Wedding Articles The complete brides' guide

Get all the planning advice and tips you’ll need to plan your perfect wedding! Articles cover topics including wedding vows, invitation layouts and printing, toasts, order of service, budget planner, civil celebrants and much more. Browse the category list on the left to find the subject you are looking for.


Wedding flowers by season in Australia

To help you better understand which flowers are available the month of your wedding, here is a list of some of the most popular wedding flowers based on availability by month.


Wedding cocktail trends for 2016 – 2017

From Manhattans and Martinis to Margaritas and Mai Tais, you can't go wrong serving these most classic of cocktails at your wedding reception. But, if you're after something a little more adventurous, here are 10 fun and thoroughly modern cocktail trends your guests will be queuing up to experience.


Wedding invitation terms: what do they mean?

Are you ready to start your wedding invitation boot camp? With all the communication that is required between you and your guests, understanding it all can be overwhelming to some. To help out, we've put together a list of all the various wedding invitation terms.


15 fun ways to tell the world you’re engaged

The big question has been popped, you’ve got a sparkly new rock on your finger and now it’s time to tell the world. Here are 15 different ways to do it...


Eva Longoria weds Jose Antonio Baston (surrounded by her celebrity pals)

Actress Eva Longoria has married her fiance of six-months Jose Antonio Baston in an intimate garden ceremony at the couple's property in Mexico.


It’s on. Here’s your invite to Perth’s ultimate wedding planning party!

Calling all Perth brides! Be sure to keep Sunday, May 22 (2016) free because Rendezvous Hotel Perth Scarborough is holding the ultimate wedding planning party.


Tips and tricks: how to save money on your wedding

Planning a wedding is stressful enough without having to constantly worry about money. So, here are a host of clever ideas for sticking to your wedding budget without having to compromise (too much)...


10 pre-wedding beauty questions answered

Teeth whitening? Spray tans? Pedicures? Here are all your pre-wedding beauty questions answered...


Remodelling an engagement ring? Here’s how it works

Just imagine, your fiance gets down on one knee, pulls out his grandmother’s beautiful vintage engagement ring, puts it on your finger and it's far too big! Luckily there's a solution, but it can be tricky. Here's everything you need to know about remodelling an engagement ring.


Grooms’ guide: everything you need to know about having your wedding suit tailor-made

For grooms who are considering having their wedding suit tailor-made, here's everything you need to know about the made-to-measure experience.


Tips for having a safe overseas honeymoon

Before you're ready to take that 14-hour flight to Dubai or stay in that exotic beach resort in Koh Phi Phi, have you adequately researched your destination to ensure a safe trip? Australia's Smart Traveller website equips travellers with all the knowledge they need to have a safe overseas honeymoon. Here's how it can help:


How to choose a child-friendly wedding venue

If you've got children - or are inviting lots of them to your wedding - you want to choose a wedding venue that's child-friendly. Here are five major considerations...


Ways to include guests who can’t attend your wedding in person

Unfortunately, guaranteeing that all your friends and family will be able to attend your wedding day is not in your complete control. Once you’ve sent out your save-the-date or wedding invite, the best thing you can do is hope! But for the inevitable couple who can't, here are some great ways to include guests who can't attend your wedding in person.


10 wedding dress shopping mistakes

To ensure that your day of wedding dress shopping is a big success, here are 10 common wedding dress shopping mistakes to avoid...


10 transformable wedding dresses we adore

Many designers have dabbled in the world of detachable and transformable bridal fashion, and we have selected 10 of our favourites to help inspire your bridal look.


15 questions to ask before booking your wedding photographer

Here are 15 questions every couple should ensure they ask potential wedding photographers.


10 wedding superstitions explained

Ever wondered why it's good luck to have a rainy wedding day? Here are 10 wedding superstitions and traditions explained.


10 commoners who married royals

At the right place at the right time? These stories of commoners who married royals just go to show that you never know who could end up on the throne!


Dealing with your in-laws: 7 ways to cope

Dealing with you in-laws is not always easy, especially when they are acting like outlaws. Here are seven ways to cope.


Ungrateful newlyweds ‘request’ more money from wedding guest

A disgruntled UK woman has received an email from an ungrateful newlywed couple who insisted she add to her cash gift as it wasn't generous enough.




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