Fairytale Wedding At Casa Loma

Theresa and Ryan’s gorgeous wedding at Casa Loma was representative of their fairytale story.  The couple wanted to incorporate rustic elements into the design while not compromising  a formal look.
Our team created the most spectacular floral feature on the existing  gazebo in the castle gardens for their intimate chinese wedding. Theresa and Ryan exchanged vows under the magical structure and it was certainly a show stopper. The couple also wanted to incorporate trees into their special day so we brought the outdoors into the reception tent. The colourful palette of corals and pinks was refreshing and elegant.


photography – Mango Studios, planning – Fleur Weddings and Events, decor and floral design – Rachel A. Clingen Wedding & Event Design, venue –  Casa Loma, invitations – Aniri Art, gowns – Badgley Mischka and Pronovias from Camellia Wedding Gown, shoes – Rene Caovilla and Jimmy Choo from Holt Renfrew, wedding bands – Birks, accessories – Erin Cole from Camellia Wedding Gown,  bridesmaids dresses – China Taobao, formal wear – The Dirty Inc., grooms shoes – Salvatore Ferragamo from Holt Renfrew, groomsmen formal wear – China Taobao, gallery tables, place settings and stemware – Chair-man Mills, linens – Around the Table,  cake and dessert design – Flour and Flower Cake Design, harpist – Rachel Dignard from Chantal Dubé Harpists, dance floor production – Event Graffiti, horse and carriage – Fairytale Horse and Carriage, favours –  Nadia & Co~, lighting and AV – Event Media Design,  cinematography – JulianWerks

Elegant Royal York Hotel Wedding

It was a beautiful fall day for Alexa and Jon Micheal’s elegant Royal York Hotel Wedding in Toronto. The decor and flowers were designed to accent the existing beauty of this historical Toronto gem. No detail was overlooked and even the couples little pooch had an adorable floral wreath.

Sometimes our down town Toronto weddings have an urban or modern vibe, however Jon Michael and Alexa, wanted to embrace the romantic nostalgia of the iconic Royal York. We did this with classic ivory and blush flowers on our sleek mirrored stands which lined the aisle for the ceremony. In addition, two over sized gold urns filled with roses, hydrangeas, and foliage created a beautiful focal point and alter area for the couple to say their ‘Ido’s’.

Finally, thank you to Wedluxe Magazine for featuring this elegant Royal York Hotel wedding on their blog and to Found In Love for the stunning images. Also, as always, it is such a pleasure to work with our sweet friends at Laura & Co. Events.


wedding-rings-torontogroom-getting-readyAlexa’s classic bouquet was created with cream ranunculus, white lisianthus, ivory spray roses and soft blush accent roses. Accents of foliage gave the bouquet an organic feel. The bouquet was hand tied with ivory satin ribbons.rachel-a-clingen-roses-bridal-bouquet-ivory-blush-rachel-a-clingenbridesmaids-wedding-flowers-torontoThe ballroom at the Royal York Hotel was beautifully set up for Alexa and Jon Michaels wedding ceremony. We designed the space with candle light and classic flower arrangements. Our mirrored stands lined the aisle and were detailed with fresh floral arrangements and tall candelabras.  Low groupings of pillars candles accented the space and created a magical entrance way for Alexa and her bridesmaids. royal-york-hotel-wedding-ballroom-flowers

Alexa-jon-michael-weddingbridal-party-toronto-weddingsdog-wedding-flowersalexa-jon-michael-weddingalexa-wedding-bouquetroyal-york-hotel-toronto-weddingMean-while preparations were being made behind the draped wall for the reception to follow. Later our team would flip the room and re-set for the reception. Since, the head table was lined with towering gold candelabras, low florals and glowed with groupings of candles to add a floral element. In addition to the head table, low centrepieces graced the guest tables. These were large and detailed flower arrangements in vintage gold mercury vessels. Flower collections included ivory garden roses, white lisianthus, cream hydrangeas and mixed foliage showcasing a beautiful display for family and friends.gold-candelabra-centrepieces-torontoivory-wedding-flowers-torontoivory-roses-centrepieces-toronto-wedding-flowersreception-toast-royal-york-hotel-wedding

cn-tower-wedding-torontophotography – Found in Love, wedding planning – Laura & Co. Events  floral and decor – Rachel A. Clingen Wedding & Event Design,  stationery – Paper Damsels, venue – Fairmont Royal York Hotel, brides gown – Donna Morgan from Pearl Bridal House, hair and make-up – Bene Pham,  chairs –  Detailz Couture Event Rentals

Whether you are thinking of an elegant Royal York Hotel Wedding or a more modern event,  for always stylish flowers and decor, visit us at www.rachelaclingen.com

A Vintage Wedding At Steam Whistle Brewery

When Toronto wedding planner Crystal from Distinct Occasions, told us about her clients who were living abroad but planning a  vintage wedding at the Steam Whistle Brewery, we were tickled to be included. Amanda and Ross had a vision in mind and we were thrilled to be a part of this beautiful wedding. The decor and flowers would be a simple and eclectic blend of vintage elements. Mason jars with single blooms of flowers served as centrepieces and our old fashioned retro stringed lights were key elements in the decor plan. A ribbon backdrop created a simple but intentional back drop for the ceremony. Collections of old vases and antiques were collected by this creative couple and added the personal touch to the decor. Absolutely loved these images sent over by the hugely talented Natalie Spencer Photography. So thankful for photographers that share their work with us and wedding planners who trust us with their clients.  For always stylish wedding decor and flowers in Toronto and surrounding areas visit us at www.rachelaclingen.com

Wedding Planner – Distinct Occasions Photography – Natalie Spencer Photography Wedding Venue – Steam Whistle Brewery  Wedding Flowers and Decor – Rachel A. Clingen Wedding & Event Design