ENGAGED and CONFUSED?

Register now as a Bride or Groom
and receive our E-newsletter
and planning tools FREE!

Register Today!

Houston Heights Backyard Wedding Ceremony by Ama by Aisha Photography & Cinema

For their fall wedding, Houstonians Katheryne and Casey knew they wanted “a small, intimate ceremony so that we could have a meaningful event that focused on our family, and so our four dogs could participate,” the bride says. What better spot, then, for their vows, than the autumn-leaf-and-rose-petal-strewn backyard of their Houston Heights home? Shot by Aisha Khan of Ama by Aisha Photography & Cinema (who just happened to be our AWESOME official show photographer at the Jan. 26 I Do! Bridal Soiree at the Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston), the couple’s nuptials are the very picture of relaxed revelry and vintage-touched fun. We couldn’t be happier to share their special day, and lovely pix!

Photos: Ama by Aisha Photography & Cinema ~ Bride’s Dress: J. Crew ~ Flowers: Floral Events ~ Rentals: Any Occasion Party Rental ~ Venue: Couple’s Houston Heights Home

Vintage Blue, Cream and Silver Houston Wedding by Ethan Avery Photography

Q: What do you do when you’re planning a wedding on a tight budget and can’t afford expensive rentals and fancy decorations? A: Make just about everything out of paper! For Kristina’s wedding to Jody, the bride’s friends pitched in to source or craft everything from placemats to paper flowers to pinwheel favors. The results? A delightful landscape of sweet, sentimental, DIY decor and charming vintage touches, along with sweet, creamy floral accents by Something Special in Flowers. And baby, this bride knows how to rock a true “something blue” mani! Big congrats to Kristina and Jody, one of the cutest couples we’ve ever seen.

Vintage Blue, Cream and Silver Houston Wedding by Ethan Avery Photography Vintage Blue, Cream and Silver Houston Wedding by Ethan Avery Photography Vintage Blue, Cream and Silver Houston Wedding by Ethan Avery Photography Vintage Blue, Cream and Silver Houston Wedding by Ethan Avery Photography Vintage Blue, Cream and Silver Houston Wedding by Ethan Avery Photography Vintage Blue, Cream and Silver Houston Wedding by Ethan Avery Photography Vintage Blue, Cream and Silver Houston Wedding by Ethan Avery Photography Vintage Blue, Cream and Silver Houston Wedding by Ethan Avery Photography Vintage Blue, Cream and Silver Houston Wedding by Ethan Avery Photography Vintage Blue, Cream and Silver Houston Wedding by Ethan Avery Photography Vintage Blue, Cream and Silver Houston Wedding by Ethan Avery Photography Vintage Blue, Cream and Silver Houston Wedding by Ethan Avery Photography Vintage Blue, Cream and Silver Houston Wedding by Ethan Avery Photography Vintage Blue, Cream and Silver Houston Wedding by Ethan Avery Photography Vintage Blue, Cream and Silver Houston Wedding by Ethan Avery Photography Vintage Blue, Cream and Silver Houston Wedding by Ethan Avery Photography Vintage Blue, Cream and Silver Houston Wedding by Ethan Avery Photography Vintage Blue, Cream and Silver Houston Wedding by Ethan Avery Photography Vintage Blue, Cream and Silver Houston Wedding by Ethan Avery Photography Vintage Blue, Cream and Silver Houston Wedding by Ethan Avery Photography

Photos: Ethan Avery Photography ~ Bride’s Dress: BHLDN ~ Flowers: Something Special in Flowers ~ Registry: Macy’s Wedding Gift Registry ~ Venue: Gardens of Bammel Lane

 

Dreamy Indoor Garden Wedding from Planner Kat Creech

Four Seasons Las Vegas catering manager Nicole readily admits that her event-planning experience was both a blessing and a curse when it came time to prepare for her own wedding. “Being an event planner, there were so many ideas. Then when one was selected, I would want to change it for a more cost-effective option. Experience and knowing how many options there were made choosing very difficult. That’s why I was kicked off [the job] and my mom and planner”—Kat Creech, of Houston’s Kat Creech Events—“took my vision and created the perfect day!” The bride’s dream wedding to her beloved Cham (whom she met by boldly strutting up and introducing herself, upon catching sight of his handsome mug at a local pub—let that be a lesson to you, ladies!) is a mystical garden of multiple delights, set inside the window-lined space of a historic Houston theater. From the jewel-tone centerpieces, suspended birdcages, Spanish moss and floral peacocks to the brooch bouquets and stained-glass windows, Nicole and Cham’s elegant Houston wedding is the perfect balance of lush natural bounty and sublime sparkle. We hope you’ll agree, and that you’ll join us in swooning over photos from ALTF Photographers, and in wishing these two a lifetime of love and happiness! And don’t forget to visit Kat Creech Events at this Sunday’s I Do! Bridal Soiree at the Royal Sonesta Hotel, for details on how Creech and her crew can transform your wedding fantasy into reality, just like she did for lucky (and savvy) bride Nicole.

Photos: Altf Photography ~Bride’s Dress: Farage from Weddings by Debbie ~ Venue: Wortham Theater ~ Florist/Decorator: Flora & Eventi: Centerpieces Darryl & Co: Cupcake wall, Suspended birdcages ~ Photo Booth: Smilebooth ~ Lighting: Bright Star Productions

Houston Videographers Alex & Whitney Tie the Knot in Grand Palm Beach Style

When acclaimed Houston wedding videographers Alex Douglas and Whitney Henderson, of award-winning Sculpting With Time Productions, said their own “I do’s,” it was with glorious Palm Beach, Fla., as their backdrop. The couple’s wedding, with its Royal Poinciana Chapel Gardens ceremony and gorgeous Flagler Museum reception, is so utterly sigh-inducing, we’ll just go ahead and let photographer Jess Barfield’s stunning pix speak for themselves. Visit Barfield’s blog for more beautiful images of this wondrous wedding. And while you’re at it, check out Alex Douglas’s award-winning documentary “The Passage,” on the incredible history and modern-day significance of the Panama Canal, which took Best Cinematographer honors at the Harlem International Film Festival and will have its West Coast premiere on Jan. 30th at Opening Night of the huge Santa Barbara International Film Festival, where it is nominated for the Social Justice award (and where this year’s speakers include Oprah Winfrey, Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio, to name a few).

And don’t forget to visit Sculpting With Time at the Sunday, Jan. 26 I Do! Bridal Soiree at the Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston to congratulate the newlyweds in person…and tap into their extraordinary filmmaking talents to document your own unforgettable day!

Photos: : Jess Barfield Photography

Sweet Spring, Texas, June Wedding by Ama Photography & Cinema

Selling cell phones might not be the world’s most glamorous job, but it can pay off—with a husband, for instance! It was on the floor of a Sprint retail store where Gesselle met her beloved John, the man she’d eventually marry in a lovely June outdoor ceremony followed by a fun-filled dining-and-dancing reception where burlap, orchids and candlelight played against one another for a perfect rustic-elegant ambiance. Big thanks to Aisha Khan of Ama Photography & Cinema for the lovely photos, and our heartfelt best wishes to the newlyweds!

Sweet Spring, Texas, June Wedding by Ama Photography & Cinema Sweet Spring, Texas, June Wedding by Ama Photography & Cinema Sweet Spring, Texas, June Wedding by Ama Photography & Cinema Sweet Spring, Texas, June Wedding by Ama Photography & Cinema Sweet Spring, Texas, June Wedding by Ama Photography & Cinema Sweet Spring, Texas, June Wedding by Ama Photography & Cinema Sweet Spring, Texas, June Wedding by Ama Photography & Cinema Sweet Spring, Texas, June Wedding by Ama Photography & Cinema Sweet Spring, Texas, June Wedding by Ama Photography & Cinema Sweet Spring, Texas, June Wedding by Ama Photography & Cinema Sweet Spring, Texas, June Wedding by Ama Photography & Cinema Sweet Spring, Texas, June Wedding by Ama Photography & Cinema Sweet Spring, Texas, June Wedding by Ama Photography & Cinema Sweet Spring, Texas, June Wedding by Ama Photography & Cinema Sweet Spring, Texas, June Wedding by Ama Photography & Cinema

Photos: Ama Photography & Cinema ~ Bride’s Dress: David’s Bridal ~ Venue: Augusta Pines Golf Course