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Stephanie and Matthew met in 2000 at the now-defunct coffee shop Mojo's Daily Grind while studying at the University of Texas in Austin. "Matt and I spent a lot of time there while we were in school," says the bride. Four years later, on Thanksgiving Day, Matt proposed. Stephanie invented an elegant motif for a special event at the Historic Heights City Hall and Fire Station.

Stephanie and Matthew in Houston, TX

A creative bride pulls together a romantic event at a historic locale

Stephanie and Matthew met in 2000 at the now-defunct coffee shop Mojo's Daily Grind while studying at the University of Texas in Austin. "Matt and I spent a lot of time there while we were in school," says the bride. Four years later, on Thanksgiving Day, Matt proposed. Stephanie invented an elegant motif for a special event at the Historic Heights City Hall and Fire Station.

For their getaway, the couple rode off in a VW Beetle loaned by a family friend. "We drove off to Neil Young’s ‘Harvest Moon,’" recalls Stephanie.

Location: Houston, TX