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Cocktail Style Reception How to plan a cocktail style reception

Cocktail Style Reception What are things you should consider for a cocktail reception?   We all love a good cocktail party, so why not make it larger scale and plan one as your wedding reception! When I talk to couples and ask them what they enjoy most about weddings, it's always cocktail hour and the [...]

February 16th, 2018|Planning Advice|

Krista and Bret bohemian wedding

Krista and Bret Outdoor bohemian wedding I don't have the right words to describe this incredible wedding. When I met Krista and Bret we had an instant connection. Our styles and personalities just jived and I knew I wanted to help them plan the bohemian wedding they were describing. Luckily for me, the feeling was [...]

January 23rd, 2018|Featured Weddings, Inspiration, Real Weddings|

Melanie Parent Events 2017 year in review

Melanie Parent Events 2017 year in review When I started thinking about what to write for Melanie Parent Events 2017 year in review I had a few highlights in my head of how 2017 shaped up for my business. But when I sat down and really looked at all that happened I was blown away [...]

January 8th, 2018|Inspiration, Planning Advice|

Grace and Carlo Fort Garry Hotel wedding

Grace and Carlo Fort Garry hotel wedding This Fort Garry hotel wedding is not like any other we've seen before! This wedding truly went above and beyond in every way imaginable. Be ready to be inspired and fall in love with this stunning design, envisioned by the couple and put together by myself and an [...]

November 21st, 2017|Featured Weddings, Inspiration, Real Weddings|

Hailey and Niko tent wedding

Hailey and Niko tent wedding Hailey and Niko's tent wedding was a dream! Located just outside Winnipeg at Cielo's Garden this wedding was truly perfect in every way. The look and feel for this wedding was less is more. For anyone who's been to Cielo's you know the venue does not need much decor. With [...]

October 23rd, 2017|Inspiration, Real Weddings|

Basic Invite high quality wedding day stationery

Basic Invite high quality wedding day stationery In the wedding industry I have the opportunity to work with some amazingly talented stationery designers and calligraphers. But I can admit going fully custom and having a full stationery suite designed just for you can be expensive. So I searched the internet and found Basic Invite, the [...]

September 23rd, 2017|Planning Advice|

Bohemian Styled photoshoot

Bohemian Styled photoshoot This shoot came together when Tricia the Events Manager from St. Boniface Golf course (who is amazing by the way!) asked if I would be interested in styling their new ceremony space. Obviously I jumped at the opportunity to be one of the first to utilize this newly renovated space! I knew right away [...]

September 20th, 2017|Inspiration, Styled Shoots|

how to manage the A and B wedding guest list

How to manage the A and B wedding guest list   Oh, the guest list! Drafting a wedding guest list is one of the hardest parts of planning a wedding. Where do you draw the line with everyone's families, extended families, friends and co-workers? You definitely don't want to go broke by trying to please everyone. [...]

September 6th, 2017|Planning Advice|

Caroline and Davis Winnipeg Convention Centre

Caroline and Davis Winnipeg Convention Centre This wedding day was much different for me in so many ways since Caroline and Davis are some of my closest friends. Caroline and Davis approached me over a year ago to help them in planning this day. I was excited and a little and nervous. I want every [...]

August 24th, 2017|Inspiration, Real Weddings|

Emergency Kit What does your planner carry?

Emergency Kit What does your planner carry? At Melanie Parent Events we believe there are some wedding day essentials no bride (or wedding party) should be without on the big day. Although we sincerely hope you don't have to use our Emergency Kit, we always have it handy. You just never know what might happen [...]

July 18th, 2017|Planning Advice|