Photo: Jakal Photography

Love wins out over rain for this artistic couple

John & Lindsey :: August 8, 2009 Goderich, Ontario Photography by Jakal Photography, Seaforth ON Story by TheWeddingRing.ca John and Lindsey met in 2004 when they both attended a concert of Chinese music in Montreal. Lindsey’s roommate introduced the two, which led to the group getting together for tea. They must have hit it off because after […]

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Budgeting That Makes Sense ~ Huron County | The Budget Spreadsheet

MAY 2014 | Yes, it’s true. The Wedding Budget Spreadsheet has been updated with the latest price ranges and elements as researched through reviews on wedding vendors by The Team @ The Ring! The Wedding Budget Spreadsheet gives basic price ranges for absolutely everything, from the marriage license to the wedding memories, and includes columns for […]

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Hessenland’s waterfall is a favourite backdrop to Ontario’s best country weddings 

Whether it’s early spring, mid-summer or fall, Hessenland’s surrounding landscape (and beach) offer incredible settings for any wedding, no matter the season. But it’s Hessenland’s waterfall that tops the list for most popular feature. The Hessenland waterfall offers a peacefull, picturesque backdrop for your wedding ceremony or your wedding party photos! More on Hessenland Country […]

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Red Tape Made Easy for Huron Brides

Paperwork you need to know about before you get married in Huron County, Ontario Marriage Licence –DOWNLOAD FORM (PDF Format) The marriage license application process is short and sweet, but you’ll need to know the right details. Your best bet is to visit the registrars office at city hall with your hubby. Download the form […]

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Orchids in Bloom, Village Vines | Photo: Jennifer Goulden

{design palette} Orchids in Bloom | Village Vines Florists

From the Fall/Winter 2015 issue of The Wedding Ring ONTARIO Magazine This gorgeous rustic design palette was created by the talented designers at Village Vines Florists (villagevinesflorists.com) in Exeter, Ontario for The Ring’s Wedding Expo in London, Winter 2015. Vintage blue glass bottles, gold charger plates and tall brushed gold vintage style vases, white roses […]

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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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Venue: Bellamere WInery | Decor: To Suit Your Fancy | Photo: One12 Photography

{design palette} Luxe Fairytale Wedding at Bellamere Winery

The luxe wedding of Brittany & Andrew was a dream come true. Hosted at the gorgeous Bellamere Winery, everything was beautiful from the wonderful ceremony back drop to the abundance of gorgeous flowers. From beginning to end this wedding was a fairytale brought to life! Bride and Groom: Brittany and Andrew Photography: One12 Photography (www.one12photo.ca) Flowers: Designs In […]

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Photo: Captured Soul Photography | Venue: Hessenland Country Inn, Ontario's West Coast

{design palette} Destination Ontario West Coast at Hessenland Country Inn

Hessenland Country Inn | Jennifer & Nigel planned a destination wedding on Ontario’s West Coast, handling every detail by email from their home in New Zealand! The result was the perfect day, shared with family and friends. BRIDE & GROOM: Jennifer & Nigel Sampson CEREMONY & RECEPTION LOCATIONS: Hessenland Country Inn (hessenland.com) DESIGN PALETTE: Colours […]

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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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EWYN Studios - Weight loss, nutrition, and get healthy plans in London, Strathroy and beyond!

10 Expert Tricks to Losing 10 Pounds in 3 Weeks

AN EXPERT TIP by EWYN Studios™ (♥) (ewynstudios.com) EWYN Studios™ (pronounced ‘you win’ and standing for ‘Exactly What You Need’) offers weight loss programs and true one-on-one support by people who know weight loss inside and out. The dedicated teams at each of the 9+ Ontario EWYN Studios™ locations have made careers out of crafting […]

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Venue: Hessenland Country Inn | Photo: Allure Photography

{Reality Wedding Story} An “Ontario Destination Wedding” brought to life at Hessenland Country Inn | Jessica & Ryan

Jessica and Ryan wanted to share their love of reading, music, travel and the outdoors with their wedding guests. And having an “Ontario Destination Wedding” was exactly the way they wanted to do it! Hessenland Country Inn was the perfect venue to bring all of these elements together. Hessenland is so naturally beautiful that it doesn’t take much […]

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{Trends} Wedding Design Before & After: From empty hall to gorgeous venue with Devine Wedding Design)

This before and after look at the Mitchell Community Centre is proof that a high quality decorator like Devine Wedding Design (DWD) (devineweddingdesign.ca) is the key to transforming any blank slate type of venue space into your dream wedding location. DWD explains, “Amanda had a vision… she trusted us enough to give us fill creative […]

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Photo: Spirits Intrigued Photography

{Tips} Top Ten Tips to enjoy any Destination Travel Plan

Photo above: Spirits Intrigued Photography Planning a destination wedding or a honeymoon? We have the perfect tips for you to make your trip even better! Read on and then start packing!! 1. Do not expect to find things as you experience them at home. You left home to find different things. 2. Do not take anything TOO seriously, […]

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Venue: Hessenland | Photo: A Simple Photograph

{Reality Wedding Story} A west coast love story at Hessenland

“When we walked through Hessenland and onto the grounds, it took my breath away. Instantly, Brad decided that the ceremony would be under the willow tree. The venue is 20 minutes from our family cottage. I had originally imagined that we would have a big backyard BBQ style cottage wedding. Hessenland was maybe the 10th […]

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Photo: Alicia Riley Photography

{Reality Wedding Story} A Cottage Country Love Story

Kiley + Jonas Whytock | July 23rd, 2016 | Cranbrook At first, Kiley and Jonas had wanted a backyard wedding, but Kiley says “…once we started our guest list, we realized it wasn’t possible. We found Cabin Pondview (owned by Dave and Karen Smith) in Cranbrook. As soon as we pulled up to it, we knew it […]

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Venue: Hessenland Country Inn | Photo: David+Kara Wedding Imagery

Jenna & Timothy’s rural Ontario wedding was romantic, elegant and had guests dancing into the night

{Reality Wedding Story} Jenna and Tim wanted their wedding to be elegant and romantic, close to home in rural Ontario, and have the option for guests to stay overnight. They kept it simple, relied entirely on their team of expert vendors, and celebrated their day with friends and family, dancing well into the night. With […]

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Venue: Hessenland | Photo: A Simple Photograph

{review} Hessenland Inn & Schatz Winery

Hessenland Inn & Schatz Winery is the ultimate Ontario West Coast wedding destination offering gazebos, overnight accommodations, waterfalls, lake access and gorgeous in- & outdoor wedding spaces Since 1984, Hessenland Inn & Schatz Winery (www.hessenland.com) has managed to bring heritage, idyllic landscape and refined elegance together with a multitude of ceremony and reception spaces. This […]

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Photo: Have Heart Photography

{expert tip} Marriage License: How much does it cost and where can I get one?

Photo above: Have Heart Photography Marriage License: How much does it cost and where can I get one? Without a marriage license, a wedding is just a really fun party! So if you’re planning a wedding in Ontario you’ll need a marriage license. And while all marriage licenses are created equal, they do vary in […]

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Florals & Décor: Devine Wedding Design | Photo: HRM Photography

{review} Devine Wedding Design

Devine Wedding Design owes popularity to selection, service and incredible prices Having the wedding you’ve always dreamed of is something that Wendy Bennewies, owner of Devine Wedding Design, believes every couple deserves. From backdrops, ceiling drapery and centrepieces to smaller design details such as envelope containers, linens and chair covers that fit into a long […]

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Our Favourite Royal Inspired items at Wedsy.ca!

With the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle just around the corner, it got us thinking about our favourite fairy tale inspired items at Wedsy.ca (wedsy.ca)…. MORE ABOUT WESDY.CA | Wedsy.ca (wedsy.ca) is a fresh online wedding shop run by the girls at The Ring (more details in their review in The Ring, here). […]

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Wedsy.ca has some FUN items for your bachelorette party!

Celebrate your bachelorette party in style with some of these Wedsy.ca (wedsy.ca) items that are begging for a party!… MORE ABOUT WESDY.CA | Wedsy.ca (wedsy.ca)is a fresh online wedding shop run by the girls at The Ring (more details in their review in The Ring, here). To find out more, email Wedsy.ca directly using the […]

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The Financial Diva

The Financial Diva tells us what the most important call is when wedding planning

THE MOST IMPORTANT CALL – PLANNING TOGETHER “Your wedding will be one of the most memorable days of your life, but then what? Will it be ‘happily ever after’ or just a great wedding? Will it be debt, crash and burn, or a debt-free, dream life that finds you more in love than ever on […]

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Super Cute Flower Girl Items at Wedsy.ca!

How cute would your little ladies look with these Flower Girl items?!?! There are so many different ways that you can make your flower girl feel special and included in your big day. Check out these super cute items that are available at Wedsy.ca (wedsy.ca)…   MORE ABOUT WESDY.CA| Wedsy.ca (wedsy.ca)is a fresh online wedding […]

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{review} Stratford Country Club

Photo, above: Decor: Devine Wedding Design | Photo: Heather Deitz Photography Stratford Country Club offers expertise, style and service for ceremony and receptions Located about thirty minutes outside of Kitchener-Waterloo in the quaint and historic town of Stratford, the Stratford Country Club is a well established favourite for area couples and local destination weddings outside of […]

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Ring Bearer Super Cape | $20 - Personalization Fee $6.95

Ring Bearer items at Wedsy.ca for your little man!!

Make your little man feel like a super hero with some of these adorable ring bearer items! These will make them feel so important and special on your big day! Check out these and many others at wedsy.ca (wedsy.ca) MORE ABOUT WESDY.CA| Wedsy.ca (wedsy.ca)is a fresh online wedding shop run by the girls at The […]

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Cambridge Mill

{review} Cambridge Mill

Cambridge Mill provides brides with a stunning location and fabulous view of the Grand River If you’re looking for a timeless, unique and romantic location to host your Wedding, you’re going to want to check out Cambridge Mill. This location, which is family-run by life-long restaurateurs, the Ciancone Family, has been designed specifically to be […]

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In love with Rose Gold! | Wedsy.ca

Are you like us and have totally fallen in love with the rose gold trend?!?! Wedsy (wedsy.ca) has so many items right now that will fill your rose gold craving! Check it out… MORE ABOUT WEDSY.CA| Wedsy.ca (wedsy.ca) is a fresh online wedding shop run by the girls at The Ring (more details in their […]

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Ellen & Company

{review} Ellen & Company

Brides choose alterations at Ellen & Company for their impeccable service, years of experience and an incredible eye for detail When we interviewed past brides about Ellen Shute, owner of Ellen & Company in St.Mary’s, an alterations house specializing in bridal and formal wear alterations, we couldn’t believe the response. From feedback like, “I was […]

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Whistle Bear Golf Club

{review} Whistle Bear Golf Club

Brides choose Whistle Bear Golf Club for its rustic charm, personalized attention and all in one location When Whistle Bear first opened its doors in 2001, their team knew there were three things that would set them apart… excellent service, phenomenal outdoor views and freshly prepared food. Their approach worked and today, brides come from […]

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