Thursday, December 19, 2013

Music For My Wedding

The music and performers that you select for your wedding celebration play a vital role in helping to create the overall style and tone of your special day. However, researching and finding suitable performers can be time consuming and frequently frustrating. But you can avoid all that anxiety and stress with a visit to Music For My Wedding.

The unique Music For My Wedding site is owned by Dierdre Le Blang, who has over 13 years wedding entertainment experience and an extensive network of industry contacts. Dee is committed to ensuring your big day goes off without a hitch. She's always on hand to lend her expertise and advice, and to find you the best act at the right price.

And the whole process is so simple and stress-free. First, answer a few quick questions so you can be matched with exactly the right acts. Only entertainer profiles that suit your requirements will be sent to you, and when you request a quote it will arrive in your inbox within 12 hours (or less)
 enabling you to make a decision quickly.

Music For My Wedding is cost effective, hassle free, offers a fabulous line up of singers, musicians and entertainers, and all with the added security of knowing that Dee is right there should you need assistance.

Visit Music For My Wedding or find them on Facebook

Friday, December 13, 2013

Southern Highlands Wine TIme

WINE TIME ... it's an exciting new festival for the Southern Highlands.

Destination Southern Highlands in conjunction with Southern Highlands Food & Wine will launch this exciting festival on the 26 February 2014. Designed to showcase the Highlands as a key food and wine destination, the festival will run until 23 March 2014. 

WINE TIME commences with the Dan Murphy Australian Highlands Wine Show on 26 and 27 February (the third annual national wine show for wines produced from grapes grown in Australia at an altitude of over 500 meters), and the inaugural Australian Cider Awards, a new national competition for Australian ciders, on 28 February, 

On 9 March, the Southern Highlands will welcome Australia’s leading wine and travel writers for Wine & Wickets. Hosted by the Bradman International Cricket Hall of Fame, the event will be played at Bradman Oval. 

And guaranteed to become hugely popular, the Australian Highlands Wine Show Top 40 Public Tasting will take centre stage at Bowral Memorial Hall on  Saturday 15 March. This event will include tastings of all the Dan Murphy Australian Highland Wine Show award winners, plus the chance to meet the wine makers and sample delicious canapés featuring local produce.

Other exciting events and displays are in the pipeline, and special accommodation packages will be available for visitors wanting to stay for a weekend or longer. 

For more WINE TIME information visit Destination Southern Highlandsemail them or call 02 4871 2888. 

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Sir Stamford at Circular Quay

Sydney's luxury boutique hotel, the Sir Stamford at Circular Quay is truly one of the best wedding venues Sydney has to offer. In the tradition of the Stamford name, they design Sydney weddings and receptions - from the most lavish of affairs to a private intimate occasion - with an uncompromising level of personal service and attention to detail.

Their expert functions team would be delighted to host your most special day, ensuring that your wedding reception runs like a dream with a distinctive touch of style in one of two magnificently appointed rooms.

The Elizabeth Room offers classical elegance, sublime décor and and a divine ambiance. Located on the lobby level, the room's features include hand made crystal chandeliers, antique paintings and natural light, making it perfectly suited to the most elegant of wedding celebrations.

The Prince Albert Room features its own lobby, ensuring complete privacy for you and your guests. Elegantly appointed, this room offers true flexibility, seating up to 60 guests for a memorable wedding reception dinner.

After the celebrations are over, spend your first night as husband and wife in one of the Sir Stamford's luxurious rooms or suites, legendary for their luxuriously appointed elegance. 

And where better to host your high tea than the  Sir Stamford at Circular Quay. Enjoy this most English of traditions surrounded by exquisite antiques and charming artworks. The perfect setting for an afternoon of indulgence for you and your guests, high teas at the Sir Stamford are delectable, and include fluffy homemade scones, served with homemade jam, double cream and tea or coffee.

For more information about their fabulous wedding celebration options, call the hotel on 02 9252 4600.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Davina Murray Photography

Ask Davina of Davina Murray Photography about her passion, and she will tell you that first and last, it's photography ... and that goes for her team too.

Between them, the professionals at Davina Murray Photography have a vast amount of experience, having covered over 500 weddings and with a combined 18 years in photography.

Their aim is to photograph the best day of your life in the most candid and unobtrusive manner possible, allowing you to enjoy your day while they capture beautiful photos that you will treasure forever.

Davina and her team have created new and innovative package that include designer albums, websites and videos. So you can either choose one of these value packed packages, or have a package tailored to suit you.

Another big plus is that the Davina Murray Photography team take the time to meet you at least twice before your big day, so that they can get to know you. They also like to preview your church and photo locations to ensure that everything runs smoothly and to schedule on the day.

Email Davina, or call the team on 02 9695 1993 or 0412 661 539

Monday, December 9, 2013

Sheraton on the Park

Allow us to set the stage for a storybook wedding and create memories that last a lifetime at Sheraton on the Park. Located in the heart of the city, the five star hotel is at 161 Elizabeth Street, close to both St Mary’s and St Andrews Cathedral and the Synagogue.  

Whether you are planning an intimate gathering or lavish reception, you will find the perfect setting to celebrate. Choose from one of the carefully designed wedding packages or let us tailor an event to suit your needs. The pillar-less Grand Ballroom accommodates up to 550 guests, ideal for a glamorous reception. Smaller celebrations with 120 to 160 guests will also find stunning surroundings, all featuring an abundance of natural light and views of magnificent Hyde Park. 

Spend the night at Sheraton on the Park: 557 beautifully appointed rooms and suites are ideal to host your guests. The premium suites feature private terraces with stunning views of the city below and Sydney Harbour Heads, perfect for the wedding night or your honeymoon in Sydney. 

On the Park Rejuvenation Day Spa, located on the hotels top floor, offers a range of body and beauty treatments including bridal make up and packages to celebrate the hens' night, ideal to get ready for the wedding or relax and rejuvenate after the wedding. The beautiful couples treatment room allows you to take time out for two, perfect for the wedding couple or a luxurious day spa experience with the best friend. 

No matter whether your celebration is for 10 guests or 550, weddings are romance at its finest at Sheraton on the Park. To make an enquiry, phone 02 9286 6000 or email our friendly team.

Taronga Centre

Whether it's an intimate wedding reception with 30 of your family and friends or an extravagant 400 guest cocktail reception, the Taronga Centre truly is a breathtaking setting for your perfect day.

With a variety of venue spaces combined with unique locations for bridal photos, delicious seasonal menus and a stunning Sydney Harbour backdrop, the Taronga Centre is not just a wedding venue, but a special and very distinctive location for you to create your first wonderful memories as husband and wife.

Their dedicated culinary team have created a great range of menu options that far surpass the usual range of function center food. A delicious selection of canapés, main meals and desserts are all prepared on the premises and served a la carte to your guests. No matter whether your dream day includes a cocktail party or a formal sit down dinner, your guests will long remember their delicious dining experience at your wedding.

The Taronga Centre also offers the services of a highly experienced wedding coordinator, who would be delighted to assist you through all of the preparations necessary to deliver a flawlessly beautiful event.

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Sydney Photography & Video

Sydney Photography & Video specialise in wedding photography and videography.

Their expert team maintain the highest standards of professional development and take great pride in creating the very best in natural looking images. Their commitment to ongoing training and their years of experience combine to create wedding photos that are all any couple could wish for and more.

Attention to detail and client service that is second to none, plus state of the art technology and materials ensure that you will be absolutely delighted with the images and video of your special day.

Sydney Photography & Video will ensure that all the wonderful, intimate and funny moments are captured: when laughter erupts, that subtle glance, a softly spoken word or an enchanted kiss. It’s these moments that turn a photograph into an unforgettable memory.

Sydney Photography & Video offer a full range of services including photography in colour or black and white, a full videography service in your choice of format, and an excellent album and framing service.

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Friday, December 6, 2013

Neat Weddings & Events

Anita Williams of Neat Weddings and Events has only one goal in mind - and that's to help you plan your perfect wedding day in the glorious Southern Highlands.

With extensive local knowledge - the service providers, the venues, and the locations - Anita is passionate about creating your dream day so that it is all that you hoped for and so much more. 

With over 12 years experience in functions and events, Anita will guide you through the entire planning process - turning what can be a stressful and time consuming few months into a well-planned breeze.

Neat Weddings and Events offer a variety of packages, or Anita can personalise a package to suit you and your budget perfectly. 

And from now until 30 June 2014, mention The Bride's Diary when you book and you will receive a generous 10% discount off your total fee. 

Call Anita now on 0421 953 101 or email her to arrange an obligation free appointment.

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Thursday, December 5, 2013

PARKROYAL Parramatta

Make your special day one to remember at the PARKROYAL Parramatta. Located in the heart of Parramatta's shopping and entertainment precinct, the Parkroyal's amazing variety of function rooms cater for the style and needs of any couple.

The sophisticated and elegant Governor's Ballroom with it's beautiful decor and high ceilings easily accommodates up to 260 guests. On the first floor, the John Macarthur Room offers the option of natural lighting and a comfortable space for between 60 and 100 guests.

Recently fully refurbished, The Marsden Room has a modern intimate atmosphere. It's the ideal room if your guest list includes 50 to 96 of your family and friends - while The Chapman Room is the perfect location for an elegant and intimate reception of up to 70 guests.

The PARKROYAL Parramatta also offers individually tailored wedding packages that are designed to take the stress out of planning your wedding, while suiting your budget and giving you the greatest flexibility and choice possible to ensure that your wedding day is a perfect.

The PARKROYAL Parramatta has a well-earned reputation for superb food and their professional wedding staff ensure a high standard of unobtrusive, friendly and efficient service.

Call the hotel on 02 9689 3333 or email them for further information.

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Leisure Coast Limousines

The friendly and professional team at Leisure Coast Limousines understand that every wedding is different and they take pride in being able to offer couples a unique range of wedding cars and services. Their aim is to combine traditional elegance and romance with personal and efficient service.

Your Leisure Coast Limousine chauffeur is highly trained and is very aware of just how important your wedding day is.

Each wedding car hire package is individually prepared - so no matter whether you decide upon one bridal car or two stretch limousines, a convertible, or even luxury mini coaches for your guests, Leisure Coast Limousines can tailor a package that's a perfect fit for your requirements. 

Meet the Leisure Coast Limousines team and you'll quickly recognise their commitment to professional service and the provision of quality wedding cars. Then all that's left to do is to choose from their extensive range of luxury automobiles, which includes matching pairs of stretch Jaguar limousines, Ford LTD stretch limousines, Daimler Majestics, Daimler Princesses and Jaguar XJ6 convertible.

For more information, call 02 4261 7393.

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Iris Skin & Beauty

Visit the team of passionate and professional beauty therapists located in the luxurious surroundings of  Iris Skin & Beauty, and you will give yourself the gift of total relaxation and rejuvenation for body and mind. 

The dedicated team at Iris Skin & Beauty love everything about weddings - and take pride in helping brides to prepare for their special day ... from the top of your head to the tips of your toes.

With everything you could possibly need to get your skin and body in glowing good form, their skincare ranges include Babor and Green Peel, and the Pure Fiji body range. The professionally trained therapists at Iris Skin & Beauty use the all natural, Australian made Naked Tan tanning range to produce delightfully natural looking results.

Their Serge Louis Alvarez makeup range is professional, natural and organic, and is designed to give you a flawless, glamorous and beautiful look that lasts all night long.

For more information on how Iris Skin & Beauty can help you to look amazing on your wedding day, email them or contact the friendly team on 02 4868 1777. 

Check out their wedding album on Facebook, or visit Iris Skin & Beauty.