Category Archives: Wedding Trends

05/25/17

Best Wedding Dessert Tables

Dessert tables have been a popular feature at wedding receptions over the past few years. This trend began with candy tables and has evolved to include a couple’s favourite sweets and desserts, such as doughnuts, cookies, cupcakes and pies. We’ve also done frozen yogurt and ice cream bars, custom chocolate truffle stations and popcorn displays!

Why do we love this trend?

  • Sweet tables are a great way to personalize your reception, showcasing your tastes as a couple. Think out-of-the-box to your childhood favourites or desserts from your heritage.
  • Use a dessert bar to reflect your reception design, adding an element of décor to the space.
  • Rather than giving away individual guest favours, instead invest that budget in a fun dessert table that guests can enjoy all evening.

Here are some of our favourite sweet tables and dessert bars we’ve designed for JBW couples. Warning – do not view on an empty stomach!

Art of Cake EdmontonJennifer Bergman Weddings White + Pink Sweet Bar: Mariah + Nathan’s Wedding
{Shandro Photo}

Victoria Sweet Tables

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sweetstables-details-00Cookie Table: Stephanie + Clark’s Wedding
{C.J. Scott Photography}

Edmonton DoughtnutsEdmonton Sweets TablesMoonshine Doughnut Table: Anita + Ben’s Wedding
Katch Studios}

Edmonton Wedding CakesEdmonton Wedding Planners Jennifer Bergman Weddings EdmontonHomemade Pie Table: Alexis + Tom’s Wedding
{Blake Loates Photography}

Edmonton Wedding PlannersCanmore Wedding PlannerCupcake Table: Carly + Taylor’s Wedding
{Julie Williams Photography}

Edmonton Sweets TablesElegant Wedding Dessert Tables Jennifer Bergman Elegant WeddingsCupcakes + Candy Table: Jenny + Hon’s Wedding
{Sharon Litchfield}

Milk & Cookie StationEdmonton Cookie TableCookies & Milk Table: Ashley + Dave’s Wedding
{Sharon Litchfield}

Edmonton Wedding CakesBeautiful Sweets Table Edmonton Edmonton Sweets Tables, The Art of CakeDessert Table: Allena + Jamie’s Wedding
{Kelly Redinger}

Dessert Tables EdmontonJennifer Bergman Event PlanningPink + Green Candy Table: Krista + Scott’s Wedding
{Sharon Litchfield}

Sweets Tables EdmontonColourful Candy TablePink + Purple Candy Table: Sabrina + Fil’s Wedding
{Sharon Litchfield}

Jennifer Bergman WeddingsWedding CrouquemboucheFrench Themed Sweet Table: Kristy + Joe’s Wedding
{Kelsy Nielson}

Jennifer Bergman Weddings Edmonton Macarons Sweet TablePurple + White Candy Table: Saveena + Rodnie’s Wedding
{Katch Studios}

Jasper Sweets TableJennifer Bergman WeddingsRustic Sweet Table: Violeta + Barry’s Wedding
{Kelly Redinger}

Modern Dessert Table Edmonton CupcakesBlack + White Dessert Table: Melanie + Chris’ Wedding
{Kelly Redinger}

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

11/26/16

First Look Photos

More and more couples are choosing to break tradition and see each other before they walk down the aisle. Referred to as a “first look,” it is when the to-be-weds see one another in their wedding attire with their photo and video team present to document the moment. Most couples then spend a couple of hours taking photos with their wedding party before heading to the ceremony to say I Do.

While this change of format isn’t for everyone, taking photos before the ceremony is a great idea for a few reasons:

  • Feeling fresh. Taking photos right after you get ready means your hair and makeup will be at their best. (This also applies to your flowers!)
  • Capture the moment. Your photo and video team will ensure this special moment is captured at all angles, with no risk of Uncle Hank’s iPad obstructing the view.
  • Keep calm and marry on. If you’re the anxious type, hanging out and taking photos with the bridal party will help you relax before the ceremony.
  • Gone with the gap. Getting photos out of the way before the ceremony saves your guests the painful wait in between events, and allows you to spend more time visiting with them. This is particularly convenient if both ceremony and reception are being held at the same venue.

Here are some amazing photos of JBW couples sharing their first look!

Sharon Litchfield Photography First Look Photos Edmonton Jennifer Bergman Weddings Edmonton{Sharon Litchfield Photography}

Blue Suit Groom Edmonton{Blake Loates Photography}

Scottish Kilt Groom Edmonton Best Edmonton Wedding Planner{Carey Nash Photography}

Valentine's Day Backdrops for photography{Gabe McClintock}

Gay Edmonton Weddings Gay Wedding Edmonton{Brianna Hughes Photography}

Edmonton First Look Photographers Luxe Edmonton Wedding Planner{Sharon Litchfield Photography}

Edmonton River Valley Wedding Photos Edmonton Wedding Planner{ENV Photography}

custom wedding backdrop Brentwood Bay Wedding Planner{Jesse Holland Photography}

First Look Photos Before Wedding Ceremony Jennifer Bergman Weddings Kelowna Wedding Planner Sparkling Hill Wedding Planner{Kevin Trowbridge Photography}

Jennifer Bergman Weddings Edmonton Sharon LitchfieldEdmonton Wedding Planner{Sharon Litchfield Photography}

Jasper Park Lodge Wedding Planner{kate Redinger Photographer}

Edmonton Destination Wedding Planner Nicole Ashley Edmonton Canmore Wedding Planner{Nicole Ashley Photography}

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

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09/14/15

Shoespiration: Classic Heel

You can’t go wrong with a pair of classic wedding heels. These timeless examples will never go out of style!

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Classic Pleated White Bridal Shoe

Kelly Redinger Photography, Classic Blush Bridal Shoes

Classic Nude Bridal Shoes, Jessica Simpson Bridal Shoes

Classic Red Bottom Bridal HeelsPhoto Credits (top-bottom, L-R): Carey Nash PhotographyKelly Redinger PhotographerKelly Redinger Photographer, Infused StudiosPHOTOPHILCRO.

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

09/1/15

Shoespiration: Something Blue

Mint, royal, midnight, navy – take tradition to your toes and make them your ‘something blue’!

Blue Peep toe Bridal Heels

Shades of Blue Bridal Shoes

Shandro Photo

Blue Cole Haan Bridal Heels

Blue Giorgio Armani Bridal Heels

Dark Blue Giorgio Armani Bridal Shoes

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Photo Credits (top-bottom, L-R): Blake Loates Photography, Katch Studios (L+R), Shandro Photo, Julie Williams Photography, Jessica Fern FacetteSharon Litchfield Photography (R), Sharon Litchfield PhotographySharon Litchfield Photography (L+R).

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

08/28/15

Shoespiration: Strappy

Show off those ankles with sexy, strappy wedding shoes! Here are some favourites worn by our stylish brides over the last couple years.

Jessie Hollands Photography

Strappy Kate Spade Bridal Shoes

Strappy Yves Saint Laurent Bridal Shoes

Jimmy Choo Wedding ShoesGold Strappy Wedding Shoes

Jimmy Choo Wedding Shoes

Gold Ralf Lauren Bridal HeelsPhoto Credits (top-bottom, L-R): Jessie Holland Photography, Sharon Litchfield Photography, Jessica Fern Facette, Shandro Photo, Jessica Balfour, Images by FrostSharon Litchfield Photography, Shandro Photo.

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

08/18/15

Shoespiration: Put A Bow On It

Whether you fancy pumps or peep-toes, wedding shoes with bows add the perfect feminine touch to your bridal look.

Jimmy Choo Bow Heels

Coach Bridal Shoes

Elegant Bow Bridal Shoes

Kate Spade Glitter Bow Heels

Carey Nash Photography

Photo Credits (top-bottom): Diamond Cake Photography, Just For You Photography, Erik Hornung, Kelly Redinger PhotographerCarey Nash Photography.

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

08/4/15

Shoespiration: All That Sparkles

Over the next couple weeks we’ll be sharing some “Shoespiration” from past weddings. First up – who doesn’t love a little sparkle? 

Peep toe Silver Bridal Shoes

Jimmy Choo Bridal Shoe, Jimmy Choo Bridal Heel, Valentino Wedding Shoe

Sparkle Heel Bridal Shoe

Black Sparkle Men Shoe, Groom's Sparkle Shoe

Silver Sparkle Bridal Heel

Photo Credits (top-bottom, L-R): Diamond Cake Photography, Sharon Litchfield Photography, C.J. Scott Photography, Kelsy NielsonBrianna Hughes Photography, Diamond Cake Photography, Nicole Ashley Photography.

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

05/30/13

Wedding Trend: Petit Pairings

Thoughtfully pairing food and/or beverage elements can create a memorable experience for your guests. Often referred to as “Petit Pairings,” these culinary combinations are a great way to personalize your wedding and share your favourite edibles in a unique way.

We love incorporating these unexpected surprises post-ceremony, during cocktails or as a late night snack. Here’s a round-up of our faves:

Milk and SmoresCarrots and Hummus, Burgers and Beer, Popsicles and ProseccoMargarita and food

Petit Pairings Spaghetti and Meatballs, Grilled cheese and Tomato soup

Petit Pairing Table

Photo Credits: Fish Tacos + Patrón, S’mores + Milk, Doughnuts + Hot Chocolate, Carrots + Hummus, Sliders + Beer, Popsicles + Prosecco, Tacos + Margaritas, Pop Rocks + Champagne, Spaghetti + Meatballs, Grilled Cheese + Veryhair, Cookies + Milk.

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Suzanne | Jennifer Bergman Weddings
Edmonton Wedding Planning + Design