Cocktail wedding Cocktail wedding styling ideas

Cocktail Wedding Cocktail wedding styling ideas   Cocktail style weddings are growing in popularity and we couldn't more on board with the idea! With a new style of wedding we think that should also mean new ideas! Today we're going to talk about¬†Cocktail wedding styling ideas to compliment this trending style of reception. More and [...]

May 10th, 2018|Inspiration, Planning Advice|

Sam and Brad’s Cielos Garden Wedding

Sam and Brad Cielos Garden Wedding I know I say this often, but I truly have the best job, EVER! I get to surround myself with amazing people and their weddings. Sam and Brad's Cielos Garden wedding was no exception. When I met with Sam and Brad they knew exactly what they wanted, I was [...]

April 30th, 2018|Featured Weddings, Inspiration, Real Weddings|

Sweet Impressions Bakery Open House

Sweet Impressions Open House At Melanie Parent Events we are very fortunate to participate in some wonderful events. This time we had the pleasure of being apart of an open house. Last month we helped our friends with the first ever Sweet Impressions Bakery open house! We transformed the bakery into a wedding inspiration showroom [...]

April 18th, 2018|Inspiration, Vendor Spotlight|

Escort cards and place cards what is the difference?

Escort cards and Place cards What is the difference? We get this question all the time, so what is the difference between Escort cards and Place cards? While they both designate where guests are going to be seated, they do serve different purposes. Allow us to walk you through the difference and how you can [...]

April 4th, 2018|Planning Advice|

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|