{Design Palette} Great Gatsby at Hatley Castle

BRIDE & GROOM: Monica & Fred WEDDING DATE: September 29th, 2018 VENUE: Hatley Castle (hatleycastle.com) Victoria, BC PHOTOGRAPHY: Hildebrand Photography (hildebrandphoto.com) Seattle, WA THEME: “The Great Gatsby” CAKE: Passion For Cakes (passionforcakes.com) Victoria, BC PLANNING & DÉCOR: Details Planning & Event Design (detailsbc.com) Victoria, BC FLORAL: Brown’s The Florist (brownsflorist.com) Victoria, BC CATERING: Truffles Catering […]

Beauty & Style by Erin Bradley, Brown's The Florist, Details Planning & Event Design, Hatley Castle, Hildebrand Photography, Passion for Cakes, Real Wedding Stories, the wedding ring magazine fall/winter 2019, Truffles Catering

{Real Wedding Story} A Disney dream wedding | Timaira & Dennis

BRIDE & GROOM: Timaira Magnaye & Dennis Garcia WEDDING DATE: March 2nd, 2019 LOCATION: Disney Dream Cruise Ship PHOTOGRAPHY: Jess Collins Photography (jesscollinsphotos.com) Kitchener, ON “Once we decided on having a Disney Fairy Tale Weddings (DFTW), I did endless amounts of research. I ended up joining a Disney Cruise Weddings group and that’s where I […]

Brilliant Bridal, destination weddings, Jess Collins Photography, Lulus, Men's Warehouse, Party Innovations, Real Wedding Stories, The Chick Behind the Chair, the wedding ring magazine fall/winter 2019

{Real Wedding Story} Icelandic adventures | Kiri & Brett

BRIDE & GROOM: Kiri Latuskie & Brett Buchanan WEDDING DATE: April 20th, 2019 CEREMONY: Gamla Laugin (The Secret Lagoon) (secretlagoon.is) Flúðir, Iceland BRUNCH: Icelandair Hotel (icelandairhotels.com) Flúðir, Iceland RECEPTION: Ströndin Pub (strondin.is) Vík, Iceland PHOTOGRAPHY: Karissa Poot Photography (facebook.com/karissapootphotography) Listowel, ON FLORALS: Auður Blómabúð (audurblom.is) Garðatorg, Iceland OFFICIANT: “Our good friend, Ian Robinson” – K […]

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{Design Palette} Rocky Mountain wonderland | Thomas & Madison

BRIDE & GROOM: Thomas & Madison Sawatzky WEDDING DATE: November 4th, 2017 VENUE: Silvertip Golf Course (silvertipresort.com) Canmore, AB “This venue is set in a picturesque mountain town just 20 minutes outside of Banff, Alberta. With the Rocky Mountains as a backdrop, every guest was in awe of their beauty.” – Madison PHOTOGRAPHY: Darcy Preece […]

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{Real Wedding Story} Jamaica one love | Velvet & Ariston

BRIDE & GROOM: Velvet & Ariston Corlette WEDDING DATE: November 26th, 2018 LOCATION: The Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa – Montego Bay, Jamaica “We researched a few hotels that we liked the look of and had positive feedback from ‘destination wedding’ groups. Then once we had our list we simply chose the one that […]

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{Real Wedding Story} Ontario’s west coast wedding destination | Krysten & Tony

BRIDE & GROOM: Krysten & Tony Shmyruk WEDDING DATE: July 28th, 2018 LOCATION: Hessenland Inn (♥) (hessenland.com) St. Joseph ON “The grounds of Hessenland Inn are amazing! I loved the idea of an outdoor wedding and there were many areas to choose from; I fell in love with the feeling of a shaded ceremony under […]

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{Real Wedding Story} Love at the beach | Janine & Hannah

BRIDE & BRIDE: Janine Anderson & Hannah Milley WEDDING DATE: June 1st, 2019 CEREMONY LOCATION: Kincardine Rock Garden (kincardine.ca) Kincardine, ON RECEPTION LOCATION: Kincardine Beach Pavilion (kincardinepavilion.com) Kincardine, ON  “These locations were very special and important to us. We fell in love walking on the beach in Kincardine, where Hannah grew up, and so it […]

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{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 […]

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{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 […]

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{Real Wedding Story} Out of this galaxy | Courtney & Adam

BRIDE & GROOM: Courtney Bagley & Adam Janisse WEDDING DATE: May 25th, 2019 LOCATION: Best Western Lamplighter Inn (♥) (lamplighterinn.ca) London, ON “We chose this location because my father and I have been dj-ing together for almost 10 years. We have been the dj’d many events at the Lamplighter Inn. Every time I walk into […]

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{Real Wedding Story} An intimate winery wedding | Alyssa & Micheal

BRIDE & GROOM: Alyssa Hughes & Michael Ives WEDDING DATE: June 8th, 2019 LOCATION: Peninsula Ridge Estates Winery (peninsularidge.com) Beamsville, ON “Mike grew up down the road from Peninsula Ridge Estates Winery. Prior to visiting the venue, we had looked at several other options in the area but nothing seemed quite right. It wasn’t until […]

Anne Edgar Photography, Kettle Creek Weddings, Makeup by Elisha, Moores Clothing For Men, Peninsula Ridge Estates Winery, Real Wedding Stories, Red Bicycle Paper Co, Taylor’s Bridal Boutique, the watering can, the wedding ring magazine fall/winter 2019, West End Hair Studio, Zsolt Szekely

{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 […]

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{Real Wedding Story} Two cultures, one wedding | Pier & Amar

BRIDE & GROOM: Pier Glaude & Amar Madhvani WEDDING DATE: August 4th, 2018 LOCATION: Stonewall Estates (stonewallestates.ca) St. Catherines, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Scarlet Lens Photography (scarletlensphotography.com) Brantford, ON # GUESTS: 190 BRIDE ATTIRE: Helen’s Bridal (helensbridalbarrie.com) Barrie ON S BRIDESMAID ATTIRE: Wedding Way by Adrianna Papell (adriannapapell.com) GROOM ATTIRE: Gotstyle (gotstyle.com) Toronto, ON GROOM INDIAN ATTIRE: […]

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{Real Wedding Story} Country escape at Nottawasaga | Jessica & Chrissy

BRIDE & BRIDE: Jessica Bennett & Chrissy Sled WEDDING DATE: September 14th, 2018 LOCATION: Nottawasaga Resort (nottawasagaresort.com) Alliston, ON “We chose Nottawasaga Resort for the beautiful wedding garden, which has gorgeous flowers, a rustic water wheel, and a pond with a fountain.” – J&C PHOTOGRAPHY: Steingard Studios (steingardstudios.com) Alliston, ON “Phil was recommended to us […]

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{Real Wedding Story} White and whimsical in Stratford | Nicola & Kyle

BRIDE & GROOM: Nicola Schaerer & Kyle Wilhelm WEDDING DATE: September 14th, 2018 LOCATION: Stratford Country Club (♥) (stratfordcountryclub.ca) Stratford, ON “The Stratford Country Club exceeded our expectations! Right from our first appointment with Jessie to our food tasting and final set up the night before with Isabelle, it was a smooth and enjoyable planning […]

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{Real Wedding Story} Vintage modern | Meg & Brandon

BRIDE & GROOM: Meg Pottruff & Brandon Thornton WEDDING DATE: May 25th, 2019 LOCATION: Dundas Valley Golf and Curling Club (dundasvalleygolf.com) Dundas, ON “We immediately fell in love with the 180° view of the Niagara Escarpment, Dundas Peak and their beautiful golf course. The Dundas Peak has always been a favourite hiking place of ours, […]

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{Real Wedding Story} Simple yet elegant in Woodstock | Leslie & Kyle

BRIDE & GROOM: Leslie & Kyle Difazio WEDDING DATE: September 22nd, 2018 LOCATION: Craigowan Golf Course (♥) (craigowan.com) Woodstock, ON “From the moment we toured the venue and met with Deb, the Director of Hospitality at the course, we knew it was the perfect fit! We wanted an all-in-one location for both our ceremony and […]

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{Real Wedding Story} A beautiful love story in the books | Jeff & Duncan

GROOM & GROOM: Jeff & Duncan MacKenzie LOCATION: Victoria Park Pavilion, Kitchener, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Jess Collins Photography (jesscollinsphotos.com) Kitchener, ON “Mostly we loved how personable Jess was. We went to The Ring’s KW Wedding Expo and most of the photographers were very professional but reserved. Jess was outgoing from the start, struck up a conversation, […]

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{Real Wedding Story} Sweet surprises | Nicole & Dario

BRIDE & GROOM: Nicole & Dario Komsic WEDDING DATE: July 28th, 2018 CEREMONY LOCATION: Holy Cross Catholic Church RECEPTION LOCATION: Marquis Gardens Banquet & Convention Centre (♥) (marquisgardens.com) Hamilton, ON “I’ve worked there since I was 15. So not only was the space like a second home to me, I knew I trusted them to […]

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{Real Wedding Story} Romantic vision | Betsy & Andrew

BRIDE & GROOM: Betsy Jonuzi & Andrew Coutts WEDDING DATE: June 30th, 2018 CEREMONY LOCATION: Sunningdale Golf & Country Club (sunningdalegolf.com) London, ON RECEPTION LOCATION: Four Points by Sheraton London (♥) (marriott.com/yxufp) London, ON “We had heard great things about the Four Points. They have amazing food, and were able to accommodate the number of […]

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{Real Wedding Stories} Classroom love at Concordia Club | Megan & Dustin

BRIDE & GROOM: Megan Kerr & Dustin Rose WEDDING DATE: July 28th, 2018 CEREMONY: St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church (stmichaelw.ca) Waterloo, ON RECEPTION: Concordia Club (♥) (concordiaclub.ca) Kitchener, ON “Concordia Club has been a huge part of my life; I’ve been going there since I was born (my father is the President). I have worked […]

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{Real Wedding Stories} Outdoor Hindu celebration | Niki & Timothy

BRIDE & GROOM: Niki Patel & Timothy Godin WEDDING DATE: September 29th, 2018 LOCATION: Fanshawe Pioneer Village (♥) (fanshawepioneervillage.ca) London, ON “As a wedding photographer myself, I’ve always loved the outdoor spaces Fanshawe Pioneer Village has to offer. It is always so beautiful!.” – N PHOTOGRAPHY: Raw Footage Photography (rawfootagephotos.com) London, ON “We planned our […]

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{Real Wedding Story} Radiant Glamour at St. George | Gerard & Angellie

BRIDE & GROOM: Gerard & Angellie Blaquera WEDDING DATE: May 3rd, 2019 CEREMONY LOCATION: St. Clement’s Parish, Cambridge, ON RECEPTION LOCATION: St. George Banquet Hall (♥) (stgeorgehall.com) Waterloo, ON “We chose St. George Banquet Hall as our reception venue because of the elegance and charm of their ballrooms. We fell in love with their chandeliers […]

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Simple and rustic at Conestoga Golf & Country Club | Ben & Wendy

Ben and Wendy wanted a wedding day that was simple and elegant with a touch of rustic. Conestoga Golf & Country Club was the perfect place for them to that get that exact feeling. With loads of DIY, they were able to make their wedding ideas come to life… Bride & Groom: Ben & Wendy […]

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Blush + Gold = romantic vintage at Revival House | Chad & Taryn

With the unique beauty of Revival House, Chad and Taryn didn’t want to take away from that with a lot of décor. Instead they focused on bringing in complimentary colours and lot’s of flowers!… Bride & Groom: Chad & Taryn Duchesne Wedding Date: June 2nd, 2018 Ceremony & Reception Location: Revival House in Stratford (revival.house) “We […]

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Hessenland brings that cottage-y feeling to life! | Will & Maura

Will and Maura wanted their wedding day to reflect their love of their Bayfield cottage. They wanted their guests to enjoy that cottage-y feeling that they love. Add in Maura’s amazing jeweler talent and you have a day full of personal touches… Bride & Groom: Will & Maura Dolphin Wedding Date: June 15, 2019 Ceremony […]

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Great food + amazing service = an unforgettable wedding day! | Bekki & Adam

Bekki & Adam were looking for a venue that would offer a space for their ceremony and reception as well as overnight accommodations for their guests. The Sunbridge Hotel Kitchener (sunbridgehotelkitchener.com) was the perfect fit for their wish list. Throw in some delicious food and amazing staff and you have an unforgettable wedding day!… Bride […]

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Spirits Intrigued Photography shows us what dreams are made of at Whistle Bear Golf Club | Samantha & Ben

Whistle Bear Golf Club was the perfect place for Samantha and Ben’s wedding day! With simple décor and lots of flowers, it looked like a dream. Spirits Intrigued Photography was able to capture all the love and fun… Bride & Groom: Samantha & Ben Lester Wedding Date: June 15, 2018 Ceremony & Reception Location: Whistle […]

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Ivey Spencer brings a couple’s love of history to life | Kyra & William

Kyra and William both have a love for history and anything vintage. When it came to planning their wedding day they knew they wanted to incorporate their love of old things that have a story to tell. With Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre (iveyspencerleadershipcentre.com) as the backdrop, an old gramophone and lots of lace and gold, […]

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