Cake equals celebration like no other food and is the special occasion culinary equivalent of champagne, particularly when topped with pink frosting! So, if you’re like me and love just about every kind of cake, then why not treat your guests to a cake buffet at your wedding or other special occasion? My mouth is [...]
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Getting married on the Easter long-weekend is a wonderful idea for so many reasons. The weather is usually spectacular (aren’t Autumn weekends the best?), the leaves are turning rich shades of fall colours and everyone has the weekend off work, so there is virtually no excuse not to travel and enjoy a festive wedding. I [...]
Classic garden parties are such a wonderful way to celebrate in the Australian climate, just about any time of year. Right now is no exception as the air becomes slightly cooler and the breeze a little bit crisper – no biting sunshine to turn us into lobsters!
I am asked every day by brides what my recommendations are for buying decorations in Australia. I thought it was time to put together a list of wonderful Australian websites selling decorations that are perfect for weddings and just about every other fantastic event you are hosting. Here is my ultimate guide to buying wedding [...]
Bridal bouquet embellishment has become a very hot trend recently in which brides introduce their own inspirations and personal touches into their bridal bouquets. I am just in love with this trend and think it makes a lovely bouquet completely ravishing.
Pink is my favourite colour and a favourite for so many girls around the world. It reminds us of fairy floss, our mother’s lipstick, perfect sunsets, and marshmallows. It is a happy colour: full of fun, frivolity and whimsy. And for entertaining, one of the easiest and most beautiful themes for any party is the favourite [...]
Frangipanis or Plumeria as they are sometimes known, are blooming everywhere around the coast of Australia right now. The intoxicating perfume reminds me of my home near Byron Bay and summer holidays spent at the coast. Casual, beachy and beautiful in every shade, frangipanis are the perfect coastal-theme wedding flower. No need to be concerned [...]
Monograms and motifs, black and white, small but spectacular, familial and familiar… the best of 2008 in weddings has been truly beautiful to behold. With the year coming to a close, I am feeling nostalgic and want to celebrate the best of the past twelve months in weddings. Here are my favourite trends for 2008:
I just found the most wonderful website filled with stunning table linens and table settings to inspire you to design a fantasy wedding reception. Much more realistic than Preston Bailey’s fantastical creations, the table decorations and floral centrepieces from Wildflower Linen are perfectly “do-able” for the average bride. Just a little imagination, plenty of inspiration [...]