Two Medical Pros Have An Enchanting Greenery-Filled Wedding

Groom in blue suit and tie holds a blonde bride in an off-the-shoulder gown after their wedding ceremony at wedding venue, The Bell Tower on 34th, in Houston, Texas.
Photo: Always Us Studios | Venue: The Bell Tower On 34th

Four years ago, Madison, a nurse practitioner from Seattle, and Emmanuel, a doctor from Ecuador, met at the MD Anderson Cancer Center. After just a few dates, Madison knew she had found her “McDreamy.” A proposal followed on a beautiful evening at a beach in Mexico, with a radiant sunset as the backdrop.

The couple planned for their wedding to be in February 2020, but as you can imagine, for two medical pros working at the largest cancer center in the U.S. during the pandemic, their wedding plans came to a halt. “We made the difficult decision to delay our wedding to not only keep our family and friends safe but also the patients we work with at the cancer center,” Madison says.

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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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13 Wedding Venues With On Site Chapels

Photo: Uncle Tio Photography | Venue: Deep in the Heart Farms

Do you want to exchange your vows in a charming chapel and celebrate your nuptials all in one magical setting?

At wedding venues with on-site chapels, you don’t have to worry about the logistical challenges of moving from one venue to the next after your ceremony. Instead, these venues offer a serene setting for the ceremony, then afterwards, guests simply stroll over to the adjacent reception area. From grand and spacious chapels to intimate, traditional chapels, you’ll want to check out these 13 wedding venues with on-site chapels we love!

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Garden Inspired Wedding at The Bell Tower on 34th By Civic Photos

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

After starting their wedding planning and vendor search with Weddings In Houston, Marcus and Rachel chose luxurious hacienda-inspired wedding venue The Bell Tower on 34th for their early spring wedding. The venue’s picturesque architecture made for a perfect setting for dreamy wedding day portraits, stunningly captured by Houston wedding photographer Civic Photos.

For their ceremony, the couple took advantage of the versatile venue’s elegant on-site chapel. Rachel walked down the aisle strewn with rose petals to say, ‘I do’ in a traditional wedding ceremony amidst 200 of their nearest and dearest. The romantic, garden-inspired reception décor featured ivory and dusty rose floral arrangements by Plants N’ Petals, beautifully complimenting the grand ballroom. The newlyweds made their grand exit under a shower of rose petals tossed by their guests.

Keep scrolling and join us in celebrating this Houston couple’s garden-inspired wedding at The Bell Tower on 34th, captured in such detail by Civic Photos. Congratulations, Rachel & Marcus!

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8 Houston On Site Chapel Wedding Venues

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Photo: Agape House Studio | Venue: Briscoe Manor
It’s difficult to make the celebration of your wedding day feel like pure magic when you’re dealing with transportation, traffic, directions and keeping everything to a timeline. Wouldn’t it be nice to have your wedding at a venue where you could say your vows in a classic ceremony setting and do your fabulous post-vows partying all in one place?

The good news is that Houston is home to a variety of amazing wedding venues with real, honest-to-goodness chapels right on site. So, come take a look at our 8 favorite on-site chapel wedding venues and find out what sets each apart, as you plan the most memorable and seamlessly executed celebration of your lives!

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