Ontario Wedding at the Canada Southern Railway Station by Photobox Photography
April 27, 2012
St. Thomas
DIY InspiredRustic

We know you lovelies are craving an uber-stylish soiree to wrap up the week and, oh my goodness, do we have just the affair for you.  A converted railway station, a pretty pink color palette and bundles upon bundles of DIY goodness as far as the eye can see.... a whimsical wedding paradise, if you will. All captured in brilliant images by Photobox Photography and planned to absolute perfection by the oh-so-stunning bride and groom, we couldn't have asked for a better weekend treat.  See it all here.

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From Kristen + Jeremy of Photobox Photography... Andy and Amy are lovingly referred to by their friends and family as the "A-Team," and they are quite the dynamic duo indeed. They are notoriously a last-minute, always late, down-to-the-wire couple (they squeezed in their engagement session 48 hours before the wedding!), but it seems that this is just they way they roll, and people love them for it. From our pre-wedding discussions about the day, I gathered that most of the pretty little details were going to be DIY. Little did I know how professional it would all look. The venue — an old railway station converted into a gorgeous masterpiece — was their canvas, and they painted it with care. Table runners, candle covers, every single element had come from the creative collaboration of two very talented individuals. I know it took hours ... days ... months of work with lots of help from family and friends. But as a photographer, these things do not go unnoticed. The home-grown flowers, the baked-with-love desserts — so much goodness was going on at this wedding. I don't think anyone even noticed how cold and windy it was that day.

Already Andy and Amy have moved on to their next A-Team project: designing their first home. And no doubt, it will be amazing. I'm hoping this can inspire other brides (grooms too!) to take the extra steps to crafting an unforgettable atmosphere on their wedding day.

From the Mother of the Bride to Photobox Photography... As you know, I was not there to see the first look of my “new son” when he first spied my beautiful daughter on their wedding day. I thank you so very much for capturing that moment for me. I can see the look of anticipation, surprise then pleasure and delight in his blue eyes when he saw Amy’s beauty. The realization that “his bride” had finally arrived. That their special day was finally starting. I thank you for capturing this moment. After 35 years my husband still calls me “his bride”. He has from that first day ... many moons ago. I hope and wish that Andy will call Amy “his bride” for the rest of their lives. That they continue to have that special look between them. The “look”  that your photography captured for eternity. Amy and Andy are so very creative and hard working. Their goal was to create a unique and individualized wedding. They did indeed do that.

Wedding Photography: Photobox Photography / Wedding Venue: Canada Southern Railway Station in St. Thomas, Ontario / Bouquets: Websters Flowers (519-287-2516) / Other Flowers: Grown + Arranged by a Family Friend / Officiant: Patti Lofgren of Kettle Creek Weddings / Catering: Catering by James Meadows / Bar: Vera of Here's to You! Bartending Service (519-631-5219) / Wedding Cake: Baked by the Mother of the Bride + Professionally Decorated / Cake Topper: Etsy / Dessert Buffet: DIY by Family + Friends / DJ: Double Dutch DJ / Linens: Royal Creations / Decorations: DIY / Wedding Dress: Oleg Cassini / Bride's Shoes: d'Orsay in Watermelon via David's Bridal / Bride's Accessories: Swarovski / Hair + Makeup: Victoria Lyn Salon in Wardsville, Ontario / Bridesmaids' Dresses: David's Bridal / Bridesmaids' Shoes: Their Own / Bridesmaids' Accessories: Swarovski / Groomsmen's Suits: Moores