With all the abundance of natural beauty in Australia, there’s no surprise that stunning wedding flowers are widely available and showcased at weddings nationwide. Whether filled with local florals or exotic blooms that were flown in for the occasion, these six bouquets are some of our faves from weddings across Australia, so take a peek!
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Even if you consider yourself to be a self-tanning aficionado, doing a trial run at least a week in advance of your Big Day is an absolute must. Before the main event, make sure your entire body has been thoroughly exfoliated, and that any necessary hair removal has taken place at least 12 hours prior, before applying self-tanner, and you’re practically guaranteed a gorgeous, even glow!
Photography: Jerome Cole Photography
They say it takes a village to raise a child, but it takes a family to throw a great wedding. And this Australian affair is definitely a great wedding. From the Bride’s stunning Karen Willis Holmes lace-bodice gown to the ceremony arbor constructed by the Groom and flowers arranged by the Bride’s mother and sisters, this wedding is full of love and lovely details, all captured by At Dusk Photography. See it all here.
From The Bride…Our color palate was neutral, incorporating blue and grey tones. We tried to encapsulate a relaxed but elegant vintage feel while taking advantage of the beautiful coast line and surrounding ourselves with a mix of white florals and Australian native flowers.
Ben made our bamboo arbor that we we married beneath. He also made the chalk boards that greeted our guests. Ben also made the photography peg board that our friends and family took happy snaps and pegged them on to twine for us. We also did our own florals. My mother and two sisters went to the Sydney flower markets the day before the wedding at 3am to choose the florals and we spent much of the day before the wedding putting together all of the flowers for the day.
We also put together our own sweets table for the day, which formed part of our favors for our guests. We put together seed bags so that our guests could watch our love grow and hand made place settings from chocolate and lavender.
Photography: At Dusk Photography | Floral Design: DIY (Bride And Mother Of The Bride) | Wedding Dress : Karen Willis Holmes | Cake: All Things Sweet By Carissa | Hair & Makeup: The Bridal Hair Co | Celebrant: Claire Belford | Venue: Moby Dicks
With a country as naturally stunning—and sprawling—as Australia, it can be tough to narrow your choice of locale when there are so many equally gorgeous options to choose from, so we picked out five of our top favorite jaw-dropping venues to help make your choice a little easier!
5 Jaw-Dropping Australia Wedding Venues
Peppers Beach Club & Spa Palm Cove (shown above): This Tropical North Queensland resort was designed with the Mediterranean in mind, featuring tropical gardens, palm trees, and a relaxed-open air design that makes for an ultimate destination feel . See it here.
Coombe Melba Estate: This gorgeous estate is located on seven sprawling acres of lush gardens, and is home to a newly-restored motor house and clock tower, that will surely set the scene. See it here.
Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel: The darling waterfront hotel is at once retro and modern, and we can’t imagine any better background for a nautical-themed wedding than its striped beach umbrellas! See it here.
Kooyonga Golf Club: Only 15 minutes from central Adelaide, this private club features a gorgeous modern clubhouse atop sweeping panoramic views of the championship golf course and sand hills below. See it here.
Photography: Sass Studios
There are two things I’ll never tire of – gorgeous gowns and beautiful blooms. Well, this gorgeous shoot from Flossy is overflowing with both, making me one seriously happy blogger this morning. With floral design by Rose & Bud and dresses from Cleo Borrello, this gallery is filled to the brim with the most stunning inspiration.
From Flossy…We spent a gorgeous, overcast Autumn afternoon capturing the amazing new collection by Cleo Borrello, worn effortlessly by the gorgeous Jodie. Photographed by Flossy, these stunning gowns were accompanied with a magical, relaxed bouquet by the talented visionaries at Rose & Bud, and make-up by the incredible Kristy Ellis to complete our timeless, classic bridal look.
The week leading up to your wedding, you have a million things on your mind and your to-do list. Between your last dress fitting, final run-through at your venue, and your rehearsal dinner, don’t forget to squeeze in a trip to your local jeweler for a very important task: cleaning your ring!
Photography: KT Merry Photography