As an admitted lover of all things paper, I can’t help but get a little giddy when anything from Minted pops into my inbox. Not only does this fabulous company put out some of the most fabulous invitations + stationery out there, but everything in the exclusive Minted collection is designed by an independent designer! How cool is that?! And get this, Minted ships to Australia for a low flat rate of $9.95 USD. Amazing, I know.
From classic to modern, whimsical to simple, you will find the most fabulous invitations and paper accessories at Minted. And the whole process is about as hassle free as you could imagine with a 100% satisfaction guarantee as well as the help of a Perfection Team member who will walk you through all the steps from etiquette to ordering! With incredible, high-quality papers and a variety of print methods (from flat to luxe letterpress), there’s an incredible invitation suite for every couple on any budget.
And get this, Minted now offers free recipient addressing on save the date and wedding invitations to help busy couples save a bit of precious time. Just for our SMP readers, Minted is offering 10% off + free shipping on their order! Head over here to activate the discount! Now go ahead, and get shopping, lovelies! xo
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My love for all thing bridal inspiration runs deep, that’s for sure. So I couldn’t be more excited to share with you all a seriously fabulous upcoming bridal fair chock full of ideas and inspiration for couples planning pledges + parties: First Comes Love. The carefully curated event will feature independent retailers and vendors that are serious about style and designers of goodness! Sounds fabulous, no?
Founded in 2010 by the award-winning artists and graphic designers of Studio Bomba, First Comes Love will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2013, at the iconic St. George’s College in Perth, Western Australia. Filled with fabulousness from start to finish, this bridal fair is the perfect inspiration stop for couples planning alternative and perfectly personalized weddings and celebrations. From vendor displays, fashion shows, a hair + makeup lounge, photography and stationery galleries to sips + bites and even live music, this is an event not to be missed! And get this, lovelies, each attendee will receive a goodie bag including a pocket directory of exhibitors!
Admission is just $10, and can be paid at the door. Head over here for more details about this not-to-be missed inspiration fest! And in the mean time, be sure to enter for your chance to win a pack of Mitchell & Dent prints (valued at $350). To enter, simply comment on this post with which vendor you’re most excited to see at the First Comes Love event! A winner will be randomly chosen and announced on Friday, September 27, 2013. Best of luck, SMPers! xo
Photo Credits: Angela Higgins
When it comes to finding a wedding venue combining breathtaking mountain views and fabulous amenities, my dears, look no further than Wandin Hunter Valley! And this upcoming Sunday, the first of September, 2013 from 10am until 2pm, you can see all this stunning locale has to offer at Wandin Weddings Open Day. This fabulous + free event features local wedding vendors and complimentary canapés + wine! Come and see how your dream wedding can come to life at Wandin Hunter Valley!
This incredibly unique venue located in Hunter Valley, Lovedale, boasts a stunning Cricketers Pavilion (a mini replica of the famous Lords Pavilion in the UK), which features a large verandah and breathtaking views! And with some incredible spots to say “I do,” only your creativity can limit the options to wow your guests with a Wandin Hunter Valley wedding. The space holds up to 120, and couples can customize their menu to work with a choice of award-winning wines. And get this, with on-site Tuscan style villas for rent, you can let your guests make a weekend of your big day. Sounds pretty perfect to me, my dears!
This incredible event is totally free of charge, and there is no need to register! Simply show up and fall in love with the gorgeous grounds and venue! And should you have any questions, Wandin Hunter Valley’s weddings and events manager will be on site all day to personally answer any of your questions and to book personalized wedding packages! And there’s just one more thing, my dears, the first 75 couples through the door will receive a copy of Your Hunter Valley Wedding Planner magazine! Enjoy, lovelies! xo
Cake: Hello Naomi / Styling: Carina Brezeanu / Photography: MMG Photo + Cinema