We were pleasantly surprised to find one of our fall weddings featured in the February issue of Tribeza. Laura + Connor’s wedding at the Winfield Inn in Kyle turned out beautifully, despite the chilly weather, and we’re excited that they were chosen as a featured couple. Go pick up a copy for yourself an check out the Tribeza feature along with stunning images from Whitney Runyon.
An anemone bouquet, muted peach bridesmaid dresses, and a beautiful multi-layered floral cake by Coco Paloma. We love this intimate moment that Whitney captured of the bride and groom on the dance floor with friends and family surrounding them!
As you may have heard, Sperry Tents are now available in Austin! Our friends at Whim Hospitality are serving Austin, San Antonio, Houston, and the surrounding areas with these incredible sailcloth tents. Considering how many of the Texas-based events we do are outside, we’re always on the lookout for creative and beautiful ways to incorporate tents into our events — but really, we prefer to find a way to ensure that the rain plan is just as beautiful as the Plan A! Sperry Tents need very little introduction as they’ve been all over the USA for a while, and we’re so glad that they’re now down in the Lone Star State. It’s about time! In case you missed it on The Nouveau Romantics Instagram, this beautiful Sperry tent made an appearance at our first wedding of the year near Navasota, TX a couple of weeks ago. We snapped this quick photo but we can’t wait to see the final photos from the one and only Jose Villa! We’re big fans of the light, airiness, height and charm of these beauties.
Do you want to see some more pictures of what’s possible? These will fit right at home on all those ranch weddings we’ve got in the pipeline!
It’s officially the end of the first week of September, and we’ve been busy driving up a storm to venues, ranches, and scoping out all the details for our fall and early 2014 weddings. The Texas highway in 104F heat is quite the sight, and the most recent death of our clutch + gear shift system in the VW thankfully happened after a ranch trip 2.5 hours away, rather than right in the middle of it! I’m Boston bound tomorrow for four days of family time with my in-laws, boat rides to Martha’s Vineyard, along with much needed runs along the Charles’ River, poking around Cambridge, and enjoying some R&R. [and some high 70sF weather! High five East Coast, you’re looking GOOD!]
Hannah and Caitlin are holding down the fort, keeping us all organized and on task, and it’s amazing to think back on exactly what and where I was this time last year, and where we are now. We have a fantastic group of ladies [and gentlemen] that help us out, and I’m grateful for all those that are now part of our little den of creatives. I’m almost most excited about getting the fall season rolling to see all our people again!
Some interesting tid bits around the interwebs this week: Read More
I love to hear how fellow vendor friends found themselves in the event industry, and how all of our diverse backgrounds lend a hand in making what we do for our clients unique and different. The Define Journal’s interview with Michael Antonia – the brains behind The Flashdance moniker, head DJ, and all around notorious dance-party-maker – is a refreshing look at how someone’s love of music, and long journey into the wedding world has ended with:
“it makes me feel pretty awesome to say that I own three companies, work with my best friends, and make people TRULY happy every weekend.”
[FYI: he’s the owner of Yeah Rentals and Yeah Weddings, along with The Flashdance collaborative of DJs, some of the best around.] Read More
So, 2012 year-in-review post? Nada. This does not diminsh the fact that last year was single-handedly the most amazing, difficult, challenging, yet transforming year for The Nouveau Romantics. While our growth has been something I’ve worked hard for since our beginnings, I think the past year forced me to re-evaluate what and how we operate, and determine the best course for our future. A new year set the path for best foot foward, so to speak.
The most noticeable change? We officially offer full service planning and production. Yes, it’s true! Though on many scales we’ve always offered this, now, we officially have the staff to support this shift, and have re-worked our scope of services to reflect this! We will still offer florals, event design, and paper goods, but now we can positively support all aspects of our clients throughout the planning period and into their wedding day. It’s a big job, but I’m excited to finally put the package together with a big, beautiful [velvet?] bow.
Finally, these ladies above? They’ve made this year worth it. Through thick and thin, late night Indian take-out, wind storms and melting florals, they’ve been there. I, personally, cannot thank them enough for helping make this year a resounding, tremendous, success. [Also not pictured, a lot of other personalities that were also quite critical to all our events. Thank you!]
We look forward to all that 2013 holds.
Image by Heather Curiel Photography.