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Shabby Chic Canadian Wedding

Shabby Chic Canadian Wedding

Sophie, the bride, sent over her wedding to share with you all and it is so gorgeous! A really cool fact that I love: both the bride’s sister’s band and the groom’s band played at the reception! Many gracious thanks to Evan McMaster for the wonderful photographs!

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From the stylish bride, Sophie: We wanted a very relaxed feeling something that felt like a family picnic. The style we aimed for was vintage meets shabby chic.

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 vintage new brunswick canada wedding
 vintage new brunswick canadian wedding

We didn’t have a color scheme per se but we were sticking with creamy colors like ivory, peach, light seafoam green, those types of colors. There were lots of DIY projects for our wedding, we made two large monogrammed letters (S for Sophie and L for Laurent) that hung from two large barn doors; we made all of the bridesmaids bouquets; we also made all the utensil packages.

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We also made the bunting banner that hung behind the head table; we made all the flower arrangements on the tables; we made the photobooth sign; all the cakes on all the tables were homemade by different friends and family; our wedding cake was made by one of my best friends; the table markers were another DIY… the list goes on.

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Wedding Vendors (Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada):

Ceremony and reception location: Middle Sackville Baptist Church,  The Music Barn / Event Design and Styling: Lace & Twine Event Styling / Florist: Maggies Flowers, Costco / Photographer: Evan McMaster / Wedding Dress: Carolina Herrera, Garden Party/35806 from Preowned Wedding Dresses / Bride’s Accessories: Noaki JewelryAldo / Bride’s Hair & Makeup: Salon Boheme, Fresko Beauty / Bridesmaid Dresses: Priscilla of Boston / Groom’s suit:My Custom Tailor / Ties and Bowties: Me and Matilda / Cufflinks: dfuss / Groom’s shoes and belt: Cecil D’s / Videographer: Gilles Doiron

View Comments (23)
  • wow….very beautiful! i love the thank you bunting, & decor! so cute

  • Yay! Somewhere relatively close to my home in St. John’s, Newfoundland! Congrats to the couple, especially for making their day look amazing – I know how hard it can be in a smaller Atlantic Canadian city where resources are uber-limited. What an inspiration!

  • This wedding is so beautiful, the DIY projects turned out wonderful! Great photography, thanks for the post!


  • The rustic barn setting makes for a beautiful backdrop, especially with those flowers in lovely shades of pink! And the hats, did I mention how great those hats are?! <3

  • I absolutely love the bridesmaid dresses! I’m getting married in june 2011 and i would love to use those for my bridesmaids….it says that they are from Priscilla of Boston but i just cant find them. Could you give me the exact link to them?

  • Hello Hayley,

    Unfortunately, there is no link for them, I was lucky enough to get all of them at a Priscilla of Boston Sample sale. Good luck in your search!


  • Hi Hayley,

    Unfortunately, I purchased them at a sample sale, so there is not link for the dresses. Sorry about that 🙁 Good luck in your search !!


  • Now that I am planning my wedding. I’m looking in every nook and cranny for ideas and inspiration…and no matter what I do I cannot stop thinking about YOUR wedding Sophie! From your beautiful dance with your Dad to the corn bread in the dresser drawers, I loved every minute of it.

    If you have time I’d love to go have coffee and pick your brain… give me a call anytime or call the shop and leave derek your number for me.


  • Thank you soo much Melissa! I just left the message with Derek 🙂 Talk to you soon xo

  • Cute and stylish but also so pulled together. Beautiful photography that captures the quirkiness. Love that barn! Sarah, London

  • Hello Sophie,

    My name is Melanie and I am thinking of getting married at “the music barn”. I am from New Brunswick but live in Calgary. I have a few questions I would like to ask you. I could send you my email or you send me yours….not sure how to do it via this website, but its worth a try!

    Thanks for your time,


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