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Maori Wedding

If you have Maori heritage, it’s very easy to include elements of Maori culture in your western style wedding.

Bridal Makeup Tips

Bridal Makeup Tip You want to look fabulous on your wedding day, but sometimes it’s difficult to know exactly what your “look” should be. Here are a few bridal makeup tips to help you look your very best on your big day. Red Lipstick Dramatic matte red lipstick for brides will never go out of…

Changing your Name

Changing your name can be a big decision Many couples look forward to sharing the same surname after they marry. One or both partners changing their name after the wedding may act as a symbol of unity in their marriage. Traditionally, a bride was expected to relinquish her surname for her husband’s after the ceremony,…

Dogs at Your Wedding

Dogs at Your Wedding Are you thinking of having your dogs at your wedding? Do you love your fur babies almost as much as you love your partner? With a little bit of planning, having your dogs at your wedding can be a very enjoyable experience. The Right Kind of Dogs There are no rules…

Do I Need a Celebrant for my Marriage Ceremony

Why Choose a Celebrant Weddings can cost a lot, so why go to the expense of hiring a celebrant? In Australia, if you’re not having a priest or minister marry you, you must have a celebrant who can oversee the legal aspects of your wedding. If you don’t have a celebrant, you will not be…

Wedding Hairstyle

Perfect Wedding Hairstyle Everyone wants to look amazing on their wedding day and having the perfect wedding hairstyle will make you look and feel glamorous on your special day. Tips for Achieving the Perfect Wedding Hairstyle Try a brighter, shinier version of your usual hairstyle. You want to look like a super glam version of…

2020 Wedding Ideas Brisbane

2020 Wedding Ideas Brisbane   When you are planning a wedding, an affordable option is going to be your best friend! Set your budget and try to stick to it, but here are some tips to make your upcoming wedding day as enjoyable and stress free as possible. Here are my 12 favourite 2020 wedding ideas…

Preloved Wedding Dresses In Brisbane

Why Buy Preloved Wedding Dresses In Brisbane? When planning a wedding every dollar counts, and finding your dream dress can sometimes burn a hole in your wedding budget. Don’t despair! There’s a simple way to find the perfect wedding dress without blowing your budget. It’s time to think about buying preloved wedding dresses in Brisbane….

Weddings at Caloundra Sunshine Coast Wedding Celebrant

Weddings at Caloundra As a Sunshine Coast wedding celebrant I see lots of beautiful places to get married, but Caloundra is one of my very favourite locations for marriage ceremonies. Don’t just sit there dreaming about weddings at Caloundra. Grab your partner, check out the fabulous wedding locations and invite your nearest and dearest to celebrate…

Buying Wedding Dresses In Brisbane

Buying Wedding Dresses In Brisbane If you’re getting married in Brisbane, the Gold Coast or the Sunshine Coast, you will be spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing your wedding dress.

Beating the Heat in a Brisbane Summer Wedding

Tips For Beating the Heat in a Brisbane Summer Wedding Is it possible to beat the heat in a Brisbane Summer wedding? The short answer is “Yes”, as long as you consider the weather in your wedding planning. Summer is fabulous – think of days spent at the beach, ditching the winter woollies for cooler…

Wonderful Broadbeach Weddings

Wonderful Broadbeach Weddings As a wedding celebrant working on the Gold Coast, I see lots of beautiful places to get married, but Broadbeach is one of my very favourite locations for marriage ceremonies. Don’t just sit there dreaming about your wedding day at Broadbeach. Grab your partner, check out this fabulous beach wedding location and invite your…

Wedding Planning With Your Mother

Wedding Planning With Your Mother Mothers usually love to be included in your wedding planning, but it can be tricky if you live far away and are coming home for your wedding. Some Handy Hints Here are a few suggestions to help make your mum a part of the lead up to your wedding day…

Same Sex Weddings

Same Sex Weddings It’s been a long wait, it’s legal and it’s wonderful! After years of debate, Australians overwhelmingly voted YES for same sex weddings in 2017. Since then, lots of same sex couples have taken the plunge and confirmed their love for each other by formalising their relationship by marrying. Easy to Organise Same…

Gold Coast Weddings

Gold Coast Weddings Gold Coast Weddings are always fabulous. The Gold Coast offers so many options for ceremony and reception locations, the most difficult choice you will face is deciding which of these fantastic spots is the perfect place for you. Beach Weddings If your dream wedding location is a stretch of white sand beside…

Sunshine Coast Weddings

Sunshine Coast Weddings Sunshine Coast Weddings are always fabulous. The Sunshine Coast offers so many options for ceremony and reception locations, the most difficult choice you will face is deciding which of these fantastic spots is the perfect place for you. Beach Weddings If your dream wedding location is a stretch of white sand beside…

Wedding Veils Pros and Cons

Wedding Veils Pros and Cons As a Brisbane wedding celebrant, I know that a veil is the piece of iconic wedding-wear that brides either love or hate. Everyone has seen fabulous photos of brides with the classic white wedding dress and the long flowing veil, but are veils appropriate or practical for Brisbane weddings? The…

Buying Wedding Dresses Online

Every girl has a dream wedding dress, and finding a wedding gown that fulfils all your wishes is the most important part of your wedding planning. Once you get your dream wedding gown, every other detail naturally falls into place, from finding the perfect celebrant to the perfect venue. Shopping for your dream wedding dress…

Chinese Wedding Brisbane

Planning a Chinese Wedding in Brisbane Planning a wedding can be difficult at any time, but including elements of both western and Chinese cultures can be very stressful. Luckily, I’m a Brisbane Wedding Celebrant with lots of experience helping couples blend their Chinese wedding customs with traditional western style weddings. I’m happy to work with…

Vietnamese Wedding Brisbane

Planning a Vietnamese Wedding in Brisbane Planning a wedding can be stressful at any time, but trying to combine western wedding traditions and customs from another culture can be super difficult. Luckily, I’m a Brisbane Wedding Celebrant with lots of experience helping people blend their Vietnamese wedding customs with traditional western style weddings. I’m happy…

Updo Hairstyle

Updo Hairstyle For years, the updo hairstyle has been a “go to” wedding favourite for many brides. Whether you choose the classic, romantic updo or a more relaxed and casual version like a messy bun, having the perfect updo hairstyle will allow you to express your individuality and look fabulous throughout your wedding day. The…

Best Brisbane Wedding Parks

Best Brisbane Wedding Parks There are lots of great Brisbane wedding parks that can be booked for your ceremony. Inner city parks are particularly popular as they are usually beautiful, have plenty of parking and are close to great restaurants and reception venues. Booking Brisbane Wedding Parks Parks can be booked online or by phoning…

Wedding Cake Dos and Don’ts

Wedding Cake – A Sweet Tradition There are very few “must haves” at a wedding reception. Couples can choose their own venue, menu and decorations to create a perfect celebration that reflects their unique style. One thing that you will see at almost every reception is the wedding cake. It’s sweet, it’s tasty and it…

Hiring a Hall

Hiring a Hall for Your Wedding There are plenty of beautiful wedding venues around, but even the most gorgeous isn’t always just right for your wedding venue. Sometimes, cost is an issue. Sometimes venues don’t have the flexibility you want to do your wedding your way. Hiring a hall might be the perfect solution. Advantages…