Flirty Floral Gown at Dancing Dandelion Farms

Dandelion Farm bride holds lush wedding bouquet

Flirty Floral Gown at Dancing Dandelion Farms…for the bride that is truly crazy for flowers this is the ultimate gown. This bride is covered in blooms from the tips of her toes to the top of her head. Head wreath, anklets, bracelets, necklace, and entire dress – all created with floral. We are so in […]

Adventure Elopement + Canoe Romance

Adventure Elopement kisses in a canoe

 Adventure Elopement + Canoe Romance…so you would like to have an adventure elopement in true west coast style, but you are not up to hiking to the top of a cliff? No worries! You can have that west coast adventure vibe, and all that nature has to offer by eloping in a canoe. Or, after […]

A Stylish Elopement at HCP Gardens

Luxurious picnic sweetheart table at HCP Gardnes Vancouver Island

 A Stylish Elopement at HCP Gardens…This lovely styled elopement had so much detail, featuring a floral groom’s lapel, antique roses, and a sweetheart picnic. All of the colours, and details are tied stunningly together- from the hand-crafted butterflies to the incredible floral.  The theme of this session was rustic yet elegant, with tones of mustard […]

Romantic Cover for Vancouver Island Magazine

Romantic Cover for Vancouver Island Magazine Secret Waters Photography newlyweds kiss in Volkswagen van

 Romantic Cover for Vancouver Island Magazine…luxury gown, light grey suit, pampas grass, lush floral, and lots of kisses. We love everything about this epic shoot. In fact, we loved it so much we chose them to be our cover of the 2021 Vancouver Island issue of West Coast Weddings Magazine. The She Wore Flowers gown […]

Bohemian Inspired Elopement

Florals on the front of sweetheart table feature eucalyptus, pampas grass, pink and peach roses by Maple Ridge Floral Ltd

 Bohemian Inspired Elopement…this dreamy wedding took place at Vancouver’s ‘local castle’ better known as Swaneset. A stunning building surrounded by trees, with cascading staircases and ballrooms. A group of creative minds came together to turn a vision into reality, and the result takes your breath away. We love the sun streaming through the windows onto […]

Bridal Fashion and Trends on Film

Bride stands in allwy with sunshine behind her

 Bridal Fashion and Trends on Film…it begins with Fern of The Bride’s Closet missing the live style shows she would usually hold at the Island’s wedding shows. How could she fill this void? (SPOILER: see below!) Fern decided to gather her models (in a socially distanced way, of course!!) and video a fashion show in […]

Romance & Champagne Kisses

Newlyweds in Fan Tan Alley Vancouver Island hold white floral bouquet under cafe lights

 Romance & Champagne Kisses…we love, love, love this downtown inspiration shoot featuring a stunning gown, gorgeous guy and enough balloons, flowers and decor to satisfy even the most romantic among us! The piece de resistance is the Bubble Bus where our lovely couple enjoy their champagne. The romantic couple are a stunning picture of glamour […]

French Country Bridal Inspiration

Bridal bouquets sit in front of red wood barn in Vancouver

 French Country Bridal Inspiration….;this lovely outdoor bridal palette makes us all want to take a walk down a country lane. Blush pink and white flowers grace the wedding cake while the french influence can be seen in the sweetheart table. We love the real red farm barn, the burnished gold candalabra, the lush floral arrangements […]

Sweet and Sexy Industrial Glam

Industrial Chic Wedding flowers by Bespoke Blossoms Vancouver Island

 Sweet and Sexy Industrial Glam…A unique look that is a little sweet, a little sexy and a little rock and roll. Inspired by the Powerhouse industrial buildings, this glamourous and moody design uses pampas grass ‘wings’ to create a smoky backdrop to a cement cake, epic floral cascade and a record player. She Wore Flowers […]

Winter Urban Fairytale Wedding

Bride and Groom on Farmhouse porch with snowstorm behind by White Canvas Photo

 Winter Urban Fairytale Wedding….winter wonderland perfection in farmhouse and urban warehouse settings. Cosmopolitan and sophisticated with a rustic twist. Anil and Michaela are the city couple who love vintage luxury and thought of their guests every step of the way when it came to their big day. Michaela began her day with her closes girlfriends […]

Autumn Hues and Stylish Wedding Beauty

Bridal bouquet with white anemone, red roses, white roses, dusty miller and blue thistle by Edelweiss Floral Vancouver

 Autumn Hues and Stylish Wedding Beauty…we love the floral, the fall colours and the black wedding cake! Gorgeous trees surround the bridal couple and sweetheart table covered in candlesticks and flowers.  The bride shows off a gorgeous form fitting dress with open back and train. Of course, her red hair is her crowning beauty and […]

Love + Llama Boho Wedding Inspiration

Bride and Groom With Llama on Vancouver Island

 Love + Llama Boho Wedding Inspiration is a eye popping blend of colour and unique décor. Of course, the highlight of this palette is the llama! Pets at weddings have become a norm at weddings but a llama is still a surprise! We love all the details and beauty in this boho beauty. The bride […]

Romantic Black Lace + Dramatic Floral

Pink peonies, eucalyptus and fern on black plates on wedding reception table by Thrifty Foods

 Romantic Black Lace and Dramatic Floral showcase hints of gold and a gorgeous cake!  Olivia, of Lavish Engagements, was inspired by an out of this world black lace gown at The Bride’s Closet. She teamed up with Thrifty Foods Comox to showcase this beauty with lush yet bold floral design and wedding cake. The bride […]

Seaside Romance at Telegraph Cove

Seaside Romance Bridal Party at Telegraph Cove on Vancouver Island

 Seaside Romance at Telegraph Cove is inspiration for a truly unique west coast wedding. Kim and Darren naturally beautiful wedding has the backdrop of Bauza Cove Beach – a secluded beach surrounded by North American rain forest.  The ceremony took place on Telegraph Cove’s historic boardwalk with ocean views as far as the eye can […]

Dreams of Lavender in the Summer Sun

Bride seated at floral table in field of lavender in Vancouver

 Dreams of Lavender in the Summer Sun inspired us to place this in the 2020 Vancouver issue of the West Coast Weddings Magazine. The lovely bride in her pale pastel gown is the picture of natural beauty amidst a field of lavender. The beautiful surroundings showcase gorgeous floral and decor in light and dark purples. […]

Dreamy Bridal Inspiration at Maple Bay

Bride sits on windowsill looking out with dress flowing out the window

 Dreamy Bridal Inspiration is for the bride who wants the full on romance AND the sexy dramatic feel. Bridal style that is sophisticated and just a tiny bit edgy.  The gown by Chic Nostalgia (BTW – isn’t that the best gown designer moniker?) features a nude lined lace bodice feels ‘naughty and nice’ with cut […]

Vancouver Engagement Celebrates the City

Engaged Couple Reflection through panes of glass

 Vancouver Engagement Celebrates Love in the City! Shots in front of the skyline, the waterfront, on the stairs of fire escapes, on park benches, along the street and on the waterfront…no part of the city was left out of this amazing engagement session! Hari & Kayden had an amazing day exploring Vancouver for their photo […]

West Coast Botanical with Lush Floral and Butterfly Wreaths

Floral Wreath and Veil Asian Botanical Beauty Maru Photography Deborah Lee Designs West Coast Weddings Magazine

 West Coast Botanical and butterflies are showcased atop flowing wedding gowns and veils in this Asian-themed editorial by some extreme talent!  The lush floral and awesome headdress were inspired by the words and poetry of spring by famous English poets such as Shelley, Emerson, and Longfellow.  We love the whimsical and ethereal feel of this […]

Celtic Bride – Vancouver Island Wedding Inspiration

Celtic Bride with Bouquet of pink and white by Cartref Gardens Vancouver Island

   Celtic Bride is a Vancouver Island Wedding Inspiration Editorial filled with colour, beauty and a wonderful hair wreath. This concept is woodsy with a an Irish feel complete with cliffs along the ocean! A magical feel from beginning to end filled with the rich themes associated with the Celts.  EDITORIAL PLANNER + DESIGN and […]