Friday, December 16, 2011

Vendor Love | Blossom Events

I recently worked with Blossom Events creating a number of different stationary items for a 'Starbucks Themed Photoshoot' that they spearheaded. They worked with various vendors commissioning them to bring their vision of a cozy cafe wedding to life. The shoot was featured on The Wedding Chicks blog and has received great feedback from the site's readers.

Blossom Events
is a Toronto based private and corporate event planning company and, as evident in the Starbucks theme Wedding Shoot, they do an amazing job of pulling together all of the details to make a spectacular event including: Location, theme, styling, decor, stationary, food, drink and merriment!

Another stunning stylized shoot that Blossom Events recently put together was a Ballerina / Swan Lake Inspired Shoot that was featured on Wedding Obsession. Again, their mastery for creating an environment that is fully immersed in the theme and style of the event shines through these images.

As a vendor I can say that working with them was a great experience. You can tell that they are very organized, passionate and driven as I received fast responses and clear communication throughout the process.

If you are getting married or have an upcoming event in the GTA I would definitely recommend checking them out.

Blossom Events: Site | Blog | Facebook


Photographer: Paul Nelson Images
Event Designer: Blossom Events
Venue: The School Café and Bakery
Makeup: Krystie Ann
Hair: Rich Matukaitis
Cake: The Little Wicked Cake Company
Coordinator: Blossom Events
Dress Designer: Lowon Pope Wedding
Flowers: Ruffles and Twine
Groom’s Attire: Model’s Own suit
Stationery: KO TWO Designs
Veil or Hair Accessories: Pomp and Plumage
Models: Kate Sciamanna and Neal Adams

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Custom Straw Flags |

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One of my newest ETSY items are these Print-It-Yourself Custom Straw Flags.

You Choose the font and colours to ensure that they match your wedding or event perfectly!

I design your flags and send you a digital file with multiple flags on one sheet making printing quick and easy. You simply print as many as you need, cut them out and attach them to your straws.

It makes for a simple DIY project that will wow your guests!

These flags are DOUBLE SIDED so you can choose to write your names with a heart on one side and your wedding date or maybe a word like 'Cheers' or 'Celebrate' on the other side.

Check out all of the details HERE

Completely Customizable - Check out just a few of the 'looks' you can achieve for your straw flags making them match any theme or decor:

Want me to make custom Straw Flags for your big day?
HERE to purchase the listing for these Custom Straw Flags in my Etsy Shop.

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DIY Wedding Initials |

One of my favorite decorations at our rustic barn wedding reception (that took place in 'The Big Barn' at Balls Falls Conversvation Area) was the wooden initials that my dad made that were hung on the barn door behind the head table.


- My Dad made them out of melimine board
- He then crackle painted them.
- I choose 'Pointedly Mad' as my font and I made the initial to actual size (Each letter was 2.5ft high) and my dad printed the initials large scale on a plot printer.
- He then used the cut out paper initals as the template for cutting them out of wood.
- He used two strips of wood on the back of the initials to hold them together as one piece
- We hung them with rope that was stapeled to the back of the initials
- The middle initial is the first letter our last name and the two outside initials are the first letters of our first names.


All of the guests commented afterward how much they loved the initials - it was a simple project with a big impact.


Monday, December 12, 2011

I Spy With My Little Camera |

My Latest Etsy Item | These 'I Spy' Photo Checklists are a great way not only for your guests to get involved in your day, interacting with other guests at their table and having fun BUT they are also a great way to get some candid photos of your big day from the perspective if your guests.

The great thing about these I Spy Cards is that they are Customizable - you get to choose your font and colors to make sure that they match the decor and theme of your wedding.

There is a cute message at the top of each checklist asking your guests to use their cameras or cell phone to take photos of the items on the list. Your cell number and email address are added to each card so your guests know where to send their photos.

They click away and check off the list as they go taking photos of your wedding day from their perspecitve!

You can even send a word list of all of the custom and unique items that make your day special so that they can be added to your I Spy cards to ensure that all of the special elements of your day are captured!

For more details click HERE to view the listing for this item in my Etsy Shop!

Happy Planning!
- Kendel

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Saturday, December 10, 2011

KO TWO Designs Featured in a Starbucks Wedding Shoot |

The Post is Up! The Wedding Chicks Blog picked up the photo shoot, put together by Blossom Events, that several of my designs are featured in.

Click HERE to see the blog post on The Wedding Chicks Website.

And Click HERE to view all of the items I created for the shoot in my Etsy Shop.

** Be sure to click on 'View Entire Gallery' at the bottom of the images to see ALL of the images.

Images from the post featuring my designs:

Inspired By This....

Inspired By This....

Our Wedding Day Storyboard

Our Wedding Day Storyboard
Elements of our wedding day!

Collage of Our Engagement Photos:

Collage of Our Engagement Photos:
I finally put together a collage of our own engagement photos. I am always making them for other couples but never us. I am thinking about getting it custom framed (when frame go half price at Michales) and then doing the same square format of our wedding photos. They will be nice custom pieces for on the wall at home and I like that you can show multiple photos at once (instead of choosing just one!)

Our Wedding Movie Poster!

Our Wedding Movie Poster!
My friend Jenn took this photo for us and I thought it would be great to make it into a poster! Great for an online 'Save the Date' or can be used for a 'Jack and Jill' invitation/Poster!

Our Program - News Paper Style

Our Program - News Paper Style

Thanks for visiting our wedding blog! Below you will find posts about our wedding plans! - Photos by Jenn Stark of 'Jennifer Stark Photography' taken at Balls Falls our reception venue!

Photos Of Us!

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K + B = Love

K + B = Love