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25276 Nichols Sawmill Rd • Magnolia, TX 77355

Luxurious surroundings await each bride and groom and their guests with marble floors, grandiose columns, and a circular staircase with a gorgeous crystal chandelier in the center of the entry way, giving you a view of the Great Room and foyer below. No detail has been overlooked. Every room has been decorated to make you and your guests feel right at home. Ashelynn Manor has 25 beautiful acres with a park-like view. We encourage photographers to take advantage of all the picturesque locations on the property, such as our many arbors, and the quaint picket fence lined with roses in front of the Chapel. We have two parking areas for your guests upon arrival, and an off duty officer to assist your guests in parking and and locating your event. Guests who are physically challenged will have no issue getting around the venue as we have made special accommodations for them as well.

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CONTENTS Cover Feature.............................9 Nikki + Curtis............................14 P. 14

Taylor + William........................20 Erin + Garrett............................24 Wedding Photo Checklist..........26

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LC + Shelbi................................30 Jackie + Angel...........................32 Brittany + Yale...........................34 Cecilia + Justin..........................36

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Blair + Steven............................38 Brittany + JT..............................40 Kelly + Barry..............................44 Christina + Trevor.....................46

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Interactive Virtual Venue Tours...............................50 The Lovely List..........................54

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PUBLISHER Woodlands Bride, LLC P. 36 EDITOR Nick Thiele FEATURED VENUE Rustic Rose P. 38

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FEATURED PHOTOGRAPHER Jennifer Rudolph CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS Ama Photography & Cinema Harlowe Lane Photography Kasey Lynn Photography Photography by Niki Jennifer Rudolph Adam Copeland SD Photography Lena Marie Photography Matt Nicholls ADVERTISING INQUIRIES Email Nick Thiele at for information.

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Hello Beautiful! We bring our services to you.


{exquisite}reflections makeup artistry • hair design • airbrush tanning • body contouring


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Cover Feature



Style Guide Venue: Rustic Rose Couple: Sarah + Rex Wedding Date: 09/18/2015 Photographer: Jennifer Rudolph Photography

Real Wedding

Nikki + Curtis ~ September 5, 2015 ~

Style Guide Venue: Crystal Springs Photographer: Photography by Niki Decor/Wedding Coordination: Bundle Bride Music: DJ Dave Catering: All Star Catering Cake: Creative Confections by Roxanne Florist: Carter’s Florist

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Helping You Say “I Do” Forever





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27622 I-45 North • Oak Ridge North • 281-419-4200 • Tue-Fri 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. • Sat 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.


“As an ordained chaplain and married woman of 35 years, my desire is to help every couple not only with the ceremony, but in their journey during the months before they get to the altar, guiding them to build an emotional and spiritual foundation for a lifetime.” -Tara Dorroh • • 713.822.4510 Photo Credits: Headshot: Scott Kelley, Wedding: Minerva House

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Real Wedding

Taylor + William 10.17.2015

Style Guide Venue: Ashelynn Manor Florals: HEB Hair & Makeup: Exquisite Reflections Cake: Creative Confections Photographer: Kasey Lynn Photography

Real Wedding

Erin + Garrett August 22, 2015

Kasey Lynn Photography The Carriage House and First Baptist Church in Conroe

Because every bride deserves a moment like this

A&E Weddings & Events Planning & Coordinating


Wedding Photo Checklist Before the Ceremony With the Bride

Bride alone – close up and full-length Bride touching up makeup and hair Bride with mother Bride with father Bride with both parents Bride with grandparents Bride with siblings Bride with maid/matron of honor Bride with groom’s sister(s) Bride with all bridesmaids Bride with flower girls Bride with entire immediate family Bride with bridesmaids showing garter

Bride with father waiting to walk down the aisle

With the Groom

Groom alone – close up and full length Groom with mother Groom with father Groom with both parents Groom with Brothers Groom with bride’s brothers Groom with best man Groom with all groomsman Groom with ring bearer

Groom with entire immediate family

At the Ceremony Venue Officiant Groomsmen seating guests

Registry attendants & greeters

During the Ceremony

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Seating of grandmothers Seating of mothers Lighting of unity candle by parents Groom waiting at alter with best man Processional of wedding party Maid/Matron of honor walking down the aisle Ring bearer walking down aisle Bride and father before walking down the aisle Bride walking down aisle with father Bride being given away Entire ceremony scene once everyone is present

Wedding Photo Checklist Bride and groom at the alter Readings Exchanging of rings Exchanging of vows Lighting of the unity candle Exchanging of the kiss Announcement of Mr. and Mrs. Recessional

After the Ceremony

Bride with register attendants Bride and groom with greeters Bride and groom with readers Bride and groom Bride and groom with wedding party Bride and groom with bride’s parents Bride and groom with groom’s parents Bride and groom with bride’s family

Bride and groom with groom’s family

At the Reception


paper kitchen

Bride and Groom’s entrance to reception Bride and groom’s first dance – full length Bride and groom’s first dance – close up Bride dancing with father Groom dancing with mother Bride and groom talking with guests Toasting Bride and groom cutting cake Bride tossing bouquet Groom taking off garter Bride with all girlfriends Groom with all best friends Candid reception photos Guests preparing for bride and groom’s “going away”

Bride and groom leaving reception


Wedding cake

Food table

Decorations Musicians

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Gift table

Decorated car

Bride’s bouquet


Perfect Setting

The Wedding Reimagined | 866.317.4719


Perfect Match

Photos: Jonathan Ivy Photography

Real Wedding

LC + Shelbi

October 17, 2015

Style Guide Hair: Tabitha Kirkland Makeup: Brandie Slaughter Venue: Madera Estates Wedding Coordinator: Stacie Nale Photographer: Stephanie Davis/ SD Photography

Real Wedding

Jackie + Angel November 15, 2015

Venue: Rustic Rose Photographer: Lena Marie Photography

Real Wedding

Brittany + Yale 6.6.2015

Style Guide Venue: Ashton Gardens Florals: LZ Floral Linens: Elegant Beginnings Cake: Creative Confections Photographer: Kasey Lynn Photography

Real Wedding

Cecilia + Justin September 12, 2015 Venue: Rustic Rose Photos by Photography by Niki

Real Wedding

Blair + Steven

December 11, 2015

Style Guide Venue: Madera Estates Photographer: SD Photography Makeup: Jeannine w/ JN Co Makeup Artistry Hair: Lydia Coronado Flowers: Monica’s Brides & Touch of Glitz Flowers

Real Wedding

Brittany + JT 6.19.15

Style Guide Venue: Ashelynn Manor Photographer: Adam Copeland Florist: Antique Rose Hair and Make up: Exquisite Reflections Music: Third Floor Strings Cake: Nutmeg and Co DJ: All time DJ Johnny Grams



Set amidst 25 acres of lush grounds, quaint arbors and picket fences, moss draped live oaks and roses, Ashelynn Manor provides a relaxed country setting with all the modern amenities and several options for your wedding: large or intimate. Exchange your vows in front of 275 guests in the new “Vintage�chapel with mahogany pews and light filled windows or in the romantic garden gazebo with horses in the distant pastures. The stately Manor luxuriously appointed with marble floors, grandiose columns, a picture perfect circular staircase topped with a sparkling chandelier and fabulous views is ideal for intimate gatherings. Host your reception in the carriage house, decorated in an elegant true country style. Our on-site planners will customize your event to perfection.

281.252.3355 | 25276 Nichols Sawmill | Magnolia, Texas 77355

Real Wedding

Kelly + Barry October 11, 2015

Photographer: Matt Nicholls

Real Wedding

Christina + Trevor 6.28.15

Style Guide Venue: Madera Estates Photography by Ama Photography & Cinema Wedding Coordinator: Stacie Nale Catering: Cordua Cake: Sweets to Dream On Minister: Lifelong Grace Ministries Flowers: College Park Flowers

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The Lovely List Meet our lovely advertisers. Be sure to tell them you found them in Woodlands Bride. Visit our premier vendor guide at to find your perfect vendor. CATERING ---------------------------Crave Catering and Events, LLC (281) 797-0262 Magnolia Lake 2001 Texas 30 Huntsville, TX 77320 (936) 294-0991

CINEMATOGRAPHY ---------------------------Wedding Fanatics (281) 935-4265

DJs ---------------------------DJ Dave Productions (713) 806-1085 PB & DJ (832) 233-9281

FLORAL ---------------------------LZ Floral 26600 Keith Street Spring, TX 77373 (281) 813-5145 The Blooming Idea 25915 Budde Road, Suite 400 The Woodlands, TX 77380

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(281) 292-4546

HAIR + MAKEUP ---------------------------Blo Blow Dry Bar 25 Waterway Avenue, Ste. 150 The Woodlands, TX 77380 (281) 465-8515 blothewoodlands@blomedry. com Exquisite Reflections (281) 898-0411

HEALTH + WELLNESS ---------------------------Snow White Mobile Teeth Whitening (936) 494-9754

JEWELRY ---------------------------Cassio Creations 27622 I-45 North, Oak Ridge North (281) 419-4200

INVITATIONS + PAPERS ---------------------------Jo’s Paper Kitchen (936) 931-7307

Zulees 9595 Six Pines Drive The Woodlands, TX 77380 (281) 419-0773

OFFICIANT ---------------------------Going to the Chaplain (713) 822-4510

PARTIES + SHOWERS ---------------------------Pinot’s Palette (936) 321-ARTS Woodlands

PHOTOBOOTHS ---------------------------Tap Snap Phototainment (832) 257-7612

PHOTOGRAPHERS ---------------------------AMA Photography & Cinema (832) 413-3580 C. Baron Photography (281) 774-8794 info@CBaronPhotography. com

Designs By Karinda (832) 250-7837 Hoffland Studios 300 E Main St Humble, TX 77338 (731) 907-6791 Harlowe-Lane Photography (713) 730-9848 Jonathan Ivy Photography (281) 224-1937 Kasey Lynn Photography (832) 723-6163 Kelley Craig Photography (240) 881-8633 Memories By Maryanne (281) 583-9524 Photography by Niki (281) 798-0702 SD Photography (936) 582-4222

The Lovely List

Violeta Brown Photography (832) 538-2300

RENTALS ---------------------------Rent Some Vintage (281) 827-1049 Sweet Tea & Linen (281) 513-8413 carolynmillsdesigns@gmail. com

REHEARSAL DINNER VENUES ---------------------------Buca di Beppo 19075 I-45 South Conroe, TX 77385 Magnolia Lake 2001 Texas 30 Huntsville, TX 77320 (936) 294-0991 Bob’s Steak and Chop House (281) 292-2627

TRAVEL AGENTS ---------------------------Bella Destination Travel (832) 209-2174 (866) 763-6288 info@belladestinationstravel. com

VENUES ---------------------------April Sound County 1000 April Sound Blvd Montgomery, TX 77356 (936) 588-7213 Ashelynn Manor 25276 Nichols Sawmill Road, Magnolia, TX 77355 (281) 252-3355 Cleopatra Palace 3355 FM 1960 West Houston, TX 77068 (281) 537-1966 Heather’s Glen 200 E. Phillips Street Conroe, TX 77301 (936) 441-6611 Hodge Podge Lodge 300 Prairie Street Montgomery, TX 77356 (936) 228-9290 Madera Estates 3201 N Frazier Street Conroe, TX 77303 (936) 441-9337

Magnolia Lake 2001 Texas 30 Huntsville, TX 77320 (936) 294-0991 The Sanctuary at Water Oak 28600 Oaks on the Water Montgomery, TX 77356 (936) 447-6781 santuary The Woodlands Waterway Marriott 1601 Lake Robbins Drive The Woodlands, TX 77380 (281) 681-5783

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WEDDING PLANNERS ---------------------------A&E WEddings and Events info@aeweddingsandevents. com (281) 727-6800 A Splendid Event 15833 Old Conroe Road Conroe, TX 77384 (731) 591-1490 Enchanted Vizions (888) 995-1089

The Woodlands Resort 2301 North Millbend Dr The Woodlands, TX 77380 (866) 317-4719

Event Solutions (281) 781-7676

Town Hall Texas 12194 Sleepy Hollow Road Conroe, TX 77385 (281) 943-4244

Hand in Hand Weddings and Events (281) 769-1600

Walden Yacht Club Montgomery, TX (936) 582-4222

J. Low Events (731) 962-7022

WEDDING FASHION ---------------------------Amanda Badgely Designs (209) 683-4422

Treasured Spaces (731) 582-7184

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