Magical Forest Wedding in Ottawa

Magical Forest Wedding in Ottawa…

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This Ottawa wedding was filled with all of my favourite things. Alisha chose lush romantic florals that we just loved. They said “I do” in the most magical forest location, I really can’t imagine anything more beautiful. We always like to find little European touches for our couples and we found these trees at their venue that reminded us so much of the ‘cipressi’ we see so often around the Tuscan hills.

Alisha & Leon’s wedding was also filled with so many emotional moments they are such a special couple and the love of their family & friends at the event was tangible. Have a look at some of our favourite moments from this beautiful Temple’s Sugar Bush wedding…

Stylish Elopement at Casa Angelina...

Stylish Elopement at Casa Angelina…

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We are absolutely in love with Casa Angelina Lifestyle Hotel in Praiano, particularly for an intimate wedding. Whitewashed and modern, perched atop the rocks in a little town on the Amalfi Coast called Praiano, you are surrounded by the sea & it is simply magical. To read more about this stunning seaside elopement in Italy please have a look at 100 Layer Cake, to see this beautiful wedding featured alongside tips for eloping on the Amalfi Coast from The Wedding Boutique Italy…

Photography: Lace and Luce, Amalfi Coast Wedding Photographer

Planning/Florals: The Wedding Boutique Italy

Hair/Make-up: Alessandro Mancino

Videographer: Marco Caputo

Invitation Suite: Ink Push Co

Dress: Sarah Seven

Venue: Casa Angelina Lifestyle

Chateau Laurier Wedding for the Modern Romantic...

Chateau Laurier Wedding for the Modern Romantic…

So we have only photographed two weddings at the Chateau Laurier, but it has fast become our absolute favourite venue in Ottawa. We love every one of the rooms & how they all have their own unique details. The touch of the old world you feel at the Chateau feels like a little piece of Europe here in Ottawa and we find weddings there utterly romantic.

When Koko first contacted us from Vancouver, we fell in love with her entire wedding vision. The location, the dress, and the prettiest colour palette had us so excited for this August wedding.

The actual wedding itself totally stole our hearts, it was a dream wedding. The Design Co did such a stunning job with bringing to life Koko’s entire vision. Florals are always one of my favourite elements on a wedding day, and the loose & whimsical designs by the Design Co were simply beautiful. Koko was an absolutely stunning bride on her wedding day, every single detail of her ensemble had come together perfectly. Also we love nothing more that an elegant, black tuxedo on a groom and Warsame’s was just perfection.

This wedding also was featured by Style me Pretty, have a look here to read more about how Koko & Warsame met, and the vision behind their stunning Ottawa Chateau Wedding…

Photographer: Lace & Luce, Ottawa Wedding Photographer

Planning, Styling & Florals: The Design Co

Make-up: Klava Zykova

Wedding Dress: Laudae

Bride’s Shoes: Valentino

Videographer: Up North Wedding Films

Wedding Cake: Girl with the Most Cake

Decor: Amy & Jen Decor

Invitation Suite: Paper Studio

Hair: ShowPony

Venue: Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Ottawa

Elopement at the Belmond Caruso

 

Romantic Elopement at the Belmond Caruso in Ravello…

We are so beyond excited to have this beautiful elopement featured on Style me Pretty! To hear all about this amazing wedding at one of our favourite wedding venues in Ravello, Belmond Caruso have a look here

Puglia Seaside Elopement

Puglia Seaside Elopement

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Let us look for secret things
somewhere in the world,
on the blue shore of silence
or where the storm has passed,
rampaging like a train.
There the faint signs are left,
coins of time and water,
debris, celestial ash
and the irreplaceable rapture
of sharing in the labor
of solitude and the sand

~PABLO NERUDA

This stunning elopement inspiration was recently featured on Bridal Musings, click here to read all about our inspiration for this gorgeous seaside shoot…

Photography: Lace and Luce, Puglia Wedding Photographer

Planning, Decor & Floral Design: Italian Boutique Weddings

Custom Hairpiece: Ornaigh

Invitation Suite: Acetate La Boite

Ring box & Ribbons: Soli Box

Earrings: Sara Tutino

Chic Ottawa Wedding at Evermore

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Country Chic Wedding at Evermore...

This was our first wedding at the stunning Evermore in Almonte, and it was absolutely beautiful.  This wedding was a true country chic celebration, all put together flawlessly by Kirsty from TopKnot.  Florals are always one of my favourite elements of a wedding day, and the lush flowers by Pollen Nation did not disappoint.  What else could be better than spending a warm summers evening, with all of your family & friends in the country, to celebrate the start of the rest of your lives together...

Photographer: Lace & Luce, Ottawa wedding photographer

Venue: Evermore Weddings

Florals: Pollen Nation

Planning/Hair Design: Top Knot

Make-up: Faces by Noah

Hair Pieces: Ornaigh

Dress: Sinders Bridal House

Fairytale Wedding at the Chateau Laurier

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Fairytale Wedding at the Chateau Laurier...

You must remember this,
A kiss is still a kiss
A sigh is just a sigh
The fundamental things apply as time goes by...
And when two lovers woo
They still say
"I love you"
On that you can rely ~ As time goes by, Diana Krall

This was our first wedding at the Chateau Laurier & it was absolutely stunning & perfect in every way.  As always when working Elise from Toast Events every single detail was perfectly curated to Lauren's vision.  Lauren & Elias travelled all the way from California for their wedding, and after hearing all of their ideas & vision it was truly magical to see it all come together.   

I really could go on & on about how perfect & special this wedding was but instead please visit Ruffled and view this beautiful feature…

 

 

 

Photographer: Lace & Luce, Ottawa Wedding Photographer

Planner & Stylist: Toast Events

Florals & Decor: Wedecor

Hair: ShowPony

Make-up: One Fine Beauty 

Cake: Valentina's Sweets

Venue: Fairmont Chateau Laurier

Videographer: Rowland Films

Rentals: Amy & Jen Decor

Elegant Wedding at Marincanto & Rada

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Elegant Seaside Wedding at Rada...

"Positano is a dream place that isn't quite real when you are there and becomes beckoningly real after you have gone" ~John Steinback

This wedding was absolute perfection.  I was in love with every little detail Janie selected for her day.  The Ines Di Santo gown, Sophia Webster shoes and even matching details for her little daughter.  It was all gorgeous and perfect for a wedding on the Amalfi Coast.  The day began at one of our favourite spots, the Marincanto hotel.  Their terrace has the most perfect mountain view as a backdrop for a wedding ceremony.  After the ceremony the couple had their reception at Rada restaurant right on the beach in Positano.  It was our first time photographing a wedding at Rada and it is such a special space for a wedding.  How magical to be surrounded by all your family & friends, with the lights of Positano glistening all around, celebrating your wedding to the sounds of the crashing waves of the sea...

Photographer: Lace & Luce, Italy Wedding Photographer

Wedding Dress: Ines Di Santo

Shoes: Sophia Webster

Florals: The Wedding Boutique Bloom

Hair: Piero Mansi

Ceremony: Marincanto Hotel

Reception: Rada 

Reception Florals & Cake: Rada

Dreamy Ravello Wedding at Belmond Caruso

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Dreamy Belmond Caruso wedding...

This wedding was one of my favourites to photograph.  Lauren & Aaron are one of the sweetest couples I have ever met, and getting to be a part of their stunning Belmond Caruso wedding was such an honour.   They started their day at the lovely Villa Minuta in Scala before heading over to the absolutely stunning Belmond Caruso for their ceremony & reception.  The views from their ceremony location were spectacular, and afterwards they dined with their closest family & friends under the olive trees in the gardens.

Just before sunset we headed up to the Belmond Caruso's infinity pool for some dreamy portraits  among the mountain views of Ravello.  This is one of my absolute favourite wedding venues on the Amalfi Coast, you literally feel as though you are among the clouds...

Photographer: Lace & Luce, Ravello Wedding Photographer

Planner: Emma Events

Hairstylist: Alessandro Mancino

Venue: Belmond Hotel Caruso

Villa Eva Wedding in Ravello

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Villa Eva wedding in Ravello...

Maria & Fredrik chose to get married in one of the most romantic places on earth.  Ravello is a little town on the very top of the Amalfi Coast, sitting among the clouds.  Their venue Villa Eva, is one of my absolute favourites and their entire wedding really was a work of art.

Every detail of this Villa Eva wedding was carefully selected, a Caroline Castigliano dress, stunning florals from The Wedding Boutique Bloom, and even a ballerina to lead the way into their reception.  All of this coupled with the stunning views from Villa Rufolo during their portraits really made their wedding unforgettable...  

Photographer: Lace & Luce, Amalfi Coast Wedding Photographer

Florals & Styling: The Wedding Boutique Bloom

Dress: Caroline Castigliano

Make-up: Zoe Graham

Elopement at San Pietro in Positano

Rainy, romantic elopement at Il San Pietro di Positano

 

What is it about rainy days that makes everything so romantic? Allyson & Mitchell visited Italy for the first time this May, where they eloped at the stunning cliffside hotel Il San Pietro di Positano.  Although they originally planned to wed on a little cliff just on the sea, nature had other plans.  Their wedding day was rainy & the sea engulfed the beach where they had set to marry, but Allyson said she would not change a thing about their wedding. The weather gave such a calm serenity to the day, and the two of them even danced in the rain.  I love when couples choose to embrace every moment, and enjoy their wedding entirely regardless of what happens.  They say that Italy is a dream that keeps returning for the rest of your life, and I am sure for these two nothing could be more true...

Photographer: Lace & Luce, Amalfi Coast Wedding Photographer

Venue: Il San Pietro di Positano

Florals: Rosalinda Flowers Wedding Lab

Dress: BHLDN

Hair & Make-up: Joanna Falanga

Classic Villa Cimbrone Wedding

Classic Villa Cimbrone Wedding

When I first met up with Danielle when she arrived in Italy she shared with me that she had once visited Ravello as a little girl, and attended a wedding at the stunning Villa Cimbrone.  After she told her mom that one day she too would get married there.  On September 6th of this year that dream came true...

Herb Garden Wedding

Herb Garden Wedding

Catherine and Mark had the sweetest down to earth wedding at the Herb Garden this past July.  The two of them chose to walk down the aisle together & said their vows under two huge trees at the back of The Herb Garden property...

Elopement in the Mountains

Elopement in the Mountains

When two people share a love for travel & adventure, life leads them to the most amazing places.  This elopement shows just that.  Choosing to say I do on a little mountain top terrace surrounded by nothing but nature while looking down upon the lights & glitz of Positano is not only a wedding adventure, but is also hopelessly romantic...

Beautiful Le Belvedere Wedding

Beautiful Le Belvedere Wedding

This wedding is one I will always hold dear to my heart.  From the first time I met Jamie & Noemie at their favourite little coffee spot The Happy Goat I knew they had that special kind of love that most people only dream of...

Marincanto Elopement

Marincanto Elopement

Love is a temporary madness, it erupts like
volcanoes and then subsides.  And when it subsides you have to make a
decision.  You have to work out whether your roots have so entwined
together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part.  Because
this is what love is.