Blue, Green and Gold Vintage Inspiration

A group of local wedding specialists gathered at the The Burroughes Building in Toronto to create a vintage inspired shoot with fresh accents of blue, green and gold.

A wedding is about bringing together the old and the new. This is your moment to take your visions from a bygone era and to collaborated with your chosen wedding vendors to make it yours.

Consider anyone of these talented vendors to help you on your journey, the experience will be worth it.

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Photographer:  Taralea Cutler, Eyecontact Photography
Ceremony/ Reception location:  The Burroughes Building
Bridal gowns: Catherine Langlois
Cake: Baby Truffle Cake, Dacquoise Minis – Caramel, Crème Caramel Mini from Dufflet Pasteries
Toffee Apple Bonbons: The Candy Bar
Vintage love bags & chalkboard signs: Creative Bag
Bridal Model: Melissa Dyer
Hair and makeup: Angie Di Battista 
Flowers: Pink Twig 
Hair pieces: Blair Nadeau Millinery
Bracelettes: Pash
Radio, crates and self-serve tub: Hawk Eyes
Carmel Corn & Soda Drinks: HomeSense

Carolyn & Eric’s Vintage Wedding At South Pond Farms

Carolyn and Eric hosted a vintage inspired wedding at South Pond Farms just outside of Peterborough, Ontario.

We asked the couple a few questions about themselves and their day..here is what they had to say..

Where did you meet? We met while doing a summer internship at Scotiabank. There was a group of interns that started around the same time but Eric and I figured out that we were kind of only interested in spending our lunch and coffee breaks with each other.

What do you both do for a living? Eric is a Marketing Manager at Pepsico and I co-own a small antiques & homewares business called Three Birds Vintage.  

What made you choose South Pond Farms for your wedding? The area is on the way to our family cottage so it felt like a natural choice- it was close enough that we were able to have the rehearsal dinner at our cottage. When we toured the amazing property and restored barn we were head over heels. It was absolutely the perfect spot for us and the team that ran the venue are wonderful. They try to do as much as they can locally and it just had the perfect casual, cozy feel that we were looking for.

What is your most memorable moment? I would have to say walking down the aisle- That moment felt absolutely perfect. We lucked out with wonderful weather and were able to have the ceremony outside by a pretty little pond.

We had the car drive me and parents from the main house down to the ceremony site which was a really nice time to be alone with them and calm myself. And then walking down the little grass aisle with both of my parents and seeing everyone I loved around us as I made my way to Eric was a really nice moment. Seeing him made me feel so happy and peaceful, I couldn’t wait to get to him and become his wife.

What was your most unexpected moment? The kissing game we chose was that each table had to sing a song with the word “love” in it to get us to smooch. One of the tables started singing “O Canada” which erupted into the whole wedding venue standing up, heart on hand, belting out the entire national anthem. It was a very surreal moment.

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Photography: Joseph + Jaime 
Dress: Felichia Bridal
Bride’s shoes: Rachel Simpson for BHLDN
Headpiece: Bride’s grandmothers
Suit: J Crew
Groom’s shoes: J Crew 
Bridesmaids’ dresses: Picked their own (various stores)
Hair + makeup: Lauren Ashley Williams 
Flowers: Sweet Woodruff 
Venue + Catering: South Pond Farms 
Cake: Paulette’s Original Donuts 
Reception DJ: Marlon Silvera
Ceremony and Cocktail Hour Music (Guitar/Jazz Trio): Bride’s Uncle and cousins
Invitations: Minted 
Car: Classic Rides For Brides

A Fresh Approach To Planning!

Shopping for the right vendors for your wedding has never been easier! We are excited to announce we will be launching a newly designed, Wedding Co. website, in October!

The Wedding Co. is your link to Toronto’s independent wedding vendors. Whether you are you planning an intimate evening at a local restaurant, a formal affair at one of the spectacular venues in the city, or a barn wedding in the country, we can help!

Our mobile friendly, clean and simple design, will allow you to shop for your wedding by category, the Toronto neighbourhood or Ontario region you live in, or by current location.

We will also keep you up to date on all the upcoming The Wedding Co. events including The Wedding Co. Market on February 22nd at the Artscape Wychwood Barns.

We are looking forward to sharing this Fresh Approach To Planning! 

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