutique: a&be bridal shop | Film Lab: The Find Lab | Host: The Editorial Series | Invitations & Paper: East Rose Studio | Jewelry & Rings: Nicole Mera | Linens: Nuage Designs | Location: Wish Well House | Rentals: Table Manners | Veil & Headband: Untamed Petals | Wood Board: Arbor Grain

Whimsical Wedding Dressed in a Citrus Palette with Modern Details

It’s elegance all the way at this sophisticated citrus-inspired workshop hosted by Jenna McElroy. Nothing says springtime better than bright shades of yellow, pink, and green and Drops of Honey Designs used this fresh color palette to plan a day that dazzles. Organic free-flowing florals by Truth & Blooms are timelessly modern yet playfully romantic. The beauty of the day is exquisitely captured in the imagery by Sarah Tribett Photography. You can fawn over all the fabulous in the full gallery.

From Sarah Tribett PhotographyThis shoot was designed to embody the wedding venue’s brand through the colors, patterns, and fonts that were used. Located at the brand new venue, Wish Well House, it featured whimsical elements with modern details, dressed in a citrus color palette of yellow, pink, and green accents.

The entire shoot was inspired by the wallpaper designer Morris & Co. That is seen in the staircase leading up to the bridal room. This designer beautifully combines modern and traditional design to create something timeless.

This shoot was designed with a bride in mind who isn’t afraid of pattern and color and is willing to incorporate untraditional elements into her special day, like an oyster bar for guests to enjoy! The day has classic touches yet is modern to its core.

Photography: Sarah Tribett Photography | Design: Drops of Honey Designs | Event Planning: Drops of Honey Designs | Floral Design: Truth & Blooms | Wedding Dress: A & Be | Wedding Dress: Sophie et Voilà | Invitations: East Rose Studio | Groom's Attire: SuitShop | Wedding Venue: Wish Well House | Beauty: Luna Beauty & Bridal | Caked by Dani: Caked by Dani | Engagement Ring Designer: Nicole Mera | Rentals: Table Manners | Rentals: Nuage Designs | Rentals: Untamed Petals | Workshop Host: Jenna McElroy

Intentionality and Purpose Were Infused Into Every Detail at This Garden-Inspired Vow Renewal

This garden-inspired editorial is bound to make your heart blossom! LoveLee Experiences created the perfect intimate setting to celebrate this couple’s vow renewal at McGovern Centennial Gardens. Intentionality and purpose were infused into every detail as Event by Ova enclosed the ceremony space with a semi-circle of florals to represent the couple’s all-encompassing love for each other and their guests. Thoughtful touches like the prettiest champagne tower and flower-adorned cakes made for even sweeter memories to cherish in the years to come. Take in all the blooming beauty of flourishing love at the full gallery, captured by the ever-talented Studio Rendition!

From LoveLee ExperiencesAn intimate event means more attention to intentional detail and not the contrary. What has taken us by storm during the pandemic and turned out to be such a beautiful way to celebrate with those you love! This styled shoot contains elements that emulate an actual intimate vow renewal. 

We are purposeful when choosing married couples as models to capture snapshots of a story that reflects the depth of their marriage. Our couple celebrated their 18th year of marriage at the end of June! The ceremony space is a blueprint for a design that can expand to a guest count to fit an intimate event. 

The flowers were intentionally designed to be a semi-circle and enclose the guest space, a way to symbolize those who have been an integral part of a couple’s marriage. The cake, sweetheart table, and champagne tower serve as a way to tie everything together into one sweet, memorable occasion.

Photography: Studio Rendion | Event Planning: LoveLee Experiences | Floral Design: EVENT by OVA | Wedding Dress: Belleame Bridal Houston | Cake: Danmarie Bunag | Invitations: Cottonwood Print Design Co | Groom's Attire: Generation Tux | Wedding Venue: Mcgovern Centennial Gardens | Accessories: Emilia Rae Bridal | Beauty: Etoilly Artistry | Linens: BBJ La Tavola | Model: Daphine Bush | Model: Jonas Bush | Rentals: Swift + Company

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Custom Everything for This Stunning Arrowhead Hill Wedding

This insanely gorgeous Texas wedding justifies our love for the iconic Arrowhead Hill. Mikaela and Charles celebrated their love just as they should — in a beautifully curated setting, surrounded by their nearest and dearest. Alyssa Meeks Events went above and beyond to produce a timeless design we won’t soon forget. Every moment was filled with exceptional beauty thanks to the flower-forward work of Maxit Flower Design. If you’re a summer bride-to-be, this wedding is for you! There’s so much to love about this fairytale day in the full gallery, artistically captured by Courtney Leigh Photography!

From Courtney Leigh Photography… From custom bars, custom signature cocktails named after the couple’s fur babies, a fully restored (by the bride’s father) Bronco as the get-away car that doubled as a photo-op throughout the wedding day, to timeless florals and details, to fine dining and nods to the family’s business – this wedding was one we will never forget! Mikaela and Charles were beaming with joy all day long and we can’t help but swoon over the linens, blooms and modern yet timeless design of their wedding day.

From the Bride… Charles and I really wanted our wedding weekend to be something our guests would always remember. We wanted each guest to come into the doors feeling welcomed and loved. I also wanted every detail to be well thought out and have a purpose. We never formally decided on colors but overtime realized that it turned out to be neutrals and whites with a pop of a beautiful light blue.

We knew that we wanted our wedding to be a weekend long experience for our wedding party, instead of just a day, which is why we were so excited to have our wedding at Arrowhead Hill (along with a million other reasons, including the family who owns it being the sweetest people, and yes we love family owned businesses); Arrowhead has the cutest cottages on the property for everyone to stay at during the weekend. We greeted each guest with a beautiful, detailed welcome box that incorporated our wedding colors, custom monogram and designs, along with our favorite sweets: chocolate chip cookies, Homemade Texas Trail-Mix, Homemade Popcorn, and a light blue emergency kit packed with all the necessities. Staying on the property allowed Charles, our dads, and his groomsmen to go skeet-shooting the day of the wedding while the girls were getting ready – it was the perfect activity for them!

There were a few special details that we knew we wanted to incorporate into our big day: our precious puppies, Honey & Ivory (White Lab and Golden Retriever), and my family’s business that my parents started from the ground up that has been in our life ever since I can remember: Aquamarine Pools. We created “The Honey & Ivory” cocktail, which was a blend of Honey, Lemonade and Whiskey topped with a Honey Stick Stirrer and the “The Aquapools” cocktail which was a Blue Patron Margarita, with a blue salt rim, topped with a custom Aquapools logo stirrer stick. We also made napkins with custom pictures of Honey & Ivory in watercolors. Charles and I met at Texas A&M so we knew he had to make an Aggie Grooms cake – Cakes by Gina went above and beyond for both of our cakes! My mom played in the worship band at our church growing up; needless to say, she loves music. She was so excited when it came to both of us choosing our band: Drywater Band. They did an amazing job, and even learned our First Dance Song “Touching Heaven” for Charles and I (we heard this song for the first time during a NeedtoBreathe and JohnnySwim concert near the same location he ended up proposing at just a year later). Drywater also learned two songs we wanted sung at our ceremony. One of the songs was “The Blessing” during communion; the words are so powerful and they learned it perfectly. This has been our prayer over the future of our family. It really made the ceremony personal and emotional!

A few things detail wise that I was most excited about was the dance floor, the escort wall, and the food. I had originally wanted a black and white checkered dance floor until our wedding planner, Alyssa, found a BLUE and white checkered dance floor – this was the most beautiful and exciting yes! Our escort wall was made of acrylic and placed in front of Arrowhead’s beautiful property so you could watch the sunset through the acrylic walls under the tent. Wolfgang Puck exceeded all expectations when it came to our catering. They made every detail so perfect and even went above and beyond when it came to customizing our final plates. The Hors d’Oeuvres consisted of Spago’s Signature Spicy Tuna Tartare in a Sesame Miso Cone (my favorite), Wagyu Carpaccio, Mini Beef Wellingtons, their famous Chicken Pot Pies and Vegetable Spring Rolls. The main dish consisted of a Roasted Filet and Main Crab Cake – it was perfect.

Finally, my dad allowed us to use his remodeled Bronco that he had been working on for a few years as our getaway car – this was my favorite car of his. He was so excited and made sure it was spotless and ready for the wedding weekend. It was so fun watching the guests take pictures in front of it upon their arrival as it was parked right in front of the chapel. Alyssa had the wonderful idea of decorating it with all the beautiful florals and a wreath that Maria from Maxit Flower Design hand crafted.

I am so thankful for my parents, Alyssa (our wedding planner), and every single vendor who made sure every detail came to life perfectly!

Photography: Courtney Leigh Photography | Videography: The Crakes | Event Planning: Alyssa Meeks Events | Floral Design: Maxit Flower Design | Wedding Dress: Lovely Bridal Shop | Invitations: Alyssa Meeks Events | Ceremony Venue: Arrowhead Hill | Reception Venue: Arrowhead Hill | Catering: Wolfgang Puck Catering | Hair and Makeup: Etoilly Artistry | Band: The Drywater Band | Film Lab: Goodman Film Lab | Linens: BBJ La Tavola | Rentals: Aztec Events | Rentals: Blooming Gallery Scott Konitzer | Rentals: Mikes Dance Floors

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