In the days, months and possibly even years leading up to your big day, you’ll consider every detail of your wedding - but sometimes it’s hard to picture how it will all come together. Because there’s nobody better to offer real wedding talk than real brides, we’ve gathered some of our favourite brides of the past to candidly share what you can expect for your own experience, plus their tips for ensuring your wedding is the day you always dreamed it would be!
One month ago – on Sunday, June 3rd, 2018 – we hosted our fifth annual Bridal Open House, and to say that we are still daydreaming about the pure magic of the show would be a huge understatement. Aside from the insanely gorgeous displays throughout our venue and the curated selection of participating wedding vendors, we were blown away by the outpouring of interest and support from past, present and future couples. Read on for all the details, photos and a list of participating vendors.
With each new year comes a fresh lineup of wedding trends, and the wedding themes of 2018 do not disappoint. From a shift towards moodier colour palettes and edgier reception spaces, to surprise elements that focus on fun over tradition, there are many new ideas to make your wedding feel personalized and unique. To help make your day stand out from the rest, we’ve compiled the ultimate wedding inspiration guide for the 2018 season.
Winter weddings are gaining in popularity, in large part due to the majestic look and romantic vibe they offer. Aside from the obvious beauty that comes along with winter weddings, here we list all the reasons why hosting your wedding in the colder months - November, December, January, February, and March - allows certain advantages that spring, summer and fall weddings just cannot provide.
Whether you're getting married in your hometown or at a venue further away, there are bound to be guests coming from out-of-town. Ensuring that you have suggestions for a variety of activities, accommodations and dining options to entertain guests throughout the wedding weekend will let them experience and enjoy the local scene. We've selected a variety of attractions in the St. Marys, Stratford and London areas that highlight the uniqueness of Southwestern Ontario.
Wedding planning can be a whirlwind of activity leading up to the big day. The bridal shower is one event where the bride and her closest friends and family can enjoy some fun, relaxation and quality time before the main event. Whether traditional or trendy, there are bridal shower themes to suit every bride's personality! To help inspire you for your own planning, we're providing you with a list of our five favourite bridal shower themes.
Sunday, June 4th, 2017 marked the date of our fourth annual Bridal Open House! This year’s wedding show was particularly exciting, as we unveiled our brand new event space – The Hideaway! To inspire you for your special day, read on to discover the beautiful details that were included in the show, and a list of participating vendors.
There are so many questions leading up to your big day, and since this is likely your first and only time planning a wedding, it's sometimes hard to know where to start. We sat down with St. Marys Golf & Country Club's in-house senior Wedding Planner, Ashton Staffen, to gather her expert advice on what to consider when putting together your own wedding plans.
With all of the options for wedding colours, how do brides decide on which is the right colour palette for their special day? We discuss what's trending for 2017 including the colour of the year, greenery, bold colours, and how to draw inspiration from your wedding venue to make the decision easier.