{reality wedding story} Fairytale London wedding

Photo: HRM Photography | Venue: Windemere Manor

BRIDE & GROOM: Samantha Babbar & Martel Laws

WEDDING DATE: August 11th, 2017

CEREMONY LOCATION: St. Peter’s Cathedral Basilica (cathedral.dol.ca) London, ON

RECEPTION LOCATION: Windermere Manor (windermeremanor.com) London, ON

PHOTOGRAPHY: HRM Photography (♥) (hrmphotography.com), London, ON

COLOUR/THEME: Blush pink, ivory, gold and burgundy with a touch of Disney, fairytale princess

GUESTS: 100

BUDGET: $30,000 to start, $50,000 at the end.

DJ: Music Central (♥) (musiccentral.ca) London, ON

DÉCOR: Patzees Weddings & Events (patzees.com) Dorchester, ON

PAPER FLORALS: 2CLVR Designs (2clvrdesigns.ca) London, ON

CAKE: Chick Boss Cake (chickbosscake.com) St. Thomas, ON “I was floored by the level of detail put in by Chick Boss Cake, it was a classy centrepiece and focal point in the room that was admired by everyone.” – M

TRANSPORTATION: Dorchester Limo (dorchesterlimo.ca) Dorchester, ON

BEST WEDDING RELATED DECISION: “We decided to go with paper florals for all the bouquets, boutonnières, and corsages as now they are all keepsakes for everyone.” – M & S

FAVOURITE MEMORY: “All the speeches made were amazing and the dance mash up with my dad was by far the best thing.” – S

GROOM + GROOMSMEN ATTIRE: Men’s USA (mensusa.com) & Joseph’s Clothiers (josephsclothiers.com) London, ON | Groom’s Tie: Hextie (hextie.com)

BRIDE’S ATTIRE: Petrov Bridal (petrovbridal.com) London, ON

BRIDESMAID ATTIRE: David’s Bridal (davidsbridal.com) London, ON

HAIR & MAKEUP: Florencia Taylor Makeup (florenciataylormakeup.com)

ADVICE, ONE BRIDE TO ANOTHER: “Everything really does work out in the end the way it’s supposed to so don’t fret. Also, make sure to have someone, such as the coordinator, on top of the order so that the schedule is followed. We almost missed cutting our cake, and no one saw us cut it!” – M & S

Featured in the Fall/Winter 2018 issue of The Wedding Ring Ontario Magazine

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