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A Chic Treehouse Wedding: Celebrating Alexandra and Dylan at The Houstonian & The Grove, Downtown Houston



A Love Story That Began in College

The journey of Alexandra and Dylan is a beautiful tale of friendship blossoming into love. They first crossed paths in college, brought together by their mutual friends. What started as a close friendship, with shared laughs and memories, gradually turned into something more profound. It was at a college date party during their senior year when their friendship took a romantic turn. Their friends had always sensed a special connection between them, playfully predicting that they would end up together - and they were right!


A Proposal Under the Houstonian Lights

Dylan chose the perfect setting for the proposal - the Houstonian's iconic oak tree, a favorite spot of Alexandra adorned with year-long Christmas lights. The surprise unfolded on a Thursday evening, a day they traditionally spent with family, making it all the more special. Following the proposal, a surprise engagement dinner awaited them, where both families and friends celebrated their new beginning. Symbolically, their rehearsal dinner also took place at the Houstonian, bringing their love story full circle.


Chic, Treehouse/Garden Vibes: Elegance Meets Nature

Alexandra and Dylan's wedding was a picturesque fusion of chic elegance and enchanting garden aesthetics. They envisioned a celebration that would capture the essence of a sophisticated treehouse nestled amidst lush greenery. Every detail, from the floral arrangements to the venue decor, was meticulously chosen to create an ambiance that was both stylish and naturally serene. This unique blend offered guests an immersive experience, where the charm of a garden party met the refinement of a chic, upscale event, perfectly encapsulating Alexandra and Dylan's love for the outdoors and refined taste..




Dancing the Night Away

"The most important thing to me was making sure everyone was on the dance floor all night! Dylan and I are always the first ones on the dance floor at weddings, so it was important to us to have a great band that would keep everyone dancing!" shared Alexandra. Their wedding truly reflected this sentiment. The dance floor was the heart of their celebration, bustling with energy and joy as friends and family danced the night away. Their love for dancing and fun created an infectious atmosphere, ensuring a memorable experience for every guest.


The First Look and Intimate Moments

The first look was a highlight for Alexandra, transforming her pre-ceremony nerves into excitement. In this intimate moment, she revealed her long-kept secret – the wedding dress – to Dylan, marking the start of their special day together. This experience, shared in the tranquility of their closest circle, set a joyous and intimate tone for the day. Their first look wasn't just about the dress; it was about connecting deeply before stepping into their celebration, a decision they cherished deeply.


Bridesmaids’ Fashion: A Palette of Personal Style

One of the standout features of Alexandra and Dylan’s wedding was the bridesmaids’ attire. Breaking away from traditional uniformity, Alexandra empowered her bridesmaids to express their individual styles. She provided a color palette and let each woman choose a dress that made her feel fabulous.



The result was a stunning and eclectic mix of gowns from diverse fashion houses like Tootsies, Revolve, Show Me Your Mumu, and Neiman Marcus. This approach not only added a vibrant and unique aesthetic to the wedding but also ensured that each bridesmaid was comfortable and confident, wearing something they truly loved.


Alexandra’s thoughtful consideration towards her bridesmaids’ comfort and style reflects the inclusive and warm spirit of their wedding. It’s a beautiful example of how modern brides are redefining wedding traditions to prioritize personal expression and joy.


Why AVP: A Bride's Trust in Excellence

For Alexandra, choosing AVP was a decision driven by trust and reassurance. "The moment I spoke with Ashley, my worries about the wedding's logistics just melted away," she recalls. Faced with a complex Catholic ceremony and a tight schedule between multiple venues, Alexandra found comfort in Ashley's confident and calming approach. "Being someone who likes to have control, it was surprisingly easy to entrust everything to Ashley and her team. I knew they would handle any situation seamlessly, allowing me to focus on enjoying my day," she explains. This deep trust in AVP's expertise and meticulous planning made their wedding a flawless, stress-free experience.



Advice to Couples

Alexandra's advice to other couples is to plan a wedding that truly reflects who they are. She encourages embracing the unconventional, focusing on what makes them happy, and most importantly, to have fun.



A Wedding Planned to Perfection

At Ashley's Visions & Productions, we were honored to help Alexandra and Dylan bring their dream wedding to life. From the chic decor to the lively dance floor, every aspect of their wedding was a testament to their love story and personalities.

If you're looking for a wedding planning team that understands the importance of making your day uniquely yours, look no further. Reach out to us, and let's start planning a wedding that's as unique as your love story.



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