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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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Boho Waterfront Wedding At Waters Edge

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Venue: Waters Edge | Photo: Rae Tay Photography

A Tinder connection sparked into true love for Breanna and John (…and then became fodder for a moment of comic relief during the best man’s speech at their wedding!). John, a baseball coach, brought Breanna, a flight attendant, to the East Coast for Christmas, 2016, and proceeded to propose to her at the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree…awww. Their winter engagement led, eventually, to a spring wedding at Gulf Coast lakefront venue Waters Edge, where the couple said their vows beneath a billowing canopy with the waters of Clear Lake as their backdrop. Accents of deep red and tons of greenery brought fun and vibrancy to the pair’s boho waterfront wedding…as did a super cool VW mobile photo booth! We wish all of our love to the newlyweds, and thank them for sharing their adorable Houston lakefront wedding with us…and with you! Click here to read the rest of this post »

Wedding Venues + Gowns – 4 Perfect Matches

Can’t decide what kind of gown will look best in your chosen venue? We’re to here to help, with this glimpse at four distinct Houston wedding venues paired with perfectly suited bridal styles for each!

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Photo: 1Cinema Productions| Gown: Lazaro

1. CHATEAU COCOMAR

THE VENUE: From its debut on the Houston wedding scene Chateau Cocomar has been enchanting brides with its European-castle opulence, and its gleaming marble surfaces, as far as the eye can see. Nestled in a lushly forested corner of northwest Houston, this fairytale venue, filled with gilded mirrors and imported antiques, appeals to princess brides with a taste for true grandeur.

THE VIBE: Regal, opulent, French-inspired, grand

THE STYLE: Ballgown Click here to read the rest of this post »

Waters Edge $8,500 Summer Wedding Special

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Venue: Waters Edge Venue | Photo: Magek Photographyh

If an $8,500 wedding–including rentals, dinner, cake, lighting and DJ, for 100 of your nearest and dearest–sounds like your idea of a perfect all-inclusive wedding package, you’re going to want to read on about Waters Edge Venue’s summer wedding special! Click here to read the rest of this post »

Romantic Outdoor Ceremony & Indoor Reception at Waters Edge Lakefront Venue

If you’re a Houston Wedding Blog regular, y’all know how much we love it when a GROOM shares his wedding us…and Timothy is just such a groom! He tells us that he met his beloved Oralia at Tomball High School back in 2009, where, “I used to sell her candy and mix tapes in the hallway.” Awww… After attending college together, and falling head over heels in love, Timothy decided to pop the question with a down-on-one-knee December proposal in a “winter wonderland” scene he created, with accompaniment from John Legend’s “All of Me” playing in the background (if you’re not in love with this groom yet, you may want to check your romance meter to make sure it’s operating properly). For their midsummer nuptials, the pair picked Waters Edge, one of our absolute favorite waterfront venues, where they said their vows beside sparkling blue water, beneath a glittering chandelier, framed by billowing white chiffon. Post-vow festivities took the newlyweds and their nearest and dearest indoors, for a high-energy party, where live music, gourmet comfort food and a “draped” wedding cake from Susie’s Cakes & Confections ensure that a fabulous time was had by all. Thank you, Timothy, for sharing your love for Oralia with us and our readers!

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Photos: N2 Photography | Venue: Waters Edge | Cake: Susie’s Cakes & Confections