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Calgary, Alberta ยท From October 2021

Planning the wedding of my "dreams" on a budget in under a year! Just a girl with a Cricut bringing my visions to reality.

Happily married 🎉

October 8, 2022

50days 14hrs


Officially a wife!
Malyssa of Just married, On October 12, 2022 at 13:14

Holy smokes, what an incredible day! Everything was perfect and exactly what I dreamed it would be! We've joked every day since how we want to do it all over again!

Vinod, thursday 3-Nov-22 10 115 1
diy decor - what are you working on/planning on?
Malyssa of DIY, On October 3, 2022 at 17:05

Hi beautiful people. Are you planning on DIYing any or all of your decor? If so, what are you working on or whats on your pinterest board to create?! While we did opt to hire a decor vendor, I did DIY...

Farrah, tuesday 18-Oct-22 7 74 1
Gifts for parents
Malyssa of Before the wedding, On September 15, 2022 at 14:52

While I know the rule of thumb is "whatever makes you comfortable" or "whatever you can afford" or "whatever you want - its your day" but I'd love to hear what you did or what you plan on doing. Did...

Rebecca, monday 10-Oct-22 8 98
Skip or Keep?? Something old, new, borrowed, and blue
Malyssa of Plan a wedding, On September 20, 2022 at 11:35

Happy Planning Brides. Are you following the tradition of something old, new, borrowed, and blue? This tradition goes back to the 19th century. The exact meaning behind each trinket isn't totally...

Rebecca, monday 10-Oct-22 8 67
Bride and moh flowers done!
Malyssa of DIY, On September 8, 2022 at 12:30

I had to share my excited, as I am OBSESSED with my bouquet I made last night. Took some inspiration from pinterest and these are exactly what I was hoping for!! Just need some ribbon to tie them...

Heather, monday 12-Sep-22 14 166 3
diy glitter shoes
Malyssa of DIY, On August 29, 2022 at 15:21

Hi all As my big day creeps closer, I'm DIY list grows. But today with my day off I started working on reception shoes! I'm unsure if I should fill in the elastic area....I had left it blank for now...

RussellpuppyDV, tuesday 6-Sep-22 4 50
Wedding band costs
Malyssa of Wedding fashion, On August 6, 2022 at 13:30

Hi all! I'm just curious (if you're okay to share) what everyone spent on wedding bands? We're starting to look into it and just wondering what the average looks like.

Alison, tuesday 9-Aug-22 16 238
Pre-wedding facials
Malyssa of Beauty, On July 25, 2022 at 14:21

Happy Monday future (and past) brides! Who here plans to get a facial before the wedding?? Its something Ive been considering, since I'd love to have a fresh glowing face, but I have had like 1 facial...

Malyssa, thursday 28-Jul-22 9 76
Upcoming Vistaprint Sale - July 18, 2022
Malyssa of DIY, On July 12, 2022 at 18:32

Hi folks and happy planning. Just thought I'd share: I got an email from vistaprint , that their semi-annual sale is coming up with savings of up to 30% off!!! This could be some great savings if you...

Brianna, tuesday 19-Jul-22 4 83
Engagement Photoshoot
Malyssa of Before the wedding, On June 10, 2022 at 11:49

We had our complimentary engagement photoshoot a few weekends ago and we finally got our pictures back! We couldn't believe how easy it was to work with our photographer. Having only had a chat with...

Lissa, sunday 26-Jun-22 12 146
Flower Crowns
Malyssa of Wedding fashion, On May 4, 2022 at 18:45

HI all and happy Wednesday, I'd love to hear if any other brides (or if any future brides plan on this route) have done flower crowns as opposed to decorative hair pieces. Its something I have been...

Malyssa, thursday 12-May-22 4 68
Bridal Party Numbers - What's yours?
Malyssa of Plan a wedding, On March 30, 2022 at 12:23

Happy Wednesday folks! Something you need to consider when planning your wedding is how many people you'll have in your party! There is no right or wrong answer here, so.... How many people do you...

Rachay, tuesday 3-May-22 32 203 1
Complimentary Engagement Shoot
Malyssa of Before the wedding, On April 18, 2022 at 18:03

Hi all and happy Monday! Question for those of you who have a complimentary engagement shoot in your photography package (or those who have done this already)... When did you book your shoot? I know...

Dessa, sunday 24-Apr-22 12 117
Looking for some additional opinions on shoes
Malyssa of Wedding fashion, On April 7, 2022 at 13:47

Hi all! I THIIIIIINK I bought my wedding shoes, but after being sick the past couple days, I hadn't had a chance to try them all on to see if they will work together, but I finally did today. I know...

Eryn, tuesday 12-Apr-22 12 112
Bachelorette Ideas
Malyssa of Before the wedding, On March 17, 2022 at 13:30

Hi folks, Something that has been on my mind lately (as I have not much else to plan lol) is my bachelorette. Original I just said, lets go up to the mountains (we live in south AB) so would be easy...

KELLY, sunday 20-Mar-22 24 153
Escort Cards vs Seating Charts?
Malyssa of Wedding reception, On March 16, 2022 at 12:13

Hello and happy Wednesday you beautiful people. When planning a wedding, there are so many things to consider, both big and small. One small detail you may want to think about is, how you plan to tell...

Hailey, saturday 19-Mar-22 20 222 1
Latest creation!
Malyssa of DIY, On February 9, 2022 at 13:15

Hi all! I wanted to share my latest creation! When I bought my dress, I had tried on a denim jacket with it and fell in love with the idea! Being an October wedding, it could be cooler, so I thought a...

Allison, wednesday 16-Feb-22 14 117 1
Shoes - buy in store or online
Malyssa of Wedding fashion, On January 31, 2022 at 15:32

Hello fellow brides!! I had the most exciting phone call last week - my wedding dress was ready to be picked up....about 3 months early!!! I am over the moon to have my dress and already have my...

Alyx, thursday 10-Feb-22 31 283
Picking a Makeup Artist
Malyssa of Beauty, On January 13, 2022 at 00:17

Hello all! With so many decisions, make up and looking great for the big day is always important. If you've picked your MUA (or when you did pick them) what were some things you consider when picking...

Pauline, wednesday 9-Feb-22 5 112
Wedding Timelines
Malyssa of Plan a wedding, On January 18, 2022 at 12:11

HI all! I would love to talk wedding timelines! Do you have your timeline yet? I know there are so many ways to have a wedding, I'd love to know others thoughts. We're still trying to settle on a...

Vinod, wednesday 26-Jan-22 14 178 1
Name Place Settings
Malyssa of Wedding reception, On January 18, 2022 at 12:58

Name place card/settings....what are you using? I'm torn between doing something simple like a piece of paper or something more personal like maybe a keychain/ornament that our guests can keep.

Rayanne, thursday 20-Jan-22 13 180
diy Invite/save The Date with Cricut
Malyssa of DIY, On January 7, 2022 at 11:16

Hi folks! I know some of you have mentioned you may have a cricut, or maybe you know someone with one. Did you know they can make BEAUTIFUL CARDS TOO?! I've been obsessed with making cards lately and...

Malyssa, wednesday 12-Jan-22 14 195
To rent or to buy decor...that is the question...
Malyssa of Wedding reception, On November 29, 2021 at 17:20

Hi all, I have officially locked in the majority of my vendors, which is so exciting, but the next big ticket on our list is decor. Our venue is a brewery so there are some really nice aspects to the...

JulioWemSM, friday 3-Dec-21 10 194
Mother of Bride Outfit
Malyssa of Wedding fashion, On November 9, 2021 at 14:30

HI all, Would love some opinions here. My father is not in the picture, so obviously won't be walking me down the aisle. However, I'm incredibly close my my mom, so she will be giving me away. Now my...

Jennifer, saturday 20-Nov-21 6 129
Planning a wedding in under a year
Malyssa of Plan a wedding, On October 27, 2021 at 20:12

Hi everyone! Hope you all are having a great Wednesday. I've been busy lately in my mind thinking of plans for the big day. We haven't set a concrete date, our only considerations are waiting til my...

Carling, thursday 18-Nov-21 18 281


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