Updated: Mar 27
As a Calgary elopement photographer and Calgary wedding videographer we are big on two things. 1. Supporting local companies in Alberta 2. Having a wedding or elopement that is as unique as you!
How to have a unique wedding you might ask? Good question! First off, I strongly believe that choosing a photo & video team that you connect with is key, lucky for you we have a post with Tips on choosing a wedding photo and video team and secondly, having meaningful accents to your wedding or elopement that represent you and your partner! From florals, vow books or signs and more!
Welcome! First off, if you are here, I can already guess you are planning an elopement or wedding in or around the Calgary area. If we haven't met, I am Krystal an adventure elopement photographer, you can read more about me here. Some of you may know, if you've been here for a while or read Our surprise elopement, that I recently got hitched and to make your life easier I am sharing Calgary vendor information from my own elopement.
Local Businesses Calgary
This is not only a great way for you to support local businesses for your upcoming wedding, but these are some of the best of the best and I feel 100% confident in recommending them for your elopement!
Adventure Floral’s goal is to express a story of emotion through each design. Chelsea did a spectacular job with my bouquet and Mike’s boutonniere. Chels and I have become good friends over the last year or so working together (bonus: All my awesome brides get a discount with her) When I told her our plans to elope she was over the moon and true story, other then one photo I had sent her with the colors we were going for she designed the whole thing based on how well she knows me. <3 She truly out did herself and to boot they are all dried/faux flowers!
Check her out here - Adventure Floral
At Beloved Beau Boutique, you can find any custom order from home décor, a personalized gift, a handmade card, custom made signs and more. Cary created our beautiful “We Eloped” sign that we will cherish forever!
Check her out here - Beloved Beau
Birch & Bloom Limited
I chose Birch and Bloom to get my gorgeous hairpiece. Birch and Bloom is a small home-based business operating out of Edmonton, Alberta. They proudly serve customers across Canada with a humble selection of ring boxes and accessories.
Check her out here - Birch & Bloom
Blush Vintage Rentals
Emily at Blush Vintage Rentals helped me pick the perfect velvet ring box for our elopement. At Blush Vintage Rentals you can find all your vintage and bridal items for rent or for purchase!
Check her out here - Blush Vintage Rentals
Graze Always Food Delivery Service
Graze Always creates beautifully hand-crafted grazing boxes and grazing tables. This is the perfect selection for entertaining at home, corporate gatherings, weddings, or any occasion where great food is in order!
Check them out here - Graze Always
Hang on Bridal Hangers
I chose Hang on Bridal Hangers for my custom-made hanger. At Hang on Bridal Hangers, all their hangers are hand made and one of a kind. All of the materials used are made in Canada, the hangers are made super sturdy and are able to hold even the heaviest of dresses.
Check her out here - Hang on Bridal Hangers
House of Beauty
At House of Beauty, Sam, does everything from hair, to makeup to lashes! She is an expert at “beautifying babes” for weddings, grads, photoshoots and more! I personally hardly wear any makeup so it was super important to me to feel natural and like myself. Sam made me feel all that and more! I felt so beautiful and comfortable on my wedding day. The hair and make up she did for me could not have been more perfect for one of the best days of my life. Added bonus that she's also a dear friend of mine!! <3
Check her out here - House of Beauty
Mountain Grove Studio
We purchased our Bride & Groom tags as well as our vow books from Mountain Grove Studio. They create beautiful hand lettered rentals, décor and gifts. Her calligraphy is stunning!
Check her out here - Mountain Grove Studio
Taffeta and Tulle Bridal
If you have not found your perfect dress yet, stop what you are doing and email Marisza at Taffeta & Tulle right now!! haha Hands down, bar none the best experience I've ever had. I honestly was not looking forward to dress shopping portion of this adventure, unlike most people who have a parent or maid of honor.. I just had me, myself and I and even though I already had a really good idea of what I wanted it was still a bit nerve racking. However, from the moment I walked into Marisza's cute little boutique shop I knew I had just met another friend. She was warm, welcome and actually took time to get to know who I was! Which is everything I value in my own company! Needless to say, it was the most amazing experience and I think everyone needs to go see her, even if you don't find your perfect dress, you deserve to know what true customer service looks like! Best part though, Marisza has a vast selection of sizes and styles to choose from, there is something for just about everyone.
Check her out here - Taffeta & Tulle
The Honey Hive Workshop
At Honey Hive Workshop, Megs creates custom handmade nursery, children’s décor and gifts out of felt, they truly are so stunning. She created the beautiful flowers for my wedding hanger.
Check her out here - Honey Hive
All of these amazing business women are the absolute sweetest and you will adore each and every one! I hope this leaves you excited to plan your elopement and has helped a bit in your search for smaller vendors! If you have any questions please don't hesitate to reach out, I'd love to chat! In the meantime, here are some photos of their amazing work!
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