Photo Location: Terroni (Toronto) and Residence (King Vaughan Side Rd.)
Main city or town: Toronto
Secondary city or town: Vaughan
Memories of the day…: “Ohhh the memories! Our shoot was split into two shorter session in order to capture both our favourite and first date spot and the wonderful natural beauty which surrounds our home. The first shoot was in the summer at Terroni and that was a blast. This being our first formal shoot together we were both excited and nervous but it took us no longer than a few shots to get cosy and giggly and let loose! Shawn made it so easy for us to relax and have fun. We even snuck in an outfit change lol…and lucked out with the weather as it was sunny so we were able to get some shots outside too.
The second shoot was a bit of a mission. With rescheduling due to weather we ended up shooting on one of the last nice days in the fall. It was about 13 degrees out but I swear it felt like 2! But we managed to look warm and relaxed and got some really cool shots with our old truck and the natural elements. Even with grey skies Shawn and the team make the photos glow with warmth. It meant so much to us to capture both locations in such a beautiful way. These photos are very special to us as they represent who we are as a couple. We love to eat out and we love to relax at home! Thanks for capturing our true colours :)”
Did you have a “theme”?: “Our theme is probably summarized as: Vintage, Indie with a classic twist! We have quirky ideas and details but these are well balanced with the more classic elements that you would expect to see at a larger wedding. Our challenge was taking a concept suited for a smaller backyard summer wedding and elevating it to a grand scale, being indoors and with a much larger guest list!
The colours are soft pastels with yellow as a main accent colour. I always say we are going for a “made with love” kinda feel :)”
Recommended Wedding Vendor: Crystal from Distinct Occasions – “Crystal is our wedding planner / side kick / problem solver / mentor lol.
She helps us with final decisions, searching for vendors and keeping us on track. I cannot wait until we hand over the reins and she gets to make all this planning happen on the day of. It’s going to be great!”
Recommended Wedding Vendor: Deb from Palettera (Stationary) – “Deb is brilliant and has provided incredible custom invites for both the wedding and the shower. Her attention to detail and her craft is exceptional. A true artist – we love her!”
Recommended Wedding Vendor: Lori from The Caketress – “Lori captured our vibe from our first meeting and was able to present a concept that was both unique but still coupled with classic elements. We are both so excited to see this concept come together! She was able to incorporate important details/elements that help tell the story of the wedding/theme and this cake will have such a presence in the room.”
Recommended Wedding Vendor: Rachel from Rachel Clingen Designs – “From our first meeting Rachel got it! She was right there with us through all the quirky and creative ideas and excitment. Rachel was able to take a very diverse and dare I say crazy ideas and make it all make sense. I tend to be all of the place when it come to creative designs ( I had 5 large inspiration boards lol) but both Rachel and Crystal were able to take those ideas and weave together a design that made sense! Great job ladies xo”
Recommended Wedding Vendor: Shawn from Renaissance Studios – “Sorry – we just had too! The team is awesome and is always quick to answer/respond to our questions/concerns and the photos, well they speak for themseleves
Shawn’s work is fantastic and we love working with him. Melissa is great and extremely organized and Clint did a fantastic job with the editing process. Thanks to all of you xo”
Recommended Wedding Vendor: Norris from Norris Films is our videographer and he is truly a bundle of great energy. His work can be found on his website or on Vemo and we are super excited for our same day edit!
Anything else you’d like to add?: We are getting married – Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!! So excited
PS: Shawn…. We are still waiting on that car wrap lol