Category: Wedding Planning

Five Southern Traditions All Couples Should Consider! Part Two

Wedding planning becomes a lot more fun when you choose to only to adhere to the “rules” that resonate with you, and to take longstanding traditions and make them all your own! And whether you’re a Southern bride, or just inspired by their classic taste, here are some of our favorite wedding traditions that we’re sure… Read more »

Five Southern Traditions All Couples Should Consider! Part One

Who doesn’t want to host an effortlessly glamorous wedding? And no one masters that combination quite like the quintessential Southern bride! Fortunately you don’t have to live south of the Mason-Dixon Line, to host a fabulous, Southern-inspired wedding. Here are five of our favorite traditions that any couple, regardless of geography, can incorporate into their… Read more »

Do You Really Want a DIY Wedding? Part Two

Still on the fence about whether or not a DIY wedding is really right for you? If the mere mention of “fence” has you dreaming up creative woodworking projects, then chances are, a DIY wedding is right up your alley. On the other hand, if you love the DIY ideas you have seen on Pinterest… Read more »

Do You Really Want a DIY Wedding? Part One

Since the birth of Pinterest, more brides than ever have taken it upon themselves to DIY their weddings. From hand-stamped invitations to self-made bouquets, home-cooked wedding favors, to carefully painted signage, DIY weddings are a chance for creative brides (and grooms!) to really flex their artistic muscles and to showcase their various skills. But while… Read more »

How to Shine on a Cloudy Day: Part Two

Sure, it’s good to have an indoor venue rented for your wedding day, in case of rain. But what else can you do to make sure you get hitched, without a hitch, so to speak? There are actually several simple steps you can take, to ensure you enjoy your wedding day, regardless of whether or… Read more »

How to Shine on a Cloudy Day: Part One

Imagine this. The alarm rings and you’re actually excited to hop out of bed. Because it’s finally your wedding day, a milestone you’ve been dreaming about your whole life! Yay! Only you wake up to find there’s a 90 percent chance of rain. For many brides this sounds like a nightmare, but that doesn’t have… Read more »

Think Small! Why We Love Small Guest Lists

Did you look at that growing guests list and start to feel gloom. Many modern couples don’t want large or traditionally lavish events. They want a more intimate gathering that’s reflective of their lifestyles, in the form of slightly casual and extremely comfortable weddings and receptions. At Texas Old Town, we have several venues to… Read more »

Are You In or Out? Exploring Wedding Venue Options

Sometimes the hardest part of choosing a wedding date and venue is actually just determining if the event should be indoors or outdoors, or both. Since most couples schedule their weddings months or even years in advance, it’s impossible to determine what the weather will be like on the day of the ceremony. So how… Read more »

Say ‘Yes’ to a Weekday Wedding

Brides and grooms may typically think “weekend!” when it comes to weddings. Lots of couples also plan their events around the big holidays, like Thanksgiving and Christmas. But weekends aren’t the only times it’s possible, or even practical, to say “I do.” And some holidays actually lend themselves as perfect occasions for wedding celebrations. In… Read more »

Fall in Love with the Idea of an Autumn Wedding

It’s no secret that we’re in love with fall weddings, around here. The beautiful foliage, the cocoa bars (and custom autumnal cocktails), the excuse to cuddle, what’s not to love? Warming weather may currently have you thinking spring, but this is actually a perfect time to start planning your fall wedding! From gorgeous leaves-inspired color… Read more »