Wedsy.ca

{review} Wedsy.ca

Especially lovely items for especially lovely weddings Wedsy.ca is a fresh new online wedding shop run by the girls at The Ring. It was launched in Fall 2015 and caters to Canadian brides and grooms planning creative, stylish weddings that are showcasing who they are as a couple. Since it is powered by The Ring, most […]

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Ancaster Mill | Photo: VP Studios Photography

{review} Ancaster Mill

An all in one wedding destination set against natural waterfalls and historic architecture make Ancaster Mill a timeless venue choice for Southwestern Ontario brides With beautifully landscaped gardens and historic buildings, natural waterfalls and fabulous architecture, it doesn’t get any better than Ancaster Mill for the bride and groom looking for a place to hold […]

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Whistle Bear Golf Club

{review} Whistle Bear Golf Club

Brides choose Whistle Bear Golf Club for its rustic charm, personalized attention and all in one location When Whistle Bear first opened its doors in 2001, their team knew there were three things that would set them apart… excellent service, phenomenal outdoor views and freshly prepared food. Their approach worked and today, brides come from […]

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Elm Hurst Inn and Spa

{review} Elm Hurst Inn and Spa

Elm Hurst Inn & Spa is an ideal all in one location with all inclusive and à la carte options to suit every couple Nestled on thirty-three acres of countryside with 140 years of history, the Elm Hurst Inn & Spa has been the ultimate wedding location for many couples. With rooms that can accommodate […]

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Fanshawe Pioneer Village

{review} Fanshawe Pioneer Village

From a historical chapel to unique reception spaces, Fanshawe Pioneer Village has both indoor and outdoor options At Fanshawe Pioneer Village, you can step into your future with a step back in time. Heritage, nature, and photo opportunities all come together here, accommodating weddings that range from romantic nineteenth-century themes to contemporary weddings under a […]

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Venue: Hessenland | Photo: A Simple Photograph

{review} Hessenland Inn & Schatz Winery

Hessenland Inn & Schatz Winery is the ultimate Ontario West Coast wedding destination offering gazebos, overnight accommodations, waterfalls, lake access and gorgeous in- & outdoor wedding spaces Since 1984, Hessenland Inn & Schatz Winery (www.hessenland.com) has managed to bring heritage, idyllic landscape and refined elegance together with a multitude of ceremony and reception spaces. This […]

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Lenny & David's Wedding at Hauser Hall | Planner: Dreamstyle Weddings | Florals: Pink Poppi | Photography: Elfreda Dalby Photography

{review} Hauser Hall

Heidelburg’s Hauser Hall creates an atmosphere of romance with old-world architecture and modern décor for wedding days set amid this 1800’s church Photo, above: Elfreda Dalby Photography | From the moment that we walked through the door at Hauser Hall five years ago, we knew local brides would love it. Originally a church built in the 1800s, […]

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Day2Knight Events

{Expert Tip} A Wedding Day in the Life of Dan Knight Owner and Operator of Day 2 Knight Events

We wanted the inside scope of what wedding planners have to go through on the day of a wedding. We went to Dan Knight of Day 2 Knight Events  (day2knightevents.com) to find out all the secrets! “I love that every wedding is different based on the clients needs and wants but the essential flow is the same”. […]

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Venue: Whistle Bear Golf Club | Photo: Anne Edgar Photography

{favourite things} Grand Stone Fireplace, Rock Fountains, Open Air Chapel & More

Easily reached from bustling cities, yet nestled within the remote countryside, Whistle Bear Golf Club (whistlebear.ca) is the ultimate venue for a getaway wedding feel (without the pricey airfare). A spectacular natural setting – complete with rolling hills, babbling brooks and a commanding forest – offers the privacy and exclusivity owed to any couple on their […]

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Photo: NovaMarkina Photography

{Reality Wedding Story} From Outdoor Backyard Wedding Ceremony to Grand Portuguese Reception

Jonathan and Nicole wanted to create a gorgeous, rustic wedding. From the beginning, they envisioned an outdoor wedding. They achieved their dream and more with lot’s of DIY, help from family and friends and many beautiful rustic touches! So, with the perfect ceremony and reception locations chosen and a fabulous photographer along for the ride to […]

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{Reality Wedding Story} Cozy Country Wednesday Wedding at Gambrel Barn

Country Heritage Park’s Gambrel Barn (countryheritagepark.com) in Milton, ON was the location for Jake & Corynn’s wedding day. Corynn says,“Jake and I are very down to earth people with country roots. It’s where we feel most at home. We always wanted a barn wedding, and this place is on the escarpment with 80+ acres of […]

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Boho Chic Design Palette by Fresh Look Design | Photos: erwinloewen.com

{design palette} Boho Chic Beauty by Fresh Look Design

A DESIGN PALETTE by Kitchener-Waterloo based Fresh Look Design: Event & Wedding Specialist (♥) (freshlookdesign.ca) with PHOTOGRAPHY by Erwin Loewen Photography (erwinloewen.com) Bride & Groom: Joy & Hainsley • VENUE: Rustic barn in rural Southwestern Ontario • DESIGN CONCEPT, FLORAL, RENTALS & DECOR: Fresh Look Design: Event & Wedding Specialist (♥) (freshlookdesign.ca)  

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Wedding at Grey Silo Golf Club | Photo: Spirits Intrigued Photography

{reality wedding} Winter Elegance Wedding at Grey Silo Golf Club

Janelle & Tyler not only personalized countless details of their wedding decor and took on many DIY projects in the process, but they did it all from across the country. This Alberta couple tied the knot in a gorgeous, Kitchener-Waterloo area Grey Silo winter wedding that gave them memories to cherish for a lifetime. It doesn’t […]

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Rebel Creek Golf Club 3rd Tee Wedding | Photo: John Van Tran Photography

{reality wedding story} A rustic Rebel Creek love story on the 3rd Tee

The overall theme of Tim and Nicole’s wedding was ‘rustic.’ “Rebel Creek, located in the countryside, provided a perfect venue with a rustic feel. We kept décor quite simple and personal, including sap buckets filled with flowers, mason jars decorated with lace, antique-like décor items, a beautiful barn board head table backdrop we were able to […]

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Photo: Hessenland Country Inn, Ontario wedding venue on Lake Huron

A few of our favourite things featuring Ontario wedding venues & experts

From beaches to ballrooms and fireplaces to all things fancy, there are hundreds of reasons to love being an Ontario bride or groom. We’ve listed some of our favourite things right here, featuring Ontario wedding venues and Ontario wedding experts. BEACH WEDDING PHOTOS on Ontario’s West Coast… You don’t have to board a flight to find a […]

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Grey Silo Golf Club Wedding | Photo: Christa O' Connor Photography

{reality wedding} Rustic Fall Elegance at Grey Silo Golf Course

Michelle & Nikki Martin’s gorgeous, Fall, K-W wedding theme was rustic elegance. “We have to say it was inspired by the venue [Grey Silo Golf Course] and the season. We took advantage of the vibrant fall colours as the backdrop of the photographs. Grey Silo has a wonderful stone fireplace, cathedral ceiling and wooden beams […]

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Grey Silo Wedding Story | Ray Erwin Photography

{reality wedding} Woodsy Winter Wedding at Grey Silo Golf Club

Kailey and Chris Everest’s wedding theme was woodsy winter. “The wood beams and stone fireplace of Grey Silo Golf Club created the perfect cozy atmosphere for our wedding. We incorporated pine cones (with a touch of gold sparkle) in our centre pieces, in wreaths around the room, and in my bouquet and the boutonnieres. The bridesmaids […]

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{favourite things} Gorgeous Wedding Centrepieces

Table Centrepieces have always been one of our all-time favourite design elements. They set the tone and ambiance for your wedding reception, making them the ideal detail to focus your reception décor around. Photos, this page: HRM Photography Rustic romance For the rustic, romantic wedding, consider old wooden frames, lanterns, vintage hard cover books, slices […]

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Best Western Stoneridge | Photo: Jessica Lutz Photography

{reality Wedding} A London Love Story @ Gorgeous Best Western Stoneridge Inn

Paediatric Nurse, Melissa & Liam, a Medical Technician in the Canadian Forces fell in love with the gorgeous London wedding venue, BEST WESTERN PLUS Stoneridge Inn & Conference Centre (click for website) for its beautiful setting and all in one location. The couple said “I do” at the venue’s Rose Chapel and celebrated their nuptials with […]

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{favourite things} Décor Rentals

From the Fall/Winter 2015 issue of The Wedding Ring ONTARIO Magazine The team at The Ring is always on the hunt for fabulous finds in wedding items, designs, supplies, and trends. In this feature, we show you one of our absolute favourite ways to make huge design statements within a reasonable budget, all thanks to […]

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Rustic Vintage | Now & Always

{design palette} Rustic Vintage | Now and Always

From the Fall/Winter 2015 issue of The Wedding Ring ONTARIO Magazine In this design palette, we feature incredible rustic, vintage décor tablescapes created by Cindy of Now And Always Wedding and Special Event Décor. These palettes are designed within an authentic barn that she transformed into a drop dead gorgeous reception space. The rustic part […]

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