Category Archives: Decor + Design

05/27/13

Wedding Trend: Metallics + Sequins

A trend that has emerged from the Art Deco influence we’re seeing this year is the use of metallics and sequins in wedding details and décor. Touches of sparkle and shine add an element of glamour and opulence to your wedding, enhancing the occasion’s formality and timelessness.

Pairing metallics with a neutral colour palette is glamorous without being overdone. For a more bold look, add a dash of sparkle to a colourful palette. Mixing metallics? Absolutely – we love this! Don’t be afraid to combine various tones such as a brassy gold with rich pewter or rose gold combined with copper.

Here’s some shiny wedding inspiration to brighten your Monday!

Metallic wedding cake, gold wedding cakeStatement necklace weddingMercury glass candles

Gold bridesmaid dresses

Gold Sequin Dress

Silver chunky table numberGold sequin wedding cake

Photo Credits: Metallic Wedding Cake, Gold Wedding Invitations, Gold Wine Glasses, Statement Necklace, Silvery Mercury Glass Candles, Bronze Mercury Glass Candles, Gold Bridesmaid DressesGold Sequin Wedding Dress, Gold Sequin Wedding Shoes, Silver Sequin Tablecloth, Silver Chunky Table Number, Metallic Clutch, Bronze Sequin Wedding Cake, Pink Sequin Bridesmaid Dresses.

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Suzanne | Jennifer Bergman Weddings
Edmonton Wedding Planning + Design

 

 

05/10/13

Wedding Trend: Art Deco

A noticeable trend this year in design – whether in fashion, interiors or events – is a return to the rich colours, bold geometric shapes and lavish ornamentation of the Art Deco era. We’re even seeing this on the big screen with this weekend’s release of one of the most highly anticipated films of 2013, The Great Gatsby.

Whether you’d like to incorporate a few touches from the era or have a completely Art Deco themed wedding, here’s some eye candy for inspiration!

Art Deco Earrings

Vintage Bridal CapGreat Gatsby Wedding Inspiration

Gold Wedding Invitations, Gold Wedding Cake1920s Art Deco Era Fashion

Photo Credits: Art Deco Cake, Art Deco Earrings, 1920s Style Wedding Shoes, Vintage Bridal Cap, Art Deco Invitations, Gatsby Style Wedding Decor, Typewriter Guest Book, Gatsby Styled Wedding, Gold Art Deco Wedding Invitations, Gold Gatsby Cake, Art Deco Fashion.

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Suzanne | Jennifer Bergman Weddings
Edmonton Wedding Planning + Design

 

 

03/15/13

Inspiration to Reality: Ruhee + Ashish

Today’s Inspiration to Reality post features a luxurious pink and gold wedding at The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald. Ruhee + Ashish wanted their wedding reception to make a bold statement while still radiating romance and elegance:

Photo Credits (clockwise from top left): ombre flowers – Beauty Moves Me; tall centrepiece – Inside Weddings; letterpress wedding invitation – Invitations by Ajalon; pink lighting – The Knot; pink and gold paisley wedding cake – Couture Cakery; pink centerpiece – Style Me Pretty; pink and gold reception – In Style Weddings.

…and here’s their wedding vision come to life!

Photo Credit: Shandro Photo.

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On Monday we’ll share the full blog post of this gorgeous wedding as featured on WedLuxe…stay tuned!

Jennifer | Jennifer Bergman Weddings
Edmonton Wedding Planner + Designer

 

02/17/13

The Special Event Show 2013

Last month I attended The Special Event Show in Chicago, IL. In addition to numerous educational seminars and networking opportunities (read: nightly social events!), there was a lot of design inspiration which is what I’d like to share with you today.

This first table design is one of my favourites – glamorous yet streamlined with a palette of black, gold and a pop of emerald, Pantone’s colour of the year.

Black Gold Emerald Wedding

Purple Black Green Wedding

I love the multi-layered centrepieces featured below:

Modern Pink Purple Wedding

This room by Kehoe Designs (shown below with the exception of the cake) was a highlight for me. Every detail was carefully thought out and the overall result was timeless elegance at its best.

Glamorous Ivory Black Gold Wedding

Ombre Floral Table Runner

This ombré floral table runner made a huge statement! It would be perfect for a ‘wow’-factor head table. Below, this colourful floral wall was so much fun to see in person and it smelled amazing!

Colorful Flower Wall

Cheers to beautiful inspiration!

Jennifer + Team | Jennifer Bergman Weddings
Edmonton Wedding Planning + Design

 

 

02/14/13

Plan Your Wedding Edmonton Workshop at Matrix Hotel

On Sunday, February 3rd we held our first ever wedding planning workshop for brides, grooms and their special guests to enjoy a day of professional wedding planning guidance through a variety of topics. All participating brides received a planning folder complete with checklists, budget guides and valuable resources, as well as a gift bag with generous offers (valued at over $1,000!) from Edmonton area vendors.

Held in Matrix Hotel’s Amber Ballroom, the day flew by with lots of great questions and interactivity. A big thank you to our interns Kelsey and Suzanne for helping out all day!

Plan Your Wedding Edmonton

Jennifer Bergman Weddings

FO Photography

Plan Your Wedding Edmonton

Four distinct table designs were showcased with décor from Special Event Rentals, flowers from faBLOOMosity and stationery from Pinkpolka Wedding Design.

Tuscan Garden: rustic, earthy, warm and fresh with a palette of walnut, taupe, terracotta, ivory and natural greens

Pinkpolka Wedding Design fabloomosity

Rustic Italian Wedding

Modern Drama: bold, modern and linear with a palette of deep reds, purples, pewter and black

Pinkpolka Wedding Design Edmonton

Fabloomosity Edmonton Wedding Flowers

Traditional Elegance: formal and elegant with a palette of pewter, silver, white and blush

Special Event Rentals Edmonton

Silver Candelabra Centerpiece

Vintage Romance: soft, feminine and romantic with a palette of ivory, gold and rose

Pinkpolka Wedding Design Edmonton

Special Event Rentals

Matrix Hotel Wedding

Matrix Hotel

Matrix Hotel

Edmonton Wedding Planner

Thank you to our sponsors and partners for their support!

Gift bag partners: Baseline DJ, Cake Couture, Esquire Limousine, faBLOOMosity, Laugh Photo Booth, Novelle Bridal Shop, Pinkpolka Wedding Design, Special Event Rentals, Erica Viegas Singer/Guitarist, Ashton’s Liquor.

Finally, a very special thank you to Funmi from FO Photography for graciously offering to photograph the workshop for us. Funmi and her husband recently moved to Edmonton from the UK. Check out their Facebook page to see a photo each day from their 365 Photo Project!

If you are interested in attending Plan Your Wedding Edmonton in the future, please email us at info@JenniferBergmanWeddings.com.

Cheers!

Jennifer + Team | Jennifer Bergman Weddings
Edmonton Wedding Planning + Design

 

 

02/11/13

Inspiration to Reality: Shelley + Stewart

Today’s Inspiration to Reality post features a rustic elegant wedding at The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Shelley + Stewart wanted their wedding design to incorporate natural elements, warm candlelight and clean, modern lines:

Ivory Brown Green Wedding Inspiration

Photo Credits (clockwise from L-R): lanterns down aisle – Elizabeth Anne Designs; faux wood wedding invitation – Studio Embossed; cream and ivory reception – Cynthia Martyn via Bridal Cookie; cream and green bouquet – Wedding Bee; candles and willow down aisle – Hitched in the Hood; nude bridesmaid dresses – Elizabeth Anne Designs; branch centerpiece – Pinterest.

…here’s a sneak peek at their wedding vision come to life!

Lake Louise Wedding Planner

Photo Credit: PHOTOPHILCRO.

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Tomorrow we’ll share the full blog post of this gorgeous wedding as featured on Style Me Pretty Canada…stay tuned!

Jennifer | Jennifer Bergman Weddings
Lake Louise Wedding Planner + Designer

 

 

12/17/12

Inspiration to Reality: Naomi + Tim

It’s time for another Inspiration to Reality feature to show you a behind-the-scenes look at how wedding designs come to life at Jennifer Bergman Weddings. Naomi + Tim wanted a bright and bold destination wedding that exuded elegance…

Los Cabos Wedding Planner

Photo Credits (clockwise from L-R): pink statement necklace – Tumblr; pink bridesmaid dresses – Elizabeth Medina; teal table design – Project Wedding; colourful bouquet – DCM Photography; destination wedding ceremony – Pinterest; welcome bags – Martha Stewart Weddings.

…here’s a sneak peek at their vision come to life!

Carey Nash Photography

 Photo Credit: Carey Nash Photography.

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On Wednesday we’ll share the full blog post featuring Naomi + Tim’s Los Cabos wedding…stay tuned!

Jennifer | Jennifer Bergman Weddings
Edmonton Destination Wedding Planner + Designer

 

09/28/12

Inspiration to Reality: Kristy + Joe

A lot goes into the wedding design process at Jennifer Bergman Weddings. We begin by determining a bride and groom’s wedding style – the look they envision, the atmosphere and feelings they want their event to evoke, the level of formality, etc. We then create visual inspiration boards and detailed budgets. Once we’re all on the same page we execute, securing rental and décor items, collaborating with a florist to design centrepieces and bouquets, and working with a stationer to create the couple’s invitations and reception stationery to perfectly reflect their wedding style.

As we’re nearing the end of our 2012 wedding season, it’s so exciting (and rewarding) to see the professional photos from our clients’ events. Before showing you some of this season’s jaw-droppingly beautiful weddings, we’ll first share the design boards behind them so you can get a glimpse at how we take inspiration and make it reality.

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Kristy + Joe wanted a classic, romantic wedding with a modern twist…

Edmonton wedding designer

Photo Credits (clockwise from L-R): charger plate – Pam Scott Photo; black and white dance floor – Belle The Magazine; bouquet – WedLuxe; centrepieces – Project Wedding; sweetheart table – WedLuxe; bride with bouquet – Project Wedding; macaron tower – WedLuxe.

…and here’s a sneak peek at their vision come to life!

Pink and purple wedding

Photo Credit: Kelsy Nielson Photographer.

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On Monday we’ll share the full blog post featuring Kristy + Joe’s wedding…stay tuned!

Jennifer
Edmonton Wedding Planner + Designer