The Ace • Bing Wedding 2012

I don’t know about you, but I know about me, by being 30 something I didn’t want to subject my friends to the same old traditional weddings that all of us have been to, countless times. Now, I am not knocking those weddings, but I know for certain, they aren’t Bing and I, at all. I like whimsical, carnivalesque parties and live music. So my husband and I wanted to do something dashingly memorable for ourselves and for our family and friends.

Style Me Pretty and Offbeat Bride are great blogs for for the traditional and the weird. I am more offbeat than pretty, so I went for the more unconventional route. I was inspired by the food truck craze that has been going around. So after reading about Food Trucks in 2011, I needed to make this happen!

Inspiration hit, and here is what came out of it. Bing and I are so lucky to have our family and friends to help execute our ideas. Bing and I decided that we would get married at City Hall on a “Chinese Lucky Day”, and have a Chinese reception to appease our parents, and we planned our wedding in our own style in the month after on another “Chinese Lucky Day”! We were off to the races! We had a short time period to plan, and we threw a casual elegant lunch wedding for our dear friends and family.

Only pictures can at most describe our beautiful day, so please have a look at our gallery.

Venue: Blackforest Garden Centre
Leslie Wong for organizing everything
Vincy Tang for all things creative: from guestbook, to framed fingerprint poster of us, to flowers,
set up with Leslie Wong
Stephanie Sin for all the arts, crafts, etc she bought for me to get this organized
Cesie Wong from The Bridal Studio for my hair and make-up
Andrea Raymond for the 3 tiered Rice Krispie cake
Carol Fraas for the cookies and the popcorn cupcakes
Frank Ryan: Live Music
Bonfire Catering: Pizza Food Truck and the delectable menu
Ampot: bathrooms that were not porta-potties
Gervais Rentals: tables, chairs, kids tables and chairs, popcorn machine, fridge, umbrellas rentals
Hockley Kegs: Andrew Kohnen
Magnotta Wine
Checkers Fun Factory: Bouncy Castle
Ace’s Wedding Dress: Cabaret Vintage
Bing’s suit: Sydney’s
Weddings Bands: Organic Metal
Invitations designed by Ace, printed by Incredible Printing
Photography by Kenneth Lau Photography & Kevin Chan Photography
Lee for setting up all our signage
The Ng and Ho cousins for being the sign in ladies
And our wonderful family and friends for being so amazing and supporting us throughout all years.
Apologies to the people I may have forgotten!!!

This post is not sponsored, nor was I compensated. All opinions are my own.

Ace is a freelance graphic designer who was born in Toronto, grew up in Hong Kong, and lived in Ottawa and Vancouver. She is attracted and addicted to adventures like rock climbing, scuba-diving and anything culturally and visually interesting. Ace is still looking for the perfect cup of coffee in the city to satiate her.

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