Holloway-Murillo May 2015 Wedding

What a joy it was working with Ashley and Val to plan their May 2015 Wedding!  They are beautiful people inside and out and you can see their love for each other in everything they say and do.

Here are a few of our favorite memories from their wedding day.

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A very special thank you goes out to Annie Hall with Annie’s Culinary Creations for saving the day and making these amazingly beautiful and delicious cakes after Romano’s Bakery unexpectedly and suddenly went out of business.  Ashley had just paid her final payment to Romano’s when we learned they closed their doors.  Annie jumped in and made the Bride & Groom’s cake dreams a reality!

Having a videographer with a Drone was extra fun and it made for some incredible video.  Take a look at Ashley & Val’s Video Trailer here: 

We extend huge thank you’s to ALL of the amazingly talented vendors that made this day perfect for Val & Ashley and their families and friends!!!

Ceremony & Reception Venue: Occasions at Stone River, Royse City, TX

Minister: David Hartley

DJ:  DJ Avenger, Erick Delcampo

Ceremony Musicians: Serenata Strings

Photographer: Harry Photo, Harry Harjabrata

Videographer:  Sparkys Video Productions, Sparky Sorenson

Photo Lounge:  Harry Photo

Florist:  Flor by Melissa, Melissa Morsinkoff

Cake:  Annie’s Culinary Creations, Annie Hall

Limo: Adam’s Limo Service, Abdul

Hotels:  Marriott Dallas City Center, Renaissance Dallas, Holiday Inn Express & Suites-Royse City

Wedding Planner/Coordinator:  Exceptional Events, Melanie Hill and Team

We hope you enjoy sharing in these beautiful moments as much as we enjoyed this wonderful couple. Please let us know if we can help make your wedding or special event exceptional!

September Style

Fall is upon us and we couldn’t be more ready for the cooler temperatures and changing leaves. Exceptional Events has all the tips and ideas you need to make your autumn event stand out!

Stylish Drinks

The great thing about fall is the options it offers you when it comes to planning an event. One great opportunity to lace some warm tones into your event is through the drinks. Whether you want to go with the typical seasonal approach and do warm ciders or add a little spice and choose a more themed drink, you can find just about anything that will match your taste as well as your attendee’s.


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Comfort Food

When it comes to this time of the year, we all start thinking about Thanksgiving. The food, fellowship, and fun that comes along with the holiday can be brought out a little early though when it comes to food. Serving appetizers like warm cranberry muffins or delicious pumpkin flavored treats will be a hit with guests. In addition to that, there’s nothing more seasonal than a nice cinnamon cake. It makes our mouths water just thinking about it!


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Warm Decor

We believe that this time of year should be dedicated to comfy sweaters and candlelight evenings. Your event can easily live up to that! By incorporating natural elements to your decorations, your venue will be transformed into a fall wonderland. Think warm colors and soft lighting. Candles are a great way to add mystique to the setting and branches and leaves will give it the perfect autumn touch. Play with colors, accents, and set-ups to find your happy place. It might just amaze you to see what a few little touches can do for an event.


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