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Wedding Planning Wisdom

Any couple that has included a little time out for themselves in their wedding day schedule will very likely tell you it was one of the highlights of their day.Simply being able to share some precious, quiet moments together away from the hustle and bustle of excited guests, to catch up, reflect and bask in the glow

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Image of Sophie and Sean’s Christmas Hills wedding by Corey Wright PhotographyFor at least eight months of the year, outdoor events are the feature of our runsheet board here at Your Private Chef. And while the majority of outdoor events are a rustic dining style in buffet or BBQ formats, we certainly don’t limit this

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With over 15 years experience in designing beautiful, timeless jewellery, I have created many stunning engagement rings and wedding bands. Respected for quality and my one on one expert advice, here are three things that I would love couples to know:1. On your wedding day slow down and enjoy it, the day goes far too

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Two of the biggest decisions when planning your wedding are where to hold your ceremony and reception. Fortunately, many venues now hold open days/evenings where they have their rooms set up as if a wedding were about to take place. For the visual ones amongst us, this is a fantastic opportunity to see first hand

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Image via Christopher SabanAt Christopher Saban, the one day that we want everything to look and be perfect is your wedding day. The decor, flowers and styling need to be just right – and so too does the advice that you receive along the way! For your wedding day to be one you will always

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The Yarra Valley is seriously stunning, right? And it really is the perfect setting, with magical scenery, for a wedding. What other location can offer unlimited vistas and views of gently rolling vineyards, glowing amber sunshine, oh and did we mention it’s utterly R-O-M-A-N-T-I-C? Yep. Romance is in the air at the Yarra Valley and

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Image by Jonas Peterson via Monique and Matt’s Country Party WeddingEver thought about making a speech at your own wedding? Or just thought that was all for the boys? Gone are the days with the traditional order and layout of speeches – more and more the brides are getting up and having a say. So if you haven’t

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At Lucy Leonardi Photography, with my candid style and eye for detail, I love creating beautiful photographs that are both personal and honest. And whilst we’re being honest (!), here are my top three things that I wish all my clients knew:1. Spend time together sourcing material for your reception decor. Hunting for great second

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As we approach our first wedding anniversary, I have few regrets about our engagement and the wedding as a whole. I enjoyed the wedding planning process, celebrated at every suitable moment during my engagement, and loved being a bride. The wedding went by (almost) without a hitch, and of course, at the end of the

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Image by Love from Luff via Allie & Nathan’s Romantic Casuarina WeddingYour Wedding Gown: Before the Big DayWhether you went for a extravagant ball gown or an elegant slip, the delicate fabric of your wedding gown requires attention before the big day. At Wedding Gown Specialists, we find many brides are unaware of this, but storing your gown

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Deciding on my top three pieces of advice is tough, but at Kevin Lue Photography, I would say, it’s firstly good to plan but don’t plan too much – especially to the point where you forget to enjoy your own wedding!Secondly, remember the more you plan, the more things can go wrong and the more

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When making those important decisions during the planning stage of your wedding, at Couture Wedding Planning, we think there are some really important things for couples to know which will make the journey so much easier! Here are my top tips for things to think about when selecting your venue, gown and photographer.Tips for selecting

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Image by Dreamlife PhotographyIf your dog is a very special part of your family, and you simply adore the idea of including them in your wedding ceremony, Jamie and I, the dog loving duo at Brisbane City Celebrants,  have put together our Top 10 tips to ensure everything goes ‘pawfectly’ for your dog friendly ceremony.1. Book them in for

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How divine it would be to have a tropical paradise created for you – and then to share this so generously with the world.  Villa Botanica  is a beautiful home surrounded by magnificent gardens, rivalled only by the equally magnificent view of the Coral Sea – the colours shining like only these tropical jewels can.

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