Saying I do should be an easy thing to do, but finding a venue is sometimes not as easy. There are so many venues out there, and finding the right one for your big day can come with a lot of picture searching, time researching and oftentimes, constant back & forth questions with the venue team. So we’ve narrowed down the top questions to ask your potential venues - to make your search less stressful, more enjoyable, and overall successful.
Wedding planning comes with an extensive checklist of things to do and one of the most daunting tasks of them all is to get that marriage license! Yes, it’s a simple piece of paperwork, but it’s the single most important document that legally states your marriage and in order for your marriage to be considered in Texas, you’ll need to obtain a license. Timing is important here, and there’s a few things you need to know, and you’ll need to bring in order to acquire. Not sure where to start? Here’s what you need to know before you go, and then it’s one more item you can check off your to-do list!
Congratulations, you’ve said yes to the dress! A lot of brides have dreamed of their wedding dress before they have even found the one they want to marry! But before the gown fits perfectly, you’ll most likely need some sort of alternations to personalize the dress to fit every curve of your body.
Where do you start? How much time before the big day do you need to begin the alteration process? What happens if you lose or gain weight before the wedding? Here’s some alteration advice and guidelines to follow to get that dress fitting like a glove!
One of the most asked questions we receive about planning a wedding is "What is considered the average cost for a wedding in Austin?" We wish we could give you a straight answer, but it varies quite a bit since every wedding is a custom event. Some people might want to splurge while others want to cut costs. The cost of a wedding can change drastically based on different factors. The guest count, the day, the place, the vendors, are all examples of factors that can make quite the difference. It's your big day and your budget, so we polled all the most successful vendors in the Austin wedding industry to compile the averages for you.
Wedding flowers are the main staple to completing your big day's vision. They provide elegance and glamour, a pop of color, a familiar fresh scent, and they can come with a little bit of sticker shock when shopping. So what can you do with all of the flowers after you’ve said “I Do”? Here are 13 creative ways we recommend when it comes to getting the most out of those beauties!
It's the best and the worst; it's that bittersweet feeling that your night is over, your last song was played, and all of your guests are outside of your venue while your getaway car awaits. It has come to an end, but that doesn't mean you need to dodge your drunk friends with 4 sparklers in each hand! We compiled a list of unique & unforgettable send-off items that your photographer won't want to miss capturing! Here's a way to get creative and step outside of the sparkler box!
It’s no secret that planning a wedding can be a monumental task. One would think that hiring a professional to plan your big day would be a no-brainer, but this isn’t always the case. Sometimes DIY sounds like a fun project to take on and spending as little money as possible is the name of the game! Friends or family members may sound like a great, cost-effective option; I mean they're offering, so hypothetically why wouldn't you take all of the help that you can get? In the wedding industry - you get what you pay for. Let us explain why having a zero dollar cost planner could have a more negative effect on your big day than you anticipated.
Rehearsal dinners have been taking place for about as long as weddings have been happening, but who says they have to take place at a restaurant? And who says they have be to be during dinner time? Your wedding weekend should be all about the two of you, your favorite people, your favorite activities, and your favorite foods + drinks. "Rehearsal dinners" are for meeting both families, making new friends, letting your mother-in-law do her thing, wearing a cocktail dress, getting the toasts or roasts out of the way, and hopefully calming some nerves before the big day. Here are some non-traditional, non-restaurant rehearsal dinner ideas that have our brides thinking outside of the box!