Dundee Golf Club

{proposal story} One groom sets the bar for proposals at Dundee Country Club

It is a night that Brent and Victoria will never forget. And, it is one proposal that goes down in the history books as probably the most romantic proposal to take place ever at Dundee Country Club… Brent worked with the team at Dundee Country Club (read their review – prices, capacity, decor, menu options, […]

Dundee Country Club, proposal stories, Real Wedding Stories
Fresh Look Design

{favourite things} Using vignettes to dress up your wedding space

Want to take your wedding design to a whole new level? Display small(ish) vignettes throughout your wedding spaces to really play up your wedding theme. So what are vignettes? Vignettes were originally used in home décor and now play a big part in the decorating of gorgeous weddings and venues. Vignettes are essentially a collection of creative, […]

Design Palettes, favourite things, Fresh Look Design, Galleries

{reality wedding story} Rebel Creek | Carly & Reighanna

BRIDES: Carly & Reighanna WEDDING DATE: April 1st 2016 CEREMONY & RECEPTION LOCATION: Rebel Creek Golf Club (golfrebelcreek.ca) PHOTOGRAPHY: Emptage Photography (emptagephotos.com) FLORALS: Cameron’s Flower Shop (cameronsflowers.com) ENTERTAINMENT: Ladies On The EDGE CAKE: Custom Cakes by Jaimi Jacklin (facebook.com/jaimiscustomcakes) DJ: Something Blue Wedding DJ (somethingblueweddingdjs.com) BRIDES ATTIRE: David’s Bridal (davidsbridal.ca) BRIDESMAID ATTIRE: David’s Bridal (davidsbridal.ca) BRIDESMEN ATTIRE: Moores […]

Cameron's Flower Shop, Custom Cakes by Jaimi Jacklin, David's Bridal, Emptage Photography, Ladies On The EDGE, Moores Clothing For Men, Real Wedding Stories, Rebel Creek Golf Club, Something Blue DJs
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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The Slit Barn | Fresh Look Design | Ashley Nicole Photography

{Design Palette} English Garden Inspired Wedding at the Slit Barn

Gracie & Gerrit’s beautiful shabby chic English garden-inspired wedding is something you must see! The Slit Barn is located on the RARE charitable reserve in Cambridge, Ontario and it provides the perfect setting for a wedding. The lush green grass and wildflowers are straight out of a secret garden! From the stone barn, to the flowers […]

Ashley Nicole Photography, Fresh Look Design, Indulge Catering, Langdon Hall Hotel & Spa, Stacey Kay Music, The Slit Barn, Tiny Cakes, Travis Blum
Sam & Josh Wedding-Dundee Golf Club-Jen Linfield Photography

{reality wedding story} White-Washed Antiques & Baby’s-breath at Dundee Country Club

Samantha Bender and Josh Breitkopf wanted an antique, romantic garden theme, without being rustic (think lace, but absolutely no burlap!). So with a peach, white and gold colour palette and a Spring wedding date, the couple designed their day. “We used a lot of white-washed antiques (bird cage, old mirror), a ton of candles, and […]

Decorating Dreams, Dundee Country Club, Jen Linfield Photograph, Real Wedding Stories, Scribes' Nook Inc., Taylor’s Bridal Boutique, The Cake Box
Boho Chic Design Palette by Fresh Look Design | Photos: erwinloewen.com

{design palette} Boho Chic Beauty by Fresh Look Design

A DESIGN PALETTE by Kitchener-Waterloo based Fresh Look Design: Event & Wedding Specialist (♥) (freshlookdesign.ca) with PHOTOGRAPHY by Erwin Loewen Photography (erwinloewen.com) Bride & Groom: Joy & Hainsley • VENUE: Rustic barn in rural Southwestern Ontario • DESIGN CONCEPT, FLORAL, RENTALS & DECOR: Fresh Look Design: Event & Wedding Specialist (♥) (freshlookdesign.ca)  

Design Palettes, Erwin Loewen Photography, Fresh Look Design, rustic weddings, The Wedding Ring Ontario Magazine Fall/Winter 2016
Galt Country Club

{Expert Tip} 5 Advantages To Hosting Your Wedding At A Private Country Club

EXPERT TIP BY Galt Country Club (galtcountryclub.com) Planning the happiest day of your life can be stressful, however finding the right ceremony and reception site doesn’t have to be difficult. Here are five of the many fantastic advantages to host your special day at a private golf and country club.. Advantages 1. YOU’RE THE ONLY […]

Elisha K Photography, Expert Tips, Galt Country Club, The Wedding Ring Ontario Magazine Fall/Winter 2016
Photo: Latte Productions

{Expert Tip} Couples Choose Latte 1000+ Times

Award-winning LATTE PRODUCTIONS WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY (♥) (latteproductions.ca) is in their tenth year of business, the last seven of which were operated under a unique business model that has helped set them apart in their industry. As a result, Latte has photographed over 1,000 weddings and are now averaging 180 weddings per year. They attribute their […]

Latte Productions Photography, The Wedding Ring Ontario Magazine Fall/Winter 2016
Venue: Concordia Club | Photo: Zsuzsi Pal Photography

{reality wedding story} Love & Luxe at Concordia Club

This luxe wedding took place at Concordia Club (concordiaclub.ca) in Kitchener, Ontario. With vaulted, rustic ceilings, a large dance floor filled with loved ones, and floor to ceiling gorgeous décor, it’s easy to see why Erika & Mike’s favourite wedding memories were of their reception. “We would’ve had a hard time finding another venue that could […]

Calico Cat Productions, Carly Jo's Beauty Shop, Caruso Fine Tailoring, Charmed Flowers and Gifts, Concordia Club, Creme Couture, Decadently Yours, Dessy Group, Esta Chocolates, Hair Blend Studios, Real Wedding Stories, The Wedding Ring Ontario Magazine Fall/Winter 2016, Zsuzsi Pal Photography
Erika Snyder Makeup I Calla Studio Photography-CallaStudio

3 secrets for a flawless face on your wedding day, with makeup expert, Erika Snyder

Wedding makeup expert, Erika Snyder (erikasnydermakeup.com), offers on-site makeup for brides across the Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge areas and beyond. She has done makeup for magazine shoots, style shoots and, of course, beautiful wedding days. For Erika, it’s about helping brides look incredible & feel like themselves on their wedding day. If anyone knows how to make sure […]

Calla Studios, Erika Snyder Makeup Artist, Herakovic Photography, Lyn Ismael: Evocative Imagery of Love Stories, wedding makeup
Photo: Julie Nicole Photography

{design palette} Vintage Riverside Love

The details of this design palette were meticulously planned right down to the vintage emerald ring and the perfect fabrics for the table. Photographer, Julie Nicole told The Ring, “It is amazing what can be created when you join some of the industry’s best talent. Any bride would feel as if she had died and […]

AWE Events, Cambridge Mill, Crumb & Berry, Julie Nicole Photography, La Creme, La Petite Fleur, Liz Kennedy Make Up Artist, Uptown Designs, vintage, Warehouse 84, wedding style shoots
Photo: StudioChris | Location: Elora

{Expert Tip} The Ultimate E-shoot Locations

From waterfalls and lakeshores to castles and conservation areas… AN EXPERT TIP BY StudioChris (♥) (studiochris.ca) At StudioChris, we are often asked for fabulous engagement shoot location ideas. This is one of our favourite parts of the photography planning process. Often, couples choose to venture outside of the Kitchener-Waterloo area for a fresh backdrop that differs […]

Casa Loma, Studio Chris, The Wedding Ring Ontario Magazine Fall/Winter 2016
Photo: Anne Edgar Photography | Design Palette: A Perfect Day

{design palette} Field of Dreams

This design palette by A Perfect Day Wedding and Events (aperfectday.ca) combines the talent and creativity of a collection of Southwestern Ontario wedding vendors. Delicate vintage details are set against the beauty of lavender fields and the rustic charm of a farm setting inspiring this wedding theme that your guests will fall in love with. […]

A Perfect Day Wedding and Events, Anne Edgar Photography, E.V.O. Kitchen, Guelph Tent and Event Rentals, High Gloss Weddings, Little Details, Minos Hair Design, The Baking Company Cakes by Christie, The Wedding Ring Ontario Magazine Fall/Winter 2016, Warehouse 84, wedding style shoots
Photo: Michel Borduas Photography |Venue: Revival House

{reality wedding story} The Gatsby era comes to life at Revival House

Kristen and Eric planned a Gatsby style wedding, set amidst a gorgeous venue in downtown Stratford, Ontario – Revival House. Kristen explains, “I used a black and metallic colour scheme with vintage glassware and art deco touches. My dress, along with hair piece and jewellery also had a 20’s feel.” They set the date for October […]

art deco weddings, Ballett's Bridal, Costco, gatsby weddings, Michel Borduas Photography, Moores Clothing For Men, Real Wedding Stories, Revival House, Zehrs
Decorating Dreams

Decorating Dreams shows how to do rustic wedding decor

When you think of vintage, rustic weddings, you think of wood beams, lace overlays and burlap accents. Lori of New Hamburg’s Decorating Dreams (decoratingdreams.ca) says that rustic chic is trending in right now, particularly in Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge and surrounding area weddings. From a gigantic inventory of all things weddings, Lori says that using statement backdrops, […]

Decorating Dreams
Photo: David + Kara Photography | Venue: Concordia Club

{Reality Wedding Story} Classy & Regal at Concordia Club | Cody & Andrea

Andrea and Cody wanted a classic church wedding with a bit family tradition. Since Cody’s parents were also married at Concordia Club, it seemed fitting that they would follow in their footsteps. BRIDE & GROOM: Cody and Andrea Buchenauer WEDDING DATE: August 15, 2015 CEREMONY & RECEPTION LOCATIONS: St. Matthews Lutheran Church and Concordia Club (www.concordiaclub.ca) […]

Collins Formal Wear, Concordia Club, Dan + Kara Wedding Imagery, David's Bridal, Design Me A Cupcake, Floral Express, Love You Salon & Spa, Moores Clothing For Men, Party City, Real Wedding Stories, Something Blue DJs, Taylor’s Bridal Boutique
Venue: Grey Silo | Photo: HauserWorks Photography

{Reality Wedding Story} Vintage Romance at Grey Silo | Steven & Melanie

Steven and Melanie wanted to bring vintage to life with a ton of romance at their Grey Silo wedding. From the beautiful purples, grey’s and lace throughout the room to the cake and old luggage chest for cards, they definitely achieved the look they were going for! BRIDE & GROOM: Steven & Melanie Weaver WEDDING DATE: July […]

Anatacia's Floral Design, Ballets, David's Bridal, DJ Charlie Clean, Grey Silo Golf Club, HauserWorks Photography, Hollywood Weddings, Kettle Creek Weddings, Leah Craig Events, Real Wedding Stories, Taylor’s Bridal Boutique, Tip Top Tailors, urban bride boutique, Wedsy.ca
Venue: Whistle Bear Golf Club | Photo: Gary Evans Photography

{reality wedding story} Romance at Whistle Bear Golf Club | Jessica & Andrew

Jessica Ferguson has worked within the wedding industry for years, and so when it came time to plan her own wedding to Andrew Cooper, we knew it was going to be incredible. Jess and Andrew’s Kate Spade inspired wedding was gorgeous, full of love and incorporated some of the industry’s favourite wedding experts at one […]

Complete Weddings + Events, David's Bridal, Frost Dessert Shoppe, Gary Evans Photography, Minted, Moores Clothing For Men, Olde Tyme Kettle Kitchen, Real Wedding Stories, The Creative Bride, Whistle Bear Golf Club
Photo: Elfreda Dalby Photography | Venue: THEMUSEUM

{Reality Wedding Story} New Year’s Eve Wedding at THEMUSEUM

Jane and Kevin have had a true love story since the day they met 6 years ago. Kevin won Jane over with his wicked sense of humour and the two have been having adventures ever since. When it came to planning the wedding, Jane wanted it reflect their fun, easy-going and laid back personalities. Choosing THEMUSEUM […]

Dutch Mill Flower shop, Elfreda Dalby Photography, Leah Craig Events, Milk Man Media, Moores Clothing For Men, Real Wedding Stories, Scran and Dram, THEMUSEUM
Venue: Steckle Hertitage Farm | Photo: Zac Jolliffe Photgraphy

{Reality Wedding Story} Rene & Marty’s rustic wedding vision comes together at Steckle Heritage Farm in Kitchener

Rene + Marty wanted a gorgeous rustic dream wedding day. And when they saw Steckle Heritage Farm, they knew they’d have it. They told The Ring, “It was the first site we looked at and it was also our last. Steckle Farm was absolutely beautiful, everything from the grounds to the buildings.  We wanted something that […]

Bingemans, Forever I Do Wedding Planning & Coordination, Greenway Blooming Centre, Hair.Makeup by Amanda Zack, Real Wedding Stories, Steckle Heritage Farm, Zac Jolliffe Photography
Photo: Anne Edgar Photography | Venue: EVO Kitchen

{Cover Story} Speakeasy Love at E.V.O Kitchen, Cambridge

This 1920’s industrial DESIGN PALETTE is the result of a collaboration of SW Ontario’s leaders in photography, bridal fashion, floral design, hair and make-up, décor, vintage rentals, gourmet food, calligraphy, and a gorgeous 7200 square foot prohibition era venue in Cambridge, Ontario. PHOTOGRAPHY: Anne & Carla – Anne Edgar Photography (anneedgarphoto.com) VENUE & CATERING: EVO […]

A Perfect Day Wedding and Events, Anne Edgar Photography, Corsivo Calligraphy, Design Palettes, EVO Kitchen, John Anthony Jewellers, La Petite Fleur, Sixpence Bridal, The Bake Shop on Main, The Creative Bride, The Warehouse, The Wedding Ring ONTARIO Magazine Spring/Summer 2017, UBU Hair, wedding style shoots
Venue: Mississauga Convention Center | Decor: Starlet Weddings and Events | Photo: StudioChris

{realty wedding story} Grand Affair at Mississauga Convention Centre

BRIDE & GROOM: Monali Patel & Trevin Bastiampillai WEDDING DATE: August 19th, 2016 CEREMONY: St. Maria Goretti Parish RECEPTION: Mississauga Convention Centre (mississaugaconvention.com) PHOTOGRAPHY: Chris @ StudioChris (studiochris.ca). “Chris did an amazing job with our pictures, and given that this was our second wedding in two weeks as we’d already gone to India for our Hindu […]

Avani Asian Indian Bistro, Mississauga Convention Centre, Real Wedding Stories, Sophie's Gown Shoppe, Starlet Weddings & Events, Studio Chris, The Wedding Ring ONTARIO Magazine Spring/Summer 2017
Photo: Jaime Coyle Photography

{Reality Wedding Story} Fresh Country Wedding in St. Clements, Ontario

This gorgeous country wedding took place in St. Clements, Ontario, at the home that Melissa’s grandparents built from scratch, that her mother now owns, and that Melissa spent time at throughout her childhood. BRIDE & GROOM:  Melissa Bruggemann & Jeremy Young WEDDING DATE: August 27, 2016 PLANNING & DESIGN: Ainsley at Fresh Look Design Event […]

Fresh Look Design, Jaime Coyle Photography, Little Mushroom Catering, Real Wedding Stories, The Wedding Ring ONTARIO Magazine Spring/Summer 2017
Curve Hair Studio

{Design Palette} Enchanted Forest

Curve Hair Studio (curvehairstudio.com) styled the bride and her bridemaids. They explain, “Wedding styles are becoming more organic and romantic in the sense that brides want to see more textures, soft natural tones, and lots of personal touches and DIY for their special day. Jacqueline was no different; she had her wedding at her family home […]

Curve Hair Studio, Design Palettes, Flower Expressions, Moores Clothing For Men, Tara Lilly Photography, Taylor’s Bridal Boutique, The Wedding Ring ONTARIO Magazine Spring/Summer 2017
Latte Production Photography

{Reality Wedding Story} Cozy Country Wednesday Wedding at Gambrel Barn

Country Heritage Park’s Gambrel Barn (countryheritagepark.com) in Milton, ON was the location for Jake & Corynn’s wedding day. Corynn says,“Jake and I are very down to earth people with country roots. It’s where we feel most at home. We always wanted a barn wedding, and this place is on the escarpment with 80+ acres of […]

B.O.S.S DJ, barn and farm weddings, Country Heritage Park’s Gambrel Barn, David's Bridal, From the 12th Line, From the Potting Shed, Latte Productions Photography, Lelo Artistry, Mid-Knight Catering, Real Wedding Stories, rustic weddings, Taylor’s Bridal Boutique, The Wedding Ring ONTARIO Magazine Spring/Summer 2017, Tip Top Tailors
Julie Nicole Photography

{Design Palette} All That Glitters

Birch and pine. Gold candelabras and wood slab chargers. Gold glitter wedding cakes and navy blue suits. Gold rimmed china and vintage style fashion accessories. Stylish stationery and exquisite hair and makeup design… PHOTOGRAPHY: Julie Nicole Photography (julienicolephotography.com) GOWN & ACCESSORIES: La Crème (lacremedecor.com) SET DESIGN: One for the Wall (facebook.com/oneforthewall) FLORAL DESIGN & DÉCOR: La […]

AWE Events, B Pretty, Cocabella Cake Studio, Design Palettes, Home Sense, Julie Nicole Photography, La Creme, La Petite Fleur, Lindsay Plank Events, One for the wall, The Wedding Ring ONTARIO Magazine Spring/Summer 2017, Uptown Designs, wedding style shoots