Real Weddings || April + Bryan || January 7, 2017

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No matter how hard you try, what is the one thing you cannot control about your wedding day?  The weather. But for April and Bryan Mikaelian, a winter wedding made for a perfect backdrop to the warmth and love that was found inside. Because, like J.R.R. Tolkien said, “Deep roots are not touched by the frost.” While frost glistened outside The Laurel on January...

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Vendor Spotlight || Molly Rasmussen — Pop Parties

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After five years as a director producing nearly 150 events per year in the Dallas Design District, Molly opened her own full-service wedding and event planning company — Pop Parties. Fully dedicated to helping clients host perfectly planned celebrations, Molly and her team work tirelessly to create once-in-a-lifetime occasions for their clients. Molly was kind...

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Meet The Laurel Team || Allison Domanic, Corporate Sales Manager

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To all the designated corporate party planners—we tip our hats to you for all your hard work. Our Corporate Sales Manager, Allison Domanic, not only understands the weight you bear as you plan your company’s next event, but is eager to help you accomplish your goals. With an expansive background in luxury hotel event planning, she understands every aspect of...

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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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