Meredith + Josh | Ashton Depot

This Tuscany inspired wedding is so dear to me. Meredith + Josh, their family and their trust in our team is the epitome of why I started my planning + design business. With her mother and father living in California, she need full-service assistance to pull together her day. Josh proposed in Napa Valley and California was near and dear to them both, so it only made sense to bring that Napa/Old World feel to them in Fort Worth. While most might just see Fort Worth history in the walls of the Ashton Depot, we felt that it’s historic marble floors and towering arched windows could definitely take on a different transformation. So we set to work designing a soft, romantic scene that would tie the two very different places together.

First we started with her ceremony which took place in the terrace of the Ashton. We wanted to emphasize the beautiful, natural greenery that already adorns the space along with a beautiful stone water feature. We kept it natural, free flowing on the floral arch and paired with native grass and greenery planters to enclose the space making it feel like a garden.

VENDOR TEAM

Planning & Design | Grit + Gold | Floral Design | The Southern Table | Makeup + Hair | Something-You | Venue | The Ashton Depot | Paper Goods | Press Paperie | TableTop Rentals | Posh Couture Rentals | Furniture Rentals | Bella Acento | Linens | La Tavola | Photography | Shannon Skloss | Cake + Cookies | Loft22 | Band | Jonathan Moody | Draping | Quest | Escort Wall Rental | Sugar Creek Vintage |  Lighting | Beyond | Calligraphy | Pretty Post | Transportation | Premier + Romantic Remembrances | Videography | Candelight Films | Photobooth | The Pretty Booth |

And what guest can resist a glass of champagne to greet them on a beautiful Texas Spring day?! Guests sipped while they waiting for the processional to begin.

Moving into the ballroom, we chose pale dusty blue linens and florals heavy in organic greenery, soft creams, white and hints of dusty blush blooms. A draped entrance provided a simple, yet statement entrance.

The father of the bride’s favorite Padron cigars were a must so our team made sure to set a beautiful spread for him and all his guys!

Claire + Brett | Trinity River Audubon Center

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VENDOR TEAM

Planning + Design | Grit + Gold | Floral | Oh Deery | Photography | Elisabeth Carol Photography | Ceremony + Reception Venue | Trinity River Audubon Center |  Entertainment | DJ Connections | Catering | Bolsa Dallas | Wedding Invitations | Mod Studio | Dress | Patsy’s Bridal | Furniture Rentals | Posh Couture Rentals | Transportation | Premier of Dallas

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Sarah + Kyle | White Sparrow Barn

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Sisters are the best.  They can help you with your homework. Guide you with your wardrobe. Maybe even fudge the truth with your parents if needed.  And sometimes, they will even introduce you to your future groom. Which is exactly how Kyle met Sarah.  Sarah was good friends with Kyle’s sister Ashley.  Sarah had hung out with the family on so many occasions that his mother even started to introduce Sarah as “the girl I want Kyle to marry.”   So after a few subtle hints from the family, the two started dating after Ashley’s wedding.

Kyle went all out for the proposal.  Taking it back to where it began, where his sister got married.  A tree wrapped in twinkly lights and a table filled with her favorite flowers and photos of the two of them. Of course she said yes and was surprised again after her family and friends appeared for an engagement party.

Fall being their favorite season; it wasn’t hard for the couple to decided on an October wedding.  And even with the White Sparrow still under construction, no paint on the walls, Sarah immediately fell in love with the place. It would fit perfectly with their palette of burgundy and blush and give the space a whimsical, romantic feel.

The bridesmaids were glamorous in a deep merlot while the groomsmen looked so handsome in their navy suit and both provided a stark contrast to the complete white of the venue.  All eyes were on Sarah as she made her way down the aisle in her Justin Alexander dress and delicate floral crown. Their favorite bible verse was featured at the altar and hung between two wreaths.

After the ceremony, family and friends hit up cocktail hour for the mimosa bar and mini quiche while the ceremony space was completely transformed for the reception.  Runners of greenery, flowers in rich hues, gold chargers and an array of candles made the space feel more intimate and gave the romantic feel Sarah was looking for.

The breakfast theme was continued at the reception with chicken and waffles and biscuit sliders. Plates were cleared and tables moved so guests could tear up the dance floor.  The dessert table was a sight to behold.  A colorfully painted background highlighted a variety of desserts including macaroons, mini pumpkin pies, mini s’mores, and cheesecake bites.  Family and friends were gifted honey from the bride’s uncle before sending off the newlyweds in sparkler tunnel.

VENDOR TEAM

Floral | Holly Viles | Photography | Dyan Kethley | Venue | The White Sparrow Barn | Cake and Treats | Layered Bake Shop|  Paper | Clara Doyle Designs | Linens | La Tavola | Tabletop Rentals | Posh Couture Rentals | Catering | Macklins | Entertainment and Lighting | Uptown Sound | Hair and Makeup | Brittany Jones | Gown | Bridal Boutique Lewisville

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Sarah + Chris | DeGolyer House – Dallas Aboretum

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Can a client’s style be your spirit animal?! If so, I think mine would definitely be Sarah. From the moment we met, I knew that our collected wedding vision was completely parallel. I truly enjoyed every minute of our time together and this design. It was just so natural and she was open to pushing each and every boundary.

The ceremony took place in the woman’s garden of the Dallas Arboretum where Bows & Arrows hand crafted an altar of birch wood logs, twisted chiffon and loose greenery. Bridesmaids wore stunning gold lace assembles which perfectly complimented the bride’s gown with lace neckline and cap sleeves. Sarah wanted the day and night to feel organic, soft and romantic so we went with bare rustic tables, lush vessel free florals that almost felt to be growing from the tables. We kept the design clean and not overly busy so that the Degolyer House really shined as the showcase. The night was all about family style dining, fun with friends and enjoying their precious commitment. We are so honored and humbled to have been a part of Sarah and Chris’ big day.

VENDOR TEAM

Floral | Bow & Arrows | Photography | Sarah Kate | Venue | Dallas Arboretum – Degolyer House | Cakes | Cakewalk Bake Shop | Paper | Yeti and the Beast | Wood Tables | The Olive Bench | Tabletop Rentals | Posh Couture Rentals | Catering | Kent Rathbun | Entertainment and Lighting | Astounding Sounds | Officiant | Love Notes |

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A 10 year vow renewal for Perez Photography

We are so happy to share a little peek at the vow renewal for Perez Photography. We were honored to help in planning their beautiful celebration at the W Hotel Dallas, Altitude space. The details were amazing, the couple was beautiful and the night was perfect! Cheers to many many more years of love you two!

Vendor Lineup: Lighting | Beyond | Floral Design | Bella Flora | Laser Cut Details | Southern Fried Paper | Makeup and Hair | Kay Castro & Sonia Trevino | Rentals | Posh Couture | Fauxcades | Bella Accento | Drapery | RO Entertainment | Photography | Luna Photo | Cakes | Sugarbee Sweets | Dancefloor | DFW Dancefloors | Favors | Guesterly | Entertainment | David Ramirez | Gown | Nardos Imam

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Film by Candlelight Films