Bold, Beautiful & Dreamy | April & Curtis {real wedding story}

Photo above: Laura Thomson Photography “April and Curtis were married on a long weekend Friday in September in a tent that is what all wedding dreams are made of! Their choice of champagne, cream, navy, and gold was a bold and beautiful combination, perfect for a cozy and romantic fall day.” “With guests gathered at […]

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Vintage Coastal {style shoot}

Venue: Hessenland Inn and Schatz Winery (www.hessenland.com) Florals: The Backyard Flower Shop (www.thebackyardflowershop.com) Décor: NJS Design Event & Party Rental (www.njsdesign.on.ca/rentals) Photography: Melissa Pushelberg Photography (www.melissapushelberg.com) Colour/Theme: Vintage Coastal Details: “Our Theme was ‘Coastal’ & we were going for a vintage European feel. Our inspiration was the original stone walls of the Coach House and […]

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Summer Romance {design palette}

BRIDE & GROOM: Venessa & Jeff VENUE: Family beach house, Port Maitland, ON COLOUR: Blush and white DÉCOR & FLORALS: Flower Frenzy (www.flowerfrenzyflorist.com) Hamilton, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Erika Alvarenga Photography (www.erikaealvarenga.com) Brampton, ON COORDINATOR: Confetti & Co. (www.confettiand.co) Kitchener, ON LIVE EVENT ARTIST: Olga Pankova (www.liveeventartist.ca) Toronto, ON GOWN: Kleinfeld Canada (www.thebay.com/editorial/kleinfeld) Toronto, ON TUX: Surmesur […]

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Venue: Bingemans | Photo: Spirits Intrigued Photography

Featuring: Bingemans

After 50+ years, Bingemans well known for wedding spaces that suit nearly every wedding size, style & budget So whether you’ve been dreaming of an outdoor reception beneath a large gazebo, a multitude of photo shoot options on-site, or an elegant ballroom that will fit your 50 guests or 1000+ guests. Bingemans has the flexibility, […]

Nithridge Estate Weddings

Featuring: Nithridge Estate Weddings & Events

Nestled on the river, NithRidge’s amphitheatre, gardens and tent allow for outdoor dream weddings. NithRidge Estate, operated by Karima Kassam from Event Depot, was already naturally beautiful on its own. But when you add in its renaissance ambiance, an amphitheatre for outdoor ceremonies, beautifully landscaped gardens and a horse drawn carriage, we knew that if […]

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Smart Planning Leads to Stress-Free Wedding Days! {expert tip}

EXPERT TIP BY BRENTWOOD LIVERY (www.brentwoodlivery.ca) Kitchener, ON | PHOTO above: Karen Benwell Photography WHAT DO CELEBRITIES, ROYALTY, AND HAPPY WEDDING COUPLES ALL HAVE IN COMMON? Planning a wedding can be stressful. Re-planning the same wedding because of COVID-19 restrictions is a whole new level of stress. The average wedding couple spends over 500 hours […]

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Best Western Brant Park Inn

Feature: Best Western Brantford Hotel

Best Western Brantford’s gorgeous banquet rooms, décor, wedding packages, menus & amazing service makes them one of Brantford’s most sought-after venues The Best Western Brantford Hotel & Conference Centre offers an all-in-one venue for your wedding ceremony, dinner, reception, and overnight accommodations. The Grand Ballroom offers a large, adjustable space, elegant décor and beautiful crystal […]

Photo: Brian Limoyo Photography | Venue: Whistle Bear Golf Club

Featuring: Brian Limoyo Photography

Fine art meets photojournalism: Brian Limoyo Photography tells a couple’s love story through his lens Since opening his wedding studio in 2012 in Kitchener-Waterloo, Brian Limoyo has been helping couples remember all those special wedding day moments. Considering himself a veteran wedding photographer, Brian has the experience, style and personality to tell your love story […]

Kissed the girl | Kayla & Jeremy {destination real wedding story}

BRIDE & GROOM: Kayla Hiemstra & Jeremy Gravelle WEDDING DATE: October 26th, 2019 CEREMONY LOCATION: Disney’s Wedding Pavilion, Walt Disney World(www.disneyweddings.com) Orlando, FL RECEPTION LOCATION: California Grill, Disney’s Contemporary Resort (www.disneyworld.com) Orlando, FL PHOTOGRAPHY: Jess Collins Photography (www.jesscollinsphotos.com) Kitchener, ON “There is a Facebook group for Disney couples to help eachother with the planning process, […]

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DIY Wedding Flowers {expert tip}

Expert Tip by Alida Riddell, Lily on the Thames (www.lilyonthethames.ca) | Photos courtesy of Lily on the Thames “Up until now, I’ve done the floral designing myself. And while I LOVE designing weddings, I notice a huge gap between what a couple comes to ask me for, and what their budget is. For example, they […]

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Puppy Love {design palette}

VENUE: The Elora Mill (www.eloramill.ca) Elora, ON COLOUR/THEME: Coral and Blush, “Love for All, Big and Small” DESIGN, CONCEPT & COORDINATION: Satin and Slate Weddings (www.satinandslate.ca) Elmira, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Jayne West Photo Co. (www.jaynewestphoto.com) Brantford, ON VIDEOGRAPHY: Merrily Married (www.merrilymarried.com) Toronto, ON DÉCOR: The Rose Gold Grand Inc. (www.thergginc.ca) Hagersville, ON FLORALS: Hiway Flowers (www.hiwayflowers.ca) […]

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Nithridge Estate Weddings & Events {review}

Nestled on the river, Nithridge Estate’s amphitheatre, gardens and tent allow for outdoor dream weddings. Photo above: DA Photography NithRidge Estate Wedding & Events, operated by Karima Kassam from Event Depot, was already naturally beautiful on its own. But when you add in its renaissance ambiance, an amphitheatre for outdoor ceremonies, beautifully landscaped gardens, and […]

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Dress: Creme Couture | Photo: Dockflower Media

Featuring: Crème Couture

Crème Couture styles brides to show off their inner beauty Michèle Gray and her team at Crème Couture don’t just want to help a bride find a dress. Their goal is to help you find a gown that will reflect your inner beauty with a memorable shopping experience that you will remember for the rest […]

Feature: Best Western PLUS The Arden Park Hotel

Newly renovated Best Western Plus The Arden Park Hotel offers everything a Stratford couple want in a large wedding venue Offering excellent menu options and prices, space for up to 450 guests, ceremony and reception spaces, newly renovated decor, overnight accomodations and, essentially, a one-stop-shop style venue and a staff that takes a hands-on-approach to […]

Photo: One2one Photography

Cocktail Weddings Post Covid {expert tip}

EXPERT TIP BY LOOPS N JAMMZ DJ PRODUCTIONS (www.loopsnjamzzdjs.com) Kitchener ON | Photo above: One2One Photography We’re all looking forward to the day weddings return in a post-COVIDworld. We’re anticipating big celebrations for 2021 weddings after thevaccine is rolled out, of course. Will these weddings resemble those ofthe past or will 2021 represent the rebirth […]

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Conestoga Golf and Conference Centre

Featuring: Conestoga Golf & Conference Centre

Conestoga Golf & Conference Centre offers a beautiful backdrop for your elegant ceremony, photos and reception, all in one fabulous location. Nestled alongside the Grand River, Conestoga Golf & Conference Centre features some of the most picturesque scenery in the area – from rolling fairways to beautifully manicured greens – you’ll be able to choose […]

Venue: Beaverdale Golf Club | Photo: Mirror Form Photography

Feature: Beaverdale Golf Club

Beaverdale Golf Club offers beautifully affordable wedding  ceremonies and receptions that live up to GolfNorth standards The GolfNorth name is a familiar one in the Kitchener-Waterloo and Southwestern area, with highly rated golf courses, beautiful, picturesque grounds, and clubhouses worthy of elegant affairs – including weddings, which they’ve been creating for thirty years.

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Destination Mexico | Josie & Fuhai {destination real wedding story}

BRIDE & GROOM: Josie Rao & Fuhai Van WEDDING DATE: November 22nd, 2019 LOCATION: Dreams Resort (www.dreamsresorts.com) Playa Mujeres, Mexico “Danielle, our sister-in-law found Judy Nguyen on Instagram and referred us. After seeing her portfolio online, Fuhai and I contacted Judy to set up a coffee meeting. Judy was so pleasant and funny in person, […]

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Thunderstorm Productions

Featuring: ThunderStorm Productions

ThunderStorm Productions Elevates your Wedding Entertainment to Extraordinary From DJ services to pinball and video game rentals to slushie, popcorn, cotton candy machines, and dole whip soft serve ice cream, ThunderStorm Productions has been bringing the party to weddings for over 25 years, and will elevate your wedding entertainment from ordinary to extraordinary. Full review…

Boho Cream {design palette}

Photography: Kansas Thurlby Photography (www.kansasthurlbyphoto.com) Planning/Styling: CMB Weddings & Events (www.creativemindbox.com) Florals: The Paisley Rose (www.thepaisleyrose.ca) Desserts: Happiness is Sweet (@happiness.is.sweet) Venue: Storehouse 408 (www.storehouse408.com) Table Décor: W Events & Décor (www.weventsanddecor.com) Model(s): Adriana & Justin Colour/Theme: Boho Creams Details: “The palette inspiration came about from the new and growing demands for small weddings with […]

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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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