The Dowry Q&A: A Unique Wedding Registry Experience

Photo: Jen Morley Burner | The Dowry Founder: Megan Hodges

Searching for an alternative to mass-produced registry items? Looking to fill your newlywed home with original, one-of-kind products that are exquisitely shaped, woven, painted, and imagined by hand-selected artisans? Then set your sights on The Dowry, an ethically-minded wedding gift registry and curated artisan marketplace with beautiful one-of-a-kind pieces to fit your design aesthetic, be it classic, eclectic, industrial or minimalistic.

We are so delighted to welcome The Dowry to the blog today and share with you our exclusive Q&A with Megan Hodges, the founder of The Dowry. Read on to find out what makes The Dowry so unique and what one-of-a-kind products they have to offer!

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Downtown Houston Engagement Shoot By Stephania Campos

Photo: Stephania Campos Photography

With an eye for capturing the chemistry between couples, Houston wedding photographer Stephania Campos hit the town (downtown Houston to be exact) for a romantic engagement shoot with McKenzie and David!

Soaring skyscrapers and the iconic Houston skyline were the backdrops for McKenzie and David’s engagement session. Stephania Campos captured all the intimate moments from loving embraces to sweet glances and kisses. McKenzie and David will be getting married at the magnificent and historic Iron Manor later this year. We are swooning over these dreamy, love-filled photos by Stephania Campos and congratulate this gorgeous Houston couple on their engagement!

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5 Hot Houston Rehearsal Dinner Locations

Photo: Larry Fagala | Location: Bloom & Bee At The Post Oak Hotel | John Varvatos Pants, Inis Meain Sweater, Stubbs + Wootton Loafers: 29 North at The Post Oak Hotel

Rehearsal dinners are more than just an evening affair to “rehearse the wedding,” the night before your big day—it’s a wonderful occasion to meet members of the “other side of the family” or “ extended members of your new family” and bond with your loved ones in an intimate setting. It can be just as formal or informal as you like! Just remember to include everyone in your wedding party with their significant other and anyone who has traveled down specifically for your wedding as well as the officiant.

Start your wedding festivities off on a delicious note at one of these 5 hot Houston rehearsal dinner locations!

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Intimate Houston Rehearsal Dinner Venue: Artisans Restaurant

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Photo Courtesy of Artisans Restaurant

Located in midtown Houston, Artisans Restaurant is a rehearsal dinner venue that delivers an authentic French dining experience in a fine setting. 

Artisans Restaurant’s menu is classic yet innovative, focusing on creative dishes using fresh gastronomic products. Your guests will enjoy Chef Jacques Fox’s delectable French cuisines such as Le Filet de Boeuf au Poivre, a black pepper crusted beef tenderloin in green peppercorn sauce, and La Volaille et son Homard, a roasted frenched chicken breast in Americaine sauce. From the intimate 28-seat Table du Chef in the main dining room, which offers a front-row dining view of the kitchen, to the unique private dining rooms, Artisans Restaurant is an ideal spot to host your rehearsal dinner!

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