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Fall 2016 I Do! Wedding Soiree at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

WOW, what a show! Our Fall I Do! Wedding Soiree at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston was one for the record books. We would like to thank our adorable couples and stylish guests for attending Houston’s only luxury wedding event of the season, and we want to thank our incredibly talented vendors for putting on an incredible show!

If you missed the Soiree or just want to relive last week’s extraordinary event, check out these gorgeous images from our official show photographer, D. Jones Photography!

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Photo: D. Jones Photography | Flowers & Decor: Todd Events

From the moment our lovely guests set foot in The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, they found themselves surrounded by the event styling of A-list wedding consultants A Day to Remember and Kat Creech Events.

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Photos: D. Jones Photography | Planners: Kat Creech Events & A Day To Remember

Couples in search of talented wedding photographers found much to love, from D. Jones Photography, Adam Nyholt, Civic Photos, Lindsay Elizabeth Photography, MD Turner Photography and Taylor Golden Photography.

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Photos: D. Jones Photography | Top Left: Adam Nyholt Photographer | Top Right: Civic Photos | Bottom Left: MD Turner Photography | Bottom Middle: Taylor Golden Photography | Bottom Right: Lindsay Elizabeth Photography

Our brides were oohing-and-aahing over stunning couture gowns from top Houston bridal salons Mia Bridal Couture, Houston Bridal Gallery, Weddings by Debbie, Parvani Vida Bridal and Formal, and chic accessories and custom children’s wedding wear from alterations expert and atelier MW Couture.

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Photos: D. Jones Photography | Top Left: Mia Bridal Couture | Bottom Left: Weddings by Debbie | Top Right: MW Couture | Middle Right: Houston Bridal Gallery | Bottom Right: Parvani Vida Bridal and Formal

Couples and their guests alike were mesmerized by stunning tablescapes and floral displays from Todd Events, EB Inc. Event Rentals & Design and Plants N’ Petals.

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Photos: D. Jones Photography | Top Left: EB Inc. Event Rentals & Design | Bottom Left: Plants N’ Petals | Right: Todd Events

The fantasyscape didn’t stop there. There were more amazing floral arrangements and wedding reception table designs by Darryl & Co., LBL Event Rentals & Design, Haute Flowers & Events and Balushka Paper Floral Artistry.

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Photos: D. Jones Photography | Top Left: Darryl & Co. | Bottom Left: Haute Flowers & Events | Top Right: LBL Event Rentals & Design | Bottom Right: Balushka Paper Floral Artistry

Our couples also had the chance to chat with top Houston wedding videographers Danielson Cinema and MD Turner Photography!

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Photos: D. Jones Photography | Left: Danielson Cinema | Right: MD Turner Photography

Invitations? Absolutely. Bella Dia Stationery, Bering’s and Isabella Invitations presented so many magnificent wedding invitation designs, couples had a tough time settling on just one!

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Photos: D. Jones Photography | Top: Bella Dia Stationery | Bottom Left: Bering’s | Bottom Right: Isabella Invitations

If you had a sweet tooth that evening, your craving was fulfilled by Jackson and Company, Susie’s Cakes & Confections and Dessert Gallery Bakery + Cafe’s scrumptious cakes and divine desserts.

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Photos: D. Jones Photography | Left: Jackson and Company | Top Right: Susie’s Cakes & Confections | Bottom Right: Dessert Gallery Bakery + Cafe

For diamond dazzle, guests needed look no further than Zadok Jewelers, Nazar’s Fine Jewelry, Loggins Jewelers, Eklektic Jewelry Studio and Lewis Jewelers.

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Photos: D. Jones Photography | Top Left: Zadok Jewelers | Top Middle: Nazar’s Fine Jewelry | Top Right: Lewis Jewelers | Bottom Left: Loggins Jewelers | Bottom Right: Eklektic Jewelry Studio

Houston bridal beauty experts Nyoka Gregory Beauty, Marilyn Monroe Spas, Kax Salon and Naturally Glam by Rae Michele treated our lovely guests to luxury beauty treatments and on-the-spot makeovers!

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Photos: D. Jones Photography | Top Left: Nyoka Gregory Beauty | Top Right Photo: Civic Photos, Kax Salon & Kax Tanning Souffle | Bottom Left: Marilyn Monroe Spas – The Woodlands | Bottom Right: Naturally Glam by Rae Michele

And, of course, because this was the I Do! Wedding Soiree, gourmet eats were on the menu, courtesy of elite caterers Cafe Natalie Catering and Jackson and Company.

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Photos: D. Jones Photography | Left: Cafe Natalie Catering | Right: Jackson and Company

Pianist and composer  Scott Graham started the night by serenading us with well-loved melodies, and Lewis Grell of LG Entertainment kept the party going strong with his killer beats and suave MC skills. Danny Ray and The Acoustic Production also showcased their renowned musical offerings…and a super cool display of musical instruments!

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Photos: D. Jones Photography | Left: LG Entertainment | Top Right: Scott Graham Piano | Bottom Right: Danny Ray and The Acoustic Production

We mean it when we say there’s something for everyone at the I Do! Soiree. Couples in search of a beautiful destination wedding and honeymoon locale fell in love with O Weddings by Oasis Hotels & Resorts, and those seeking must-have items to add to their registry were wowed by Bering’s fabulous collection.

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Photos: D. Jones Photography | Top: O Weddings by Oasis Hotels & Resorts | Bottom: Bering’s

Got a monogram idea that you want to project on your big day? Take a look at how Bright Star Productions showed off our very own logos!

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Photo: D. Jones Photography | Weddings in Houston Logos: Bright Star Productions | Flowers & Decor: Todd Events

We would like to thank The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, for hosting the I Do! Wedding Soiree, and for inspiring couples on the hunt for a truly exclusive, and artful, wedding venue! Want to see more pics? Check us out on Facebook and Instagram. And stay tuned for details on our next I Do! Wedding Soiree, coming in early Spring, 2017!

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Photo: D. Jones Photography | Venue: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

The I Do! Soiree This Wed. 10/5 at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

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Photos: Civic Photos | Top Left: EB Inc. Event Rentals & Design | Top Right: Plants N’ Petals | Bottom Left: Todd Events | Bottom Right: Now & Forever Bridal Boutique & Darryl & Co.

This is IT, darlings…the I Do! Wedding Soiree is just TWO days away, and we are putting the final touches on all the finery and fabulousness you can expect to encounter at our signature luxury wedding event, this Wednesday, Oct. 5, from 6-9 p.m!

Join us for an evening of couture, cocktails and wedding-planning magic, unlike anything you’ve experienced, when we open the doors to I Do! at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. From your first signature Blushing Bride cocktail, to the moment you depart with your $$$ gift bag of hand-picked products (and possibly one of our incredible door prizes!), you’ll be wined & dined, inspired and treated like the VIP you were always meant to be!

While you’re at I Do!, make sure to pose for a pic in front of our amazing backdrop from Balushka Paper Floral Artistry, enjoy gourmet eats from Jackson and Company Catering and Café Natalie Catering, and indulge in mini treatments and demos from our fantastic beauty pros. And, of course, you’re invited to dance to the music of Scott Graham Piano and DJ LG Entertainment, and chat one-on-one with Houston’s top wedding vendors, in jewelry, cakes, flowers, attire, planning, invitations, photography, videography, honeymoon and destination travel…and more!

Here’s what to know before you GO to I Do!:

DO bring your besties, your spouse-to-be, your family members and valued opinion-givers—the I Do! Wedding Soiree is no mere wedding show, it’s an evening of fun, food, drink and beautiful displays everywhere you look!

DO bring your mobile device, and be prepared to Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat…and take part in our special on-site social media contests!

DO come dressed to impress—the I Do! Soiree is a luxury cocktail event, and business-stylish attire is part of the fun! Please, no shorts, tank tops or flip-flops.

DO stay for the full event—winners of our exclusive pre-show giveaways and on-site door prizes will be announced at the end of the show, and you must be present to claim your prize when it is announced.

Please DO NOT bring strollers, infants, or anyone under the age of 16. The I Do! Wedding Soiree is an adult event, featuring delicate displays (and LOTS of them). We love little ones…but this is not an appropriate environment for them.

DO enjoy every moment of this very special event! We have curated it for YOU, and we look forward to meeting you and finding out how we can help you create the wedding of your dreams!

Limited advance tickets on sale while they last. Get yours NOW…and get ready for WOW!

Gatsby-Inspired Anniversary Shoot at La Colombe d’Or by Civic Photos

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Houston couple Kristy and Desmond have us falling in love all over again, and again, and again… Just in case you missed it, here’s their contemporary engagement session and gorgeous wedding at Chateau Polonez. And now…we present to you this exceptionally photogenic couple’s exceptionally photographed Gatsby-inspired anniversary shoot at La Colombe d’Or, shot by Barett Henry of Civic Photos. Major #couplegoals, am I right? P.S. You can meet the Civic Photos team at the upcoming I Do! Soiree on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston! Better buy your tickets now before they sell out, ‘cuz once they’re gone… they’re gone. We can’t wait to see you and your boo at I Do!

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Photos: Civic Photos | Venue: La Colombe d’Or

Buy I Do! Tickets and WIN a Two-Night Luxury Staycation at the JW Marriott!

Monday, September 19th, 2016

Buy I Do! Tickets and WIN a Two-Night Luxury Staycation at the JW Marriott!

Photos: JW Marriott Houston Downtown

The one-and-only I Do! Wedding Soiree is just around the corner. If you only attend ONE wedding-planning event in the lead up to your perfect day, THIS is the one, darling. And if you haven’t purchased your I Do! Wedding Soiree tickets yet, NOW is the time.

Why?

Well… One very lucky couple who buys their Soiree tickets by 11:59 pm this Friday, Sept. 23 will SCORE an incredible city staycation at the acclaimed JW Marriott Houston Downtown. The intersection of art, innovation and comfort, the JW Marriott is the perfect destination for the ultimate romantic getaway. It’s also one of the city’s most coveted locations for celebrations of all kinds—be they intimate…or ultra-spectacular!

About the show: The I Do! Wedding Soiree is the ultimate antidote to big-box bridal conventions. Sip fine bubbly, savor delicious food and let yourself and your entourage be pampered, educated and inspired as you tour a dazzling world of magnificent tablescapes and chat one-on-one with Houston’s A-list wedding experts, at Houston’s premier cultural institution, The Museum of Fine Arts. It’s like nothing you’ve ever experienced…and like everything you’ve always dreamed.

About the prize: Our JW Marriott Spa + Dining + Romance Luxury Staycation is the pre-wedding getaway you’ve been craving, at the hotel that’s at the top of more “Best Of” lists than we can count! One couple who purchases their I Do! Wedding Soiree tickets by 11:59 pm Saturday, Sept. 24, will WIN a sumptuous two-night stay at this superb cosmopolitan haven of fine art, fine food and…fabulousness. Our awesome prize ALSO includes a gift card good toward $200 worth of bliss-inducing services at the Spa by JW, and $100 toward European-inspired American cuisine with a sustainable, market-fresh slant, at the JW’s famed Main Kitchen restaurant.

Only ONE couple will win. Shouldn’t it be…YOU?

Buy your I Do! Wedding Soiree tickets now, and it just may be. Good luck, lovelies! And we’ll see YOU at I Do!

Buy I Do! Tickets and WIN a Two-Night Luxury Staycation at the JW Marriott!

Photos: JW Marriott Houston Downtown

Buy I Do! Tickets and Win a $580 Tech Package from Picture Keeper

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

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Top Right & Left Photos: Civic Photos | Middle, Bottom Right & Left Photos: Adam Nyholt Photographer

Love means never having to say… “Dang, my storage is full, again??” That’s right, darlings, this week we are showing y’all some love, with a BIG GIVEAWAY that will find one lucky couple flush with media storage for all of the photos, videos and music files they’ll be amassing during the months leading up to the big day—and beyond!

Here’s the scoop: Houston’s legendary luxury wedding event is coming to The Museum of Fine Arts on Oct. 5. Buy your tickets to the I Do! Wedding Soiree by 11:59 this Friday, Sept. 16, and in addition to attending Houston’s one-of-a-kind cocktail bash and wedding-planning fantasyscape, you may also score a technology package from Picture Keeper—the world’s most innovative and user-friendly media storage system.

About the show: The I Do! Wedding Soiree is the ultimate antidote to big-box bridal conventions. Sip fine bubbly, savor delicious food and let yourself and your entourage be pampered and inspired as you tour a dazzling world of magnificent tablescapes and chat one-on-one with Houston’s A-list wedding experts, at Houston’s premier cultural institution, The Museum of Fine Arts. It’s like nothing you’ve ever experienced…and like everything you’ve always dreamed. Tickets will completely sell out, they always do. If you haven’t snagged yours yet, now’s the time! Here’s why…

About the prize: Buy your tickets by midnight this Friday, and you could win the awesome Picture Keeper Pro, Video Keeper, Tune Keeper AND Picture Keeper Connect—a fantastic $580 media storage package that will allow you to save, find and manage all of your wedding and pre-wedding photos, films and songs, anywhere, anytime!

One ticket-purchaser will win. And we gotta say, we really think it should be…YOU.

Get your tickets now, and get ready for WOW!