Peach, Coral & Blue Indian American Fusion Wedding at Marriott Cityplace at Springwoods Village

Groom kisses bride on the head outside their wedding venue, Houston Cityplace Marriott.
Photo: Oryan Photo and Video | Venue: Marriott CityPlace at Springwoods Village

Rachel and Parth dated throughout college at the University of Texas at Austin but went separate ways soon after graduation. Six years later, the pair reconnected in Houston, and the rest, as they say, is history.

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Elegant And Intimate Daytime Wedding At Hotel Galvez & Spa

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Photo: Civic Photos | Reception Venue: Hotel Galvez & Spa

Church brought Lauren, an introvert, and Paul, an extrovert, together. A romantic proposal while hiking up Enchanted Rock, during which the bride jokes they were “Sharing puns about getting an ‘enchanted rock’ on Enchanted Rock,” sealed their relationship. “I knew from the moment Paul gave me that side hug over two years ago that we were meant for each other. I am so grateful to call him mine for the rest of our lives!” As Lauren and Paul set out to plan their wedding, the couple faced an unexpected obstacle on the road to their wedding day: the Coronavirus pandemic. After having to cancel their original church and reception venue, all hope seemed lost until Paul called his step-grandfather, who had built a church in Galveston over 40 years ago. ”He graciously opened the doors of his church for us and also officiated our wedding,” says Lauren. From there a new celebration was planned and after a whirlwind three weeks of re-planning, the couple’s dream Houston wedding became a Galveston wedding reality.

At last, Lauren and Paul pledged their love amidst 70 guests. “Even with six feet spacing between them, our guests felt near to our hearts,” says the bride. The intimate celebration continued at Hotel Galvez & Spa’s Music Hall for a sunny afternoon reception. The decor was soft and elegant, with a delicate palette of sage, pink, peach and cream. Notes the bride: “The bright tropical landscape with the classic vintage architecture was a gorgeous backdrop for a day that Paul and I will never forget.” After heartfelt speeches and dining on filet mignon with roasted asparagus, the newlyweds made their grand exit along the Seawall at sunset. “Although our wedding ended up being nothing like our original plan, it was a beautiful, joyful day.”

We’re so happy that everything worked out for newlyweds Lauren and Paul and delighted to share their elegant and intimate daytime wedding at Hotel Galvez & Spa. Congratulations, Lauren & Paul!

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Vintage Chic Wedding Styled Shoot by Emily Figurelli

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Photo: Emily Figurelli Photography

Houston wedding and elopement photographer, Emily Figurelli, aims to bring life, movement and romance into every photo —and that’s exactly what she accomplishes in this gorgeous vintage chic wedding styled shoot!

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Fresh And Elegant Fall Wedding At Pine Forest Country Club

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Venue: Pine Forest Country Club | Photo: Chris W. Photo

Adrianne and Brian’s fall wedding celebration at lovely, leisurely Pine Forest Country Club was the perfect reflection of their relationship, in its beauty, ease and joy. The pair met on Match.com, had their first date at a Fort Worth pub, and got engaged after cooking dinner together one evening at Brian’s apartment. For their October nuptials, the bride wore her mother’s wedding dress, which had been handmade by Adrianne’s grandmother. Radiant in the fall day’s natural sunlight, Adrianne joined Brian for photographs on the lush, green grounds of Pine Forest Country Club. The newlyweds joined 150 friends and family members for a relaxing celebration in the club’s light-filled ballroom, surrounded by roses, hydrangeas, greenery and “a touch of peach stock,” the bride notes. “The food was delicious,” Adrianne says of the club’s renowned culinary offerings. She adds that walking down the aisle at her church ceremony, and dancing to the evening’s playlist of pop and country tunes (and especially her first dance with groom Brian) are among her most cherished memories of her Houston fall wedding. Congratulations to the newlyweds!  Click here to read the rest of this post »

Mint & Peach Wedding at Agave Estates by Dream Photo

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Photo: Dream Photo & Video

Agave Estates may have been hit hard by Hurricane Harvey (the pastoral wedding and events enclave in Katy was forced to close its Agave Road venue as a result of the storm), but Nicci and Drew’s lovely wedding demonstrates, beautifully, that this beloved Houston-area wedding location is very much alive, and just a charming as ever. The couple’s first visit to Agave Estates actually sealed the deal on having a Texas wedding. Click here to read the rest of this post »