{Style Shoot} Alternative style

PHOTOGRAPHY: Rebecca Sprau Photography  (rebeccasprauphotography.com) Delhi, ON DÉCOR: Best Wishes Linen and Decor (bestwisheslinens.webs.com) Delhi, ON FLORAL: Kings Flower and Garden (kingsflowers.ca) Simcoe, ON VENUE: Whistling Gardens (whistlinggardens.ca) Wilsonville, ON & Cranberry Creek Gardens (lynedochgardens.ca) Delhi, ON HAIR: Perri Hair (@perrihairr) Simcoe, ON MAKEUP: Beauty Bomb Glam (facebook.com/beautybombmakeup) Simcoe, ON CAKE: Sweet B’s Cakes (sweetbscakes.ca) […]

Beauty Glam Bomb, Best Wishes Linen and Decor, Canadian Raptor Conservancy, Collins Formal Wear, Cranberry Creek Gardens, Elizabeth Noel, Kings Flower and Garden, Perri Hair, Rebecca Sprau Photography, Sweet B's Cakes, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2020, Whistling Gardens

Favourite Tuxes: Collins Formalwear

With locations from coast to coast, Collins Formal Wear (♥) (collinsformalwear.com) has you covered. Experience Canada’s most modern formal wear collection for yourself. Tuxedos and suits in light grey, dark grey, navy, white, red, blue, ivory, and of course black, with Canada’s widest rental tie and vest collection to match your needs! Featured in the […]

Collins Formal Wear, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2020

{photo recap} Barrie Wedding Expo Winter 2020 at Liberty North

Jan 18, 2020 | Thank you SO much to all of the brides, grooms, entourages, parents and exhibitors who braved the crazy weather and participated in and attended The Ring’s Winter Barrie Wedding Expo. It was such a great event. We had a great turnout. Running from eleven to three, the Wedding Expo was packed […]

Big Event Entertainment, Cakes by Design, Ceremony Bridal, Chelsea Chocolates, Collins Formal Wear, Dance Floor Dynamics, Dentistry by the Bay, Fresh 93.1 FM, Heart and Soul Wedding Officiant Services, Holiday Inn Barrie Hotel & Conference Centre, Moores Clothing For Men, Murdoch Travel, Ninteen Melrose Flower Studio, North Pro Products, Posh Beyond Events, Say it with Love Bridal Boutique, Snaptique Photobooth, SNR Event Rentals, Stars Men's Shops, Under the Umbrella

{Real Wedding Story} Classic Sparkle at Best Western Stoneridge Inn

BRIDE & GROOM: Darren & Linda Strickland WEDDING DATE: September 21st, 2019 LOCATION: Best Western PLUS Stoneridge Inn & Conference Centre and The Rose Chapel (♥) (stoneridgeinn.com) London, ON “We chose The Rose Chapel because Darren and I have both been married before and we wanted to have the feel of a church. When we […]

Bella Wedding Rentals, Best Western PLUS Stoneridge Inn and Conference Centre, Budget Bridal Veils & Accessories, Collins Formal Wear, Creative GIraffe Co., Creme Couture, Darling Makeup & Hair, Grandma's Oven, Hair by Caitlyn Marriott, KM Imaging, Music Central Entertainment, One12 Photograpy, Picture Perfect Photobooth, Primarily Paper, Sophie's Gown Shoppe, Springhill Flowers, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2020, To Suit Your Fancy, Twelfth Night Events

{photo recap} Hamilton Wedding Expo Winter 2020 at Marquis Gardens

February 9th, 2020 | Marquis Gardens – Hamilton, Ontario | Thank you to all of the brides, grooms, entourages, parents and exhibitors who participated in and attended The Ring’s Hamilton Wedding Expo. The venue was beautiful, the attendance was excellent and the exhibits… wow! Here’s some shots of the many local talented exhibitors who pulled […]

Bed Bath & Beyond, Big Time Presentations, Bridal Boutique, Bridals Direct, Carmen's, Collins Formal Wear, Dorchester Norfolk Limo, Doug Wolters Photography, Financial Diva, Flashes of Inspiration Photography, FotoReflection, G3 Designs Photography, Hernder Estate Wines, Liam Gerussi - Live Music and DJ Services, Marquis Gardens, Quantum Sound Entertainment, Rebecca Sprau Photography, Roseville Estate, Shane & Dawn Photography, Snaptique Photobooth, Under the Umbrella, Woven Threads

{Real Wedding Story} Burgundy & Blush | Kourtney & Kolton

BRIDE & GROOM: Kourtney & Kolton Lynch WEDDING DATE: September 28th, 2018 LOCATION: Croatian Sports and Community Centre of Hamilton (hamiltoncroatia.com) Hamilton, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: DA Photography (daphotostudio.com) Guelph, ON “We found Dragi at a bridal show. After looking at his work from previous weddings and photoshoots, we reached out. This was the best decision we […]

All That's Lovely, Amber Lynn Hair Studio, Battlefield House Museum Historic Site, Best for Bride, Collins Formal Wear, Croatian Sports and Community Centre of Hamilton, DA Photography, DJ Young Legend, Grandad's Donuts, Pretty by Pettigrew, Real Wedding Stories, She's So Beautiful Consignment & Bridal Boutique, the wedding ring magazine fall/winter 2019, Westdale Florists

{Real Wedding Story} Unforgettable charm at Boler Mountain | Allan & Ally

BRIDE & GROOM: Allan Hodgins & Ally Quirk WEDDING DATE: November 3rd, 2018 LOCATION: Boler Mountain (bolermountain.com) London, ON “When we went to Boler for the first time, we knew it was the place we wanted to get married – it was perfect! They were very accommodating in making sure our wedding was just the […]

Beauty by Preen, Boler Mountain, Collins Formal Wear, David's Bridal, Garber's Bridal, HRM Photography, Jim Anderson Flowers Limited, Music Central Entertainment, Real Wedding Stories, the wedding ring magazine fall/winter 2019

{Real Wedding Story} Rustic elegance at Hernder Estate | Carmen & Brittany

BRIDE & GROOM: Carmen & Brittany WEDDING DATE: June 29th, 2019 LOCATION: Hernder Estate Wines (hernder.com) St. Catharines, ON  “Hernder Estate Wines is a breathtaking location. It has such a warm, cozy feel to it that it feels like home ~ it was an added bonus that we met there!” – B PHOTOGRAPHY: Chelsea Green […]

bella mia bridal, cake queens, chelsea green photography, Collins Formal Wear, gotcha covered, Hernder Estate Wines, joani wedding decor, Lavish Flair, Real Wedding Stories, Stuff By Chris, The Bloom Booth, the watering can, the wedding ring magazine fall/winter 2019

{Real Wedding Stories} Playful at THEMUSEUM | Melanie & Kyle

BRIDE & GROOM: Melanie Debney & Kyle Bom WEDDING DATE: February 9th, 2019 RECEPTION LOCATION: THEMUSEUM (♥) (themuseum.ca) Kitchener, ON “We didn’t really know what to expect when we walked into THEMUSEUM for our first appointment but when the wedding coordinator started talking us through what our reception could look like, we knew it was […]

AWE Events, Cabbage Rose Lane, Collins Formal Wear, David's Bridal, DJ Mastro, Koality Confections, KW Mobile Makeup and Hair, Little Mushroom Catering, Lula King Photo & Film, the wedding ring magazine fall/winter 2019, THEMUSEUM

Mobster themed wedding at the Best Western Lamplighter Inn | Karen & Al

Karen and Al had a gangster themed wedding at the Best Western Lamplighter Inn complete with gangster tuxes! They even had all their guests dress up to match the theme! How much fun is that?!… Bride & Groom: Karen & Al Turner Wedding Date: September 15, 2018 Ceremony & Reception Location: Best Western Lamplighter Inn (lamplighterinn.ca) […]

Best Western Plus Lamplighter Inn & Conference Centre, Collins Formal Wear, David's Bridal, Grandma's Oven, Harris Flower Farm, Music Central Entertainment, Real Wedding Stories, Selah Vie Hair and Makeup Aristry, Woodgate Photography

“Classy Canadian Lumberjack” at Concordia Club | Carly & Andrew

Buffalo check plaid, wooden accents and lots of red makes for a very Canadiana feeling wedding day! Carly and Andrew wanted a cozy cottage feeling wedding and they got exactly that with all of their woodsy décor. They were able to elevate into a classy wedding feeling. This is a wedding theme done right!… Bride […]

Ballett's Bridal, Boutique Baker, Bride's for Sisters, Collins Formal Wear, Complete Weddings + Events, Concordia Club, Elisha K Photography, Hoovers Maple Syrup, MagnetStreet, Real Wedding Stories, Sophie's Gown Shoppe, Special Events and Flowers, Whistle Bear Golf Club

Rachel & Co. brings Beauty & the Beast to life! | Samantha & Joseph

Samantha loves Beauty and the Beast and Joseph loves Samantha! With Beauty and the Beast and an old Hollywood feel in mind Rachel & Co. (rachelandco.ca) was able to bring all of their wedding dreams to life! With lot’s of red roses and the amazing chandeliers at Brookside Banquet Centre, they were able to get […]

Brookside Banquet Centre, Chick Boss Cake, Collins Formal Wear, Culinary Catering Services, DJ Alpha Productions, Forest of Flowers, Rachel & Co. Wedding & Event Decor, Real Wedding Stories, Rebel Hearts Photo + Film

Classy elegance with Spirits Intrigued Photography | Necia & Clayton

Spirits Intrigued Photography was able to capture all the love for Necia and Clayton on their big day. With an amazing colour palette and dreamy florals they brought the Walper Hotel ballroom to life… Bride & Groom: Necia Martins and Clayton McCourt Wedding Date: September 29, 2018 Ceremony & Reception Location(s): St Louis Parish (Waterloo, […]

Collins Formal Wear, Creme Couture, Knot Too Shabby Consignment Wedding Boutique, NItro Music, Pirate Smile, Q's Cakes and Cafe, Real Wedding Stories, Spirits Intrigued Photography, Walper Hotel
Photo: A Nash Photograph | Venue: Whistle Bear Golf Club

Less is more for Angela and James with A Nash Photograph

Angela and James wanted their wedding to have a ‘less is more’ feeling. With Whistle Bear golf Club as their backdrop they were able to create this exact feeling. A Nash Photograph (anashphotograph.com) was there to capture every moment of their special day… Bride & Groom: Angela Romano & James Ayres Wedding Date: May 4, […]

586 Event Group, A Nash Photograph, Cinema 120, Collins Formal Wear, David's Bridal, From the Potting Shed, Janvier Salon, Makeup by Amber Baker, Michelle my Belle Bridal Boutique, Nith Valley Apiaries Inc., Real Wedding Stories, Refined Sugar Cakes & Sweets, Whistle Bear Golf Club

{photo recap} Cambridge Wedding Expo Fall 2019

November 10, 2019 | The Ring’s Fall Cambridge Wedding Expo at Paragon Banquet Centre was a great wedding-everything-day. We had a great turnout. Running from eleven to four, the Wedding Expo was packed with people, top vendors and essential wedding planning tools and inspiration! Thank you to everyone who came out ♥♥ Here’s some shots […]

B·Elegant Catering & Event Planning, Cambridge Hotel & Conference Centre, Cast & Crew Photography, Collins Formal Wear, Rebecca Nash Photography, Red Bicycle Paper Co, Servers with a Smile, Sew Stylish Wedding Works, Stephanie Vizi Videography
Photo: Simply Wedding Photography | Venue: Inn on the Twenty

A vineyard + a great view + amazing DIY = One epic wedding day! | Todd & Megan

A vineyard + a great view + amazing DIY = One epic wedding day! Todd and Megan fell in love with the vineyard at Cave Springs retreat and the amazing view in the reception space at Inn on the Twenty. With Simply Wedding Photography there to capture all the special moments, they were able to […]

Ballett's Bridal, Catana Comics, Cave Springs, Collins Formal Wear, Epiphany, Inn on the Twenty, Liquid Entertainment, Pretty in Pink Mobile Makeup & Hair, Simply Wedding Photography, Sola Flowers, The Sock Factory
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{photo recap} Orillia Wedding Expo Spring 2019 at the Quality Inn & Conference Centre

April 14, 2019 | The Ring’s Orillia Wedding Expo at the Quality Inn & Conference Centre, Orillia, Ontario this past weekend was a great all things wedding day. So many couples, vendors, and wedding plans happening in one place at one time! Thank you to everyone who came out ♥♥ Here’s some shots of the […]

BridesMade, Collins Formal Wear, DJ 2 The Max, Doug Wolters Photography, Gown Go Round, Innisbrook Golf Course, John Wood Photography, Laura Joy Photography, Lorie Gonta Weddings, Northbrook Farm Weddings & Events, Quality Inn & Conference Centre Orillia, Rachel Payne Photography, Serene Jubilee Event Planning & Design, The Body Studio

{Design Palette} Modern industrial meets elegance

“The inspiration for the shoot was modern industrial meets elegance. Dreamy classic soft pink and blue hues softened the feel while still highlighting the industrial chic elements in the space. The tables were complete with elegantly shaped blue chargers, while the touches of black and gold add a hint of modern. The soft pink runners […]

A Nash Photograph, Ballett's Bridal, Collins Formal Wear, E.V.O. Kitchen, Faces by Kennery, Flowerzdesign, Red Bicycle Paper Co, Sprightly Events, Stacked: The Wedding Cake Shop, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2019
Photo: A Nash Photograph | Venue: EVO Kitchen

{Design Palette} Bold high fashion

“Sticking with a black and white timeless formal palette, this bold high fashion modern theme was completed with the addition of hints of gold and grey. The creative team used the venue’s industrial appeal to inspire the geometric design focus, using strong stationery, and adding depth through hanging florals from the beams, and natural floral […]

A Nash Photograph, Ashley Pugh, Ballett's Bridal, Collins Formal Wear, EVO Kitchen, Faces by Kennery, Flowerzdesign, Red Bicycle Paper Co, Sprightly Events, Stacked: The Wedding Cake Shop, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2019
Photo: Gary Evans Photography | Coordination: Lovely Weddings & Events

{Real Wedding Story} Pop Up Weddings

ABOUT POP UP WEDDINGS: Intrigued by the Pop Up Wedding idea? Want to be the first to know and get a chance at one of the coveted spots? Head on over to lovelyweddingsandevents.ca/pop-up-weddings and sign up! BRIDE & GROOM: Megan & Mitchell McEachern WEDDING DATE: October 13th, 2018 CEREMONY & RECEPTION LOCATION: The Walper Hotel […]

Amy Jaynes Stickney, Clique Organic Salons, Collins Formal Wear, Complete Weddings + Events, Gary Evans Photography, Lovely Weddings and Events, Real Wedding Story, Red Bicycle Paper Co, Sixpence Bridal, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2019, Walper Hotel, Woven Threads
Venue: Fanshawe Pioneer Village | Photo: Roman Dialgo Photography

{Real Wedding Story} Love is in the air at Fanshawe Pioneer Village

BRIDE & GROOM: Tiffanie & Lee Reynaert WEDDING DATE: September 8th, 2018 LOCATION: Fanshawe Pioneer Village (♥) (fanshawepioneervillage.ca) London, ON “We wanted both our ceremony and reception at the same place. Fanshawe Pioneer Village not only fit our needs but had several options for indoor or outdoor ceremonies and receptions. Our guests were able to […]

Collins Formal Wear, David's Bridal, Executive D.J. and Event Services, Fanshawe Pioneer Village, Kathy’s Catering, Mount Brydges Floral Design, Real Wedding Story, Roman Hidalgo Photography, Skin Sense Spa, Sophie's Gown Shoppe, The Boombox Bakeshop, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2019
Venue: Grey Silo Golf Club | Photo: Sheila Braam Photography

{Real Wedding Story} Candlelit love story

BRIDE & GROOM: Leanne Deforest and Mike Knischewsky WEDDING DATE: September 29th, 2018 LOCATION: Grey Silo Golf Club (♥) (golfgreysilo.ca) Waterloo, ON “After visiting a few other venues, the warmth and hospitality offered by Kim and her staff were the deciding factors in booking Grey Silo. We were attracted to the post and beam construction […]

Capri Salon, Collins Formal Wear, David's Bridal, Flashpoint Photobooth, Grey Silo Golf Club, LEDgendary Lighting, Real Wedding Story, Sheila Braam Photography, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2019, Weddings by Paul
Venue: Stratford Country Club | Photo: Mikaela Shannon Photography

Romantic, fresh and fun at Stratford Country Club | Brandy & Scott

Brandy and Scott’s dream of getting married in Brandy’s hometown of Stratford was made possible with the beautiful grounds, spectacular food and amazing staff at the Stratford Country Club (stratfordcountryclub.ca) With loads of florals and personal touches they were able to have an unforgettable day… Bride & Groom: Scott and Brandy Lepold Wedding Date: July […]

Brandelo Hair Lounge and Colour House, Collins Formal Wear, David's Bridal, Debrodniks Donuts, Flower Studio Designs, Fresh Look Design, Jacha Beauty, La Creme, Lulus, Mikaela Shannon Wedding and Portrait Photography, Northwood Music, Real Wedding Stories, Robes by Silkandmore, Sophie's Gown Shoppe, Stratford Country Club
Decor: Rachel & Co | Photo: Van Daele & Russell Photography

Rachel & Co. creates a whimsical bohemian wedding | Rachel & Giuseppe

Bohemian + whimsical + lot’s of florals = an absolutely dreamy wedding!! This is exactly what Rachel and Giuseppe got for their special day with the creative help of Rachel from Rachel & Co. Wedding and Event Décor. With wood and gold accents and lot’s of greenery, they had a day their guests will not […]

Angelo's Bakery, Bombshell hair & esthetic studios, Burke's Flowers, Collins Formal Wear, David's Bridal, DJ Emporium, Double Tree by Hilton, Esteem Makeup Artistry, Minted, Rachel & Co. Wedding & Event Decor, Van Daele & Russell Photography
Photo: Gary Evans Photography | Venue: Four Fathers Brewery

Burgers, Beer & Brie = Brewery Romance

STYLED SHOOT | B ELEGANT CATERING & EVENT PLANNING (♥) (belegant.ca) & THE CREATIVE BRIDE (♥) (thecreativebride.ca) | LOVELY WEDDINGS & EVENTS (♥) (lovelyweddingsandevents.ca) “B Elegant Catering & Event Planning work closely with each and every couple to create a day and meal that fully represents their tastes and styles.” – Robyn Cheng, B Elegant […]

B·Elegant Catering & Event Planning, Collins Formal Wear, Design Palettes, Four Fathers Brewing Co., Gary Evans Photography, Kadien Artistry, Lot 42, Lovely Weddings and Events, Pretty Pennie Jewellery, Red Bicycle Paper Co, The Creative Bride, The Wedding Ring Ontario Magazine Fall/Winter 2018, Tilted Veil, Wedding Beauty and Style
Venue: Stratford Country Club | Photo: Justin Russo Photography

{reality wedding story} An elegant fall love story | Stratford Country Club

BRIDE & GROOM: Alana and Nicholas Krzysztofik WEDDING DATE: October 7th, 2017 LOCATION: Stratford Country Club (♥) (stratfordcountryclub.ca) Stratford, ON “From the minute I walked in, I knew it was exactly where I wanted to have our wedding. I loved how elegant the setting was with the chandeliers tied together with the wooden beams in […]

Above and Beyond Event Design & Décor, Alterations by Bree, Arts & Crafts Weddings, Collins Formal Wear, David's Bridal, Holly Wasser Hair | Bridal | Makeup, Justin Russo Photography, Maeck Weddings, Michele LeMay Cakes, Naturally yours studio, NItro Music, Oiseau Salon, Real Wedding Stories, Sophie's Gown Shoppe, Stratford Country Club, The Floral Studio, The Paper Bride, The Wedding Ring Ontario Magazine Fall/Winter 2018
Venue: THEMUSEUM | Photo: Brian Limoyo Wedding Photography

Jessica & Sean show how Google apps + choreography-free dancing + duets = the perfect day

Kitchener-Waterloo area couple, Sean and Jessica are both engineers, musicians, and self proclaimed Sci-Fi nerds. They were looking for a unique venue that fit their personalities and that their guests would remember. In the end they found the perfect wedding venue, designed a gorgeous wedding, and had the time of their lives with the people […]

Brian Limoyo Photography, Collins Formal Wear, Elora Brewing Company, Gusto Catering, Real Wedding Stories, Taylor’s Bridal Boutique, The Dan Howler Band, THEMUSEUM, Unique Vintage, voila uptown waterloo, Wedding Dream
Photo: NovaMarkina Photography | Venue: FireRock Golf Club

London area wedding takes modern design and elegant details to the next level

Reality Wedding Story | Maeve & Jarrod’s wedding theme was elegant, modern and classic. “We conveyed this through our colour palette [cream, blush & silver], decor and wedding party attire.” From a 30 foot head table backdrop of sheer ivory to a head to gorgeous tablescapes filled with florals, this London area wedding was to die for.  […]

Collins Formal Wear, DJ Alpha Productions, FireRock Golf Club, Grandma's Oven, NovaMarkina Photography, Patzee's Floral Scapes, Petrov Bridal, Real Wedding Stories, TAZ Hair Company, Yunco
Venue: Elsie Perrin Williams Estate | Photo: Jess Collins Photography

{Reality Wedding Story} Glamourous Estate Love Story

Stephanie Kelly + Dylan Chesney | May 27th, 2017 Elsie Perrin Williams Estate, London (♥) (elsieperrinwilliamsestate.ca) Photography Jess Collins Photography (jesscollinsphotos.com)   “Our theme was a ‘rustic meets elegant/ glamour’.  We had lots of gold, sparkle, ivory, champagne colours that easily complimented the wood decor in the Estate along with some rustic decorations.” GUESTS: 35 BUDGET: $12,000 PHOTOGRAPHY: […]

Ballett's Bridal, Collins Formal Wear, Culinary Catering Services, Elsie Perrin Williams Estate, Garber's Bridal, Jess Collins Photography, Real Wedding Stories, TAZ Hair Company, The Wedding Ring Ontario Magazine Fall/Winter 2017

{Reality Wedding Story} Couple chooses Revival House for traditional yet modern wedding because it already has everything

Stephanie and Brock wanted a traditional wedding but with a modern twist. Stratford’s Revival House (revival.house) offered the perfect location. With it’s archways and beautiful stained glass they were able to have the wedding they wanted with both modern and traditional elements and that needed little to no decorating. Bride & Groom: Brock Shute and Stephanie Pratt […]

Collins Formal Wear, Devine Wedding Design, Ellen & Company, Esthetics by Jillian, Jessica's House, Kendra Ruth Photography, Paperless Post, Real Wedding Stories, Revival House, Sophie's Gown Shoppe, Taylor’s Bridal Boutique, The Cake Box, Willow Tree Florals