We had our ceremony in a courtyard of a hotel here in Ottawa. The reception venue was beautifully decorated and had these gorgeous chandeliers (these may have been one of the biggest selling points of the space) , the ceremony space had a really nice gazebo with tulle and orchid decorations. But the chairs we rented for our guests to sit on were pretty boring. So, I went looking for inexpensive ways to decorate the space. Since I would need some of our family to do the decorating the morning of the wedding, I was looking for something that would be quick and easy for them as I really didn’t want to bother anyone too much. That is where these ribbon roses came into play. I spent quite a long while making them the weeks leading up to the wedding (mostly because I wasn’t sure how many I would need and ended up making a ton of extras), but they were pretty easy to make and despite the few minor burns the hot glue gun gave my fingertips, they were pretty fun to make as well.
Merry Christmas to all of you and your families!!
Here is a just a few Christmas-y and Winter-y shots for you to enjoy.