Alternatives to Traditional Bridesmaids Dresses

Fun Alternatives to Traditional Bridesmaids Dresses

Mismatched vintage dresses are a fun and timeless take on bridesmaids attire. Photo by: Rebel with a Camera Wedding Photographers

As a bride, are you hoping to give your besties a chance to wear something other than traditional (and let’s face it, not always flattering) bridesmaids dresses? If so, the great news is that there have never been more gorgeous options for wedding attire for your whole party, including all your best pals. From tulle skirts to vintage sheaths, here are a few of our favorite trendy takes on non-traditional wedding wear! (more…)

Still Trying to Find the Right Wedding Venue?

Still Trying to Find the Right Wedding Venue?

Texas Old Town is a unique wedding venue, in that it actually has four separate venues, each with beautiful rustic-inspired decor, and stunning views!

You’ve got the ring, and more importantly the man of your dreams. But now that you have begun wedding planning, are you having a hard time finding your dream wedding venue? If so, don’t fret. There are a few simple questions that can help to narrow your search, leading you to the wedding venue that will be just right for your big day. Here are a few things you need to ask yourself, not to mention any potential wedding venues, in order to determine which is the exact right venue for your wedding. (more…)

How Can You Save Money On Your Dream Dress? Part Two

How Can You Save Money On Your Dream Dress? Part Two

Rebekah looked timeless and chic in her bridal portraits at Texas Old Town! Photo by: Tony Elena Smith Photo

Did you have a serious case of sticker shock the first time you saw your dream wedding dress? Well, luckily there are some nearly surefire ways you can help to save money on your bridal look, without having to sacrifice your great sense of style in the process. Here are a few more great tips for saving money on your entire wedding look, from necessary alterations to gorgeous accessories! (more…)

How Can You Save Money On Your Dream Dress? Part One

How Can You Save Money On Your Dream Dress? Part One

Jordan was a truly stunning bride in her fitted gown. Bridal portraits are a great chance to do a trial-run of hair and makeup, while also ensuring your wedding dress fits like a glove!

If you have recently become engaged, then you likely already know how overwhelming it can be trying to find your dream wedding dress with so many wonderful options available. Besides narrowing down fabric choices and fits, you also have to make sure you find a dream gown that not only suits your style but also suits your wedding budget. Fortunately, there are a few simple ways you could save money on your dream wedding dress, without having to sacrifice style in the process! (more…)

Let Them Eat, What? How to Plan a Well-Rounded Wedding Menu

Let Them Eat, What? How to Plan a Well-Rounded Wedding Menu

Want to be mindful and respectful of people’s food allergies and dietary restrictions? Here’s how.

The days of serving up bland chicken or fish are pretty much done, when it comes to wedding fare. Modern guests want flavorful options that are sure to please their far-more sophisticated palettes. That said, couples today also have to take into consideration the prevalence of food allergies and other restrictions, factors that generally require caterers to supply more options to suit a variety of diets. So, here’s a pro tip: when it comes to deciding what your wedding guests are going to eat, consider options sure to please even the pickiest of eaters, as well as those with necessary dietary restrictions! (more…)

How Can You Keep Your Little Ones Happy at Your Wedding?

How Can You Keep Your Little Ones Happy at Your Wedding?

If young children will be at your wedding, make sure you plan to keep them comfortable and happy during the celebration!

Will your kids be a big part of your wedding day? Whether they’ll be included in the ceremony or sitting on the front row, if you have young children who will be attending or even participating in your wedding, it’s important to have a plan in place for keeping them both comfortable and happy throughout your ceremony and reception. That way, you can trust that they will have a fun time, and just as importantly, so will you. (more…)

Can Wedding Items Double As Home Décor?

Can Wedding Items Double As Home Décor?

Colorful mason jars and handprinted wooden signs look right at home at wedding receptions, and later in living rooms! Photo by: Tony Elena Smith Photo

Does the idea of having to box up and give away a bunch of decorations, which represent your hard-earned money, after your wedding day make you want to cringe? If so, before you start shopping for wedding décor, why not consider what you could invest in that would double as home décor long after your big day is done? From vase choices to wooden signs, here are some creative ways to both stretch your wedding budget, and even more importantly, prevent waste! (more…)