Thursday, January 20, 2011

Villa Vivante… a Unique Wedding Destination

Perched 750 feet above the Pacific Ocean is one of Australia's most dramatic luxury holiday homes. It's a vivid image of the beautiful villas on the Cote d'Azure in the South of France. The moment you arrive, you will be mesmerised by the stunning views on what is possibly the best any home can offer on the eastern coastline of Australia. 

Villa Vivante helps in bringing you closer to your dream destination wedding. One of the most romantic settings you'll ever envision, your wedding will be as private and elegant as you desire. Not only is Villa Vivante a unique wedding destination, it is a venue wedding dreams are made of. You're guaranteed to have incredible photographs and memories of your wedding - and that's exactly how your special day will be at Villa Vivante.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

David G Freund Photography

You’ve found the perfect dress… Your partner is everything you’ve ever hoped for… The ceremony and reception locations are magical… You also need a photographer who can give you the images you deserve. As an award-winning, fully accredited member of the Australian Institute of Professional Photography, David will consult with you to deliver the pictures you want in the style you desire. His natural wedding photography style is best described as timeless, classic and elegant, but his biggest asset is flexibility. From simple beach elopements through to the most lavish celebrations, David will shoot in the style that suits you.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Laser Expressions Personalised Circular Hand Fans

Combine these fan inserts with our Eco-Friendly Fan Handles for a personalised gift that your guests will appreciate on hot summer days! Perfect for your Northern NSW wedding!

Available from Weddingstar

Monday, January 17, 2011

Your Fairy Tale Wedding at the Fig Tree…

If your idea of a perfect wedding consists of standing under an ancient fig tree with views of Julian Rocks, the Pacific Ocean and the iconic lighthouse of Byron Bay, The Fig Tree could be the perfect spot for your wedding. With the restaurant onsite, your ceremony can lead straight into the reception with champagne, cocktails and canapes by the poolside. The Fig Tree also offers boutique accommodation for the bridal party, pre-ceremony preparations or distinguished guests. 

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 truly a very special place to hold a wedding. We can offer private luxurious and fully self-contained accommodation with an enviable ocean outlook, which is a fabulous and convenient option when hiring out The Fig Tree Restaurant for your function, event or wedding.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Hunter Vallery Gardens Hosts Wedding Open Day

Calling all brides-to-be! Hunter Valley Gardens & The Barrel Room at Tempus Two will host a Wedding Open Day on Sunday 6 February from 10am to 4pm, a must visit for couples planning upcoming nuptials. Offering everything required for an unforgettable day with a picturesque backdrop in award-winning gardens and enchanting reception venues, Hunter Valley Gardens is sure to make every wedding one to remember.

Couples can wander through the 10 international display gardens to select the ceremony location to suit their dream wedding. Advice will be on hand courtesy of Hunter Valley Gardens’ wedding team and local wedding suppliers to help with ideas for the perfect day.

 For those brides-to-be in need of inspiration for that gorgeous wedding look, a free Pamper Zone will be held throughout the Open Day, including mini-makeovers, hairstyles and wedding consultations.

Every couple attending the Open Day will go into the draw to win some great prizes, including the chance to win a free ceremony package and wedding night in the breathtaking Honeymoon Suite as well as other special offers provided by participating wedding suppliers.

Hunter Valley Gardens Wedding Experts Carly Harper and Sarah Hingeley say, “Our spectacular gardens and reception venues lend themselves to amazing settings. We do everything possible to ensure a perfect event for the bride and groom and their guests, so that the day leaves a wonderful lasting memory for all.”

As an incentive for attending the Open Day, couples who book a Garden Terrace or Barrel Room reception on the day will receive 50% off their wedding ceremony.

The latest addition to the Gardens, the Lakes Walk Rotunda offers the ultimate fairytale ceremony among a tranquil water setting.

If a reception venue is the order of the day, the beautiful Garden Terrace within Hunter Valley Gardens and The Barrel Room at Tempus Two Winery, is only a stone’s throw away.

Admission to view Hunter Valley Gardens for the Open Day is free for wedding couples. For further information and bookings please contact Sarah or Carly on 02 4998 4000 or email

Hunter Valley Gardens was awarded Best Function Caterer at the 2009 & 2010 Hunter Restaurant & Catering Awards for Excellence!

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Peppers Salt Resort & Spa, Kingscliff Weddings

Set on the picturesque coastline of Northern New South Wales, Peppers Salt Resort & Spa is a sanctuary of indulgence where a luxurious resort blends perfectly with its seaside location to create the ultimate wedding setting.

Located 15 minutes south of the Gold Coast and 30 minutes drive from Byron Bay, Peppers Salt Resort & Spa caters for small intimate weddings to lavish affairs for up to 220 guests.

The beautiful grounds within Peppers Salt Resort & Spa offer various settings suitable for your wedding day. A romantic beach wedding ceremony can take place only a short walk away from the resort on South Kingscliff Beach or a garden ceremony amongst the lush tropical gardens surrounding the resort. Our tropical lagoon offers a beautiful venue for medium sized receptions while the Ballroom is the perfect setting for a grand wedding celebration.

At Peppers Salt Resort & Spa our talented chefs have created a variety of plated and buffet menus featuring the freshest local produce for you and your guests’ enjoyment. We also offer an indulgent eight-course degustation menu certain to leave a lasting impression.

There is no doubt that your wedding and the celebration that follows is important to you.  At Peppers Salt Resort & Spa Kingscliff, our aim is to assist you in making the day a very special one for you and your guests. Our experienced wedding coordinators will ensure your special day comes together seamlessly.

Peppers Salt Resort & Spa is the perfect venue for hosting your guests with a variety of 345 luxuriously appointed one to three bedroom suites overlooking swimming lagoons, plunge pools, Salt Central Park or the ocean. For your wedding we can design exclusive packages for your guests.

And for guests still pondering on a gift we can add a Peppers gift voucher to your wedding gift registry for a future romantic Peppers getaway.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Lilykiss Boutique Wedding Invitations

The BD Team just loves beautiful stationery, and the Lemon Bottlebrush set from Lilykiss is no exception. The stunning stationery suite features an artistic take on the Australian native in a unique and charming style. The simplified illustrations exude modern glamour, while the monotone, soft dusky palette softens the bottlebrush into a truly beautiful invitation.

Based in the stunning Byron Bay area, Lilykiss thrives on new ideas and techniques and creates wedding invitations that offer you something different. LilyKiss prides itself on attention to detail, ensuring the best quality is carried through every element of our stationery, from envelope colours through to every illustration detail. At Lilykiss, we are designers as well as artists, which is why we like to consider each piece as an artwork - placement, colours, illustrations and fonts carefully chosen to create a style nothing short of divine. 

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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Ivory Bay – Designer Flowrs, Stylists for Weddings and Events

Ivory Bay is a unique and stylish wedding and event florist in the Northern NSW region, offering passion and understanding as part of a friendly and reliable service. Our florists at Ivory Bay have trained with the best wedding and event florists and designers in major cities, both in Australia and overseas, and have the passion and years of experience you can expect of a world class florist.

We have 7 years of local industry experience, wonderful business relationships with other local event and catering businesses and we have worked at the many beautiful locations for ceremonies and receptions, from beach to hinterland weddings, surf clubs and marquees to five-star resorts and magnificent private properties.

We offer a complete wedding flower and special event stylist service and combined with our hire service, you will fin Ivory Bay makes planning your special day a dream. The team at Ivory Bay listens to your needs and delivers the freshest and most beautiful flowers in far north NSW and south Queensland.