Everyone loves surprises, but did you know that only one in three marriage proposals are a surprise (source: https://www.theknot.com/content/the-knot-2017-jewelry-and-engagement-study)? You’ve imagined your dream ring since you were a little girl, but how do you ensure he picks up the perfect ring? Are there norms and standards about ring shopping? First things first – before you decide to think of a ring, it is key to make sure you both have communicated your hopes for marriage and the future.

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Probably one of the most adorable couples we’ve worked with, Nikki and Chris stopped in Calgary for the night while heading out on their annual road trip from Edmonton to said ‘I do’! Their simple, intimate elopement took place at the Village Brewery tap room, which was the perfect location for these craft beer lovers.

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Venue: Village Brewery

Photography: Laura Barclay Photography

 

Officiant: Tanya Overland

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Edited. Originally posted August 5, 2016

To wear a veil, or not wear a veil – that is the question!

At one time you wouldn’t catch a bride walking down the aisle without a veil, but these days there are so many wonderful options that many brides are sometimes opting for a lovely headpiece instead. This is true for almost all of our Calgary pop-up brides (we said almost :)).

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Originally posted in May 2016

It’s your wedding and you can do what you want to!

When you start to plan your best day ever all of the options are a bit overwhelming. If ever there was a time to show off your personal interests in a really big way it’s with your theme. Between Pinterest, your mom, and your BFFs… there’s an endless source of ideas coming your way from all directions.

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