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Real Wedding: Katie & Anthony in Caloundra

5th February 2015

Away from the prying eyes of their 70 wedding guests, Katie and Anthony shared their own private moment on their wedding day with a “first look” prior to their wedding ceremony. It is non-traditional, but a growing trend in weddings that we are quite keen on, as a matter of fact. It’s really sweet to have that intimate moment between two people, who are about to become husband and wife. This pair, who met on Australian dating site, eHarmony, are definitely not ones to be tied down by tradition. They put their own personal flair on their Caloundra wedding day…

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Classic Beauty for the Beach Bride

3rd February 2015

A beach wedding can be as casual or as classically elegant as you see fit, lovely Sunshine Coast brides. Take our gorgeous model, Kirra, here. Sporting a relaxed chignon hair style and natural, but striking makeup, the elegance is amplified in a couture gown by Erin Clare Couture.  “Ella” was created with laser cut lace and layers of soft tulle. The illusion neckline and plunging back are delicately embellished with this unique lace. Adding to the polished bridal look, an exquisite posy bouquet of cream and dusty pink roses with dusty miller leaves, and an arrangement of fresh florals in Kirra’s…

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Purple Wedding Makeup

6th June 2013

When coming up with your wedding colour theme, you may choose a colour that really works on all levels. Like this lovely bride, Ashleigh, who married her beau, Steven, in pretty coastal Caloundra. Ashleigh’s wedding was infused with a beautiful deep royal purple, and she managed to use the colour in absolutely everything from her bridesmaids’ gowns to her bouquet, from ribbon and floral decorative elements, and even down to her eye makeup!  We love this bold look for a bride, it’s something different to wear on your wedding day, but not too far out of the box, either. This…

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Just in case you missed it…

26th January 2013

This week we have been super dooper inspired by all of the amazing real weddings and styled shoots arriving in our inbox, if it were possilbe to be over-inspired, that's what we would be! There are so many exciting blog posts coming your way, lovely Sunshine Coast brides, let me give you the scoop!  In the meantime, let us take a look at the week that was, which was filled with beautiful little details, fabulous ideas, grand themes, beauty tips, awesome local finds and people we love.  We kicked off the week on Monday with another fabulous guest blog from…

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Top 10 Easy Bridal Beauty Tips

23rd January 2013

Sunshine Coast makeup artist and beauty blogger, Sally Townsend Makeup Artistry, is definitely someone in the know when it comes to beauty matters. And when it comes to your wedding, beauty really matters! So we asked Sally to give us all her best beauty tips to get you in tip top condition for your big day.  In the lead up to your wedding, it will surely dawn on you that this may be the most photographed day of your entire life. With all eyes on you both on the day and in all the photos and film later on, you…

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Just in case you missed it…

10th November 2012

It has been yet another beautiful week on the Sunshine Coast, which is without a doubt living up to its name. It is no wonder this is the most popular time of year to be married here. The sun has been shining, our beaches are sparkling with white sand and blue waters, air is so clear, the view from the hinterland is endless.  We have also had a wonderful week at The Bride's Tree HQ, as we have found ourselves terribly inspired by all of the amazing Sunshine Coast wedding professionals once again.  Monday we kicked off with one of…

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Woodlands Styled Anniversary Shoot

13th September 2012

This beautiful couple adored their wedding day last year so much, this year for their first anniversary, they decided to get all dressed up again. An anniversary photo shoot, or wedding day do-over, or trash the dress photo shoot is something many couples are doing. It gives you an opportunity to put that beautiful wedding dress on again and reminisce about the day you became husband and wife. Maria and Jarryd decided to do something a little bit special with their anniversary shoot. They asked the amazing Sunshine Coast stylist extraordinaire Hayley from Wholehearted Studio to help them come up…

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Makeup Design of the Week

9th June 2012

So you want to know if you can look pretty, sexy, glamourous and on-trend on your wedding day… The simple answer is, yes indeedy-do! Today's makeup design of the week was created by Sunshine Coast wedding makeup artist, Sally Townsend Makeup Artistry, for Volume 1 of The Bride's Tree free online bridal magazine vintage glamour styled shoot. This striking design is a charcoal smokey eye makeup design with distinct feminine touches with pretty pink detail and a lilac-based nude lip. The focus is on the eyes with super glamourous false lashes and defined eyebrows, creating a vintage style with a…

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Top Tips for Perfect Wedding Day Skin

29th February 2012

Argh! I'm engaged! How am I going to get my skin in order before the date of my Sunshine Coast wedding? Is it too late to start now? What if I make it worse?  Never fear, Sally Townsend Makeup Artistry is here. Sally's whole job is to make the bride look like her most beautiful self on her wedding day, so she highly recommends making sure your skin is in order well before the big day. Sally has offered up her favourite basic skin care practices, which she recommends to all of her brides.   IT'S WHAT YOU PUT IN …

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