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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.


Accessories  10 articles

Alternative arrangements: unconventional bridal bouquets

Flowers aren’t every bride’s idea of a perfect wedding day bouquet. Lucky for the non-traditional bride, there are an increasing number of alternatives popping up which can allow brides to express their personality without compromising on style.

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Accommodation  5 articles


Beauty Services  9 articles

How to take the perfect engagement ring selfie

Despite gaining popularity as the 2013 Oxford Dictionary Word of the Year, not everyone’s a fan of the ‘selfie’, but even the haters will appreciate a pout-free self-portrait when your partner puts a ring on it. Make sure your engagement

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Bomboniere  20 articles

When to order your bombonieres

Your bombonieres are often an element of your wedding that gets overlooked until the last minute, but as a special present from you to your guests to say thank you for sharing in your special day, your bombonieres deserve some

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Bridesmaids  26 articles


Cakes  14 articles

A layer of love: single-tier wedding cakes

If you’re not interested in indulging in double or triple layers when it comes to your wedding cake, you may find a single-tier is more than enough and can be just as elaborate and decadent as its multi-layered counterparts.

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Cars  12 articles

Vintage wedding car hire

The romance and charm of vintage wedding car make them a popular choice with couples the world over, especially with those having a traditional or classic themed wedding. Vintage wedding car hire can be more complex than hiring a modern

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Caterers  18 articles

10 delicious food stations for your wedding

Food stations are a great way to add some pizzazz and eye-catching flair to a reception menu. Common themes include dessert, oysters or even antipasto, but we reckon things can get way more creative than that. Here’s 10 inspiring ideas…

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Decorations  20 articles

Rustic weddings 101

Rustic weddings are always popular wedding theme choice, especially among couples who want a cool, relaxed vibe on their big day. But what is a rustic wedding? We explain below – and show you how pull off a brilliant one!

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Destination Weddings  16 articles


Dress Designers  10 articles

10 things to consider before buying a pre-loved wedding dress

From budget constraints and sentimental reasons to a sheer love of wedding gowns from days gone by, there are plenty of reasons a bride may choose to walk down the aisle in a pre-loved wedding dress. However, there are a few things you should consider before setting your heart on wearing a dress you may not even be able to wear.

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Dress Retailers  15 articles

10 things to consider before buying a pre-loved wedding dress

From budget constraints and sentimental reasons to a sheer love of wedding gowns from days gone by, there are plenty of reasons a bride may choose to walk down the aisle in a pre-loved wedding dress. However, there are a few things you should consider before setting your heart on wearing a dress you may not even be able to wear.

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Flower Girl Dresses  6 articles

What exactly do ushers, page boys, ring bearers and flower girls do?

Everyone knows what is expected of the main bridal party members such as the Best Man, the bridesmaids and the Maid of Honour, but when it comes to other bridal party roles, including page boys and flower girls, it can

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Flowers  23 articles

Alternative arrangements: unconventional bridal bouquets

Flowers aren’t every bride’s idea of a perfect wedding day bouquet. Lucky for the non-traditional bride, there are an increasing number of alternatives popping up which can allow brides to express their personality without compromising on style.

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Formal Wear  18 articles

How you know you’ve found the perfect gown

Your wedding gown is such an important part of your big day and, as any past bride will tell you, they may not have known exactly what type of wedding dress they wanted, but they certainly knew ‘The Dress’ when they tried it on. Here’s how…

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Grooms  6 articles

A groom’s top five wedding duties

Most grooms think their only job, when it comes to planning their wedding day, is turning up looking dapper and, if they – and their brides – are happy with that, who’s to argue? But, unbeknownst to many modern grooms, there are at least five responsibilities groom traditionally undertake as their wedding day approaches.

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Hair & Makeup  16 articles

Make-up masterclass: Real brides share their best wedding day beauty tips

We’ve polled brides galore and asked them what their top wedding day beauty tip were – and the results were quite surprising, but here are their top suggestions, shared in the hope of ensuring your wedding-day make-up is, well, flawless…

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Hens Nights & Bucks Parties  22 articles

The hen’s night revolution from cringe to classy

Ok girls, it’s time we had a good hard look at a complete contradiction in wedding planning. One that is as amusing as it is horrifying. This constant inconsistency has plagued the mind of many a savvy bridesmaid who is

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Hire  12 articles

How to weather proof your wedding

Couples spend untold time planning their wedding to ensure nothing goes wrong. However, the weather is one variable that just can’t be controlled or predicted, no matter how many forecasts you read.

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Honeymoon  19 articles

Overseas honeymoons: five ways to communicate in a foreign language

If you’re heading to a country where you don’t speak the language for your honeymoon and are concerned about how you’re going to get around – or even order food, find a bathroom or, inevitably, ask for directions, don’t be. Here are six things any traveller can do to ensure quick and effective communications with the locals.

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Invitations  19 articles

Wedding invitations – printing information

The design of your wedding invitations should reflect the formality and style of your wedding. If you have simple colourful invitations with “we’re having a party” written, people will think it is a casual affair. If you have formal individual

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Jewellery  25 articles

How to take the perfect engagement ring selfie

Despite gaining popularity as the 2013 Oxford Dictionary Word of the Year, not everyone’s a fan of the ‘selfie’, but even the haters will appreciate a pout-free self-portrait when your partner puts a ring on it. Make sure your engagement

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Lingerie  3 articles

Seductive, sexy and, sometimes, silly garter toss songs

The bouquet is tossed and now it’s time to throw the garter. But such a fun moment deserves just the right soundtrack. And we’ve got the perfect suggestions…

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Marriage Celebrant  21 articles

Top two wedding celebrants in the Northern Territory

The Northern Territory has some of the most beautiful places in the world to pledge your vows in holy matrimony. And if you’re looking for the perfect person to help you say “I do”, look no further than the territory’s

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Music  36 articles


Newly engaged  4 articles

What is a wedding stylist and do I need one?

For couples who dream of having a beautifully adorned and visually impressive wedding, but are time poor – or don’t quite have the creative knack, wedding stylists provide the perfect solution. But what are they – and what do they do?

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Photo Booth  1 articles

How to get the most out of your wedding photo booth

Hiring a photo booth for your wedding reception is a fantastic way to provide some extra entertainment for your guests whilst capturing some great shots of all the people who came to help you celebrate your special day. Here are some great tips on getting the most from your wedding photo booth.

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Photography  22 articles

Top four Tasmanian wedding photographers

Weddings are a wonderful and loving milestone, so it’s no surprise people only want the best when it comes time to entrust someone with capturing precious memories of the day. To help our Tasmanian brides and grooms with their search,

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Planner  26 articles

What is a wedding stylist and do I need one?

For couples who dream of having a beautifully adorned and visually impressive wedding, but are time poor – or don’t quite have the creative knack, wedding stylists provide the perfect solution. But what are they – and what do they do?

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Services  11 articles

10 reasons to consider wedding insurance

I dreamed of a wedding of elaborate elegance, A church filled with family and friends. I asked him what kind of a wedding he wished for, He said one that would make me his wife.
 The author of this quote

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Shoes  6 articles

High heel wedding shoes

Wedding shoes with a high heel are popular with brides the world over. They add elegance and glamour to your outfit, elongating your legs and adding height which is useful if you are marrying a tall man. It is often

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The bridal party  9 articles


The bride  14 articles


Venues  22 articles

Top 100 Sydney reception venues

Real estate experts always say location matters. And when it comes to a wedding reception, we agree, as your choice of venue is what can turn an enjoyable celebration into a memorable extravaganza. To help make your choice, here are

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Video  12 articles

Wedding video packages, what to look for – and how much do they cost?

When you start looking for a wedding videographer, the quotes you get could vary from under $500 up to $5000 or more, so what exactly is the difference between them? Wedding videos can consist of a lot of different elements,

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Wedding Gifts & Gift Registries  22 articles

Registering for electronic gadgets on a gift registry

The dos and don’ts of wedding gift registries can be complicated, and sometimes it feels like the etiquette experts are just making it all up! One question that is often asked is whether or not it is ok for couples

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Wedding speeches  14 articles

How to take the panic out of public speaking

Inspirational speaker, author and master speaking coach Laurie Smale is no stranger to the panic that many people experience from public speaking. He has conquered it though, and so can you.

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Wedding Stylists  2 articles

What is a wedding stylist and do I need one?

For couples who dream of having a beautifully adorned and visually impressive wedding, but are time poor – or don’t quite have the creative knack, wedding stylists provide the perfect solution. But what are they – and what do they do?

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