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2012 Tablescapes Trends

14th March 2012

How many people are asking you what your color scheme is for your wedding?  What are your tables going to look like?  Flowers?  Linens?  Plates?  Chargers?  Are you starting to get sick of all those questions?  Do you have no idea what to do with your tables and flowers?  Chargers! What are those?  Here is where P.S. & Associates Event Planning come in; they have designed a few table settings so that you can get an idea of what the trends and colors are for 2012. The Bride's Tree will be sharing some of their amazing creations for you over the…

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Kenilworth Homestead Wedding with Perfect Weather

13th March 2012

Gosh, we have had some interesting weather here on the Sunshine Coast this week! Cyclone warnings and sudden changes and all! Last Saturday’s brides must have been thrilled with their beautiful, fine day, though. I only hope this coming weekend’s brides are just as lucky. If your wedding is coming up this weekend, I have a nice story for you to lift your spirits. On Matt and Mandi’s wedding day, not only rain, but a cyclone was predicted. However, as you can see, it turned out to be an absolutely perfect day! A sweet ceremony was held at the “cute…

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Ivie White Bridal Accessories

12th March 2012

Sunshine Coast wedding accessories designer, Stephanie, of Ivie White, creates hand-crafted individual bridal hair pieces. Each piece is carefully custom made using only the finest pure silk fabrics, vintage and French laces, Swarovski crystals and pearls, beads and finishing. Their creations emanate a modern, stylish bride with a touch of vintage flair. From headbands to birdcage veils, and sweet flower hair pieces, each individual design is different from the last, as they are all custom made to the bride's specifications. If you want something unique for your Sunshine Coast wedding day, be sure to consider Ivie White. If you have…

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DIY Paper Flower Cones

11th March 2012

If you're anything like me, you've started your Monday with all manner of promises to yourself for the week. For me that means healthy eating, packing my son's lunches the night before school, instead of the morning of, which invariably leads to us running late. There are sometimes promises of mid-week facials and redoing my shellac nails before they start to flake, instead of two days after they do and I've already had myself a peeling party. There are keeping tidy promises, more exercise promises, (blog posts out on time promises…), and all of them I try my best to…

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Film of the Week

10th March 2012

Our third Film of the Week comes to us from Wild Bunch Weddings. The stand out for us in this film is the bride's absolutely amazing dress! My goodness, this is seriously one of the most amazingly gorgeous wedding gowns we have seen on a Sunshine Coast bride. Truly inspiring wedding fashion indeed.  Mieke and Brett were married at the gorgeous Maison la Plage Grove, Noosa. Their wedding ceremony was beautifully decorated by Love Bird Weddings, and they were fortunate enough to have stunning weather with beautiful sunset skies on the beach at Noosa.  Enjoy this wedding with its lovely…

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Photo of the Week

9th March 2012

We just LOVE this photo by Sunshine Coast wedding photographer, Penny Riddoch! We can only imagine what was said to cause this reaction from Nana! It's such a perfect moment to capture on camera, and I'm sure one of the favourites for this lucky couple, Alan and Helen, who held their small Maleny wedding ceremony and reception at The Reserve Restaurant.  Penny takes photos you dream of having on your wall and in your wedding photo album. Her passion for photographing weddings is simply put by the woman herself, "I love to photograph people who are in love." Still after…

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A Very Vintage Wedding Fair – WIN Tickets!

8th March 2012

It’s the wedding trend of the decade: vintage. We all love it to death, and there are so many variations on this very broad theme. So many ways to infuse a classic or kitsch feel to your Sunshine Coast wedding. So where do you find all of these ideas? A Very Vintage Wedding Fair, of course! When: March 24 & 25 Where: Bleeding Heart Gallery, Brisbane How much: $8 pre-sale, or $10 at the door. Group discounts for over four people available. More info and ticket sales: www.averyvintageweddingfair.com A Very Vintage Wedding Fair is like a wedding expo, where many…

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Bouquet Inspiration

7th March 2012

Puzzled by peonies? Confused by crysanthenims? Dazed over David Austin Roses? It's no wonder! Choosing flowers for your Sunshine Coast wedding can be extremely overwhelming, especially if your thumb is not even a pale shade of green.  The best place to start is finding out what you like. The good news is we have made this super easy with our flowers gallery, featuring some truly beautiful floral designs by Sunshine Coast florist, Blooms of Noosa. It has some beautiful floral arrangements in there, from bouquets to centrepieces and ceremony decorations. We've displayed a few of our faves below, but be sure to…

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Four Weddings Star on the Sunshine Coast

6th March 2012

  Sunshine Coast bride Yolanda and her now husband, Sam Rangihuna, found themselves in the midst of a reality TV show at their Marcoola wedding last year. The pair were married at Surfair, Marcoola, in front of their 65 guests, plus three other brides, and a Channel Seven film crew as they were contestants on Four Weddings, playing for a five-star fantasy honeymoon.   If you haven’t seen the show, basically four brides-to-be, who don’t know each other, attend each others’ weddings and rate them out of five in several different areas. The wedding with the most points wins. It’s…

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Matthew Eager Bridesmaid Dresses

5th March 2012

Lacking inspiration for your bridesmaid dresses? Prepared to be not only inspired, but spoiled for choice.  Matthew Eagar is an Australian designer, who kicked off his career at age 15, when he left school and struck out on his own designing gowns for small boutiques here and there. That was back in 1987. Now his designs are found in selected boutiques and department stores nation-wide. Ooh, we just love a dreamer come good story here at The Bride's Tree!  And we sure LOVE these ah-may-zing bridesmaid dresses for your Sunshine Coast wedding! From the island glamour to the fun party…

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