(Closed) Vendor Goodness! Who will you BEE using?

posted 9 years ago in Canada – East Coast
Post # 3
509 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2011
  • Your wedding date: August 10th, 2011
  • Ceremony venue: http://standrewspcc.ca/ Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church
  • Officiant: Rev. A. “Sandy” McDonald
  • Reception venue: http://www.hiharbourview.ca/halifax-hotels/ Holiday Inn
  • Caterer: http://www.hiharbourview.ca/halifax-hotels/ Holiday Inn
  • Coordinator: (Day of) Robyn Atamanchuk from HIH
  • Photographer: unconfirmed as of yet
  • Videographer: unconfirmed as of yet
  • DJ/Band: Unless we win one, we’ll be using a laptop and having my sisters boyfriend babysit it.
  • Florist: Once I’ve decided what I want it will be Tanya Hiltz from http://flowersbytanya.ca/
  • Cake: In negotiations with a “friender”
  • Dress: http://www.alyssas.ca/  in Sackville. We almost didn’t go in, but I’m so glad we did!
  • Shoes: undecided
  • Bridesmaid or Best Man Dress: undecided
  • Hair Stylist: Undecided
  • MUA: maybe my cousin or possibly at the drugstore
  • Invitations: I’ve won $250 worth from http://www.kartahouse.com/Home.page through a Weddingbells sweepstakes
  • Rings: http://charmdiamondcentres.com/index.cfm I used to work here. I love their stuff. Plus, I know I’m buying Canadian!
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  • Post # 4
    341 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: February 2008

    @smileyd: I love that I am able to recognize some of your vendors and locations! What is the company of your wedding day of coordinator?

    Good luck with the rest of your planning ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 5
    19 posts
    • Wedding: August 2011

    @smileyd: Wow this is so exciting! My wedding is the week after yours at the same venue! Holiday Inn in Dartmouth? Woohoo!! Congrats ๐Ÿ™‚ Hope everything goes well, I have heard good things about their catering so here is hoping!

    Post # 6
    509 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2011


    @LittleBirdDee: Thanks ladies! Sorry I didn’t see or respond to your comments sooner!

    Our DOC is part of the package at the hotel.

    Yup, only one Holiday In in metro these days.


    87 days to go!

    Post # 7
    1061 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    • Your wedding date:  December 28, 2011
    • Ceremony venue:  All Saints’ Anglican Church, Keswick Ridge, NB
    • Officiant:  Ven. John Sharpe
    • Reception venue:  Kingswood Lodge (http://www.kingswoodpark.com/lodge/)
    • Caterer:  Kingswood Lodge (http://www.kingswoodpark.com/lodge/)
    • Coordinator:  A friend and the event coordinator at Kingswood
    • Photographer:  Matthew Yorke (http://www.matthewyorke.ca/)
    • Videographer:  N/A
    • DJ/Band:  Chris Estey (http://spotlightdj.ca/home.htm)
    • Florist: Co-Op (seriously, best flowers in Fredericton at AMAZING prices)
    • Cake:  Co-Op
    • Dress:  Lockhart’s Bridal in Sussex (AMAZING AMAZING)
    • Shoes:  Zappos
    • Bridesmaid or Best Man Dress:  Lockhart’s in Sussex
    • Hair Stylist:  Jolene Cooke of Avalon Salon and SPA
    • MUA:  Rebecca Phillips, Esthetics with Rebecca
    • Invitations:  Cards and Pockets + Vistaprint
    • Rings:  Spicer, Smith and Cole

    Post # 8
    529 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    • Your wedding date:  Sept 15, 2012
    • Ceremony venue:  Best Western Plus Burnisde
    • Officiant:  undecided
    • Reception venue:  Best Western Plus Burnisde
    • Caterer:  Best Western Plus Burnisde
    • Coordinator: event coordinator at BW
    • Photographer: undecided but pretty sure im going with Martin Jardine photography
    • Videographer:  a friend of my brothers
    • DJ/Band: undecided
    • Florist: undecided
    • Cake:  Denise Macdonald- Piper Cakes
    • Dress:  undecided
    • Shoes:  undecided
    • Bridesmaid or Best Man Dress:  Annabells Fashions Dartmouth
    • Hair Stylist:  my stylist Rebecca
    • MUA:  same as above
    • Invitations:  undecided
    • Rings: peoples jewellers

    Post # 9
    22 posts
    • Wedding: October 2012

    • Your wedding date: Oct 27, 2012
    • Ceremony venue: Lester’s Farm
    • Officiant: Rev. Donna Lawerance (she’s a friend of ours)
    • Reception venue: Lester’s Farm
    • Caterer: Lester’s Farm (we getting married around harvest time and it’s all from their farm!)
    • Coordinator: Me! And my deocrator will be doing a lot on the day of.
    • Photographer: http://www.colinpeddle.com
    • DJ/Band: YYT
    • Florist: I’m not having much along the way of flowers but if I do use any, my FI’s aunt owns a nursery
    • Cake: Undecided
    • Dress: a have a few “maybe” dresses but I can’t decide! GAH!
    • Shoes: not there yet
    • Bridesmaid or Best Man Dress: Alfred Sung
    • Hair Stylist: Hair Force – Ali
    • MUA: I think the same, but I have to check.
    • Invitations: Making them
    • Rings: don’t know yet, we have to get mine made to fit my ring
    • Other vendors: My decorator is Kindred Hearts – Wynne Anne Tobin. She’s fantastic!

    Post # 10
    13 posts
    • Wedding: April 2012

    • Your wedding date – April 21, 2012
    • Ceremony venue – working on it
    • Officiant – working on it
    • Reception venue – Johnson Geo Centre
    • Caterer – working on it
    • Coordinator – me!
    • Photographer – Colin Peddle
    • Videographer – none
    • DJ/Band – Chris Wheeler 
    • Florist – working on it
    • Cake – Future Mother-In-Law, me
    • Dress – Formal Sales and Rentals
    • Shoes – undecided
    • Bridesmaid or Best Man Dress – undecided
    • Hair Stylist – undecided
    • MUA – undecided
    • Invitations – my own design
    • Rings – haven’t even thought about them yet! E ring came from Blue Nile
    • Other vendors – decorator: Kimspirations!

    Post # 11
    2161 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    • Your wedding date  July 9, 2011
    • Ceremony venue-
    • Officiant
    • Reception venue- All Seasons Restaurant
    • Photographer- Trevor Morris from Fredericton.   He was the best!  http://morris-photographics.com/
    • Videographer- Jeff Boudreau from Moncton, but I wouldn’t recommend him at this point.  The video skipped and we are still waiting for a replacement.
    • DJ/Band- Lou Macnamara
    • Florist- Hampton Flower shop
    • Cake
    • Dress- Lockhart’s
    • Shoes
    • Bridesmaid or Best Man Dress- Lockhart’s
    • Hair Stylist
    • MUA
    • Invitations
    • Rings
    • Other vendors

    Post # 12
    2554 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    Haven’t got everything booked yet but here’s what I do have:

    • Your wedding date: June 30th, 2012 in St. John’s, NL
    • Ceremony venue: CLB Armoury
    • Officiant: Not booked
    • Reception venue: CLB Armoury
    • Caterer: CLB Armoury
    • Coordinator: N/A
    • Photographer: Jennifer Dawe 
    • Videographer: N/A
    • DJ/Band: Friend of a friend
    • Florist: Using Wedideas.com
    • Cake: Aunt
    • Dress: The Bridal Salon
    • Shoes: Endless
    • Bridesmaid or Best Man Dress: eBay (About $70 with shipping each!)
    • Hair Stylist: Undecided
    • Invitations: DIY From Michaels
    • Rings: Undecided
    • Wedding Night Suite: Likely will be Spa at the Monastery

    Still working on transportation

    Post # 13
    8 posts
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I’m getting married next summer and here’s some info about my wedding:

    Venue: Lester’s Farm Chalet

    Photographer: A talented friend!

    Music: our iPod 

    Flowers: Costco or Sobeys, probably

    Decorator: Not sure

    Cake: Another talented friend!

    Dress: Ever After Bridal Boutique…go there if you haven’t already. Best customer service I had and I went to every bridal store in the city!

    Rings: Ice.com.

    Hair: Signature Salon

    Officiant: Craig Murphy

    Post # 14
    330 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I’m getting married this summer and here’s some info about my wedding:

    Venue: Johnson Geo Center

    Photographer: a cousin of the Groom

    Music: Friend of the Groom (Not sure of the business name)

    Flowers: Not sure yet have some family friends shopping around for the best price

    Decorator: Something New events (As we cant get into the venue until after 5pm we are unable to prep the location)

    Cake: Gift from some Amazingly talented family memebers

    Dress: purchased where I am living now in ND

    Rings: Mine are from Wedding Day Diamonds in Minn. Minnasota

    Hair: Signature Salon

    Officiant: Craig Murphy


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