Month: August 2012

Travel Inspired Candles for Destination Weddings

Categories: Accessories

Colonial Candle has recently launched a new destinations line where couples can choose a signature scent for their event! These travel sized candles, ranging from votives to 22 ounces, would make perfect additions to your welcome bags, as  wedding favors or open them up and incorporate the amazing scents into your table centerpieces! Why not be really creative and attach every guest’s name to one Read More »

31 August 2012 | No Comments

Mad Libs Guest Book

Categories: Accessories, Fun Stuff

Do you remember doing Mad Libs as a child, thinking they were the funniest things you’d ever heard when reading them out loud? What a great creative and nostalgic way to incorporate some fun into your wedding! If you want a guest book but don’t want the standard, why not incorporate a fun way for guests to offer you advice AND have a keepsake that will remind you of who attended your big day! Read More »

29 August 2012 | 1 Comment

Candace and Kristof’s Destination Wedding in Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Categories: Jamaica, Real Weddings

Candice, an event planner, and Kristof, an IT Engineer met 12 years ago at the GO bus station. They were both students attending Ryerson University and both living in Mississauga. Kristof pulled the ole’ “Excuse me, do you have the time” trick, all the while his watch was hidden under his sleeve!  They became great friends — a friendship which lasted about 5 years before they started Read More »

27 August 2012 | No Comments

Tara and Patrick’s Destination Wedding in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Categories: Dominican Republic, Real Weddings

Congrats to Tara and Patrick on their recent nuptials! They were married at the Gran Bahia Principe Esmeralda in Punta Cana. Bridesmaids looked radiant in light pink dresses. Cute accent details… Now that’s one serious hurrah! And all the best to the lovely Tara and Patrick.

23 August 2012 | No Comments

Nikki and Nick’s Destination Wedding in Costa Rica

Categories: Real Weddings

Weddings in Costa Rica are always stunning! Here’s one more to prove that fact – Nikki and Nick wed recently at the Occidental Grand Papagayo. The Wedding Day Wedding date: June 16 Number of Guests: 57 Advice to others: Trust your planner and once your there just have fun! Everything will fall into place. If you’re marrying on a hot beach take a portable fan with you, one of those little Read More »

19 August 2012 | 1 Comment

Lesley and John’s Destination Wedding in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Categories: Dominican Republic, Real Weddings

Lesley and John recently wed at the new RIU Palace Bavaro in Punta Cana. Emma at LUXE was in location to oversee this beautiful yet fun wedding. All photos were taken by Meghan Duffield. About the Couple Occupations: Lesley – Manager, Community Support, Special Olympics Manitoba. John – Manufacturing Manager, Boeing Canada How they met: Our parents enrolled both of them in a 10-pin youth bowling Read More »

17 August 2012 | 1 Comment

Dolphin Experience at Dreams Cancun

Categories: Mexico

Now this is something unique for a hotel stay… a “dolphin view” room! Move over Las Vegas, rooms at the Dreams Cancun Resort & Spa have “Dophin View” and “Dolphin Front” rooms. Book one of these rooms and receive a 30% off credit towards a Delphinus swim with the dolphin experience. There is also the new, interactive Delphinus Dolphin Trainer for a Day Read More »

10 August 2012 | No Comments

Jumana and Omar’s Wedding in Toronto

Categories: Real Weddings

Although LUXE specializes in destination weddings, from time to time our clients change their course of plans and decide to host a local wedding instead. We love planning hometown weddings too as they bring out a different side of our creativity. Here’s Jumana and Omar’s story…. this lovely couple recently celebrated their marriage at Destiny Banquet Hall in Woodbridge, Ontario. Read More »

06 August 2012 | No Comments

Tara and Matt’s Destination Wedding in the Riviera Maya, Mexico

Categories: Mexico, Real Weddings

Hooray! Tara and Matt are married! This past April at the Grand Sunset Princess in the beautiful Riviera Maya, Tara and Matt said their “I Do’s” surrounded by their closest family and friends. All of these stunning photos are by Erick Rodriguez of Claudia Photo Studio. They were married at the Grand Riviera Gazebo overlooking the ocean with 70+ guests in attendance. Wedding colours Read More »

01 August 2012 | No Comments