Forever 21 has a wedding shop. Let me repeat that: Forever 21 has a wedding shop! We had the most stunning bride and groom elope here this past Thursday, and the bride’s gown was GORGEOUS. I commented on it and she excitedly told me she got it from Forever 21 – I didn’t even know … Continue reading Forever 21 Wedding Shop
It’s hard to believe that eight years ago, I was blogging about the vintage wedding trend, focusing on Roaring Twenties style. Short, mysterious birdcage veils were all the rage. Now I’m obsessing over an even more vintage style (think 1500’s!) with the rise in sales of Juliet cap veils. Named after the most famous Shakespearian … Continue reading Current Wedding Trend Obsession: Juliet Cap Veils
Engagements are exciting. Did he take you to the place you met and get down on one knee with a secret photographer? Did he ask you at a baseball game on the jumbotron in front of thousands of people? Did he wait until the two of you were watching Pacific Rim in your living room … Continue reading You’re engaged! That’s wonderful! Now here are some reasons to elope!
Creating a wedding registry can be daunting; the sales associates will encourage you to register for what you love, you’re trying to consider what you’ll use, all the while keeping in mind your gifters’ budgets. While I love putting Valentine’s Day flowers in our crystal vase, and delight in setting the table with our fine … Continue reading Top 4 Most Used Items From my Wedding Registry
If you’re one of the thousands of people who are planning weddings in Houston this year, chances are you’ve heard of the Bridal Extravaganza. Also, if you’re claiming that you haven’t heard of the Bridal Extravaganza, I’m calling Mariah-Carey-level shenanigans on you. Sure you don’t know Jennifer Lopez, Mariah. Sure you don’t. What you … Continue reading Who Wants Wedding Tips and an In-House Credit at Heather’s Glen?!
Watching the ebb and flow of wedding trends over the years is one of the best parts of our job. In years past, it seems trends would last 5-10 years for most not working in the biz. Now, we can virtually attend hundreds of weddings in one sitting, thanks to our little ol’ friend Pinterest, … Continue reading Wedding Trends 2017
You have your wedding dress, which is perfect and makes you feel like Beyoncé. The wedding centerpieces are finished and ohmygod your wedding pictures are going to be adorbs. You have your rings. You’ve said your mental goodbyes to Ryan Reynolds because your soon-to-be husband was like, “I love you and I get it but … Continue reading 3 Things Not to Do Before Your Wedding
I was working out at a fitness bootcamp the other night (just gonna drop that there, all nonchalant, because I’m super proud of myself), and I noticed the trainer was wearing this bulky black rubber ring on his wedding ring finger. The next night I noticed my workout buddy was wearing a pink one. I … Continue reading Silicone Wedding Rings
Those Middleton gals sure do know a thing or two about #springweddings! Kate showed us how it was done in 2011, and we loved seeing photos of Pippa’s wedding last week. Dreamy details that caught my eye: Pippa’s MIL’s emerald heels via here The Royal Toddlers via here Pippa’s custom Manolos via here The presence … Continue reading Pippa Middleton’s Spring Wedding
Ever since Ken Todd gave Lisa Vanderpump a flowery wooden swing as a gift on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, I’ve been obsessed with the idea of a bride having one here at Heather’s Glen. RHBH photos via Bravo TV This weekend, our gorgeous bride Marisa had Sweet Tea & Linen install her very own … Continue reading Romantic Wooden Garden Swing
We’ve all been to weddings where those tiny packs of kleenex tissues were at the ceremony site, available for your happy tears. A sweet touch we’ve seen recently was a basket of vintage handkerchiefs, tied together with twine, for guests to take. This is one of those fun yet completely doable DIYs; an afternoon with … Continue reading Hankies for Happy Tears
A trend in wedding centerpieces we’re seeing right now are these adorable terrariums. Fill them with your favorite blossoms, greenery, or even sand and shells to pull your wedding theme together at your wedding reception. With blooms, ferns, and succulents, photo via here. With moss and mercury glass elements via here. Simple with white candles … Continue reading Terrarium Wedding Centerpieces
The fun at a wedding reception doesn’t have to be reserved for the dancefloor. Lawn games are taking over outdoor spaces at venues. Bocci, cornhole, croquet, and jumbo jenga are a few we’ve already seen at Heather’s Glen. For a playful touch, especially at brunch or tea-time weddings, consider strategically placing lawn games out for … Continue reading Wedding Lawn Games
I recently went to a wedding in San Antonio where a gorgeous hanging garden was suspended over the dancefloor! It was such a unique piece that contrasted incredibly well in a modern space. I wish I had a photo to share (unfortunately my documentation is lost in the vortex of unsaved Snapchat stories), but check … Continue reading Live walls & vertical gardens at your wedding
Springing forward can often be such a nuisance. As someone who is not a farmer, and is a mother to a toddler, it means an adjustment of epic proportions to get my daughter asleep at night before 10pm. But I can’t complain too much, because with it brings the longer, lighter days. Outdoor concerts, margaritas … Continue reading Surprise Wedding Guest
Modern Luxury Brides Houston is one of Houston’s most beautiful bridal magazines. We were thrilled to attend their event last night; ballerinas danced while we mixed and mingled, and the menu and decor were truly reflective of the “luxury” in the mag’s name. Deviled quail eggs with caviar…served in a nest of thyme! Gorgeous ballerinas … Continue reading Modern Luxury Brides Houston
We hope you had a lot to be thankful for this year! We are very grateful for our wonderful brides and grooms that choose to say “I do” at Heather’s Glen. Here is this year’s Black Friday special. Please call or email us today to schedule a tour!
We’ve scheduled our next Open House for Thursday, November 17th, 2016 from 6-8pm. We hope to see you there!
Heather and I attended a rustic-chic party hosted by The Knot last month at Beckendorff Farms. Oysters, live art, champagne served on a huge wooden swing, and swags of floral everywhere took an old barn to a new level.
NACE Wedding Trends never disappoints – we are truly wowed year after year, and this year was no exception. For the event’s 10th anniversary, the theme was Past, Present, Future with a “Past Museum” showcasing vignettes from previous years’ events. Celebrity wedding planner Mindy Weiss was the hilarious guest speaker, and the amazing after-party featured … Continue reading Wedding Trends 2016: Past, Present, Future