Category: Wedding Trends

3 Twists You Can Put On The Classic Wedding Reception

You can create a terrific evening for your guests at your wedding reception. After your ceremony concludes, your reception allows guests to meet each other, reconnect, or just bond over celebrating your special day. Of course, there are still a few formal moments to enjoy, with the cutting of the cake, toasts, and your first… Read more »

Providing A Great Cocktail Hour For Your Guests

The time between your ceremony and reception will often be used to take photos of the wedding party. This can keep you busy, but your guests may be in need of some activity to occupy their time while you create these lasting moments. Many couples have enjoyed success using a cocktail hour to entertain everyone… Read more »

Should You Let Your Bridesmaids Wear Different Dresses?

The tradition of having bridesmaids wear an identical dress is something many couples still hold to, but there is an increasing trend for the bride to allow some diversity in their attire. Having all of your bridesmaids in the same dress is a longstanding tradition, and it can help give your bridal party a unified… Read more »

Can You Create Your Own Decorations For Your Wedding?

Creating DIY wedding decorations has become a popular trend with many couples. With the right resources, and a knack for taking on craft projects, you could create your own table centerpieces, decorative signs, and even create your own table linings and cloths. Texas Old Town is proud to support those brides who are keen to… Read more »

Inspiration For Your Guest Book

Couples will use their guest book to create a lasting record of everyone who was able to attend their special day. Traditionally, a guest book provides a space to log their attendance, which can be taken home by the bride and groom. Of course, as people continue to find exciting new spins on their wedding… Read more »

What If I Don’t Want A Seating Chart For My Reception?

Is a seating chart always necessary for a wedding reception? There are certain advantages you can enjoy from setting up where everyone sits during the reception, but a chart is not mandatory. You may prefer to let people exercise freedom when it comes to where they sit. If you have a more intimate celebration, you… Read more »

Dressing Your Groom (And The Groomsmen)

It may not be as memorable as the wedding gown worn by the bride, but the right outfit for the groom is still of high importance. Many people assume that the only appropriate outfit for a groom, and his groomsman, is a traditional tuxedo. However, you can make adjustments to this classic look. You may… Read more »

Should I Go Trendy Or Timeless For My Wedding Look?

You have no shortage of options when it comes to your wedding look, but many brides want to pursue a timeless look on their special day. An iconic, classic white bridal gown can create a memorable look, but you may want to pursue something that says more about you as an individual. You can certainly… Read more »

Why Many Couples Prefer An Off-Season Wedding

While some couples will stick to tradition, and seek a date for their wedding that falls squarely in “wedding season,” many will explore off-season options. Off-season weddings are weddings that take place during the time of year where fewer weddings are taking place. This is often in the beginning of the year, between January and… Read more »

Making Sure Your Bridal Look Fits Your Personal Style

Your personal style deserves to be showcased on your wedding day. Much of that style will be present in the way you decorate your ceremony and reception spaces. Of course, you can also use your wedding day look to celebrate what you love about your personal fashion preferences. If you feel that the traditional bridal… Read more »