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Fast Five with J Bar Enterprises

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Tanis Jamar, co-owner with husband David, of J Bar Enterprises.


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Recently Engaged in Austin? Here’s what to do NEXT…

As the buzz of your epic proposal begins to wane, and you’ve already starting tagging pics with your unique couple’s hashtag, it’s time to get down to the business at hand: Planning your wedding in Austin. But don’t panic. We got you – with the next steps to start with as you begin planning.


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Fast Five with The Knot Tyer Wedding Minister

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Scott Payne, Minister/Owner of The Knot Tyer Wedding Minister. 
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HighPointe Estate’s Open House – Check out these great venue and vendors!

The perfect way to kick off 2021 if you’re engaged? An indulgent open house with HighPoint Estate and a fantastic lineup of wedding vendors. When planning your wedding in Austin, what easier way to knock off that To Do list then have the vendors assembled for you to meet. The theme was “Ring in the New Year” (pun intended!) and guests were greeted with pink champagne and start their journey touring this breathtaking venue and meeting eager wedding vendors.
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Start Your Planning at an Open House

Today’s couples have a wide range of tools to help them plan their big day: wedding websites, apps, shows and magazines just to name a few.

One often-overlooked option are Open Houses which are smaller, more intimate events typically hosted by the venue and usually featuring a couple of dozen select wedding professionals.

Why should attending be at the top of your planning to-do list?
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Fast Five with Tiff’s Treats Cookie Delivery

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Elevia Le, Special Events Coordinator for Tiff’s Treats Cookie Delivery.  
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Cheers to the New Year!

Wow… No one expected 2020 to turn out the way it did. We had to shelter at home, come to the realization that we might run out of toilet paper, figure out distance learning, deal with unemployment and so much more. But we are strong,
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Fast Five with Desert Door Distillery

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Jessica Alderete, onsite events coordinator, at the Desert Door Distillery.
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Black Friday Savings for YOUR Wedding!

While Black Friday may have changed because of the pandemic, what hasn’t changed is the savings! Here are a few special offers to help you save on your wedding! Don’t forget, you can always find the latest savings at TexasWeddings.com
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Fast Five with Lone Star Oaks

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Mary Spradlin of Lone Star Oaks.
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Fast Five with Vacations in Paradise

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Michelle Bouzek of Vacations in Paradise.


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Fast Five with Messina Inn

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Cherri Maley of Messina Inn:
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Fast Five with foxglove & grace flowers

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Mabry Hastings, owner of foxglove & grace flowers.


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Fast Five with Twin Creeks Country Club

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Cara Foley of Twin Creeks Country Club.
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A Sweet New Experience for Your Guests

Today’s wedding couples, more and more often, want to offer their guests more than the traditional reception. They want to give their guests an experience. 
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Fast Five with the Pavilions at Rockport Beach

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Kerry Goodall from Pavilions at Rockport Beach.
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Fast Five with Premiere Events

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Delores Crum, owner of Premiere Events 
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Fast Five with Witte Idea Photo & Film

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Zac & Kimberly Witte of Witte Idea Photo & Film:
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Fast Five with The OASIS on Lake Travis

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Beth Dale of The OASIS on Lake Travis.
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Fast Five with Red Book Chef

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Adrianna Galinda, owner of Red Book Chef.
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Wedding Gown Shopping Tips from the MOB

A quick recap of our story so far: Sheila Dunn, Texas Wedding Guide Editor for more than 20 years, has a new title, Mother-of-the-Bride as her daughter, Hannah, plans her 2021 wedding. So, what happens when an industry insider gets a chance to see things from a different point of view? Follow our occasional series to find out!


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Fast Five with Ross Lucksinger Photography

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Ross Lucksinger of Ross Lucksinger Photography.
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Sheep don’t care

Sheep don’t care about quarantines and isolation. Luci Cook and Michael Holcomb, the husband and wife owners of Stregare Baking Company, have learned that first hand.
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Fast Five with The Vista on Seward Hill

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Sidonee Seward, owner, The Vista on Seward Hill. 
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Fast Five with PhotoHouse Films

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Will Herrington, principal/creative director of PhotoHouse Films:
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Fast Five with Complete weddings + events

 

The Texas Wedding Guide Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Kevin Paladino, President/Owner, COMPLETE weddings+ events:
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A New Title — Mother of the Bride!

A New Title for Industry Insider: MOB!

Sheila Dunn, Texas Wedding Guide Editor, has had an opportunity to see things from a different point of view.  Read about her experience.


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How to Turn your Invite List into an RSVP number – Guest Post

If you’re trying to figure out how many people will be at your wedding, here are some tips from an expert.

Guest blog by La Escondida Celebration Center.


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7 tips for perfect family portraits- Guest Post

A version of this blog was originally posted on doubeknotpictures.com To view the original blog click here.

7 Tips for Perfect Family Portraits – By: Double Knot Pictures


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Special Touches on the Wedding Day – Guest Post


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Austin’s Open Houses in October

We are extremely thankful to have had the chance to attend two amazing open houses in October. Getting a chance to visit with our professionals and watch you create your perfect wedding checklist, is why we love going to open house events. 
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Austin’s Open Houses in September

Have you noticed a change in seasons yet? In this Texas heat, me neither. That’s still not stopping our vendors from hosting these amazing open houses. With engagement season just around the corner, this is the perfect time to secure your wedding date by booking your wedding venue.  


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Why You Need to Exfoliate to Acid, NOT a Scrub

5 Fun Ways To Include Your Dog In Your Wedding

Thinking about adding your fur baby into your wedding ceremony? Pet Gals has the perfect solution to having your paw-family joining your special celebration. 
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Austin’s Open Houses in July

Open houses are a blast and don’t forget they offer the perfect glimpse into how your wedding could look! Plus you get to have all your questions answered, meet preferred vendors, and enjoy delicious bites and drinks.


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Austin’s Open Houses in June

Open Houses are an amazing opportunity to network with our favorite wedding professionals, whether it’s to find a DJ, caterer, or the venue of your dreams.


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3 Top Tips from Your Wedding Florist Expert

Got flowers checked off your to-do list? No, then here are some tips from Marilyn owner of Florals Your Way to help prepare you for that first visit. 
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Looking Great in Your Wedding Photos

We’re big believers in trusting experts and if you want to look great in your wedding photos (and who doesn’t) then ask a photographer. Double Knot Pictures has some great tips.


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Classic Cakes with a Twist

We are seeing some new trends in 2019, but mostly we are seeing some adjustments to designs that have been wedding couples favorites for a while. We spoke with wedding cake professional, Kayla from Kayla Knight Cakes who has the rundown on some of the most popular trends! 
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Austin’s Open Houses in April

Open Houses are the best! You get to enjoy five-star food, meet with the best teams of wedding professionals, and get great deals for your upcoming nuptials! All while touring some of our favorite venues! We love how these events come together because they simulate a real wedding and give you the chance to connect with local vendors. 
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Austin’s Open Houses in March

Open Houses are much-anticipated events for newly engaged couples and for great reasons! It allows you to see the venue space in action, taste delicious bites and drinks, and mingle with many of the best wedding professionals in town! If you missed March’s Open Houses we can catch you up to speed.


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Real Wedding Style ~ A Rustic Celebration at Texas Old Town

Virginia and Alex Manders

Wedding Date: April 20, 2018
Photographer: Tiffany Hofeldt Photography
 

High-end European flair meets rustic Texas Hill Country at the wedding for Virginia and Alex Manders at Texas Old Town.


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Austin’s Open Houses in February

Not all Open Houses are alike, Granberry Hills Plan and Play had a great information to share with newly engaged couples, Angel Springs had beautiful cottages to tour, and Red Corral Ranch showcased not one but two of their beautiful venues. If you missed February’s Open Houses we can catch you up to speed!
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Real Wedding Style ~ A Unique Celebration at TerrAdorna

Abby & Daniel Stevenson

Wedding Date: February 17, 2018
Photography by: Jingaling Photography

Abby and Daniel created a celebration uniquely theirs with decor including origami flowers, a neon lantern reception, video games, and a dragon stuffed bouquet. We’ve got their unique engagement story and all the insight into their fun-filled wedding.


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Austin’s Open Houses in January

Not sure where to begin wedding planning? Open Houses are the perfect way to see your potential wedding venue space plus a great opportunity to speak with wedding professionals. We had the chance to make it to all of January’s Open Houses, so if you missed out don’t worry we have your recap and look forward to seeing you at future events.

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15 Questions to Ask Your Photographer Before You Book

What should you be asking your photographer before you book with them? Double Knot Pictures posted this article with some great questions to keep in mind when searching for your perfect photographer, so we just had to share them with you!
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Finding Your Dream Wedding Gown in 11 Easy Steps

Bridal photo on bridge

You have been dreaming of your perfect wedding dress since you were 5 years old wearing a lace table cloth on your head. Now the day is finally here and you have no idea where to begin.

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3 Tips on Choosing Your Perfect Wedding Day Photographer

Mill Photography Studio

Your wedding day will go by fast and the pictures will be the only thing that can take you back and help you remember. Memories fade with age, but pictures can always bring you back to that sweet time you said ” I do!!! ”

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Wedding Pros Know How To Party

Bride photo with her book cover

When you host an event at the Oasis on Lake Travis, you are always going to be competing against the beautiful sunset views, but we tried.
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6 Tips to Feel Like a Natural in Front of the Camera

Nikk Nguyen Photography

When it comes to your engagement photoshoot or wedding day there is some pressure on trying to create the “perfect” photos. If you also happen to be someone who feels uncomfortable being photographed it makes the whole process even harder. Nikk Nguyen, professional photographer, has some great tips to help ensure that you feel good in front of the camera and that you get the best experience and photos while capturing your love story.
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