Thursday, September 30, 2010

Stylish Wedding Photography by TWK Studio

The Bride's Diary loves browsing the TWK Studio website - there is always something new and stunning that captures our attention. TWK Studio's modern style and eye for colour and composition ensures every photo we see from them is a master piece! Gyanne & Justin’s wedding day shots caught our eye today and we just had to share a few of our favourite shots... to view all the wedding day shots head over to the TWK blog.

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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Hand Crafted Stationery at Weddings, Parties The Lot

Weddings, Parties The Lot specialise in creating unique, hand-crafted stationery. Something special that reflects your individuality and makes you completely happy and stand out as a stylish bride! Your wedding invitations set the scene for what your celebrations are all about, from a garden theme, to a formal wedding, to a casual beach theme. Using the finest of papers from their range of exclusive designer styles, Weddings, Parties The Lot create something unique for your celebration and their personal service ensures that you are able, with their help, to design an invitation that suits you and your budget.

• wedding invitations
• bonbonniere
• orders of service
• menus
• thank you cards
• RSVP cards
• place cards
• hen's and buck's party invitations
• engagement party invitations
• bridal shower invitations and accessories
• sweet favours
• table settings
• birthday and anniversary party invitations and accessories

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Salt: A Unique Experience for Your Gold Coast Wedding

Located at Kingscliff, just south of the Gold Coast, Salt perfectly combines stunning scenery, modern facilities and gourmet cuisine. The beachside village boasts three world-class resort properties: Peppers Bale Salt, Peppers Salt Resort & Spa and Mantra on Salt Beach, plus romantic beach and lush garden ceremony locations, multiple function areas including tropical pool decks, ambient restaurants and grand ballrooms and an array of facilities such as The Golden Door Spa.

From an intimate function to a lavish affair for up to 220 guests, Peppers Salt Resort & Spa provides the perfect setting for your wedding day. Offering an indulgent sanctuary, the resort blends perfectly with its seaside location, creating the ultimate setting. The lagoon poolside with cascading waterfalls and the surrounding tropical gardens, boardwalk and decks provide an intimate setting for any wedding and stunning photo locations.

The options are endless for your perfect wedding day at Mantra on Salt Beach. The stunning resort and grounds offer beautiful easterly views to the ocean and the perfect backdrop to your ceremony or reception. Mantra on Salt Beach offers an extensive range of photo locations and even wet weather options. Your reception can be hosted in a function room that caters for up to 300 guests or can be divided into smaller rooms for a more intimate 

Visit Salt

Monday, September 27, 2010

Honeymoon Havens Gift Registry

Honeymoon Havens Gift Registry is an innovative facility, provided so your wedding guests have the option to contribute towards your honeymoon as their gift to you.

When you make your initial enquiry with Honeymoon Havens, simply request the Gift Registry option. You also have the option to order beautiful gift registry cards to send out with your wedding invitations.

Honeymoon Havens will allocate you a special booking code to enable your guests to make a direct contribution to your honeymoon.

Your guests simply click on the Gift Registry "Make a payment" button on the Honeymoon Havens website home page and enter their details. The payment will automatically generate to the Honeymoon Havens office. Honeymoon Havens will then contact your guest to confirm receipt of their gift contribution.

Even if you haven't decided on your exact honeymoon location Honeymoon Havens can still open the registry at any time.

Visit Honeymoon Havens to view the beautiful destinations on offer!

Friday, September 24, 2010

Weddings at Cedar Creek Estate

The magic of the mountain truly comes to life when you visit Cedar Creek Estate Winery, nestled in the heart of the Gold Coast Hinterland, on a stunning 22 acre estate. Whether you are looking for an intimate wedding escape or an opportunity for friends and family to get away and celebrate with you, Cedar Creek Estate Winery offers Brides and Grooms a unique and romantic ceremony and reception location for this very special day.

The Estate has a charming non denominational sandstone chapel, set overlooking the vineyard and tree lined lake or for couples that prefer the outdoors we have our pier on the picturesque Wild Duck Lake. Our Winery offers endless photographic opportunities including the tree lined driveway, vineyard and the many acres of trees on the Estate also the rainforest boardwalk to our unique Glow Worm Cave and waterfall.

The ambience of a winery wedding continues with the choice of reception locations The Hamblin Room, seats 60 guests offering a more intimate setting, The Cedar Room, seats 120 guests offers style and atmosphere in true vineyard spirit and the Gazebo creates a more relaxed style celebration including Brunch and our famous Hi Tea.

Cedar Creek Estate Winery have created a range of comprehensive menu’s to complement their Award Winning Wines. The dedicated and experienced team of wedding coordinators will ensure your wedding day is handled with the utmost care and attention to detail, ensuring a stress free wedding day.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Exciting and Unique Weddings at Sea World

Looking for an exciting, stylish and very individual wedding on the Gold Coast? The Bride's Diary has the answer - Sea World! The spectacular tropical setting, together with the unique appeal that only Sea World can offer, will ensure that your wedding reception is truly a special event.

Sea World has a variety of reception venues which cater for the most intimate to the largest of Weddings. The Broadwater Room overlooks the majestic beauty of the Gold Coast Broadwater, while the Paradise Room has spectacular views of the Sea World Ski Lake.

Have your bridal photos taken with the dolphins or make a dramatic entrance and arrive by helicopter. Sea World, Australia’s award winning specialty venue, will transform your wedding into an exciting, elegant and unique celebration of celebrations.

Photographic locations throughout Sea World include: Helicopter Landing Pad, The Carousel, Tropical Gardens and Endeavour Ship, just to name a few...

Included in the packages are:
• Red carpet on arrival
• Pre dinner Canapes
• Buffet or Set menu
• 4 Beverage package
• Dressed bridal, cake and gift tables
• Dancefloor
• Lecturn and microphone
• Minimum of 60 guests

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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Spring Fashion at Casar Elegance Bridal & Bridesmaids

Choosing bright, colourful bridesmaids gowns for your spring wedding is made easy at Casar Elegance Bridal & Bridesmaids. The Bride's Diary loves the range of stunning shades and styles available - whatever your wedding style or theme you're sure to find something to suit. 

Casar Elegance Bridal & Bridesmaids is a growing family company who have been involved in the bridal industry for over 30 years. We are forever in search of the best possible fits, styles and fabrics at the most affordable prices. 

Casar Elegance Bridal & Bridesmaids is a famous stockist of world leading labels, including Maggie Sottero, Alfred Angelo, Dessy and Sophia Tolli. Casar Elegance's stores present beautiful ranges of hand-made bridal jewellery and veils. 

Monday, September 20, 2010

Vivid Photography: A Tamborine Wedding

Spring wedding inspiration overflows in this very beautiful Tamborine wedding captured by the simply fantastic Vivid Photography. Vivid Photography had a wonderful time capturing Hollie and Jimmy's wedding. On the Vivid Photography blog, they commented: 

"The wedding was held on Hollie’s parents property at Tamborine, and, and the threat of bad weather never eventuated for what was an exquisitely prepared and styled event. Some of the best of Brisbane’s wedding industry suppliers were involved under the very creative direction of Hollie herself. Danielle from White + White kept the day perfectly to plan, the table centre pieces from Allways Fabulous Flowers were awesome, and the food was outstanding thanks to the cheeky chefs."

Shown below are just some of the beautifully detailed shots from the day. See more of the wedding details over at the Vivid Photography blog. Vivid Photography have also posted a set of stunning bride and groom shots.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Beautiful Bridalwear from Eve Boutique

Looking for a simply stunning gown for your wedding day? The Bride's Diary is please to share with you some beautiful finds from Eve Boutique...

Eve Boutique is located in the heart of Maroochydore, nestled amongst trendy cafes and restaurants and within walking distance to beautiful beaches and other bridal outlets. Eve Boutique have bridal gowns for the modern and discerning bride, from leading Australian and European designers. Look chic in their extensive collection of fine bridal jewellery.

Eve Boutique's collection of Bridal and Wedding dresses are styled for modern, fashion focused brides and their weddings on the Sunshine Coast and Brisbane. With minimal fuss and simplistic styling Eve Boutique's bridal gowns are the preferred choice for discerning Sunshine Coast brides and their coastal or hinterland weddings. Their accessories for brides are also sought after for their modernity and fashion focus.

Your bridesmaids will find stunning gowns from designers including Lisa Ho, Matthew Eager, Wayne Cooper, Scala, Razak and many more. Whatever your occasion be it a day at the races, a ball, or your wedding, Eve Boutique's in-house fitters and stylists are not pushy and are simply available to help you make a well styled decision for your special event.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Invitique's Interactive Invitation Designer

Exquisite, intriguing, and refreshingly unique - with a range of quality decorative papers sourced from around the globe, an Invitique invitation heralds an occasion not to be forgotten. With over 300 decorative papers available at Invitique, you may be wondering how you will ever choose! Invitique have created a solution to this problem with their interactive invitation designer. 

You can choose your invitation style, then select base paper, decorative paper and insert paper - which are all shown on screen in real-time, so you can easily see what works and what doesn't! 

Visit Invitique

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Spring Wedding Style with A Touch of Perfection

Looking for inspiration for Spring Wedding Style? The Bride's Diary love the style ideas from A Touch of Perfection... The soft pinks, vibrant blues, and lush greens combined with fresh flowers are perfect for setting the scene for your Brisbane wedding!

A Touch of Perfection has established itself with a reputation of elegance and sophistication and will create a picturesque scene shaped from your budget, whilst saving you countless hours and allowing you to enjoy the important things, when creating your special day. 

A Touch of Perfection can assist with all your event styling needs, by selecting from their beautiful range of reception and table decorations, floral arrangements, linens, chair covers, candelabra, bouquets, beautiful hand-made stationery and bomboniere.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Plan the Perfect Wedding with House of Distinction

Looking for a secret weapon to plan the perfect Queensland wedding? The Bride's Diary has the perfect solution - House of Distinction, wedding planning for the discerning couple!

Your wedding should be a time of anticipation and joy, not stressful or costly. Engaging an experienced and knowledgeable wedding organiser from House of Distinction to select trusted and experienced service providers as well as coordinate all the arrangements for your dream day means you can enjoy being the bride to be.

House of Distinction turns your dream of the perfect wedding into reality. From gala events fit for royalty to intimate affairs at exotic locations, House of Distinction’s highly knowledgeable wedding event planners, extensive experience and access to high quality service and product suppliers ensure that you enjoy a stress-free engagement.

So often planning for a wedding falls on the bride-to-be. She is expected to be a high level negotiator, consumer advocate, event planner, logistics manager and quality control expert in addition to maintaining her busy lifestyle and career. House of Distinction puts the bridal couple in control of wedding planning by sourcing only trusted and recommended suppliers and co-ordinating all the logistics and budgets, leaving the couple – especially the bride - free to joyfully anticipate their special day.

House of Distinction’s managing director Rob Wilson has had more than 30 years hospitality and event management experience including white glove service for members of the British Royal Family.

All product and service providers are rigorously examined for quality and value. The House of Distinction team uses their experience and contacts to research and recommend only the very best event product and services providers.

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