Carol-Lynn & Michael {engagement story}

Nearlyweds: Carol-Lynn Chandler & Michael DePaepe Together for: 8 years Tell us your story!: “We first met at army cadets in 2010. I remember taking a double look into the classroom since there was a cute guy sitting alone. Then at a training weekend in early 2012, my brother had talked to him and told […]

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Mary & Kevin {postponement story}

Nearlyweds: Mary Aitken & Kevin Ceh Together for: 3 years Tell us your story!: “Kevin and I have been together for a little over 3 years. We fell in love the first time we met. We moved into a house shortly after but like they say “when you know you know.” He proposed to me […]

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Cailey & Brendan {engagement story}

Nearlyweds: Cailey Bradshaw & Brendan Hambleton Together for: 4 years Photographer: Oak & Pearl Photo (oakandpearl.ca) unless otherwise noted Tell us your story!: January 24, 2016, while Cailey was still ill from Lyme Disease, recovering at her parent’s house in Guelph, she was having a motivational day and got herself out of bed and went […]

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Michelle & Michael {engagement story}

Nearlyweds: Michelle Nicol & Michael Wise Together for: 6 Loving Years! The proposal: “Six years ago, Mike and I met on Canada Day at Mel Lastman Square! We knew it was love at first sight and there were definitely fireworks! Since then we have loved being fur-parents to our sweet dogs Willow + Tilly and […]

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Jasmine & Tim {postponement story}

Nearlywed: Jasmine Collins & Tim Gilroy Photographer: Meghan Bond Photography (meghanbondphotography.com) Tell us your story!: “June 20th, 2020, is our wedding day and although we have to push everything over to 2021 thanks to Covid-19, we are still having a “minimony” on the day. June 20th is a very special day for us, and we […]

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Jessica & Andrew {engagement story}

Nearlyweds: Jessica Williamson & Andrew Mitchell Together for: 5 years The proposal: “Andrew and I met on Tinder. I almost didn’t show for our first date, but my mom made me go after me changing out of my clothes 3 times. We hit it off and I cannot thank her enough obviously! We had been […]

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Tell us your Love Story

LET’S FILL THE WORLD WITH LOVE! We want to fill the Ring and our social media with love stories!  We don’t know about you but we are tired of hearing about nothing but COVID-19. Don’t get us wrong. We take this pandemic very seriously! But we want to mix in a little happiness. And who doesn’t […]

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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 […]

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Tracy & Shawn {engagement story}

Photo above: Jess Doukas Photography Nearlyweds: Tracy Johnson & Shawn Hass Together for: 1.5 years The proposal: “Shawn and I knew one another growing up, we lived 3 houses from each other. A bunch of us kids in the neighbourhood would gather in his family’s backyard as he has 3 younger brothers and they were […]

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Shelby & Brian {engagement story}

Nearlyweds: Shelby Defoe & Brian Aspinall Together for: 5 years Photographer: Focus & Filter Photography (focusfilterphotography.com) The proposal: “The day of our engagement I came home from my work (a daycare) with a huge migraine. I was greeted by my now fiancé and I insisted that I needed to go to sleep it off. He […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Alyssa & Adam {engagement story}

Photo above courtesy of: Carly Kratzer Photography Nearlyweds: Alyssa Clarke & Adam Martin Together for: 2 years and 1 month The proposal: “Everyone knows there are two sides to every story. Here are ours. Hers: I was duped!! Let me take you back to last winter. One February afternoon, we sat at the computer, planning […]

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Tanya & Kris {engagement story}

Nearlyweds: Tanya McLaughlin & Kris LaBelle Together for: 15 months (known each other through work for 8 years) The proposal: “I met Kris 8 years ago through work, we have the same job at an OHL hockey rink. We both were in long term relationships and had developed a friendship over the years. During the […]

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Ellen & Hugh {engagement story}

Nearlyweds: Ellen Hachborn & Hugh Gillen Together for: 6 years The proposal: “Hugh and I have been together for 6 years, but we’ve known each other for 24. We met in kindergarten in Ottawa, where we both grew up (in the kindergarten photo below, I am the snow white with the yellow shirt on the […]

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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 […]

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Danielle & Ryan {engagement story}

Nearlyweds: Danielle Babos & Ryan Schmitt Together for: 8 years The proposal: “Ryan and I have been together for 8 years. He’s always been one to pay attention to those small details. We had planned a family trip to Florida March 2018, my brother and sister-in-law were bugging for us to take our 3 year […]

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Shanelle & Jon {engagement story}

Nearlyweds: Shanelle Showers & Jon Devison Together for: 2 years The proposal: “I met my fiance for the first time when I was ten. We never talked. Growing up, we lived so close to each other but never once crossed paths. In high school, our lockers were right next to each other, we had mutual […]

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Dakota & Trevor {engagement story}

Nearlyweds: Dakota Hegler & Trevor Grummet Together for: 10 years Photography: Glassworks Creative The proposal: “My grandma and his mom were best friends. We grew up around each other. I grew up crushing hard on him but of course he didn’t know who I was. We have a eight year gap between us so he […]

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Amber & Gregory {engagement story}

Photo above: Alexandra Del Bello Photography Nearlyweds: Amber Rinehart & Gregory Murdoch Together for: 3 years The proposal: “We actually met on tinder the very first time, we went to The Mule and it was love ever since. We have a favourite band and song that when I first listened to it made me think […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Jess & Tim {engagement story}

Nearlyweds:  Jess Dulmage & Tim Anderson Together for: 2 years The proposal: “I like Harry Potter. Like really like it. Okay – I’m obsessed. My fiancé – not so much. He may have read the first chapter of The Philosopher’s Stone and fell asleep during the movie. Both are key points to the story. It was October […]

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Victoria & Brad {engagement story}

Nearlyweds:  Victoria Campana & Brad Craddock Together for: 2 years Photography: @Studiobylensqueen The proposal: “My fiancé is actually American and I am Canadian! We met online and talked for a bit and then officially met up in Niagara Falls for the first time. He proposed to me at my 30th birthday party in front of all […]

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Olivia & Jon {engagement story}

Nearlyweds: Olivia Howell Abel & Jon Bowles Together for: 4 years The proposal: “My now fiancé and I took a vacation of our dreams in November 2019 for my 30th birthday. We went to Ireland with a tour company – it’s been a life long dream to go here so I was thrilled to be […]

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