Wedding Gown Shopping During Covid {Expert Tip}

EXPERT TIP BY TAYLOR’S BRIDAL BOUTIQUE (www.taylorsbridal.com) To stay safe during your dress shopping experience, Taylor’s BridalBoutique has come up with tips to help you feel prepared! 1. Do research on which boutiques you want to visit and the dresses you want to try. Make sure that the boutique you chose is an authorized retailer […]

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Choosing a Master of Ceremonies {Expert Tip}

EXPERT TIP BY MUSIC CENTRAL ENTERTAINMENT (musiccentral.ca) | Photo above: The Bridal Lounge Choosing the MC for your wedding is a more complicated decision than it can seem on the surface. Many people just choose their favourite uncle or friend. But when you consider the actual importance of your MC, you may want to reconsider […]

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Why choose a custom gown? {expert tip}

Custom Gown Q&A with Tami, Designer and Creator of Mina Bridal Design (www.minabridaldesign.ca) Stratford, ON Q. WHAT IS CUSTOM DESIGN?A. A custom gown is designed and created for your distinct style and made to your measurements. It is truly a one-of-a-kind gown that no one else would have. Q. HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN […]

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Top 4 tips for choosing a videographer {expert tip}

Expert Tip by Brubacher Films (www.brubacherfilms.com) | Photo above: DA Photography Choose a videographer that edits in the style of video that you prefer. Consider both the visuals and audio (which is easily half the experience!). Choose a videographer who edits in the colour and lighting that matches your taste. Consider the flow of the […]

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Top 5 Tips to Hiring a Wedding Photographer {expert tip}

EXPERT TIP BY ELEMENT FUSION STUDIOS (♥) (www.elementfusion.ca) Toronto, ON Planning a wedding can be one of the most exciting times of your life. At times it may feel very stressful; trying to find a venue that’s available on the date you’d like, deciding how many people and who to invite, or even when choosing […]

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Top 5 Wedding Cake Tips No One Tells You {expert tip}

EXPERT TIP BY DECADENTLY YOURS (www.decadentlyyours.ca) Guelph, ON | Photo above: Amy Taylor Photography You might not know much about wedding cakes (besides the obvious fact that they’re delicious), but the more informed you are, the better your decisions will be. Decadently Yours offers you a few tips to help pick your perfect confection. 1. […]

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Three Things That Inspire a Couple’s Wedding Invitation Design

Expert tip by Alex Boston, Paperlust (www.paperlust.co) | Photos courtesy of Paperlust Designing your invitations can be one of the most exciting and personal pieces of the wedding planning process. While many choose the style of their wedding invitations based on personal preference, there is more than meets the eye when it comes to putting […]

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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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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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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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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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Covid and Your 2021 Wedding {expert tip}

EXPERT TIP BY UNMISTAKABLY YOU (www.unmistakablyyou.com) London, ON | Photos: HRM Photography If you’re like 90% of engaged couples right now, you’re freaking out about what your wedding might, could, and won’t look like. First, take a deep breath, and know that you’re not alone. Second, know that there are lots of options you can […]

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The Dos and Don’ts of Wedding Reception Beverage Menu Planning {expert tip}

Expert Tip by Daisy Oliveira, Danny’s Wine and Beer Supplies (www.dannyswineandbeer.com) | Photos courtesy of HRM Photography (www.hrmphotography.com) All great wedding receptions have two things in common: a delicious food menu and a fantastic drinks list. After celebrating a wonderful day, people wish to make merry with a great selection of food and drinks. Therefore, in […]

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Covid Invitation Etiquette {expert tip}

EXPERT TIP BY LIZ KOTSAMANES DESIGNS (www.lizkotsamanesdesigns.ca) Cambridge, ON | Photo above: Chasing Moments Photography | Styling mats: Emily Paints Events From guest list restrictions to meal service to dancing, COVID-19 continues to dramatically change the wedding landscape. Your wedding stationery can help you manage these restrictions while communicating these changes with your guests beautifully […]

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Fun And Unique Wedding Jewellery Ideas

Fun and Unique Wedding Jewellery Ideas is a guest post by Jennifer Grappa. The average cost of a bride’s wedding jewellery in Canada is $6,581 including an engagement ring and wedding band. With the average cost of a wedding being $42,000, this is a significant chunk of the budget. Wedding jewellery doesn’t all have to be […]

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Top 10 Tips for Cakes During a Pandemic {expert tip}

EXPERT TIP BY CORINA LUDWIG, PASSION FOR CAKES (www.passionforcakes.com) Victoria, BC | Photo above: Kim Kalyn Photography This year is certainly like no other. While your celebration will surely be a little different, the best news of all… Love is not canceled! Like many businesses, the wedding cake industry is no exception to the changes […]

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The Long Way to Happily Ever After {expert tip}

EXPERT TIP BY KATELYN FANCY, WPICC WEDDING COORDINATOR AT LITTLE MUSHROOM CATERING (www.littlemushroomcatering.ca) Cambridge, ON | Photo above: Chasing Moments Photography COVID-19 was the centre of attention for the vast majority of 2020 and 2021, which has wedding professionals and engaged couples all trying to figure out a “new normal.” Trying to plan one of […]

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Maximizing Accessories for a Micro Wedding {expert tip}

EXPERT TIP BY BLAIR NADEAU BRIDAL ADORNMENTS (www.blairnadeau.com) Toronto, ON Micro, Zoom, Intimate, Elopements, all the wedding terms we have been hearing about and navigating during the current new normal. Blair Nadeau shares her experience and tips to maximize your accessories. “I’ve recently had many brides-to-be inquire about what these smaller-scale weddings mean for their […]

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How to Find the Perfect Shaped Ring {expert tip}

How to Find the Perfect Shaped Ring is a guest post by Lori Wade | Photos courtesy of Pexels.com Are you struggling to find an engagement ring for yourself or your fiancé? Don’t worry; you are not alone in this. With countless styles and materials of rings and dozens of designs entering and exiting the fashion […]

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The Perfect Wedding Flow {expert tip}

EXPERT TIP BY MAXIMUM MUSIC (www.maximumdj.com) Toronto, ON | Photos: courtesy of Maximum Music Think of your wedding day as a series of events: ceremony, cocktails, dinner, speeches, and the dance. Added together each of these events makes up your entire wedding day. Music connects these events together, and your DJ and live musicians can […]

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What is a Pop Up Wedding and Why is it Awesome? {expert tip}

EXPERT TIP BY LOVELY WEDDINGS AND EVENTS (www.lovelyweddingsandevents.ca) Kitchener, ON | Photos: Gary Evans Photography Lovely Weddings & Events shares more on how to get hitched in style at a truly unique elopement experience. “Long before we ever heard the words “social distancing” or “unprecedented times”, we were a team designing, planning, and executing stunning […]

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DIY Wedding Cricut Projects {expert tip}

DIY Wedding Cricut Projects is an expert tip. Wedding season is on and restrictions are lifting. It’s time to start thinking about fun and unique 2021 wedding projects for your big day. Seasoned DIYers know the magic you can make with a Cricut. But even newbies can create beautiful, personalized wedding decor. Cricut is a […]

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Personalize Your Wedding With Winemaking {expert tip}

Expert Tip by Daisy Oliveira, Danny’s Wine and Beer Supplies (www.dannyswineandbeer.com) | Photos courtesy of HRM Photography (www.hrmphotography.com) Weddings are not just about parading embellished ball gowns and neat suits. It is about the celebration of two hearts entwined into one. The event is about evoking raw emotions and reminiscing old yet happy memories and making […]

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Legally Wed: Everything you need to know about getting married in Ontario

EXPERT TIP BY: The Wedding Ring (www.theweddingring.ca/everything-need-know-getting-married-ontario) Getting legally married in Ontario involves more than just a dress and a fiancé. When it comes to getting legally hitched, you have two options: a marriage licence issued by a municipality of Ontario or, if you are being married in a religious ceremony, you may be eligible […]

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What to Consider when Choosing a Venue {Expert Tip}

EXPERT TIP BY: Best Western PLUS Stoneridge Inn (♥) (www.stoneridgeinn.com) London, ON With hundreds of prospective venues, narrowing it down to a handful of favourites to talk to one-on-one can be a challenge in itself. Natalie from Best Western PLUS Stoneridge Inn and Rose Chapel offers these tips to help narrow down the search for […]

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Don’t Miss Out on Celebrating Because of Transportation {Expert Tip}

EXPERT TIP BY BRENTWOOD LIVERY (♥) (www.brentwoodlivery.ca) Kitchener, ON The unfortunate reality is, unless your entire wedding takes place at an all-inclusive resort, you will need some form of transportation on your wedding day. With almost every wedding, getting to and from the ceremony and/or reception location is necessary. How will everyone get there? This […]

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