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Claire and Tim – The Celebration

by | Australia - Victoria, Bride, Inspired Weddings,

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Welcome back to Claire and Tim’s gorgeous Zoo wedding. I love this next set of photos, ice cream on a hot sunny day in your wedding dress? love it!

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Claire and Tim held their reception in a room at the zoo overlooking an ornamental lake and Japanese garden.

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Claire, a graphic designer, created all off the stationery. She designed the invitations, seating plan, ceremony booklets and place cards. Claire used the theme of animal silhouettes to compliment the zoo location and act as table “numbers” Favors doubled as place cards and were a nod to Tim’s love of gardening- guests received seed packets of basil, green pea or sweet peas.

Claire and Tim opted for a relaxed reception- there was no formal entrance and the speeches were kept short and heartfelt- perfect for the party atmosphere they wanted to create.

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Claire’s aunt made a cumquat cake for the bride and groom using a Maggie Beer recipe. The cake toppers were sewn from felt by Claire’s sister in law.

Thank you Claire and Tim for sharing your wedding day with us, have a wonderful life together! Thank you also to the crew at You Can’t Be Serious for letting us share the beautiful photos!

Photos by You Can’t Be Serious

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Claire and Tim

by | Australia - Victoria, Bride, Inspired Weddings,

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I’m so excited about today’s wedding! I’ve been wanting to share the work of You Can’t Be Serious with you for ages and I’ve had so many lovely emails from brides telling me how fabulous they are.

So today we have a delicious wedding from you hot off the presses – the wedding of Claire and Tim!

Claire and Tim’s wedding was filled with family and friends- from bouquets to cakes to being married by Tim’s friend.

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Claire walked down the aisle to “God Only Knows” by The Beach Boys. The band was made up from students from the high school where Tim teaches.

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Claire and Tim married at the Melbourne Zoo under a Moreton Bay Fig Tree.

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Claire wore a gown by Melbourne designer Gwendolynne Burkin and pearl earrings gifted from her parents. Her mother and her mother’s best friend arranged her bouquet after taking a flower arranging course together (both their daughters were marrying in a few months of each other).

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The bridesmaids wore chocolate gowns from Jigsaw while the men wore suits from Country Road.

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Check back this afternoon for a great little treat at Tim and Claire’s wedding and their zoo reception!

Photos by You Can’t Be Serious

News Roundup

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A few bits of pieces (again, need to rethink that name!) of what is happening around the bridal web and online…

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Southern Wedding Magazine is out now and while I can’t vouch for the latest issue (I’m waiting for my copy to reach my hot little hands) going off of the internet buzz and quality of the last issue, it’s a great issue! I have THREE issues to give away to brides anywhere in the world!

To win a copy simply leave a comment on this entry telling me your favourite cultural wedding tradition! Entrants must be aged 18 or older, competition closes 6th of December Australian EST 5pm. Entry is open worldwide.

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Basilica Couture is holding a sample sale with 30-50% off showroom samples including wedding gowns, veils, head pieces, bridesmaid gowns, evening gowns and christening gowns. Gowns include Badgley Mischka Bride and Anne Barge collections! The sale runs until December 31st, 2009

The sale is on at the Basilica Showroom, 206 Victoria Road, Drummoyne. Visit the website for more.

Win Beauty Products News Roundup

Online magazine Beauty and Lace is giving away one beauty pack a month until January- each pack is different and contains over 20 full sized products valued at over $600. To enter you just have to answer the question! Find more details here.

Home Mi Bride and Groom News Roundup

Mi Bride & Groom have launched their online superstore! Plenty of goodies to look at to keep your online wedding shopping habits accumulating!

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Another brand new launch is that of EmmyRose Stationery by Emily Anderson. I’m looking forward to seeing what they have in store!

Any wedding news you’d like to share today?

Bonnie and Paul – The Celebration

by | Australia - New South Wales, Bride, Inspired Weddings,

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Second day in of real wedding week and so much eye candy to share!

Bonnie and Paul wanted their wedding day to be very elegant with a hint of formal glamour- I think the wedding says it perfectly!

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Table settings feature crystal chandelier candelabras, pink flowers and copper frames and were created by Angels Dreaming.

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The beautiful damask inspired cakes were created by Angels Dreaming and Polka Dot Cookies & Cakes.

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Bonnie and Paul’s MC was a little nervous and accidentally introduced the couple with Bonnie’s maiden name- a name which Paul is now known by!

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Bonnie and Paul held their reception at The Tea Room, Queen Victoria Building. With it’s Florence Broadhurst wallpaper, high ceilings, chandeliers and rich history it made the perfect choice.

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Bonnie and Paul also served a “cheese cake” layers of delicious cheeses with fresh figs.

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Bonnie and Paul’s first dance to “Never Tear Us Apart” by INXS (Paul’s favourite band and song) was a highlight for Bonnie- she had barely seen Paul all night and the couple took to the dance floor in an unpracticed dance and took in the moment.

After the dance floor, the couple headed back to their hotel- The Hilton, who had kindly cordoned off the Zeta Bar for the wedding guests.  Most of their 80 guests celebrated with them through the night- with Bonnie’s mother falling asleep in a couch by the fire.

Thank you Bonnie and Paul for sharing your beautiful wedding day on Polka Dot Bride (You can find Bonnie at Amour Amour). We wish you the most magical life together.  Thank you also to Leigh at SugarLove Weddings for sending over the gorgeous photos!

Photos by SugarLove Weddings.

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