Thursday, September 30, 2010

Brides Angels Photography Hair & Make-up

The Bride's Diary knows how stressful planning your wedding can be! As well as organising the reception and ceremony, you also need to consider transport, bridal party attire, photography, hair and make-up... we could go on forever! Brides Angels Photography Hair & Make-up have made planning your wedding easier, by combining your beauty and photography needs into tailor made packages.

Brides Angels Photography Hair & Make-up provide beautiful hair styling and stunning make-up to create the perfect look for you and your attendants. Their inspiring photography will capture your very own love story to give you everlasting memories of your wedding day.

With over 30 years combined experience in the wedding industry the Brides Angels team provide traditional and modern styles within their specialised fields.

They are based in the Tweed/Byron area and operate between Brisbane and Lismore.


Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Contemporary Wedding Catering and Cakes by The Larder Byron Bay

As one of Byron Bay's leading catering companies, The Larder provides uncomplicated and contemporary catering solutions, perfect for your Northern NSW wedding... The Bride's Diary loves the fresh and innovative approach of chef/proprietor Jeremy Docherty and his team of chefs and pastry cooks. Over the years they have developed a reputation for delivering both quality and consistency in food and service.

The Larder's menus are designed to reflect Byron Bay's casual relaxed atmosphere, combining clean flavours, quality presentation and - most importantly, fresh local produce. Whether you are planning on hosting an intimate cocktail style wedding, a casual beachside barbecue, sumptuous buffet or grand sit down dinner, The Larder will ensure the food and service of your function is the talk of the town.

All products are handmade at The Larder kitchen using the best quality local ingredients. The Larder provides comprehensive service with helpful advice on venues, service staff, beverage, entertainment and hire requirements.

The Larder's services include:

• Quality catering for wedding's functions and special events
• Cakes, tarts & patisserie - wholesale and retail
• Specialty celebration cakes
• Professional and friendly service staff
• A complete event can be organised through The Larder, including hireage, beverages, flowers and suggested venue.

Visit The Larder

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Gorgeous Flowers for your Byron Bay Wedding with Passion@ Flowers

If you're planning a wedding in the stunning surrounds of Byron Bay, then you will want every element of your wedding to accentuate the magical beauty of the region. The Bride's Diary knows that flowers are a key element in creating the look and feel of your wedding! We love the floral arrangements from local florist Passion@ Flowers... from bouquets to make you swoon through to gorgeous table arrangements, we know you will fall in love with the contemporary and colourful floral arrangements from Passion@ Flowers - we certainly did! 


Monday, September 27, 2010

Lisa Ford Photography

The Bride's Diary love love love these shots from Byron Bay wedding photographer Lisa Ford. She has really captured the stunning and unique Byron Bay environment, as well as the  romantic feel of the wedding day!

Lisa Ford is a professional photographer and an Associate of the Australian Institute of Professional Photography. Lisa specialises in wedding photography, and is available for many other photographic assignments. She is a resident of the Byron Shire.


Friday, September 24, 2010

Oceanside Weddings at The Ocean Shores Country Club

The Ocean Shores Country Club is ideally positioned oceanside and equipped to create your dream Northern New South Wales wedding, with a range of functions areas available. Set against two beautiful backdrops - the ocean and the golfing greens, there are so many stunning photo opportunities. 

The renowned Championship golf course is set in an area of natural flora with tidal lakes, rivers and mountain ranges as a backdrop. The course captures the picturesque beauty of northern New South Wales. The Ocean Shores Country Club is perched distinctly within the amphitheatre and the Club enjoys the most spectacular ocean views, down to the captivating Cape Byron and it's famous lighthouse. The outdoor area is just the ticket for whale watching throughout the whale migration season of May to November. 

The auditorium is The Ocean Shores Country Club largest function room, ideally seating 120 guests, however it is capable of seating up to 140 if required. It boasts some of the most breathtaking 180 degree ocean views over the Pacific ocean to the Byron Bay lighthouse. The room hosts a large dance-floor, and direct access to our main bar.

The Lounge is ideal for smaller, more intimate weddings, comfortably seating up to 40 people.

Reflections Restaurant comfortably seats 85 guests in a warm intimate setting. With direct access to the back patio, members often enjoy dinner in the comfort of the restaurant before moving onto the back patio to enjoy the panoramic hinterland views. Where privacy is not such a concern, we welcome bookings of up to 30 people to dine in the restaurant. Tables are arranged to your requirements.

If you prefer the outdoors, the club's patio offers relaxed dining with a backdrop of the golf course and picturesque mountain ranges. This is a very versatile area which can seat up to 80 people.

Visit The Ocean Shores Country Club

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Flowers on the Run

Flowers On The Run is a local Byron Bay Florist that has many years of experience creating beautiful, fresh, long-lasting wedding flowers for weddings in the Byron Bay area. From classically styled bouquets through to contemporary table centre-pieces, Flowers On The Run can create wedding style to suit any style of wedding. Here are just a few of the Flowers On The Run floral creations that The Bride's Diary have fallen in love with...

Visit to view more beautiful floral creations.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

A Picturesque Wedding at The Fig Tree Restaurant

Picture standing under an ancient fig tree with views of Julian Rocks, the Pacific Ocean and the iconic lighthouse of Byron Bay as you gaze into your future husband's eyes and say your vows. The ceremony then moves seamlessly to reception, all against this beautiful backdrop... The Bride's Diary thinks The Fig Tree Restaurant could be the perfect spot for your wedding! 

Positioned high on a hill under an enormous and ancient fig tree, with views extending all the way to Byron Bay, The Fig Tree Restaurant is a very special place to host your wedding. Boasting fine food and fabulous service, it will be more than just the view which leaves an impression on you.

With the restaurant onsite, your ceremony can lead straight into the reception with champagne, cocktails and canapes by the poolside, with stunning views over the hinterland - think absolutely stunning wedding photos!

The Fig Tree also offer boutique accommodation for the bridal parties pre-ceremony preparations or distinguished guests.

Visit The Fig Tree Restaurant

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Adam Hourigan Photography

Adam Hourigan Photography is based in Maclean, Northern NSW and covers all your photographic needs south from Coffs Harbour, through to Grafton, Maclean, Yamba, Lismore, Ballina, Byron Bay and north to the Gold Coast.

Specialising in wedding photography,
Adam Hourigan Photography delivers high quality images of your special day, and works with you to meet your exact requirements. Adam Hourigan Photography captures every aspect of your wedding, routinely covering from before the ceremony through to the start of your reception - however long it takes!

It's your wedding day! We can shoot to your own individual style - as well as injecting the freshness and spontanaity our photos are renowned for. Add to this our commitment to not just delivering pictures of your day, but artworks you will truly treausre for a lifetime.
Adam Hourigan Photography offers a range of package and finish options, including classy hardcover or leather-covered magazine-style albums, beautifully printed canvas prints, professional DVD slideshows, and opportunity to keep your precious memories on disc with high-resolution files. Visit Adam Hourigan's website and view the rates page for more information.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Welcome to The Bride's Diary - Northern New South Wales

We are delighted to announce that Australia’s premier bridal magazine, The Bride's Diary, is launching a new edition for Northern New South Wales…

We are so excited to bring our superb magazine to the Northern New South Wales region and we are receiving an overwhelming response! We are delighted to invite you to be included in Australia’s most elegant and stylish bridal publication and website. 

We look forward to bringing you many exciting features in our forthcoming Northern New South Wales edition and online at, including: fashion-forward bridal couture; stunning photographic shoots; sensational wedding styling ideas; and our new ‘Nothern New South Wales Weddings’ online Blog, dedicated to the Northern New South Wales region and specifically designed to promote our advertisers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Benefits of advertising with us include: a free wedding services directory listing, including editorial, contact details and photograph; free website listing and photograph on (which can be updated as required); free hotlink to your own website; free email response form; free leads of engaged couples enquiring about your services; and free copies of The Bride’s Diary to give to your clients. Our clients are also promoted within specialised editorial features throughout the publication each year.

Our dedicated team of professionals bring years of experience to everything we create and offer you unsurpassed excellence in personalised service. It is our mission to provide brides and grooms getting married with the highest quality and most creative, informative and enjoyable wedding magazines, books and website in Australia.