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Red + White Bouquets Perfect For Canada Day

Whether you’re planning a Canada Day wedding next year, or simply love the look of the l’Unifolié, a red and white bouquet is a wonderful option with which to honor your Canadian heritage, national pride, or simply add a touch of patriotism to non-holiday nuptials. Click through to see 15 of our faves!

Red + White Bouquets
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Red + White Bouquets
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6 Most Romantic Canada Engagement Sessions

From magnificent vistas of the Canadian Rockies to fresh snow fall on a winter day, Canada’s natural beauty provides the stunning backdrop for these six adorable couples as they celebrate their engagements. Get ready for seriously swoon-worthy engagement sessions in the slideshow below!

6 Most Romantic Canada Engagement Sessions
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6 Most Romantic Canada Engagement Sessions
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Get Your Abs and Booty Honeymoon Ready

First comes love, then comes marriage and then, soon after, comes the honeymoon! Whether you plan on traveling to Tuscany or lounging poolside on the beach, getting those abs and booty in shape will make you feel even more special. The ladies of Tone it Up are helping you get in tip top shape for your big day. They started by showing us some killer moves to get those arms ready for your dress and now it’s on to the honeymoon!

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Honeymoon Abs and Booty
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Banff Engagement Session

A stunning couple, a gorgeous backdrop and Terry Photo Co. behind the lens? That’s a recipe for engagement perfection. These images are so breathtaking you almost won’t believe they are real, but trust me folks, it’s this couples’ gorgeous reality. See them all here.


From Terry Photo CoWhat happens when snow and sunshine collide? Photo awesomeness … at least we like to think so. Here are some shots from an engagement session that we did recently with an adorable couple, Kyle & Pegah. We are submitting this session as we think not only are this couple beautifully gushing with love but the scenery, wildlife that tried to steal the lime light and the weather conditions made for an amazingly different engagement session.

On June 26th, 2014 Pegah and Kyle were enjoying after work drinks with their co-workers and friends at The Corner Place in Toronto. Pegah’s manager and Kyle’s friend were classmates from university creating a welcoming atmosphere for the two to talk. Pegah immediately began to tease Kyle as he was still proudly sporting the US National Football Team’s jersey that was defeated earlier that day by her favourite, the German National Football Team. The heated debate over the game brought out the competitive nature in them both and the next thing you know, they were planning their first date for the coming Saturday.

Their first date lasted 6 hours and began with Kyle spilling coffee on his white polo shirt. They enjoyed a not so quiet lunch with a boisterous group of Chilean soccer fans sitting next to them but got a good laugh when one of them, on his way out, pointed to the couple and yelled, “I like what’s going between you two” not knowing it was their first date. The date then moved outside to the Harbourfront where the two talked for hours under the warm Toronto sun and made plans for their second date before parting ways.

Kyle and Pegah were inseparable from that point on; going on a bike tour in the Niagara wine country, bungee jumping with friends in Quebec, enjoying their first Michigan game at “The Big House” and every other special moment along the way. They made the big move to Calgary to start their lives together and are looking forward to the unknowns that they have yet to experience and the many memories to come.

Just after moving to Calgary, Pegah approached us for a Banff engagement session in April which can be risky as the weather conditions are very fickle in the mountains that time of year. We decided to do the shoot not knowing if it would rain, snow or be beautiful and sunny but Kyle and Pegahs’ “up for anything attitude” proved to be so rewarding as the weather was all of the above and the pictures we got were standout (not only because of the weather but mainly because of the adorableness of these two!!).

We (Joe & Tara Terry of Terry Photo Co.) hope you enjoy these pictures as much as we enjoying spending time with these two and capturing a little glimpse of their love story.

Photography: Terry Photo Co. | Field / Park: Tunnel Mountain Meadow | Lake: Johnson Lake

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Sweet Texas-Inspired Country Wedding in Alberta

You can take the couple out of Texas, but you can’t take Texas out of the couple. This sweet country-rustic wedding is proof of that. Though the bride and groom left their native Texas for new adventures in Canada, they enlisted JoyFoley Weddings to bring the South up North with rustic details like mason jars and longhorns and gorgeous photos from Kristyn Harder Photography. See all the loveliness here.

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From JoyFoley Weddings… Jaclyn and Carson have a love like no other. A relationship developed slowly over time these two have created a bond that’s magical.

When I first met Jaclyn and her parents I knew instantly that their wedding was going to be full of simple traditions and country flare. As Texans relocated to Canada, the Jordan family wanted to bring what they love most to the design for J+C’s big day: the country. We worked at creating simple and understated but very pretty centerpieces. Amborella Floral Studio brought the mason jars to life by adding bright and natural wild flowers, as well as creating the bride the bouquet she’d always dreamed about. The Silvertip resort was the perfect venue for combining the country flare that the Jordan’s love with the rustic elegance that their new home, the Rocky Mountains, is famous for. With Kristyn Harder {Kristyn Harder Photography} behind the lens I knew that Jaclyn and Carson’s wedding would be captured as they’d always dreamed about. The images are soft, romantic and beautiful.

Their wedding day was full of love and emotion and watching these two, along with their families, join in marriage was a very beautiful experience.

Photography: Kristyn Harder Photography | Event Planning: JoyFoley Weddings | Floral Design: Amborella Floral Studio | Stationery: Pink Umbrella Designs | Ceremony Venue: Richmond Hill Baptist Church | Reception Venue: Silvertip Resort | Makeup: Robyn Kirkpatrick | Rentals: Special Event Rentals

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Alberta Farm Wedding with Color + Whimsy

Weddings are a celebration of two families coming together, but when this lovely Bride and her tightly-knit family tragically lost a brother during the planning process, she knew she had to honor him in some way, and how she did gives me goosebumps. From one of his shirts, she cut out a heart (from where his heart would be), and had it sewn into her wedding dress covering her own heart and keeping him close on his special day. See all of the sweet details, photographed by Jacqueline Elizabeth Photography, and share in this wonderful couple’s well-deserved joy.

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From Jacqueline Elizabeth Photography… Brie comes from an amazing family. Her Mom recently won Wal-mart’s Mom of The Year, just to give you an idea. Her family adopted 4 kids from the Dominican Republic, and they are always helping others whether it’s helping a village (literally!), or raising money for charity. Brie takes after her Mom quite a bit. She is the most incredible step-mom a kid could ask for, with the biggest heart. Making beautiful handmade costumes, baking incredible cakes, building blanket forts, and teaching Lexi everything a little girl should know. She completed Nathans little family, and they make each other a better person.

After New Year’s Brie came to town to go dress shopping, and we hung out and discussed wedding plans. What was supposed to be one of the happiest times in her life took a halt that Monday, when her brother Damian was killed in a tragic car accident. I cannot fathom what their family went through knowing how close they were, but I can honestly say at Brie & Nathan’s wedding it felt like he was there with us. A heart cut out of one of his shirts (where his heart would be), and sewn inside her dress covering her heart to make sure he was close to her. I felt lucky to have been there, to witness the love, and two amazing families coming together. Everyone camped out that weekend, laughing, and sharing stories. And did I mention everyone was welcome to bring their pups, and we had brunch? It doesn’t get much better than that! Brie made the decor herself, putting her crafting to good use.

From the beautiful Bride… Nathan and I were married in a friend’s backyard on an amazing blue sky day in early September.  It was a bit of a gamble, because the fall weather can be so unpredictable in Alberta, but we really lucked out.  We ended up getting the first snow of the season the next day!

Planning the wedding ended up being much more challenging that I had anticipated.  Two days after I found my wedding dress, my younger brother was killed in a car accident.  I can’t even begin to describe what it felt like to plan my wedding knowing that he wouldn’t be there.  It was really overwhelming when we finally started trying to get things moving again, but my husband was incredibly supportive and together we came up with some amazing ways to honour my brother on our wedding day.  His best friends were our ushers, we saved him a seat for him in the front row with my family, and I had a heart cut from one of his old dress shirts and sewn into my wedding dress.  All the little things we did made it feel like he was there with us throughout the day.   

Nathan and I wanted to have a really laid back feel to the entire day.  We chose to have a morning wedding followed by the most delicious brunch.  Everything was in one location and many of our guests camped on site for the entire weekend.  We were a little worried about how our daytime dance party would turn out, but thanks to our fantastic DJ, a few mimosas, and all of the super enthusiastic kiddos who attended, it was big hit.  

Our ceremony was short, sweet and full to the top with love and laughter.  Christal Earle, a very dear family friend and all around amazing lady, flew all the way from the Dominican Republic to marry us.  I’m the very lucky step-mama to Nathan’s daughter Lexie and we wanted to make sure that we included her in our ceremony, since we were coming together as a family, not just a couple.  I had separate vows just for Lexie that I read to her before Nathan and I read our vows to each other.    

The decor was extremely DIY.  Nearly everything was handmade, from the arch at our ceremony site to 1500 tissue paper tassels that were used to decorate our tent.  Our amazing family and friends were the only reason our wedding was even remotely possible.  They put countless hours into helping me make decorations, setting everything up and making sure that everything ran smoothly.  My one big piece of advice to any bride would be to ask for help when you need it so you don’t burn yourself out.  I don’t know what I would have done without our small army of helpers and all of their hot glue guns.    

There were some things that didn’t go quite the way I had planned but on the day it didn’t seem to matter and even now, I wouldn’t change a thing.  The day was 100% true to who we are as a couple and we had so much fun!

Photography: Jacqueline Elizabeth Photography | Floral Design: La Petite Jaune Fleur | Wedding Dress: Leanne Marshall | Shoes: Jeffery Campbell | Catering: Cilantro & Chive | Makeup: Shenise Boser | Hair: Danielle Chiasson Of Crop Hair Boutique | DJ: Juiced Audio | Groom's Attire: Hugo Boss | Venue: Private Farm