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Etsy Find: Lace Bolero By Alex Bridal

April 29th, 2011 by Jeannine

Photo Courtesy Getty Images

I love Kate Middleton’s wedding dress, it’s a classic and sophisticated look, very fit for a princess bride. If you want a similar look, for not too much money, you can always dress up a strapless gown with a lace bolero. I quickly found this on Etsy by seller alexbridal. It’s a 3/4 sleeve lace … Continue Reading…

Mia Boutique Anniversary Sale – 20% Off Entire Store!

April 26th, 2011 by Jeannine

Mia Boutique's Anniversary Sale

I went to interview Ella Ma, owner of Mia Boutique in Richmond, last Sunday for an upcoming feature. She informed me that as part of her store’s 6th year anniversary celebration, they will be offering a 20% discount off EVERYTHING in the store! This doesn’t apply to any special orders, though, but as long as the product is … Continue Reading…

Etsy Find: Hair Rose by Bella Diva Couture

April 13th, 2011 by Jeannine

Hair Rose by BellaDivaCouture

A vibrant hair flower is a great way to add a pop of colour to your bridal ensemble. This latest Etsy find is gorgeous and really makes a bold statement. The best thing about it is that it costs less than $20 The hair rose is made by Etsy seller, BellaDivaCouture, an Illinois-based designer who’s been making … Continue Reading…

Arbonne Prize Package Up For Grabs!

April 11th, 2011 by Jeannine

Arbonne Prize Package!

When I went to the last wedding show, I met Jackie Wong, a representative of Arbonne. Arbonne is a company that has been developing a variety of “pure, safe, and beneficial” personal care and wellness products for the last 31 years. All their products are vegan certified and do not contain any fillers or harmful … Continue Reading…

DIY Makeup

March 30th, 2011 by Jeannine

Photo Courtesy Generation Photography

If you regularly wear makeup and wear it well, consider doing your own makeup on the big day. It’ll save you a good chunk of cash that can go towards another wedding expense. A couple of my bridesmaids did their own makeup for my wedding and they still looked beautiful, you couldn’t even tell it … Continue Reading…

Etsy Find: Canucks Garters by Garters by Kristi

March 29th, 2011 by Jeannine

Canucks garter made by GartersbyKristi

If you’re a diehard Canucks fan (who isn’t, nowadays?) this is for you!  Show your pride by wearing a Vancouver Canucks garter.  And how convenient, blue is one of the Canucks colours, that will take care of your “something blue.” It’ll be a nice surprise for your hubby when he finds out that you’re sporting a garter … Continue Reading…

Bridal Imaging Demonstration Event – April 17

March 25th, 2011 by Jeannine


Amara Wedding is hosting a free beauty seminar for brides on Sunday, April 17th. Their bridal make-up and hair specialist, Joyce Wong, will be giving a lecture on current beauty trends and give advice on how to look radiant on the big day. This includes recommended skincare routines, make-up and hair styling, and what’s hot in the world of … Continue Reading…

It’s Time to Buy a Dress!

March 22nd, 2011 by Jeannine

Wedding dresses

Buying a wedding dress is one of the most anticipated moments for a bride-to-be. It was definitely my favourite part of the wedding planning process, but it also ended too quickly. Can you believe my dress ended up being the first one I tried on? I had a good approach to my dress hunt (my … Continue Reading…