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Vancouver Budget Wedding:
Melissa + Jason

March 12th, 2012 by Jeannine

Vancouver Budget Wedding: Melissa + Jason

A vintage woodland themed intimate wedding in Burnaby is the focus of today’s post. On September 18th, 2011, Melissa and Jason said their “I do’s” in front of a intimate group of 40 at the Burnaby Village Museum and continued their celebrations at the nearby Hart House Restaurant. Their wedding cost a modest $11,000, but … Continue Reading…

Vancouver Budget Wedding:
Sharina + Jimmy

February 27th, 2012 by Jeannine

Vancouver Budget Wedding: Sharina + Jimmy

Sharina and Jimmy are proof that relationships can stand the test of distance. Both worked for the Government of Nunavut but Jimmy lived in Whale Cove while Sharina stayed in Iqaluit, a distance that spans the Hudson Bay and then some. They first met in 2008, but it wasn’t until a year after that they … Continue Reading…

Vancouver Budget Wedding:
Carla + Matt

February 6th, 2012 by Jeannine

Vancouver Budget Wedding: Carla + Matt

Fate played a huge part in Carla and Matt’s love story. The pair first met at the Lilikoi Clothing store in Nelson, BC during the 2007 holiday season. Matt was just watching the storefront for his cousin, while she went on her lunch break. In walked Carla to shop for a purse and she and … Continue Reading…

Vancouver Budget Wedding:
Jaime + Gabriel

January 25th, 2012 by Jeannine

Vancouver Budget Wedding: Jaime + Gabriel

Vancity Vendor Raymond Chou of Vivid Moments Photography submitted this wedding he had the privilege of capturing on December 3rd, 2011. Jaime and Gabriel had a beautiful wedding atop Burnaby Mountain at Horizons Restaurant. They celebrated with 185 of their family and friends (for only $13k I might add!) and afterwards, the couple headed down … Continue Reading…

Love is Sweet… Like Maple Syrup!

December 7th, 2011 by Jeannine

Love is Sweet... Like Maple Syrup...

Katherine’s 30th birthday ended up being more of a milestone than she thought. Her boyfriend, Ben, planned a surprise for her special day. He re-created their first date at the Sandbar Restaurant in Granville Island and even went as far as booking the same table! The romantic evening ended with Ben popping the question… and … Continue Reading…

Kisses on Canada Day

November 23rd, 2011 by Jeannine

Kisses on Canada Day

Remember the proposal at YVR airport last New Year’s Day? The flash mob dancing to Bruno Mars’ “Just the Way You Are,” the signs in different languages that say “Will you marry me?” After a 13 hour flight from the Philippines, Anne was surprised by that performance and a proposal from her loving boyfriend, Ricky, … Continue Reading…

A Night at the Maritime Museum

October 26th, 2011 by Jeannine

A Night at the Maritime Museum - James and Krista

It was in one of the many lecture halls in UBC where sparks began to fly for James and Krista. 5 years ago, James “weasled his way” into the same tutorial Krista was in for their Psych class, in order to spend some extra time with her. Little did he know he’d eventually be spending … Continue Reading…

Day of Coordination for Dummies

October 10th, 2011 by Jeannine

Day Of Coordination for Dummies

Over a year ago, I was approached by family friends, Iris and Jeff, to see if I was interested in coordinating their wedding day. At the time, I was interested in getting in the wedding business so I thought, why not? I’m really glad I did it because now I can share my experience with you. … Continue Reading…

DIY Beach Themed Wedding Decor

August 3rd, 2011 by Jeannine

Melanie's Beach Wedding

Summer is finally here to stay… right? Hopefully! In that case, I’ve got some DIY decor inspiration that will complement this beautiful weather. Back in May, my husband and I, along with a group of friends, went to Mexico for our friends, Ray and Melanie’s destination wedding. They said their “I do’s” on the beach in the beautiful Mayan Riviera. It was … 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…