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sunflowers and wild flowers line a grassy path and a bride and groom walk down it while they stare at each other. The Gathered, Calgary, Alberta

When I look back at this real wedding– the vibrant colours, the overcast sky. I am reminded of the beauty of this wedding day. The hints of coral and peach are highlighted throughout the decor, the flowers, the dresses and even the groomsmen and their bowties. Because of all this attention to detail, it made […]

A Vibrant Coral and Peach Toned Wedding in the Rain – Vanessa & Josh

a groom wears a hat while his forehead is placed on the brides in a sunflower garden

I am so excited to have Kelsey share about her wedding. She honoured us with a beautiful write-up about their day in August 2019. Read about their intentional wedding, love of food and games at the Gathered. Our wedding was perfect. I know this is something so many people say, which is a blessing when […]

Kelsey and Samuel – a wedding for us

Welcome to our “meet the team” series. We’re so excited to be able to introduce you to our team members, we know you’ll love them as much as we do! We love Nicole! She helps us keep things running and always brings laughter into the work we are doing. One of Nicole’s greatest talents is […]

Meet the Team: Nicole Schlaugat

On hot summer days we love to have a fresh pitcher of lemonade prepared. It is so refreshing to enjoy a glass after working in the garden or feeding the animals. Lemonade is also the perfect beverage to serve at events. I love that this recipe is simple and cost effective. Perhaps it is just […]

Easy Lemonade

“All our guests can talk about is how beautiful the venue was, how fun the games were and how AMAZING the food was!” Petra and Jordan’s wedding was surrounded by family, friends and pink skies! The day was full of emotion, changing weather patterns and so much love. Over the years I have never seen […]

Pink Skies in August

Matt and Niki were married on a beautiful June day! As the day progressed the weather went from sunny to cloudy with bits of rain but that didn’t dampen their spirits. They handled the weather changes wonderfully and finished the day dancing under a globe-lit sky. Read below Niki’s tips for planning a June wedding. […]

A June Day

Ah, shortbread cookies… I cannot believe it is the Christmas season once again. We have been in decorating and baking mode working hard to get the most out of this festive season. Most of our Christmas traditions are based around food and cookies are definitely the star. We usually bake a variety of sugar cookies, […]

The Best Shortbread Cookies

Surrounded by their family and friends, Matt and Ariana had their dream outdoor farm wedding on a stormy Sunday in August 2018, and it was nothing short of perfection. Alongside their guests, they championed the weather and had what I consider one of the best dance parties I have seen. The place was filled with […]

Matt and Ariana

An outdoor family wedding By Elaine: When I think of love, romance and family Paige and Rob are an example of it all. It was a pleasure and honour to be part of their outdoor family wedding day here at Gathered. From officiating the ceremony to feeding the guests, nothing made me happier to see […]

Paige and Rob

…. From the stunning display of flowers to their adorable corgi, this farm wedding was full of dreamy details that reflected both who Matt and Denise are as a couple and of the loving friends and family who surrounded them. WHAT ARE SOME THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND WHILE PLANNING AN OUTDOOR WEDDING? It’s a […]

Denise and Matt

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