April in Texas

April 12, 2012

Besides a short spring break last year, this is the first spring I’ve spent in Texas. A few weeks ago, when the fields on the drive between Houston and Austin began to bloom with blue bonnets, I got a little bit giddy because it was my first time seeing them for real! It’s so beautiful to look out at, and I can see immediately why Texans are so proud of their April blue bonnet season. Blue bonnets are so sweet and special, and they make the perfect inspiration for a spring wedding in the Hill Country!

{April in Texas}
{Bride and cowboy groom: McGowan Images via Style Me Pretty| Bridesmaids in navy blue: Nathan Westerfield Photography via Southern Weddings| Mosaic cow skull: McGowan Images via Style Me Pretty| Blue vintage car: Half Orange Photography via Style Me Pretty| Bouquet with bluebonnets: Arielle Doneson Photography via Style Me Pretty| Blue invitation suite: Justin & Mary via Style Me Pretty| Baby’s breath and blue bonnet aisle decor: McGowan Images via Style Me Pretty| Texas sky: Korie Lynn Photography via Style Me Pretty}

If you tell me you didn’t swoon at that shot of the bride and her cowboy groom, I will not believe you! :)




  1. oh i love this! it also made me think of polish pottery which would be a darling touch in a family like ours!

    Comment by Dana — April 12, 2012 @ 7:04 am

  2. Beautiful! I was on that drive to Houston last weekend thinking they were so pretty!

    Comment by Lindsey Hollingsworth — April 12, 2012 @ 8:34 am

  3. I simply cannot get enough of navy. Lovely!

    Comment by Crissy — April 12, 2012 @ 10:52 am

  4. I’m a Texan born and raised, so naturally I’m a sucker for Southern weddings. I would love to plan a southern wedding in NY!

    Comment by Tamra {ever swoon} — April 12, 2012 @ 2:06 pm

  5. If I get the opportunity to move to NY after graduation, that might have to happen! :)

    Comment by Lisa — April 12, 2012 @ 3:08 pm

  6. hehehe the groom! :) and i do looveeee blue…

    Comment by Kristen — April 12, 2012 @ 4:56 pm

  7. I just love these photos! I’m slowly starting to understand those Texans and their state pride…

    Comment by Lena — April 12, 2012 @ 6:48 pm

  8. I love all of this so much. You’re right- that one picture is amazing. Major swoon :)

    Comment by Michaela — April 24, 2012 @ 12:09 am

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