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33 signs to help your guests navigate your wedding

4th February 2015

One thing I find super helpful at a wedding is signage. When you arrive at a wedding as a guest, you feel a bit like you surrendered your life and personal preferences into the hands of the people who planned the affair. You’re prepared to follow any which instruction that is given, so if it’s on a sign, knowing where to go and when is made a whole lot easier. Wedding signage can tell you where to sit, where to put things, what they are (food or drink), what’s happening next; or they can give you a feeling. Let’s take…

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The Enchanted Forrest Wedding Inspiration

17th July 2014

We were nothing short of mystified and marvelled by this simply enchanting styled shoot. The Enchanted Forrest comes to life in wedding styling beauty on another level.  We are particularly lusty for the fresh flower necklace, featuring delicate mini succulents, created by Poppy Lane Flowers By Design.  Take a peek at a few of the shots from the shoot by Life and Love Photography.  Reception table styling is all about richness and the mystique of the forrest with deep dark wood, moss and branch centrepieces, and purple highlights.  Cloud Nine Weddings styled this table, adding goblets and crystal to amp up the romantic…

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We Love Martha Stewart

1st April 2013

Ooh, we love us some Martha Stewart here at The Bride’s Tree! So you will understand why we were jumping around like excited kids, who just realised they still had some Easter Bunny chocolate left after the Easter weekend (which never happens to us), when we discovered Wedding Favours Australia is one of the only approved retailers of Martha Stewart Weddings decorations in our land of Oz. Eeeep!  What absolute pom pom glory, lantern wonder and doily delight we are treated to today! These beauties come in sets, which are easily assembled upon delivery and come in several beautiful colours,…

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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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Boho Tile Wedding Gift

20th January 2013

  Guest blog post by Hayley Shum of Wholehearted Studio Styling, who is our resident thing finder, on the hunt for the cutest, most unique wedding decorations, gifts, favours and props to be found locally on the Sunshine Coast.   When I first saw these boho vintage effect tiles at Willow & Bird in Cotton Tree I fell in love. I mean head over heels in love. I just adore it when I find something that is not only handmade locally, but on trend as well. To date I own three of these, and plan to continue collecting them for an eclectic feature above my…

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Blackboard Bunting

16th December 2012

  Guest blog post by Hayley Shum of Wholehearted Studio Styling, who is our resident thing finder, on the hunt for the cutest, most unique wedding decorations and props to be found locally on the Sunshine Coast.   If you have been reading wedding blogs lately you would have noticed that the old school blackboard has made a big comeback recently! Wedding decorators, brides and stylists alike are making use of the humble blackboard in their wedding day.  There are many ways you can make use of blackboards, but for a blackboard with a more modern twist, check out these hand…

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Message in a Mason Jar

9th December 2012

  Guest blog post by Hayley Shum of Wholehearted Studio Styling, who is our resident thing finder, on the hunt for the cutest, most unique wedding favours to be found locally on the Sunshine Coast.   One of the big trends that has been taking weddings, events and homewares by storm is the humble Mason jar. First made in 1858 in Philadelphia America by tinsmith John Landis Mason, the Mason jar has become an iconic jar that is sought after by many collectors. So you can imagine my pure delight when I saw that one of my favourite local stores, Willow & Bird, located right…

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Wooden Placecards and Guest Book Idea

3rd December 2012

  Guest blog post by Hayley Shum of Wholehearted Studio Styling, who is our resident thing finder, on the hunt for the cutest, most unique wedding favours to be found locally on the Sunshine Coast.   If you have been shopping lately you would have noticed one of the big trends hitting stores is wooden accessories. Wooden watches, sunnies and earrings to name a few are taking home wares and fashion stores by storm.  So why not carry this trend over into your wedding day!  These beautiful wooden postcards and gift tags would make for one very cool wedding guest book…

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Vintage-look Glass Float Favours

26th November 2012

  Guest blog post by Hayley Shum of Wholehearted Studio Styling, who is our resident thing finder, on the hunt for the cutest, most unique wedding favours to be found locally on the Sunshine Coast.   Glass floats have been around for a long time! They were once used by fishermen to keep their fishing nets or lines afloat. Although they aren't used anymore they have become very popular collectors' items for beach-style decorators or the avid vintage collector.  When I came across these little beauties in Willow & Bird Cotton Tree, I instantly pictured them as favours or decorative pieces…

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Blackboard Heart Favours

19th November 2012

  Guest blog post by Hayley Shum of Wholehearted Studio Styling, who is our resident thing finder, on the hunt for the cutest, most unique wedding favours to be found locally on the Sunshine Coast.   On my travels I recently came across these gorgeous blackboard hearts from Maleny homewares haven, Giddy & Grace. Priced from only $2.50 each these would make perfect favours that could also double up as your place seating as well. Placed on a contemporary white plate with a napkin they could fit a more modern setting, or to channel that old school vintage charm you could…

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