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10 Ways to Work Gold Into Your Wedding Day


Gold wedding details can add an instant air of romance and sophistication to your celebration. This precious metallic colour can be used in a multitude of ways from your venue decor to the icing on your cake so think outside the box when planning your gilded celebration. Dress up your gown with gold jewellery or incorporate gold accents in your hair and makeup for a modern goddess-inspired look. And don’t think choosing a gold colour palette means that your wedding has to be over-the-top ornate — you can add this colour into your celebration in subtle ways within your centrepieces, bouquets, place settings and bridal accessories. To get your creative juices flowing we’ve picked out a few pretty wedding accents to help you go for the gold.

Polka Dot Themed Wedding Ideas


Not a fan of solid tones? Don’t fret! To spice up simple stationery or to add some extra character to a dress, opt for a polka dot theme. This au courant pattern is popping up everywhere and there are endless ways to incorporate it into your wedding day. For a whimsical wedding opt for larger dots and lots of colour. For a more understated celebration use polka dots in a more subtle way by choosing a stylish non-traditional gown like the one featured above or chic dotted packaging for your favours. From polka dot pumps to polka dot stationery this trend is spot-on for a trendy wedding celebration.

Must-See Honeymoon Spots Inspired by Pinterest


Wondering where to go on your romantic trip for two? With so many beautiful places to choose from, it’s hard to narrow your search down to just one location. That’s where Pinterest comes in. You can use this virtual pinboard to peruse the world’s most stunning destinations while visualizing yourself and your new hubby heading to one of these exotic locales for an unforgettable honeymoon. Whether you’re an outdoorsy couple, a museum-loving duo, or a the type of pair that loves pampering, we’ve gathered 18 of our favourite eye-catching honeymoon destinations featured on Pinterest to help you with your search for the ultimate romantic getaway.

Sweet Coral Accents For Your Wedding


A mix of pink and orange, coral is the perfect hue if you’re looking for a wedding shade that’s refreshing and light. The best part? It’s one of those shades that can easily be mixed with other tones and tints such as navy blue, green, grey and white. From a punchy lipstick to a pretty save-the-date, here are 10 coral ideas that we’re currently loving.

Destination Wedding Must-Haves


Planning a destination wedding? Consider your location when choosing your attire, accents, theme and colour. Not sure where to start? Take a look at these 10 ideas to inspire your planning and get you ready for your wedding away from home.

10 Ways To Light Up Your Wedding Venue


Want your reception to sparkle and shine? Create that dreamy aura with an array of gorgeous lights. From lanterns to candles, here are 10 ways to inspire how you light up your entire wedding venue.

Little White Dresses Perfect For Your Reception

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A floor-length wedding dress or ball gown is beautiful (especially for the ceremony) but after an hour of dancing and running around at the reception, you’re bound to get hot and maybe even a wee bit uncomfortable. For this reason, why not consider investing an another cocktail-length dress you can change into after you’ve said your “I dos”? A perfect addition to your closet — and something you can definitely wear again — these little white dresses are the perfect attire for a night of partying. The best part? You can pick up one of these chic minis for a fraction of what you’d pay for a floor-length gown!

9 Bridal Shower Necessities


Planning a bridal shower? It’s an unwritten rule that bridesmaids throw the lucky lady a party to mark her transition from a Miss to a Mrs. With the wedding in the near future, the bride needs a day to take a break from the wedding planning and just have some fun! Not sure you have all the bases covered? Guarantee a successful party in honour of the bride with these nine pretty and completely girly must-haves bridal shower ideas.

The Prettiest Yellow Wedding Accents


Yellow is the absolute perfect shade to work into a summer soiree. It’s bright, radiant and represents happiness so what better colour to include in your wedding day palette? Not sure how to incorporate this sunny shade? Here are 10 bright ideas to help you planning a stunning yellow wedding.

Bridesmaid Gifts for Every Budget


Show your bridal party how much you appreciate their help by gifting them with items they’re sure to love. Whether your budget is $100 or $30, we’ve found some great options for your favourite girls.

Our Favourite Styles Inspired by Real Groomsmen

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Whether you are going for the traditional look, or want a modern touch, the fashion possibilities for your groomsmen are endless. To help you and your groom decide on the looks, we’ve compiled 10 stand-out sets of suits for every type of wedding.

Wedding Favours Inspired By Canadian Provinces



From the coast of British Columbia to the Maritimes, we Canucks have a lot to be proud of. Why not show off your patriotic side by incorporating Canadian favours inspired by your wedding location? Here are 10 fun gifts representative of Canadian locales from coast to coast.

Cute Ideas For Your Junior Bridal Party


Admit it, there is nothing cuter than kids dressed in formal attire. And, there’s plenty of ways to get creative when it comes to incorporating pint-sized bridal party members–from what they wear to what they carry down the aisle. To give you some ideas, here are 14 cute, comfy and stylish looks your ring bearers and flower girls will love.

10 Head Tables To Spark Creativity


Not sure how to set up your head table? After the difficult task of deciding who gets to sit at your head table, you now have to decide how you want to decorate it. From floral-infused decorations to one-of-a-kind DIY projects, here are 10 imaginative real wedding tables to inspire you for your own day.