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Garden Wedding Venues

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Southern California, Dallas, Houston and Las Vegas couples just got that much luckier. See, they already have year-round beautiful weather and gorgeous garden weddings to follow suit. Now Ever After launched Garden Wedding Venues offering the best, free, local venue search for Southern California, Dallas, Houston and Las Vegas garden ceremony and garden reception sites that perfectly match your outdoor vision, personality and budget.

In one fell swoop, you can search for beautiful outdoor venues that are highly recommended by other newlyweds, and instantly find out the starting rate and seating capacity for each property that catches your eye. Doesn’t that sound much better than wandering the internet aimlessly or trying to uncover package rates that are impossible to find?

Best of all, the wedding venue experts at Garden Wedding Venues have personally visited each and every outdoor venue on their exclusive list, and will personally work with you to identify the most perfect garden venue for the wedding of your dreams. They’ll even find out if the venue is available on your wedding date, and book an appointment for you to tour the venue, saving you days worth of phone calls to every venue on your list.

Not in these areas? No problem. Check out Ever After and search exotic destination wedding and honeymoon spots. They are also experts in planning faraway weddings because they work with destination hotels and resorts all the time. Let them help you find the perfect spot, whether it’s in Southern California or the South Pacific. Then you can take it from there.

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Aurora Cinema

Aurora Cinema is a filmmaking studio based in New York. After several years of shooting for some of the best in the wedding industry, I’ve decided to venture out and create something inspiring with beautiful imagery and powerful stories.
We are a team of creative professionals dedicated to mixing passion & art throughout the Adirondack Mountains, NYC, Boston, & Newport.
Get in touch with us to see what we can create for you!

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Winter Hues Inspiration

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“Ethereal” doesn’t even begin to cover the airy feeling of this shoot from Tinsel & Twine and Marianna Jamadi. With a focus on the unique textures found in the winter season and cool blues and whites, this is one of the more soothing styled shoots we’ve seen in a while! In case you’re eying the heavenly white skirt like we are, it was made by the photographer Marianna herself!

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From the designers, Tinsel & Twine: Our team at Tinsel & Twine, in collaboration with Marianna Jamadi Photography, recently produced a photoshoot inspired by the sudden chill in the air. Focusing on raw cotton and wool textures, we created a thematic cocoon for what we lovingly called our “Natural Bride.”


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Our Natural Bride is ethereal. She embodies the stillness and quiet of the season’s first snow. Her billowing layered skirt is created from lengths of creamy bed linens, well-worn cotton t-shirts, salvaged lace, and ribbon. She carries a loose bouquet of raw cotton blossoms and lightly gilded asparagus leaves tied with a wool cord. Our Bride’s mixed textures set the tone for our tablescape, which we envisioned to be her dreamlike, gold-tinged bridal luncheon.


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The table is dressed in a charcoal herringbone wool and topped with centerpieces created with raw cotton and gilded asparagus leaves. Here, the richness of the brushed gold chargers, glowing votive candles, hand-scripted placecards, and gold-rimmed glassware provide a striking contrast to the organic feel of the raw cotton and purposefully imperfect arrangements. In the same vein, the accompanying save-the-date suite, with gilded hand-lettering and richly textured paper stocks, hint at the sweet contrast of natural elements and rich, slightly decadent details.


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Shoot Location: New York City, NY / Event Design and Styling, Stationery: Tinsel & Twine / Photographer and Bride’s Skirt: Marianna Jamadi / Tableware: Broadway Party Rentals / Makeup: Melissa Cunillera (mubymelc@gmail.com) / Model: Lindsay Sue Johnson

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Studio La Fleur

With our Focus on artisry, all florals are carefully choosen. Studio La Fleur’s exceptional color and texture combinations set your event apart from the rest of the cookie cutter looks that are currently flooding the wedding and event scene. We live to design and create new looks that will help your event set you apart. Let your personality come through. From Romantic soft looks, to edgy, modern and vintage inspired events. We are devoted to creating a beautiful event.

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Handcrafted Dallas Wedding

DIY Weddings

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Today’s wedding by Grit and Gold dream wedding team Nine Photography, , Couture Events by Lottie is one that warms our hearts to the core. Newlyweds Diana and Miguel honored the bride’s father with various homages to him throughout the day, and made their wedding an event that was perfectly suited to who they are as a couple.

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From the bride, Diana: If I had to describe our day, I would have to define it as artistic/DIY. We tried to involve ourselves with everything! We are the type of couple that like to place our hands in all projects. We wanted it to feel like we were walking into “our” world :) wanted our family and friends to know from the time they received the Save the Date & invite to the end when we did our finally farewell, that they felt us.


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For the wedding, we designed and made all the “save the dates” and invitations, marquee letters of our initials that actually lit up!, paper pinwheels that were hung everywhere but mainly on our altar wall that was installed outside for the ceremony, cake pop holders that we stamped our faces on, made a life size (8 feet) replica of our wedding invitation and hand painted it, made some colorful lanterns that hung above our table (reminded me of my dad, he was a painter so I used the paint swatches that are at Home Depot to cover them), wooden banners that hung to highlight different areas during the reception, made the guys’ boutonnieres and girls’ bouquets.


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We wanted to place a little something special we did in honor of my dad. We wanted to have him with us throughout our wedding and feel his presence and this is how we did it. Like I mentioned earlier, he was a professional interior painter so we used paint swatches from home depot to make the lanterns that hung over our tables, used his rocks that he collected throughout his life for the table number holders, my brother that walked me down the aisle with my moms wore his cowboy boots and cowboy hat like he would have worn, and the paint swatches were used as the seating chart too!


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Any advice for brides planning their weddings now? Make it your own!!! Make it unique!!! If you have the time and energy then DIY the heck out of it! You will see yourself throughout the wedding during your magical day and feel like it truly is yours. We loved hearing the comments of our wedding afterwards “it was so y’all!” “I felt like we walked into your home” “It was so unique!” Many brides I know find it easier to just get the “package deal” which works great for some but many later come to find out that they didn’t have an attachment to their wedding and it just felt like “another wedding” but placing yourselves into the planning and making of will give you that connection! Use your family and friends for help!!! I know this area I did have trouble with because I felt like I was going to be a burden but honestly they are willing and most of the time waiting for the invitation! So ask away! Most importantly!!! Always grab your newly hubs and during your reception take the time to step back and see allllll of the beautiful faces of your family and friends smiling and celebrating your new life! then think “We did this.”


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Wedding Music:
Groomsmen’s Processional: “Love and Happiness,” Al Green
Bridesmaids’ Processional: “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going,” Jennifer Hudson
Bridal Processional: “One and Only,” Adele
Recessional: “Enur,” Calabria ft Natasja

We had two first dances, both a surprise to one another:
Mine to him: “Escandalo,” Marc Anthony
His to me: “She’s Royal,” Tarrus Riley

Wedding Location: Dallas, TX / Design Team: Grit and Gold / Wedding Photographer: Nine Photography / Event Design and Styling: Couture Events by Lottie / Wedding Flowers: / Wedding Venue: Hickory Street Annex / Wedding Dress: Sarah Seven “Bushel and Peck” / Bride’s Shoes: ModCloth / Wedding Caterer: The Black-eyed Pea / DJ: DJ Killtron / Mariachi Band: Sol de mi Tierra / Rentals: Swanky Couch

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Alexis June Weddings

Hello beautiful! We’re Brandi + Ryan, the husband-wife photographers behind Alexis June Weddings. So who is Alexis June? They are the two loves of our life, our daughters, Kierstyn {whose middle name is Alexis} and Kaija {who was born in June}. Two years ago we sold everything we own to pursue our dreams and move across the country to NYC. We’ve been married for nine years and still crazy in love. Ryan speaks Norwegian. Brandi loves everything about Norway. Ryan has his MBA from Notre Dame, but loves to cook. Brandi was a journalist in the United States Air Force and eats everything Ryan cooks. Together with our girls we live in Atlanta, Georgia and cherish every day together.

Being wedding photographers is an honor and a privilege, to be a part of one of the most important moments in a someone’s life is deeply personal. Capturing a couple’s love story together makes what we do even more special. We have laughed, we have cried and we have experienced those joyous moments when its more about two individuals joining as one and less about the details. It’s about the marriage. It’s about the future. Love is a gorgeous thing and we are truly passionate about what we do. We believe everyone has a story and it should be told.

This is our story, what is yours?

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