Did you recently get engaged? If so, let us first say “Yay! And also, congratulations!” Now that the salutations are out of the way, and once your Facebook status has officially been changed, it’s time for the fun of wedding planning to begin. Before you sit down with your besties and a stack of bridal magazines, though, it can be helpful to take a moment to discuss the most important parts of planning with your fiancé and anyone that might be contributing to the wedding financially. That way you can begin wedding planning with your eye on the prize, and making smart decisions that will move you closer to your dream wedding day! (more…)
Wedding designs cycle through trends, just like fashion, décor and beauty. Fortunately, this year there are a number of beautiful wedding trends that we think will stick around for a while, and that might even prove timeless! Want to get inspired by the hottest wedding trends of 2017? Start with these stylish choices for everything from bouquet designs to dresses. (more…)
It’s that time of year again. The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and the season’s finest flowers have just begun to bloom. These are all welcome signs that spring has arrived, but they also means that it is time for Texas Old Town’s next Bridal Garage Sale! This bi-annual sale will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 26, 2017, and it serves a few important functions. First, it helps give our past brides a great chance to clean out their closets and get a jumpstart on their spring cleaning. It also provides future brides an opportunity to tour our four unique wedding venues, all while scoring fantastic deals on gently-used and new wedding items. You won’t want to miss it! (more…)
Hey, we get it. Wedding planning can be fun. It can also be, well, stressful. While you might not have any doubts about saying “I do,” merging two families can be a bit more complicated. And planning a party for hundreds of your closest friends? Well, that can get kind of crazy. So much so that sometimes the mix of months of planning and anticipation can make it hard for brides to simply sit back and relax when their wedding days finally do come. If you want to enjoy your wedding without letting worry get in the way, here are some of our best tips for de-stressing before (and on) your big day! (more…)
Being a bridesmaid for one of your besties is a great honor and can be a real joy, as well. That said, it is also a job that can become quite expensive. From the dress and travel, to buying a gift for the happy couple, the costs of being a bridesmaid can add up quickly. Fortunately, we’ve got a few tips for helping to save money, that way you can rock it as a bridesmaid without losing sleep about what you’re spending!
Studies have recently shown that the cost of being a bridesmaid in America is at an all-time high. For ladies with lots of friends getting married in the near future, the costs can really start to add up and become downright daunting. If you want to be the ideal bridesmaid without going broke doing so, don’t worry. There are a few ways to save some money without sacrificing style, fun, or jeopardizing your friendship with the bride! After all, it will actually be a lot easier to enjoy wedding-related adventures and standing by your friend’s side, when you aren’t overwhelmed by all the money you’ve spent! (more…)
Is the one thing you are most excited about, now that you are officially a fiancé and wedding planning has begun, (besides marrying the man of your dreams obviously) wedding dress shopping with all your best girls? Dress shopping can be an incredible rite of passage, and for many the moment when she first feels like a bride. That said, it can also be a bit overwhelming, particularly if you head to the bridal shop without any idea of what you are hoping to find. By taking a few minutes to determine what styles you’re loving you can make this incredibly special shopping experience even more of a success. And to help get your bridal brainstorming started, these are the dress details we are absolutely loving for 2017! (more…)