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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{design palette} A Twilight-Inspired Wedding

This Twilight-inspired wedding design palette is the result of the creative collaboration of seven London and Southwestern Ontario wedding experts! From luscious reds and golds to romantic lace, this design palette will have couples falling in love, whether they are Twilight fans or not! Photography: HRM Photography (review) Coordination: Blissful Bookings & Co (review) Location: Fanshawe […]

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Budgeting That Makes Sense ~ London | 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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{reality wedding} Ashley & Michael’s Fairytale Love story at Hacienda Sarria in Kitchener

Photography: HRM PHOTOGRAPHY (REVIEW) Ashley & Michael’s Happily Ever After began when they were just kids. “Meeting your future husband as young kids and having that childhood friendship blossom into a romance is not something you hear of everyday. It is a love that you read about in books and watch in movies! What I […]

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Red Tape Made Easy for London Brides

Paperwork you need to know about before you get married in London, 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 to […]

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{design palette} The Secret Garden | Elm Hurst Inn

From the Fall/Winter 2015 issue of The Wedding Ring ONTARIO Magazine A Design Palette with Elm Hurst Inn, Dudek Photography and Lindsay & Everett McCallum, June 27th, 2015 Our favourite parts of this wedding are the spectacular setting, floral design and décor to die for, stunningly gorgeous photography, and, most of all, this fun-loving couple who […]

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{reality wedding} Once Upon a Rose | Mandy & Brian

From the Fall/Winter 2015 issue of The Wedding Ring ONTARIO Magazine “I remember, surprisingly, how nervous I became right before the ceremony. I was gripping Brian’s hand so hard that he commented to me afterwards that it hurt. But standing with my husband, my nerves quickly subsided.” BRIDE & GROOM: Mandy & Brian McDonagh WEDDING […]

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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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{reality Wedding} A London Love Story @ Gorgeous Best Western Stoneridge Inn

Paediatric Nurse, Melissa & Liam, a Medical Technician in the Canadian Forces fell in love with the gorgeous London wedding venue, BEST WESTERN PLUS Stoneridge Inn & Conference Centre (click for website) for its beautiful setting and all in one location. The couple said “I do” at the venue’s Rose Chapel and celebrated their nuptials with […]

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{favourite things} Gorgeous Wedding Centrepieces

Table Centrepieces have always been one of our all-time favourite design elements. They set the tone and ambiance for your wedding reception, making them the ideal detail to focus your reception décor around. Photos, this page: HRM Photography Rustic romance For the rustic, romantic wedding, consider old wooden frames, lanterns, vintage hard cover books, slices […]

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{reality wedding} A Revival House Love Story | Sarah & Connor

Sarah Brown & Connor Scallon chose to host their many out-of-town guests with a full wedding day in one incredible location, Revival House (website). This venue offers cathedral ceilings, stained glass, heritage and ambiance, offering a destination wedding venue for the quintessential Stratford experience. “Our best wedding decision was going with a venue that was as committed […]

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Photo: HRM Photography | Music Central Entertainment 1000 Weddings

After 1000 weddings, wedding clients & vendors had something to say about London DJ, Rob Aitken of Music Central

At Music Central Entertainment‘s Client & Wedding Vendor Appreciation Open House at Windermere Manor earlier this year, Through the Lens Productions unveiled a video masterpiece that was created with the help of local wedding vendors and past clients of Music Central. If you want to know what makes Owner, Rob Aitken, tick, even after 1000 […]

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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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Halloween Themed Wedding | Photos: Life is Beautiful Photography | Planning: Day 2 Knight Events

Day 2 Knight’s Halloween Themed Wedding to Die For!

There is the right way to do a Halloween themed wedding and the wrong way. In the case of Jilaine & Dave’s ‘Hallowedding‘ (yes, this is a thing), it was oh so right. A truly gorgeous, ghoulish delight, which took place at Hessenland Country Inn, THIS is how to execute a theme flawlessly – thanks to a […]

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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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{expert tip} Epic Milestone Reached by Music Central

Photo above: from Music Central’s Open Air Photo Booth which was set up for the Masquerade Ball at Elsie Perrin Williams Estate. Just for fun, The Ring’s own Co-founder, Anne Warren, is the lovely lady in the middle. Featured in the Spring/Summer 2016 issue of The Wedding Ring ONTARIO Magazine A Q&A WITH ROB AITKEN, OWNER […]

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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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{Past Event} Celebrate Mother’s Day at Best Western Plus Stoneridge Inn’s Pasto’s Grill

{Past Event} Make Sunday all about Mom! Treat her to Best Western Plus Stoneridge Inn & Conference Centre‘s Pasto’s Grill this Mother’s Day! Mother’s Day Hours Sunday, May 8, 2016 OPEN 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM SERVING A LA CARTE LUNCH AND DINNER FOR RESERVATIONS PLEASE CALL: 519-652-7659 For more information click here More About […]

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Photo: hrmphotography.com | Venue: Elsie Perrin Williams Estate London Ontario

{reality wedding} Love Blooms at Elsie Perrin Williams Estate, London Ontario

Cyndi & Marty Tielemans didn’t have a formal theme for their London Ontario wedding at the historic property, Elsie Perrin Williams Estate. “We just wanted to celebrate the day with our family and friends,” they explained. That said, their wedding took place on the first day of Autumn, and this gorgeous couple took advantage of […]

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Photo: HRM Photography | Venue: Fanshawe Pioneer

Fanshawe Pioneer Village introduces new event space, the Trillium Community Gallery

Photos: HRM Photography | The Trillium Community Gallery is the newest indoor event space added to Fanshawe Pioneer Village. The Trillium Community Gallery can accommodate 150 guests for a sit down reception or 200 for a cocktail party. Located inside the new Spriet Family Visitor Centre, it has all of the historic charm of Fanshawe Pioneer Village […]

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Photo: HRM Photography | Venue: Elsie Perrin Williams Estate London

{fashion & design palette} Downton Abbey inspired Vintage Crush

Our huge crush on the British smash hit T.V. series, Downton Abbey had us falling in love with this gorgeous, fashion-filled, design-savvy wedding palette. It’s all about the beauty and history of London’s ELSIE PERRIN WILLIAMS ESTATE and our love for vintage wedding details… VENUE: Elsie Perrin Williams Estate (elsieperrinwilliamsestate.ca) PHOTOGRAPHY: HRM Photography (hrmphotography.com) COORDINATION: Blissful Weddings (blissfulweddings.ca) FLORAL DESIGN: […]

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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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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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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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{reality wedding story} A Historic Love Story at Grosvenor Lodge | Susannah and Joel

“We loved our wedding at Grosvenor Lodge. Such a special historic home in London.” BRIDE & GROOM: Susannah Gergich and Joel Melton PHOTOGRAPHY: HRM Photography (hrmphotography.com) WEDDING DATE: June 21, 2008 CEREMONY & RECEPTION LOCATION: Grosvenor Lodge (grosvenorlodge.ca) WEDDING PARTY ATTIRE: We didn’t want things to be overly matchy and wanted attire that could be worn […]

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DIY Windermere Wedding Inspired by Robert Frost

Grace and Matthew Smith wanted a timeless, romantic, autumn wedding with lots of silly elements that spoke to their “dorky personalities!” Grace explains, “The poem ‘My November Guest’ by Robert Frost was my inspiration for the whole feel and theme of the wedding.” And with one big health challenge and a savvy photographer who stepped up to save the day, […]

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