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Lakefront Weddings at Southern Lace Estates

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Venue: Southern Lace Estates | Photo: Kasey Lynn Photography

A secluded wedding venue north of Houston, Southern Lace Estates feels like a destination wedding venue, but is located just minutes from downtown Houston. Nestled within 100 wooded acres, Southern Lace Estates is a private wedding venue and chapel rich with country-chic style and Southern hospitality. This family-owned venue is newly built, and designed to serve Houston area brides who desire an estate-style wedding close to the heart of the city.

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10 Simple Elegant Wedding Venues

Lounge and live it up at these 10 simple elegant wedding venues in and around Houston. You’ll be in the excellent company of many couples who have chosen these beautiful though not-too-buttoned-down Houston wedding venues for their own relaxed and romantic celebrations!

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Venue: Sara’s Inn | Photo: Larry Fagala
1. Sara’s Inn

Located in the hip, bustling Houston Heights neighborhood, Sara’s Inn combines Victorian charm with well-appointed accommodations in a unique, vintage-vibe wedding setting. Here, you’ll find antique furnishings, intimate reception spaces and picturesque outdoor areas, including an elegant 1,000-square-foot covered garden patio that makes for a lovely ceremony location. You can also exchange your vows on the front porch steps of the inn or on the rooftop balcony, for a truly special “I do” experience.

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Green, Blush And Ivory Wedding At The Gallery

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Venue: The Gallery | Photo: Dreamy Elk Photography
We love it when a Houston bride tells us that the absolute most difficult challenge in preparing for her wedding was “waiting for the day to finally come.” We should all be so fortunate!!

For Emily and Kyle, who met at church in 7th grade, the ease of planning their wedding started with one excellent choice: Picking The Gallery as their Houston wedding venue. “I wanted a very organic and romantic feel,” Emily says. And The Gallery, with its ivy-covered walls, burbling fountain and rustic wood accents, was the perfect backdrop for her vision of relaxed, joyful, green, blush and ivory wedding. Click here to read the rest of this post »

Elegant Barn Weddings At Magnolia Meadows

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Venue: Magnolia Meadows | Photo: Century Tree Productions
It’s no surprise that elegant barn weddings are in high demand among our Weddings in Houston readers and followers. And we’re happy to report, we’ve got an awesome venue option to recommend: Magnolia Meadows.

Let’s start with The Barn, with space for more than 250 revelers, and an environment that is as charming and graceful as it is rustic and easygoing. Pendant chandeliers, wood-frame clerestory windows and big ol’ barn doors give this unique Houston area wedding celebration space a feel of relaxed refinement. Click here to read the rest of this post »

Elegant Barn Weddings At The Carriage House

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Venue: The Carriage House | Photo: C. Baron Photography
Elegant barn weddings await Houston brides and grooms at The Carriage House, located a short drive from Houston and just minutes from The Woodlands.

At this charming rustic-elegant Conroe venue, you’ll find a romantic country-chapel ceremony space, lined with windows to let in the abundant natural light, and accented with glittering crystal chandeliers.  Prefer the idea of outdoor “I do’s?” The Carriage House has got you covered, with a vine-entwined arbor for you two, and antique pews for your guests, all set upon a wooded backdrop that includes a pond and burbling fountain. The main event space, featuring 35-foot-high timber beam ceilings and brilliant crystal chandeliers, can accommodate up to 300 guests, for a celebration filled with relaxed elegance and true Texas hospitality.

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Venue: The Carriage House | Photo: C. Baron Photography
Among our favorite features at The Carriage House: a vintage-inspired bridal suite, featuring antique vanities and classic white-leather styling chairs (there’s an equally well-outfitted groom’s suite for the groom and his guys).

The Carriage House also offers a super-flexible vendor policy, so you can choose vendors that fit with your wedding day vision or opt for an all-inclusive package that can include catering, linens and everything in between. Schedule your appointment now to tour The Carriage House, one of our favorite spots for elegant barn weddings near Houston, and make sure to let them know you found them at Weddings in Houston, for that little extra bit of VIP treatment you deserve!

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Venue: The Carriage House | Photo: Mychelle Levan Photography