French Wedding Style Inspiration

It's no secret that I am a fan of the Parisian lifestyle; the food, the wine, the architecture and of course THE WEDDINGS! To me, the epitome of French style is a beautiful combination of classic and organic design. French style celebrates tradition but remains humble and natural, which is likely why I'm so drawn to the style. There is a simple celebration of life, or "joie de vie", infused in French Weddings. Here a little Parisian wedding inspiration to pretty up your day!

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Toronto Wedding Favour Ideas

Wedding favours are a great way to give your guests some sort of memorabilia from your big day. Not to mention these little surprises also represent a big “thank you” for being there during your celebration. But what do you give? Below are just some of our favourite items made and sold right here in Toronto that will be sure excite any guest.

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Wedding Colour Palettes Inspired By Bouquets

As a wedding designer, I am constantly inspired by colour found in nature. From rich and vibrant to dusty and muted, hues found in flora provide an endless feast for the eyes. I've rounded up a collection of stunning bouquets and crafted wedding colour palettes inspired by their blooms. When dreaming up the hues for your wedding day, one tip is to begin with flowers and allow your colour palette unfold from there. Enjoy!

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Now offering One-on-one consultations for planners

In my experience, there is no better way to learn than one-on-one. As many of you know, I run a workshop called The Blush Creative for wedding creatives and entrepreneurs. After getting some requests come in, I will now be offering consultations for aspiring or established wedding planners. Let me tell you a little bit about this exciting new offering!

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What is your bouquet personality?

Since no two brides are the same, why should bouquets be? After all, your bouquet will be with you practically the entire day (in addition to your hubby) so it should embody you and your personal style. The hues, textures, and mood should represent your unique characteristics in a floral form of art. Here are just a few examples of the different bouquet personalities to help you decide which style fits you best.    

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So you want beautiful wedding flowers? Read this!

When I’m asked what decor detail makes the biggest difference at a wedding - my answer is always flowers. I have so much respect for my flower friends. Every arrangement is like a little piece of art. There is such skill and artistry needed to achieve that natural and effortlessly beautiful style. Here are my top tips to achieve stunning wedding florals on your wedding day.  

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10 Unique Ceremony Backdrops

I love a good floral arch - but lately I have been yearning for unique ceremony backdrop ideas. Depending on your venue, there are many interesting ways to utilize the space to make an interesting choice for your ceremony decor. I reccomend to evaluate the space you plan to hold your ceremony, and make backdrop choices based off the environment and vibe. If you are yearning to make a distinct ceremony backdrop decision - this one if for you! 

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Blush & Bowties' New Home

Moving into a studio had been a long time dream and goal of mine. After working from home for the past 5 + years and spending WAY too many hours sitting at the kitchen table working, I was really feeling the need to have a work space. My condo has a mansion attached to it with a boardroom, which did work well for meetings, but it never felt like mine. 

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The Blush Creative 2018

Running a wedding focused business is no easy feat. From branding, to pricing, to marketing, to client relations - creative entrepreneurs have a lot of balls to juggle. I launched the Blush Creative Workshop in 2016 with the aim to deepen the knowledge and styling skills of individuals interested or involved in wedding planning. This past February we had the pleasure of hosting 15 new attendees for an inspiring weekend of non-stop styling and business education. It truly is one of my favourite weekends of the year and I was blown away by the talent and commitment of our group.  

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Top 5 New Wedding Venues in Toronto

Toronto's wedding and event scene is always expanding - and in the past year the city has celebrated the opening of some truly exciting venues. From a funky intimate restaurant to a grand historical ballroom, Toronto's newbie spaces are sure to please any style!

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