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Geometric Wedding Decor Ideas

by | Bride, Wedding Inspiration

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Photo by  Izzy Hudgins Photography via Ruffled

The above photo has been inspiring my love of geometric wedding decor for quite a few months. What is it about the sharp lines and edges that add such a modern feel to wedding decor? Incorporating colour, glitter and texture, there are so any ways you can make a geometric style work for your own wedding.

Starting with a bold, bright pattern on your stationery (even shaping each piece), adding folded card geometric shapes to your wedding decor, through masses on tables, a floating backdrop of vases filled with carefully shaped ornaments. Cakes with bold geometric shapes, gemstones given as guest favors or decorating sparkling areas of the reception, boldly printed table runners, wide welded shapes and angled crockery.

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1. Photo by Ceebee Photography via 100 Layer Cake 2 Photo by Laura Marchbanks  3. Photo by Amanda Megan Miller Photography  via 100 Layer Cake 4. Photo by Jenny Jimenez via Ruffled 5. Photo by Lauren Fair Photography from Ruffled 6. Geometric ornaments from FieldGuideDesign 7. Geometric cake topper from hostandtoaststudio 8. Photo by Jeff Loves Jessica via 100 Layer Cake 9. Image by Happy Confetti Photography from Etsy Weddings Blog 10.Photo by Mr. Haack via 100 Layer Cakelet 11. Gold heart print by SweetPeonyPress

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Jennie & David’s Romantic Garden Wedding

by | Australia - Victoria, Bride, Inspired Weddings

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Jennie and David

Jennie and David chose to do away with a lot of traditions for their romantic garden wedding. They met before at a local farm for photographs, skipped the first dance, the getting ready photos and made the day their own. But that’s the best part – because making it their own, their story shines through, and their memories, captured beautifully by Sunny and Sweet Photography.

On how they met, Jennie tells. “We grew up in similar circles, and even attended some of the same parties growing up but never officially met. It wasn’t until on holiday with mutual friends at Jan Jac that we actually took notice of each other for the first time. It took just over a week for us to realise that we had a special spark, but looking back it was pretty obvious from the start.”

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Jennie and David met before the ceremony for a first look, Jennie explaining, “We didn’t have a first dance, in fact we didn’t do a lot of traditional wedding rituals. We’re not very traditional! For a start, I proposed to him. We also saw each other before the wedding at our first look photo shoot, we didn’t get announced or introduced to our guests we just sort of rocked up and got married and then chatted with everyone over some great food. I guess we just wanted everyone to feel relaxed…including ourselves! So we tried to make the whole day as informal as possible.”

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Fleurty By Nature created the Spring inspired floral arrangements for the wedding day.

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The pre-weddng photographs were taken at a local farm, Jennie remembering, “We were  lucky to be able to have a first look photo shoot at Wiggleybottom Farm in Healesville which has the cutest little guest house with breathtaking country views. Their property has a special charm all to itself and I can’t wait to go and stay there again. Next time with our dog Lilly!”

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Of their photographer, Jennie says, “Kara from Sunny & Sweet, our photographer, was just so amazing. She understood that I wanted something different from the typical wedding photo shoot and with very little effort on our part she delivered. Everyone felt relaxed having the photos taken and everyone who attended the wedding was captured some way or another. Looking back on the photos just adds to all my memories of all the little moments throughout the day. I love Kara’s style, it’s fabulously modern while still being relaxed and soulful.”

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Jennie’s stunning lace gown was made by Fiona Clare (0415 381 720). She notes”My dress was so beautiful it was just amazing to wear. I’m blessed to have it created by the ridiculously talented Fiona Clare. She created a gown that perfectly reflected how I wanted to feel on the day. Her attention to detail made all the difference and the little touches on the inside and out made my gown a joy to wear.”

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Jennie walked down the aisle to Compass by Jamie Lidell.

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Jennie and David held their ceremony and reception at Kellybrook Winery. Jennie remarking “Everyone commented on the ceremony which was just magical under the huge branches of the oak tree. Everyone was seated under the tree and for us it symbolised what the day was all about. Family and the bringing together of two families now grown into one family tree. Our photographer’s attention to detail was amazing and she took lots of pictures that captured the charm of the venue and has really helped create a wedding album that tells the full story of the day.”

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“It was a really great day. The sun was shining, what can I say. It was an extra-ordinary beautifully normal day full of friends, family and love. My face was hurting from smiling so much.”

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Jennie describes the day as, “A relaxed ceremony full of love, a special day full of little glitters of magic.”

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The reception celebration dinner continued inside, Jennie telling, “Kellybrook provided the perfect venue for us and they totally got the relaxed style we were after. They worked with us to tailor a food and beverage package to include boutique beer and catered for all our guests special dietary requirements. They tailored the food to help us create the feeling of a provincial style family meal while still providing a high quality modern style menu. Everyone at the wedding loved the ceremony under the beautiful tree but everyone raved about the food.”

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“We had a few DIY touches on day. I had some fun doing up quirky props for a Polaroid photo-booth so that people could get creative and take photos to stick in the guestbook along with their message. All the family pitched in to make up little moustache’s on sticks and tie little thank you charms around tiny little Bonne Maman jam jars for the bomboniere.”

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Ab Fab Cakes created a simple white wedding cake which was topped with fresh flowers.

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Imagineering shot a film of the day, Jennie noting “Our cinematographer Imagineering made us the best wedding video ever. Full of quirky moments that make me smile every time I watch it. They edited the video to perfectly match the style of the wedding and the mood on the day. We didn’t even notice that they were taking the footage that they did.”

Congratulations on your marriage Jennie and David! Thank you for sharing your day with us! Thank you also to Sunny and Sweet Photography. for sharing today’s images with us!

Photographer: Sunny and Sweet Photography / Cinematographer: Imagineering / Bride’s Dress: Fiona Clare ph: 0415 381 720 / Hairstylist: Tania Aliaga / Makeup Artist: Julia ph: 0413 511 806 / Flowers & Decor: Fleurty By Nature / Venue: Kellybrook Winery / Ceremony Officiant: Bianca Paliaga / Cake Baker: Ab Fab Cakes / Photo Location: Wiggleybottom Farm in Healsville

Maniamania Fine Jewellery Collection “Immortalia”

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Ritual Solitaire Ring. White Gold V-shaped Solitaire Engagement ring with 8x6mm Pear-shaped rose cut Champagne (or Cognac) diamond (0.75ct), nine 2mm round grey and white mixed diamonds and pave of grey and white diamonds on band (.37ctw)

It’s no secret I love a beautifully different engagement rings and with the launch of much loved brand Maniamania’s fine jewellery collection entitled “Immortalia”, influenced by the Victorian and Georgian eras  it is right up my unique engagement ring loving alley.

Each piece from Maniamania is hand made to order in New York using only certified diamonds. Each piece from the premiere collection is carefully designed to stay true to the brand’s dark bohemian aesthetic. From precious gemstones such as cognac, grey and champagne diamonds to black rhodium, white gold and yellow gold settings decorated with smokey quartz and rutilated quartz.

The gemstones themselves have been carefully chosen to represent the mood and spirit of the stone, for example it is said that rutilated quartz is an excellent stone to use if you need to change your direction in life, while Smokey Quartz is adored by sensitive women for her ability to regulate and disperse emotional blockages and their physical manifestations.. Each styled is named for the sentiment with which they are empowered.

I love these pieces as engagement and wedding rings and the delicate designs lend themselves beautifully to having a unique piece of jewellery, but for making more of a bold statement, the cocktail rings get my vote!

Check out the Maniamania website for details and to purchase.

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Sacred Wedding Band. White Gold V-shaped band ring with two Rose-cut Pear-Shaped Champagne (or Cognac) diamonds (0.5ct), two 2mm round rose cut champagne diamonds (0.24ct) and pave of grey and white diamonds (.17ctw)  unique engagement rings maniamania007 Maniamania Fine Jewellery Collection Immortalia

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Mineralia Cocktail Ring. White Gold Cocktail ring with a 10mm Rose Cut High Grade, Rutilated Quartz, 5.2mm Rose-cut Champagne (or Cognac) diamond (0.46ct), and pave of grey and white diamonds (.7ctw)

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unique engagement rings maniamania008 Maniamania Fine Jewellery Collection ImmortaliaEquinox fine knuckle ring. White Gold knuckle ring with one 4mm round rose-cut Champagne (or Cognac) diamond (0.14ct), with pave of grey and white diamonds (.03ctw). Entity solitaire ring. White Gold ring with one 4mm round rose cut Champagne or Cognac diamond (0.27ct), with pave of grey and white diamonds (.1ctw)

 

unique engagement rings maniamania009 Maniamania Fine Jewellery Collection ImmortaliaCeremonial Engagement Ring. White Gold Solitaire Engagement ring with 7mm round rose cut Champagne (or Cognac) diamond (1.09ct), two 3mm round rose cut champagne (or Cognac) diamonds (0.24 ct), and pave of grey and white diamonds (.18ctw)

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Dimension Double Ring. White Gold double band ring joined with white gold chain, with one 4mm round rose cut Champagne diamond, and one 4mm round rose cut Cognac diamond (0.54ct), with pave of grey and white diamonds (.2ctw). Mystic Ring. White Gold ring with two 5x4mm pear-shaped rose cut Champagne (or Cognac) diamonds (0.55ct).

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Kate and Jarrod’s Casual Country Wedding

by | Australia - Victoria, Bride, Inspired Weddings

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Kate and Jarrod

Kate and Jarrod chose a casual, relaxed feel for their country wedding. Their attitude was not to sweat the small stuff and instead plan a celebration that was bright, fun and colourful. Choosing the gorgeous country venue Mingela Homestead in Drummond (between Kyneton and Daylesford), they used the 1000 acre property for all of their wedding day celebrations so beautifully captured by Fennel & Fox Photography.

“We’re high school sweethearts. My 18th birthday party was our first ‘unofficial’ date. Jarrod had planned to propose on a weekend away for my 25th birthday but unfortunately the ring didn’t arrive in time so he did it a few weeks later at Chandon Winery after a weekend away camping. He was so nervous all he managed was “will you?” while holding out a stunning diamond ring. I had to say “will I what??”. Jarrod is the most loving, fun, cheeky and caring man I could ever have fallen in love with. I still can’t believe he married me. I am the luckiest girl in the whole world.”

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Of their wedding venue choice, Kate remarks, “Mingela Homestead  is on a 1000 acre working farm not far from Daylesford in Victoria. The house has been beautifully renovated. We stayed there with our families for a week either side of the wedding and it was just perfect. Waking up to those views every day was incredible.”

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Guests were invited to the wedding with printed tea towels in bright yellow from Invitation Tea Towels.

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Kate’s hair and makeup was styled by Dollybird Deluxe .  Kate telling, “ Margo from Dollybird Deluxe was amazing. She is so friendly and really made the whole morning getting ready so relaxing and fun. Plus of course, she made me feel a million dollars. I have never felt so beautiful.”

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Kate’s incredible sheer backed gown was created by Deborah Selleck.

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Kate made a very special entrance. “I rode in on the back of my uncle’s Harley Davidson. Unfortunately I had let slip to most people that I was arriving on it but for the guests who didn’t know it was a great surprise.” Kate admits, “We didn’t really do any DIY. We mostly left it to the professionals. But I did help mum make the bunting and Jarrod’s mum made the paper cones for the rose petals. Apparently it was a huge job to get the writing to print the right way and then stick them all together. Of course there was much debate about the little red diamante love hearts (I lost that battle) but in the end they looked great.”

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Kate walked down the aisle to “On Top Of The World” by Imagine Dragons. Kate recalls, “One of my favourite memories of the day was walking down the aisle with dad. As he helped me off the bike and held my hand he looked at me with so much love and pride it felt like we were the only two people in the whole world. It is one of the few times in my life I can remember seeing him with a tear in his eye.”

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Tracey Patterson married the couple.

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The day was also special for other reasons, says Kate. “We shared our wedding day with my grandparents. They were married on the same day in 1957.”

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Of their photographer, Kate tells, “Ursula and Nathan from Fennel & Fox were a dream to work with. We only met with one photographer and knew straight away that ‘she was the one’. She listened to what we wanted and used her own creativity to get some fabulous shots. We call her our Ninja because she seemed to be invisible most of the day, I never felt like I had a camera pointed in my face or that I needed to be ‘posing’ all of the time. As a result our shots were candid and natural and really told the story of our day.”

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Kate decided to have her brother as a “Brides Man” stating, “My brother Tim flew all the way from Canada especially for the wedding. He had only been gone a few weeks when I rang to tell him we were engaged but his response was “when ever is it, where ever it is, I’ll be there”. That’s just the kind of brother he is. I didn’t want bridesmaids so I asked him to be my ‘Bridesman’. I couldn’t imagine having anyone else by my side on the ‘big day’.”

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The White Tree  kicked off the music for the night.

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The groom made the ruffled white and gold leaf wedding cake. Kate remembering, “He spent hours and hours slaving away in the kitchen and it was his pride and joy. We had a very tense trip out to Daylesford with it in the back of our car but it made it in one piece (thank god). It looked amazing and tasted even better.”

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Prunella styled the floral arrangements for the day, with the furniture and marquee items being hired from Dann Event Hire. Guests enjoyed a feast catered by Fred and Ginger Catering, Kate remembering, “Fred and Ginger catering were fantastic. Jarrod is a chef so it was important that we had amazing food and they didn’t disappoint. We have had several people tell us it is the best food they’ve ever had at a wedding.”

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Of their first dance, Kate tells, “We chose Happy by Pharrell Williams. We’re not very traditional and wanted something that was upbeat rather than slow and romantic. We decided to adopt ‘the sway’ which was terrible. It was so uncoordinated and clunky but heaps of fun. Jarrod admitted later that we probably should have had dancing lessons. Luckily our guests joined in (we had pre-instructed our parents to “save us”) and it is one of my favorite memories from the whole day.”

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Congratulations on your marriage Kate and Jarrod! Thank you for sharing your story with us! Thank you also to Fennel & Fox Photography for sharing today’s beautiful wedding with us!

Photographer: Fennel & Fox Photography / Styiing/Hire: Dann Event Hire / Bride’s Dress: Deborah Selleck / Bride’s Jewelry: Pilkingtons Jewellers / Bride’s Shoes: Forever New / Hairstylist: Dollybird Deluxe / Makeup Artist: Dollybird Deluxe / Invitations & Stationery: Invitation Tea Towels / Venue: Mingela Homestead / Ceremony Officiant: Tracey Patterson / Band: The White Tree / Catering: Fred and Ginger Catering / Cake Baker: The Groom / Wedding Ring (Bride): Trewarne Jewellers / Wedding Ring (Groom): David Parums / Flowers: Prunella
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