Reception

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I take marriage more seriously since I got divorced – honest!

June 15, 2016

10 Wedding Ideas On A Budget

Who says you can’t have a wedding on a budget? If you’re looking to save some money, try the following ideas from ornaments to decor which are easy enough to make at home.

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Flower chandeliers

If you’re planning a spring or summer wedding, make sure it’s full of colour and flowers. This is our favourite way to showcase those extra blooms for the reception, so stunning!

10 Wedding Ideas On A Budget 

Wallpaper backdrop

Another way to get crafty for your wedding is to try this amazing paper backdrop for the nuptials. All you need is tissue paper, scissors, string, and your imagination!

10 Wedding Ideas On A Budget 

Paper flowers

Why spend money on flowers when you can make your own version of them instead? Try these amazing paper flowers made from lightweight tissue for the reception.

10 Wedding Ideas On A Budget 

Table numbers

Show your guests where they’re sitting at the reception with these beautiful table numbers made from burlap. Spray paint them a shade which matches the rest of your decor.

10 Wedding Ideas On A Budget 

Tealight holders

Decorate your candle holders with gold or silver glitter, it’s sure to make any table setting pop!

10 Wedding Ideas On A Budget 

Marquee Letters

These marquee letters are an essential for any wedding, and the best part? They’re completely DIY – all you need is some corrugated iron, a bunch of lightbulbs and some patience.

10 Wedding Ideas On A Budget 

Wedding menu

Take a rustic-looking mirror and turn it into the ultimate wedding menu for the reception. If the frame needs to be spruced-up before the big day, simply spray paint in a bold and vibrant colour to remove dusk.

10 Wedding Ideas On A Budget 

Bonbonniere

Show your guests to their seats with one of the coolest wedding bonbonniere we’ve ever seen.

10 Wedding Ideas On A Budget 

Ceremony backdrop

Try this super-cute ceremony backdrop where you can write your vows, or a little bit of the couples history. It’s cheap and effective, all you need is a super-long roll of paper!

10 Wedding Ideas On A Budget 

Rope Words

Add the finishing touches to your reception with these easy DIY rope words which can be customised to say almost anything.

10 Wedding Ideas On A Budget 

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July 16, 2015

5 Fabulous Wedding Planners To Follow on Instagram

Planning your future wedding but no idea where to start? The wonderful world of Pinterest and Instagram is a great place to get some extra inspiration – for free! If you do decide to take the plunge and hire a wedding planner, the following 5 are definitely worth a shot.

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@dianekhouryweddingsandevents

Diane Khoury is a Sydney based wedding and event planner with a huge following on Instagram. Her work speaks for itself – “turning every fantasy into a reality.”

5 Fabulous Wedding Planners To Follow on Instagram

@mindyricedesign

Need a fresh new take on your blooms and table decor? Mindy Rice will provide you with some of the best wedding inspiration for those spring or fall nuptials.

5 Fabulous Wedding Planners To Follow on Instagram

@eventsbynadia

Look no further than Events by Nadia for luxury linens, decor for weddings or other special events. The Sydney based company prides itself on unique weddings that will turn your ideas into a reality. Doesn’t every bride want that on her wedding day?

5 Fabulous Wedding Planners To Follow on Instagram

@oakandtheowl

Nancy Teasley specialises in custom weddings which are a little bit more bespoke than what you initially had in mind. Think a rustic back-drop, stunning flowers and beautiful presentations that are totally Instagram-worthy.

5 Fabulous Wedding Planners To Follow on Instagram

@audreyandangus

Looking for a company which does it all? Audrey and Angus is another Sydney-based wedding, event planning, styling and hire company which will make your wedding unforgettable. Customised table settings, beautiful scenery and location weddings are definitely their forte.

5 Fabulous Wedding Planners To Follow on Instagram

Images via Instagram

June 1, 2015