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Inspiration Board: Mint + Gold Glitter

FEB 22

There are two “things” I’ve been obsessed with as of late. Anything glittery gold and anything MINT! I absolutely love the color. In fact, my desk lamp, decor accents and ultimate favorite shade of nail polish is mint. So if I had to get married all over again (to the same man, love you jason), […]read more

Theme Update!

AUG 27

It’s been more than three months already since I finally revealed our wedding theme. You can look back to that post here. If you can believe it, not much has changed! There is still not an exact “theme” so to speak. Although I guess if I had to nail it down right this second, I might […]read more

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Latest Obsession: Neon Brights

JAN 25

It’s been a while since I’ve shared one of my “latest obsessions”. And for this one, I kind of struggled with sharing it because I undoubtedly fear this being labeled a post supporting the tacky 1980′s. But honestly, if you infuse neon in small doses without overwhelming the color scheme, it can be fresh, modern […]read more

Inspiration Board: Green, White & Twine

Inspiration Board: Green, White & Twine

NOV 17

One of my favorite details that I love adding to wedddings is twine. For my own wedding programs, I bound the booklets with black and white Baker’s twine. Here’s an inspiration board that is just too lovely, filled with soft whites, greens, twine and brown Kraft paper. Twine can be used as a detail around […]read more

Inspiration Board: Modern Girly | pink + grey + sparkle

Inspiration Board: Modern Girly | pink + grey + sparkle

OCT 26

I was actually just describing to my mom that if I were to get married all over again (renewing vows of course!), I would have a pink + grey wedding. So today’s inspiration board was an absolute thrill for me to put together. This has to be it! It’s still modern, but entirely soft and […]read more

Inspiration Board: Emerald Green & Blue

Inspiration Board: Emerald Green & Blue

OCT 13

I’ve never really thought about putting primary colours together. But when I recently browsed through Elie Saab’s 2012 ready-to-wear collection, I was absolutely enamoured with the use of blue + green. {images: style.com} So of course, I wanted to create an inspiration board using these bold primary colours. I decided to tone down the blue […]read more

Inspiration Board: Navy Blue & Blush Pink

OCT 05

Today’s inspiration board is another one of my favorite combinations. Aside from black and dark grey, I like using navy blue in colour palettes because it tends to go well with just about every colour. For this one, I paired navy blue with a soft/blush pink and it’s absolutely delicate but with a masculine touch. […]read more

Colour Palette: Coral, Pinks & Grey

Colour Palette: Coral, Pinks & Grey

SEP 28

I just love this combination. It totally reminds me of a morning sunrise, in fact I witnessed it around 7 AM today. Isn’t it lovely when paired with soft grey which acts as the grounding neutral? {images: 1. anthropologie 2. minted}read more

Inspiration Board: Purple + Taupe

Inspiration Board: Purple + Taupe

SEP 12

I just love finding colours to pair with deep purples and pops of fushia & aubergine. Silver was always by go-to choice but I’m really starting to love taupe. It has an added warmth and is perfect for a fall or winter wedding. {petdogonline wedding dresses / favour tag: our washington wedding / shoes: flickr […]read more

Graphic Wedding Programs

Graphic Wedding Programs

AUG 25

I am a sucker for modern graphic patterns. Especially the chevron and trellis. Once I move into my new home, I’ll be sure to incorporate them somehow in my home because I think it’s a way to add a dramatic statement to just about anything. So why not on your wedding programs? Check out these […]read more

Inspiration Board: Charcoal (or navy) + Gold

AUG 08

I have to admit, the colour gold has been getting a bad rap, especially by me. I’ve always attributed gold to all things vintage & gaudy. But lately, I’ve buying a lot of yellow gold jewelry. Somehow, it just feel like it has more character and glam than ordinary silver/white gold jewelry. In the case […]read more

Inspiration Board: Shades of Green, Grey & Silver

Inspiration Board: Shades of Green, Grey & Silver

JUL 18

One of my most favorite colour combinations is green & grey. If you saw my wedding, you’ll know that is definitely true! So it was such a treat putting this inspiration board together: shades of green, grey & silver. I think that one of the biggest time consuming mistakes that brides make (me included!) is […]read more

Weekly Wrap-up

JUN 18

Happy Friday! What is with the weather here in Alberta? Rainy all day! Anyways, we’re in the testing phase of the new website, so stay tuned it’s coming soon. Have you checked out the past inspiration board posts? Otherwise, here’s a quick look at some of my favorites. Clockwise from top left (click to see): […]read more

Inspiration Board: Fushia, White & Moss

JUN 15

I love love love moss in weddings. It adds texture to any wedding and when paired with the pop of fushia, it’s entirely modern. {Pink pumps: Nina Shoes photo by Shannon Stellmacher Photography / Bride & Groom photo: Brides.com / Moss monogram: Stylehive / Bouquets: The Knot / moss seating card bed: free wedding projects […]read more

Inspiration Board: Navy, Coral & a Hint of Yellow

MAY 05

Inspiration board time! It’s been too long. I think it’s time to bring navy back, this time paired with a soft coral which is now one of my favorite accent colours. I also threw in a bit of yellow in the bouquet to match the centerpieces. Love love love. If you missed my navy & […]read more

Inspiration Board: Navy, Coral & a Hint of Yellow

MAY 05

Inspiration board time! It’s been too long. I think it’s time to bring navy back, this time paired with a soft coral which is now one of my favorite accent colours. I also threw in a bit of yellow in the bouquet to match the centerpieces. Love love love. If you missed my navy & […]read more

Inspiration: Art Gallery Chic

APR 05

If you’ve only just started following this blog..welcome! You’ll quickly soon realize that I have a love for all things modern and have an affinity for large open spaces with contemporary elements (see my art gallery wedding here). So I totally had a blast putting together this inspiration board which is full of black and […]read more

Inspiration Board: Grey, Orange & Yellow

MAR 17

I only realized today was St. Patrick’s Day when hubby pulled out his irish football jersey for work today. Hubby is Irish proud! But I already made this inspiration board last night, so alas, you’re not going to get any lucky green inspiration. Will orange, yellow and grey do? And if you enjoy this, check […]read more

Let's Wrap this Up!

Let’s Wrap this Up!

MAR 11

TGIF. ‘Nuff said. This week has been aaaamazing for weddings, don’t you think? Before I jump into your weekly recap, I wanted to share with you a bouquet that I came across recently that I totally LOVED. I felt so inspired, that I pulled some colours from the bouquet and can’t help but think of […]read more

Inspiration Board: Whites & Light Teal

Inspiration Board: Whites & Light Teal

FEB 09

I’ve really forgotten how fun it is to put together inspiration boards. I was in a very girly mood last night so I came up with something that is totally understated, elegant…vintage with a modern twist. The white and light blue is absolutely calming! I love it. {Images: Bridal Gown: J. Crew | Bouquet: Erin […]read more

Wrap Up! + Mustard and Coral Inspiration

DEC 03

Sorry for the late post today! Happy Friday!!! In addition to my weekly wrap-up of this week’s posts, I FINALLY created an inspiration board. I have an obsession with mustard yellow for some reason, and decided to pair it with something a little less obvious. Coral is such an amazing color if used correctly. It […]read more

Aubergine (Eggplant) & Silver

OCT 27

It’s been a while since I’ve done an inspiration board..so I asked some of you for some suggestions on color palettes on the facebook page. I’m sorry I couldn’t do them all, but I promise I’ll keep your color combos in mind for future boards. I decided on a mix of aubergine (eggplant) & silver […]read more

L.O.V.E = ♥

OCT 22

My 4 favorite letters..I know it’s sappy, but I love when these words are incorporated with a wedding in some way. Have a fabulous weekend! {Images: Love Card:read more

Chevon Prints + Edmonton Events

OCT 15

One of my favorite modern prints right now is the chevron. For a wedding and the home! 1. modern black & white clutch from kiuD 2. yellow & white fabric drapes found over at left coast luxe 3. chevron wedding invites by yes, please 4. gold chevron bracelet by antik - – - – Oh […]read more

1920s Inspiration

1920s Inspiration

SEP 30

I love what they did at the New York & Atlantic City premiere parties for HBO’s new drama Boardwalk Empire. The 1920′s inspired decor was made modern with the use of the striped black and white linens and pillows..not to mention, I love that they avoided the use of feathers, which would have been an […]read more

Happy Canada Day!

Happy Canada Day!

JUL 01

I love being a Canadian :] Today’s a day off for all of us canucks, but I thought I’d post a little something for the rest of you. In true Canadian form, here’s a red & white inspiration board. Click it to see the larger version. And I thought I’d throw in another one that […]read more

Hermès-Inspired Wedding

Hermès-Inspired Wedding

MAR 15

You MUST check out this tangerine wedding reception shown over at Pacific Weddings. I am literally DYING over the first shot and the impact the grid full of flowers and fruits has on the decor. MUST RECREATE – I think it’s time to call my florist! And what can I say about that dessert table? […]read more

Inspiration Board: NAVY, Yellow and White

Inspiration Board: NAVY, Yellow and White

MAR 04

I love the masculinity of this color palette with just enough yellow to lighten the decor. For those who find black a bit strong or for those who aren’t allowed to use black due to cultural reasons, navy blue is a fabulous choice to pair with just about any color. I like to think that […]read more

Inspiration Board: Aqua & Cream

Inspiration Board: Aqua & Cream

FEB 23

I started this inspiration board after falling in love with the gorgeous aqua colored sweater from j.crew. I love pairing aqua with dark greys and browns, so it was really nice to see it work so well with a smooth cream. To ground the colors, it would be best to add some dark brown to […]read more

Color Palettes from the Orchid Dinner

FEB 11

I am a sucker for orchids. Every year I look forward to the Orchid Dinner hosted by the New York Botanical Garden. So this time I chose my favorite creative table displays and pulled out some color palettes that any bride could translate into a wedding. There were too many, so click below to see […]read more


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