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Celebrating the Spirit of Women

20th January 2014

“I absolutely love working with women, so it was only natural to celebrate how amazingly special, strong and spiritual we all are.” Professional makeup artist, Natalie Hunter, has teamed up with some of the Sunshine Coast’s most talented people to create absolutely stunning images that depict a celebration of women. Read our interview with Natalie in our latest magazine on page 67 and see more of the incredible work these clever ladies have accomplished.  Dream Team Photographer: Robecca McLean Photographer Makeup artist: Natalie Hunter Makeup Artist Hair stylist: Sass & Niki’s Wedding Hair Florist: Willow Bud  

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It’s time to get your facial on, brides

14th November 2013

In the leadup to your big day, you want to look and feel fresh as a daisy. Smooth as a baby’s bottom. You know, glowing like a glowstick on a hot summer night at Carols by Candlelight. Well, except for the fluorescent part. And the stick part. And the highly poisonous part. Okay, so not at all like a glowstick, but glowing nonetheless.  //// Let’s face it, we all just want to look our most stunningly beautiful the day we are The Bride, so it’s time. Right now, it’s time to get your facial on. No matter whether you have…

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Weekly Round Up

27th September 2013

We have had a Winter like Spring and now we're enjoying a Spring like Summer. The Sunshine Coast is another level of perfection lately. We have a lot to be joyous about!  Just in case you missed it… Cassie & Paul's destination marquee wedding on a private property with fresh flower chandeliers. A stylish and tranquil luxury terrace house, perfect for wedding night accommodation in Montville. An idea for a gift for your guests they will enjoy with a scone. Convertible bridesmaid dresses that suit every body shape.  Pretty bridal hair and makeup for a bride that was described as…

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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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Bridal Lingerie Photo Shoot

28th March 2013

  Over this gorgeous Easter weekend, we are bringing you some of our fave styled shoots, coordinated by The Bride’s Tree team for our own free online wedding magazine. Our funky little rag is released each quarter, offering you the latest trends and positively toothsome style from decorations to fashion, from hair and makeup to photography.  We gather a contingent of only the very best Sunshine Coast wedding professionals to take part in these shoots, so you are treated to world class beauty in bridal styling. Today we are sharing with you a delightfully pretty and funky lingerie shoot we put…

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Pamper Tea Party

25th March 2013

  Who doesn’t love a high tea for a bridal shower? With pretty little cakes, ribbon sandwiches, vintage tea cups and every thing that is good and right with the world! But you know what’s hard? Baking, making sandwiches, and finding stacks of matching vintage tea cups. So don’t do it. The End.  Oh no, of course I wouldn’t leave you hanging like that my pretty little Sunshine Coast brides! Indeed I have a solution you will love. It comes in the form of everything done for you! In addition to mobile bridal hair and makeup styling, Allure Hair and Beauty offer mobile…

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Brooch Bouquet

4th March 2013

One super pretty trend to hit the wedding scene is bouquets made entirely from beads, crystals, brooches and other kinds of jewellery. Ultra glam, the beauty of these jewellery bouquets is unlike their flower counterparts, of course they do not wilt!  This beautiful little morsel is complemented with royal blue silk flowers and tied with a gorgeous ivory ribbon, pinned with a sapphire rhinestone. Gorgeous bride, Taryn (whose DIY styling we recently featured), ordered her brooch bridal bouquet online at Etsy store, Noaki Jewelry. Their customisable bouquets are carefully constructed with each little gem and brooch wired in to make…

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Lovers on the Range

17th February 2013

Last year we ran a competition on The Bride’s Tree daily wedding inspiration blog for one lucky reader to win a Styled Lovers Photo Shoot with the talented duo over at Wholehearted Studio Photography + Styling. The prize was absolutely awesome with not only a couple’s portrait shoot at an amazing Sunshine Coast location, but also styling for the shoot to notch up the perfection of it. To ensure every little detail was accounted for, the prize also included hair and makeup by Sunshine Coast hair and makeup artist, Sally Townsend Makeup Artistry to make for a final result that…

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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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Bridal Makeup Inspiration

16th January 2013

Whether or not you’re usually a makeup kind of girl, you want to give some good thought to how you will wear your makeup on your wedding day. Prettying up your face for the biggest day (not to mention the most photographed day!) of your life should be something you enlist the help of a professional for. A professional like Kylie or one of her team from KJ Artistry, amazing Sunshine Coast wedding makeup artists. Take a look at these absolutely gorgeous brides below, and see how different all of their wedding makeup designs are. From a beautiful period-style makeup with…

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