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The Wedgewood Hotel
for the Budget Bride

February 6th, 2013 by Jeannine

 
The Wedgewood Hotel for the Budget Bride

In the heart of downtown Vancouver is an opulent hotel called the Wedgewood Hotel & Spa. What sets this hotel apart from others is that it is a family-run boutique hotel filled with fine antique pieces and original works of art, all reflecting owner Eleni Skalbania’s eye for detail. For those who want an intimate … Continue Reading…

The Hollyburn Country Club for the Budget Bride

January 9th, 2013 by Jeannine

 
The Hollyburn Country Club for the Budget Bride

If you’re a tennis fan, chances are you’ve heard of the Hollyburn Country Club. Every year the Odlum Brown tournament is held there, but did you know they host weddings too? I met up with Catering Coordinator Paige Wilson and she showed me around their facility. The Hollyburn Country Club is located in a secluded … Continue Reading…

The Roedde House Museum
For The Budget Bride

October 10th, 2012 by Jeannine

 
The Roedde House Museum For The Budget Bride

In the heart of Vancouver’s West End sits a hidden jewel called Roedde House Museum. It was initially owned by the city’s first printer and bookbinder, Gustav Roedde, and after 119 years, it is now one of the city’s oldest restored Victorian homes. Museum manager Bénédicte Schoepflin invited me to experience the house for myself … Continue Reading…

The Hilton Vancouver Airport for the Budget Bride

June 20th, 2012 by Jeannine

 
The Hilton Vancouver Airport for the Budget Bride

For this month’s venue feature, I headed out to my old stomping grounds to visit a familiar place. Who would’ve thought that my next venue feature was so close to home… The Hilton Vancouver Airport on Minoru Boulevard accepts reception bookings in their sole ballroom, the Ellington, which can accommodate large groups, up to 230 … Continue Reading…

Questions to Ask Your Potential Venue

June 4th, 2012 by Jeannine

 
Questions to Ask Your Potential Venue

It’s important for a couple to know a lot about their chosen venue before handing over the deposit. My suggestion would be for you and your fiancé to write out everything that you want to achieve during your wedding and generate questions based on that to make sure the venue can accommodate your requests. I’ve … Continue Reading…

La Terrazza for the Budget Bride

May 7th, 2012 by Jeannine

 
La Terrazza for the Budget Bride

Many of you may know La Terrazza as an Italian restaurant in the heart of Yaletown, but most are unaware that it is a wedding venue as well, and as I discovered, it is quite affordable! Event Manager Lisa Curry invited me over for a tour to check out the space. La Terrazza is beautiful … Continue Reading…

The Vancouver Golf Club for the Budget Bride

February 20th, 2012 by Jeannine

 
The Vancouver Golf Club for the Budget Bride

I came across the Vancouver Golf Club while looking for a wedding venue for a friend. I saw pictures of their banquet room on various photographers’ websites and I was immediately drawn in by the beautiful wood and stone fireplace. I had to find out more about this venue! I got in touch with their … Continue Reading…

The Dockside Restaurant for the Budget Bride

December 26th, 2011 by Jeannine

 
The Dockside Restaurant for the Budget Bride

It’s no secret that Granville Island is an amazing location. It has everything… greenery, waterfront, industrial buildings, quaint little shops, and a public market filled with locally grown food. No doubt it’s one of the most popular choices to have engagement or wedding photos taken because of its diverse architecture. So why not have your … Continue Reading…

Book the Brock House Restaurant…
Get a Free E-Session!

December 6th, 2011 by Jeannine

 
Book the Brock House Restaurant... Get a Free E-Session With Contrast Studio!

The Brock House Restaurant, considered one of Vancouver’s most romantic and spectacular venues, is currently having a great promotion! They’ve teamed up with Vancouver wedding photographer, Scott Johnson of Contrast Studio, and they’re giving away a complimentary engagement session to couples who book the Brock House for their wedding reception! The Details This promo is … Continue Reading…

The Hart House Restaurant
For The Budget Bride

October 12th, 2011 by Jeannine

 
The Hart House Restaurant for the Budget Bride

The award-winning Hart House Restaurant is a popular destination for Metro Vancouver couples. I went for a tour of the over 100 year old Tudor-style mansion. If there was one word to describe this venue, it would be “convenient.” It’s centrally-located in Burnaby, very close to the freeway which makes it easy to get to … Continue Reading…