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The Pop Up Wedding Shoppe: January 15 – February 28, 2015

January 14th, 2015 by Jeannine

The Pop Up Wedding Shoppe: January 15 - February 28, 2015

Pop-up shops are all the rage in Vancouver and now there’s one for all you lucky couples too! Introducing the Pop Up Wedding Shoppe… Creator, Patty Nayel of Pure Magnolia (Vancity Vendor) wanted to create a one stop shop for all things bridal and help turn what can be a stressful situation into a fun … 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…

Vancity Vendor: Umbrella Events

November 14th, 2014 by Jeannine

Vancity Vendor: Umbrella Events

Event planner Cristie Rosling found her love for weddings thru planning events at her previous employment. She worked at a restaurant and coordinated clients’ events there. She loved this experience so much that she decided to explore it even further so she completed the Diploma program in Wedding Planning and Management at VCC. She considered working … 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…

Etsy Finds: Something Blue

November 5th, 2014 by Jeannine

Etsy Finds: Something Blue

You’ve got your something old, new, borrowed… and blue? According to English folklore, if a bride wears something old, new, borrowed, and blue the bride will have good luck. I’ve shopped ahead for you on Etsy for my favourite Something Blue items. Check it out! Bouquet Charm from Your Charmed Wedding - $12.62 CDN   Lace clutch by Davie … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor:
Lua Weddings & Events

October 24th, 2014 by Jeannine

Vancity Vendor: Lua Weddings & Events

Brenda Nicholas and I were colleagues at the TV station I work at, so I know firsthand how great she is to work with. When I found out that she opened her own wedding planning business, I thought it was a perfect fit because of her attention to detail, great organization skills and quick thinking. … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor: Going to the Chapel

July 25th, 2014 by Jeannine

Vancity Vendor: Going to the Chapel

What would you say if I told you you could get married at Hycroft for cheap? Yes, there is a way, thanks to a new Vancouver wedding company called Going to the Chapel. With wedding packages starting at $950, their services are perfect for couples wanting very intimate ceremonies. Included with each package is the … Continue Reading…

Affordable Wedding Decor From IKEA

July 9th, 2014 by Jeannine

Affordable Wedding Decor From IKEA

Living in the Metro Vancouver area, we are extremely fortunate to have, not one, but TWO IKEA branches. Did you know that IKEA can be a good source for affordable wedding decor? I made good use of it for my cocktail table centrepieces. All it took was a candle dish ($8.99), a lantern ($3.99), a tealight, … Continue Reading…

A Wish to Wed Society

June 25th, 2014 by Jeannine

A Wish to Wed Society

I want to pause for a moment and tell you about this new non-profit organization… it’s called A Wish to Wed Society. It’s founded in 2014 by Vancity Vendors Kim Trehan of Soirée Planners, Jelger Vitt and Tanja Aelbrecht of Jelger+Tanja Photography, as well as Tianna Tran, and Neet Aujla. Together they dedicate themselves to … Continue Reading…

Guest Vlog: Young, Hip & Married’s Tips on How To Keep the Love Alive During Wedding Planning

June 23rd, 2014 by Jeannine

Guest Vlog: Young, Hip & Married's Tips on How To Keep the Love Alive During Wedding Planning

When Shawn Miller of Young, Hip & Married contacting me about doing this vlog, I jumped all over it because I experienced it when I was planning my wedding. I mean, we got in a big fight over colours and to have or not have a limo! Crazy! When all was said and done, I … Continue Reading…