As the most important day of your life, you expect to savour every moment of your wedding. But, as any married person can tell you, your wedding day will be a giant blur. From the moment you wake up from your beauty sleep to the moment you and your new spouse cross the threshold into the honeymoon suite, you don’t ever really have a chance to stop and appreciate your Big Day.
Every bride wants an unforgettable bridal look, and an out-of- the-ordinary bouquet can make it happen. Quirky and unusual wedding bouquets seldom go unnoticed. It is also a practical and exciting option to consider when you are not fond of traditional flowers.
If you are a bride who prefers a non-traditional, weird bouquet, here are 5 unusual ideas to inspire you.
When it comes to finding the perfect wedding dress, there’s probably nothing a bride won’t do. In a perfect world, the right dress in the right size is waiting for you in the first store you enter. You don’t need to dig around, flip through endless magazines, or heckle with the store owner. But in reality, finding your wedding dress can take some time. Here are five simple reasons to hire a stylist to find the gown that you were born to wear...
A new year brings in new beginnings and fresh starts. It’s also the perfect time to assess your wedding plans and to search the horizon for upcoming trends for the spring/summer wedding season. If you want to host the most stylish wedding of the year, check out these 5 wedding trends for 2018 that everyone is talking about.
Whether you’re booking a private dinner for your department or a company-wide holiday party, the most important thing on your to-do list is to find a venue that dazzles yours guests. You don’t have to spend a fortune on a five-star banquet hall to impress everyone. What’s more important is that the venue provides the right ambiance, space, and amenities to make your corporate event a success. If you’re planning a corporate event in Toronto or the GTA, check out these top 10 event venues.
Marriage is an ancient tradition based on the exchange of goods, land, money and the promise of family alliances in times of war. Eventually, brides began to demand more from the transaction, and the notion of a romantic union was born. As old as marriage is, you can bet that many of its traditions are steeped in religious or even pagan superstition. In fact, the customs we’re so used to seeing in modern weddings have their origins as far back as Roman times.
One thing is true about any event you plan: finding ways to save money is a top priority. If you can manage to cut corners without looking like you’ve cut corners, then you will save big time on event spending. One of the great ways to save money, create partnerships, earn free publicity, and guarantee a great product/service is to find a company that will sponsor your event. Sponsorship advertising is great for brands who want to reach their customers in different ways and, in some cases, show they care about the community they’re serving.
You never know where or when inspiration is going to strike. Planning a big event requires imagination, creativity, and organizational skills to execute with success. Organizational skills can be taught, but using your imagination and creativity to conceptualize the theme, colours, layout, menu, and general ambience of the event often requires a little inspiration. Many of us are guilty of using Pinterest for all our event ideas. While there’s nothing wrong with Pinterest, the danger of using it as your sole source of inspiration is that your event may end up looking exactly like someone else’s. To realize your vision of an exceptional event, don’t forget about these reliable sources...
The end of the year is approaching, which means that you might have already started planning your company’s annual holiday party or charity event. There are many ways to give back to the community and to show your appreciation for your employees, and throwing an amazing corporate event is the perfect way to say thanks. Before you start ordering a catering service and picking out ice sculptures, here are some do’s and don’t’s of throwing a corporate party.
When it comes to your event menu, it’s important to choose foods that complement the backdrop of the venue. Imagine Thanksgiving without the turkey or your birthday party without the cake. Some foods suit events better than others. For your outdoor country wedding, it’s important to choose a menu that’s classy, enjoyable, rustic, and embodies the spirit of simple country living. For your upcoming outdoor country wedding, we’ve explored some innovative serving options to give you our favourite out-of-the-box event foods.
Days and weeks before your wedding or big event, the stress of planning might be showing up on your skin. Dry itchy patches, dark circles, puffy eyes, and a dull complexion are nothing too serious, but they can make us feel unconscious about how we’re going to look on our important day. While many of us understand the basics of skincare, there are extra steps you can take to achieve your event glow without spending a fortune.
Planning an event can be an artistic collaboration of artists and vendors. Everything you see at an event, whether it’s a wedding, corporate party, or charity, has been carefully and strategically planned down to the last detail. The costs can add up pretty quickly if you aren’t careful. If you’re struggling to stay within your budget, here are 5 budgeting hacks that can easily cut down your costs without sacrificing on quality.
Food trucks are an excellent alternative to traditional catering and can set the tone for the entire event. Whether you’re satisfied with serving your guests burgers and fries or you have something loftier in mind like fresh poké, a food truck adds plenty of value to your event. If you’re interested in serving your guests freshly made meals from the city’s favourite food trucks, here is a quick guide to getting it right.
As the big day draws near, you may start to feel yourself panicking that you won’t finish the preparations on time, that your guests won’t come or if they do come they won’t enjoy themselves, that your vision won’t be executed properly, that the caterer won’t show up, and that you accidentally printed the wrong time on the invitations. If you find your stress spiralling out of control, it’s time to take a step back from planning and take a deep breath. Here are 5 affordable ways to relieve stress before your big event.
Getting overwhelmed before your wedding is frighteningly easy. Unless you’ve hired a wedding planner, everything down to the very last detail is up to you. It’s almost understandable that you’d fall back on traditional wedding tropes rather than have to spend a single second longer fixating on the details. But there are nice clichés and then there are the clichés that make one groan and roll their eyes. If you’re planning your wedding without help, here are five overused wedding choices to avoid.