June 2017 archive

Cost effective diy centrepieces

DIY greenery table runners

Photo by Olive Photography

Centrepieces can get pricey! Most traditional fresh flower centrepieces can cost anywhere from $60 to more than $300 each! And while they are beautiful, not everyone has the budget for them, particularly when you have many tables of guests. We have done a number of cost conscious events so used some less traditional centrepieces to save money. Below are three of our favourites. (more…)

Celebrate Canada Day with these Party Ideas

Canada Day inspiration board

Canada’s birthday is upon us and you may have heard that this year is a biggie! Canada Day just screams an opportunity to host a party and with the warm weather upon us I think a BBQ fits the bill perfectly. Decking out your backyard in red and white is great, but sometimes we want to go for a more subtle look. I put together this inspiration board, still using some red and white, but incorporating other elements that are distinctively Canadian. In this post we talk food, decor and activities when planning your very own rustic Canada Day party.  (more…)