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Etsy Faves: Wedding Favours

November 21st, 2012 by Jeannine

Etsy Faves: Wedding Favours

If you’re stuck on what to give for wedding favors, better take a look at this list. I scoured through one of my favourite sites and found some unique and affordable wedding favors you and your guests may love! Seed Bombs I love these cute little eco-friendly favors! If you don’t know what a seed … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor – Sweet Treats

June 1st, 2012 by Jeannine

Vancity Vendor: Sweet Treats Candy Buffets

Harjeet Grewall Sandhu is no stranger to the event industry. For 10 years she has been event planning, decorating, and baking, but eventually, her entrepreneurial instincts kicked in and she decided to focus on a niche: candy buffets. It combines her two passions: decorating and candy. Aptly named Sweet Treats, Harjeet creates eye catching candy … Continue Reading…

Are You Registered?

May 30th, 2012 by Jeannine

Are You Registered?

That is probably one of the most common questions your guests will ask you so I thought I’d write about it! Basically, a gift registry is a wishlist of items that your guests can purchase for you and your new husband/wife. It’s simple to sign up, just go to the store of your choice (that … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor -
Jennifer Stafford Events

May 4th, 2012 by Jeannine

Vancity Vendor: Jennifer Stafford Events

Jennifer Stafford is an event enthusiast who wears many hats… she’s a planner, wedding cake baker, dessert table designer, decor rental provider, and she even offers lessons and demos for DIY’ers and inquiring minds alike! She’s experienced and well-educated in her many fields, having completed courses at BCIT and the Pacific Culinary Institute. Having a … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor – Cookievonster

February 10th, 2012 by Jeannine

Vancity Vendor: Cookievonster

Evon Au has loved baking since she was a child, but baking cookies for a living wasn’t part of her initial plan. She moved to Canada a few years ago and decided to take a break from work. With all this time on her hands, she baked and learned to decorate cookies, and her friends … Continue Reading…

Etsy Find:
Printables by NecessiTees

January 30th, 2012 by Jeannine

Etsy Find: Printables by NecessiTees

NecessiTees is a Texas-based Etsy store that creates printable invitations, labels, decor, and signage for bridal or baby showers. It’s run by Neta and she’s been in business since 1992. Here are some of my favourite items: Printable Templates NecessiTees has a few complete printable sets that include templates for invitations, banners, cupcake toppers & … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor – C & C Cakery

November 4th, 2011 by Jeannine

Vancity Vendor: C & C Cakery

C + C = Courtney and Colin – bakers of extraordinary confections such as The Elvis cupcake (“a moist, banana chocolate chip cake with peanut butter frosting piled high and chocolate drizzle on top”), the churro cupcake, and even cookies inspired by each of the Hogwarts Houses. They throw tradition out the window and they love it! The … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor –
French Made Baking

September 30th, 2011 by Jeannine

Vancity Vendor: French Made Baking

French Macarons have become a popular choice for wedding favors… it’s a good thing it’s one of the specialties of this week’s Vancity Vendor! Say ‘bonjour’ to David and Catherine, a French-from-France couple who owns French Made Baking. They have been selling authentic traditional French pastries and confections since January of this year. David bakes, while Catherine is … Continue Reading…

My Favourite Practical Favors

July 20th, 2011 by Jeannine

Wedding Favor

I’ve never been a fan of trinkets as favors. They’ll just end up gathering dust on a shelf somewhere or be forgotten. Besides, why spend money on things that can’t be used anyway? Here are some of my favourite favors that guests will find useful after the wedding: Measuring Spoons Heart-shaped or not, they will still measure the same … Continue Reading…

DIY Bride & Groom Cookie Favors

July 18th, 2011 by Jeannine

Sarah's Bride & Groom Cookies

A Vancity Bride reader wanted to share a DIY project idea for the bride who loves to bake. Sarah Bergreen made these cute little bride and groom cookies to give away as wedding favors for her wedding just over two years ago. She searched online and found other pricier variations of bride and groom cookies, … Continue Reading…