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2018 Trends

BRIDAL FASHIONS

FAVORITE FLAVORS

Real Weddings

The new Pantone Color of the Year and other trends to watch in 2018.

The Georgio's Bridal NEW location and beautiful bridal styles available now.

Colorful dessert ideas and favorite flavors from the very best local bakeries.

We are honored to present to you the highlights from beautiful weddings that members of The Beautiful Weddings Network had the pleasure of creating for Central Texas brides.

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Rental furniture for every style: NEW options available at Confetti Rentals.

Keeping your guests in the know with professional signage by K. Dunks Creative.

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CATERING 101

Realistic costs, catering styles and what to expect when choosing a caterer.

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ceremony magic Your guide to a gorgeous, romantic ceremony in the heart of Central Texas.

be au t i f u l i n s pi rat i o n Look for beautiful styled shoots from The Beautiful Weddings Network members showcased throughout this book.

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volume 4 // 2018 Giselle Callahan Founder & Publisher Editor in Chief Style Director

Teresa Williams Founder & Publisher Creative Director Graphic Designer

Lilian Halabi

Founder & Publisher

Contributors taylor bible

Taylor Bible Weddings

Chris Cowan Confetti Rentals

Belva Harvey Georgio’s Bridal

VERONICKA THOMPSON Flower + Ink Designs

Thank you to all of our amazing Central Texas vendors that contributed to this issue. We truly appreciate your talents and time. We are honored to get to work with such amazing people that share the love for beautiful weddings.

on the cover Photographer: Lauren Crose Photography Venue: Vintage Oaks Ranch Design & Planning: Heavenly Weddings Florals: Lovely Leaves Rentals & Decor: Confetti Rentals Gown & Suit: Georgio's Bridal Hair & Make-Up: Southern Belles Beauty Cake: Simply Delicious Stationery: Studio W Designs Signage & Calligraphy: K. Dunks Creative

Submissions Submit your real wedding online TheBookofBeautifulWeddings.com

Inquiries giselle@thebookofbeautifulweddings.com

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ŠThe Book of Beautiful Weddings 2018


On the Cover


Wedding season 2018 is in full swing and we are so thankful that you picked up a copy of The Book of Beautiful Weddings! We are over the moon in love with Volume 4: This magazine is overflowing with colorful, romantic inspiration and heartfelt real weddings that showcase the work of Network members. We could not be more thrilled to share it with you. With this new issue we touch on some important topics with articles like Catering 101 and Ceremony Magic and also have a bit of fun with features like Fav Flavors and Pro Wedding Signage. A special Bridal Fashions feature shot at the NEW Georgio’s Bridal location is included as well. As always, we are honored to feature the work of wedding professionals who have joined us as members of The Beautiful Weddings Network. The Network is a group of the most talented locals in the industry who are committed to designing and orchestrating the most beautiful events for their brides. We are a passionate mix of event planners, floral designers, venues, photographers, bakers, stationery designers, calligraphers, caterers, bridal salons, entertainers, hair stylists and make-up artists. Memberships have only been offered to professionals with styles that make you fall in love and are aesthetically in line with the values of the Network. Each member shares our vision to help Central Texas brides have beautiful, memorable weddings. These ladies and gentlemen are the best in their class of local wedding pros. As you flip through these pages, be inspired. Grab a pen and take note of the local vendors here in Central Texas offering the services that you need to make your wedding dreams a reality! Seriously ladies, make a list. Wedding planning doesn't have to be hard. Our publication has gathered the very best vendors to create your wedding dream team. Real weddings are our passion and livelihood— each and every wedding holds a special place in our hearts and we want it to be perfect for you every step of the way. At the end of your planning journey, be sure to share your wedding with us—We have had so many brides submit their weddings to our publication and we are so thankful and blessed to be able to not only refer them the best, but then to showcase their special days throughout these pages. Once again, Happy Planning!

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n e r d l T s u f i t u a e tch for a w o t B Pantone Past Colors

Pantone Color of the Year: U ltra Violet Pantone chose this dramatic shade of purple to promote creativity and push boundaries with the limitless galaxy in mind. While perfect for modern weddings, brides are opting for more traditional uses of the shade tying it in through linens, florals, bridesmaid dresses and stationery. We are seeing a beautiful mix of lilacs and lavenders with pops of bolder purples. Designers like Watters (available at Georgio’s Bridal) are mixing cosmic-themed gowns into collections for the year to follow Pantone’s lead.

Family-style meals are all the rage: With fam ily-style meals, guests will be seated at tables topped with beautiful full place settings and platters and serving dishes will be delivered to their tables for a classy and conversational meal.

“Inventive and imaginative, Ultra Violet lights the way to what is yet to come.” -Pantone

Holographics

We love a little bit of 90’s nostalgia: In addition to butterflies, we are seeing holographics—think Lisa Frank—in candles, glass decor and fine paper products.

Butterflies

Butterflies were predicted to make a comeback in 2018, and we couldn’t be more excited to see this trend hit the scene. Ways to incorporate butterflies into your wedding without overdoing include: post-ceremony butterfly releases, stationery graphics, faux butterflies in florals, gown appliqués and butterfly cake accents. T h eB o o ko fB eau ti f u lW ed d i n g s. com

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Pretty in Pink BEAUTIFUL inspiration

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Pinks are perfect for any season. Choose a variety of shades of pink to create dimension and pair with warm colors for a fun summer palette.

beautiful n e t wo r k f e at ur e d v e n d o r s Photography: Hannah Haston Photography | Venue: The Venue by Inn on the Creek | Design & Planning: Giselle Callahan Florals: Lovely Leaves | Decor & Rentals: Confetti Rentals | Gown & Suit: Georgio's Bridal Hair & Makeup: Katy Reddell Beauty | Cake: Lily's Cakes | Stationery: Studio W Designs | Signage & Calligraphy: K. Dunks Creative


Lovely Lounges BEAUTIFUL lounge decor

Photography: Robin Rogers Photography | Venue: La Rio Mansion Decor & Rentals: Confetti Rentals | Wedding Gown: Georgio's Bridal | Beauty: Be.YOU.tiful Salon

Confetti rentals

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From sofas to throw pillows, coffee tables to upholstered chairs and everything in between, Confetti Rentals has everything you need to create a beautiful and inviting lounge area for your guests to relax during the reception. In addition, lounge areas add a beautiful photo op.

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From modern to bohemian, rustic to romantic, choosing lounge options to fit your style is simple. Begin by choosing larger pieces such as sofas and then add in coffee tables, side chairs, accent tables and throw pillows. Be sure to buy candles for the space and ask your florist to design accent arrangements for tables.

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Located in Belton, Confetti Rentals offers free design consultations for brides. Visit their showroom today to check out all of the beautiful options for your wedding day decor. T h eB o o ko fB eau ti f u lW ed d i n g s. com

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Lilac Love BEAUTIFUL inspiration

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Trendsetters are choosing lovely shades of lilac and purple this season in line with the new Pantone Color of the Year: Ultra Violet.

beautiful n e t wo r k f e at ur e d v e n d o r s Photography: Lauren Crose Photography | Venue: The Market at the Mill | Design & Planning: Taylor Bible Weddings Florals: Flower + Ink Designs | Decor & Rentals: Confetti Rentals | Gown: Georgio's Bridal | Hair & Makeup: Katy Reddell Beauty Cake: Simply Delicious | Stationery: Studio W Designs


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ortinang cesign f PRO theimp age wedd Wedding signa in youge plays a vital part r big day! Why do I need wedding signs? Wedding signage leads your guests in the right direction and keeps them informed during your event. Signs at your wedding should include the following: Welcome Sign This is the very first impression that your guests will have at your wedding and let's them know that they are at the right wedding! Who needs wedding crashers, right? Order of Events Sign Guests like to know what to expect and when to expect it. Drink and Food Menus Tell your guests what they will be eating and drinking for the event. Why should I hire a professional to make my signs? A professional knows what they are doing. They will use the best design layout and verbiage to get the point across in an efficient and eye appealing way. They are familiar with the best materials to use, where to get them and how to use the supplies to make the perfect sign. They will save you time to focus on other important things for your wedding day.

PRO TIP: Custom signs take time. Order early to ensure enough time!

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Fresh Floral BEAUTIFUL inspiration

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Open air events are popular when the weather is nice, but rain or heat, fresh flowers and floral patterns and prints are always a #win in our book.

beautiful n e t wo r k f e at ur e d v e n d o r s Photography: Robin Rogers Photography | Venue: The Venue at Lilly Pond | Design & Planning: Weddings by Shauna Florals: Flowers by Patricia's | Decor & Rentals: Confetti Rentals | Gown, Bridesmaid Dresses & Suit: Georgio's Bridal Hair & Makeup: Be.YOU.tiful Salon | Cake: Lily's Cakes | Stationery: Studio W Designs


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Pastel Passion BEAUTIFUL inspiration

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Color is in and pastels are always a favorite for weddings. Florals offer a way to infuse the soft colors you love into your special day.

beautiful n e t wo r k f e at ur e d v e n d o r s Photographer: Shelly Taylor Photography | Venue: The Phoenix Ballroom | Design & Planning: Heavenly Weddings Florals: Flower + Ink Designs | Decor & Rentals: Confetti Rentals | Gown & Suit: Georgio's Bridal Hair & Make-Up: Be.YOU.tiful Salon | Cake: Lily's Cakes | Stationery: Studio W Designs | Signage: K. Dunks Creative


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Bridal Fashions BEAUTIFUL dresses Photography: Hannah Haston Photography | Bridal Gowns: Georgio's Bridal Hair & Makeup: Southern Belles Beauty Choosing THE dress is one of the most memorable wedding planning moments for brides. The dress you choose will express your wedding style and complete the day: It will be in many of your pictures and cherished for generations to come forever holding a place in your memories. Some of our favorites from Georgio's Bridal are showcased here in addition to a preview of their brand new Waco location.

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Patterns and appliques in bright white which create contrast on neutral colored gowns are dominating the bridal fashion scene this season. Don't be scared to go bold. Patterns always photograph beautifully.

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Dramatic gowns offer timeless style this season with fabulous ruffles, Mikado silk, rich tulle and sparking crystal embellishments. Some of our favorite designers include Hayley Paige, Allure, Watters, Stella York

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The staff at Georgio’s Bridal in Waco are friendly and knowledgeable. Begin by calling to set up an appointment. Invite your best friends and closest family members or come alone and keep it a secret. Be sure to bring the type of shoes—whether heels, flats or boots—you intend to wear at your wedding. It doesn’t have to be the exact pair, just a similar height. Other essentials include nude panties and a strapless bra. If you have any questions, call ahead. Once you’ve selected your gown, it will be ordered and you'll be notified once it comes in to set an appointment for alterations. Bridal portraits may then be scheduled. Be sure to bring your dress back to the salon to be steamed and prepped prior to the wedding date.


Deep V necklines and bottomless backs are in right now especially in ball gowns. These wedding gowns are sexy and sultry. When selecting your gown, be sure you will feel comfortable in front of all of your guests.

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Go for color. When selecting a gown, consider going with a nontraditional color. Traditionally wedding gowns were white, but over the years brides have been choosing hints of color. Find the color that works for you and your wedding.

For church ceremonies or maybe if low necklines and barely-there backs just aren't your style, Georgio's offers some of the most gorgeous high, halter and sweetheart necklines availble this season.

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catering pro tips

Catering 101 BEAUTIFUL food

budgeting for catering

WHAT TYPE OF MEAL YOU WANT: If you're planning to feed guests steak and lobster with Instagram-worthy mini hors d'oeuvres as opposed to a pasta buffet or BBQ, expect to spend more per person on the meal.

IMAGINE BUYING YOUR FRIENDS & FAMILY DINNER AT A RESTAURANT: Wedding catering is similar to eating out, but unlike visiting a restaurant, your

caterer will be bringing the kitchen and staff to your wedding. Because of this,

expect to spend slightly more than what you would in a restaurant for catering at

your venue. In addition to the cost of the actual meal, gratuity is required and will

Baylor Club

typically be billed at 18%-20% depending on the caterer.

ADDITIONAL FEES: Many caterers charge a "service fee" or "catering fee" for

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delivery to wedding venues. This is normal. If china is not provided by your caterer, you can expect dish-handling/dish washing charges as well.

STARTING cost: Quality wedding catering usually begins at $14 per plate for

traditional barbecue, pasta dishes or a simple grilled chicken each with bread or

rolls and side dishes. Appetizers would add $2-$4 per individual piece and salads an additional $3-$5 per person. Assume that 20% will be added for gratuity and an additional 8.25% for Texas state sales tax.

how should Your meal be served?

BUFFET: Buffets are simple and cost effective requiring minimal additional

service charges. Your guests should be released by table to line up at the buffet to follow the line and select food. Drawbacks include waiting in line and that

additional fees may be required to have the caterer clear plates after the meal. stations: An updated take on traditional buffets, stations may be set up

throughout your reception space minimizing lines and offering an interactive dining experience if you choose to bring chefs on site.

family-style: Family-style meals allow guests to be seated and self-serve

from platters and serving dishes delivered to each table by servers. Think of this as a Sunday dinner experience, passing around delicious food and conversing with the ones close to you. Family-style meals typically cost more than buffets Photo By: Robin Rogers Photography

in terms of service and full place settings should be set at each seat.

plated: For a plated meal, guests will take their seats and be served as they would be in a restaurant. Plated meals are the most expensive option, but are perfect for formal or black tie events.

COCKTAIL RECEPTIONS

Cocktail receptions offer a more casual celebration post ceremony. With cocktail

receptions, seats are not required for every guest and the celebration is typically centered around hors d'oeuvres and beverages plus cake. They typically occur in the early afternoon after lunch, before dinner or very late in the evening.

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Traditional bbq at its finest

A texas tradition: Perfect for rustic or Southern-themed events, barbecue is a staple for weddings in Texas. In addition to offering a filling and delicious meal, BBQ is often cost-effective and easy to serve making it the first choice for many couples.

why we love sticky bones: Sticky Bones delivers the BEST barbecue in Central

Texas with fresh ingredients and high-quality meat. Alvin Whitehead, owner and grill

extraordinaire, is wonderful to work with, and his staff is always courteous and professional. A twist on traditional: Brisket and sausage with beans, coleslaw, fresh bread,

pickles and onions is standard, but Sticky Bones offers a variety of options. Some of our favorites include broccoli salad, bacon-wrapped jalapenos, pork tenderloin and

mouth-watering ribs. Brisket tacos and tenderloin carving stations offer fun presentation.

WHY HIRE A tabc certified bartender AND WHERE TO FIND THEM TABC Certified bartenders: Most venues require TABC certified bartenders to serve alcohol at

events. Not only does TABC certification release liability of over-served or intoxicated guests, professional bartenders maker for a fun night of cocktails and cold beer.

WHO TO HIRE: Certain venues have bartenders and alcohol can be purchased through them. For venues which don't sell alcohol, bartenders are best hired through your caterer. They set up and handle clean up plus can also help you determine quantities and purchase alcohol on your own through liquor stores.

ON SITE CATERING & ALCOHOL

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The cellar at PIGNETTI's & The barton house: Pignetti's and The Barton House both offer full service catering and will deliver high quality food anywhere in

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Sticky Bones BBQ

Central Texas, but each boast reception spaces of their own. The Cellar at Pignetti's is

located in downtown Temple and can seat 100. The Barton House is located in historic

Salado and is perfect for rehearsal dinners and small wedding receptions with seating for up to 50 guests plus options for both indoor and outdoor events.

Vintage oaks ranch: Vintage Oaks Ranch is well known for their space, but they offer home-cooked, Southern comfort food at its finest. While the venue does allow

outside catering, their on site menu is delicious and affordable. In addition, Joy Minix is a pleasure to work with from start to finish.

BaYLOR CLUB: Baylor Club is not only a venue but a prestigious private club with

sophistication and style reflecting its long-standing traditions and rich heritage. The exec-

utive chef's innovative menus draw on expertise and talent with an emphasis on creative menus and local ingredients. This venue offers an unparalleled dining experience.

alexander's: The Venue by Inn on the Creek welcomes outside caterers, but their

own restaurant, Alexander's Distillery is sure to impress your guests with delicious menu items created by local chef Dave Herman.

Pignetti's Restaurant

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Southern Belles Beauty A Traveling Beauty Bar - Owned by sisters & stylists, V i c t o r i a T ay l o r & A l l i s o n C o o k e (254) 541-8557 www. s o u t h e r n b e l l e sw e d d i n g s . c o m Photos: Kurtis Kronk Photography

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Photos: Emilie Anne Photography

Indoor and Outdoor Facilities Gourmet Catering On-site Wedding Planner

www.inncreek.com/the-venue One College Street, Salado (254) 947-5554


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Photo: Julie Wilhite Photography

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Ceremony Magic BEAUTIFUL "I do" Photography: Shelly Taylor Photography Venue: The Venue at Lilly Pond Coordination: Weddings by Shauna Florals: Wolfe Florist & Lovely Leaves Decor & Rentals: Confetti Rentals Gowns: Georgio's Bridal Hair & Makeup: Southern Belles Beauty

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CHOOSING A CEREMONY SITE Before booking a venue, consider the style of wedding you hope to have. Would you prefer to be married indoors or outdoors? Some venues suit a variety of styles and have multiple ceremony site options as seen here with Lilly Pond. The Phoenix Ballroom boasts a brick fireplace as well. Tying in with farmhouse trends, Market at the Mill offers sweet shiplap or rustic tin backdrops, and Vintage Oaks has cool vintage doors plus a railroad tie arbor. Central Texas offers a vast array of natural outdoor ceremony site options including settings beneath large oaks, with waterfront views, in romantic fields and against backdrops of rolling hills. La Rio Mansion is well known for ceremonies under a giant oak or beneath the stone drive. The Venue by Inn on the Creek is situated alongside historic Salado Creek offering a beautiful creekside scenery.

HOW SEATING AFFECTS THE STYLE OF YOUR WEDDING The type of seating you choose will have a large impact on the style and feel of your ceremony. Venues La Rio Mansion and The Phoenix Ballroom offer formal seating, beautiful fruitwood Chiavari chairs perfect for elegant, romantic weddings. In addition, both have classic white garden chairs which are also available at The Inn at Salado, The Venue at Lilly Pond, Vintage Oaks and Market at the Mill. White garden chairs are perfect for any wedding style. The rustic wooden benches featured here were custom-designed for The Venue at Lilly Pond. Specialty gold Chiavari chairs can be rented from Confetti Rentals and add "WOW" factor to any wedding.

DECOR & RENTALS From arbors and arches to columns and candelabras, Confetti Rentals has it all. New this season are moongate arches and rich gold Chiavari chairs. For bohemian themed weddings, they also have a fun mix of rugs and carpets to line your aisle. Candlelight makes for romantic vows and the selection of lanterns, terrariums, candlesticks and candelabras at Confetti is unparalleled in Central Texas.

FLORALS Flowers are make or break for every wedding ceremony. Must have items include bouquets and boutonnieres, but garden-inspired floral arbors are at the top of our wishlist for both outdoor and indoor ceremonies. Greenery lining aisles is IN right now as well. Don't forget arrangements for your sign in table and corsages for mothers and grandmothers.

STATIONERY & SIGNAGE Pay attention to the finer details. Many brides have custom programs and reserved signs made to tie in with their invites. Studio W Designs is the best. Read the article on custom signage by K. Dunks Creative on Page 29. T h eB o o ko fB eau ti f u lW ed d i n g s. com

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Gold Romance BEAUTIFUL inspiration

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Tried and true, gold paired with white and neutrals is sure to stand the test of time. These colors are a sure pick for classic, romantic weddings.

beautiful n e t wo r k f e at ur e d v e n d o r s Photography: Hannah Haston Photography | Venue: Baylor Club | Design & Planning: Taylor Bible Weddings Florals: Wolfe Florist | Decor & Rentals: Confetti Rentals | Gown: Georgio's Bridal | Hair & Makeup: Southern Belles Beauty Catering: Baylor Club | Cake: All Sugar'd Up | Stationery: Studio W Designs


Favorite Flavors BEAUTIFUL desserts

Photography: Shelly Taylor Photography

Kim's Favorite Flavors

Ama retto Wed d ing C a k e Wh i te Ch oc olate R a s p b e r ry Sni c kerd ood le C a k e V ery Berry Straw b e r ry Lemon Blu e b e r ry Ti ra mi su C a k e Ita li a n Creme C a k e Ch oc olate C off e e Ba na na Nu t C a k e Ra spberry Moc ha D e ligh t

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to schedule a tasting: Kimberly dailey (254) 644-9492 All sugar'd up waco


Angie's Favorite Flavors S i m p ly S tr awberry C r em e B rulee L em o n L avender C h a m pag n e W e ddi ng Cake W h i te C h o c o l ate Raspberry A l m o n d Cake I ta l i a n C ream L em o n Bu tte rcream Fr o s ted Mocha A m a r etto Cake

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to schedule a tasting: LILIAN HALABI (254) 81 3-9700 Lily's CAkes Bakery

Lily's Favorite Flavors

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Cecily & Taylor October 28 | Private Residence| Dawson, Texas Photographer: Lauren Crose Photography

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be aut iful n etwork featured v e n d o r s Photography: Lauren Crose Photography Florals: Wolfe Florist Bridesmaid Dresses: Georgio's Bridal

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Rachel & Chris July 29 | Private Residence | Belton, Texas Photographer: Dani Cowan Photography

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Danelle & Case July 22 | The Phoenix Ballroom | Waco, Texas Photographer: Eva Cranford Photography

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Elizabeth & John March 24 | Chapel at Caliber Oak | Salado, Texas Photographer: Shelly Taylor Photography

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Amanda & Robin April 7 | The Inn at Salado | Salado, Texas Photographer: Robin Rogers Photography

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Shay & William November 25 | Vintage Oaks Ranch | Axtell, Texas Photographer: Lauren Crose Photography

be aut iful n etwork featured v e n d o r s Photography: Lauren Crose Photography Venue: Vintage Oaks Ranch Florals: Flowers by Patricia's Signage: K. Dunks Creative Hair & Makeup: Be.YOU.tiful Salon Catering: Vintage Oaks Ranch Entertainment: Wall of Sound Productions T h eB o o ko fB eau ti f u lW ed d i n g s. com

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Laura & Britton December 30 | The Phoenix Ballroom | Waco, Texas Photographer: Shelly Taylor Photography

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Abby & Addison September 30 | Vintage Oaks Ranch| Axtell, Texas Photographer: Lauren Crose Photography

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Kourtney &Rhett April 22 | Private Residence | Lorena, Texas Photographer: Sarah Channon Photography

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beautiful n etwork feat ur e d v e n d o r s Planning & Coordination: Weddings by Shauna Florals: Wolfe Florist Cake: All Sugar'd Up

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Madisson &Drew March 10 | The Venue at Lilly Pond | Temple, Texas Photographer: Hip Pixel Photography

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Kaytie &Eric March 24 | The Carleen Bright Arboretum | Waco, Texas Photographer: Simple Wish Photography

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Tyler & Mitch November 11| Peacock River Ranch| Gatesville, Texas Photographer: Lucille Photo

b e aut i f u l n e t wo r k f e at ur e d v e n d o r s Design & Planning: Taylor Bible Weddings Florals: Taylor Bible Weddings Decor & Rentals: Confetti Rentals Cake: Lily's Cakes Catering: Sticky Bones BBQ Entertainment: Wall of Sound Productions

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Nicole & Eric April 14 | The Inn at Salado | Salado, Texas Photographer: S & S Photography

be aut iful n etwork featured v e n d o r s Venue: The Inn at Salado Decor & Rentals: Confetti Rentals Cake: Lily's Cakes Catering: Sticky Bones BBQ Accommodations: The Inn at Salado

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Patricia & Charlie March 31| La Rio Mansion | Belton, Texas Photographer: Shelly Taylor Photogrpahy

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Molly & Judson April 22 | Private Residence | Belton, Texas Photographer: Dani Cowan Photography

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Justin & Jesus Taylor &Kelley March 24 | Cathedral Oaks | Belton, Texas Photographer: Flex 9 Creative

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