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

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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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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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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

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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

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It’s been a while since we’ve introduced ourselves! It takes a village to run a wedding venue, and Lynsie has assembled one of the best teams around. Without further ado – Meet the Ostreum team! Lynsie Blau Role: Owner, Founder, CEOZodiac sign: AquariusFavorite cocktail: Old FashionedFavorite wedding day moment: First Dance Lynsie opened the doors […]

Meet the Ostreum Team!

August 12, 2022

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Did you know that “Ostreum” means “Oyster” in Latin? Our venue is a 110 year old industrial building, a former warehouse for the O.B. Macaroni factory. Since opening in 2019, the inside of this “oyster” has been transformed into a pearl with plenty of secrets to be discovered. Most importantly, many secret and surprising photo […]

The Ostreum’s Best Photo Spots

July 8, 2022

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As a premier wedding venue in the DFW metroplex, The Ostreum has seen plenty of beautiful weddings since opening in 2019. With such an open and versatile venue, it can be daunting to decide exactly how to decorate the space. The white brick, original concrete floors, and industrial charm of this 110+ year old building […]

One Fort Worth Wedding Venue Five Ways

July 1, 2022