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Vancity Vendor – Fleurtation Flowers

November 11th, 2011 by Jeannine

Vancity Vendor: Fleurtation Flowers

When the movie Four Weddings and a Funeral came out, all the girls had their eyes on Hugh Grant… except for Annie Ly, whose attention was drawn to all the beautiful flowers at the weddings and the funeral. It was only a matter of time before she became a florist. Annie is self-taught but also … Continue Reading…

Flowers for the Fall

October 29th, 2011 by Jeannine

Flowers for the Fall

As I look out my window, I see that the leaves have turned and the cold and rainy weather is here. Summer is truly over, but weddings must still go on! But what flowers do you choose? I asked Vancity Vendor, Justyna of Just Fresh Concepts, to see what she thought and here is what … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor -
Fiorire Custom Florals

July 8th, 2011 by Jeannine

Rose's Flowers & Gifts

Rosalba Fasan-Buffat has always had a green thumb and a passion for weddings, but it was her sister who pushed her into the right direction. It was she who suggested that Rosalba take some floral design courses, and wouldn’t you know it? Rosalba loved it. In 2002, she made a life-changing decision to quit her day job … Continue Reading…

Inspiration Photoshoot:
The Budget Royal Wedding

June 13th, 2011 by Jeannine

Photo Courtesy Athalia's Photography

I never thought I’d be including “Royal Wedding” and “budget” in the same sentence… but when there’s a will, there’s a way, right? I felt inspired by the recent nuptials of Prince William and Kate Middleton, so I pitched an idea to Julin Lee from Athalia’s Photography. Within a month, we organized a photoshoot that … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor – Sunflower Florist

June 3rd, 2011 by Jeannine

Sunflower Florist

Today you’ll meet a remarkable woman who has worked so hard to give her family a better life, while at the same time making her mark in the Vancouver wedding industry. May Tahmasebi, a veteran florist with over 20 years of experience, is the owner and operator of Sunflower Florist in Yaletown. Back in her home country of … Continue Reading…

Costco Wedding Flowers

April 15th, 2011 by Jeannine

You can get a bouquet of white roses like this from your neighbourhood Costco.

I love Costco, you can buy everything there, appliances, books, groceries, clothes, and even flowers for your wedding… for a great price too! If you are a member and want a bouquet of roses on your big day, you can get it for $59.99 at your local Costco. The catch? There is absolutely no customization, … 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…

Etsy Find: Bouquet Charms from YourCharmedWedding

April 4th, 2011 by Jeannine

YourCharmedWedding's Bouquet Charm

Since my dad and grandparents are no longer with us, I wanted to honour them in some way on our wedding day. I thought about a memorial table with some lit candles and their pictures in nice frames, but since our venue was already a tight squeeze, I decided against it. I needed something subtle, … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor – Just Fresh Concepts

March 10th, 2011 by Jeannine

Photo Courtesy JLS Photography

I am pleased to introduce our first Vancity Vendor, Justyna Seckler, floral artist and owner of Just Fresh Concepts. Just Fresh Concepts is based out of Maple Ridge but her company serves couples from all over the Lower Mainland. For 3 years now, Justyna has been designing beautiful floral arrangements for weddings and special events. One might think … Continue Reading…