Downtown Houston Micro Wedding With Janelle Alexis Salon

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Photo: Wild Ivy Creative Photography | Hair: Janelle Alexis Salon

Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life and a day when you want to look absolutely flawless. The beauty team at Janelle Alexis Salon are pros at creating fabulous hair and makeup looks for you and your bridal party, while making you feel happy and relaxed with their fun and calming demeanor. From old Hollywood glamour to beachy boho and everything in-between, Janelle and her team can do it all! Start with a trial at their salon located in Tanglewood, to giving you their undivided attention to create your customized bridal look on your wedding day, they will work with you every step of the way. Once your bridal look is all beautifully done, Janelle will provide instructions on how to keep your hair and makeup in place no matter the weather. See one of Janelle Alexis Salon’s glowing brides for yourself in this downtown Houston micro wedding featured below!

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Timeless Summer Wedding at The Estates at Pecan Park

Photo: Amy Maddox Photography | Venue: The Estates at Pecan Park

On date nights, Jessica and Sy would watch Masterchef and came to love the winner of season one, Whitney Miller. So what better way to propose to Jessica than to ask their favorite Masterchef winner for help? After Sy received a personalized video from Whitney, the proposal all came together during a family beach trip. “Mrs. Slater had her laptop open and called me over and said ‘Come watch this video,’” recounts Jessica. “I recognized who it was and thought, ‘Oh fun it’s Whitney from Masterchef!’ But then she said my name and that Sy had something to ask me. I was in shock! Then Sy grabbed my hands, told me he loves me, and asked me to marry him. Of course, I said yes!”

For their summer wedding, Jessica and Sy chose the sprawling green grounds of The Estates at Pecan Park for a timeless wedding celebration. The couple exchanged vows in a sun-drenched outdoor ceremony where Jessica’s favorite moment was seeing her groom at the altar. The newlyweds took full advantage of the venue’s blank-slate ballroom and large windows to create a bright and airy reception enhanced by a delicate wedding palette of grey, white, gold and eucalyptus.

We invite you to celebrate this sweet young couple’s timeless summer wedding at The Estates at Pecan Park, along with us, by scrolling through dreamy images from Amy Maddox Photography. Congratulations, Jessica & Sy!

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Blush, White And Burgundy Garden Wedding At Kemah Gardens

Venue: Kemah Gardens | Photo: Rachel Driskell Photography

Brittany and Zach met in middle school and quickly became best friends. Fast forward to their senior year homecoming dance where Zach took the first step towards love by asking Brittany to dance. “With the nudge from my mother and best friend, I agreed to risk the closest friendship I ever had for a chance at love,” recalls the bride. “Later that night, he formally asked me to be his girlfriend, and 8 years later that friendship is still the biggest foundation of our love together.” During the winter of 2017, Grant talked Brittany into going to a last-minute photo session saying his mother wanted family portraits. Although annoyed at the 24-hour notice, Brittany quickly found an outfit and arrived at the session where the photographer asked the couple to write down what they love most about one another on a chalkboard while standing back to back. “When I turned around his board read ‘that she has no idea I’m about to propose’ and he was down on one knee holding that sign,” says Brittany. “Who couldn’t say yes to that!”

For their garden wedding at picturesque Kemah Gardens, the couple came up with unique wedding ideas to celebrate their nuptials in a “different” way. Notes the bride: “Our seating chart was a crossword puzzle you had to play to find your seats, our sign-in board was a glass infinity symbol that encompassed our fingerprints in the loops, and at the ceremony we did a lock-and-key board, throwing the key in the lake behind us and our board had a Harry Potter quote we both loved. For our first dance, we choreographed our dance with a waltz and added some sign language because it was one of our favorite classes together in high school.” A beautiful palette of blush and white with touches of burgundy and lots of vinery set the tone for a garden wedding celebration. Following a romantic outdoor ceremony beneath Kemah Gardens’ flower-adorned vintage arbor, the couple joined 100 of their loved ones for a relaxing and fun reception in the wedding venue’s comfortable, climate-controlled pavilion. Says Brittany, “The whole thing was just an absolutely beautiful day with just enough unique surprises to make it our own!” Join us in wishing this sweet couple a lifetime of love and scroll down to see their romantic garden wedding. Congratulations, Brittany & Zach!

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6 Barn Weddings with Rustic Chic Themes

Planning a Texas Hill Country or Houston-area country-themed wedding? Check out these 6 barn weddings for some gorgeous rustic chic decor and country wedding inspiration!

1. Savannah + Jon Paul: Maroon, Navy, Coral & Gold Rustic Wedding at La Estancia Bella

Photos: Dunlap Photography | Venue: La Estancia Bella | See The Full Wedding Here

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Wedding Planning Advice From A Real Bride: Amy West & Gary Becker

Wedding Dress: David Peck | Design, Flowers, Decor & Rentals: The Events Co. | Photo: Chris Bailey Photography
To celebrate a relationship that has been, right from the beginning, “nothing but romantic, fun, spontaneous and loving,” Amy and Gary went big and bold, with fireworks, rock-concert-worthy special effects and a guest list topping out at 500. As you might imagine, pulling off such a spectacular wedding taught the couple several important lessons along the way. Find out how Amy pulled off her rockstar celebration with her very own wedding planning advice!

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