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I really enjoyed participating in Blog Action Day 2008 (check out last year’s entry here) and encourage you to join me in participating again this year! This year’s topic is Poverty and there’s already over 1,700 blogs participating.On October 15th participating blogs will put up a post, video or podcast about poverty. You can sign

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The bride lifts up her veil when voraciously consuming her first vintage vino and vanilla icecream.~The one element that makes a bride a bride, over any other formal occasion, is the veil. While a bride today may choose other options, a veil is still the most popular choice.There are many different elements that determine a

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In a nod to how great Australia is (and perhaps a little Olympic pride, because really, we rocked that women’s 200m relay last week in the pool!) today’s post is about bringing a little Australian flavour into your wedding.Lyndel emailed me a few weeks ago searching for inspiration for her Australian country wedding. Lyndel is

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The competition to win a book package from Beauty and Lace closes 5pm Australian EST today! Check out this post for more details.Entry is open to Aussies only this time!

Ushers ushering the wedding guests may be unassuming undergraduates who are sometimes undisciplined!~Photo by Vincent LaiOften couples want to involve their nearest and dearest on their wedding day and thereby acknowledge them. There are many roles within a wedding and many tasks that can go along with those roles. The tasks or duties within that

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Sometimes walking into your wedding reception takes your breath away. The months of planning have all come down to tonight- the room with the napkins you selected, the flowers, the lighting.Today’s Snapshot Sunday is from Natalie and Robert’s wedding and is captured by US photographer Jennifer Skog. It shows Natalie’s reaction as she sets her

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Wow! A girl writes about cupcakes and then gets a flood of emails about ‘Have you seen this?” I love your emails! Keep them coming!So today, because of the lovely emails, is called Cupcakes Cupcakes Cupcakes Part Two!I wrote about The Cupcake Courier and Anna sent me the link to Cup-A -Cake Holders. These are

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Have you entered the competition to win a book pack from Beauty and Lace? Check out this post for more details. Entry is open to Aussies only this time!

A frangipani on an invitation signals a bright, summer wedding. Using the bold pink and white or pretty shades of pinks, it’s a sign that summer celebrating is on the menu! Here’s some of the best Australian offerings: Alannah Rose Pink Frangipani, Artisan Press Island Style The Invitation Company Frangipani Collection Huetopia Design FrangipaniAlannah Rose Forever

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After yesterday’s post on Rose and Ruby, the girls have let me know that on Sunday 17th of August they are holding a stylist day!The day is completely free (just RSVP!) and will involve french champagne, nibbles and the chance to get some great advice from stylist to the stars Jo Fergusson, who has styled

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Perth brides, it’s time for another Wedding Workshop!Organised by the delightful Cathrin of Cathrin D’Entremont Weddings and Events, The Wedding Workshop will be held on the 27th of August at Tompkins Park.Each guests receives a copy of the brides guide and three hours of discussion and advice from some of Perth’s best wedding professionals including

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Australian label Rose & Ruby have launched their Spring/Summer 2008 collection A Fool For Love and I’m excited to show you the beautiful creations today. Using plenty of gorgeous fabrics such as silk chiffon, soft tulle, sequins, french lace and silk flowers, the range uses Rose and Ruby’s signature colours of brown sugar, antique and

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Ashley & MikeI have the sweetest wedding for you today!Ashley emailed me last week about her gorgeous Stephanie James Couture polka dot wedding gown. Ashley and Matt had a black and white vintage rockabilly wedding in sunny California and they look like they had the most fabulous day!Photography by Pamela Marie PhotographyAshley wore a fascinator,

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Australian online magazine Beauty & Lace is one of Australia’s top ranking sites for women. With content ranging from hair and makeup to career, the team at Beauty and Lace have interviewed Ricki Lee Coulter, Holly Brisley, Vanessa Amorosi and is very in touch with what girls want! The founder behind the online magazine was

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Toasts to the newlyweds are often given while guests are seated at tables. After travel and transportation, guests expect thank you notes!~ Photo by Jennifer DeryWho would have thought there are so many options for how you seat your guests? Although you may be limited by your reception space, or if you’re not, there are

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