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Rustic wedding with a Modern Chinese twist

July 6, 2019

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The bride was a wedding planner herself, and she planned and designed the whole wedding for her and her husband.  She told us: "As a bride, I hope our wedding had all the details to ensure our friends and family enjoy the day. I am a huge fan of rustic style which makes the wedding theme must be a rustic chic fall wedding since the beginning.




The day started from traditional Chinese style door games and then followed by a tea ceremony. I prepared Chinese outfits not only for us but also for the bridal party. This part is usually an add-on to the day, but it deserves to be taken seriously and decorated special. Then we went to the Museum of Vancouver for a portrait time and have our first look in front of the museum.

Taking place at the Museum of Vancouver, the ceremony was supposed to be outdoor at the Garden Patio and then followed by a cocktail hour inside the History Room. Unfortunately, it was raining on the day, so the ceremony had to be a Plan B inside the museum at the Joyce Walley Room, where the guests can still enjoy the perfect setting while overlooking the stunning views through a panoramic wall of glass. The ceremony was decorated in an ombré orange palette. The unique framing arch was filled with wild greens and soft flowers in orange, peach and cream colors. My florist also made me a vibrant bouquet in the same ombré orange palette as the arch. A classic and intimate ceremony was decorated in a natural colour and texture.


Bridges Restaurant is one of the most popular rustic venue in Vancouver. It impressed everyone with the incredible night view and timeless memories. It holds infinite possibilities for breathtaking rustic details and romantic photos. Wild greeneries lined the stairs and adorable signage pulled the rustic theme throughout the venue. The room is a blend of rustic with exposed vineyard chairs and wild branches, grass and greenery; and full of chic goodness such as garden blooms and wooden touches. The tablescape is oh-so-sweet too with walnut chargers, colored napkins, mix of amber bottles and growlers, circle sign for photo booth, wooden swing for cakes, string lights, and flower stems hanging on the chandelier. The wedding favors consisted of two parts: candies and chocolates packaged in burlap bag and a bottle of tea from my hometown. The flow of the reception was cozy and romantic. We danced to “Beauty and the Beast” as the grand entrance. The guests enjoyed the dinner and hit the dance floor as a perfect ending for the night. "











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