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6 Wedding Invitation & Stationery Hacks That Will Save You Money

Elsa Disney Inspired Dress

It seems like the first wedding expense that every engaged couple gets sticker shock about the cost of wedding invitations  . Even when you’re looking for ways to save money on wedding invitations by creating your own invites on sites like Wedding Paper Divas and Vista Print, it can still seem ridiculously expensive. Add in …

Create A Grand Arrival On Your Wedding Day With These Wedding Transport Ideas

Make your fairytale come true with a Cinderella-style carriage

Delicious food, emotional toasts and a high-energy dance floor make for a fabulous party, but before any of that can happen you need to get there—preferably on time. Transportation glitches can get your day off to an awkward start, making you anxious, pushing back the festivities and leaving your guests feeling cranky. Here’s how to make sure you have a smooth, and fun, …

5 Tips And Tricks For Crafting The Perfect Wedding Menu Cards For Your Reception

The menus for a plated dinner are pretty easy to craft

Once you’ve hashed out your dinner options for your wedding you can start cooking up your menu cards. The type of stationery you go with all depends on the type of catering style you’ve opted for. From food stations to family-style, here’s the lowdown on everything you should include on your menu cards. Pro tip: …

Hide Your Engagement Ring Like A Pro With These Ideas

The most secure option is to leave it with your jeweller until the day you’re ready to propose

Don’t want your partner finding the ring before you propose? Time to learn how to hide it like a pro. So, you’ve found a engagement ring and your marriage proposal is on the horizon? Well, you’re going to need a place to stash that bling before the big day arrives. You definitely don’t want your …

Incorporate Cocktails With These Boozy Wedding Favours Your Guests Will Love

Allow your friends and family to keep the party going by giving them their own personal bottle of champagne to pop

Forget about giving your guests seeds or soaps, gift them with something a bit boozy, instead. You’ve got plenty of options! There’s no need for the party to end once your wedding wraps. Give your guests some boozy wedding favours so that they can keep the celebration going once they leave your reception (or save …

Give Your Wedding A Literary Twist By Following These Tips And Tricks

Forget about hosting your wedding in a barn or ballroom, say your “I dos” in a place that really speaks to your love for literature - a library.

So, you and your S.O. are total literary nerds? Well, why not incorporate your love of books into your big day? Whether you want to pay tribute to your favourite novel or give props to your number one author, there are a few tried and true ways to do it with your wedding decor, food …

Achieved The Perfect Wedding Favours With These 5 Tips For A Truly Stunning Display

Achieved The Perfect Wedding Favours With These 5 Tips For A Truly Stunning Display

You probably spent a lot of time dreaming up the perfect wedding favours to give to your guests, so they deserve a truly stunning display. From your sweetheart seats to your centerpieces, every part of your wedding reception decor can be downright stunning. So, you’ll want to make the place you put your wedding favours …

5 Types Of The Favourite Wedding Favours In 2018

No matter how big or small, every home looks a little bit better with a plant or bouquet around

Can’t decide what to gift your friends and family with? Here are a few of our favourite favour ideas. When everyone is all danced out and your reception draws to a close your guests will gather their belongings and head for the exit. But there’s one thing they’ll be leaving with that didn’t come in …

Find The Perfect Places To Propose In Vancouver With Some Of These Ideas

Take your relationship to new heights by proposing on Grouse Mountain

Ready to take your relationship to the next level? Congratulations! The first thing you’ll want to do (after finding a ring, of course) is nailing down a location for your marriage proposal. Lucky for you, Vancouver is filled with stunning galleries, gorgeous green spaces and beautiful restaurants. If you’re having trouble finding the perfect place …

8 Creative Alternative Confetti Options For Your Wedding Ceremony Send-Off

Make your own magical pixie dust with cones of glitter

You don’t have to be showered with rice as you make your exit! Here are a few of our favourite alternative confetti options. After you’ve officially tied the knot it’s time to head to your dressing room to prepare for your wedding reception. As you make your exit you’ll be met with cheers, claps and …

5 Savoury Alternatives Dishes To Substitute The Wedding Cake

Sushi is one of the most aesthetically pleasing foods

Not all cakes have to be sweet. If you prefer savoury dishes, why not skip the classic confection and go with something a little different. Do you always go for salty over sweet? Well, a traditional wedding cake may not be for you. Plenty of savoury dishes can be turned into multi-tiered goodies, too, so …

Incorporate These 6 Classic Fair Foods Into Your Wedding

This fair treat is on the more aesthetically pleasing side, making it perfect for weddings

Want to infuse your wedding day with some fair-style fun? Add a few of these indulgent eats to your menu. Make your wedding menu a little more playful by adding a handful of classic fair foods to the mix. While you may want to have a more sophisticated main meal, these carnival-style eats make for …

5 Creative Ways to Serve Crepes for the Late Night Snacks Wedding

Skip the traditional wedding cake and create your dessert out of layers of crepes and icing

Crepes – AKA the classy sibling of pancakes – are an awesome addition to any wedding menu. Here are a few creative ways to serve them. Ready to start choosing the dishes for your wedding menu? Make any of your courses breakfast-inspired by using crepes to craft everything from your hors d’oeuvres to your late night …

7 Wedding-Worthy Appetizers Inspired By Your Favourite Thanksgiving Foods

If you’re hosting your wedding in the colder months, you’ll probably want to give your guests some cozy cocktail hour eats

Who doesn’t love Thanksgiving food? Here are a few traditional dishes that have been transformed to fit your wedding cocktail hour. One thing everyone gives thanks for on Thanksgiving? The food, obvi! Turkey, gravy, stuffing and the like have pretty much every Canadian counting down the days until the holiday. If you’re looking to infuse …

5 Ways To Serve Delicious Eats For The Lobster Lover At Your Wedding

This tasty snack-sized eat is the perfect way to kick off your cocktail hour.

Calling all lobster lovers! There are plenty of delicious and decadent eats that belong on your wedding menu. If you and your S.O. are huge seafood lovers, lobster should probably find its way onto your wedding menu in some way, shape or form. Just about any savoury dish can be infused with extra decadence with …

Remember These 8 Things Before Starting Your New Year’s Eve Wedding

Remember These 8 Things Before Starting Your New Year's Eve Wedding

New Year’s Eve weddings are so much fun. They come with all this excitement, romance and fun already built in. And for practical purposes it’s a savvy date to get married too; you’re more likely to catch people living abroad home for Christmas, most people already have the day (and the next day) off, and …

10 Truly Works Of Art Hand-Illustrated Wedding Invitations

Shannon Kirsten is an expert in flora-inspired invites

Your wedding invitation is the most impactful and fun way to leave a beautiful first impression on your guests. And we think that the best way to do this is with a hand-illustrated invitation that tells your unique love story. Whether that’s a custom portrait of your beloved pet or a map-inspired illustration, an artistic invite like this will be the perfect …

10 Destinations To Consider For A Winter Destination Wedding

Head for the destination of destination weddings and hop on a plane to Hawaii

If you don’t feel like taking on the weather head-first and going for a snowy, winter wonderland kind of wedding, a ceremony during the coldest months of the year can be tough to plan. However, if you can make it work it can be a great way to save a large chunk of change considering …

11 Evergreen Wedding Decorations That Will Give Your Winter Wedding A Chic, Natural Feel

Carry this to complete your super stylish walk down the aisle.

The holidays are fast approaching, and that means it’s time for warm apple cider, fireplace snuggles and, of course, winter weddings. Filling your wedding decor with pines, firs and other winter greenery will have your venue smelling fresh and inviting. There’s nothing quite like the presence of a Christmas tree or a strategic hanging of …

10 Dusty Rose Wedding Decor Ideas Will Have You Swooning (And Pinning!) Hard

Dusty rose is the latest “It” palette taking over, and for good reason

Still can’t decide on your wedding palette? If you’re looking for a color that exudes romance, then you’ve come to the right place. Dusty rose is the latest “It” palette taking over, and for good reason. There is something just so enchanting about that muted pink hue that makes it the perfect color for every …

9 Inspiring And Unconventional Wedding Stationery Ideas That Don’t Require Any Paper

Whether you engrave, paint or laser cut it, this material is a great

Paper wedding stationery is SO yesterday. As we look toward 2017, we’re predicting more unique and non-traditional wedding paper, or should we say, anything BUT paper. Couples are now using materials that aren’t normally associated with weddings — we’re talking acrylic, wood, lucite and even a dreamcatcher — to put a unique spin on their wedding …

7 Sites to help you find your perfect Pre-Owned Wedding Dress

7 Sites to help you find your perfect Pre-Owned Wedding Dress

When it comes to finding the one dress, there’s a sea of online options. And while the average cost of a wedding can be pricey, your wedding dress won’t break the bank if you choose the online consignment route. (BONUS: The tradition of having vintage pieces at your wedding rules.) If you’re down to wear secondhand on your big day or you’re hoping to …