How to hold an outdoor tented wedding reception

Backyard tented Ontario wedding. Photos by Aron Goss and coordination by

When couples dream of holding an outdoor tented wedding, they dream of outdoorsy photos, an intimate dinner and dancing under the moonlight. What they don’t always dream about are the bugs, the amenities you must bring in yourself and the extra logistics involved. Hosting an outdoor tented wedding is a lot more work than most […]


A wedding planner’s wedding

Wedding planner's wedding - Rebecca Chan

I kick off this week’s posts with video and photos from a special wedding.. my own! It’s always something special when it is a wedding planner’s wedding, so I thought I would share a few of my insights and thoughts behind the day, while sharing with you some of the photos and video highlights too. […]


The Carlu Decadence Gala, celebrating 10 years

The Carlu, Decadence gala - The Round Room

I get invited to industry events all the time, and it is always the events planned for event planners that are over the top and super memorable. This time around, I was floored by The Carlu Decadence Gala, celebrating 10 years since they renovated and rejuvenated their 7th floor space at College Park. They didn’t […]

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Wedding colours: Mint green and pale pink

As a wedding planner with a background in design, I often get asked for ideas on wedding colours. There are so many colours to choose from! Choosing wedding colours are a great place to start to draw inspiration for the rest of your planning. It will dictate the mood, your attire and the decor. Find […]


Movie-themed wedding at Eglinton Grand

Rebecca Chan featured in Wedding Bells

I get so excited when I receive photos from a photographer of a wedding I have coordinated (they take so long sometimes!). I was excited because this wedding had so many fun details, from the favours to the menu card. It was a movie-themed wedding at the Eglinton Grand! The couple’s love for movies was […]


Keeping guests cool for a summer wedding ceremony

Outdoor tented reception - signage

With the current heatwave engulfing the city, I wonder how guests will do when weddings roll around on the weekend. I wouldn’t be too excited to be the bride or a guest at a wedding in 30+ degree celsius weather! If you are planning a mid-summer wedding, especially one that is outdoors, be proactive and […]

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