Author Archives: Jeannine

Recap: The Original Bridal Swap 2015

April 20th, 2015 by Jeannine

 
Recap: The Original Bridal Swap 2015

This is my third time checking out The Original Bridal Swap and I swear it just keeps getting bigger and bigger… and better! I walked in at 11:30 AM and already I saw lots of people leaving with boxes full of stuff. Most likely the Early Birds… which I really think is beneficial at the … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor: Koyo Photography

April 17th, 2015 by Jeannine

 
Vancity Vendor: Koyo Photography

Lindsay Naito is the creative force behind Koyo Photography. She is new to the Vancouver wedding industry but not a stranger to weddings. It was in Japan during her travels, that Lindsay decided to turn her photography hobby into something more. For the last four years she has captured dozens of engagements and weddings in … Continue Reading…

Ask The Pros: Common DIY Mistakes

April 15th, 2015 by Jeannine

 
Ask The Pros: Common DIY Mistakes

DIY is all the rage and one of the easier and more common things to DIY for your wedding are your invitations. Don’t be fooled though, it can be more work than you initially thought. I decided to ask Vancity Vendor Amari Yu from Making Memories with Scrapbooking what the common mistakes beginner crafters make … Continue Reading…

Etsy Finds: Wedding Signs + Gift Card Giveaway!

April 13th, 2015 by Jeannine

 
Etsy Finds: Wedding Signs + Gift Card Giveaway!

Time for another set of Etsy Finds and I’m seeing that signs are becoming more and more prominent in weddings and I’m not just talking about table numbers. Here are some cute signs you can get from Etsy… but keep scrolling through because I’ve got a giveaway for you! Wedding Seating Chart by Freckled Stationery … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor: Love Frankly Wedding Photography

April 10th, 2015 by Jeannine

 
Vancity Vendor: Love Frankly Wedding Photography

Matt Kwok is an artist at heart. He grew up pencil sketching and painting and from there, picked up photography as a hobby. He attended the Langara Photo and Imaging program and after graduating, he decided to do some commercial photography before moving on to weddings. Matt loves weddings… he loves the atmosphere, excitement, happiness, … Continue Reading…

10 Things Your Baker Needs to Know

April 6th, 2015 by Jeannine

 
10 Things Your Baker Needs to Know

I’ve compiled a list of 10 important things to know before you head out for the initial consultation with your potential wedding cake baker. It will help make the entire process efficient and easy, allowing you more time savoring the delicious sweets. Guest count: You need to know how much to order! Design preference: Do … Continue Reading…

April 2015 Wedding Event Roundup

April 1st, 2015 by Jeannine

 
Monthly Wedding Show Roundup

Don’t be an April Fool and miss out on some awesome events! Here’s the list! Vendors, if you have a wedding-related event (boudoir marathon, sale, or trunk show) that you want me to add to the list, please don’t hesitate to contact me below. Free Cinderella Bridal Show When: Sunday, April 12, 2015 | 11AM til … Continue Reading…

Win a Boudoir Session with Live+Love Boutique Photography

March 30th, 2015 by Jeannine

 
Win a Boudoir Session with Live+Love Boutique Photography

Tis the season for boudoir photos… at least for the summer brides! If you’re looking into getting a boudoir shoot for your future hubby’s wedding present, I’ve got a treat for you. The amazing photographer and hair and makeup artist, Ai Constantinidis of Live+Love Boutique Photography is giving away a special prize to a lucky … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor:
Margaret Lai Makeup and Hair

March 27th, 2015 by Jeannine

 
Vancity Vendor: Margaret Lai Makeup and Hair

It seemed that Margaret Lai was destined to be in the beauty industry. Her mother was a sales representative for a Korean cosmetics line and as a child, Margaret would always be found playing with her mom’s makeup kit. Margaret grew up to become a music teacher but she felt that something was still missing. … Continue Reading…

Ask the Pros: Wedding Insurance

March 25th, 2015 by Jeannine

 
Ask the Pros: Wedding Insurance

You have it for your car, your house, your pet, and your life… but did you know you can get one for your wedding too? I’m talking about wedding insurance and it can be a hot topic, especially since it’s something couples don’t consider right away when they draw up their wedding budget. I decided … Continue Reading…