Lauren & Reymel {real wedding story}

Bride & Groom: Lauren Maas & Reymel Sunglao Wedding Date: June 2, 2018 Guest #: 90 Ceremony & Reception Location: Brantview Apples and Cider (www.brantviewapples.com) Photographer: Fedora Media (www.fedoramedia.com) Colour Palette: “Our theme for the day was family-oriented, rustic, and simple. We really loved the venue as it was, so we did very minimal décor. […]

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Love is Sweet {favourite things}

Photo above: Maria Denomme Photography At Make A Wish Cakes (www.makeawishcakes.com) Exeter, ON every custom cake is created with passion. Only the best quality ingredients are sourced, including pure butter, Belgian chocolate, locally milled flours, and fresh, rich whole milk and cream. Your choices are limitless: whether you envision an elegant tiered cake shared with […]

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Photo: HRM Photography | Venue: Fanshawe Pioneer Village

Featuring: Fanshawe Pioneer Village

Fanshawe Pioneer Village offers a historic chapel, rustic indoor spaces, gorgeous outdoor spaces + more Heritage, nature, and photo opportunities all come together here, accommodating weddings that range from romantic nineteenth-century themes to contemporary weddings under a big white tent.

Wedding at Grey Silo Golf Club | Photo: Spirits Intrigued Photography

Featuring: Grey Silo Golf Club

Grey Silo Golf Club’s popularity owed to breathtaking property, first class amenities and large, rustic “Timber Room” banquet hall Grey Silo Golf Club offers a rustically unique wedding venue surrounded by the natural beauty of the golf course and the Grand River that you and your guests will soon not forget… Full Review…

Gift Yourself a Wedding Photoshoot {expert tip}

EXPERT TIP BY ANNE EDGAR PHOTOGRAPHY & FILMS (www.anneedgarphoto.com) Cambridge, ON For many brides and grooms, COVID threw all their carefully planned wedding dreams out the window. For many more, COVID continues to threaten their carefully laid plans. If you’re one of the many couples who chose or will choose to go ahead with your […]

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Venue: THEMUSEUM | Photo: Lula King Photo & Film

Featuring: THEMUSEUM

THEMUSEUM is a beautiful venue with a unique open-concept design offering the perfect mix of eclecticism and contemporary elegance. Photo by Corey Gardiner Photography Its powerfully transformative space is turning the heads of creative couples and inspiring exciting, unforgettable events. THEMUSEUM is both a ceremony and wedding facility and is a go-to for brides and […]

Warm Winter Love | Karen & Klaus {real wedding story}

BRIDE & GROOM: Karen & Klaus Pirker WEDDING DATE: February 22nd, 2020 LOCATION: The Briars Resort & Spa (www.briars.ca) Jacksons Point, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Ophra Alexandra Photography (www.ophraalexandra.com) Newmarket, ON GUEST #: 40 COLOUR PALETTE: “We decided on burgundy for our colour scheme and called Matilyn (recommended by the Briars) to initially rent burgundy tablecloths and […]

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How to plan your wedding during coronavirus

How to plan your Wedding during Coronavirus

Congratulations on your engagement! You now face the unique challenge of how to plan your wedding during a pandemic. Whether you’re just starting to dive into planning or are replanning the wedding you’ve already planned twice, it’s natural to have a million “what if” questions about the future. With all of the uncertainty, we hope […]

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Emerald Beauty {design palette]

BRIDE & GROOM: Mawah & Alvin LOCATION: Lakeview by Carmen’s (www.carmenslakeview.com) Hamilton, ON DÉCOR, DESIGN & FLORAL: Elle et lui Events (www.elleetluievents.com) Brantford, ON COLOUR PALETTE/THEME: Rustic/Nature (burgundy, blush, green) BRIDE & GROOM CHAIRS: MMM Decor (www.mmmdecors.ca) Toronto, ON FURNITURE RENTALS: Higgins Event Rental (www.higginseventrentals.com) Toronto, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Mr. Koa (www.mrkoa.com) Mississauga, ON“I come from […]

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Featuring: HRM Photography

Energy, excitement and fabulous love stories are contagious at award-winning wedding photography studio, HRM Photography These three fabulous professional photographers, who make up HRM Photography, believe every bride and groom deserve to feel like a celebrity on their wedding day. That’s why Heather, Niki and Lindsay have approached each of the 1000+ weddings they’ve photographed […]

Four Points by Sheraton London | Photo: Erin Woodgate Photography

Featuring: Four Points by Sheraton London

Four Points by Sheraton London offers beautiful spaces for ceremonies, receptions and 600+ guests From trendy to the traditional, the Four Points by Sheraton London provides you with everything you need to make your dream wedding come true. With 180 guestrooms, a full service conference centre, and outdoor gardens, they have everything needed to create […]

Versatile Bridal Party Style: The Classic Collection by BridesMade

The BridesMade Classic Collection from BridesMade (www.bridesmadeonline.com) includes 5 dress styles that are made tobe able to mix and match between styles, and have been thoughtfully designed to alleviate the need for alterations. With the option to buy new, rent, or buy used BridesMade is the perfectoption for every bridesmaid, with any budget! Conveniently shop […]

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Oakwood Resort | Photo: HRM Photography

Featuring: Oakwood Resort

Grand Bend’s Oakwood Resort is the ultimate, all-in-one location for a West Coast Ontario wedding Photo above: HRM Photography Open year-round alongside the shores of Lake Huron, Oakwood Resort is a fantastic choice for a wedding in any season. At Oakwood Resort, you can plan for indoor or outdoor ceremonies, grand receptions, beach-side photo shoots, […]

Simple, Intimate, Perfect | Cait & Mike {real wedding story}

BRIDE & GROOM: Cait & Mike Abramovitz WEDDING DATE: September 11th, 2020 LOCATION: Langdon Hall (www.langdonhall.ca), Cambridge, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Gary Evans Photography (www.gary-evans.ca) Kitchener, ON “I had already been following Gary on Instagram before we had even started wedding planning. He was always the clear choice for us.” – C GUEST #: 18 COLOUR PALETTE: […]

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Lovely Weddings & Events Photo by Gary Evans Photography

Featuring: Lovely Weddings & Events

Specializing in over the top Pop Up Weddings, Lovely Weddings & Events helps couples get married with none of the stress but all of the fun! As a wedding planning and design company with over 15 years of weddings under their belt, Lovely Weddings & Events specializes in providing unique and stress-free Pop Up Weddings […]

Lush Rainforest {design palette}

LOCATION: Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory (cambridgebutterfly.com) PHOTOGRAPHY: BoXphotography (boxphotography.ca) FLORAL DESIGN: Floral Factory (floralfactory.ca) DECOR: AWE Events (aweevents.ca)  CAKE: Cocabella Cake Studio (facebook.com/cocabellacakes) COOKIES: Jake and Ellas Cookies (facebook.com/jakeandellascookies) BRIDE ATTIRE: La Crème (lacremestjacobs.com) GROOM & GROOMSMEN ATTIRE: Collins Clothiers (collinsclothiers.com) HAIR: FAD Hair Studio – Keira Gilbert (fadhair.com) MAKEUP: Meghan Barbour Makeup Artist (meghanbarbour.ca) STATIONARY & SIGNAGE: Red Bicycle Paper Co. (redbicyclepaperco.com) MODELS: Jessica Jacklin, Graham McPherson, AJ McGeoch & Melissa McGeoch COLOUR/THEME: Foundational […]

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Earthy Green {styleshoot}

Day of Coordinator & Photography: Fedora Media (www.fedoramedia.com) Venue: Storehouse 408 (www.storehouse408.com) Floral & Décor: FlowerzDesign (@flowerzdesign) Baking: Fancy That Cakes (www.fancythatcake.ca) Photobooth & Love Letters: Picture Us Mirror Photo Booth (www.pictureus.ca) Hair & Makeup: Applied Elegance (www.appliedelegance.com) Caligraphy: Creations by Korga (@creationsbykorga) Colour/Theme: Green Analogous Tell us more: “Our inspiration came from our handsome […]

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Falling in Love {design palette}

BRIDE & GROOM: Stacey & John WEDDING DATE: October 10th, 2020 LOCATION: Calerin Golf Course (www.golfnorth.ca/calerin) Erin, ON DÉCOR & DESIGN: Decorating Dreams (www.decoratingdreama.ca) New Hamburg, ON FLORALS: courtesy of the bride COLOUR PALETTE/THEME: Fall inspiration (burgundy/orange/yellow)“Many couples choose an autumn wedding for the weather – moody skies and moderate temperatures. Our favourite thing is […]

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Fun foods for your wedding {favourite things}

Looking for an interesting twist on your late-night snacks or dessert bar? Here are a few of our favourite selections from Thunderstorm Productions: DRINKBOX – The DrinkBox from ThunderStorm Productions is the perfect solution for any wedding! It is fully equipped with TVs to show your wedding slideshow (or hook up a gaming console). LED […]

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Hessenland Inn & Schatz Winery

Featuring: Hessenland Inn & Schatz Winery

Hessenland Inn & Schatz Winery is the ultimate Ontario West Coast wedding destination offering gazebos, overnight accommodations, waterfalls, lake access, and gorgeous indoor & outdoor wedding spaces Located along the shores of Lake Huron between Bayfield & Grand Bend, Hessenland offers a unique combination of history, innovation, and European elegance. Original exposed stone walls in […]

Stars Hollow in the Fall | Jasmin & Colin {real wedding story}

BRIDE & GROOM: Jasmin & Colin Sanford WEDDING DATE: October 17th, 2020 LOCATION: Forest City National Golf Club (www.fcngolfclub.com) London, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: HRM Photography (www.hrmphotography.com) London, ON “I actually found HRM Photography while helping plan my best friend’s wedding in 2019. We came across them at their booth at a wedding show and they just […]

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Three Things That Inspire a Couple’s Wedding Invitation Design

Expert tip by Alex Boston, Paperlust (www.paperlust.co) | Photos courtesy of Paperlust Designing your invitations can be one of the most exciting and personal pieces of the wedding planning process. While many choose the style of their wedding invitations based on personal preference, there is more than meets the eye when it comes to putting […]

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Amanda & Gavin {real wedding story}

Bride & Groom: Amanda Owen & Gavin MoynaughPhotographer: Lisa Rivard PhotographyWedding Date: 12-Sep-2020Original Guest #: 40Original Budget: $25,000 What was your original plan?: “Our original plan was to get married at the Riu Ocho Rios in Jamaica. We had planned to marry on the beach at sunset with our closest friends and family present. Our reception […]

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Boho Rocker {style shoot}

PHOTOGRAPHY: Nadine McKenney Photography (www.nadinemckenneyphotography.com) Calgary, AB HAIR & MAKEUP: Sdny Rainbow (@rnbw.beauty) Calgary, AB CLOTHING: Durand Bridal (www.durandbridal.com) Calgary, AB GOWN: J’Adore Bridal Boutique (www.jadorebridal.com) Brooklet, GA FLORALS: Flower Aura By Natasha (www.floweraurabynatasha.com) Calgary, AB CAKE: Black Dog Bakery (www.blackdogbakery.ca) Calgary, AB VENUE: Starbelly Restaurant (www.starbelly.ca) Calgary, AB MODELS: Tyler & Tanisha DETAILS: “This […]

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Vision in Red {style shoot}

Vision in Red is a guest post by Satin and Slate Weddings Planning & Coordination: Satin and Slate Weddings (www.satinandslate.ca) Photography: JLP Studio (www.jlpstudio.ca) “Vision in Red was designed to show how to incorporate both the contrast between a light colour and a bold colour as well as gradient shades. We used nudes and blushes […]

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Top 5 Wedding Cake Tips No One Tells You {expert tip}

EXPERT TIP BY DECADENTLY YOURS (www.decadentlyyours.ca) Guelph, ON | Photo above: Amy Taylor Photography You might not know much about wedding cakes (besides the obvious fact that they’re delicious), but the more informed you are, the better your decisions will be. Decadently Yours offers you a few tips to help pick your perfect confection. 1. […]

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Little Mushroom Catering

Featuring: Little Mushroom Catering

Feast On Certified,  made from scratch, woman-owned, and Living Wage Employers these are countless reasons to love Waterloo Region’s Little Mushroom Catering As a fully licensed catering company in Cambridge, Little Mushroom Catering has become a leader in Waterloo Region for innovative and sustainable full service event catering. Using fresh and locally farmed ingredients to […]

Modern Romeo & Juliet | Tara & Trevor (real wedding story)

BRIDE & GROOM: Tara & Trevor Cragg WEDDING DATE: April 4th, 2020 LOCATION: “Our friend’s balcony where we met!”-T PHOTOGRAPHY: Kelsie Kathleen Photo + Cinema (www.kelsiekathleen.com) Guelph, ON GUEST #: 4 BRIDE ATTIRE: Sash & Bustle Bridal Boutique (www.sashandbustle.com) Toronto, ON GROOM ATTIRE: Outlooks for Men (www.outlooksformen.com) FLORAL: “My friend Lauren and I purchased the […]

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BridesMade

Featuring: BridesMade

BridesMade offers the glamour of the dress without the stress of the shop BridesMade is here to help busy brides and bridesmaids enjoy shopping from the comfort of home, whether they are all together or scattered around the country. BridesMade offers 3 different options to fit every bridesmaids needs: Buying New, Renting and Buying use, […]

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