Month: February 2016

Stumped By the Seating Chart? Our Planning Tool Can Help!

Stressed about where everyone should sit at your wedding reception? Like guest lists, creating seating charts can be a lot more labor intensive than fun. Fortunately, at Texas Old Town, we have provided a wonderful seating planner tool that can make mapping out your rustic reception much simpler and far less stressful. After all, you… Read more »

Smart Ways to Choose Your Wedding Color Scheme

Stumped what kind of colors you want to incorporate into your wedding day? There are lots of fun ways to figure out a fresh color story for your day. Sure, you could look at wedding magazines or online inspiration, but we think it can be even more fun to get inspired by fashion favorites, Mother… Read more »

Is a Backyard Wedding Really Right for You?

Maybe it’s thanks to the classic chick flick, Father of the Bride, or just fond memories playing in tree houses, catching fireflies and watching the hydrangeas bloom in the spring. But whatever the reason, many little girls dream of someday marrying the love of their life in a simple yet beautiful backyard ceremony. Unfortunately sometimes… Read more »

Tips for When Wedding Planning Feels Awesome, But Overwhelming

Though not all would admit it publicly, many brides have a general idea of what they would like their wedding to look like, before their lucky groom has even popped the question. Unfortunately, when it comes time to actually start planning a real life wedding, it can be overwhelming trying to organize all those dreams… Read more »

What to Give Your Girlfriend This Valentine’s Day: Part Two

Yesterday we shared a few gift ideas for those of you wanting to give your girlfriends jewelry this Valentine’s Day! But what if jewelry isn’t really her style, or you want to give her something else, instead? Well today we’re sharing alternatives to traditional flowers, and other thoughtful gift ideas that won’t break the bank…. Read more »

What to Give Your Girlfriend This Valentine’s Day: Part One

Sure candies and flowers are nice, but there has to be some other way to show the one you love just how much you adore her, right, especially on February 14th? After all, just because she’s allergic to roses or on a strict no-chocolate diet, doesn’t mean you can’t still let her know you care… Read more »

Tips on Giving Gifts Guests Will Actually Enjoy

Sure, your wedding will be its own reward, a fun and entertaining night for all, complete with cake, champagne toasts and dancing. But most brides and grooms still want a special way to thank their guests for attending the wedding day of their dreams. After all, what’s a fairytale ceremony without loved ones there to… Read more »

What You Really Want on Your Wedding Registry

Few activities during wedding planning will be as team building, or downright fun, as setting up your wedding registries! (Although we think choosing a wedding venue is pretty fun, too!) Unfortunately in their excitement at holding a scanner gun, or online “shopping” to their hearts’ content, many couples end up opening a lot of gifts… Read more »

What to Wear and Where to Take Engagement Photos? Part Two

He finally popped the question, and you said an elated “Yes!” Now comes the fun part. Yes; you’ll need to plan your wedding, but before that comes an engagement session. This is a chance to celebrate your unique connection, and to show off that new ring to all your friends. After booking a photographer, you… Read more »

What to Wear and Where to Take Engagement Photos? Part One

Once you’ve excitedly shared the news that you’re engaged, you may hurry into the fun work of planning your dream wedding. But in your haste to get to the altar, don’t forget to schedule engagement photos. An engagement session is a great opportunity to celebrate this special season in your life. After all, you only… Read more »