Weddings to Celebrate: Emily + Ross' Lakeway Resort and Spa Wedding

Emily and Ross’ Lakeway Resort and Spa wedding was one of the most joyful days we’ve ever had the pleasure of planning/coordinating. Seriously, this couple is SO nice and Emily is one of the happiest people we’ve ever met. Emily and Ross were so genuinely excited to get married. They spent almost the entire day grinning ear to ear. It was awesome!

Austin Wedding Venue

The Lakeway Resort has a stunning view, gorgeous grounds and amazing staff- which was just icing on the cake for us (and our couple). They have plenty of indoor space (over 24,000 square feet) with panoramic views of Lake Travis. They boast a “rustic chic” vibe, but we think it can be transformed into just about anything with the right team!

Want to see some candid shots of the day? Check out their hashtag #HappilyEverHerbst!

Cast of Austin Wedding Vendors

Coordinator: Something to Celebrate

Venue: Lakeway Resort & Spa

Cake: Sweet Treets Bakery

Florist: Bouquets of Austin

Photographer: Christina Carroll

Ceremony Music: Live Oak Trio

Band: Memphis Soul

Rentals: Marquee Event Rentals

Lighting: JSAV

Hair/MakeUp: Katy Reddell Beauty

Photobooth: Oh Happy Day Booth

Weddings to Celebrate: Jordan + Nick's Hotel Ella Wedding

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Jordan and Nick’s Hotel Ella wedding was the sweetest southern celebration with countless timeless touches. These two have such warm, loving personalities and working with them was a breeze! Not only did they choose one of our favorite venues for their ceremony + reception, but they worked with some of our favorite vendors too (Spacecraft Entertainment always knows how to keep the party moving)!

The timeless wedding got a modern POP of color from the prettiest purple shade - it was incorporated in the bridesmaid’s dresses and men’s ties. Otherwise, they kept is classic with lots of white, touches of grey, gold and greenery. Jordan’s monochromatic white bouquet included lush peonies and huge ranunculus- a combination that we obsess over every time. Truly gorgeous!

Some of our favorite details- the scarves on every other ceremony chair (although it doesn’t look like it, it was a CHILLY day), the monogram detail on the bridesmaid’s prep PJs and the miniature pies at each place setting for the favors.

Be sure to watch Jordan + Nick’s awesome video by Ladybird! We highly recommend getting a videographer for the big day- it’s always so much fun to see the wedding played back. It goes so darn fast!

Cast of Austin Wedding Vendors:

Coordinator: Something To Celebrate

Austin Wedding Venue: Hotel Ella

Officiant: Mike Rinehart

Desserts: Sweet Treets Bakery

Florist: Exquisite Petals

Photographer: Angela King Photography

Videographer: Ladybird Studios

Cerem. Music: Terra Vista Strings

Music: Spacecraft Entertainment

Rentals: Whim Hospitality

Transportation: The Gypsy Tailgate

Hair: Kacey Brynne Hair

MakeUp: Lauren Lumsden Makeup

Weddings to Celebrate: Erin + Andy's Prosper House Wedding

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There are few things better for us than meeting a couple that wants a wedding that is quintessentially them. When you aren’t worried about trends or what your best friend did, but what matters to you as a couple, your wedding is going to be exponentially better. Having a vision for how you want it to feel and what you want the day to represent is so very helpful to us as planners! We want to pull those elements in while also using our expertise to guide you along the way for all the things that you might not think about.

Erin and Andy’s wedding was a beautiful culmination of all the things that make them, them. They made our job so easy and were troopers when we had to revert to our back-up rain plan for their ceremony .

Fun fact- this adorable duo lives in Australia, so we didn’t meet in-person until the day before the wedding!

Austin Wedding Venue

From the stunning, minimalistic decor to the epic party bus departure, we’re smitten #allthethings from this Prosper House wedding.

The Prosper House’s main hall is 3,000 square feet with 15 foot tall ceilings- the bright, airy quality makes it perfect for the couple who wants to feel as if they’re outdoors, but would prefer the comfort of a/c! Although they can accommodate up to 220, they’re perfectly suitable for smaller events too.

Be sure to check out the couple' on IG using their wedding hashtag: #waddlemoto

Cast of Austin Wedding Vendors:

Austin Wedding Venue: Prospect House

Officiant: Father of Groom

Austin Caterer: Noble Sandwich

Bar Service: Elevate Bartending

Florist: Last Petal

Photographer: Joslyn Holtfort

Music: FC Media

Transportation: Fly Rides

Hair + Makeup: Lola ATX

Weddings to Celebrate: Kady + Nathan's Brazos Hall Wedding

If it’s appropriate to start a blog post with Oh My Goodness, consider it done! Kady and Nathan’s Brazos Hall wedding was a stunner! These two are so in love and so much fun. Working with this family was a blast. We planned and designed the day, but have to admit that this group had great style already. Taking their vision, sprinkling in a few added details and pulling together the stellar vendor team resulted in the absolute perfect day for them.

The Austin Wedding Venue:

Both ceremony and reception were hosted at Brazos Hall. The ceremony was outside on the covered rooftop deck. The reception was inside the main hall. A classic and clean color palette of white with touches of greenery, copper and warm wood tones worked beautifully for the elegant, industrial venue. The tabletop design included beautiful metallic elements and loads of candlelight. So romantic! The show-stopper, however, was the suspended floral arrangement over the head table. This installation was the centerpiece for the reception and anchored the entire design.

Personal Details:

Kady’s brother happens to be fashion designer, Brandon Maxwell. He designed ALL of the ladies’ attire (including Kady’s dress and her rehearsal jumpsuit, which you can see HERE ). If you’re a fashion focused couple (and even if you aren’t), you’re in for a treat! Brandon dresses the likes of Lady Gaga, Michelle Obama and Kate Middleton, so of course everyone looked AMAZING! All of the ladies wore white, which we just loved. Everyone was uniquely attired and it was a true focal point of the day.

If you want to do some Insta stalking, their wedding hashtag was #wisedupmaxedout!

The below “pre-event” photos are courtesy of Jerry Hayes. We’re pretty obsessed with this design (and have a feeling you might be too), so we didn’t think you’d mind a Wedding Details for Days specific gallery! Now, get to pinning!

Cast of Austin Wedding Vendors:

Full Planning + Design: Something to Celebrate, Jessica

Ceremony + Reception Venue: Brazos Hall

Attire: Brandon Maxwell

Officiant: Friend of family

Caterer: Pink Avocado

Florist: Stems

Photographer: John Winters

Video: Mason Jar Films

Cocktail Hour Entertainment: Isaac Routh

Paper Goods: The Inviting Pear

Reception Music: The Pictures

Rentals: Marquee + Whim

Dance Floor: Mike’s Dance Floors

Lighting: Ilios

Fans: Sunbelt

Hair + Makeup: Adore

Photobooth: Pixster Photo Booths

Pedicab: Capital Pedicab

Bride + Groom’s Instagram: @kadymmaxwell  @n8wise

Weddings to Celebrate: Kanani & Jon

Kanani, Jon and I “clicked” the first time I met with them. I was so honored to help them with plan their wedding, and am so excited to share these images with you. It was an amazing day, and pictures are worth a thousand words!! (Gorgeous images courtesy of Tina with Agape House Studio)




Cast of Vendors:

Planning: Something to Celebrate, Resha Zazueta

Venues: St. Michael Catholic Church & Hughes Manor

Decor: Blooming Gallery

Photography: Agape House Studio

DJ: Unique Style Productions

Catering: Cordua

Cake: Cakes by Gina

Hair/Makeup: Blush & Co

Transportation: Transportation Consultants

Weddings to Celebrate: Tracy & Ben

We loved working with Tracy and Ben on their celebration! Some of my favorite touches were the quotes from their favorite movie (Nightmare Before Christmas!) on the aisle markers, and the fun socks for the groom’s party. And the cozy fleece blankets and hand warmers were the perfect touch to keep the guests comfortable for the outdoor ceremony. Congrats Tracy and Ben!!

The Cast of Vendors Contributing to this Enormous Success:

Planning:  Something to Celebrate, Resha Zazueta

Venue:  The Cohen House

Photography:  Agape House Studio

Floral:  Last Petal

Lighting & Reception Music:  Bradley David Entertainment

Cake:  Cakes by Gina

Dessert:  Marini’s

Hair/Makeup:  Your Beautiful Face

Music (ceremony & cocktail hour):  Show Business Entertainment

Decor Rentals:  House of Hough & Elegant Beginnings

Weddings to Celebrate: Kassi & Thomas

I adored Kassi and Thomas from the first moment I met them, and I'm so glad they hired me to help them plan their big day.  They wanted a grand event full of elegance with a bit of a rustic touch, and I think we achieved the vision perfectly.  Here are a few of the sneak peak pictures Morgan Lynn Razi of Morgan Lynn Photography took.  They take my breath away!

Yes, that is the bride & groom departing in a helicopter.  #goals

Yes, that is the bride & groom departing in a helicopter.  #goals

The Cast of Vendors Who Made it all Possible:

Planning:  Something to Celebrate, Resha Zazueta

Venue:  Chateau Cocomar

Photography:  Morgan Lynn Photography

Floral, Lighting & Decor Rentals: Plants N Petals, Chelsea Carey

Catering:  New Seasons

Cakes:  Cakes by Gina

Hair/Makeup:  Blush & Co

Music:  Avalon Music (ceremony) & Doppelganger Band (reception)

Weddings to Celebrate: Amanda & Daniel

Amanda and Daniel's wedding was simply lovely - from the venue to the flowers to the food and music.  Amanda and Daniel hired me about a year out from the event...and that planning time flew by!  Amanda's parents are as sweet as she is, and it was an honor to help them all with the planning.  Here are some sneak peak pictures from the always-amazing Morgan Lynn Razi of Morgan Lynn Photography.  


The Incredible Cast of Vendors:

Planning:  Something to Celebrate, Resha Zazueta

Venue, Catering & Cake:  St. Regis Hotel, Houston

Photography:  Morgan Lynn Photography

Videography:  Mark Morarie Films

Floral & Decor Rentals:  Blooming Gallery

Hair/Makeup:  Blush & Co

Music:  Avalon Music (string quartet) and Matchmaker Band (reception music)

Weddings to Celebrate: Katie & Ryan

Katie and Ryan exchanged vows on a beautiful January day with the Houston skyline as a backdrop for their ceremony.  I helped them plan the event, and I could not have been more pleased with the end result.  Enjoy these pretty pictures from Sharon Nicole Photography...


The incredible cast of vendor partners who made this event possible:  

Planning: Something to Celebrate, Resha Zazueta, Venue & Catering: The Grove, Photography:  Sharon Nicole Photography, Flowers & Lighting: SCF Events, DJ: Bradley David Entertainment, Cakes:  Cakes by Gina, Hair & Makeup:  Hey Lovely, Tent:  Aztec Tents

Weddings to Celebrate: Megan & Alex

Megan & Alex's wedding was romanic, elegant, earthy and oh so fun.  I was honored when they choose me, and I had so much fun helping them throughout the planning process.  Feast your eyes on these gorgeous images from the always amazing Dana of Dana Fernandez Photography...

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The Cast of incredible Vendor Partners who made this event a huge success:

Venue:  The Cohen House at Rice University, Planner:  Something to Celebrate, Resha Zazueta, Photographer:  Dana Fernandez Photography, Videographer:  Video by Robot, Floral & Decor: Flora & Eventi, Linens: House of Hough, Chargers: EB Inc, Cake: Cakes by Gina, Ceremony Music: Divisi Strings, Reception Band: In10City, Room Painter:  Susan Moss


Engagements to Celebrate: Greg + Maria

I can not wait for Greg & Maria's garden brunch wedding in San Antonio. I have had the privilege to know Greg & Maria for many years before they became clients. It's truly an honor to help friends plan their big day!

Enjoy a sneak peek of their engagement photos captured by Beloved Photography in the beautiful King William District. 


Love this last photo! It's a recreation of their first date, a B-Cycle ride for two :) 

Weddings to Celebrate: Robyn & Zac

There is no higher honor than a referral, and I'm so grateful that Robyn & Marcy (Robyn's mother) were referred to me.  They are two of the most thoughtful people one could ever meet, and I had a blast helping them pull everything together for Robyn & Zac's big day.  Enjoy some eye candy from the lovely Nancy Aidee...

Happy planning!!


...Exceptional Cast of Vendors Partners...

Coordination:  Something to Celebrate, Resha Zazueta

Photographer:  Nancy Aidee Photography

Videographer:  Mason Jar Films

Venue & Catering: Hotel ZaZa

Flowers & Decor: Blooming Gallery, Scott Konitzer

Music: Divisi Strings (Ceremony) & Simply Irresistible (Reception Band)

Cakes:  Susie's Cakes

Hair/Makeup: Blush & Co

Photo Booth: My Event is the Bomb


Weddings to Celebrate: Paige & David

Paige & David fell in love in Denmark, and Hygge played a huge roll in their special day.  The ceremony was intimate and beautiful, and the reception was all about family, warmth, friendship and fun.  I was honored to help them plan everything, and I'm excited to share these images with you.  Sam Hugh took so many amazing images, it was hard to narrow it down. 



The exceptional Cast of Vendor Partners, without whom this wedding would not have been nearly as amazing:

Planner:  Resha Zazueta, Something to Celebrate

Photographer:  Sam Hugh Photography

Church:  St. John the Devine Episcopal Church

Reception Venue & Catering:  The Dunlavy

Florist:  Last Petal Floral Studio

Runner Rentals: EB Inc Events

Lighting:  On Screen Audio Visual

DJ:  Jacob Stogner, LG Entertainers

Cake & Cupcakes:  Cakes by Gina

The Knot's Best of Weddings 2017

We are honored to once again receive The Knot's Best of Weddings award for 2017! This award means so much to us because it's 100% based on our clients' reviews, not advertising dollars.

We have a long history with this award. The first year it existed, winners were actually given a score on a scale of 0-100 and the best scores were published in a special issue of The Knot magazine in 2007. We were thrilled to be the only wedding planning firm in the entire nation to earn a perfect 100! And here we are now, 10 years later, working hard for our amazing clients who trust us with the important details of their celebrations.

To our extraordinary clients - thank you!

Sneak Peak!! Ashley & Neal

I have one word for Ashley & Neal's November wedding:  DREAMY.  I had so much fun helping Ashley and her sweet mother, Wendy, plan all the details of this incredible event.  Scott Konitzer of Blooming Gallery transformed the Houstonian Grande Ballroom with lush white carpet and draping and a clean palette of white, ivory and green.  Here are a few sneak peak pictures captured by the oh-so-talented Morgan Lynn of Morgan Lynn Photography.  Enjoy, and get inspired!!


And here is the Dream Team Cast of Vendor Partners.  This event would not have been successful without each and every one.  :) 

Wedding Planner:  Resha Zazueta, Something to Celebrate
Venue & Catering:  The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa
Design & Florals:  Scott Konitzer, Blooming Gallery
Photography:  Morgan Lynn Photography
Videography:  31 Films
Dance Floor:  Mike's Dance Floors
Ceremony Music:  Avalon Music, string quartet
Cocktail Music:  Diana Warner
Reception Music:  Professor D (Band) & Chris, Bradley David Entertainment (DJ)
Ice Sculptures:  Ice Designs
Cake:  Susie's Cakes
Made-to-Order Donuts:  Sugar Bunch Creations
Get-Away Vehicle:  Monarch British Limos
Hair & Makeup:  Donna Abate, Jentry & Loris

Weddings to Celebrate: Elaine & Jeff

This was such a fun wedding to plan!  I loved the lively and Kate Spade-inspired color palette of hot pink, turquoise, purple, yellow, and orange and black & white stripe accents.  And I loved planning with this family even more than I loved the bright color palette.  Feast your eyes on the pretty pictures captured by the oh-so-talented Tina Lau of Agape House Studio.  She did an incredible job capturing the feel and emotion of the day, along with all the pretty details.  Enjoy!!


The Exceptional Cast of Vendors

Coordination/Decor Design:  Resha Zazueta, Something to Celebrate
Photographer:  Tina Lau, Agape House Studio
Videographer:  Luxe Films
Floral/Decor:  Blooming Gallery
Decor Rentals:  Elegant Beginnings, Inc
Cake & Desserts:  Susie's Cakes & Petite Sweets
Ceremony Musicians & Band:  Avalon Music & In10City Band
Marquee Letter Rental: Marquee House of Letters
Hair/Makeup:  Blush & Co
Transportation:  Transportation Consultants

Weddings to Celebrate: Lindsey & Matthew

If I had to describe Lindsey & Matthew in one word, it would be FUN.  I loved every minute of helping them plan their wedding, and every minute of their wedding day.  They had an intimate event with fifty of their nearest and dearest ... and every single person had a ball!  A picture is worth a thousand words.  I'll let these incredible images (captured by Agape House Studio) speak for themselves.


The Exceptional Cast of Vendors

Coordinator:  Something to Celebrate, Resha Zazueta
Venue & Catering:  Hotel ZaZa
Photographer:  Agape House Studio
Cake:  Susie's Cakes
Harpist: Avalon Music
Gamelan Group & Band:  Show Business Entertainment (Space City Gamelan & The Royal Dukes)
Hair / Makeup: Fringe Salon

Weddings to Celebrate: Maria & Victor

I feel like a broken record - but referrals are always my favorite way to meet new clients.  Especially when those clients are siblings!  I had the pleasure of coordinating Minju & Victor G's wedding a couple of years ago...and was THRILLED when Maria & Victor L (Minju's brother) contacted me to coordinate theirs.  I would challenge anyone to find a more loving and kind family...I would coordinate a wedding for them any time!!! The oh-so-talented Sam Le (Sam Hugh Photography) did an incredible job capturing the feel of the day.  A picture is worth a thousand words; I'll let these speak for themselves.

The Incredible Cast of Vendors

Coordinator - Resha Zazueta, Something to Celebrate
Venue & Catering - La Colombe D'Or
Photography - Sam Hugh Photography
Videography - Kinsmen Productions
DJ & Lighting - LG Entertainment
Ceremony Pianist - Scott Graham
Hair / Makeup - Hey Lovely

Weddings to Celebrate: Lindsey & Randy

Lindsey and Randy's wedding was one for the books!  After a long and sweet courtship, they had a short three month engagement.  They came to me for help just two months out, and I was thrilled to assist.  However, the length of their engagement isn't what made their wedding so unique.  It was the number of receptions.  They were married in an intimate ceremony in Park City, Utah.  They had a small reception in Park City, and then two days later...we had reception #2 in Houston for their Texas friends and family.  But wait, there's more! (ha) The week after the Texas reception, they had  reception #3 in Los Angeles for their California friends and family.  What a whirlwind!  

They hired three planners (one in each city), and Lindsey gave me one of the best compliments of my career.  She said I was the best of the three, and she wished I had planned all of the events.  I can not properly express how much her words meant to me.  

Lindsey and Randy possess two of my favorite qualities:  They are both humble and kind.  They have great spirits, they are a join to be around, and I am forever grateful to have worked with them.  

Here are some of the gorgeous shots Chip Gillespie captured for their Texas Reception.  I hope you enjoy them as much as I do!  


And, a HUGE thank you to the incredible cast of vendors who helped pull this event together.  Each one was a dream to work with :)  

Coordinator:  Resha Zazueta, Something to Celebrate
Videographer:  MIA Video Productions
Venue & Catering:  Carlton Woods
Floral / Decor Rentals:  Scott Konitzer, Blooming Gallery
DJ & Lighting:  Bradley David Entertainment
Desserts:  Sweet
Late Night Snack:  Whataburger