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Real Wedding: Lauren & Brendan in Coolum

7th May 2015

Lauren wanted to feel relaxed and prepared on the day she married her sweetheart of eight years, Brendan. Everyone remarked at how at peace Lauren was in the lead up to their special day. Lauren attributes her carefree demeanor to being completely organised and to surrounding herself with her friends in the days leading up to the wedding. Read what the bride had to say about her special day in her own words…  Making the most of the experience Leading up to the day all I had in my mind was everyone’s comments on how quick the day goes, so…

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The Beauty Case Files

15th April 2015

The gals from The Beauty Case are rocking some stunning looks we couldn’t help but notice, so we’re sharing some of the looks that are making them kind of a big deal in the bridal beauty world right now.  1. Dewey and gorgeous – this look lets the radiance do the talking with a hint of bronze for definition. Photo by Ale & Kim 2. Fresh young thang with a hint o’ vintage in hair and makeup. Oh, and fabulous brows! Photo by Kye Norton Photography 3. Hollywood Starlet! That is all. Photo by Ale & Kim.  4. There is…

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19 Sunshine Coast Wedding Ceremony Spots

24th March 2015

Have you seen our pin board galleries dedicated to hot spots for Sunshine Coast wedding ceremonies?  There are 19 different locations for you to admire and consider, and let me tell you brides, this is only a drop in the ocean. There are an outstanding number of beautiful ceremony spots here on the Sunshine Coast. Most of these are beach locations, but let us know if you find these galleries useful and we will work towards creating more! Comment below or connect on our Facebook page. 

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Classic Beauty for the Beach Bride

3rd February 2015

A beach wedding can be as casual or as classically elegant as you see fit, lovely Sunshine Coast brides. Take our gorgeous model, Kirra, here. Sporting a relaxed chignon hair style and natural, but striking makeup, the elegance is amplified in a couture gown by Erin Clare Couture.  “Ella” was created with laser cut lace and layers of soft tulle. The illusion neckline and plunging back are delicately embellished with this unique lace. Adding to the polished bridal look, an exquisite posy bouquet of cream and dusty pink roses with dusty miller leaves, and an arrangement of fresh florals in Kirra’s…

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Happy Holidays from The Bride’s Tree

22nd December 2014

It is time for us to sign off for another year. Wow, hasn't it been a simply wonderful year of glorious Sunshine Coast wedding inspiration! We have adored every minute, bringing you the very best this region has to offer. If you weren't already aware, let me just let you in on a little secret: the Sunshine Coast is a hub for weddings. It is not only a popular South-East Queensland wedding destination, it's one of the highest grossing region for weddings anywhere in Australia. It is up in the top wedding destinations in Australia, and people from all over…

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Real Wedding: Melitta & Trent at Maleny Retreat

17th December 2014

Trent and Melitta initially bonded over play dough creations and sand pit adventures. They first met at their pre-school, where they both grew up, on Bribie Island, however it was quite a number of years later and a day at the races that saw them come together.  After six blissful years together, Trent proposed, and what followed was a “westival” at Maleny Retreat. “A westival?”, you ask. Indeed, a wedding-meets-festival that has the key elements of a relaxed atmosphere, live music, great food, oodles of space and every friend and every family member that could be gathered to celebrate. Maleny Retreat is…

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Real Wedding: Jodi & Zac in Eumundi

24th November 2014

Jodi was a self-proclaimed non-bride bride. This is most certainly reflected in her off-beat bridal fashion – full sequins in a champagne/soft peach and red lips and nails.  Jodi and her beau, Zac, were married at the most stunningly gorgeous private property, home to a tree a Disney animated musical should be set in, which became the magical backdrop to their ceremony.  Maybe it was because she shares her name with the bride, but Jodi McDonald the photographer felt so welcome at this wedding, she says it felt less like work and more like being a guest at a very…

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DIY Just Married Garland

6th November 2014

  There is one part of your wedding that does not need to be fancy-pants. No matter whether you’re having a farm picnic wedding with cowgirl boots and hay bales and a pig on the spit, or a formal sit down dinner in a fine dining restaurant, your Just Married sign is destined for simplicity. Of course that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun with it and make it super cute! We love this DIY that brings a bit of old school charm and a time honoured tradition back to life. Everybody loves a Just Married garland with stringed cans hanging…

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Real Wedding: Karamea & Chris in Noosa

22nd September 2014

Perth couple, Karamea and Chris, brought a contingent of 70 guests with them to celebrate their nuptials in Karamea’s hometown of Noosa by the beach. Karamea’s grandmother and best friend were also precious cargo, travelling from New Zealand to be with the happy couple on their Noosa wedding day.  Planning a destination wedding, Karamea says her best decision was to hire a wedding planner from First Class Functions to both help arrange everything pre-wedding, and also coordinate a smooth sailing event on the day.  Their classic beach styled wedding with soft apricot colour theme was captured by photographer, Katja Anton AKA Weddings.  “Chris…

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