Guest Post: 5 Reasons to Have a Photo Booth at Your Wedding

NOV 19

Photo booths are a popular and entertaining addition to special events and weddings. Jasser, Dave and Abby from Ready, Set, Booth breakdown the top 5 reasons to have a photo booth at your wedding. To entertain your guests.The experience that your guests have at your wedding is a big factor in contributing to a fun […]read more

Styled Groom Tips from Gotstyle in Toronto

Styled Groom Tips from Gotstyle in Toronto

MAY 01

Keeping up with groom’s week, I’m excited to share that GOTSTYLE, a menswear boutique in Toronto, is guest blogging today to share some of style tips for the 2013 groom. Enjoy! For many years when it came to wedding fashions the groom got left behind. Often ending up in dowdy rented suits and lost amongst […]read more

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Realistic Expectations | Beautiful Bountiful Bouquets

APR 10

Hello fellow Wedding Obsessioners, Obsessionists…Well, whatever we are called, we are a great community of those who love everything beautiful, when it comes to weddings. For my next installment, I wanted to add to my “Realistic Expectations” series. Last May I discussed what one should expect centrepieces to cost here. This time, I thought it […]read more

DIY Project: Rhinestone Bridal Sash

DIY Project: Rhinestone Bridal Sash

MAR 27

Have you been loving our DIY features by Lynzie of Love by Lynzie captured by Richelle Hunter Photography? Sadly, this is the final project of the DIY series but I couldn’t be more excited to share this one with you. Bridal sashes and belts are perfect for adding personality, style and glam to your wedding gown. And […]read more

DIY chevron black white coral tie project

DIY Project: Chevron Painted Ties

FEB 06

One of my favorite days of the month is sharing the latest DIY project by Lynzie of Love by Lynzie. These ties are cute and a nice way to personalize your groom/groomsmen’s ties - totally custom. All photos are courtesy Richelle Hunter Photography. We love the look of this fun tie option for your groomsmen […]read more

Things Photographers Wish Couples Would Know Before Their Wedding Day

Things Photographers Wish Couples Would Know Before Their Wedding Day

JAN 04

I can only guess that many of you got engaged over the holidays (congratulations!). One of the biggest and first commitments that you’ll make will likely be your photographer. Often, photographers are booking brides 2 years in advance, so if you have someone in mind, it’s best that you contact them as soon as you […]read more

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DIY Project: Cactus Place Cards & Favors

NOV 26

Lynzie of Love by Lynzie joins us again for a monthly DIY feature, sharing how you can create modern cacti planted in tin cans that can be used as place cards & favors. All photos are by Richelle Hunter. -mini cactuses (we found ours at Home Depot and Ikea) -potting soil -clean tin cans -neon […]read more

DIY project - bridal shoe clip bows

DIY Project: Bridal Bow Shoes

OCT 17

Lynzie of Love by Lynzie joins us this morning to share their second project of a series of DIY items captured by photographer Richelle Hunter. Inspired by the lovely Valentino bow shoes, here’s how you can create chic, statement bows that you can attach to your favorite pair of heels. You’ll need: -simple peep toe […]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’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

Coral & Creme Vintage Inspired Florals

Coral & Creme Vintage Inspired Florals

SEP 10

Jennifer, our resident floral expert, joins us this month as a guest blogger to share the florals she created for her close friend. Enjoy! I hope all had a restful yet eventful summer! We were sure busy with weddings. We designed many, and were lucky enough to attend a beautiful wedding in Moncton, NB! Not […]read more


The Centre of Attention

MAY 17

This month I decided that it would be a good idea to prepare Wedding Obsession’s friends with what to expect at your floral consultation for your wedding centrepeices. This way, when you go in to your local florist, you have reasonable expectations as to what your centrepieces really will cost. Ladies and (some) gentlemen, I […]read more

Guest Post: DIY Bouquet Step-by-Step

MAR 19

So, as the times change, so do brides. It seems that with sites such as Pinterest we all have the thought that we can make a lot of what we see on there! If you were to see my page, well, your mouth would drop at the sight of all the “Projects I Love”. Trust […]read more

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It’s the Little Things! / Wedding Bouquet Handles

FEB 20

We have noticed a growing trend in the industry, and that is that the beauty of a bouquet doesn’t just stop at the flowers but is also found in the details; in the little things. One of these trends are the varying types of treatments that can be done to wedding bouquet handles. The norm […]read more

Wedding Stationery Tips for the Newly Engaged

Wedding Stationery Tips for the Newly Engaged

JAN 04

Congrats to the newly engaged! I know there’s many of you! Jenelle of PinkPolka Wedding Design‘s joining us today to share some wedding stationery tips and timelines so you’re ready for your big day. This is a post you’ll want to bookmark! xoxo, Melissa The new year is upon us, and that means all of […]read more

Get The Look: Nikki And Chris

Get The Look: Nikki And Chris

JAN 04

Nikki and Chris’ wedding is now one of my favorites on Wedding Obsession. That dress! The photos are fantastic as well, not so hard with such a beautiful couple as the subject. The soccer club venue made such a neat backdrop for photos once it was transformed by wedding planner Jordan Broom. Well done! - Krista […]read more

Flower Choices from Pantone's 2012 Spring Colours

Flower Choices from Pantone’s 2012 Spring Colours

DEC 06

Today we’re joined again by Jennifer of Akiko Floral Artistry with another fabulous floral post! xoxo, M .. Hello again! This time I’ve decided to do things a little differently and rather than write about creations I have made, I am going to discuss colour trends for Spring 2012. As every florist will tell you, […]read more

Guest Post/New Trend: Fascinating Floral Fascinators

NOV 01

I became completely enthralled with fascinators last year after seeing the trend taking off on no other site than the one-and-only Wedding Obsession. I think what’s really helped them take off as a trend though, was this years Royal Wedding! Considering the trend, I wanted to figure out a way to apply it to bouquets. […]read more

Welcome to Krista - New Regular Blogger

OCT 18

Happy Tuesday! So much is happening over here. To go along with the new site design, I’ve got more exciting news as Wedding Obsession is expanding with the addition of a new regular guest blogger. Krista is a super talented lady who has a knack for pretty things (which we all love) and runs her […]read more

A New Concept on Boutonnieres

A New Concept on Boutonnieres

OCT 04

Hi everyone. Melissa here. I’m so excited to introduce Jennifer, the super talented lady behind Akiko Floral Artistry, who will be joining us regularly to blog about all things pretty when it comes to flowers. I am so delighted to have her on board because her work is beautiful, with a contemporary twist and I know […]read more

Tips for Wedding Dress Shopping

Tips for Wedding Dress Shopping

OCT 03

It’s no secret that most brides’ favourite wedding-related topic is the dress! However, shopping for the perfect dress can be extremely overwhelming, and I know from experience. I believe I visited about 6 bridal shops in Edmonton & Toronto before finding the one in Calgary. The ladies at are sharing one bride-to-be’s tips when […]read more

How to Sell Your Wedding Dress

How to Sell Your Wedding Dress

AUG 30

Looking to recoup some money from your recent wedding? Consider selling your wedding dress online! Not only will you recoup about 50% of what you paid, you’ll get bonus karma points because you’ll help another bride save on her wedding budget. Not sure how to get started? The ladies over at are sharing their […]read more

Top 10 Questions to Ask Before you Have Your Dress Cleaned

Top 10 Questions to Ask Before you Have Your Dress Cleaned

JUL 26

Is your dress still hanging on the back of your closet door? If it is, stop what you’re doing right now and get it to the cleaners! Whether you’re going to sell it or preserve it for years to come, the quicker you clean it, the less stains will have set in. If you are […]read more

Four Ways to Transform a Reception Venue with Stationery

Four Ways to Transform a Reception Venue with Stationery

JUN 20

So excited to have Jenelle from PinkPolka Design on as a guest blogger again. She has such great ideas and advice, so I know you’ll appreciate her take on ways to transform your reception venues with stationery. Enjoy! When a couple is looking for a wedding reception venue many factors influence the decision of what […]read more

Guest Post: DIY Candy Wedding Favours

Guest Post: DIY Candy Wedding Favours

MAR 24

A writer and former decorating editor, Corinna vanGerwen writes the blog Corinna Wraps. Toronto-area brides can catch Corinna on March 31st at RE:Style Studio, when she’ll be hosting a DIY Wedding Seminar: An Introduction to Designing a Handcrafted Wedding. If you want to make your own wedding invitations, decorations and accessories but don’t know where […]read more

Guest Post: Save-the-Date Tips

DEC 13

Happy monday! We’ve got Jenelle from Pinkpolka Wedding Design stopping by the blog today to share some of her Save-the-Date tips. This is really timely for all you brides who are getting married next summer and fall. - - - Pinkpolka Wedding Design’s Save-the-Date Tips With the new year approaching this is the perfect time […]read more

Bridal Stationery Trends [Guest Post]

JUN 28

Happy Monday! For those of you currently thinking about how you want your wedding invites, you are going to LOVE this guest post by Pinkpolka Wedding Design. If you remember a couple weeks ago, Jenelle (a bride to be!) shared with us some tips on wedding etiquette from her time at the National Stationery Show […]read more

Bridal Etiquette for the Modern Couple [Guest Post]

JUN 15

SO excited to have Pinkpolka Wedding Design guest blog again for Wedding Obsession. I have to admit, I’ve been waiting so impatiently for this post and was insanely jealous because Jenelle recently visited the National Stationery Show in New York. Here she shares some of the etiquette tips from the show, specifically for a modern […]read more

Advice: Choosing Dress by Body Shape [Guest Post]

Advice: Choosing Dress by Body Shape [Guest Post]

JUN 03

Another guest post from the SmartBride Boutique site.. As any smart bride knows, there are hundreds of thousands of wedding dresses out there, so having a good grasp on what styles and shapes work for you is going to make your shopping experience much more enjoyable. On average brides try on more than 5 dresses […]read more

Advice: Bridal Party Shapes & Sizes [Guest Post]

Advice: Bridal Party Shapes & Sizes [Guest Post]

MAY 27

Another fabulous guest post by SmartBride Boutique while I´m away for all brides out there choosing dresses for your bridesmaids! I remember when I started in the Industry and all bridesmaids were offered the same homogenous look by the bride. Pretty maids all in a row dressed alike, with hair and makeup the same. Everyone […]read more

Ashton Station Bridal

Ashton Station Bridal

MAY 20

I’m so excited to tell you that Wedding Obsession will be sharing some wedding gown tips/inspiration from SmartBride Boutique, an online used wedding gown classified service, once every week for the next three weeks. First off, here’s a look at Ashton Station Bridal, Ottawa’s newest bridal boutique. If you’re ever looking for a Rivini gown, […]read more

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