Favourite Engagements 2013

DEC 19

Niagara Orchard Engagement photographer: Alexandra Photography Charming & Creative Engagement photographer: Blake Loates Photography Styled Vancouver Engagement photographer: Vasia Photography Cute VW Engagement photographer: Donna Lam’s Photography Sweet Vintage Engagement photographer: Red Bloom Photographyread more

Inspiration Board: Black, White & Gold

Inspiration Board: Black, White & Gold

AUG 12

  Bouquet: Saifou / Invites: Vista Print / Cake: via Pinterest / Black Dress: BCBG / Black & Gold Peep-toe Pumps: Aldo / Black & Gold Clutch: BCBG / Wedding Dress: J. Crew (on preorder) / Table Setting: as seen on Wedding Obsession / Gold Circle Bunting: BHLDNread more

Unique Wedding Slideshows by Wilmer Bong

AUG 01

We all know how slideshows go…picture after picture of the wedding couple with family & friends with our measly amateur powerpoint skills! Well, my friend Wilmer is SO talented and today I get to share two slideshows that he recently created. They’re utterly unique, tell a story and are sure to knock the socks off […]read more

Pink & Purple Wedding at the Fairmont Vancouver

Pink & Purple Wedding at the Fairmont Vancouver

JUL 31

Albertans Chris & Courtney originally planned to get married on a cruise with a ceremony/reception on a beach in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. Everything was booked but tragically, Courtney’s grandfather was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer and would be too ill to attend their wedding. They decided to cancel their plans and bring their […]read more

All White Bridal Shower with Pretty Pink & Grey Details

JUL 05

What’s always on trend and totally classic is an all-white event. Today I’m sharing a beautiful all white bridal shower with pretty pops of color that will tug at your love of all things girly. This Burlington event was captured by With Love Heather. Says the bride (Ashley): On October 7th, 2011 the elementary school […]read more

Breakfast at Tiffany's Themed Bridal Shower

Breakfast at Tiffany’s Themed Bridal Shower

JUN 26

You just might want to bookmark this for later if you’re planning a bridal shower or subtly hint at this theme by shooting this post over to your maid of honour :) Shannon Yau Photography shares a Tiffany & Co. themed shower which is just full of so many swoon-worthy details styled by Pink & […]read more

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DIY Project: Tissue Paper Tassels

MAY 29

I’ve had an obsession with garlands of tissue paper tassels for quite a while now. I got a chance to create one when I was creating the decor for my blue, gold & white baby shower (surprise if you didn’t know yet, I’m expecting!).  While there are so many tutorials out there, the method I […]read more

DIY Project: Gold Spray Painted Mason Jars

DIY Project: Gold Spray Painted Mason Jars

MAY 22

It’s so simple to create a gold (or any color) vintage-ish vase that can hold fresh cut flowers for your tables. I always have mason jars laying around and thought it would be a sweet way to make them more modern by spray painting them in a metallic gold. Aren’t they pretty? My husband Jason […]read more

Latest Obsession: Washi Tape

Latest Obsession: Washi Tape

MAY 17

I’m still obsessed with washi tape and love using it! In addition to coming in loads of colors, sizes and patterns, I love the fact that it can be removed quite easily so if you’re looking to change it up often or don’t want a permanent change, this is your best friend. 1. 2. 3. […]read more

Find: A Vintage Poster

Find: A Vintage Poster

MAY 10

When I was looking for prints for my baby nursery, there were just SO many options. But when I came across the vintage inspired prints with a modern twist over at A Vintage Poster, I knew they were the one! Here is a picture of the 8×10 prints which we were able to color coordinate […]read more

DIY Wedding at the Chicago Chophouse in Calgary

DIY Wedding at the Chicago Chophouse in Calgary

MAY 09

Today’s wedding captured by HAZYblur Creative wasn’t at all about tradition. No first dance, not many speeches, no head table or a wedding cake. But it didn’t matter because the bride and groom wanted the night to feel more like a “really cool party, where two people got married”. And you can totally tell it was […]read more

A Starry Alternative to Drink Tickets

A Starry Alternative to Drink Tickets

MAR 18

Remember my dilemma about open bar? After long discussions with family members, we settled on using drink tickets/tokens. But I wasn’t satisfied using just raffle tickets. So I DIY-ed my own. I bought star shaped wooden chips from Michael’s for under $5 per pack of 130. For my wedding with 80 guests, I bought 2 packs. I […]read more

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Textured Invites by OOXX with Engagement by Jose Villa

MAR 07

From James: A little bit of a background story, my fiance Diana of Diana Marie Photography is a film photographer out of Laguna Beach, California. We met online on Twitter when I followed her and complimented her on a feature she had on a wedding blog. I was instantly drawn to her talent. She didnt […]read more

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Glitz Emerald Photoshoot

MAR 06

It seems as though winter is heading out the door, but somehow it keeps creeping in for that last rush! We’re at the cusp of switching over to our spring publication schedule, so for its last hurrah, I’m sharing a beautiful wedding photoshoot in white & silver, combined with emerald - this year’s Pantone Color […]read more

DIY Mini Bunting Banners

DIY Mini Bunting Banners

FEB 18

For my last post, I showed you how I made my bunting table numbers. It doesn’t stop there! I am making a bunch of mini bunting banners as a cake topper, as a “Cards” sign, and just extras to hang around as decor. I printed off extra flags from The Pretty Blog and stuck on some […]read more

Beautiful One-Year Anniversary

Beautiful One-Year Anniversary

JAN 29

To celebrate their one-year wedding anniversary, today’s couple put their dress and suit back on to share an intimate wedding photoshoot in their backyard including gorgeous vintage-inspired florals and a beautiful pink ribbon cake. What a way to celebrate and remember the day! Photography: Alea Lovely Concept and Styling: The Bridal Tree Dress: Ivy and […]read more

Bird Themed Wed Photoshoot in Aqua, Brown & Green

Bird Themed Wed Photoshoot in Aqua, Brown & Green

JAN 11

A simple way to modernize any wedding is to use vibrant colors. In today’s photoshoot you’ll notice that the bird cage is painted in a beautiful aqua color and paired with a bright chartreuse (otherwise called green), yet grounded by tones of brown. It’s a modern spin to a very organic, naturalistic feeling photoshoot. The […]read more

Bespoke Headpieces from Sweden

Bespoke Headpieces from Sweden

JAN 03

Orjan Jakobsson sent over some images from his bespoke bridal hairpiece collection and I thought I would share them with you. He is based out of Sweden and we can’t help but love the range of designs from soft, delicate pieces to modern, orgami-inspired creations.read more

Holiday Inspired Wedding Photoshoot in Silver & Red

Holiday Inspired Wedding Photoshoot in Silver & Red

DEC 21

Before I sign off for the next week to enjoy some much needed R&R over the Christmas holidays (don’t worry, we’ll share my top 5 week just before the New Year), I’m sharing a fitting photoshoot that celebrates all that’s pretty for the holidays. Meaghan of Weddings Tied With Lace: Planning and Design joins photographer Jesse […]read more

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Sweet Vintage Wed Photoshoot in Gold & Pink

NOV 28

Amy of Head Over Heels Wedding & Event Planning shares a wedding photoshoot with sweet, personal touches that honour her beloved grandparents. She created a whimsical, vintage wedding with a palette of pink, purple and gold. I’ve kind of developed a new-found love for gold recently, so it’s great to see how it can come […]read more

First step towards a DIY Wedding

First step towards a DIY Wedding

NOV 26

It’s official. Crafting begins. NOW. I was in Ikea the other day and I bought 12 silver lanterns for under $60. My goal is to scatter a few real peach-coloured rose petals around the lantern and set up a cute table number for a simple centrepiece. At $4 a lantern and $5 for a small […]read more

Romantic Vintage Inspired Photoshoot

Romantic Vintage Inspired Photoshoot

NOV 22

We all need some more pretty for the week right? Anna Jones Photography teamed up with Charmed Events and some additional amazing Ottawa vendors to create a soft, romantic wedding photoshoot with lots of lovely details. I adore the the ever gorgeous cake, beautiful florals and vintage-inspired stationery. Happy Thursday everyone. From Anna of Anna […]read more


Happy Halloween!

OCT 31

This is our first Halloween in our new home and we’re oddly excited about it. We’ve loaded on LOADS of candy and even have some decorations up and ready for our spooky guests. But Halloween doesn’t have to always be scary and filled with black & orange. Here are some ideas of silver and white, […]read more

Styled Victoria Engagement from Nicole Jensen Photography

Styled Victoria Engagement from Nicole Jensen Photography

OCT 30

Today’s engagement looks like it was pulled out of an editorial from a fashion mag. Serious! Captured by Nicole and Meg of Nicole Jensen Photography Ltd., Nathaniel and Allison chose to hang out in some of their favorite places with their 6 month old Bernese Mountain Dog called Moose in their beautiful home city of […]read more

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Love: Modern Typography String Backdrop

OCT 26

Happy Friday! When I came across this ridiculously awesome wall art in Behance, I contacted Chase Kettl to learn more because I knew I just had to share it with you. Any typography or modern art lover will enjoy this wall display which Chase created as the backdrop for her sweetheart table. Free-standing, the backdrop […]read more

Board Inspiration: Pretty in Pink

SEP 21

I saw this board over at Krista’s blog and asked if she’d share it with us. She was in a light pink kind of mood which is apparently very rare! I’m a sucker for soft pink so naturally I love it. If you’re looking for loads of pink wedding inspiration, be sure to check out […]read more

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DIY Project: Tin Can Luminaries

SEP 18

Happy Tuesday! I’m excited to welcome Love by Lynzie and Richelle Hunter who’ve teamed up to grace us with some fabulous DIY projects. Here’s the first..you’ll love it! The budget friendly luminaries can be used as votives, table numbers or signs and add a little sparkle to your table scapes and walkways. You’ll need tin […]read more

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A Closer Look: Pewter & Ivory Details

SEP 14

Did you love yesterday’s chic wedding? Well, here’s your chance to have a closer look at all the oh-so-pretty details by getwed Event Planning. Photos are by Edmonton photographer JDS Photography. I’ve been dying to see a wedding in pewter, so I hope this palette combination with ivory may inspire you for your own weddings. […]read more

Decor Obsession: Bunting

SEP 03

I’m obsessed with bunting. For my engagement shoot, I chose to make a bunting banner that I saw off of Pinterest. Image courtesy of Te Amo Photography. My plan is to make bunting banners (with the help of my MOH or fiancé!) and drape them all over the backs of chairs at the ceremony. Image […]read more

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