My Number one Tactic to Learning More About My Clients

Wedding planners and creatives - this one is for you. Getting to know your clients is absolutely essential if you are hoping to plan authentic celebrations that reflect your client’s personalities. Saying you plan meaningful weddings is one thing - but HOW are you actually helping your clients execute their gathering with thoughtfulness and authenticity?

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10 Drama Filled Wedding Bouquets

I'm not really into trends - but I must say one request I have been getting this year is for florals with a pop of DRAMA and I am ALL OVER THIS. I am talking rich burgundy, crimson and wine, deep berry tones, and smokey purples. Ohhh baby am I loving this vibe. I've rounded up 10 of my favourite drama filled wedding bouquets. Enjoy!

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The biggest mistakes you might be making

I am going to tell you a little story . . . this was years ago so I think I am in the safe zone to be able to relay this tale. This story comes as a cautionary warning with two underlining mistakes I find many newbies to the industry make (I know I did). 

 

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Liz & Kobi's Burroughes Wedding

"A warm, disarming cocktail hour, followed by a funny, engaging, comfortable, inclusive sit down dinner/ceremony followed by fun, celebratory dessert, mingling and music." When Liz and Kobi came to me with their mission statement, I couldn't have been more excited. Liz and Kobi had one of the more unconventional ideas for their wedding flow that I had come across - starting their wedding off with a lively cocktail hour, then moving onto a dinner/ceremony fusion, where their friends would serenade them with wise words/advice on marriage and finishing with hand written vows for each other. 

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2018 design inspiration

Friends - Happy New Year!!! I don't know about you but December was a mad blur and I can't believe 2018 has arrived so hastily. In between family and feasting, I was able to take a few moments to catch my breath and indulge in some design inspiration. Here is a selection of what is influencing me for this year.

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Why Creative Entrepreneurs Need to Take Breaks

I'm going to let you in on a little secret, I have been feeling utterly guilty about taking time off in December. I decided back in November that I would take the last 2 weeks in December off of meetings. I still need to manage emails because that is just needed at this time in running my business, but I would halt meetings until 2018.

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10 Best Rehearsal Dinner Spots in Toronto

On the hunt for the perfect spot to host your rehearsal dinner? Fear not! Here are 10 superb suggestions for this special occasion. Many of these ideas boast private dining rooms so you can have a totally secluded space, or simply just offer a perfect little nook to host your closest friends and family. 

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YOU’VE GOT A DREAM . . WHAT TO DO ABOUT THE NAYSAYERS

So you’ve got a dream - whoo! You want to open your own business, explore a new career, take a workshop, invest in education, or make a plan to quit that job that just isn’t bringing you the zest and fulfillment you desire. You feel an inner urge to follow your curiosity, give back in a more meaningful way and just take the damn reigns on your life. Firstly, HUGE freakin’ congrats as often acknowledging this in your own mind can be the hardest part.

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