Finding Small Ways To Make Your Ceremony Feel Magical

Professional Photo By: Meg Amorette Photography

The act of standing at the altar and sharing vows with your partner can certainly feel magical. With our splendid outdoor venues, you can rely on our Texas Hill Country landscape to add to the moment, and create a truly unforgettable experience. Of course, as with any special moment, the small details can be significant, or even crucial, to your ceremony. While the right decorations can set the mood of your event, this is only one feature of your wedding ceremony that can influence how people experience the moment you create a formal union with your partner. Your music choices, your vows, and even a few special additions to your procession can add to the magic of your event. (more…)

3 Things To Consider When Planning Your Reception Dinner

Professional Photo By: Ashley Nicole Affair

Your reception dinner can be a great evening for you and your brand new spouse, and for all of your guests. Bringing the people you love together gives you an opportunity to tell them how much they mean to you, and it lets you bring your two families together for a night. Your reception dinner can also be one of the more involved aspects of your wedding that you have to plan. After all, you have to look for just the right caterer, come up with your ideal menu, and work out the details of seating and serving. Fortunately, the right approach to planning can lead to great success with your wedding reception! (more…)

Plan Professional Wedding Photo Sessions At Our Venue!

Professional Photo By: Harper Blankenship

Our location in Texas Hill Country has given us the ability to provide some truly stunning backdrops for a couple’s wedding day. What you should know is that in addition to helping you enjoy beautiful pictures of your wedding, our surroundings can be ideal for important pre-wedding photos! We welcome couples who want to reserve time to visit us with a photographer, and have engagement or proposal photos taken. You can also use us for your bridal portraits! If you are trying to find the right person to handle photo and video services, we do provide information on experts you can work with in our Preferred Vendors List. (more…)

Create A Wonderful Fall Or Winter Wedding Experience

Professional Photo By: Urban Grey Photography

While some couples choose a wedding date with personal significance, you can find that choosing a specific time of year can help you come up with creative plans for your celebration. Choosing a wedding date during the fall or winter months can encourage you to make different style choices, and to come up with food and refreshment options your guests may not expect! Because the spring and summer months are often thought of as the traditional “wedding season,” these dates can go overlooked. When you plan a fall or winter wedding, you can defy expectations and create a celebration that feels unique! You can also find that talented wedding vendors have more availability during these periods. (more…)

3 Important Questions You Should Ask Your Wedding Venue

Professional Photo By: A. Gamble Photo

Few steps in wedding planning are as significant as finding the right venue for your special day! Our Texas Hill Country venues offer couples the chance to enjoy stunning outdoor ceremonies, and move on to conveniently located and lovely indoor areas for receptions. If you want to enjoy a successful wedding celebration, having the right information from your selected venue can be crucial. After all, your venue can dictate how much time you have to prepare for, and then celebrate, your wedding. You also need to determine how many people your space can hold before committing to your guest list. Because we offer spaces of varying size, and an accommodating general amenities package, we can make your experience easier than you might think possible! (more…)

Should You Make Plans To Decorate Your Altar?

Professional Photo By: Okushi Photography

How important are the decorations at your altar? When you and your partner stand in front of everyone, you can safely expect your guests’ eyes to be focused more on the two of you than on the surrounding space. With that said, the right decorations can frame you both beautifully, and create a magical scene for everyone in attendance. The look of your altar can also help create some truly magical photographs that you will want to preserve. With the natural beauty of our Texas Hill Country landscapes, your outdoor wedding ceremony venue can be decidedly lovely on its own. Adding a few pieces to your altar space can help elevate the space, and create a breathtaking visual! (more…)

Honoring Non-Immediate Family Members At Your Wedding

Professional Photo By: Tiffany Hofeldt Photography

Your immediate family members can have key roles in your wedding. The parents of both the bride and groom often provide some financial support to the couple, and may have a hand to play in wedding planning. You can have a sibling – or siblings – join you at the altar as part of your wedding party. What you might be less sure of is how to properly honor family members who fall just outside your immediate family. You can feel that your grandparents, cousins, and aunts and uncles deserve some recognition on your special day, even if you are unsure what that recognition should look like. You can find that with some relatively minor gestures, you can show them how much they mean to you! (more…)

Trying To Pick Your Wedding Colors? These Tips Can Help!

Professional Photo By: Regalia Photography

Few choices will shape the look of your wedding quite like your selection of wedding colors. The different colors you choose to highlight in your decorations can affect the formality of your decorations, and they can heavily influence the theme of your evening. If you want to create a cozy, autumnal vibe, rich red and orange hues can help. Are you interested in creating a fun, vibrant event? Bright and bold colors can be perfect for your occasion! With that said, you may be unsure of what you want to do for your wedding theme. In this instance, looking to the colors you love can help you work your way towards a cohesive design plan for your wedding decorations! (more…)

Celebrating In Style During A Smaller, More Intimate Wedding

Professional Photo By: Harper Blankenship

You can enjoy a truly grand wedding celebration with a smaller guest list! In fact, many couples prefer to limit the invitations they send out. By hosting a smaller wedding event, you can find it easier to interact with your guests, and let them know how much their attendance means to you on your special day. You can also find that the smaller turnout can encourage everyone to relax and enjoy a more intimate and less formal experience. Because we have different venue options couples can choose from, you can select the right space for a smaller wedding. (more…)

3 Fun Ways To Ask People To Be Your Bridesmaids

Professional Photo By: Holly Marie Photography

When you start planning your wedding, you can be particularly excited to select your bridesmaids, and your maid or matron of honor. After all, the people who stand with you at the altar provide important support before and at your wedding. This is also a chance to show the most important people in your life just how much they mean to you! Because this is an important role, many brides-to-be have started creating fun opportunities to invite people to join their wedding party. Making your request in style can help you show your party how much saying yes means to you, and how glad you are to have them with you on your special day. (more…)