Honeymoon Destinations to Add to Your Bucket List

Great Barrier Reef Visit the world’s largest coral reef system with 2,900 individual reefs, more than 900 islands that stretch over 2,300 km, and over 1,500 species of fish! Taj Mahal Located in India, this is an over-the-top tomb built by an emperor for his deceased wife. View the large 300 metre garden and the raised marble water tank in the middle with a reflecting pool that reflects the image of the mausoleum. Florence, Italy This is a city famous for its history of medieval European trade and finance (one of the wealthiest cities of the time). It’s considered the birthplace of the Renaissance and has been called the Athens of the Middle Ages. Florence is also ranked one of the top 50 fashion capitals of the world making it an important city in Italian fashion. Halong Bay, Vietnam Halong translates to “where the dragon descends into the sea”. Legend has it that […]

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White Wedding Cake Ideas

Who doesn’t love a sweet, beautifully designed wedding cake? To keep it the colour neutral, many couples opt for a white cake with intricate designs. The cakes below are classy, elegant, and look amazing! To view more beautiful white cakes, visit brides.com.

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3 Things to Include in Your Wedding Budget

Besides the obvious items such as venue and attire, there are a few things that brides and grooms tend to forget when they’re planning their wedding budget. You don’t want these to come as a surprise at the very end, so we’ve compiled a short list for you below. Set-up and clean- up crew – Unless you plan on cleaning up everything with your wedding party, it’s crucial that you include this in your budgeting. In many cases, the venue will already have staff ready to help you clean/set-up, so make sure you ask first. Postage for invitations and RSVPs – You might’ve already included wedding invites in your budget, but postage stamps can add up. If your invitations are in a different shape or heavier than your standard paper invites, they will cost more to send out. Have an invitation weighed at the post office along with the RSVP cards and […]

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How to Keep Your Wedding Planning on Track

Here’s a handy guide for you to use to keep your wedding plans on track. Of course, everybody and every wedding is different, so this timeline should be adjusted to your needs. Good luck! 9+ months before… Gather inspiration from the Internet and magazines Research vendors Choose your wedding party Work out a budget Plan a guest list Pick a date and book your venue 8+ months before… Book your wedding DJ Choose your photographer(s), caterers, and dress Start your wedding registry 6+ months before… Design (or have someone design) your invitation Look into honeymoon destinations Book your florist Shop for wedding party suits and dresses Arrange stay for out-of-town guests Arrange transportation 4+ months before… Book rehearsal venues Decide on hair and makeup Start choosing playlists with the help of your wedding DJ 3 months before… Purchase rings Finalize party favours, flowers, and menu items Review playlists with your […]

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WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award 2015

Sound Obsession has received the WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award for the second year in a row! Thank you to all of the wonderful couples who have chosen our GTA-based DJ services to play at their weddings. This wouldn’t have happened without you and your kind words on WeddingWire. We truly appreciate the time you take to review our services and recommending us to your friends and family. What is the Couples’ Choice Award? It recognizes the top 5 percent of local wedding professionals from the WeddingWire network throughout the U.S., Canada, and abroad that demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness, and professionalism. These awards also wouldn’t have been possible without the work of our amazing staff at Sound Obsession. We have a hard-working team of people who to make events memorable and guests happy. If you or someone you know needs a DJ in the Greater Toronto Area, please contact […]

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10 Things To Do After Getting Engaged

Congratulations! For many people, this is the time of year when at least one person you know (or yourself) has just gotten – or will get (on Valentine’s Day) – engaged. Once engaged, there are several things you need to do in order to stay organized. We’ve created this handy starting guide for you below. Enjoy! What to do after getting engaged: Tell your family! Share the amazing news with your friends and family in person or individually. There’s no need to blast it on social media just yet. Cherish the moment! Research local photographers who can take the perfect engagement photos for you. If you have a photographer friend who’s willing to help out, even better! Choose some dates you want to have your wedding on. You might have one special date in mind, but it’s always good to have a back-up in case of venues being booked, etc. Choose your wedding party. These […]

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Art Gallery of Hamilton

  Are you looking to get married in Hamilton, Ontario? One of Sound Obsession’s favourite venues in the city of Hamilton is the Art Gallery of Hamilton, located at 123 King Street West. The Art Gallery of Hamilton offers an alternative atmosphere to your traditional wedding hall with its stylish look and modern design.  Your guests will have the privilege of viewing the many works of art displayed throughout the gallery and relax in the sculpted garden with their favourite beverage in hand while you are off taking photos. Not getting married at a church? The Art Gallery of Hamilton’s sculpted garden is a perfect alternative. Your guests will enjoy the convenience and stress-free experience of not having to travel to separate venues. Located in the heart of downtown Hamilton, your out-of-town guests have many hotels to choose from. With so many things to do in Hamilton, they can even […]

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Learn to Dance!

Already have your song for your first dance? Want to “WOW” your family and friends with some smooth dance moves, and make it a dance you’ll both remember forever? Sound Obsession welcomes Denise Aversa, a professionally trained Latin Ballroom dance instructor! Denise has a real passion for dancing and studied, performed, and taught at Rafika’s Studio of Dance & Performing Arts in Mississauga. Her dance career began at a young age in ballet, where she was able to appreciate technique and learn how to use the body to achieve purposeful movements. Her classes in Latin Ballroom was a hobby that quickly turned into a passion, so she pursued her dreams of being a professional dancer and instructor.   Denise is excited to be able to bring her expertise to any wedding to entertain guests or even to help spice up a couple’s First Dance. Even if you’ve had no prior […]

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Sound Obsession Photobooth Launch

We’re so happy to announce that Sound Obsession has launched a photobooth service! Having a fun booth and props for your guests will make your event a memorable one. Your guests will have a little souvenir to hang on to and you’ll get to see what your guests are up to while you’re busy entertaining others. We currently have five packages at different price points for you to choose from: Shaken Not Stirred (2 hours), The Sun Set (3 hours), Havin A Blast (4 hours), and For The Longest Time (5 hours). All packages include: set-up/take down one photo booth attendant unlimited photos (4×6 or 2 individual 2×6 strips) black & white or colour photos customized logo and text on prints choice of backdrop fun props downloadable images from a password-protected online gallery Photo booth features: 22″ touchscreen interface live view monitor Canon T3i DSLR professional camera professional studio lighting […]

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Gold Wedding Cake Inspiration

Adding gold detailing to your wedding cake adds a bit of glamour and elegance to it. Here are a few photos for inspiration. You can even use these ideas (but more subtly) in birthday cakes! (image source) (image source) (image source) (image source) (image source) We love the different ways these cakes were designed using gold as an accent colour. From flakes, to drips, to abstract designs, there are countless ways to design a wedding cake! Let us know which one is your favourite in our comment section or on our Facebook!

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