5 Water View Wedding Venues

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Venue: Waters Edge | Photo: Rebecca Ellison Photography

With its meandering bayous and many lakes, and its proximity to the Gulf of Mexico, Houston is a city defined by water. Which is wonderful news for Houston to-be-weds searching for water view wedding venues! Few natural features offer a more romantic backdrop for picturesque outdoor ceremony than sparkling, rippling, shimmering water. Fortunately, if you’re getting hitched in the Houston area, you’ll find an abundance of wedding venues that take full advantage of expansive water views, including these 5 wedding venues in and around the city.

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The I Do! Soiree Exhibitors + How To Enjoy

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Venue: Corinthian Houston | Gown: Belle Ame Bridal | Flowers: Plants N’ Petals | Photo: Civic Photos

Houston’s legendary luxury wedding event is less than one week away, and our Soiree exhibitors are getting ready to wow you!! Our amazing wedding fantasyscape, planning showcase and all-VIP cocktail bash is the ultimate antidote to big-box, convention-style bridal shows. So prepare to be indulged, inspired and catered to from the minute you walk through the doors of the I Do! Wedding Soiree at the Corinthian Houston on Tuesday, Feb. 25. A very limited number of $30 pre-sale tickets are still available, so if you haven’t snagged yours yet, now’s your chance (tickets will be $40 at door, pending availability)! In the meanwhile, take a moment to check out our Soiree exhibitors, along with our top tips for making the most of your I Do! experience:

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Classic Houston Engagement Photography By Stephania Campos

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All Photos: Stephania Campos Photography | Location: The Astorian

Valentine’s Day is for lovers…and this Valentine’s Day, we’re celebrating with the classic Houston engagement shoot of lovers Hannah and Brooks! This gorgeous Houston couple was savvy enough to tap top Houston wedding photographer Stephania Campos to capture their romance in images. Since the couple is getting married at The Astorian in November, Stephania shot their timeless Houston engagement photos at and around the beloved industrial-chic wedding venue. We’re in love with this couple, in love with these Houston engagement photos, and in love with, well…love!! So join us as we enjoy these luminous, love-filled photos of Hannah and Brooks in celebration of Valentine’s Day, courtesy of the one of our favorite Houston photographers. And be sure to get your tickets now to the Feb. 25 I Do! Wedding Soiree, where you’ll meet Stephania in person, along with a hand-picked selection of Houston’s finest wedding vendors, as you enjoy an evening of pure indulgence!

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Our Favorite Sexy & Flirty Valentine’s Day Outfit

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Roses are red, violets are blue… we have the perfect Valentine’s Day outfit for you! Valentine’s Day is known for being the day of passion, romance and hitting the town, all dolled up, with your significant other. If you don’t know what to wear yet, don’t worry: We’ve got you covered from head to toe! Check out our favorite fun and flirty Valentine’s day look that is guaranteed to turn heads!

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Wedding Planning Advice From A Real Bride: Amy West & Gary Becker

Wedding Dress: David Peck | Design, Flowers, Decor & Rentals: The Events Co. | Photo: Chris Bailey Photography
To celebrate a relationship that has been, right from the beginning, “nothing but romantic, fun, spontaneous and loving,” Amy and Gary went big and bold, with fireworks, rock-concert-worthy special effects and a guest list topping out at 500. As you might imagine, pulling off such a spectacular wedding taught the couple several important lessons along the way. Find out how Amy pulled off her rockstar celebration with her very own wedding planning advice!

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