VASIA // www.vasia-weddings.com
Based out of Vancouver, Canada and Athens, Greece, Vasia is a fine art photographer shooting weddings, portraits and editorials worldwide. Vasia has developed an award-winning style that is emotive, romantic and luminous with a focus on meaningful details and storytelling. With a passion for film, adventure and travel, Vasia now shoots primarily destination work and has dedicated lots of love and energy towards Boheme Workshops- a true labour of love! Vasia is also a mother to 7 year old Echo, stick and poke tattoo artist, painter, and treasure hunter of vintage items for her home.
SARA – Wedding Sparrow // www.weddingsparrow.co.uk
A wedding blog for the stylish bride, Wedding Sparrow is a multi-award winning premier wedding resource and inspirational website for brides all over the world. Specializing in featuring film photography and fine art weddings, Wedding Sparrow is the world’s only all-film fine art wedding blog. Filling a gap in the wedding blog industry, Sara knew that her passion for fine art and love for all things tangible and film should be out there via pretty pictures. Wedding Sparrow celebrates the beautiful, authentic, and the inspirational. In just 12 short months, Wedding Sparrow grew from a tiny one-person blog to a multi-award winning international team of fine art lovers.
JOHANNA – Celsia Floral // www.celsiafloral.com
With a passion for flowers and an entrepreneurialspirit, Johanna traded medical school for floral school and bought a boutique floral studio in Vancouver, Canada in 2008. What started as a hobby has developed into a flourishing wedding, event and retail studio of which Johanna is the creative director. Inspired by nature and her hometown, Atlanta, Georgia, Johanna and her team at Celsia Floral have made a name for themselves with their unique botanical-inspired florals. Their designs have been seen across lifestyle and wedding broadcasts and publications including Bride.com, Once Wed, Wedding Sparrow, Magnolia Rouge and Wedluxe.
TAHNÉE – Spread Love Events & Once Wed // www.spreadloveevents.com
Australian-born Tahnée used her relocation to Canada in 2012 as an opportunity to hit pause on a journalism career and pursue a love for flowers and aesthetics. Passionate about story telling, she was soon enamored with the idea of communicating through new mediums such as florals, colors, shapes and textures. Tahnée now works full time in the wedding industry as a floral designer, stylist, planner and writer. Having developed her own warm, natural and thought-provoking approach to story telling, Tahnée’s editorials and designs have been featured in publications such as Wedding Sparrow, Real Weddings, Magnolia Rouge, Pacific Weddings and Style Me Pretty.
VANA – White Ribbon Boutique Events // www.whiteribbon.gr
My name is Vana Efkleidou and I am the founder of White Ribbon Boutique Events, a bespoke wedding planning company based in Greece. I never planned nor dreamed of being a wedding planner but it all sort of just happened. It all started with a binder full of clippings from wedding magazines I used to collect and this was definitely a hobby turned passion turned business endeavour! I create weddings for couples who desire to have their personalities and shared story reflected in every moment of their big day. I believe that no wedding can be the same, as each couple is one of a kind. I am lucky to be able to create unique events for my couples by developing a true relationship with them, that goes beyond their wedding day. I undertake a limited number of weddings each year to ensure the integrity of my services. My design aesthetic is a combination of pure romantic and organic, paired with vintage accents, soft palettes and global influences. I love calligraphy, aged metals, fluffy garden roses, natural fabrics and flea market gems. When I am not busy planning weddings, you will find me packing a suitcase for my next adventure! Speaking of adventures, another passion of mine is surfing but despite my best efforts I remain a beginner surfer (for life probably!). I believe that family is everything, I am a hopeless romantic, and I am a creative soul who believes that a vision and then action can change your current reality.
ASHLEY Spread Love Events // www.spreadloveevents.com
A dreamer and a doer, Ashley created her ideal job when she founded Spread Love Events, an event planning and design firm based in Vancouver B.C., and considers herself extremely fortunate to be living what she loves. Inspired by natural environments and her clients, she’s a believer that great design, from flowers to the flow of an event, leads to the best memories. Ashley and her team’s events and editiorial work have been featured in publications such as Martha Stewart Weddings, Vogue, Style Me Pretty and 100 Layer Cake. Married to her best friend and mom to a sweet boy named Jack, her favourite place in the world is her families summer cottage or at the helm of a gorgeous celebration.