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Reception Wisdom

Image: Ridhwaan MoollaAre you planning a cocktail wedding with formalities? There are a few tips to keep your wedding aligned with the less formal and casual approach that is a cocktail wedding.In most cases cocktail weddings have the ceremony and reception in the same location, this is in keeping with the notion that a cocktail

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Image: Three Strand Photography / Florals: Pomp & Splendour / Styling: The Small Things CoWhen considering the style for your wedding, the tablescape is often the first place to start. Choosing your table centres, whether it be a beautiful floral arrangement in a signature colour or that perfectly toned candle carrying over to the place settings,

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When it comes to planning a wedding, one of the biggest stress points is “how am I going to afford this?” In Australia, the most recent stats suggest the average wedding is now sitting at the $55,000 mark. That’s a huge sum. And something my partner and I just didn’t feel comfortable spending. We were

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Photography by Kacie Herd Photography; Venue: Armatree Hotel; Florals by Flourish on the Plains; Arbour by The Rural Bride; Makeup by Donna Maree; Hair by The Studio Gilgandra; Brides Dress by Storybook Bridal; Suit Jacket by Harry’s for MenswearFor a while now the narrative told about “the bush” is that it’s all drought and despair. While yes, drought is

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Being a hopeless romantic who loves love, being able to do what I do is a dream come true. Weddings are all about love!…and whenever a couple invites me to play a part in this milestone event in their lives, it is considered by me as the greatest of honours.This is a day when they

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Image by Leo FarrellWhen it comes to bringing together your Wedding Day, one needs to start from the ground up. You need to create the whole picture to ensure that all aspects are coherent and reflective of your finalised space and surrounds. As planners, we believe that it’s integral that you and your partner are

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Couples often feel a little apologetic when friends or family members ask if they can sing with the wedding band on stage. However, in our humble opinion, the musical participation of loved ones and guests actually adds to the honesty and meaningfulness of your wedding. Why not celebrate the blessing that is the people you

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Image by Nina Hamilton  via Charlotte & Allan’s North West Tasmania WeddingA little wedding dance preparation goes a long way. Especially If you’re not dancers, or perhaps like many, you think you’re the owner of two left fee. By learning just a few easy partner moves with a teacher, your potentially dreaded first dance will be transformed

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 Our wedding was everything we ever dreamed of, however planning it was hard and we didn’t get to our final decisions very easily. We wish we had the foresight of knowing the great possibilities of splitting up our reception and ceremony before we were ‘in the thick of it all’ so here is our story.My

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Minimalistic neutrals have been a mainstay of many 2018 weddings. While we love this classic go-to, it can be fun to mix it up with a bit of colour now and then! As we launch into the New Year, we’re petitioning for the return of the bold and bright colour palette. Queensland weddings are especially

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Image by Jerome Cole Photography via Jayde & Nick’s Modern & Chic Country WeddingOften couples find the dreaded seating chart task a challenging one! So below we provide a guide on how to approach your seating chart. RSVPs Send out your RSVP card along with your invitations for people to respond if they are coming or not to

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Image by Muravnik Photography via Ruffled BlogAs days become longer, and our evenings become hazy and hot with drawn out sunsets, we all buzz with the excitement of a new Christmas season. We swap cozy sweaters for colourful dresses, vibrant fruits abound, and champagne bottles pop as we celebrate the closing of another year and the beginning

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Image by White Rabbit Productions via  Mel & Jamie’s Lovely Yarra Valley WeddingWe have become so reliant on hiding behind emails and technology. Today on the blog DJ: Plus! Entertainment says a phone call and in-person meeting will save you time in the end and ensure you get the most of out your wedding vendors. Take it away DJ: Plus! Entertainment…In

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Melbournians are all about being on trend with every aspect of their lives so it was only a matter of time before the traditional “chicken and beef” sit down wedding reception evolved. These days, anything goes for reception styles and catering; the ever so popular long tables with feasting platters are always a winner, or

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Image by Aparat PhotographyAs a Wedding Producer who has seen and experienced an amazing range of beautiful ceremonies and receptions, there is one thing that I have learned: Each and every one of us has our own unique style and vision, and it can be a challenge to communicate that to your team. My advice

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