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Wedding Inspiration

Herbs add a wonderful fragrance to your wedding tables. They can be part of the main theme, set in large pots, or can be given to guests as wedding favours.As with flowers, since ancient times, there are particular meanings given to each herb.Basil – friendship, best wishesMint –wisdomRosemary – remembranceSage – wisdom, long lifeTarragon –

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A few months ago a new Aussie site dedicated to all things craft, design, art and living launched and it’s definitely worth a look!Living Creatively brings out a new “issue” of their online magazine every month and the site is filled with projects, suppliers, forums, competitions and even tips and tricks on how to grow

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Seeing as tomorrow is the big day, I thought it time for one last Christmas inspiration entry!A Christmas time wedding in Australia brings to mind cocktails and lazy days on the beach, but seeing as we still hang snowflakes on our trees there’s still a touch of winter magic!Christmas can be a lovely time to

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Twinkle, twinkle little star. I think stars have a certain magic about them. We always place a star on top of our Christmas tree and hanging stars on the branches makes everything seem a little more special. A symbol of hope when you see one shooting by, a star to make a wish on.StarsA romantic

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Jingle bells, jingle bells! It’s a family favourite and there’s something a little whimsical about bells twinkling! They’re also a symbol of weddings – bells ring out as an announcement of a brand new union.BellsCreate wreaths from bells and hang over doorways and on door knobsMartha StewartInstead of carrying a ring pillow or flowers, have

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Candles are one of my favourite way to decorate- Christmas or year round! They’re almost an essential part of decorating an evening wedding and so magical!CandlesStack candles on a tiered cake plate for a beautiful glowy centrepiecePhoto via Megan Hobson Place candles all the way down the aisle and surrounding the altarFete NY Place candles

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 WreathsWreaths – a circle of many meanings. In pagan times the evergreen wreath was decorated with four candles signifying water, wind, earth and fire. They feature in many religions but even if you are not religious they can be a ‘sign of faith in humanity and life, and victory over life’s challenges’ – a nice

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Today’s entry is on fairy lights (or twinkle lights) ! These are often used at weddings, but come out in full force during the festive season!Fairy LightsSurround poles, pylons, rafters and doorways with strands of fairy lightsAmelia Lyon, Drew B, Blue Castle Photography Hang strands of lights from beautiful treesStephen Grant Take a canvas and

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Since it is the season to be jolly, merry and all around happy I thought Christmas entries were the right ingredient to add to the mix.There’s a lot of gorgeous decorations around at the moment and I think it’s a shame pretty things- which would normally be fit for a wedding are packed away come

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You have to check out this gorgeous Tiffany blue and cherry red wedding over on Once Wed of Amber and Jeff Click here for Part I, Click here for Part II Click here for Part III These self confessed science geeks had a fantastic DIY science vibe to their wedding day. There are plenty of

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Lavender – the colour and smell of this special plant is refreshing and old fashioned.Lavender Champagne from Martha StewartWith a wedding theme of soft mauves and  sage green, how fitting to add lavender infused favours for your guests. Packaged in soft glossy chiffon bags  and tied with a few sprigs of real lavender, they will

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I spotted this cute idea last month on Earth Friendly Weddings. The bride’s aunt bottled the rain from the couples wedding day into this sweet jar and engraved it with their wedding date.Which leads me to the fact that rain isn’t so bad on your wedding day!Here’s why I love a rainy wedding day:– You

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The Martha Stewart Weddings site is full of pretty pictures, DIY projects, Darcy Miller’s blog– even recipes. I love the new feature “Darcy’s Idea of The Day” in addition to her blog, every day a new idea is posted which links to an article packed with inspiration. Worth a daily visit!

Love is a temporary madness. It erupts like an earthquake and then subsides. And when it subsides you have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your roots have become so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part. Because this is what love is. Love is not breathlessness,

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