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Krysia & Chris’ Western Australia Forest Engagement

by | Bride, Engagements,


Krysia & Chris

The tallest trees in Western Australia just added something extra special as Krysia and Chris joined photographer Simone Addison Photography to document the beginning of the rest of their lives together.

The couple, who aptly met while studying photography together, appreciate a beautiful photo, and chose the forest backdrop as a contrast for their planned urban wedding. “The photos looked surreal and beautiful as if Chris and I were in our own little world” tells the bride to be, who not only found they shared a love of photography with Simone  – they also shared friends! What a way to spend a day.


On what they love about one another, Krysia tells “We balance each other out. He has a fiery personality, his playfulness. I’m calmer, but we work well together. We share a mutual love of photos and cooking.”

Chris popped the question on holiday. “He popped the question when we were on holiday in Mauritius. We were also there for a friend’s wedding so had to contain our excitement because we didn’t want to take away the spotlight from the bride and groom” reminisces the bride.

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Decadent & Dramatic Moody Wedding Inspiration

by | Bride, Inspiration Shoot, Wedding Inspiration,


If wearing black on your wedding day has never crossed your mind, then the mystic beauty of today’s decadent & dramatic moody wedding inspiration shoot may just change your mind.

Planned and conceived by stationer Studio B Couture, the team behind today’s shoot, which included photographer Jason Le Photography, floral designer Sassafras Flower Design, cake designer Linet’s Beautiful Cakes, hairstylist Mane Hair Boutique and makeup artist Sally Kuter Makeup Artist .

Set against the historic, dramatic backdrop of MontsalvatGood Day Rentals brought in beautiful vintage furniture, which set the scene for models  Stephen Ellul and Emily Atherton (dressed in a Bella E La Bestia ) black ballgown to take the stage.

Lorelie, of Studio B, tells how Jessica of Sassafras Flower Design, “concentrated on the licorice tones and picked out velvety brown and gorgeous sour greens and highlighted them with vintage cream, sage and pops of burnt apricot and marsala to capture the essence of our moody brief.”

The floral backdrop, sat against the venue’s stain glass windows, featuring mixed foliage, apricot ranunculus, garden roses and orchids combined with ferns and hellebore leaves. The grand cake by Linet’s Beautiful Cakes rounded out the dramatic styling, a white canvas adorned with gold and edible lace adding a sense of opulence.

Lorelie says of the team’s inspiration “Becoming moody was about showing the beauty of the shadows, and highlighting the need to have alternative options considered as beautiful. It was about showcasing this beauty in unusual ways and celebrating the darkness and moodiness, becoming moody did not steal the light but unveiled the beauty of the darkness.

The vision was to create a modern version of an indulgent medieval feast with exotic sweet treats, indulgent abundant fruits and tumbling bowls overflowing with delicate florals. The scene was set outdoors under a plethora of flowering wisteria. we used mix matched platters and stoneware combining collections from several of our vendors to create a luxurious rich moody feel. The stationery was custom designed and drew on the abundance of roses in the shoot to create a delicate floral design that combined both the menu and place card into one hand cut creation.”

Photographer: Jason Le Photography / Shoot Director: Studio B Couture / Invitations & Stationery: Studio B Couture / Bride's Veil/Hair Accessories: Sassafras Flower Design / Flowers: Sassafras Flower Design / Wedding Cake: Linet's Beautiful Cakes / Hairstylist: Mane Hair Boutique / Makeup Artist: Sally Kuter Makeup Artist / Rental Furniture: Good Day Rentals / Model: Stephen Ellul / Model: Emily Atherton / Bride's Dress: Bella E La Bestia / Groom's Attire: Tarocash / Venue: Montsalvat / Assistance: Elysia Schultz

Friday Roundup

by | Blog News, Bride


Photo by Love + Water Photography via  What Would They Know? Shawn and Adam Ravazzano of Love + Water Photography

If there is a dreamy sunset that is what dreams are made of, the one above must be it. Could you imagine anything better than a glass of wine, sand between your toes and the gentle sound of the sea?

Sounds a lot like blissful a weekend to me, which means it must be to kick off Friday Roundup so we can get away to that scene!

Gorgeous Alice shares her wedding wisdom in inspired words

A Hygge honeymoon in Copenhagen

Loving this easy tutorial for a torn fabric garland

Dreaming of a hammock over the sea? We go inside the photo with the resort that holds the key!

How to cut through the opinions and find your perfect wedding suit

Makeup artist Amy Chan shares how social media has made an amazing difference to her business

Loving Mark’s inspired wedding day memories

Bursaria Fine Foods dish the dish on the top wedding food trends you need to know!

Yum yum! Bar Carolina serve up a easy-to-make-at-home Carolina Muse cocktail recipe this week!

The watercolour style of Love & Water Photography is a must see!

A relaxed but stylish look for a garden wedding with Alex’s groom style


We’re ending off the week with this film of Cameron & Prue captured by the team at Marry Me Movies. The duo, who wed in Bowral, had the most beautiful Winter wedding-cozy fires roaring heartfelt, joy-filled words and plenty of magic moments. Grab a cup of tea and relax with this one!

Tutu du Monde ‘A Parisian Affair’ SS18 Collection

by | Bride, Children


When it comes to being a little girl, sometimes tutus and sparkles and feathers and sequins are just the ticket and it’s something much-loved brand Tutu Du Monde do so very well.

For your littlest bridal party member, their newest collection “A Parisian Affair” is filled with sorbet colours – aquas, greens, pinks, purples and yellows to echo the tones, smells and life of beautiful seasonal flowers.

The collection was inspired by the lush beauty of French flower market Le Marché aux Fleurs, each piece reflective through delicate flower appliques, fresh floral prints and beaded blooms.

The designs are typical of Tutu Du Monde’s romantic styling. Sweetly ruffled skirts of tulle, sparkling beaded bows, sparkling shorts, hair pieces and capes – all adorned and full of sweet whimsy.

The mix and match pieces allow you to create a variety of looks for your little ones – pairing sweet singlets with tutus, capes over dresses, hairpieces with skirts – all while honouring their own personality. The collection even caters to the babies “Bebe” featuring tiny versions of signature Tutu De Monde favourites, giving a little something special to even the littlest of spirits.

The “Parisian  Affair” collection is available via the  Tutu Du Monde website or selected stockists.

Photographer: Hayley Sparks Photography / Dresses & Accessories: Tutu Du Monde