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How To Tie a Bow

May 20th, 2013 by Jeannine

 
How To Tie A Bow

I was always pretty hopeless with ribbons. All my bows looked crooked and ugly… but since I was a DIY bride, I had to suck it up and learned to tie a proper bow. I turned to YouTube for help (as I usually do) and managed to improve my bow-tying skills with great success! Here are a … Continue Reading…

Etsy Finds: 6 Flower Girl Must-Haves

May 8th, 2013 by Jeannine

 
Etsy Finds: 6 Flower Girl Must-Haves

I found some super cute accessories from Etsy that your flower girls may love! Check it out! Pink Flower Headband by The Fairy Factory Shop The Fairy Factory Shop’s headband is made with a chiffon fabric flower attached to an elastic headband with felt backing for your little girl’s comfort. They can also attach the … Continue Reading…

The Deal With Destination Weddings

April 15th, 2013 by Jeannine

 
The Deal With Destination Weddings

Generally speaking, destination weddings are considered when couples want to elope, get away with only their close friends and family, or be married at a particular sentimental location. Couples may also consider it as a budget option… but is that always the case? I’ve decided to find out by consulting the 2nd half of Vancity … Continue Reading…

5 Reasons to DIY

March 13th, 2013 by Jeannine

 
5 Reasons to DIY

You’ve seen my top 5 reasons NOT to DIY… here are my 5 reasons on why you should! You love to craft – If you are an avid crafter, I suggest you do it because it’s a great way to personalize your day and have your wedding reflect who you are as a person. You … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor:
Smitten Events (formerly Fairy Godmother Weddings)

March 1st, 2013 by Jeannine

 
Vancity Vendor: Fairy Godmother Weddings

Devon Hird… oops I mean Devon Dunn (she’s a newlywed!) is a self-proclaimed sufferer of what she calls CPD – “Compulsive Planning Disorder.” Nothing to worry about – all it means is that she’s got a bad case of wedding brain which ultimately ends up benefiting her many many brides. Devon is a wedding planner, … Continue Reading…

5 Reasons to NOT DIY

February 27th, 2013 by Jeannine

 
5 Reasons to NOT DIY

DIY (or Do It Yourself) projects are usually a money saver but it’s not right for everyone. I’ve come up with 5 reasons you should opt for a professional’s expertise instead. You have no time to devote – Crafting takes time and includes planning, sourcing out materials (online or in person), and assembling. If you … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor:
All & Sundry Collective

January 25th, 2013 by Jeannine

 
Vancity Vendor: All & Sundry Collective

Kamelli Mark and Amy Tran are avid party planners with an eye for detail and a common goal: to pursue a career that is creatively stimulating as well as meaningful for both them and their clients. It only took one wedding to help them decide where their true passion lies. They are brand new to … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor: A Day to Remember Weddings & Events

January 4th, 2013 by Jeannine

 
Vancity Vendor: A Day to Remember Weddings & Events

Candice Jones has been an entrepreneur for over a decade. When she was fresh out of BCIT’s Event Marketing program, she wasted no time gaining experience by working with a reputable wedding coordination company. She was eventually hired by a marketing company to organize golfing events all over Western Canada. While this was a great … Continue Reading…

Tutorial: Simple Banner

November 28th, 2012 by Jeannine

 
Tutorial: Simple Banner

For my friend’s bridal shower, I was feeling crafty so I created a banner to help make the room a little more festive. After being inspired by this Michaels tutorial, I decided to make it my own way and I was surprised at how easy it was. Aside from my printer not working and having … Continue Reading…

Free: Vendor Review Sheet

November 26th, 2012 by Jeannine

 
Free: Vendor Review Sheet

Chances are, you’ll be doing your due diligence by meeting multiple vendors before hiring “the one.” The downside of meeting many is that it can be quite overwhelming and you may forget certain details from the meeting. I created a sheet you can print out and bring with you to each meeting so you can … Continue Reading…