Make your reception stand out with these inspiring ideas.
DIY brides looking to create their own sweet favours or even their own wedding cake should look no further than The Sweetapolita Bake book ($23, amazon.ca). Rosie Alyea, the baking goddess behind the Sweetapolita blog (sweetapolita.com), shows you how to create everything from fluffy cotton candy cookies to rustic chalkboard cakes.
Match your wedding style to your treat using the latest technology from Nadège Patisserie (price upon request, nadegepatisserie.com): custom printing. Monograms, patterns and love phrases can all be personalized and imprinted onto any of their tasty French macarons. Bon appétit!
WHAT’S ON THE AGENDA?
Leave Excel behind in favour of this playful organizer from Ban.do’s ($20, shopbando.com) latest collection. It comes complete with stickers, colourcoded month tabs, quirky illustrations and inspiring quotes– making wedding planning effective yet still stylish!
THIS ONE’S FOR THE GIRLS
A little thanks goes a long way when you gift your bridesmaids with their own personalized swag bag complete with a monogrammed mug ($10 each, chapters.indigo.ca).
RAISING THE BAR
Expand your drinks menu to include Veuve Clicquot Rosé ($84 for 750 ml). With fruity notes of raspberry, strawberry and cherry, this bubbly will leave guests wanting more.