Notebook: magazine is an Australian favourite for anyone who loves entertaining and decorating. It’s got a homey, happy feeling that speaks to most Australian women. They have a great website which is full of resources on decorating, DIY projects and how-to’s. This is one from the Notebook: Magazine site I really found useful for weddings. [...]
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Our front garden is filled with little golden orbs of wattle right now. The perfume is divine and really announces that spring has arrived in Australia. Aside from the eucalyptus tree, wattle is probably the best recognised Australian native plant and we love using it to decorate casual gatherings such as barbeques, informal weddings and [...]
My grandfather has an old fashioned honey pot with a wooden dipper which reminds me of sweet weekends spent with my grandparents when I was a little tyke. I came across a beautiful wedding invitation inspired by honeycomb (see below) which reminded me of this pot and thought what a beautiful theme for a [...]
I love cherry blossoms and while I’ve never visited the home of the cherry blossom Japan (shame on me!), I think even the cherry blossoms lining the lake in Canberra provide beautiful inspiration for a wedding, shower, Christening or dinner party. A cherry blossom theme for a wedding, shower, Christening or other event such [...]
An elegant and contemporary wedding theme, blood red and crystal screams rich romance.
My favourite ideas from this wedding are:
To really make an impact without it costing the earth, we love tall floral branches in high vases as centrepieces. When you walk into a room filled with tall arrangements of cherry blossoms in particular, you feel as though no expense has been spared, although they aren’t expensive at all! For extra impact, [...]
Spring flowers can reflect romance and tradition, or due to their often dramatic lines and shapes, they can be used in stunning modern displays. The important thing to keep in mind: many of these blooms have relatively short seasons of availability, so work with your florist to determine what will be available in your area [...]
Oh how wonderful that Spring is finally here! Being based in Canberra, we feel the cold of Winter more than most. Spring is also the beginning of wedding season for us at Pink Frosting with loads of gorgeous wedding ceremonies to deliver for our beautiful couples.
I was lucky enough to visit a famous LA floral design studio yesterday as part of a retail design tour I attended. FloralArtLA really does bring an inventive twist to floral design. It’s so easy for a florist to go overboard with their shopfit and displays, but FloralArt was able to combine colour, [...]
Oh my goodness, they certainly do things with big, bold style in Texas! I knew immediately that I was in the South as soon as I arrived at the Bridal Extravaganza Show in Houston today. The front of the exhibition hall was littered with gorgeous linens, enormous tall floral towers and rhinestones, rhinestones [...]