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Jessica and Darren at Hidden Grove Highlights

1st February 2012

Once your wedding day is over, what will you be left with? A dress you'll never wear again, maybe some leftover cake, some presents you love, some you… ahem, maybe find confusing/interesting/down-right odd, your memories of the day… and your photos and video.  As fast as your wedding day goes is just how fast you will start to forget the little details of your day. How amazing to have beautiful photos and film to look at and watch time and time again over the coming years. I'm sure Jessica and Darren will cherish their wedding day film by Velocity Images,…

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Off-beat Carnie Engagement Photos

31st January 2012

Nothing says true love like a day at a carnival with stuffed animals, ferris wheels, freaky mirrors, lock-jawed clowns and sugary treats, right? I mean if we have learnt nothing else from movies, we have surely come to know this to be true.  Laura and Zane sure do love each other, and they sure do have a blast in each others' presence. This fun pair enlisted the help of Julian Beattie to photograph a truly unique engagement session at Aussie World, Palmview, the closest you'll ever come to a permanent carnival on the Sunshine Coast.  Having an engagement photo shoot…

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Maroochydore Wedding Planned in Just Six Weeks!

29th January 2012

When Liesl and Kai discovered they were expecting twins three days after becoming engaged, they didn’t see the point in mucking around. So they spent six short weeks planning a simple Sunshine Coast wedding. Their ceremony was held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Buderim, followed by a cocktail-style reception with canapes for their 140 guests at Maroochy Surf Club, Maroochydore. Having spent a blissful seven years prior to the engagement together, Liesl and Kai knew that all that mattered to them for their wedding day was to have all their family and friends present, and make it a hell of…

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Angelique Bridal Jewellery

28th January 2012

If you are searching for some positively toothsome bridal accessories for your Sunshine Coast wedding, then look no further. The gorgeous Angelique Jewellery range is inspired by heirloom jewels, vintage finds and old world glamour – perfection for your wedding!  Angelique Jewellery blurs the line between costume and fine jewellery with its vintage detailing, such as filligree, enamel and hand-set stones. The bridal collection features amazing chandelier earrings and a pearl  bracelet cuff that we've pegged as our favourite and adds a touch of glamour to the romantic collection.  Angelique Jewellery is very affordable, and is available at Myer at…

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Photo of the Week

27th January 2012

Last Sunday, The Bride's Tree team attended the Sunshine Coast Bridal Showcase and had all sorts of fun meeting all of the wonderful Sunshine Coast wedding industry vendors and meeting the lovely people behind  them. We have to say, the Sunshine Coast has some pretty awesome wedding businesses creating world class wedding events across the region.  From super clever wedding invitation specialists to designers of custom couture gowns, from fun and energetic celebrants to creative ceremony and reception decorators, and everything in-between, we really have it all right here, locally at our pretty little french-manicured fingertips. And right here in our…

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10 Of The Best Wedding Finds in Buderim

26th January 2012

Sunshine Coast wedding planning just got a whole lot easier. Another "In Your Neighbourhood" assignment saw us visiting the lovely Buderim. Cute stores, vintage finds and fun and eco-friendly ideas for wedding decorations and DIY jewellery opportunities ensued. Plus, of course there's no passing up the great views with enormous potential for wedding ceremony locations and awesome reception venues.  No matter where you're holding your Sunshine Coast wedding, a visit to Buderim is worth the drive, even if it's not exactly in your neighbourhood. We hunted down some great bargains and had a lot of fun doing so! The other…

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Pretty Parasols

24th January 2012

A sweet alternative to the traditional bouquet or a pretty additional accessory is a parasol. Parasols have been carted about by the most lavish of ladies for centuries. They are both stylish and practical for Sunshine Coast weddings, as they certainly help to keep off the heat in our humid climate – their original intention for use!  Generally found in shades of white, shell, cream, and ivory, and featuring details of lace, silver, gold, and pine, there will surely be some suitable to your wedding styling. Sunshine Coast wedding planners, Circle of Love Weddings, offer hire of parasols right here on…

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Lisa Brown Bridesmaid Dresses

23rd January 2012

Lisa Brown's new Spring/Summer collection is full of simply stunning dresses with bridesmaid written all over them. Not literally, that would be quite tacky. These are worlds apart from insignia-style attire. Lisa Brown's designs from her Australian-made label are individual, feminine, and feel as beautiful on the skin as they look on the body. In her signature designs of flowing gowns with exquisite detail, you're sure to find a limited edition collection piece that's perfect for your girls and perfect for your Sunshine Coast wedding.  Lisa Brown uses a combination of hand washable silks, and her generous use of fabric…

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Romantic Maleny Manor Wedding

22nd January 2012

Deann and Gregg met three years before their Sunshine Coast wedding on a blind date, set up by a work colleague of Deann’s, who was sharing a flat with Gregg. She had a hunch these two would get on, and gee was she right! The pair describe themselves as best friends, and base their relationship on mutual respect and open, honest communication. Upon becoming engaged, Deann and Gregg wanted to lock in their dream location as soon as possible. With a theme of soft, elegant romance in mind, they certainly found what they were looking for in Maleny Manor. It…

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DIY Glass Jar Typography

21st January 2012

  Jars in wedding styling is certainly on trend at the moment. But how to make your use of jars different? Do-it-yourself personalised typography, that's how. Once again, Jordan from Oh Happy Day is here to help with a great idea for your bombonnieres that your guests will absolutely adore.  These sweet jars could be filled with anything from sweets to flowers, and they are an incredibly cheap way to add a special little detail to your wedding styling. Save the jars yourself, buy permanent marker from the shops and you're good to go.  Oh, you better check out Jordan's…

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