Beautiful Enchanted Wedding At The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa

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Photo: Composure Studios | Reception Venue: The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa

Lauren and Ricky were family friends for years before becoming something more when they ran into each other at the restaurant Ricky was managing. “I asked him out for a holiday drink a few months later and we have been together ever since,” says Lauren. The day before Lauren’s birthday, Ricky took Lauren and her mother out to dinner, but that’s not all he had planned. What followed was a surprise and intimate proposal at Lauren’s mother’s house. “Ricky was supposed to wait until my birthday to propose, but he says the ring was burning a hole in his pocket and he couldn’t wait any longer!”

The couple wed in a traditional church ceremony before joining 225 guests for an enchanting reception at The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa. Notes the bride: “My wedding was a perfect execution of my absolute dream and vision that I have had for years. I had a vision of a room full of candles and large, white orchids and cherry blossom trees reflecting a golden amber glow throughout the ballroom. Gorgeous white hydrangea, calla lilies and roses alongside tall tapered candles filled the room. My guests are still talking about the flowers and decor, calling the ballroom just stunning!” The couple’s only challenge? The groom getting his tux just two days before the wedding!

Join us in swooning over this beautiful enchanted wedding at The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa. Congratulations, Lauren & Ricky!

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Navy, Champagne, Gold & White Chic Wedding By Emily Figurelli

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Photo: Emily Figurelli Photography

Andrew was a baseball player at the University of Houston and Devan was an intern for the department when these college sweethearts first met in March of 2016. Fast-track to Nov. of 2018: Devan and Andrew visited a Christmas tree farm to take Christmas pictures with friends. “Andrew and I were posing when he told me to open one of the prop presents we had and the ring was inside,” recalls the bride. “Then he had a surprise engagement party right after!”

The couple wed in a sunshine-filled indoor ceremony followed by a lighthearted reception featuring a photo booth and light up foam sticks, all stunningly captured by Emily Figurelli Photography. The wedding decor was modern and chic with a sophisticated palette of navy, gold, white and champagne. After sipping on champagne and a night full of dancing, the newlyweds exited under an arch of sparklers.

We are so thrilled to feature this lovely couple and their gorgeous navy, champagne, gold and white chic wedding, captured in such detail by Houston wedding photographer Emily Figurelli Photography. Congratulations, Devan & Andrew!

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Blush And Ivory Summer Wedding At Big Sky Barn

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Photo: Kelley Craig Photography | Reception Venue: Big Sky Barn

Allie, an elementary school teacher, and Adam, a marine corps officer, met in high school when Adam played football and Allie was the cheerleader assigned to make him treats on game day. They officially started dating before Adam graduated and continued to be smitten with each other while attending Texas A&M University. Adam planned the perfect proposal with the help of Allie’s family. He popped the question to Allie on a platform at her family’s ranch, overlooking a bluff, as Allie’s grandfather hid in a deer blind to capture it all on camera!

For their summer wedding, the couple exchanged vows in a traditional ivory and blush church ceremony. Adam’s favorite moment was his first glimpse of his bride when the church doors opened. The decor for their reception at Big Sky Barn continued the timeless theme with lush flowers in shades of blush, light pink and ivory. Notes Allie: “Big Sky Barn has a sophisticated farmhouse feel which we complemented with neutral flowers and decor.” The 300+ guests enjoyed a delectable plated dinner of grilled petite filet and pollo Azteca, followed by a classic white wedding cake, a chocolate Aggie themed groom’s cake, and mini Boston cream pies (inspired by Adam’s mom who passed away in 2015) for dessert. After dinner, the celebration moved to the dance floor where the DJ had guests dancing until the wee hours of the night! “Our wedding planner asked if we were ready to go, but the dance floor was full and everyone was having such a great time that we decided to extend the reception for another 30 minutes,” says the bride.

We’re so happy to feature this young Houston couple and their gorgeous blush and ivory summer wedding at Big Sky Barn. Congratulations, Allie & Adam!

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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 And Elegant Wedding At The Woodlands Country Club

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Photo: Erin Wilson Photography and Films | Reception Venue: The Woodlands Country Club

You can’t spell spouse without OU! College sweethearts Nicole and Braden met at the University of Oklahoma and sooner or later they were engaged there as well. Braden proposed to Nicole by cementing a paver at the spot, where the two fell in love on campus, with the words “Will you marry me.” Nicole was left speechless and mustered up the courage to say the most important word of all, “Yes!”

Following a traditional church ceremony on January 25, 2020, the couple joined 263 loved ones at The Woodlands Country Club; an elegant venue with stunning golf course views. The venue was transformed into a timeless, candlelit celebration with lush white floral decor and pillar candles that illuminated the roomThe magical night continued with a delectable dinner catered by The Woodlands Country Club and a heartfelt speech made by the bride’s father. Among the bride’s most cherished moments of the day? “Getting ready with my bridesmaids at my family home surrounded by all the generations of girls in my family and friends.”

We are so delighted to feature this wonderful couple and their timeless and elegant wedding held at The Woodlands Country Club. Congratulations, Nicole & Braden!  Click here to read the rest of this post »