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Romantic Pink and White Wedding at The Olana

Soft, luxurious and dreamy, there’s a whole lot to love about Mariah and Blair’s romantic pink and white wedding at The Olana. The Details For starters, they were such a joy to work. They are beautiful people inside and out and I love their attire choices! Mariah looked so classy and chic in her striking […]

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Oct

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White and blush pink wedding bouquets

As a wedding planner, I’ve not only worked with many clients, but also many vendors. It’s evident that both sides ultimate share the common goal of wanting the best wedding day ever! However, there’s some inside scoop that can be hard to take in, but is important to be aware of. That’s why I’m sharing […]

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14

Oct

Looking to incorporate the perfect amount of vivid and delicate hues into your wedding? This soft and whimsy wedding color inspiration is going to inspire! Perfect for the transition of seasons, shades of sage, mauve, along with muted grays, pinks, and taupe are offset with the brightness of orange and yellow tones. The mismatched hues […]

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7

Oct

Chic Wedding Inspiration at The Mason by Megan Kay Photography

Crisp lines, a modern yet timeless color palette, and elegant decor came together for this chic wedding inspiration at The Mason. The palette is simple, including hues of black, gold, mauve, ivory, and greenery. Alba Dahlia Floral really weaved the colors in through the floral designs, while Posh Couture Rentals helped us take the table […]

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30

Sep

Chic Wedding Inspiration at The Mason by Megan Kay Photography

One of the most common questions is “how much should I tip my wedding vendors?” It can be awkward to ask each vendor what they’re usually tipped, which is why I wanted to break it down for you in this wedding gratuity guide. As a wedding planner, I’ve gotten a good feel for what’s standard […]

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23

Sep

Blue Mackenzie Bittingham Wedding Gown

Three designers. Three unique looks! I was so excited to work with Jeff Brummett, Peyton Frank and the rest of the team to bring you this bridal designer styling shoot! Whether you’re more edgy, eclectic, or classic, these styles offer a modern take and bring a little something to every bride! Galia Lahav First up, […]

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16

Sep

Fruit wedding place setting: Ethereal Wedding Inspiration at The White Sparrow

Full of color and delicate details this ethereal wedding inspiration at The White Sparrow is one for the books. With inspiration taken from the rustic outdoors, this design contains a European countryside feel which I love! It also has an artistic vibe — almost in a watercolor sense which brings about even more beauty. Who […]

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17

Jul

Mauve and peach wedding centerpieces: Whimsical Wedding Inspiration at The Place at Tyler from The Bridal Masterclass featured on Alexa Kay Events

This past March I was beyond excited to attend The Bridal Masterclass in Dallas. For those of you that don’t know, this is a two day event for wedding industry professionals. About the Event The first day, we learn from industry leaders on implementing new strategies for growth and on the second day, we get […]

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14

Jul

Carolina Goodwin Photography: Elegant Dallas Wedding Inspiration at The Mason featured on Alexa Kay Events

It’s no secret as a wedding planner that I love utilizing styled shoots to express my creativity. And when they’re as good as this elegant Dallas wedding inspiration at The Mason then I get over the moon excited. The Details After seeing the photos by Carolina Goodwin my jaw dropped at how flawless all the […]

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10

Jul

Sami Kathryn bridal portrait: Pink Floral Wedding Inspiration at The Lumen Room featured on Alexa Kay Events

Graceful, lush, and dreamy this pink floral wedding inspiration at The Lumen Room is ready to turn some heads. The overall design is simplistic; incorporating soft textures and pastel hues. But the overall vibe is a more lavish feel. The Details Petals + Pastels really worked her magic in creating the perfect floral designs for […]

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2

Jul

Wedding hashtags are one of the best inventions. But seriously… thank goodness for technology! By utilizing wedding hashtags, you’re able to look back at all the photos your guests have taken throughout your day and see your celebration from many different perspectives! If you’re struggling to come up with a good one, these tips may […]

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26

Jun

Monica Alberty DFW Wedding Photography featured on Alexa Kay Events

What better way to ring in the new year than by getting married?! That’s exactly what Kelsey and Derrick decided to do with their sophisticated new years eve Brik Venue wedding. Needless to say it was elegantly epic! There are so many pretty details to talk about with this wedding day, For starters, I love […]

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23

Jun

Cream, taupe, and slate hues are coming together for this French Blue wedding inspiration that’s as elegant as it is magical. This aesthetic is timeless and perfect for those who want an elevated design, with a minimalistic look. Flowy fabrics and soft textures are best to incorporate with a combination of this kind. Additionally, ivory […]

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17

Jun

Blush Pink Texas Wedding at The Bowden featured on Alexa Kay Events

Elegant details fused with traditional elements making Joy and Chen-Han’s blush pink Texas wedding at The Bowden a memorable one! I absolutely love when couples incorporate their culture into their day. It makes it that much more unique and touching! For these two, they paid nods through the ceremony, dragon dancers, and cryo-gun just to […]

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15

Jun

Dreamy Pink and Gray Wedding at The Olana

It only takes one look at Bailey and Kevin’s wedding day to instantly fall in love with the details. Their dreamy pink and gray wedding at The Olana mimics a real life fairytale that we can’t help, but stare at these photos by Julia Sharapova! The day started with Bailey getting ready with her ladies. […]

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11

Jun

White and Greenery Wedding at The Emerson by Alexa Kay Events

When it comes to weddings, it doesn’t get anymore classic than Haley and Arthur’s white and greenery wedding at The Emerson! It perfectly blends chic, modern, timeless, and romantic all into one. The Details The two chose to stick to a sleek palette of black and white with pops of gold and greenery into their […]

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9

Jun

Planning a Micro-wedding or Elopement: Planning Advice on Alexa Kay Events

There’s no denying that planning a micro-wedding or elopement is becoming increasingly popular. But just because you’re opting for a smaller wedding doesn’t mean you still can’t make it elaborate or beautiful! Today I’m sharing some insight on this trending topic along with some planning advice in hopes of helping you feel confident in making […]

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5

Jun

Although you’re more than likely communicating details about your day through perfectly designed invitations, wedding websites are a great way to add even more information. So before you crowd all the details into your invitation suites, keep reading to see some tips on what to include into your wedding websites. Platforms to design your site […]

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1

Jun

The Lockharts DFW Wedding Photography featured on Alexa Kay Events

Wow is all I’ve got to say when thinking about Tori and Elliot‘s day! Their feminine and whimsical Clark Gardens wedding leaves me speechless! The Details First, I have to say this vendor team was amazing! When I saw the style board from Alba Dahlia Floral for this day, I instantly got so excited! Needless […]

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28

May

Spring wedding inspiration: Crate and Barrel Collaboration with Alexa Kay Events

I’m so excited to share today’s blog post with you guys! I’ve been anxiously waiting to share this spring wedding inspiration with Crate + Barrel. Myself along with other local wedding professionals, attended this pop-up event and it was so much fun! For starters, I was able to share my favorite spring time look, which […]

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25

May

Simply Stylish Grand Ivory Wedding featured on Alexa Kay Events

When I think of Brooke and Zach’s simply stylish Grand Ivory wedding day, it’s impossible not to smile. These two have a connection that’s so endearing and it really lights up a room! Not only that, but the fun they have together is so energetic! The Details Let’s start by talking about Brooke’s dress. I […]

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11

May

Stay at home date night ideas featured on Alexa Kay Events

Married or not, it’s so true that you should never stop dating. In the current condition with these unprecedented times, it may seem like a challenge to set aside time for you and your hubby, but we are here to inspire! Here are some stay at home date night ideas to shake up your usual […]

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7

May

If there’s on common regret amongst brides, it’s not spending the extra money to hire a wedding videographer. Sure you’ll have amazing photos, but there’s something about having a video that showcases the emotion behind the photos in real time. But, before hiring your wedding videographer to capture the footage of your day we’re sharing […]

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4

May

Warm Minimalist Moodboard

Tranquil sage greens, soft yellow hues, and sweet mauve tones are combining with bold berry shades for this warm minimalist color inspiration that’s too hard to resist! I absolutely love that color is making a comeback into weddings. It’s so fun to fuse various palettes together and create something totally unique. And yet, when done […]

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30

Apr

Regardless of what type of wedding ceremony you’re having, you’re going to need to hire a wedding officiant. This can look different depending on what route you’re heading towards, but there are a few key things to know before you choose! Basic Information From elopements to a full-scale wedding experience, officiants play a vital role. […]

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27

Apr

Local Embers & Co. Dallas Fort Worth Wedding Photography featured on Alexa Kay Events

Rustic, creative and charming, Kat and Tim‘s bohemian Big White Barn wedding could not have been more them! It’s filled with style and yet personal touches that make the day even more beautiful to look at! The Details Kat spent the morning with the ladies and her brides-man toasting to love with champagne, before slipping […]

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22

Apr

What to know when hiring a wedding photographer featured on Alexa Kay Events!

If there’s one thing I urge couples to invest in for their wedding, it’s hiring a wedding photographer. Although there are many options out there with varying styles, prices, and portfolios, it’s important to choose one that resonates most with you and what you like. Basic Information Before booking your wedding photographer, it’s important to […]

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20

Apr

Reigh Walker Wedding Photographer featured on Alexa Kay Events

One look at Devan and Nathan’s romantic winter wedding at The Grand Ivory and you’ll be hooked. Through the eyes of Reigh Walker, their day is joyful and alive through these stunning photos. The Details Getting married just two days after Christmas, the holiday season only added to the charm for these college sweethearts. The […]

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17

Apr

Having your best friends standing next you on your wedding day is the best! And one of the fun parts of the wedding planning process is going bridesmaid dress shopping with them. There are so many ways to go about this so we’re sharing the facts in hopes it’ll help you and them feel confident […]

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13

Apr

Grant Daniels Wedding Photography featured on Alexa Kay Events

When I received Brittany and Cody‘s gallery from Grant Daniels Photography, I couldn’t help but stare. One look and you’ll know exactly why! Their simply modern Firefly Gardens wedding is exactly that — simple, modern, elegant, and super stunning! The clean lines and sophisticated details dressed the venue perfectly. Not to mention, the florals by […]

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8

Apr

What to know when reserving your wedding hotel room blocks featured on Nashville Bride Guide!

If you have out of town family and friends attending you’re wedding, you’re more than likely going to want a place for them to stay. This is where reserving hotel room blocks come into play! Basic Information Depending on where you’re having your wedding, you’re going to want to block off one to two hotels. […]

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6

Apr

Hello beautiful! Fallon and Alex’s luxurious Knotting Hill Place wedding is a serious head turner. First, before I get into any of the details I have to say working and getting to know these two was so fun! Seeing their day come together was incredible and I’m glad I was able to be a part […]

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2

Apr

What to know when booking your wedding transportation featured on Alexa Kay Events!

Unless you’re holding everything for your wedding day at one place, then you’re more than likely going to need some type of wedding transportation. Whether it be shuttling people from the hotel to the venue, getting people from the ceremony to the reception, or maybe you’re just looking to incorporate a cool ride for you […]

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30

Mar

Lorena Burns Photography on Alexa Kay Events

Huyen and Mikel’s exquisite City Place Events wedding was such a fun celebration. These two are made for one another and I loved getting to witness it first-hand. Beautiful reds were popping amongst the chic black and white tones. In addition, gold accents played nicely with the look they were going for. Super elegant! The […]

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25

Mar

Before you tie the knot, you’ll more than likely be investing into engagement rings and wedding rings. It can be confusing to know if you’re getting a quality ring at a quality cost without knowing anything about it. That’s why I’m sharing what you need to know before purchasing the bling. Basic Information If you […]

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23

Mar

Before you can say “I do” and have it be legal, getting your marriage license is a MUST! While not the funnest thing to do on your wedding planning list, you can’t get hitched without it. Here are some quick tips about how the process works in Texas. Tips for Getting Your Marriage License You […]

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20

Mar

Fun fact, your wedding dress is only as good as your wedding alterations. Yes, you read that right! You can buy the most expensive dress in the world, however if you don’t get it altered correctly then it simply won’t look good. Your wedding dress is the more than likely the most expensive dress you’ll […]

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16

Mar

MODERN MINIMALIST WEDDING COLOR PALETTE

Want to make a statement with your wedding decor without being super flashy? Then you’re going to fall head over heels for this modern minimalist wedding color palette! While color does seem to be making a comeback this year, there is absolutely nothing wrong will keeping things simple. With shades of taupe, ivory, gold, sage […]

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11

Mar

While a lot of the “wedding world” focuses on bridal fashion and design and details, make no mistake we haven’t forget about the gentleman! Grooms and groomsmen are often times more laid back in the process. However, that doesn’t mean they don’t care. The guys want to look and feel just as confident as the […]

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9

Mar

Wedding dresses inside WED Bridal Dress Boutique. Get to know this DFW wedding vendor on the Alexa Kay Events blog!

One of the most exciting parts of wedding planning… wedding dress shopping! It’s every girls dream to walk down the aisle feeling so confident in beautiful to the love of her life. It can be overwhelming not knowing where to start or how to know when you’ve found “the one.” But we believe just like […]

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2

Mar

Alba Dahlia Floral Wedding Bouquet: Modern Ethereal Wedding Inspiration at The Joule on Alexa Kay Events

A palette perfect for the timeless, yet trendy bride, this modern ethereal wedding inspiration at The Joule is one for the books! Delicate pinks and peaches paired with shades of purple make for a combination that’s elegant, and as a result statement worthy. Through the design the stationery designs by Bethany’s Letter Shop, reception decor […]

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26

Feb

Wedding stationery suite: Whimsical mauve wedding inspiration on Alexa Kay Events. See more romantic wedding ideas at alexakayevents.com!

Your wedding invitations set the tone for your wedding day. Although you may send out save the dates, your invitations are often the first thing guests receive that give them an idea about your day. Not only are your invitations essential, but so is all of your wedding stationery. These include your table numbers, escort […]

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24

Feb

Soft and Natural Wedding Inspiration

If you love simple designs with a fresh spin, you’re going to love this soft and natural wedding inspiration. Like the calm of an ocean breeze, this palette is so serene while combining cool tones and warm neutral shades. While this combination would be beautiful in the summer, I think the smokiness of it is […]

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19

Feb

Every bride envisions how she’s going to look walking down the aisle the day of her wedding. As she should! Your wedding day is such a special one and deserves to be treated as such. With that said, you’re going to want a hair and makeup artist that knows how to deliver on your vision. […]

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17

Feb

Delightful Wedding Inspiration at The Pearl featured on Alexa Kay Events

Classic meets modern in this delightful wedding inspiration at The Pearl at Sabine Creek. With an abundance of greenery and white floral designs being the focal point, Alba Dahlia Floral really knew how to make the vision come to life. The table details are rather simplistic and minimal, however the contrast in the color really […]

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12

Feb

One of the best parts of your wedding day is the food! (Because who doesn’t love a good meal?!) When choosing your wedding caterer, there are different options depending on the style of meal you’re serving, how many people you’re feeding, and the type of food you want your guests to enjoy. With the help […]

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10

Feb

Soft peach tones, candlelight, and antique elements came together to create this romantic orange Chandon Arbors editorial. The venue itself has such a grace and elegance about it, lending it to be perfect for the idea of the shoot. I don’t even know where to begin describing the details, but let’s start with the models. […]

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7

Feb

Julia Sharapova Wedding Photography featured on Alexa Kay Events

Creating a fun environment for your guests at your wedding reception is all in a days work for your wedding DJ. However, they hold a bit more responsibility than just pressing some buttons and playing the jams that you love. With the help of Danny Bolin and Jeremiah Brinkley from It’s Your Night Entertainment, we’re […]

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3

Feb

One of the best parts of the wedding planning process is the wedding cake tasting. I mean who doesn’t love to try delicious desserts?! Although some couples opt against a wedding cake, there is still bound to be some sweet treat – cookies, donuts, pies, etc.! Choosing your bakery for not only your perfect design, […]

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27

Jan

Romantic barn White Sparrow editorial wedding inspiration by Alexa Kay Events. See more barn wedding ideas at alexakayevents.com!

One of the first vendors every couple should book is their wedding venue. Some couples may already have their dream venue in mind, others may still be doing a little research. No matter where you fall, we’re sharing some information to help you be confident in choosing your wedding venue! Basic Information In a world […]

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20

Jan

Wedding centerpiece inspiration for Monica wedding editorial.

You’re in for a real treat with today’s post! It’s bringing you double the inspiration, double the fun! With two unique looks, this feature is one part light and airy and the other part filled with contrast and depth. These bright vs. bold wedding editorials at The Emerson will open your eyes to the elegant […]

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17

Jan

There are different options when it comes to hiring a bartender for your wedding day. We’re breaking things down in today’s post including the process and things to consider before making your decision. Basic Information Once you’ve decided on your venue, you’ll have a better understanding of what you’re looking for with a bartender. Your […]

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13

Jan

Believe it or not, one of the most photographed pieces of your wedding day will be your floral arrangements. From your wedding bouquet to your centerpieces and everything in between, your wedding flowers have the ability to add so much to your design. It’s important to choose a florist that you trust will make your […]

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6

Jan

The elegance of taupe hues and greenery is never lost upon me. Shelby and Cesar incorporated these dreamy neutrals into their wedding at Emerson Venue and the outcome is nothing short of striking! From beginning to end, Lauren Nicole captured the day in all it’s glory. Shelby looked flawless in her gown from Brilliant Bridal […]

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20

Dec

Wedding Guest Book Ideas featured on Alexa Kay Events

While your planning out the details of your wedding reception decor, don’t forget to think about what you’d like for you wedding guest book! Whether you’re wanting something more meaningful or something that would go along with your wedding theme, there are so many options nowadays and it’s easy to get creative! Here are some […]

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18

Dec

Love was in the air, this sweet October day. And I was so lucky that I got to be a part of the magic. Micaela and Joe are two sweet souls that came together, committing to forever and exchanging their vows for their timeless wedding at the beautiful The Olana. Micaela looked flawless in her […]

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6

Dec

Wedding Exit Ideas featured on Alexa Kay Events!

If you’re looking for a fun way to leave your wedding ceremony or wedding reception, then you’re going to love today’s post! Let these wedding exit ideas inspire you and allow for some photo-worthy moments! Sparklers A classic option! Sparklers make for such an awesome reception exit and allow your photographer to capture such creative […]

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2

Dec

Wedding Desserts That Aren't Cake featured on Alexa Kay Events!

In case nobody has told, I’m going to let you in on a little secret… you don’t have to have wedding cake if you don’t want to! (Gasp!) While a wedding cake has become a traditional part of the wedding, non-traditional wedding desserts and sweet ideas are catching on just as quick! So what are […]

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27

Nov

Warm Autumnal Wedding Inspiration

While the fall season often brings about rich colors and bold elements, this warm autumnal wedding inspiration is showcasing a little uniqueness. Although this color palette could be for a wedding at any time of year, I love this design for the fall season. The feminine and whimsical vibe it portrays is so swoon-worthy! Mixing […]

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25

Nov

Timeless Greenery and Gold Wedding at The Filter Building

Following wedding trends can sometimes get overwhelming, but I don’t think weddings with greenery and gold will ever go out of style. It’s a true favorite amongst brides and it’s easy to see why it’s a classic. Emily and Edmund incorporated this color palette amongst the exposed brink and industrial details at The Filter Building. […]

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14

Nov

Writing wedding vows and toasts can sometimes be a bit tricky. It’s like you know everything and love the person you’re writing them about deeply, however when it comes time to write things down your mind goes blank! Or maybe you know everything you want to say, but don’t know how to narrow it all […]

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11

Nov

DFW Wedding photos: Dusty Blue and Blush Wedding at The Room on Main featured on Alexa Kay Events!

One look at Kellie and Rob’s Dallas wedding and you’ll instantly see how timeless and classic the day was. Dusty blue and blush were seen throughout their decor and details, all down to Kellie’s beautiful blue shoes. The bride and her bridal party got ready together before the ladies transitioned into long mismatched dresses of […]

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30

Oct

Vivid Fall Wedding Inspiration Moodboard

Warm meets cool in this vivid fall wedding inspiration. Fall brings about the most beautiful colors, so it only makes sense to bring out the best of the time of year with such an inviting palette. Berry and mauve hues mixed with chocolate browns, teals, and beiges makes for one beaming combination. Incorporating a lot […]

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24

Oct

Bridal getting ready portrait: Wedding details for your photographer to capture featured on Alexa Kay Events

Your wedding details tell more of the story of your wedding day. Because of that, from flat lays to reception details, your photographer loves snapping these shots! To help make it go more smoothly and make sure no detail is missed, we’ve come up with a list of items you should have readily available for […]

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21

Oct

Wedding ceremony decor: Whimsical garden elegance styled shoot featured on Alexa Kay Events

Get ready to feast your eyes on the dreamy details of this garden elegance styled shoot. With The Olana having such an amazing aesthetic, we wanted to add a whimsical garden touch, however still incorporate an upscale vibe. Needless to say, you can’t have a garden feel without fresh floral designs, which is exactly where […]

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15

Oct

Pink and mauve wedding bouquet: Fall Garden Wedding featured on Alexa Kay Events

Whimsical and wonderful, this girly fall floral wedding inspiration came together like a dream! Rachel of Alba Dahlia Floral had a last minute idea for this shoot and I LOVED the idea. While the details are modern, they’re also feminine and romantic. The rose pink, mauve, and deep burgundy tone make this color palette perfect […]

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26

Sep

Black, White, and Gold Modern Wedding Inspiration featured on Alexa Kay Events

While more of an accenting color than the foundation of a wedding color palette, the color black is taking center stage in this modern industrial black, white, and gold wedding inspiration. The Details My sister and law (and name twin!) Alexa of Adams Photography are obsessed with the color black. This inspired us to do […]

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24

Sep

Wedding Party Photo Ideas

When a couple is as sweet and laid-back as Kristina and Gibson, you just know you’re in for a fun-loving day! If you’ve seen the couple’s engagement session featured on the blog, then you know these two are simple people with an unparalleled love. The Details Their day is so beautiful and peaceful to look […]

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20

Sep

Wedding first looks have become increasingly popular through the years. However, couples can have a hard time deciding if doing one is the right decision for them. Today I’m breaking down the pros and cons of a first look to help guide you to the decision that’s best for you! Pro: It’s a great opportunity […]

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16

Sep

Sophisticated and Chic wedding inspiration on Alexa Kay Events

With a venue as opulent as The Olana, this styled shoot was bound to be luxuriously romantic. Fusing soft peach tones with ivory and gold, the color palette is timeless and so elegant. This sophisticated decor is brought to life through the lush blooms by Haute Floral. From beautiful floral arches, to bouquets, centerpieces, and […]

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13

Sep

Wedding place setting: Beach Wedding Inspiration | Dominican Republic

This past June I was lucky enough to head to the Dominican Republic to bring you this tropical wedding inspiration! If you have seen the sand and the sea moodboard on my blog, then you have seen all the color and design inspiration. But now, I get to share how all the details came together! […]

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6

Sep

Shades of Purple Wedding Inspiration

Creating depth with it’s various tones, I can’t get enough of this shades of purple wedding inspiration. Purple is one of my favorite colors to work with. While combining multiple levels of the same hue into one design may seem intimidating, this look is elegantly flawless! Although there’s really only one color, the design ideas […]

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2

Sep

5 Important Things Your Wedding Timeline Must Have on Alexa Kay Events

They key to your wedding day running smoothly is having a thorough wedding timeline. It’s important to get this step done a couple weeks ahead of time to ensure all of your vendors are on the same page. If you hire a wedding planner, then this step should be easy as it is usually help […]

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26

Aug

Wedding ceremony inspiration: | Romantic blue Texas wedding at Spring Venue by Alexa Kay Events

Light blues, blush pinks, and gray accents were the perfect wedding colors for Paige and Daniel’s Springs Venue Wedding. Paige and Daniel are the type of people that appreciate the small things in life. It’s evident how much they cherish those around them and one another, which is why I think their decor really complimented […]

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21

Aug

White and greenery wedding bouquet: Elopement vineyard wedding at Umbra Winery by Alexa Kay Events. See more wedding ideas at alexakayevents.com!

Like something straight out of a tuscan garden, this Umbra editorial is so ethereal and dreamy. Inspired by a vineyard wedding, this styled shoot includes soft blues and greens with charming, yet edgy details. The La Buena Vide Vineyards was the perfect location to set the scene. The bride was seen in a fitted wedding […]

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16

Aug

I cannot express how strongly I advocate FOR the use of a seating chart at your wedding! I’m summarizing my hundreds of reasons for being “pro-chart” into a few concise paragraphs. Below I’m sharing two of my greatest reasons and a little preview into my rational behind them.  Firstly, is my largest and most multidimensional […]

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14

Aug

Dusty Blue + Dusty Rose Wedding Moodboard

Wedding season is in full swing with many beautiful color palettes making another appearance or even feature debut. I don’t think a wedding season goes by without the ever popular dusty blue hue. It is such a cool-toned, timeless color palette. However, it’s warmer sister, dusty rose is not far behind in the popularity contest, […]

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5

Aug

Mauve and gold wedding table setting: Whimsical mauve wedding inspiration on Alexa Kay Events. See more romantic wedding ideas at alexakayevents.com!

One look at the moodboard designed by photographer Chua Lee Photography, and this whimsical tuscan mauve and floral editorial instantly caught my attention. While the purple hue was the focal point of the shoot, gray, champagne, and soft pink accents added such a unique depth to the details. The Details The Hidden Pines Highland Village […]

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29

Jul

Before the big day come the wedding rehearsal. Often times, brides have questions about their rehearsal and the rehearsal timing. The importance of staying on schedule for your rehearsal is just as significant as the day of. Keep reading to see my planning tips and learn why your rehearsal timing is so important. Who Should […]

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23

Jul

Mustard and Greenery Wedding Inspiration

Fresh, modern, and organic is the perfect way to describe this mustard and greenery wedding inspiration. These two colors stand out on their own, however when paired together they’re a dynamic duo! When looking for color palette ideas, I was inspired by summer. After looking at different trends I kept coming across this mustard color […]

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15

Jul

White and greenery wedding centerpiece: Elopement vineyard wedding at Umbra Winery by Alexa Kay Events. See more wedding ideas at alexakayevents.com!

It may be a dreaded topic that couples don’t want to think about, but having a rain plain for your wedding day is very important. If any part of your ceremony or reception is outdoor or can be effected by the weather, read my thoughts on having a backup plan. Why a rain plan is […]

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12

Jul

Wedding menu: Elopement vineyard wedding at Umbra Winery by Alexa Kay Events. See more wedding ideas at alexakayevents.com!

As an event planner, wedding industry terminology comes as second nature. However, some brides may not understand or have questions about what things mean. I’ve put together a list of some common industry terms with their meaning to help you out. After reading these, you’ll be speaking the lingo in no time! Industry Terms Banquet […]

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5

Jul

Woodsy wedding inspiration with this Anne of Green Gables editorial by Alexa Kay Events. Find more wedding inspiration at alexakayevents.com!

Whether you have your dream location already picked out or are on the search for your perfect match, it’s important to get all your questions answered before signing your contract to your wedding venue. There would be nothing worse than signing and not realizing you weren’t allowed to rearrange the room or use your favorite […]

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24

Jun

Romantic barn White Sparrow editorial wedding inspiration by Alexa Kay Events. See more barn wedding ideas at alexakayevents.com!

Full of romantic decor and garden chic vibes, this White Sparrow editorial is the perfect combination of girly elegance. These details will for sure have you swooning! The Details At first glance, this could pass as a real wedding. But this styled shoot was actually for a photography class put on by my friend Laylee […]

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19

Jun

Romantic industrial wedding styled shoot with a feminine fall look designed by Alexa Kay Events and captured by Xsperience Photography. For more romantic wedding ideas visit alexakayevents.com!

Combining picturesque details with a slightly edgy appeal, feast your eyes on this romantic industrial editorial. Dainty details complimented the feminine design, while The Century Hall was the perfect venue to bring this dreamy vision together. The bouquet in this shoot was one of my favorites. It had red-orange leaves and used all sorts of […]

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14

Jun

The Sand and The Sea Moodboard

As peaceful as an ocean breeze, this wedding color palette definitely has me inspired! In fact, the hues of the sand and the sea are the pigments that will be used for a styled shoot happening in the Dominican Republic in June. Needless to say, I can’t wait! The tablescape in this design is so […]

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5

Jun

Organic, industrial botanical garden wedding inspiration styled shoot planned by Dallas event planner Alexa Kay Events. See more wedding ideas at alexakayevents.com!

Organic and whimsical meets modern and industrial with this botanical wedding inspiration! Inspired by a botanical garden, a lot of greenery was incorporated into this editorial. This made Brake and Clutch the perfect venue to add that contemporary element. decor & details The floral designs for this shoot created by Alba Dahlia Floral were fabulous! […]

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28

May

Think you are ready and have what it takes to be the best bridesmaid or maid of honor (MOH)?  It is an honor to be a bridesmaid, but it’s a lot of work. I’m sharing some bridal party advice to help you be an amazing member of your bestie’s bridal party! Before the Wedding Day […]

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23

May

Southern Elegance Moodboard

To all the Southern Belles out there, this southern elegance moodboard is for you! Combining vintage elements with soft, romantic details, this wedding inspiration has an elegance about it like none other. I was drawn to this wedding inspiration because of the blue tones and the look of the antique china. Putting a fresh spin […]

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13

May

Inspired by elements of Spring, this truly natural wedding styled shoot is simple, girly, and oh so elegant! Invitation suites and vow books designed by Brown Fox Creative provide such elegance, while floral designs by Petals and Pastels took center stage and were the focal point of the shoot. By pairing unique pastel colors together, […]

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3

May

Congratulations! The moment you’ve been waiting for has finally happened — you’re engaged! While I’m sure you’re overwhelmed with joy, I’m sure you’re also getting anxious about the whole wedding planning process and what to do next. Today I’m sharing some wedding planning advice with some tips and tricks to help you out! Enjoy the […]

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29

Apr

Love in Bloom Color Palette Inspiration – Dallas Wedding Planner | Alexa Kay Events

Shades of pink and lush greenery will always be the perfect option for a Spring wedding. With the flowers starting to bloom, and the days getting longer, I wanted to share this Moodboard inspired by one of Wedding Wire’s 2019 Pantone Color Palette: Love In Bloom! Love In Bloom This palette combines earthy greens with […]

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23

Apr

Blush floral stationary by Lane Love Paper Co. – Dallas Wedding Planner | Alexa Kay Events

I recently had the honor of collaborating with an incredible group of vendors to style a shoot at The Grand Ivory. This beautiful venue is located just outside Dallas- Fort Worth and sits on 18 acres of pristine land. This venue was created with every detail in mind! There is an all white barn, a […]

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19

Apr

Flowers by The Shabby Rose - Modern styled shoot at The Emerson with Madeline Shea Photography and Alexa Kay Events | Dallas DFW Wedding Planner

This styled shoot at The Emerson was so incredible to help put together. I had been dreaming of this show with Madeline Shea Photography for quite some time, and seeing it all together was incredible! The Emerson is a newly renovated event venue right outside of Dallas-Fort Worth. It sits on 10 acres of land, […]

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27

Mar

With wedding season right around the corner, there are so many beautiful trends I am excited to see! One of which is Wedding Wire and Pantone’s 2019 Wedding Colors of the Year! Wedding Wire predicts that couples will focus on color schemes instead of single color palettes, which makes planning a wedding much easier! When […]

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12

Mar

The inspiration for this shoot came from a cape dress, Julia wanted something classic and elegant. We styled with touches of navy, powder blue, ivory, gold & greenery. The couple is getting married June 2019 and their love was evident throughout this shoot. The gorgeous floral by, Haute Floral brought the shoot to life as […]

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29

Oct

Wedding Date: July 29, 2018 Coordination: @alexakayeventsVenue: @allegrochicagoPhoto: stofferphotographyHair and Makeup: @hannahelisabethbeauty @amela_hebeauty

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21

Sep

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