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At Brides of Houston, we get the privilege of seeing the work of some of the best and brightest wedding vendors – not just in Houston and the state of Texas, but from everywhere! Houston is a hotspot for incredible wedding ideas, and we’re lucky to be able to swoon over incredible ideas each day. These current trends from top Houston wedding vendors stood out to us as eye-catching, unexpected and FUN! Take notes, brides! These vendors are not only talented, but trendsetters, too! Read below to see the vendor, the trend and our thoughts on each idea. Be sure to head to our Instagram to weigh in on your favorite trends!

spring 2018 houston wedding trends

Geode Cakes

We’re seeing geode cakes popping up quite a bit, but we haven’t seen anything quite like Shelby Elizabeth Cakes‘ jaw-dropping, gravity-defying cakes. We’re not sure how she does it, but we do know that these cakes not only look amazing, but taste amazing too!

Shelby Elizabeth Cakes

spring 2018 houston wedding trends

Long Farmhouse Tables for Large Groups

Your wedding day brings together family and friends, old and new. What better way to encourage conversation and intimacy in a large group setting than to utilize a long farmhouse table instead of multiple rounds? Longer tables make for great conversations and fabulous decor – just look at that greenery runner!

Chancey Charm Weddings | The Farmhouse

spring 2018 houston wedding trends

Unexpected Perspectives in Photography

This photo caught our eyes immediately – how could it not?! Aisha Khan of AMA by Aisha uses light and reflection impeccably to create truly unforgettable images that freeze a moment in time in a completely unique way. We’re in awe!

AMA by AishaThe Dunlavy

spring 2018 houston wedding trends

Glass-Covered Floral Centerpieces

Speaking of whimsy, we stopped our scroll when we saw this floral centerpiece trend encapsulating miniature bouquets under glass. It gives the piece a terrarium effect perfect for any whimsical, rustic or boho wedding!

Edges Wild Studio

Oversized Marquee Letters

One of the most fun current trends we’re loving? These oversized Hollywood-style marquee letters are popping up in receptions all over, and they bring such a fun, customizable element to any dance floor! Spell out your new last name or any fun word you can think of and get the party started. Plus, they make for fantastic photo ops!

LG Entertainment


Chunky Boho Fishtail Braids

Leave it to the ladies at Etoilly Artistry to create some of the most swoon-worthy bridal looks, including this trend we’re loving of oversized boho braids in a fishtail style! The classic braid gets a statement-making twist with this fun and effortless yet chic hairstyle.

Etoilly Artistry | Half a Rice Studios | Davis & Pogue Events | Love & Lace Texas

spring 2018 houston wedding trends

Menus and Signage on Cloth

To add an unexpected element of texture that gives a casual, approachable edge to an elegant tablescape, try having select pieces of stationery printed on premium cloth! We love the clean look of these menus draped softly at each setting!

Dreams and Nostalgia | Breanna McKendrick Photo | Lean on Me Events | The Vine | Poison Ivy Floral Events | Revisionist Events | Swift & Company

spring 2018 houston wedding trends

Mismatched Meets Modern

It’s no secret we love a good rustic tablescape, but this one stood out to us with its mismatched chairs juxtaposed with clean, modern and minimalistic dinnerware. The contrast is unexpected and a great way to combine conflicting styles in a visually appealing way!

Adorn Vintage Rentals

As you can see, Houston wedding vendors are on top of their game when it comes to current trends of the season. They’re not only following suit, but creating new ideas for us to fawn over! Find a team of talented vendors to make your wedding dreams a reality with our Local Vendors tool!

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Other Local Vendors: LG Event Entertainment & Production, Swift + Company, Lean On Me Events, Poison Ivy Floral Events, The Vine, Breanna McKendrick Photography, Dreams and Nostalgia, Revisionist Events, Shelby Elizabeth Cakes, The Dunlavy, Half a Rice Studios, Davis & Pogue Events, Love and Lace Bridal Boutique, AMA by Aisha, Adorn Vintage Rentals, Edges Wild Studio, Chancey Charm Weddings