September 2nd, 2011

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5 Brides Share Their Top Dress Shopping Tips

Fashion & Beauty » Wedding Dresses

Jennifer Haskett, Weddingbells art director, married Nov. 23, 2010.

Where do you start and how do you know when you’ve found the one? Wedding gown shopping is one of the best shopping experiences and the most intense. With so many styles, fabrics and colours (yes, there are many options besides traditional white) to choose from, you can certainly get a little swept up in the drama of it all. I chose to go the custom route, knowing my good friend Canadian designer Joeffer Caoc would create the perfect dress for me. One sketch and he had it—a sleek, knee-length v-neck dress made from ivory sequin palettes and georgette that was perfect for my mid-winter intimate wedding. I asked a few recent brides (and brides-to-be) around the Weddingbells office to share their dress shopping advice. They’ve got some savvy insight for you to keep in mind as you hunt for your dream dress. Read the rest of this entry »

Pretty In Plinko In Winnipeg, Manitoba

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Jacqueline Sharpe and Brian Rudolf, April 2nd, 2011, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Photography courtesy Nghia Tran, (

Ceremony location: Westminster United Church
Reception location: Four Points by Sheraton, Winnipeg South
Caterer: Four Points by Sheraton, Winnipeg South
Bridal gown: David’s Bridal
Bridal party attire: David’s Bridal
Groom’s tux: Moores
Cupcakes (and Angry Birds!): Cakeology
Music: Platinum Sound
Hair: Headrush Hair Salon (204) 253-8700
Makeup: MAC Cosmetics
Flowers: Knot to Worry
Stationery: Empire Invites
Linens: Moments Event Planning

5 Creative Ways to Decorate Your Bride and Groom Chairs

planning » planning » Reception Ideas » planning » Wedding Decor

If there’s one thing that’s trending this year (which we think will carry onto 2012) it’s personalized wedding chairs. We’ve seen the most creative Mr. and Mrs. signs to classic chair wraps, but what we love seeing are various materials being incorporated and used as decorations. From ribbon to doilies to gorgeous florals, here are 5 pretty ways to decorate your bride and groom seats.


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