10 Canadian wedding blogs we love
Whether you are planning a wedding or just want to live vicariously through all things lace, roses and pearls, we've rounded up the best Canadian blogs to give you your wedding fix.
From quirky and whimsical to elegant and classic, these blogs offer a little something for anyone planning a special day.
La Belle Bride
Chantale Montgomery, founder of La Belle Bride and wedding lover based in Toronto, brings a fresh and unique perspective to weddings with her daily dose of quirky, stylish inspiration. With the site's focus on artsy and affordable alternatives, we love her inspiration galleries and DIY projects that help brides personalize and plan their big day. We also adore her husband Michael's bimonthly column "Dudesday," which features advice and style tips for the dapper and distinguished groom, reminding us ladies that not everything is about us.
Wedding Obesession founder Melissa Gorman's "healthy obsession" for weddings grew into a blog in 2008, and it has been going strong since. With daily beauty, DIY and decoration ideas, Wedding Obsession is overflowing with beautiful inspiration for the modern Canadian bride. As the premier non-vendor blog to focus solely on Canadian bridal inspiration, Melissa's corner of the internet is a wealth of the prettiest examples and inspiration. Make sure to check out the extensive gallery and vendor sections and our favourite "real wedding" features that are sure to melt your heart.
While planning her own wedding in 2011, Valerie Windsor noticed a lack of Canadian-specific, non-vendor wedding blogs. Her passion and drive led her to start Champagne Sweets, a romantic, colourful and upbeat blog featuring Canadian-specific weddings, inspiration and resources. Valerie's eye for stunning imagery and sweet details creates a perfectly curated site for any bride looking for a little inspiration. We love her search-by-colour feature and her bridal lists, making this blog a true one-stop shop for the modern Canadian bride.
For any bride in the metro Vancouver area — or any bride across Canada, for that matter — Jeannine Fehr's fabulous blog is loaded with invaluable advice, wedding trend reports and vendor reviews. Elements like these make this blog as inspiring as it is useful. Jeannine's passion shines through in every post, and easy navigation makes it a breeze to find what you're looking for. If you are a Canadian bride, do yourself a favour: Visit Vancity Bride immediately, and prepare to be inspired.
Uschi and Kay
Spend five seconds on Gaelan Cormier's blog, and you'll never want to leave. Inspired by her own stylish grandmothers, Gaelan shares wedding tips and entertaining ideas with stylish and crafty women in mind. Charming content framed by a clean, inviting design makes it impossible not to stay awhile and look around, while the dedication to showcasing Canadian vendors makes the content relevant and engaging. If you're looking for a visual treat, head on over to Uschi and Kay for fun and unique inspiration.
Hong Photography Studio
Ellen Ho, the creative force behind Hong Photography Studio, showcases her natural talent for wedding portraiture on her unbelievable blog. Her photography creates a sense of awe heightened by her background in fashion and her love for weddings. For major wedding and photography inspiration, look no further than this gorgeous blog, and prepare to be swept away in the magic.
Style Me Pretty
Founded in 2007, Style Me Pretty is a stylish and savvy resource for modern brides everywhere. The Canadian version of this international site is an amazing space chock full of beautiful photography from real brides across Canada. It covers everything from stunning real weddings to fun DIY decor, as well as vendors in the invitation, floral, fashion and photography industries. Editor Abby Larson curates the site, focusing on chic, stylish content and talented vendors. This blog is a must-read for brides everywhere.
Based in the Toronto area, Briderella was created to help brides on a budget with fun tips, reviews and inspiration to make the wedding planning process run smoothly. With a focus on wedding show and vendor reviews, the blog gives you a free pass to view new trends, unique decorations and the freshest ideas from the latest wedding tastemakers. Catch some fun DIY ideas and advice on how to stick to your budget while having the wedding of your dreams.
Sash and Satin
For those who dream of the perfect wedding, look no further than Sash and Satin for a dose of Canadian wedding inspiration. The blog is fun to navigate, and the content is a treat for the eyes. We love the DIY projects, especially the free save-the-date templates and yummy favour recipes. The weddings featured are gorgeous and unique, and their video blog posts are to die for. A truly fun blog to visit for all your wedding fantasies.
This Canadian wedding resource covers all the needs of a modern bride, from engagement and planning to fashion, beauty and gift registry. Come for the site's vast resources, and stay for the sweet wedding photos from real brides. We particularly love the DIY tissue packages for the "happy tears" and its wedding colour inspiration. Full of helpful articles and ideas to make your day special, Weddingbells is a go-to resource for all things bridal.