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Although we’re experiencing the first glimpses of a hot summer in Australia, the northern hemisphere is heading for the cold.Here’s some warm foodie treats for winter weddings:Photo from brides.comInstead of sweet, light and tropical cocktails consider serving something that will warm chilly guests: Hot chocolate Mulled wine Eggnog Mocha sprinkled with chocolate shavings Hot apple

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These have been posted almost everywhere over the past month. I don’t care though because the photos are too gorgeous not to share!Delicious photos courtesy of event planner Amy Atlas EventsAmy Atlas takes the lolly buffet/ candy table to a whole new level- colour coordination, the perfect combination of shape, height and texture and the

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For a zany, zesty wedding, have it at the zoo with zebras and other zoophytes for company.~Well how zany can a wedding get? Let us recount some of the ways you can add a touch of ‘zany-ness’ to your wedding. From bungy jumping, to your wedding in a cave in the Blue Mountains, to serving

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Toasts to the newlyweds are often given while guests are seated at tables. After travel and transportation, guests expect thank you notes!~ Photo by Jennifer DeryWho would have thought there are so many options for how you seat your guests? Although you may be limited by your reception space, or if you’re not, there are

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Here’s a few selections to inspire you for the special dance between father and daughter.Although I tried to make some different choices, I couldn’t resist the old classics! 

Image courtesy of Real Weddings MagazineThere is a beautiful wedding in the latest edition of Real Weddings where the bride put each table’s guest list into a different silver frame and hung them together on a wall. The best part about silver frames is that they can be re-used in your home or given as

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“Don’t you dare throw your calligraphy skills in my face when you know I’m at a low point!” Bree HodgeThe perfect placecard…..For the musical weddingFor the Spring weddingFor the rustic weddingFor the island holiday weddingFor the Autumn weddingFor the Christmas weddingFor the garden weddingFor the sweetly romantic wedding Image 1, 3, 5, 6 from brides.com, Image

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One of the new trends which I love is serving your guests a midnight snack to keep them refreshed and dancing (or keep them awake for the trip home!). This can be a more casual meal and should be something easy for guests to handle, but also fun!There are endless options for your midnight snack-

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Paper Lanterns from Martha Stewart Weddings, Paper Lanterns at Emily & Garrett’s wedding from bridesFarah left a comment last week asking about finding paper lanterns in Australia. Paper lanterns look fabulous in wedding decor. During the ceremony they can be hung overhead. They can light the path to your venues, light your outdoor lounge area,

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Check out this wedding toast- one the bride Amy is sure to remember!http://amcvideo.com/weddings_blog/?p=30

Here’s a mix tape of some fun first dance choices. Mostly modern and some a little bit different!

Once upon a time, many years ago a carousel stood on the shores of Melbourne’s Albert Park lake. Today Carousel has been built into a glorious event venue with amazing views of Melbourne’s skyline.Featuring the original carousel floor and fitted out with natural tones, Carousel also features a wooden deck which is perfect for pre

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In my ABC Of Weddings: G For Guestbook entry I mentioned how you could get guests to contribute to a canvas as part of a collaborative art work. So I was excited to see the idea come to life on One Love Photo.Shawn and Owen decided to do this at their wedding and had sunflowers

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Many Marriages start with Monograms and Marshmallows and end with Moments of Merriment.~A monogram is a lovely nod to the two people the wedding is about. It can add a special little touch and brings the two of you together in an elegant way. A monogram can incorporate different styles and images and can almost

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Ladies in waiting are often found at the Lolly tables Laughing about The Love of The Lovebirds!~Image from Knottie SuzebrideI completely adore the idea of having a table of sweet sugary treats for guests to help themselves during your reception.Lay Them Out Ikea Bladet Vase, $15, Ikea Sota Jar $4 Ikea Blomster Vase $12.95, Ikea

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