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Welcome to the Bridal Who’s Who! This resource has been created to help make wedding planning easier! On the following pages, you will find a list of hundreds of local companies organized by category. This list represents service providers who have demonstrated a commitment to the Houston area, a commitment to organization and timeliness, and a commitment to Houston brides. I recommend them implicitly. Call these companies today to find out more about their bridal services, or visit them at the Bridal Extravaganza Show. For current show information go to www.bridalextravaganzashow.com

Laurette M. Veres

Producer, Bridal Extravaganza Show Editor-In-Chief, Texas Weddings Magazine

coverS photography: JW Baugh Photography gown & accessories: Ventura’s Bridal hair & makeup: Exquisite Reflections bride: BreAnna Moses design: Jeanine Hickman content: Jeanine Hickman, Patricia Rivera

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Contents Aesthetics/Health & Fitness /Medical Day Spa......................................................6 Bachelor/Bachelorette Events .................................6 Bridal Salons ........................................................... 7 Bridesmaid Gowns ................................................. 9 Cake Toppers/Boxes .............................................. 10 Cakes (Wedding/Groom's) ................................... 10 Caterers .................................................................. 12 Chapels and Gazebos ................................................ 14 Chocolate Fountains, Gifts and Favors .................................................. 15 Consultants/Event Planners ................................. 16 Dance Lessons ........................................................ 21 Decorators/Decoration s ....................................... 18 Destination Weddings .......................................... 20 Disc Jockeys............................................................ 22 Florists..................................................................... 25 --------~ 3 ~--------


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Gift Registry .......................................................... 28 Gifts and Accessories ........................................... 28 Gown Alterations/Cleaning/Preservation ......... 30 Groomsman Gifts/Accessories ........................... 31 Guest Books .......................................................... 31 Headpieces and Veils............................................. 32 Home/Financial Planning ................................... 32 Honeymoon Travel Agencies ............................... 33 Hotel and Reception Sites .................................... 33 Housewares ........................................................... 35 Invitations and Custom Paper ............................. 36 Lighting .................................................................. 38

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Linens/Tables ......................................................... 39 Makeup Artists and Hair Stylists ........................ 41 Men's Formal Wear ................................................ 42 Musical Groups/Vocalists ..................................... 42 Photo Booths .......................................................... 43 Photographers ....................................................... 45 Reception Facilities/Wedding Sites ..................... 52 Rehearsal Dinner Facilities ................................. 62 Rental Equipment ................................................. 64 Skincare/Cosmetics .............................................. 66 Total Wedding Services ....................................... 66 Transportation ...................................................... 68 Videographers ....................................................... 69 Wedding and Portrait Photographers ................ 72

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Aesthetics/Health & Fitness /Medical Day Spa It Works! It Works! specializes in products for superior nutrition, weight loss, skin tightening and firming, and youthful skin. The company offers a variety of daily-use, instantresults products, including its signature and unique It Works! Wrap, a contouring product that can tighten, tone and firm any area of the body. 832.291.7822 www.houstonswrapgirl.com

Plexus Slim It isn’t a secret that being overweight has become a worldwide epidemic. In addition to normal concerns of clothes not fitting, lack of energy, and low self-esteem, being overweight can lead to dramatic increases in diabetes, heart disease, cancer, stroke, arthritis, and depression. Let Plexus Slim help you loose weight before your wedding date. 713.870.9452 www.plexusslim.com/karat

Bachelor/Bachelorette Events Revolve Pole Studio Revolve Pole Studio is a premier pole and aerial dance and fitness studio. Led by the some of the best instructors in the city, Revolve creates an environment where everybody and every body can let go of inhibitions and let their spirit “revolve.” They offer a variety of different classes designed to cater to all levels of fitness. 832.707.2509 www.revolvepole.com

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Bridal Salons Alfred Angelo For over 75 years, Alfred Angelo has been dressing brides for the most amazing event of their lives. From flirty, short styles to dramatic ball gowns and everything in between, your Alfred Angelo wedding gown will be the most spectacular dress you have ever worn. Bridesmaids, junior bridesmaids, expectant moms, mini maids – They’ve got you covered! They also carry gifts, accessories and announcements. 877.726.4356 www.alfredangelo.com

David’s Bridal Inc. Beautiful dresses. Smart prices. Exciting colors. Fabulous new styles, including one that’s uniquely you. With over 300 locations, it’s easy to coordinate the most widespread wedding party! 877.921.BRIDE www.davidsbridal.com

Panache Bridal & Formal Panache Bridal & Formal offers wedding gowns, gowns for bridesmaids, mothers of the bride and flower girls, and completes the picture with headpieces, shoes and accessories. 281.580.0066 www.panachebridalusa.com

The Bridal Depot The Bridal Depot is proud to present their very best dresses, including couture lines and accessories, at the most affordable prices. With professional assistance and the beautiful array of bridal gowns and dresses, the Bridal Depot is sure to have the dress of your dreams for any occasion. 713.668.3100 www.texasbridaldepot.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings The Princess Bridal Visit The Princess Bridal in historic Old Town Spring to find a unique wedding dress and enjoy the experience of a lifetime. Whether you seek something more traditional, or tradition with a twist, The Princess Bridal has it all. Experience a bridal boutique like no other for personal assistance finding the perfect dress. They also carry couture veils and Haute Bride jewelry & accessories. 281.651.9393 www.theprincessbridal.com

Ventura’s Bridal Fashions Ventura’s Bridal is Houston’s most established salon, catering to brides nationwide since 1984. Ventura’s features the most substantial selection of bridal and bridesmaid dresses in the area. Whether you’re looking for something couture and contemporary or soft and romantic, Ventura’s has the perfect dress for your BIG day! Come see why Houston brides have declared Ventura’s “Bridal Heaven”. 713.880.2364 www.venturasbridalfashions.com

Winnie Couture Flagship Salon The Winnie Couture Flagship Salon offers a complete selection of couture gowns, fusing New York chic with Hollywood glamour without a couture price tag. A private and relaxing environment offers brides an unforgettable shopping experience. Since 2001, Winnie Couture has received overwhelmingly positive response to the innovative styles, coupled with a modern translation of vintage fashion and royal embellishments. 713.782.9316 www.winniecouture.com

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Bridal Shower Services Silver Sycamore The bed and breakfast guest accommodations are the latest addition to the Silver Sycamore property that features an exclusive bridal cottage, elegant reception facility, outdoor ceremony site and tearoom. The Silver Sycamore Event Facility and Tearoom are host to some of the most elegant celebrations in the greater-Houston area. 281.487.4033 www.silversycamore.com

Bridesmaid Gowns Alfred Angelo For over 75 years, Alfred Angelo has been dressing brides for the most amazing event of their lives. From flirty, short styles to dramatic ball gowns and everything in between, your Alfred Angelo wedding gown will be the most spectacular dress you have ever worn. Bridesmaids, junior bridesmaids, expectant moms, mini maids – They’ve got you covered! They also carry gifts, accessories and announcements. 877.726.4356 www.alfredangelo.com

David’s Bridal Beautiful dresses. Smart prices. Exciting colors. Fabulous new styles, including one that’s uniquely you. With over 300 locations, it’s easy to coordinate the most widespread wedding party! 877.921.BRIDE www.davidsbridal.com

The Princess Bridal Visit The Princess Bridal in historic Old Town Spring to find a unique wedding dress and enjoy the experience of a lifetime. Whether you seek something more traditional, or tradition with a twist, The Princess Bridal has it all. Experience a bridal boutique like no other for personal assistance finding the perfect dress. They also carry couture veils and Haute Bride jewelry & accessories. 281.651.9393 www.theprincessbridal.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Ventura’s Bridal Fashions Ventura’s Bridal is Houston’s most established salon, catering to brides nationwide since 1984. Ventura’s features the most substantial selection of bridal and bridesmaid dresses in the area. Whether you’re looking for something couture and contemporary or soft and romantic, Ventura’s has the perfect dress for your BIG day! Come see why Houston brides have declared Ventura’s “Bridal Heaven”. 713.880.2364 www.venturasbridalfashions.com

Cake Toppers/Boxes Arne’s Texas Size Party Store Your savings headquarters for shower, bridal and party supplies. Carrying everything from aisle runners to head pieces and ring pillows to toasting glasses, Arne’s is your Texas size party store and more. 713.869.8321 www.arneswarehouse.com

Who Made the Cake! Who Made the Cake! has a strong reputation for beautiful cakes in which flavor and design are equally important. Nadine personally meets with each couple to design their cakes. Specialties include realistic sugar flowers, custom patterns and sculpted cakes. Your guests will rave, “Who Made the Cake!” 713.528.4719 www.whomadethecake.com

Cakes (Wedding/Groom’s) Bavarian Cakery The Bavarian Cakery has been producing creatively designed, quality cakes for over 25 years. For wedding cakes, groom’s cakes, party cakes and cakes for corporate events, the Bavarian Cakery is ready to serve you! 713.816.7930 www.bavariancakery.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Edible Designs By Jessie Edible Designs is a bakery dedicated to the creation of delicious wedding and groom’s cakes. Jessie, an experienced and respected pastry chef and cake decorator, crafts the cakes. Her skills, and more importantly, her personalized service, are well renowned. By appointment only. 281.556.5523 www.edibledesignsbyjessie.com

Finalé Finalè’s expert and artistic staff, headed by renowned pastry chef Glenna Artripe, can create the perfect dessert for your wedding or other special occasion. When you are looking for a beautiful, one-of-a-kind presentation. look no further than Finalé, for exquisite cakes and decadent desserts. 281.354.0571 www.finalebyglenna.com

Julies Cakes Julie Clifton, the creative designer and founder of Julies Cakes, has been featured in articles in Vogue, the Houston Chronicle, the LA Times and Houston Modern Bride magazine. Let her create a dream cake for you. 281.261.8229 www.juliescakes.net

Supreme Kakes and More The talented staff at Supreme Kakes and More is motivated to make cakes that are beautiful and delicious. Each cake is individually designed to reflect your personality and the theme of the occasion you are celebrating. Supreme Kakes is a very relaxed, creative environment, and that spirit is reflected in every cake they bake. 281.496.1000 www.supremekakes.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Who Made the Cake! Who Made the Cake! has a strong reputation for beautiful cakes in which flavor and design are equally important. Nadine personally meets with each couple to design their cakes. Specialties include realistic sugar flowers, custom patterns and sculpted cakes. Your guests will rave, “Who Made the Cake!” 713.528.4719 www.whomadethecake.com

Caterers Amazen Chef Creations Let Amazen Chef Creations make your special event unforgettable with menus to match your budget for wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, bridal showers and other notable occasions. Chef Michael and his team consistently deliver a superior product using the freshest ingredients. 713.446.2162 www.amazenchefcreations.com

Black-eyed Pea Catering Black-eyed Pea Catering is a professional and affordable catering service with a 35-year tradition. They offer pastas, carving stations, Southwestern fare, and hors d’oeuvres in addition to the great American classics served by Black-eyed Pea. Their chefs create customized menus, and offer a full range of catering services including bartenders, professional carvers, and appetizer tray service. 713.304.2283 www.theblackeyedpea.com

Chef Edgar Katy, Personal Sushi Chef Chef Edgar is a charismatic sushi chef who’s been in the restaurant industry for more than 15 years. He has the unique skill to create delicious rolls with a Latin twist. His great personality and tasteful foods always keep his supporters coming back. When planning your perfect day, look no further than Chef Edgar. 832.274.0952 www.chefedgarkaty.net

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Crystal Ballroom at the Rice Located in the historic Rice Hotel, The Crystal Ballroom is resplendent with crystal chandeliers, heroic murals, 35-foot ceilings and a full wraparound terrace. The 5,600 square foot event space and the adjunct 1,400 square foot parlor provide an ample space for up to 400 guests for a seated meal, with a dance floor. Sambuca, one of Houston’s most exclusive caterers, provides food and beverage service. 713.227.7423 www.crystalballhouston.com

Finalé Finalè’s expert and artistic staff, headed by renowned pastry chef Glenna Artripe, can create the perfect dessert for your wedding or other special occasion. When you are looking for a beautiful, one-of-a-kind presentation. look no further than Finalé, for exquisite cakes and decadent desserts. 281.354.0571 www.finalebyglenna.com

Haras Hacienda Venue/Catering Haras Hacienda is a unique wedding venue designed to make the most out of your dream celebration. They provide full event planning and customized services and feature packages that include everything from bride’s hair and makeup to minister services. 281.259.4861 www.harasdc.us

Ral’s Fine Catering Ral’s Fine Catering is one of the premiere caterers in Houston. They offer an array of services, which include food and beverage service, venue selection, event planning and entertainment. The chef and catering specialists combine the freshest ingredients with experience to create classical continental cuisine with a contemporary flair. 713.688.7257 www.ralsfinecatering.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Safari Texas Safari Texas is a full-service facility, specializing in weddings, galas, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Quinceañeras, corporate meetings and holiday parties. The professional staff, with 20+ years of food and beverage experience, is dedicated to providing you with the highest quality of service and attention to detail. 281.277.7888 www.safaritexasballroom.com

Chapels and Gazebos Ashelynn Manor Ashelynn Manor is a full-service wedding and reception venue located in Magnolia, TX, just west of Tomball. They have a beautiful, old-fashioned chapel, amid luscious landscaping and can accommodate up to 275 guests. The large Carriage House, with its rustic elegance, is the perfect place to host your reception. 281.252.3355 www.ashelynnmanor.com

Burkeshire Plantation Three lushly-landscaped acres filled with 100-year-old oaks showcase an enchanted, columned gazebo. A delightfully restored old southern mansion from the 1930's and meticulous attention to every detail ensure a once-in-a-lifetime fairy tale experience at Burkeshire Plantation that you will cherish forever. 936.441.0949 www.burkeshireplantation.com

Butler’s Courtyard From the beautiful outdoor patio to the quaint ambiance, Butler’s Courtyard is the perfect setting for your wedding and reception. This facility is for the couple who is looking for historic elegance or that “something” a little different. An experienced wedding consultant will work with you to make sure you have the wedding of your dreams. 281.557.5551 www.butlerscourtyard.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Enchanted Cypress Ballroom You have found your Prince… Let Enchanted Cypress Ballroom be your castle for the evening. Their highly trained staff specializes in personally assisting brides and grooms in planning their perfect wedding day. Whether you are planning a traditional affair or you are looking for more of a contemporary twist, the staff of Enchanted Cypress is here to guide you along the way. 281.826.0505 www.enchantedcypress.com

Sans Souci Ballroom Translated from French, Sans Souci means “carefree” or “without worry.” It’s a perfect name for a perfect event venue. It also describes the experience you’ll have from the very first planning meeting to the departure of the very last guest. Experienced and attentive to every detail, the professionals at Sans Souci will set you free from worries, so you can enjoy every minute of your special event. 281.803.3333 www.sanssouciballroom.com

Chocolate Fountains, Gifts and Favors Arne’s Texas Size Party Store Your savings headquarters for shower, bridal and party supplies. Carrying everything from aisle runners to head pieces and ring pillows to toasting glasses, Arne’s is your Texas size party store and more. 713.869.8321 www.arneswarehouse.com

Chocolate Encore The city’s best chocolate and Champagne fountains, candy buffets, cupcakes and delicious catering: serving Houston and surrounding areas. 713.320.5912 www.chocolateencore.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Chocolate Fountain Express The Chocolate Fountain Express family is proud to serve customers in the greater Houston area with an extensive menu of chocolate fountain experiences that will delight your guests. Choices include more than just chocolate. If you can think it, they can do it. The possibilities are unlimited. 832.643.7518 www.chocolatefountainexpress.com

DGZ Chocolates DGZ Chocolates are made from only the finest ingredients available; rich Swiss-recipe chocolates, freshly roasted nuts, dairy fresh butter and creamy smooth caramel. Incorporating beautifully designed and unique packaging with these wonderful confections insures that the entire product line will continue to be popular favorites. DGZ Chocolates prides itself in providing top-notch service along with its unique and tasty confections; bringing customers back time and time again. 713.777.3444 www.dgzchocolates.com

Consultants/Event Planners A&E Weddings & Events A&E Weddings & Events was founded by motherdaughter team Liz Conlin and Amy Brewington. Their passion and attention to detail make them the perfect pair for planning your dream wedding or event. Whether you desire a large, formal affair or a small, intimate gathering, no event is too large or too small for this imaginative duo. 281.727.6800 www.aeweddingsandevents.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings DJ Shorty Productions Look no further than DJ Shorty Productions, a mobile DJ covering the Houston and surrounding areas for weddings, Quinceaneras and company parties. They guarantee the maximum lighting, sound, and live entertainment a DJ can provide. 832.661.4646 www.djshortyproductions.com

Event Identity Making use of invaluable information from the Event Identity team can save you time, money and effort in planning your wedding. Meet with one of their professionals to get your planning process started or utilize their partial-planning or day-of coordination service. Event Identity will help you create a special day with the custom and tailored details specific to you as a couple. 713.678.0321 www.event-identity.com

Schwartz & Woodward Schwartz & Woodward specializes in comprehensive planning of distinctive weddings and unique events. Offering professionally-managed occasions with a personal touch, they provide their clients with the resources and expertise to orchestrate a smooth, seamless wedding.h 713.780.1282 www.schwartzwoodward.com

Tiffany Nicole Events Let Tiffany Nicole Events help turn your big day into a dream come true! Whether you need help to get started, help with the planning, or someone to assist and guide you throughout the entire wedding process, they have what you need. 713.876.0413 www.tiffanynicoleevents.com

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Dance Lessons Dance Passion Studio The wedding day is one of the most memorable days of your life, and Dance Passion can make that day even more special by helping you create the wedding dance of your dreams. A dance instructor will work closely with you to create a beautiful first dance together, that you will cherish for a lifetime. 713.443.8275 www.dance-passion.com

Decorators/Decorations Arne’s Texas Size Party Store Your savings headquarters for shower, bridal and party supplies. Carrying everything from aisle runners to head pieces and ring pillows to toasting glasses, Arne’s is your Texas size party store and more. 713.869.8321 www.arneswarehouse.com

Crystal ShowCase Crystal ShowCase is a full-service special event and rental company. They are committed to professional, personalized and precise service and can provide onestop shopping for anything from unique linen rentals to custom floral arrangements. 832.736.5576 www.thecrystalshowcase.com

EB Inc. Event Rentals/Design EB Inc. Event Rentals/Design provides basic and specialty linen and chair cover rentals for any special event. They are a leader in customized fabrics and specialize in the latest trends for weddings and galas. They can also provide table and chair rentals, which include Chiavari and the new Acrylic Ghost Chairs. They look forward to turning any ordinary event into an elegant beginning. 281.812.9587 www.ebincevents.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings LZ Floral Design LZ Floral Design is a special event floral company that specializes in creating dream weddings for clients. They use the freshest flowers and the highest standards in quality and customer service to create artful and elegant designs. 281.813.5145 www.lzfloral.com

Supreme Kakes and More The talented staff at Supreme Kakes and More is motivated to make cakes that are beautiful and delicious. Each cake is individually designed to match you, your personality, and the theme of the occasion you are celebrating. Supreme Kakes is a very relaxed, creative environment, and that spirit is reflected in every cake they bake. 281.496.1000 www.supremekakes.com

The Bloom Room, LLC With life’s busy schedule, you may feel overwhelmed at the thought of planning a wedding or special event. You might also be overwhelmed by the cost involved. Let The Bloom Room take care of the most stressful part of the event; the design and décor. Let them assist in designing an event that will reflect your unique personality and create everlasting memories. 281.501.0768 www.thebloomroomllc.com

The Perfect Touch Linens The Perfect Touch Linens provides an infinite selection of rental items including table linens, chair covers, napkins, runners, overlays, sashes, chargers, crystal broaches, votives, napkin rings and centerpieces for weddings, galas, corporate events, and other special occasions. The courteous and experienced staff will custom design your event and help add the “perfect touch” to make it an unforgettable experience. 713.523.4567 www.theperfecttouchlinens.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Trendy Touches Trendy Touches has taken the photo booth experience to the next level! Unlike most photo booths, they offer a sleek and modern-designed photo booth that not only provides hours of entertainment to you and your guests, but also serves as décor. With every rental they include a customized wrap for the photo booth to ensure that it fits in perfectly with the colors and theme of your event. Popular requests include company logos and monograms. 832.606.8549 www.trendytouches.com

Destination Weddings Ace Travel House, Inc. Ace Travel House, Inc. is a full-service, store front travel agency with knowledgeable travel consultants who specialize in honeymoons and Destination Weddings. The staff is very well traveled and can offer you helpful travel expertise. They can assist you from the beginning of your travel planning until the end of your vacation. 281.376.1234 www.acetravel.com

Adam Copeland Photography Adam Copeland Photography captures memories that last a lifetime. Enjoy Adam’s outgoing personality and attention to detail. His artistic ability to see moments in unique ways translates into images that express how special and distinctive your wedding is. Adam doesn’t just take pictures, he tells your wedding story through professional digital photography you will treasure. 832.816.8220 www.adamcopelandphotography.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Chris W Photo Chris in four words: fun, edgy, candid, personal. Chris has a talent for capturing candid images with an effortless, unique, personal style. His photographs regularly appear in Brides Houston, Modern Luxury, The Knot, and Texas Weddings. He has a playful directoral presence and then becomes unobtrusive, which results in images that are remarkably stunning and natural. His style translates into less stress, minimal posing, and more fun for his clients. 832.372.3456 www.chriswphoto.com

Cruise Planners Cruise Planners has a tremendous reputation for quality, service, and very competitive pricing for ALL of your travel needs. With their high sales volume and buying power, you can travel in style at the lowest prices available, while still receiving the best service in the travel business. 832.520.1795 www.navigateyourtravels.com

Event Identity Making use of invaluable information from the Event Identity team can save you time, money and effort in planning your wedding. Meet with one of their professionals to get your planning process started or utilize their partial-planning or day-of coordination service. Event Identity will help you create a special day with the custom and tailored details specific to you as a couple. 713.678.0321 www.event-identity.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Olde Dobbin Station Olde Dobbin Station will provide a unique experience for its clients through the use of old structures built in the early 1900’s, restored to their original look and feel, while adding a vintage touch. The owners have dedicated themselves to restoring and revitalizing this historic property. This must-see venue is packed with history and charm, and will soon be the “Go To” place for the perfect event. 936.828.0790 www.oldedobbinstation.com

Scott Kelley Photography Scott Kelley’s goal is to capture images that are hard to stop looking at. He strives for natural-looking shots that evoke feeling, like a song that takes you to another place. With art and emotion, your memories are beautiful to look at, share, and enjoy for years to come. 713.320.1561 www.scottkelleyphoto.com

Travel Lifestyles Travel Lifestyles is a full-service travel agency specializing in destination weddings and honeymoons in the Caribbean, Hawaii, and Mexico. They are a Sandals preferred agency and Karisma specialist. 713.621.5555 www.tlife.com

Disc Jockeys Al’s Formal Wear Al’s can make you the best-dressed man in the room. You’ll find a great selection of designer rental tuxedos, designer rental suits, formal rental accessories and invitations. In addition, Al’s now offers photography, videography and DJ services for your special event. 800.460.8500 www.alsformalwear.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Complete Music Complete Music & Video offers local, professional entertainment for weddings, anniversaries, and many other special events. The outstanding full-time office staff can service your every need, including music, photography, lighting, dance floors, photo booths and videography. 281.350.1844 www.houstondjvideo.com

Daulong’s Mobile Music Inc. Daulong’s Mobile Music, Inc. offers the perfect mix of music, lively emceeing and professionally attired DJs. They make your event fun and memorable. Their commitment to quality has helped them achieve a solid reputation for excellence. 281.413.0053 www.dmmdjs.com

DJ Dave Productions DJ Dave Productions is owned and operated by David and Janet Petry who have served the Houston area for over 37 years. Let DJ Dave Productions show you how a very personalized Houston DJ service can make your celebration a unique and memorable affair. 713.806.1085 www.djdaveproductions.com

DJ Shorty Productions Look no further than DJ Shorty Productions, a mobile DJ covering the Houston and surrounding areas for weddings, Quinceaneras and company parties. They guarantee the maximum lighting, sound, and live entertainment a DJ can provide. 832.661.4646 www.djshortyproductions.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings JM Productions Professional DJ Service Weddings are the specialty at JM Productions and the staff goes above and beyond the call of entertainment and elegance for your joyous occasion. Prompt, personable, professional and prepared, they take pride in every bride. 713.502.9298 www.jmprodj.com

LG Entertainment LG Entertainment has provided full DJ & lighting services in Texas since 1998 and expanded nationally in 2006. Known for versatile entertainment and revolutionary production concepts, LG Entertainers combine professional experience, current technology and quality service to produce flawless event design, management and presentation. 281.407.7714 www.lgentertainers.com

Sound Connections, Inc. Sound Connections, Inc. was established in 1983 and has provided quality disc-jockey entertainment throughout greater Houston ever since. Sound Connections’ disc jockeys are talented, upbeat and equipped with state-of-the-art sound and video equipment, karaoke, light shows and thousands of music titles. They always put customers first. 713.641.6263 www.soundconnectionsinc.com

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Florists Clear Lake Flowers & Gifts Since 1974, the creative team at Clear Lake Flowers & Gifts has helped celebrate lifetime events and celebrations with the finest flowers, extraordinary personal service and trend-setting designs. Their professional artists can turn even the most personal sentiments into an unforgettable floral design that touches the heart. The large stock of “only #1 premium flowers” guarantees an honest value, longer-lasting bouquets and distinctive floral style. 281.488.3838 www.clearlakeflowers.com

F. Dellit Designs Fawn Dellit loves taking a client’s vision and creating exquisite floral arrangements to enhance a wedding or other special occasion. She takes pride in being intimately involved with every step of the process, from consultation to design and delivery. You can sit back, dance and enjoy your special day knowing the flowers will be perfect. 281.762.1531 www.fdellit.com

Fabulous Brooch Bouquets Custom, artisan-made bridal brooch bouquets, designed especially for you. Each bouquet is unique, and can even incorporate your own special pieces of jewelry or brooches. Your bouquet will be an heirloom that can be passed down for generations. 606.776.8313 www.fabulousbroochbouquets.com

H-E-B BLOOMS™ Bold expressions of timeless beauty.. It’s more than a wedding. It’s a memory that lasts a lifetime. Let H-E-B BLOOMS™ design something unforgettable for you. Contact one of the local Houston BLOOMS™ locations for a free consultation. You can find the location nearest you by visiting heb.com/blooms. www.heb.com/blooms

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Haute Flowers & Finds Whether you need corsages and boutonnieres, centerpieces, or beautiful bouquets of roses, tulips and carnations, Haute Flowers & Finds has a great selection of arrangements to complement any wedding. These floral arrangements are created especially for your wedding day and are delivered locally to the wedding events. 281.332.1518 www.hauteflowersandfinds.net

LZ Floral Design LZ Floral Design is a special event floral company that specializes in creating dream weddings for clients. They use the freshest flowers and the highest standards in quality and customer service to create artful and elegant designs. 281.813.5145 www.lzfloral.com

Sarah’s Florist, Inc. Sarah’s is a full-service florist, specializing in bridal and party work. They have been providing complete wedding services in Houston and the surrounding area for more than 25 years. 281.497.5533 www.sarahsflorist.com

Supreme Kakes and More The talented staff at Supreme Kakes and More is motivated to make cakes that are beautiful and delicious. Each cake is individually designed to match you, your personality, and the theme of the occasion you are celebrating. Supreme Kakes is a very relaxed, creative environment, and that spirit is reflected in every cake they bake. 281.496.1000 www.supremekakes.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings The Bloom Room, LLC With life’s busy schedule, you may feel overwhelmed at the thought of planning a wedding or special event. You might also be overwhelmed by the cost involved. Let The Bloom Room take care of the most stressful part of the event; the design and décor. Let them assist in designing an event that will reflect your unique personality and create everlasting memories. 281.501.0768 www.thebloomroomllc.com

The Perfect Touch Linens The Perfect Touch Linens provides an infinite selection of rental items including table linens, chair covers, napkins, runners, overlays, sashes, chargers, crystal broaches, votives, napkin rings and centerpieces for weddings, galas, corporate events, and other special occasions. The courteous and experienced staff will custom design your event and help add the “perfect touch” to make it an unforgettable experience. 713.523.4567 www.theperfecttouchlinens.com

Weddings by Design by H-E-B From a dozen roses to a beautiful wedding bouquet to a selection of fresh flowers, Weddings by Design is your one stop shop. Their Designers have the skills to bring your inspiration to life and compliment your budget. Weddings by Design also offers gift baskets, plants and balloons for your special occasion. 210.938.3863 www.heb.com/weddings

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Gift Registry Brookwood Community With both a Worship Center and a gorgeous ballroom, Brookwood Community can provide you with everything you need for the perfect wedding. They have plants and flowers, gifts for favors, renowned cuisine, and more. Brookwood truly is an all-in-one destination. 281.375.2181 www.brookwoodcommunity.org

Celebrity China & Cookware Celebrity was founded with the goal of providing the very finest china, crystal, cutlery, tableware and cookware available. Their commitment to you is that you will enjoy your investment not only today but for many years to come. Skilled handcrafted workmanship ensures the permanent quality and value of your Celebrity china, crystal, tableware, casual ware, and cutlery. 800.729.6346 www.celebritychina.com

Macy’s Wedding & Gift Registry Find everything you need or wish for at Macy’s Wedding and GiftRegistry. An exceptional team of bridal experts is dedicated to helping you create the registry of your dreams by combining the best service and selection with the convenience of Macy’s. 800.568.8865 www.macysweddingchannel.com

Gifts and Accessories Arne’s Texas Size Party Store Your savings headquarters for shower, bridal and party supplies. Carrying everything from aisle runners to head pieces and ring pillows to toasting glasses, Arne’s is your Texas size party store and more. 713.869.8321 www.arneswarehouse.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Fabulous Brooch Bouquets Custom, artisan-made bridal brooch bouquets, designed especially for you. Each bouquet is unique, and can even incorporate your own special pieces of jewelry or brooches. Your bouquet will be an heirloom that can be passed down for generations. 606.776.8313 www.fabulousbroochbouquets.com

Got2 Bling It! Got2 Bling It! provides fun fashion in unique, impressive, and stylish ways at an affordable price. They are always looking for new things to bling. 855.392.5464 www.got2blingit.net

“I Do” Engravables “I Do” Engravables provides engraved wedding guest books, personalized signature mat and frame packages and engraved wedding trays and platters. Make any occasion special with a unique engraved and personalized picture frame, guest book, or platter - the perfect keepsake for weddings, anniversaries or keepsake moments. 800.646.1380 www.idoengravables.com

Macy’s Wedding & Gift Registry Find everything you need or wish for at Macy’s Wedding and GiftRegistry. An exceptional team of bridal experts is dedicated to helping you create the registry of your dreams by combining the best service and selection with the convenience of Macy’s. 800.568.8865 www.macysweddingchannel.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Scentsy Scentsy Fragrance offers a variety of home and personal fragrance products. The simplicity and value of its flagship product, scented, wickless candles heated in decorative ceramic warmers, provides a better alternative to burning wicked candles. 832.444.4090 www.getscentstogo.com

ShutterBooth ShutterBooth is not a rental booth with a technician — ShutterBooth is an experience with a host. Their business is to entertain, to delight and to deliver exceptional quality and service. They take pleasure in going the extra mile to enthusiastically serve the needs of their clientele. 281.881.7122 www.shutterbooth.com/houston

Vivian Jade Featuring a large collection of classic, custom, and couture invitation and stationery designs, Vivian Jade presents an updated approach to traditional designs and delivers the exceptional style, taste and quality every client deserves for their special day. 713.783.8368 www.vivianjade.com

Gown Alterations/ Cleaning/Preservation The Bridal Depot The Bridal Depot is proud to present their very best dresses, including couture lines and accessories, at the most affordable prices. With professional assistance and the beautiful array of bridal gowns and dresses, the Bridal Depot is sure to have the dress of your dreams for any occasion. 713.668.3100 www.texasbridaldepot.com

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Groomsman Gifts/Accessories Arne’s Texas Size Party Store Your savings headquarters for shower, bridal and party supplies. Carrying everything from aisle runners to head pieces and ring pillows to toasting glasses, Arne’s is your Texas size party store and more. 713.869.8321 www.arneswarehouse.com

Men’s Wearhouse Express yourself in style. You found the love of your life – make sure your look for the big day is also a perfect match. It’s easy with the extensive selection of formalwear styles and competitive prices at Men’s Wearhouse. They also carry gifts and accessories. 800.766.SUIT www.menswearhouse.com

Guestbooks Arne’s Texas Size Party Store Your savings headquarters for shower, bridal and party supplies. Carrying everything from aisle runners to head pieces and ring pillows to toasting glasses, Arne’s is your Texas size party store and more. 713.869.8321 www.arneswarehouse.com

“I Do” Engravables “I Do” Engravables provides engraved wedding guest books, personalized signature mat and frame packages and engraved wedding trays and platters. Make any occasion special with a unique engraved and personalized picture frame, guest book, or platter - the perfect keepsake for weddings, anniversaries or keepsake moments. 678.861.1388 www.idoengravables.com

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Headpieces and Veils Arne’s Texas Size Party Store Your savings headquarters for shower, bridal and party supplies. Carrying everything from aisle runners to head pieces and ring pillows to toasting glasses, Arne’s is your Texas size party store and more. 713.869.8321 www.arneswarehouse.com

Home/Financial Planning Direct Buy of Houston North Shopping with DirectBuy is unlike anything you’ve experienced before. It’s a brick-and-mortar showroom with local, professional help and an online webstore allowing access to a tremendous catalog of products — all with unbelievable savings. Whether you are updating a living space or undergoing a complete overhaul of your home, DirectBuy has the services, selection and value that will amaze. 936.271.1177 www.directbuy.com

OurDreamHomeWeddingRegistry.com There is no better way to say ‘Congratulations’ than to share in the newlywed’s first step toward home ownership. This unique wedding registry allows wedding gifts to assist a couple in purchasing a home. 832.520.4084 www.ourdreamhomeweddingregistry.com

Storm Tight Windows At Storm Tight, they take tremendous pride in manufacturing and installing the highest grade impact windows for the lowest possible price. When it comes to replacement windows and doors, Storm Tight is setting the industry standard for safety, security, and beautiful impact windows that stand up to just about anything! 713.785.5127 www.texas.stormtightwindows.com

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Honeymoon Travel Agencies Ace Travel House, Inc. Ace Travel House, Inc. is a full-service, store front travel agency with knowledgeable travel consultants who specialize in honeymoons and Destination Weddings. The staff is very well traveled and can offer you helpful travel expertise. They can assist you from the beginning of your travel planning until the end of your vacation. 281.376.1234 www.acetravel.com

Cruise Planners - Terry S. McKinney Cruise Planners has a tremendous reputation for quality, service, and very competitive pricing for ALL of your travel needs. With their high sales volume and buying power, you can travel in style at the lowest prices available, while still receiving the best service in the travel business. 832.520.1795 www.navigateyourtravels.com

Travel Lifestyles Travel Lifestyles is a full-service travel agency specializing in destination weddings and honeymoons in the Caribbean, Hawaii, and Mexico. They are a Sandals preferred agency and Karisma specialist. 713.621.5555 www.tlife.com

Hotel and Reception Sites Bentwater Yacht & Country Club The Bentwater Yacht & Country Club offers excellent service, exceptionally devoted staff and a beautiful setting for your wedding and reception. The personal attention to detail helps to create a lifetime of joyful memories. Expect rave reviews on the food and atmosphere. 936.597.6219 www.bentwaterclub.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Enchanted Cypress Ballroom You have found your Prince… Let Enchanted Cypress Ballroom be your castle for the evening. Their highly trained staff specializes in personally assisting brides and grooms in planning their perfect wedding day. Whether you are planning a traditional affair or you are looking for more of a contemporary twist, the staff of Enchanted Cypress is here to guide you along the way. 281.826.0505 www.enchantedcypress.com

Hilton Garden Inn NW/Willowbrook Hilton Garden Inn offers the perfect setting for your special day. The elegantly appointed event space can accommodate everything from your rehearsal dinner to the gift opening and everything in between. Friends and family will be well taken care of in reasonably priced rooms with great amenities. 832.912.3109 www.hiltonhouston.com

Hotel Derek Hotel Derek is where Houston’s most fashionable couples plan their dream wedding. Couples will fall in love with Hotel Derek’s modern yet beautiful spaces for their once in a lifetime event. 713.297.4327 www.hotelderek.com

Palms Banquet and Event Center Experts at Palms Banquet and Event Center specialize in planning, decorating, and catering weddings and other special events. Whether you are looking for a ceremony or a reception site, they can create a uniquelytailored and unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Palms Event Center is the next spot for your special occasion. 832.386.7339 www.palmseventcenter.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Sans Souci Ballroom Translated from French, Sans Souci means “carefree” or “without worry.” It’s a perfect name for a perfect event venue. It also describes the experience you’ll have from the very first planning meeting to the departure of the very last guest. Experienced and attentive to every detail, the professionals at Sans Souci will set you free from worries, so you can enjoy every minute of your special event. 281.803.3333 www.sanssouciballroom.com

Tuscan Courtyard Tuscan Courtyard is located on 10 beautiful acres of family-owned property in Texas City. The surrounding woods, stunning landscaping, and Tuscan architecture highlight the spirit of Tuscany in their facilities, The Manor and The Courtyard. Tuscan Courtyard can accommodate up to 275 guests, and offers breathtaking sites for outdoor ceremonies. 832.356.8838 www.tuscancourtyard.com

Housewares Arne’s Texas Size Party Store Your savings headquarters for shower, bridal and party supplies. Carrying everything from aisle runners to head pieces and ring pillows to toasting glasses, Arne’s is your Texas size party store and more. 713.869.8321 www.arneswarehouse.com

Celebrity China & Cookware Celebrity was founded with the goal of providing the very finest china, crystal, cutlery, tableware and cookware available. Their commitment to you is that you will enjoy your investment not only today but for many years to come. Skilled handcrafted workmanship ensures the permanent quality and value of your Celebrity china, crystal, tableware, casual ware, and cutlery. 800.729.6346 www.celebritychina.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Sweet Dreams Luxury Sheets This company prides itself in distributing soft, durable, elegant bed sheets and blankets at affordable prices! You’ll find a wide selection of high-quality products, with the best prices around. 979.345.3302 www.sweetdreamsluxurysheets.com

Invitations and Custom Paper Al’s Formal Wear Al’s can make you the best-dressed man in the room. You’ll find a great selection of designer rental tuxedos, designer rental suits, formal rental accessories and invitations. In addition, Al’s now offers photography, videography and DJ services for your special event. 800.460.8500 www.alsformalwear.com

Blissful Paperie Blissful Paperie was formed from a love of crafting, experience in creating custom invitations, and a desire for all things to look “pretty”. Whether you are planning a wedding, sweet 16, quinceanera, baby shower, or even something as simple as a birthday party, Blissful Paperie will be happy to design a luxury invitation that your guests are sure to remember. 832.606.8572 www.blissfulpaperie.com

DGZ Chocolates DGZ Chocolates are made from only the finest ingredients available; rich Swiss-recipe chocolates, freshly roasted nuts, dairy fresh butter and creamy smooth caramel. Incorporating beautifully designed and unique packaging with these wonderful confections insures that the entire product line will continue to be popular favorites. DGZ Chocolates prides itself in providing top-notch service along with its unique and tasty confections; bringing customers back time and time again. 713.777.3444 www.weddingsbydgz.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Invitation Solutions Invitation Solutions offers boutique-inspired stationery to suit any style. Their knowledgeable design team will work with you to create custom save the dates and invitations, or assist you with making selections from the extensive collection of ready-to-order catalog options. From simply elegant to distinctively chic, Invitation Solutions has wedding stationery to match your style and budget. 713.864.5573 www.invitationsolutions.com

My Urban Invites My Urban Invites, located near Houston, TX offers affordable, hand crafted invitations and stationary accessories to everyone in the United States. They specialize in fresh and unique designs for all the special occasions in life. Whether you are getting married, having a baby, graduating from school or planning a party, they can help provide your guests with a dazzling first impression. 832.732.9848 www.myurbaninvites.com

Vivian Jade Featuring a large collection of classic, custom, and couture invitation and stationery designs, Vivian Jade presents an updated approach to traditional designs and delivers the exceptional style, taste and quality every client deserves for their special day. 713.783.8368 www.vivianjade.com

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Lighting DJ Dave Productions DJ Dave Productions is owned and operated by David and Janet Petry who have served the Houston area for over 37 years. Let DJ Dave Productions show you how a very personalized Houston DJ service can make your celebration a unique and memorable affair. 713.806.1085 www.djdaveproductions.com

LG Entertainment LG Entertainment has provided full DJ & lighting services in Texas since 1998 and expanded nationally in 2006. Known for versatile entertainment and revolutionary production concepts, LG Entertainers combine professional experience, current technology and quality service to produce flawless event design, management and presentation. 281.407.7714 www.lgentertainers.com

The Perfect Touch Linens The Perfect Touch Linens provides an infinite selection of rental items including table linens, chair covers, napkins, runners, overlays, sashes, chargers, crystal broaches, votives, napkin rings and centerpieces for weddings, galas, corporate events, and other special occasions. The courteous and experienced staff will custom design your event and help add the “perfect touch” to make it an unforgettable experience. 713.523.4567 www.theperfecttouchlinens.com

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Linens/Tables Affordable Linens & Decor Offering linen rental and candy buffets for your special event, Affordable Linens & Decor will go above and beyond the call of entertainment and elegance for your joyous occasion. They take pride in every bride. 713.502.9298 www.affordablelinensdecor.com

Avalon Event Rentals Need audio/visual, chairs, tables, concessions, drink machines, heating/cooling, karaoke, lighting, linens, stages, dance floors, stanchions, red carpets, tents, and more? Avalon Event Rentals has all this and more, for any occasion. Let them provide top quality equipment and superior customer service. Make Avalon Event Rentals “Your Personal Party Rental Source.� 713.974.3646 www.avaloneventrentals.com

Crystal ShowCase Crystal ShowCase is a full-service special event and rental company. They are committed to professional, personalized and precise service and can provide one-stop shopping for anything from unique linen rentals to custom floral arrangements. 832.736.5576 www.thecrystalshowcase.com

EB Inc. Event Rentals/Design EB Inc. Event Rentals/Design provides basic and specialty linen and chair cover rentals for any special event. They are a leader in customized fabrics and specialize in the latest trends for weddings and galas. They can also provide table and chair rentals, which include Chiavari and the new Acrylic Ghost Chairs. They look forward to turning any ordinary event into an elegant beginning. 281.812.9587 www.ebincevents.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Linens by Lisa Linens by Lisa has the most up-to-date style selection of linens in the Houston area. Let your style come through with the colors and textures you choose for custom linens, chair covers, overlays and accessories. From breathtaking weddings to extravagant galas, Linens by Lisa can help you create an atmosphere your guests will remember for years to come. 281.498.0021 www.linensbylisa.com

Over the Top Linen The mission at Over the Top Linen is to offer the finest quality products at the highest level of service. Their goal is to provide that extra touch of beauty, elegance, and style, making every event an occasion to be remembered. The possibilities are as endless as your imagination. Make your appointment today and let them take your event Over The Top. 281.900.0900 www.overthetoplinen.com

Supreme Kakes and More The talented staff at Supreme Kakes and More is motivated to make cakes that are beautiful and delicious. Each cake is individually designed to match you, your personality, and the theme of the occasion you are celebrating. Supreme Kakes is a very relaxed, creative environment, and that spirit is reflected in every cake they bake. 281.496.1000 www.supremekakes.com

The Perfect Touch Linens The Perfect Touch Linens provides an infinite selection of rental items including table linens, chair covers, napkins, runners, overlays, sashes, chargers, crystal broaches, votives, napkin rings and centerpieces for weddings, galas, corporate events, and other special occasions. The courteous and experienced staff will custom design your event and help add the “perfect touch” to make it an unforgettable experience. 713.523.4567 www.theperfecttouchlinens.com

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Makeup Artists and Hair Stylists Exquisite Reflections This is a great team of artists, who offer formal hair styles for any event as well as professional makeup application that will render flawless features in your photos. They also provide airbrush tanning and body contouring. Although the Exquisite team is based out Northwest Houston, they service all of the surrounding Houston areas as well. 281.898.0411 www.exquisitereflections.info

Hilda Kershman Makeup Studio Hilda’s goal is to help you relax and feel comfortable on the most important day of your life. She gives you confidence and self-assurance when you walk up the aisle looking radiant. Her service ensures your peace of mind. Hilda makes sure you feel beautiful on the inside. 713.630.9090 www.hildakershman.com

Mary Kay Mary Kay Inc. is one of the largest direct sellers of quality skin care and color cosmetics in the world. Mary Kay® products meet the highest standards of quality, safety and performance, without conducting animal testing on products or ingredients. Find your way to beautiful now with Mary Kay. 281.701.4165 www.marykay.com/jferrell

The Weaveologist LLC The Weaveologist is a stylish team of on-location artists who offer hair design and makeup artistry. They will come to your location and work with you and your bridal party to create a glamerous look for your special day. 832.444.8025 www.theweaveologist.com

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Men’s Formal Wear Al’s Formal Wear Al’s can make you the best-dressed man in the room. You’ll find a great selection of designer rental tuxedos, designer rental suits, formal rental accessories and invitations. In addition, Al’s now offers photography, videography and DJ services for your special event.s. 800.460.8500 www.alsformalwear.com

Men’s Wearhouse Express yourself in style. You found the love of your life – make sure your look for the big day is also a perfect match. It’s easy with the extensive selection of formalwear styles and competitive prices at Men’s Wearhouse. They also carry gifts and accessories. 800.766.SUIT www.menswearhouse.com

Musical Groups/Vocalists Avalon Music After being in business over 20 years, Avalon Music has the experience to make the music a flawless part of the most special day of your life. They can help plan the perfect musical entertainment for your rehearsal dinner, ceremony, social hour, and reception. 713.529.2672 www.theavalonmusic.com

Royal Dukes Band Voted one of the country’s best party bands, the Royal Dukes perform around the world but play most often in Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, New Orleans and Oklahoma. This band is completely self managed so you can get the best musicians in the country for only a fraction of the price! You’ll be pleasantly surprised at how far your budget goes for a top tier band. 347.525.6485 www.royaldukesband.com

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Photo Booths Complete Music Complete Music offers local, professional entertainment for weddings, anniversaries, and many other special events. The outstanding full-time office staff can service your every need, including photography, music, lighting, dance floors, photo booths and videography. 281.350.1844 www.houstondjvideo.com

FunPix Photobooth Photobooths are the newest, fun item at wedding receptions. Entertain your guests, use photos as party favors, and share with friends online. This open air, studio-style FunPix Photobooth holds up to 10 people. Your guests will have a blast playing with the props and they can print pictures on the spot. 713.397.1780 www.funpix.us

JM Productions Professional DJ Service Weddings are the specialty at JM Productions and the staff goes above and beyond the call of entertainment and elegance for your joyous occasion. Book a photo booth along with your DJ for plenty of photos and fun. Prompt, personable, professional and prepared, they take pride in every bride. 713.502.9298 www.jmprodj.com

LG Entertainment LG Entertainment has provided full DJ & lighting services in Texas since 1998 and expanded nationally in 2006. Known for versatile entertainment and revolutionary production concepts, LG Entertainers combine professional experience, current technology and quality service to produce flawless event design, management and presentation. 281.407.7714 www.lgentertainers.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Ohhh! Snap Ohhh! Snap Photo Booth is a Houston-based photo booth servicing Houston and its surrounding cities. Their photo booths are perfect for weddings, corporate events, parties, school functions and more! 832.494.7884 www.ohhhsnap-pb.com

Photo Booths By Image Cinema Designed to accommodate a large number of people, the booths are grand and stylish and produce top-quality photos. You can even customize the colors of the booths to match your most elegant event. They provide unique and fun entertainment and the personalized photo strip is a perfect party favor. 281.857.6730 www.imagecinema.com

ShutterBooth ShutterBooth is not a rental booth with a technician — ShutterBooth is an experience with a host. Their business is to entertain, to delight and to deliver exceptional quality and service. They take pleasure in going the extra mile to enthusiastically serve the needs of their clientele. 281.881.7122 www.shutterbooth.com/houston

The Traveling Photo Booth® The Traveling Photo Booth® provides booths that are easy to use, attractive, dependable and instantly print real photo strips quickly and reliably. That’s why they believe they are the most trusted, most rented and most reliable company in the galaxy. 281.719.9378 www.thetravelingphotobooth.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Trendy Touches Trendy Touches has taken the photo booth experience to the next level! Unlike most photo booths, they offer a sleek and modern-designed photo booth that not only provides hours of entertainment to you and your guests, but also serves as décor. With every rental they include a customized wrap for the photo booth to ensure that it fits in perfectly with the colors and theme of your event. Popular requests include company logos and monograms. 832.606.8549 www.trendytouches.com

Photographers A Lifetime of Memories With over 20 years experience doing professional photography, A Lifetime of Memories captures those magic moments you don’t even notice. Variable rates provide flexibility. Let them customize a package for you. Call them today and find out how they give you A Lifetime of Memories! 281.236.5176 www.alifetimeofmemoriesphotography.com

Adam Copeland Photography Adam Copeland Photography captures memories that last a lifetime. Enjoy Adam’s outgoing personality and attention to detail. His artistic ability to see moments in unique ways translates into images that express how special and distinctive your wedding is. Adam doesn’t just take pictures, he tells your wedding story through professional digital photography you will treasure. 832.816.8220 www.adamcopelandphotography.com

Adams Photography Adams Photography offers professional photography for Houston, Austin and the surrounding area. Wedding Photography specialist. 281.859.4310 www.houston-photography.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Al’s Formal Wear Al’s can make you the best-dressed man in the room. You’ll find a great selection of designer rental tuxedos, designer rental suits, formal rental accessories and invitations. In addition, Al’s now offers photography, videography and DJ services for your special event. 800.460.8500 www.alsformalwear.com

AlexanderCross.com Photo Photography is his passion. You’ll love Alexander’s outgoing and fun personality as he brings comfort and excitement to your special day. His attention to detail captures every emotion, every moment, and every detail. 713.824.0343 www.alexandercross.com

ANA&IVAN photography Ana & Ivan are a husband and wife photo team specializing in modern, natural and organic photography. Ana & Ivan and are not only interested in amazing photography, but also in making it fun. Using top of the line equipment, they are always looking to improve their pictures by creating new shots and refining processing to give their clients an amazing product. 281.615.6048 www.anaivanphoto.com

Blanca Duran Photography At Blanca Duran Photography, they do everything to create striking images that leave you breathless and with a smile on your face. Every image reflects a wonderment for people and their love stories. With a style that is vivid and joyful, the studio has earned numerous awards from national publications. 832.301.5007 www.blancaduran.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Chris Curry Wedding Photography Chris Curry Wedding Photography is available for weddings throughout Texas and has appeared in publications such as Time Magazine, Texas Monthly, Newsweek, and The New York Times. Chris Curry has turned his attention to wedding photography, utilizing the same skills from his days as a news and features photojournalist. With his immense experience in photography, Chris Curry goes after story telling moments to give you the storybook to your new life. 713.277.5310 www.chriscurryweddingphotography.com

Chris W Photo Chris in four words: fun, edgy, candid, personal. Chris has a talent for capturing candid images with an effortless, unique, personal style. His photographs regularly appear in Brides Houston, Modern Luxury, The Knot, and Texas Weddings. He has a playful directorial presence and then becomes unobtrusive, which results in images that are remarkably stunning and natural. His style translates into less stress, minimal posing, and more fun for his clients. 832.372.3456 www.chriswphoto.com

Complete Music Complete Music offers local, professional entertainment for weddings, anniversaries, and many other special events. The outstanding full-time office staff can service your every need, including photography, music, lighting, dance floors, photo booths and videography. 281.350.1844 www.houstondjvideo.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Composure Studios Anthony and Linda Dinh are a husband and wife team specializing in wedding photography in Houston. They also travel nationally and internationally for destination weddings. They believe their job is not just to capture images, but to capture all that comes with them; the laughter, the tears, the hugs, the kiss, the joy, the love. 832.800.1110 www.composurestudios.com

DC Stanley Photography DC Stanley Photography offers a unique style of photography and custom album design. This awardwinning style of work places DC Stanley in an exclusive category among wedding photographers in Houston. Apply an artistic touch to the photographs of your life. 281.996.8600 www.dcstanleyphotography.com

Evoke Photography & Video Inc. The photographers, videographers, coordinators, and designers of Evoke Photography & Video have been taking part in weddings in Houston (and surrounding areas) since 1999 and share a wealth of wedding knowledge. If the Evoke team can be of assistance to you during your wedding planning adventure, please call or visit. 713.349.9508 www.evokephoto.com

Fernando Weberich Photography Fernando Weberich is a full time wedding photographer. Creativeness is his goal for his clients. Fernando strives for his photography to reflect every wedding as unique. He shoots engagement photo sessions in Houston, TX and College Station, TX, but photographs weddings all around the globe. 832.496.4033 www.fernandoweberich.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings George Street Photo & Video George Street Photo & Video uses a photojournalistic style and trained team of supporting experts that have become the signature behind their breathtaking images. They employ only the best photographers – passionate, contemporary artists who have made a career of framing and capturing the natural beauty of emotional moments. At George Street, they capture the moments you’ll cherish for a lifetime. 866.831.4103 www.georgestreetphoto.com

John Ly Photography Modern. Candid. Festive. Eternal. Heartfelt. Edgy. John captures bold, fresh, vibrant images that resonate with romance, candidness and playfulness. All the emotions of your wedding are captured in distinctly artful photos that radiate energy and life. 832.830.8836 www.johnlyphotography.com

JW Baugh Photography JW Baugh Photography specializes in creative, photojournalistic wedding photography. Jenny Baugh and Amy Hughes love providing a personal and unique experience for each of their couples. The girls’ ultimate goal is to capture the essence of the day, the people, the love. 832.212.2276 www.jwbaugh.com

Light Writer Photography Brad Buffalo looks at photography from both an engineering perspective (he has an Electrical Engineering degree) and a creative perspective (learned from his mother). His style is very creative and he pays a huge respect to the foundations of photography. In the early days of photography, the cameras were literally capturing what the sun had written on the wall. The word photography means light writing. 832.567.5225 www.lightwriterphotography.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Loyd’s Photography & Video Loyd’s Photography & Video offers the highest quality collections for your wedding photography and cinema needs. Their collections offer photography, cinema or both. With a unique style that is edgy and very contemporary, they specialize in engagement sessions, bridal sessions, and high-end weddings. 281.444.3758 www.loydsphoto.com

MD Turner Photography MD Turner Photography is a husband and wife photography team based in Houston, Texas who also enjoy traveling as destination wedding photographers. Their focus is wedding photography, but they can shoot anything. 713.623.1980 www.mdturnerphotography.com

Natural Expressions, Inc. Natural Expressions wants your special day to be perfect.They always use more than one photographer at each wedding for comprehensive coverage as well as redundancy of all critical moments. Whether you want classic/traditional, photojournalistic, artistic or a combination of styles; whether you want color, black and white, or both; Natural Expressions wants to be your wedding photographer and help you preserve the Day of your Dreams. 713.665.7140 www.naturalexpressionshouston.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Pixel Studio Productions Offering professional photography and videography in Houston and surrounding areas, Pixel Studio Productions provides premium services at competitive rates. From the tiniest details of the bride’s dress to the broad architectural strokes of the ceremony or reception venue, they cover it all. Your pictures will radiate a natural timelessness—a hundred perfect moments to relive for years to come. 281.277.1055 www.pixelstudioproductions.com

Reclaimed Moments Photography & Video Reclaimed Moments takes a handcrafted approach to each and every bride with all-inclusive packages and unlimited coverage time on the wedding day. Add to that a unique perspective and a creative shooting style and it is no wonder Reclaimed Moments has quickly gotten the attention of the modern bride in Houston. 832.649.7162 www.reclaimedmoments.com

Scott Kelley Photography Scott Kelley’s goal is to capture images that are hard to stop looking at. He strives for natural-looking shots that evoke feeling, like a song that takes you to another place. With art and emotion, your memories are beautiful to look at, share, and enjoy for years to come. 713.320.1561 www.scottkelleyphoto.com

SGI Photography SGI Photography brings years of passion and experience together with state-of-the-art equipment and their own unique approach, to record the special wedding moments you will remember. From beginning to end, each wedding is treated with utmost care and personal attention. 832.385.6511 www.sgiphotography.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Thomas & Penelope Thomas and Penelope strive to document every moment of your special event through photographs. Thomas captures the precious details, the laughter and the tears creating a real life-wedding story. With Penelope’s uniquely designed wedding albums, every person can relive his or her individual story. 832.233.3458 www.thomasandpenelope.com

Thompson Photographics Quality photography for weddings, and portraits begins with listening to client needs. A bride may be looking for romantic wedding photography or an “in the moment” capture of her wedding day. At Thompson Photographics they’ll listen. They offer a full range of photography services and 26 years of experience means consistent and pleasing results. 281.446.9618 www.thompsonphoto.net

Reception Facilities/Wedding Sites April Sound Country Club April Sound is located just 45 miles north of Houston on the sparkling shores of Lake Conroe. The Lakeside Room and Gazebo both overlook beautiful Lake Conroe and provide the perfect settings for all of your special event needs. 936.588.7213 www.april-sound.com

Ashelynn Manor Ashelynn Manor is a full-service wedding and reception venue located in Magnolia, TX, just west of Tomball. They have a beautiful, old-fashioned chapel, amid luscious landscaping and can accommodate up to 275 guests. The large Carriage House, with its rustic elegance, is the perfect place to host your reception. 281.252.3355 www.ashelynnmanor.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Bentwater Yacht & Country Club The Bentwater Yacht & Country Club offers excellent service, exceptionally devoted staff and a beautiful setting for your wedding and reception. The personal attention to detail helps to create a lifetime of joyful memories. Expect rave reviews on the food and atmosphere. 936.597.6219 www.bentwaterclub.com

Brookwood Community With both a Worship Center and a gorgeous ballroom, Brookwood Community can provide you with everything you need for the perfect wedding. They have plants and flowers, gifts for favors, renowned cuisine, and more. Brookwood truly is an all-in-one destination. 281.375.2181 www.brookwoodcommunity.org

Burkeshire Plantation Three lushly-landscaped acres filled with 100-year-old oaks showcase an enchanted, columned gazebo. A delightfully restored old southern mansion from the 1930's and meticulous attention to every detail ensure a once-in-a-lifetime fairy tale experience at Burkeshire Plantation that you will cherish forever. 936.441.0949 www.burkeshireplantation.com

Butler’s Courtyard From the beautiful outdoor patio to the quaint ambiance, Butler’s Courtyard is the perfect setting for your wedding and reception. This facility is for the couple who is looking for historic elegance or that “something” a little different. An experienced wedding consultant will work with you to make sure you have the wedding of your dreams. 281.557.5551 www.butlerscourtyard.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Crystal Ballroom at the Rice Located in the historic Rice Hotel, The Crystal Ballroom is resplendent with crystal chandeliers, heroic murals, 35-foot ceilings and a full wraparound terrace. The 5,600 square foot event space and the adjunct 1,400 square foot parlor provide an ample space for up to 400 guests for a seated meal, with a dance floor. Sambuca, one of Houston’s most exclusive caterers, provides food and beverage service. 713.227.7423 www.crystalballhouston.com

Enchanted Cypress Ballroom You have found your Prince… Let Enchanted Cypress Ballroom be your castle for the evening. Their highly trained staff specializes in personally assisting brides and grooms in planning their perfect wedding day. Whether you are planning a traditional affair or you are looking for more of a contemporary twist, the staff of Enchanted Cypress is here to guide you along the way. 281.826.0505 www.enchantedcypress.com

Events Etc. Events Etc., where beautiful weddings are not expensive. The two-story ballroom allows up to 250 guests for a reception. They offer three ceremony sites, garden, ballroom or stone chapel. Choose their menus or yours. Bring your own alcohol. Packages and easy payment plans are available. Full service or just a little, the choice is yours! 281.351.2920 www.weddingswithevents.com

Golfcrest Country Club Golfcrest Country Club, Pearland’s premier country club, welcomes you with an ambiance of gracious hospitality and legendary service. They strive to create a place where people who share a common purpose gather and build lasting memories. For any wedding, reception, or special occasion, Golfcrest Country Club is ready to help plan your event. 281.485.4323 www.golfcrestcountryclub.comh

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Haak Vineyards & Winery, Inc. Established in 2000, Haak Winery in Santa Fe, TX offers a romantic setting for a vineyard wedding. Celebrate your special day of romance and passion on our 12-acre estate. Whether you’re planning a celebration for 25 or more than 250, Haak Winery can accommodate seating and service for a unique and highly memorable occasion. 409.925.1401 www.haakwine.com

Hilton Garden Inn Pearland The Hilton Garden Inn Pearland features a spacious Conference Center that can accommodate every type of event, such as corporate meetings, weddings and reunions for up to 550 people. Your function requires every detail to be perfect and our professional staff will assist you with a successful outcome! 281.617.5879 www.houstonpearland.hgi.com

Hotel Derek Hotel Derek is where Houston’s most fashionable couples plan their dream wedding. Couples will fall in love with Hotel Derek’s modern yet beautiful spaces for their once in a lifetime event. 713.297.4327 www.hotelderek.com

House Plantation Pass through the graceful gate and you’re transported to the turn of the century. The beautiful plantation home is the perfect backdrop for your wedding ceremony, reception or both. At House Plantation, it’s easy to enjoy your event, because the dedicated team takes care of all the details. 281.758.0706 www.houseplantation.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Lotus Ranch, Wimberley, Tx Just west of Wimberley, TX, and nestled on a heavily wooded hill, with hidden meadows and ponds, Lotus Ranch is the perfect place for your next event. Lotus Ranch offers both indoor and outdoor event locations, plus sleeping accommodations for up to 31 people. Specializing in quaint, natural, and intimate weddings (and many other events), the beautiful Hill Country setting will enchant you and your guests. 512.847.6633 www.lotusranch.org

Majestic Ventures Majestic Ventures Inc. has been in business since 1994, and is a full-service company offering complete weddings and receptions aboard private, luxury 149-passenger yachts. Options in the affordable wedding packages include full dinners, DJ, photography, videography and hosted bar. 281.333.3080 www.majesticventures.com

Mia Bella Vita Mia Bella Vita is a premier wedding venue where elegance meets comfort while allowing you and your guests to experience the essence of the outdoors. The setting is a magical blend of natural beauty and human imagination creating the ideal setting for an indoor or outdoor wedding. They offer brides the opportunity to realize their dream wedding without having to compromise their vision or budget. 832.418.0777 www.miabellavita.com

Moffitt Oaks Moffitt Oaks is Northwest Houston’s newest 5-star event venue. The moment you walk through our doors, you will feel at ease knowing that your special day will be better than you even imagined. Whether you are starting from scratch or know exactly what you want, our event coordinators will assist you every step of the way. 713.417.6375 www.moffittoaks.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Morgan Falls Event Center Morgan Falls Event Center in Alvin, Texas offers an intimate site for a variety of events and gatherings. The combination of scenic beauty and open spaces makes Morgan Falls a great choice for your wedding or other special occasion. 281.250.3316 www.morganfallsevents.com

Olde Dobbin Station Olde Dobbin Station will provide a unique experience for its clients through the use of old structures built in the early 1900’s, restored to their original look and feel, while adding a vintage touch. The owners have dedicated themselves to restoring and revitalizing this historic property. This must-see venue is packed with history and charm, and will soon be the “Go To” place for the perfect event. 936.828.0790 www.oldedobbinstation.com

Palms Event Center Experts at Palms Event Center specialize in planning, decorating, and catering weddings and other special events. Whether you are looking for a ceremony or a reception site, they can create a uniquely-tailored and unforgettable experience for you and your guests. With over 8,500 square feet, and a beautiful patio overlooking a small lake and fountain, Palms Event Center is the next spot for your special occasion. 832.386.7339 www.palmseventcenter.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Pecan Grove Plantation Country Club Pecan Grove could be the perfect setting for your special day. The Southern Plantation-style Clubhouse features reception facilities to accommodate up to 300, with a dramatic view of the golf course off the back veranda. Warm and inviting traditional interiors include a grand foyer with a breathtaking spiral staircase leading to the second floor Ballroom and the professional staff is attentive to your every need. 281.342.9940 www.pecangrovecc.com

Pelazzio Banquets & Catering Tour the beautiful venues and meet the talented planners at Pelazzio. Full-scale event planning, flexible meeting rooms and services and award-winning executive chefs create the perfect ambiance for your special event at Pelazzio Banquets & Catering. 281.531.0008 www.pelazzio.com

Raveneaux Country Club Nestled in the heart of picturesque northwest Houston, Raveneaux offers a classically elegant environment for your special occasion. Let our outstanding staff take care of all the details for your big day and make your dream wedding a reality! 281.370.6370 www.raveneaux.com

Safari Texas Safari Texas is a full-service facility, specializing in weddings, galas, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, QuinceaĂąeras, corporate meetings and holiday parties. The professional staff, with 20+ years of food and beverage experience, is dedicated to providing you with the highest quality of service and attention to detail. 281.277.7888 www.safaritexasballroom.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Sans Souci Ballroom Translated from French, Sans Souci means “carefree” or “without worry.” It’s a perfect name for a perfect event venue. It also describes the experience you’ll have from the very first planning meeting to the departure of the very last guest. Experienced and attentive to every detail, the professionals at Sans Souci will set you free from worries, so you can enjoy every minute of your special event. 281.803.3333 www.sanssouciballroom.com

Seasons 52 Seasons 52 is a fresh grill and wine bar that invites guests to discover the sensational flavors of a seasonallyinspired menu and award-winning international wine list in a casually-sophisticated ambiance. 713.464.5252 www.seasons52.com

Star Fleet Yachts Leave ordinary restaurants and banquet rooms behind and discover the excitement of a cruise aboard a Star Fleet Yacht. Whether it’s dinner for two, a show-stopping bachelorette party or your dream wedding, Star Fleet Cruises will handle everything. So escape the ordinary for your next corporate event, wedding or celebration, and visit Star Fleet Yachts today. 281.901.5648 www.starfleetevents.com

Sterling Country Club With an unparalleled natural setting, beautiful pool complex, outstanding course and elegant dining, Sterling has defined itself as the premier private golf and country club in the region. Sterling Country Clubs welcomes guest to consider becoming a member, hosting a golf tournament, and wedding or special event with them by scheduling a tour today. 281.304.1400 www.houstonnationalgolf.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Sweetwater Country Club Sweetwater Country Club, a premier ceremony and reception facility in Sugar Land, offers you and your guests elegance, prestige and exceptional service. Breathtaking views and exquisite facilities make for a truly romantic reception that you and your guests will always remember. Sweetwater will make your vision of the perfect wedding day a reality. 281.980.4100 www.swcclub.com/catering/weddings

TAD AKERS Event Facility TAD AKERS Event Facility is a premier event facility located in League City, offering all-inclusive event planning for weddings, receptions, and family or corporate occasions. TAD AKERS offers packages from which you can create the customized event of your dreams. 281.338.9090 www.tadakers.com

The Bell Tower on 34th This spectacular event venue, strategically located in the heart of Houston, will delight and exceed all expectations. A dramatic cascading staircase, enchanting chandeliers and a glistening water wall all combine to create an unparalleled experience of unforgettable memories. An experienced Event Producer is ready to take care of you for every aspect of your special day. 713.868.2355 www.thebelltoweron34th.com

The Carriage House The Carriage House welcomes arriving guests along a tree lined drive to the ‘barn’ and main entry. Here you’ll find a 35 foot high ceiling, large exposed timber beams, and a wall of windows overlooking the outdoor ceremony garden. In addition to the charm of the primary reception area, dressing rooms and restrooms are extremely attractive and spacious. Let The Carriage House host your perfect event. 979.703.5113 www.thecarriagehousehouston.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings The Orchard at Caney Creek The Orchard at Caney Creek is 36 acres of naturally romantic surroundings just waiting for you. Try dinner in the Creekview Room, dancing on the spacious deck, cocktails by the fire pit, the cozy guest cottages and a lovely pecan orchard. The Orchard at Caney Creek has it all! 281.944.3331 www.caney-creek.com

The Springs Events When looking back on a special event, it is the setting that truly makes the memory. You can gather your closest friends and family, serve the finest cuisine, even wear the perfect dress, but nothing can make you feel as elegant and special as the venue and setting where you spend the evening. For an event venue boasting rustic elegance and all the amenities you desire to create the perfect evening, look no further than those presented to you by The Springs Events. 281.746.1765 www.thespringsevents.com

The Villagio The Villagio is a full-service event facility located in Southwest Houston. The Rose Garden is perfect for outdoor weddings with the scenic backgrounds to enhance all the picture memories. The Mylan & The MBA Rooms can accommodate a wide range of guests from 150 to 600, creating a perfect venue for any occasion. 281.352.0903 www.villagohouston.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Tuscan Courtyard Tuscan Courtyard is located on 10 beautiful acres of family-owned property in Texas City. The surrounding woods, stunning landscaping, and Tuscan architecture highlight the spirit of Tuscany in their facilities, The Manor and The Courtyard. Tuscan Courtyard can accommodate up to 275 guests, and offers breathtaking sites for outdoor ceremonies. 832.356.8838 www.tuscancourtyard.com

Walden on Lake Houston Elegance and charm are apparent to anyone who steps foot on Walden; you are transported to a place where serenity and grace abound, worlds away from flashy attractions and congested roads of Houston. With a professional staff, the planning and details of your wedding and reception will assure you of a perfect day! 832.445.2104 www.waldencc.com

Willow Fork Country Club You’ll enjoy gracious service and delicious cuisine while you celebrate with family and friends at Willow Fork Country Club. The expert catering and culinary teams will ensure a perfect day full of wonderful memories to last a lifetime! 281.579.6262 www.willowforkclub.com

Rehearsal Dinner Facilities Bentwater Yacht & Country Club The Bentwater Yacht & Country Club offers excellent service, exceptionally devoted staff and a beautiful setting for your wedding and reception. The personal attention to detail helps to create a lifetime of joyful memories. Expect rave reviews on the food and atmosphere. 936.597.6219 www.bentwaterclub.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Haak Vineyards & Winery, Inc. Established in 2000, Haak Winery in Santa Fe, TX offers a romantic setting for a vineyard wedding. Celebrate your special day of romance and passion on our 12-acre estate. Whether you’re planning a celebration for 25 or more than 250, Haak Winery can accommodate seating and service for a unique and highly memorable occasion. 409.925.1401 www.haakwine.com

Pelazzio Reception Venue Established in 2000, Pelazzio is one of Houston’s full service special events venues. The Banquet Hall offers creativity and style with accurate planning along with high industry standards of event management and on-site certified specialists that bring every event to life and create memories that last forever! 281.531.0008 www.pelazzio.com

Seasons 52 Seasons 52 is a fresh grill and wine bar that invites guests to discover the sensational flavors of a seasonallyinspired menu and award-winning international wine list in a casually-sophisticated ambiance. 713.464.5252 www.seasons52.com

Star Fleet Yachts Leave ordinary restaurants and banquet rooms behind and discover the excitement of a cruise aboard a Star Fleet Yacht. Whether it’s dinner for two, a show-stopping bachelorette party or your dream wedding, Star Fleet Cruises will handle everything. So escape the ordinary for your next corporate event, wedding or celebration, and visit Star Fleet Yachts today. 281.901.5648 www.starfleetevents.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Sweetwater Country Club Sweetwater Country Club, a premier ceremony andreception facility in Sugar Land, offers you and your guests elegance, prestige and exceptional service. Breathtaking views and exquisite facilities make for a truly romantic reception that you and your guests will always remember. Sweetwater will make your vision of the perfect wedding day a reality. 281.980.4100 www.swcclub.com/catering/weddings

Rental Equipment Arne’s Texas Size Party Store Your savings headquarters for shower, bridal and party supplies. Carrying everything from aisle runners to head pieces and ring pillows to toasting glasses, Arne’s is your Texas size party store and more. 713.869.8321 www.arneswarehouse.com

Avalon Event Rentals Need audio/visual, chairs, tables, concessions, drink machines, heating/cooling, karaoke, lighting, linens, stages, dance floors, stanchions, red carpets, tents, and more? Avalon Event Rentals has all this and more, for any occasion. Let them provide top quality equipment and superior customer service. Make Avalon Event Rentals “Your Personal Party Rental Source.” 713.974.3646 www.avaloneventrentals.com

Haras Hacienda Venue/Catering Haras Hacienda is a unique wedding venue designed to make the most out of your dream celebration. They provide full event planning and customized services and feature packages that include everything from bride’s hair and makeup to minister services. 281.259.4861 www.harasdc.us

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings LG Entertainment LG Entertainment has provided full DJ & lighting services in Texas since 1998 and expanded nationally in 2006. Known for versatile entertainment and revolutionary production concepts, LG Entertainers combine professional experience, current technology and quality service to produce flawless event design, management and presentation. 281.407.7714 www.lgentertainers.com

Over the Top Linen The mission at Over the Top Linen is to offer the finest quality products at the highest level of service. Their goal is to provide that extra touch of beauty, elegance, and style, making every event an occasion to be remembered. The possibilities are as endless as your imagination. Make your appointment today and let them take your event Over The Top. 281.900.0900 www.overthetoplinen.com

Rent Some Vintage Rent Some Vintage specializes in vintage furniture and props for all occasions. Whether the client is looking for a special piece for a wedding, photography shoot, window display, real estate property, stage production or a formal house party, the possibilities are endless. The designers at Rent Some Vintage are here to help you meet your custom needs. 281.827.1049 www.rentsomevintage.com

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Skincare/Cosmetics It Works! It Works! specializes in products for superior nutrition, weight loss, skin tightening and firming, and youthful skin. The company offers a variety of daily-use, instantresults products, including its signature and unique It Works! Wrap, a contouring product that can tighten, tone and firm any area of the body. 832.291.7822 www.houstonswrapgirl.com

Nerium International Nerium International is the first company with the exclusive capability to harness the power of the Nerium oleander plant in its skincare products. The product line addresses multiple concerns at once, including: wrinkles, discoloration, and texture. Experience the Nerium Difference. 713.705.4971 www.puddykathy.nerium.com

Total Wedding Services A&E Weddings & Events A&E Weddings & Events was founded by motherdaughter team Liz Conlin and Amy Brewington. Their passion and attention to detail make them the perfect pair for planning your dream wedding or event. Whether you desire a large, formal affair or a small, intimate gathering, no event is too large or too small for this imaginative duo. 281.727.6800 www.aeweddingsandevents.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Haras Hacienda Venue/Catering Haras Hacienda is a unique wedding venue designed to make the most out of your dream celebration. They provide full event planning and customized services and feature packages that include everything from bride’s hair and makeup to minister services. 281.259.4861 www.harasdc.us

House Plantation Pass through the graceful gate and you’re transported to the turn of the century. The beautiful plantation home is the perfect backdrop for your wedding ceremony, reception or both. At House Plantation, it’s easy to enjoy your event, because the dedicated team takes care of all the details. 281.758.0706 www.houseplantation.com

Majestic Ventures Majestic Ventures Inc. has been in business since 1994, and is a full-service company offering complete weddings and receptions aboard private, luxury 149-passenger yachts. Options in the affordable wedding packages include full dinners, DJ, photography, videography and hosted bar. 281.333.3080 www.majesticventures.com

Pelazzio Banquets & Catering Tour the beautiful venues and meet the talented planners at Pelazzio. Full-scale event planning, flexible meeting rooms and services and award-winning executive chefs create the perfect ambiance for your special event at Pelazzio Banquets & Catering. 281.531.0008 www.pelazzio.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings The Bell Tower on 34th This spectacular event venue, strategically located in the heart of Houston, will delight and exceed all expectations. A dramatic cascading staircase, enchanting chandeliers and a glistening water wall all combine to create an unparalleled experience of unforgettable memories for your special day. An experienced Event Producer is ready to take care of you for every aspect of your special day. 713.868.2355 www.thebelltoweron34th.com

The Red Experience The Red Experience can make your vision become reality, offering custom Invitations, floral and event design and planning – all you need for the special event your heart desires. 713.269.3876 www.myredevents.com

Transportation Jordan Limousines Serving greater Houston since 1982, Jordan Limousines makes weddings special with romantic getaways in vintage Rolls Royce and Bentley cars, including a 1963 convertible. Their red San Francisco trolley bus is ideal for the bridal party and guests. Drivers wear caps and white gloves for the finishing touch. Special and Romantic! 713.680.3181 www.jordanlimousines.com

Monarch Limousines Instead of traditional carriages and limousines, Monarch Limousines offers vintage wedding limousines. You’ll love the romantic amenities such as champagne in beautiful glasses. No matter what the occasion, Monarch Limousines will make the event unforgettable, leaving you with memories that last a lifetime. 281.685.9704 www.monarchlimousines.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings The Original Trolley Co. The Original Trolley Company brings back a sense of nostalgia for groups who are looking for a truly unique transportation experience. The trolleys are fully air-conditioned and heated, with features like satellite radio and bar setup. Travel in style and let The Original Trolley Company make your special occasion even more special. 281.491.4911 www.originaltrolley.com

Videographers AB Motion Video AB Motion Video employs a great team of artists with passion for storytelling. They are always looking to create something extraordinary that will leave you breathless. They believe all stories are unique because they are an extension of each individual couple showcasing their own special connection. 832.301.5007 www.abmotionvideo.com

Al’s Formal Wear Al’s can make you the best-dressed man in the room. You’ll find a great selection of designer rental tuxedos, designer rental suits, formal rental accessories and invitations. In addition, Al’s now offers photography, videography and DJ services for your special event. 800.460.8500 www.alsformalwear.com

Complete Music Complete Music offers local, professional entertainment for weddings, anniversaries, and many other special events. The outstanding full-time office staff can service your every need, including photography music, lighting, dance floors, photo booths and videography. 281.350.1844 www.houstondjvideo.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings DC Stanley Photography DC Stanley Photography offers a unique style of photography and custom album design. This awardwinning style of work places DC Stanley in an exclusive category among wedding photographers in Houston. Apply an artistic touch to the photographs of your life. 281.996.8600 www.dcstanleyphotography.com

Dontgetmarriedwithoutme.com DontGetMarriedWithoutMe.com has been honored with the Brides’ Choice Award, 2009-2010, Houston Videography. You’ll love the unique style of this videographer. It’s Fresh. Moving. Alive! Visit the website and get caught up in the magic! 713.824.2344 www.dontgetmarriedwithoutme.com

Evoke Photography & Video Inc. The photographers, videographers, coordinators, and designers of Evoke Photography & Video have been taking part in weddings in Houston (and surrounding areas) since 1999 and share a wealth of wedding knowledge. If the Evoke team can be of assistance to you during your wedding planning adventure, please call or visit. 713.349.9508 www.evokephoto.com

Fernando Weberich Photography Fernando Weberich is a full time wedding photographer. Creativeness is his goal for his clients. Fernando strives for his photography to reflect every wedding as unique. He shoots engagement photo sessions in Houston, TX and College Station, TX, but photographs weddings all around the globe. 832.496.4033 www.fernandoweberich.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings John Ly Photography Modern. Candid. Festive. Eternal. Heartfelt. Edgy. John captures bold, fresh, vibrant images that resonate with romance, candidness and playfulness. All the emotions of your wedding are captured in distinctly artful photos that radiate energy and life. 281.701.7939 www.johnlyphotography.com

Loyd’s Photography & Video Loyd’s Photography & Video offers the highest quality collections for your wedding photography and cinema needs. Their collections offer photography, cinema or both. With a unique style that is edgy and very contemporary, they specialize in engagement sessions, bridal sessions, and high-end weddings. 281.444.3758 www.loydsphoto.com

Luxe Films Luxe Films brings a fresh approach to capturing your special day. Their number one priority is their relationship with clients, working closely together, learning personalities, and understanding vision. This helps to create a film experience that perfectly represents the couple and their special day, resulting in a timeless keepsake to be enjoyed for years to come! 713.839.5474 www.luxefilmshouston.com

MD Turner Photography MD Turner Photography is a husband and wife photography team based in Houston, Texas who also enjoy traveling as destination wedding photographers. Their focus is wedding photography, but they can shoot anything. 713.623.1980 www.mdturnerphotography.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Pixel Studio Productions Offering professional photography and videography in Houston and surrounding areas, Pixel Studio Productions provides premium services at competitive rates. From the tiniest details of the bride’s dress to the broad architectural strokes of the ceremony or reception venue, they cover it all. Your pictures will radiate a natural timelessness—a hundred perfect moments to relive for years to come. 281.277.1055 www.pixelstudioproductions.com

Reclaimed Moments Photography & Video Reclaimed Moments takes a handcrafted approach to each and every bride with all-inclusive packages and unlimited coverage time on the wedding day. Add to that a unique perspective and a creative shooting style and it is no wonder Reclaimed Moments has quickly gotten the attention of the modern bride in Houston. 832.649.7162 www.reclaimedmoments.com

Wedding and Portrait Photographers A Lifetime of Memories With over 20 years experience doing professional photography, A Lifetime of Memories captures those magic moments you don’t even notice. Variable rates provide flexibility. Let them customize a package for you. Call them today and find out how they give you A Lifetime of Memories! 281.236.5176 www.alifetimeofmemoriesphotography.com

Adams Photography Adams Photography offers professional photography for Houston, Austin and the surrounding area. Wedding photography specialist. 281.859.4310 www.houston-photography.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings ANA&IVAN photography Ana & Ivan are a husband and wife photo team specializing in modern, natural and organic photography. Ana & Ivan and are not only interested in amazing photography, but also in making it fun. Using top of the line equipment, they are always looking to improve their pictures by creating new shots and refining processing to give their clients an amazing product. 281.615.6048 www.iwantfineart.com

Chris Curry Wedding Photography Chris Curry Wedding Photography is available for weddings throughout Texas and has appeared in publications such as Time Magazine, Texas Monthly, Newsweek, and The New York Times. Chris Curry has turned his attention to wedding photography, utilizing the same skills from his days as a news and features photojournalist. With his immense experience in photography, Chris Curry goes after story telling moments to give you the storybook to your new life. 713.277.5310 www.chriscurryweddingphotography.com

Composure Studios Anthony and Linda Dinh are a husband and wife team specializing in wedding photography in Houston. They also travel and nationally and internationally for destination weddings. They believe their job is not just to capture images, but to capture all that comes with them; the laughter, the tears, the hugs, the kiss, the joy, the love. 832.800.1110 www.composurestudios.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Delight Studio Photojournalism tells a story primarily through the use of pictures and this is exactly what Delight Studio does so well. Tell the story of your special event by capturing the beauty in images by Delight Studio. 800.604.0209 www.delightstudio.com

Dream Photo and Video Dream Photo & Video is a professional, high-end and reputable videography & photography company in Houston. They will capture and record all the details you won’t see to tell the story of your special day. 713.480.4590 www.dreamphotovideo.com

Evoke Photography & Video Inc. The photographers, videographers, coordinators, and designers of Evoke Photography & Video have been taking part in weddings in Houston (and surrounding areas) since 1999 and share a wealth of wedding knowledge. If the Evoke team can be of assistance to you during your wedding planning adventure, please call or visit. 713.349.9508 www.evokephoto.com

Jdao Photography Expect exceptional images from Jdao Photography, specializing in wedding, engagement and portrait photography in the Houston Heights. 281.536.5580 www.jdaophotography.com

JW Baugh Photography JW Baugh Photography specializes in creative, photojournalistic wedding photography. Jenny Baugh and Amy Hughes love providing a personal and unique experience for each of their couples. The girls’ ultimate goal is to capture the essence of the day, the people, the love. 832.212.2276 www.jwbaugh.com

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings Light Writer Photography Brad Buffalo looks at photography from both an engineering perspective (he has an Electrical Engineering degree) and a creative perspective (learned from his mother). His style is very creative and he pays a huge respect to the foundations of photography. In the early days of photography, the cameras were literally capturing what the sun had written on the wall. The word photography means light writing. 832.567.5225 www.lightwriterphotography.com

Natural Expressions Natural Expressions wants your special day to be perfect. They always use more than one photographer at each wedding for comprehensive coverage as well as redundancy of all critical moments. Whether you want classic/traditional, photojournalistic, artistic or a combination of styles; whether you want color, black and white, or both; Natural Expressions wants to be your wedding photographer and help you preserve the Day of your Dreams. 713.665.7140 www.naturalexpressionshouston.com

Thomas & Penelope Thomas and Penelope strive to document every moment of your special event through photographs. Thomas captures the precious details, the laughter and the tears creating a real life-wedding story. With Penelope’s uniquely designed wedding albums, every person can relive his or her individual story. 832.233.3458 www.thomasandpenelope.com

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ANA&IVAN Photography

DGZ Chocolates

April Sound Country Club

Direct Buy of Houston North

Arne’s Texas Size Party Store

DJ Dave Productions

Ashelynn Manor

DJ Shorty Productions

Avalon Event Rentals

DontGetMarriedWithoutMe.com

Avalon Music

Dream Photo and Video

Bavarian Cakery

EB Inc. Event Rentals/Design

Bentwater Yacht & Country Club Edible Designs By Jessie Black-eyed Pea Catering

Emotional Accord

Blanca Duran Photography

Enchanted Cypress Ballroom

Blissful Paperie

Event Identity

Brookwood Community

Events Etc.

Burkeshire Plantation

Evoke Photography & Video Inc.

Butler’s Courtyard

Exquisite Reflections

Celebrity China & Cookware

F. Dellit Designs

Chef Edgar Katy, Personal Sushi Chef

Fabulous Brooch Bouquets

Chocolate Encore

Finale

Chocolate Fountain Express

Fernando Weberich Photography

FunPix Photobooth Chris Curry Wedding Photography George Street Photo & Video Chriswphoto.com Golfcrest Country Club Clear Lake Flowers

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Who’s Who in Houston Area Weddings

Got2 Bling It!

Men’s Wearhouse

H-E-B BLOOMS tm

Mia Bella Vita

Haak Vineyards & Winery

Moffitt Oaks

Haras Hacienda Venue/Catering

Monarch Limousines

Haute Flowers & Finds

Morgan Falls Event Center

Hilda Kershman Makeup Studio

My Urban Invites

Hilton Garden Inn NW/Willowbrook

Natural Expressions

Hilton Garden Inn Pearland

Ohhh! Snap

Nerium International

Hotel Derek

Olde Dobbin Station

House Plantation I Do Engravables

OurDreamHome WeddingRegistry.com

Invitation Solutions

Over the Top Linen

It Works!

Palms Event Center

Jdao Photography

Panache Bridal & Formal

JM Productions Professional DJ Service

Pecan Grove Plantation Country Club

John Ly Photography

Pelazzio Reception Venue

Jordan Limousines

Photo Booths By Image Cinema

Julies Cakes

Pixel Studio Productions

JW Baugh Photography

Plexus Slim

LG Entertainment

Pure Romance

Light Writer Photography

Ral’s Fine Catering

Linens By Lisa, Inc.

Raveneaux Country Club

Lotus Ranch, Wimberley, Tx

Reclaimed Moments Photo & Video

Loyd’s Photography & Video

Rent Some Vintage

Luxe Films

Revolve Pole Studio

LZ Floral Design

Royal Dukes Band

Macy’s Wedding & Gift Registry

Safari Texas

Majestic Ventures

Sans Souci Ballroom

Mary Kay

Sarah’s Florist, Inc.

MD Turner Photography

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Scentsy

The Perfect Touch Linens

Schwartz & Woodward

The Red Experience

Scott Kelley Photography

The Springs Events

Seasons 52

The Traveling Photo Booth®

SGI Photography

The Villagio

ShutterBooth

The Weaveologist LLC

Sound Connections, Inc.

Thomas & Penelope

Star Fleet Yachts

Thompson Photographics

Sterling Country Club

Tiffany Nicole Events

Storm Tight Windows

Travel Lifestyles

Supreme Kakes and More

Trendy Touches

Sweet Dreams Luxury Sheets

Tuscan Courtyard

Sweetwater Country Club

Ventura’s Bridal Fashions

TAD AKERS Event Facility

Vivian Jade

The Bell Tower on 34th

Walden on Lake Houston

The Bloom Room, LLC

Weddings by Design by H-E-B

The Bridal Depot

Who Made the Cake!

The Carriage House

Willow Fork Country Club

The Orchard at Caney Creek

Winnie Couture Flagship Salon

The Original Trolley Co.

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