To DIY or not to DIY – Here’s What You Need To Know First

Who doesn’t LOVE Pintrest! And I’m sure it comes as no surprise that one of the most frequently searched terms on Pintrest is “DIY”. It’s so much fun to daydream about making those beautiful centerpieces from scratch, and fantasizing about the intimately personalized hand crafted wedding favors. You’ve already spent hours browsing through these DIY posts, I […]

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The Perfect MakeUp Artist

Every bride wants to look absolutely perfect on her big day! And perfect is relative! I’ve worked with brides who say they want to look completely different from their everyday lives, and I’ve heard others say that they are afraid they won’t look like themselves on their wedding day. But whatever your style, the most […]

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Is Your Indoor Wedding Immune to Rain?

Growing up I always heard, “Don’t eat out of the pot, or its going to rain on your wedding day”.  Old wives tale? That’s what I thought, until it rained, on my perfectly sunny Toronto wedding in July. This is a popular superstition on the South Asian continent. But regardless of what your childhood eating habits were […]

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Long Weekend Wedding – Do or Dont?

Are you contemplating having your wedding during a long weekend? Is this a smart thing to do? I am asked this question at least a handful of times a year. My long weekends are usually booked with a wedding on the Saturday or the Sunday, and the bride and groom always have put thought into […]

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Why Hire A Certified Event Co-ordinator?

In a purely logistical sense, weddings are essentially the biggest party a couple will ever host in terms of both number of attendees, as well as the amount of money spent. Trust me; you do not want to leave this event up to an amateur. In January of 2012, I committed myself to an intensive […]

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How To Plan A Soccer World Cup Theme Wedding – And Still Be Classy!

Let’s face it, for the past few weeks, the only thing anyone has been talking about is SOCCER! Everywhere you go, anyone you connect with, is talking about the world cup. And if your wedding dates are planned around this time of the year, you’re sure to have groomsmen (if not the groom) sneaking off […]

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Our Very First Radio Plug!

Exciting times are here at Fariday Events! We have been working hard all week in preparation for the Eid Festival 2014 in Mississauga that begins this weekend. And last night we reached a new milestone. Our lead event coordinator Farida, received the wonderful opportunity to go LIVE on-air with Radio-Stars AM1430 with Shehla & Ahmed […]

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How to be a good Mother of the Bride

Yes its true, daughters often turn into Bridezillas over the course of the few months leading up to her wedding. And we know you’re facing a whirl wind of emotion, it’s a huge responsibility, and mother always knows best! But every now and then, we hear the occasional mom say, “I don’t know how best […]

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Wedding Cash Gifts- Simplified

So as most of you know, we are only a few weeks away from my due date, and as a result we have slowed down on working wedding contracts this summer. However that doesn’t mean we aren’t attending weddings this season- and it certainly doesn’t keep me from sharing some valuable Wedding Wisdom with you […]

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The Ultimate Bridal Show Calendar & Guide