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10 Houston Wedding Venues for Relaxed Luxury

Lounge and live it up in luxury at these 10 Houston wedding venues, where elegance and relaxation go hand in hand!

Rustic Wedding Grand Hall at Deer Lake Lodge
Photo: Morgan Brooks Productions | Venue: The Grand Hall at Deer Lake Lodge

1. THE GRAND HALL AT DEER LAKE LODGE

New to acclaimed health resort and holistic spa Deer Lake Lodge, the Grand Hall offers indoor and outdoor space for 200 celebrants, including an utterly charming patio and vintage-chic wood ballroom, plus cleansing and detox packages, massage and Click here to read the rest of this post »

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Guest Post: Taylor Golden On Timeless Photos

Photo: Taylor Golden Photography

I think one thing all couples can agree on is that they want their wedding photos to be “timeless,” meaning they will still be appealing and in style (aside from fleeting fashion trends), five, 10 or 20 years from now. Probably the most important photography aspects for achieving this sense of timelessness—and ones I often see overlooked in wedding photography—are editing style and posing.

Of course, words like “timeless” and “stylish” are all relative. Everyone has their own definition of what is classic and enduring, and each individual couple has their own specific tastes. That said, I’ve been shooting weddings as a full-time profession for 10 years and I believe these are some of the things to consider when selecting a photographer who’ll give you photos that stand the test of time: Click here to read the rest of this post »

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Maid Of Honor Duties: What Is And Isn’t Expected

Maid of Honor and Bride
Photo: The Cotton Collective

Being named a bride’s maid of honor is not only an amazing privilege, but also a huge responsibility. As her maid of honor, the bride is trusting you to help her with navigating the stressful process of planning the wedding. It is your job to unload some, but not all, of the tasks from the bride. Here are a few of the major duties you’ll be expected to help out with. Click here to read the rest of this post »

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The Houstonian Hotel Open House 2/21

Houstonian Hotel Open House
Location: The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa | Photo: Ama By Aisha

We’re always thrilled to let y’all know about an upcoming open house at a fabulous Houston wedding venue. But we’re especially excited to give you the heads-up on this Wednesday’s Wedding Open House at The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa, which we’re sponsoring at Houston’s iconic and historic hotel–home to some of the city’s most magnificent weddings and society events, and a landmark of luxury on the Houston hotel scene. Join us at The Houstonian on Wednesday evening, Feb. 21, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. for an evening of wedding planning, tours and tastes at the one-and-only Houstonian, where we’ll be on hand, along with the hotel’s expert event staff, to answer all of your questions about creating the wedding of a lifetime–YOURS. Admission is free, RSVPs are appreciated, walk-ins are welcome. So grab your boo, you b’maids and anyone whose opinions are important as you plan your perfect day, and get ready for an evening of fun at The Houstonian, where wedding dreams come true!

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Our Soiree Vendors Showed Off Their Best…And More!!

Location: The Corinthian-Houston | Photos: Civic Photos

If you were at the Corinthian-Houston for our Feb. 8 I Do! Wedding Soiree, well, then…this here blog post will be a little trip down memory lane and a chance to relive the fun & fabulousness. If you missed our uh-mazing Spring Soiree, you can enjoy a glimpse of our gorgeous event in this eye-candy blog post. And you can attend our Fall Soiree in person (details TBA, keep an eye on Facebook for the full scoop) to experience the Soiree in all its magic! HUGE THANKS to all our Soiree exhibitors and contributors, who made our February bridal show such an incredible evening for all who attended. Scroll down to check them out, and be sure to click through links to find out more about them, and what they can do for YOU and your once-in-a-lifetime wedding!! Click here to read the rest of this post »

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