Ultimate Wedding Tunes Database

Photo: HRM Photography When the team at The Ring set out to create the Ultimate Wedding Tunes Database, we did so with the goal of creating the best first and last dance songs, wedding ceremony music, father-daughter and mother-son dance songs, bouquet and garter toss and wedding party dance songs lists ever (obviously) and also […]

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Ultimate Wedding Tunes Database | First Dance/Love Songs

Photo: Neso Basara Photography A Kiss to Build A Dream On – Louis Armstrong A Moment Like This – Kelly Clarkson A Thousand Years – Christina Perri A Whole New World – Aladdin Soundtrack After All – Peter Cetera & Cher After All is Said and Done – Beyonce & Marc Nelson, Best Man Soundtrack All […]

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Ultimate Wedding Tunes Database | Ceremony Music

Photo: SPIRITS INTRIGUED PHOTOGRAPHY Processional/Recessional > Traditional & Traditional/Instrumental Air On The G String – Bach – Orchestral Suite No.3 Ave Maria Brandenburg Concerto No.3 – Bach Jesu – Joy of Man’s Desiring Hornpipe from Water Music – Handel Minuet in G – Bach Pachelbel’s Canon – Johann Pachelbel Processional Song – Sound of Music Spring […]

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Ultimate Wedding Tunes Database | Father-Daughter (bride) Dance songs

Photo: HRM Photography Daughters – John Mayer “A” You’re Adorable (The Alphabet Song) – Perry Como Beautiful In my Eyes – Joshua Kadison Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison Butterfly Kisses – Bob Carlisle Butterfly Kisses – Raybon Brothers Child of Mine – Carole King Cinderella –  Steven Curtis Chapman Daddy’s Hands – Holly Dunn […]

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Ultimate Wedding Tunes Database | Mother-Son (groom) Dance songs

Photo: Kristen Borelli Photography Always On My Mind – Willie Nelson A Mother’s Song – T Carter A Song for Mama – Boyz II Men Baby Mine – Bette Midler, Beaches Soundtrack Beautiful In My Eyes – Joshua Kadison Because you Loved me – Celine Dion Child of Mine – Anne Murray Child Of Mine […]

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Ultimate Wedding Tunes Database | Bouquet Toss Songs

Photo: Fetching Image Photography Note: The Bouquet and Garter Toss ‘ceremonies’ are the only time that being utterly cheesy is perfectly acceptable… Single Ladies – Beyonce Girls Just Wanna Have Fun – Cyndi Lauper Another One Bites the Dust – Queen Boys – Britney Spears Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend – Marilyn Monroe Dirty […]

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Ultimate Wedding Tunes Database | Garter Toss Songs

Photo: LYN ISMAEL: EVOCATIVE IMAGERY OF LOVE STORIES Note: The Bouquet and Garter Toss ‘ceremonies’ are the only time that being utterly cheesy is perfectly acceptable… Foxy Lady – Jimi Hendrix Bad to the Bone – George Thorogood & The Destroyers lol, seriously? Can’t Get Enough of Your Love – Barry White Drop Dead Legs […]

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Photo: HRM Photography | Gatsby Glam in Storybook Gardens, London Weddings

{design palette} Fashion & Design Inspiration :: Gatsby Glam in a Luxe Wedding Wonderland

One of The Wedding Ring Magazine’s most popular design & fashion palettes, sets a Gatsby wedding theme against the gorgeous Storybook Gardens in London together with some serious vintage fashion. LOVE it!! Gatsby Glam in Storybook Park London Photo: Heather MacEachern, HRM Photography (♥)

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Canada’s most gorgeous weddings are right here in Southwestern Ontario

Story by TheWeddingRing.ca with reviewed experts in The Ring The cities, villages, lakes and countryside of Southwestern Ontario are home to some of Canada’s most gorgeous events – especially weddings. Even with the growing popularity of destination weddings, for many couples, a home grown wedding is the only way to truly celebrate the beginning of a […]

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Wedding Worthy Venues & Ontario Reception Halls – Fall/Winter 2015 Edition

Wedding Worthy Venues (reception halls, banquet spaces) is a special feature of The Wedding Ring Magazine that’s designed to give you an at-a-glance look at some of the amazing wedding locations found in SouthWestern Ontario. Browse the profiles for the basics such as capacity, wedding ceremony and reception space options, bar and menu choices and […]

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{hair gallery} Bridal Hair Styles & Updo’s With Ku’r Salon

If you’re searching for a little bridal ‘hairspiration’ – should you do an ‘up do’? Should you wear long curls? Extensions? Add colour? Or maybe twist in some braids?!! So many choices… Ku’r Salon and Spa shared some of their favourite bridal hair looks to help get your started. The team of stylists and aestheticians at Ku’r […]

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{bridal gown gallery} Featuring Gowns Found at Sew Stylish Wedding Works

The Ring’s Gown Gallery is one of brides’ all time favourite features. This one features some of our favourite gowns found at Sew Stylish Wedding Works out of Ingersoll, Ontario. Sew Stylish carries bridal gowns, bridesmaids dresses, flower girl dresses, mother of the bride/groom gowns, prom dresses, as well as all the necessities. The featured […]

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Ontario government shreds your marriage license? Um, no.

There is a story of marital nightmares currently circulating through social media channels right now, and it has everyone freaking out that future weddings may not even be legal. According to this latest wedding lore, the Ontario Government is shredding all marriage licenses mailed in by clergy/officiants who don’t put the right amount of prepaid postage-paid […]

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Wedding Worthy Venues & Ontario Reception Halls – Spring/Summer 2016 Edition

Wedding Worthy Venues (reception halls, banquet spaces) is a special feature of The Wedding Ring Magazine that’s designed to give you an at-a-glance look at some of the amazing wedding locations found in SouthWestern Ontario. Browse the profiles for the basics such as capacity, wedding ceremony and reception space options, bar and menu choices and […]

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{reality wedding} Harry Potter Themed Wedding is Magical Day for London Couple

Amanda and Brad Ausrotas tied the knot in a Harry Potter themed wedding, complete with magic wand and castle-like setting. “My husband and I both grew up with Harry Potter, and it’s a really important part of who we are. We also met through a Harry Potter fan website, and it was the biggest thing […]

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{reality wedding} Cover Couple Plan Unique London Hunt Club Wedding

Nearly every engaged couple across Ontario has seen the stunning image of Melinda Lee & Selam Kaddory (photographed by Spirits Intrigued Photography), because it is the cover of The Wedding Ring Magazine’s Spring Summer 2016 Ontario Edition. But make no mistake, this image isn’t a pair of gorgeous models. This couple is a real Ontario […]

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{gallery} Beautiful Backdrops with Fresh Look Design

Photo above: Anne Edgar Photography A breathtaking wedding area and head table backdrop can become a focal point for your wedding or event reception. We chose some of our favourite backdrops created by Ainsley, of Fresh Look Design Event & Wedding Specialist (FLD) who specialized in creating incredible weddings through detailed design. In addition to a draped […]

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Photo: Hessenland Country Inn, Ontario wedding venue on Lake Huron

A few of our favourite things featuring Ontario wedding venues & experts

From beaches to ballrooms and fireplaces to all things fancy, there are hundreds of reasons to love being an Ontario bride or groom. We’ve listed some of our favourite things right here, featuring Ontario wedding venues and Ontario wedding experts. BEACH WEDDING PHOTOS on Ontario’s West Coast… You don’t have to board a flight to find a […]

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Downloadable Sample Shots List | Latte Productions Wedding Photography

Your Photography Must-Have Shot List (downloadable)

DOWNLOADABLE SAMPLE SHOTS LIST | There’s likely thousands of photos that could be shot throughout your wedding day. But which ones are truly important to you? This is a question you will be going over with your chosen photographer (hopefully!). The pro photographers at Kitchener-Waterloo-based Latte Productions Photography are nice enough to share one of […]

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Best Western Stoneridge - Plan the perfect Bridal Shower

Throwing the ultimate bridal shower – from planning to location

An Expert Tip by Natalie, General Manager, BEST WESTERN PLUS Stoneridge Inn & Conference Centre A bridal shower is one of several fun, wedding-related celebratory events that allow the couple’s close friends and family members to spend time together. It’s a chance for everyone to get to know each other before the wedding day while also “showering” the […]

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Fashion Museum - Tying the Knot: 200 Years of Wedding Attire | Photo: Fashion Museum

Fashion History Museum: 200 Years of Wedding Attire

June 4, 2015 | The Wedding Ring had the pleasure of visiting the Summer launch of The Fashion History Museum‘s “Tying the Knot: 200 years of Wedding Attire” exhibit, complete with cake from The Baking Company and flowers courtesy of From the Potting Shed. This exhibition of 34 wedding garments ranges from a dress worn in […]

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Kayla & Nick's Wedding at The Museum with DJ Charlie Clean

Ultimate Wedding Songs Database – Wedding Processional, Reception Entrance & First Dance Songs!

Ultimate Wedding Songs Database – First Dance, Wedding Processional & Reception Entrance Song Ideas From The Beatles and The Piano Guys to Lennon & Maisey, Eric Clapton and Dustin Lynch, this list is filled with some of the best possible song ideas (and their corresponding music videos) of today and all time that you could […]

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{trends} Best for Bride’s Wedding Fashion Forecast for 2017

If you’re shopping for your wedding dress, you’re going to fall in love with 2017’s hottest wedding fashions! From necklines to colour, the bridal fashion team from Best for Bride (bestforbride.com) – located in Toronto, Etobicoke, Barrie and Hamilton – brings you this list of the top trends in bridal fashion for soon-to-be brides. Good to know Best […]

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{Expert Tip} Song Ideas Worth Dancing To

Expert Tip by: Music Central (musiccentral.ca) | Photos: Have Heart Photography First Dance Favourites and Mother/Son, Father/Daughter, Parent/Child Dance Songs First Dance Favs Stay With Me by Sam Smith Coming Home by Leon Bridges These Arms Of Mine by Otis Redding A Thousand Years by Christina Perri Die A Happy Man by Thomas Rhett Mean […]

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