When it came time for Taylor to propose to his college sweetheart, Catherine, he did what smart-and-smitten guys do in these circumstances: He enlisted the help of Catherine’s best friend. Together, the co-conspirators arranged to have Taylor waiting in an exam room at the veterinary clinic where Catherine works as a vet tech. “My coworkers came and told me that a client had requested me for a tech appointment, and that they were waiting for me in room 4,” the bride recounts. “When I went in, I was shocked to see Taylor in there, down on one knee, and a wood sign around his dog’s neck that read, ‘Will you marry my daddy?’ Little did I know that it was being filmed the whole time, and my coworkers were watching in another room!” For their fall wedding, the couple chose the beautiful natural setting of 15 Acres, a contemporary destination-style wedding venue located under an hour’s drive from Houston in Hockley, Texas. The bride planned her DIY wedding, with help from family and bridesmaids. Click here to read the rest of this post »
Lounge and live it up at these 10 simple elegant wedding venues in and around Houston. You’ll be in the excellent company of many couples who have chosen these beautiful though not-too-buttoned-down Houston wedding venues for their own relaxed and romantic celebrations!
1. SARA’S INN
Located in the hip, bustling Houston Heights neighborhood, Sara’s Inn combines Victorian charm with well-appointed accommodations in a unique, vintage-vibe wedding setting. Here, you’ll find antique furnishings, intimate reception spaces and picturesque outdoor areas, including an elegant 1,000-square-foot covered garden patio that makes for a lovely ceremony location. You can also exchange your vows on the front porch steps of the inn or on the rooftop balcony, for a truly special “I do” experience.
Ahhh, you guys, there’s just so much to love at Texas destination wedding venue 15 Acres, where you can create everything from Texas barn wedding fun to contemporary ballroom elegance.
For starters, there’s the venue’s rustic-elegant ambiance, which blends rough-hewn wood surfaces with tons of wedding sparkle. Then there’s the 15 Acres’ spacious covered patio, which can be cooled or heated for maximum comfort in any season. And the lovely 15 Acres ballroom, which takes full advantage of the venue’s picturesque Hockley, Texas, setting with tons of oversized windows and tall French doors.
15 Acres also believes that your wedding prep space should be as comfortable and beautiful as your wedding party space.
That’s why they custom designed a lavish bridal suite and awesome groom’s cabin (with–bonus!–a stocked fishing pond!) just for their wedding couples.
Schedule your appointment to visit this unique Houston area destination wedding venue, and experience in person all that 15 Acres has to offer.
Are you or your spouse-to-be an active military member or first responder? Make sure to ask the 15 Acres event staff about special discounts, available just for you. Happy Texas destination wedding planning, y’all!