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The Loft at Earls Yaletown for the Budget Bride

January 7th, 2015 by Jeannine

 
The Loft at Earls Yaletown for the Budget Bride

Last year I was made aware of a hot new event space in Yaletown. I, along with many others from the Vancouver wedding industry, were invited to the launch of The Loft at Earls Yaletown and I was pleasantly surprised by how affordable it was for the location, I just had to write about it! … Continue Reading…

A Look Back at 2014

January 2nd, 2015 by Jeannine

 
Vancity Bride's New Year's Resolutions

Happy New Year! 2014 has come and gone so quickly… I can’t believe it. Congratulations to the newlyweds and newly engaged of 2014… it’s been a busy year for me as I’m sure it was for you too. I’ve decided to take a look back at some of my favourite posts from last year… and … Continue Reading…

50′s Vintage Inspiration Shoot by Lush Weddings

November 17th, 2014 by Jeannine

 
50's Vintage Inspiration Shoot by Lush Weddings

It’s my pleasure to share with you this sweet vintage styled shoot by a group of Sunshine Coast and Vancouver vendors. Rebecca Knowles, principal planner for Lush Weddings came up with this concept and has some advice for brides on how to achieve a similar look on a budget. “Brides, you can easily achieve this beautiful … Continue Reading…

Who’s On Your Guest List?

November 10th, 2014 by Jeannine

 
Who's On Your Guest List?

One of the best ways to cut down on wedding expenses is to decrease the guestlist, there’s no doubt about that… but who do you cut out? Obviously you will invite immediate family, close extended family, and close friends… but where else do you draw the line? Let me break it down for you and … Continue Reading…

Fresh Flowers vs. Silk Flowers

November 3rd, 2014 by Jeannine

 
Fresh Flowers vs. Silk Flowers

Have you ever looked at wedding photos and admired the flowers? Can you imagine your shock when you find out they’re fake? Why would someone choose fake flowers, you wonder… Well, there are many reasons from which range from saving money to combating allergies to wanting a wedding day memento that will last… but are … Continue Reading…

Louis Gervais Fine Foods Bistro for the Budget Bride

October 14th, 2014 by Jeannine

 
Louis Gervais Fine Foods Bistro for the Budget Bride

I featured Louis Gervais Fine Foods and Catering a couple of months ago and I found out that their bistro can also be rented for private functions… And it’s quite affordable! Their modern event space is best for intimate gatherings, 50 for seated dinner, 100 for cocktail reception. They have large floor to ceiling windows … Continue Reading…

What Would I Do Differently: Wedding Dress Shopping

October 8th, 2014 by Jeannine

 

It’s time for another edition of WWIDD and I want to talk about wedding dress shopping. I bought my wedding dress (a strapless ivory satin A-Line Ella Rosa gown) at Bryan’s Bride (now Brentwood Bridal). I kid you not, it was the first dress I tried on and the 5 or 6 dresses I tried … Continue Reading…

Guest Blog:
Top Five “Bang for your Buck” Blooms

August 20th, 2014 by Jeannine

 
Guest Blog: Top Five "Bang for your Buck" Blooms

One of the best ways to create fuller looking bouquets is by using big bloomed flowers… you’ll need less stems to create a big impact. But which flowers are good? I consulted Vancity Vendor Robin Loizil of Bootah Jardin Florists to give me her top 5 Bang for your Buck blooms… here’s what she had to … Continue Reading…

Guest Blog: Suggestions to Help You Finalize Your Look for Your Wedding Day

August 18th, 2014 by Jeannine

 
Guest Blog: Suggestions to Help You Finalize Your Look for Your Wedding Day

Once you get over the initial excitement that comes with getting engaged, it’ll be time to get down to some serious work. You have a wedding to plan – your wedding! You will have to finalize a date, think of how many guests you want to invite, get your bridal party lined up and what … Continue Reading…

What I Would Do Differently: Photography

August 4th, 2014 by Jeannine

 
What I Would Do Differently: Photography

Life throws a lot of curveballs at you and mine in particular allows me to plan another wedding in the future… which leads me to reflect on what I would do differently from the previous one. Don’t get me wrong, I had an awesome time at that wedding and it was beautiful… but as with … Continue Reading…