toronto wedding coordinator

Citrus Shoot in Paris, France

VISION

With a company name like “Bisous” it’s clear I get a lot of inspiration from my husband’s homeland and how can you not?! So much history and beautiful architecture in all crevices of the country but in particular, Paris, where my husband spent much of his life. I decided that while in Paris, I would put together a shoot to capture the beauty of the city. Although it is such a populated city, it is regulated that buildings can be a certain height so not to impede the view! We decided we would shoot ontop the city at Montmatre, overlooking the gorgeous city. This area of Paris is so soaked in history, it has its own museum (definitely check it out if you have a chance)! Being named “The City of Love”, it’s clear why with all its winding cobblestone streets, large ornate doors, shuttered windows and traditional Parisian rooftops. To play off the typical cloudy Paris weather and slate blue roofs, we incorporated beautiful yellow and orange citrus hues. Captured by Whitney Heard, we brought on Floraison to create divinely delicate floral arrangement and bouquet. The warm tones and blooms were perfectly mimiced by the cake and coloured desserts by White Lotus Cakery. Hair and makeup by Ludivine Francois highlighted the romantic lace dress provided by The Lace Atelier, and organic stationery by Little North Company. Being able to shoot at the historic Moulin de Galette Restaurant was such a dream and a perfect backdrop. Until next time, Paris! A bientot!

VENDORS

Location: Montmatre, Paris, France - private estate / table photos at Moulin de galette restaurant
Planner: Jessica / Bisous Events
Photographer: Whitney Heard
Florist: Floraison
Model: Mika
Cake: White Lotus Cakery
Hair & Make-up: Ludivine Francois
Dress: The Lace Atelier - gown + veil
Stationery: Little North Company
Napkins and cutlery: Plate Occasions @plateoccasions (plates from planner / glasses from restaurant)
Shoes: Jimmy Choo

Featured on Grey Likes Weddings

Colourful Boho Wedding - Sneak Peeks C+H

The day after I got married, I got a call for wedding planning for the exact venue I got married in. I was actually on a mini-honeymoon but they sounded really cool so I was excited! Before we even had the chance to meet, Chelsey and Holden booked me while being at home in Nunavut. When I finally got to meet them in person, they wore clothes as if they were going hiking... and I realized these two were not only in love but an adventurous pair. The bride mentioned since the wedding was going to land on Cinco de Mayo, perhaps a colourful wedding would be fun but changed her mind to appease the idea of a typical formal wedding colour palette of blush, gold, ivory... but after meeting them, I knew a colourful, whimsical wedding would be perfect for them! I went ahead and put together a colourful mood board for them anyway and they loved it! 

This wedding was just so much fun to plan - all the colours, traditional Jewish components, the band, the inflatable duck (although this did cause me a little bit of stress seeing the bride so high up in the air with heels on)! 

Thank you so much to this couple for being beyond trusting of me to be able to do what I do best! 

 Planning + styling: Bisous Events

 

Photo: Danijela Weddings

Venue: The Great Hall

Copper + Linen

Featured in the print edition of Hello May Magazine, only available in Australia!

Styling/planner: Bisous Events
Photo: Alyssa Wodabek
Florals: Ashley Elaine Kimmel
Video: One Heart Films
Suit: Indochino
Groom's accessories: Tytan Ties
Dress: Maureen Patricia
Bridal accessories: Posh Veils & The Loved One
Makeup: The Look Bridal
Hair: Puzzle Creations
Rentals: Plate Occasions
Cake: Crumb and Berry
Venue: Berkeley Events

Sneak Peeks of C+P's Wedding at The Great Hall

2018 has just begun but it's already quite busy over here at Bisous Events. Thank you to all the amazing couples of 2017... here is a sneak peek into Cecilia and Pat's magical winter wedding, our last couple of 2017.

Planner: Bisous Events

Florist: Bloominghill Flowers

Venue: The Great Hall

In-house venue photographer: Dom

Intimate Chapel Wedding at The Doctor's House - D&K

After imagining her big day for many years and having planned her engagement party (that we planned) years prior, it was finally the day!

The bride, Daniela, had always imagined a romantic intimate wedding... so that's exactly what she got! With a mixture of lots of candles, gold, grey and blush, D&K's wedding day was nothing short of beautiful. When we went out to see the Doctor's House together, Daniela fell in love with the rustic charm, the vaulted ceilings, the lush gardens, the intimate feeling and the candle-lit chapel with the big bell you rung when you got married.

On the big day, the groom got ready with his brothers and the bride with her best friends. I had previously met the bride through a mutual friend but also as a bridesmaid at her bridemaids' wedding the year prior so it was nice to see so many familiar faces. Daniela's wedding gown not only fit her like the glove but fit the day just perfectly - a little glam, sexy, vintage and romantic. The bride asked for lots of greenery which she definitely got in all the bouquets and the stunning centrepieces by Minim Designs. 

We added extra flickering candles to the already stunning chapel (that has no electricity, just the existing candles) and some lush florals. For the reception space, we filled the space with lots of candles to set the ambiance and florals cascading around the couple at their sweetheart table. The couple's table was draped in a flowy transparent linen and the grey linen with asymmetrical florals and decor. The bride filled up with tears when she saw how her magical day came together.

The reception began with the couple coming in to Arabic drummers and the night ended with everyone dancing around the newlyweds! Thank you to everyone that made this day so special for the bride and groom.

Full Planning: Bisous Events
Venue: The Doctor's House - Chapel and Heritage room
Photographer: Inna Y.
Video: QT Films