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Enchanted Vintage Garden

Earlier this year, I had the wonderful opportunity to collaborate with a lovely group of talented ladies to create an ‘Enchanted Vintage Garden‘ which was featured on the Wedding Co. blog. I was invited to participate in this creative endeavour by Jennifer of Tufts & Toile who I met over Facebook by a mutual friend. In her words, here is a peak into the inspiration behind the shoot:

“The original inspiration behind this shoot came from the charming, yet simplistic idea of using glass domes as the main décor element to be found throughout, to give the shoot an enchanted feel, just like the mysterious rose from Beauty and the Beast. The use of moss and succulents in the domes for the centerpiece at the sweetheart table and the bright coloured hand-crafted miniature pies covered in glass at the pie station where some of the perfect ways we were able to delightfully showcase these glass beauties.”

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At the pie station, I used a tall glass dome to display a stack of mini pies. The smaller domes are the perfect size for an individual serving of dessert.

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Each dessert dome on the sweetheart table was personalized with a Mr. and Mrs. locket for an air of mystery and charm.


Paige Smith Designs Styling

I have been onsite for a few shoots in the past, but this is the first one where I helped Jennifer (who was very pregnant at the time) with setting up, styling and tear down. Some people love being centre-stage but I have always found my sweet spot behind-the-scenes. Thank you Paje (of Honor Beauty) for taking this shot!

Design, Coordination & Props/Decor: Tufts & Toile
Photography: Monique Weindels Photography
Floral Design: Benny & Viv
Calligraphy: Post & Plume
Mini Pies: Itty Bitty Pie Company
Model: Elite Model Management
Hair & Makeup: Honor Beauty
Bridal Gowns: Catherine Langlois
Jewellery: The Loved One
Location: Liuna Gardens


Paris to the Moon

I love everything ‘Paris’ so it was such a thrill to contribute a few of my pieces to this amazing feature called ‘Paris to the Moon‘ published in WedLuxe Magazine and on the blog as well. The creative producer and stylist behind this ‘Literary Love’ style file contest theme was Cynthia Martyn of Cynthia Martyn Fine Events. It was photographed beautifully by Corina of Corina V. Photography and all of the other wonderful vendors who came together to create this magical feature are listed at the end of this post.

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The photo shoot was held at my favourite restaurant Colette in downtown Toronto. I love walking through the doors of Colette because I always feel like I have been swept away to the other side of the world. So Colette was the perfect venue to set the backdrop for this parisian-inspired feature.

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For the sweetheart table, I created ‘His & Hers’ mini dessert domes to display gold dusted macarons. To carry the theme of the title, one dome featured an Eiffel tower charm and the other one had a moon. You can just see the tops of the dessert domes peeking above the chairs side-by-side in the photo below.



Also in keeping with the paris/celestial theme, the vintage saucer of the ring holder features a striking and bold ‘sunburst’ design. The Sunburst Vintage Saucer Ring Holder was custom made for this concept and is currently available to purchase on Etsy.

Thank you Cynthia for inviting me to participate in this concept and it was lovely meeting the other many talented ladies (and gents) as well.

Creative Producer & Stylist: Cynthia Martyn Fine Events
Photographer: Corina V. Photography
Floral Design: Fuscia Designs
Stationary Design: Ferris Wheel Press
Cake Design: Patricia’s Cake Creations
Gown: Catherine Langlois
Hair & Makeup: Dawna Boot Makeup
Jewellery: The Loved One
Vintage China: Plate Occasions


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