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Featured on June Bug Weddings: Jessica and Brian’s Wedding

Posted on: June 21st, 2012 by admin No Comments

Jessica and Brian’s elegant winter wedding was just featured today on June Bug Weddings!

Thanks to the impeccable photography skills of She-N-He Photography, this lovely, traditional wedding was captured in all its beauty and joy.

Featured in Ruffled: Laura & Will

Posted on: April 14th, 2012 by Adele No Comments

Here’s a fun wine-inspired wedding for you, featured (a while back) on Ruffled.   Click the link to see the full post!


Neha & Jason

Posted on: March 16th, 2012 by Adele No Comments

Date  |  December 3

Palette  |  deep red and ivory

Ceremony  |  Pecan Tree with single chandelier (provided by STEMS Productions)

Blooms  |   STEMS Floral Design  |  baby’s breath

Menu |  Fourth Harvest

Roasted Squash Bites with pumpkin seed pesto

Crostini with Mt Tam Cheese and Spicy Pickled Relish

Sausage and Sun-dried Tomato Pizza

SPECIAL:  Mozzarella Cheese and Onion Pizza

White Beans and Sun-dried Tomato Dip with Cracker Chips

SPECIAL:  Philly Cheese Steak Sandwiches

Grilled Cheese with Onion Jam, Taleggio  Cheese & Tart Greens

Autumn Squash Mash with Sweet and Savory Toppings

Local Farm Salad with a selection of toppings and dressings

Cakes  |  Italian Cream Cake with Cream Cheese Icing, Pecan Pie and Pumpkin Pie.

Photography  |  Nessa K Photography

Carly & David

Posted on: February 26th, 2012 by Adele No Comments

Happy Anniversary to Carly & David.   One year later, the ballroom is complete — but still the photos from this feature in Style Me Pretty are gorgeous!  Thanks to Magan Blasig at Urban Grey Photography, and to STEMS Floral Design for providing such photogenic anemones and ranunculus….   : )     Click on below to see the full story!


Wedding : Cody and Brandon

Posted on: March 13th, 2010 by admin 1 Comment

Brandon and Cody – {million moments} from Allen Doberenz on Vimeo.

Cody and Brandon

Posted on: March 11th, 2010 by admin No Comments

Brandon and Cody – {million moments} from Allen Doberenz on Vimeo.

Thank you Allen Doberenz Photography for this original and inspiring video!

Abby and Kurt

Posted on: March 6th, 2010 by admin No Comments

Abby and Kurt were married the day before Valentine’s Day. They created a romantic and vintage look for their wedding.

Ranunculus, anemones, and dusty miller foliage were featured in the bride’s bouquet. The bridesmaids carried bright bouquets with pinks, oranges, and yellows. The boutonnieres also featured ranunculus and dusty miller with seeded euchalyptus. A guitarist provided romantic music for the ceremony and cocktail hour that followed. The bride walked down the aisle to the traditional… “here comes the bride…” song, but the guitarist transitioned into “here comes the sun….” as she walked down the aisle.

A super sweet couple—they had great fun planning the wedding and carefully thought out lots of beautiful details. Their escort cards were vintage Valentine’s day cards hung with close pins on a clothes line between two cedar posts, a very unique touch.

Guests mingled and dined to appetizer stations of Baby Bayou Burgers, Baked Paprika Yam Sticks, Seasonal Vegetables with Molasses, a cheese board, Indian pancakes with a chickpea masala, red cabbage salad with almonds and sweet and sour dressing, and lamb sausage in flatbread topped with yogurt-dressed greens. The bride’s cake was a beautiful Valentine’s Day pink cake with delicate buttercream details. The groom’s cake was chocolate with swirls of chocolate on top.

The bride and groom left to guests waving sparklers. Truly a great couple, and everyone had such a great time at the wedding. Come back to see us Abby and Kurt!

Thanks to Katherine O’Brien for these beautiful images!!!

Stephanie and Brian

Posted on: February 22nd, 2010 by admin No Comments

Stephanie and Brian had a beautiful winter wedding in January. They were married in the Artisan Ballroom in front of the glass wall with candles lining the aisle and hanging from a wreath made out of grapevine twigs, and soft ivory fabric draped across the beams over them. Stephanie was escorted down the aisle by her sons and then the couple shared a beautiful family unity candle lighting ceremony with all their children.

The bouquets consisted of pink and red roses with pittosporum greenery. The flower girl wore a halo of pittosporum greenery and red spray roses.
Guests enjoyed a cocktail hour in a heated tent connected to the ballroom while the room was switched to a dinner setting. Elaborate centerpieces of roses and orchids adorned the tables, which were named after cities the couple had traveled to. Hundreds of candles placed around the room created a warm ambiance. A band played as guests entered back into the ballroom for dinner and dancing.
Guests were treated to passed appetizers of white bean and olive crostini and Mount Tam bruschetta with beets. A plated meal followed with a first course of spinach salad with olives and a second course of beef tenderloin with lemon mashed potatoes. The vegetarian selection was polenta with sautéed mushrooms and greens, and the kids enjoyed good ol’ mac and cheese.
The bride’s cake was a gorgeous three-tiered cake covered in roses. The groom’s cake was a chocolate cake covered in swirls of dark chocolate.
Guest favors were golf balls as the guests headed out to the front of the Mansion to send off the bride and groom in a shower of sparklers.
Thanks to Anthology Photography for all the lovely photographs!!

Corin and Kieran

Posted on: January 27th, 2010 by admin No Comments

Corin and Kieran had a beautiful winter wedding this January. The ceremony was inside the Artisan Ballroom with the glass wall behind them as their backdrop. Candles lined the aisle and added to the ambiance of a candlelit wintery backdrop.
Though it was still Texas—so it wasn’t that cold, and it was warm enough to be able to take lots of pictures outside and enjoy the gardens before the ceremony.
Getting ready inside the Mansion…

During the ceremony the groom played the guitar, while the groom’s mother sang, and the bride’s mother played the keyboard to “Oh Heavenly Day” — a very touching moment.

An eco-conscious couple, the flowers were all certified organic and some of the dusty miller foliage was actually grown right at Barr Mansion. The bride carried cream roses, cream alstroemeria and gray dusty miller. The bridesmaids carried cream and peach roses with peach alstroemeria and gray dusty miller. The boutonnieres were made of alstroemeria as well.
A beautiful, yet simple, bride’s cake was adorned with the roses and alstroemeria as well.
And the night was filled with dancing. A good time was had by ALL. The dancing was broken up momentarily for a surprise serenade by the groom to his bride, incredibly sweet and thoughtful.

The couple left on a tandem bicycle, the bride not afraid to hike up her dress and ride side saddle. In fact it was so much fun, they went back and came around again. They did not ride ALL the way home on a bike though, this laid-back couple rode away on a bus with their friends.

Thanks for the beautiful images Sandy Carson!!! Much appreciated.

Amy and Chris

Posted on: December 29th, 2009 by admin No Comments

Thank you to Joe Simon Productions!