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  • Wedding Flowers Credit: Laura Burleton Photography
    September 30, 2015
    By Nancy Mattia After you've whittled down the list of potential wedding photographers, it's time to meet each of the finalists. The "winner" should be skilled and personable-maybe not your new bestie but definitely someone you'd feel comfortable being with for your entire wedding day. Ask a lot of questions, including these essentials: Is my wedding date available? Obviously, if the photographer's already booked and you don't want to change the date, move on....
  • September 23, 2015
    By Melissa Henderson There's a saying about everything being bigger in Texas, but whether that applies to your bridal attire is a matter of personal style. Throw away the idea that wedding dresses have to be big, puffy and white with a sparkly veil and embrace the freedom of the modern bride. Anything goes, with high fashion couture and ready-to-wear clothing joining forces to create dresses that can be worn anywhere a girl's heart desires. But with so many options, how can you be sure...
  • September 16, 2015
    By Brooke Showell Whether friends and family are coming from around the world or across town, a locally-themed welcome bag will have your guests excited to kick off a wedding weekend, Houston-style. "Not only does it allow the guests a chance to sample some of Texas's finest specialties, but it also displays the Texas welcoming hospitality that we're known for," says Samantha Darr of Soiréebliss! Events . A well-appointed welcome bag should include an itinerary of your...
  • September 3, 2015
    By Brooke Showell Let the beauty countdown begin! Whether you've got 30 days, a week or just 24 hours before the wedding, get glowing hair, skin and makeup with these secrets from Houston's top beauty pros. A Month Ahead Skin care Yes, your to-do list is growing by the minute, but try to relax - it'll show on your face. "Don't fall victim to stress for it does not create pretty skin!" says Karena Zolner, spa director of Fiori Spa in Houston. Take a break from...
  • August 26, 2015
    By Melissa Henderson As more couples become inspired to incorporate their interests and hobbies into their weddings, they are also embracing themed floral arrangements as well. Thanks to social communities such as Pinterest, there are thousands of wedding pictures with the most extravagant flowers and unique arrangements. The sun doesn't set with ideas, so create the ultimate experience for you and your guests. From Great Gatsby-inspired roses to minimalist and sporty hydrangea...
  • August 12, 2015
    by John Egan Vowing to find a spectacular outdoor venue in Houston for your wedding or reception? Selecting the right setting can be just as hard as choosing the right gown. Here, we're doing some of the legwork for you by unveiling six options for outdoor weddings and receptions in Houston. Discovery Green Discovery Green , a 12-acre park in the heart of downtown Houston, offers a bouquet of possibilities for weddings and receptions . Situated on the northeast side of the park, Lindsey
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