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LETTER from the EDITOR

WELCOME TO THE FALL ISSUE OF ADORE MAGAZINE.

REAL adore WEDDINGS

FRONT COVER Flowers :: Crocus Floral Design Photo :: Janelle Morcombe Photography Model :: Madison Cook & Alex Bird Hair :: Amy Holland Aritsry Make Up :: Jamie Marie Make Up

SPECIAL THANKS Kristen Wagner, Carly Barnett, Kari Owen, Shawna Gray, Jessica Zais Photography, Janice Robillard, White Linen Photography, Sanctuary Gardens, Yuriko Larson,

It was a hot summer in the Okanagan! That didn't stop our talented wedding vendors from showcasing beautiful brides and amazing venues. Even though summer is coming to an end the wedding season is still full on here in the Okanagan. I needed some serious time management this summer as we had a new addition to our family.....Quinn Rachel was born June 19. Knowing that, I was ahead of the game when planning our stylized shoot for the fall issue. With the snow still on the ground in March my amazing team of vendors braved the chilly air and tromped through the mud to bring the shoot "Natural Beauty" to life. In this issue the focus is on table settings and food. We have tips to help inspire settings for your wedding tables and Joy Road Catering talks about the local food choices available for your wedding day. Our DIY shows how to make some fun guest favors...bottle cap magnets! We will be giving away a set of these magnets with every order placed for

Sara Knol, Jessica Marak & Marak Family, Marilynn Zubick, Melissa Grzeszczak, my husband Trevor and daughter Quinn

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WEB Chris Leckie :: Leckie Media

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a printed copy of this lovely issue. We have a limited number of magnets so don't miss out!

"SETTING THE TABLE" CREDITS All Occasions Party Rental :: Chiavari chairs,

As usual we continue to feature real Okanagan weddings...thank you to Jessica Zais and White Linen for submitting some stunning weddings! Dont forget to check out Vendors we adore Directory to find the best vendors in the Okanagan to help make your dream day a reality. live, love, adore.

Carrie Mayhew

farm table, linens, white plates, glassware and cutlery. Defining Decor :: Crystal candlesticks and mirrored vase. Avalon Rentals :: Square silver charger plates. Vintage Origami :: Gold beaded charger plates, milk glass vase, votive & wood pillar candle holders Copyright Š 2014 Adore Magazine. All rights reserved.


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TABLE of CONTENTS THANK YOU to our amazing CONTRIBUTORS

KRISTEN WAGNER

JOSH & CARLY BARNETT

Writer

Barnett Photography

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KARI OWEN

Writer and Blogger

SHAWNA GRAY

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SARA KNOL

Top Knot Events

YURIKO LARSON

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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

Godbye Summer, Hello Fall! TRENDS WE ADORE

Calligraphy TIPS WE ADORE

Setting the Table REAL ADORE WEDDING

Jess & Braden :: Jessica Zais Photographers TIPS WE ADORE

Living in the Moment STYLIZED SHOOT

Natural Beatuy VENDORS WE ADORE

Joy Road Catering REAL ADORE WEDDING

Kristin & Mitchell :: White Linen Photography HE SAID 路 SHE SAID

Megan & Tyler VENDOR DIRECTORY

Okanagan wedding experts we adore DIY WITH ADORE

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Wedding styling and display tables are very on trend for the 2014 /2015 wedding season and calligraphy makes the best stand out. The art of calligraphy has been around for thousands of years. It is making a huge splash as an emerging trend in the wedding industry. Today's couples are using calligraphy in everything from wedding invitations to the signs, backdrops and blackboards on display for their special day. Rentals :: Vintage Origami, Calligraphy :: Chelsi Sohnchen FA L L 2 0 1 4

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PHOTO :: BARNETT PHOTOGRAPHY CONCEPT & STYLIZING :: WHITE ORCHID LOOKING FOR UNIQUE WAYS TO SPRUCE UP YOUR WEDDING TABLES? YOU'LL LOVE THESE THREE TABLESCAPES THAT SHOW YOU AMAZING WAYS TO WOW YOUR GUESTS WITH A SOPHISTICATED EDGE.

MENUS & PLACE CARDS :: GINGER CREATIVE, VENUE :: SANCTUARY GARDENS RENTALS & DECOR :: ALL OCCASIONS PARTY RENTALS, AVALON RENTALS,

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A SOPHISTICATED PAIRING Timeless elegance- silver metallics with naturals is a direction that can be very glamorous without being overdone. Clean flatwear on mirrors, silver mercury vases, candle and tealight holders will look stunning on your wedding tables. White chiavari chairs will add elegance to this wedding look that will leave your guests in awe.

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OLD WORLD CHARM Set a romantically rustic scene with a color palette of mint, cream, sage and olive. Cream flowers with lavender and sage foliage play up this organic color palette throughout the center of the table and around the birch wrapped candle holders. Farm style tables are a perfect contrast to the mint napkins. The gold rimmed flatware adds a touch of old world elegance and charm. Your guests will feel at home and comfortable with this tablescape.

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MAKE IT POP We LOVE gold at weddings! Gold is timeless, elegant and goes with many other color parings. It is also one of the easiest ways to add a little "luxe" to your wedding. Gold-rimmed stem ware, gold-plated flatware and golden "LOVE" letters will definitely make a statement on your wedding tables. Mix in some bright blooms of fresh flowers and let them pop against the metallic table runner and elegant menu cards. Adding a seasonal piece of beautiful fruit, makes an organic souvenir that adds a sweet touch and tastes as good as it looks!

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ess grew up in Kelowna so it was

natural for her and Braden to want to get married there. They chose her parents heritage home, a hidden gem nestled in the heart of the city. Jess's mom is a passionate gardener so she had the grounds in stunning perfection. The quaint landscaping and history of the house lent itself perfectly to Vintage Origamis elegant decor. Jess summarized the wedding vibe as "chandeliers and wild flower, antique dressers and live jazz, Asian fusion and macaroons". It was an eclectic mix of their favorite things. With only immediate family and dearest friends in a attendance a lovely intimate feel permeated the event. Seasonal and local ingredients highlighted the cocktail hour and delicious vegetarian buffet. All was enjoyed against the back drop of the backyard pool and gardens. When speeches were done the guests danced the night away under the twinkle lights and stars.

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Jess & Braden JESSICA ZAIS PHOTOGRAPHY

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PHOTOGRAPHER: JESSICA ZAIS VENUE: PRIVATE RESIDENCE WEDDING DECOR: VINTAGE ORIGAMI CUSTOM CHALK CALLIGRAPHY: ANCHOR AND INK FLORALS: FAMILY FRIEND, DENISE GRISWOLD CATERING: ZU’S KITCHEN MACAROoNS: SANDRINE’S BAKERY MARRIAGE OFFICIANT: BARBARA SAMUEL BAND: TREVOR SALLOUM GROUP WITH PIANIST/VOCALIST, TRICIA DALGLIESH

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TIPS TO HELP YOU ENJOY YOUR WEDDING DAY. WRITTEN BY KARA BOLEN Hours of planning, countless DIY projects and thousands of dollars go into pulling off your dream wedding. The last few weeks are just flying by and after all of the waiting, the final countdown for your big day has finally arrived. So how do you make sure that it really is the day you’ve always imagined? Well, if you asked my bridesmaids (the ladies who know me best), if they thought I would be calm and collected on my wedding day, not one of them would have said yes. Not only am I a perfectionist, I’m not always the best at handling stressful situations. It’s not easy to transform yourself from an obsessive party planner, fixating on every small detail, to a chill, keep-your-cool bride, but it's definitely something that needs to be done. Here are my five steps to help you relax and make the most of one of the biggest days of your life:

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TIPS we ADORE INITIAL PLANNING STAGES

Stay Organized

Hire a Planner

Do yourself a favour – hire a professional to make sure that your day runs smoothly.

THE WEEK BEFORE

Take Some Time to Unwind

If we’re being honest, most of us started

As someone who loves weddings and

to plan our wedding’s years before Mr.

works in the industry, I put a lot of

Right came along. Things like the time

thought and detail into our special day.

In the past month you have scheduled,

of year, or the venue - maybe even our

Details are great, but they mean that

planned, cake-tasted, dress-fitted and

wedding colours and flowers were picked

there is also a LOT of work to do in order

crafted your way into a near coma. Being

out long before he got down on one knee.

to pull everything off. Had we not hired

relaxed is key to looking and feeling

a wedding planner to coordinate our

your best. Go on a fun date with your

day I would have been stressed from the

husband-to-be or have a spa day (solo

get-go. Our flowers arrived hours behind

or with your bridesmaids) to unwind and

schedule, our setup took almost twice as

relieve all the stresses of the past month.

long as planned and our hair and makeup

Put them behind you and don’t think

team had trouble finding the ceremony

about them again.

This may seem a little eager to some, but really, it’s a step in the right direction. The more organized you are from the start, the easier it will be in the lead up to your big day. You don’t want to be running around in a craze the Friday before you tie the knot – nobody needs stress levels that

site, but I was calm as could be, knowing that she had my back.

high. Not to mention the need for a good long beauty rest the night before.

Hiring a planner is like buying insurance for your wedding. They take all of the

Things will always come up at the last minute, but be sure to try your best to have the details worked before timelines get too tight. Keep a binder with all of your contracts, receipts and any other

stress away from you and ensure that everything works out just the way

well in advance - let them know where they will need to be, what time you will need them to be there and any other special details you will want them to take care of. Follow up your initial call a few days before the wedding to be sure that everything is on track.

Share a Moment Alone

you imagined, leaving you completely

No matter what you do the day is going

oblivious to any hiccups that happened

to fly by. It’s so important to share a few

along the way.

private minutes with your new husband

notes and images together. Be sure to send all of your vendors instructions

ON YOUR BIG DAY

THE MONTH BEFORE

Think Happy Thoughts Surround yourself with positive people. You don’t need to deal with your critical aunt making negative comments over your shoulder, or a miserable bridesmaid who can only think about herself. Separate yourself from people who have the ability to ruin your mood. Surround yourself with positive people and happy thoughts. This should be the happiest time of your life!

to take everything in. Sneak out of the reception with your photographer to grab some sunset shots, or just slip outside to have a little chat and share a kiss (or two). You won’t regret it!

Don’t worry about the Little Things It is all about perspective. There may be a few small snags along the way, but don’t let it ruin your day. In the end it’s not about the details, it’s about marrying the man of your dreams, so that you can spend the rest of your lives together. If something goes wrong, chances are, no one will notice but you.

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BRIDES DRESS Cento Wear // CAKE Kakes by Kathie // FLOWERS Crocus Floral Design HAIR Amy Holland Artistry // MAKE UP Jamie Marie Make Up MODELS Madison Cook & Alex Bird // PHOTOGRAPHY Janelle Morcombe Photography STAGING & DECOR Top Knot Events // STATIONARY Ginger Creative TABLE FLATWARE & GLASSES The Room Collection // SPECIAL THANKS The Marak Family


JOY ROAD CATERING BRINGS THE ORCHARD TO YOUR PLATE. WRITTEN BY KRISTEN WAGNER

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VENDORS we ADORE

hen Dana Ewart first tasted an Okanagan peach straight from the tree, she knew she had found home. It had been a long journey for the chef and co-owner of Joy Road Catering. She had traveled from Ontario with her partner in work and life, Cam Smith, looking for a place where they could expand their experience of food and cooking in close proximity to their raw materials: fresh produce and world-class wines. With the taste of that fresh-picked peach still lingering in their mouths, Dana and Cam set to work finding the best local ingredients to work with. They quickly built a network of local food contacts through regular appearances at a Penticton farmers’ market, where they sold organic baking. It’s their mandate to use local sources for every possible ingredient, and that choice is what makes Joy Road unique: they create “cuisine de terroir,” or food with a strong sense of place.

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With the ingredients laid out before them, Dana and Cam drew on their training as chefs and experience working at high-end restaurants in Toronto and Montreal. They began hosting al fresco vineyard dinners twice weekly during the summer months,

offered their services as caterers. “We felt

and Joy Road was born. The dinners often

like there was such a niche market for us,”

featured a farmer, apiary or other food

Dana explains. “There are so many people

producer, who spoke about the art and

who are so savvy, who love good food – it

science of food production to help diners

would just break their hearts to have bad

understand the value of local eating.

food at their weddings.”

“People walked away from the meal with more than a full belly – they had a full mind as well,” explains Dana.

for being reheated and sub-standard, but Dana and Cam work to bring their catering

But in most cases, all people need to do

clients a finer experience. “’Catering’

to understand the value of fresh, local

is sometimes a dirty word for a chef,”

ingredients is taste the food. Joy Road

laughs Dana. “We look at each situation

quickly gained a strong reputation, and

individually and assess the event, and try to

their vineyard dinners were selling out

figure out how we can make everything as

months in advance. Soon, Dana and

fresh as possible, without sacrificing quality

Cam caved to the will of the masses and

and the flow of the event.”

“THE VISUAL EXPERIENCE OF FOOD CAN BE ALMOST AS IMPORTANT AS THE TASTE.”

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The visual experience of food can be almost as important as the taste. As delicious as a dish may be, people won’t want to eat it if it looks stale, soggy or overcooked. Serving meals “family style” – where diners serve themselves from platters passed around the table – allows people to savour the look and smell of each dish as well as the taste. “People see beautiful green beans, cherry tomatoes, purple potatoes, and they say, ‘It looks so good! It smells so good!’” says Dana. “With family style we can say – ‘Help yourself!’ But with plated meals you choose months in advance, you might end up looking at your husband’s plate and saying, ‘I chose wrong.’” As chefs, Dana and Cam build menus around featured wines, or sometimes fruits and vegetables in season. As caterers, they must instead accommodate the preferences of their catering clients. Wedding clients may want to feature a favourite dish, but Dana and Cam still work to make it as unique and flavourful as possible. Fresh, quality ingredients make a difference to all aspects of a meal, and the appeal can make diners more eager to try new things. People may come to Joy Road’s table thinking they don’t like beets, but when the beet is harvested in the morning and on the table by dinner time, they might just change their mind. It’s a stark contrast to the taste of weeks-old beets at the grocery store. But a meal doesn’t stop at fruits and vegetables, and neither does Joy Road’s mandate for freshness. Dana and Cam raise their own chickens for eggs, bake their own organic artisan breads using an old French technique, and even make their own sausage and prosciutto. And if they can’t make an item themselves, they comb the country and the world finding the highest quality ingredients, responsibly produced. Local food is about more than just taste; it’s about health, economics and politics too. By sourcing locally, Joy Road is helping to ensure quality food is available to the local market. “It’s better to pay for quality, local products, rather than unhealthy products grown in Styrofoam under fluorescent light,” Dana explains. “Everybody eats, every day. If more people were aware of how our food gets to us, they would support more local growers and eat better.” Food is an essential part of the human experience, and it can be much more than sustenance. “Food is such a lovely thing that isn’t emphasized enough when people think about their health,” explains Dana. “Food is medicine. Food is joy.” And good food doesn’t have to mean fancy ingredients in a five star restaurant. Sometimes the best dishes are the simplest. “It just has to be flavourful and seasoned well, with fresh ingredients.” Whether fresh from the tree, or sliced and wrapped Italian-style in fresh prosciutto, an Okanagan peach is a taste of a place – and Joy Road ensures that unique flavour is at the forefront of every dish they serve.

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KRISTIN & MITCHELL WHITE LINEN PHOTOGRAPHY Kristin and Mitchell wanted to have a fall themed wedding but without the typical fall palette of orange and reds. They decided to build the palette on natural elements such as burlap and wood and a base of off white. Muted tones of blush and turquoise with pops of mustard complemented beautifully. The venue was also an important component to the cozy, rustic yet elegant feel they were envisioning. Linden Gardens in Kaleden was the perfect choice for the ceremony. The outdoor gardens are stunning no matter the season but the mustard yellow leaves seemed to be made to fit their palette! The property is also home to the Frog Tree Cafe, an equally spectacular venue for the reception . Wicker chairs set at long tables under an amazing vaulted cedar beam ceiling fit perfectly with the communal feel the couple wanted. Stage Right came in and hit a home run with the decor. The final outcome was everything Kristin and Mitchell had envisioned and more.... warm, cozy, elegant and perfectly mismatched!

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CAKE & CUPCAKES Blue Icing Bakery DRESS Bliss Bridal Maggie Sottero MAKE UP Nicole Sweezey HAIR Heiress Salon PHOTOGRAPHER White Linen RENTALS & FLOWERS Stage Right VENUE Linden Gardens & The Frog Tree Cafe

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FIR ST MEET ING IT WAS SATURDAY NIGHT, JUNE 10TH 2012. I GOT INVITED TO A BIRTHDAY PARTY AT A PUB. WE WERE INTRODUCED BY A FRIEND AND CLICKED EVER SINCE. I LATER FOUND OUT THAT NIGHT WAS ALSO HER EX-BOYFRIENDS BIRTHDAY PARTY. THEY WERE HAVING A JOINT PARTY.

We met at a mutual friends birthday party at a local pub. We were introduced and within minutes had a strong attraction to each other. I just knew I had to have Tyler.

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F IR ST DATE OUR FIRST ACTUAL DATE WAS WHEN I INVITED MEGAN OVER FOR DINNER AT MY PLACE. I WAS SO NERVOUS. WHEN SHE SHOWED UP SHE LOOKED SO BEAUTIFUL. I HAD A TABLE FOR TWO SET UP IN THE BACKYARD, WITH CANDLES AND CHAMPAGNE. WE HAD AN AMAZING MEAL, STEAK, PRAWNS, STUFFED MUSHROOMS, STUFFED POTATOES AND GARLIC BREAD. IT WAS A

Officially I would say our "first date" was

PRETTY CLASSY FIRST DATE.

the night when Tyler invited me over and surprised with a romantic Steak Dinner 'my fav'. He had a table all set up outside with candles and champagne!.

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OUR FIRST KISS ISN’T THE BEST OF STORIES. IT HAPPENED THE SAME NIGHT WE MET. MEGAN LUNGED AT ME UNCONTROLLABLY FOR A KISS AND SHE GOT IT.

Technically we kissed the first night we met, but my "favorite first kiss" was when Tyler had taken me to his friends’ house. This was the second time we hung out for a bon fire. He had remembered me saying how I’d love to be kissed passionately in the rain. Well that night it started raining and out of nowhere Tyler grabbed me and planted the most amazing kiss on my lips in the rain. It was like fireworks going off!

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F IR ST I LOVE YOU WE WERE AT A BONFIRE AND IT STARTED RAINING OUTSIDE AND I REMEMBERED MEGAN SAYING SHE WANTED TO BE KISSED IN THE RAIN. WE WALKED AWAY FROM THE FIRE AND EVERYONE ELSE TO TALK

We were sitting having a good heart to heart and I remember

AND THEN I LAID ONE ON HER. SHE WASN’T EXPECTING

Tyler kept asking me what was wrong because he could tell I was

IT! AFTER ALL THE ROMANCE OUTSIDE WE WERE

holding something back. It was like word vomit ready to come out

WALKING UP THE STAIRS TO GET DRIED OFF AND SHE

of my mouth and I couldn't hold it in anymore. He of course got

TURNED AROUND AND SAID I LOVE YOU.

excited when I said it and said it in return. He had wanted to say it too.

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T H E O NE

I KNEW RIGHT WHEN I SAW MEGAN SHE WAS THE ONE. SHE MADE MY HEART SKIP A BEAT WITH HER BEAUTY AND GREAT PERSONALITY. WE HAVEN’T SPEND A DAY APART.

I pretty much knew within the first few months of dating that Tyler was the one. From the moment we met we just couldn't be apart. Every time I was with him or thought about him I got this crazy amazing feeling inside that I had never felt before and knew it meant something special. People thought we were crazy for moving so fast with our relationship but we couldn't help it. It was like a magnetic pull. Tyler is everything I could have ever imagined in a guy and I feel so blessed that I get to spend the rest of my life with him.

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T H E P ROP OSAL

ON THE NIIGHT I COULDN’T WAIT ANY LONGER. I HAD THE RING AT HOME HIDDEN AWAY, AND IT WAS DRIVING ME CRAZY. IT WAS A SPUR OF THE MOMENT PLAN. I QUICKLY GOT THE RING AND RAN OUTSIDE TO PUT IT IN THE BBQ. I ASKED MEGAN IF WE COULD GET DINNER READY AND IF SHE COULD GO START THE BBQ. I FOLLOWED HER UP THE STAIRS AND OUTSIDE. AS SHE LIFTED THE LID I GOT ON ONE KNEE. SHE SAW THE RING AND TURNED AROUND AS I WAS KNEELING. THAT’S THE FIRST TIME I HAVE EVER HEARD MEGAN SPEECHLESS.

I was not expecting it at all. It was a Sunday evening and I had just gotten home from holidays so was busy unpacking and doing laundry. Tyler came in and started helping me fold laundry which should have been my first clue. He than asked me to start the BBQ for him and he'd be right out with dinner. I complained and said I was busy but he hounded me until I did it. When I went to open the lid to the BBQ there sat the most stunning sparkling ring I have even seen. I was in shock and turned to find Tyler down on one knee asking me to marry him. For the first time in my life I was speechless and instantly started hugging him and kissing him and whispered YES! It was the best moment of my life!


ATTIRE BLISS BRIDAL With the finest selection in the interior from the best Designers, our professional bridal consultants will bring your vision to life. w :: blissbridal.ca e :: info@blissbridal.ca p :: 250.860.7766

DJ SERVICES OKANGAN WEDDING ENTERTAINMENT GROUP Providing your special wedding day with an experience at the highest level, for a price that is right. w :: OKWeddingGroup.ca e :: OKWeddingGroup@live.com

FLOWERS A NEW LEAF FLORAL DESIGNS Transforming your ideas into beautiful and personal realities from proposal to event. w :: anewleaffloral.ca e :: melinda@anewleaffloral.ca p :: 250.470.8398

INVITATIONS GINGER CREATIVE Helping you translate your unique love story, social event and exciting life moments into original invitations and stationery. w :: gingercreative.ca e :: carrie@gingercreative.ca p :: 778.215.0159

MAKE UP MISSY MACKINTOSH - MAKE UP ARTIST To strive to provide the most professional and personal makeup service possible to bring out the creative beauty in each and every client. w :: facebook.com/MissyMacKintoshMakeUpArtist e :: missymackintosh@gmail.com p :: 250.517.8300

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PHOTOGRAPHERS BARNETT PHOTOGRAPHY It’s our dream job to capture your romance and who you are together, on the most important day of your life. w :: barnettphotography.ca e :: BarnettPhotography@gmail.com p :: 250.860.4116

JESSICA ZAIS PHOTOGRAPHY Using the natural light of the Okanagan we love bringing out bringing out and capturing genuine happiness and emotion of your special day. w :: jessicazais.com e :: jzaisphotography@gmail.com p :: 250.718.9247

WHITE LINEN PHOTOGRAPHY Specializing in modern, romantic portraiture. Wenfocus on having a ton of fun while capturing beautiful moments. w :: whitelinenphotographers.com e :: info@whitelinenphotographers.com p :: 250.488.3349

RENTALS & DECOR VINTAGE ORIGAMI - WEDDING RENTALS & DECORATING We offer rentals of unique vintage decor, props and furniture for DIY brides and full decor service packages, we’ll take care of all the little details. w :: vintageorigami.com e :: yuriko@vintageorigami.com

VENUES SANCTUARY GARDENS ~ Inspired By Love ~ Built With Love ~ To Celebrate Love ~ Sanctuary Gardens and its surrounding gardens can be rented for outdoor wedding ceremonies, vow renewals and photo sessions. The chapel inspired gazebo offers an intimate, private setting overlooking Okanagan Lake. w :: sanctuarygardens.ca e :: info@sanctuarygardens.ca p :: 250.878.2116

WEDDING PLANNERS TOP KNOT EVENTS The Okanagan’s wittiest and most recognizable wedding planner. w :: topknot.ca e :: hello@topknot.ca p :: 250.308.8175

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TRY THIS FUN DIY FOR WEDDING FAVORS. USE PERSONAL SAYINGS AND PICTURES TO CREATE ONE OF A KIND UPCYCLED FAVORS FOR YOUR GUESTS.

MATERIALS: · Bottle caps - Twist-off caps are better than conventional ones because they don't bend when removed. · Spray paint - Your choice in color · Magnet strips - With adhesive backing · Scissors · Resin or clear apoxy - found at your local craft store · Glitter, Paper Flowers or any other items

1. Spray paint bottle caps desired color

4. Cover a work surface to protect it from spills. Lay the caps on

2. Print off sayings or pictures and cut them out. You can also

the surface and following manufacturer's instructions for clear

use a 1" circle cutter to get an exact fit of the bottle cap!

casting resin, fill each bottle cap to just below the rim. Let dry

3. Place your sayings, photos, paper flowers, glitter etc. inside the bottle caps.

overnight. 5. After the clear resin has fully dried attach the magnets to the back of the bottle caps.

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