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Lauren + Taylor | Dreamy Austin New Year’s Wedding

Twenty-fourteen was an exciting, busy year for Bird Dog Wedding and it began on a wonderful note with Lauren + Taylor’s wedding filled with lovely pink hues, metallic accents, & a dreamy chuppah with floating golden leaves + lace. Take a look at the beautiful wedding photos by Paige Newton below.

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Heather + Sean | The Knot Texas at Wild Onion Ranch

Bird Dog Wedding was so excited to help Heather + Sean make their dream wedding at Wild Onion Ranch. We were even more thrilled that this lovely couple was featured in The Knot Texas Magazine. Check out the photos from the lovely day below.



Ceremony & Reception Site // The Wild Onion Ranch

Photography // Ashley Garmon Photographers

Videography // The Wedding Theater

Coordination // Bird Dog Wedding

Flowers // Rosehip Flora

Gown // Martina Liana, Wedding Atelier, New York City

Hair // Roar Salon

Makeup // Mariel Guay

Invitations // The Village Invites

Rentals // Marquee Event Group

Catering // 2 Dine 4 Fine Catering

Desserts // Texas Pie Kitchen

Music // Texas Pro DJ

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Loot Vintage Farm Tables Four Ways

Planning, designing and bringing our clients’ dream weddings to life is our bread & butter, but when we get the chance to collaborate with other awesome local vendor on styled shoots, we run with it!

Loot Vintage Rentals asked us (along with other Austin event designers: Gypsy Floral & Events, The Nouveau Romantics and 36th Street Events) to style their new Cartwright farm tables in four different ways to highlight their versatility. We created a retro-southwestern, citrus-inspired tablescape and topped it all off with some beautiful blooms designed by our very own Sarah Reichardt.

Check out the photos from Inked Fingers below to see the final product!


Vendor Friends

Rentals // Loot Vintage Rentals 

Florals // Bird Dog Wedding

Photography // Inked Fingers

Model // Mariah Brownwood

Venue // Palm Door on Sixth



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Love Bash + Vendor Love

As we gear up for our floral launch party, Bird Dog In Bloom, we wanted to share some of our very best friends and favorite vendors in Austin. We’ve created tons of fabulous events with these lovelies, and we can not wait to make this party the best yet! Reminisce with us and get a taste of what’s to come with Loot, Pink Avocado and Palm Door. Join us February 13th at Palm Door on Sixth to experience LOVE BASH!

Loot Vintage Rentals, an Austin event institution, provides one of a kind furniture, accessories and styling. Teaming up with Loot always leaves us more in love than before! Check out a few of our past collaborations like the wedding of Joanna + Paul and Blogshop!

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Pink Avocado Catering is one of the top wedding caterers in the Austin area and part of the ever popular Bread & Circus Supper Club! Their staff is incredible and we are always amazed by the delicious treats they provide. We can’t wait to taste what they have available at Love Bash!

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Palm Door continues to be the perfect venue for countless Austin events. Always open for collaborations, their original space Palm Door on Sabine, almost feels like a second home to Bird Dog Wedding. See a few of our past events with them like Krista + Tim and Jennifer + Anthony, then get excited to celebrate February 13th at their new venue, Palm Door on Sixth!

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Lindsey + Jim

We can’t get over how gorgeous every little detail of Lindsey + Jim’s wedding turned out. Bird Dog collaborated with this creative bride to make the day of her dreams. The Plant at Kyle made for the perfect setting for this mod, colorful event. See the vendor list at the end to find out who contributed to this amazing day.

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Vendor Friends

Venue // The Plant at Kyle

Planning // Bird Dog Wedding

Decor // Bird Dog Wedding

Favors // Bird Dog Wedding

Caterer // Pink Avocado

Servers + Bartenders // Pink Avocado

Floral // Pollen Floral Art

Photography // Two Pair Photography

Hair // Jeni Hoover

Makeup // Maris Malone Calderon

Ice Cream + Desserts // Cool Haus

Macarons // Hello! Macaron

Beer + Wine & Liquor // Specs

Ceremony Band // Doug Anthony

Reception Band // Learning Secrets

Officiant // Spike Gillespie

Transportation + Parking // Austin Charter Services

Additional Rentals // Sweet Sunday Events

Paper Goods // Bride


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Workin’ It {Allan House Fairytale Romance Open House}

In August, we were invited to participate in A Fairytale Romance – Open House + Bridal Showcase hosted by The Allan House as an event designer. Yay, we know this meant we would get to have some fun with pinks and golds and be super girly. We don’t have a problem with that.

We wanted to show brides what it was like to pull together several vendors to create a design, so we invited some of the other vendors to participate in our tablescape. They all knocked it out of the park! Blue Note Bakery provided us three sweet mini cakes – all on Loot Vintage Rentals cake stands. Loot also provided

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Etsy Shoppin’ {The Gilded Bee & Homako}

Two great shops to share with you to fun up your special day.
The Gilded Bee has tons of supplies to make the little details at your wedding or party big-time special! Imagine a streamer garland taken to the next level with strands of these beautiful materials. Or wrapping up some precious favors with sparkly ric rac or velvet ribbon. Moms and grandmas could look super stylish in a floral or ombre feather corsage. Endless possibilities! Yum.

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Homako is a super cute jewelry shop specializing in quirky, geometric necklaces. Bridesmaids would pop in these fresh designs on the big day. And, they would make great bridesmaids’ gifts with most items in the shop under $40.

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Ahhhh today was a good Etsy day.

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Summer {Super Girlie Pink Wedding}

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Summer {Swiss Dot Wedding}

{The Bride}

{The Cake}

{The Details}

{The Bridesmaids}

{The Guests}

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