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Vancouver Budget Wedding:
Jaime + Gabriel

January 25th, 2012 by Jeannine

Vancouver Budget Wedding: Jaime + Gabriel

Vancity Vendor Raymond Chou of Vivid Moments Photography submitted this wedding he had the privilege of capturing on December 3rd, 2011. Jaime and Gabriel had a beautiful wedding atop Burnaby Mountain at Horizons Restaurant. They celebrated with 185 of their family and friends (for only $13k I might add!) and afterwards, the couple headed down to the Vancouver Convention Centre for a few moments alone. A few words from the photographer…

“As I walked inside Horizons Restaurant, I was quick to notice the large number of people gathering near the open bar at the entrance being festive and merry. The bride and groom were nowhere in sight yet as I unpacked my bags and got ready to photograph the guests. The ambience of the place felt very modern with its earth tone architecture, and the fact that we were at the top of a mountain as one could see from the vast windows on every side lent to a sense of connectedness with nature.

When I did see Gabriel (the groom), he managed to retain most of his composure as things were going exactly as planned. It was just a matter of awaiting Jaime, his bride. When the ceremony started, we all enjoyed an ‘aww’ moment as the nieces of the bride and groom walked in one by one, the youngest one just barely being able to walk. All stood silently as Jaime then slowly made her way, with her brother walking her down. The groom stood in the centre, emotion overflowing from within as he greeted his bride-to-be with eyes that screamed I love you. The perfect moment was about to begin.” ~ Raymond Chou

A Look at Jaime & Gabriel’s Special Day

Jaime & Gabriel’s Vendors:

Ceremony venue: Horizons Restaurant
Reception venue: Horizons Restaurant
Dress: David’s Bridal (Burlington)
Tux: Moores
Photographer: Vivid Moments Photography
Flowers: Family friend
Hair and Make-up: Yuen Chow (friend)
Invitations: Ordered online from the U.S.A.
Cake: Ace Modern Cakery
Decorations: DIY
Wedding Favors: None – Donations to Canadian Cancer Society
Music for ceremony/reception: Bride & Groom
Transportation: Groomsmen
Wedding planner/coordinator: Bride & Groom
Food: 3–course lunch provided by Horizons Restaurant

All photos courtesy Vivid Moments Photography

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