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Recommended Vendors

Planning a wedding can be overwhelming with so many choices around us. Doing countless weddings over the years I have worked along side many vendors and been adding to the list of my favorites for those times when some couples ask me for some recommendations or perhaps for when I happen to plan my own future events. Realizing how helpful it's been to many couples I decided to create this page. If you have any further questions about any of these vendors feel free to send me a message. I hope this list helps to some. These are the type of vendors I would hire for my own event. 

Videographer - Andrey

Working along side other vendors can be touch especially in small spaces as we are all trying to get the best angle and the best shots while not obstructing the view for others. I have worked on at least a dozen of weddings alongside Andrey and found that we work really well together landing each other a helping hand and help each other get the best shots we can without obstructing each others views. Andrey has over 20 years of experience in this field and yet I find htat he charges far less than most videographers I have come across. You will get your raw files along with a 20-30 minute edited version to your favourite music. He is also willing to make changes if you have specific requests. He charges a flat fee of $200 per hour for a minimum 8 hour day. Check out some of his work at the following link:

https://vimeo.com/album/1772428

Videographer - Jeff

If you have a higher budget I would highly recommend Jeff Toledo. His videos are true artwork, captivating and beautifully put together. He uses some of the latest technology including drones to add some beautiful details to your video. To see some of his work find him on Facebook or to view a price-list and get in contact visit his site at www.perspectivestudiosca.com

Neetu Sahota

Makeup-Hair-Styling

Neetu is another one of my favorites. She does beautiful work and she's so good that she even teaches. I love how she's able to pull out scissors and quickly trim the hair if necessary to create that perfect look which can make a huge difference in the bridal hair styling. She's easy to work with and if you find yourself missing something chances are she has it in her bag LOL. 

Hair and Make-Up

by Atefeh

One of my favorite make-up artists. She's amazing at doing a smoky eye which I love. She can do a simple and natural look or she can go all out making you shine like you are meant to be in a  magazine. Atefeh can usually come to your preferred location. 

$300 for hair and make-up   /     $150 for a trial of both hair and make-up

For more examples of her work or info contact Atefeh directly @ www.atefeh.ca

Lets Face it Beauty

Hair and Make-up by Julie Brown

Julie has been in the field doing hair and make for many years and is being recommended by many. Check her site for some of her work and to contact her directly. 

http://letsfaceitbeauty.ca/

Conexus Solutions 

DJ and Music Services

If you're looking for DJs with a lot of experience playing for hundreds of guests at clubs, weddings and more, then the guys at Conexus are there for you. They have some great equipment that will fill the room with cool lights and sharp sound from his high end speakers while playing some of the latest and biggest hits with awesome transitions. For more info please contact them directly at: www.conexussolutions.ca  / mail to: info@conexussolutions.ca  / 604.417.5830

Tala Florist

by Hassan Aghamohseni

Hassan puts together truly creative, elegant and gorgeous looking bouquets be it flowers for a bride, bridal party or large decor pieces out of real flowers. His work will add real glamour and beauty to any space!

http://talaflorist.com/about.shtml

Dream Decorations

by Gary Grewal

Gary has a lot of variety when it comes to decor; from chair and table covers to the large candle holders, vases, backdrops, lighting, statues and much, much more. Their prices are very affordable and the best part is that they will come in and install, decorate everything as well as when it's all done they will come back and clear it all out for you. 

To view more examples of their work and contact go to: www.dreamdecorators.com  

Living Magic - by Julie

Simply extraordinary face painting, magic shows and balloon animals. If you have at least a few kids at your event Julie is a wonderful person to hire to add something unique and memorable for kids to enjoy. I photographed a couple events when she painted kids faces, arms, etc with beautiful and lively cartoon characters and she does it quick. She can pain up to 15 kids an hour and she only charges $100 per hour. Highly recommend her. I personally love the photos I took of the kids painted faces as they all look amazing and add so much fun and joy to the event. Highly recommend!       website: www.livingmagicentertainment.com 

Pacific Fairytales 

Another wonderful way to add some fun to your even for those little kids that love fairytale characters. I have personally observed children being so captivated and at awww with some characters, following their every step of the way, that I think this truly makes any event unforgettable for many children. Pacific Fairytales have dozens of characters to choose from Frozen to Rider at Paw Patrol and will leave those children amazed and talking about them days after. Check their site for a price list, photos and more @ http://pacificfairytales.com

Corycatures 

Caricatures, Comics, Illustration, Fine ARt and More!

Cory can draw up to 20-25 people per hour leaving your guests with an incredible fun character drawing of themselves as a keepsake from the event. For prices and any other details you can contact Cory directly through his site.

www.corycatures.com

5M Photobooth / Paper Flower Wall Rentals

I have come across them at an event where they did a paper flower wall for photos. I though Mark and Grace did a beautiful job. They have several walls that can be rented and can even do a custom wall for the same price as they often end up reusing it again.  See their site or other pages for samples of what they do:

Website:

https://www.5mphotobooth.com/paper-flower-wall-rental

Instagram:

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Facebook:

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Piano and Saxophone 

by Timothy Lambert

Timothy is a real professional who has been performing for many years. Whether you are wanting to have only live music throughout your event or add as a mix with your DJ, Timothy will fill the room with some beautiful live tunes adding a special feel to the atmosphere and the best part is that it's incredibly affordable.  Timothy only charges $150 for the evening filled with his saxophone tunes and $175 for piano. You can listen to some demos and ask any further questions directly through his site. 

www.timothylambert.com

Henry's Outdoor BBQ

If you have some outdoor space and you are looking for a chicken meal all your guests are going to love that will not break your wallet than Henry's BBQ is perfect for your event! Tasty and at a low price leaving your guests wanting more. For more info or to book the date see their site: www.henrysbbq.org

John M Humphreys

Marriage Commisioner

A professional commissioner I recommend.               email: jmwhumphreys@hotmail.com                phone: 604.922.1479