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Vancity Vendor:
The Borrowed Collection

August 22nd, 2014 by Jeannine

 
Vancity Vendor: The Borrowed Collection

Elise McClain is no stranger to making women look good for the big day. For the last 6 years she spent her time at one of Vancouver’s top bridal boutiques helping brides find their dream gowns and accessories to match. She decided to go on another direction and with that she brought a new and … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor: Paper Rodeo

August 15th, 2014 by Jeannine

 
Vancity Vendor: Paper Rodeo

Mischa and Ryan Mintenko are artists at heart. This husband and wife team has 25 years of combined experience in the visual effects film industry, working with high caliber talent on set and in studio on major motion pictures. Together, they use their strengths to create amazing looking images for Metro Vancouver couples… Ryan is … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor:
Louis Gervais Fine Foods & Catering

August 8th, 2014 by Jeannine

 
Vancity Vendor: Louis Gervais Fine Foods & Catering

I first visited Louis Gervais Fine Foods & Catering café a couple years ago when I interviewed them for this article. I met Louis Gervais that day and thoroughly enjoyed my lunch there… and I have been back for more amazing food since! Louis is a professionally trained, award winning chef with a culinary arts diploma from the Institute of Hotel & … 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…

Vancity Vendor: Makeup by Atefeh

June 27th, 2014 by Jeannine

 
Vancity Vendor: Makeup by Atefeh

Meet my latest Vancity Vendor, freelance makeup artist Atefeh Shojaie. Atefeh is well immersed in the wedding industry in Kelowna and Vancouver, with 10 years and hundreds of weddings under her makeup brush belt. She worked for Estée Lauder for almost two years before switching over to MAC Costmetics, where she has been working ever … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor: Vignettes Studio

June 20th, 2014 by Jeannine

 
Vancity Vendor: Vignettes Studio

Lois Kelly and her creative team are behind the bespoke stationery business, Vignettes Studio. They design and manufacture custom wedding invitations and coordinating pieces such as RSVP sets, reception cards, maps, programs, favour tags, wine labels, save-the-date cards, table numbers, seatings charts, escort cards, and place cards… just to name a few! They love to support … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor:
Gems Hair and Makeup

June 13th, 2014 by Jeannine

 
Vancity Vendor: Gems Hair and Makeup

Gemma Spierings is no stranger to the wedding industry, having been a successful wedding planner for many years before shifting her sights to the world of bridal beauty. She has worked on at least 200 weddings (and counting) in 10 years… 4 of those years as a mobile hair and makeup artist. Gem received training … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor:
Save the Date Beauty

May 30th, 2014 by Jeannine

 
Vancity Vendor: Save the Date Beauty

Shaina and Kristy are best friends and beauty experts turned business partners. They were trained at Blanche MacDonald and have had years of experience doing hair and makeup for film, fashion, and special event clients. They love being creative and have decided to extend their talents to brides in Metro Vancouver. Save the Date Beauty … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor:
Janelle Nadeau, Harpist

May 16th, 2014 by Jeannine

 
Vancity Vendor: Janelle Nadeau, Harpist

Some kids play the piano, others love the guitar… but for Janelle Nadeau, it was the harp that caught her attention. She saw her first harp at a children’s symphony at the age of 3 and she fell in love. For 20 years, she has been enjoying a musical career, performing for clients and of course … Continue Reading…

Stella + Mike’s Cherry Blossom Shoot with Denise Lin Photography

May 14th, 2014 by Jeannine

 
Stella + Mike's Cherry Blossom Shoot with Denise Lin Photography

I’m so excited to show you this shoot from last month’s Cherry Blossom Engagement Shoot contest with Vancity Vendor Denise Lin Photography and Faye Smith Makeup and Hair. Stella and Mike were the lucky winners of the shoot and they looked like they had a blast with Denise and Faye. Here are some of my … Continue Reading…