Sunday, April 8, 2018

I'm getting married!!!

I'm so excited to finally share with you all that I'm getting married this summer! My fiancé proposed on Valentine's Day this year. Check out my video for the proposal details, bridesmaids proposal day, save the date cards and more wedding details.
Engagement Ring
We've been shopping for engagement ring since last year but I've fallen in love with the halo setting from James Allen. Initially, I showed him another setting from there but he got me with more diamonds and I'm in love with the ring! He proposed at the ferris wheel at Old Port of Montreal (La Grande roue de Montréal). It was one of the best nights of my life. 
Bridesmaids Proposal
I decided to hold a makeover session at my place, which went really well. We had so much fun! I also had a table setup with boxes, cookies, drinks, etc. After the makeover session, I gave each girl a box and their reaction was priceless. I'm so glad I filmed it! I featured it in the video in this post.
 I got the personalized bridesmaids proposal gift box from Etsy. It had the name indicated on the box in gold and inside it read: "Will you be my bridesmaid?"
I got a set of 6 satin personalized robes from Etsy. This set worked out perfect for me since I have 5 bridesmaids and I also got a robe for myself in ivory with emerald design. As for the bridesmaids, I chose coral as the color of robe and design in Emerald. Each robe had their name indicated in front and "Bridesmaid" on the back.
Aside from the robes, each bridesmaid got Huda Beauty Lashes in Samantha, selfie light and an organza bag filled with samples and lash applicator.

I also got cookies from YesPleaseMTL. I absolutely loved the way they turned out. I emailed them the shape, color and writing I wanted and they did an amazing job. They tasted so good too! 

I created a Snapchat geofilter for the day as well using Photoshop.
Save the date cards
For the Save The Date cards, we featured our dogs: Hedda and Jackie. Hedda, my fiancé's dog, is a rottweiler/doberman mix (female) and Jackie is my furbaby and he's labrador/german shepherd mix. 
I got the Wedding announcement Custom Signs from Etsy and we used "My Humans are getting married" sign to take pictures of our dogs. I used to design the cards but only printed few of them out to give to bridesmaids and close friends. We created a Facebook page and added them there to announce the dates:
  • June 28th 2018: Henna/Sangeet night - There will be dinner, music and henna station that night for the guests. We will also do the religious ceremony earlier during the day but with family. 
  • June 29th 2018: Reception Day
Those are the details for now! I still have so much to do but I'm so thankful to bridesmaids and my event planner, Rana, who is also a good friend of mine. Her and her husband have a business together called Noor Events and Photography and they offered their photography services on my birthday and they were amazing!!

Sunday, December 17, 2017

My 30th birthday vlog + More birthdays | VLOG 64

I planned a rose gold themed party for my 30th birthday and had a great time. Huge thanks to Noor Events and Photography for helping me out and taking photos and videos. They did an amazing job!! Seriously couldn't have done it without them!
Birthday Party Details/Vendors
  • Noor Events and Photography: Rana and Asmat helped me with the setup and captured the moments on camera. They're so professional and super helpful!!
  • DJ Plink: He was AMAZING!!! He kept everyone on the dance floor. 
I also created a snapchat sign that I printed and placed on some of the tables.
  • Outfit/Makeup - Dress is from Fashion Nova. I'm in love with it!! I will recreate the makeup in my next video.
  • Photobooth - I used my camera, backdrop and ring light. Setup was done by Noor Events and I created the photobooth sign. Photobooth sign (high resolution digital file) is available on my Etsy store ($4 CAD).

Monday, August 7, 2017

NYX launch party, L'Oreal Colorista & Pamper session | Vlog 62

Here's my last week's vlog! It was Osheaga weekend, so had few beauty events. Thursday, I went to NYX Cosmetics Pin Up Pout Launch Party with bestie. It was at Wunderbar (W Hotel). On Saturday, there was a L'Oreal Colorista event held at rooftop of terrace Renaissance hotel. 

Finally, on Sunday I went to Mesh Coiffure and got my hair, makeup and nails done.

Monday, July 31, 2017

My first video in 4K, Testing out sony a6300 - VLOG 61

Here's my last weekend vlog! I got a new vlogging camera, so just wanted to test it out. It's sony a6300 and so far I really like it. It's similar to my other camera (sony a5000) but this one can film in 4K. I just wish the screen would flip all the way up. 

➤Mucho Burrito
➤ La Diperie
➤ Oratoire Saint-Joseph du Mont-Royal
➤ Maison India 

Monday, July 17, 2017

VLOG 60 - Spa time with bestie

It was my best friend's birthday last week and I didn't vlog much but we went to Spa Diva in Montreal and got a massage. It was so relaxing and it was exactly what I needed after a hectic week at work hehe I also got my nails done by Chic Nail Studio. I love getting the services from the comfort of my home. 

➤ Scarolie's Pasta Emporium
➤ Spa Diva
➤ Barbie Expo Montreal
➤ L'Afghan grillade

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Montreal Shaadi Show 5

Each year I go to a South Asian bridal show called Montreal Shaadi Show. I usually watched the fashion show but this year I got the chance to visit a couple of booths. In this post I will mostly be sharing pictures from Mediavision but I did vlog that day. Check out my vlog for highlights from that day:
Fashion Show Vendors
I always look forward to fashion shows and I love seeing all the beautiful outfits. I shared photos of most of the vendors below along with the details. 
Clothing: House of Shaista
Makeup & Hair: Navela Sharin
Jewelry: Genuine Collection
Photo by Mediavision
One of the models got proposed. It was so sweet!
Photo by Mediavision
Photo by Mediavision
Clothing: Mika & Hira
Makeup & Hair: Atelier KD 

Photo by Mediavision
Henna & Makeup: Chic Nail Studio
Photo by Mediavision

Clothing: Romeo & Chantilly
Jewelry: Simplicity N Style
Makeup & Hair: Amber Esthetics

Photo by Mediavision
Clothing & Jewelry: Uma Sarees
Makeup & Hair:
  MouMakeupPhoto by Mediavision

Clothing & Jewelry: High Heritage Emporium
Makeup & Hair: MouMakeup
Photo by Mediavision

Clothing: MEZ Collections
Makeup & Hair: Amber Esthetics
Jewelry: Genuine Collection
Photo by Mediavision

Clothing: Dinesh RamsayMakeup & Hair: Amber Esthetics
Jewelry: Genuine Collection
Photo by Mediavision
There were some great performances! I really enjoy watching the dances as you can probably see in the photo below if you look closely (that's me holding the camera haha).
Bollywood BlastPhoto by Mediavision

Tashan Dance Company
Photo by Mediavision

Photo by Mediavision
Fusion Vibes
Photo by Mediavision 
Each year I look forward to Dahov's performance! He's just amazing!
Photo by Mediavision

I'm so glad I got to visit a few booths this year. I featured most of them in my vlog but here are few more here. 
Laxmi Mandaps & Decors
Elite Decor & Creations
Elegant Events
I love Petit Delights' macarons! I first ordered them for my sister's bridal shower and all the guests loved them. Click here for my blog post for my details.
Petit Delights
I think my most favorite booth was Picturesque Photobooth because I love photobooths! They're so fun! I also like how they had a variety of props.
Picturesque Photobooth
Picturesque Photobooth
Picturesque Photobooth