Fanshawe Pioneer Village HRM Photography Outdoor Tent Weddings

Tent Weddings are Gorgeous at Fanshawe Pioneer Village

Photo above: HRM Photography (hrmphotography.com) Many London brides and grooms would love to find the ultimate venue that can host an outdoor wedding beneath blue skies and a drop dead gorgeous tent. And that’s why we love Fanshawe Pioneer Village. Fanshawe Pioneer Village (fanshawepioneervillage.ca) can host tented receptions and events for anywhere from 100 to 1,000 guests, […]

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Forest City Golf Club

London Wedding Minister’s favourite non-church ceremony location options

Over the past 25+ years, London Wedding Minister, Peter Jones, has been a part of hundreds of weddings in the area. For Peter, the priority is on crafting a ceremony that will be unique and memorable for each couple – whether it’s non-denominational, rooted in religious traditions or somewhere in between. With such a long list of weddings […]

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Have Heart Photography

{Expert Tip} Song Ideas Worth Dancing To

Expert Tip by: Music Central (musiccentral.ca) | Photos: Have Heart Photography First Dance Favourites and Mother/Son, Father/Daughter, Parent/Child Dance Songs First Dance Favs Stay With Me by Sam Smith Coming Home by Leon Bridges These Arms Of Mine by Otis Redding A Thousand Years by Christina Perri Die A Happy Man by Thomas Rhett Mean […]

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Venue: Elm Hurst Inn | Hair & Makeup: Selah Vie Luxury Hair & Makeup Artistry

{design palette} Winter Wonder at Elm Hurst

Designing a wedding encompasses countless details; venue style, tablescapes, stationary, floral design, formal wear selection, shoes & accessories, cake design, menu, photography, planning, bridal makeup and hair styling and much more… This Winter Wedding Design Palette took place at Elm Hurst Inn (elmhurstinn.com) with the help of a long list of sought-after local wedding vendors […]

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Venue: Idlewyld Inn | Photo: The Bridal Lounge

{Expert Tip} In Love with Historic Venues

AN EXP ERT TIP BY TheWeddingRing.ca WITH Idlewyld Inn and Spa (♥) (idlewyldinn.com) If modern chic hotels or glamorous ballrooms just don’t steal your heart, it’s probably the incredible architecture and charm of historic estates, such as Idlewyld, that will have you falling in love with them as your wedding venue. The Idlewyld mansion was […]

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Venue: Bellamere Winery | Photo: Have Heart Photography

{Reality Wedding Story} Destination: London

With handpicked details, beautiful flowers, and the ultimate ceremony and reception locations, Kim & Ryan’s rustic elegant wedding was exactly what they envisioned. But planning a London wedding from Peterborough wasn’t easy. “Because we were so far away we wanted to make sure the venue we went with included a lot of in-house services…” Luckily […]

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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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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 […]

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Beanbot Productions

{Style Shoot Inspiration} Elegant Whimsical Woodland

After a few photo shoots involving horses at a local farm, Eileen McCammon from Rebel Hearts Photo + Film (www.rebelheartsphotoandfilm.ca) created the concept for this beautiful style shoot. She put together the theme, colour palette, and style guidelines through an inspiration board and invited vendors to participate. The concept was really to involve a horse and […]

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{Reality Wedding Story} A Romantic Blush, Gold & Ivory Wedding | Anita & William

This wedding is giving us all the feels!! A little bit of rain didn’t stop Anita and Will from making the most of the day and with some creativity they got amazing indoor and outdoor shots! FULL NAMES: Anita Pimentel & William Harris WEDDING DATE:  September 17th, 2016 CEREMONY & RECEPTION LOCATION(S): St Peter’s Basilica and The […]

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Venue: Best Wester Lamplighter Inn | Photo: Nova Markina Photography

{Reality Wedding Story} A Fairytale in Rose Gold at Best Western Lamplighter Inn

Meagan & Kyle planned their fairytale wedding in rose gold. “Once in a while, in the middle of ordinary life, love gives us a fairytale,” they explained. The wedding took place in London at Best Western Lamplighter Inn, was shot by the reknowned NovaMarkina Photography and included some of the most gorgeous decor details in […]

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Venue: The Elm Hurst Inn | Photo: The Bridal Lounge

{Reality Wedding Story} A Classic Beautiful Day at Elm Hurst Inn & Spa

BRIDE & GROOM: Chantal Galbraith & Dan Krasnicki WEDDING DATE: August 6th, 2016 LOCATION: Elm Hurst Inn & Spa, Ingersoll (elmhurstinn.com). “Such a beautiful venue! Everything from the food to the service was amazing… Having our wedding at Elm Hurst allowed for the ceremony, cocktail hour, photos and reception to be held in one location.  […]

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Photo: Sandra Dufton Photography | Venue: Bellamere Winery

{Reality Wedding Story} Modern meets Rustic at Bellamere Winery | Julie & Jordan

Julie and Jordan wanted to bring modern rustic to life, and they were able to do just that with Bellamere’s beautiful wooden beams and natural light. BRIDE & GROOM: Julie Hodgson & Jordan Dufton WEDDING DATE: August 22, 2015 CEREMONY: St Peter’s Cathedral Basilica, London Ont RECEPTION: Bellamere Winery (www.bellamere.com) PHOTOGRAPHY: Sandra Dufton Photography (www.sandraduftonphotography.ca) […]

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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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Venue: Fanshawe Pioneer Village | Photo: Bananatree Photography

{reality wedding story} A Fanshawe Pioneer Village Wedding in the Fall

A rustic chic wedding inspired by the venue and Fall/Thanksgiving time of year, incorporating orange, brown, red and cream colours… BRIDE & GROOM: Ange DeVincenzo & Owen Somerville WEDDING DATE: October 8th, 2016 CEREMONY & RECEPTION LOCATIONS: Fanshawe Pioneer Village, London (fanshawepioneervillage.ca). “This venue is beautiful. We opted to have our ceremony at the gazebo, […]

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Have Heart Photography

{Expert Tip} Song Ideas Worth Dancing To | Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue

Expert Tip by: Music Central (musiccentral.ca) | Photo above: Have Heart Photography GOOD TO KNOW: London-based Music Central Entertainment (♥) (musiccentral.ca) has a reputation for quality and a track record for putting on incredible events within the community. They have built a strong relationship with some of the best event professionals, biggest clients & best […]

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Venue: Best Western Plus Stoneridge Inn | Photo: Photography by Daisy

{reality wedding story} Romance in Blush at Best Western Stoneridge Inn

Katherine and Johny held their dream wedding day at Best Western Plus Stoneridge Inn. They say, “Best Western Plus Stoneridge Inn had everything we were looking for including a beautiful church across the street from the venue. Also, hotel rooms available for out of city guests, restaurant to host our rehearsal dinner. They also offer all-inclusive wedding […]

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{gallery} Best Western Plus Stoneridge Inn unveils new look in time for busy wedding season

If you’re a Londoner, you are no stranger to Best Western Plus Stoneridge Inn & Conference Centre. It’s a venue that is home to countless events including full wedding weekends, thanks to their ability to host everything from the rehearsal and rehearsal dinner to the wedding ceremony (in a banquet space or at the Rose […]

Best Western PLUS Stoneridge Inn and Conference Centre
Have Heart Photography

{Expert Tip} Song Ideas Worth Dancing To: Classic Wedding Songs

Expert Tip by: Music Central (musiccentral.ca) | Photo above: Have Heart Photography For a walk down music memory lane, these classic will do the trick. We love how vintage and romantic they are. And according to Rob Aitken of Music Central Entertainment, these are still among his popular requests. Classic Wedding Songs (Perhaps what your […]

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Venue: Pondvalley Manor | Photo: NovaMarkina Photography

{reality wedding story} Rustic Chic Plus Gold & Glitter Equals Magic at PondValley Manor

Kelsey And Andrew wanted a rustic chic wedding day. Kelsey admits, “I fell in love with the simpleness of the rustic look.” But she also knew they needed something more. “I also wanted to bring my love for gold and glitter into it…” The couple says their theme really spoke their personalities. Kelsey explains, “Andrew […]

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Photo: NovaMarkina Photography

{Reality Wedding Story} From Outdoor Backyard Wedding Ceremony to Grand Portuguese Reception

Jonathan and Nicole wanted to create a gorgeous, rustic wedding. From the beginning, they envisioned an outdoor wedding. They achieved their dream and more with lot’s of DIY, help from family and friends and many beautiful rustic touches! So, with the perfect ceremony and reception locations chosen and a fabulous photographer along for the ride to […]

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Venue: Idlewyld Inn & Spa | Photo: HRM Photography

{Reality Wedding Story} Romantic & Magical at Idlewyld Inn | Liz & Rob

Liz & Rob wanted an intimate celebration with their closest family & friends and The Idlewyld Inn & Spa (idlewyldinn.com) was the perfect place for a small but elegant wedding. Bride & Groom: Liz & Rob Ceremony & Reception Location: Idlewyld Inn & Spa (idlewyldinn.com) Theme: Romantic, intimate and magical Photography: HRM Photography (hrmphotography.com) Officiant: Jeff Hicks, […]

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Photo: Have Heart Photography

{Reality Wedding Story} Historic Family Farm brings this Rustic Wedding to Life

London Ontario couple, Michael and Stephanie, wanted to bring the rustic and historical feel of the century old farm to life at their summer wedding. With loads of DIY, help from family and friends, and a ‘rustic vineyard’ theme, this couple had the gorgeous tent wedding they were dreaming of!!! Bride & Groom: Stephanie & Michael […]

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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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{Reality Wedding Story} Elegant, Modern and Fancy | Leila & Landon

From spectacular flowers, a traditional Chinese tea ceremony and not one, but three wedding dresses, Leila and Landon got the wedding day they were dreaming of and so much more! Their wedding was full of elegant blush and fancy silver tones that would make anyone swoon… Bride & Groom: Leila Zhu & Landon Hang Wedding Date: […]

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Day2Knight Events

{Expert Tip} A Wedding Day in the Life of Dan Knight Owner and Operator of Day 2 Knight Events

We wanted the inside scope of what wedding planners have to go through on the day of a wedding. We went to Dan Knight of Day 2 Knight Events  (day2knightevents.com) to find out all the secrets! “I love that every wedding is different based on the clients needs and wants but the essential flow is the same”. […]

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Venue: Elm Hurst Inn & Spa | Photo: The Bridal Lounge

{Reality Wedding Story} Rustic Vintage Romance at Elm Hurst Inn | Sarah & Mitch

Sarah and Mitchell’s wedding day was full of history! From the home Sarah grew up in (built in 1856!) to the beautiful Elm Hurst Inn and Spa. Everywhere you looked you could see vintage touches and it all added to the look and feel that they were wanted for their special day… Bride & Groom: […]

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