Flowers and flash cars and don’t do it for everyone, Kristy’s heart was stolen with a tin of Milo and a VW Beetle named Tallulah. Sure, its handsome driver might have had a part to play – Kristy admits she was easily won over by Travis’s persistence (and more tins of Milo). The two recently tied the knot at the picturesque Zonzo Winery, with Jonathan Ong working his usual magic behind the lens. Read post

Beer Gypsies

Beer Gypsies

We’re very excited to have recently welcomed these boys to the Directory – beverage specialists the Beer Gypsies. Co-owner Daniel Cerra (who’s kept many a wedding party hopping) gave us the low-down on his boozy little biz – that kicked off with “a few delightful beers between two guys wanting to start a bar.” Read post

Buttons & Clint’s inky Melbourne wedding

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This tattooed pair are not exactly your conventional bride and groom. Buttons and Clint got engaged via discussion rather than proposal, and true to form, chose ink over precious metal to seal the deal. Read post

Fremantle Beach Wedding Inspiration

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This barefoot beauty and her bearded beau are having quite the cute day on the sand, and with it's quirky mix of vintage and seaside fodder, we just couldn't help but share this gorgeous lil Fremantle beach shoot. Read post

Chris & Di’s Spicers Clovelly Estate Wedding


Oh to marry in provincial France, wouldn’t it be dreamy? These two found their own little patch of European-inspired heaven with an intimate Spicers Clovelly Estate wedding in Montville. Ashley Oostdyck of Stories by Ash joined Chris and Di in the beautiful boutique estate and grounds, weaving her magic behind the lens. Read post

Danielle & Luke’s Kumeu Valley wedding

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New Zealand photographer, Danelle Bohane possesses a sensitivity with imagery that is somehow both organic and flawless. When she delivered Danielle and Luke’s stunning Kumeu Valley wedding, it well and truly made my day. Read post

Perth Pop Up Wedding

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With temporary stores popping up all over the country (scratching everything from our caffeine to bargain fashion itches) it was only a matter of time before the transient trend hit the wedding industry. Angela Higgins, the photographer behind Perth Pop Up Wedding gave us the low down on the low-cost, no-fuss, ‘fancy elopement’, and shared these gorgeous snaps from their recent Luxe at Lamont's Pop Up. Read post

10 Gorgeous Boho Wedding Dresses from Free People

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For the free-spirited brides among you, if your heart is set on a boho wedding dress that won’t exhaust your budget, look no further than Free People. Read post

Teresa & Mick’s travel-inspired wedding at Ripponlea Estate

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“Oh, the places you’ll go!” Travel was the perfect theme for these globetrotters, and Dr Suess put it best. His words wove through Teresa and Mick’s gorgeously quaint Quat Quatta wedding at Ripponlea Estate, binding two travellers who saw getting married as another part of their journey together. Read post

Win your wedding photography with Meg Kelly!

win wedding photography with Meg Kelly

Time's running out to enter this seriously fab competition! The free-spirited Meg Kelly is offering up her skills and artistic eye to Nouba readers, giving you the chance to WIN YOUR WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY! Sorry for shouting, but that's a pretty epic prize. Read post

Suzanne Harward 40th Anniversary Collection

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Suzanne Harward is a true artist, so her latest whimsical creations are no better placed than in the rustic grounds of the Montsalvat historic artists' colony. It's the same spot Suzanne held her first photo shoot as a teenager 40 years ago, this time with our much loved directory talent Lilli Waters (of I Got You Babe) behind the lens. Read post

Shaye & Ben’s 1000 Pound Bend Wedding

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It doesn't get more Melbourne than an inner-city warehouse, tucked away in the graffiti-riddled laneways of the CBD. Urban was the vibe Shaye and Ben were chasing, so it's lucky their first venue choice fell through, resulting in this seriously cool 1000 Pound Bend wedding. Read post

Helen & Scott’s Relaxed Piha Beach Wedding

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Helen and Scott aren't traditional ‘wedding’ people, so wanted to keep things natural – and with the rugged beauty of Auckland’s coastline to work with, why wouldn’t you? The kindred, laid-back souls behind Bayly & Moore captured their chilled little Piha Beach wedding, in a day filled with DIY touches. Read post

In Bloom: Wax Flower

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We all love an underdog success story and in the world of floristry, the humble wax flower is a perfect example of filler-turned-killer. These perfectly pert little beauties will oft been seen playing a supporting role to grander blooms, but I think they’re just delightful in their own right. Read post

Ben & Miranda’s Retro Chapel Wedding

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A primary colour palette and a love of mid-century glam inspired Ben and Miranda’s retro chapel wedding. The Old Church at Mt Tamborine provided an impossibly quaint backdrop and was peppered with kitsch nik nax and colourful DIY details. Tricia King Photography came along to capture every playful moment. Read post

Byron Bay Paradise Shoot

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The days are warming and the sand is calling... time for some tropical temptation fresh from beautiful Byron Bay. The ladies from Life in Bloom Photography dreamed up this sun-kissed scene with styling, planning and sweet stationary from Sunshine & Confetti. Read post

Zoe & Joe’s Substation wedding

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Picture this. It’s T minus 8 days and you’re in the final stages of pre-wedding excitement. Then the unthinkable happens – your beautiful venue closes down! With the help of a killer events team, Zoe and Joe organised their Newport Substation wedding in one short week. Read post

September’s top 5 wedding dresses under $1000

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With spring in full swing, we bring you our favourite affordable wedding dresses perfect for the warmer months ahead. Read post

Shoes of Prey

Shoes of Prey

Struggling to find a worthy wedding shoe? Shoes of Prey lets you design your own perfect pair online – for those of us wishing for a shade lighter, a touch higher or a tad more fun. Read post

Bohemian Love Shoot

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Set in a secluded alcove of New Zealand’s Woodhill Forest, this bohemian love shoot by Lucy Rice Photography has got us a little weak at the knees. The free spirited scene was styled by The Heirloom and features real life lovers, Kathryn and Mathieu. Read post

Clair & Marty’s Nanga Bush Camp Wedding

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We love a Nanga Bush Camp Wedding. The best thing about the Dwellingup patch? It’s a beautiful, foresty blank canvas. “It meant that we could choose our own caterer, purchase our choice of beer and wine and importantly, our guests could spend the night,” say Clair and Marty, the chilled pair who asked for nothing more than a relaxed celebration with glorious grub and grog. Read post