thank you, #YEG, for an amazing 2014!

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happy new year, edmonton! 

it has been such a joy running – i have met so many great people since we launched in July, and have loved showcasing some of edmonton’s best talent in the wedding industry. i’m pretty pleased with our success by the numbers, too – we’ve had 20,000 pageviews in the past six months, our twitter following is nearly at 500, and we’ve got a facebook community of over 200 fans! however, would be nothing without the amazing images and interviews that come our way from our awesome edmonton wedding vendors and couples.

wondering what has been the most popular content? well, here are top five lists of two categories, so you can check out yegwed’s most-loved content and vendors.

top five posts of 2014

1 – unique wedding venues in edmonton – part oneedmonton wedding

our first round-up of unique wedding venues in edmonton is our all-time most-viewed post. with gems like the Art Gallery of Alberta and the Edmonton High-Level Bridge Streetcar, it’s hardly a surprise that it’s popular – but if you’re still on the hunt for your own wedding venue, be sure to check out the full post as well as part two that was published in December!

2 – kellie + kyle’s classy winter weddingedmonton winter wedding

argh- i can’t get enough of this adorable photo outside of Block 1912 on whyte ave – and apparently, neither can you! Kellie + Kyle’s winter wedding was our second-place post, and the most-viewed real wedding we’ve published! check out their wedding for amazing wintery details, and a couple that is smiley and smitten. kudos to Julia James Photography, for being the master behind these images.

3 – five top five – Jordan Broom-Hall of Atmosphere Weddings
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forget kim kardashian, our interview with Jordan Broom-Hall broke the internet (well, at least our corner of it!) – on the day this interview was published, our site traffic was the highest it’s ever been. ranking at number three of our top posts this year is an interview with the owner and creative genius behind Atmosphere Weddings – one of edmonton’s premiere wedding planners. check it out here!

4 – Rescue Flats – meet the duo behind the edmonton business gone bigrescue flats edmonton

what started as a simple solution for sore feet during a wedding reception has grown into an international brand – Sara and Jeni’s story behind the creation and growth of Rescue Flats has our fourth-place spot. Check out this interview for some inspiration in business, as well as a fantastic wedding favour idea for your lady guests.

danielle + tim’s elegant Magrath Mansion weddingWedding-221

submitted by star wedding planner, Hevin Mueller of Story Weddings and Events, Danielle and Tim’s wedding at the stately Magrath Mansion comes in fifth place, and our second-place real wedding of all time. click through to the post for an incredible team of vendors and an all-round beautiful wedding.

vendor love – top clicks of 2014

now that you know which posts were the most popular, we’d also like to share the vendors that were featured on that were the most-clicked on links – our readers liked the work of these businesses so much that they just had to see more.

best edmonton wedding vendors

clockwise from top left, the most-clicked vendors are:

1 – Mat Simpson Photography

2 – Rescue Flats

3 – Old Timers’ Cabin

4 – Glossie

5 – FO Photography

congratulations, guys! we’re looking forward to showing off more of your great work in 2015!

happy new year, everyone! here’s to another great year of edmonton weddings… 

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