Hi / Low - Glam Bride!

Hi / Low - Glam Bride!

MAY 30

Happy Monday :) When I read magazines, I absolutely love the high/low options. It really goes to show that you can have the same look for a lot less. Let’s face it, we aren’t all made of money! Shopping List: Shoes - Jimmy Choo : $1000 Silver Clutch - Jimmy Choo : +$1150 Gown - […]read more

A Whimsical DIY Wedding in Vancouver

A Whimsical DIY Wedding in Vancouver

MAY 19

This next wedding was definitely a labour of love, not just by the bride & groom, but family and friends who helped celebrate Elizabeth & Doug’s special day. I was absolutely estatic when I received the images from Vasia Weddings. Held in Vancouver, this DIY wedding is absolutely vintage, modern, charming & whimsical all rolled […]read more

Let's Wrap This Up!

Let’s Wrap This Up!

MAY 13

Weekend…oh goodness how I wish you could have come sooner. My whole week has been filled with appliance shopping. I was totally looking forward to it, but somehow there’s just too many choices out there. Why can’t there be an iphone app where I can put in the features that I want, a price, some […]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

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

Bridal Belts & Sashes

Bridal Belts & Sashes

FEB 24

I am in absolute love with these belts which add that little bit of “ooooomph!” to your wedding ensemble. Gorgeous! And if you’re looking for something handmade, you definitely should check out etsy. Here’s a couple I’ve come across that I think you should look at. I’m definitely a flower girl! {one, two, three} {images: […]read more

Modern Moss Details

Modern Moss Details

JAN 05

When it comes to a modern wedding, it’s always nice to bring in some unexpected texture. One of the materials that I absolutely adore and wish I would have used in my wedding is moss. And while you might immediately think moss can only be used in a rustic or vintage wedding, think twice. Have […]read more

Asian Inspired Wedding

Asian Inspired Wedding

JAN 03

I hope you all had an amazing holiday with your family and friends. I have been aching to get back into my regular blogging schedule and can’t wait to share some of the amazing weddings and other inspiration with you in the near future. This next real wedding is my 1,000th post (woot woot!) and […]read more

Halloween Inspired Photoshoot

Halloween Inspired Photoshoot

OCT 29

Rebecca from High Culture: Wedding & Special Events Inc. is joining us again to share another photoshoot, a homage to this Halloween weekend. I know how many brides choose to have their weddings on this scariest day of the year and sometimes it’s really hard to create decor that doesn’t scream “cheesy!” Luckily, you’ll get […]read more

Beach Inspired Photoshoot

Beach Inspired Photoshoot

OCT 18

I’m so thrilled to have Rebecca from High Culture: Wedding & Special Events Inc. as a guest blogger to share her recent photoshoot experience in collaboration with some of Edmonton’s best vendors. First off, I must say, the set is oh-so creative, and secondly, it’s seriously got the coolest wedding cake ever. Here’s what Rebecca […]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

Bright Coral & Green Wedding

Bright Coral & Green Wedding

SEP 07

I’ve got two posts for you today, starting off with some decor. Who doesn’t love more reception inspiration right? Special Event Rentals in Edmonton shared with me this recent setup of a wedding at the gorgeous Fairmont Hotel MacDonald and the colors, bright coral & green, are definitely a new combination for me. When done […]read more

Victorian Gothic Inspiration

Victorian Gothic Inspiration

AUG 16

Happy Monday! I thought I’d start off this fabulous week with a victorian ‘gothic’ inspired shoot from Special Event Rentals, a decor and event rental service in Edmonton. I have a new obsession with wine glasses and goblets in dark colors, as it adds a much need punch of modern chic to the table. And […]read more

Sunshine Cakes from I Am Baker

Sunshine Cakes from I Am Baker

AUG 13

Amanda from I Am Baker sent over some pictures of her recent creations which you might have seen over at Project Wedding. These yellow and white cakes will surely cheer anyone up. Here’s what Amanda had to say about her new creations: I spent hours looking through pictures of cakes I had bookmarked this past […]read more

Something Blue

Something Blue

JUL 27

I am a big fan of emersonmade and love checking ou their site whenever I get a chance to. Here’s one of their blue fabric flowers which would be adorable on any wedding dress. Apparently they’re coming out with their own clothing line, so that’s equally exciting. So chic! {images: emersonmade}read more

Personal Update: The Dress!

Personal Update: The Dress!

MAR 18

Yesterday I spoke with a freelance writer for the Calgary Herald about wedding blogging and through the conversation I realized I have yet to post about my dress! With just 10 weeks to go, the time for getting the dress altered is fast approaching. From what I’ve learned, alterations should be made no earlier than […]read more

Pretty Belted Details

Pretty Belted Details

FEB 22

Happy Monday…oh who am I kidding? mondays are never fun! It’s been a while since I’ve checked out Jennifer Behr‘s accessories and was delighted to see that she’s expanded her belt collection alongside her already existing hair piece collections. I think these pretty belt details would be such a nice embellishment on any wedding gown…and […]read more

Cap Toes!

Cap Toes!

JAN 26

I have no idea why, but I have this affinity for two tone flats. I’ve been seeing them a lot more this season and I think they would be so utterly chic and unexpected under a big white dress. {all available at the following online stores: revolveclothing.com (my fave!), neiman marcus & j. crew}read more

Hold It Tight

Hold It Tight

OCT 21

Check out these pretty clutches from MISMA on etsy. I think they would be a nice gift for your bridesmaids or serve as a punch of color with your wedding gown. {images: MISMA}read more

J. Mendel

J. Mendel

SEP 27

Speaking of J. Mendel, I thought I’d check out his collection after posting so much about the one worn by Kate Walsh. {images: style.com}read more

Feminine Charm

Feminine Charm

AUG 09

I adore pearls! I think I have a gazillion pairs of pearl earrings (ok..some aren’t real =P) and a couple pearl necklaces. I’m hoping to incorporate some pearls along the back of my wedding gown and on the wrap of my bouquet. Pearls are  the traditional details that add a feminine touch to any outfit. […]read more

Beauty Bolero

Beauty Bolero

JUL 30

I love this delicate, yet ornate bolero from toccata on etsy. {image: toccata}read more

Veils of Personality

Veils of Personality

JUL 17

While I’ll be wearing a traditional veil, I can’t help but think what it would look like to wear a unique veil that isn’t quite ‘mainstream’. {images: sara gabriel}read more

i love factory

i love factory

JUL 08

I am always on the lookout for unique hairpieces, so I jumped when I saw these handsewn head pieces from i love factory. Check out their site for more chic designs. {images: i love factory}read more

Craft Ideas: Favour Mini-Metal Pails with Lollipops

Craft Ideas: Favour Mini-Metal Pails with Lollipops

JUL 06

Create fun to make thank-you favours your guests will enjoy. Materials for each favour: - Glue gun - 5 Lollipops - 7 inches - 5/8 inch fuchsia pink ribbon - 1 Felt Flowers with Diamonette (WedShop # 8419 -06) - 1 Felt Butterfly (WedShop # 8420-22) - 1 Mini White Pail with Handle (WedShop # […]read more

Craft Ideas: Easy-to-Make Potted Arrangements

JUN 22

A simple potted arrangement can make a great centerpiece or favor for a wedding or shower. It‘s quite easy to create and your guests will think you’re a pro when they see the finished product. Materials • Potted herbs or flowers of your choice • Coordinated tin (potted plant will fit in) • Decorative embellishments […]read more

Accent Pretty in Dusty Rose

Accent Pretty in Dusty Rose

APR 23

Some pretty finds from J. Crew‘s new arrivals…lots of soft pastels - silvers, whites & pinks!read more

Back to Old Hollywood Glamour

Back to Old Hollywood Glamour

APR 15

With all the buzz of birdcage veils among brides today, it seems as though the look has now transcended to the red carpet. At the premier of the movie Grey Gardens, actress Drew Barrymore was head to toe old Hollywood glamour, wearing a vintage nude-colored Alberta Ferretti gown, birdcage veil with jewelled hair pieces, and […]read more

DIY Flower Barrettes

DIY Flower Barrettes

MAR 22

I subscribe to the ‘craft of the day’ section of martha stewart and though I’d share the do-it-yourself crepe-paper flower barrettes with you. I think they would be cute accessories for your bridesmaids or flower girls. Check out the site for a video which will help you visualize the process! What you will need: Double-sided […]read more

Wedding Finds in Ottawa

Wedding Finds in Ottawa

MAR 11

{McCaffrey Haute Couture} I just got back from my trip in Ottawa and thought I’d share with you some of my beautiful wedding finds. Last time I was in the Nation’s capital, my taxi drove past a boutique bridal shop on Sussex Dr and I made a note to myself to check it out the […]read more


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