So you’ve picked the date! Now what? Time to start planning all the details to celebrate the next adventure in your life! We loved being apart of such an amazing fall wedding inspired shoot. Enjoy the inspiration ♥


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Published :: Wedluxe

Planner/Producer + Vintage Sweet Table :: Designed Dream Wedding & Event Planning

Co-Producer/Floral Design+ Floral Arch + Table Overlay + Tall Centre Pieces + Clear Chairs :: Flowers Time

Floral Design :: Leaf & Bloom at Peter Paul’s Flowers

Stationary :: Small Impressions

Charger Plates and Napkins :: Posh Stylings Inc.

Tableware :: Sweet Bee’s Tea Party

Cakes and Desserts :: Bite Me Bakery

Dance Floor :: Dance Floor Decor

MUA/Hair :: Bridezilla Beauty

Model :: Anastasia Sitenko

Dress :: Catherine Langlois

Location :: The Doctor’s House

Photography :: Pear Studios Photo + Cinema



Deer Creek Wedding Show Sponsored By The Wedding Opera

Hello Newly Engaged!

Congratulations on saying YES to the next chapter of your amazing wonderful life together ♥︎

Now to get the planning underway – and what better way than to come and visit us at the Deer Creek Wedding Show in Ajax. This gem of a location is just north of the city and is perfect anytime of the year. The food is delish and the management team feel like family.

Deer Creek Wedding Show Sponsored By The Wedding Opera

Here are the details:

Join us on Sunday, January 8th from 11AM to 4PM (Admission is Free!) for the 2017 Wedding Show at Deer Creek Golf & Banquet Facility Sponsored by The Wedding Opera. Find all you need to make your wedding day truly magical. From wedding decor, cakes, dresses and amazing ideas for what’s trending in 2017 and beyond for your special day. There will also be some great prizes to be won! Pre-Register here today for a chance to win a FREE Ceremony at Deer Creek Golf & Banquet Facility and a $1000 Air Transat Gift Certificate! *Winner must be present at the Show to accept their prize and must have pre-registered.

*Please note in lieu of an admissions fee we will be accepting non-perishable food items which will be donated to our local food bank or you can make a donation of any amount to our Deer Creek Cares Charitable Foundation which will go towards supporting local charities through volunteer and fundraising initiatives.


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Amethyst is a violet variety of quartz often used in jewelry. The name comes from the ancient Greek ἀ a- (“not”) and μέθυστος méthystos (“intoxicated”), a reference to the belief that the stone protected its owner from drunkenness – wikipedia

Sapphire is a gemstone variety of the mineral corundum, an aluminium oxide (α-Al2O3). It is typically blue in color, but natural “fancy” sapphires also occur in yellow, purple, orange, and green colors; “partisapphires” show two or more colors. – wikipedia

I love how we were given this theme – all the beautiful dramatic jewel tones really came together to show off a fall or winter theme wedding. Not everything made it into the spread but here are a few of our favs.

Thank you to The Wedding Planner, Royal Blue Events and the entire team who made it all possible – gorgeous spread in the Fall/Winter Issue out now at your local Chapters.

Purple and Gold theme invitation

Alternative Wedding Dress Gold and Cream

Jewel Tone Make up and Millinery

Jewel Tone Make up and Millinery

Alternative Bridesmaid Navy Blue Dresses

Alternative Bridesmaid Dresses for rent

Alternative Bridal Gown


Publication | The Wedding Planner Magazine

Producer + Decor | Royal Blue Events

Venue | The Hartman Gallery

Hair + MUA | Covet + Co.

Dresses | Rent Frock Repeat

Birdcage Veil + Millinery | Coque Millinery

Wedding cake – Mini cakes – Lollis | The Sweetest Thing Cakes

Florals | Opening Night Flowers

2nd Camera –  Assisting + Smoke Bomb Wrangler | Russell + Sohn

Models | Amanda, Faith, Chloe, Cheyenne + Stephanie

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I’ll never forget this super sweet engagement session with Sabine and Ryan – They first came to me as a referral from Jo and Lena (Thank You and MUAH!) It was the month of April and Sabine was asking if we could shoot their engagement session at a local rink (Ajax Community Hockey Arena) since her and Ryan have a deep passion for the sport. I was like AWESOME! Let’s do it!!!  They also decided to celebrate their opposing citizenship’s via hockey jerseys – LOVE IT! But I can’t imagine how funny it was for them to watch me shuffle around on the ice with no skates – not a pretty sight I’m sure! lol  And since it was budding spring time – they did me the honour of popping outside to a local park to shoot a mini spring time version. And what’s a session without a little bit of glitter??? Thank you for being so willing and super adorable!





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I can’t believe Hallowe’en is only a few weeks away and that holiday decor is out on the shelves. But it’s a great reminder to start thinking about holiday portraits. There are countless stories I have heard about the reactions of clients and their families when they have been given the gift of print. Not to mention the wall galleries I have seen over the years that grow within the family home.  It’s been quite a few years since I last did shorter photo sessions – known as mini’s – but getting married, buying our first home and having our first little one (yes – that’s him above during our mini session last year lol) has been quite a journey.

Now I’m ready to offer them again and this is the perfect season for it! I have carefully thought through the collections and while they may not be comparable to many DIGITAL packages being offered – this is what I’m offering to you – the gift of print. When was the last time you received digital negatives on a CD or USB flash drive and printed? My last client decided on purchasing an album over a disk because of their last experience with a disk – it’s still sitting in a drawer, untouched, for the past 2 years. I can’t tell you how thrilled I was about that! So I encourage you to try this session – and if you STILL want the digital negs, they are still available to purchase BUT you will still walk away with something tangible and something for your wall that will make you smile everyday and remind you of that time with your loved ones – you’ll be so glad you invested in photography 🙂

So who are these sessions for? They are perfect for babies, toddlers (I have DIY’d something very special for these little ones), big kids and the whole family. Once your session is completed you will have the opportunity to pick the day and time of your ordering session the following week. Once booked, a 50% non refundable retainer will be required to hold the session. However, if you need to reschedule it will be held as a credit towards another session – sounds fair? 🙂 Listed at the bottom of this blog post are the dates and times for the photo sessions and when you have decide what is the best day and time for your family – send me an email here:

I can’t wait to meet you and make memories that will last a lifetime!