These two got lost in each other right from the start of their snuggle session! The combination of feel good indie tunes + the way these two embraced + looked at each other made this experience so magical.Snuggle Session in a Toronto Loft - Sara Monika PhotographerWhat are your dreams for the two of you in your marriage?

Alix – “I hope we have a family, and a home filled with so much love. I want to grow old with him and gross people out/embarrass our kids with how much we love each other still.”

When did you know she was the one?

Josh – “I knew that alix was the one after a particularly tough football game in my last year of university. I had suffered a knee injury and we had just lost so I was feeling pretty down. When I saw alix after the game it made me smile and all of my pain went away. It was at this point I wanted to spend my life with her.”Snuggle Session in a Toronto Loft - Sara Monika PhotographerSnuggle Session in a Toronto Loft - Sara Monika PhotographerSnuggle Session in a Toronto Loft - Sara Monika PhotographerSnuggle Session in a Toronto Loft - Sara Monika PhotographerSnuggle Session in a Toronto Loft - Sara Monika Photographer

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Natalie + Tom are the epitome of a chill, down-to-earth couple. Their intimate Gladstone Hotel wedding reflected just that. 

They had their closest family members join them during their ceremony in the Art Gallery upstairs while all their friends checked into the hotel. As soon as we were done with their photo sesh, they were greeted with soo many tight bear hugs + tears of joy from all their friends waiting for them downstairs! Funnily enough, the theme of the night was “FINALLY”, since they have been dating for 10 years! The rest of the night consisted of a cocktail hour, emotional/hilarious speeches, and dancing the night away!

Their energy is infectious + I’m so grateful that I got to document that <3

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Venue – The Gladstone Hotel 

Florist – Blush & Bloom

DJ – Maximum Music

Makeup – Katherine Capobianco

Hair – Civello

Officiant – All Seasons Weddings

Wedding Dress – Sash & Bustle

Bridesmaids Dresses – BHLDN

Men’s Tuxes – Hugo Boss

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These two had been going to the same gym + were eyeing each other for 6 months before one of them finally made a move! She technically made the first move by going to a machine near him + creepily staring at him (Courtney’s words not mine LOL) and then he struck up a conversation. Later that night, Courtney spoke to her cousin and said “I’m going to marry that guy”. Sure enough she was right! And now these two even have a baby on the way! <3

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With Kat being the leader + vocalist of Lady Be Good + Sean having his own show on YouTube, The Sean Ward Show, I knew these two creative souls would put together a quirky wedding filled with a ton of laughter + ending with a great party! They did not disappoint as The Drake 150 had a classic retro feel which suited their personalities perfectly. And for the party, Spiderman made an appearance!

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Wedding Planner – Cake & Champagne Events

Florist – Cool, Green and Shady

Cake Bakery – Olivia Burcul *Bridesmaid’s sister

DJ/Band – Mike Luke/Evolved Entertainment

Makeup + Hair Artist – All Dolled Up

Officiant – Alex Rajak

Party Favors – Toronto Popcorn Company

Wedding + Bridesmaids Dress – Ferre Sposa

Men’s Tuxes – Indochino

Lightning– Tufts and Toile

String Duo – Tinopopviolin

Photography – Toronto Documentary Wedding Photographer, Sara Monika, Photographer

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Lauren booked a snuggle session with me as a surprise for Mark at a rustic studio loft in Toronto which was totally up Mark’s alley. She was so excited about the session that she let the cat out of the bag a couple weeks prior letting him know about it (also so that he could be mentally prepared lol). Little did she know that he contacted me separately so we could plan a surprise proposal for her in the middle of their session!

Halfway through the session I asked Lauren if I could take some photos of just her while Mark changed into his second outfit (at this time he was to grab the ring). When Mark came out I told him where to stand so he would be “out of the shot” that I was taking of Lauren. I asked Lauren to turn around so that I could photograph her in a different light. About 10 seconds later, I said “Ok perfect that’s all I needed. Now you can walk back to Mark”. She turned around and… the pictures can tell that story <3

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