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What’s the current wedding decor trend? How do you create the perfect seating chart? We keep our finger on the pulse of what’s new in the world of events on our blog.

Asking Someone To Officiate Your Wedding

Asking Someone To Officiate Your Wedding

06/01/2021

While the officiant has often been seen as a formal position, many couples now choose to have a friend or family member oversee their exchange of vows during the wedding ceremony. There is one big advantage to doing this, which is that someone who knows ...

Final Preparations On Your Wedding Day

Final Preparations On Your Wedding Day

05/28/2021

As busy as you are in the months before your wedding, there will be plenty of tasks to complete on the day itself. Those day-of preparations include laying out decorations, making sure vendors arrive on time and prepared, and ensuring that your cake, bev ...

The Right Fashion For Your Outdoor Wedding

The Right Fashion For Your Outdoor Wedding

05/27/2021

While some couples have a clear vision of what they should wear during their wedding, many others will need time to think about their ideal look. A few key early decisions can help you narrow your options. Setting your budget and deciding on the formalit ...

Finding Your Ideal Wedding Colors

Finding Your Ideal Wedding Colors

05/26/2021

Whether you want to host something formal, or you prefer to keep your event casual, your wedding should maintain a consistent look and theme. How can you make sure you maintain that consistency? One way to unify your decorations and spaces is to rely on ...

Tips For Maintaining A Lively Reception

Tips For Maintaining A Lively Reception

05/25/2021

With the right time and effort - and the right venue - you can create a magical wedding ceremony for yourself and your partner. The reception, like the ceremony, is guided by many traditional moments (though you can choose to pass on the ones you feel le ...

Finding The Right Wedding Photographer

Finding The Right Wedding Photographer

05/24/2021

Throughout your engagement period, you will do important work to create your dream wedding celebration. When you special day arrives, you should have someone on hand who can capture the beauty of the event, as well as your excitement over joining your pa ...

How Parents Fit Into Wedding Plans

How Parents Fit Into Wedding Plans

05/21/2021

Your parents and your partner's parents can all express joy over the announcement of your engagement. A wedding brings together more than just two people as your bond also connects your respective families. In the past, there was a set expectation that t ...

Tips For Personalizing Your Wedding Space

Tips For Personalizing Your Wedding Space

05/20/2021

While the right wedding venue can be crucial to creating the look and atmosphere you want for your event, your decorative touches will help make your space feel truly personal. If you are looking for ways to make sure your celebration feels appropriate f ...

Decorating The Altar For Your Ceremony

Decorating The Altar For Your Ceremony

05/19/2021

What will your guests see when they gaze at your altar? When you and your partner stand before your officiant and exchange vows, you can safely assume that everyone's focus will be on the two of you. Although everyone in attendance will have their attent ...

Deciding On The Size Of Your Guest List

Deciding On The Size Of Your Guest List

05/18/2021

For some couples, a wedding celebration will feel incomplete without a large group of people to share their moment. For others, the right event is one that limits turnout so that only those they feel truly close to are in attendance. It may not surprise ...

Deciding When Your Wedding Should Occur

Deciding When Your Wedding Should Occur

05/17/2021

While some couples want to set a wedding date that is close to when they became engaged, others will choose to stretch out their engagement time to make planning less taxing. Either option is acceptable, but in either scenario you should take care to thi ...

Dressing Your Wedding Party Members

Dressing Your Wedding Party Members

05/14/2021

You need to think about more than just what attire you and your partner should wear at your wedding. The happy couple is also responsible for choosing what their wedding party members will have on during the big day. This can be a less difficult choice t ...

Deciding On Your Wedding Day Look

Deciding On Your Wedding Day Look

05/13/2021

When it comes to completing a bridal look for the wedding day, the right gown is just one of many important choices. Wedding style choices also include matters that concern what accessories to show off, and what kind of hair and makeup style might be rig ...

Identifying The Right Wedding Venue

Identifying The Right Wedding Venue

05/12/2021

There are certain decisions you should make early in the wedding planning process. Selecting a date and theme will be important, and determining your budget will be important as well. Another important decision iswhereyou wish to wed. Texas Old Town of ...

Misconceptions About The First Dance

Misconceptions About The First Dance

05/11/2021

Is the first dance meant to be an elaborate event, or can you do something more traditional? At what point in your wedding reception should this event take place? You may have already seen viral moments from weddings where the happy couple decided to do ...

Crafting Vows For Your Wedding Ceremony

Crafting Vows For Your Wedding Ceremony

05/10/2021

Your marriage celebrates your decision to spend the rest of your life with your partner, but it also presents an opportunity to share what your relationship so far has meant to you. One way to express your feelings is to pen your own vows to share during ...

Creating A Magical Outdoor Wedding Event

Creating A Magical Outdoor Wedding Event

05/07/2021

The idea of an outdoor wedding appeals to many couples. It can be easy to see why when you marvel at the Texas Hill Country landscapes at Texas Old Town, which provide a wealth of stunning backdrops for ceremonies as well as photo sessions. Your natural ...

Tips For Planning Your Reception Dinner

Tips For Planning Your Reception Dinner

05/06/2021

While there is more to your wedding reception than your dinner, providing a meal for your guests is certainly an important part of the evening! As you think about what to serve and how to serve it, remember that your decisions help influence the tone of ...

Important Early Wedding Planning Decisions

Important Early Wedding Planning Decisions

05/05/2021

Taking time to celebrate your relationship change after becoming engaged is certainly allowed - after all, this is a moment worth cherishing! The time you can take for this before beginning to plan is up to you, though you should act more quickly if you ...

Is A Seating Chart Always Necessary?

Is A Seating Chart Always Necessary?

05/04/2021

The creation of a seating chart can be a less glamorous part of wedding planning, but it is often important. With that said, you may have been to more than one wedding that did away with the chart entirely, instead letting guests choose where they sit. W ...

Involving Your Family In Wedding Planning

Involving Your Family In Wedding Planning

05/03/2021

Your wedding vision expresses something about who you are, and it helps you start married life on a stylish note! While your choice should be made based on what you and your partner want for your special day, family members - particularly parents - are o ...

Accommodating Your Youngest Wedding Guests

Accommodating Your Youngest Wedding Guests

04/30/2021

The different people in attendance for your wedding can marvel at different aspects of your event. While you should focus largely on what you want for your special day, couples who plan weddings that welcome kids may want to consider how they can keep th ...

Choosing And Conveying Your Wedding Theme

Choosing And Conveying Your Wedding Theme

04/29/2021

You will have several important choices to make when it comes time to determine the look of your wedding ceremony and reception spaces. The theme you choose to plan around will help narrow your options and give you a consistent vision for how to bring yo ...

Welcoming Guests Before The Ceremony

Welcoming Guests Before The Ceremony

04/28/2021

When your guests begin to arrive on your wedding day, they can marvel at the Texas Hill Country landscape made available for your ceremony at Texas Old Town. Even though you and your partner will not be available to welcome them directly, you can have pe ...

Common Questions About The Reception

Common Questions About The Reception

04/27/2021

Whether you want to do something traditional or less conventional, you may find yourself with several questions about how you should plan your wedding reception. This portion of your event will take up much of your evening, and it serves as an opportunit ...

Photo Opportunities For The Happy Couple

Photo Opportunities For The Happy Couple

04/26/2021

When you hire a wedding photographer, you ensure someone with an expert eye is on hand to capture the many memorable moments that occur in the course of your celebration. The pictures that you receive can become part of your new, shared home's decoration ...

Sending Invitations And Save-The-Dates

Sending Invitations And Save-The-Dates

04/23/2021

Not long after your engagement, you can share your happy news with everyone in your life. When the date of your wedding starts to approach, you will need to formally let people know that you want them on hand when you exchange vows with your partner. The ...

Shaping Your Ceremony Sequence Of Events

Shaping Your Ceremony Sequence Of Events

04/22/2021

Even if you want to host a less traditional wedding ceremony, there are several important events that will happen during your event. A speech from your wedding officiant can take place, and guests will certainly look forward to hearing you and your partn ...

Who Should I Ask To Be A Bridesmaid?

Who Should I Ask To Be A Bridesmaid?

04/21/2021

When you start selecting people to serve as bridesmaids, you can have certain individuals you know belong in your party. With that said, a confident bride-to-be can encounter unexpected difficulties as they work out who to ask. You may find that you have ...

What To Do When Your Ceremony Ends

What To Do When Your Ceremony Ends

04/20/2021

Texas Old Town provides stunning outdoor settings for wedding ceremonies. During your outdoor ceremony, you can find yourself surrounded by friends, family, and a beautiful Texas Hill Country landscape as you exchange vows. Before your night ends, you an ...

Helpful Information On Pre-Wedding Events

Helpful Information On Pre-Wedding Events

04/19/2021

Before you celebrate your wedding, you will have several opportunities to share your excitement over your upcoming celebration with friends and family members. The events that take place before your special day can bring in different people, and celebrat ...

Working With A Shorter Engagement Period

Working With A Shorter Engagement Period

04/16/2021

How much time do you really need to plan the wedding of your dreams? While a shorter engagement period can present challenges, there are compelling reasons for some couples to spend less time organizing and arranging everything for their celebration. Eve ...

Using DIY Decorations For Your Wedding

Using DIY Decorations For Your Wedding

04/15/2021

The decorations you choose for your wedding do more than just help you establish your theme or set your celebration apart from others held at one your venue. Your choices regarding the look of your event, and the style you put on display, speaks to who y ...

Should We Work With A Wedding Planner?

Should We Work With A Wedding Planner?

04/13/2021

Wedding planning can take a considerable amount of time and effort, as well as important attention to detail. Whether you are someone who loves to stay organized, or a person who tends to struggle to keep up with their different responsibilities, prepari ...

Providing Music For Your Wedding Event

Providing Music For Your Wedding Event

04/12/2021

Throughout your wedding day, guests can expect to hear music. In addition to playing songs to keep the dance floor lively, you can also use it during important points throughout your ceremony. Improvements in technology make it easy to bring in your own ...

Asking People To Join Your Wedding Party

Asking People To Join Your Wedding Party

04/09/2021

While all of your wedding guests are special, the people who serve in your wedding party earn places of honor by taking part in the event as well as important pre-wedding activities. As exciting as it can be to ask people close to you to join your weddin ...

Hosting An Entertaining Reception

Hosting An Entertaining Reception

04/08/2021

Your outdoor wedding ceremony can be a touching and beautiful moment. As important as the ceremony is to your event, your reception is significant as well! In addition to lasting longer, the reception is your opportunity to directly interact with the gue ...

Stylish Groomswear For Outdoor Weddings

Stylish Groomswear For Outdoor Weddings

04/07/2021

By choosing to host your wedding ceremony outdoors, you can create a visually stunning celebration that wows your guest. Texas Old Town provides access to stunning Texas Hill Country landscapes that can make an event feel truly magical. In many ways, pla ...

Were Engaged! What Do We Do Next?

Were Engaged! What Do We Do Next?

04/06/2021

After a successful proposal, a happy couple can enjoy sharing the news of their engagement to the people closest to them. Of course, not long after this, you will have to begin crafting your plan for a wedding! While this can be exciting, it can also fee ...

Planning A Formal Wedding Reception

Planning A Formal Wedding Reception

04/05/2021

Will it be difficult for you to plan a formal wedding event? With the right venue setting and support, you can create an event that is connected to tradition and ready to impress your guests! With our Texas Hill Country surroundings, you can plan a forma ...

Planning A Daytime Wedding Event

Planning A Daytime Wedding Event

04/02/2021

A daytime wedding can be a lovely way to show off your outdoor setting. The sunshine can enliven our Texas Hill Country surroundings and give you warmth, light, and ample color during your ceremony. It can also be the motivation you need to make some les ...

Take Beautiful First Look Photos At Your Outdoor Venue!

Take Beautiful First Look Photos At Your Outdoor Venue!

04/01/2021

When couples take first look photos, they can capture more than just the moment of the bridal gown's reveal. They take stunning images of the happy couple just before they walk down the aisle, which can result in images that both of you cherish. This ses ...

What Should We Do To Personalize An Outdoor Altar Space?

What Should We Do To Personalize An Outdoor Altar Space?

03/31/2021

Couples who express interest in outdoor wedding ceremonies can look forward to celebrating their love while surrounded by natural beauty. All of our Texas Old Town venues provide access to gorgeous Texas Hill Country landscapes. Because of this, you can ...

Are You Really Ready To Finalize Your Guest List?

Are You Really Ready To Finalize Your Guest List?

03/30/2021

Choosing who you will invite to your wedding can be difficult, particularly if you want to keep your gathering on the small side. You and your partner will have plenty of people you wish to invite, and you can also have people your parents want to includ ...

Establishing A Timeline Of Wedding Planning Tasks

Establishing A Timeline Of Wedding Planning Tasks

03/29/2021

After becoming engaged, you and your partner can have a great time informing your family members and closest friends of the news. When you are done revealing your new relationship status to the people in your life, you can confront an important task - ac ...

Planning The Dining Experience At Your Wedding Reception

Planning The Dining Experience At Your Wedding Reception

03/26/2021

Your wedding reception is about more than just the meal you serve your guests. However, that meal is certainly an important part of the evening! Providing food and refreshments is part of hosting, but it also shows gratitude to your friends and family me ...

How To Create Wedding Magic During Your First Dance

How To Create Wedding Magic During Your First Dance

03/25/2021

The first dance tends to be one of the first events during a wedding reception. It can take place soon after your guests find their seats, or it can wait until after dinner is served (but before the dance floor officially opens). Your time together on th ...

How Should We Use Our Wedding Website?

How Should We Use Our Wedding Website?

03/24/2021

From the moment you share the news of your engagement, you can have friends and family members excited for the details of your wedding. Of course, it would be difficult to keep up with all of those questions while also trying to plan your wedding! Fortun ...

Choosing Your Wedding Officiant For Your Ceremony

Choosing Your Wedding Officiant For Your Ceremony

03/23/2021

Your officiant for your wedding ceremony sets the tone for your gathering, and ensures that everything proceeds properly. While hired officiants remain popular, this is a role that many couples fill with a close friend or family member. You should give y ...

How Important Is Your Choice Of Wedding Colors?

How Important Is Your Choice Of Wedding Colors?

03/22/2021

There are certain early decisions to make regarding your wedding that will impact many of your choices at a later time. One important early choice is what colors to showcase at your event. The right colors will help you convey your theme and tone, it wil ...

3 Things To Do Before Your Wedding Ceremony Begins

3 Things To Do Before Your Wedding Ceremony Begins

03/19/2021

The time you spend planning your wedding will help you ensure that everything is in place for you to truly enjoy your special day. With that said, there are some tasks that you will have to address on the day itself, making the hours before your celebrat ...

Planning Your Departure From Your Wedding Reception

Planning Your Departure From Your Wedding Reception

03/18/2021

Your wedding can be a magical and unforgettable experience, but (unfortunately) it has to end sometime. Traditionally, the happy couple will depart in a grand and stylish fashion, which lets the guests know that the reception is coming to an end. To give ...

Stylish Dress Tips For The Groom And Groomsmen

Stylish Dress Tips For The Groom And Groomsmen

03/17/2021

The bridal gown is the attire that typically receives the most attention, but that does not mean the groom's attire should be an afterthought! There are several reasons to take the groom's clothing choices seriously. You want them to wear something that ...

Questions You May Have About The Role Of Ushers In Weddings

Questions You May Have About The Role Of Ushers In Weddings

03/16/2021

There are many roles that you need to fill before your wedding takes place. A few of these positions, like the officiant for your ceremony, can be filled by professionals. The ushers selected for a wedding tend to be people you are close to. Like the wed ...

3 Things To Greet Your Guests With Before The Ceremony

3 Things To Greet Your Guests With Before The Ceremony

03/15/2021

You and your partner will be busy preparing yourselves for the start of your wedding ceremony. While your guests understand this and can expect you to be out of sight when they arrive, you should still have some measures in place to properly greet them. ...

Special Centerpieces You Can Feature At Your Wedding

Special Centerpieces You Can Feature At Your Wedding

03/12/2021

The centerpieces created for your wedding decorations will have important parts to play in unifying the look of your event. Because these pieces tend to be so prominent, it is important to make sure they closely fit the theme for your wedding, and that y ...

Tips To Keep Your Reception Dance Floor Fun And Lively

Tips To Keep Your Reception Dance Floor Fun And Lively

03/11/2021

Throughout the course of your wedding, different moments will hold guests' attention. After the ceremony concludes, your wedding reception will keep everyone entertained for the remainder of your event. While some of the activity during your reception is ...

Picking Wedding Attire That Fits Your Theme

Picking Wedding Attire That Fits Your Theme

03/10/2021

What should you wear to your wedding? Couples should put time and effort into the search for their ideal attire. Brides should begin their search for a gown many months in advance of their date, as these dresses tend to require at least one alteration. W ...

Finding Answers To Difficult Seating Chart Questions

Finding Answers To Difficult Seating Chart Questions

03/09/2021

Why is it so common for couples to create seating charts for their wedding receptions? Under many circumstances, seating charts provide many benefits. They can prevent delays in starting your reception, they ensure there is space for everyone, and they c ...

We Have Helpful Tips For Couples Crafting Their Wedding Vows

We Have Helpful Tips For Couples Crafting Their Wedding Vows

03/08/2021

By choosing to craft your own wedding vows for your ceremony, you make time and space in your event to share your personal feelings about your partner, and take a moment to share why you are excited to spend your life with them. In other words, this crea ...

What Wedding Toasts Add To Your Reception

What Wedding Toasts Add To Your Reception

03/05/2021

During the wedding ceremony, you and your partner will have the opportunity to share your commitment to each other. By penning your own wedding vows for the ceremony, you can share a personal statement about what makes you so excited to enter into your m ...

How Should We Announce Our Engagement?

How Should We Announce Our Engagement?

03/04/2021

There will be many important tasks to complete in the time between your proposal and walking down the aisle for your wedding. With that said, one of the first tasks you face can be one of the most fun - you need to let people know you are engaged! Thanks ...

Questions You Might Have About The Cake Cutting Tradition

Questions You Might Have About The Cake Cutting Tradition

03/03/2021

The cake cutting tradition can be an important - and fun - part of any wedding reception. This moment does more than just tell your guests that dessert is on its way. It creates a moment you will want your wedding photographer to document, and it has lon ...

What Can We Do To Start Our Reception In Style?

What Can We Do To Start Our Reception In Style?

03/02/2021

Your wedding planning efforts will be split between your ceremony and reception, but you also need to think about what you will do with the span of time between these two portions of your event. Typically, there is a gap between your ceremony and recepti ...

Tips For Assigning Important Wedding Roles

Tips For Assigning Important Wedding Roles

03/01/2021

As you plan your wedding, you will need to seek help from many different people. Some of those people are your wedding vendors, the professionals who take on the different tasks involved in planning and hosting your wedding. However, there are other impo ...

Our Bridal Fair Event Is Happening This Sunday!

Our Bridal Fair Event Is Happening This Sunday!

02/26/2021

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When Should We Start Hiring Wedding Vendors?

When Should We Start Hiring Wedding Vendors?

02/25/2021

How can you make sure your wedding vision is properly realized? As you work out the look and theme of your wedding, you will need to effectively convey your plans to vendors who are prepared to execute them. The right wedding vendors can both support and ...

3 Things You Can Do With Your Outdoor Wedding Setting

3 Things You Can Do With Your Outdoor Wedding Setting

02/24/2021

What makes outdoor wedding venues so attractive to so many couples? Having access to the beauty of nature can make your ceremony feel magical, and it can be a stunning backdrop for both rustic and formal gatherings. With that said, as you start to look i ...

3 Things To Consider When Selecting Bridesmaid Dresses

3 Things To Consider When Selecting Bridesmaid Dresses

02/22/2021

When you begin to search for the right bridesmaid dresses, you may feel less than confident you know what makes a gown perfect for your event. You can also feel less certain of matters, such as whether you should select a single outfit for everyone or gi ...

How The Seasons Impact Wedding Plans And Themes

How The Seasons Impact Wedding Plans And Themes

02/19/2021

There are several factors that affect what a couple wants for a wedding date. Some want to make sure they have an appropriately long (but not too long) engagement period, while others have a meaningful date they want to save for their celebration. One im ...

What Decorations Should We Add To Our Ceremony Space?

What Decorations Should We Add To Our Ceremony Space?

02/18/2021

With an outdoor wedding space, you can count be eager to show off your natural surroundings. Texas Old Town gives couples access to stunning Texas Hill Country landscapes, so you can look forward to having a gorgeous view for everyone who attends. While ...

Use Our Venue For Engagement Photos And Bridal Portraits!

Use Our Venue For Engagement Photos And Bridal Portraits!

02/17/2021

The joyful memories you take from your wedding day can be with you for the rest of your life. With that said, you should have a professional wedding photographer on hand to help capture the magic of this event, as their work can help you hold onto some o ...

How A Wedding Planner Helps You Celebrate In Style!

How A Wedding Planner Helps You Celebrate In Style!

02/15/2021

Many couples have a clear idea of what they want from their wedding day. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to turn that plan into reality, as you will have to find the right vendors, secure the right decorations, and determine how everything can be done ...

Common Questions Couples Have About The Wedding Cake

Common Questions Couples Have About The Wedding Cake

02/11/2021

Couples are free to choose from a variety of different cuisine types when they choose their reception meals. They can go with something formal or casual, decide on a serving style that feels appropriate, and create a dining experience that feels just rig ...

What Can We Do To Make Our First Dance Special?

What Can We Do To Make Our First Dance Special?

02/09/2021

The first dance is not your first time in front of your guests, but it can be a time when you feel more exposed. Simply put, dancing while everyone watches can feel awkward, especially if you and your partner have not practiced your moves before your big ...

3 Benefits To Finding The Right Floral Arrangements

3 Benefits To Finding The Right Floral Arrangements

02/08/2021

As you plan how to decorate your wedding, you can discover just how important floral arrangements are to the look of your event. They do more than just enliven your table centerpieces or add your wedding colors to your ceremony space. Arrangements can be ...

How Your Wedding Theme Should Guide Your Choices

How Your Wedding Theme Should Guide Your Choices

02/05/2021

In the course of planning your wedding, you will have to make many choices regarding decorations, food and drink, color schemes, wedding party attire, and more. Having a clear wedding theme will help you with this, as it will center your choices around a ...

Important Early Steps In Wedding Planning

Important Early Steps In Wedding Planning

02/03/2021

What should you do right after becoming engaged? Before you worry about event planning, take time to celebrate this relationship milestone, and focus on sharing the good news with the people you feel closest to. Once you are ready to begin wedding planni ...

How Long Should Our Wedding Ceremony Last?

How Long Should Our Wedding Ceremony Last?

02/02/2021

The wedding ceremony is certainly a memorable part of your wedding - for you and your partner, and for your guests - but it can be a relatively short part of your event. While your reception hosts people for drinks, dining, and dancing, the ceremony is a ...

3 Decisions To Make About The End Of Your Reception

3 Decisions To Make About The End Of Your Reception

02/01/2021

It might nice to imagine that your wedding does not have to end, but even the events we most look forward to have to wrap up at some point. When you begin making plans for your wedding reception, you should think about how the night should come to a clos ...

3 Fun Ways To Surprise And Treat Your Guests

3 Fun Ways To Surprise And Treat Your Guests

01/29/2021

Your wedding will have plenty of big moments for people to admire, but you may be surprised at how far some small touches can go in setting your celebration apart and delighting your guests. A few creative or indulgent touches can elicit surprise and del ...

Choosing Attire For A Spring Or Summer Wedding

Choosing Attire For A Spring Or Summer Wedding

01/28/2021

When you choose to host an outdoor wedding at Texas Old Town in the spring or summer, you can look forward to sunny skies and a stunning Texas Hill Country landscape! Of course, you can also safely anticipate warmer weather, which can affect the wardrobe ...

Making Time In Your Reception For Wedding Traditions

Making Time In Your Reception For Wedding Traditions

01/27/2021

The wedding reception gives guests more freedom than the ceremony. During the ceremony, everyone in attendance watches as you and your partner exchange vows, but during the reception they can dine, drink, mingle, and congratulate you on your union. While ...

What Should We Do With Our Sweetheart Table?

What Should We Do With Our Sweetheart Table?

01/25/2021

By creating a sweetheart table for your wedding reception, you establish a space where you and your partner can be by yourselves but still visible to all of your guests. This table takes away the need to determine if you should sit with family or wedding ...

Finding Or Making The Right Centerpieces For Your Reception

Finding Or Making The Right Centerpieces For Your Reception

01/22/2021

Your table centerpieces at your wedding reception are an important part of your event's look, and a great way to broadcast the theme of your wedding. Because even a small wedding can make use of many tables, these pieces can also take up a noteworthy por ...

3 Things To Keep In Mind When Creating Wedding Invitations

3 Things To Keep In Mind When Creating Wedding Invitations

01/21/2021

The wedding invitations that you send out should do two important things. You should make sure that they are clear, and that all of the necessary information is both present and accurate. It can also be important to make sure that they look nice, both to ...

Using Your Wedding Website To Communicate With Guests

Using Your Wedding Website To Communicate With Guests

01/20/2021

The information you share in your wedding invitations is obviously important, but there may be several concerns that you cannot fit into them. Wedding websites give couples more space to share both pertinent information about their upcoming event and the ...

3 Tips To Help You Arrange The Tables At Your Reception

3 Tips To Help You Arrange The Tables At Your Reception

01/18/2021

The way you arrange your wedding reception tables can have more impact on your event than you expect. Obviously, the way you seat people can affect how guests enjoy themselves, but your arrangements go beyond the seating chart. You should think about how ...

Should Our Ceremony Feature A Ring Bearer And Flower Girl?

Should Our Ceremony Feature A Ring Bearer And Flower Girl?

01/15/2021

While the ring bearer and flower girl roles are often featured in wedding ceremonies, many couples choose to leave these roles unfilled. These roles work well in traditional wedding events, and it can be a nice way to include younger family members or th ...

Finding The Right Decorative Approach For Your Rustic Wedding

Finding The Right Decorative Approach For Your Rustic Wedding

01/14/2021

Rustic wedding decorations can be perfect for an outdoor wedding ceremony, as your style can feel appropriate to your natural surroundings. As you look into what you can do with rustic pieces, you can find that there is a surprising degree of freedom whe ...

Tips On Dressing Up The Dessert Table At Your Reception

Tips On Dressing Up The Dessert Table At Your Reception

01/13/2021

Your dessert table can do more than just display the different goods your guests will enjoy during the evening. Everything you lay out at your wedding reception, including your wedding cake and other treats, can contribute to the look and theme of your e ...

Using Bright Colors To Decorate Your Outdoor Wedding

Using Bright Colors To Decorate Your Outdoor Wedding

01/12/2021

The Texas Hill Country landscapes available to couples who reserve venue space at Texas Old Town provide stunning backdrops for wedding ceremonies. With access to such lovely natural settings, you can find that few decorations are needed to plan a gorgeo ...

Who Should You Ask To Officiate Your Wedding?

Who Should You Ask To Officiate Your Wedding?

01/08/2021

All eyes will be on the happy couple during the wedding ceremony, but the wedding officiant has the most active role during this portion of your evening. Once everyone is in place, they will be the one to seat the crowd, begin the actual ceremony, and ov ...

Tips To Help You Start Your Search For Your Bridal Gown

Tips To Help You Start Your Search For Your Bridal Gown

01/07/2021

Brides are encouraged to take their time when searching for just the right wedding gown. After all, the dress you select for your special day will be closely linked to the wedding itself, it will draw considerable attention, and it will even help you con ...

How Should You Invite Your Bridesmaids To Join Your Wedding?

How Should You Invite Your Bridesmaids To Join Your Wedding?

01/06/2021

A proposal is a magical moment, one that marks the start of your engagement period. For some weddings, the bride-to-be will create a "proposal" of their own when asking people to serve as bridesmaids. You can send out specially made invitations and gifts ...

Tips On Creating A Fun Family-Friendly Wedding Event

Tips On Creating A Fun Family-Friendly Wedding Event

01/04/2021

Should you encourage your guests to bring their kids to your wedding, or ask that only adults be present on your special day? Either choice is valid, and will present their own benefits. While an adults-only wedding can help you invite more people, some ...

How Your Vendors Help You Realize Your Wedding Vision

How Your Vendors Help You Realize Your Wedding Vision

12/31/2020

While some couples enter their engagement period with a clear wedding vision, others will piece one together as they start the planning process. In both cases, it is safe to assume that talented wedding vendors will play a role in making their celebratio ...

Requesting And Managing The RSVPs For Your Wedding

Requesting And Managing The RSVPs For Your Wedding

12/30/2020

The RSVPs you receive for your wedding let you know how many people to expect for your event, who is or is not bringing a date, and (when appropriate) guests' meal preferences. In other words, the responses returned after your invitations go out provide ...

Tips For Creating A Truly Stylish Wedding Exit

Tips For Creating A Truly Stylish Wedding Exit

12/29/2020

A memorable ending to your wedding can create a moment well worth photographing, and it can help close your event in a way that satisfies your guests. You should think about both how you want your departure to look on film and how you actually leave the ...

3 Suggestions To Help You Create A Magical Outdoor Ceremony

3 Suggestions To Help You Create A Magical Outdoor Ceremony

12/28/2020

With the right surroundings and the right decorative touches, an outdoor wedding ceremony can feel magical! Texas Old Town supplies you with a stunning Texas Hill Country landscape, one that can be perfect for your outdoor Austin wedding event. The lands ...

What To Think About When You Put Out Your Wedding Guest Book

What To Think About When You Put Out Your Wedding Guest Book

12/22/2020

There are many ways to commemorate your wedding. Pictures, gifts, and even the decorations you use to personalize your space can be worth holding onto. One thing you can be especially excited to hold onto is your wedding guest book. Traditionally, your b ...

Helpful Information About Wedding Guests And Picture Taking

Helpful Information About Wedding Guests And Picture Taking

12/21/2020

Even though you have a wedding photographer on hand to document your celebration, you can safely assume that your guests will want to take pictures with their phones. Should you see this as something you will want to discourage or downplay, or a means of ...

3 Fun Features To Add To Your Wedding Reception

3 Fun Features To Add To Your Wedding Reception

12/18/2020

While it can certainly be a beautiful celebration of your love, and a chance to thank the people in your life who are present on your special day, your wedding reception can also be a time to relax and have fun! After so much time arranging all of the de ...

Making Time For Group Pictures Before Your Reception

Making Time For Group Pictures Before Your Reception

12/17/2020

As you work out what vendor services you need for your wedding, you should look into securing the services of a wedding photographer. Photographers capture meaningful and magical moments throughout your wedding ceremony and reception, and even images fro ...

Consider Alternatives To A Traditional Tuxedo For The Groom

Consider Alternatives To A Traditional Tuxedo For The Groom

12/16/2020

Many traditional wedding elements are still in style. However, this does not mean that all, or many, of those traditions need to make an appearance on your special day. When it comes to dressing the groom for a celebration, the classic tuxedo is still po ...

Using Flowers To Give Your Wedding More Color

Using Flowers To Give Your Wedding More Color

12/15/2020

The colors you choose for your wedding decorations can be important to your overall look and theme. You can choose to provide a variety of different hues, or stick with a couple of colors that dominate the look of your event. No matter how much color you ...

Deciding Who You Should Include In Your Wedding Party

Deciding Who You Should Include In Your Wedding Party

12/14/2020

While some wedding planning tasks can wait after you become engaged, there are others you can take care of quickly. Many people who plan to wed can have a clear idea of who they want in their wedding party. With that said, questions over how large your p ...

Finding Time To Dance And Honor Reception Traditions

Finding Time To Dance And Honor Reception Traditions

12/11/2020

While some couples look forward to hosting a more traditional wedding reception, others will be eager to have a less formal evening that lets them engage more freely with their guests. No matter what approach you take, if you make space for a dance floor ...

Choosing A Look For Your Bridesmaids That Fits Your Theme

Choosing A Look For Your Bridesmaids That Fits Your Theme

12/10/2020

The theme you choose for your wedding can be communicated with more than just the decorations you put out for your ceremony and reception. The formality of your event, the food and refreshments you offer, and even your approach to honoring or passing on ...

Why Couples Choose To Recite Personal Wedding Vows

Why Couples Choose To Recite Personal Wedding Vows

12/09/2020

By crafting your own wedding vows, you gain an opportunity to share something truly personal about your relationship, and the love of your life, during your ceremony. These opportunities excite many couples, which has made the decision to share custom vo ...

Tips For Warmly Welcoming Guests Before The Ceremony

Tips For Warmly Welcoming Guests Before The Ceremony

12/08/2020

Typically, the happy couple will be more preoccupied with readying themselves for the wedding ceremony than welcoming guests as they arrive. In fact, the traditional rules would dictate that the bride remain unseen until the actual ceremony is underway. ...

Why You Need Your Full Wedding Party At Your Rehearsal

Why You Need Your Full Wedding Party At Your Rehearsal

12/07/2020

The wedding rehearsal is more than a formality, or a pretense to gather for your rehearsal dinner. This is your chance to work with everyone involved in the ceremony so that they know their roles and can comfortably perform them on your wedding day. It i ...

Fitting First Look Photos Into Your Wedding Day Schedule

Fitting First Look Photos Into Your Wedding Day Schedule

12/04/2020

Why do couples choose to set aside time during the wedding day to take first look photos? While some couples still prefer to save the reveal of the bridal gown for the ceremony itself, many cherish the images captured when first look photos are taken. As ...

Early Challenges In Wedding Planning You Can Avoid

Early Challenges In Wedding Planning You Can Avoid

12/03/2020

How much stress will your wedding planning experience generate? The challenges in arranging such an important event should not be taken lightly. With that said, a smart approach can make your engagement period easier and less frustrating. One thing you c ...

Common Questions Couples Have About Wedding Desserts

Common Questions Couples Have About Wedding Desserts

12/02/2020

The question of what to serve during your wedding reception is an important one. You have options when it comes to what you provide for your main course, as well as how your guests are served. When it comes to serving dessert, many couples feel committed ...

What To Consider When Thinking About Your Ideal Venue Size

What To Consider When Thinking About Your Ideal Venue Size

12/01/2020

The "right" size of a wedding will depend on the preferences of the couple hosting the event. Some couples will feel that a joyous celebration like a wedding calls for a larger turnout, while others feel it is more appropriate to be selective with who th ...

Selecting The Right Season For Your Wedding

Selecting The Right Season For Your Wedding

11/30/2020

The wedding date you choose can influence the look and feel of your event in important ways, particularly when you plan to host your ceremony outdoors. The season will affect more than just the weather - it can also affect what colors people respond favo ...

Traditional Reception Activities Guests Look Forward To

Traditional Reception Activities Guests Look Forward To

11/25/2020

Your guests can be thrilled by your plans to wed, and honored that you and your partner have invited them to be present at your ceremony. With that said, weddings are about more than just the moment a couple formally declares their plan to share the rest ...

Fun Alternatives To Traditional Wedding Gift Requests

Fun Alternatives To Traditional Wedding Gift Requests

11/24/2020

The traditional wedding registry can include items that make sense for many, but not all, couples who are ready to walk down the aisle. If you do find yourself less than enthused to receive gifts that "make sense" for a registry, you can still feel press ...

How Much Time Will It Take To Plan Our Wedding?

How Much Time Will It Take To Plan Our Wedding?

11/23/2020

The wedding planning experience can vary greatly for different couples. While some couples have a clear vision for their wedding before they become engaged, others will need to take time in order to figure out what kind of celebration they want. The plan ...

Using The Hours Before Your Wedding Ceremony Wisely

Using The Hours Before Your Wedding Ceremony Wisely

11/20/2020

Through smart planning and the support of the right wedding vendors, you can minimize stress in the months leading to your wedding. However, you should still prepare for some eventful hours during the wedding day itself. After all, you need to make sure ...

Questions You Might Have About Your Wedding Invitations

Questions You Might Have About Your Wedding Invitations

11/19/2020

Wedding invitations are obviously important - they formally welcome guests to your event while providing them with all necessary event details. After finalizing your guest list and event details, you can feel prepared to send cards out to everyone you wa ...

Avoid These Mistakes When Making Your Seating Chart

Avoid These Mistakes When Making Your Seating Chart

11/18/2020

While you and your partner may feel close to everyone at your wedding, it may be difficult for you to imagine how all of them should be gathered together at your wedding reception. This is one reason that the creation of a seating chart can be difficult ...

Finding Wedding Roles For Friends And Family Members

Finding Wedding Roles For Friends And Family Members

11/17/2020

No matter how modest or ambitious your wedding plans are, you will likely need support from a number of talented wedding vendors. While the roles they serve are important, there are some roles that are important enough to be reserved for people who are a ...

Creating A Unified Look For The Bride And Groom

Creating A Unified Look For The Bride And Groom

11/16/2020

The traditional wedding gown for the bride and tuxedo for the groom offers a timeless look. However, as you start to plan your wedding, you can question how right these attire choices will be for the celebration you want. If you decide to make non-tradit ...

Working Your Wedding Colors Into Your Outdoor Ceremony

Working Your Wedding Colors Into Your Outdoor Ceremony

11/13/2020

Once you select the colors you want in your wedding decorations, you can create a consistent look for your event and make your event's theme clear. As you work out what you want to do with your ceremony and reception spaces, you can run into questions on ...

Should Our Wedding Welcome Families, Or Just Adults?

Should Our Wedding Welcome Families, Or Just Adults?

11/12/2020

The process of crafting and revising your guest list for your wedding can prove tricky. You may catch yourself as you almost forget to invite a close friend or family member, and even couples who host larger celebrations can find their guest count limiti ...

How Involved Should Your Parents Be In Wedding Planning?

How Involved Should Your Parents Be In Wedding Planning?

11/11/2020

A wedding celebrates more than just the union of you and your partner. By tying the knot, you also bring your respective families together! Because weddings are often focused on family, your relatives, particularly your parents, can take active roles in ...

How The First Dance Fits Into Your Wedding Reception Plans

How The First Dance Fits Into Your Wedding Reception Plans

11/10/2020

The first dance tends to take place early in the wedding reception, and may even be the first traditional event you take part in (after your formal arrival, of course). While you have the freedom to choose whether you do something elaborate or simple, yo ...

Put Time Into Planning The End Of Your Wedding Reception

Put Time Into Planning The End Of Your Wedding Reception

11/09/2020

As hard as it might be to walk away from your wedding, the end of your night will eventually arrive, and you should be prepared for it. There are several reasons to put thought into the end of your reception. One is that you can plan a fun and touching e ...

Making The Time For Traditional Reception Activities

Making The Time For Traditional Reception Activities

11/06/2020

The wedding reception is intended as more than just a shared meal between the happy couple and their guests. In the course of your evening, you can take part in a number of traditional celebrations that people look forward to during these gatherings. Of ...

Will Our Guests Need To Be Seated Before The Ceremony?

Will Our Guests Need To Be Seated Before The Ceremony?

11/05/2020

While seating charts are often created for wedding receptions, there tends to be less control over where people sit at the wedding ceremony. There are some exceptions to this. For instance, the family of the happy couple tend to have the first row or row ...

The Decorations You Really Want For Your Ceremony Space

The Decorations You Really Want For Your Ceremony Space

11/04/2020

When you find the right outdoor space for your wedding ceremony, you can find that you have little need for decorating to bring out its beauty. Guests at Texas Old Town have their choice of several outdoor venues that make the most of our stunning Texas ...

Should We Go With Bold Or Subtle Wedding Colors?

Should We Go With Bold Or Subtle Wedding Colors?

11/03/2020

As you start to think about how you want to decorate your ceremony and reception spaces, you will need to select your wedding colors. The choice you make for what color, or colors, to prominently feature can affect the formality of your event, what flowe ...

What Can I Do To Make Sure I Find The Perfect Bridal Gown?

What Can I Do To Make Sure I Find The Perfect Bridal Gown?

11/02/2020

There may be (much) more to wedding planning than finding the right gown, but few tasks can feel as significant as that search for your wedding dress. Unless you are inheriting a family dress, you will likely need to form a plan for seeking and finding t ...

Tips To Help You Make The Most Of Your Wedding Rehearsal

Tips To Help You Make The Most Of Your Wedding Rehearsal

10/30/2020

Typically, the night before the wedding is reserved for both the wedding rehearsal and the rehearsal dinner. At the rehearsal dinner, you have one last opportunity to spend time with your partner before they become your spouse, and you can informally cel ...

Deciding On The Layout Of Your Reception Space

Deciding On The Layout Of Your Reception Space

10/29/2020

When you think about the look of your wedding reception, you will need to consider more than just your theme and the decorations. These are obviously important considerations, but you also need to determine the layout of the space available to you. Texas ...

Serving Up Dessert During Your Wedding Reception

Serving Up Dessert During Your Wedding Reception

10/28/2020

While couples have a range of vendors, meal plans, and even serving options to choose from for their wedding reception meal, people often assume that the classic wedding cake is the only real dessert option. While it is hard to do without the traditional ...

We Chose Our Wedding Theme - What Do We Do Next?

We Chose Our Wedding Theme - What Do We Do Next?

10/27/2020

When you settle on the right theme for your wedding, you will have a guiding principle for the look of your ceremony and your reception. You also have a firm sense of how formal you want your gathering to be, and how you, your partner, and your wedding p ...

What Responsibilities Should You Give Your Bridesmaids?

What Responsibilities Should You Give Your Bridesmaids?

10/26/2020

Bridesmaids are typically the people who are closest to the bride. The group can be a mix of close friends and family members who may or may not already be close to each other, too. While it can be easy for you to name your bridesmaids, it may be hard fo ...

3 Things To Do If You Want To Keep Your Dance Floor Packed

3 Things To Do If You Want To Keep Your Dance Floor Packed

10/23/2020

While no one event or moment makes a wedding reception memorable, a lively dance floor can be important if you want people to have fun at your gathering. Even couples who want to keep their celebration formal can have a hard time overlooking the benefits ...

Tips For Staying Organized As You Plan Your Wedding

Tips For Staying Organized As You Plan Your Wedding

10/22/2020

No matter how longer your engagement period is, or how elaborate your wedding plans are, you should have a clear plan for staying organized as you prepare for your event. With the right tools, and the right strategy, you can have an easier time keeping u ...

How Long Should Our Engagement Period Be?

How Long Should Our Engagement Period Be?

10/21/2020

Are you someone who prefers more time to plan events, or are you someone who wants to celebrate as soon as possible? Determining the right length for your engagement period can be unexpectedly tough. While many people choose to wed roughly a year after b ...

3 Things To Think About When Planning An Outdoor Wedding

3 Things To Think About When Planning An Outdoor Wedding

10/20/2020

By choosing to host your wedding outdoors, you gain access to lush, natural surroundings for your vow exchange. Texas Old Town offers four different venue options that provide stunning views of our Texas Hill Country landscape. With the right approach to ...

Where Should We Seat The Wedding Party For Our Reception?

Where Should We Seat The Wedding Party For Our Reception?

10/19/2020

Creating a seating chart can take time, and may lead to some frustration. For a larger wedding in particular, it is difficult to place everyone in a way that would appear to make everyone happy. That being said, your chart will help you start your recept ...

3 Decorative Choices That Benefit Your Wedding Reception

3 Decorative Choices That Benefit Your Wedding Reception

10/16/2020

When you start thinking of ways to decorate the space where you plan to host your wedding reception, remember that small touches can have a big impact on your overall look. By thinking about more than just how you should showcase your wedding colors, and ...

Who Should Serve As Your Ring Bearer And Flower Girl?

Who Should Serve As Your Ring Bearer And Flower Girl?

10/15/2020

Including a ring bearer and flower girl in your wedding ceremony provides more than just a nod to tradition. By filling these roles, you create opportunities for smaller family members (or family of close friends) to take part in your wedding. You also a ...

The Right Amenities Can Reduce Wedding Planning Stress

The Right Amenities Can Reduce Wedding Planning Stress

10/14/2020

When you look at what a wedding venue offers you, make sure you check out more than just the location. In addition to providing couples access to stunning Texas Hill Country surroundings, we provide generous indoor settings for receptions, space for prep ...

Asking A Friend Or Family Member To Officiate Your Wedding

Asking A Friend Or Family Member To Officiate Your Wedding

10/13/2020

It is still common for couples to hire professional officiants, or ask someone connected to the religious services they attend. However, many are choosing people they have personal connections with to serve in this role. While several roles in your weddi ...

Wedding Day Style Suggestions For Grooms

Wedding Day Style Suggestions For Grooms

10/12/2020

People have traditionally expected grooms to wear tuxedos on their wedding day. However, you may have already been to several weddings with grooms who choose to have a more casual or modern look. Should you stick with something classic, or are you intere ...

Helpful Tips For Setting The Tables At Your Reception

Helpful Tips For Setting The Tables At Your Reception

10/09/2020

The settings you place on your reception tables will play a big part in establishing the look and theme for your wedding. With the right settings in place, you can communicate clearly that your celebration is a formal one, or let everyone know that you w ...

When Should We Start Telling People We Are Engaged?

When Should We Start Telling People We Are Engaged?

10/08/2020

As thrilling as it is to be engaged, you can run into some awkward questions around when you should share your happy news. Do you rush to social media and let everyone know, or wait until you start cementing plans for the actual wedding day? Typically, c ...

What You Can Do To Make Dressing For Your Wedding Easier

What You Can Do To Make Dressing For Your Wedding Easier

10/07/2020

The hours that lead to the start of your wedding ceremony will be busy for everyone involved in your event. While there may be plenty of tasks to handle, like decorating, bringing beverages in for the bar, and confirming that important items like the wed ...

Tips For Finding And Displaying Your Wedding Cake

Tips For Finding And Displaying Your Wedding Cake

10/06/2020

Near the end of your wedding celebration, you, your partner, and your guests will be treated to something sweet. The wedding cake is an iconic dessert, one that can catch the eye of guests when they arrive for the start of your reception. Because the cak ...

3 Things You Can Do To End Your Wedding In Style

3 Things You Can Do To End Your Wedding In Style

10/05/2020

You may wish that your wedding would never end, but eventually the night will have to come to a close. As you work out the details of your reception, one thing to consider is how you should arrange the end of your celebration. Your exit with your partner ...

Keep These Things In Mind When Planning Your Reception

Keep These Things In Mind When Planning Your Reception

10/02/2020

As you work out the details of your wedding, you can find that planning the reception takes a considerable amount of your time and energy. While this can be a fun-filled evening, a successfully executed reception event can take some effort on your part. ...

Taking Photos As A Couple Before And During Your Wedding

Taking Photos As A Couple Before And During Your Wedding

10/01/2020

While you will take many photographs on your wedding day, some of the images connected to your celebration will be taken well before the day itself. Couples will typically pose for proposal or engagement photos early in their engagement period. Texas Old ...

3 Extra Touches That Can Make Your Ceremony Feel Magical

3 Extra Touches That Can Make Your Ceremony Feel Magical

09/30/2020

No matter how formal or informal you want your overall wedding to be, the ceremony at your event can be heavily influenced by tradition. While this can set certain expectations for this part of your celebration, you donothave to have a ceremony that fe ...

Things To Think About Before Sending Save-The-Date Cards

Things To Think About Before Sending Save-The-Date Cards

09/29/2020

While your wedding invitations have a clear purpose, you may have some questions about why you are expected to send save-the-dates. What makes these cards different from traditional invites, and are they always necessary? The simple answer is that a save ...

3 Things To Think About When You Begin Planning A Wedding

3 Things To Think About When You Begin Planning A Wedding

09/28/2020

Before you begin making plans for your wedding, you should feel free to take a moment and savor your excitement at becoming engaged. Of course, if you hold off on planning for too long, you can create problems for yourself later in your engagement period ...

How Can I Make Sure Our Wedding Guests RSVP In Time?

How Can I Make Sure Our Wedding Guests RSVP In Time?

09/25/2020

While there are many tasks you can - and should - take on early in the wedding process, some matters have to wait until your guests begin to RSVP. Without your expected guest count, you will not know how much alcohol you need at your bar, or how many peo ...

Do Bridesmaid Dresses Really Need To Be Identical?

Do Bridesmaid Dresses Really Need To Be Identical?

09/24/2020

In the past, it was assumed that bridesmaid dresses would always be identical. However, many brides have started giving the people in their wedding party more freedom when it comes to the selection of their gowns. What can you do to make sure your brides ...

How Table Centerpieces Showcase Your Style At The Reception

How Table Centerpieces Showcase Your Style At The Reception

09/23/2020

Once you establish a wedding theme, you can start looking for decorative pieces that contribute to the mood and level of formality you want for your special day. While every decorative touch matters, a few choices will inevitably attract more attention t ...

Photo Opportunities At Your Wedding You Do Not Want To Miss

Photo Opportunities At Your Wedding You Do Not Want To Miss

09/22/2020

With a beautiful outdoor wedding ceremony to enjoy, along with a fun-filled and lovely indoor reception, there will be no shortage of photo-worthy moments during your celebration. With that said, there are certain moments that are particularly image-wort ...

Designing Bouquets For The Bridesmaids And Bride

Designing Bouquets For The Bridesmaids And Bride

09/21/2020

While weddings typically feature many floral arrangements in their decorations, the bouquets held by the bridesmaids and bride can receive special attention. The bouquets can help complete the look of everyone's outfits, and they create more opportunitie ...

Reasons To Select A Winter Date For Your Wedding

Reasons To Select A Winter Date For Your Wedding

09/18/2020

While some people have a hard time envisioning a wedding celebration taking place outside the spring or summer, many couples have found winter to be an inviting time to host their special day. For couples who want an outdoor wedding in particular, the se ...

Are You Struggling To Craft Your Wedding Vows?

Are You Struggling To Craft Your Wedding Vows?

09/17/2020

While you know you are ready to spend the rest of your life with your partner, you may be struggling to find precisely the right words to say so during your wedding ceremony. While you can exchange traditional vows during the wedding, many couples have c ...

Including Music In Your Plans For Your Wedding Ceremony

Including Music In Your Plans For Your Wedding Ceremony

09/16/2020

While music can play throughout the night during your reception, it can be included more selectively during your wedding ceremony. Your music selections help you create the right atmosphere for your wedding, and establish the formality of your celebratio ...

Enjoying A Stylish Arrival To Your Wedding Reception

Enjoying A Stylish Arrival To Your Wedding Reception

09/15/2020

Your debut at the wedding ceremony can be a stunning, captivating moment. While this arrival tends to outshine your arrival at your reception, that moment also deserves some consideration. You and your partner will only make your debuts at the second hal ...

How Wedding Toasts Fit Into Plans For Your Reception

How Wedding Toasts Fit Into Plans For Your Reception

09/14/2020

While you and your partner will have many responsibilities when you plan your wedding, the toasts given at the reception will be handled by people close to you. With that said, you will still need to figure out how the toast fits into your evening, and e ...

Where Will Your Wedding Party Dress For The Ceremony?

Where Will Your Wedding Party Dress For The Ceremony?

09/11/2020

The hours that lead to your wedding ceremony are sure to be busy. Even with professional vendors on hand to prepare your ceremony and reception spaces, you need to make sure that everyone in your wedding party is accounted for, dressed, and ready to walk ...

Use Our Landscapes To Create Stunning Bridal Portraits!

Use Our Landscapes To Create Stunning Bridal Portraits!

09/10/2020

As you take part in different pre-wedding moments, you will have the opportunity to capture images of yourself in your bridal gown that you can are eager to preserve. Your bridal portraits provide you with a lasting record of you the way you will look on ...

3 Tips To Help You Make The Most Of Your First Dance

3 Tips To Help You Make The Most Of Your First Dance

09/09/2020

The happy couple's first dance tends to take place near the start of the wedding reception. By putting it before dining, you can keep guests entertained while giving your caterer some extra time to prepare everyone's food. Like the ceremony, this event w ...

What Your Wedding Colors Convey To Your Guests

What Your Wedding Colors Convey To Your Guests

09/08/2020

As you think about the look of your wedding ceremony and reception, you will want to find ways to visually tie the spaces where these events are held together. To create a consistent, impressive look, your decorations should be linked by their colors. We ...

When Should We Start Looking For Wedding Vendors?

When Should We Start Looking For Wedding Vendors?

09/04/2020

The search for the right wedding vendors is an important one. After all, you will need assistance from many talented people before and during your event to make sure your special day lives up to your expectations. Because talented vendors tend to be popu ...

Making Space For You And Your Partner In Your Seating Chart

Making Space For You And Your Partner In Your Seating Chart

09/03/2020

With your seating chart, you have control over where everyone at your wedding reception will sit. What you may find is that you and your partner are among the most difficult people to find space for as you work out your chart! The happy couple will face ...

Should We Fit The Bouquet Toss Into Our Reception Plans?

Should We Fit The Bouquet Toss Into Our Reception Plans?

09/02/2020

While working out your plans for your wedding reception, you may find yourself unsure of whether you really want to include certain moments in the event. While there are many traditions people expect to see honored during your special day, you have contr ...

3 Things To Think About Before Creating A Wedding Website

3 Things To Think About Before Creating A Wedding Website

09/01/2020

Will you need to set up a wedding website? While some couples can prefer to do without their own site, many find it to be a convenient way to share information with all of their prospective guests. The website acts as a primary location for updates and i ...

Making The Most Of Your Cake Cutting Ceremony

Making The Most Of Your Cake Cutting Ceremony

08/31/2020

Your wedding reception will be more relaxed than the ceremony, and it will give you ample time to socialize and have fun with guests. With that said, there will still be certain traditional moments that you take part of in the course of this event. The c ...

Tips For Minimizing Stress During Your Engagement Period

Tips For Minimizing Stress During Your Engagement Period

08/28/2020

Whether you have long had a clear picture of your wedding day, or only start thinking about it after becoming engaged, planning your event will take serious effort. While your engagement period is likely to be busy, there are steps you can take to minimi ...

You Should Anticipate The Need To Alter Your Wedding Gown

You Should Anticipate The Need To Alter Your Wedding Gown

08/27/2020

While some brides-to-be have to move from one shop to the next in search of the right bridal gown, others will find their dream dress with minimal effort. One thing to remember is that you should make sure you start shopping with many months to spare bef ...

Avoid These Mistakes When Crafting Wedding Invitations

Avoid These Mistakes When Crafting Wedding Invitations

08/26/2020

When the time is right, you can officially let your desired guests know that there is a place for them at your wedding celebration. Your invitations can provide more than just event details (though those details are certainly important). With them, you s ...

Things To Think About When Selecting Your Wedding Officiant

Things To Think About When Selecting Your Wedding Officiant

08/25/2020

While traditional wedding arrangements still tend to include officiants hired to lead the ceremony, many couples have asked close friends or family members to act in this role. This creates a new honorary title for someone you feel close to, and it means ...

How Professional Music Services Benefit Wedding Receptions

How Professional Music Services Benefit Wedding Receptions

08/24/2020

How much can a live band or professional DJ really do for your wedding reception? In the past, it would be difficult to provide enough music throughout this event if you had no one hired to provide it. In the past few years, the ease of streaming music t ...

Should You Host A Cocktail Hour Before Your Reception?

Should You Host A Cocktail Hour Before Your Reception?

08/20/2020

While a wedding event is typically split between the ceremony and the reception, couples often plan an informal cocktail hour to occur between them. With this event, the newlyweds, family members, and wedding party members can take their time having grou ...

Should We Take First Look Photos Before Our Ceremony?

Should We Take First Look Photos Before Our Ceremony?

08/19/2020

The hours before your wedding ceremony can be packed. Texas Old Town can make preparations easier by providing suites for you and your partner, along with your wedding party members. This lets everyone prepare for the wedding on site, which means they ar ...

3 Ways To Improve Your Wedding Reception Experience

3 Ways To Improve Your Wedding Reception Experience

08/18/2020

Your wedding reception will allow you to directly interact with the many guests on hand to celebrate your union with your partner. This portion of your special day can be less structured than the ceremony, but there are still many traditions that you can ...

Who Should We Ask To Collect Wedding Gifts And Decorations?

Who Should We Ask To Collect Wedding Gifts And Decorations?

08/17/2020

While it is a beautiful, memorable experience, your wedding day can be long and busy. In the hours before the ceremony begins, you and your partner - along with your wedding party members - can meet to prepare for the wedding. Many couples will have erra ...

Should We Extend Plus-Ones To All Of Our Single Guests?

Should We Extend Plus-Ones To All Of Our Single Guests?

08/14/2020

While guests in committed relationships can expect to receive joint invitations to a wedding, single guests are not always given the option of bringing dates. You and your partner have the freedom to extend plus-ones to all of your guests who are unattac ...

Choosing A Wedding Day Look That Truly Suits Your Groom

Choosing A Wedding Day Look That Truly Suits Your Groom

08/13/2020

While there can be less pressure on the groom to find the right attire for the wedding day, their style choices help set the tone of your wedding. While a groom's clothing choices should feel like a good match for their partner, finding the right outfit ...

Honoring Parents' Roles In The Wedding Celebration

Honoring Parents' Roles In The Wedding Celebration

08/12/2020

The parents of the bride and groom are often featured throughout a wedding celebration. They can also be involved in the planning process, as well as many of the pre-wedding events that take place. Whether you intend to host a traditional event, or want ...

How To Communicate With Guests Using Online Tools

How To Communicate With Guests Using Online Tools

08/11/2020

Throughout your engagement period, you can field questions from guests and wedding party members. Fortunately, you can address some of the most common questions and concerns in advance by setting up a wedding website. The website you create lets you shar ...

Choosing The Theme You Want For Your Wedding

Choosing The Theme You Want For Your Wedding

08/10/2020

While the typical wedding is shaped by many popular traditions, couples have a wealth of choices when it comes to making their event their own. As you think about the way you want your ceremony and reception spaces to look, and what kind of celebration y ...

Tips For Couples Who Are Ready To Take Engagement Photos

Tips For Couples Who Are Ready To Take Engagement Photos

08/07/2020

Before your wedding day takes place, you and your partner will have the chance to pose for photos that celebrate your impending union. Engagement photos tend to be taken shortly after the proposal, giving you enough time to select favorite pictures for a ...

Common Questions That Couples Have About The Reception Meal

Common Questions That Couples Have About The Reception Meal

08/06/2020

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Making Time For DIY Projects While Planning Your Wedding

Making Time For DIY Projects While Planning Your Wedding

08/05/2020

Is there time in your engagement period to work on DIY wedding projects? If you are someone who is comfortable with crafting work, you can have a relatively simple time making space on your calendar for work on pieces to feature at your wedding ceremony ...

Finding Time To Plan Your Wedding And Honeymoon

Finding Time To Plan Your Wedding And Honeymoon

08/04/2020

How hard will it be to plan a wedding? Some people are naturally comfortable setting deadlines and tasks for themselves, while others can struggle to keep up with the demands of arranging an event. With that said, adding event planning to your current da ...

Do We Need To Stick With A Traditional Wedding Guest Book?

Do We Need To Stick With A Traditional Wedding Guest Book?

08/03/2020

When you put out a wedding guest book, you can come away from your event with a record of everyone on hand to help you celebrate your union with your partner. Many people stick with a traditional book, which asks that guests put their names and signature ...

Tips For Setting Up A Wedding Welcome Table And Gift Table

Tips For Setting Up A Wedding Welcome Table And Gift Table

07/31/2020

While many of your decorative touches help you establish the theme of your wedding, and generally create a lovely setting for your celebration, some will have more practical purposes. The wedding gift table and wedding welcome table can both address the ...

Planning A Smaller, More Intimate Wedding Event

Planning A Smaller, More Intimate Wedding Event

07/30/2020

A wedding is an important life event, but that does not mean it has to be a large one. Some couples will feel that a larger, more elaborate wedding event does not suit them. The right space can make an intimate, less formal gathering feel magical, and gi ...

3 Things You Can Do To Make Your Wedding Rehearsal Easier

3 Things You Can Do To Make Your Wedding Rehearsal Easier

07/29/2020

Your wedding rehearsal can have more value than you initially realize. Many couples who expect that everything will go smoothly can find themselves running through the steps of their ceremony multiple times to make sure everyone is on the same page. Fort ...

Choosing The Right Styles For Bridesmaids And Groomsmen

Choosing The Right Styles For Bridesmaids And Groomsmen

07/28/2020

A wedding gown will receive no shortage of attention in the course of a wedding. Of course, this is just one of several outfits that might be seen at the altar during a ceremony. The happy couple will need to select attire for their wedding party members ...

3 Things To Think About When Selecting Bouquets

3 Things To Think About When Selecting Bouquets

07/27/2020

In addition to selecting floral arrangements to decorate your wedding, couples will typically have bouquets for both the bridal party and the bride to carry. The bouquets add a splash of color to the (typically) white gown worn by the bride, and they als ...

3 Reasons To Consider Crafting Your Own Vows

3 Reasons To Consider Crafting Your Own Vows

07/24/2020

While traditional vows recited by couples over time are still popular, many people have chosen to write something personal to share during their wedding ceremony. Sometimes, this is part of a larger effort to make a celebration feel distinct from other g ...

What Should My Wedding Planning Timeline Look Like?

What Should My Wedding Planning Timeline Look Like?

07/23/2020

While weddings vary in size and style, the right wedding timeline can benefit just about every engaged couple. Setting your timeline helps you gauge how much work will go into different tasks, and it will help you organize different matters to avoid comp ...

Tips For Making The Most Of Your Outdoor Wedding Altar

Tips For Making The Most Of Your Outdoor Wedding Altar

07/22/2020

One distinct advantage to hosting your wedding ceremony outdoors is that you have a beautiful landscape surrounding your event, and your guests. This can provide a stunning visual for your event while demanding minimal decorations. With that said, there ...

Selecting A Bridal Gown For An Outdoor Wedding

Selecting A Bridal Gown For An Outdoor Wedding

07/21/2020

The selection of the bridal gown can take time and patience. Even if you have a clear idea of what you want, it may take time to find a dress that has both the right look and right fit for you. As you plan a wedding with an outdoor ceremony, think about ...

Should The Date Of Your Wedding Affect Your Event Plans?

Should The Date Of Your Wedding Affect Your Event Plans?

07/20/2020

How should a couple decide on the right date for their wedding? For some, the top priority will be choosing a date that gives them ample time to plan and prepare. Others may have a certain date they find meaningful, which can be more important than the l ...

What Impact Should Family Input Have On Your Wedding Plans?

What Impact Should Family Input Have On Your Wedding Plans?

07/17/2020

While the wedding day is technically all about the happy couple, the celebration also concerns the joining of two families. Throughout your wedding planning efforts, you may have input from close family members on what should take place during your event ...

What To Consider Before You Start Creating Your Guest List

What To Consider Before You Start Creating Your Guest List

07/16/2020

The process of drafting your guest list can create some uncomfortable questions. Unless you intend to celebrate your wedding with the largest guest turnout possible, there may be people you and your partner have to leave off your list. While deciding who ...

Why Couples Choose To Sit At A Sweetheart Table

Why Couples Choose To Sit At A Sweetheart Table

07/15/2020

While a sweetheart table is not a part of every wedding, many couples decide it is the ideal option when it comes to placing themselves at the wedding reception. By setting yourselves apart from your other guests, you and your partner can avoid any quest ...

Tips For Using Repurposed Items As Wedding Decorations

Tips For Using Repurposed Items As Wedding Decorations

07/14/2020

Many couples are excited to showcase a DIY spirit when creating the look for their wedding. While this approach is often taken to create a rustic wedding theme, there are many ways to set your wedding apart when you work to create your own decorations. I ...

Tips For Providing Drinks At Your Wedding Reception

Tips For Providing Drinks At Your Wedding Reception

07/13/2020

While a successful wedding reception calls for more than just refreshments, the bar service you provide can help to sustain a festive atmosphere. Texas Old Town has a preferred vendor for couples who plan to offer bar service at their event. While knowin ...

Just Engaged? Early Wedding Planning Steps To Take

Just Engaged? Early Wedding Planning Steps To Take

07/10/2020

Your engagement is something to celebrate, and you should feel free to take your time enjoying this relationship milestone. With that said, the start of your engagement period also marks the start of wedding planning. How long can you wait to begin makin ...

How Wedding Party Members Can Help You On Your Wedding Day

How Wedding Party Members Can Help You On Your Wedding Day

07/09/2020

The people in your wedding party can make planning your event easier and less stressful. Their support on the day itself can be even more valuable, as they can help you make sure everything is in order before your guests begin to arrive. Texas Old Town p ...

Serving Groom's Cake And Other Fun Desserts At A Reception

Serving Groom's Cake And Other Fun Desserts At A Reception

07/08/2020

Dessert often marks a sweet end to an evening. During your wedding reception, the arrival of the cake is one of the last formal events you will enjoy. While the classic tiered wedding cake is one of the most memorable and recognizable images at a wedding ...

The Influence Your Wedding Colors Can Have On Your Event

The Influence Your Wedding Colors Can Have On Your Event

07/07/2020

The choices you make when decorating your wedding ceremony and reception areas will help you establish your theme. The right touches also help you personalize your surroundings, and create an atmosphere that feels just right for your special day. While t ...

Consider The Following As You Search For Wedding Catering

Consider The Following As You Search For Wedding Catering

07/06/2020

While every wedding vendor's role in your wedding should be taken seriously, your caterer handles a particularly important task. With their help, you can provide enticing meals on a large scale and ensure that they are ready for guests in time to start y ...

Planning A Wedding That Allows Parents To Bring Their Kids

Planning A Wedding That Allows Parents To Bring Their Kids

07/02/2020

Not everyone opens their wedding up to guests of all ages, preferring instead to host an adults-only celebration. While this decision has its advantages, others can find that the day feels incomplete when only adults are included. Allowing guests to brin ...

Using Flowers To Decorate An Outdoor Ceremony Space

Using Flowers To Decorate An Outdoor Ceremony Space

07/01/2020

Outdoor wedding ceremonies can, and should, make the most of their natural surroundings. By hosting a celebration nestled in Texas Hill Country, you can enjoy the visual splendor of a lush landscape that offers beautiful backdrops throughout the year. On ...

3 Questions To Consider As You Create Your Seating Chart

3 Questions To Consider As You Create Your Seating Chart

06/30/2020

Creating the seating chart for your wedding reception can be time-consuming, but it can be an important step to make sure your evening runs smoothly. While it may not be your favorite task, it is one that deserves real time and attention. Because Texas O ...

How Do We Stay Organized While Planning Our Wedding?

How Do We Stay Organized While Planning Our Wedding?

06/29/2020

Many couples feel more than a little intimidated when the many tasks of wedding planning start to stack up. While the length of your engagement period can affect the difficulty of making your dream celebration happen, even a long engagement can call for ...

Encouraging Guests To Make The Most Of Your Dance Floor

Encouraging Guests To Make The Most Of Your Dance Floor

06/26/2020

When couples begin to plan the layout of their wedding reception area, they often set aside a portion of open space for dancing. While not every wedding includes dancing, it is a popular feature at weddings. When the dance floor is especially lively, it ...

3 Benefits To Planning An Outdoor Wedding Ceremony

3 Benefits To Planning An Outdoor Wedding Ceremony

06/25/2020

The right wedding space can help you realize your vision for the celebration of your dreams. As you explore your options, you can find that an outdoor setting for your wedding ceremony offers certain advantages that can be hard to pass up. These spaces c ...

Tips For Sticking To Your Wedding Day Schedule

Tips For Sticking To Your Wedding Day Schedule

06/24/2020

You can expect to enjoy plenty of wonderful moments throughout your wedding, but will you have time to enjoy everything you have planned for your event? Setting a schedule can give you a clear picture of what your day will be like, and how much time you ...

When Should We Start Planning Our Rehearsal Dinner?

When Should We Start Planning Our Rehearsal Dinner?

06/23/2020

The wedding rehearsal, along with the rehearsal dinner, will be the final event you take part in before your special day, and it tends to be the last time the happy couple will see each other until the ceremony. While it is more relaxed than the actual w ...

Working With Wedding Party Members Who Live Far From You

Working With Wedding Party Members Who Live Far From You

06/22/2020

You may be physically far away from someone you are close to, but that does not mean you feel emotionally removed from them. Many people will have at least one person in their life they want in their wedding party who lives far enough away to make person ...

Reasons To Consider A Wedding During The Fall Or Winter

Reasons To Consider A Wedding During The Fall Or Winter

06/19/2020

While some couples choose a wedding date that has personal significance, many look for something that falls into a traditional "wedding season." For outdoor weddings in particular, it can be exciting to have a date at a time when everything is in bloom, ...

Planning Your Arrival To The Wedding Reception

Planning Your Arrival To The Wedding Reception

06/18/2020

While the wedding procession will keep you and your partner (briefly) apart when your ceremony begins, you are able to arrive as a duo when enter your wedding reception. While some couples make more of this moment than others, your arrival at the recepti ...

Arranging And Decorating Your Wedding Reception Tables

Arranging And Decorating Your Wedding Reception Tables

06/17/2020

After a beautiful wedding ceremony in the splendor of Texas Hill Country, your guests can join you and your partner to further celebrate your special day at your reception. The reception, while more relaxed than the ceremony, still calls for considerable ...

Making Time For Wedding Photos With Family Members

Making Time For Wedding Photos With Family Members

06/16/2020

Your wedding will bring many people together, as you invite both friends and relatives to be a part of your celebration. While you can feel close to everyone you welcome to your event, it can be important to make time to enjoy this experience with close ...

Tips For Effectively Communicating With Wedding Guests

Tips For Effectively Communicating With Wedding Guests

06/15/2020

While your wedding guest list will consist of friends and family members, many of whom you have known for a significant period of time, it can be difficult to stay in regular contact with everyone. Even with social media as a means of communication, it c ...

Are You Stuck On What To Offer For Your Wedding Favors?

Are You Stuck On What To Offer For Your Wedding Favors?

06/12/2020

Your wedding favors may feel like a small gesture, but it gives you a way to show your guests that their attendance means something to you. It also gives you the chance to create something that lets people hold onto their memory of being there for your s ...

Things To Consider As You Plan Your Walk Down The Aisle

Things To Consider As You Plan Your Walk Down The Aisle

06/11/2020

The bride's walk down the aisle is among the most memorable moments of a wedding ceremony. While the procession can appear to be a straightforward moment, you should put some thought into yours as you work out the details of your special day. You have so ...

Things You Should Know Before Sending Your Wedding Invites

Things You Should Know Before Sending Your Wedding Invites

06/10/2020

There will be many matters you need to address before you should send out your wedding invitations. In addition to figuring out who you want in attendance, and securing your date and location, you will want to think about matters like your wedding theme, ...

Securing The Right Assistance When Planning Your Wedding

Securing The Right Assistance When Planning Your Wedding

06/09/2020

You know you are ready to spend the rest of your life with your partner, and you are looking forward to declaring this in front of friends and family members at your wedding ceremony. One thing you may feel less ready to take on is the actual planning of ...

How Much Time Should You Spend Practicing Your First Dance?

How Much Time Should You Spend Practicing Your First Dance?

06/08/2020

You and your partner will be the center of attention throughout your wedding ceremony, and you can also have eyes on you for many parts of your reception. Different couples can be more or less prepared for this attention, though even couples who have no ...

Fitting The Cake Cutting Into Your Reception Plans

Fitting The Cake Cutting Into Your Reception Plans

06/05/2020

Your cake cutting can be a fun, photo-worthy moment at your wedding reception, one with more importance than you might realize. While serving dessert is not necessarily the last thing you will do during your reception, this moment is often used as the fi ...

Preparing Your Ring Bearer And Flower Girl For The Ceremony

Preparing Your Ring Bearer And Flower Girl For The Ceremony

06/04/2020

It is normal for people in the wedding party - the happy couple included - to feel some nerves when walking down the aisle. Many people have little to no experience engaging in rituals like a wedding, particularly when there are so many people present to ...

Tips For Avoiding Stress During Wedding Day Preparations

Tips For Avoiding Stress During Wedding Day Preparations

06/03/2020

While you can expect to stay busy throughout your engagement period, few days will be as packed with activity as the wedding day itself! Our amenities can make matters easier for couples, as we offer extended venue access on the day of your event, and we ...

Important Early Steps For A Recently Engaged Couple

Important Early Steps For A Recently Engaged Couple

06/02/2020

You should take the time to savor your excitement over becoming engaged. This is a big moment, one that you can remember for the rest of your life, and you have every right to feel joy in this moment. With that said, after your proposal, you will need to ...

Planning A Stylish Exit For Your Wedding Event

Planning A Stylish Exit For Your Wedding Event

06/01/2020

No matter how wonderful your wedding is, it has to end eventually. Fortunately, a little planning can help you ensure that your evening wraps up in style! The wedding exit for the bride and groom typically sees guests line up at either side of the happy ...

3 Alternatives To A Typical Wedding Gift Registry

3 Alternatives To A Typical Wedding Gift Registry

05/29/2020

If you are less than thrilled by the idea of receiving items on a a "typical" wedding registry, you are not alone. Many couples have chosen to break away from convention when it comes to asking for their guests to provide gifts when attending their weddi ...

What To Consider As You Search For A Wedding Officiant

What To Consider As You Search For A Wedding Officiant

05/28/2020

While you should take care to make sure that every person who serves a role in your wedding is right for their task, it is difficult to overstate the importance of having the right officiant. This person will have the opportunity to speak to what makes y ...

Tips On Enjoying (Or Skipping) Different Wedding Traditions

Tips On Enjoying (Or Skipping) Different Wedding Traditions

05/27/2020

Throughout your wedding day, you and your partner will have the opportunity to take part in many different traditions. While you may be excited to celebrate through some of these moments, others may have you feeling less excited. You can decide to cut ce ...

Providing A Great Reception Dining Experience For Guests

Providing A Great Reception Dining Experience For Guests

05/26/2020

A successful wedding reception can depend on many factors, but it is hard to overstate the importance of planning out your meal for your guests. To provide a memorable dining experience, think beyond the food itself and consider what you should do to ser ...

Choosing And Establishing Your Wedding Theme

Choosing And Establishing Your Wedding Theme

05/22/2020

Once you have your wedding theme selected, it can be easier for you to start putting the pieces of your event in place. This choice can impact the wedding colors you choose, the formality of your event, and whether you want to include rustic, antique, or ...

3 Reasons To Consider First Look Wedding Photos

3 Reasons To Consider First Look Wedding Photos

05/21/2020

First look wedding photos see a happy couple pose together before their ceremony begins for a series of pictures. These shots can capture great images you can be excited to frame and place in your shared home, but this does mean the bridal gown is reveal ...

What Should You Know Before You Shop For A Wedding Gown?

What Should You Know Before You Shop For A Wedding Gown?

05/20/2020

Beginning the search for a wedding gown can be fun, but it may be a time-consuming process even if you have an idea of what you want to wear. Selecting the "right" gown can call for a search at multiple shops as you try to find the dress that truly speak ...

Things To Consider Before Planning A Larger Wedding Event

Things To Consider Before Planning A Larger Wedding Event

05/19/2020

When it comes to weddings, should you keep your guest list short, or should you extend invitations to as many people as you can? Planning a larger wedding can mean taking on more costs, and it can make ample space a priority. With that said, this can hel ...

Tips To Help You Make The Most Of An Outdoor Ceremony

Tips To Help You Make The Most Of An Outdoor Ceremony

05/18/2020

By arranging an outdoor wedding ceremony, you can enjoy picturesque natural surroundings when you say "I do" before your friends and family members. In addition to creating a stunning visual experience, an outdoor ceremony can be a great way to set the t ...

What Should The Groomsmen Wear At Our Wedding?

What Should The Groomsmen Wear At Our Wedding?

05/15/2020

You have your own gown to select, and you need to think about what your bridesmaids should wear before your wedding. Of course, to complete the look and make sure everyone seems in place and stylish at the altar, you also need to think about what the gro ...

Making Time For All Of Your Planned Reception Events

Making Time For All Of Your Planned Reception Events

05/14/2020

The typical wedding reception will feature dinner, drinks, dancing, toasts, and more. This is your time to thank everyone for being on hand to celebrate your union with your partner, as well as an opportunity to enjoy your first night together as a marri ...

Tips For Couples Excited To Host A DIY Wedding Celebration

Tips For Couples Excited To Host A DIY Wedding Celebration

05/13/2020

Hosting a DIY wedding can pose some challenges, but it also gives couples the opportunity to make sure that their event is distinct from other celebrations. You can use repurposed and handmade items to create a rustic look, or work in antique and new pie ...

Tips To Help You In Your Search For Wedding Vendors

Tips To Help You In Your Search For Wedding Vendors

05/12/2020

You can count on support from friends and family members as you begin planning your wedding, but some tasks will call for some professional help. Even if you want to create a DIY wedding experience, some tasks can be too large for you to take on without ...

What To Consider When Creating A Wedding Day Emergency Kit

What To Consider When Creating A Wedding Day Emergency Kit

05/11/2020

Your engagement period can see you work diligently to make sure that everything is in place when your wedding day arrives. While the right preparations can be valuable, every couple still has to watch out for small and unexpected developments that might ...

3 Reasons To Hire A Photographer For Your Wedding

3 Reasons To Hire A Photographer For Your Wedding

05/08/2020

Your friends and family members may capture some great images of your wedding, but if you want to come away with a collection of beautiful photos, you should have a professional photographer on hand. Many couples choose to pay for photography services wh ...

Fun Ways To Include Flowers In Your Wedding Decorations

Fun Ways To Include Flowers In Your Wedding Decorations

05/07/2020

While floral arrangements can be costly, they can be important sources of color and beauty when you decorate your wedding spaces. When they are added to an outdoor ceremony space, flowers can help you establish your style and event theme while complement ...

Do Your Bridesmaids Really Need To Wear Identical Dresses?

Do Your Bridesmaids Really Need To Wear Identical Dresses?

05/06/2020

Bridesmaids have traditionally worn the same dress for a wedding, but couples are now starting to offer more choice to the people in their wedding party. While you want to create a consistent look, you may prefer to let people choose gowns that offer dif ...

Choosing The Look Of Your Hair And Makeup For Your Wedding

Choosing The Look Of Your Hair And Makeup For Your Wedding

05/05/2020

While your gown can garner plenty of attention, it is one of several components of your entire wedding day look. Many brides will arrange for hair and makeup services for their wedding day, and will often make services available to their bridesmaids as w ...

3 Potential Sources Of Inspiration For Your Wedding Colors

3 Potential Sources Of Inspiration For Your Wedding Colors

05/04/2020

For many couples, the right wedding colors can be vivid and varied, but others can prefer a more limited and muted palette for their event. By choosing the right colors for your wedding look, you can affect how formal everything feels, make sure certain ...

Answers To Common Questions About Save-The-Date Cards

Answers To Common Questions About Save-The-Date Cards

05/01/2020

What role do save-the-date cards play in wedding planning? These cards are different from wedding invitations, which officially ask people to let you know if they can attend your event. For some, the save-the-date can feel superfluous, and they may decid ...

Fun Surprises You Can Plan For Your Wedding Reception

Fun Surprises You Can Plan For Your Wedding Reception

04/30/2020

Your wedding reception can be as traditional or unconventional as you choose. With that said, it can be hard to resist the temptation to provide a few surprises for your guests even if you have more conservative ideas about what your experience should be ...

Will We Have Time To Put Out Our Wedding Decorations?

Will We Have Time To Put Out Our Wedding Decorations?

04/29/2020

While advanced preparations can make your wedding day considerably easier, you can count on the hours leading to your ceremony to be packed with activities. One challenge couples face when deciding on how they want their ceremony and reception spaces to ...

Picking Wedding Attire When You Expect Warm Weather

Picking Wedding Attire When You Expect Warm Weather

04/28/2020

When it comes to matters of wedding attire, couples have to select more than just they wear for their walk down the aisle. You and your partner will be tasked with selecting what the members of your wedding party will wear, too. For the groomsmen, attire ...

Setting A Place At The Reception For The Bride And Groom

Setting A Place At The Reception For The Bride And Groom

04/27/2020

The bride and groom will typically share a place of honor during the wedding reception. As you work out the details of your event, it is up to you and your partner to decide where that place might be located in your seating arrangement, and how it should ...

Make The Most Of Your Time During Your Wedding Rehearsal

Make The Most Of Your Time During Your Wedding Rehearsal

04/24/2020

If you want your wedding ceremony to live up to your expectations, make sure you take full advantage of your rehearsal time. During your wedding rehearsal, you can have all of the people with roles to fulfill at your ceremony present to learn what is exp ...

Should We Stick With Family Traditions Or Do Something New?

Should We Stick With Family Traditions Or Do Something New?

04/23/2020

Some people enter their engagement period with a clearer idea of what they want for their wedding than others. With that said, knowing what you want may not settle all of the questions around what you should do on your wedding day. Couples who want to mo ...

Tips For Couples Who Want To Host A Smaller Wedding Event

Tips For Couples Who Want To Host A Smaller Wedding Event

04/22/2020

For many couples, the ideal wedding experience is one that features a smaller turnout. Choosing to keep your guest list small can do more than just help you lower your event costs. Taking more care in selecting who you want in attendance can limit your e ...

Communicating Effectively Through A Wedding Website

Communicating Effectively Through A Wedding Website

04/21/2020

Because they allow you to share your engagement photos, talk about your relationship, and relay helpful information, you can be interested in setting up a wedding website. While some couples do more with the site they create than others, it is hard to ar ...

Asking For The Right Gifts From Your Wedding Guests

Asking For The Right Gifts From Your Wedding Guests

04/20/2020

The items you tend to find on a "typical" wedding registry can help a happy couple begin a life together. You can request the kinds of practical items that help you set up a bathroom, or equip your kitchen with appliances that help you make meals. Of cou ...

Should We Go With Traditional Vows, Or Something Personal?

Should We Go With Traditional Vows, Or Something Personal?

04/17/2020

Traditional wedding vows have been used in countless ceremonies, giving them a long and rich history. While some people want to include that history in their wedding day, other couples choose to share a personal alternative to these vows. By crafting you ...

Tips For Politely Asking Guests To Leave Their Kids At Home

Tips For Politely Asking Guests To Leave Their Kids At Home

04/16/2020

While you and your partner may receive some feedback on it from your parents, you are ultimately in control of your wedding guest list. What this means is that you can decide how large or small your wedding event is, and who you want in attendance. Coupl ...

How To Keep Your Reception Lively With Music And Dancing

How To Keep Your Reception Lively With Music And Dancing

04/15/2020

You want your guests to remain seated for your ceremony, but your wedding reception gives everyone an opportunity to mingle, eat, and have fun! In addition to providing food and drinks, couples typically offer up entertainment for the evening at their re ...

3 Things You Can Do Right After Becoming Engaged

3 Things You Can Do Right After Becoming Engaged

04/14/2020

Different couples will decide on different lengths of time for their engagement period. While some will prefer to start working on wedding plans right away, others choose to hang back and feel the excitement of their commitment before looking into organi ...

We Invited People To Be In Our Wedding Party - What Now?

We Invited People To Be In Our Wedding Party - What Now?

04/13/2020

Soon after becoming engaged, you and your partner can quickly come up with ideal people for your wedding party. Once you ask people to be a part of your wedding party, you can start considering matters like what they will wear, and what they should do du ...

Making Helpful Signs Part Of Your Wedding Decorations

Making Helpful Signs Part Of Your Wedding Decorations

04/10/2020

When it comes to your wedding decorations, you can put most of your energy toward selecting the right colors, and finding pieces that establish your event theme. During your planning, you may think less about how your decorative pieces can keep guests in ...

Taking Photos With Your Partner, Family, And Wedding Party

Taking Photos With Your Partner, Family, And Wedding Party

04/09/2020

You will have many opportunities to have your picture taken during your wedding. With a professional photographer on hand, you can look forward to an impressive collection of images that feature you and your partner, your wedding party members, and your ...

Making Time For Toasts During Your Wedding Reception

Making Time For Toasts During Your Wedding Reception

04/08/2020

You and your partner will be front and center for most of your wedding. However, the wedding toast gives other people a chance to stand and address your guests. Toasts can be funny and charming, but they are also a chance for those close to you to share ...

Should You Encourage Wedding Guests To Bring Their Kids?

Should You Encourage Wedding Guests To Bring Their Kids?

04/07/2020

A wedding does more than formally celebrate the union of a happy couple. When you tie the knot with your partner, the two of you also bring your families together. With this in mind, many couples feel that entire families - kids included - should be welc ...

What Tasks Will I Need To Handle On My Wedding Day?

What Tasks Will I Need To Handle On My Wedding Day?

04/06/2020

While your engagement period can be busy, few days can feel as hectic as the wedding day itself! In the hours before your ceremony is set to begin, you may find yourself with several concerns on your mind. On top of making sure everyone in your wedding p ...

Deciding Where Your Guests Should Sit At The Reception

Deciding Where Your Guests Should Sit At The Reception

04/03/2020

While it is not always required, it is often beneficial to have a seating chart for your wedding reception, particularly if you have a larger guest list. As tempting as it may be to go without just to avoid the work of creating it, your chart can help yo ...

Tips To Help You Find The Right Wedding Centerpieces

Tips To Help You Find The Right Wedding Centerpieces

04/02/2020

The centerpieces you place on the tables at your reception are among the most noticeable decorations you will feature at your wedding. They can help you establish your wedding colors, add to the formality of your dinner, and show off your sense of style. ...

Keeping Guests Entertained Before Your Reception Starts

Keeping Guests Entertained Before Your Reception Starts

04/01/2020

Typically, the time between a couple's wedding ceremony and reception will be spent taking staged pictures with family members, as well as the bridesmaids and groomsmen. With first look photos taken before your event, you can cut down on the time this wi ...

Tips To Help Couples Prepare For Their First Dance

Tips To Help Couples Prepare For Their First Dance

03/31/2020

You and your partner will be the center of attention throughout your wedding, but some moments during your event may feel more nerve-racking than others. Your ceremony can feel like a daunting moment, particularly if you exchange your own vows. However, ...

Creating The Right Atmosphere For An Outdoor Ceremony

Creating The Right Atmosphere For An Outdoor Ceremony

03/30/2020

When it comes to securing the right location for your wedding, you may find that an outdoor space is ideally suited to your vision for your event. A celebration held in nature can be perfect for a rustic or laid-back affair, but these spaces can also wor ...

Dessert Ideas To Help You End Your Wedding On A Sweet Note

Dessert Ideas To Help You End Your Wedding On A Sweet Note

03/27/2020

Even though dessert tends to be a part of your wedding night's end, it is something that guests can look forward to throughout your celebration. Because the tiered wedding cake is such a staple of the wedding reception, you can present them with somethin ...

Why Do Brides Create Wedding Day First Aid Kits?

Why Do Brides Create Wedding Day First Aid Kits?

03/26/2020

When it comes to preparing for a successful wedding day, anticipating small inconveniences can be important. To prepare for the unexpected, many brides will create their own wedding day first aid kit. This is not strictly for first aid supplies, though b ...

How Do I Choose Between Artificial And Real Flowers?

How Do I Choose Between Artificial And Real Flowers?

03/25/2020

While you may feel that real flowers are the only kind that are appropriate for wedding decorations, you may be surprised at the benefits of selecting artificial flowers for at least some of your pieces. If you plan to create DIY wedding decorations, art ...

Tips To Help You Capture Important Images From Your Wedding

Tips To Help You Capture Important Images From Your Wedding

03/24/2020

Your wedding is just one day, but you can hold onto your memories of it for a lifetime. Your wedding photographs will help you retain those memories, and they can create beautiful images that you can use to decorate the home you build with your partner. ...

3 Options To Make Wedding Planning Easier

3 Options To Make Wedding Planning Easier

03/23/2020

Adding wedding planning to an already busy life can seem like an easy recipe for stress, but many couples find themselves juggling these new challenges with their current responsibilities. If you have feelings of uncertainty around wedding obligations, t ...

Make Sure You Avoid These Wedding Budgeting Mistakes

Make Sure You Avoid These Wedding Budgeting Mistakes

03/20/2020

Making a decision on the budget for your wedding may not be fun, and it could even provoke some awkward discussions with your partner. With that said, it is important to set a ceiling on what you can afford to pay for your special day. The setting of you ...

3 Important Early Decisions To Make While Wedding Planning

3 Important Early Decisions To Make While Wedding Planning

03/19/2020

No matter how long or short your engagement period might be, there are a few decisions about your wedding you should make early. These choices can help you eliminate a lot of questions and options you might have to explore, and they can help you communic ...

Why Do Couples Send Save-The-Date Cards?

Why Do Couples Send Save-The-Date Cards?

03/18/2020

Why do couples often send out save-the-date cards before ultimately sending out formal wedding invitations? Though their purposes may seem similar, they can play different roles when communicating with guests. Your save-the-date cards can be sent out rel ...

Decorating A Wedding With Custom-Made Pieces

Decorating A Wedding With Custom-Made Pieces

03/17/2020

The right atmosphere for your wedding is important. With the right location, the right attire, and the right entertainment, you can create an experience that your guests love, as well as one that feels like an extension of you and your partner. In additi ...

Things To Consider When Decorating Your Aisle Space

Things To Consider When Decorating Your Aisle Space

03/16/2020

When the bride makes her appearance, the eyes of everyone in attendance tend to be on her. Your walk down the aisle is one of the loveliest moments of the entire wedding, and a great opportunity to create memorable photographs. It is also a reason to thi ...

Should We Ask Someone We Know To Officiate Our Wedding?

Should We Ask Someone We Know To Officiate Our Wedding?

03/13/2020

How do you decide that someone is right for the role of officiating your wedding ceremony? For some couples, this question is hardly an easy one to answer. If you have struggled to agree on an officiant, you may want to consider someone in your personal ...

When Should I Start My Search For Wedding Vendors?

When Should I Start My Search For Wedding Vendors?

03/12/2020

As exciting as it is to become engaged, and share the news with your friends and family, you may need to move quickly from celebrating to planning. One matter you should treat as a priority is the search for wedding vendors. If you hope to plan a wedding ...

What Role Should Parents Play In Wedding Planning?

What Role Should Parents Play In Wedding Planning?

03/11/2020

Your wedding day is meant to be a celebration of the bond formed between you and your partner, and it gives you an opportunity to bring your families together. While extended family members tend to be present for the celebration itself, and at least some ...

Fun And Surprising Choices You Can Make For Your Reception

Fun And Surprising Choices You Can Make For Your Reception

03/10/2020

If you are going to go to the trouble of inviting friends and family to your wedding, it seems reasonable that you would want your event to stand apart from others. With this in mind, you may want to look into choices for your wedding reception that fall ...

3 Tips To Help You Plan A Wedding With A Long Guest List

3 Tips To Help You Plan A Wedding With A Long Guest List

03/09/2020

If you intend to host a larger wedding, there are certain matters that you should be prepared to address. One is that with more people in attendance, your budget will have to go up in order to cover the full costs of your dinner, beverages, and cake. Whi ...

Choosing A Ring Bearer And Flower Girl For Your Wedding

Choosing A Ring Bearer And Flower Girl For Your Wedding

03/06/2020

The people you select to stand with you as bridesmaids will be people you feel particularly close to; in many cases, they will be people you have known for much of your life. While it may be difficult to narrow down your choices, you probably had an idea ...

How Can I Make Sure My Wedding Rehearsal Is A Success?

How Can I Make Sure My Wedding Rehearsal Is A Success?

03/05/2020

Few experiences in your life can be as meaningful or as exciting as standing with your partner at the altar during your wedding ceremony. While the ceremony itself is hardly the only event that will take place during your celebration, it is the moment th ...

Relying On Your Wedding Party For Pre-Wedding Support

Relying On Your Wedding Party For Pre-Wedding Support

03/04/2020

The people you choose to include in your wedding party will, of course, be people with whom you feel close. Asking someone to stand beside you as a bridesmaid or a groomsman shows that person just how much you value and trust them. With that said, it als ...

Ideas To Help Keep Everyone Entertained At Your Reception

Ideas To Help Keep Everyone Entertained At Your Reception

03/03/2020

While your wedding ceremony will keep everyone fixated on you and your partner, you will have to do a little more work to keep guests entertained during your reception. Even if you plan on hosting a formal wedding event, your reception will provide guest ...

Tips For Remaining Comfortable Throughout Your Wedding Day

Tips For Remaining Comfortable Throughout Your Wedding Day

03/02/2020

After so much time spent planning the event, it may feel as though your actual wedding event glides by. This feeling can be hard to avoid, as your special day is dwarfed by the months you commit to making it happen. With that said, the day may feel long ...

Is A Wedding Website Really Something We Should Create?

Is A Wedding Website Really Something We Should Create?

02/28/2020

Your wedding invitations should provide guests with the most important information about your special day. In addition to listing the location, date, and time, you can include guidance on preferred attire to help make sure people have an idea of how form ...

3 Things To Consider Before Finalizing Your Guest List

3 Things To Consider Before Finalizing Your Guest List

02/27/2020

The process of creating, revising, and finalizing the guest list for your wedding can be a daunting one. You can face tough questions about who should or should not be included, how many plus-ones you can comfortably offer, and whether you should make yo ...

Choosing Beautiful Bridal Bouquets And Floral Arrangements

Choosing Beautiful Bridal Bouquets And Floral Arrangements

02/26/2020

Because you keep it with you for so much of the wedding, you may want to think about your bridal bouquet as part of your attire. It will be featured prominently as you walk down the aisle, and it will appear in the group and couple photos taken by your p ...

Tips To Help You Craft Your Personal Wedding Vows

Tips To Help You Craft Your Personal Wedding Vows

02/25/2020

When it comes time to say "I do" at your wedding ceremony, you will have time to share your love with your guests by reciting vows. Many couples have chosen to abandon traditional vows in favor of words they crafted themselves. This can be beneficial to ...

Take Advantage Of Small Opportunities To Spoil Your Guests

Take Advantage Of Small Opportunities To Spoil Your Guests

02/24/2020

Even if your wedding day is meant to be a celebration of your union, it also creates a chance for you to celebrate the many people in your shared lives. Putting together an entertaining ceremony and reception can be challenging, but the right touches can ...

Should We Set Up A Sweetheart Table For Our Reception?

Should We Set Up A Sweetheart Table For Our Reception?

02/21/2020

As you plan out your reception area, and create your seating chart, you will need to think about where you and your partner are going to sit during the event. Many couples choose to create a special table to themselves, known as a sweetheart table, where ...

Tips To Help With Selecting And Serving Your Wedding Cake

Tips To Help With Selecting And Serving Your Wedding Cake

02/20/2020

The search for a wedding cake can be one of the most fun experiences you have while planning your wedding. After all, this is a chance to indulge your sweet tooth while trying to decide on what you should have for dessert at your wedding. While flavor ce ...

Finding The Right Space For A Wedding With Fewer Guests

Finding The Right Space For A Wedding With Fewer Guests

02/19/2020

When people think about fitting their guests into a venue, they tend to think about the problems associated with trying to hold too many people in a cramped space. A lack of room for everyone at your wedding can certainly be a problem, but you also want ...

How Can I Be Sure I Have The Right Colors For My Wedding?

How Can I Be Sure I Have The Right Colors For My Wedding?

02/18/2020

Selecting the colors you want to feature in your wedding decorations will help you establish the look you want for your event, but it may be hard to commit to your choices. How can you make sure that your selections are appropriately formal, or a good fi ...

How Can I Make Sure My Reception Starts On Time?

How Can I Make Sure My Reception Starts On Time?

02/17/2020

While there are many fun aspects to planning and celebrating a wedding, there are also certain mundane tasks that need attention. You should be able to enjoy your special day and feel fully present in the different parts of your ceremony and reception, b ...

Make Planning Easier With An All-Inclusive Wedding Package

Make Planning Easier With An All-Inclusive Wedding Package

02/14/2020

Whether you have a clear vision of what you want your wedding day to be like, or feel unsure about the details even after you are engaged, the actual planning process can be difficult. After all, you may be hard-pressed to think of another task in your l ...

Keeping Guests Comfortable During An Outdoor Ceremony

Keeping Guests Comfortable During An Outdoor Ceremony

02/13/2020

With the gorgeous Texas Hill Country landscape surrounding your ceremony, you can be thrilled to plan an outdoor wedding at Texas Old Town. An outdoor setting can be ideal for many different wedding types, and it can impart a natural beauty to your event ...

Should We Provide Wedding Programs For Our Guests?

Should We Provide Wedding Programs For Our Guests?

02/12/2020

While many couples choose to provide wedding programs for their guests, they are not something you are obligated to create. If you have a smaller or more casual wedding event planned, it may feel like a needless gesture. However, you may find that you ar ...

Honoring Parents During Your Wedding Celebration

Honoring Parents During Your Wedding Celebration

02/11/2020

Your wedding event joins you with your partner, and it brings your respective families together. With that in mind, your celebration can focus on more than just honoring the love between the bride and groom. In large and small ways, you can take opportun ...

Planning And Practicing Your First Dance

Planning And Practicing Your First Dance

02/10/2020

While the first dance is a relatively small part of your wedding reception, it can be one of the more daunting moments you plan. Even after standing before everyone and exchanging vows, you can feel uneasy about sharing a dance in front of so many people ...

Selecting The Bridesmaids You Want For Your Wedding

Selecting The Bridesmaids You Want For Your Wedding

02/07/2020

Choosing your bridesmaids for your wedding can be a fun early part of your wedding party, but the experience can feel stressful if you are unsure who you want standing at your side. In addition to deciding on who you want to join you, you will need to kn ...

Things To Consider If You Plan On Taking First Look Photos

Things To Consider If You Plan On Taking First Look Photos

02/06/2020

You can certainly pass on first look photos, and save all of your planned pictures for the time between your wedding ceremony and reception. Many people choose this option because they want to save the sight of the bride in her gown for the ceremony itse ...

3 Tips To Help You Keep Your Wedding Reception On Track

3 Tips To Help You Keep Your Wedding Reception On Track

02/05/2020

While some wedding reception events are more elaborate than others, you should have plans in place to keep the occasion on a schedule. Even a laid-back, intimate reception event needs some structural support if you want to enjoy every part of the evening ...

Make Sure Your Guests Are Greeted Warmly Upon Arrival

Make Sure Your Guests Are Greeted Warmly Upon Arrival

02/04/2020

While no one expects to see the bride before the wedding ceremony, your guests can reasonably expect some kind of greeting upon arrival at your event. At the very least, some form of welcome can assure everyone that they are in the right place, and let t ...

Can I Host A Reception Without A Seating Chart?

Can I Host A Reception Without A Seating Chart?

02/03/2020

While the seating chart can be tougher in some circumstances than others, it is hard to feel excited over plans to decide where everyone at your wedding will sit during your reception. You have to make sure every table is full, that the seatmates know ea ...

What Should We Do With Our Wedding Guest Book?

What Should We Do With Our Wedding Guest Book?

01/31/2020

Between the efforts of your wedding photographer and many of your guests, you will have plenty of images to commemorate your wedding celebration. With that said, you should still consider putting out a wedding guest book for everyone to sign. The wedding ...

Creating A Rustic Atmosphere For Your Wedding Reception

Creating A Rustic Atmosphere For Your Wedding Reception

01/30/2020

Rustic weddings can feel intimate and charming, and in the right surroundings they can feel like an escape. With our Texas Hill Country surroundings, you can find it easy to plan the look of your rustic wedding ceremony. What you should know is that with ...

Make Sure You Ask The Right Questions During A Venue Tour

Make Sure You Ask The Right Questions During A Venue Tour

01/29/2020

Going out to visit different venues can help you envision your wedding day. While you explore a space, you can start to imagine how it might look featuring your preferred wedding colors, and with your decorations. These appointments also give you the opp ...

Informing Guests That Your Wedding Is A Child-Free Event

Informing Guests That Your Wedding Is A Child-Free Event

01/28/2020

In the process of planning your ideal wedding event, or as a means of controlling the size of your guest list, you may decide that your celebration should be an adults-only affair. This choice has several advantages. People can feel a little more relaxed ...

When Should We Send Out Our Wedding Invitations?

When Should We Send Out Our Wedding Invitations?

01/27/2020

Obviously, your wedding invitations are not going anywhere until you have your guest list and event details finalized. With that said, it can be hard to know the point in your engagement period when they should be sent out to the people you want with you ...

Making Plans For The End Of Your Wedding Reception

Making Plans For The End Of Your Wedding Reception

01/24/2020

All good things must come to an end, but with the right planning you can ensure that your wedding night ends on a high note! The departure of the bride and groom is a memorable part of a wedding reception, but it is just one moment you should plan for th ...

3 Ways To Make Your Wedding Dessert Table More Fun!

3 Ways To Make Your Wedding Dessert Table More Fun!

01/23/2020

Your wedding ceremony can be a beautiful and truly moving experience for you, your partner, and everyone in attendance. While the ceremony tends to be more formal and reserved, the wedding reception gives you and your guests the chance to relax a little ...

Selecting Casual Attire For The Groom And Groomsmen

Selecting Casual Attire For The Groom And Groomsmen

01/21/2020

Tuxedos and suits may be popular men's attire for a wedding, but these formal choices may be an uncomfortable fit for your celebration. If you plan to celebrate a more casual wedding, or if you want to take advantage of our outdoor settings to create a r ...

Choosing The Right Decorations For Your Outdoor Wedding

Choosing The Right Decorations For Your Outdoor Wedding

01/20/2020

Many couples are excited to enjoy the natural beauty of an outdoor environment for their exchange of vows. Our different venue spaces offer gorgeous views of Texas Hill Country that can make your wedding ceremony feel magical, and suit both formal and in ...

Creating Memorable Centerpieces For Your Wedding Reception

Creating Memorable Centerpieces For Your Wedding Reception

01/17/2020

What kind of centerpieces should you use for your wedding reception? While you have freedom in what you choose, remember that your centerpieces are important help you establish your event theme, showcase your colors, and personalize your space. For some ...

Making Important Music Choices For Your Wedding Reception

Making Important Music Choices For Your Wedding Reception

01/16/2020

The song you choose for your first dance can be deeply personal to you and your partner. While other choices regarding the music for your reception are not quite so emotional, they can be important. After all, the energy of your reception can be greatly ...

Enjoying Venue Support Before And During Your Wedding

Enjoying Venue Support Before And During Your Wedding

01/14/2020

The "right" venue can do more than just provide adequate space and lovely surroundings for your wedding celebration. In addition to offering locations for your wedding ceremony and reception, Texas Old Town provides amenities that can help you plan a suc ...

Committing To A Final Guest Count For Your Wedding

Committing To A Final Guest Count For Your Wedding

01/13/2020

It can be difficult to guess exactly how many people will actually show up at your wedding. After all, not everyone will be able to attend, and you may have unannounced cancellations and unexpected plus-ones on the day itself. With that said, it is impor ...

Tips For Planning And Hosting A Wedding Within A Year

Tips For Planning And Hosting A Wedding Within A Year

01/09/2020

Many couples prefer to put ample time between their engagement and wedding because, simply put, the process of planning a wedding can be challenging. You will have to make a number of important decisions, set and maintain a budget, and find experts who a ...

Making The Right Decorative Additions To Your Altar Space

Making The Right Decorative Additions To Your Altar Space

01/08/2020

All eyes will be on you and your partner while you exchange your vows, which means guests will have plenty of time to admire your altar space. By choosing an outdoor venue for your wedding, you can rely on your natural surroundings to provide great visua ...

Arranging Your Wedding Day Hair And Makeup Services

Arranging Your Wedding Day Hair And Makeup Services

01/07/2020

Even if you are comfortable handling your own hair and makeup needs on most occasions, you can feel more comfortable knowing that experts are on hand to help you on your wedding day. This professional support can be more than just a guarantee you will be ...

Finding The Perfect Dress For Your Outdoor Wedding

Finding The Perfect Dress For Your Outdoor Wedding

01/06/2020

There are several reasons brides are advised to start their dress shopping early. One benefit to starting early is that you create more time to have alterations made to the gown you ultimately select, ensuring that it features an ideal fit. Another benef ...

Do I Need Real Flowers For My Floral Arrangements?

Do I Need Real Flowers For My Floral Arrangements?

01/03/2020

For budget-conscious couples, opportunities to save while planning a wedding can be hard to pass up. If you and your partner are looking for ways to save money while preparing for your special day, you may be interested in choosing artificial flowers ove ...

Use The Look Of Your Wedding To Showcase Your Personality

Use The Look Of Your Wedding To Showcase Your Personality

01/02/2020

When you plan the look of your wedding, your focus should be on more than just how "nice" you can make everything look. This event is a celebration of the love you and your partner share, and you should try to create an experience that feels like a refle ...

Using DIY And Repurposed Items To Create Your Wedding Look

Using DIY And Repurposed Items To Create Your Wedding Look

12/31/2019

For many couples, the right decorators will be crucial for creating the right wedding atmosphere. With that said, many people have crafted their own wedding day look through the use of decorations that were personally made, or created with repurposed ite ...

Fitting Wedding Toasts Into Your Reception Plans

Fitting Wedding Toasts Into Your Reception Plans

12/30/2019

The toasts shared during your wedding afford the people closest to you and your partner the opportunity to share meaningful words about your relationship. While the speeches given can range from humorous to purely sentimental, they can be a particularly ...

Just Engaged? You Can Take Engagement Photos With Us!

Just Engaged? You Can Take Engagement Photos With Us!

12/27/2019

If your Christmas Day included a wedding proposal, you can be eager to share the joyous news with the people in your life. While your close friends and family members will hear directly from you, many people make a public announcement by sharing their en ...

Finding Decorations To Create Your Perfect Wedding Look

Finding Decorations To Create Your Perfect Wedding Look

12/26/2019

Once you have selected your wedding venue, it can be easier to figure out how to turn your space into something that truly fits your wedding vision. No matter how perfect a particular spot might be, the personal touches made by your decorations can help ...

Things To Consider If You Want To Plan A 2020 Wedding

Things To Consider If You Want To Plan A 2020 Wedding

12/24/2019

While the start of a new year is generally exciting, and full of potential, 2020 can be especially eventful for engaged couples looking forward to their wedding celebrations. If you hope to host your wedding in the new year, that excitement can be matche ...

Creating A Memorable Dinner During Your Wedding Reception

Creating A Memorable Dinner During Your Wedding Reception

12/23/2019

After your wedding ceremony concludes, you and your guests can gather together to have a wonderful wedding reception experience. Our different wedding venues provide different space and size options for couples to welcome their guests for an evening with ...

Enjoy Ample Time And Space For Day-Of Wedding Preparations

Enjoy Ample Time And Space For Day-Of Wedding Preparations

12/20/2019

While many of your responsibilities when planning your wedding are addressed before the day itself, you should expect to be busy on the day itself. It can be important to create a time line for your day leading up to the ceremony, and to stay in contact ...

Creating A Formal Wedding Experience Your Guests Love

Creating A Formal Wedding Experience Your Guests Love

12/19/2019

Many couples are choosing to keep their wedding events relatively casual. You may have attended more than one wedding that featured a rustic spirit, DIY decorations, and a generally relaxed atmosphere. For the right people, this can be an ideal way to ce ...

How Large Should Our Wedding Party Be?

How Large Should Our Wedding Party Be?

12/18/2019

Your partner is not the only person who will stand with you at the altar during your wedding ceremony. On your special day, you will both also have your wedding party members at your side to support you! Asking someone to join your event as a bridesmaid ...

Use These Tips To Keep Your Reception Dance Floor Lively!

Use These Tips To Keep Your Reception Dance Floor Lively!

12/17/2019

While your wedding reception can start on a relatively calm note, a successful event can become a lively, fun-filled affair. One thing you can do to keep your guests in good spirits through the night is encourage people to enjoy themselves by dancing. Wh ...

3 Tips To Help You Host A Great Wedding Cocktail Hour

3 Tips To Help You Host A Great Wedding Cocktail Hour

12/16/2019

While you will want to be as present as possible with the guests who attend your wedding, you will need at least a little time away in order to take photos with your partner, and your family. Even if you arrange to have first look photos taken, you shoul ...

Making Bold Color Choices For Your Wedding Decorations

Making Bold Color Choices For Your Wedding Decorations

12/13/2019

When it comes to creating the look of your wedding ceremony and reception, the choices you make regarding your wedding colors will be significant. Color is one of the key means of unifying the look of your event that you have. For people who want to host ...

Should You Hire An Event Planner For Your Wedding?

Should You Hire An Event Planner For Your Wedding?

12/12/2019

While couples can be understandably excited about their wedding, you are certainly allowed to feel at least a little nervous about planning your event. After all, most people have little to no experience organizing an occasion this large, and this import ...

Are You Having Trouble Finding The Right Wedding Vendors?

Are You Having Trouble Finding The Right Wedding Vendors?

12/11/2019

Even if you have a clear vision of what you want for your wedding day, it can sometimes be difficult to find professionals who can bring your vision to life. It is important to put time and effort into finding the right wedding vendors. In addition to lo ...

Does Your Wedding Have To Take Place On A Saturday?

Does Your Wedding Have To Take Place On A Saturday?

12/10/2019

People sometimes assume that Saturdays are the "appropriate" day in the week for a wedding, but you can certainly look to other parts of the calendar to find your perfect date. In fact, many couples can discover that a less traditional date can deliver s ...

3 Reasons You Should Look Forward To The Cake Cutting

3 Reasons You Should Look Forward To The Cake Cutting

12/09/2019

Throughout your wedding reception, you will have several opportunities to take part in beloved wedding traditions. You can cherish moments like your first dance, your bouquet toss, and the wedding toasts given by your family members and wedding party mem ...

These Tips Can Help You Plan Your Ceremony Experience

These Tips Can Help You Plan Your Ceremony Experience

12/06/2019

Your wedding ceremony can be one of the most beautiful and emotional moments you experience, and it can be an experience you and your partner cherish forever. Of course, you will have to put some time and effort into planning this moment during your enga ...

3 Things To Think About As You Plan Your Seating Chart

3 Things To Think About As You Plan Your Seating Chart

12/05/2019

Why do couples sometimes dread organizing their seating chart for their wedding reception? If you are planning a wedding with a larger guest count, the task can be difficult just because of the volume of people you need to organize. It can also be diffic ...

Use Your Wedding Website To Communicate With Your Guests

Use Your Wedding Website To Communicate With Your Guests

12/04/2019

While wedding websites have become popular, you may be unsure of what, exactly, you should do with yours. What kind of information should you include? How much detail should you provide about the event itself, or about your relationship? Should you be ca ...

Use Our Texas Hill Country Landscape For Pre-Wedding Pics!

Use Our Texas Hill Country Landscape For Pre-Wedding Pics!

12/03/2019

Your wedding day will be full of beautiful moments that your wedding photographer can capture and preserve for you. Of course, not every moment worth photographing happens on the wedding day itself! Engagement and proposal portraits, along with bridal po ...

Establishing The Right Look For Your Winter Wedding

Establishing The Right Look For Your Winter Wedding

12/02/2019

By choosing a wedding date during the winter season, you can have less competition for important wedding vendors, and enjoy cooler temperatures during an outdoor ceremony. Selecting a date in this season can also help you come up with a style for your ce ...

Keeping Up With Wedding Planning Around The Holidays

Keeping Up With Wedding Planning Around The Holidays

11/29/2019

Being engaged during the holidays can be a wonderful experience. Seasonal gatherings provide you with an opportunity to show off your engagement ring to friends and family members who have not seen it yet, and you can enjoy the excitement over your impen ...

Settling Disagreements About Important Wedding Decisions

Settling Disagreements About Important Wedding Decisions

11/27/2019

The process of planning your wedding can be exciting, but it can also be challenging at several points. As you go through the process of finding the right vendors, settling on the perfect look for your wedding ceremony and reception, and thinking about t ...

3 Creative Approaches To Building Your Wedding Registry

3 Creative Approaches To Building Your Wedding Registry

11/26/2019

The common idea around the wedding registry is that it allows guests to help a newly married couple fill their shared home with needed goods and appliances. For many reasons, the "typical" registry gifts often seem less than necessary for people who are ...

Should We Ask People To Serve As Ushers For Our Wedding?

Should We Ask People To Serve As Ushers For Our Wedding?

11/25/2019

While they have a less visible role than the members of your wedding party, and typically have fewer responsibilities, the ushers at your wedding can play an important role on your special day. As the name suggests, ushers will "usher" your guests to the ...

Providing Hair And Makeup Services For Your Bridal Party

Providing Hair And Makeup Services For Your Bridal Party

11/22/2019

For many brides, professional hair and makeup services can offer vital support on their wedding day. Even if you are comfortable styling yourself, having an expert on hand to take care of you can help you focus on your ceremony. Any individuals you hire ...

These Tips Can Help You Write Your Wedding Vows

These Tips Can Help You Write Your Wedding Vows

11/21/2019

Many couples decide on writing and speaking their own wedding vows, rather than going with traditional vows. Choosing this route is appealing to people because it allows them to open up about what they love about their partner, and why they are so happy ...

Scheduling Your Wedding Rehearsal And Rehearsal Dinner

Scheduling Your Wedding Rehearsal And Rehearsal Dinner

11/20/2019

How important is your wedding rehearsal? During your rehearsal, you have the ability to determine the order of your wedding party members, and give everyone a chance to learn their cues for when they will walk to, and depart, your altar. When you plan yo ...

Finding And Showing Off The Perfect Wedding Cake

Finding And Showing Off The Perfect Wedding Cake

11/19/2019

Searching for the right wedding cake can be one of the most fun experiences you have while planning your wedding. After all, this is your chance to sample from many different cake options as you search for something that feels right for you and your gues ...

Accommodating Wedding Guests Who Bring Their Children

Accommodating Wedding Guests Who Bring Their Children

11/18/2019

Encouraging your wedding guests to bring their kids can help make your event feel like a fun, family-centered affair. Many couples also enjoy having young guests present because it gives their own young family members more people to interact with. With t ...

Should You Ask Your Guests To Follow A Dress Code?

Should You Ask Your Guests To Follow A Dress Code?

11/15/2019

Deciding on the look of your wedding ceremony and reception - and bringing that look to life - can take up a considerable amount of time and effort during your engagement period. With that said, the ability to create a space that feels right for you can ...

Making Sure Guests Are Warmly Greeted When They Arrive

Making Sure Guests Are Warmly Greeted When They Arrive

11/14/2019

It is an understatement to point out that brides tend to be busy on their wedding day. In the hours before your ceremony begins, you will want to focus on preparing yourself, while also trying to make sure everything is arranged properly before guests sh ...

Creating The Right Rustic Atmosphere For Your Wedding

Creating The Right Rustic Atmosphere For Your Wedding

11/13/2019

Rustic weddings have become popular because they allow couples to create a quaint and homely atmosphere while still setting up a visually stunning wedding experience. The charm of homespun, often DIY-inspired wedding decorations is hard for guests to res ...

3 Wedding Day Responsibilities Couples Can Overlook

3 Wedding Day Responsibilities Couples Can Overlook

11/12/2019

While couples tend to stay busy during their engagement period, the day of your wedding can be particularly hectic. With so many responsibilities to handle in a relatively short period, it can be easy for you to overlook certain responsibilities that nee ...

Things To Consider When Selecting Floral Arrangements

Things To Consider When Selecting Floral Arrangements

11/11/2019

While wedding decorations can take many different forms, floral arrangements are closely identified with these special events. Flowers will almost certainly appear in more than just your bouquets and boutonnieres - centerpieces and other important decora ...

How Do I Tell Guests That We Want A Child-Free Wedding?

How Do I Tell Guests That We Want A Child-Free Wedding?

11/08/2019

Making decisions about who goes on your guest list, and who goes without an invitation to your wedding, can be uncomfortable. Couples who want to keep their wedding small, or those who just want their event to feel as formal as possible, will sometimes d ...

Creatively Inviting People To Join Your Wedding Party

Creatively Inviting People To Join Your Wedding Party

11/07/2019

Asking someone to join your wedding party means asking them to play a central role in one of the most significant days of your life. Welcoming people to this position is about more than just telling the people close to you how important they are, as wedd ...

Who Should We Ask To Officiate Our Wedding Ceremony?

Who Should We Ask To Officiate Our Wedding Ceremony?

11/06/2019

The right officiant can do more than just speak during your wedding ceremony. This person can set the tone of your event, articulate why you and your partner are right for each other, and give your vows the significance they deserve. While this role is o ...

Making Your Reception An Entertaining Experience For Guests

Making Your Reception An Entertaining Experience For Guests

11/05/2019

During your wedding ceremony, everyone's eyes will be on you and your partner as you exchange vows and officially become man and wife. When your reception begins, your event can start to feel like a proper celebration. While everyone in attendance is on ...

Including A Ring Bearer And Flower Girl In Your Wedding

Including A Ring Bearer And Flower Girl In Your Wedding

11/04/2019

As you work out the details of your wedding ceremony, you can decide if you want to include a ring bearer and flower girl in your procession. Couples who want to keep their ceremony short, and those who choose to have an adults-only wedding, may leave th ...

Intimidated By Your Large Guest List? We Can Help!

Intimidated By Your Large Guest List? We Can Help!

11/01/2019

As you work out the details of who you want in attendance at your wedding, you may come to a significant realization. In order to welcome all of the people who are close to you and your partner, you may need to plan on throwing a larger wedding celebrati ...

Choosing The Right Season For Your Wedding Day

Choosing The Right Season For Your Wedding Day

10/31/2019

How can you be sure that a certain wedding date is the right one for you? If you are struggling to pick a spot on the calendar for your special day, you may need to broaden your search a bit. While many people feel that they need to wed in the spring or ...

Should Your Family Have Input On Your Wedding Plans?

Should Your Family Have Input On Your Wedding Plans?

10/30/2019

Many couples today take care of their wedding costs themselves. In the past, the expectation was that the bride's family would be responsible for financing this special day. Even if their monetary contributions are limited, family members - particularly ...

Selecting The Colors You Want To Feature In Your Wedding

Selecting The Colors You Want To Feature In Your Wedding

10/29/2019

Your wedding colors have a significant role to play in determining how your wedding ceremony and reception should look. Because of this, couples can be understandably nervous about making sure they pick the absolute best colors for their event. This deci ...

Questions About Wedding Invitations? These Tips Can Help!

Questions About Wedding Invitations? These Tips Can Help!

10/28/2019

While you can be excited to send out your invitations for your wedding, you may be nervous about making them. Obviously, you need to be careful not to leave typos in place, or leave out important details for your guests. You also have to think about what ...

Creating An Amazing Theme Wedding Experience

Creating An Amazing Theme Wedding Experience

10/25/2019

Planning the look of your wedding can be easier when you have a color scheme or specific style to guide your choices. For some weddings, an unifying idea can be subtle, but other couples can choose to host a wedding experience that boldly commits to its ...

Follow These Tips To Enjoy A Successful Reception Dinner

Follow These Tips To Enjoy A Successful Reception Dinner

10/24/2019

Organizing a quiet dinner for a few friends can require smart planning, but that effort can pale in comparison to providing dinner to everyone in attendance at your wedding! The reception dinner can be an important part of your overall wedding experience ...

What Will Your Guests Do Between The Ceremony And Reception?

What Will Your Guests Do Between The Ceremony And Reception?

10/23/2019

There are many traditions to draw from as you plan your wedding ceremony, and outline what you want to do during your reception. However, you may find yourself unsure of what to do with your guests between the time of these two events. Typically, the hap ...

Welcoming A Photographer And Videographer To Your Wedding

Welcoming A Photographer And Videographer To Your Wedding

10/22/2019

Your phone is capable of taking great pictures, and recording quality videos. You can safely assume that many of your guests have phones with similar abilities. So with this in mind, do you still need to have a photographer and videographer on hand to ca ...

Making The Most Of A Shorter Wedding Engagement Period

Making The Most Of A Shorter Wedding Engagement Period

10/21/2019

Not everyone wants to wait through a long engagement period to be married. If you are eager to celebrate your wedding, or if you are in a situation where you need your wedding to happen on shorter notice, you can be surprised at how much you can do with ...

Making Sure Everything Is In Place For Your Wedding Toast

Making Sure Everything Is In Place For Your Wedding Toast

10/18/2019

The wedding toasts that take place at your reception give the people closest to you opportunities to share what you mean to them, and their fond wishes for you and your partner in your married life. The words shared can be heartfelt, insightful, and some ...

3 Things To Do During Your Venue Visit And Tour

3 Things To Do During Your Venue Visit And Tour

10/17/2019

Without the right wedding venue, your wedding vision can be incredibly difficult to execute. Beyond providing you with a beautiful space to say "I do," the right venue can make your day easier by providing important amenities, and offer up enough space f ...

Making The Right Dress Choice For Your Bridesmaids

Making The Right Dress Choice For Your Bridesmaids

10/16/2019

Picking the right dress for your bridesmaids can be a stressful experience. The stereotypical bridesmaid dress is sometimes a source of humor, but you can find a stylish gown for the people who stand with you at the altar. One reason selecting the right ...

Deciding On The Right Looks For The Groom And Groomsmen

Deciding On The Right Looks For The Groom And Groomsmen

10/15/2019

Creating the right atmosphere for your wedding means more than just selecting the right decorations, planning the right catered meal, and selecting the right venue option to hold your guests. The style choices made by both bride and groom can make the fo ...

Tips To Make A Smaller Wedding A Big Hit With Your Guests

Tips To Make A Smaller Wedding A Big Hit With Your Guests

10/14/2019

As you think about your ideal wedding, you may decide that a smaller, more intimate gathering is ideal for you. With a smaller guest list, you can create a celebration that gives more attention to the people in attendance. You can also find that you just ...

Can You Have A Formal Wedding Experience Outdoors?

Can You Have A Formal Wedding Experience Outdoors?

10/11/2019

You can use an outdoor setting to host the wedding that you desire. While many people use outdoor venues to host rustic, DIY celebrations that create a more laid-back atmosphere. For others, the right outdoor space can be a great location for a formal we ...

Things To Consider When You Plan Your First Dance

Things To Consider When You Plan Your First Dance

10/10/2019

Your time together at the altar will be the first moment you and your partner share during your wedding day, but it certainly will not be the last. While exchanging vows in front of everyone can be a deeply personal experience, many couples also feel som ...

The Right Venue Amenities Can Make Your Wedding Day Easier

The Right Venue Amenities Can Make Your Wedding Day Easier

10/09/2019

The people in your wedding party, and your family members, can step in at various moments to make wedding planning easier. These are the people who take on responsibilities regarding pre-wedding events, after all. They can also help you with dress shoppi ...

These Ideas Can Help You End Your Reception In Style

These Ideas Can Help You End Your Reception In Style

10/08/2019

Your wedding may be wonderful, but you have to accept that it must end sometime. While some of your guests will depart before your night is over, you should have plans in place for the end of your wedding. The exit of the bride and groom makes for a memo ...

Make Sure You Have Time For Wedding Gown Alterations!

Make Sure You Have Time For Wedding Gown Alterations!

10/07/2019

The search for a perfect gown can be important, and exciting. Many brides are particularly eager to begin their search, but with so many other wedding planning responsibilities to juggle, you might find it hard to fit in time for shopping. With that said ...

Tips To Follow When You Are Ready To Announce Your Wedding

Tips To Follow When You Are Ready To Announce Your Wedding

10/04/2019

From the moment you and your partner become engaged, you can be thrilled to let everyone know about your big life change. Because news so often travels through social media, you may assume that all you need to do is change your relationship status on Fac ...

Finding The Appropriate Length For Your Engagement Period

Finding The Appropriate Length For Your Engagement Period

10/03/2019

The day of your proposal can be one of the absolute happiest of your life. After making plans to wed, you and your partner have an important decision to make - when should your celebration take place? Because committing to a date also means committing to ...

What Should You Do With Your Wedding Website?

What Should You Do With Your Wedding Website?

10/02/2019

You can safely assume that guests, particularly close friends and family, will be excited for your wedding. With that said, you can also expect them to have questions about the upcoming event. If you want to make sure people have relevant information WIT ...

Deciding On The Wedding Gifts You Want On Your Registry

Deciding On The Wedding Gifts You Want On Your Registry

10/01/2019

Building your wedding registry can be fun. After all, you have an excuse to browse stores and online inventories in search of products that can help you start married life in style. With that said, you might find yourself hesitating before making selecti ...

Avoiding Obstacles At The Start Of Your Wedding Planning

Avoiding Obstacles At The Start Of Your Wedding Planning

09/30/2019

At the start of your wedding planning efforts, you have a healthy supply of something you will not be able to replace as you approach your big day - time! Simply put, if you want to create a successful celebration, you will have to be ready to devote tim ...

Should You Commit To DIY Wedding Decorations?

Should You Commit To DIY Wedding Decorations?

09/27/2019

Creating your own decorations for your wedding can ensure that your pieces look exactly the way you want. Of course, DIY weddings are beneficial to more than just people with specific tastes. Many creative brides-to-be love taking on projects because the ...

Forming Good Relationships With The Right Wedding Vendors

Forming Good Relationships With The Right Wedding Vendors

09/26/2019

Even the most organized couples can find wedding planning intimidating. In fact, even people who want to host a DIY wedding experience often have at least some professional help. By hiring talented wedding vendors, you can have an easier time seeing your ...

These Tips Can Ensure Everyone Looks Their Best At The Altar

These Tips Can Ensure Everyone Looks Their Best At The Altar

09/25/2019

You want your wedding ceremony and reception spaces to look amazing for your wedding, and you want to look your best, too. Because Texas Old Town provides access to bridal and groom suites as part of our standard amenities package, you can also have an e ...

Use These Tricks To Encourage Guests To Take More Photos

Use These Tricks To Encourage Guests To Take More Photos

09/24/2019

Professional photographers at your wedding can provide you with images that feel like perfect records of your wedding experience. You can marvel at the way they captured your wedding ceremony, and their ability to preserve the fun of your wedding recepti ...

3 Strategies To Help Bring People To The Dance Floor

3 Strategies To Help Bring People To The Dance Floor

09/23/2019

There is certainly more to a successful wedding reception than an active dance floor. With that said, a festive atmosphere where plenty of people are showing off their moves can help you end your night in style! As with any successful party, a reception ...

Tips To Help Create Your Seating Chart For Your Reception

Tips To Help Create Your Seating Chart For Your Reception

09/20/2019

The process of preparing for your wedding reception can call for many important decisions. You will have to think about what food to serve, and how to serve it. You will also want to take time to consider how to extend the style choices from your ceremon ...

When Should I Start The Search For My Bridal Gown?

When Should I Start The Search For My Bridal Gown?

09/19/2019

The search for your wedding dress is an important part of wedding planning experience, and it can be intimidating for some brides-to-be. After all, you can expect to have all eyes on you when you walk down the aisle in your gown, and you want to select s ...

Should You Schedule Your Wedding For A Friday Evening?

Should You Schedule Your Wedding For A Friday Evening?

09/18/2019

While Saturday is often the day of the week people select for their wedding, you can certainly select a different date. In fact, you might find that moving your wedding away from Saturday has unexpected benefits, and helps you plan your ideal celebration ...

3 Things You Should Do During Your Wedding Rehearsal

3 Things You Should Do During Your Wedding Rehearsal

09/17/2019

The opportunity to rehearse the different steps of your wedding ceremony is an important one. Because the wedding rehearsal tends to happen the evening before the wedding itself, all of your wedding party - including the ones who are traveling to attend ...

Stay On Track With Important Wedding Planning Tasks

Stay On Track With Important Wedding Planning Tasks

09/16/2019

Wedding planning tasks can be exciting, and you can enjoy spending time with close friends and family members as you do things like look for a bridal gown, and meet with different vendors. With that said, planning can also be a particularly stressful exp ...

Should You Ask About Our All-Inclusive Wedding Package?

Should You Ask About Our All-Inclusive Wedding Package?

09/13/2019

As you start thinking about what you want from your wedding day experience, you may start to feel some anxiety about taking care of everything. While you should certainly feel encouraged to pursue an ambitious wedding vision, the steps involved in bringi ...

Should You Arrange Live Entertainment For Your Reception?

Should You Arrange Live Entertainment For Your Reception?

09/12/2019

Your wedding reception will feature many important moments that keep your guests engaged, and entertained. You can start the evening with your first dance, and you and your partner can enjoy dances with your parents. Your event can also feature toasts, a ...

Creating A Great Dessert Table For Your Wedding Reception

Creating A Great Dessert Table For Your Wedding Reception

09/11/2019

Between your ceremony and reception, you can give your guests plenty to marvel over at a Texas Old Town wedding. People can admire the natural beauty of your outdoor ceremony, and you can arrange your decorations to create a reception experience that ide ...

Our Venue Can Make Your Wedding Preparations Easier

Our Venue Can Make Your Wedding Preparations Easier

09/10/2019

The location of a venue, and the visual appeal of the setting, are certainly important. With that said, you should also think about how easy it might be to work with your wedding venue. Texas Old Town is proud to offer amenities that can make your experi ...

Finding Small Ways To Make Your Ceremony Feel Magical

Finding Small Ways To Make Your Ceremony Feel Magical

09/09/2019

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 cours ...

3 Things To Consider When Planning Your Reception Dinner

3 Things To Consider When Planning Your Reception Dinner

09/06/2019

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 tog ...

Plan Professional Wedding Photo Sessions At Our Venue!

Plan Professional Wedding Photo Sessions At Our Venue!

09/05/2019

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 ide ...

Create A Wonderful Fall Or Winter Wedding Experience

Create A Wonderful Fall Or Winter Wedding Experience

09/04/2019

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 ...

3 Important Questions You Should Ask Your Wedding Venue

3 Important Questions You Should Ask Your Wedding Venue

09/03/2019

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 ...

Should You Make Plans To Decorate Your Altar?

Should You Make Plans To Decorate Your Altar?

08/30/2019

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 f ...

Honoring Non-Immediate Family Members At Your Wedding

Honoring Non-Immediate Family Members At Your Wedding

08/29/2019

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 ...

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

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

08/28/2019

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 e ...

Celebrating In Style During A Smaller, More Intimate Wedding

Celebrating In Style During A Smaller, More Intimate Wedding

08/27/2019

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 ...

3 Fun Ways To Ask People To Be Your Bridesmaids

3 Fun Ways To Ask People To Be Your Bridesmaids

08/26/2019

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 ...

Successfully Planning A Larger Wedding Event

Successfully Planning A Larger Wedding Event

08/22/2019

When you say "I do," you want as many people in your life to be there to hear it as possible. A larger wedding can be more lively, and your expanded guest list can help you avoid the awkward situation of having to leave certain people uninvited. Texas Ol ...

Are You Struggling To Come Up With The Right Centerpieces?

Are You Struggling To Come Up With The Right Centerpieces?

08/21/2019

Your wedding will give you plenty of opportunities to showcase your style! While you can appreciate the style of your selected Texas Old Town venue, you can still take care to personalize different spaces with added decorations. When it comes to decorati ...

Creating An Amazing Outdoor Wedding Experience

Creating An Amazing Outdoor Wedding Experience

08/20/2019

Our outdoor wedding venues can provide a gorgeous space for you and your partner to exchange vows, say "I do," and celebrate your union among the people you love! With an outdoor setting, you can create a visual space that stands apart from more conventi ...

What Kind Of Support Can Your Wedding Party Provide?

What Kind Of Support Can Your Wedding Party Provide?

08/19/2019

When you ask someone to join your wedding party, you are showing them how important they are in your life. While these roles are reserved for people who are particularly special to you, it also gives you a chance to ask people you trust to help make your ...

3 Good Opportunities To Surprise Your Guests With Treats

3 Good Opportunities To Surprise Your Guests With Treats

08/15/2019

Throughout your wedding celebration, you can find opportunities to liven up your event with surprise refreshments, snacks, and tasty treats for your guests. The times you choose to share treats can be as important as the treats you select. For instance, ...

Making Sure You Secure The Right Wedding Services

Making Sure You Secure The Right Wedding Services

08/14/2019

The support of friends and family can make your wedding planning considerably easier. With that said, you also need to know that you can depend on your wedding vendors to execute your wedding vision successfully. While professionals have considerably mor ...

Making Time For Your Bouquet And Garter Toss

Making Time For Your Bouquet And Garter Toss

08/13/2019

Your wedding at Texas Old Town can be an amazing experience for you and your guests, but it is almost certainly not the last wedding you will ever attend! In fact, your bouquet and garter tosses can give you a sneak preview for whose celebration you migh ...

Should I Help Out Of Town Guests Find Somewhere To Stay?

Should I Help Out Of Town Guests Find Somewhere To Stay?

08/12/2019

You should appreciate every person who shows up to attend your wedding. After all, they are giving their time to help you celebrate your relationship, and many will provide gifts from your registry. While every attendee deserves your regard, you can be e ...

How Can We Encourage People To Dance At Our Reception?

How Can We Encourage People To Dance At Our Reception?

08/09/2019

As you plan your wedding reception, you can make sure your guests are well-fed, have access to a great drink selection, and provide quality entertainment for the night. A successful reception can depend on many things, but it can be hard to deny the fun ...

Finding The Right Officiant For Your Ceremony

Finding The Right Officiant For Your Ceremony

08/08/2019

What should you do to make sure you have the right person to officiate your wedding ceremony? This person can play a significant role in your wedding day experience, and they can help capture the spirit of the love you and your partner share. For many co ...

Are You Struggling To Finalize Your Guest List?

Are You Struggling To Finalize Your Guest List?

08/07/2019

Texas Old Town offers venues with different size accommodations, so you can pick a space that can welcome more people to your wedding. Of course, the right guest count is determined by more than just how much space you have available to you. For couples ...

Creating A Wedding Registry With Items You Really Want

Creating A Wedding Registry With Items You Really Want

08/06/2019

If you fill up your wedding registry with items that you think you should include, you can find yourself with several gifts you are less than thrilled to receive. For couples who are not looking for the traditional housewares, appliances for the kitchen, ...

What To Consider When Thinking About Your Wedding Favors

What To Consider When Thinking About Your Wedding Favors

08/05/2019

Your Texas Old Town wedding can provide your guests with an opportunity to enjoy a beautiful outdoor ceremony, and a fun-filled reception! While your special day can certainly deliver great memories, a tasty meal, and opportunities for entertainment, you ...

Making Style Choices To Complete Your Wedding Look

Making Style Choices To Complete Your Wedding Look

08/02/2019

While selecting the perfect bridal gown is crucial to creating your wedding look, this is not the only style choice you need to make before you walk down the aisle! To complete your look, you can seek out accessories that complement your dress, and find ...

Do I Really Need To Plan My Wedding Around A Specific Theme?

Do I Really Need To Plan My Wedding Around A Specific Theme?

08/01/2019

What does it mean to have a "wedding theme," and how clear should you make yours? Is it something you really have to worry about? The idea of a wedding theme may seem daunting at first, but it can help to think about it as more of a guiding principle. Wh ...

3 Stressful Wedding Situations We Can Help You Avoid

3 Stressful Wedding Situations We Can Help You Avoid

07/31/2019

While you can feel great excitement over your upcoming wedding, you can be wary of situations that can lead to wedding stress. When you consider how important this celebration is, and how many people you are entertaining, you can understand why some stre ...

Fitting Your Staged Photos Into Your Wedding Event

Fitting Your Staged Photos Into Your Wedding Event

07/30/2019

A professional wedding photographer can find many moments worth preserving, which means you can look forward to a great series of pictures from your wedding ceremony and reception. While much of a photographer's work involves capturing images of your wed ...

Have A Plan In Place For The End Of Your Reception

Have A Plan In Place For The End Of Your Reception

07/29/2019

You and your guests can have so much fun at your Texas Old Town wedding that you can hope it never ends! Of course, the night will eventually draw to a close. Traditionally, a reception will end with a special farewell for the bride and groom, who may ar ...

Determining Your Family's Role In Wedding Planning

Determining Your Family's Role In Wedding Planning

07/26/2019

When you wed your partner, you are bringing your lives together, and you are bringing your families together. Traditionally, support from the parents - usually the bride's parents - will help with the costs of a wedding. While this may be a common conven ...

Knowing What To Put In - And Leave Out - Of Your Invitations

Knowing What To Put In - And Leave Out - Of Your Invitations

07/25/2019

When you think about what should go in your wedding invitations, you may be tempted to fit in every detail that might seem relevant for your guests. Of course, this can create a few problems. You can find it hard to keep the invitations looking nice with ...

Our Special Amenities Can Make Your Wedding Day Easier!

Our Special Amenities Can Make Your Wedding Day Easier!

07/24/2019

While our location can certainly be enough to impress couples, and their guests, you should know that Texas Old Town also provides amenities that can make your special day easier. In addition to providing multiple venue options, and a beautiful Texas Hil ...

Creating Space For The Bride And Groom During The Reception

Creating Space For The Bride And Groom During The Reception

07/23/2019

Organizing your seating chart for your wedding reception can lead to some challenges. You will have to work to avoid potential personality clashes between guests, figure out where to place attendees without dates, and find a way to mix in different group ...

Choosing The Right People For Your Wedding Ceremony

Choosing The Right People For Your Wedding Ceremony

07/22/2019

A successful wedding ceremony is about more than just saying "I do" in front of friends and family...though, of course, that part is certainly important! With our Texas Hill Country setting, you can enjoy a gorgeous ceremony experience. To make sure the ...

3 Ideas To Make Your Wedding Reception More Fun

3 Ideas To Make Your Wedding Reception More Fun

07/19/2019

How excited are you to have fun during your wedding reception? This is the opportunity for your guests to help you celebrate your relationship, and it serves as a magical moment where you can finally enjoy this grand even you have been planning! On top o ...

Should You Plan A Small Wedding, Or Go For Something Bigger?

Should You Plan A Small Wedding, Or Go For Something Bigger?

07/18/2019

Creating the perfect wedding atmosphere is about more than just your decorations, or your music. The size of your guest list can have a real impact on your overall wedding experience. After all, it can be difficult to pull of an "intimate" wedding experi ...

Vote For Us In The 2019 Austin's Best Of The Best Contest!

Vote For Us In The 2019 Austin's Best Of The Best Contest!

07/17/2019

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Selecting Attire That Suits Your Groom's Style

Selecting Attire That Suits Your Groom's Style

07/16/2019

While the tuxedo offers a classic look for a groom at his wedding, this may be a poor fit for your groom, or for the event you want to plan. What should you do for menswear if you want to break from traditional attire? There are several factors that you ...

Finding The Right Wedding Cake For Your Special Day

Finding The Right Wedding Cake For Your Special Day

07/12/2019

While it may not technically count as one of your decorations, your wedding cake is bound to be one of the most iconic images at your wedding reception. After all, the image of the tiered white cake can feel inseparable from a wedding celebration for man ...

Setting Up A Fun Rehearsal Dinner Experience

Setting Up A Fun Rehearsal Dinner Experience

07/11/2019

While it can be decidedly less stressful than the wedding day itself, the date before your wedding can be eventful. This is traditionally when couples will host their wedding rehearsal, and rehearsal dinner. The rehearsal is important because it allows e ...

Should We Go On Our Honeymoon Right After Our Wedding?

Should We Go On Our Honeymoon Right After Our Wedding?

07/10/2019

With the right location, and the right activities, you can make sure your honeymoon is a truly wonderful experience. This special getaway lets you start your married life in style, and it provides a nice break from the pressures of wedding planning. Unfo ...

Selecting Bouquets And Boutonnieres For Your Wedding Party

Selecting Bouquets And Boutonnieres For Your Wedding Party

07/09/2019

Flowers can feature prominently in the centerpieces you create for your reception, the decorations you use for your altar, and in many other spaces during your wedding. Of course, some of the most recognizable floral arrangements you feature during your ...

Filling Your Reception With The Right Music

Filling Your Reception With The Right Music

07/08/2019

Like so many great parties, your wedding reception can feature tasty food, refreshing drinks, and guests who are eager to hit the dance floor. Of course, dancing at a reception will be about more than just encouraging everyone to have fun - you are expec ...

Arranging Your Arrival And Departure From Your Wedding

Arranging Your Arrival And Departure From Your Wedding

07/05/2019

As important as it will be to focus on every part of your wedding experience, there are a few important arrangements that happen just before, and just after, the event itself. Arranging your arrival and departure from your wedding in advance can make the ...

We Can Offer You A Great Space For A Winter Wedding

We Can Offer You A Great Space For A Winter Wedding

07/03/2019

While people often plan to set a wedding date in the spring or summer months, you may want to take advantage of the benefits of a different season for your celebration. Many couples quickly discover that a winter wedding can offer a different look, and a ...

Are You Looking For A Location To Take Wedding Photos?

Are You Looking For A Location To Take Wedding Photos?

07/02/2019

While they prepare for their wedding day, many couples also take time to arrange special photo sessions to celebrate their engagement, and their upcoming ceremony. Proposal and engagement photos are traditionally arranged, as well as a series of bridal p ...

Planning A Great Catered Meal For Your Reception

Planning A Great Catered Meal For Your Reception

07/01/2019

While your wedding reception is certainly about more than just the food you serve, a great meal can certainly help to make sure your guests have a positive experience at your event! The idea of planning a dinner that can satisfy all of your guests can be ...

Reciting Your Own Vows? These Tips Can Help!

Reciting Your Own Vows? These Tips Can Help!

06/28/2019

Many couples choose to share personalized vows, instead of sticking with tradition. By making this choice, you can craft a promise to your partner that feels more honest in terms of your relationship, and your shared goals. For some people, writing and r ...

3 Things You Should Know About Thank-You Notes

3 Things You Should Know About Thank-You Notes

06/27/2019

While much of your wedding's success will depend on the planning and work you and your partner put into the event, it is worth noting that your guests will play a large part in making the event a success. Your union is a special moment in your life, and ...

Designing Great Invitations And Save-The-Dates

Designing Great Invitations And Save-The-Dates

06/26/2019

Once you have your guest list finalized, and the details of your wedding set, you can begin formally announcing your event with your invitations, and your save-the-dates. These messages are about more than just a request for someone to be there for you o ...

How Many Traditions Should You Include In Your Reception?

How Many Traditions Should You Include In Your Reception?

06/25/2019

Hosting your wedding reception calls for you to make choices about what everyone will eat and drink, what to offer for dessert, and putting the right entertainment in place. In many ways, you can think of a reception as a traditional party, albeit one wh ...

How Bold Should My Wedding Colors Be?

How Bold Should My Wedding Colors Be?

06/24/2019

When it comes to planning your wedding decorations, few choices will help shape the event's overall look like your wedding colors. Your wedding colors play a part in highlighting the formality of your celebration, and they allow you to establish a theme. ...

Making The Most Of Your Outdoor Wedding Setting

Making The Most Of Your Outdoor Wedding Setting

06/21/2019

When you plan an outdoor wedding ceremony, you can create a magical, picturesque experience for yourself and your partner. All of our outdoor wedding venues are surrounded by the lush Texas Hill Country environment, certainly a stunning backdrop for any ...

Picking The Right People For Your Wedding Party

Picking The Right People For Your Wedding Party

06/20/2019

Your partner is not the only person you ask to join you at the altar - both of your will likely have a select group of friends and family members standing with you in your wedding party. You have control over how many people you want to include in your w ...

Should You Make Dress Shopping A Formal Event?

Should You Make Dress Shopping A Formal Event?

06/19/2019

While some brides inherit a family gown, many will need to go out in search of their ideal wedding dress. This is obviously an important step in your wedding preparations, and it is one that can be time-consuming. To make sure they select the best dress, ...

Preparing Everything Before Your Ceremony Starts

Preparing Everything Before Your Ceremony Starts

06/18/2019

Fitting in time to plan your wedding will obviously be important. You will have to make time to meet with vendors, to make important decisions about your decorations, what to wear, and how to arrange seating during your reception, just to name a few big ...

Arranging Your Tour Of Our Venue Spaces

Arranging Your Tour Of Our Venue Spaces

06/17/2019

The time you spend looking at a prospective venue is about more than just picking the right location, or going over details about its size and amenities. When you tour the venue spaces available at Texas Old Town, you can also start to think about the ov ...

Creating A Beautiful Rustic Wedding Experience

Creating A Beautiful Rustic Wedding Experience

06/14/2019

Our ceremony and reception venues can work wonderfully for many different wedding styles. With that said, couples are often inspired by our Texas Hill Country surroundings, and look forward to using these settings to inspire rustic wedding decorations. A ...

Providing Snacks At The Right Time During Your Wedding

Providing Snacks At The Right Time During Your Wedding

06/13/2019

Couples are obviously expected to serve up some kind of meal during the reception, and it can be hard to picture a wedding without a wedding cake. While these offerings are expected, some people take an extra step, and provide snacks to their wedding gue ...

Make Sure You Select Vendors Who Understand What You Want

Make Sure You Select Vendors Who Understand What You Want

06/12/2019

Your friends and family - particularly those in your wedding party - will have big parts to play in making your wedding a success. Of course, some of the most important contributions will come from people you may have never met before. A successful weddi ...

Tips For Making Your Dance Floor A Popular Destination

Tips For Making Your Dance Floor A Popular Destination

06/11/2019

While there is no single "correct" way for people to have fun at a festive event, a packed dance floor is often a good sign that a gathering is going particularly well. You can count on your Texas Old Town reception venue to accommodate your guests, with ...

3 Fun Things You Can Do With Your Daytime Wedding

3 Fun Things You Can Do With Your Daytime Wedding

06/10/2019

Many couples are deciding that a daytime wedding can better suit their needs, and their style preferences. By moving up the time of their event, they can create a different feel for their celebration - this can be particularly beneficial to those who wan ...

Should You Offer Creative Dessert Alternatives To Cake?

Should You Offer Creative Dessert Alternatives To Cake?

06/07/2019

The moment everyone gathers to watch the bride and groom cut the cake can be a highlight of the wedding reception. You can find that while people certainly appreciate this moment, they also appreciate that it leads to the serving of dessert! The right we ...

Making Plans For A Fun-Filled Rehearsal Dinner

Making Plans For A Fun-Filled Rehearsal Dinner

06/06/2019

As you come close to your wedding date, you have one last pre-wedding event to attend. Your wedding rehearsal is a valuable opportunity to have everyone go through their paces for your ceremony, and your chance to picture how your special day will play o ...

Using A Ring Bearer And Flower Girl In Your Wedding Ceremony

Using A Ring Bearer And Flower Girl In Your Wedding Ceremony

06/05/2019

When they make their respective marches down your aisle, your ring bearer and flower girl can elicit a positive reaction from your guests. This is usually one of the cutest moments of your wedding, but it is one that can take some planning. After all, wo ...

Decorating Your Wedding With The Right Floral Arrangements

Decorating Your Wedding With The Right Floral Arrangements

06/04/2019

There are several opportunities available to you when it comes to establishing the theme of your wedding, and setting the tone for your evening. Your decorations can be key to creating the right atmosphere, and your floral arrangements can be particularl ...

Having A Hard Time With Wedding Planning? We Can Help!

Having A Hard Time With Wedding Planning? We Can Help!

06/03/2019

Some couples will quickly settle on a plan for their wedding after their engagement, and some people will have ideas about their wedding before the engagement happens. With that said, you may be ready to be married, but less than prepared for the demands ...

Check Out Keeley And Nick's Amazing Wedding!

Check Out Keeley And Nick's Amazing Wedding!

05/31/2019

Texas Old Town recently hosted a magnificent wedding event for Keeley and Nick, who exchanged vows and celebrated with their loved ones in our Stone Hall venue. We always love being the setting for a couple's special day, and we were certainly glad to be ...

3 Tips To Help You Stay In Your Wedding Budget

3 Tips To Help You Stay In Your Wedding Budget

05/30/2019

Even a small, modest wedding can come with serious costs. When you start to plan your special day, you and your partner should identify your wedding budget as soon as possible, so you can work your plans around this figure. Trying to decide what your bud ...

Can We Plan Our Registry Around Our Honeymoon?

Can We Plan Our Registry Around Our Honeymoon?

05/29/2019

When couples are preparing to start their married lives, they traditionally have a number of helpful gifts from their registry to fill their home. Many people still believe that a registry needs to contain the sort of household goods you will need to cre ...

How Much Effort Should We Put Into Planning Our First Dance?

How Much Effort Should We Put Into Planning Our First Dance?

05/28/2019

Before you open up the floor to your guests, it is customary for you and your partner to have your first dance at the reception. For some couples, this is a fun opportunity to show off, and a chance to do something truly memorable. For others, this tradi ...

Tips To Help You Stock The Bar At Your Wedding

Tips To Help You Stock The Bar At Your Wedding

05/24/2019

While your guests can certainly be glad to find a well-stocked bar at your wedding reception, the task of setting up your bar service may feel challenging. While Texas Old Town provides you with a designated vendor for your bar service, you will need to ...

Making Time For A First Look Photo Session

Making Time For A First Look Photo Session

05/23/2019

A first look photo shoot makes it possible to document that special moment where the bride reveals herself in her dress to her partner. Traditionally, that moment takes place during the wedding ceremony. However, with a first look, you can make sure it i ...

Pursuing Nontraditional Wedding Ideas

Pursuing Nontraditional Wedding Ideas

05/22/2019

Following wedding traditions can make your special day easier to plan. After all, when you work around the familiar elements of wedding ceremonies and receptions, you can find that vendors are prepared to address what interests you. It can also be easier ...

Keeping Everyone Entertained At Your Reception

Keeping Everyone Entertained At Your Reception

05/21/2019

Your reception event wraps up your wedding the night itself, and all of your efforts to plan your event. As you work out the details of this celebration, you can look forward to hosting a night filled with tasty food, refreshing drinks, and enough ente ...

Don't Overlook The Importance Of Your Wedding Rehearsal

Don't Overlook The Importance Of Your Wedding Rehearsal

05/20/2019

The day before your wedding can be full of anticipation and excitement, but this is not a day where you can simply step back and wait for your wedding day to arrive. After all, the evening before your celebration is typically when the wedding rehearsal t ...

Arranging The Details Of Your Reception Meal

Arranging The Details Of Your Reception Meal

05/17/2019

After a lovely ceremony, and the opportunity to celebrate your love with your partner, you can unwind with a terrific wedding reception experience. The reception is your chance to interact with your guests, thank everyone for their support, and watch as ...

How The Date And Time Can Affect Your Wedding

How The Date And Time Can Affect Your Wedding

05/16/2019

Your chosen date and time for your wedding can be surprisingly important to your event. Because so many people associate the spring and summer months as the conventional time for a wedding to take place, dates around this period can be more open. You can ...

Your Ushers Can Provide Key Support On Your Wedding Day

Your Ushers Can Provide Key Support On Your Wedding Day

05/15/2019

While there are many important responsibilities that have to be addressed on your wedding day, your attention can be trained on your personal preparations. You and your bridesmaids should feel free to dedicate yourselves to dressing, and having any plann ...

Should Your Wedding Be All-Ages, Or Adults Only?

Should Your Wedding Be All-Ages, Or Adults Only?

05/14/2019

When it comes to guests with kids, how inviting should you really be when you send out your invitations? For some couples, a wedding feels incomplete without full families in attendance, which means they have to account for children in their guest list. ...

Should You Establish A Dress Code For Your Guests?

Should You Establish A Dress Code For Your Guests?

05/13/2019

With your decorations, your entertainment, and your food and drink options, you can carefully create a wedding atmosphere that suits you. We provide inviting venue spaces you can use to create a more informal event, or something more refined. Ideally, yo ...

Planning The Toast At Your Wedding Reception

Planning The Toast At Your Wedding Reception

05/10/2019

While you are sure to receive many well wishes over the course of your wedding reception, your wedding toast encourages everyone to congratulate you and your partner on your marriage. Traditionally, champagne glasses are distributed to your guests just b ...

Our All-Inclusive Wedding Package Can Make Planning Easier

Our All-Inclusive Wedding Package Can Make Planning Easier

05/09/2019

What can you do to make sure you have the time, and the energy, to properly plan your wedding? Giving yourself time to properly prepare for everything can help, but you may find it hard to make room in your schedule for the work required to bring your dr ...

The Importance Of Communication During Wedding Planning

The Importance Of Communication During Wedding Planning

05/08/2019

Over the course of wedding planning, you will have plenty of people you want to stay in touch with. You want to make it easy for you and your wedding party to interact, and you should make sure your guests have all the information they need when your wed ...

Planning Your Wedding Decorations Around Your Venue

Planning Your Wedding Decorations Around Your Venue

05/07/2019

If you need inspiration for your wedding colors, your decorative theme, or any other matter related to the look of your ceremony and reception spaces, just take a closer look at your venue! Using the spaces that surround you for inspiration will give you ...

Hosting A Cocktail Hour Before Your Reception

Hosting A Cocktail Hour Before Your Reception

05/06/2019

It is certainly normal to have some kind of delay between the end of your wedding ceremony, and the start of your reception. After all, this is a great time for family photos, and pictures with the bride and groom. While this gap in activities can be exp ...

Deciding On Shoes For The Bride And Groom

Deciding On Shoes For The Bride And Groom

05/03/2019

Depending on the bridal gown you choose to wear, your shoes may receive little attention during your wedding day. This does not mean that footwear is not something to concern yourself with. Even if they are rarely visible in pictures, and hard to see whi ...

Incorporating Family Traditions Into Your Wedding

Incorporating Family Traditions Into Your Wedding

05/02/2019

As much as your wedding is about you and your partner making your union official, it also celebrates the union of your families. As you start making plans for your ceremony and reception, one or both families may have traditions that you can draw from as ...

Making Arrangements For The End Of Your Wedding Night

Making Arrangements For The End Of Your Wedding Night

05/01/2019

As wonderful as your wedding day can be, it has to end sometime. Fortunately, you can make sure the plans are in place to exit your event with style, and with the enthusiastic support of your guests. Traditionally, guests will line up on either side of t ...

Turning To Friends And Family For Wedding Planning Support

Turning To Friends And Family For Wedding Planning Support

04/30/2019

As you plan your wedding, you have a wonderful opportunity to create the right look, and atmosphere, to properly celebrate your union with the person you love. You can bring in the right colors, decorations, food, beverages, and more to make your event f ...

Deciding Between Online Or Physical Wedding Invitations

Deciding Between Online Or Physical Wedding Invitations

04/29/2019

As exciting as it is to tell everyone about your wedding day, the idea of creating and sending out invitations can feel more stressful than joyful. Producing your invitations comes after another particularly tough task - determining who you want to atten ...

Make Arrangements To Greet Your Wedding Guests In Style!

Make Arrangements To Greet Your Wedding Guests In Style!

04/26/2019

Even if you are not on hand to meet your guests as they arrive at your wedding, you should make sure preparations are made to greet people in style. You can create signage to say hello to people when they reach your wedding venue, and put your guest book ...

Wedding Bouquets, Boutonnieres, And Other Floral Creations

Wedding Bouquets, Boutonnieres, And Other Floral Creations

04/25/2019

Floral creations like your bouquets, boutonnieres, and corsages, can take up a significant amount of your wedding budget. With that said, these creations and other uses of flowers at your wedding can make some of the most meaningful contributions to your ...

Making Sure Everything Is In Place When Your Wedding Starts

Making Sure Everything Is In Place When Your Wedding Starts

04/24/2019

The length of time between your engagement and your ceremony will obviously affect how much time you have to plan your wedding. Of course, no matter how much time you have to prepare for everything, you will need to be ready to put everything in place on ...

Deciding On Your Vows, And Other Major Ceremony Decisions

Deciding On Your Vows, And Other Major Ceremony Decisions

04/23/2019

What will you and your partner say to each other when you meet at the altar? For couples who prefer to recite traditional wedding vows, this is a question with an easy answer. However, you may be eager to recite something unique. After all, this does giv ...

How Your Color Choices Contribute To Your Wedding Look

How Your Color Choices Contribute To Your Wedding Look

04/22/2019

Your wedding colors can be prominently featured throughout your wedding, or used sparingly to create a subtler, more formal atmosphere. As with any decision when it comes to creating the right look for your wedding, the way you approach color will matter ...

Make Your Decorations Stand Apart With DIY Touches

Make Your Decorations Stand Apart With DIY Touches

04/19/2019

Having a vision for your wedding decorations can help you connect with the right vendors, and establish the right look for your special day. Sometimes, your ideal wedding can require decorative pieces that you are better off creating yourself than purcha ...

Making Preparations If Your Wedding Has A Larger Guest List

Making Preparations If Your Wedding Has A Larger Guest List

04/18/2019

While some couples try to keep their guest list smaller, to enjoy a more intimate experience, you may be eager to invite more people to join you on your wedding day. There are some challenges that come with a larger guest list. This approach can obviousl ...

Relying On The Groom's Party Before, And During, The Wedding

Relying On The Groom's Party Before, And During, The Wedding

04/17/2019

The presence of your best man and groomsmen at your wedding will obviously be important to your groom. The guys in your wedding party can also help you, particularly on the wedding day itself. With the exception of the bachelor party, it can seem like th ...

How Do I Determine Which Guests Should Receive A Plus-One?

How Do I Determine Which Guests Should Receive A Plus-One?

04/16/2019

While it might be easy to just extend a plus-one to all of your wedding guests, you may be unable to do so for a number of reasons. You may be at risk for going over the number of guests you can fit into your venue space, or you could have a hard time bu ...

Use Our Beautiful Setting To Create Great Wedding Photos!

Use Our Beautiful Setting To Create Great Wedding Photos!

04/15/2019

The right setting can help you capture the kind of wedding pictures you can cherish. When you host your ceremony and reception at a Texas Old Town venue, you can look forward to having amazing shots, and video, to capture your experience. What you might ...

The Right Wedding Look Is About More Than Just Your Dress

The Right Wedding Look Is About More Than Just Your Dress

04/12/2019

Finding the perfect gown for your wedding day is an important part of your planning experience. The search for the right dress can even become a sort of intimate pre-wedding event in itself, as you and a few close people browse boutiques and shops togeth ...

Tips To Help You Create Your Best Reception Seating Chart

Tips To Help You Create Your Best Reception Seating Chart

04/11/2019

With the right food options, drinks, and entertainment, you can count on making your wedding reception a big hit with your guests. With that said, the right seating chart can have a big impact on the success of this event. Many of the choices you make ca ...

Making Sure Everyone Knows What To Do During Your Ceremony

Making Sure Everyone Knows What To Do During Your Ceremony

04/10/2019

Will every single person in your wedding party know when to walk down the aisle, where to stand, and what to do when your wedding ceremony is complete? When you properly plan your rehearsal, you can ensure that everyone has the information they need, and ...

Should You Be Involved In Planning Pre-Wedding Events?

Should You Be Involved In Planning Pre-Wedding Events?

04/09/2019

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 ...

Making Sure Your Hair And Makeup Trials Are Productive

Making Sure Your Hair And Makeup Trials Are Productive

04/08/2019

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 l ...

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

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

04/05/2019

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, remembe ...

Preparing For The Unexpected On Your Wedding Day

Preparing For The Unexpected On Your Wedding Day

04/04/2019

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 c ...

Selecting The Right Decorations For Your Wedding Day

Selecting The Right Decorations For Your Wedding Day

04/03/2019

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 rig ...

Placing Guests With Kids At Your Wedding Reception

Placing Guests With Kids At Your Wedding Reception

04/02/2019

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 t ...

Different Style Options For Your Groom And Groomsmen

Different Style Options For Your Groom And Groomsmen

04/01/2019

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 ...

Finding The Right Space For Your Intimate Wedding

Finding The Right Space For Your Intimate Wedding

03/29/2019

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 ever ...

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

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

03/28/2019

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. W ...

Using Online Tools To Help You With Your Wedding Planning

Using Online Tools To Help You With Your Wedding Planning

03/27/2019

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 weddin ...

Making Sure Your Wedding Guests Have All The Info They Need

Making Sure Your Wedding Guests Have All The Info They Need

03/26/2019

Some information is just too important to leave out of your wedding invitations. For obvious reasons, you want to make the date, time, and address of your wedding as clear as possible when you have your invitations created. You can also include some idea ...

Smart Style Tips To Help You Plan Your Bridesmaids' Looks

Smart Style Tips To Help You Plan Your Bridesmaids' Looks

03/25/2019

You can greatly appreciate having your bridesmaids at your side during your wedding ceremony. You can also appreciate all of the support they provide you throughout the process of planning your special day. Of course, you have something important that yo ...

We Have Some Smart Tips To Help You Plan Your Bar Service

We Have Some Smart Tips To Help You Plan Your Bar Service

03/22/2019

There are many important details you will want to address as you prepare for your wedding day. People will certainly notice the look of your ceremony and reception, they can appreciate the food (particularly the dessert), and they can ooh and aah over yo ...

Is A Daytime Wedding Something You Should Consider?

Is A Daytime Wedding Something You Should Consider?

03/21/2019

While people commonly plan to host a wedding during the evening, you can find that a daytime wedding inspires creative choices, and provides surprising advantages. Of course, one benefit to your daytime wedding at one of our outdoor ceremony spaces is th ...

Smart Tips To Keep You Organized While Planning Your Wedding

Smart Tips To Keep You Organized While Planning Your Wedding

03/20/2019

On the day of your wedding, you can see all of your planning efforts pay off as you celebrate your ceremony and reception in a gorgeous venue. As exciting as it can be to look forward to the results of your efforts, the planning period itself can occasio ...

Planning Music And Other Entertainment For Your Reception

Planning Music And Other Entertainment For Your Reception

03/19/2019

Having a professional music presence can offer important advantages for your wedding. Your DJ, or the leader of your wedding band, can inform guests when reception events are about to begin. A live musician is also able to read a room, and recognize when ...

Should I Offer More Than Just Wedding Cake For Dessert?

Should I Offer More Than Just Wedding Cake For Dessert?

03/18/2019

As it stands tall on your dessert table, your guests will have an easy time spotting your wedding cake. A beautifully decorated cake can be attractive, and it can help you end your night on a particularly sweet note. Of course, even a towering tiered cak ...

Smart Suggestions You Can Use To Plan A Formal Wedding Event

Smart Suggestions You Can Use To Plan A Formal Wedding Event

03/15/2019

While weddings are traditionally formal affairs, some couples choose to keep their special day casual. Because these relaxed celebrations have become more common, people may lower their expectations for what to expect at your wedding. If you want to exch ...

3 Tips To Help Inspire Your Rustic Wedding Atmosphere

3 Tips To Help Inspire Your Rustic Wedding Atmosphere

03/14/2019

A rustic wedding can exhibit the charm and beauty of the natural landscape. Many couples use rustic decorations to inspire an earthy, homespun feel for their wedding day. With the right decorative touches, you can make your celebration feel like a countr ...

What To Expect During Your Bridal Shower Celebration

What To Expect During Your Bridal Shower Celebration

03/13/2019

Your bridal shower is a chance to enjoy yourself, and celebrate your upcoming wedding with people who are important to you. Traditionally, this event also gives friends and family members an early opportunity to gift you with items that you can use to se ...

Picking, And Working With, Your Maid Or Matron Of Honor

Picking, And Working With, Your Maid Or Matron Of Honor

03/12/2019

The person you select to serve as your maid or matron of honor can provide meaningful support throughout your wedding planning efforts. They can assist in hosting your bridal shower, and take the lead in arranging your bachelorette party. Your maid or ma ...

Who Should Accompany You During Dress Shopping?

Who Should Accompany You During Dress Shopping?

03/11/2019

Dress shopping will be one of the most exciting parts of your early wedding planning efforts. After all, it can be hard NOT to look forward to that special moment where you find the perfect gown for your wedding day. Before you begin, make sure your budg ...

3 Tips To Keep You More Comfortable During Your Wedding

3 Tips To Keep You More Comfortable During Your Wedding

03/08/2019

While your wedding day can be exciting, and full of joy, it can feel overwhelming at times. Your day may start early, as you and your bridesmaids prepare yourselves for your ceremony. After an emotional moment at the altar, you will have many friends and ...

Capturing Amazing Photos To Preserve Your Wedding Memories

Capturing Amazing Photos To Preserve Your Wedding Memories

03/07/2019

Professional wedding photographers create a valuable record of your wedding. With the right professional behind the camera, you can look forward to seeing shots that effectively capture your experience during your special day, while also creating images ...

Finding A Style Of Dress To Suit Your Wedding Party

Finding A Style Of Dress To Suit Your Wedding Party

03/06/2019

Selecting the right wedding attire for everyone standing at the altar may feel like a challenge at first. Fortunately, you can narrow down your options quickly when you have a date for your wedding selected, and know how formal you want your gathering to ...

Enjoy Wonderful Moments On Your Reception Dance Floor

Enjoy Wonderful Moments On Your Reception Dance Floor

03/05/2019

Few moments during your wedding will be as purely fun as your time on the dance floor. Even if you and your partner usually shy away from dancing, you can appreciate the moment you share during your first dance. With the right approach to wedding plannin ...

Making Smart Choices With Your Wedding Flower Arrangements

Making Smart Choices With Your Wedding Flower Arrangements

03/04/2019

The right flower arrangements can offer great benefits for your wedding. You can use flowers to show off your wedding colors, create attractive boutonnieres and corsages, and generally cultivate a wedding style that suits your personality. While you can ...

3 Fun Features You Can Have At Your Reception

3 Fun Features You Can Have At Your Reception

03/01/2019

Your wedding ceremony will be a truly romantic and touching experience. For your guests, this is a chance to share a meaningful glimpse of the love you and your partner share for each other. As wonderful as this can be, your wedding would not feel comple ...

What To Expect From Our All-Inclusive Wedding Package

What To Expect From Our All-Inclusive Wedding Package

02/28/2019

Some brides have a vivid image of their ideal wedding experience before they become engaged, while others can be less sure of what they want until they start planning their special day. No matter how certain you are about what you want from your wedding ...

Making Your Day-Of Wedding Preparations More Comfortable

Making Your Day-Of Wedding Preparations More Comfortable

02/27/2019

The hours before your ceremony are sure to feel busy for everyone involved in your wedding, but they can feel especially hectic for you. After all, you need to make sure you and your bridesmaids all have time to have your hair and makeup done, and you ne ...

Things You Can Do To Make The Most Of Your Rehearsal Dinner

Things You Can Do To Make The Most Of Your Rehearsal Dinner

02/26/2019

The rehearsal dinner holds an interesting place in your overall wedding experience. In one sense, this is your last chance to see you partner, and be around guests, without your energy being directed towards your wedding day. In another sense, this dinne ...

Enjoy Surprising Benefits From An Uncommon Wedding Date

Enjoy Surprising Benefits From An Uncommon Wedding Date

02/25/2019

Exercising creativity as you plan the look of your wedding ceremony, or special events for your reception, can help you plan an event that defies the expectations of your guests in exciting ways. What you might not realize is just how many opportunities ...

Show Off Your Creativity During Wedding Planning

Show Off Your Creativity During Wedding Planning

02/22/2019

You can be understandably excited to express your love for your partner in front of everyone at your wedding. While this special day is absolutely about you and the person you love, you can also think of it as something for all of the people you feel clo ...

Making The Most Of Your Special Moment At The Altar

Making The Most Of Your Special Moment At The Altar

02/21/2019

Few moments during your wedding will feel as magical as when you are in front of all your guests at the altar. Different people follow different practices during the ceremony, which can impact how long this portion of your wedding actually lasts. No matt ...

What Do You Really Want To Include On Your Registry?

What Do You Really Want To Include On Your Registry?

02/19/2019

Traditional wedding registries tend to be filled with appliances and items that you might need for your home. However, you may have a hard time finding enough of these items you really feel are worth asking guests to provide. Should you stick to conventi ...

3 Helpful Tips To Make Your Wedding Day Easier

3 Helpful Tips To Make Your Wedding Day Easier

02/18/2019

With all of your planning, and with the support of your wedding vendors, you can feel confident that you are ready for your wedding day. While preparedness is important, you should realize that the day itself can still feel overwhelming or tiring at mome ...

What To Consider When Picking Menswear For The Wedding

What To Consider When Picking Menswear For The Wedding

02/15/2019

Few moments in wedding planning feel as significant as shopping for the bridal gown. Your choice of dress is an important one, and you can count on capturing the attention of your guests when you start your walk down the aisle. Of course, as important as ...

Tips To Help You With Your Invitations And Save-The-Dates

Tips To Help You With Your Invitations And Save-The-Dates

02/13/2019

You may want to think of your invitations and save-the-dates as "previews" of your wedding. You can show off your wedding colors, let people know what kind of attire to wear, and - for plated dinners - let people know what their dining options are. Of co ...

Making The Right Style Choices For Your Hair And Makeup

Making The Right Style Choices For Your Hair And Makeup

02/12/2019

Selecting your hairstyle and makeup preferences will play a big part in determining your ultimate wedding look. While your wedding gown will certainly be the most identifiable aspect of your appearance, these style decisions matter. To make sure they loo ...

Searching Different Spaces For The Right Wedding Decorations

Searching Different Spaces For The Right Wedding Decorations

02/11/2019

For most of your life, you can remain blissfully unaware of where you can go to find wedding decorations. When you find yourself planning your special day, the question of where you can go to locate the right materials becomes more than a little pressing ...

Using Professionals For Your Wedding Photo And Video Needs

Using Professionals For Your Wedding Photo And Video Needs

02/08/2019

You can easily expect most of your guests - possibly even all of your guests - to have some kind of recording device with them on your wedding day. Our phones make pictures and videos remarkably easy to capture, which can give people an inflated sense of ...

Is It Time To Start Creating My Seating Chart?

Is It Time To Start Creating My Seating Chart?

02/07/2019

Creating the ideal seating chart can take time, even if your guest list is on the small side. It can be particularly difficult to arrange when you have guests who have few connections to other people at your wedding, or when you have larger friend and fa ...

Determining How Formal Or Informal Your Wedding Should Be

Determining How Formal Or Informal Your Wedding Should Be

02/05/2019

On your wedding day, you can have the important people in your life together to help you share in a truly special life event. Because this is your day, you should feel free to make the event as formal, or informal, as you want. Between stunning outdoor s ...

3 Tips That Can Help Take Stress Out Of Wedding Planning

3 Tips That Can Help Take Stress Out Of Wedding Planning

02/04/2019

Even a relatively small and intimate wedding experience can be challenging to arrange, and the cause of some stress. Between selecting proper wedding attire for you and your wedding party, finding the right vendors to serve food and drinks, preparing you ...

Exploring Your Serving Options For Your Reception Dinner

Exploring Your Serving Options For Your Reception Dinner

02/01/2019

Your wedding reception can feature lots of dancing, a fair number of drinks, and plenty of time for you to interact with your guests. Of course, as much as this evening is about bringing everyone together and celebrating, you still want to deliver on you ...

Having Trouble Picking Your Bridesmaids? Follow These Tips

Having Trouble Picking Your Bridesmaids? Follow These Tips

01/31/2019

While they may be slightly less important than the groom, you can feel deeply grateful to stand at the altar with your bridesmaids. The group you select can provide you with great support on the day of your wedding, and support leading up to it. Of cours ...

How Can You Make The Best Use Of Your Wedding Website?

How Can You Make The Best Use Of Your Wedding Website?

01/30/2019

While wedding websites are a relatively new feature in wedding planning, they have proven helpful to many couples. Your wedding website can give the crucial details of your event, they can help you hint at your wedding look, and they let people learn a l ...

3 Tips For Couples Who Prefer To Host A Child-Free Wedding

3 Tips For Couples Who Prefer To Host A Child-Free Wedding

01/29/2019

When it comes to creating a guest list, the bride and groom can obviously be the authorities on who should receive an invitation. One consideration you can make when forming plans is whether you should make your wedding a child-free affair. Limiting your ...

Should You Make Special Accommodations For Guests' Kids?

Should You Make Special Accommodations For Guests' Kids?

01/28/2019

You can generally expect your guests to come to your wedding ready to support your relationship, and enjoy themselves throughout your ceremony and reception. If you allow guests to bring their children to your event, you may have a harder time anticipati ...

What Can You Gain From Scheduling Your Wedding On A Friday?

What Can You Gain From Scheduling Your Wedding On A Friday?

01/24/2019

Many couples feel that they absolutely must plan their wedding on a Saturday. This can certainly be a popular choice, and may be what your friends and family anticipate. With that said, making this choice can come with drawbacks. Because Saturdays are so ...

Your Bridal Suite Can Make Wedding Day Preparations Easier

Your Bridal Suite Can Make Wedding Day Preparations Easier

01/23/2019

The hours leading to your wedding ceremony can be filled with activity. You, your partner, and everyone in your wedding party will need to be ready to walk down the aisle. You can also be concerned about arrangements concerning your decorations, your cat ...

Making Tough Decisions While You Plan Your Guest List

Making Tough Decisions While You Plan Your Guest List

01/22/2019

The exchanging of vows will be a meaningful moment for you and your partner, and the presence of your guests can add to its magic. After all, your wedding is an opportunity to proclaim your lifelong love in front of the people you care about, and who car ...

Reduce Planning Stress With An All Inclusive Wedding Package

Reduce Planning Stress With An All Inclusive Wedding Package

01/21/2019

Many couples can be surprised at how quickly their wedding planner fills up with tasks and responsibilities. You need to make important decisions about how many people you want at your wedding, and who should attend. You need to determine what you want f ...

Our 2019 Bridal Garage Sale Is Almost Here!

Our 2019 Bridal Garage Sale Is Almost Here!

01/18/2019

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Properly Thanking Your Guests And Wedding Party Members

Properly Thanking Your Guests And Wedding Party Members

01/17/2019

When you stand at the altar and exchange vows, you can appreciate the sight of so many friends and family watching you share this moment with your partner. Whether you have a large gathering, or an intimate affair, your guests can help make your wedding ...

What Should I Add To My Outdoor Ceremony Space?

What Should I Add To My Outdoor Ceremony Space?

01/16/2019

When you have access to a beautiful outdoor ceremony space, you can be impressed by the setting's look without added decorations. Of course, you should remember that the right pieces do more than just improve on your surroundings. You can introduce your ...

These Tips Can Help You Find The Right Wedding Vendors

These Tips Can Help You Find The Right Wedding Vendors

01/15/2019

Your wedding vendors can help you turn your idea for a perfect wedding into reality! Various professionals in the field of wedding services can take on your catering needs, serve your drinks, and help you and your venue space look terrific. Of course, th ...

Tips To Help You Make The Most Of Your Reception Traditions

Tips To Help You Make The Most Of Your Reception Traditions

01/14/2019

While your wedding reception can be a less formal, and less structured, event than your ceremony, there are still some key traditions you and your partner can honor. You can share a first dance together, and dance with your respective parents. You can al ...

Be Prepared To Handle Wedding Day Surprises

Be Prepared To Handle Wedding Day Surprises

01/11/2019

Arriving at the day of your wedding can be a relief, but it can also be a new source of stress. On the one hand, all of your efforts to prepare for this day are set to pay off. On the other hand, you can feel like there is no more time to address any pro ...

Making The Most Of Your Rehearsal Dinner Experience

Making The Most Of Your Rehearsal Dinner Experience

01/10/2019

Your rehearsal dinner can serve many functions. You can greet your gathering family, offer a nice meal to your wedding party, and invite guests who travel to join you as a way of thanking them for their effort to attend your wedding. Of course, out of al ...

Selecting The Right Accessories For Your Bridal Gown

Selecting The Right Accessories For Your Bridal Gown

01/08/2019

You have the perfect bridal gown, and you have your wedding look with your hair and makeup stylists planned. While your look can be nearly complete at this point, the right accessories can help you finalize your appearance before you walk down the aisle. ...

The Benefits That Come With Nontraditional Wedding Dates

The Benefits That Come With Nontraditional Wedding Dates

01/07/2019

Many couples feel like they have to find a wedding date that fits certain criteria. They feel that their event must be on a Saturday, and that they should plan to host it in the late spring or early summer. If you free yourself from this mindset, you can ...

Check Out Texas Old Town's Bridal Garage Sale Jan 27!

Check Out Texas Old Town's Bridal Garage Sale Jan 27!

01/04/2019

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Encouraging Guests To Use Your Reception Dance Floor

Encouraging Guests To Use Your Reception Dance Floor

01/03/2019

Your wedding reception gives you a moment to thank your guests for their attendance, while also welcoming them for a lovely meal. While there are traditions to follow during the reception, this event is about celebrating your marriage, which means it can ...

The Right Flower Arrangements Can Brighten Your Wedding!

The Right Flower Arrangements Can Brighten Your Wedding!

01/02/2019

When you find the right flowers for your special day, you can add vibrant touches to your wedding. Your bouquet can give you a stunning burst of color to complement your white wedding gown. Boutonnieres and corsages can draw your guests' eyes to the peop ...