Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Hire An Umbrella

Don't let it rain on your wedding parade! Ensure your big day is enjoyable, regardless of the weather, with the affordable wet weather plan: umbrella hire. Your guests, bridal party and most importantly, your dress, will be protected from the moods of Mother Nature. All umbrellas come in their own carry case to fit snugly in the boot of your wedding car.

For umbrella styles and to order, visit Hire An Umbrella.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Potteround Floral Design

Potteround Floral Design specialises in wedding blooms. From bouquets to buttonholes, to decking out the church and your ultimate reception venue. With over 18 years of industry experience, you will be impressed by their attention to detail and passion for flowers. 

Potteround's bouquets will complement the overall theme and feel of your wedding. Whether it is a beachside ceremony, a relaxed garden wedding or a formal service in a chapel, Potteround will create floral arrangements which will meet and exceed all your expectations.
From the smallest bouquet to the grandest reception Potteround will create a unique one-off floral arrangements that will look simply stunning on your big day. 

Monday, November 28, 2011


Celyna Ziolkowski designs exquisite, handcrafted gowns, from the most luxurious fabrics, silks, imported laces and beautifully beaded crystal trims. Each gown is as unique as the woman wearing it, designed to suit her personality and style, as well as enhancing the figure of the wearer. Ziolkowski understands that every woman wants to look and feel gorgeous for her special occasion, whether it be evening, red carpet or bridal. Ziolkowski’s personalised service will turn your dreams into reality. By appointment only.

Visit Ziolkowski

Thursday, November 24, 2011

The Colebee Centre

From the moment you choose the date, to your grand departure, the Colebee Centre's aim is to walk with you through all the steps of your preparation, so that your wedding is as stress-free as possible.  

Located in the heart of the Nurragingy Reserve, the Colebee Centre is a little piece of paradise. Featuring a man-made lake with a dock for your wedding ceremony, a fountain, a sparkling water garden, an authentic blacksmith’s hut and so many amazing photo opportunities.
 Not only is this a paradise by day, but at night it’s a photographer’s treasure trove; under the sparkle of lights outside and a 12 metre wall of fairy lights inside. 

The reception room is surrounded on three sides by floor-to-ceiling windows and your guests will be seated around a huge hardwood polished dance floor. The food is full of flavour and full-sized servings too, so you won’t be chasing your meal around an oversized plate at the Colebee Centre.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Unique Cakes

Unique Cakes has been in business for 20 years, run for the last 16 years by husband and wife team, Suzanne and Steven Casement. They have over 1000 designs in their wedding cake albums alone and over 20 cakes on display in the shop. Unique Cakes will design, bake – using only the freshiest ingredients, decorate and deliver your wedding cakes personally in Sydney. 

Visit Unique Cakes

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Eschol Park House

Eschol Park House is an historic old colonial home with fireplaces and high ornate ceilings throughout. There are two large and beautifully landscaped gardens for wedding ceremonies and photos, so you can have a ceremony and reception all at the one venue.

The professional and friendly staff at Eschol Park House have many years of wedding experience to ensure your special day runs smoothly. Eschol Park House can also offer links to key wedding suppliers, including photographers, celebrants and wedding cake makers, so organising your big day is even easier.
A choice of three different rooms are available to suit your wedding reception numbers and smaller wedding receptions are also welcome at Eschol Park House.

Friday, November 18, 2011

Peppermint Press

Peppermint Press believe that beautiful invitations needn't be expensive. Peppermint Press offers a beautiful alternative to expensive wedding invitations. Contemporary and vintage-inspired designs are available as digital files, which can be customised with your selected colours and text.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Add A Glamourous Twist

To complete that glamourous look for your wedding day, Musson Jewellers have thrown a perfect twist in the works with founder Robert Musson’s exquisite signature piece, ‘Spirale.’ 

The stunning contemporary Spirale ring, featuring a marriage of diamonds twist together, is the most recent signature design from Musson’s innovative founder, Robert Musson. Perfect for the bride-to-be who wants to make a statement on her big day with absolute luxury and opulence! 

The Spirale is priced from $5,000 and is available in exclusive fine white diamonds, or in a perfect mix of Black Spinel and white diamonds. 

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Louise Alvarez Couture

Designer Louise Alvarez believes in true bridal couture, the finest and most luxurious fabrics, laces and trims simple elegance that extends to the whole bridal party. 

The atmosphere in the studio is one of reassuring calm, of confidence and absolute professionalism. This stems from the many talents, the years of experience and the meticulous dedication to quality and detail of designer Louise Alvarez and her team.
Louise Alvarez Couture signature style is instantly recognisable: fluid lines, crisp folds of luxurious silks, laces, satins and consummate detailing, such as hand beading, rendered with understated elegance. The true couture experience is a labour of love; it starts with a sketch of the gown you dream of. 

Before a single cut is made in the precious fabrics, a “toile” is made: a preview for fitting and refinement of your design. Throughout, you deal directly with the designers and with your own personal fitter, all of whom pride themselves on bringing each individual client's personal dream to life.

Monday, November 14, 2011

Le Kiosk

Le Kiosk, a Sydney icon nestled within Cabbage Tree Bay Marine Reserve and metres from the sandy seaside of Shelly Beach, is a heritage-listed sandstone cottage that offers old world charm and a reputation as one of Sydney’s best located and most romantic restaurants.
Situated on the only west-facing beach in Sydney, Le Kiosk has stunning ocean and beach views back to Manly and Queenscliff. Private and tranquil, Le Kiosk provides a picture perfect package in one with its beautiful ceremony locations and fantastic photo opportunities. An adjacent outdoor garden area surrounded by subtropical vegetation is the ideal spot for your friends and family to enjoy pre-dinner drinks and canapés.
The private dining room is located above the Sandbar and is suitable for parties of 20-60 guests. With breathtaking views and glass doors opening out onto your own private balcony this venue is perfect for an intimate reception. Le Kiosk offers contemporary Australian cuisine and an extensive wine list that brings together a dining experience not to be missed.
Inspired by Le Kiosk’s waterfront position, executive chef, Colin Bond, focuses on fresh flavours, quality seafood and ingredients to create a modern and exciting menu. With Le Kiosk’s unique beachfront location, its contemporary Australian cuisine and the professional and friendly staff, you can rest assured you will enjoy a dining experience that will make your special day one to be remembered for years to come.

Visit Le Kiosk

Friday, November 11, 2011

Zumba Rhythm Bridal Bootcamp

Zumba Rhythm Bridal Bootcamp is a 6 week course which is designed to help brides get in to shape for their big day. The course involves a 1 hour intensive class every week which will target the usual areas of concern; butt, stomach, and arms etc.
Zumba Fitness has been soaring in popularity amongst Australians over the past few years, and now it seems that many brides-to-be are turning to the contagious dance inspired workout. Zumba Fitness classes are perfect for brides who are on the lookout for a fun, upbeat, invigorating way of burning those excess calories in time for their upcoming nuptials.
The first Zumba Rhythm Bridal Bootcamp will take place in November, to make an enquiry or book the course please contact Zumba Rhythm on 0432 054 464. 

Thursday, November 10, 2011

The King of Colour & Va-Va Volume!

It’s what women want – creative colour, luscious volume and glossy hair with healthy bounce. “That’s the holy hair trilogy!” says Shane Jones, celebrated colourist and renowned hair extensions specialist. “That is the essence of my personal hair philosophy, ‘natural chic’ - definitive highlights, subtle tones and natural volume, which as a package, exudes a seemingly effortless wow-factor.”
In just five years, Shane Jones's elegant all-white salon in Double Bay has seen a parade of discerning celebrities flock in for a regular hair fix, from Gail Elliot and Olivia Newton John to Mariel Hemmingway. The late Farrah Fawcett Majors trusted her famous locks to Shane Jones. “Nothing is impossible when it comes to hair,” says Shane. “We can add the kind of volume that makes fine-haired girls swoon and take years off your complexion with a clever colour revamp. We strive for perfection with every client.” 

For those who yearn for Rapunzel-like locks, keep Shane Jones on speeddial – as well as his gift for creating envy-inducing natural colours, Shane’s personal passion is hair extensions. “Whether you need length or just some volume with single strands or tape wefts, the results are always amazing,” says Shane. “Our beautiful colours and amazing hair extensions are applied by the finest finishers in Sydney hairdressing who have a wealth of experience to create the look you’re after, from up-tothe minute rock chic edgy trends to classic, elegant cuts.”

As well as hair stylists, Shane Jones Hairdressing has a team of beauty experts on hand including eyebrow specialist, Michael Maclister, whose work has appeared in leading international fashion magazines, shaping and coloring brows to complement your natural features, hairstyle and skin tone, he's honestly the best brow specialist in town.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Ross Wellings Celebrant

Making a lifelong commitment through marriage is a wonderful and memorable experience. Marriage Celebrant Ross Wellings, can help make your wedding ceremony personal, unique and filled with memories that will last a lifetime. 

Right from the start, Ross will work with you to create the ceremony of your dreams. He will provide you with information and ideas for your vows, readings, poetry and music and will suggest a run order for your special day and guide you through the legal requirements. 

Your ceremony can be conducted at a location of your choice including a private home, reception centre, restaurant, public or private garden, park, beach, or any alternative location that may be of special significance to you. 

Whether your ceremony is brief, detailed, formal, casual, traditional or alternative, Ross will guarantee you a professional ceremony that is uniquely yours.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Celebrate in Spectacular Surroundings at Jenolan Caves

Jenolan Caves has hosted over 100 years of joyous weddings and honeymoons. Let them help you plan the wedding day you have always dreamed of. Jenolan Caves will tailor a package to suit your needs to ensure your wedding is unique and reflects your style, taste and personalities. Jenolan Caves is the perfect venue for a two or three day celebration, allowing everyone to relax, catch up and rejoice in the beginning of your new life together. 

You will always remember your unique ceremony in the magnificent Cathedral of the Lucas Cave, the exquisitely decorated Temple of Baal or the Easter Cave. If you would prefer an above ground venue, the picturesque Carlotta’s Arch or Blue Lake may be more your style. With breathtaking scenery above and below ground, Jenolan Caves provides endless and unique photo opportunities.  

After the ceremony your guests can relax with pre-reception drinks under the wisteria or by the fire in the elegant lounge of Caves House. Caves House offers warm country hospitality, and delicious menus and a variety of romantic reception rooms – from a modern function room to the heritage-listed Grand Dining Room.

Indulge on your wedding night in the beautifully appointed bridal suite. Jenolan Caves offer a variety of accommodation options for you and your guests, from grand suites to family rooms, backpacker lodge and self-contained cottages – all a stroll from the spectacular caves and tranquil bush walks.

Monday, November 7, 2011

The Darling

Sydney’s newest five-star hotel, The Darling Hotel and Spa, officially opened its doors on Friday 28th October, 2011. An integral part of the $870 million redevelopment and extension of the Star complex and located on the edge of Sydney Harbour, The Darling is the first five-star hotel to open in Sydney’s CBD since 2000.  

Two-part in its design, the hotel has a distinctive inverted glass tower resting on a sandstone podium and features 171 stylish and spacious rooms and suites, an infinity pool, a luxury 16-room spa and a the contemporary Japanese restaurant and bar, Sokyo.

The Darling uses new technology making in-room service more efficient for guests. A number of innovative measures make it one of the most energy-efficient hotels in Australia.  

Positioned in the premium tier of the market, the new boutique lifestyle hotel aspires to offer an enhanced level of service – from the individual check-in desks at reception, to a host in the lobby, accommodating every individual need.

With its prime position near Sydney Harbour and panoramic views of the city skyline, Harbour Bridge and out to the Blue Mountains, the Darling offers four different kind of suite – Penthouse, Stellar, Adored, and Jewel – as well as 114 Darling Rooms.

Visit The Darling or phone 1800 800 830

Friday, November 4, 2011

An Italian Wedding

We received this stunning wedding of Annette and Adam, who recently had a gorgeous destination wedding in Italy, captured by the very talented Susan Wright from Susan Wright Photography. Susan is an Australian photographer based in Rome, Italy. The Italian culture and scenery makes for the perfect romantic backdrop for Annette and Adam's destination wedding.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Sparkle Cupcakery T Party

A high tea is the ultimate indulgence and now one can experience the complete sensory delight of Sparkle Cupcakery’s brand new T Party available for those adventurous few at Sparkle’s flagship store in Surry Hills.

Based upon six decadent courses, each course is served in the own special Sparkle way and offers you a visually vibrant and interesting edible adventure. The T Party is Sparkle’s own original and mouthwatering version of high tea and caters for two to twenty guests where they can enjoy a decadent selection of sweet and savory morsels. The delicious menu is guaranteed to get your taste buds dancing with delight!

Sandwich Snippets
Ribbon – sandwich of turkey, beetroot relish & ham, guacamole & spinach.
Stick – grissini with a prosciutto twist
Wrap – basil pesto, humus, capsicum, spinach & carrot.
Mini Cones of Pop-topped sweet-treats
Roasted red capsicum popcorn
Popcorn powder with ganache & macaroon fingers
Popcorn infused Crème Brulee
Refreshing Plate of Toffee Apple
Speared Apple, Praline & Toffee
Spectacular Dessert Shot
Blood orange jelly with lemon sorbet & a sprig of fresh mint
A selection of 3 Mini-Me flavours
Expresso coffee or your choice of exotic Twinings or Penelope Sach tea.

Time: Two hour between 10am – 4pm
T Party Price List: from $45 including a glass of bubbles.

To book contact Sparkle Cupcakery on 02 9361 0690 or email bookings are essential.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Willowlane Studios

Willowlane has all the gorgeous elements to create that perfect invitation. With over 140 designs in their showcase, the studio prides itself on original creative concepts, and will assist in as much or little as you feel comfortable with. For visual peace of mind, Willowlane will create a sample of the design you choose, in your fonts and colors. Your journey will absolutely be an effortless one, as they understand how busy brides are these days, that’s why the team will work with you every step of the way. After all, it’s the fine detailing that creates the event.