Best Cakes: Who made the Cake
Who made the Cake! Has a strong reputation for beautiful cakes in which flavor and design are equally important. Nadine moon personally meets with each couple to design their cakes. Specialties include realistic sugar flow- ers, custom patterns and sculpted cakes. Your guests will rave, “Who made the Cake!”
Best Accessories: Emily Clair
Emily Clair believes that every bride has a unique style and will create one-of-a-kind accessories to reflect personal flair. Let the creative staff at Emily Clair create vintage brooch bouquets using beautiful antique jewelry. Create a memorable statement piece that will last a lifetime.
Best Bridal Salon:
Ventura’s Bridal is houston’s most established salon, catering to brides nationwide since 1984. Ventura’s features the most substantial selection of bridal and bridesmaid dresses in the area. Whether you’re looking for something couture and contemporary or soft and romantic, Ventura’s has the perfect dress for your BiG day! Come see why houston brides have declared Ventura’s “Bridal Heaven.”
Best Hotel: Hotel Galvez
The Hotel Galvez offers the charm of Galveston’s heritage and the romance of a seaside setting for Galveston weddings, receptions and special occasions. This exquisite hotel destination has been renowned since the early 1900s as “the Queen of the Gulf.” A collection of impressive hotel venues for weddings, recep- tions and social functions pair with world-class wedding planning service to create an event that is truly memorable.
Best Caterer: Cullen’s
From planning a delectable menu to pairing the perfect wines, Cullen’s private functions bring food and service together, exceeding every expectation. For weddings, large celebratory dinners or corporate functions, Cullen’s impeccable service coupled with state-of-the- art technology will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.
Best Country Club: Raveneaux
Nestled in the heart of picturesque northwest houston, raveneaux offers a classically elegant environment for your special occasion. Let our outstanding staff take care of all the details for your big day and make your dream wedding a reality!
Best DJ: DJU
With over 25,000 events to their credit, dJu Productions has provided great entertainment in the houston area for over 23 years. Their highly-trained dJ’s and production teams create a perfect atmosphere for your event, providing great entertainment, audio/visual equipment, lighting, photo booths, podiums, microphones and more.
Best Linen: Over the top
The mission at over the top linen is to offer the finest quality products at the highest level of service. Their goal is to provide that extra touch of beauty, elegance, and style, making every event an occasion to be remembered. The possibilities are as endless as your imagination. make your appointment today and let them take your event over The top.
Best Decorator:A Memorable Event
Providing clients with fabulous unique set- tings, no event is too big or too small for the their design team. Whether it’s a fund raising gala, a bride, or event coordinator looking for incredible savings, they will work within a variety of budgets.
Best Florist: Clear Lake Flowers
Since 1974, the creative team at Clear lake Flowers & Gifts has helped celebrate lifetime events and celebrations with the finest flowers, extraordinary personal service and trend- setting designs. Their professional artists can turn even the most personal sentiments into an unforgettable floral design that touches the heart. The large stock of “only #1 premium flowers” guarantees an honest value, longer- lasting bouquets and distinctive floral style.
Best Gifts: Arne’s
Your savings headquarters for shower, bridal and party supplies. Carrying everything from aisle runners to head pieces and ring pillows to toasting glasses, arne’s is your texas size party store and more.
Best Health & Fitness: Fred Astaire
With 11 locations in texas, Fred astaire dance studios are changing peoples lives one dance step at a time. so, wow your family and friends with a spectacular first dance.
Best Invitations: My Urban Invites
My Urban Invites, located near Houston, TX offers affordable, hand crafted invitations and stationary accessories to everyone in the United States. They specialize in fresh and unique designs for all the special occasions in life. Whether you are getting married, having a baby, graduating from school or planning a party, they can help provide your guests with a dazzling first impression.
Best make-up: Hues by Heather
Professional and experienced on-location airbrush makeup and hair styling company available for television, film, print, weddings, special occasions, and photo shoots.
Best Men’s Fashion: Men’s Warehouse
Express yourself in style. You found the love of your life – make sure your look for the big day is also a perfect match. it’s easy with the extensive selection of formalwear styles and competitive prices at men’s Wearhouse. They also carry gifts and accessories.
Best Photography: Evoke Photography & Video
The photographers, videographers, coordinators, and designers of Evoke Photography & Video have been taking part in weddings in houston (and surrounding areas) since 1999 and share a wealth of wedding knowledge. if the evoke team can be of assistance to you during your wedding planning adventure, please call or visit.
Best Planner: Stephanie Lynn
Whether it is a simple gathering or a luxurious celebration, stephanye lynn provides complete coordination and custom decorating that will transform an entire venue to set your event apart. The also offer coordination packages for a flawless celebration.
Best Venue Central: Crystal Ballroom
Located in the historic Rice h=Hotel, Sambuca will help you create a memorable event, from formal wedding receptions for 600 to business luncheons for 20, or a casual get-together with friends. sambuca has a variety of options and unique spaces to offer, including The Crystal Ballroom, where you will appreciate the silk draperies, crystal chandeliers, hand painted murals and French doors opening to a wrap- around balcony.
Best Venue Destination: Lotus Ranch
Just west of Wimberley, tx, and nestled on
a heavily wooded hill, with hidden meadows and ponds, lotus ranch is the perfect place for your next event. lotus ranch offers both indoor and outdoor event locations, plus sleeping accommodations for up to 31 people. specializing in quaint, natural, and intimate weddings (and many other events), the beautiful hill Country setting will enchant you and your guests.
Best travel: All about Honeymoons
AAH specializes in unique, group destination weddings at the world’s most beautiful resorts, with an expertise in the Caribbean, Mexico, Costa Rica, Hawaii, and the Dominican Republic. They provide clients with peace of mind as their island wedding or honeymoon dreams become reality.
Best Venue NW: Ashelynn Manor
Ashelynn Manor is a full-service wedding and reception venue located in Magnolia, Tx, just west of Tomball. They have a beautiful, old- fashioned chapel, amid luscious landscaping and can accommodate up to 275 guests. The large Carriage house, with its rustic elegance, is the perfect place to host your reception.
Best Venue SW: Safari Texas
Safari Texas is a full-service facility, special- izing in weddings, galas, Bar/Bat mitzvahs, Quinceañeras, corporate meetings and holiday parties. The professional staff, with 20+ years of food and beverage experience, is dedicated to providing you with the highest quality of service and attention to detail.
Best Venue NE: Burkeshire Plantation
Three lushly-landscaped acres filled with 100-year-old oaks showcase an enchanted, columned gazebo. a delightfully restored old southern mansion from the 1930’s and meticulous attention to every detail ensure a once- in-a-lifetime fairy tale experience at Burkeshire Plantation that you will cherish forever.
Best Venue SE: Butler’s CourtYard
From the beautiful outdoor patio to the quaint ambiance, Butler’s Courtyard is the perfect setting for your wedding and reception. This facility is for the couple who is looking for historic elegance or that “something” a little different. an experienced wedding consultant will work with you to make sure you have the wedding of your dreams.
Best Special Effects: I Love Sparklers
Two family-owned fireworks stands in hous- ton grew into one of the largest retail fireworks operations in southeast texas. For years brides came in to buy sparklers for their weddings. “i love sparklers” answered that call and began selling sparklers online for weddings and other special events nationwide, hoping to add a little extra “sparkle” to those special days!
Best Photo Booth: Fun Pix Photo Booth
FunPix Photobooth is the newest, and first open-air studio-style photobooth of its kind. entertain your guests, use photos as party favors, and share with friends online. The Fun- Pix Photobooth holds up to 10 people. Your guests will have a blast playing with the props and they can print pictures on the spot.
Best Transportation: Jordan Limo
Serving greater Houston since 1982, Jordan limousines makes weddings special with romantic getaways in vintage rolls royce and Bentley cars, including a 1963 convertible. Their red San Francisco trolley bus is ideal for the bridal party and guests. Drivers wear caps and white gloves for the finishing touch. Special and romantic!
Best Videographer: Luxe Films
Luxe Films brings a fresh approach to capturing your special day. Their number one priority is their relationship with clients, working closely together, learning personalities, and understanding vision. This helps to create a film experience that perfectly represents the couple and their special day, resulting in a timeless keepsake to be enjoyed for years to come!
Best of show: Butler’s Courtyard
Our winners of the Best Venue south east category are also the winners of Best of show – our highest honor. our brides voted their beautiful outdoor areas and quaint ambiance as not the only perfect setting for your wedding and reception, but the very best among Who’s Who at the latest Bridal extravaganza show – Congratulations Butler’s Courtyard!