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As we begin thinking of the long days of summer, refreshing cocktails start to look attractive, and this Rockpool Tonic is just the sort of drink that is light enough to enjoy on a warm summer’s evening. Served at Melbourne’s Alfred Place and Sydney’s The Rocks Rooms by Rockpool Events this thirst quenching cocktail is

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Flowers by Chic Rustique. Photo by Katie Grant via What Would They Know? Miriam Avery of Chic Rustique.Happy Friday Dotties! It has been so lovely this past week to get a few glimpses of blue skies and sunshine. There has been something a little lovely about eating outside in the breeze and letting the sun warm those Winter-chilled bones.And

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Dino and PattiWe do love this special memory expressed by Dino when he married Patti in an elegant Sydney Gunners Barracks wedding.“My wife picked me up, before heading to the church together…. I remember looking at her and even after 12 years of being together and two beautiful children, that moment I saw her was

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When it comes to your wedding day, it’s all about the details. And it has to be said that a personal touch is always well received, especially as your wedding is the first official occasion where you are making a statement about your and your partner’s style. What we love about this tutorial is that it

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Nicole & MattThere is so much magic when it comes to fairy tales and this outdoor romantic winery wedding, which was, as the bride describes, “an enchanting romantic fairytale” brings together all of those fairy tale elements – sweeping staircases, beautiful gowns and sparkling lights into one very magic day. Captured beautifully by Freedom Garvey-Warr I can’t wait to

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Posey & MarcWhen Marc and Posey started planning their wedding, they thought of where they loved to spend their time. With many happy memories of their first dates, drinks and dinners – the city of Melbourne was their natural choice. Their colourful city wedding full of urban vibes with whimsical touches, was all captured by Crystal

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In all my travels around the world I’ve stayed in everything from over-water villas and beachside bungalows to mountain chalets and high rise hotels, but I’ve never been anywhere as romantic as Tasmania’s Pumphouse Point. When I told my husband this, as we gazed out over the misty waters of Lake St Clair, he was

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Charles and I were both international students who met on a tour on our first day of our new school. It was an instant connection. We started dating at the age of 16 and have never looked back! Being together for over six years, we have truly grown into adults together, facing the good times

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When speaking with a lot of couples in the early planning stages of the wedding, they often have the idea in their heads for a large wedding with 100+ guests. While for some this is unavoidable, due to large extended families or big groups of friends they just have to invite, it is interesting to

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Erin & SamOh, how I love a love story that is as beautiful and natural as Erin & Sam’s. A day that culminated in a celebration that showcased the best of the Australian countryside in a beautiful soft & rustic country wedding, a day that was all about the special magic these two share. It

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Reece wanted to match his bride Kat’s sparkling gold lace 1950’s style gown with a well fitting suit at his garden cafe wedding.“Reece wanted a 1950’s inspired, navy three piece suit at a reasonable price that he could have tailored to fit him. The team at Peppers Formal Wear in Cremorne really looked after him

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Image by Love MarieThis week on Behind the Door I’m visiting a stunning boutique bridal store, Love Marie, in Camden, NSW. Camden is less than an hour’s drive from Sydney and full of cute shops, interesting cafes and is the perfect little side trip on which to go bridal gown shopping! Love Marie is owned

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Talyse & BradWhen a wedding is filled with the most incredible hydrangeas like this romantic Casuarina wedding, we’re always going to be immediately smitten. After all, there is something rather magical about that soft blue flower when it comes out to play at the most beautiful of weddings, like this one captured by Figtree Pictures.“I am

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Image by Mint Photography via Melissa & Sean's Secret Garden in Sydney

Image by Mint Photography via Melissa & Sean’s Secret Garden Engagement in SydneyHello, prospective groom. Firstly, let me say congratulations on making the decision to propose.It’s a big idea and one that I’m sure you haven’t come to lightly.But now that you find yourself here, let’s make sure you don’t stuff it up!I’ve compiled a

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If there is a designer who always leaves our readers dreaming, then her name is Claire Pettibone.With the newest collection entitled “The Vineyard Collection” of Claire Pettibone Romantique – the brand’s affordable line – magic was brought to life in the most stunning of settings.Long loved for her gowns of feminine beauty with incredible detailing, the Vineyard Collection was inspired by relaxed, decadent

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