Tara Whittaker- A Timeless Wedding

February 4rd/2016 By Kolby Meyers

In October Tara Whittaker photographed Kellie and Ryan’s classic downtown wedding. We loved everything from the timeless elegance to the lighthearted stroll they took down Steven Avenue and we couldn’t wait to share every beautiful detail with you. Kelly and Ryan knew that they didn’t want to spend months on Pinterest trying to recreate someone else’s wedding so they decided to do things their way and we think everything turned out beautifully!

A note from the groom:

A big part of what made our day so special and what Kellie and I discussed from the beginning is that we wanted our wedding to be intimate and a celebration. We started with that objective, we knew that we didn’t want to spend our summer Pinteresting centre pieces or hanging balloons the night before; it’s not our style. So to find the right venues, vendors and everything for the day we researched (actually Kellie researched) because there are so many good choices in Calgary and we wanted to find the right fit, we made time to spend in each place; we had a lot of good meals in the planning stage of our wedding lol. After researching the final choice was easy, it was a eureka moment.

What’s nice about our day and what i appreciate is how timeless everything was. Central United Church is a beautiful historic building that we’ll be able to visit when we’re old and grey; it’s not going anywhere. The Saltlik and the Hyatt are established business’, we’ll be able to enjoy future anniversaries at these locations and remember the day we were Wed, it’s these details that provide memories for a lifetime.

The day was such a blur for me; honestly i remember every detail but it went by so fast. If a couple planning their wedding and is looking for advice, I’m sure their getting tonnes of it but my suggestion is to just do it. It’s going to be crazy, it’s going to be fun, it’s romantic, it’s a showcase – have fun and be with your spouse. What i remember the most from our wedding is my bride and i at the front of the church. I didn’t know anyone else was there, for all i knew it was just her and I, and we were together. It was surreal.

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Flowers by Janie | Flowers by Janie 
Wedding Cake |Cakes with Attitude 
Bride’s shoes |Jimmy Choo 
Bride’s hair and make-up | Casey Lee from Finding Forever After
Groom’s attire | J. Crew
Stationery | Minted 

CBA Members at The Wedding Fair!

January 15,2016 By: Kolby Meyers

It’s almost here, just 2 days until The Wedding Fair this weekend! Get ready to be inspired and maybe just slightly overwhelmed (in the most exciting way possible.) There will be so many amazing vendors to visit how will you choose which ones to visit first? Don’t worry we have you covered; a number of our talented CBA members are going to be there this Sunday and we wanted to give them a quick shout-out so you know where to start this weekend! Our members can’t wait to meet you and hear all about your big day! They understand that planning a wedding is a lot of work and they will be there to help you successfully navigate your way through the process. A stress-free bride is a happy bride so let our members take the stress off you so that you can sit back and enjoy your day!

Whether you are looking for a wedding photographer, a venue, your dress or even a wedding planner we have you covered. Each member has been approved by our executive committee, which selects applicants for experience, expertise and professionalism. Our members adhere to our Code of Ethics, which requires honesty, integrity, and understanding that you place in their hands the most important day of your life! Our members want to help make your wedding dreams come true!

So grab your girls and come say hello to us! We can’t wait to meet all you beauties! You can find us at booth #1116 if you have any questions at all or just want to gush over your upcoming wedding we are all ears and always more than happy to talk weddings.

Still haven’t picked up your tickets? No problem just click here and use promo code PARFAIT16 to save.

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