Newly Refreshed Marriott in The Woodlands Offers Spacious Venues & Southern Hospitality

Exterior of The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel from the back, overlooking the Waterway water canal.
Photo: Courtesy of The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center | Venue: The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center

The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center is in the heart of The Woodlands, just north of Houston, is a wonderful choice for a destination wedding close to home. The 65,000 square feet of event spaces, lavishly appointed, are versatile and ideal for large multi-day wedding celebrations as well as smaller, intimate affairs. Click here to read the rest of this post »

Spotlight Venue: Deep In The Heart Farms

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Photo: Madi Wagner Photography | Venue: Deep In The Heart Farms

Across 150 acres of the most breathtaking hills, you will find Deep in the Heart Farms. It is conveniently located in Brenham, Texas, just outside of Houston. At a first glance, the bright white chapel and reception hall will have you swooning. The impressive windows and barn doors will surely make you fall in love with this rustic-style wedding venue.  Family-owned and operated, Deep in the Heart Farms pride themselves on making their clients feel right at home.

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Whimsical Fairytale Wedding At Iron Manor

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Photo: Mustard Seed Photography | Venue: Iron Manor | Flowers: Plants N’ Petals | Bridal Hair + Makeup: Misty Rockwell Artistry

In 2015, Kallie worked at the gym Colt would frequent. Although Kallie was interested in Colt, she was too shy to say hello…until one fateful day Colt messaged Kallie’s friend and co-worker asking if the gym was hiring. Kallie seized the opportunity to finally talk to her crush and immediately took over the conversation to message Colt, ”Take me to lunch and I will get you the job.” From there the rest was history and while on a family trip to Cancun, Colt popped the question during a romantic beach dinner as onlookers and Colt’s family cheered him on.

The couple chose the stately Iron Manor for a wedding the bride describes as a “Whimsical fairytale with an abundance of florals against Iron Manor’s stark and sleek Chicago style brick, accented with steel beams and gorgeous crystal chandeliers.” Kallie and Colt pledged their love in a romantic indoor ceremony overflowing with lush greenery and blush and white blooms, exquisitely designed by Plants N’ Petals. The whimsical decor continued in Iron Manor’s Crane Hall for an ethereal reception where greenery filled the industrial space. The couple’s most cherished moments from their fairytale wedding day were, “First look with each other, father of the groom officiating the wedding, and dancing the night away with loved ones.”

We are so delighted to share this whimsical fairytale wedding at Iron Manor, in all its splendor, with you. Congratulations, Kallie & Colt!

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Dreamy European-Inspired Wedding At The Bell Tower on 34th

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Photo: Civic Photos | Venue: The Bell Tower on 34th

Tiffany and Stephen met at a patio bar in 2015 during Tiffany’s second year of medical school. They instantly hit it off but Tiffany warned Stephen that it was a busy time so dating her could be a challenge. “Luckily, I made time for a second date, and after several evenings filled with laughter and free-flowing conversation, we developed a unique bond,” says Tiffany. “Stephen consistently brought balance to my life and knew how to support me when times got hard. More importantly, we realized how well we worked together and felt certain our relationship was special.” Fast forward to 2018: Stephen wrote to Tiffany’s father professing his love for her and seeking his approval, in Vietnamese, with the help of his best man. After receiving her father’s approval, Stephen proposed to Tiffany in Durham, North Carolina and surprised her with an engagement party to celebrate with their friends.

The couple joined 225 loved ones at luxurious The Bell Tower on 34th for a “dreamy European-inspired” wedding. The decor was both classic and romantic, featuring lush white and blush florals and softly glowing candles. The newlywed’s most cherished moment was, “Writing our own vows and reading them to each other in front of all our family and friends.”

We’re delighted to share with you this sweet couple’s dreamy European-inspired wedding at The Bell Tower on 34th, as we wish them a lifetime of love. Congratulations, Tiffany & Stephen!

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Beautiful Enchanted Wedding At The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa

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Photo: Composure Studios | Reception Venue: The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa

Lauren and Ricky were family friends for years before becoming something more when they ran into each other at the restaurant Ricky was managing. “I asked him out for a holiday drink a few months later and we have been together ever since,” says Lauren. The day before Lauren’s birthday, Ricky took Lauren and her mother out to dinner, but that’s not all he had planned. What followed was a surprise and intimate proposal at Lauren’s mother’s house. “Ricky was supposed to wait until my birthday to propose, but he says the ring was burning a hole in his pocket and he couldn’t wait any longer!”

The couple wed in a traditional church ceremony before joining 225 guests for an enchanting reception at The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa. Notes the bride: “My wedding was a perfect execution of my absolute dream and vision that I have had for years. I had a vision of a room full of candles and large, white orchids and cherry blossom trees reflecting a golden amber glow throughout the ballroom. Gorgeous white hydrangea, calla lilies and roses alongside tall tapered candles filled the room. My guests are still talking about the flowers and decor, calling the ballroom just stunning!” The couple’s only challenge? The groom getting his tux just two days before the wedding!

Join us in swooning over this beautiful enchanted wedding at The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa. Congratulations, Lauren & Ricky!

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