Intimate Bragg Creek Wedding

Alexis + Arden: Intimate Bragg Creek Wedding

Posted by Blush Magazine Posted on July 26, 2016

Alexis met Arden in Vancouver while the two of them were working for the same company, and she smiles at the memory of immediately being drawn to his piercing blue eyes!

The Proposal

The engagement took place while Alexis was on a work placement down in California for two months. The pair had picked up a boxed lunch from Whole Foods to bring down to the beach for a picnic, and Arden had hidden the ring in the camera bag. When they got to the beach, they found a private area to sit down and eat. Right before dessert, things got really sweet as Arden took Alexis’ hand and got down on one knee. California was already special for the pair as it was where they said “I love you” to each other for the first time, but getting engaged really takes the cake.

The Big Day

The wedding itself was small, beautiful, intimate and everything they could have hoped for… perhaps minus the surprise snowfall over the labour day weekend! Other unique details included Alexis’s “Bro of Honor”, a no camera request to keep their guests in the moment, and a special lion dance to commemorate Alexis’ Chinese heritage.

Favourite Moments

Alexis: Our first look. I loved how it was just us two in that moment.”

Arden: Our first look. She got me a Rolex!”

Engagement Ring Cut

Cushion with Halo

First Dance

‘You Are The Best Thing’ – Ray Lamontagne

Newlywed Advice

“Forget about the noise. At the end of the day, it’s just about the two of you and nobody else.”

Looking Forward to Most Now Being Married

As newlyweds, Alexis and Arden are most looking forward to everything marriage stands for; simply having someone that is forever on your team and forever by your side.

Honeymoon

Cook Islands | Aitutaki Resort & Spa

Acknowledgements

Number of Guests: 50 | Location: Bragg Creek, AB | Ceremony Venue: Riverside Chateau | Reception Venue: Italian Farmhouse | Marriage Officiant: Bruce Adlington | Cake: Pretty Sweet | Catering: Italian Farmhouse | Dessert Styling: Pretty Sweet | Floral Design: Fleurish Flower Shop | Photographer: Sarah Vaughan Photography | Stationery: Paperless Post | Music (DJ or Live): Spotify | Transportation: Southland Bus | Bridal Gown Boutique: Truvelle | Bridal Gown Designer: Truvelle | Groom’s Suit/Tux Designer: Skyfall Tux | Groom’s Suit/Tux Shop: Derks Formals | Bridal Hair Stylist: Bride | Bridal Make Up Artist: Bride | Jeweller (Bride): Engagement (Custom Design), Wedding Band (Tiffany & Co) | Jeweller (Groom): Tiffany & Co

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