Ottawa Wedding Vendor Community

Ottawa Wedding Vendor Community

Wedding planning can be overwhelming, no doubt about that! There are so many moving pieces throughout the planning stage and throughout the wedding day itself that choosing your wedding vendors can be a daunting task! After all, these will be the people that you have to trust to make your wedding vision a reality; these will be the people who will be accompanying you in the months ahead as you plan your big day.

Fireside chat with Capital Florist

Fireside chat with Capital Florist

I met Carla (from Capital Florist) a few years ago when we both took part in a Halloween-themed styled-shoot. At the time, Carla was a part-time florist who was eager to shed her day-job to pursue her passion full-time. By the time I met her, she already had years of experience as a florist and exuded the warmth and earnestness that she has come to be known by her clients and peers. Yes, her floral designs are to-die-for, but she is also just super fun to have around! Fast forward several years later to now, Carla has become one of Ottawa's most popular florists. She leads a team of talented floral designers who are all over Ottawa on weekends installing or delivering beautiful floral arrangements. This lady boss is a master-florist, a brand-savvy entrepreneur, and an overall amazing person.

Ottawa wedding shows you should attend!

Ottawa wedding shows you should attend!

We love wedding shows! We go to a few every year as exhibitors where we get to meet so many excited couples planning their wedding celebration. In our previous blogs, we've talked about great reasons why you should attend wedding shows and we provided you with tips on how to make the most out of it! In this blog, we will give you a rundown of 5 wedding shows in Ottawa that you should definitely check out! One has already passed, but several more are on the way. When Michael and I were planning our wedding, attending these wedding shows really helped us narrow down our vendors so in this blog I'll give you a quick preview of each one, based on the size, number of vendors, location, and overall general vibe so that you can decide which one is right for you!

5 tips to choosing your wedding cake!

5 tips to choosing your wedding cake!

Many of us think of wedding cake as a stable element of any wedding, alongside things like your white dress or your floral bouquet. But just because it is considered a tradition to have a wedding cake, it does not mean that you are bound to it! In today's blog, we go over five things to consider when deciding on 1) whether cake and 2) what kind of wedding cake to get! We will try to help you answer those crucial questions like: how big should it be, how much should it cost, what flavours to have?

How many hours of photography coverage do you actually need?

How many hours of photography coverage do you actually need?

One of the things my husband and I struggled with when we were planning our wedding last year was trying to determine how many hours of photography coverage we actually need! Our wedding had a tea ceremony, had numerous locations, and had a medium size guest list that might require some wrangling for family photos. Trying to pin down whether we wanted 8 hours or 10 hours, or more was a bit of struggle at first. This is a common issue that many couples planning their wedding face. Well, worry no more! In this article, we will go over with you a typical wedding day and help you determine how much photography coverage you might need as you plan your big day!