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Patricia & Monte’s Wedding Photos Pt. 1

Patricia & Monte’s Wedding Photos Pt. 1

Wedding photos are in! I wanted to share a few of my favorite photos from Patricia and Monte’s wedding and reception taken by Elizabeth Photography. To read more about the event visit my previous blog post.

Patricia & Monte | Sherman, TX Wedding

Patricia & Monte | Sherman, TX Wedding

Update: New blog posts are up that include photos from wedding photographers Elizabeth Photography and Samantha Morrow! Patricia & Monte’s Wedding Photos Pt. 1 Patricia & Monte’s Wedding Photos Pt. 2 ————————– A few weeks ago I had the honor of being a part of […]

Jade & Drew | Denison, TX Wedding

Jade & Drew | Denison, TX Wedding

Kerri O’Neal Photography did an amazing job for Jade & Drew! I wanted to share a few photos that highlighted the work we did for their event. Hope you enjoy! And consider Kerri O’Neal Photography for your next event!

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Ceremony at Waples Memorial United Methodist Church in Denison, Texas.
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Bride and Bridal Party
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The Bride and Groom’s first dance at their reception at Katy Depot.
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Up close on the ceremony arch.
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Ceremony

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Head table candelabra arrangement.

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Bouquets on the Head table during the Reception

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How to Transport Bouquets and Floral Arrangements

How to Transport Bouquets and Floral Arrangements

This blog post is for the DIY Brides and anyone who is making their own wedding bouquets or floral centerpieces, arrangements, etc. Good luck! There is nothing worse than damaging your bouquets or centerpieces while transporting them from home or wherever you arranged them, to […]

Jade & Drew | Denison, TX Wedding

Jade & Drew | Denison, TX Wedding

I wanted to share a few photos from Jade & Drew’s wedding this past weekend. I loved working with this couple, and I was honored to be able to help them create their special day! I can’t wait to show you the photographer’s photos, but […]

Venue Spotlight: Riverwood Barn & Amphitheater

Venue Spotlight: Riverwood Barn & Amphitheater

Our first Venue Spotlight! The Riverwood Barn and Amphitheater is located in Durant, Oklahoma. It’s actually East of Durant, more in the Blue area, right off Hwy. 70. There is a barn, house, and outdoor amphitheater area. Everything is brand new, as of the writing of the blog, there have only been a few weddings there. The house contains both bridal and groom suites, with a central kitchen area. The barn has four large roll up doors, two on each side, and two back rooms for storage, food prep, etc. There is also a small loft area for a DJ, bouquet toss, etc. The outdoor amphitheater is a short walk down the back lawn and set against the forest backdrop.  The stone seating and altar area make for a beautiful ceremony setting. The best thing about this venue is the space! Here your guests have room to move and mingle across multiple settings. And there is even a firepit! You get a 3-day rental period, Friday-Sunday, so plenty of time for setup and cleanup.

Riverwood Barn and Amphitheater Facebook page

 

The day I took these photos they were still cleaning up from a reception inside the barn, so I didn’t take many photos of the inside. Enjoy! It is a beautiful venue!

Jamie & Brad

Jamie & Brad

I wanted to stop in and share a few photos from the Jamie and Brad’s wedding this past weekend! It was a beautiful rustic wedding held at the Riverwood Barn and Amphitheater in Durant, Oklahoma. It’s a brand new venue in the Southern Oklahoma area, […]

Picking the Perfect Bridal Party Gifts

Picking the Perfect Bridal Party Gifts

One of my favorite projects during the wedding planning process is finding and creating the perfect bridal party gifts. There are a million different options and Pinterest, as always, is a great source of inspiration.There are several things to consider when it comes to choosing […]

Don’t Forget the Napkins!

Don’t Forget the Napkins!

Centerpieces get a lot of attention when it comes to designing the tablescape for your special event, but one element that doesn’t get as much attention is your napkins. Many people often forget about this element, but in my opinion it is  one of the cheapest ways to add flair to your table. It can also set the tone for the event as napkin styles can range from simple to elaborate.

There’s the restaurant or banquet style fold we’ve seen many times:

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Banquet table showing restaurant style napkin fold.

I would stay away from the restaurant style fold for weddings, it conjures thoughts of a banquet, corporate events, dinners, etc.

A look that is popping up a lot recently is the pocket fold. There are many different variations on the pocket fold:

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Napkin in pocket fold style

This style is neat because it can be spruced up easily. One cute idea is to insert a single fresh floral stem like a tulip in the pocket. Tying a bow around the napkin looks nice as well.

Image via Buzzfeed {Link} Originally appearing on Martha Stewart {Link}
Image via Buzzfeed {Link}

Perhaps the simplest style (and quickest to execute) is the table hang. Usually the napkin is folded long ways and hung on the edge of the table so it is half on and half off the table. You see this look a lot at rustic or country style wedding receptions, or outdoor events, as it is usually a more casual look.

Table hang style via Style Me Pretty
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Now if you really want to ‘wow’ your guests…

Lotus fold
Image via Southern Weddings {Link} Photographer: Rebekah Hoyt {Link}

You go with something like the Lotus fold! These napkin styles are great for a bridal shower, post-wedding brunch, baby shower and more.

Here are a two resources with step by step instructions for folding many different napkin styles:

TIP: Don’t wait til you are setting your tables the day of your event to create your napkin styles. Fold them ahead of time and simply place them at each setting.

Have you attempted any of these napkin folding styles? What napkin style did you choose for your event?

 

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Welcome Baby Harper!

Welcome Baby Harper!

We were honored to assist a friend in decorating for a baby shower recently. The upcoming arrival of Miss Harper was celebrated in style at the Comfort Suites meeting room in Sherman. It was a colorful fairytale story theme that we loved working with! Here […]

A Zebra Wedding!

A Zebra Wedding!

The Bride’s love of zebra definitely made this a wedding to remember! This event was held in the ballroom at the Quality Inn in Sherman, Texas. Congratulations to the Bride and Groom!

My Wedding :)

My Wedding :)

The first event I ever planned, my own wedding! This is what started it all. Amidst the worry and stress, and all the tiny little details, I fell in love with wedding planning. I hope you enjoy a few images from my day!

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A Legendary Party for a Legendary Lady!

A Legendary Party for a Legendary Lady!

What a fun night for a special lady at the Municipal Ballroom in Sherman, Texas! The event colors were white, black, and red with a “queen” theme! Full buffet, dessert table, dance floor and more! Update: Added a few more photos!