A Rare Beauty

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I love @wedluxe and so it’s cool to have both a wedding that we were involved with, as well as a style shoot in the latest print copy- The Rare Beauty edition. We created custom couture flapper inspired flower girl dresses and a custom couture mother of the bride outfit for Andrea and Mark’s glitzy ad glam Great Gatsby themed wedding, as well as fur cuff accessories for the “diamonds in the dark” style shoot. It’s a gorgeous edition. @lifestudiosinc @fairmontvan @dreamgroupplanners @cakebynicole @flowerfactory @debuteventdesign @jewelietteshop @lorimiles @mmeinc @dushanflowers @brix_vancouver @pastpieces @cdevancouver @ellebaybridal

 

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An Aloha Wedding

It was fabulous to get to know Dorothy while creating her custom couture wedding dress for her Hawaii autumn wedding. I loved that she wanted something different than the typical style or colour. She loves the colour purple, so we went with the prettiest luxe ombre silk chiffon and silk satin in orchid purple.

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Looking at her gorgeous wedding photos, it’s clear that it couldn’t have been a more perfect day in paradise to say “I do” to the one you love.

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I was thrilled to get this message from Dorothy after the wedding: ”

“It all went spectacularly. You were totally bang-on with the selection of fabric and design in terms of maximizing it for the wind on the beach.  It turned out to be a VERY windy day and the dress was swirling around quite dramatically.  Rob absolutely loved the dress, as did I, it was so pretty and perfect for a beach wedding.”

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Congrats to Dorothy and Rob!

 

Love and peace,

Hannah

 

 

 

 

 

A Beautiful Autumn

What a gorgeous autumn pre wedding shoot! I am loving these beautiful photos by the very talented Denise Lin. It was wonderful to get to know the fabulous bride and groom when meeting to do the dress fittings. The gown is made in silk white tulle with hand appliquéd what I call “moonlight shimmer” beaded flowers. The veil is cathedral length, with a narrow satin trim.

 

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Happy autumn wishes!

Love and peace,

Hannah

 

 

Photography: Denise Lin Photography

Dress: Little Pink Dress by Hannah Tikkanen

Hair and makeup: Anita Lee
Bouquet: The Flower Factory
Jewelries and accessories: The Borrowed Collection

Dark Spells

Featured in Ellements Magazine!

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Gorgeous style team:

Photos by Sparrow Photography

Styling by Candice Yue

Make up by Carmen Tse

Hair by Candice Styles

 

 

a Colourful and Happy Lorax Wedding

It was really cool to have my dresses featured in this delightful wedding shoot! It was created by Umbrella Events and photographed  by the very fun and talented husband and wife team,   Jelger and Tanja.

Rosa is wearing  a beautiful asymmetrical pastel yellow floor-length dress, and Heather is in a gorgeous, elegant pastel pink gown. The makeup artists continued the vivid tones by using bright colours and they are accessorized with jewelry that gave it a refined and polished look.

The location of the shoot was Glenbrook Park; a hidden gem tucked away in New Westminster, BC.

Here’s a look at some of the pretty pictures!

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This shoot began as a way to celebrate couples who are forever young at heart, and dream to express it in their wedding. The idea was for the inspiration to be bright, colourful and playful with a sense of elegance. So the concept of Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax was a perfect fit and definitely the way to go. The colors and playfulness were exactly what the team was looking for.

 

It was also featured on Fab You Bliss. Check it out!

http://fabyoubliss.com/2015/08/31/colorful-and-happy-lorax-inspired-wedding/

http://jelgerandtanja.com

http://www.umbrellaevents.ca

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Jelger and Tanja Photographers // Event Planner: Umbrella Events // Cake Artist: The Cake & The Giraffe// Cake Pops: Sweet Petite Confectioner // Jewelry: The Borrowed Collection // Floral:  Esu Floral // Stationery: Making memories with Scrapbooking // Makeup:  Organic Makeup Artistry By Stef // Dresses: Little Pink Dress // Hair Stylist: Face Addiction // Ceremony Chairs: One Stop Party Rentals // Napkins and table cloths:Jac&Jil Handmade Goods For The Home // Rosa and Heather from modelling agency Jager International // Rings: Passion Diamonds // Candles: Party Lite // Venue: Glenbrook Park Amenities Centre

Not your Typical Prom Dress

I love creating dresses for prom that are different than what you see so often. I was so happy to make this white crepe prom dress with French lace detail for Taeya’s prom. The back has a key hole look, with the opening going all the way to the waist. I think she looked stunning! Congrats to Taeya!

 

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Gorgeous in Green

Congrats to Kaitlyn on her graduation! We created this vintage inspired prom dress for her, using the prettiest lace and chiffon. It features a bustier design with a foundation inside, and the lace overlay with an open back look.

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The original sketch of Kaitlyn’s dress. We changed the back from the original design. I think she looks so pretty!

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Love and peace,

Hannah

 

Happy Prom 2015!

A huge congrats to all the 2015 grads! I just love prom season, which is in full swing. It’s so fun to get photos of the finished looks from clients, such as Cassie and Kaitlyn. Congrats!

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Mint and Gold Safari

How adorable is this mint and gold safari themed 2nd birthday party style shoot- featuring our custom outfits! It was done by the fabulous Marina of Sparkle and Lace Event Details.

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photographer for shoot was @anitaleephoto or anitaleephotography.com . Makeup and hair by @beautybymiz or Mizella.squarespace.com . Cookies : @shopthewhisk. banners, favor bags, cake topper, cupcake toppers, sparkly canvases, tulle Pom Pom banner by@ Sparkle and Lace Event details. Soashes by @slmissglam

 

Fabulous in Las Vegas

 

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I think Elaine looks fantastic in her Vegas stagette outfit! She told me that literally everyone she walked past made a comment on her dress.

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It’s a red satin skirt with a gold and black abstract lace overlay. The fun red tulle peplum skirt is detachable. She can  wear the dress with another detachable  peplum in the matching satin for after.

 

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Congrats to Elaine on her upcoming wedding!

We have created her custom wedding dress and bridesmaid dresses as well… so exciting to see it all come together.