Natural Light Wedding Photography By Amy Maddox

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Photo: Amy Maddox Photography | Location: The Oak Atelier
A true artist of natural light wedding photography (along with gorgeous, dramatic indoor wedding reception and ceremony photography), Amy Maddox documents that special “wedding glow” that’s unique to life’s most meaningful milestone celebration.

But she and second photographer Steven (aka Amy’s adorable husband!) do much more than that. By changing an angle ever so slightly, by stepping back…or focusing in…by bringing in a pop of color or setting a wedding detail against a visually intriguing backdrop, Amy and Steven capture the textural richness, intimate romance and intricate detail of the weddings they photograph.

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Blush And Gold Wedding At Ashton Gardens

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Venue: Ashton Gardens West | Photo: The Silhouette Studio

Former Texas A&M schoolmates Lauren and Rex met at a College Station bar, both there to watch Houston rapper Kirko Bangz perform. “Yes, it’s true,” the bride recounts, “nothing sets the mood more for falling in love than the sweet, romantic melodies, ‘Drank In My Cup’ and ‘Keep It Trill.'” Yet, fall in love they did, and in love they have stayed, Lauren praising Rex for “his ability to make everything in life fun,” and Rex noting “how easy everything is with her.” Rex proposed to Lauren in front of both of their families, so it’s only natural that family would play a central role in their fall 2019 blush and gold wedding at fairytale wedding setting Ashton Gardens West. From her processional down the aisle to the same music that had accompanied her mother’s own wedding processional, to the sleeve of her mother’s wedding dress that master florist Dream Bouquet used to wrap the bouquet, to the classic songs played at the reception, “The entire day was a constant reminder to us of the examples set before us by our parents, and the promises we were making to each other,” bride Lauren says. Please join us in wishing this gorgeous couple a lifetime of love! And please scroll down to see which Spotlight Houston Vendors made this classic blush and gold wedding the very picture of perfection. Click here to read the rest of this post »

5 Bridal Handbags For A Blush Color Scheme

We’ve picked these 5 bridal handbags for our “blushing” brides! Going with a blush color palette for your big day? These stylish bridal clutches, minaudieres and crossbody bags are among our favorites for coordinating fashionably with your blush wedding color scheme. These blush beauties make fabulous bridesmaids’ gifts, too!

1. Dolce & Gabbana “Dolce Box Floral-Print Acrylic Shoulder Bag”
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Photo Courtesy of Net-a-Porter | Handbag: Dolce & Gabbana

Carry this bold blush floral-print handbag from Dolce & Gabbana for a fun, unique pop of color. The belt-style shoulder strap is perfect for keeping your bag close throughout all of your wedding day activities, while the chic metallic hardware makes this bag easily adaptable for date-night accessorizing.

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Blush, Gold And Greenery Wedding At The Petroleum Club

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Venue: Petroleum Club Of Houston | Photo: Kati Hewitt Photography

“Classy and simple” is how bride Mary describes her Petroleum Club wedding to Michael: “blush, whites, gold…and lots of greenery!” Before the couple’s downtown Houston celebration, Mary, a registered nurse, and Michael, a global accounts manager, said their vows in a Catholic church ceremony, the bride radiant in a sparkling, embellished, sweetheart-neckline gown from Pronovias. And before that, the pair had a traditional Vietnamese tea ceremony in the morning, where the groom arrived at the bride’s family home bearing gifts and money, to formally ask for her hand in marriage. Their Petroleum Club wedding reception was all about FUN, from the live band to the photo-booth hijinks to the delightful donut wall (a nod to Mary’s all-time favorite treat). Click here to read the rest of this post »

Green, Blush And Ivory Wedding At The Gallery

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Venue: The Gallery | Photo: Dreamy Elk Photography
We love it when a Houston bride tells us that the absolute most difficult challenge in preparing for her wedding was “waiting for the day to finally come.” We should all be so fortunate!!

For Emily and Kyle, who met at church in 7th grade, the ease of planning their wedding started with one excellent choice: Picking The Gallery as their Houston wedding venue. “I wanted a very organic and romantic feel,” Emily says. And The Gallery, with its ivy-covered walls, burbling fountain and rustic wood accents, was the perfect backdrop for her vision of relaxed, joyful, green, blush and ivory wedding. Click here to read the rest of this post »