04/16/14

Edmonton Wedding Planner: Catherine + Neal

Bridal Fantasy Magazine 2014

Catherine + Neal’s Royal Mayfair Golf Club wedding was recently featured in Edmonton’s own Bridal Fantasy Magazine

They chose to incorporate traditions from both of their backgrounds. Neal and his groomsmen wore Scottish kilts and his grandmother gave a blessing in Gaelic before dinner. To represent Catherine’s Polish side, perogies and cabbage rolls were served at the rehearsal dinner and the marriage commissioner said a few words in Polish before the ceremony began. A very unique element of the ceremony was a Celtic handfasting using the official tartans of Alberta and Nova Scotia, representing the bride and groom’s places of birth.

Their favourite moment of the day? “Seeing each other for the first time was both awesome and hilarious. The anticipation and excitement is so evident in the photos. Our other favourite part was listening to everyone’s speeches. Each of them was so heartfelt and funny – we felt very special.”

Enjoy a sneak peek into this wedding through Carey Nash‘s talented eyes…

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04/11/14

Inspiration to Reality: Catherine + Neal

Catherine + Neal wanted their Royal Mayfair Golf Club Edmonton wedding to be contemporary yet timeless. To achieve this look we paired geometric patterns with a chic palette of black, cream and gold – we just love how it turned out! The inspiration:

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Photo Credits (clockwise from top left): Black and Gold Tablescape – Wedding Obsession; White Peony Centerpiece – Martha Stewart WeddingsTartan Menu Wrap – The Knot; White and Green Wedding Bouquet – Jennifer Bergman WeddingsCeremony Canopy – Kehoe DesignsBlack Gold and Ivory Wedding Cake – Sweet & Saucy Shop; Black and Gold Table Design – Style Me Pretty.

…and the reality!

Royal Mayfair Edmonton Wedding
Phot
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You can see more of this stylish wedding in the current issue of Bridal Fantasy Magazine, and stay tuned to the blog for Part 2…coming soon!

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Edmonton Wedding Planner + Designer

12/27/11

Edmonton Wedding Planner: Hala + Sean

Married exactly one year from the day they were engaged (in front of the Eiffel Tower, I might add), it’s no surprise that romance was the running theme for this wedding from the start. Hala + Sean’s modern day fairytale wedding was held back in August on a sunny day in Edmonton, Alberta. They chose to have their ‘first look‘ at The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald before heading over to St. Joachim Catholic Church to say their vows.

As always, Sharon Litchfield Photography did an amazing job capturing the romance and elegance of this gorgeous wedding. The pictures truly speak for themselves – enjoy!

{Special thanks to Jessica for assisting!}

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Hala’s super-talented beauty team: Anita Gill Makeup Artistry and addcolo Wigs

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Pink Bridesmaid Dresses

Hala took everyone’s breath away in her stunning Tara Keely ballgown (style 2051) from Novelle Bridal!
Her beautiful bridesmaids looked picture perfect in fuchsia chiffon dresses.

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Pink and Ivory Bouquet

Photos Before Ceremony

Hotel Macdonald Gardens

Fairmont Hotel Macdonald Wedding

Sharon Litchfield Photography

Sharon Litchfield Photography

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Bouquet in Vintage Bookshelf

Kate Ashton Florists designed the gorgeous florals. Hala’s romantic bouquet featured mini ivory calla lilies, pink and ivory roses, lisianthus, stock, and mini pink cymbidium orchids.

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Wedgwood Room Wedding Reception

After the ceremony guests made their way to The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald’s Wedgwood Room for cocktails, dinner and dancing. We kept the décor design simple to let the beauty of the room’s architecture take centre stage. Lush pink centrepieces popped on the elegant white and silver tables, and reception stationery by Pinkpolka Wedding Design completed the look.

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Duelling pianists entertained guests throughout the entire evening! The first dances were one of my favourite parts of the entire day – you could feel the emotion in the room – beautiful!

First Wedding Dance

Fairmont Hotel Macdonald Wedding

Fairmont Hotel Macdonald Wedding

Congratulations, Hala + Sean! It was an absolute pleasure to work with you and your families to bring your wedding vision to life. Wishing you all the best in the future!

Jennifer + Team
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