Bold, Beautiful & Dreamy | April & Curtis {real wedding story}

Photo above: Laura Thomson Photography “April and Curtis were married on a long weekend Friday in September in a tent that is what all wedding dreams are made of! Their choice of champagne, cream, navy, and gold was a bold and beautiful combination, perfect for a cozy and romantic fall day.” “With guests gathered at […]

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Lauren & Reymel {real wedding story}

Bride & Groom: Lauren Maas & Reymel Sunglao Wedding Date: June 2, 2018 Guest #: 90 Ceremony & Reception Location: Brantview Apples and Cider (www.brantviewapples.com) Photographer: Fedora Media (www.fedoramedia.com) Colour Palette: “Our theme for the day was family-oriented, rustic, and simple. We really loved the venue as it was, so we did very minimal décor. […]

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Simple, Intimate, Perfect | Cait & Mike {real wedding story}

BRIDE & GROOM: Cait & Mike Abramovitz WEDDING DATE: September 11th, 2020 LOCATION: Langdon Hall (www.langdonhall.ca), Cambridge, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Gary Evans Photography (www.gary-evans.ca) Kitchener, ON “I had already been following Gary on Instagram before we had even started wedding planning. He was always the clear choice for us.” – C GUEST #: 18 COLOUR PALETTE: […]

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Stars Hollow in the Fall | Jasmin & Colin {real wedding story}

BRIDE & GROOM: Jasmin & Colin Sanford WEDDING DATE: October 17th, 2020 LOCATION: Forest City National Golf Club (www.fcngolfclub.com) London, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: HRM Photography (www.hrmphotography.com) London, ON “I actually found HRM Photography while helping plan my best friend’s wedding in 2019. We came across them at their booth at a wedding show and they just […]

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Modern Romeo & Juliet | Tara & Trevor (real wedding story)

BRIDE & GROOM: Tara & Trevor Cragg WEDDING DATE: April 4th, 2020 LOCATION: “Our friend’s balcony where we met!”-T PHOTOGRAPHY: Kelsie Kathleen Photo + Cinema (www.kelsiekathleen.com) Guelph, ON GUEST #: 4 BRIDE ATTIRE: Sash & Bustle Bridal Boutique (www.sashandbustle.com) Toronto, ON GROOM ATTIRE: Outlooks for Men (www.outlooksformen.com) FLORAL: “My friend Lauren and I purchased the […]

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Beauty of the Barn | Taylor & Dan {real wedding story}

BRIDE & GROOM: Taylor Scott & Dan Hurley WEDDING DATE: June 13th, 2020 CEREMONY LOCATION: The Lavender Farm (www.thelavenderfarm.ca) Ayr, ON RECEPTION LOCATION: Private Property PHOTOGRAPHY: Brian Limoyo Photography (♥) (www.brianlimoyoweddings.com) Kitchener, ON “The Lavender Farm provided us with a list of recommended vendors. As we were looking for bartenders, we came across Brian Limoyo […]

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Until the Very End | Victoria & Alora {real wedding story}

BRIDE & BRIDE: Victoria Sebben & Alora Keers WEDDING DATE: September 19th, 2020 LOCATION: Alora’s parents’ house, Everett, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Fedora Media (www.fedoramedia.com) Cambridge, ON COLOUR PALETTE: “We had a Harry Potter-themed reception, with 4 long tables, each representing a Harry Potter house and a head table which had a colour from each house. It […]

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Jewel Tone Beauty | Bridget & Christopher {Real Wedding Story}

BRIDE & GROOM: Bridget & Christopher Sullivan WEDDING DATE: October 10th, 2020 LOCATION: Best Western PLUS Stoneridge Inn & Conference Centre (♥) (stoneridgeinn.com) & The Rose Chapel (rosechapel.ca), London, ON “We wanted a smaller intimate venue and one that could host both the ceremony and reception. When we toured the Rose Chapel and Stoneridge reception […]

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One Love | Omar & Raymond {Real Wedding Story}

GROOM & GROOM: Raymond & Levon “Omar” Darby WEDDING DATE: December 8th, 2018 LOCATION: Royal York United Church (ryru.ca) Etobicoke, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Rabbat Photography (rabbatphoto.com) Toronto, ON“We chose Danielle to photograph our wedding because we knew her from Royal York United Church, which helped sponsor us. My favourite photos were the ones we took inside […]

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{Real Wedding Story} Four Leaf Clover | Jessica & Cody

BRIDE & GROOM: Jessica & Cody McMullin WEDDING DATE: September 26th, 2020 LOCATION: Paletta Mansion (palettalakefrontmansion.com), Burlington, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Judy Nguyen Photography (judynguyenphoto.com) Toronto, ON “She was outgoing, fun; and overall excited to shoot for us. We first did our engagement photos with her that turned out beautifully, and we just knew our wedding photos […]

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Liz & Rob {real wedding story}

Bride & Groom: Liz & Rob BadleyPhotographer: Honey Photography (www.honeyphotos.ca)Wedding Date: 21-Nov-2020Original Guest #: 40Original Budget: 10,000What was your original plan?: “We were to be married in Cayo Santa Maria Cuba with 40 of our close friends and family.”Ceremony & Reception Location: Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory (www.cambridgebutterfly.com)Colour Palette: Marine (navy) Blue and Amethyst Tell us your […]

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Sophie & Ryan {real wedding story}

Bride & Groom: Sophie & Ryan Chubb Photographer: Bride’s best friend, Anne Lecomte (@elann.comete) Wedding Date: 11-Jul-2020 Original Guest #: 200 Original Budget: $30,000 What was your original plan?: “We were supposed to have an international wedding at Madsens Greenhouse (madsens.ca) in Newmarket with 200 guests including 50 people from Belgium.” Ceremony Location: Groom’s parents’ […]

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Meghan & Brett {real wedding story}

Bride & Groom: Meghan & Brett Wingfield Wedding Date: July 11, 2020 Photographer: Beatrice Elford Photography (beatriceelford.com) Original Guest #: 140 Original Budget: $25,000 What was your original plan?: “Our original plan was to have the ceremony at my home church in Paris, Ontario (Cedarview Church). The ceremony was to be short and simple, then […]

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Sharad & Hasnat {real wedding story}

Bride & Groom: Sharad Protiti & Hasnat Khan Wedding Date: 22-Aug-2020 Photographer: Woodgate Photography (woodgatephotography.com) Original Guest #: 1000 Original Budget: $40,000 What was your original plan?: “Our original plan was to get married in Bangladesh on 1st January, 2021. The whole arrangement would have 3 parts: A turmeric ceremony, a wedding ceremony and a […]

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Amelia & Nick {real wedding story}

Bride & Groom: Amelia & Nick Sarantakos Wedding Date: Sept 26, 2020 Photographer: Jorge Polio Photography (jorgepoliophotography.com) Original Guest #: 115 Original Budget:$29,000 What was your original plan?: “Our original plan was more or less the same as what we went ahead with, but on a larger scale and with the ability to have a […]

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Erica & Frank {real wedding story}

Bride & Groom: Erica Boccia & Frank Daigle Photographer: Purple Tree Wedding Photography (purpletree.ca) Videographer: Twan Productions (facebook.com/twanproduction) Wedding Date: 21-Mar-2020 Original Guest #: 80 What was your original plan?: “Ceremony and reception at the Village Loft at Bayview Village. We are both the first children from either family to get married so it was […]

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Marko & Marly {real wedding story}

Bride & Groom: Marko Laban & Marly Faltas Photographer: Creative Photos GTA (creativephotos.ca) Wedding Date: September 7th Original Guest #: 250 Original Budget: $40,000 What was your original plan?: “We originally scheduled our wedding on May 31st, 2020. We planned it over two years ago and originally were planning to have 250 people at the […]

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Jamie & Thomas {real wedding story}

Bride & Groom: Jamie Silk & Thomas Wagner Photographer:  Flair Cakes, Photography And Entertainment (facebook.com/FlairCakesPhotography) Wedding Date: October 26th, 2019 Guest #: 115 Ceremony Location: The Rose Chapel (rosechapel.ca) Reception Location: Best Western PLUS Stoneridge Inn & Conference Centre (stoneridgeinn.com) “We chose the Best Western Stoneridge Inn because we were able to have the ceremony at the Rose Chapel, the […]

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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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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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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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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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Winter Fairytale | Ashley and Scott

Ashley and Scott dreamed of a winter fairytale wedding. Having selected the rare date of February 29th, all the details seemed to magically fall into place. From a castle ceremony to a beautiful snowy day for photos, they were able to celebrate their love with family and friends… Married couple:  Ashley Ross & Scott Stegelmeier […]

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This is ‘us’ | Hayleigh & Simon

Hayleigh and Simon wanted a wedding day that felt like ‘them’. With a collection of their favourite things from the food to the drinks they were able to take their guests inside their world together… Married couple: Hayleigh & Simon Culliton Wedding Date: September 28, 2019 Ceremony & Reception Location: Revival House (revival.house) in Stratford. […]

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A vintage love story for Larissa & Adam at Waterloo Regional Police Association

Larissa and Adam’s wedding day can only be described as a vintage love story. From vintage books, suitcases and an old timey typewriter, they were able to bring their vision to life at the Waterloo Regional Police Association… Married couple: Adam and Larissa Weber Wedding Date: July 20, 2019 Ceremony & Reception Location: Waterloo Regional […]

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Destination wedding style shoot with Spirits Intrigued Photography

We are getting all the feels from this destination shoot that Spirits Intrigued Photography (sipimage.com) did with two fun and loving couples! “Whenever I have a destination wedding, I always do an extra shoot for the bride and groom. It can be a trash the dress, second bridal shoot, excursion shoot or whatever the couple […]

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{Real Wedding Story} Intimate Dominican Wedding | Victoria & Alexander

BRIDE & GROOM: Victoria  & Alexander Cyr WEDDING DATE: January 30th, 2019 CEREMONY & RECEPTION: Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Resort (bahia-principe.com) Punta Cana, Dominican Republic “We wanted a destination wedding because we thought it would be more romantic and intimate to get married on the beach with only our closest friends and family. We chose […]

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