Best Free Wedding Fonts

DEC 05

I am a self-labelled typography nut. When it came down to creating my own wedding invitations, programs and other stationery, I literally spent days scrounging the internet for the perfect font. Specifically, I was looking for one that would be modern/contemporary, but still pretty and frilly enough because it was a wedding. The fact is, […]read more

Real Wedding Stationery: Sweet Yellow Wedding

NOV 22

Matilda (Christa’s cousin) and Justine of The Paper Whale, designed the invitations and other stationery with the overall theme of peonies. Christa shared a couple snapshots of her invites so they might inspire you for your own weddings. Well done! xoxo, Melissa To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides. […]read more

Weekly Wrap-Up & Storybook Wedding Invitation

OCT 20

Hello and happy Friday! I’m working oh-so-hard to get the gallery ready for you by the end of the month. Are you excited? It will include a selection of images from all our real weddings and photoshoots, including images that did not make the original post. Often at times, there are just too many details […]read more

Vibrant and Exotic Detailed Inspiration Shoot in Edmonton

Vibrant and Exotic Detailed Inspiration Shoot in Edmonton

SEP 01

Oh you are definitely in for treat today! I am so thrilled to finally get the chance to share this amazing photoshoot with you. It’s a step away from the frilly and fluffy wedding inspiration shoots that I normally feature and that’s definitely one to get excited over. It’s rustic but with plenty of modern […]read more

How to Choose Your Menu Display

AUG 29

Oh the dreaded wedding check-list. Right? It just always seems like the list never ends as the wedding creeps closer and closer. Have you thought about your wedding menus? If you’re like me, you’ve carefully chosen what you will be serving your guests during the reception and there’s NO WAY you’re ignoring another stationery element […]read more

A Modern Spin to a Western Invitation

AUG 15

When I come across invites that make me think “wow, that’s just clever”, I know I have to share it with you. Check out this minted invitation set called “stache + kiss”! They’re totally quirky and a nice modern spin to a western “most wanted” poster. I just love the return label! And the clever […]read more

Weekly Wrap-Up

AUG 12

Sorry for the late wrap-up this week! Wow, it’s been a busy week. I’m trying to post twice a day now. I do hope you enjoy it and come by to see what inspiration I have in store for you. I thought I’d share a cute idea for your wedding reception tables from La Belle […]read more

Latest Obsession: Stitched Invites

AUG 02

I love the charm stitching adds to any stationery item. It’s unexpected and can make a statement if used in contrasting colour. 1. colored stitch lines on this rsvp card/invitation { beast pieces } 2. stitched border around an image on these save-the-dates { under consideration } 3. yellow stitched detail over ribbon { paper […]read more

Weekly Wrap-up + Unique Pop-out Invitations

JUL 22

FRIDAY! Can you tell I’m excited? I love when I come across wedding invites that are out of this world awesome. Modern, unique + totally rad. Designed by La Caja De Tipos, these wedding invites are customizable for each and every guest. All you have to do is pop out the circles to create an […]read more

A Look Back: Monograms in Weddings

JUL 20

Click the links below to see the real weddings that incorporated monograms. Grouse Mountain Wedding Lavendar & white wedding with hints of green My monogrammed menus - green, grey & black wedding Black & white tie weddingread more

Subway/City Themed Wedding Inspiration

Subway/City Themed Wedding Inspiration

JUL 04

{image by Christian Oth Studios via The NYC Wedding Boutique} Happy Monday! Who here is also an urban dweller? A lover of all things ‘city’? When it comes to my new home’s decor, it will be filled with maps, subway signs and pictures of buildings. I love the City. I was recently sent over an […]read more

Mini Announcement Books by Minted

JUN 24

Save the dates….invitations…. & thank you cards. What about tweaking your thank you cards so they are also announcements? I absolutely love the idea presented by minted. In addition to thanks, the bride & groom can add a message about their honeymoon, the wedding and even some words about what they hope for the future. […]read more

Four Ways to Transform a Reception Venue with Stationery

Four Ways to Transform a Reception Venue with Stationery

JUN 20

So excited to have Jenelle from PinkPolka Design on as a guest blogger again. She has such great ideas and advice, so I know you’ll appreciate her take on ways to transform your reception venues with stationery. Enjoy! When a couple is looking for a wedding reception venue many factors influence the decision of what […]read more

Glamorous & Elegant Wedding Inspiration

Glamorous & Elegant Wedding Inspiration

JUN 07

Chrissie from Too Nice to Slice sent over another lovely inspiration set for you to lust over. This is for all you brides who are looking for something elegant and refined with a hint of glamour. That might be all of us! Chrissie’s wedding cake includes 467 sugar hydrangeas , each hand-studded with a Swarovski […]read more

Black Swan Inspired Wedding Photoshoot

Black Swan Inspired Wedding Photoshoot

MAY 03

Whether you saw the amazing movie Black Swan or not, you’ll absolutely love this next photoshoot. The genius behind these gorgeous images is the talented Julin Athalia Lee of Vancouver-based Athalia’s Photography. She created this entire DIY affair with the help of some fabulous vendors to create a look that has a sophisticated flair with […]read more

Red Riding Hood Photoshoot

Red Riding Hood Photoshoot

APR 22

Before I sign off for the weekend, here’s a jaw-dropping Red Riding Hood photoshoot sent over by Carissa Woo Photography. It’s too beautiful to miss. The details are endless and there were so many fabulous vendors were part of this stylized modern event. I wish I had all the room to show you every last […]read more

Let’s Wrap this Up!

APR 15

FRIDAY!!!!!!! My sister-in-law sent over a ridiculously rad invitation that I just had to share. Pass by if you’ve seen it already to get a re-cap of this weeks posts. You can see more of this record player invitation and the details behind the concept over at Kelli Anderson, the designer. {images- Kelli Anderson} Lovelies […]read more

Winter Warm Engagement

APR 07

Winter’s just drifted around the corner (yay for spring!) but despite that, we still have loads of winter inspiration for you because’s beautiful AND it’s Canada! This engagement photoshoot is SO warm and charming…you’ll want to pull a blanket and wish it was winter again. Magdelena from Oh So Chic Celebrations is the absolute […]read more

Burberry Styled Winter Photoshoot

Burberry Styled Winter Photoshoot

MAR 28

Happy Monday! Brides you’re going to love this next shoot, especially those of you who have an adoration of all things Burberry. This winter Burberry inspired style shoot was done in Orangeville, Ontario involving Purple Martini Wedding & Event Photography, Rachel A. Clingen Wedding, Event & Seasonal Design, Paper Damsels and Noah Brown Bridal. Winter […]read more

Personalized Postage in Canada

MAR 22

Often at times, I’ll see something that’s SO fantastic for weddings and then realize that it’s not available in Canada. We all know it happens right? I had absolutely no idea that Canada Post creates personalized stamps. Did you? Check out their Picture Postage website for more information. And while we’re on that topic, if […]read more

Let’s Wrap this Up!

MAR 04

Woohoo! How excited are you for the weekend? I wanted to share with you a seriously clever invitation that is right up my alley. Filled with numbers full of meaning, this wedding set from is definitely something I haven’t seen yet. Love! {images:} Lovelies you might have missed this week… ♥ Oscar fashion […]read more

Matchbox Wedding

Matchbox Wedding

FEB 18

There are so many ways to create unique and inexpensive touches to your wedding such as using simple matchboxes. I love unique save the dates because they’re totally unexpected and will be a total surprise for your guests. And why not personalize them and give them away at the wedding? Cute. Come back in a […]read more

It’s all in the Type

JAN 12

I. LOVE. TYPOGRAPHY. Which is probably why I took a letterpress class and enjoyed choosing through the fonts. I recently came cross a modern yellow & black invitation over at that I just had to share. It goes to show that invitations can be all about playing around with different fonts rather than incorporating […]read more

New Sponsor: Spoonful of Sugar Invitations

JAN 06

Before I jump into today’s wedding inspiration, I’d like to introduce our newest sponsor, Spoonful of Sugar Invitations & Creations Inc. Shannon’s got a creative mind to create the perfect invitations, seating charts and other stationery to personalize your wedding. Not to mention, she’s Calgary (Canada) based..woohoo! Welcome! And if you haven’t yet, enter Shannon’s […]read more

MERRY CHRISTMAS (a wee bit early)!

DEC 23

It’s a bit early but I am signing off for the weekend to enjoy the holidays. I’ll leave you with an awesome wedding card that I came across today. So no posts until Monday (Dec 27) - be sure to check back then! {image: Daniel Bjugard via notcot}read more

Guest Post: Save-the-Date Tips

DEC 13

Happy monday! We’ve got Jenelle from Pinkpolka Wedding Design stopping by the blog today to share some of her Save-the-Date tips. This is really timely for all you brides who are getting married next summer and fall. - - - Pinkpolka Wedding Design’s Save-the-Date Tips With the new year approaching this is the perfect time […]read more

New Sponsor: Love+Design

NOV 22

I am so thrilled to share another sponsor of Wedding Obsession, Love+Design, specializing in wedding stationery, monograms and shower invitations. Love+Design is the creation of Sofia Morgadinho, graphic designer and accredited wedding planner, who believes that all joyous events in life come from love. Sofia takes that love and creates art that reflects the personality […]read more

Video Save the Date

NOV 19

I received this goodie in my inbox last week thanks to a sweet email from Colleen. She and her fiance Phil wanted something a bit more original when it came to the traditional save-the-date… “This video save the date was the product of wanting to keep costs down on certain things while still being creative. […]read more

Bamboo Inspired Details

Bamboo Inspired Details

NOV 12

Late post today! But a goodie if you have asian-inspired tastes. One of my favorite details that creates a modern look to any wedding is bamboo. I love the clean lines that you get with it and it is definitey one of those items that is quite eco-friendly if used correctly. You can see below […]read more

Creative Film Invitations

NOV 08

So you thought the embossed eraser invitations were awesome? I know I did. But would you believe me when I say that there’s an even cooler wedding invitation? The awesome duo, Larissa and Trevor of Ambient Studios in Toronto, got married! So what do you get when you put the minds of two photographers who […]read more

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