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’ […]

COVID-19, Madsen's Greenhouse Banquet & Chapel, Memories Bridal, Real Wedding Stories, Real Wedding Story

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 […]

Beatrice Elford Photography, Cinema 120, COVID-19, Giles Catering, Now & Always, Real Wedding Stories, Real Wedding Story

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 […]

COVID-19, Real Wedding Stories, Real Wedding Story, Woodgate Photography

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 […]

Collins Formal Wear, COVID-19, Garden Gate and Florals, Hessenland Inn, Jorge Polio Photography, Music Central Entertainment, NJS Design Event & Party Rentals, Real Wedding Stories, Real Wedding Story, Sophie's Gown Shoppe, Taylor’s Bridal Boutique, Teased Bridal, Top Knots and Gloss, Yunco Weddings

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 […]

Anthony Passero Salon, COVID-19, Hudson’s Bay Company, Hurst Bakery, Kleinfeld Bridal Boutique Canada, Oliver & Bonacini, Purple Tree Wedding Photography, Real Wedding Stories, Real Wedding Story, The Polka Dot Paper Shop, Twan Productions, Village Loft

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 […]

4MenUnited, COVID-19, Creative Photos, Decor By Silvia Elegant Event Design, Irresistible Cakes, Nana Couture Bridal Boutique, Real Wedding Stories, Real Wedding Story, Robert Hair Salon, Swan Wedding & Event Decor, The Church of The Virgin Mary and Saint Athanasius, The Venetian
Winter White Wedding Simple Wedding photography bride and groom kissing in the snow

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 […]

Real Wedding Stories, Real Wedding Story, Simply Wedding Photography
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: THEMUSEUM | Photo: Chasing Moments Photography

{Real wedding story} Classic modern romance

BRIDE & GROOM: Michelle O’Brien and Colin Nikel WEDDING DATE: October 27th, 2018 CEREMONY: Abraham Erb’s Grist Mill (waterloo.ca) Waterloo, ON RECEPTION: THEMUSEUM (♥) (themuseum.ca) Kitchener, ON “We chose this location because it is such a unique venue with so much to offer! We had an event there a year ago (TacoFest) and I just […]

Abraham Erb's Grist Mill, Artline Salon, Ballett's Bridal, Chasing Moments, Distinctly Tea, Elizabeth's Fashions, Gusto Catering, Harry Ten Shilling, Real Wedding Story, RW & CO., Sophie's Gown Shoppe, The Honey Badgers, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2019, THEMUSEUM
Venue: Best Wester Plus Lamplighter Inn | Photo: Making Memories Photography

{Reality Wedding Story} Making memories at Lamplighter Inn

BRIDE & GROOM: Melanie & Paul Morin WEDDING DATE: August 11th, 2018 LOCATION: Best Western Plus Lamplighter Inn (♥) (lamplighterinn.ca) London, ON “Choosing this venue came easy to us. During my mom’s battle with cancer, while receiving treatments at London Health Sciences Centre, we spent some of our time making memories together at the Lamplighter. […]

Bake Shop Studio, Best Western PLUS Lamplighter Inn and Conference Centre, Designs In Bloom, Freeds, Garber's Bridal, It's Your Day Bridal Boutique, Making Memories Photography, Real Wedding Story, Signature Event Rentals, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2019, To Suit Your Fancy
Photo: Julie Nicole Photography | Venue: Concordia Club

{Real Wedding Story} Love at Concordia Club

BRIDE & GROOM: Stacey & Nathan McCann WEDDING DATE: October 27th, 2018 CEREMONY: St. James Lutheran Church (stjameslutheran.ca) Mannheim, ON RECEPTION: Concordia Club (♥) (concordiaclub.ca) Kitchener, ON “We chose Concordia because of the raw exposed beams, beautiful chandeliers and the overall rustic feel. Also their price point was amazing.” – S PHOTOGRAPHY: Julie Nicole Photography […]

Bon ApaTreat, Concordia Club, David's Bridal, Decorating Dreams, Flashpoint Photobooth, Inspirit Beauty Lounge, Julie Nicole Photography, La Luma Salon, Moores Clothing For Men, My Flower Shop, Real Wedding Story, St. James Lutheran Church, 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
Should I postpone my wedding photo of couple sitting in a green round arch

Romantic, natural beauty | Cara & Jason

What do you get when you have a dreamy piece of property and amazing friends and family? An unbelievably dreamy and romantic wedding!! Cara and Jason were able to bring their wedding dreams to life with loads of beautiful DIY and many helping hands from family and friends. With a romantic and natural colour palette, […]

HRM Photography, Moores Clothing For Men, Music Central Entertainment, Real Wedding Story, Sophie's Gown Shoppe, Springhill Flowers, Sticky Pudding Catering Co.

{Real Wedding Story} Simply timeless barn wedding

BRIDE & GROOM: Erika & Regan Matlock WEDDING DATE: July 21st, 2018 LOCATION: The Slit Barn (freshlookdesign.ca/ the-slit-barn.html) Cambridge, ON “I am originally from Cambridge, and lived very close to the Slit Barn, driving by it daily when I was growing up. When Regan proposed to me, it really was the only place we wanted […]

Ballett's Bridal, Edelweiss Catering & Banquet Hall, Fresh Look Design, Hillier Photography, Just Grin Productions, Kettle Creek Weddings, Lulus, Meghan Barbour Makeup Artist, Moores Clothing For Men, Once upon a Tina, Real Wedding Story, The Cake Box, The Slit Barn, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2019

{Real Wedding Story} Naturally elegant love story

BRIDE & GROOM: Danielle Brubacher & Miroslav Simko WEDDING DATE: August 26th, 2017 LOCATION: Waterloo Regional Police Association and Recreation Centre (♥) (wrpa.org) Cambridge, ON “We loved that we could have the ceremony and reception at the same location. The beautiful grounds were perfect for guests to mingle, enjoy some appetizers, and play outdoor lawn […]

Allegro Productions, Ballett's Bridal, Decorating Dreams, Floral Fusion, Real Wedding Story, Spirits Intrigued Photography, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2019, Waterloo Regional Police Association
Venue: Best Western Plus Stoneridge Inn | Photo: Wander & Lust Photography

{Real Wedding Story} Rustic chic at Stoneridge Inn

BRIDE & GROOM: Caitlin Raine & Bryan Jensen WEDDING DATE: September 8th, 2018 LOCATION: Best Western PLUS Stoneridge Inn & Conference Centre (♥) (stoneridgeinn.com), London, ON “We had heard great things about the Stoneridge Inn. The location was perfect for us with family coming from London and surrounding areas – it was a great meet […]

AK Productions Wedding & Event DJ, Best Western PLUS Stoneridge Inn and Conference Centre, Darling Makeup & Hair, David's Bridal, Dina Sinan Photography, Garber's Bridal, Joseph's Clothiers, LG Hairstyles, Real Wedding Story, Sola Flowers, Special Occasion Cakes, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2019, Tulle Tyme, Wander & Lust Photography
Venue: Hernder Estate Winery | Photo: JF Hannigan Photography

{Real Wedding Story} Wine estate love Story

BRIDE & GROOM: Carly & Joseph Koudys WEDDING DATE: August 5th, 2017 LOCATION: Hernder Estate Wines (hernder.com) St. Catharines, ON “Every aspect of Hernder was so stunning, it was not hard to fall in love at first sight. It was just breathtaking from the vineyards to the fountain and the stone work. Angel, the coordinator […]

EPH Apparel, Hernder Estate Wines, Jen Evoy Studios, JF Hannigan Photography, Real Wedding Story, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2019, White Toronto, With All My Heart Wedding Décor
Photographer: Jals Photography | Venue: Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

{Real Wedding Story} Butterfly Kisses

BRIDE & GROOM: Tavia Steer & Andrew Hopper WEDDING DATE: October 6th, 2018 CEREMONY & RECEPTION LOCATION: Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory (♥) (cambridgebutterfly.com) Cambridge, ON “Andrew and I both wanted to have an outdoor wedding where we were surrounded by nature, as we both love the outdoors. Being realistic we both knew that weather can be […]

Acapella Men's Clothing, Brentwood Livery, Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, Carisma Florists, David's Bridal, DJ Charlie Clean, Jals Photography, Just Temptations, Pro Makeup by Natasha, Real Wedding Story, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2019