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Be inspired by our clients’ stunning weddings, plus tips and tricks for your big day.

12June 12, 2024

Beating the summer heat!

Summer and early fall are popular seasons to get married in Texas - but the HEAT!  As you begin to plan your summer or early fall Texas wedding, take these suggestions into account.   Choose a venue with indoor and outdoor options When selecting a venue for your big day, find one that has indoor and outdoor options for your ceremony, cocktail hour or reception.  Chat with the staff about how to incorporate the outdoors even when the temperatures are over 100 degrees.  With indoor options, you are able to[...]

6June 6, 2024

Head table or Sweetheart table

  One decision that is so personal to every wedding is whether to sit with your bridal party only, your bridal party and their plus one, or a sweetheart table with just you and your new spouse.  Each has its pros and cons - it’s totally up to you with what you decide.   HEAD TABLE BENEFITS You are surrounded by your people Your bridesmaids and groomsmen are some of the most important people in your lives, so of course you’d want to sit closest to them during dinner.  The[...]

13March 13, 2024

Budget saving tips for the ’24-’25 bride

A lot goes into a wedding - including money! Which is why, as you’re planning the wedding of your dreams, you might be looking for ways to save when it comes to certain things. In an effort to help you have the best day ever, we have compiled a list of our favorite budget saving tips to help you save money, cut costs, and still have the dreamiest day!   Tip #1 ➔ Figure out what’s most important to you. What parts of your wedding are most important to you?[...]

16July 16, 2023

10 Bridesmaid Gift Ideas

  Your bridesmaids loved you first - don't they deserve to be showered with gifts? Here are 10 bridesmaid gift ideas to recognize and celebrate the ladies who will stand next to you, cry happy tears with you, and fire up the dance floor on your big day. All of these picks (most with links!) can be found on our Pinterest - follow us there for more inspo from engagements to bridal fashion to honeymoon vibes on your feed everyday!   Photo: Evermore Photo     The Classic Gift Box[...]

2July 2, 2023

5 Ways to Include Your Pet On Your Wedding Day

Incorporating your furry friend into your wedding day is a growing trend that adds an extra special and personalized touch to your big day. Here are 5 ways to include your pet on your wedding day.   Include Them in Your Wedding Photos   The obvious first step is to make sure your wedding venue is pet-friendly - psst, like us! Once that's out of the way, make your wedding photos even more special by including your pet in your wedding party or couple portraits. If you want your pet[...]

25June 25, 2023

5 Reasons to Opt for an Elopement

You got your ring, but now you may be wondering if you should have a large wedding or elope. While traditional weddings can be beautiful, they're not for everyone. Here are 5 reasons to opt for an elopement - and more information about our all-inclusive intimate wedding ceremony packages, available this August and October!         Photos: Reigh Walker Photo & Film       Cost       Weddings can be incredibly expensive, and the average cost in Texas is around $25,000. By eloping, you can[...]

9December 9, 2022

The Best Places to Propose in Fort Worth

It's officially engagement season! Wondering where to pop the question in Fort Worth? There are plenty of gorgeous spots in our beautiful city. Check out our list of the best places to propose in Fort Worth!     Sundance Square   Photo: Project for Public Places   Sundance Square is one of the most popular proposal spots in Fort Worth. Between the Pavilion (which can be rented out if you want some decor or a more private setting), the water features, and the Christmas tree during the holidays, you are[...]

1December 1, 2022

5 Winter Bridal Accessories You Need

We're rolling into the chilly season in Texas (Despite the random 70° days)! That means it's time to start incorporating some cold weather essentials into your wedding day wardrobe. Check out our ideas for 5 winter bridal accessories you need! As an Amazon Associate, we may earn commission from qualifying purchases.   Faux Sure!   A fur wrap for your grand exit is a long time wedding favorite! With so many of BRIK's photo spots outside, you'll need something to help keep warm during photo time. They also look adorable[...]

18November 18, 2022

10 Ideas for Your “Something Blue”

The well-known phrase "something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue," was coined in England during Victorian times. Each of the "something"s was meant to bring the bride good luck for her wedding day. "I had part of a blue handkerchief from my grandfather sewn into the hem of my dress," Christy, our Director of Events, shared. While some modern couples have decided to forgo these traditions - we don't blame you! - many still try to incorporate the old, new, borrowed, and blue into their wedding days. There are[...]

4November 4, 2022

BRIK’s Lounge Furniture Guide

Lounge furniture has been a favorite emerging trend in the wedding industry for the last few years. But what is lounge furniture, and why should you include it in your wedding planning? With BRIK's Lounge Furniture Guide to help, you'll be well-versed in the new world of wedding lounge furniture and the different ways to incorporate it into your wedding day.   Photos: Matt Allen   Why Should I Utilize Lounge Furniture in my Layout?   Lounge sets help create a cozy, immersive, and inviting space for guests to hang[...]

20October 20, 2022

5 Reasons You Need a Wedding Planner

We get this question all the time - Should I hire a wedding planner? In case you're wondering, we always recommend it. Here are 5 reasons you need a wedding planner for your wedding day!     Vendor Selection and Communication   One of the most challenging elements of wedding planning is undoubtedly choosing your vendor team. From venue to food to flowers to the night's entertainment, there are so many people to hire and with whom to keep in contact. Planners will often handle this communication for you,[...]

6October 6, 2022

5 Ways to Surprise Your Partner On your Wedding Day

  Wedding days are stressful - you don't need us to tell you that! - but luckily there are many ways to surprise your new spouse and help ease some of that nervousness and add even more sweetness to the day. Check out our ideas for 5 ways to surprise your partner on your wedding day!     1. Write a note! Writing and receiving a love letter is a common wedding morning tradition, especially if you've decided to skip a first look. Leaving a note, a love note journal,[...]

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