2024 Wedding Trends

Planning a wedding is an exciting journey, and an extremely personal one, but staying on top of the Wedding Trends for 2024 can make the process a bit easier by serving as inspiration for your special day. As we step into the new season, the wedding industry is buzzing with fresh ideas and concepts that promise to make your wedding unforgettable. Join us as we explore the hottest Wedding Trends for 2024, brought to you by ThistleBEA! Sustainable Elegance In a world increasingly attuned to environmental concerns, the wedding industry is undergoing a green revolution, and ThistleBEA is at the forefront of this eco-conscious movement. "Sustainable Elegance" encapsulates the idea that weddings can be not only visually stunning but also...
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ThistleBEA Florals and Decor Division

It is finally here! After spending months dreaming, planning and working to get things done, we couldn’t be happier to announce that the Florals and Decor division of ThistleBEA is officially up and running. Blossoming Dreams and Elegant Decor Our journey began with our trusted Instax camera, many string lights, and featuring the heartwarming touch of an Audio Guestbook. Over nearly a year, we gradually expanded our decor offerings, curating a collection that reflects our commitment to creating magical wedding experiences. An honorable mention is due to our incredible team member, Sonaiya. Her passion and dedication led her to become our resident floral expert. Through much study and unwavering love for blooms, Sonaiya has transformed into the maestro behind ThistleBEA's...
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Navigating Rainy Day Weddings: Tips and Tricks

Raincouver is back at full force and we’re here to tell you that rain on your wedding day doesn't have to be a cause for stress. In fact, with the right preparation and attitude, a rainy wedding can be a uniquely charming and memorable experience. From elegant drizzles to unexpected downpours, here are some rainy day wedding tips and tricks to help you navigate the challenges and make the most of your nuptials. Select the Right Venue Begin your preparation by choosing a wedding venue that offers both indoor and outdoor spaces. This way, you can seamlessly transition between the two if the weather takes an unexpected turn. Many venues now provide beautiful covered areas, ensuring your celebration can go...
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Cake Alternatives for Your Wedding

When it comes to planning the perfect wedding, there's one sweet thing that has stood the test of time: the traditional wedding cake. However, not everyone is a cake lover, so why not consider some delightful alternatives to the classic wedding cake? We promise, your guests won't miss the towering tiers of fondant, and you'll have a lot more fun exploring the wide world of dessert possibilities. So, let's ditch the cake and dive into the delectable world of cake alternatives for your wedding! Tiny Treats with Big Flavor Cupcakes and cake pops are like the hip, younger siblings of the traditional wedding cake. They're adorable, easy to serve, and come in a myriad of flavors and designs. Plus, they're...
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ThistleBEA’s Audio Guestbook

An Unforgettable Touch for Your Special Day Planning a wedding involves a multitude of decisions – from the venue and decor to the music and guest experience. But have you ever considered adding a unique touch that will truly make your special day stand out? Introducing ThistleBEA's Audio Guestbook rental service, an extraordinary way to capture the heartfelt moments and well-wishes from your loved ones. Why an Audio Guestbook Over the Traditional One? Picture this: it's your wedding day, and amidst the joyous celebration, you stumble upon an elegantly adorned vintage rotary phone. Intrigued, your guests pick up the handset and discover your voice. You encourage them to share their love, advice, and warm wishes for your future together. Your...
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Kaylee & Luke’s Stanley Park Destination Wedding

A dreamy day of unforgettable moments Kaylee and Luke, a Midwestern couple with a love for adventure and personal touches, embarked on a remarkable journey to create their dream wedding in the heart of Vancouver's scenic Stanley Park. They exchanged vows in the historic Stanley Park Pavilion. Their love story unfolded against a backdrop of lush greenery and breathtaking natural beauty. This Stanley Park destination wedding was not one to be missed! Every detail of this destination wedding was a testament to Kaylee and Luke's meticulous planning and attention to detail. They took it upon themselves to curate an unforgettable experience for their guests, sourcing everything from decor to vendors. ThistleBEA, their trusted wedding coordination partner, played a crucial role...
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ThistleBEA’s planners share their weddings, their tips, and ideas on how to keep your wedding affrodable