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Brisbane Celebrant Prices

Brisbane Celebrant Price I often get asked, why do Marriage Celebrants charge what they do? Many people assume that a Marriage Celebrant just rocks up on the Wedding Day, performs the ceremony and that’s it, all over in 20 minutes! This simply isn’t the case. A Marriage Celebrant needs to do a lot more than […]

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Your Dream wedding dress

Where do you start on your search to find your dream wedding dress within your budget? The search for the perfect wedding dress can be overwhelming, there’s so many different styles and colours and then you need to find one you like and that suits your body shape.  Then… of course suits your budget! Most […]

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DIY wedding ideas

Planning a wedding can be overwhelming in a lot of ways but mostly in terms of the budget! There are many things you can do yourself that can help keep the cost of your wedding and wedding reception down, and they don’t have to look ‘cheap and nasty’.  If you plan in advance and are […]

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Wedding planning

Planning your wedding… Phew it can be overwhelming for some and for others a dream come true!  I loved planning my wedding and wish I could do it again! LOL Here’s a list of some of the key (but certainly not all) items you need to think about and hopefully help you get started. I’ve […]

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Wedding cakes

Planning for your wedding can be overwhelming, there’s a lot to consider and budget for.  Your wedding cake is an obvious one but the cost can be a surprise to planning brides.  My best advice is to allow yourself plenty of time to research and consider the type of style and flavour of wedding cake […]

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Wedding bombonieres

Wedding Bombonieres Wedding bombonieres (Italian) are also known as wedding favours and are small gifts given to guests are your wedding as a ‘thank you for attending’.  While it’s certainly not ‘compulsory’ it is generally expected and can add an unexpected cost to your wedding budget. There are many options to keep the costs down […]

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Wedding dress

If you have started to think about a style for your wedding dress for your wedding, it can be overwhelming, so many styles, so many colours, so many large pricetags! Here’s 15 wedding dress shopping tips to read first. Here’s some 2015 style inspiration: Harpers Bazaar – Best looks bridal week spring 2015 Brides.com – […]

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Wedding flowers

Wedding flowers obviously play a large part in a bride’s planning.  There’s a lot to decide; which wedding flowers, which colours, what size, what’s in season, make your own or pay someone to make your bouquet etc etc I went down the route of purchasing beautiful peonies from a flower market and creating our own […]

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Wedding Cakes

Searching for wedding cakes? Trying to decide on your wedding cake with everything else you need to organise can be a painful process if you don’t already have something in mind. Mention the word ‘wedding’ and the price goes up, consider your local baker or Cheese Cake shop also, worth a look. Here’s a few […]

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Bridal Party Gifts

For every bride there is always so much to do leading up to the wedding!  It can be overwhelming and stressful.  But that’s no reason to leave your bridal party gifts to the last minute. It is custom to provide bridal party gifts to say thank you for being part of your wedding day and […]

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100 ways to save money on your wedding

Save money on your Wedding Day So the day you have been dreaming about is fast approaching and its very exciting but mention the word ‘Wedding’ and you will know that costs can easily spiral out of control! Wedding flowers for the bridal party, family, wedding ceremony, wedding reception, wowsers! That’s just one small part.  […]

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Simple questions to help design your wedding

Questions to help design your wedding Martha Stewart’s wedding website has put together a great list of Wedding budget tips and advice.  These questions can help with selecting your wedding and reception venues and details for your ceremony and for your wedding reception.  It includes this great wedding venue question sheet to help ask the […]

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