Author Archives: Jeannine

Sunshine Coast Budget Wedding: Heidi + Richard

October 9th, 2013 by Jeannine

Sunshine Coast Budget Wedding: Heidi + Richard

Richard and Heidi met through mutual friends 4 years ago and it was love at first sight. It was inevitable that these two would make it  official… and that happened 3 years later in June 2012. They bought a home together that year, which is already quite a big step in their relationship… but Richard … Continue Reading…

Win Tickets to the Brock House Wedding Show: October 20, 2013

October 7th, 2013 by Jeannine

Win Tickets to the Brock House Wedding Show: October 20, 2013

One of my favourite wedding shows in the fall is coming in just a few short weeks… The Brock House Wedding Show is an annual event put on by my friends at DreamGroup Productions. The show is in its 23rd year and promises to bring you lots of the latest bridal trends, inspiration, as well … Continue Reading…

Niche Event Stylists’ Decor & Floral Release Party: October 19, 2013 (postponed)

October 2nd, 2013 by Jeannine

Niche Event Stylists' Decor & Floral Release Party: October 19, 2013

Vancity Vendor Niche Event Stylists has some great news for brides-to-be! Stylists Maria Schollen & Jeanine Wilk are hosting an exclusive release party showcasing their 2014 Decor and Floral collection. It’s an intimate affair with on the spot consultations, refreshments, snacks and even a grand prize draw of $500 towards any product or service offered … Continue Reading…

October 2013
Wedding Event Roundup

September 30th, 2013 by Jeannine

Monthly Wedding Event Roundup

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: Tuesday, October 1, 2013 – 5PM til 9PM Where: Princess & the Pea B&B, Langley – map Paid Vancouver Wedding & Honeymoon … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor:
Absolute Events and Rentals

September 27th, 2013 by Jeannine

Vancity Vendor: Absolute Events & Rentals

Carmelle Belanger believes that everyone should be able to afford their dream wedding. As a budget bride once herself, she says she couldn’t bear paying $25 or more for just one tablecloth. She decided to do something about it and opened her own wedding decor rental company called Absolute Events and Rentals. Absolute Events and … Continue Reading…

Post-wedding Closet Cleanup

September 24th, 2013 by Jeannine

Post-Wedding Closet Cleanup

You can only imagine after a year or so of wedding planning how much stuff can accumulate. You’re stuck with all this wedding decor and random bridal things you won’t be able to use anymore. So what do you do with all of them? I’ve got some ideas. Wedding/Bridesmaid dress – This is a tough … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor Raves

September 18th, 2013 by Jeannine

Vancity Vendor Raves

I love hearing positive feedback from my readers, especially when they’ve had good experiences with vendors whom I’ve recommended! I received this note from Joanne who hired 3 fabulous vendors… the Vancouver Golf Club, A Day to Remember Weddings & Events, and Natalia Reardon Photography. Here’s what she had to say… “I want to say … Continue Reading…

How to Save on Asian Weddings

September 16th, 2013 by Jeannine

How to Save on Asian Weddings

Asian weddings are rich in culture as well as cost. With 100+ guestlists being quite common, it can be a financial burden for the couple and their families. I decided to seek the help of wedding planner Julia Wei of Fortune Events to find out if there are ways to cut costs. Fortune Events is … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor:
Love Tree Photography

September 13th, 2013 by Jeannine

Vancity Vendor: Love Tree Photography

Love Tree Photography is a wedding photography business run by a couple of “ultimate soulmates” Kendra & Brad Coupland. They are partners in life and combined with their passion for love, romance and photography, they have become an integral part of over 100 weddings in the past 4 years. Wedding packages start at $1,950 and … Continue Reading…

Agassiz Budget Wedding:
Vanessa and Geoffrey

September 9th, 2013 by Jeannine

Agassiz Budget Wedding: Vanessa and Geoffrey

Geoffrey wasn’t going to let a snow storm get in his way of proposing to his girlfriend of 4 years. For two hours, he braved white out conditions, drove through the back country roads from Chilliwack to White Rock, to get to Vanessa’s family home on Christmas Eve, 2008. A little shaken, he decided to … Continue Reading…