Plan Your Fabulous Local Wedding

For Blake and Danika the Elora Mill ( was the perfect backdrop for their classic vintage wedding! With its unique brick and wood beams and amazing service, it was an easy decision for them. The next easy choice was using Gary Evans Photography ( to capture every moment…

Bride & Groom: Blake Voisin & Danika Walden

Wedding Date: April 6, 2019

Ceremony & Reception Location: Elora Mill ( “The Elora Mill is gorgeous and they have amazing service!” – B&D

Colour Palette: Vintage rose, grey & gold

Flowers: Jodi Leigh Designs ( “I asked Jodi to do flowers that matched my colours with greenery. I showed her photos from Pinterest and she made it happen. Everything looked amazing!” – D

Décor: “Jodi Leigh Designs did our décor as well. We went simple with décor as the Elora Mill is gorgeous on its own!” – D

Fav décor element: “The chandelier lights in the Granary Room and the fireplace in ceremony space.” – D

DIY: “We made red pepper jelly for our favours, a wood signing board, and the furs that the bridesmaids wore (my mother-in-law made them).” – D

Invitations/Stationery: vistaprint

Cake: “One of my bridesmaids is a cake decorator and made a chocolate cake with white icing. It was simple but beautiful!” – D

Groomsmen and Groom’s attire: “Charcoal grey suits with polka dot ties and brown shoes” – B

Bridesmaids attire and accessories: “Sorella Vita vintage rose dresses and they all chose their own style” – D

Bride’s dress and accessories: Allure 9501

Band: The Uptown Girls (

Hair & make-up: Hair: Jess Moser & Holly Wasser ( Make up: Erin Moreau & Nerea Garcia Roth (

Photographer: Gary Evans Photography ( “We were connected with Gary through a family friend. He and his wife Kim were wonderful to work with and made it so much fun! They are very professional and provide a great experience. We love the signature photo they did and the fact that they stopped traffic on a bridge for us to snap some shots!” – D&B

Videographer: Lucas Bulger from Your Day by Lucas ( “He is amazing!!! We LOVE our wedding highlight video and it was so fun to get to watch the ceremony and speeches. Lucas is professional and takes great pride in his work. I would highly recommend him.” – D

Biggest challenge: “Organizing the seating chart!” – D

Fav wedding memory: “Everything!! We had so much fun and the Elora Mill staff were incredible and made everything run so smoothly!” – D

Advice from one couple to another: “Choose a venue that takes care of the details so you can enjoy the day! It’s worth the extra money.” – D&B

Venue: Elora Mill | Photo: Gary Evans Photography

As featured in the fall/winter 2019 issue of The Wedding Ring Magazine

MORE ABOUT THE ELORA MILL | Strikingly situated above the thundering falls of the Grand River and the Elora Gorge, the Elora Mill Hotel & Spa celebrates 175 years enriched in history and charm. You can contact them directly using the form below or visit them online (

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