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5 Reasons to Hire a Wedding Planner {Expert Tip}

5 REASONS TO HIRE A WEDDING PLANNER: AN EXPERT TIP BY Fresh Look Design Inc. (FLD) (♥)  (freshlookdesign.ca) Kitchener, ON Photo above: Alley Cat Photography From accompanying you on your search for the perfect vendors, reviewing and negotiating contracts, and saying yes to the perfect dress, a wedding planner is there every step of the way […]

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Labranda: Cuba’s best kept destination wedding secret!

Cuba has long been the top choice for Canadian brides and grooms looking for an affordable destination wedding location. With white-sand beaches, turquoise waters, and a variety of wedding package options, it’s easy to see why LaBranda is clearly a favourite. LaBranda offers 2 locations in Cuba, on either end of the island, offering distinctive […]

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{Favourite Things} Beyond dreamy bridal gowns

These 2020 bridal gowns are beyond dreamy! With designers having just released their 2020 bridal collections, we have your first sneak peek here at what you can find at Crème Couture (♥) (cremecouture.ca) in Guelph, ON this coming season! Featured in the Spring/Summer 2020 issue of The Wedding Ring Magazine MORE ABOUT CREME COUTURE | […]

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{Style Shoot} Romantic, whimsical & lush

PHOTOGRAPHY: Blush West Photography  (blushwestphoto.com) Waterdown, ON DÉCOR & FLORAL: Fairytales Creations and Catering (fccdecor.com) Brampton, ON PLANNER: True Mate Weddings (truemateweddings.ca) Brampton, ON VENUE: Knollwood Golf Club (knollwoodgolfclub.com) Ancaster, ON STATIONERY: Melynn Design (@melynn.design) Brantford, ON HAIR: Lubu Makeup  (lubumakeup.com) Toronto, ON MAKEUP: Faces By Dom (facesbydom.com) Toronto, ON CAKE: Cakes by Emily K […]

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{Favourite Things} Favourite WOW factor florals

All photos this page courtesy of Julia Weddings FLORALS: Julia Weddings (♥)  (juliaweddings.ca) Kitchener, ON Latest Trend: You can delight and surprise your guests by adding large floral accent pieces to the décor of your ceremony and reception. From lush greenery and big heritage blooms to urns filled with gorgeous long stems, statement piece florals […]

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{Favourite Things} Favourite tuxes: Stars Men’s shops

Stars Men’s Shops (starsmenshops.com) is a dynamic company which began more than 50 years ago. They now have over 20 stores across Ontario in most major malls. Stars buying team hand selects each item to perfectly coordinate with each of Stars suits, pants, and blazers. Stars is continuously creating great men’s wear looks in suits, […]

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classic neutral wedding decor with long head table and lush florals

{Design Palette} Elegant rustic

Now & Always Special Event Decor (♥) (nowandalways.ca) Paris, ON BRIDE & GROOM: Alisha & Kevin De Munck WEDDING DATE: July 13th, 2019 VENUE: De Munck family farm in Burford, ON DÉCOR: Now & Always Special Event Decor (♥) (nowandalways.ca) Paris, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Beracha Diane Photography (facebook.com/berachadianephotography) Waterford, ON FLORAL: Wild Flowers Studio (facebook.com/wildflowerflorals) Simcoe […]

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{Style Shoot} Alternative style

PHOTOGRAPHY: Rebecca Sprau Photography  (rebeccasprauphotography.com) Delhi, ON DÉCOR: Best Wishes Linen and Decor (bestwisheslinens.webs.com) Delhi, ON FLORAL: Kings Flower and Garden (kingsflowers.ca) Simcoe, ON VENUE: Whistling Gardens (whistlinggardens.ca) Wilsonville, ON & Cranberry Creek Gardens (lynedochgardens.ca) Delhi, ON HAIR: Perri Hair (@perrihairr) Simcoe, ON MAKEUP: Beauty Bomb Glam (facebook.com/beautybombmakeup) Simcoe, ON CAKE: Sweet B’s Cakes (sweetbscakes.ca) […]

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Top 5 unique destination wedding venues

Photo above courtesy of Casa de Campo Resort & Villas If you’re looking to plan a destination wedding that’s not just on a beach but is out-of-the-box and anything but boring, A-DestinationWedding shares with us these 5 unique Caribbean locations… 1. Architecturally Inspiring For those dreaming about a Mediterranean style wedding, but wanting the convenience […]

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{Design Palette} Drunk on love

BRIDE & GROOM: Sarah and Kevin Rampelt WEDDING DATE: September 14th, 2019 CEREMONY & RECEPTION: Grey Silo Golf Club (♥) (golfnorth.ca/greysilo) Waterloo, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Stephanie Canada Photography (stephaniecanada.com) Kitchener, ON THEME: Rustic Elegance. “Our colours were burgundy, navy, and blush with accents of rose gold.” – S FLORALS: Batora Flora (facebook.com/BatoraFlora) Kitchener, ON DÉCOR & […]

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{Editorial} Beauty within

BRIDE: Courtney Salamone VENUE: Millworks Creative District – The Loft (millworkscreative.com) Dundas, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Alexis Burton Photographer (alexisburtonphotographer.com) Hamilton, ON HAIR: Taylin Beechey –  Glow Services (@glow.services) Paris, ON MAKEUP: Stacey Sztricsko – Beauty by Stacey (beautybystacey.ca) Caledonia, ON GOWN: Essense of Australia, Heirlooms Bridal Shop (heirloomsbridal.com) Dundas, ON DETAILS: “When Taylin and I were […]

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{Favourite Things} Industrial Chic | Wedsy.ca

Take everything you love about the city—the lights, the buildings, that downtown urban feel—and imagine a wedding with that exact same vibe. Bold, confident, mature, and modern, the industrial wedding theme features the best of city life whether you live downtown or not. Featured in the Spring/Summer 2020 issue of The Wedding Ring Magazine WEDSY.CA […]

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{Favourite Things} Favourite cake designs

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 from across South Western Ontario. Ritzy Cakes […]

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{Favourite Things} Favourite specialty curated gift boxes

GIFT BOXES: The Floral Studio Co. (♥)  (thefloralstudioco.com) Kitchener, ON The Floral Studio Co. has the best gift ideas for you! Specially curated, hand-picked boxes made for every occasion or special person in your life! They have a variety of boxes to choose from. Styles include; wellness, tea, coffee, baby n’ me, wedding, spa, and […]

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{Style shoot} Soft Glam at Cambridge Butterfly

DETAILS: For wedding coordinators Cayla and Shannon, a new year means a new opportunity to show off the beautiful venue that is Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory. “With lush foliage and tropical butterflies, the Conservatory as a ceremony space speaks for itself, but we were excited to show wedding couples what our reception space can transform into. […]

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Favourite Tuxes: Collins Formalwear

With locations from coast to coast, Collins Formal Wear (♥) (collinsformalwear.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 […]

Collins Formal Wear, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2020

{Design Palette} Pretty in Pink

VENUE: Dante Club (♥) (danteclubsarnia.ca) Sarnia, ON BRIDE & GROOM: Rebecca & Mark Hurst WEDDING DATE: June 29th, 2019 “The Dante Club has incredible staff, delicious food, and a large banquet hall, making it the perfect venue to host a wedding celebration” – Rebecca PHOTOGRAPHY: Christine Pelchat Photography (facebook.com/christine-pelchat-photography) Sarnia, ON DÉCOR: Exquisitely Designed (exquisitelydesigned.ca), […]

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{Favourite Things} Favourite Tuxes: Moores Clothing for Men

From the big city to small towns, Moores Clothing for Men (♥) (mooresclothing.com) has you covered in a wide variety of sharp looks for 2020. For 30 years, and over 120 locations across Canada, Moores offers high quality, outstanding selection, superior customer service, and everyday low prices! Featured in the Spring/Summer 2020 issue of The […]

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{Expert Tip} Wedding themes, styles & trends

EXPERT TIP BY LITTLE MUSHROOM CATERING (♥)  (littlemushroomcatering.ca) You’ve probably heard this before regarding someone who is out there living their best life. What you probably haven’t done is applied this to your wedding planning – at least, not yet. This needs to be every couple’s wedding mantra.  You. Do. You… Your wedding day should […]

Little Mushroom Catering, The Wedding Ring Magazine Spring/Summer 2020

{Expert Tip} How to personalize your wedding menu

BY B.ELEGANT CATERING & EVENT PLANNING (♥) (belegant.ca) There are so many ways for couples to incorporate their personalities into their wedding menu! As your wedding day is a celebration of you as a couple, why not showcase your personalities in every way possible? After all, food is one of the top things’ guests will […]

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{Design Palette} Elegant Romance (Cover Story)

BRIDE & GROOM: Shenea Hasson & Adam Salisbury WEDDING DATE: September 7th, 2019 CEREMONY: Basilica of Our Lady (basilicaofourlady.com) Guelph, ON RECEPTION: Bride’s parents’ home PHOTOGRAPHY: Gary Evans Photography (♥) (gary-evans.ca) Kitchener, ON “We found Gary at The Ring’s Wedding Expo. His photos are a work of art, and he is a great person with […]

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{Expert Tip} Tips for saving for your dream home

EXPERT TIP BY SABRINA KARLEY – MORTGAGE AGENT AT SHERWOOD MORTGAGE GROUP – BROKER LIC. #12176 (sherwoodmortgagegroup.com) KITCHENER, ON While there are many decisions you will encounter as you prepare for your big day, one of those may be where you are going to live. Homeownership is often a dream that most couples have and […]

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{Design Palette} Classically French

FLORAL & STYLING: La Petite Fleur (petitefleur.ca) Innerkip, ON LINENS & DRAPING: AWE Events (aweevents.ca) Cambridge, ON VENUE: La Petite Chapelle (♥) (facebook.com/LaPetiteChapelleEvents) Innerkip, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Julie Nicole Photography (♥) (julienicolephotography.com) Kitchener, ON STATIONERY: Red Bicycle Paper Co. (♥) (redbicyclepaperco.com) Cambridge, ON HAIR: Vaniti Hair Design -Sally (vanitihairdesign.com) Cambridge, ON MAKEUP: Lovelly Beauty and Wellness […]

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{Expert Tip} Fun additions to your wedding

Looking to add a little extra fun to your wedding?  Here are a few of our favourite selections from Thunderstorm Productions (thunderstormpro.com): 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 colour […]

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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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{Real Wedding Story} Perfect view in BC

BRIDE & GROOM: Madeline & Ben WEDDING DATE: April 21st, 2018 VENUE: The View (theviewvictoria.com) Victoria, BC PHOTOGRAPHY: Berkley Vopnfjörð Photography (berkleyvop.com) Victoria, BC CAKE: Passion for Cakes (passionforcakes.com) Victoria, BC PLANNER: French Kiss Events (frenchkissevents.ca) Victoria, BC CATERING: Toque Catering (toquecatering.com) Victoria, BC FLORAL: Thorn & Thistle (thornandthistle.ca) Victoria, BC BRIDE ATTIRE: Sarah Seven […]

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Nature & Woodland | Wedsy.ca

Embrace and celebrate natural beauty down to every last detail with a pretty woodland wedding. Wedsy (www.wedsy.ca) has all of the items inspired by the gifts that nature provides, layers of natural elements, nature-inspired pieces, and adorable animal motifs make this one standout celebration. Featured in the Spring/Summer 2020 issue of The Wedding Ring Magazine […]

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