Ashley & Derrick || december 3, 2016

We met Ashley & Derrick through the planning process and after multiple meetings of getting the ball rolling and setting the groundwork with Ashley’s sweet mom, Josie. With Ashley not being in town, but being a “local girl”, it worked well to have Josie and Kelly work together to do what they could and make the most of Ashley’s time when she was in town for face to face meetings, tastings, mock sets, trial runs…the really fun wedding things! After all, there had already been one wedding in the family so Josie was pretty much a pro!

Ashley had a vision of a Cool Winter wedding, with white branches adorned with crystals, heavy winter greens, and color pallet that consisted of charcoal, navy and maroon. That style inside her venue, The Brownstone Reserve, was the perfect combination to execute her dream day. On that December day, Mother Nature had plans outside of the outdoor ceremony that was originally on the books. Rain on your wedding day is good luck, and with a solid back up plan in place, all went off without a glitch moving ceremony indoors in front of the gorgeous staircase and then clearing the dance floor for the party to come after! Ashley and Derrick wanted to make sure they shared a little piece of the things they loved with their guests. The groom’s cake was a giant cookie with multiple layers and filling in between each, surrounded by chocolate chip cookies for everyone to enjoy. The guests got to be entertained with a slow-mo booth during the reception, and the music was a mix of country, pop and Tejano to make sure everyone had their turn on the dance floor!

One of the sweetest moments that we were able to witness that day was the time between Ashley and her dad, David, just before he walked her down the aisle. Full of emotion, full of butterflies, David wrapped his loving arms around his daughter to calm her and let her know that he was by her side.

Ashley and Derrick, we wish you many years of love and laughter with your support group surrounding you and building you up!



{coordination + rentals} Kelly Nail  || Ashley & Co.
{venue} Brownstone Reserve
{photographer} Maleigh Canon || Canon Creek Photography
{catering + bar} Lauren Fox || The Hilton
{baker} Sandee Moss || Sandee’s Sweets
{florist} Debbie Brooks || Postoak Florist
{dj} Justin Lopez || Downtown Event Services
{beauty} Priscilla Flores || Funky Cheveux Salon
{transportation} Aggieland Limos