Lone Star Mansion VenueWhy The Lonestar Mansion Is The Best Wedding Venue

Just minutes away from Fort Worth, this serene venue offers a gorgeous backdrop for your wedding day. The Lonestar Mansion is the perfect escape from city life and sits on 20 acres of beautiful grounds, making it one of Burleson’s best wedding venues. 

Indoor & Outdoor Options

Your wedding day is one of the biggest days of your life; making it memorable is our top priority. With different ceremony and reception locations, stressing about the weather is the last of your priorities. It is one reason why we include inclement weather options in your wedding package, ensuring that your wedding day is beautiful, no matter what. From the Antebellum-style mansion to the beautiful oak trees, to the poolside courtyard, there are stunning areas for your ceremony, cocktail hour, and wedding reception scattered throughout the venue. 

The Mansion

The mansion is, of course, the star of the show.  It was originally built in the 1800s in Mississippi. It was disassembled and brought to Texas in the 1980s and put together again! They kept it the same floorplan as it was originally built. The mansion showcases unique features and details, and there are still original pieces throughout the mansion, like some of the doors, windows, hardwood floors, and crown moldings. While historic, it is charmingly beautiful, rustic, and definitely unique, ultimately making it a gorgeous venue for your wedding. 

Onsite Chef

On your wedding day, let us take care of you! By having an onsite chef and bartending service, planning your reception is easy. Not only can you try the food beforehand, but the catering team will create a custom menu to suit your tastes, ensuring that your reception is perfect. You don’t have to stress about finding the perfect vendor to serve you and your guests. We offer multiple options that you are bound to find the right meals to suit you and your partner. 

Day of Coordinator

On your wedding day, we want you to be in the moment and focusing on you, your partner, and the love that you share. That’s why we offer a day-of coordinator! If any issues come up, the coordinator has got you covered. They will guide everyone through the rehearsal, down the aisle on the day of the wedding, and even help plan your timeline. On your wedding day, they are practically your best friend, and their main focus of the day is to make you and your partner as stress-free as possible and to enjoy the biggest moment of your life. 

Four-Legged Friends Allowed

Want your pup part of the big day? No problem. Your dog is part of your family, and we want them to be part of your wedding ceremony too. The Lonestar Mansion allows four-legged friends for outdoor ceremonies, and they can even walk down the aisles (cue the excitement from guests!) It’s a fun way for you and your partner to incorporate your furry friend into your wedding and create memories that will last forever. Those memories will definitely make a frame-worthy photo! 

Tip: Be sure to talk to us before your wedding about your dog’s size and breed. We want to make sure that your ceremony goes smoothly for all involved. 

Award-Winning Venue

From The Knot to Wedding Wire, The Lonestar Mansion has been awarded the Best Wedding Venue in Burleson for many years in a row. We strive to make every couple have the wedding of their dreams, and we can’t wait to create your perfect wedding day for you! 

Ready to book? Get in touch with us today! 

Reference for historic mansion info: https://chanceycharmweddings.com/dallas-wedding-venue-highlight-lone-star-mansion/

Texas Luxury VenueTexas Inspired Wedding Decor and Details

The bride and groom may want to add an elegant nod to their wedding being located in Texas. Especially for couples who were born and raised in the state of Texas, they’re devoted to the love of their home state. We’re proud to be working with Texas couples at the Lone Star Mansion.

 

Get inspired by our Texas Inspired Wedding Decor and Details and make it yours:

 

Subtle Hints

“Easter eggs” are intentional hints to your guests. Subtle enough to keep your wedding luxurious and not wavering over into a tacky Texas-themed wedding. More is less with these accent pieces, so use them strategically and sparingly to keep the focus of your day on the beauty of your love. A few example accents include leather textures for the men’s pocket squares, a dainty outline of Texas on the menu or bar list, simple bolo ties around vases, and a cowboy boot display holder of flowers.

 

Displaying the State Flower

Bluebonnets are extremely popular for their blooming fields. Including the Texas state flower in your bouquet or floral centerpiece, it’s a delicate touch and ode to Texas. If your wedding is scheduled in the springtime between March to mid-April, bluebonnets’ peak season is perfect for your occasion.

 

Branding Family Mementos

A version of the garter toss activity between the bride and groom can be replaced with a Texas activity such as branding a family memento. Branding a sign that can be passed down to future generations is a great reception memory. Encourage guests to add their names before or after the bride and groom brand the sign. Have a special family item in mind? Think about ways you could brand it. Plus, it makes for a refreshing candid photo moment of both the bride and groom as well as the guests’ reactions.

 

Feature a Local Winery or Brewery

Texas wineries and breweries will add the perfect touch of love for the state. Tasting a variety of options with your partner could be a pre-wedding get-away date. Texas offers many wine and beer excursions, so it’s up to you to find your favorite feature.

 

Are you ready to book your wedding for 2021? We’re delighted to speak with you about your unique wedding experience and plan.

10 Behind the Scenes Wedding Moments to Capture10 Behind the Scenes Wedding Moments to Capture

Booking your wedding at Lone Star Mansion comes with a romantic and historic ambiance, so we always encourage photographers and videographers to take advantage of the venue’s backdrop and characteristics. Keep your vendors in the know and to come early. You’ll want to document the best behind the scenes of your wedding.

 

The Outdoor Steps

The steps of the Lone Star elevate the experience of the day. Capturing couples and wedding parties on these iconic steps is number one on our checklist of behind the scenes must-captures. As guests arrive, the photographer and videographer could snap some candid shots.

 

Get-Ready Mirror Shot

The bridal party room is a highlight due to the tradition of the bridal party support. The oval, detailed mirror provides a frame for putting on makeup, hair styling, and pinning the veil.

 

Get-Ready Pool Shot

Similar to the get-ready mirror shot of the bridal party room, catching the groom and the camaraderie shares the anticipation from his point of view. It gives the bride and groom an opportunity to look back at and share the memories post-wedding.

 

Walking on the Bridge

We can’t leave this quaint bridge. It’s a time for the soon-to-be newlyweds and photographer to get intimate shots and alone time to relish in their special day. Imagine the bridges from a romance novel; that’s a bonus detail of our venue.

 

Wedding Dress Showcase on the Stairs

The indoor stairs offer a traditional setting with an editorial approach. The bride can accentuate her gown by facing away from the camera and acting like she’s walking up the stairs as her dress is embellished. The bridal party could also stand on the lower steps with the photographer and bride on a higher level. We always want new

 

Pre-Wedding Gift Giving

Some couples choose to send each other pre-wedding gifts, and what a precious and emotional behind the scenes photo to get. Why not relish in the excitement of marrying your best friend and look back on later?

 

Popping Champagne

Both sides of the wedding party could pop some champagne in their dressing rooms. We’ve also had bridal parties in their silk robes use the classic porch. It’s a celebration, so why not have a blast?

 

Parent Support

While this part can’t be planned, a father-in-law saying something loving to his soon-to-be daughter-in-law is an emotional and authentic moment.

 

Before Walking Down the Aisle

Seeing the bride’s expression is a gift for the groom. He’ll want to see how his gorgeous newlywed looked right before walking down the aisle towards him.

 

Toast Reactions

As the couples’ loved ones share anecdotes, getting some close-ups of everyone’s reactions is a no-brainer.

 

If you need some visual representation of these behind the scenes examples, check out our galleries. You’ll see how previous weddings have used the space for their occasion.

Having the Covid Conversations for your Wedding

Being a couple and planning a wedding during this difficult time can add a bit more pressure and stress to your already full plate. You as the couple, are now responsible for having important conversations with your guests regarding the expectations of safety. From extra precautions with food and beverage to wearing masks, seating arrangements, dancing and even singing, you have a lot to think about and consider before your event. Luckily, your Lone Star Mansion venue coordinator, wedding planner, catering staff and every other vendor you’ll be working with has been living and breathing the ever-changing regulations that are placed on gatherings by the state of Texas, and can help you make the best decisions and guide you on what conversations are necessary and mandatory with your guests.

Here are a few tips we’ve gathered from wedding professionals:

  1. Keep emotions out of it! Once you’ve made up your mind or learned what’s required, communicate that information with your guests, without your emotions getting the best of you. We all know you’d rather have everyone on the dance floor at once, or be arm in arm with your bridal party, but some things aren’t possible right now, so it’s best to communicate that information in advance. Doing this will help eliminate difficult conversations on the day of the event and encourage safety.
  2. Lean on your vendors. “Our job is to help navigate conversations with guests and vendors, on how to celebrate safely, and doing so tactfully with facts, not personal opinions or emotions,” says Jillian Smith, owner and managing director of One Touch Events in Atlanta.
  3. Be confident in your decisions. Once your decisions are made, stick to them, and make sure that they apply to all of your guests. In doing this, guests will all feel more comfortable and safety will be encouraged.

Most importantly, remember, this day is about the love that you share with your fiance, your wedding will still be a memory that lasts a lifetime.

Ready to start planning your day? Contact us today!