Eight Wedding Don’ts: Tips for Stress-Free Planning

Eight wedding planning tips to help relieve stress when planning your wedding.
Photo: Mackenzie Reiter Photography | Venue: Corinthian Houston | Cake: Susie’s Cakes | Registry: Bering’s

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By: Denise Schipani

You do want to have a fabulous wedding. You do want to be smart and thrifty as well as a stylish and generous host. What don’t you want to do? A couple of biggies: You don’t want to go into debt. You don’t want to lose sight of the fact that you’re getting married first and throwing a party second. Here are eight helpful wedding planning tips to help ensure a winning wedding. 

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A Dreamy Ballroom Wedding at Hilton Houston Post Oak by the Galleria

The bride looking back smiling while holding the groom's hand in front of a vintage blue car.
Photo: Nicole Johanna Photography | Venue: Hilton Houston Post Oak | Planning + Design: Irresistible Events & Services | Jewelry: I W Marks Jewelers | Bridal Gown: Luxe Redux Bridal | Bridal Hair + Makeup: Glow Makeup Studio | Groom’s Attire: b.Kreps&Co. | Rentals + Decor: EB Inc. Event Rentals | Cake: Cakes by Gina | Live Wedding Painter: Rendered Moments | Getaway Car: City Classic Cars

We are thrilled to present our newest wedding inspiration planned and designed by Irresistible Events & Services at the oh-so-chic Hilton Houston Post Oak by the Galleria.

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A Sun-Drenched Houston Wedding Captured by Amy Maddox Photography

The bride and groom hold hands and smile at each other in a field of bluebonnets.
Photo: Amy Maddox Photography | Live Wedding Painter: Rendered Moments

Avery and Michael’s love story began at a lively bar in the Houston Heights. From the very beginning, sparks flew. The pair spent the entire evening laughing and singing karaoke. The night culminated in a sweet, lingering kiss before parting ways. Avery says, “Michael then texted me at 2:35 a.m. saying, ‘This is Michael. Please kiss me again. Forever.’ And the rest was history!”

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Wedding Inspiration at The Westin Houston Memorial City

The bride and groom posing in front of a vintage Rolls Royce with pink and yellow floral arrangements decorating it in front of The Westin Houston Memorial City sign.
Photo: Rissa Reels | Venue: The Westin Houston Memorial City | Bridal Hair + Makeup: Lilly Bridal Artistry | Groom’s Attire: b.Kreps&Co. | Cake: Not Your Ordinary Cakes | Live Painter: Rendered Moments | Dance Floor: Houston Tents & Events | Getaway Car: City Classic Cars

Imagine your dream wedding becoming a reality at the stunning Westin Houston Memorial City. Nestled in the heart of one of Houston’s most prestigious neighborhoods, this luxurious venue offers everything you could possibly need and more for your special day.

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Light & Airy Wedding Editorial at The Laura Hotel By Amy Maddox Photography

The bride and groom holding hands on the grand staircase of The Laura Hotel.
Photo: Amy Maddox Photography | Venue: The Laura Hotel, Autograph Collection | | Bridal Hair + Makeup: Polished Makeup & Hair | Gown: Belle Ame Bridal | Groom’s Attire: b.Kreps&Co. | Jewelry: Tenenbaum Jewelers | Stationery & Tabletop: Bering’s | Cake: For Heaven’s Cake | Desserts + Cake: Not Your Ordinary Cakes | Event Decor: Coco Cabana | Live Painter: Rendered Moments | Table + Chairs: Houston Tents & Events

Amy Maddox Photography captured the magic of this dreamy wedding editorial at The Laura Hotel, a luxury downtown hotel featuring minimalist aesthetics and stunning city views. A soft, pastel color scheme paired perfectly with elegant stationery from Bering’s.

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