Maddie and Phillip’s Chapel at Ana Villa Wedding – Walters Wedding Estates – Dallas Wedding Venues

0I3B1271Maddie and Phillip celebrated their July wedding at Chapel at Ana Villa, a Walters Wedding Estates Venue. Their day was filled with beauty and excitement, two very important things to have on a gorgeous wedding day. Collage 1Maddie and her bridesmaids prepared for their walk down the aisle while wearing matching floral robes, a major trend in the wedding world right now. She was a glowing bride the entire day, especially when she put on her lace wedding dress. Collage 2The bridesmaids wore floor-length powder blue dresses and held white and blush-colored flowers. They were a gorgeous group! The flower girls wore white dresses, and they looked absolutely adorable! Collage 3Phillip made sure to stand out amongst his groomsmen! He wore a light gray suit with a powder blue bowtie while his groomsmen donned darker suites with powder blue ties. Their ensembles greatly complimented the bride and her bridesmaids!Collage 4Maddie and Phillip had written letters to each other, and they took some time to read them before the ceremony. It was a sweet and heartfelt moment for the both of them. Collage 6And finally, it was time to walk down the aisle! Maddie and Philip’s big moment was happening, and they would walk back up the aisle as an officially married couple. It was a gorgeous ceremony, and it would be followed by a beautiful reception!
Collage 5The reception hall was had a warm lighting that was perfect for the occasion. Everyone ate, danced and enjoyed themselves while celebrating the couple’s special day! It was a beautiful day for an amazing couple, and we could not be happier for the newlyweds! Best Wishes, Maddie and Phillip!0I3B1324Venue: Chapel at Ana Villa

Photographer: Erica Mae Photography 

Cake: Susan Eddins

DJ: LeForce Entertainment

Florist: Twigs and Twine Events

Caterer: Food Glorious Food

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Employee Spotlight: Kelli Borchardt – Walters Wedding Estates – Dallas Wedding Venues

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT:

Kelli Borchardt

Kelli Borchardt

Meet Kelli, the Venue Director at Hidden Pines Chapel, a Walters Wedding Estates Venue. She will help you create the wedding of your dreams!

How long have you worked at Walters Wedding Estates? in the wedding industry?

I have been in the Wedding industry for six years, I was a Wedding Planner previously. I have been the Venue Director of Hidden Pines Chapel since February 2015.

Why do you love your job? favorite part?

I love getting to work with brides and grooms to create the wedding of their dreams. I also really enjoy working with all of my Walters Wedding Estates team, these girls are the best!

What is your favorite wedding moment?

My favorite moment of every wedding is the moment the bride makes her grand entrance into the chapel. I get goose bumps and usually cry every time. It’s a special moment!

What do you do when you’re not working? (hobbies)

When I’m not spending time with my husband and two year old son, I like to catch up on TV or gamble at Winstar!

How often do you update your Pinterest wedding board?

I don’t spend too much time on Pinterest.

Who would play you in a movie about your life?

Katherine Heigl, she’s hilarious!

What song is your personal theme song?

“Masterpiece” Jessie J

Which TV shows will you never get tired of binge watching?

One Tree Hill & Friday Night Lights

Where would you go for your dream vacation?

Bora Bora

What is the first thing you would buy if you won the lottery?

I’d book a dream getaway for the whole family!

What is your all-time favorite restaurant?

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

What’s your go-to drink, coffee, tea or Coke?

Coke-about three a day

What is your current favorite wedding trend?

 It’s a tie between my two favorite current wedding trends. I love the use of Royal color palettes, like the color Marsala and rose gold. I also love the suspended wedding cakes!

Thanks for answering our questions, Kelli! We loved learning more about you!

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Shelby and Kevin’s Wedding at Aristide – Walters Wedding Estates – Dallas Wedding Venues

150516_FoxFinch_TallyWedding-210Shelby and Kevin celebrated their special day at Aristide, a Walters Wedding Estates Venue, this past May. We fell in love with this couple and their wedding! Fox and Finch Photography and Brad & Monica Wedding Films did a fantastic job capturing the beautiful moments of this exciting day.
Collage 1The details of Shelby’s wedding ensemble were simply stunning. From her lacy white dress to her silver shoes, she was destined to be a beautiful bride. Collage 2Shelby and her wedding party spent time in the bridal suite enjoying themselves before it was time to prepare for their walk down the aisle. When it was time, everyone brought their A-game!Collage 4This bridal party looked absolutely amazing! The bridesmaids wore navy floor-length dresses and held white bouquets with greenery. Lilium Florals provided the bouquets and all the flowers for this exciting day. Shelby and her friends enjoyed the moments leading up to when it was time to say, “I do.”Collage 3Kevin and his groomsmen were ready to go as well. The groom stood out with a navy tie while his groomsmen wore navy bowties for the occasion, and they looked like a classy bunch of gentlemen! They, too, had some fun before their walk down the aisle!Collage 5Many couples like to stick with tradition and have their “first look” when the bride is walking down the aisle to her groom. However, Shelby and Kevin strayed from tradition and had their own “first look” moment before the ceremony. No amount of words can explain the magic of that moment. 150516_FoxFinch_TallyWedding-370And then they were married! The happy couple said their vows in front of family and friends and went on to start their new life together!Collage 6But first, it was time for the reception. The reception hall was decorated beautifully! Dinner was catered by Oliver’s Fine Foods, and a fantastic time would be had by all by the time the party was over!Collage 8

And the reception was indeed a party! Creme de la Creme provided the delicious wedding cake, and The Jam Wows inspired guests to dance the night away! Shelby and Kevin went on to begin the next chapter of their life together, and were are honored we were able to be part of their celebration. We wish the happy couple all the best in their marriage! Thank you, Shelby and Kevin!150516_FoxFinch_TallyWedding-220

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Lauren and Trenton’s Anchor Wedding – Walters Wedding Estates – Dallas Wedding Venues

11855826_10154165420557846_2425472308893050040_nLauren and Trenton were married in July at Chapel at Ana Villa, a Walters Wedding Estates Venue. Their wedding was anchor-themed because Trenton is in the Navy, and it could not have been a more perfect wedding! Collage 1It was a lovely day for a wedding! The sun was shining, the birds were singing and it was bound to be Lauren’s best day ever!11885193_10154165420257846_3950674205568489039_n Lauren wore a fitted lace dress that was absolutely stunning! Our favorite part of her wedding attire was her long veil! We are not the only ones who were in love with it. Lauren and her bridesmaids had so much fun with her veil before the ceremony! Collage 3The bridesmaids wore floor-length navy dresses and held pink bouquets. We love that beautiful combination! We were also fans of the bridesmaid dresses being different from each other. It added something new to their walk down the aisle.Collage 2Trenton and his groomsmen all wore their best Navy uniforms for the special occasion. This greatly contributed to the theme of the wedding!11846675_10154165414292846_1190537168678372125_nThey also had fun before the ceremony! Trenton was literally jumping for joy because he knew he was finally going to marry the love of his life.
Collage 5The ceremony had the cutest “anchor bearer” and flower girl we have ever seen! The anchor had Trenton’s last initial on it, and soon enough, it would be Lauren’s last initial as well!Collage 6Family and friends gathered in the chapel to see this happy couple anchor themselves to each other forever. It was absolutely beautiful!11831687_10154165419067846_5077087538874885193_nLauren and Trenton were ecstatic as they walked back up the aisle after finally saying, “I do!” It was now time to eat, drink and be merry at the reception!
Collage 4The reception hall looked gorgeous! The room was filled with navy, white, pink and anchors! It was a perfect fit for the newlywed couple!
Collage 7The reception was filled with dancing and happiness for Lauren and Trenton. Everyone was so excited for them to begin their life together! We are absolutely thrilled to have had the honor of hosting their wedding, and we wish them an eternity of happiness! Best Wishes, Lauren and Trenton!11831807_10154165419737846_177216963894398349_n

Venue: Chapel at Ana Villa

Photographer: Widyn Photography

Videographer: Habern Productions

Cake: Frosted Art

Florist: Andy’s Floral Events

Catering: Food Glorious Food

DJ: Everlasting Sounds

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Emily and Erik’s Wedding at Aristide – Walters Wedding Estates – Dallas Wedding Venue

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Emily and Erik were married in May at Aristide, a Walters Wedding Estates Venue. Family and friends gathered for a beautiful outdoor ceremony, and Ben Q Photography captured gorgeous photos of this special day!Collage 1

Emily’s dress was absolutely stunning! Matched with her bouquet and strappy heels, she was a gorgeous bride. We were especially in love with her shoes! They had the perfect amount of glamour for her special day!Collage 2Emily’s bridesmaids wore long single-strapped aqua dresses that added a flowing effect to the walk down the aisle. Both of her parents were excited to be there for her on her special day, and her dad was especially thrilled to see his little girl on her wedding day.

Collage 4Erik and his groomsmen were a very classy bunch. If their goal was to dress and impress, they succeeded! Erik’s parents were equally ecstatic on this special occasion. A good day was to be had by all!

Collage 5The ceremony was held outside, and it was the perfect day for a wedding! Early summer weddings make for beautiful outdoor ceremonies.

286_Emily and Erik's Wedding-XLWhen the vows were said and the bride was kissed, the newly married couple walked hand-in-hand to start the new chapter of their life. It was a beautiful moment!Collage 7The reception hall was absolutely gorgeous! There was a warm glow in the room, and it perfectly fit with the occasion. Frosted Art created the memorable wedding cake, and the beautiful flowers were provided by Bella Flora. A delicious meal was provided by Oliver’s Fine Foods.
807_Emily and Erik's Wedding-XLEuropean Ensemble provided the music for the reception. Everyone danced and enjoyed themselves! We are honored Emily and Erik chose our venue to celebrate their special day! We wish them all the best and a lifetime of happiness! Congrats, Emily and Erik!
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Employee Spotlight: Amanda Luke – Walters Wedding Estates – Dallas Wedding Venues

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT:

Amanda Luke

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Meet Amanda, the Assistant Venue Director at the Wildwood Inn, a Walters Wedding Estates venue! She’ll lead you in the right direction when it comes to planning your wedding with a smile on her face! 

How long have you worked at Walters Wedding Estates? in the wedding industry?

Two years with the company and the industry. 

Why do you love your job? favorite part?

Helping brides have one of the most memorable days of their lives; Favorite part is seeing the venue redecorated in some many different ways and seeing unique ideas that still surprise me. 

What is your favorite wedding moment?

My favorite wedding moment has to be the first dance. I love watching the couples have their first official dance together, they dance as though they are the only two in the entire room and you can literally just feel the love that radiates. I think I love this cause I can’t wait till the day that I have that dance with someone who looks at me like that.   

What do you do when you’re not working? (hobbies)

Ultimate Frisbee, Jazzercise, Photography, Crochet, and collecting Coffee Mugs 

How often do you update your Pinterest wedding board?

At least once a day.  

Who would play you in a movie about your life?

If The Wedding Planner and 27 Dresses had a child, that movie would probably be my life. Emma Stone would probably play me, I feel like she could capture the cute but dorky essence that is me.   

What song is your personal theme song?

Journey – “Don’t Stop Believing” 

Which TV shows will you never get tired of binge watching?

Parks and Recreations, Game of Thrones, Big Bang Theory, Doctor Who, Top Gear & Friends   

Where would you go for your dream vacation?

Tour the United Kingdom seeing all the wonders that England, Ireland and Scotland have to offer. This trip would AT LEAST be a year.  

What is the first thing you would buy if you won the lottery?

A nice piece of land by a lake to build my dream lake house.  

What is your all-time favorite restaurant?

BJ’s Brewhouse #Pizookies  

What’s your go-to drink, coffee, tea or Coke?

Coffee Coffee Coffee

What is your current favorite wedding trend?

Having different color and style Bridesmaids dresses instead of having them all uniform.  

Thanks for answering our questions, Amanda! We loved learning more about you!

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Jill and Jacob’s Summer Wedding at Northeast Wedding Chapel – Walters Wedding Estates – Dallas Wedding Venue

Jill+JacobWedding-181Jill and Jacob were married at Northeast Wedding Chapel, a Walters Wedding Estates venue, this past June. Their wedding was a celebration to remember! Check out these beautiful photos from declare photography.DressJill’s dress was strapless and had a sweetheart neckline, and the design on the front added sparkle to an already stunning dress. For a pop of color, she held a beautiful bouquet with gorgeous pink flowers.BeforeBefore getting completely ready for their walk down the aisle, Jill and her bridesmaids spent some time in their room. They had so much fun just hanging out before the ceremony!BridesmaidsWhen they were ready to go, they were a gorgeous group. With their light coral dresses and white bouquets, Jill’s bridesmaids looked amazing! Jill, of course, was dressed to impress!GroomsmenJacob and his groomsmen wore grey suits with blue bow ties. They were a classy bunch, and they were ready to walk down the aisle in style!
ChapelThe Chapel and tables in the reception hall were decorated with coral flowers and blue accents. Lanterns were lined down the aisle and were used as centerpieces. It was absolutely beautiful!
Jill+JacobWedding-620Family and friends gathered in the Chapel to see Jill and Jacob say “I do,” and it was a beautiful ceremony! Jill+JacobWedding-632The newlyweds left the Chapel happy and in love, exactly how everyone should feel on their wedding day. 

ReceptionAt the reception, everyone danced and celebrated the happy couple! A grand time was has by all! We were honored to be the host on such a special day, and we hope for all the best in Jill and Jacob’s marriage!

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