Recalling their French vintage summer wedding at Northview Golf & Country Club in Surrey, Chantal and Don McDonald can only say that it couldn’t have been more perfect. The sun shone in a clear blue sky as the couple were married in a sweet outdoor ceremony before their gathered guests.

From there, everything “flowed perfectly from start to finish,” recalls Chantal, who credits her friend Gloria Dorn with creating the indoor reception’s French vintage-chic ambience. Combining soft pinks and ivories with pewter, the pretty decorated room was both warm and romantic.

“Having our closest friends and family and our children as the wedding party made it really meaningful and special,” says Chantal. “We had some entertaining speeches, fantastic food and then danced the night away beforebeing driven off into happily ever after.”

Photographer: Melissa Montgomery Photography | Videographer: Colin Bazant, Blue Pencil Productions | Venue: Northview Golf & Country Club | Wedding Planner & Flowers: Gloria Dorn (friend) | Bride’s Dress: Essence of Australia, from Lainee Meg Bridal | Bridesmaid Dresses: David’s Bridal | Hair & Makeup: Robyn Jenkins | Groom’s Outfit: Moores Clothing for Men | Stationery: Stephita | Cake: Sugar Fix | Jewellery: Sweetpiece Jewelry by Marjolein | Officiant: Gord Demchuck