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Samtam
Samtam

Vancouver, British Columbia · From March 2016

I was born in Vancouver but raised in California, however I'm still not an American and am very close to my Canadian roots! My fiance and I met online... View more

I was born in Vancouver but raised in California, however I'm still not an American and am very close to my Canadian roots! My fiance and I met online through eHarmony and were engaged for 2.5 years before we got married. Our wedding was 5 years and 1 day after our first date!

Happily married 🎉

November 12, 2016

2058days 2hrs
Stacy
Bridal Party
Stacy, On October 2, 2017 at 16:20

Ok before anyone reads this, i apologize for the rant i am about to go on...! LOL My FH and i decided when we first got engaged we weren't having a big wedding party, just a MH & BM. Fast forward...

Ashley, tuesday 17-Oct-17 18
Randa
Something to acknowledge family that has passed on
Randa, On September 27, 2017 at 15:58

Hi everyone, My friend gave me a great idea. I am going to have a bunch of picture frames with photos of the wedding of close family members. My aunt passed away last year and my fiance's parents both...

Cameron, saturday 14-Apr-18 33
Joey
What's your guestbook?
Joey, On September 9, 2017 at 14:05

What are you using for your guestbook? Will you use a traditional book, a photo album, a canvas? Will you use something game-like, such as a puzzle or piñata? Have you invented something unique? There...

Vinod, sunday 31-Dec-17 23
Aylssa
When to take engagement photos?
Aylssa, On September 20, 2017 at 11:26

Morning lovelys, To those who decided to get Engagment Photos done, how long/early before the wedding did you wait to get them done? Thanks in advance.

Maegan, tuesday 17-Oct-17 23
Lesley
Book quote table numbers & seating chart
Lesley, On September 25, 2017 at 21:35

We're getting down to the wire! I'm so thrilled with how these turned out. For the table numbers, I found a template on etsy for word from here which was exactly what I was looking for. I added quotes...

Chloe, friday 29-Sep-17 12
Ashleigh
What are your plans for the wedding night?
Ashleigh, On September 25, 2017 at 10:20

Hey, get your mind out of the gutter!! My fiance and I are trying to come up with a plan for our wedding night, getting away for 1 or 2 days. Our wedding is over at 11:00 pm. We thought a bed and...

Chloe, friday 29-Sep-17 14
Lynnie
Who chose the honeymoon destination?
Lynnie, On September 25, 2017 at 10:58

This week we're talking all about your relationship with your fiance(e), and asking who each question best describes - you or your fiance(e) ? Who had all the travel ideas? Who chose the honeymoon...

Kara, saturday 22-Feb-20 47
Lynnie
One venue or two?
Lynnie, On September 25, 2017 at 15:13

Do you have one venue or two? Is your ceremony at a different location? What were your personal pros and cons that helped you decide on how many venues?? Photo by Jay Li Photography in Toronto The...

Chloe, friday 29-Sep-17 11
Amber
Reception in a restaurant?
Amber, On September 22, 2017 at 23:33

Hello! I was just wondering if those who have had their reception at a restaurant could give me some input? I really like this one restaurant but I am unsure how to plan the day? I can only decorate...

Ashley, monday 25-Sep-17 9
Charlotte
Is open bar necessary??
Charlotte, On September 23, 2017 at 19:09

So I'm in the final days of finalizing my venue . The total cost with food, open bar and taxes is $16100 for 150 guests. If I get rid of the open bar there will instead be unlimited wine all...

Monique, monday 8-Apr-19 30
Ashley
Sleep deprived
Ashley, On September 25, 2017 at 03:19

I feel like this wedding is taking a toll on my fiancé and I. We’re stressed out to the tee. We have to move into a new place by April. Our wedding is in June. And I feel like it’s just too much at...

Ashley, monday 25-Sep-17 12
Kaytee
Do you tip the hair/makeup artist?
Kaytee, On September 24, 2017 at 16:24

I feel like we are already paying a ton to get our hair and makeup done ($75 for hair and $90 for makeup each). Do you have to tip on top of that?

Crystal, wednesday 19-Aug-20 20
Maegan
Engagement photo shoot
Maegan, On September 25, 2017 at 12:01

We got a preview of our engagement photos taken yesterday and they turned out beautiful! We asked our photographer if shed be willing to explore a bit for photos and she was super excited so we drove...

Chloe, friday 29-Sep-17 36
Ashley
What’s your cake going to look like?
Ashley, On September 24, 2017 at 00:44

Cake sketch .... I can’t wait to taste it. Our cake lady is amazing..

Vinod, sunday 31-Dec-17 15
H
Non-homophobic officiants?
Hj, On September 23, 2017 at 18:18

I never thought in 2017 it would be so incredibly difficult to find an officiant who will do a lesbian wedding. I've been to two wedding shows in my area in the past month and every single officiant...

Samtam, monday 25-Sep-17 9
Ashley
Another photo of my glasses i finished today.
Ashley, On September 24, 2017 at 00:45

A close up of my wedding bridal party glasses. ❤️

Ashley, thursday 5-Oct-17 19
Amanda
Post wedding
Amanda, On September 24, 2017 at 14:36

Well its been a week since our big day...It went by so fast and I have to say with all the bumps that happened that day the only thing im a little dissapointed in is the fact that 75 people had RSVP'd...

Rekramer, monday 25-Sep-17 8
Lynnie
Do I really need...?
Lynnie, On September 22, 2017 at 11:05

Wedding planning is such a balance between wanting to do every idea you see online, while making sure you don't totally blow your budget out of the water! We all have those moments where it seems like...

Vinod, monday 8-Jan-18 8
Kelsey
How do i pick the right wedding dress??
Kelsey, On September 22, 2017 at 16:00

Hey! I feel like there are SO many pretty wedding dresses out there and I just cannot get myself to settle on even a style! How will I know when I've found the right dress??

Nathan, monday 28-May-18 16
Shauna
Wedding Hidden Costs
Shauna, On September 18, 2017 at 15:27

Anyone out there have any insights into the hidden costs of weddings? I really want to stick to budget, so I want to know what things I need to consider.

Samtam, friday 22-Sep-17 25
Chelsea
My wedding day!
Chelsea, On September 17, 2017 at 17:50

So I have my wedding photos!! It was so hard to pick my favourites because I love them all haha! My photographer took over 2000 photos lol.

Chelsea, saturday 23-Sep-17 30
Joey
Real or faux flowers?
Joey, On September 18, 2017 at 10:05

Hello everyone! What is your pick for your wedding day flowers? Real? Silk? Paper? Skipping flowers all together? Will you do different things for your bouquets and bouts than your centerpieces and...

Charlotte, sunday 24-Sep-17 16
Karina
Where to go on our Honeymoon?
Karina, On September 18, 2017 at 11:34

Hello pretty ladies! My FH and I are starting to think about our honeymoon and can't seem to agree on where to go. I like adventure and being active, cannot just lay on a beach for a week, Id be so...

Samtam, friday 22-Sep-17 14
R
Gift Exchange- Bride and Groom
Ranaaaaaa, On September 18, 2017 at 12:12

Hi- Is anyone else exchanging gifts with the FH on the day of the wedding? If so- what are you exchanging?

Ashleigh, friday 22-Sep-17 11
Lyssa
Trusted Etsy sellers?
Lyssa, On September 19, 2017 at 21:56

We're working with a tight budget, so we're going to be relying a lot on Etsy lol. Problem is, we're both sketchy about buying online. Could anybody share links to reliable, good quality products or...

Vinod, monday 8-Jan-18 27
K
Outdoor weddings - is a dancefloor critical?
Kayley, On September 20, 2017 at 01:31

Those who have had, or are planning, outdoor weddings - I'm curious your thoughts on a formal dance floor vs just having a dedicated grassy area for dancing. I want to keep the dancefloor bumping!...

Samtam, friday 22-Sep-17 6
B
Thank You Cards
Bethany, On September 19, 2017 at 23:31

I ordered my invites off vista, now I have to order thank you cards. I want our wedding picture on them. Are you brides and grooms planning on ordering your thank you cards from same place you got...

Samtam, friday 22-Sep-17 9
Dani
Card box?
Dani, On September 20, 2017 at 13:05

What is everyone using to have guests put cards in? I'm trying to find something kind of unique to our themes. We were thinking something video game related or if we put it near the "guestbook" area...

Vinod, sunday 31-Dec-17 24
Alexa
Walking down the aisle song
Alexa, On September 20, 2017 at 16:01

What do you guys think of josh groban with Kelly clarkson song All I Need , Phantom of the Opera!

Eimear, wednesday 2-May-18 10
C
Is is only me or in hindsight knowing what you know would you have eloped?
Chris, On September 21, 2017 at 23:19

I am really wishing in hindsight I would have eloped as it would have avoided the disappointment and negativity. Has anyone felt this way or is it just me? I thought weddings were happy times and fun...

Daphne, wednesday 27-Sep-17 6
Ashley
Real vs Faux Flowers
Ashley, On September 21, 2017 at 14:18

Hello beautiful brides!! Wondering if anyone is faux flowers. I'm wanting to faux to save some coin, but am wondering where would be the best place to shop. I'd also like to find daisies if possible....

Laurie, wednesday 27-Sep-17 7
Samtam
Post wedding blues
Samtam, On January 5, 2017 at 15:34

I know we don't have a lot of newlyweds on the site yet but I thought that this was worth bringing up. The Knot posted this article a couple weeks ago about "The Postwedding Blues."...

Ashley, sunday 24-Sep-17 15

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