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Meet the Mag Creatives: North Texas Hair & Makeup Artists

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The bridal beauty looks our North Texas hair and makeup artists created for the Spring/Summer 2018 issue did not disappoint! From loose and romantic updos to windswept, flowing locks, and from dewey, barely-there makeup to a smoldering smokey eye, our beauty pros created every look an North Texas bride could need for their day-of style inspiration. Keep reading below to get to know these hair and makeup experts and to see their creative work.

To see more from these full editorials, you can view the full digital version of the magazine or you can order your print copy online!

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Brittany Jones Hair and Makeup

With nearly 10 years of business under her belt, Brittany and her team of trained artists have long been providing some of the best local services in beauty for all your wedding day wants! They even offer on-site airbrush tanning for those last minute, week-of color refreshers!

Allen Tsai Photography | Lindsey Zamora Events | Patsy’s, A Bridal Boutique | F.I.G. – Fashion Industry Gallery

Grand Slam Glam

The ladies behind Grand Slam Glam understand the importance of perfecting your bridal look prior to the big day. Full trials are available and part of their wedding packages, as well as other fun add-ons like engagement and bridal photos where the team stands by to touch up or change your look to capture your most beautifully made up self!

Alba Rose Photography | Events by Jade | Lovely Bride | R. Love Floral | Beautiful Event Rentals | The True Gem | Firefly Gardens Wedding and Event Venue

Jennifer Trotter – Lip Service Makeup

With well over 1000 weddings under her belt, Jennifer Trotter has earned her place as one of the top beauty specialists in the North Texas area having more than two decades of experience doing commercial, editorial, bridal and television hair and makeup. With a team trained to work with all hair and skin types, these ladies are sure to deliver big for your wedding day look.

Joseph Mark Photography | Donnie Brown Weddings and Events | Stardust Celebrations | Beautiful Event Rentals | Adolphus Hotel

The Styling Stewardess

No matter your choice of beauty look, one of the fabulous stylists from They Styling Stewardess is guaranteed to be able to create your dream look to your accent gown. To help clients look extra camera-ready, lash application is complimentary with every makeup session for brides and her maids!

AR Photography | Chic Fleur Weddings and Events | Something Pretty Floral | Lovely Bride | Posh Couture Rentals | Dallas Arboretum

WZ Beauty Studio

This McKinney based studio takes the best in beauty trends and combines them with your natural and desired look to create the best version of you on your day! Offering airbrush bases, clients can be sure their makeup will stay all day despite any unexpected weather conditions.

Rachel Elaine Photography | Cloud Creative Events | Flourish Floral Design Studio | De Ma Fille | Dove Ridge Vineyard

Randee Strand Artistry

Randee and her team have been consistently serving the DFW area for over 12 years now, providing top-of-the-line services for a custom experience. Offering makeup lessons as well, the Randee Strand bride is guaranteed to stun with a unique look created just for her!

De Ma Fille | Ben Q. Photography

Meet the Mag Creatives: North Texas Rental Companies

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Our Meet the Mag Creatives blog series is in full swing! We’ve loved taking a closer look at the North Texas wedding vendors that bring dreams to reality, and today we’re diving into our incredible rental companies. With so much to choose from, representing any and all styles, these vendors have got you covered for all your rental needs. Enjoy!

To see more from these full editorials, check out the full digital version of the magazine or you order your print copy online!

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Beautiful Event Rentals

With a library-like catalogue of rentals from glamorous chaise lounges to boxwood hedge walls, Beautiful Event Rentals is the go to company for eclectic pieces made to fit any style of wedding! Having recently acquired the company formerly known as Propmaker Luxury Event Rentals, this mega rental company has everything you need (and didn’t know you needed) to make your special day complete!

Tyler + Lindsey |  A Stylish Soiree | Petals Couture | HD Liquid Catering |The Laurel

Coral Lane

Serving areas across the DFW Metroplex and as far out as east Texas, Coral Lane was born from the idea of two best friends who simply had a love of collecting pieces for their own family photos and children’s rooms. Now sharing their inventory with clients, the duo makes it easy to choose pieces that add just that extra bit of pizzazz needed to make your wedding day perfect in every way.

Andrea Elizabeth Photography | Weddings by Stardust | 21 Parc Floral and Events | Brake & Clutch Warehouse

Gold Dust Vintage

Established as the DFW go-to for antique pieces with loads of charm, Gold Dust Vintage has everything you need for a perfectly pretty setting! With items like velvet tufted chairs and lounges to scrolling iron bar carts, you’re guaranteed to find everything you need, whether your style is over-the-top glamorous or sweet and southern!

House of Tales Events | The Orchard Event Center | Robbie Aleman / Fairy Tale Photography

Posh Couture Rentals

The team behind this women-owned company has an eye for high-low table curation, possessing a highly covetable list of luxury items from simple serveware to 18 carat gold etched artisan china. They’ve got a knack for making your big day beautiful with a strategy of mixing high end items with affordable counterparts to make your table settings completely unique to you and your desired look.

AR Photography | Chic Fleur Weddings and Events | Something Pretty Floral | Dallas Arboretum

Top Tier Event Rentals + Staffing

If your look is a bit more modern with a touch of classic, Top Tier Event Rentals likely has exactly what you need. Clean lines, geometric shapes and fresh trends are shown through pieces like lucite chairs and half moon shaped wood tables. Plus, they’ve got a large on-call staff to help with everything from set up to take down on even the shortest bit of notice!

Stephanie Brazzle Photography | Shannon Rose Events | Lush Couture Floral | Illustrated Weddings by Lola Lorena | The Nest at Ruth Farms

Chanticleer Wedding Art

An artist at the core, Linda Shobe’s unique business of cake stand making put her at one of (if not THE only) most sought-after artisan makers of her kind in the North Texas area. Whether your request is for a custom stand with mixed metals, intricate design details or even made from a repurposed antique, Linda can craft it exactly to your liking and give you a base for the most fabulous cake photos to remember!

Meet the Mag Creatives: North Texas Wedding Florists

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We cannot get enough of the stunning florals our North Texas wedding florists crafted for the Spring/Summer 2018 issue! From bouquets to altar backdrops to lavish tablescapes, you’ll find the most incredible, trend-inspiring florals throughout. Let us introduce you to the 16 incredible floral designers that contributed to the mag below.

Stay tuned to the blog to see these shoots in full, and take a look inside our digital mag or order your print copy online!

21 Parc Floral and Events

With 25 years of industry experience, 21 Parc has certainly earned a spot among the ranks of top North Texas vendors. Elegance is their specialty, whether in the form of bloom embellished altars or  unique, towering centerpieces as exhibited above.

Andrea Elizabeth Photography | Weddings by Stardust | Coral Lane | Top Tier Event Rentals + Staffing | Brake & Clutch Warehouse

A Stylish Soiree

Deep in the heart of Dallas, the sister duo behind this event and floral company take on your floral dreams from start to finish, mood boarding to installation. Their creative knack comes into play when creating your unique bouquets, arrangements and centerpieces, like this fruit filled stunner above!

Kristen Dee PhotographyBrake & Clutch Warehouse

Dirt Flowers

The visionary behind the arrangements in our new editorial gown shoot, the team at Dirt take their floral art seriously creating only the best and most unique looks for their clients. Often playing with texture, it’s not unusual to find playful, natural elements among prim and pretty blooms for a dose of unexpected beauty.

Courtney Hanson Photography | Jennifer Trotter – Lip Service Makeup | Patsy’s, A Bridal Boutique | The True Gem | Lindsey Zamora Events | House of Dirt

Donnie Brown Weddings and Events

Celebrity planner (and a wedding industry celebrity himself) Donnie Brown and his team are known for their expertise in glamour in abundance. Taking the best of new trends and mixing them with classic elegance, they’re a sure fit in creating an over the top elegant “floralscape.”

Joseph Mark Photography | Delicious CakesJennifer Trotter – Lip Service Makeup | Stardust Celebrations | Beautiful Event Rentals | Adolphus Hotel | ISW Menswear

Dr. Delphinium Designs + Events

Priding themselves in keeping the client’s vision at the forefront, you can count on Dr. Delphinium Designs for both quality and artistry. From floral crowns to cake embellishments, no request is too large or small for this talented team to take on and deliver in top-notch quality.

Kiss Me For Eternity Photography by Thisbe Grace & Co. | House of Tales Events | WZ Beauty Studio | Bridal Boutique

Everly Alaine Florals

Founder Leslie Acevedo knows that the beauty in a good floral arrangement comes from keeping the blooms in their natural state as often as possible, expertly experimenting with movement, adding greenery and mixing in textured stems to create the perfect eye-catching piece. Just like in the photo above, the outcome of her work is always something unique and special, just what you need for your big day!

Kristen Dee PhotographyBrake & Clutch Warehouse

Flourish Floral Design Studio

This Addison-based floral studio gets its street cred from owner Macey Ward, who graduated with a degree in horticulture and most definitely knows her blooms! She’s known for her more naturalistic approach, frequently working in greenery around decor, in bouquets and straight down a table’s center as a runner.

Nate & Grace Photography | Katie Frost WeddingsCoral Lane | HD Liquid Catering | Chapel Creek Ranch

Fox and the Fleur

“Bold, inspiring and full of life,” is the mantra that Faith Anne Pitts follows when building out a client’s dream floral scheme. We love the unexpected punchy color combo contrast of the mulberry and mustard colored blooms featured here from the designer and can picture these same florals making the most beautiful boho-like centerpiece!

Laylee Emadi Photography | Hollow Hill Event Center

Kate McLeod Studio

Dallas born and bred, Kate McLeod’s artistic background helps to bring a clear creative vision to the table when working with clients to make their floral selection. Her trademark free-spirited aesthetic shows through her work in the form of wildflowers, leafy greenery and other natural elements for an easy pretty style of arrangements!

Laylee Emadi Photography | Olive & NineCoral Lane | Brown Fox Creative | Mopac Event Center

Lush Couture Floral

Whether your style is classic and elegant or bold and glamorous, the team at Lush Couture can create the perfect match in everything from the centerpieces to the groomsmen’s boutonnieres. We love how they took a seemingly simple all rose arrangement but livened it up through the use punchy colors and varying types of blooms to create this fun, welcoming centerpiece!

Meggie Taylor Photography | Embrace the Day Events | Posh Couture Rentals | Illustrated Weddings by Lola Lorena | The Rosemary Barn

Petals Couture

Petals Couture earned its name from owner Emily Howe’s desire to bring a couture-like designing process and end product to each of her customer’s experiences. Customization is a key part of their business, always putting the client’s vision first but going above and beyond to make it even more spectacular than imagined.

Tyler + Lindsey | A Stylish Soiree | Top Tier Event Rentals + Staffing | Beautiful Event Rentals | HD Liquid Catering | Felderhoff & Co. | The Laurel

R Love Floral

Inspired by all things nature,Raquel Lovern Harris of R Love Floral developed somewhat of a floral obsession at a young age and continues to be passionate about all things bloom-related. Keeping client’s stress free, Raquel is there every step of the way, from initial inspiration brainstorms to installation on the big day. Her romantic style is truly unmatched!

Alba Rose Photography | Events by Jade | Beautiful Event Rentals | Top Tier Event Rentals + Staffing | Firefly Gardens Wedding and Event Venue

Sage Fine Flowers

Having worked alongside some of the greatest florists in the country, Tisa Zellers founded Sage Fine Flowers with a desire to bring the best in floral to her customers with a keen eye for design. Sourcing flowers from even the most far-fetched locales, Tisa’s team brings an unique flare to their designs by using a combination of exotic and simplistic blooms to create beautiful contrasts in their work.

Kristen Dee Photography | Brake & Clutch Warehouse

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Something Pretty Floral

The experts in feminine and sweet, we can always spot a design from Something Pretty with their garden party aesthetic! Less polished and more natural, the team knows how to perfectly execute ease through their floral visions, just like the bouquet above filled with varying stem lengths and plenty of greenery to give it the perfect “freshly picked” look.

Dyan Kethley Photography | Silver Lining Events + Co. | WZ Beauty Studio | The Bridal Salon at Neiman Marcus | Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek

Tami Winn Events

Beginning her floral career at age 19 through a job at a flower shop, Tami has over 15 years of industry experience and a continued passion for learning new floral trends and techniques to bring the best to her clients. Through each step of the planning process, the team will make sure every vision is brought to life through the use of florals, selected specifically to match the look, taste, and personality of the individual client. We adore the larger than life modern arrangements in their hand selected chinoiserie vases!

Tracy Autem Photography | Beautiful Event Rentals | Posh Couture Rentals | Paper Planet | Omni Fort Worth Hotel

The Greenhouse 817

With a flair for the rare, The Greenhouse 817 takes its name seriously, infusing plants like succulents, cacti and golden wheat into wedding day displays and arrangements to bring a truly botanical feel. We love the bohemian-like airy ease in the altar display captured above for a truly custom floral experience.

Allen Tsai Photography | Lindsey Zamora PhotographyCoral Lane | F.I.G. – Fashion Industry Gallery

Enter the 2018 Looks of Love Contest NOW!

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There are only a few days left to enter the Brides of North Texas 8th Annual Looks of Love contest! We’ve been pouring over so many adorable submissions from DFW couples already and are already anxious to announce a winner! To enter, follow this link and upload a few of your favorite pictures or engagement photos and briefly tell us your love story (just a short paragraph will do!). The deadline to enter is next Monday, February 5. We’ll be sharing some of our favorites for voting starting Wednesday, February 7, leading up to the big announcement on Valentine’s Day! The Looks of Love entry with the most likes will win a one night stay at The Warwick Melrose-Dallas in deluxe suite accommodations, a three-course chef’s tasting menu for two with wine pairing in the hotel’s restaurant The Landmark, nightcaps for two in The Library, breakfast for two in The Landmark or in-room dining AND complimentary overnight valet parking! Also, if you have any friends in the Oklahoma, Austin or Houston areas, be sure to tell them about our Looks of Love Contest for Brides of OklahomaLooks of Love Contest for Brides of Austin or Looks of Love Contest for Brides of Houston ongoing now as well! Good luck!

Photographers // Top Left: Tracy Autem Photography | Top Right: Courtney Hanson Photography | Middle: Allen Tsai Photography | Bottom Left: Emily Nicole Photo | Bottom Right: Apryl Ann Photography

Meet the Mag Creatives: North Texas Wedding Planners

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Day 1 of our Meet the Mag Creatives series is a go! Now that the new issue is released, we want to connect our brides with all the local makers that brought the Spring/Summer 2018 issue to life – starting with our North Texas wedding planners. Get to know the vendors behind these styled editorials and weddings below, and stay tuned to the blog to see the full shoots in our upcoming posts.

Head to our digital copy of the mag to see more from these stunning shoots now, and be sure to order your print copy. Cheers!

A Stylish Soiree

With over a decade of industry work under their belts, dynamite sister duo Kerrie and Becca have built out their top-rated Dallas and LA based business to include full services from day-of planning to creating and executing your dream destination wedding. In addition to their planning talents, the team also adds floral concept and design to their roster of wedding expertise for the perfect one-stop-shop experience!

Tyler + Lindsey | Top Tier Rentals + Staffing | Beautiful Event Rentals | Petals Couture | HD Liquid Catering | Felderhoff & Co. | The Laurel

Chic Fleur Weddings and Events

The all-girl coordinator squad at Chic Fleur Weddings and Events is known for creating the most undeniably elegant spaces regardless of style or theme. From ballroom to backyard, you can bet these ladies will deliver the picture perfect setting for your special day.

AR Photography | Coral Lane | Posh Couture Rentals | Something Pretty Floral | The Styling Stewardess | The Butterfly Cake Factory | Golden Greys | Lovely Bride | Dallas Arboretum

Cloud Creative

Based in Fort Worth, KC Cloud’s planning and design company has been a mega success since its birth. Similar to the above photo, expect to see carefully crafted floral creations, unique decor and five-star seating arrangements to leave long-lasting memories for you and your guests.

Rachel Elaine Photography |Beautiful Event Rentals |Posh Couture Rentals | WZ Beauty Studio | De Ma Fille | Flourish Floral Design Studio | Loft22 Cakes | Brown Fox Creative | Dove Ridge Vineyard

Donnie Brown Weddings and Events

The resident Dallas expert of grandiose weddings, former Style Network wedding series star Donnie Brown’s completely full service company provides services in everything from gown selections to event lighting. With an impressive client roster list, Donnie brings a talented eye and taste for bold ideas to the forefront to create luxurious spaces for any dream wedding!

Joseph Mark Photography |Beautiful Event Rentals | Jennifer Trotter – Lip Service Makeup | Stardust Celebrations | Delicious Cakes | Paper Planet | Adolphus Hotel | ISW Menswear

Embrace the Day Events

Amanda’s mostly solo-run business has earned her much praise and accolades throughout the planning industry here in North Texas. She offers three different wedding packages to help customize your experience at varying levels of budget and interaction to make your wedding day as easy and stress-free as possible!

Meggie Taylor Photography |Beautiful Event Rentals |Posh Couture Rentals | Lush Couture Floral | Illustrated Weddings by Lola Lorena | The Rosemary Barn

Events by Jade

Known for her hands-on approach and vast body of work, Jade always manages to add an extra touch of femininity to her work, as exhibited above. Whether through unique floral arrangements or touches of modern glam decor, she’ll be sure to add the extra bit of sweetness you’d never know you were missing to your special day!

Alba Rose Photography |Beautiful Event Rentals |Top Tier Rentals + Staffing | Grand Slam Glam | R. Love Floral |Lovely Bride | Sugar Bee Sweets | Cleggraphy Designs | The True Gem | Firefly Weddings and Event Venue

House of Tales Events

With experience in wedding and events planning, the team at House of Tales has extensive knowledge on how exactly to bring all of your special day dreams to life at every level of the process. Whether you’re looking to create a fairytale-like lavish setting or keep it simple and sweet, Maya and her team offer unique packages like design and decor or budget and vendor selection to help tailor your experience to your planning budget needs.

Kiss Me For Eternity Photography by Thisbe Grace & Co. |Posh Couture Rentals | Bridal Boutique | WZ Beauty Studio | Dr. Delphinium Designs + Events | Haute Sweets Patisserie | Felderhoff & Co.

Jen Rios Weddings

With a curated eye for modern trends and a knack for nailing nearly any type of setting aesthetic, Jen and her team have created a much-loved planning brand guaranteed to turn your dream day into a reality. With services starting as low as under $3,000, you can choose your level of planning, whether it’s a la carte or a full time, start-to-finish experience.

Cassie Loree Photography | Top Tier Event Rentals + Staffing | Coral Lane | R. Love Floral | HD Liquid Catering | LaneLove Paper Co. | Brik Special Events Venue

Katie Frost Weddings

If going the extra mile to add those special touches reflective of your personality ranks top on your list in a planner, look no further than Katie and her team. Known for prioritizing the little details to make the big picture complete, this team takes a deeper look at what makes a couple and their partnership complete and brings to light these special qualities for a most memorable wedding day!

Nate & Grace Photography |Coral LaneTop Tier Event Rentals + Staffing | Flourish Floral Design Studio | De Ma Fille | Grand Slam Glam | C. Marie’s Sweets | HD Liquid Catering | Cleggraphy Designs | Chapel Creek Ranch

Keestone Events

Specializing in events both near and far, the team at Keestone Events has an extensive roster of planning experience in everything from dream destinations to even birthday party events. Noting that no two weddings are the same, their flexibility in creating a uniquely customizable package for your wedding day ensures an uncompromised planning experience.

Allen Tsai Photography | HD Liquid Catering

Lindsey Zamora Events

With a unique personal background in styling and design, Lindsey is known for her infusion of timelessness and elegance with a fashion-forward approach to her planning. Like in the above photo, she’s known for her unparalleled creative vision no matter your personal or venue style to make bring your vision the most stylish potential!

Allen Tsai Photography | Coral Lane | Posh Couture Rentals | Brittany Jones Hair and Makeup | Patsy’s, A Bridal Boutique | The Greenhouse 817 | Golden Greys | F.I.G. – Fashion Industry Gallery

MK Event Boutique

With 16 plus years of event planning service experience, the team of ladies at MK Event Boutique have helped plan weddings big and small, near and far, and stand by a hands-on approach to make your wedding day as smooth and carefree as possible. Added benefits of creative services like in-house paperie make for extra ease when working with the MK team!

Cristina Wisner Photographer | Top Tier Event Rentals + Staffing | 21 Parc Floral and Events | Beautiful Event Rentals | Bridal Boutique | The Styling Stewardess | Venue Forty50

Olive & Nine

With an extensive list of services, Olive and Nine offers couples the chance to create their own completely custom package, whether that includes only design assistance, day-of duties or a full-fledged wedding experience. We love their naturally whimsical aesthetic and ability to create a true dreamscape out of any setting!

Laylee Emadi Photography | Coral Lane | HD Liquid Catering | Kate McLeod Studio | The Jenny Layne Bakery | The True Gem | Bridal Boutique | Brittany Jones Hair and Makeup | Brown Fox Creative | Mopac Event Center

Silver Lining Events + Co.

Just a few years shy of a decade in business, Silver Lining has made a splash in the North Texas planning market with their attention to detail and artistic design abilities. Standing as a crucial aspect of their brand, this team of planners can bring all of your wildest design and decor dreams to life, from backdrops to tablescapes.

Dyan Kethley Photography | Posh Couture Rentals | Beautiful Event Rentals | Something Pretty Floral | WZ Beauty Studio | HoneyLove Cakery | LaneLove Paper Co. | The Welcome Box | The Bridal Salon at Neiman Marcus | Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek

Shannon Rose Events

Armed with an arsenal of styling and design experience, Shannon of Shannon Rose Events began her career in interior design, until she realized her true passion of helping create the perfect experience for couples on their wedding day. Offering some of the best in client services, Shannon and her team are there every step of the way depending on your selected package, from vendor meetings to installation on the big day!

Stephanie Brazzle Photography | Beautiful Event Rentals | Top Tier Event Rentals + Staffing | Jennifer Trotter – Lip Service Makeup | Lush Couture Floral | Lovely Bride | Illustrated Weddings by Lola Lorena | The Nest at Ruth Farms

Tami Winn Events

The “jack of all trades” when it comes to wedding planning, owner Tami Winn’s 15 years of creative services experience attributes to her expertise in everything from floral design to general wedding etiquette. Her innovation and stylish byproducts have certainly secured her rank as one of North Texas’ sought-after planners.

Tracy Autem Photography | Beautiful Event Rentals | Posh Couture Rentals | Creme de la Creme Cake Company | Paper Planet | Omni Fort Worth Hotel

North Texas Wedding Planners

Weddings by Stardust

With an entire team awarded certificates from the American Association of Certified Wedding Planners, Stardust is known for their creative flair in designing any type of wedding, no matter how large or small. With four wedding plan packages, each tier includes exclusive client offerings, such as discount on their own merchandise for your special day and unlimited access to their team during your planning stages.

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