Some of my favorite places and people to work with around the world! Planning your wedding? Be sure to check them out – you will love working with them!
Venues in or near Houston, Texas:Indian Summer Lodge – Venue for Erika & Jason’s Wedding (September 27, 2008) and Sharon & Jason’s Wedding (March 14, 2009). It is a beautiful and unique venue, perfect for an outdoor wedding with its incredibly lush garden areas. Located in the Heights, less than 1 mile from my studio.Magnolia Ballroom – Venue for Sarah & Jose’s Wedding (May 2009). An incredible historic space in downtown Houston.Galveston Historical Foundation – contact for a number of unique venues in Galveston, Texas: St. Joseph’s Church Museum – Liz & Dave’s Wedding (March 30, 2008). Garten Verein – Liz & Dave’s Wedding Reception (March 30, 2008) and Melissa & Brandon’s Wedding Reception (August 22, 2009). Menard House – Maren & Clint’s Wedding (July 12, 2008) – as seen in Bride’s Magazine (Houston).Hilton Post Oak – Venue for Andi & Jason’s Wedding (March 8, 2008).Hotel Icon – Adrian & Sarah’s Wedding (January 10, 2008). Session location for Samantha & Benjamin’s Mr & Mrs Session (January 2009).Kim Son Restaurant – Bellaire location – Reception venue for Natalie & Hoan’s Wedding (March 29, 2008 – Photographed for Trista Lerit). Downtown location – Reception venue for Jodie & Wei’s Wedding Reception (March 21, 2009).Sambuca Restaurant – Reception Venue for Dana & Kievin’s Wedding (September 5, 2009).Valcour Verandas & Plantation near Lake Jackson, Texas – Venue for Sydney & Chris’s Wedding (April 4, 2009).Woodlands Resort & Conference Center – Reception location for Lauren & Dante’s Wedding (November 10, 2007), Patricia & Daniel’s Wedding (September 20, 2008), Kelly & Ted’s Wedding (October 10, 2009), Traci & Daniel’s Wedding (November 7, 2009), Richille & Ogie’s Wedding (November 28, 2009) and Tiffany & Dionicio’s Wedding (December 31, 2009).
Venues Outside of Houston:The Guggenheim, New Iberia, Louisiana – Venue for Leah & Ryan’s Wedding (September 13, 2008).Caye Caulker, Belize – Location of Melissa & Brandon’s Destination Wedding (July 8, 2009).Hideout on the Horseshoe near New Braunfels, Texas – Venue for Sarah & Marc’s Wedding (May 3, 2008).Holly Farm, Carmel, California – Venue for Leah & Sanjay’s Wedding (July 26, 2008 – photographed for Gene Higa).Mendocino Hotel, Mendocino, California – Venue for Linnea & Evan’s Wedding (July 21, 2008).
Caterers:Candy Massoud of Massoud Catering – (281) 304-9924
Planners:A Day to RememberKathryn Creech of Enjoy Events – Hilcorp Energy’s Launch Celebration
Florists:Mary McCarthey of The Blooming Idea – (281) 465-4288Lisa Cushing of Petals by Design (a Featured Vendor)Smita Patel of River Oaks Flower HousePlants N Petals
Makeup Artists:Jennifer Aronson – Mrs. T’s, Ms. J’s and Mrs. T’s (yes, there are two of them) Boudoir Sessions. (713) 703-9803 (my studiomate)Cara Dulce Makeup
Hairstylists:Brandan at Solution for Hair – I discovered Brandan while doing a photoshoot at Solutions, and his work just blows me away! His style at the shoot was my favorite of all. He has been coloring & cutting my hair for months now, and I adore him. He is available for salon or on location sessions.Mario at Solution for Hair – I discovered Mario thanks to Jennifer, and he is wonderful! He styled Mrs. T (#2) hair for her Boudoir Session. He is available for salon or on location sessions.
Henna Artists:The Original Henna Company – so gorgeous! Farhana & Javad’s Wedding, June 13, 2009.
Entertainment – Live Music:Fried Ice Cream – the band, not the food!The Spiffingtons – a guaranteed good timeYvonne Washington and the Mix– smooth, sultry jazz
DJs:DJ Yogi GElegante Entertainment
Wedding Gowns & Bridesmaid Dresses:Priscilla of Boston – Houston LocationVentura’s Bridal Salon