{Favourite Things} Favourite ceremony backdrops

DESIGN & FLORAL: Fresh Look Design Inc. (♥)  (freshlookdesign.ca) Kitchener, ON DETAILS: “We love to create something different every season and keep it special and unique for each client. Different textures, shapes and designs really make it feel like a one of a kind while adding to a beautiful design! From a circle or hex, […]

Design Palettes, Fresh Look Design, the wedding ring magazine fall/winter 2019

{Gown Gallery} It’s all in the details

“At Sew Stylish Wedding Works (♥) (sewstylishweddingworks.com) we know in the world of wedding gowns, there is so much to look at and so much to see and consider. That’s why we wanted to take the time to showcase just some of the amazing details our gowns have to offer. Whether it’s a stunning back […]

Elm Hurst Inn & Spa, Martina Klyn Photography, Sew Stylish Wedding Works, the wedding ring magazine fall/winter 2019

{Favourite Things} Favourite Cake Design

Sweet tables, ombre cakes, geode style cakes, cupcake towers, cakes hanging from the ceiling… accents ranging from statement florals and strings of pearls to antique cake stands, designing your cake display can be sweet! This gallery is filled with cake design ideas we love, thanks to our friends at Stacked: The Wedding Cake Shop (stackedweddingcakes.com) […]

Decadently Yours, Refined Sugar Cakes & Sweets, Stacked: The Wedding Cake Shop, the wedding ring magazine fall/winter 2019

{Design Palette} Tuscan Dreams

DÉCOR: AWE Events (aweevents.ca), Cambridge, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Bassem Photography (bassem.ca) Kitchener, ON BRIDE & GROOM: Amanda & Nick Scozzaro WEDDING DATE: September 15th, 2018 VENUE: Creelman Hall – University of Guelph (event.uoguelph.ca) Guelph, ON CUSTOM DANCE FLOOR: Designer Dance Floors (designerdancefloors.ca) Mississauga, ON GOWN: Crème Couture (♥) (cremecouture.ca) Guelph, ON FLORALS: Blooms + Flora (bloomsandflora.com) […]

Around the Table Specialty Linen Rental, AWE Events, Bassem Photography, Blooms & Flora, Creelman Hall - University of Guelph, Creme Couture, Design Palettes, Designer Dance Floors, Guelph Tent and Event Rentals, Love Words Stationery & Signage, Mint Lavender Lace, the wedding ring magazine fall/winter 2019

{Favourite Things} Wrapped in love

Strong Like Bull Studio (♥) (etsy.com/ca/shop/StrongLikeBullStudio) offers handmade wedding shawls to keep you warm and cozy on your chilly fall, winter or spring wedding day. While there are many designs and colours already available, Jess, the designer at Strong Like Bull Studio says “I’m always happy to design something custom for your special day. Whether […]

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{Design Palette} Romance at Dante Club

VENUE: Dante Club (♥) (danteclubsarnia.ca) Sarnia, ON BRIDE & GROOM: Patrick and Amanda Rondinelli WEDDING DATE: October 27th, 2018 “The Dante Club exceeded our expectations on our wedding day. They worked alongside our decorator and coordinator to ensure the wedding of our dreams became reality!” – Amanda PHOTOGRAPHY: Christine Pelchat Photography (facebook.com/christine-pelchat-photography) Sarnia, ON DÉCOR: […]

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{Design Palette} Elegant Earthy Wedding

DESIGN & FLORAL: Fresh Look Design Inc. (♥)  (freshlookdesign.ca) Kitchener, ON BRIDE & GROOM: Terra & Nate WEDDING DATE: January 26th, 2019 VENUE: Elora Mill (♥) (eloramill.ca) Elora, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Nikki Mills Photography (nikkimills.ca) Toronto, ON DETAILS: “For Terra and Nate, we went off of a moody Snow White Winter feel that wasn’t screaming holiday […]

Design Palettes, Elora Mill, Fresh Look Design, Nikki Mills Photography, the wedding ring magazine fall/winter 2019

A few of our favourite rustic items at Wedsy

Rustic Often an intimate gathering with all the comforts of home, the rustic wedding theme is full of homespun and charming do-it-yourself details. This popular look comes to life with natural textures and layers of personality, accented with lovely touches of DIY. All items can be found at Wedsy (wedsy.ca). Featured in the Fall/Winter 2019 […]

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{Expert Tip} Extreme makeover: 1 venue – 2 ways

DÉCOR DESIGN: Now & Always Special Events Décor (♥) (nowandalways.ca), Paris ON VENUE: Arlington Hotel – Dominion Telegraph Event Centre (arlingtonhotel.ca), Paris ON Photo’s above:  Erin & Jamie Feb 16th, 2019 Location can be everything when it comes to planning your dream wedding, but in many cases, it’s easier to find a wedding venue location (banquet […]

Expert Tips, Now & Always, The Arlington Hotel, the wedding ring magazine fall/winter 2019

{Expert Tip} Top 5 kissing game ideas

EXPERT TIP BY MAXIMUM MUSIC DJ SERVICE (♥) (maximumdj.com) Toronto, ON Getting the newly married couple to kiss is a favourite of wedding guests, but the old fashioned “clinking glasses” is just that: Old Fashioned! Plus, your venue probably doesn’t want everyone banging on their stemware. Change things up with one of these games to […]

Expert Tips, Maximum Music DJ Service, the wedding ring magazine fall/winter 2019

{Favourite Things} Favourite reception backdrops

DESIGN: Decorating Dreams (♥)  (decoratingdreams.ca) New Hamburg, ON. When it comes to wedding design, a head table backdrop is one of the most important design elements. Your head table backdrop will be the frame for so many of your candid wedding photos. Here are a few of our favourite options to help inspire you… Featured […]

Decorating Dreams, favourite things, the wedding ring magazine fall/winter 2019

{Expert Tip} Tips to create the perfect wedding timeline

EXPERT TIP BY THE GRAND GUELPH BANQUET & EVENTS (♥)  (thegrandguelph.ca) The key to a wedding reception timeline that runs smoothly is planning ahead. Every wedding is different, so copying a wedding timeline template usually is not the best. Take the time to plan your details and be realistic with how long they will take. […]

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{Expert Tip} How to include your pets in your wedding

EXPERT TIP BY CAST & CREWE PHOTOGRAPHY (castandcrewe.com) I’m sure most pet owners would agree that our pets are more than just furry friends; they are family members. They spend most of their time keeping us calm, making us laugh, and loving us unconditionally (well, sometimes with a little help from food ;).  The team […]

Cast & Crew Photography, Expert Tips, the wedding ring magazine fall/winter 2019

{Expert Tip} 2019 First dance song ideas

Photo above by: HRM Photography EXPERT TIP BY: Music Central Entertainment (musiccentral.ca) Best part of me – Ed Sheeran ft. YEEBA Speechless (acoustic) – Dan + Shay Halo – Peter Katz Dance – Tim Baker Acoustic – Billy Raffoul Harvest moon – Poolside The one (acoustic filter sessions) – Kodaline How long will I love you – […]

Expert Tips, Music Central Entertainment, the wedding ring magazine fall/winter 2019

{Expert Tip} How to create a memorable cocktail hour

EXPERT TIP BY B.ELEGANT CATERING (belegant.ca) Your cocktail hour is the first impression of your wedding for guests and sets the tone for the rest of the evening. This is a prime opportunity to showcase personalized touches and create your desired atmosphere for your guests while they mix and mingle. Keeping these tips in mind, […]

B·Elegant Catering & Event Planning, Expert Tips, Gary Evans Photography, the wedding ring magazine fall/winter 2019

{Expert Tip} I DO!’s & PLEASE DON’T!’s: Stationary Edition

AN EXPERT TIP BY RED BICYCLE PAPER CO. (♥) (redbicyclepaperco.com) in Cambridge, ON. Red Bicyle Paper Co. works with design styles ranging from traditional to rustic to fun and flirty. Essentially, if you can think it, she can likely make it happen – at competitive prices. And if you opt for day-of stationery, Heather will […]

Brilliant Images, Expert Tips, Red Bicycle Paper Co, the wedding ring magazine fall/winter 2019

{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

{Expert Tip} Tips from a destination expert Tips from a destination expert: 7 reasons to plan a destination wedding in the caribbean

“Although a destination wedding often means less stressful planning, there are several things to consider when booking your destination wedding,” says Ashley Fermin of Viva Wyndham Resorts (♥) (vivawyndhamresorts.com). Ashley shares her top seven things a destination wedding and the Carribbean have in common…. Breathtaking Natural Surroundings When you choose a destination with breathtaking natural […]

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{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 […]

Darcy Preece Photography, destination weddings, Real Wedding Stories, Silvertip Golf Course, the wedding ring magazine fall/winter 2019

{Expert Tip} I DO!’s & PLEASE DON’T!’s: Destination edition

EXPERT TIP BY DESTINATION DREAM VACATIONS (♥) (destinationdreamvacations.ca) in Cambridge, ON please do… … have some ideas as to what you are thinking of for your destination wedding. A list of locations you would like to go, how many people may come, are there children coming and of course budget for both the wedding and […]

Destination Dream Vacations, destination weddings, Expert Tips, the wedding ring magazine fall/winter 2019

Wedding Worthy Venues & Ontario Reception Halls – Fall/Winter 2019 Edition

Wedding Worthy Venues (reception halls, banquet spaces, golf courses) is a special feature of The Wedding Ring Magazine that’s designed to give you an at-a-glance look at some of the amazing wedding locations found in South Western Ontario Best Western Arden Park Hotel Milton Banquet & Conference Centre Best Western Brantford Hotel Oakview Terrace Reception Centre Best […]

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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 […]

BridesMade, destination weddings, Exec Couture, Real Wedding Stories, Scratch the Map, Simply Wedding Photography, Sophie's Gown Shoppe, the wedding ring magazine fall/winter 2019

{Design Palette} British Columbia ‘art in the garden’

DESIGN & CONCEPT: Colleen O’Farrell FLORAL: Foxgloves Flowers (foxglovesflowers.com) & Bella Guyon VENUE: The Horticultural Centre of The Pacific (hcp.ca) PHOTOGRAPHY: Chelsea Warren Photography (chelseawarrenphotography.com) RENTALS: Trend Decor (trenddecorevents.com) & Victoria Party Rentals (victoriapartyrentals.ca) CAKE & COOKIES: Schur to Please (schurtoplease.com) GROOM ATTIRE: Outlooks for Men (outlooksformen.com) BRIDE ATTIRE: The White Peony (thewhitepeony.com) HAIR: Adorn […]

Adorn by Amanda Johnson, Anne Marie Stephens, Blue Lily Event Planning, Chelsea Warren Photography, Design Palettes, Foxgloves Flowers, Outlooks for Men, Pebble and Pine Photography, Prive Beauty Lounge, Schur to Please Wedding Cakes, The Horticultural Centre of The Pacific, the wedding ring magazine fall/winter 2019, The White Peony, Tickle Tree Design Studio, Trend Décor, Victoria Party Rentals

{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 […]

David's Bridal, DJ Alpha Productions, Hessenland Country Inn, Luann's Flowers & Gifts, Moores Clothing For Men, NJS Design Event & Party Rentals, Real Wedding Stories, Tara Weddings, Taylor’s Bridal Boutique, Thatch & Fringe, the wedding ring magazine fall/winter 2019