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5 Fabulous Engagement Rings for Less Than $1,500

When it comes to your engagement ring, don’t think you have to sacrifice on style just because budget is a concern. We scoured the world wide web for beautiful baubles that ring in under $1,500, and came up with these

The Hottest Engagement Ring Trends

From big breath-taking stones to the precious metals used to accent them, Canadian jeweller to the stars Mark Lash gives us the scoop on the biggest engagement ring trends of 2011 and tells us why now is the time to

What to Do After You Say “Yes”

Congratulations, you’re engaged! As the excitement of your proposal fades, you might find yourself asking, “Now what?,” but there’s no need to fret. Take a deep breath, enjoy this moment—and then tackle this helpful to-do list! 1. SPREAD THE WORD.

What to Wear to Your Engagement Party

Your engagement party is the first of many events leading up to your wedding day that is all about you, and you have to dress accordingly! A pretty party dress is perfectly apropos for the occasion. Right now we’re loving

8 Great Offbeat Engagement Rings

Not a traditional solitaire kind of girl? You’re in luck. There are tons of alternative engagement rings on the market. We’re loving coloured stones and quirky shapes. Here are eight of our faves.

6 Wedding Dress Picks for Carey Mulligan

As soon as we heard Carey Mulligan and musician Marcus Mumford (of Mumford & Sons) were engaged we couldn’t help wondering: what will she wear on her wedding day? In recent years Mulligan has become quite the media darling, sporting

Diamonds 101: The Four Cs and More

You’ve already heard diamonds are a girl’s best friend (thanks, Marilyn!), but what else do you need to know about these precious stones? Here’s our easy-to-understand guide to diamonds, including the four C’s (cut, colour, clarity and carat), shape and

Day 68: Fun Royal Wedding Facts

With all the buzz on William and Kate’s upcoming nuptials, we thought it would be fun to look back on past royal weddings and what things we learned! Did you know that Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip (pictured) were

Current Obsession: Lanvin Bridal Cards

Announce your engagement in style with these adorable note cards by Lanvin! Designer Alber Elbaz sketched this chic proposal scene himself (his signature is stamped on the back), and I love the way this handsome couple are dressed—can’t get enough

Model Brides

I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait to see what these two fashionable ladies will wear for their weddings. Model Anja Rubik (pictured left) got engaged to boyfriend Sasha Knezevic on Christmas Eve in Vienna (how romantic!). Around

Wedding Do: Start Looking at Dresses

Finding your dream dress is an integral part of planning your big day and it can also be one of the most fun tasks on your to-do list. Wondering where to start? Right here at weddingbells.ca, of course! Check out

Wedding Do: Enjoy Being Engaged

Congratulations!! You’re engaged. Now what? That just may be the first thing to cross your mind. You’ve called the parents, told your best friends and maybe even changed your Facebook status — but before you start booking your venue and

How William Popped the Question

We love hearing about how he proposed and when it came to the royal couple, there’s no doubt we definitely wanted the scoop. According to Hello Magazine, the romantic gesture happened during their trip to Kenya this past October. William

A Royal Engagement

It’s official! After dating on and off for eight years (the couple split briefly in 2007), Kate Middleton and Prince William are finally set to wed! While there is no official date as of yet, an official statement confirmed that

Who is Kate Middleton?

On the cusp of the Kate Middleton and Prince William engagement, which has been on everyone’s mind since they were spotted at friend’s wedding this past October, besides wondering about Kate’s fashion and if she will follow in the footsteps

Jessica Simpson Engaged to Eric Johnson

Earlier this month Jessica Simpson’s ex-Nick Lachey popped the question to long-time girlfriend Vanessa Minnilo. Hot on the heels of this announcement, Jessica Simpson, who has been with football player Eric Johnson since May of this year, told People.com this

iPhone Proposal in Movie Theatre

This has got to be one of the most creative wedding proposals I’ve heard and seen this year. Basically, Chad proposed to his girlfriend Vy at their favourite movie theatre via a faux iPhone commercial, which Chad worked on for

Planning Video Series: The Engagement

Earlier this month the Weddingbells team put together a 20-video planning series, to address each step of the wedding planning process. From the moment you get engaged to the details you need to take care of after the big day

Coriander Girl

Hello everyone! My name is Ali Westlake. I own a flower shop in Toronto, called Coriander Girl and I recently got engaged to the most extraordinary man, Tyler Hogan. I have been writing a shop blog since opening in September

Hollywood is in Love

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything about Hollywood couples getting engaged or married, simply because there was a little bit of a lull. Welcome summer and there have been engagements and weddings left and right! The most surprising

what do you think of this proposal?

This proposal video was posted on YouTube only a few days ago and it’s already got over 90,000 views. It was an orchestrated proposal that took place live in Madison Square Park. So, what do you ladies all think? Was

With this Ring, I Thee Wed

For Christmas this year, Bojan and I decided to shop for our wedding bands.  We’ve searched online at many different sites (bluenile.ca is awesome for education and selection by the way) but we wanted to visit a few jewellery stores

Katy Perry Says “Yes!”

After only four months of dating, singer Katy Perry is engaged to boyfriend comedian Russell Brand. Brand popped the question during a vacation to India the pair took last week. According to People.com the two stayed at the luxurious Taj

Online Wedding Proposal

Working at Weddingbells has given me the opportunity to be privy to a lot of interesting and creative engagement proposals that make you go “aww!”. But yesterday, I got wind of this online proposal that really takes the cake. No

The Proposal

Would you propose to your man? Sandra Bullock pops the question to Ryan Reynolds in this rom-com about a boss who forces her younger assistant to marry her in order to avoid being deported back to Canada. Hardly realistic, but

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