Cassi & Cody – From Inspiration to Reality

Cassi & Cody - From Inspiration to reality

Probably my favourite part of any wedding is when we finally get to put all the pieces we’ve been working on together. The linens go on the table, the napkins are folded, centrepieces are in place and the lighting team is working their magic. I love looking back on all our inspiration photos from our design boards and seeing how it came to life. So today we’re going... Read More

Controlling your guest list with the RSVP card

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You have your guest list done and are hitting the limit with the number of guests you can invite due to the size of your venue. If your single friends decide to bring their date of the week, you’ll have to seat some guests in the bar or hallway if ¬†you’re not careful. So how can you ensure that they know not to bring a date “just because”? Or how do you... Read More

Place cards vs. Seating Chart

Calgary Wedding Planner

So all your RSVPs are back (well almost!) and now it’s time to do the second most daunting tasking on your wedding planning list — the seating plan! (what’s the first most daunting item you ask? Coming up with the initial guest list of course!) Once you THINK you have it all figured out now it’s time to decide if you need or should have place cards, a seating... Read More

Head Table Ideas – Part 2

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So now that you’ve determined the layout of your head table – (see our previous post here) now it’s time to do something special to it! I love to make the head table extra special, especially if it’s a focal point in the front of the room. 1. Spruce it up with some decorative linen – make the head table extra special by using a luxurious linen on it.... Read More

Head Table Ideas

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When working on your floor plan for the wedding reception think outside the box when it comes to the placement and orientation of your head table. Traditionally the head table goes in front of the room, usually on a riser in a long straight line. The bride and groom sit in the middle with the bridesmaids next to the bride and the groomsmen next to the bride. In some cultures, the... Read More

Wedding Planner vs. Venue Coordinator – The Difference

Over the years I’ve met many brides who have told me “Sonia, I don’t need a wedding planner, my hotel has assigned someone to me that will take care of everything”. While part of that is true, here are the differences between what they will do versus what a Wedding Planner or Day of Wedding Coordinator will look after for you. The hotel representative (or... Read More

Taking Care of Yourself!

It’s no secret that besides wedding planning, fitness is my second love. I eat, breath, sleep weddings – but when I’m not I’m probably at the gym, doing some sort of crazy class or cooking healthy food. While I’ve always had a passion for fitness, in the past two years it evolved into a hobby for me. So it’s no surprise that my next post is going... Read More

Guestbook Station

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Step 1 – Strike a Pose Step 2 – Attach Photo to Guestbook Step 3 – Sign your photo and leave Jennifer and Dave a message. Three steps is all we asked guests to do when they entered Jennifer and Dave’s wedding reception. Three steps that left them with a fun filled memory book of all their friends and family that celebrated their wedding day! Jennifer and... Read More

Wedding Cake – From Inspiration to Reality

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Yesterday we showed your our inspiration for C+C’s Out-of-town gift boxes and what they ended up looking like. Today we’re going to share the inspiration we found for their cake and cupcakes and what they ended up looking like. We decided early on during a floral consult we would be using roses quite a bit for the wedding, so we wanted that to transfer over to a few... Read More

Out of Town Guest Boxes – The Finished Product

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A few weeks ago we shared some ideas on what to put into your out-of-town gift boxes for your guests. Today we’re going to let you in on what we included in C+C’s guest boxes this past weekend for all their guests staying in the fabulous town of Banff! First we found some great ideas on Pintrest, and paired it with the one thing you can’t go to Banff and not buy... Read More