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Classic Pink Summer Wedding

Give me a pink, summertime affair and I’ll be happy camper for the rest of my days. But add in gorgeous blooms from Balconi plus coordination by Fleur De Lis Events, and my love just got kicked up to a whole new level. Lucida Photography and Kismet Creative documented the entire day and it’s all waiting down below!


From the Bride… Erin and Ryan met at the Calgary Stampede in the summer of 2008. Erin was doing promotional work for Budweiser one day, and happened to be working with Ryan’s brother Cam. They bumped into each other at Nashville North that night, and did their best to spend as much time as possible together every day after during the Stampede.

When Stampede ended, they went their separate ways but stayed in touch. A month went by and on Ryan’s birthday, he received a birthday present in the mail from Erin. That sparked an interest that led to a long distance relationship for over a year until they decided to live together in Calgary in September, 2009. They were married in Vancouver in 2013 and are now expecting their first baby…a little boy due in July, 2014.

From the Planner… The couple chose the modern and sleek Vancouver Convention Centre for this summer wedding. Erin’s colours were pink and mauve, for the bridesmaids and junior bridesmaids. The bridesmaids wore floor length mauve chiffon dresses by Amsale, and the junior bridesmaids also wore one-shoulder floor length chiffon dresses in soft pink. The cake, chair ties, lighting and drapes all complimented the different shades of pink in the florals that filled the ballroom. The florals included hydrangeas, garden roses, and mini roses and were perfect touch of romantic yet modern arrangements. The ballroom ceiling was covered with over a hundred white lanterns that reflected the light ever so perfectly.

Guests feasted on an exquisite four course plated dinner which featured local dishes, such as salmon, and locally grown greens. The bride who’s energy and laughter are both contagious and very well-received. Guests were gifted white flip flops to ensure they could dance away with our fun loving bride though the wee hours of the night. It was the perfect way to ensure the party went on.

Photography: Lucida Photography | Cinematographer: Kismet Creative | Floral Design: Balconi | Wedding Gown: Kleinfeld | Reception: Vancouver Convention Center | Bride's Shoes: Bagdley Mischka | Bridesmaid Dress: Amsale | Church: St. John's The Evangelist | Day Of Coordination: Fleur De Lis Events | Linens + Drapes: Upright Decor | Lines & Drapery: Upright Decor | Music / Live Band : Adam Woodall | Stationery : Karzd Koutoure

Amsale and Badgley Mischka are members of our Look Book. For more information on how members are chosen, click here. Fleur de Lis Events is a member of our Little Black Book. Find out how members are chosen by visiting our FAQ page.
Fleur de Lis Events


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Traditional Ballroom Wedding

As seriously stunning as this beautiful day is (and it’s amazing), it’s the adorable duo behind the pretty that really steal the show.  A twosome sooo sweet and sooo charming, their smiles can only be described as contagious… and  literally fill up every last gorgeous image captured by Blush Wedding Photography. Oh, and their sweet descriptions?  Just as amazing.  Click here for more.


From the Couple… When we started our search on venues, we just knew that we wanted to get married in our beautiful city of Vancouver, BC. We fell in love with the Rosewood Hotel Georgia located in the heart of downtown Vancouver. It was the perfect place where we wanted our love to be witnessed with our friends and family. The Rosewood Hotel, richly rooted in Vancouver’s history was our stage for our commitment to be shared. The location was as perfect as we had always dreamed of and we made sure we captured some of Vancouver’s gems in our photos. We were blessed on this day with amazing weather, misty and crisp, that allowed us to do photos on the steps of Vancouver Art Gallery and Vancouver’s Light House in Stanley Park. By our side, with our passionate and highly talented photographer Kristy from Blush Wedding Photography – she captured every moment with emotion.

Our wedding was beautiful! I didn’t want the day to end. The planning was hard work, but it was all worth it. Hiring wedding coordinators was the best decision we made. Cheryl and Tanya from Milestone Events kept us checked in weekly before the big day and helped made our day run smoothly. One of my most favorite details of the wedding day was having a customized photo charm that I had made from Etsy of my late grandfather on my bouquet. Another one of my most favorite moments with Gary was when we danced to the last song of the night to our first dance song to “Best of Me” by Michael Buble. It was a perfect way to end the night and a memory that we’ll cherish forever. Lastly, another of my most favorite moments of the wedding was when Gary danced with his beautiful 105-year-old grandma. Priceless!

From the Groom… I knew my wedding day would hold the deepest love of my heart. It would be the day that my life was truly complete. From every step we have taken together from our first date, I knew our wedding day would be a day I would never ever forget. We decided together that we wanted to do a ‘First Look’ before the ceremony. This was my top five moments of my day. We had our “First Look” in the Promenade of the Rosewood Hotel Georgia. Before seeing Jenny, I had so many emotions of excitement, joy, and feeling so deeply in love. I just knew in my heart that this moment of our ‘First Look’ would be dedicated just for us and a memory that will forever live in my heart. In that very special moment when I looked at Jenny for the first time in her beautiful dress, she appeared prettier than rose of life with the help of her make-up and hair artist by Jayna Marie and in hand her gorgeous bouquet by Stephanie from Balconi Floral Design. I turned and simply cried and thought how beautiful she was. She was perfect. The love of my life standing before me and with both of our hearts melting and simple tears of pure happiness appeared as we caught our eyes together. A kiss, a smile and a little dance – we were embracing the moment and this was our special day.

Photography: Blush Wedding Photography | Florist: Balconi Floral Design Studio | Dress: Allure Romance – Lisa’s Bridal Salon | Shoes: Badgley Mischka | Jewelry: Elsa Corsi From Jeweliette Jewelry | Bridesmaids' Dresses: David’s Bridal | Groom's Attire: Indochino | Make Up And Hair: Jayna Marie | Venue: Rosewood Hotel Georgia | Wedding Coordinators: Milestone Events

Badgley Mischka, Elsa Corsi and Indochino Custom Apparel are members of our Look Book. For more information on how members are chosen, click here. Blush Wedding Photography is a member of our Little Black Book. Find out how members are chosen by visiting our FAQ page.
Blush Wedding Photography

Modern Glamour Inspired Photo Shoot

Sometimes glamour takes a colorful approach and add to that a layer of sequin details that could literally bring a glamour girl to tears and you have this; this totally gorgeous, undeniably glamourous approach to wedding inspiration. With photography by Denise Lin, decor by Wedding Design Studio, florals by The Flower Factory and planning by Shing Weddings, you’ll find all the gold, sequins and pops of pink and red you could ever hope for in the full gallery.


Denise Lin Photography and Shing Weddings offered to do a stylized photo shoot giveaway to one deserving engaged couple. After reading through many heartwarming love story submissions, Tricia and Russell’s was the one they connected with most. The following is Tricia and Russell’s magical story, remembered by Tricia: One day at Tricia’s work, her co-worker Val shoved an iPhone with a picture of Russell in her face during their lunch break. There Russell was with a tiny playoff beard, a Sedin jersey and beer in hand, a loyal Canucks fan! After a few dates of mini golf, sushi, watching Transformers and repeated visits to David’s Tea, Tricia and Russell decided they loved each other’s quirks and it became official. After two and half years of dating, Russell proposed on November 16, 2013 during their hike on the beautiful Buntzen Lake. It was clear and cold out, when Russell got down on his knee and put a ring on Tricia’s stunned, limp, awkward hand. Tricia laughed excitedly and said yes! A fish started jumping out of the water immediately after (3 times in celebration perhaps!)

The shoot was held at the gorgeous Rosewood Hotel Georgia and was transformed into a beautiful inspired space by The Flower Factory and Wedding Design Studios. Uniquity Invitations’ Stationery and Kien and Sweet‘s Cake and Desserts were the perfect finishing touch to the beautiful décor and floral. Tricia was transformed by Faye Smith Makeup and Hair. She wore a vintage style lace short wedding dress and a strapless sweetheart neckline mermaid Gown from Pure Magnolia and Jimmy Choo’s Capri champagne Nude and Silver pumps. Tricia paired her dresses with elegant accessories from OhKuol Jewelry while Russell wore a stunning tuxedo from The Tux Store. It was a fantastic shoot for all the contributing vendors.

Photography: Denise Lin Photography | Wedding Planner: Shing Weddings | Stationary: Uniquity Invitations | Hair & Makeup: Faye Smith Makeup & Hair | Bride’s Accessories: OhKuol Jewelry | Cake & Sweets: Kien & Sweet | Décor: Wedding Design Studio | Floral: The Flower Factory | Gown Designer & Boutique: Pure Magnolia | Groom’s Formal Wear: The Tux Store | Hotel: Rosewood Hotel Georgia

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The Flower Factory