The Ostreum Blog

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


Your bridesmaids loved you first – don’t they deserve to be showered with gifts? Here are 10 bridesmaid gift ideas to recognize and celebrate the ladies who will stand next to you, cry happy tears with you, and fire up the dance floor on your big day. All of these picks (most with links!) can […]

10 Bridesmaid Gift Ideas

July 16, 2023


Incorporating your furry friend into your wedding day is a growing trend that adds an extra special and personalized touch to your big day. Here are 5 ways to include your pet on your wedding day. Include Them in Your Wedding Photos The obvious first step is to make sure your wedding venue is pet-friendly […]

5 Ways to Include Your Pet On Your Wedding Day

July 3, 2023


It’s officially engagement season! Wondering where to pop the question in Fort Worth? There are plenty of gorgeous spots in our beautiful city. Check out our list of the best places to propose in Fort Worth! Sundance Square Sundance Square is one of the most popular proposal spots in Fort Worth. Between the Pavilion (which […]

The Best Places to Propose in Fort Worth

December 9, 2022


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


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


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


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


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


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


You know that photos are one of the most important aspects of your wedding day, but what does a typical wedding day photo timeline look like, and where are the best photo spots in The Ostreum? While no two weddings are the same, The Ostreum Photo Guide can help you get an idea of what […]

The Ostreum Photo Guide

August 26, 2022