Our New Retail Store Is Now Open

Parties, Weddings, AND Flowers — Welcome To Your New Happy Place! After years of dreaming, months of planning, and weeks of hard work — our new Party Mood + Floral Bar retail concept is NOW OPEN — and we couldn’t be more excited. We’ve created the area’s best and most complete party, wedding, and special […]

Rustic Woodland Wedding Decor Ideas

We’re headed into the woods for this beautifully styled and photographed rustic woodland themed wedding shoot. Featuring images from Three Sisters Photography.

2017 Wedding Trend Forecast

At Party Mood, we’ve been celebrating the shift in styling and welcoming new textures, bold colours and concepts. With mild changes in years past the novelty of new, is truly inspiring!

Mastering Floral Decor in Victoria!

floral workshop in Victoria

One of the great joys of running Party Mood is providing floral decor in Victoria – I love, love, love using flowers and greenery in my designs, and of course, here on Vancouver Island, I have such lovely ‘green’ materials to work with.

Alice in Wonderland Themed Wedding: How To!

With summer here, we’re in the full swing of our wedding season in Victoria, B.C., and we’ve been very busy helping couples plan and execute their dream weddings. Wedding planning is always fun, but every now and then we get an ‘extra’ fun request. And so I have to share some shots from an Alice […]

Party Planning 2016: Spring Fling

flower decor provided by party mood

Spring has sprung in Vancouver Island, and for a party planner like me, that means one thing: Spring Flings. I was recently part of a great team that put together a lovely party to kick off the season. See some of the fun pictures, below. Venue: Affinity Guesthouse Catering: Toque Catering Drinks: Red Arrow Brewing […]

Wedding Pro Tips: Writing Great Wedding Vows

champagne wedding toast

I enlisted comedian and entrepreneur Geoff Wolliner of Winning Wit to share his tips on how to write funny wedding vows (hint: “humour from the heart” is very important!). Keep reading to find out more.

A Blast at WeddingWire World

WeddingWire world logo

Courtney and I are fresh off the heels of WeddingWire World 2016, a fabulous conference in Baltimore that brought together wedding planners from all over the world. And we’re so excited to bring what we’ve learned back home with us to Vancouver Island.

Introducing Our New Website (with Great New Features!)

Party Mood website for brides on Vancouver Island

We’re so delighted to launch our new beautiful website! It’s wonderful to have a fresh, new way to connect with our engaged couples, and we’re sure it’s going to be a great resource for weddings on Vancouver Island.

A Lovely Time at the Modern Bride Show

bride at the modern bride show

Courtney and I were delighted to be part of Victoria’s annual Modern Bride Show event. Hundreds turned out to the free event to see an assortment of truly great local vendors. Like always, it was great to meet so many couples.

Bohemian Rhapsody Magazine Shoot

wedding shoot on vancouver island

This Bohemian “Boho” Wedding Shoot we planned with the Wedding Ring -Vancouver Island Magazine was a blast! Our shoot made the front cover of the magazine – yeah! Check out more from this shoot in the most recent Fall/Winter 2015 issue. We had so many great pictures and ideas that it was hard to limit […]

Rustic Wedding

rustic wedding photos

A sneak peek into our most recent rustic wedding event!

2015 Wedding Trends

Presentation on 2015 wedding trends

Here’s The Big List! THE 2015 BRIDE Wants a Very Personal and Unique Experience She has a Strong Spirit of Individualism COLOUR TRENDS Sherbet Colors soft pastels, blush, pale blue, pale yellow, light green Bright “Carnival” Colors of Reds, Oranges, Yellows, Pinks, Green, Marsala Masala is Pantone’s color of the year. A muted burgundy, classic, […]