Falling in Love {design palette}

BRIDE & GROOM: Stacey & John WEDDING DATE: October 10th, 2020 LOCATION: Calerin Golf Course (www.golfnorth.ca/calerin) Erin, ON DÉCOR & DESIGN: Decorating Dreams (www.decoratingdreama.ca) New Hamburg, ON FLORALS: courtesy of the bride COLOUR PALETTE/THEME: Fall inspiration (burgundy/orange/yellow)“Many couples choose an autumn wedding for the weather – moody skies and moderate temperatures. Our favourite thing is […]

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Fun foods for your wedding {favourite things}

Looking for an interesting twist on your late-night snacks or dessert bar? Here are a few of our favourite selections from Thunderstorm Productions: DRINKBOX – The DrinkBox from ThunderStorm Productions is the perfect solution for any wedding! It is fully equipped with TVs to show your wedding slideshow (or hook up a gaming console). LED […]

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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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Boho Rocker {style shoot}

PHOTOGRAPHY: Nadine McKenney Photography (www.nadinemckenneyphotography.com) Calgary, AB HAIR & MAKEUP: Sdny Rainbow (@rnbw.beauty) Calgary, AB CLOTHING: Durand Bridal (www.durandbridal.com) Calgary, AB GOWN: J’Adore Bridal Boutique (www.jadorebridal.com) Brooklet, GA FLORALS: Flower Aura By Natasha (www.floweraurabynatasha.com) Calgary, AB CAKE: Black Dog Bakery (www.blackdogbakery.ca) Calgary, AB VENUE: Starbelly Restaurant (www.starbelly.ca) Calgary, AB MODELS: Tyler & Tanisha DETAILS: “This […]

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Top 5 Wedding Cake Tips No One Tells You {expert tip}

EXPERT TIP BY DECADENTLY YOURS (www.decadentlyyours.ca) Guelph, ON | Photo above: Amy Taylor Photography You might not know much about wedding cakes (besides the obvious fact that they’re delicious), but the more informed you are, the better your decisions will be. Decadently Yours offers you a few tips to help pick your perfect confection. 1. […]

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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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Why choose a custom gown? {expert tip}

Custom Gown Q&A with Tami, Designer and Creator of Mina Bridal Design (www.minabridaldesign.ca) Stratford, ON Q. WHAT IS CUSTOM DESIGN?A. A custom gown is designed and created for your distinct style and made to your measurements. It is truly a one-of-a-kind gown that no one else would have. Q. HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN […]

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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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Bridal Bouquets to Inspire {Design Palette}

Photo above: Ariana Del Mundo Photography Bridal bouquets are perhaps one of the most photographed wedding details and should express your personal sense of style, whether it’s traditional, modern, romantic, whimsical, boho, or rustic. Hailly Lucas Floral Design (www.haillylucas.com) Kitchener, ON has created this gorgeous gallery of colourful, textured, bridal bouquets to inspire you before […]

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Choosing a Master of Ceremonies {Expert Tip}

EXPERT TIP BY MUSIC CENTRAL ENTERTAINMENT (musiccentral.ca) | Photo above: The Bridal Lounge Choosing the MC for your wedding is a more complicated decision than it can seem on the surface. Many people just choose their favourite uncle or friend. But when you consider the actual importance of your MC, you may want to reconsider […]

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A Covid Union | Jessica & Monty {Real Wedding Story}

BRIDE & GROOM: Jessica Lee & Monty Mak WEDDING DATE: August 23rd, 2020 LOCATION: Royal Canadian Yacht Club (www.rcyc.ca) Toronto, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: DA Photography (www.daphotostudio.com) Guelph, ON “Monty and I know NOTHING about photography but the one thing that was important to me was having good photos. So I knew that we were going toneed […]

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Wedding Gown Shopping During Covid {Expert Tip}

EXPERT TIP BY TAYLOR’S BRIDAL BOUTIQUE (www.taylorsbridal.com) To stay safe during your dress shopping experience, Taylor’s BridalBoutique has come up with tips to help you feel prepared! 1. Do research on which boutiques you want to visit and the dresses you want to try. Make sure that the boutique you chose is an authorized retailer […]

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Winter Wonderland {Style Shoot}

VENUE: NithRidge Estate Weddings & Events (nithridge.com) Ayr, ON COLOUR/THEME: Burgundy, white and green PLANNING & COORDINATION: Event Depot (eventdepot.ca) Kitchener, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: DA Photography (daphotostudio.com) Guelph, ON FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY: Jysin Miller Photo & Motion (jysinmiller.ca) Kitchener, ON ESTATE PHOTOGRAPHY: Justin Russo Photography (justinrusso.com) Waterloo, ON LINENS & DÉCOR: AWE Events (aweevents.ca) Cambridge, ON FLORALS: […]

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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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‘Til Death Do Us Part {Style Shoot}

PHOTOGRAPHY: A Nash Photograph (www.anashphotograph.com) Cambridge, ON DÉCOR & FLORAL: Flowerzdesign (@flowerzdesign) Guelph, ON VENUE: Private Estate CALLIGRAPHY: Creations by Korga (@creationsbykorga) Guelph, ON CAKE & CUPCAKES: Stacked: The Wedding Cake Shop (www.stackedweddingcakes.com) Ayr, ON BRIDE + BRIDESMAIDS ATTIRE: Lidia’s Brides (www.lidiasbrides.com) Fergus, ON HAIR & MAKEUP: Divine Makeup Artistry (@dmabysara) Kitchener, ON MODELS: Sydney, […]

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Look Naturally Flawless on Your Wedding Day {Expert Tip}

EXPERT TIP BY SENEGENCE – LIP LADY CANADA (lipladycanada.com) | Photos courtesy of Senegence – Lip Lady Canada Your wedding day is one of the most special and memorable days of your life that will be captured in time for years to come. Every bride wants to look and feel her most beautiful, and the […]

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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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Favourite Tuxes: Collins Formalwear

With locations from coast to coast, Collins Clothiers (♥) (collinsclothiers.com) has you covered. Experience Canada’s most modern formal wear collection for yourself. Tuxedos and suits in light grey, dark grey, navy, white, red, blue, ivory, and of course black, with Canada’s widest rental tie and vest collection to match your needs! Featured in the January […]

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{Expert Tip} Trending: Streaming Your Wedding

EXPERT TIP BY THUNDERSTORM PRODUCTIONS (♥) (thunderstormpro.com) | Photo above: DA Photography Prior to March 2020, live streaming a wedding ceremony was gaining in popularity. It was a common choice for engaged couples who elected to host a destination wedding or elopement, or for those couples who had loved ones who couldn’t be present for […]

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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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Top Canadian Staycation Destinations

For most engaged couples, planning a destination wedding meant looking at tropical resorts in the sunny Caribbean. The current travel restrictions have helped to encourage couples to look a little closer to home for the destination wedding. In the following 6 pages, we introduce you to our Top 6 Canadian Staycation Destination Wedding Locations. We […]

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Top Ontario Staycation Destinations

Continuing our feature on destination locations a little closer to home, we’ve narrowed our focus to Ontario. If we thought it was difficult to choose our top 5 Canadian locations, narrowing down our Ontario choices was even more challenging. From conservatories to resorts to wineries, here are a few of our favourite Ontario Staycation Destination […]

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