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So many couples today are flirting with tradition and opting to see each other before the ceremony to have their photos done. A phrase coined as ‘the first look’ is packed with emotion, the couple doesn’t have to be silent and restrained as they would during the ceremony, so emotion overflows. Photographers love a first

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On Love Love is a mighty power, a great and complete good. Love alone lightens every burden, and makes rough places smooth. It bears every hardship as though it were nothing, and renders all bitterness sweet and acceptable. Nothing is sweeter than love, Nothing stronger, Nothing higher, Nothing wider, Nothing more pleasant, Nothing fuller or

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Etsy has some gorgeous ring pillows that are a little different from the typical lace numbers Chocolate Silk Dupioni Pillow, Dahlia Ring Pillow by TyrabelleDesigns Red Seersucker Pillow, Brown & Cream Pillow by Tinarie21 Blue Hydrangea Ring Pillow & Burnt Orange Swarovski Rose Satin Ring Bearer Pillow from EmicBridal

I know this is a wedding blog. But every now and then it’s nice to throw in non wedding things that give a little lift. This was read out to me again last week and I realised how much I like it. Desiderata by Max Ehrmann Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember

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Time for another mix tape! This one is all about the processional. I’m a big fan of wordless songs for this but only included two today! Here are some ‘different’ choices for your walk down the aisle, different eras, different tempos and a different feel to each. I hope it inspires something for you! (I

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Peony & Plaid Paper adorn Presents laid out beside the Placecards which are captured by a Photographer who also makes sure to take Photos of the Parents ~ Preston Bailey created white twinkling trees to mark the aisle for a winter wonderland wedding. Gone are the days when tulle was the only way to decorate

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The Chinese Garden Of Friendship in Sydney is such a stunning wedding venue. So lush and green with the peace and tranquility. The gardens were built to celebrate by the local Sydney Chinese community to celebrate Australia’s bicentenary. A nod also to Sydney’s sister city of Guangzhou in Guangdong Province, China. There are three venues

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Sonnet 116- William Shakespeare Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds, or bends with the remover to remove: Oh, no! It is an ever-fixed mark. That looks on tempests and is never shaken; it is the star to every wandering bark,

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We’re bunkering down in anticipation of a sweltering NYE here and I know NYE can be a popular wedding date! Here’s 10 tips to keep your wedding cool! Myjones.com water bottles courtesy of theknot.com, Parasols from Jenny & Andy’s wedding courtesy of Weddingbee, Iced cocktail from brides.com, Thongs (Flip Flops) from Terra, Program Fans from

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Excerpt from Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom “Still,” Morrie said, “there are a few rules I know to be true about love and marriage: If you don’t respect the other person, you’re gonna have a lot of trouble. If you don’t know how to compromise, you’re gonna have a lot of trouble. If you

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Following on from yesterdays post about beach weddings. The first thing you need is a venue! We’re so lucky in Australia to have some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Here are some of my favourite beachside wedding venues, or weddings with a lovely coastal feel. Jonah’s at Palm Beach, NSW Located out

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I love a bit of humour in a wedding and have often heard of Dr Seuss’ ‘Oh the Places You’ll Go’ being used as a reading during the wedding ceremony. I’ve even read of entire wedding ceremonies being written in the lyrical fashion. Marty Blase, the author of these vows, writes: “My fiancee and I

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A Prosperity Blessing May you be blessed with an amazingly abundant day today! May the clouds break and the heavens pour down upon you more joy, more love, more laughter and more money than you could have ever dreamed of. May the sun shine its golden light of prosperity through every cell of your extraordinary

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I’m a big fan of Sex and The City and can’t wait to see the new movie. Sex and The City always managed to have beautiful weddings- from the events in the Hamptons to Charlotte walking down the aisle in Badgley Mischka. I remember one of the first weddings had Carrie read a poem at

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