Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

How to Have an Amazing Outdoor Wedding

The sun is finally shining and the birds are chirping. Although we’ve been locked in and cooped up all spring (...and year, but who’s counting) we can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel: SUMMER! With summer comes warmer weather, sunny days, and long nights - the perfect recipe for a great…
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5 Great Reasons to Hire a Wedding Videographer

Guest post by Cristian from Akila Light Pro Relive Memories  Your wedding is a one time event, and you'll want to make sure those memories are not forgotten. After all of the time and resources you spend arranging this wonderful celebration, the day itself will only last 12 hours. Video is the best way to…
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How To Create Amazing Guest Experiences at Covid Weddings

It goes without saying that your wedding is not likely going to be exactly as you pictured. In fact, it might be nothing like what you pictured.... but that doesn't mean it can't still be a ton of fun, and a memorable experience for your guests. Keep in mind: (The goal, of course, being that…
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5 Ways a Day-of Coordinator can Save Your Bacon

You're a planning genius. You have spreadsheets, a binder with colour-coded tabs, and you've planned the wedding to the tiniest of details! BUT, you're also super forward-thinking, you know yourself, and you know you're NOT going to want to be the one setting up your carefully curated decor, solving problems, or running around on your…
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Selecting Music For Your Wedding

The music for your wedding day is an excellent way to infuse your personality into the event. Choosing songs that are meaningful, funny, touching, or sentimental creates the opportunity for you to add to the story you and your partner are telling on your wedding day. Whether it's an inside joke for your ceremony recessional…
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What You REALLY Need to Know to Plan a Micro-Wedding

There's no doubt that Covid has changed the way we think about weddings, at least for the foreseeable future. Many of our clients have postponed their large celebrations until a future date, when hopefully it will be safe to celebrate in larger numbers, but have decided to host a "micro-wedding" on their original date. Depending…
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How to make dad feel special at your wedding

The bride's dad traditionally gets a few special moments on his daughter's wedding day, including the walk down the aisle and the father/daughter dance. But there's no reason to stop there - why not include a few more special moments to make his experience even more memorable? And don't forget about your partner's dad -…
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Thoughtful Ways to Honour Mom at your Wedding

It's an unfortunate fact of human nature that, in most cases, we're not as aware of how VERY much our parents love us until we become parents ourselves.  (At least, that's been my experience). As such, when a childless couple gets married, I think that, often, finding special ways to honour their parents on the…
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How to Start Wedding Planning in a Crisis

Despite our current sitution with Covid-19, social distancing and isolation, the world keeps turning, and people are still getting engaged.  If that's you, congratulations!  Please enjoy this time, and don't feel guilty for celebrating . . . we all need something to celebrate right now! I've been fielding some questions from newly engaged couples about…
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