A Quick Guide to Bridal Hair Pieces

16th September 2013

The fine folks from SimplyBridal have come at us again with some sage advice for all of you beautiful Sunshine Coast brides out there. This time it’s all about your little noggins with A Quick Guide to Headpieces… So what will you be wearing atop your fine crown, fair lady? Tell us in the comments below. Or, if you need some further inspiration, here are some gahmayzing Australian bridal accessory designers, who can help you out with plenty o’ that. 

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Staying Cool at Summer Weddings

9th September 2013

For those of you reading this who are local to the Sunshine Coast, you will know just why today we are talking about Summer already. It’s just come Spring, but we have been enjoying glorious weather for weeks and weeks now. The last entire month of winter was not just pleasant. It was not simply fabulous. It was not merely outrageously gorgeous weather. Oh no, it was a spend-every-waking-moment-outdoors, picnics-every-day-for-lunch, where’s-my-bikini-I’m-skipping-school-for-the-beach level of beeyootiful only our piece of the globe does this well.  So only days into Spring, we are anticipating a stunning, but sizzling summer on the Sunshine Coast….

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3rd September 2013

Rrrrrruff! Row-row-roww… that was the sound of your best friend’s little heart breaking when he discovered he wasn’t invited to your Sunshine Coast wedding. You wouldn’t leave your child at home on your special day, right? Then why leave the pug? Including a fuzzy pal requires a bit of planning, so SimplyBridal has gone ahead and done the brainstorming for you. Consider these super suggestions and you are set! Plus, lookee how cute! Thumbnail images of a cute-as-a-button rottweiler at his mum and dad’s wedding by Alan Hughes Photography. He loves puppy dogs at weddings, and we love him for that!…

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Head Table 101

12th August 2013

A seating chart at your actual wedding ceremony isn’t always necessary, traditionally all of the members attending in support of the bride sit on one side and the members attending to support the groom are on the other side. Many couples have chosen to abandon this tradition, as they believe that through their union, everyone is family so there shouldn’t be a seating plan. Now, putting together a seating arrangement for the reception is a whole other ball game. Does the happily married couple prefer a sweetheart table, or would they rather be surrounded by their bridal party, or their…

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Something Borrowed

2nd June 2013

Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue – four little items or adornments you can have with you on your wedding day are said to bring you good fortune for your married life. It’s a sweet tradition many brides incorporate into their wedding day.  Last week, we covered your Something Old. Now Simply Bridal are bringing us a few out-of-the-box ways to find your Something Borrowed.  Thumbnail image by Alan Hughes Photography

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Flowery Speech

9th April 2013

Some brides pick their flowers by colours, others by scent, but if you’re a poet at heart, choose your flowers by meaning. Build your bouquets and centrepieces into a love letter to your fiance, your friends and family. The universal symbol for romance is a red rose, but in actuality, they symbolise passion, along with carnations, coral roses and tulips, according to our blog contributor today, Simply Bridal. So many pretty flowers, so much to learn!  The beautiful bouquet in the thumbnail image above is by Sunshine Coast wedding florist, Twig & Blossom.     

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Wedding Day Emergency Kit

28th February 2013

Sure, you might have considered throwing a couple of Panadol, bandaids and your lippie in your bridesmaid’s purse to keep close by on your Sunshine Coast wedding day for just incasies. However, have you thought about hem tape in case your dress hem is caught on something? Or static spray in the event that you end up with an unintended bustle at your butt? Superglue for broken heels? What about spare earring backs? Eyedrops? No, we hadn’t either!  Simply Bridal have come to the rescue with this awesome checklist for your own wedding day emergency kit… Now it may not…

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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.