Real Wedding: Betsy & Ryan

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Real Wedding: Betsy & Ryan

Let's talk about the importance of having a really, truly, fun wedding, shall we?  That was the goal from the start for Betsy & Ryan, and we had a blast doing so!  Now don't get me wrong...we also set out to have a gorgeous wedding filled with metallics, geometric splashes, and a whole lotta marble; all of which we also totally succeeded at, if I do say so myself.  Set at the gorgeous Affinity Guesthouse property (one of my favs!), the couple, their family and close friends, spent the day playing games, eating delicious food (thanks Toque!), dancing the night away, and even singing a song (or 2).  It was perfect.  

We were also completely tickled to see that Wedding Bells loved this wedding as much as we did, and featured it back in May.  You can check it all out here!.  And so, without further adieu, here is Betsy & Ryan.  aka: #finallylynch.

**Make sure to scroll to the bottom for the complete list of all the kick ass vendors that helped make this day so incredible!  All photos courtesy of Amee Nijjar Photography.

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Planning/Design - French Kiss Events
Photography - Amee Nijjar Photography
Videography - Kismet Creative
Venue - Affinity Guesthouse
Caterer - Toque Catering
Florals - Verbena Floral Design and Thorn & Thistle
Lounge - Bash Specialty
Linens - Faire la Fete
DJ - DJ Pro
Hair - Hairpins
Makeup - Artistry by Alexa
 

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Office Talk: Edition 19

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Office Talk: Edition 19

We are so lucky as wedding planners to get to eat some amazing meals from the top caterers around! As the major foodies that we are, we love summer time al fresco dining and thought we could take this opportunity to discuss some of our favourite indulgences lately...

Favourite Rosé

Summer Salad of Choice

Sweet Treat

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Currently Inspired by: Edition 19

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Currently Inspired by: Edition 19

In the midst of wedding season, we are getting all the feels watching couples get married in front of their loved ones! This inspired us to share some of our favourite ways to maximize the emotions on your wedding day (that are also really good for photos!)

First Looks
We love it when our couples choose to do a first look! It gives them the opportunity to calm the nerves and spend a little more time with the person they are marrying on their wedding day. You are guaranteed an adorable reaction and the opportunity to catch a special moment on camera.

Photography: Katrina Massey

Photography: Katrina Massey

Photography: Erich McVey

Photography: Erich McVey

Dinner Seating
It's nice to see some of our couples opt out of a traditional head tables, and sit in the middle of their guests at the reception. This allows more of the guests to have a good view of the newlyweds and an easier way to interact with them!

Photography: The Nickersons

Photography: The Nickersons

Photography: Taylor Roades

Photography: Taylor Roades

First Dance
Having your guests gather around the dance floor for the first dance is always a romantic and emotion-filled moment to kick off the party. It's a a great candid photo opportunity that our couples cherish and their guests enjoy. Throw in some sparklers for fun!

Photography: The Nickersons

Photography: The Nickersons

Photography: The Nickersons

Photography: The Nickersons

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Real Wedding: Emilie & Greg

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Real Wedding: Emilie & Greg

To say that I loved working with this couple, would be the understatement of the year.  I first met Emilie at Kelsey & Colin's wedding, back in 2015, and was so flattered when she reached out to me about her own wedding the next year!  We hit it off right away, and thus began such a fun planning year!  And to add the cherry on top of an already great day, their wedding was recently featured on Rocky Mountain Bride

Taking place on Greg's parents property, their wedding was as true family celebration!  The couple, who split their time between Russia (where Greg plays professional hockey) and Canada, couldn’t wait to throw a celebration back home with all their closest friends and family, hailing from all around the world.  Food from around the globe was served up (thanks Toque!), a nod to the couples travels and eccentric palette. Think fish taco's, thai salads & tandori prawns...  We filled the rest of the day with all of their favourite things: ice cream, great music, indigo details and tropical plants.  The drinks flowed, the band rocked all night long, and the couple couldn’t stop grinning ear to ear. It was just the perfect day!

So, without further adieu, Emilie & Greg!

**Make sure to scroll to the bottom for the complete list of all the kick ass vendors that helped make this day so incredible!  All photos courtesy of Katrina Massey Photography.

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Planning/Design - French Kiss Events
Photography - Katrina Massey
Catering - Toque Catering
Florals - Cartref Gardens
Beauty - Heartwood & Co.
Band - The Broken Strings
Furniture - Bash Specialty

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Office Talk: Edition 18

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Office Talk: Edition 18

Oh hey there July! We've been a little MIA on the blog lately, but that is simply because members of the team have been travelling to various cities including Napa, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Paris, Beaune, and Nice! Which I'm sure we will fill you in on in future blogs! Meanwhile, we are back in full swing preparing for so many GORGEOUS upcoming weddings, that we are beyond excited for. We truly think this will be our best season ever!

Check out some of our favourite things we are enjoying this summer while we hustle through wedding season!

Summer Song

Current TV Binge

Lazy Summer Day Plans

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