Reasons to hire an experienced wedding planner

Why hire an experienced wedding planner?     I have talked to many young couples planning their wedding saying that they don't need a wedding planner because they can plan everything themselves and they will have a friend or a relative coordinate on the wedding day.

Wedding Trends for 2018

What is in for weddings in 2018 As 2017 wedding season is coming to an end, we are now looking forward to the new trends of 2018.

Wedding Coordination

Month of Coordination vs Day of Coordination The couples and their families who hire planners to coordinate their wedding day say it is the smartest thing they could have done.

Acreage Wedding

Janelle and Scott I met Janelle and Scott at Janelle's parents acreage in Bearspaw; a lovely community on the outskirts of Calgary.

Wedding Traditions

The History of Weddings Have you ever wondered why we do what we do at every wedding and where is all started? Well, here is a little information to explain some of our wedding traditions: Why do most brides wear white? For centuries brides wore different colored dresses; black was a very popular color in Scandinavia.

Senior’s farewell party

A couple of years ago, a wedding planning colleague, recommended me to an elderly couple who wanted to get married; Ron was 92 and Diane was 86.

Why hire a wedding planner?

Five good reasons to hire a professional wedding planner Planning a wedding can be lots of fun for some couples and can be a real drudgery for others.

Color for 2017-Greenery

How to incorporate the color of the year into your wedding Pantone states that the color for 2017 is greenery.

Wedding color trends for 2017

                                                                                       Color trends for 2017 As 2016 wedding season has come to a close we are now looking at the wedding color trends for 2017.

Wedding Ceremony Etiquette

Wedding Ceremony Decorum As a planner I get many questions from my couples wondering what is acceptable or not acceptable at a wedding ceremony.

Wedding at the Carmoney Golf Course

Amy and Dan's Wedding Amy and Dan had a beautiful wedding at the 

Wedding Etiquette

Dos and don'ts of wedding planning Planning a wedding can overwhelming when you don't know the dos and don'ts of good etiquette.

Rustic Chic Wedding

Tamara and Greg's Rustic Calgary Wedding Tamara and Greg were married on a rainy day in July.

Canada Day Wedding

Wedding in DeWinton Alberta  Heather and Barry were married on Friday July 1st 2016.

Bridal Expo 2016

Bridal Expo Booth As in the last 2 years, Boutiq Weddings & Events will be participating in the Bridal Expo at the BMO Center on Sunday, September 18th from 10 am to 5 pm.

Event Vendor Collaboration

Event Vendor Collaboration

Month of Coordination

What are you paying for Most wedding and event planning businesses offer Day of Coordination, Month of Coordination or other such "event coordination" packages.

How to hire a wedding vendor

    Good Morning, Congratulations to all of you who have gotten engaged in the last couple of months.

Bow Valley Ranche wedding

Jazmin & Ryan On September 5th, 2015, Jazmin and Ryan tied the knot at the beautiful Bow Valley Ranche in Fish Creek Park.

City, mountain & ocean wedding

Betty & Micheal's Wedding journey Betty and Michael were married on July 31st in a friend's stunning back yard in the city of Calgary.

The best for your wedding dress

Preserving your wedding dress So what do you do with your wedding dress after all has been said and done and the photos have turned out beautifully? Well, there are a few options, one of which, is clean and preserve your dress.

Frozen Garden

Inspirational stylized photo shoot  Earlier this year, Luxe by Calgary Bride asked a few of their vendors to do a stylized photo shoot that they would feature in their 2016 magazine.

The Woodlands Wedding

Redwood Meadows Community Centre On August 22nd, 2015 Boutiq Weddings & Events helped create a beautiful reception for Tessa and Greg.

Wedding dress trends for 2016

Next year's wedding dress styles We are approaching the time of year when many couples get engaged and the first thing the future bride thinks about is her wedding dress.

Budget Wedding Planning

Planning a wedding on a small budget  As we seem to entering a recession, many engaged couples are now cutting back on some of the luxuries they dreamed of on their wedding day and are taking a more frugal approach to wedding planning.

How to hire a wedding photographer

Tips on hiring a wedding photographer So you have found your perfect venue for your wedding and reception and now you have to find someone to photograph your special day.

Why hire a wedding planner?

10 Reasons to hire a wedding planner All the best to those of you who have just started down the wonderful road of wedding preparation and sharing a new life together.

Bridal Expo 2015

Exclusive invitation to Boutiq Weddings & Events Booth Boutiq Weddings & Events will be participating in this year's Bridal Expo at the BMO Center at the Stampede grounds on September 13th from 10 am to 5 pm.

How long will you go?

    Length Matters! It’s time to buy your wedding dress! How excited are you? Before you start your search, you need to decide the type of wedding you are having.

Wedding day timeline

  How to be organized on your wedding day   Many couples these days hire wedding planners to help them plan their wedding and keep them organized on their wedding day.

Icing 101

Wedding cake icing   Cake! We get so excited just hearing the word.

Bride’s wedding day check list

What every bride should remember on her wedding day The day of your wedding is supposed to be relaxing and enjoyable as you get your hair and makeup done, you enjoy the company of your bridesmaids and you are treated like a princess.

The Humble Napkin

The art of napkin folding   Okay we admit it.

Five tips to rock your wedding speeches

  Wedding speeches There is an excited feeling in the air as your wedding day approaches and a whole new phase of your life begins.

Let it go!

Your wedding day should be the happiest day of the year.

Month of Coordination

First comes love, then comes your wedding planner Good morning, So it seems that most of your wedding planning is done and you are pretty happy with all your wedding designs, so now the question is, who will put it all together and run your wedding day? Well, this is where a wedding planner comes in and makes your vision a reality.

Elegant wedding dining

  Table etiquette while dining at a wedding Good morning, It often surprises me how many of us do not know how to set a table, whether it be formal or informal and what table etiquette entails.

Nigerian Wedding in Calgary

Good morning, I first met Dami, her sister and her mother last April and I was thrilled to be hired to coordinate my first Nigerian wedding.

Wedding Nails

Good morning, Julie Lay, the founder and owner of The Finished Edge Studio, has been doing nails for over 15 years.

Country Chic Stylized Wedding: Part 2

Good morning, Last week I shared indoor photos of our stylized wedding at RiverCross Ranch and today I will continue on with our story of our fabulous shoot.

Country Chic Stylized Wedding: Part 1

Last June, I had the pleasure of creating a country chic stylized wedding photo shoot with some of Alberta's finest vendors!

Calgary wedding trends for 2015

Good morning and Happy New Year, So now that we are in a new year, I would like to tell you about some of the predicted new wedding trends for 2015 as seen through the eyes of a Calgary wedding planner.

Wedding planner’s Christmas wish

Good morning, Well another year has gone by and I have a few more weddings under my belt.

Midway Bride and Groom

Good morning, One of my first couples that booked with me last year for 2014 were Sandy and Hollis.

Rustic Chic wedding

Good morning, Last year at this time, I had the pleasure of meeting Julie, Scott and Julie's mother, Barb when they hired me to help them plan their wedding.