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The Prettiest of Maleny Wedding Days

7th April 2013

Heath broke the golden rule. It’s an honour code amongst mates – do not date your mate’s sister. Actually, Heath and Emily were great friends and joined at the hip, even before they started dating, so Emily’s big brother didn’t seem to mind too much.  Seven is the lucky number for this pretty pair – they were dating for seven months before Heath popped the question, and then they spent a further seven months planning their Maleny wedding. Well… Emily planned the wedding, anyway. Heath was more than happy to hand over the reigns, so the theme was left up…

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Spotlight on a Supplier: Fiona Duce

13th March 2013

The lovely Fiona Duce of Coastal Weddings is a fun, young, but highly professional Sunshine Coast wedding celebrant. We always have a good time and a laugh when Fiona is about the joint, because she is a naturally personable lass, and just always so very happy! We think her unbridled happiness must be because this very happily married woman sincerely enjoys being part of other couples’ journey into married life. But hey, enough speculating, because there’s simply no need – Fiona has answered all of our probing questions. So let’s train our spotlight on this star of the Sunshine Coast…

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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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Darling Bridal Accessories

25th November 2012

Recently one of our fave ever creative people showcased her incredibly gorgeous bridal accessories at vintage wedding and events fair, A Darling Affair, held on the Sunshine Coast. Heidi from Shut the front door imagines up some seriously stunning vintage-inspired bespoke designs any bride would feel a million bucks in.  Take a peek at the photos taken at the fair's fashion show by Hann's on Photography.  Peek-a-boo Fascinators Edelweiss Fascinator Kamilla wears Pearly Queen wreath Tatiana wears the Hydrangea Fascinator Florence Fascinator The incredible Lincoln top hat!   Shoot Credits Accessories: Shut the front door Make-up: Luna makeup and beauty, Coulture Makeup Artistry Hair: Altered…

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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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