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Christie and GregToday’s newlyweds Christie and Greg had a gorgeous traditional spring country wedding.Both actors (Christie is currently playing Kirsty in Australian show Home & Away), the couple met onstage and started dating two weeks later. Greg knew Christie was the one straight away and proposed six weeks later with a ring, featuring an heirloom

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Pansies have an old fashioned feel about them, but who can resist their dear little faces peeking up at you with their vibrant colours and markings. Victorian greeting cards often featured pansies, which meant ’thinking of you’.Pansies from BridesIn shades of purples, violets, maroons, oranges and yellows, they often have veining on the petals that

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I’m never disappointed when I see a new creation by Australian designer Tea Rose. Beautiful, eclectic designs full of personality, beautiful fabrics and style.Started by Rosemary Armstrong in 1980, Tea Rose is based out of Sydney and uses the most stunning fabrics. Metallic rose prints, polka dot silk organza, Swiss fabrics and soft gentle lines.

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I keep coming back to this photo of Kerri on her wedding day to Andrew (see more here) captured by Beautiful Moments Photography. Maybe it’s the green lush vineyards, maybe it’s the sheer joy on the brides face or maybe it’s just that gorgeous chair dragged to the middle of the most unexpected place.Photo by

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Amber and TommyAmber sent me some of the photos of her recent wedding to Tommy held in Tennessee. A small intimate celebration, the wedding featured many polka dot details! Just perfect to share with you this Saturday!Amber and Tommy chose to have a very small wedding- they wanted to be able to talk to every

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A happy colour that is either all sunshine and lollipops, or rich and sumptuous!–    Combine with deep olive green and mustard/gold, cream–    With fresh green, orange and touches of cherry red–    With slate blue, soft grey and touches of black–    With hot pink and orange and touches of soft green–    With purple blue (think grape

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Ever since my first barn wedding post, I’ve had lots of requests for barns in Victoria. Here’s the start of (what will be!) an ever growing list!The Gum Gully Barn The Gum Gully Barn is located at Silvan South in the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges. The barn features two large fireplaces and can be

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Welcome back to part two of Shasta and Guard’s Garden Soiree!After the ceremony, guests gathered next to the vineyards for an afternoon of high tea. Kristen Harrison Catering created gourmet treats for the guests to enjoy, placed on vintage crockery. Guests enjoyed wine from the venue’s (Neudorf Winery) vineyard Paper bags from Poppies For Grace

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Shasta and GuardI’m really thrilled today because today’s wedding Wednesday is an inspiration board come to life! Remember our Retro Garden Soiree board? Shasta has now married her beau and the “finished product” is a completely beautiful New Zealand affair!The couple, who are based in Melbourne, planned their New Zealand wedding in only a few

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The winner of our Top 3 By Design competition is Sian!Sian wrote“It was hard to pick just three, but here are my favourites: The Slanket – Why didn’t anyone think up a gigantic fleece blanket with sleeves before? I love spending winter nights curled up on the couch with a good book. Imagine being able

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Linda & Harriett have recently added vintage wallpaper stationery to its custom collection of letterpress stationery, the vintage wallpaper lines the envelope- making each piece unique.Each set also comes with custom letterpress cards printed on 100% cotton paper.Linda and Harriett also have a gorgeous range of wedding stationery, all letterpress and all vintage styling with

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The lovely Mrs MW alerted me to designer Anna Campbell last week. Based in Melbourne, Anna Campbell creates beautiful frocks from Australian fabrics and materials.Her bridal collection is still coming soon, but I’m inspired by her seasonal collections- especially for bridesmaids. The range also includes matching fascinators. The collection is stocked at boutiques around the

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An early Sunday morning reminder for two events this week!The Badgley Mischka Trunk Show runs until July 20th at the Basilica Couture Salon in Drummoyne, NSW. Brides can call Basilica on (02) 9181 5050. Your appointment will give you the chance to see gowns not yet on Australian shores! You can see all of the

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The latest romantic comedy to hit our screens, The Proposal (starring Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds) promised a lot in the trailer and I’m happy to say (despite very mixed reviews) this was one movie that I think actually lived up to it’s promise.I’ve never walked away disappointed from a movie starring Sandra Bullock- she

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