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Hi There! Welcome to the Moments By Madeleine blog. Follow along for all things wedding, inspiration, travel and lifestyle.

Hi, I'm MADELEINE.

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Whether it’s that last item you forgot to order and your wedding date is quickly approaching, you are looking for some base decor pieces or you are planning your wedding on a short timeline. Amazon is an amazing place to find some great quality wedding items (and get them delivered quickly!). As an Alberta wedding […]

Our Favourite Wedding Items – Amazon Edition

Apr 8, 2021

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A + G reached out to us as an Alberta wedding planner in the early fall of 2020 after their Summer wedding had been cancelled due to the pandemic. They wanted to move forward with a micro wedding in Alberta and after our consultation we had found a date for them at Fairmont Chateau Lake […]

Winter Micro Wedding at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Mar 29, 2021

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By the end of March 2020, we began to reach out to our spring and summer couples with news that no one in the wedding industry was ready to deliver. “COVID19 might affect what your wedding day will looks like.” For some this meant postponing both the ceremony and the party, for others it meant […]

Romantic Banff Elopement at Tunnel Mountain

Mar 23, 2021

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We’ve put together a short list of some amazing Valentine’s gifts for your loved ones (husband, wife, partner, mom, sister, bff – we LOVE gifting!). The majority of these are Calgary based business with a few online options for those outside the city! Brie & Banquet We absolutely LOVE all things charcuterie and Brie & […]

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Feb 2, 2021

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In the midst of a slower season, Rebekah at Bronte Bride reached out to Moments By Madeleine to collaborate on a three part styled wedding shoot out in September 2020 at the Alberta wedding venue, Norland Estate. We wanted all three styled sessions to reflect luxurious and curated micro weddings in Alberta. For BLUSH we […]

True To Hue Collaboration: BLUSH

Jan 12, 2021

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2020. The year of COVID-19, but also the year of love, patience, perseverance, positivity, flexibility, slowing down and remembering the true meaning of a wedding and marriage. While we missed many of our couples this year who were unable to go forward with their original date, we had the absolute honour to plan the most […]

The Year of 2020

Jan 3, 2021

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With so many weddings being significantly downsized this year we wanted to showcase a slice of the Canadian Rocky Mountains that is often missed out on! Kananaskis is slightly southeast of Banff National Park with one of the most unique lakes in the area with sand surrounding the water edge. To celebrate love during such […]

Vibrant Micro Wedding Inspiration at Barrier Lake, Kananaskis

Nov 26, 2020

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We absolutely LOVE when our couples ask us to build in a first looking into their wedding day timeline. We know it is not the most traditional addition to the day but it is such an intimate moment for a couple to share together before stepping into marriage. Let’s chat about some benefits of a […]

The First Look: To add it or leave it!

Nov 6, 2020

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T & A travelled from the UK in the summer of 2019 to celebrate their love for each other with their closest friends and family along the famous shoreline of Chateau Lake Louise in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. As their Banff wedding planner, we worked with them to design and plan a stress free intimate […]

Intimate Summer Wedding at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Oct 20, 2020

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J + K first met with me over happy hour drinks at the Royale patio last year. J shared her ideas for her dream wedding, she wanted it to be intimate both in feel and in guest size. They had decided on the Calgary wedding venue, The Pioneer on 8th, and I already began designing […]

Candlelit Winter Wedding at The Pioneer in Calgary

Oct 5, 2020

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