Author Archives Tricia Kurtz

03
November
2016
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Amazing Fall Wedding Trend!

Fall 2016 is in full swing with some amazing trends popping up in the wedding world! Palettes of rich color and shimmering metallics, especially gold, are some of the hottest! Whether purchased or painted, adorning your tables, stationery and more with some of these shiny elements can enrich your decor scheme.  We have compiled a […]

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01
November
2016
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One of 8 Favorite Austin Ballroom Wedding Venues!

Thistlewood Manor embodies timeless elegance! From the first glance, you will be inspired by the French style architecture. The beautiful ballroom has hosted small intimate weddings and events and large weddings of nearly 200 quite nicely. Comfortable, French cane-back chairs and square guest tables add a unique quality to your reception, and mahogany folding chairs are […]

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28
October
2016
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Christina and Jeff

Photographer: Aleisha with Toast Entertainment DJ: Toast Entertainment Cake: Simply Delicious Harpist: Carol Tatum Makeup: Jessica White Hair: Blush You Inc. Coordinator: Thistlewood’s onsite- Leslie Hayes Florist: Thistlewood’s onsite- Leslie Hayes

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21
October
2016

I only have great things to say about this venue!

I recently got married here and it was perfect! Tricia and Leslie are truly outstanding. They worked well with me on every detail and made sure everything went smoothly. Every aspect from food to flower arrangements was phenomenal. I was thoroughly impressed all night. Our guests were satisfied as well.

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10
October
2016
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Fall 2016 Photo Shoot

Photographer: Hyde Park Photography Coordination: Thistlewood Manor Catering: Trica, Thistlewood Manor Cakes: Simply Delicious Custom Cakes Makeup: Nicole Schultz Dress: Signature Bridal Flowers: I Do Flowers NB- Leslie Hayes

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16
August
2016
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Dramatic Ceremony Backdrops

Wedding ceremonies at Thistlewood Manor are typically outdoors – a growing trend for some time. Spring and fall weddings are especially popular in Texas since the weather is generally lovely.  You may choose from several location options for your ceremony site here, such as the tree grove, in front of the fountain, or at our new “chapel.”  Further, you can invigorate your ceremony […]

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16
August
2016

Made my dreams come true

I can not say enough how fabulous and wonderful this venue is. Leslie and Trisha were fantastic to work with, and they really made my dreams come true for my wedding. Everything they put together as a venue was perfect. The ease of having the ceremony on site, in front of a gorgeous church face, […]

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30
July
2016

Portraits of Art

We wanted to share with you these stunning sunset portraits of some few newly-wed couples here at Thistlewood. While enhancing the natural beauty of our growing landscaping, a beautiful sunset can transform a regular portrait into a piece of art. Are you planning sunset or dusk photos for your wedding day? Here are a few tips for […]

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22
July
2016
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Romantic Wedding Theme

Romantic wedding themes flourish here at Thistlewood Manor.  Various shades of white and ivory adorn the ballroom walls and floors providing the perfect backdrop for elegant events of any palette.  For this event, we used the popular colors of blush and grey (or serenity) with beautiful pops of pastel and bright colors with tulips, roses, lisianthus and billy balls mixed with lots of […]

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24
June
2016

Highly, highly recommended!

After an extensive search for venues in the Austin area, I discovered Thistlewood Manor just south in Kyle. I was looking for a venue with a very elegant, romantic feel, and this was THE MOST beautiful one I found. The bridal room to get ready provides an absolutely gorgeous backdrop for photos with the furniture and […]

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11
June
2016

Excellent wedding venue. Thank you Thistlewood!

My wife and I had a wonderful wedding planning experience with Thistlewood. Tricia and Leslie went out of their way to make sure that we got everything we wanted on our wedding day. It was PERFECT. We couldn’t have asked for more. The property is gorgeous inside and out. The staff is extremely courteous and […]

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11
May
2016
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Skip the Petals and the Pillow

Let’s think outside of the box! We have all been to weddings with the flower girl tossing petals, and the ring bearer holding a pillow. But just because this is customary, doesn’t mean your little ones have to carry on the tradition!  Dramatic flowers, flowing ribbon wands, a sweet parasol, various halos, or a crystal adorned pomander are […]

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03
May
2016
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Hot Floral Trend: Hanging Arrangements

We are in love with these hanging arrangement ideas! You can most certainly pull off these looks for your ceremony site at our cluster of tress or under an arch. Hang individual bud vases with crystals from the trees, lanterns filled with flowers or pomanders, or garlands of flowers and organza. We have some sweet chandeliers to combine with […]

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  • About Us

    Looking for an Extraordinary setting for your wedding Celebration? If timeless Elegance is in your dreams, look no further than Thistlewood Manor. This gorgeous ballroom with its grand staircase, amazing chandeliers, and marble-like floors make it a magical place for your wedding reception.

  • Contact Info

    Our Location:
    1520 Roland Lane
    Kyle, TX 78640
    Phone: (512) 268-1900
    Email: info@thistlewoodmanor.com