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Vancouver Budget Wedding:
Lyndsey + Alex

January 28th, 2013 by Jeannine

Vancouver Budget Wedding: Lyndsey + Alex

One of my Vancity Vendors submitted Lyndsey and Alex’s classic black and white Heritage Hall wedding. They were married on a perfect, hot summer day in August 17th last year. The couple put a lot of thought into planning her $16,000 wedding and I really loved all the playful details, especially her 4 “somethings” – Old: a photo of the couple with a Bible verse written on the back, New: a custom bridal clutch by Davie and Chiyo, Borrowed: a penny for good luck, and Blue: she had 3, her garter, I Do stickers underneath her shoes and the lining of her bridal clutch. Their photographer, Melissa Montgomery, has some very fond memories of this wedding. It reminded her that spontaneity is the spice of life. Here’s her account on the day.

“A beautiful ceremony and reception at the Heritage Hall made for a perfect evening for alex+lyndsey. The details that went into their day was incredible. With colours of black & white, polka-dot and stripes the hall was transformed into a classy and chic display of their dream wedding. Alyssa and Nancy, from Alyssa Short Design helped them with this vision and it was amazing! We headed out to Queen Elizabeth Park for formal portraits and the weather was clearly well above 30 degrees! We were headed to the famous fountain to do portraits and then when the ladies actually got in my insides were screaming with delight. I mean this is usually the fun styled trash the dress shoot type of session, but on a wedding day adding this spontaneous element just made for not only beautiful photographs, but beautiful memorable moments. It was just to cool down, but then the splashing started and the groom got in. Witnessing their candid moments of laughter and comfort with one another made me truly happy for them. You could feel their deep love and connection for each other.” ~ Melissa Montgomery, Melissa Montgomery Photography | View her Vancity Vendor feature

Lyndsey & Alex’s Wedding Vendors:

Ceremony & Reception venue: Heritage Hall
Wedding Dress: Treat Bridal
Bride’s Shoes:
Betsey Johnson
Bridesmaids’ Attire:
Melissa Montgomery Photography
Flowers & Decor: 
Alyssa Short Design | Flowers by Eileen Butler of Fort Langley Garden Short Stay
Hair and Make-up:
 Jayna Marie Makeup + Hair (Hair by Victoria Walters)
Sugar Mountain Catering
 Pink Ribbon Bakery
Lonsdale Events & Alyssa Short Design
Wedding Favors: 
Candy buffet
Music for ceremony/reception:
Darren Hutchinson, Private Band
Wedding Planner/Coordinator:
Stephanie Reitsma of Sweetheart Events
Gillian Marsh-Drader

All photos courtesy Melissa Montgomery Photography

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  • January 30th, 2013 at 11:36 am
    Lyndsey Domijan says:

    I am pleased that my Wedding is features- so exciting.
    I am displeased to see that my amazing Wedding planner Stephanie Reitsma at Sweetheart events is not mentioned when she is the reason my wedding was so incredible!
    She kept the entire wedding day flowing and planned my wedding to perfection! If she is not given her due praise I might cry.

    The Bride- Lyndsey Domijan


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