Most Memorable Moments 2011December 30, 2011
2013 Most Memorable Moments!December 29, 2013
Whew! What a great year 2012 has been! With 55 events under our belts in 2012, we have had our busiest year ever and have made some wonderful memories. Here are our faves!
MOST MEMORABLE BRIDAL GOWN: ADRYAN’S GOWN (by Romona Keveza)
MOST MEMORABLE BRIDAL SECOND/PARTY DRESS: JORDAN’S DRESS (by Bebe)
MOST MEMORABLE BRIDESMAIDS’ DRESSES: LINDSEY’S BRIDESMAIDS (from Brides by Demetrios)
MOST MEMORABLE GROOM/GROOMSMEN ATTIRE: JUSTIN & HIS GROOMSMEN
MOST MEMORABLE HAIR & MAKE-UP: CHI RO WEDDINGS
Courtney Phillips and her team at Chi Ro Weddings helped make so many of our brides and their attendants look amazing this year! We loved seeing all of the different styles they created for each wedding, and check out how glamorous our brides Michele, Claire, Kris, Samareh, Cynthia, Megan, Adryan, Shannon, and Jenny look here!
MOST MEMORABLE EVENT DESIGN: JENNY & ROB’S WEDDING (Beyond, Fun Factory Events, Out of the Garden, TLC Event Rentals, & Westin Galleria)
MOST MEMORABLE D.I.Y. DESIGN: SHANNON & SAM’S WEDDING
MOST MEMORABLE BOUQUETS: LUSH COUTURE FLORAL
It has been a year of beautiful and creative bouquets from Lush Couture in every color of the rainbow, bringing tears to the eyes of our brides when they received them! Shown here are the bouquets from the weddings of Michele, Allison N., Allison H., Claire, Shannon, Alicia, Erica, and Amanda!
MOST MEMORABLE LARGE SCALE FLORAL PIECES: THE WILDFLOWER
Check out these incredible pieces from The Wildflower! From grand altar and entry pieces to a dance floor floral halo to a gazebo covered in floral right inside of our venue, The Wildflower pulled out all the stops for the weddings of Jennifer & Mark and Kady & Brian!
MOST MEMORABLE CENTERPIECES: LUSH COUTURE FLORAL
It was a year of jaw-dropping centerpieces from Lush Couture Floral. Our guests and clients were in awe of the stunning designs, and we can’t wait to see what Lush’s designer Deitra Butler comes up with next year! Shown here are the centerpieces from the weddings of Michele & Jeff, Allison & Sean, Allison & Jay, Claire & Jeremy, Shannon, & Sam, Alicia & Mike, Erica & Taslow, and Amanda & Drew.
MOST MEMORABLE LINENS: KATHY & ALEX’S WEDDING (Wildflower Linens & BBJ Linens)
MOST MEMORABLE TABLETOP DESIGN: YONG & STAN’S WEDDING (TLC Event Rentals & Expressions of Decor)
MOST MEMORABLE LIGHTING: BEYOND
We had so many amazing events with lighting experts Beyond this year, that it would be impossible to feature them all, but here are some of our favorites! They always help transform any venue into a breathtaking thing to see, and we have been so fortunate to work with their team so much this year!
MOST MEMORABLE EVENT TECHNOLOGY: LED WALL FROM ONSTAGE SYSTEMS
For the AT&T Summer Road Trip Series here in Dallas, we worked with AT&T and their production company Digital Kitchen to create an open air showcase for their networks to impress AT&T employees. The clients also needed to project video onto a screen in the middle of the day and, to accomplish this, we enlisted the help of OnStage Systems who rented us their fantastic LED wall. It was a hit and employees got to see a preview of some of UVerse’s best new shows!
MOST MEMORABLE BRIDE’S CAKES: CREME DE LA CREME
We loved these beautiful and creative cakes for our brides from Creme de la Creme! Cortney & Jake’s classic white wedding cake with the fun addition of paisley detailing carried the paisley motif of the wedding into the cake design. This was done as well with the awesome black lace work for the red & black lace design of Rachel & Nicki’s wedding. Finally, we loved the modern and intricate design of the blue and white cake for Carly & John’s wedding!
MOST MEMORABLE GROOM’S CAKE: FANCY CAKES BY LAUREN
MOST MEMORABLE INVITATIONS & GRAPHIC DESIGN: AMANDA & DREW’S INVITATIONS FROM SIGNIFICANTLY SAID!
We were in love with this elegant and charming invitations that we created for Amanda & Drew’s wedding through our invitation line: Significantly Said. The purple and green color schemed paired with the vintage and Southern touches of damask and lace fit their wedding perfectly, and our bride told us she received so many compliments from guests! We carried this design into their programs, table numbers, table assignment poster, and even labels for their candy buffet!
MOST MEMORABLE CEREMONY VENUE: CHRIST THE KING CATHOLIC CHURCH
We were fortunate enough to do three weddings this year at the beautiful Christ the King Catholic Church in Dallas as our couples Allison & Jay, Kathy & Alex, and Desiree & Brandon all tied the knot there! We always love the photos we get from this breathtaking sanctuary and working with their stellar wedding coordinator Colleen Harkins!
MOST MEMORABLE RECEPTION VENUE: THE ROOM ON MAIN
We have had some wonderful events at the Room on Main this year including Allison & Sean’s Wedding, Carly & Mark’s Wedding, and Shannon & Sam’s Wedding, and more to come in 2013! We love the venue’s size and neutral palette! The prices are affordable and the food by CN Catering is wonderful! It is a beautiful venue that can accomodate a large variety of events!
MOST MEMORABLE ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS: SHAUN MENARY PHOTOGRAPHY (JENNY & ROB’S ENGAGEMENTS)
MOST MEMORABLE BRIDAL PORTRAITS: TAYLOR ABBEY PHOTOGRAPHY
MOST MEMORABLE WEDDING PORTRAITS: ALLISON DAVIS PHOTOGRAPHY
MOST MEMORABLE CANDID IMAGES: THE MINNERICKS PHOTOGRAPHY
MOST MEMORABLE VIDEOGRAPHY: JOHN CHRISTOPHER WEDDING FILMS
MOST MEMORABLE DJ’S: LEFORCE ENTERTAINMENT
We have just had a TON of fun weddings with the guys at LeForce Entertainment this year, and the party has been great every time! We loved getting the chance to work with Glenn, Ed, Cratin, Adam, Robert, Gus, Chris and Mike in 2012, not to mention Jen, James, Cory, and Cameron with LeForce’s photobooth & photostation. Thanks for always taking such great care of our events, guys!
MOST MEMORABLE PARTY BAND: DOWNTOWN FEVER
We had the chance to work with Downtown Fever three times this year, and they brought the party and kept the dance floor packed at the weddings of Katie & Nick, Kathy & Alex, and Whitney & Patrick! They always help make our receptions a blast!
MOST MEMORABLE ENTERTAINMENT ACT: JOU JOU & DREW’S BELLY DANCER (CORY CHILSON)
For our Palestinian bride Jou Jou and her groom Drew, we had Cory Chilson, a gorgeous local belly dancer, perform during the reception and also entertain guests! It was a huge hit, and guests had so much fun dancing with Cory all night!
MOST MEMORABLE CEREMONY MUSIC: SERENATA STRINGS
MOST MEMORABLE CATERING: CN CATERING
From passed heavy hors d’ourves to fun food stations to classic buffets and elegant plated dinners, we have had some delicious food from CN Catering this year both at the Room on Main for the weddings of Allison & Sean, Carly & Mark, and Shannon & Sam, and also off premise for Amanda & Drew and Vi & Joseph’s weddings. We can’t wait to taste more of their great food in the future and work with their professional and helpful staff!
MOST MEMORABLE CATERING INNOVATION: ADULT SNO CONE STATION FROM WENDY KRISPIN CATERING
MOST MEMORABLE FAVOR: KADY’S CHARITABLE DONATION
MOST MEMORABLE WEDDING OFFICIANTS: LOVE NOTES
Our couples are always in wonderful hands with the team from Love Notes. We enjoyed working with Marty on the weddings of Ashley & Justin and Jennifer & Mark, with Randy for Wendy & Brian, with Bill for Kris & Billy, with Chris for Michele & Jeff, and with Ken for Vi & Joseph! Thanks for always making the ceremony planning process so easy for all of us, Love Notes!
MOST MEMORABLE SPECIAL MOMENT: ALLEN & JASON’S CEREMONY AT CARR CHAPEL AT TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY
We were so proud to have coordinated the wedding of Jason & Allen – the first gay wedding ever held in Carr Chapel on the TCU campus. Jason was a TCU graduate, so the ceremony location held even that much more significance for him. It was wonderful to be part of the celebration of love for this awesome couple!
We cannot express enough love and gratitude to you, all of our amazing vendors and clients, for providing us with these incredible memories in 2012. Happy Holidays, and cheers to an even better 2013!
Meredith, Elizabeth, Kelli, Sara, and Callie!