Vendor Spotlight || Jennifer Trotter - Lip Service Makeup

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Jennifer Trotter — owner of Lip Service Makeup  — has been enhancing the natural beauty of brides and bridesmaids for more than 20 years. In an early career in TV and film, she was asked to assemble a makeup kit for a commercial — and she was wildly successful at it. Today, she works with nearly 100 brides annually and has a full team of artists who assist with...

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Real Weddings || Emily + Will || July 30th, 2016

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A most-asked question when planning a wedding ceremony is: Indoors or Outdoors? You may like the idea of breathing in fresh air as you walk down the aisle — or you may love the intimacy of a chapel ceremony. Emily and Will Simonds were married in The Laurel Chapel on July 30th, 2016. They are a beautiful couple inside and out and were kind enough to share a few...

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Corporate Event Coordinator Gives Us Her Expert Advice || Meredith Commender

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Every event shares the same goal — to ensure guests feel welcome and relaxed. The purest sign of success is found on the faces of your guests — smiles prove that all the important details were covered. Meredith Commender, owner of Significant Events of Dallas, knows accomplishing those smiles is not an easy task. Great events don’t just happen!...

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Real Wedding || Jamie + Helm || March 6, 2016

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Wedding planning often starts with enough energy to move mountains, but somewhere along the way that energy begins to waver. When you are in the midst of planning, to keep that energy running high until the end, it’s helpful to simply be reminded that your special day will soon arrive.  And we have the proof! Our Real Weddings posts are our way of encouraging you...

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Welcome to The Laurel Blog!

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This past October, The Laurel first opened its doors to the Dallas-Fort Worth area and your response has been incredible! We have enjoyed the pleasure of serving the loveliest brides and grooms, their families and friends, as well as hosting well-attended corporate parties and private dinners. By far, what we have enjoyed the most is witnessing firsthand - at every...

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