All you need is love... and

Shelby and Matt wanted their guests to ‘feel the LOVE’ at their classic and casual wedding. With simple white flowers, candles and an amazing LOVE marquee backdrop, they were able to have lot’s of love at their wedding…

Bride & Groom: Shelby Standring & Matthew Searam

Wedding Date: June 16, 2018

Ceremony & Reception Location: Rebel Creek Golf Course (
“We choose Rebel Creek because it was like hitting the easy button! All in one place and beautiful! The staff at Rebel Creek were absolutely fantastic! Ashley and Carly took away all my stress and were just a pleasure to work with from the very beginning.” -S

Colour Palette: blush pink and navy blue

Theme: “Classic, casual and simple. We kept our décor quite simple with only white flowers, simple candles and rose gold touches. We also wanted people to “feel the love” so the LOVE sign on a pallet backdrop strung with lights was the perfect décor piece to set the mood” – S&M

Flowers: Belmont flowers ( “Our colours were white and light pinks. I loved my flowers so much! Vildana is a queen!” – S&M

Décor: “My bridal party and I did the décor ourselves!” -S

Fav décor element: “The pallet backdrop with the LOVE sign was by far my favourite part! We rented the LOVE sign from Fresh Look Design ( and my best friend’s husband put the pallets together.” -S

DIY: “We did all the décor ourselves including the centrepieces, the flower arrangements and the gift and candy tables, etc.” -S

Wedding favours: “We had a candy bar and guests could take candy home” – S&M

Groomsmen and Groom’s attire: Stars Mens Shop (

Bridesmaids attire and accessories: David’s Bridal (

Bride’s dress and accessories: “I loved my dress and the experience I had at The Modern Bride (

DJ: Thunderstorm productions (

Hair & make-up: Studio K ( for hair and Nerea Garcia Roth Makeup Artist (

Photographer: TJ Weddings ( “I knew the photographers through friends of friends. I loved their style and approach to photos; it was unique. I loved working with the photographers; they were a calming presence in a stressful time. I loved our family photos so much and the way they were able to capture all the love between Matt and I!” – S&M

Biggest challenge: “All the decisions to make and the little details! So much to do when you’ve never done it before. I thought wedding planning was hard and I am a planner by nature!” – S

Fav wedding memory: “I loved walking down the aisle to the most beautiful song (I get to love you by Ruelle) in the amazing sunshine with all my friends and family in attendance, towards my best friend. I want to do it all over again!!!” – S

Advice from one couple to another: “Start early! Don’t be afraid to ask for help. Make the big decisions and don’t stress the small ones.” – S&M

MORE ABOUT REBEL CREEK GOLF CLUB| Rebel Creek Golf Club offers multiple indoor and outdoor wedding options in a secluded wedding locale just minutes from the city (more details in their review in The Ring, here). To find out more, email Rebel Creek Golf Club directly using the form below. 🙂


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