Archive for the ‘Venues’ Category

Chic Ivory, Gold & Blush Wedding at The Houston Club by Civic Photos

Monday, December 28th, 2015

You know the feels you get when you meet someone for the first time but it feels like you’ve known them forever? That’s the one. Just ask Houston bride Shell who immediately hit it off with Michael the minute they met. A year later Michael got down on one knee at the top of the hill at Gardner State Park and you can guess the rest. Their super chic Houston Club wedding gave us all the feels and are sure you’ll be feeling them, too. We’ll let the lovely pictures courtesy of Civic Photos do the rest of the talking. Congrats and best wishes to the newlyweds!

Chic Ivory, Gold & Blush Wedding at The Houston Club by Civic Photos Chic Ivory, Gold & Blush Wedding at The Houston Club by Civic Photos Chic Ivory, Gold & Blush Wedding at The Houston Club by Civic Photos Chic Ivory, Gold & Blush Wedding at The Houston Club by Civic Photos Chic Ivory, Gold & Blush Wedding at The Houston Club by Civic Photos Chic Ivory, Gold & Blush Wedding at The Houston Club by Civic Photos Chic Ivory, Gold & Blush Wedding at The Houston Club by Civic Photos Chic Ivory, Gold & Blush Wedding at The Houston Club by Civic Photos Chic Ivory, Gold & Blush Wedding at The Houston Club by Civic Photos Chic Ivory, Gold & Blush Wedding at The Houston Club by Civic Photos Chic Ivory, Gold & Blush Wedding at The Houston Club by Civic Photos Chic Ivory, Gold & Blush Wedding at The Houston Club by Civic Photos Chic Ivory, Gold & Blush Wedding at The Houston Club by Civic Photos

Photos: Civic Photos ~ Venue: The Houston Club ~ Wedding Dress: Allure Bridal ~ Baker: Who Made The Cake!

Black & Pink Wedding at Heather’s Glen

Thursday, December 17th, 2015

Sidney and Richard are living proof that “yes, you actually CAN find true love at a night club,” notes the bride. Their unexpected meet-cute one Saturday evening made quite the lasting impression, and Richard made sure to ask for Sidney’s phone number by the end of the night. In the months to follow, Sidney and Rick (as she calls him) left their nightclub days behind and discovered a mutual passion for health and fitness–and meanwhile, for each other. Says Sidney: “Despite having all odds stacked against us, we gave true love a shot on the dance floor and we couldn’t be any happier or healthier than we are today!” Less than two years later, Rick proposed in his driveway right after the couple had just returned home from an intense sweat session, but neither one cared: “As soon as Rick had the ring, he couldn’t wait to pop the question.” The two wed in an intimate ceremony attended by 100 close family members and friends, followed by a Chinese tea ceremony and dinner reception at the romantic Heather’s Glen. “Ours was truly a fairy tale wedding,” the couple agrees. Congrats, Sidney and Rick!

Black & Pink Wedding at Heather's Glen Black & Pink Wedding at Heather's Glen Black & Pink Wedding at Heather's Glen Black & Pink Wedding at Heather's Glen Black & Pink Wedding at Heather's Glen Black & Pink Wedding at Heather's Glen Black & Pink Wedding at Heather's Glen Black & Pink Wedding at Heather's Glen Black & Pink Wedding at Heather's Glen Black & Pink Wedding at Heather's Glen Black & Pink Wedding at Heather's Glen Black & Pink Wedding at Heather's Glen Black & Pink Wedding at Heather's Glen Black & Pink Wedding at Heather's Glen

Photos: Dave DiLauro Photography ~ Ceremony, Reception & Lighting: Heather’s Glen

Meet The Cocomar Ladies: Your Master Wedding Planners and New BFFs

Monday, December 14th, 2015

Meet the Cocomar Ladies: Your Master Wedding Planners and New Best Friends

Top Photo: J. Cogliandro Photography; Bottom Left: Jonathan Ivy; Bottom Right: Holly Hoyt Photography

It’s your BIG day. Which means BIG plans. Which should NOT mean BIG stress. Fortunately, the lovely Cocomar Ladies are here to ensure that designing and planning your wedding are as much fun as having your wedding. This talented team of women know the top vendors in the industry and will take care of all of your wedding needs and desires–from venue to florist to entertainment, and everything in between–while closely working with YOU and your spouse-to-be to make sure the wedding you’re both envisioning becomes a seamless, sensational reality…not to mention exquisite, memorable and completely personal–all within your budget!

By the time your wedding planning process is in full swing, The Cocomar Ladies will not only be your go-to gals for all things wedding, but they’ll also be some of your closest confidantes during this deeply special time in your life. Take it from WIH bride Jessica, whose experience with the Cocomar Ladies was nothing short of wonderful: “Each woman I met truly made me feel like I was the only bride in the world. They each showed me genuine kindness, compassion and thoughtfulness. I grew to not only respect each of them, but to sincerely feel a friendship grow throughout our journey. These girls truly made my wedding planning more enjoyable than I could have ever imagined.”

Planning your 2016 or 2017 nuptial celebration? Book a planning package with the Cocomar Ladies before the end of January, and you’ll receive a 10% discount! Don’t let the wedding timelines and to-do lists weigh you down, make it FUN instead. Call NOW for more information.

Metallic Wedding at The Houstonian by Akil Bennett Photographer

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Brittney and Jeff grew up in the same town and even attended their high school’s Homecoming together as friends back in 2002, but it wasn’t until much later that the pair officially became a couple. On a trip to San Francisco with Brittney’s parents, Jeff planned a night to remember for his love when he proposed in front of the Golden Gate Bridge on their way to dinner: “The best part was that the Uber driver had my phone and was able to capture the entire thing,” notes Brittney. Surrounded by 250 of their closest loved ones, the pair tied the knot in a formal Methodist ceremony and then gathered for hors d’oeuvre and dancing at the glamorous Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa. Metallic hues of gold, bronze and gunmetal gray gave the “lounge”-styled room a fabulously futuristic flair, a live blues band entertained the crowd and Susie’s Cakes & Confections provided a three-tier monogrammed cake for guests to enjoy before hitting the dance floor. The bride’s favorite part of the evening, however, “was when the confetti cannons went off on the dance floor while everyone was dancing and having a good time.” Congratulations, Brittney and Jeff!

Metallic Wedding at The Houstonian by Akil Bennett Photographer Metallic Wedding at The Houstonian by Akil Bennett Photographer Metallic Wedding at The Houstonian by Akil Bennett Photographer Metallic Wedding at The Houstonian by Akil Bennett Photographer Metallic Wedding at The Houstonian by Akil Bennett Photographer Metallic Wedding at The Houstonian by Akil Bennett Photographer Metallic Wedding at The Houstonian by Akil Bennett Photographer Metallic Wedding at The Houstonian by Akil Bennett Photographer Metallic Wedding at The Houstonian by Akil Bennett Photographer Metallic Wedding at The Houstonian by Akil Bennett Photographer Metallic Wedding at The Houstonian by Akil Bennett Photographer

Photos: Akil Bennett Photographer ~ Reception Venue & Catering: The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa ~ Cake: Susie’s Cakes & Confections ~ Invitations: Katie & Co. ~ Wedding Dress: Alvina Valenta from Ivory Bridal Atelier

Gold, Hot Pink & Black Wedding at Chateau Cocomar

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

Sometimes reconnecting with your high school boyfriend is a good thing—just ask Houston bride Codi. After graduating college and moving back home, Codi and Austin fell in love all over again and decided this time it was for forever. Codi brought a new meaning to true Houston glam when she wed Austin in a feather-accented Stephen Yearick gown from Brickhouse Bridal. Her vision of a glamorous, fairytale wedding came to life at Chateau Cocomar. “Instead of using the typical blush and white color palette, I added hot pink and black for a more unique look,” she says. Black sequin linens and mercury glass candle holders were just a couple of details that added a romantic yet glamorous look to the decor. We couldn’t help but swoon, and know you will, too, after seeing the lovely photos. Congrats and best wishes to the newlyweds!

Gold, Hot Pink & Black Wedding at Chateau Cocomar Gold, Hot Pink & Black Wedding at Chateau Cocomar Gold, Hot Pink & Black Wedding at Chateau Cocomar Gold, Hot Pink & Black Wedding at Chateau Cocomar Gold, Hot Pink & Black Wedding at Chateau Cocomar Gold, Hot Pink & Black Wedding at Chateau Cocomar Gold, Hot Pink & Black Wedding at Chateau Cocomar Gold, Hot Pink & Black Wedding at Chateau Cocomar Gold, Hot Pink & Black Wedding at Chateau Cocomar Gold, Hot Pink & Black Wedding at Chateau Cocomar Gold, Hot Pink & Black Wedding at Chateau Cocomar Gold, Hot Pink & Black Wedding at Chateau Cocomar Gold, Hot Pink & Black Wedding at Chateau Cocomar Gold, Hot Pink & Black Wedding at Chateau Cocomar Gold, Hot Pink & Black Wedding at Chateau Cocomar Gold, Hot Pink & Black Wedding at Chateau Cocomar Gold, Hot Pink & Black Wedding at Chateau Cocomar Gold, Hot Pink & Black Wedding at Chateau Cocomar Gold, Hot Pink & Black Wedding at Chateau Cocomar

Photos: Kutina Photography ~ Reception Venue: Chateau Cocomar ~ Catering: Cafe Natalie Catering ~ Wedding Dress: Stephen Yearick from Brickhouse Bridal ~ Decor & Rentals: EB Inc Event Rentals & Design ~ Lighting, Music & Photobooth: LG Entertainment