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One of my favourite summer drinks is Sangria. It’s so convenient to have a few jugs on hand for barbeques or paella days and it’s so easy to make!Here’s a recipe I’ve drawn from a few different sources and made my own!Ingredients A 750 ml bottle of wine (Something heavier like Shiraz, merlot or cabernet

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I feel a little spoilt! Today I  showcase the result of a competition for a styled shoot held last year, but the best part? The winner was the gorgeous Nicky of Chasing Rainbows, Kissing Frogs. Nicky joined a glamorous team of Queensland wedding vendors to create a vintage beach inspiration shoot. Together, the team used

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Image by Bradley Patrick of Sugarlove PhotographyBradley Patrick of Sugarlove PhotographyWhy we love them…It’s so hard to choose just one favourite, as there as so many talented wedding photographers in Australia. But if I am forced to choose, my vote has to go to the photographer that my husband and I had for our wedding

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Lolly tables have been all the rage at weddings in recent years and with good reason too. They are fun and cute, and after all, ‘Love is sweet’! Here’s a little twist on the lolly theme; customised lollybag bonbonniere. It is easier to coordinate on the day and adds a handmade touch to your gift

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Fellas, this one’s for you!Imagine your girlfriend’s face when she comes home to find a note on the door that reads ‘How do I love thee? Let me count the ways…’ and then follows the rest of your notes until she finds you waiting on one knee!All you have to do is download, print and

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When Simon married Sarah (see more here) , there was nothing about their wedding that wasn’t stylish, hip and super cool.Simon wore a suit by Route 66.The couple’s wedding bands were made by a jeweler at Ken Gray Alistor Reid Gallery.The ensemble started with John Fluevog Shoes. His bride Sarah also wore black shoes of

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Carly & ChrisOne of my favourite places in Sydney is the Chinese Gardens of Friendship. It’s a little oasis in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the city. Carly and Chris chose this little oasis to  tie the knot and then explored one of Sydney’s most famous precincts – Darling Harbour for their

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Karina and DavidGarden weddings are so elegant and beautiful don’t you think? They leave me thirsty for a champagne under the dappled shade of a tree and I can almost hear the calls of birds and feel the sun on my skin. Karina and David had such an elegant garden wedding, I know you’ll pour

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Tashi and KristianDestination weddings make me feel so warm and fuzzy. Perhaps it’s the warm weather, the absolute relaxed feel of the event or perhaps it’s simply because it’s a holiday and a wedding combined (two of my favourite things!) Whatever the reason, Tashi and Kristian certainly encapsulated it when they wed in Bali!Tashi and

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Perhaps the most exciting thing in flowers in recent times is the trend towards letting flowers just do their thing: “like they were just picked out of a garden”. I hear it from so many clients – and I feel so relieved as I am reluctant to torture flowers into heavily manipulated designs. We are

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Whitney and RickA wedding with an Aussie and an American, planned in three weeks, a surprise, homemade, heartfelt, beautiful. These are only some of the words I could use to describe the wedding of Whitney and Rick, but their story? It tells oh so much more.Whitney tells the tale of how she and Rick met.

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I was incredibly inspired by this mid century style chair in the top left corner for this in inspiration board. It’s covered in fabric designed by Rifle Paper Co (Rifle for Villa Nova) and looks so modern and colourful.I picture this wedding taking place in a beautiful mid century home, the bride keeping her style

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With engagements happening everywhere you look it is the perfect time for a competition celebrating what can often be one of the most momentous times of life!Engagement photo-shoots are nothing new. They’re a wonderful way to celebrate your engagement and relax with your photographer. But the styling? Well that’s a little added extra, a little

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I have a confession to make. I am absolutely, completely and utterly obsessed with stationery. I love every aspect of it; paper, card, envelopes, pens, tape, ribbon, stamps… and now that I’m planning my wedding, I’ve been introduced to a whole new world of stationery that I’d never experience before – wedding invites!So let me just say, that invitation suites

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Nelly Script, by designer Crystal Kluge’ is feminine, but flexible. Use this gorgeous font on everything to invitations, programs, to place cards and it’s always readable,  always stylish and gives jsut a little sense of occasion to otherwise plain cursive.  The Nelly Script Flourish version comes with a few extra swishes and curls, a little

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