Seaplane Proposal

26th January 2016

We heard about the sweetest ever Valentine’s Day proposal over the weekend. Here is the story from the bride herself, Kandis Laughton, who is now engaged to her 10-year-long sweetheart, Brae. The pair live in Mooloolaba with their 2-year-old son.  “14 has always been a significant number to me, I don’t know why, I just love it! The night before Valentine’s Day, Brae informs me he has to start work at 5.30am (usual start is 8am.) My son and I woke to a phone call from Brae’s mum, she says “I dont know how you feel about this, but I…

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Sunshine Coast Bridal Showcase | Summer 2016

13th January 2016

This is a very important event to note in your calendars Sunshine Coast brides! That is if you happen to like getting discounts, winning prizes, meeting your wedding suppliers and generally indulging in a day of wedding planning goodness...


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Wedding Planning Checklist

16th June 2015

From announcing your engagement to putting down your deposits to sending out your thank you notes after the big day, our wedding checklist has considered every little detail. So you don’t have to! This can only lead to a carefree Sunshine Coast wedding day.  When every task is accounted for, all you need to do is check them off as you successfully navigate the planning of your Sunshine Coast wedding.  All of our planning tools are free for you to download and print. You can make a whole scrapbook of these babies and your wedding planning becomes an absolute breeze. …

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How to Style a Vintage DIY Wedding

9th March 2015

Beautiful bride, Taryn, married her long-time love, Ben, in a sweet vintage-inspired wedding with loads of little details we just love. This is one of the prettiest DIY weddings we have ever seen, so we simply had to share with you how clever she is!  //// Taryn and Ben had been together eight years when they got engaged, so they didn’t see the sense in waiting too much longer to call each other husband and wife. And so they gave themselves only six months to plan and execute their dream wedding. A love of craft and styling, and also time…

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Pin Board: Wedding Planning Loveliness

3rd March 2015

Are you ready for some beautiful, brides? Today’s post is all about oohing and aahing at the pure loveliness that is the CL Weddings and Events wedding planning pin board here on The Bride’s Tree. I’ve given you a little taste here, but you seriously need to click for more pretty, pretty, pretty! 

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Weekly Round Up

13th February 2015

Monday went off with a bang and a stunningly gorgeous summer wedding shoot with inspiring beauty, fashion, styling and florals.  Then we had one amazing Sunshine Coast wedding cake creator share her five fave cakes from the past year.  I reviewed a Maleny wedding venue with its own chapel that boasts one of the most gorgeous panoramic views on the coast.  We shared a whole pin board full of floral lovin'.  And finished off the week with a sweet-as-pie pre-wedding film, that will really get you in the mood for Valentine's Day!    A-List Vendor of the Week Melanie McNiven…

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{OUT TODAY} The Bride’s Tree Summer 2015

2nd February 2015

Our amazing, gorgeous Summer edition of The Bride’s Tree Magazine is out today! I am so thrilled to share this beautiful bunch o’ pages with you. I hope you find as much inspiration from flipping through its pages as I did putting it together. There are four stunning real weddings in there – two Maleny weddings, a Montville wedding, a Flaxton wedding. We also coordinated two styled shoots that could not be more opposite from one another – the first took place on the shores of Shelly Beach, Caloundra, while the other was an Australian bush theme at a very…

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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.