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

Out of Town Guest Boxes – The Finished Product


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

Out of Town Guest Boxes

Being so close to the mountains we find a lot of couples are choosing to thank their guest with more than just a simple favour. We’re being asked to put together ideas for out of town guest boxes. We love brainstorming ideas for these! Here are some things you can include: Maps of the area you’re in, including dining guides, activity guides, a list of your favorite spots... Read More

Baby it’s Cold Outside….. Winter Wedding Favors


The chilly weather and all this snow has me craving a cup of hot chocolate complete with marshmallows, chocolate sprinkles and maybe a dash of Baily’s! It also happens that we’re putting that together as one of our bride’s favors for her upcoming February wedding in Banff! So today’s inspiration board is for a warm and inviting hot chocolate bar. It would... Read More

Wonderful Wednesdays – Will you be my Groomsman?


Found this cute idea on Pinterest (where else?) and was smitten with the idea. I’ve seen a lot of “Will you be my Bridesmaid” ideas, but not that many ideas for the Groom to ask his guys.  Read More

Wonderful Wednesdays – Unique Ideas

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Here’s a great way to keep guests entertained and get them talking amongst each other – create a little game where they have to answer if the statement applies to the Bride or Groom! These can be done up by who ever is doing your wedding stationary and passed out during the cocktail hour, or left on each guests place setting. Too cute!  Read More

Eye Candy Monday – Favors


When it comes to favours I’m a HUGE fan of anything edible. Guests have the choice of diving into it at the reception or taking it home to savour the next day (or on the car ride home!) So these sweet treats caught my eye on Pinterest. How about cookies shaped like tea bags dipped in chocolate to go with a delectable Tea Bar set up. Or the classic S’more Kit –... Read More

Bridesmaid Gifts


  Looking for that perfect gift for you bridesmaids that you’re sure they’ll use again? How about these pretty little numbers? These gorgeous robes from Doie Lounge¬†are that perfect gift for your best girl pals that you know they’ll keep and use! They come in fantastic colours in sixes from X-Small to X-Large. Order 3 or more and receive 15% off ~ 5 or more... Read More

Top 10 Ways to Make Your Wedding Fun for Your Guests

Lets face it, we’ve all been to weddings that have been on the boring side.¬† By the time the formal program is over, everyone wants to be somewhere else. So we’ve complied some ideas to make your wedding entertaining for your guests so your wedding won’t be THAT boring wedding. Tip #1 – Keep your speeches to a minimum if possible. A toast to the groom, a... Read More

Yummy Treats

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One of the services we offer is a treat bar – you name it, we put it in delicious looking containers and provide guests with an interactive station to get some tasty treats or their favor. Recently we did a pink candy bar for a beautiful 9 year old little girl and a holiday cookie bar for our holiday open house. Thought I’d share some of the yummy looking photos! Call... Read More