Real Wedding: Maddie + Sam at Flaxton Gardens

24th February 2015

Brisbane couple, Madeleine and Sam, carefully chose Sunshine Coast hinterland wedding venue, Flaxton Gardens, for the spot to say their vows and celebrate their holy matrimony with 80 of their closest family and friends.  A huge part of the appeal of have a destination wedding – albeit a fairly close destination wedding – was to revel in the planning process with weekend wedding planning mini-breaks in the 12 months leading up to the big day. Looking at venues and meeting suppliers was shuffled in-between soaking up the sun and cafe hangs at Cotton Tree. I can’t say I blame them,…

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Wedding Film: Caitlyn & Matt in Flaxton

27th January 2015

Caitlyn & Matthew // Short Wedding Film // Little White Wedding Chapel & Flaxton Gardens from Jasper & Ruby Visions on Vimeo. No soft romantic tinkling tunes and slow-motion gazes or glistening tear trickling down the face of this bride and groom. Oh no, this wedding highlights film is action-packed and high energy from start to finish. Such fun!  I think Jasper & Ruby Visions really captured the essence of these two happy people and their awesome guests at their Flaxton Gardens wedding. What do you think?  A-list Vendors Videography: Jasper & Ruby Visions Ceremony: The Little White Wedding Chapel…

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Through the Looking Glass

14th December 2014

Come with us on a journey as we go through the looking glass… This ceremony styling is like something from  a fairytale, and in the incredible hinterland setting of wedding venue, Flaxton Gardens, it is a sight to behold. Peering through the looking glass doors to the outrageously stunning view of the Sunshine Coast hinterland beyond… hola perfection.  Autumn colours have been used throughout the styling by talented sister duo, Style le Aisle, and followed through in the florals. We love this ceremony styling for a Sunshine Coast hinterland wedding in autumn.  So go on, take a little adventure through…

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Real Wedding: Cecile & Trent at Flaxton Gardens

11th December 2014

Cecile and Trent may just be the cutest couple we’ve seen. It definitely takes a very strong couple to work together and live together, as these two events planners do.  Trent proposed to Cecile in 2013 just as they both completed the Kokoda Trail. They wed in a beautiful ceremony at Flaxton Gardens, following it up with some sensational location shots around the hinterland in Flaxton and Maleny. They then head back to Flaxton Gardens to rejoin their 105 guests for a relaxed reception. Jennifer Oliphant was there to capture every moment of their special day.  “I wanted a Tiffany…

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Simple Elegance in the Hinterland

11th June 2014

Shelly and Elmsly are a gorgeous young couple, who were recently married at one of the Sunshine Coast hinterland’s premium wedding venues, Flaxton Gardens. They kicked off their wedding planning simply by ensuring their dream wedding photographer, Emma Nayler Photographer, was available, and say everything fell into place from there. Easy-going and carefree, this cute couple’s only theme concept was simple and elegant. They absolutely acheived this by cleverly choosing some of the hands-down best in the business wedding industry professionals to put together a perfect Sunshine Coast hinterland wedding. Shelly called on the ultimate professionals in floral design, Mondo Floral Designs, so…

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Real Wedding: Ema & Shaun in Flaxton

26th March 2014

The bride’s 1000-watt smile says it all! This here is a joyous occasion, and we’re so happy to share it with you all. Ema and Shaun were married at Flaxton Gardens after a lifelong romance that began for this gorgeous local couple in Grade 7 at Mooloolaba Primary School! Their family and friends flocked to Flaxton Gardens, where they were married in a ceremony with coastline views. Bridal party photos were taken on site amongst the gorgeous gardens and vineyard.  Tara Lee Photography was there to capture every moment of Ema and Shaun’s fabulous Flaxton wedding.  Wedding Day Priorities The most important…

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Real Wedding: Breeanna & Jack in Flaxton

3rd February 2014

Breeanna and Jack were married amidst 98 family and friends on the vineyard at Sunshine Coast hinterland wedding venue, Flaxton Gardens on their five year anniversary. It was their biggest priority to have their dream wedding photographer there to capture all the special moments of their day.  Their wedding album is full of stunning images by First Class Wedding Photography. View the full album here.  //// The Proposal  Jack proposed to me at the snow in NSW and recorded the proposal through recordable snow goggles. We arranged prior to the wedding for our videographer to put ‘our proposal into a…

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Just in case you missed it…

29th March 2013

The big news this week is that we have a bigger than Ben Hur giveaway on the go! On Monday we announced our Big Day Out With Your Besties competition was open. This means you, friends, have the opportunity to win a day full of pampering, including hair and makeup, a high tea, a photo shoot and a night away in the Sunshine Coast hinterland worth $5000!  The rest of the week was dedicated to showing you the wonderful work of the amazing and generous businesses who have donated their time and products to this competition.  All you need to…

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Wedding in Flaxton

26th March 2013

Nina and John enjoyed perfect weather for their Sunshine Coast hinterland wedding at gorgeous wedding venue, Flaxton Gardens. Carefully planned over their 18 month long engagement, this cute couple, who got together in an office romance, achieved the elegant vintage wedding they desired.  There were 70 guests at the Flaxton wedding, who were conveniently able to enjoy walking from the ceremony directly to the reception, as Flaxton Gardens have both a stunningly gorgeous spot to say your vows with the most incredible view, as well as a choice of reception locations. Delicious food is an absolute certainty in this place,…

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Rustic Vintage Real Wedding in Flaxton

16th September 2012

Janelle says planning her Sunshine Coast hinterland wedding was one of the most enjoyable experiences of her life. It was a dream come true to be able to plan an amazing day, not only for herself and her now husband, Shane, but also for their cherished family and friends to enjoy. Plus, Janelle really loves getting her craft on! Having rustic vintage elements in mind, Janelle DIYed her way to a gorgeous Flaxton wedding at Sunshine Coast hinterland wedding venue, Flaxton Gardens. Chalk boards and rustic wooden signage made for cute styling in the gorgeous setting. Delicious food for all…

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Hi, I’m Sally, Founder and Editor of The Bride’s Tree. Over the past 13 years I’ve written thousands of articles about all things wedding from tips and trends to etiquette and ideas. On this blog I bring you the best of Sunshine Coast and Brisbane weddings.