Meghan & Brett {real wedding story}

Bride & Groom: Meghan & Brett Wingfield Wedding Date: July 11, 2020 Photographer: Beatrice Elford Photography (beatriceelford.com) Original Guest #: 140 Original Budget: $25,000 What was your original plan?: “Our original plan was to have the ceremony at my home church in Paris, Ontario (Cedarview Church). The ceremony was to be short and simple, then […]

Beatrice Elford Photography, Cinema 120, COVID-19, Giles Catering, Now & Always, Real Wedding Stories, Real Wedding Story

Sharad & Hasnat {real wedding story}

Bride & Groom: Sharad Protiti & Hasnat Khan Wedding Date: 22-Aug-2020 Photographer: Woodgate Photography (woodgatephotography.com) Original Guest #: 1000 Original Budget: $40,000 What was your original plan?: “Our original plan was to get married in Bangladesh on 1st January, 2021. The whole arrangement would have 3 parts: A turmeric ceremony, a wedding ceremony and a […]

COVID-19, Real Wedding Stories, Real Wedding Story, Woodgate Photography

Amelia & Nick {real wedding story}

Bride & Groom: Amelia & Nick Sarantakos Wedding Date: Sept 26, 2020 Photographer: Jorge Polio Photography (jorgepoliophotography.com) Original Guest #: 115 Original Budget:$29,000 What was your original plan?: “Our original plan was more or less the same as what we went ahead with, but on a larger scale and with the ability to have a […]

Collins Formal Wear, COVID-19, Garden Gate and Florals, Hessenland Inn, Jorge Polio Photography, Music Central Entertainment, NJS Design Event & Party Rentals, Real Wedding Stories, Real Wedding Story, Sophie's Gown Shoppe, Taylor’s Bridal Boutique, Teased Bridal, Top Knots and Gloss, Yunco Weddings

Erica & Frank {real wedding story}

Bride & Groom: Erica Boccia & Frank Daigle Photographer: Purple Tree Wedding Photography (purpletree.ca) Videographer: Twan Productions (facebook.com/twanproduction) Wedding Date: 21-Mar-2020 Original Guest #: 80 What was your original plan?: “Ceremony and reception at the Village Loft at Bayview Village. We are both the first children from either family to get married so it was […]

Anthony Passero Salon, COVID-19, Hudson’s Bay Company, Hurst Bakery, Kleinfeld Bridal Boutique Canada, Oliver & Bonacini, Purple Tree Wedding Photography, Real Wedding Stories, Real Wedding Story, The Polka Dot Paper Shop, Twan Productions, Village Loft

Marko & Marly {real wedding story}

Bride & Groom: Marko Laban & Marly Faltas Photographer: Creative Photos GTA (creativephotos.ca) Wedding Date: September 7th Original Guest #: 250 Original Budget: $40,000 What was your original plan?: “We originally scheduled our wedding on May 31st, 2020. We planned it over two years ago and originally were planning to have 250 people at the […]

4MenUnited, COVID-19, Creative Photos, Decor By Silvia Elegant Event Design, Irresistible Cakes, Nana Couture Bridal Boutique, Real Wedding Stories, Real Wedding Story, Robert Hair Salon, Swan Wedding & Event Decor, The Church of The Virgin Mary and Saint Athanasius, The Venetian

Steph & Tara {real wedding story}

Bride & Bride: Steph Walter & Tara Piper Photographer: Lyn Schmidt Photography (www.lsphotography.biz) Wedding Date: June 23, 2018 Guest #: 75 Ceremony & Reception Location: Imperio Banquet Hall (www.imperiobanquethall.com) Officiant: Something New Officiant (somethingnewofficiant.ca) Colour Palette: Pastel rainbow Tell us your story!: “I began a new journey in life, one that started with recovery. I never knew what that choice would bring […]

Imperio Banquet Hall, LGBTQ+, Lyn Schmidt Photography, Something New Officiant

Alex & Tyler {real wedding story}

Bride & Groom: Alex Antle & Tyler Bennett Photographer: Hatt Photography (hattphotography.com) Wedding Date: September 5, 2020 Guest #: 5 Ceremony Location: Gros Morne Mountain (www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/nl/grosmorne/activ/experiences/randonnee-hiking/mgm-gmm) Colour Palette: “The theme of our wedding centered around love for the land and culture. We spent our entire wedding day hiking to the top of Gros Morne Mountain, […]

destination wedding, Gros Morne Mountain, Hatt Photography, Newfoundland

Tiffany & Kiana {real wedding story}

Bride + Bride: Tiffany & Kiana Hill Photographer: Kelsey Goodwin Photography (kgoodphoto.com) Wedding Date: June 20, 2020 Guest #: 20 Ceremony & Reception Location: The couple’s backyard in Delta, BC (Ladner) Colour Palette: Forest green, white, gold. Theme: Rustic, elegant, botanical. Tell us your story!: “Tiffany proposed to Kiana. It was a surprise proposal where […]

Cascadia Quartet, COVID-19, destination weddings, Il Posto, Jacob Soriano (YAKOBE), Kelsey Goodwin Photography, KGood Photography, LGBTQ+, Lisa’s Bridal, Muse Salon, The Wild Bunch Flower & Foliage

Brooke & Mitchell {real wedding story}

Bride & Groom: Brooke Bettencourt & Mitchell Forster Photographer: Maddie Young Photography (@maddieyoung321) Wedding Date: September 22, 2019 Guest #: 131 Ceremony Location: Victoria Park, Kitchener, ON Reception Location: Victoria Park Pavilion, Kitchener, ON Colour Palette: Sunflowers, burgundy and charcoal grey Tell us your story!: “The first time I saw Mitchell’s beautiful, deep, blue eyes was when I […]

Cafe Pyrus, Events ATB, Moores Clothing For Men, Nick & Nat's Uptown 21, Niki Cooper, Real Wedding Stories, Valentina Bridal, Victoria Park Pavilion, wedding stories

Sarah & Kevin {real wedding story}

Your Name: Sarah & Kevin Rampelt Wedding Date: September 14, 2019 Guest #: 110 Ceremony & Reception Location: Grey Silo Golf Club (golfnorth.ca/greysilo) Photographer: Stephanie Canada Photography (stephaniecanada.com) Colour Palette: “Our theme was rustic elegance, and our colours were navy, burgundy, and blush with accents of rose gold. We used plenty of florals and greenery along […]

Bricks and Blondes Hair Studio, Grey Silo Golf Club, Loops & Jamzz DJ Productions, Love Daze Designs, Moores Clothing For Men, Real Wedding Stories, Refined Sugar Cakes & Sweets, Servers with a Smile, Stephanie Canada Photography, Taylor’s Bridal Boutique, wedding stories

Rebecca & Michael {real wedding story}

Bride & Groom: Rebecca & Michael Drier  Photographer: Kelly Taylor – The Bridal Lounge Photography (thebridallounge.ca) Wedding Date: July 6, 2019 Guest #: 84 Ceremony & Reception Location: Chicopee Ski & Summer Resort (weddings.discoverchicopee.com) Colour Palette: Blush, Mint, Gold & Rose Gold with antique/wooden accents. “I wanted simple but pretty utilizing some of my family farm and […]

Batora Flora, Boho Beauty Co., Haus of Desserts, Kelly Taylor - The Bridal Lounge Photography, Moores Clothing For Men, Real Wedding Stories, Taylor’s Bridal Boutique, Team Gee Designs & Wedding Planning, Thatch & Fringe, TKO Music DJ Service, wedding stories

Dawnelle & Michael {real wedding story}

Bride & Groom: Dawnelle & Michael Siemon Photographer: Michael Steingard Photography (michaelsteingard.com) Wedding Date: August 17, 2019 Guest #: 220 Ceremony & Reception Location: Private Farm in North Perth Colour Palette: “Gold and ballet pink with lots of greenery! I definitely wanted a summer fresh feeling! We had these gorgeous golden Chiavari chairs that set […]

586 Event Group, David's Bridal, Deb's Hair Design, Jen Pike Makeup, Listowel Greenhouses, Michael Steingard Photography, Moores Clothing For Men, Real Wedding Stories, Taylor’s Bridal Boutique, wedding stories

Alyisha & Kyle {real wedding story}

Bride & Groom: Alyisha & Kyle Delarge Photographer: Photography by Shelly (photographybyshelly.com) Wedding Date: May 15, 2019 Guest #: 25 Ceremony Location: The Wedding Company of Niagara, Calvary Chapel (weddingcompanyniagara.com) Reception Location: The Keg Steakhouse + Bar – Niagara Falls Courtyard Colour Palette: “White and royal blue accents on everything. My flower bouquet was royal […]

Calvary Chapel, Electric Dreams Video, Helen's Bridal, Niagara Falls Courtyard, Photography by Shelly, Real Wedding Stories, The Wedding Company of Niagara, wedding stories

Clare & Tony {real wedding story}

Bride & Groom: Clare & Tony Stevens Photographer: JD Photography (jdphoto.ca) Wedding Date: Oct 26, 2019 Guest #: 250 Ceremony Location: St. Matthews Lutheran Church (stmattskw.com) Reception Location: The Walper Hotel (walper.com) Colour Palette: “Gold and Emerald green with white accents. The hotel that our reception was at had a beautiful gold staircase that inspired […]

Bonsai Creative, David's Bridal, Gadsbys Clothing, JD Photography, Real Wedding Stories, Walper Hotel, wedding stories

Perfectly put together | Andrea & Justin

With dusty purples, light pinks and touches of grey and rose gold, Andrea and Justin had a breathtaking wedding day that was perfectly put together… Married couple: Andrea Hicks and Justin Erratt Wedding Date: August 24th, 2019 Ceremony & Reception Location: Caradoc Sands (caradocsands.ca) “We loved the indoor reception space that could accommodate our large […]

Caradoc Sands, David's Bridal, Grow & Bloom Co., Jamie Bladwin, Kelly Taylor - The Bridal Lounge Photography, MIA Bijoux, Moores Clothing For Men, Music Central Entertainment, Petrov Bridal, Poags Jewellers, Project Carve, Stranos Bakery, Studio 99, Team Dias Ceremonies, Top Knots and Gloss

This is ‘us’ | Hayleigh & Simon

Hayleigh and Simon wanted a wedding day that felt like ‘them’. With a collection of their favourite things from the food to the drinks they were able to take their guests inside their world together… Married couple: Hayleigh & Simon Culliton Wedding Date: September 28, 2019 Ceremony & Reception Location: Revival House (revival.house) in Stratford. […]

Birdy Grey, Bonsai Creative, Cakes by Julie, Channers Men's Apparel, Chocolate Barr's, David + Kara Wedding Imagery, From the Potting Shed, Joseph's Clothiers, Made with Love Bridal, Petite Salon, Real Wedding Stories, Revival House

A vintage love story for Larissa & Adam at Waterloo Regional Police Association

Larissa and Adam’s wedding day can only be described as a vintage love story. From vintage books, suitcases and an old timey typewriter, they were able to bring their vision to life at the Waterloo Regional Police Association… Married couple: Adam and Larissa Weber Wedding Date: July 20, 2019 Ceremony & Reception Location: Waterloo Regional […]

Cherry Sounds Productions, makeup by S Galloway, Mandy May Photography, Real Wedding Stories, Simply Unique Event Decor & Flowers, Sophie's Gown Shoppe, Waterloo Regional Police Association

Destination wedding style shoot with Spirits Intrigued Photography

We are getting all the feels from this destination shoot that Spirits Intrigued Photography (sipimage.com) did with two fun and loving couples! “Whenever I have a destination wedding, I always do an extra shoot for the bride and groom. It can be a trash the dress, second bridal shoot, excursion shoot or whatever the couple […]

Jennie Ross Bridal, Real Wedding Stories, Spirits Intrigued Photography
understated elegance at Delta Waterloo, bride and groom against wood wall

Classic understated elegance at Delta Waterloo

Recent bride and groom, Tina and Mark, planned their dream wedding of understated elegance at Delta Waterloo this past fall. With a little bit of help from some of Kitchener-Waterloo’s best wedding professionals, their wedding was the dream they had envisioned. Married couple: Tina Naugler and Mark Steffen Wedding Date: October 26, 2019 Ceremony & […]

David's Bridal, Delta Waterloo, Photography from the soul, Pioneer Hair Works, Servers with a Smile, Stars Men's Shops

{Real Wedding Story} Perfect view in BC

BRIDE & GROOM: Madeline & Ben WEDDING DATE: April 21st, 2018 VENUE: The View (theviewvictoria.com) Victoria, BC PHOTOGRAPHY: Berkley Vopnfjörð Photography (berkleyvop.com) Victoria, BC CAKE: Passion for Cakes (passionforcakes.com) Victoria, BC PLANNER: French Kiss Events (frenchkissevents.ca) Victoria, BC CATERING: Toque Catering (toquecatering.com) Victoria, BC FLORAL: Thorn & Thistle (thornandthistle.ca) Victoria, BC BRIDE ATTIRE: Sarah Seven […]

Bash Specialty Rentals, Berkley Vopnfjörð Photography, Black Ties and Vinyl, Burberry, destination weddings, Faire La Fete, French Kiss Events, Party Mood, Passion for Cakes, Real Wedding Stories, Ruth & Dean, Sarah Seven, Scene About Town, The View, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2020, Thorn & Thistle, Toque Catering, Twist of Fate, WIlson's Transportation

{Real Wedding Story} Gatsby meets Country | Chris & Alicia

BRIDE & GROOM: Chris Payne & Alicia Hachey WEDDING DATE: September 28th, 2019 VENUE: The Hayloft Dancehall (thehayloftdancehall.com), Picton, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Fostered Photo (fosteredphoto.ca) Kitchener, ON “I wanted someone that really felt like an old friend and get along well with everyone. After shooting a couple of weddings with Amy I knew that she was […]

David's Bridal, Fostered Photo, Kazoo Ent., Kinsip Distilleries, Meaghan Gregory Beauty, Paper & Poste, Real Wedding Stories, Seasoned Events, Sherry's Bridal Boutique, The Hayloft Dancehall, The Royal Treatment, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2020, Thorn Floral

{Real Wedding Story} Stunning Costa Rica | Michael & Sirah

BRIDE & GROOM: Michael DiLena & Sirah Sharma WEDDING DATE: August 8th, 2019 LOCATION: The Pacifico Beach Club (pacifico-costarica.com) Guanacaste, Costa Rica “We chose this location for the stunning landscapes surrounding the property, the clean and modern vibe of the venue, and the intimacy of being able to rent out the whole property to celebrate […]

6ix Secrets, Anna Koi Bridal, Brunello Cucinelli, destination weddings, Luna & Co. Custom Jewellery, makeupbyced, Pacific Floral Events Guanacaste, Real Wedding Stories, Riu Palace Guanacaste, Sandra Monaco Photography, Suit Supply, The Pacifico Beach Club, The Tropical Code, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2020, XClusive DJ's

{Real Wedding Story} Simply Rustic | Lauren & David

BRIDE & GROOM: Lauren & David Croucher WEDDING DATE: June 1st, 2019 LOCATION: Cutten Fields (cuttenfields.com) Guelph, ON “After looking at many different venues we ultimately chose Cutten Fields because it checked all of our boxes. The ceremony location was private with a wooden arbour, the reception room had a great view of the city […]

Acorn Flower Shoppe, Avenue 22 Bridal, Charlotte Barker Makeup Artist, Cutten Fields, Maj Hair Salon, Moores Clothing For Men, Real Wedding Stories, Simply Wedding Photography, Sugarbird Cakery, Taylor’s Bridal Boutique, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2020

{Real Wedding Story} Modern Country | Robert & Ashley

BRIDE & GROOM: Robert & Ashley Boulton WEDDING DATE: September 14th, 2019 LOCATION: Hernder Estate Wines (hernder. com) St. Catharines, ON  “We wanted a modern/ country/rustic venue and the barn is as absolutely beautiful on the outside as it is on the inside. We also loved how private the location was. The pond out front […]

Haskell Photography, Hernder Estate Wines, Love's in the Hair, Macy's, Moores Clothing For Men, MS Society of Canada, Niagara College, Real Wedding Stories, Second Dance Bridal, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2020

{Real Wedding Story} Countryside Rustic | Stella & Quang

BRIDE & GROOM: Stella & Quang Nguyen WEDDING DATE: September 14th, 2019 LOCATION: Fermanagh Farms (fermanaghfarms.com) Schomberg, ON “Traditional venues usually make the couple use their in-house caterer, chairs, tables, and decoration. With this venue, we could select our own vendors.” – S PHOTOGRAPHY: Judy Nguyen Photography (judynguyenphoto.com) Kitchener, ON “Our wedding planner referred Judy […]

All Reasons Party Rentals, Bob Hawkins DJ Services, David's Bridal, Dufflet Cake, Eatertainment, Fermanagh Farms, Irene Kaye Wedding Officiant, Jamilah Florals, Judy Nguyen Photography, Perfect Planners, Real Wedding Stories, Spier and MacKay, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2020, Vivian Wu Makeup & Hair Style, With All My Heart Wedding Décor

{Real Wedding Story} Beautiful Love Story | Paul & Devon

GROOM & GROOM: Paul Cyr & Devon Hewitt WEDDING DATE: July 27th, 2019 LOCATION: Grey Silo Golf Course (♥) (golfnorth.ca/greysilo) Waterloo, ON “We were in the wedding party for our friends’ wedding a few years prior, and the experience they had both in the service, venue, and location made us confident that Grey Silo would […]

Browns Menswear, Charmed Flowers and Gifts, Decorating Dreams, Epic Limo, Flo Hair Lounge, Grey Silo Golf Club, Jess Collins Photography, Real Wedding Stories, Spin Doctors Productions, The Cake Box, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2020, Unmistakably You, Winding Road Maple Syrup, Woven Threads

{Real Wedding Story} Autumn Fairytale | Nicole & Joel

BRIDE & GROOM: Nicole & Joel Biviano WEDDING DATE: October 5th, 2019 CEREMONY: St. Peter’s Cathedral Basilica (cathedral.dol.ca) London, ON RECEPTION: Best Western PLUS Lamplighter Inn (♥) (lamplighterinn.ca) London, ON “Joel and I wouldn’t have had such a perfect day if it weren’t for Claudia, Jessica, and the staff at the Lamplighter Inn. They answered […]

Bella Wedding Rentals, Best Western Plus Lamplighter Inn & Conference Centre, blush, David's Bridal, Grandma's Oven, Kristine Marie Photography, Moores Clothing For Men, Music Central Entertainment, Real Wedding Stories, St. Peter's Cathedral Basilica, The Loft Hair Refinery, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2020, Time 4 Flowers

{Real Wedding Story} Boho DIY | Emily & Dylan

BRIDE & GROOM: Emily Flood & Dylan Huston WEDDING DATE: August 10th, 2019 LOCATION: Storehouse 408 (♥) (storehouse408.com) Cambridge, ON “We had our beautiful ceremony on their outside terrace, while Amy and her team worked hard at putting our inside reception area together. The facility is new, clean, and absolutely stunning. We were impressed not […]

Abel's on Queen, B·Elegant Catering & Event Planning, Ballett's Bridal, Camvas Creative, Joy of Flowers, Juneyt, Moores Clothing For Men, On the edge photography, Real Wedding Stories, Red Bicycle Paper Co, Star's Mens Shope, Storehouse 408, The Floral Studio, The Long Weekend, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2020

{Real Wedding Story} Love on the farm | Adam & Kara

BRIDE & GROOM: Adam & Kara Stanley WEDDING DATE: September 7th, 2019 LOCATION: “We chose to have our wedding at our family farm because we wanted our day to be an accurate reflection of us. It was very important to us that our day was very personal and included many aspects of our life together, […]

A Nash Photograph, Beauty by Sarah D, David's Bridal, Hair by Stacey, lancaster Smokehouse, Miles Flowers, Moores Clothing For Men, Real Wedding Stories, Refined Sugar Cakes & Sweets, Snyder Heritage Farms, Taylor’s Bridal Boutique, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2020