Should You Be Involved In Planning Pre-Wedding Events?

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You obviously want as much input as possible when it comes to planning your wedding. After all, this is a celebration of your love, and a once-in-a-lifetime experience for you and your partner. While the opportunity to bring your vision for your wedding day to life can be exciting, it can also feel daunting. Fortunately, your family and your bridesmaids are available for help, especially when it comes to managing pre-wedding events. While you can provide insights into what you would like from moments like your bridal shower, and your bachelorette party, you should feel confident that the people in your life can take the lead on organizing these events. (more…)

Making Sure Your Hair And Makeup Trials Are Productive

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Your hair and makeup styles will play a big part in impacting your complete wedding look. Professional stylists are typically hired to take care of these matters. After all, a wedding day can be stressful, and it can be a relief to know that someone is lending their expertise to help your preparations move smoothly. Before your stylist or stylists work with you on your special day, a trial session will take place. During that meeting, you can figure out how you want to look for your wedding, and they can determine what they need to do to make that happen. (more…)

How Can I Tell If A Vendor Is Right For My Wedding?

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Having the support of the right people can make your wedding day easier to plan. Normally, you can think about “support” in terms of your friends and family, who can provide advice, encouragement, and sympathetic ears when needed. With that said, remember that you will also want to have good relationships with your wedding vendors. The right wedding vendors can lend support, and help you turn your plans for your wedding into a reality. Texas Old Town can provide you with a list of vendors who have helped other couples celebrate in style. Of course, you also have the option of taking on some tasks yourself, particularly if you want your wedding to show off a DIY spirit. (more…)

Preparing For The Unexpected On Your Wedding Day

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With all the planning you put into creating your perfect wedding day, you should feel confident that everything will go well. Unfortunately, unexpected situations can interfere with the most detailed efforts, which is why you should think about how you can prepare for the unforeseen. As much as you might want to take on every challenge that arises yourself, you should consider passing day-of responsibilities to a trusted bridesmaid, or family member. That way, you can focus on preparing for your walk down the aisle. Fortunately, you can also count on our support, as our standard amenities package includes the presence of an on-site manager during your celebration. (more…)

Selecting The Right Decorations For Your Wedding Day

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The venue you select for your wedding day can have an important role to play in creating the atmosphere you want for your special day. With that said, you can understandably have an interest in making your space feel as personal as possible. With the right wedding decorations, you can personalize your ceremony and reception spaces, and create an atmosphere that feels unique to your event. You can rely on the services of a professional decorator to create your look, or rely on DIY wedding decorations. You can even use our All-Inclusive Wedding Package to ensure your decorations are ready for you when you arrive for your wedding! (more…)

Placing Guests With Kids At Your Wedding Reception

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While you can look forward to planning a wedding reception your adult guests love, you may have a harder time figuring out what to do with the youngest guests at your wedding. Your seating chart can help you tend to families in attendance. Keeping kids too far apart can lead to them feeling restless, and eager to look for playmates during your event. When you keep them closer together, and provide a table for their entertainment, you can improve their experience, and the experience of their parents. Texas Old Town offers venue spaces of varying size, so you can find the right room to welcome everyone at your wedding! (more…)

Different Style Options For Your Groom And Groomsmen

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Dressing up your groom may not be the biggest wardrobe choice for your wedding, but you obviously want the person standing at the altar with you to look terrific. Just as different weddings have different levels of formality, your groom and groomsmen can show off different styles to suit your event. For example, if you want to host an intimate, rustic wedding with DIY wedding decorations, you may find that a traditional tuxedo feels out of place. Once you know what you want from your wedding experience, look for menswear that can best fit your plans. You can also take practical concerns, like the expected weather during your wedding, into account. (more…)

Finding The Right Space For Your Intimate Wedding

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While people can host large wedding parties, many brides prefer the idea of an intimate celebration. You may feel that a smaller gathering of people you feel close to can make the day feel more special. It can also be easier for you to interact with everyone when you keep your guest list short. Texas Old Town offers venues that work well for larger celebrations, but we also provide space for people who want to host a more intimate gathering. You can find that any space you choose will offer you a lovely setting, and include great amenities. (more…)

Do We Need To Take Our Honeymoon Right After Our Wedding?

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The end of your wedding will not mark the end of your efforts to celebrate your decision to marry your partner. After all, you could be moving straight from your celebration to your honeymoon, where you can enjoy some much-deserved rest and relaxation. While many people choose to keep their honeymoon as close to their wedding event as possible, you might hesitate to go through with this plan. You can certainly put some distance between your wedding celebration, and your honeymoon. In fact, the extra space can give you time to breathe, and offer up more time to handle basic post-wedding activities, like opening and storing your wedding gifts. (more…)

Using Online Tools To Help You With Your Wedding Planning

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Our reliance on modern online tools has changed many different aspects of our lives. Wedding planning has certainly been impacted by technology. While they can certainly feel universal today, the wedding website is still a relatively new aspect of wedding planning. With that said, you may have some uncertainty around what you should do with your website, or with the other online resources available to you. While it can be tempting to lean on the convenience of paperless digital wedding planning options, remember that some people can have a harder time using them. You can also find that online invitations and RSVPs can feel less formal, which may put them at odds with your overall wedding vision. (more…)