New Sophisticated Wedding Venue: The Luminaire Grand Opening

Photos Courtesy of The Luminaire
Bringing the sophisticated elegance of the city into the charm of the country, The Luminaire is the Houston area’s newest sophisticated wedding venue! Be the first to tour the completed venue and experience The Luminaire in all its sophisticated glory this Sunday, September 27th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m at their Grand Opening Open House! Make sure to RSVP today and then read on to learn more about this brand new sophisticated wedding venue.

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All Inclusive Modern Elegant Wedding Venue: 15 Acres

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Venue: 15 Acres | Photo: Tyler Rebekah Wright
If you’re dreaming of an all-inclusive wedding venue where country charm meets modern elegance we have the perfect venue for you! Say hello to 15 Acres, an affordable elegant wedding venue located just minutes outside of Houston in scenic Hockley.

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Black, White and Metallics Modern Wedding By Plants N’ Petals

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Venue: Hotel ZaZa Memorial City | Flowers: Plants N’ Petals | Photo: Nancy Aidee Photography

Amanda and Andrew met in 2012 while attending a Texas Christian University football game where they both went to school. Fast-track to six years later: While on a trip in New York City, Amanda’s favorite city, Andrew arranged a surprise of a lifetime during a carriage ride through Central Park…a proposal!

For their summer wedding, the couple chose the modern and sophisticated Hotel ZaZa Memorial City as their wedding venue: “Hotel ZaZa was amazing to work with!” says the bride. Amanda and Andrew tied the knot in a traditional Jewish ceremony beneath a gorgeous chuppah adorned with fresh white flowers, beautifully designed by Plants N’ Petals. For their ballroom reception, “The theme was modern with black, white and metallic highlights,” featuring lush floral centerpieces, chic black tablecloths and oversized crystal chandeliers, all anchored by a gleaming black and white dance floor with dramatic uplighting. Guests indulged in a six-tier amaretto cake with white buttercream frosting and a cookies and cream groom’s cake in the shape of Texas with the TCU logo, both from Cakes by GinaThe joyous newlyweds enjoyed a confetti send-off through Hotel ZaZa before joining their guests at their “Happily Ever After Party” where a DJ, lounge furniture, glow-in-the-dark crowns and necklaces, and after-party drinks and eats awaited them. We are so excited to feature this gorgeous Houston couple and their stunning modern wedding. Congratulations, Amanda & Andrew!

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New Indoor-Outdoor Rustic Wedding Venue: The Pavilion at Vida Bela

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Surrounded by the natural beauty of Texas, The Pavilion at Vida Bela is a new and unique rustic wedding venue perfect for couples who are looking for an outdoor ceremony space and indoor reception space.

Nestled on 74-acres of lush piney woods and a berry orchard in North Houston, this destination-style wedding venue is a true hidden gem that will make you feel as though you’re in your own secluded paradise. From the pristine four-acre lake to the small private island to the namesake Pavilion, you can’t help but say “I do” to the enchanting Pavilion at Vida Bela!

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Chinoiserie Themed Styled Shoot at Sandlewood Manor

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Photo: Amy Maddox Photography | Venue: Sandlewood Manor | Hair + Makeup: Samantha’s Artistry
We are so excited to welcome Houston wedding photographer Amy Maddox Photography back to the blog with this stunning chinoiserie themed styled shoot at Sandlewood Manor!

Using natural light, Amy Maddox effortlessly captures the elegant Southern grandeur of Sandlewood Manor while effectively tying in Chinese motifs into modern design details in this chinoiserie themed styled shoot. The subtle combination of blue and white accent colors, to represent the traditional Chinese pattern, paired with a vibrant summer color palette created a modern and elegant table setting. In addition, Amy beautifully captures the bride’s glowing beauty and the romantic details of the intimate outdoor ceremony beneath the majestic and lush Sandlewood Manor Century Oaktree. Join us in swooning over this timeless chinoiserie themed styled shoot and scroll down to fully immerse yourself in all its beauty! If you love Sandlewood Manor’s southern charm, be sure to book a tour today to see the stunning wedding venue yourself.

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