January 31st, 2012

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The Best Rustic Real Weddings


Getting married outdoors at a camp, cabin or barn with the forest as your backdrop or want to lend a laidback, rustic sensibility to your big city celebration? Then you’ll definitely find inspiration in these weddings, at which Mother Nature was a guest of honour. See how each of these couples complemented their surroundings in different ways with understated, natural accents.

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Gossip Girl Wedding Recap: Did Blair Say “I Do”?


Gossip Girl marked their 100th episode with their very own Royal Wedding (between Blair and Prince Louis of Monaco), but although the scene was set for a spectacular soiree, and everyone looked the part (read more about their fabulous attire here), the wedding was far from picture-perfect. ***Spoiler alert: you may want to stop reading here if this episode is still waiting for you on your PVR!*** There were several major plot twists, and the one and only Gossip Girl’s true identity was revealed at last. Let’s just say, you can definitely take some style inspiration from this TV wedding, but you’ll want your own celebration to go a lot more smoothly!

5 Fun Whimsical Wedding Cakes

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Beth Appleton describes her personal style as “whimsical, creative and unique,” and that is vividly apparent in her wedding cake designs for Whimsical Wedding Cakes in Milton, Ontario. Last year, her quirky, forest-inspired cake adorned with decorative squirrels was the winner of the Cake Star Face-off Challenge at the Bonnie Gordon Live Cake Contest of 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

An Elegant Rustic Wedding in Burlington, Ontario

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Heather Greenwood and Richard Jones, August 20, 2011, Burlington, Ontario.

Photography courtesy David & Sherry Photography, (davidbuckweddings.com).

Ceremony location: Lowville United Church
Reception Location: Halton Region Museum
Dress: Essense of Australia from Ritche Bridal
Hair and makeup: Neo Centrix Salon and Spa
Groom’s tux: Tuxedo Royale
Bridal party attire: Alexia Designs
Cake: Precious Moments
Flowers: Les Fleurs Kathleen
Music: Top Hat Footloose DJ
Favours: Little jars of maple syrup (made by the bride’s family) and welsh cakes (made by the groom’s family)
Caterer: Allison’s Gourmet Catering


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