Month: May 2016

Walk the Aisle with Confidence with These Simple Self-Care Tips

Here at Texas Old Town, we know all too well that wedding planning can feel stressful. Many brides get flustered while prepping for their trip down the aisle, because they want to stay healthy and look and feel their best, but it can be a struggle when they’re busy with work or school, and wedding… Read more »

Yay! You’re a Bridesmaid! Now What? Part Two

You’ve already been given the title of bridesmaid. You may even have purchased your hopefully lovely dress. Now come all the other wedding-related tasks you’ll be assigned as one of the bride’s closet friends, confidantes, and go-to girls on wedding day. If you want to be the best bridesmaid you can, it’s important to keep… Read more »

You’re a Bridesmaid! Now What? Part One

Has your friend recently become engaged, and already bestowed on you the honor of being one of her bridesmaids? If so, you are probably excited and honored to stand by the bride’s side when her big day comes, but you might also be feeling a bit nervous, especially if you have never been in a… Read more »

Don’t Miss the Summer Bridal Sale and Fair at Texas Old Town

Are you looking for a great excuse for a girls’ day out, this summer? Have you recently become engaged, or started planning your upcoming wedding? Are you currently experiencing sticker shock at the cost of wedding gowns, table decorations, and other essentials for your big day? (Or, are you tired of seeing your once-used wedding… Read more »

Essentials for a Southern, Summer Wedding: Part Two

Sure, it’s going to get hot out there. The south is notorious for providing sweltering heat all summer long. But that doesn’t mean it is impossible to host a gorgeous, stylish, and relatively sweat-free wedding ceremony in June, July or even August. Like any outdoor wedding, a summer wedding just requires some special planning to help… Read more »

Essentials for a Southern, Summer Wedding: Part One

Do you consider yourself a summer girl? Have you always loved spending summer breaks exploring the great outdoors, lounging beach side or hitting the open road? If so, you may have your heart set on a summer wedding, either in your hometown or at one of your favorite travel destinations, like Austin, Texas, for example…. Read more »

How Much Is Enough? Planning Your Wedding Budget: Part Two

Once you, your fiancé and your families have established a total budget, it is time to start breaking down how that money will best be spent. There are many helpful resources online, with suggestions what percentage of your wedding budget should go towards your reception, your flowers, etc. However you choose to allocate your funds,… Read more »

How Much Is Enough? Planning Your Wedding Budget: Part One

You’ve got the ring on your left hand, and more importantly your dream guy by your side. Now it’s time to let the wedding planning fun begin! First things first, you will need to establish a wedding budget. And while this may sound like a daunting task, it doesn’t have to be stressful or scary…. Read more »

Festive Flourishes for Decorating Your Wedding Venue

Now that many of the important decisions have been made, the fun can really begin. Choosing decorations for your wedding ceremony and reception may feel like a treat, or a chore, depending on how you feel about decorating in general. But for many brides it is primarily a matter of determining what will create the… Read more »

Give Your Girls the Gift of Dresses They Really Will Wear Again: Part Two

As a down-to-earth bride, or one actively working to avoid Bridezilla territory as you embark on wedding planning, you probably care a lot about how your girls feel in their bridesmaids’ dresses. After all, you want them to look and feel beautiful on your wedding day. But how do you do that? Well first, it’s… Read more »