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|

colourful wedding Colour Me Wed inspiration shoot

Colourful Wedding Colour Me Wed inspiration shoot I am very excited to be sharing the "Colour Me Wed" styled shoot with all of you. A lot of time, effort, and creativity went into creating this wildly colourful afternoon at one of my favourite childhood destinations....Tinkertown! Sure, we've seen wedding parties take photos at Tinkertown in [...]

July 4th, 2017|Inspiration, Styled Shoots|

Meagan and Mike Manitoba Fall Wedding

Meaghan and Mike Manitoba Fall Wedding When I first met Meaghan and Mike, I instantly knew I wanted to be a part of there wedding. These two decide on a beautiful fall wedding taking place on a private property near the city. The atmosphere was casual yet the details were elegant and personalized to fit [...]

May 12th, 2017|Inspiration, Real Weddings|

Winter wedding inspiration photo shoot

Winter Wedding inspiration photo shoot At Melanie Parent Events I absolutely love Style and Design work. Being given full creative range of an event or styled shoot couldn't make me happier. When I was asked by the Winnipeg Wedding Photographers Collective if we wanted to collaborate, I could barely contain my excitement. Having 5 talented [...]

April 12th, 2017|Inspiration, Styled Shoots|

Greenery: Pantone colour of the year 2017

 Greenery: Pantone colour of the year 2017 Pantone colour of the year 2017 is no surprise to us! Greenery has been trending in the wedding industry for quite some time now. We feel it's about time it gets the recognition it deserves by being named Pantone colour of the year 2017! This colour is so [...]

March 26th, 2017|Inspiration|

How to choose your Winnipeg wedding venue

How to choose your Winnipeg wedding venue When we meet with Full Planning couples for the first time after their engagement, our first task is choosing a wedding day venue. But that is always easier said than done. There are many things to look at when choosing your Winnipeg wedding venue. Today we're going to cover [...]

March 12th, 2017|Inspiration, Planning Advice|

Lauren and Jeff Waterfront wedding

waterfront wedding Lauren and Jeff It may have taken us a while to post this wedding, but it's worth the wait! This wedding took place at one of Winnipeg's hidden gems, Fort Whyte Alive. This venue is perfect for the nature lover looking for a smaller intimate event space. This rustic waterfront wedding venue made [...]

February 13th, 2017|Inspiration, Real Weddings|