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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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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Sweet DIY Wedding At The Gardens At Madeley Manor

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Venue: The Gardens At Madeley Manor | Photo: Ashlen Sydney Photography

It was the summer of 2014. Zach had just graduated from Rice and his mind was on getting ready to teach, not on meeting the love of his life. Tiffany had just gotten back from a trip to Chicago and was reveling in independence. Then Zach walked in late to a dinner with mutual friends, and a few Mario Kart games later, he was…smitten. Two years later, on a trip to New Orleans, Zach led an unsuspecting Tiffany on a stroll through the French Quarter, to Jackson Square. “When we got to the middle of the square, Zach stopped and pulled out a set of pictures,” Tiffany recounts. “Each picture of us had a letter on the back. We reminisced and talked about each of the memories, as I noticed the letters starting to spell out ‘Will You Marry Me?’ At the last picture, Zach got down on one knee and asked me to be his wife. And of course, I SAID ‘YES!!!'” On a lovely spring day, the couple wed in front of 75 loved ones at The Gardens at Madeley Manor in Conroe. “For our decor and theme, we wanted something simple but elegant, that subtly highlighted both our cultures and would appear lighthearted and cute,” Tiffany says. “We enjoyed having an outdoor wedding ceremony, while having an indoor reception.” The couple wrote their own vows, and the bride surprised everyone with a children’s book telling the story of her relationship with Zach. These tender personal touches “filled the ceremony with giggles, laughs and tears,” the couple says.  Click here to read the rest of this post »