January 2015 archive

2015 WedLuxe Show Booth

What an amazing experience participating in the 2015 WedLuxe Wedding Show this past weekend at the ARCADIAN in Toronto. On Saturday evening, it was ‘industry night’ so it was great to meet lots of other talented vendors — photographers, wedding invitation and cake designers. Sunday was the big day with about 1500 – 2000 people going through the doors.


Although by booth was the smallest size you could rent (2′ x 2′), I received such a great response from people in regards to my booth — commenting that it was clean, simple and impactful. This was exactly what I was aiming for so I am thrilled to have achieved that. See the full view of it above as it is now in my studio.


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The wonderful and talented Nadia from Nadia & Co. – Art of Pastry provided me with the meringue cake on the large display stand, as well as the little confections in each of the mini dessert domes.


For the last few months, I have been working on getting gift box packaging manufactured in China. The round box above is a sample that finally arrived only days before the WedLuxe show. There are a few tweaks that need to be made before I put in an order for 500 pieces. But my plan is to offer each purchased ring holder ‘wrapped and ready to give’ in a fancy gift box sometime this spring.

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Thanks to Cool Green & Shady by providing me with the beautiful white roses. I also borrowed a gorgeous Vera Wang ‘Grosgrain’ china setting and silver flatware from William Ashley (not shown here).

All in all, the show was a big success. And I am already dreaming up booth designs for next year!


WedLuxe Wedding Show

For the last few months, I have been busy getting ready for the WedLuxe Wedding Show. I am very excited to participate in this amazing show, and since it is my first time being an exhibitor, it has taken a lot of planning and preparation to be ready. From designing my booth, sourcing props and materials, designing new postcards, signage, new mini dessert domes (sneak peek below!) and ring holders, I have been a very busy girl and just loved the entire creative process!


With the show being only 5 days away, I am so happy to say that I am on top of things and only a few things left to take care of this week. So looking forward to taking this Friday ‘OFF’ to do something fun and relaxing before the crazy whirlwind of the show this weekend. Wish me luck!