Jenna and Matt were the first couple to tie the knot in the gorgeous new lakeside barn chapel at Sault restaurant in Daylesford, which was finished in the nick of time for their intimate country wedding. The loved-up pair trawled the lavender fields and olive grove with photographer Sheree Dubois, laughing all the way. Read post

July’s Top 5 Wedding Dresses Under $1000


So we might all be freezing half to death, but July at least has one saving grace; it's sale time! This month we’ve chosen some gowns that were previously a little out of the $1,000 budget, but are now reduced to well within our range. Read post

Bec & Sam’s Byron Bay Engagement Shoot


Watching the full moon rise from Cape Byron Lighthouse is something of a ritual for Bec and Sam, so when Sam organised a picnic at their favourite twilight haunt, nothing seemed out of the ordinary. Read post

Emma and Ben’s Perth Hills Wedding


Emma had always dreamed of getting married at home, so when she and Ben walked through her parents’ picturesque Perth Hills property, they knew they had found the special setting for their simple, stylish celebration – and the perfect backdrop for adventurous photographer Aimee Claire to get her eye in. Read post

5 Finds: Temporary Tattoos


Remember Jayne & Cam’s Fitzroy wedding? These guys rocked the temporary tattoo thing and got all their guests onboard too, with hundreds of Tattly tats for the kids and grownups alike to decorate themselves with. Read post

Pamela Usanto


Pamela Usanto has a love of all things luxury, sublimely indulged in her first prêt-a-porter bridal collection, '5'. Combining delicate silk, frothy tulle and exquisite French lace, she fuses classic elegance with modern silhouettes in elegantly wearable, breathtaking and exclusive designs for the modern bride. Read post

Nouba Newbies


This week we’re thrilled to welcome four exceptionally creative wedding vendors to the directory, including two of our all-time favourite photographers! We also welcome one of Melbourne’s most unique contemporary jewellers, as well as delightful planners/stylists to make your wedding a dream. Read post

Jess and Steve’s Red Feather Inn Wedding

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It was Jess’s bright red lipstick that initially caught Steve’s eye, and this Tassie couple’s wedding was as unique and playful as her striking signature shade. With a modern spin on vintage, their bowtie and banoffee pie filled celebration played out at the Red Feather Inn, and photographers Fred+Hannah were there to capture all the quirk and fun of the day. Read post

Marie and Josh’s Playful Melbourne Shoot


Marie and Josh share a love of literature, so where better place to start their shoot than among the heaving shelves of The Paperback Bookstore on Melbourne’s Bourke Street. The bookish beaus made the perfect muses for photographer Julia Archibald, who favours a ‘day in the life’ approach. Read post

Annie & Ben’s Byron View Farm Wedding


As avid campers, a wedding in the Great Outdoors was a must for Annie and Ben. The couple recently tied the knot at Byron View Farm, with a picture-perfect backdrop of the hinterland’s rolling hills. Read post

Free Love Styled Shoot


Some seriously stunning inspiration for our free spirited couples today. This Free Love shoot by Nomad Styling and Enchanted Weddings brings together a talented team of Geelong locals to show us bohemian beauty at its best. Read post

Brooke and Rohan’s Destination Wedding in Cambodia


Brooke and Rohan had a deposit down and a Sunshine Coast celebration in the works, but changed course (and country), instead deciding on an intimate destination wedding in the remote Cambodian village of Mondulkiri, flawlessly hosted by the Mayura Hill Resort and Spa. Read post

New Directory + Nouba Newbies


It’s been a big week for the Directory! Not only have we launched its shiny new-look, we’ve also welcomed a bunch of incredible vendors to its pages. From award-winning photographers, celebrated makeup artists, quirky vintage prop hire and seriously good catering, we’re feeling pretty smug about the quality of our Nouba newbies. Read post

Tegan and Josh’s Vintage Hunter Valley Wedding


Josh and Tegan wanted their day to be personal, so filled it with sentimental details made by hand and brought from home. The Hunter Valley’s Peppers Creek Chapel and Barrel Room proved the perfect place for their intimate wedding party, where they celebrated under the artful eye of creatives from Popcorn Photography. Read post

Beska La Vie en Rose


Handmade in luxurious fabrics and delicate laces, Beska gowns are known and loved for their romantically feminine designs. A self-confessed “girly girl at heart”, designer Rebecca Childs is endlessly inspired by vintage details and unique embelishments. Read post

Bonnie and Justin’s Rustic Riverside Wedding


Both growing up on farms, Bonnie and Justin’s Swan Hill wedding was intrinsically rustic. And another little theme emerged – with a reception at their beloved haunt Spoons Riverside (where Justin had once followed up breakfast with a proposal), and vintage spoon bracelets from MonPetiteChouBoutique prettying up the wrists of Bonnie and her bridesmaids. Read post

Jess & Jarrod’s Engagement Fiesta


Having taken their first trip together in Mexico, Jess and Jarrod opted to celebrate their engagement in a colourful fiesta at Curl Curl beach. Jess called on the styling services of close friend, Bree King from The Pretty Picker to help create their perfect party. Read post

Kristy & Jon’s Vomo Island Wedding


As Marketing Manager of Queensland’s incredible Makepeace Island, Kristy is no stranger to idyllic island resorts. She and husband Jon recently tied the knot on a tiny, deserted Fijian island, before returning neighbouring Vomo Island Resort to celebrate with their small group of guests at the spectacular Rocks Bar. Read post

A Darling Affair


This winter’s A Darling Affair will return to its little white, picked-fenced home of The Woombye Chapel, bringing together the very best of bridal fare under one, 100-year old roof on Saturday, July 19th. Read post

Chris & Kendall’s Adelaide Hills Wedding


After attending a friend’s engagement party in the picturesque setting of Belair National Park, Chris and Kendall knew they’d found the perfect spot for their Adelaide Hills wedding. Nestled amongst the enormous pine trees, the couple shared their own vows in an intimate ceremony, before exploring the forest with photographer, Lucinda May. Read post

Karen Willis Holmes

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The ethereal gowns of Karen Willis Holmes are popular amongst Nouba brides, and with their romantic fits and accented lace and beaded details, it’s not hard to see why. Read post