Lynsie Blau, Author at theostreum.com

The Ostreum Blog

Explore the beautiful weddings of past clients. Plus tips and tricks for your perfect day.

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We’re rolling into the chilly season in Texas (Despite the random 70° days)! That means it’s time to start incorporating some cold weather essentials into your wedding day wardrobe. Check out our ideas for 5 winter bridal accessories you need! As an Amazon Associate, we may earn commission from qualifying purchases. Faux Sure! A fur […]

5 Winter Bridal Accessories You Need

December 2, 2022

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The well-known phrase “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue,” was coined in England during Victorian times. Each of the “something”s was meant to bring the bride good luck for her wedding day. “I had part of a blue handkerchief from my grandfather sewn into the hem of my dress,” Christy, Ostreum‘s Director of […]

10 Ideas for Your “Something Blue”

November 18, 2022

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Lounge furniture has been a favorite emerging trend in the wedding industry for the last few years. But what is lounge furniture, and why should you include it in your wedding planning? With Ostreum’s Lounge Furniture Guide to help, you’ll be well-versed in the new world of wedding lounge furniture and the different ways to […]

Ostreum’s Lounge Furniture Guide

November 4, 2022

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We get this question all the time – Should I hire a wedding planner? In case you’re wondering, we always recommend it. Here are 5 reasons you need a wedding planner for your wedding day! Vendor Selection and Communication One of the most challenging elements of wedding planning is undoubtedly choosing your vendor team. From […]

5 Reasons You Need a Wedding Planner

October 21, 2022

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2023 is just around the corner (crazy, right?), and it’s time to start getting excited for a new year of weddings and trends. Check out our 2023 wedding trend predictions! Small-Scale Weddings Mini-monies, elopements, and altogether smaller weddings are already making waves in the post-pandemic world. Guest counts are dropping, and sub-100 guest counts are […]

2023 Wedding Trend Predictions

October 14, 2022

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Wedding days are stressful – you don’t need us to tell you that! – but luckily there are many ways to surprise your new spouse and help ease some of that nervousness and add even more sweetness to the day. Check out our ideas for 5 ways to surprise your partner on your wedding day! […]

5 Ways to Surprise Your Partner On your Wedding Day

October 7, 2022

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October 1 is International Coffee Day, and those of us in the wedding industry (and anyone who has ever had to plan a wedding) run on caffeine! We know many of our couples are fellow coffee lovers, and there are so many ways to incorporate everyone’s favorite morning (afternoon, evening…) pick-me-up into your wedding day. […]

5 Coffee-Themed Wedding Ideas

September 30, 2022

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As the former warehouse portion of the O.B. Macaroni building, The Ostreum‘s speakeasy-themed space is purposefully a little darker than your average wedding venue. This makes it imperative to choose a photographer who not only knows how to shoot in low light, but excels at capturing the moody magic that The Ostreum is known for. […]

5 DFW Low Light Photographers

September 23, 2022

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Planning a wedding for the first time can be stressful especially with a whole new lexicon of terms to learn! Read on for some of the most common wedding terminology explained! A/N: Any term denoted with “*” is an Ostreum-specific term or is explained in terms of our venue! Banquet Event Order Commonly referred to […]

Common Wedding Terminology Explained

September 9, 2022

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Have you ever noticed that our full name is The Ostreum Special Events Venue? That’s because our venue much more than just a wedding venue! We have seen all types of special events since opening in 2019 and love hosting all celebrations and gatherings from quinceañeras to baby showers, from corporate events to birthday parties! […]

More Than a Wedding Venue

September 2, 2022