These two met on stage, so is it any surprise they went for an all-singing, all-dancing affair? Their farm festival wedding was quite the hoppin’ hoedown, captured in all its craziness and colour by local Sunshine Coaster, Luke Going Photography. Read post

Love Boat

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A little romantic nostalgia for you this morning, courtesy of a tight team of Queensland creatives, headed by Melissa Gibson of Pelizzari Photography and gowns by George Wu. Read post

Elvi Design – Bloom and Revel

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Some sweet silhouettes to start your day, care of the creative folk at Elvi Design (with lovely Christine Lim behind the lens). The Perth-based boutique has catered to the demure, the daring and everyone in between with these beauties, releasing their collection in two parts – Bloom and Revel. Read post

Vanessa & Roger’s Uluwatu Wedding

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When it comes to planning a destination wedding, choosing the right vendors is paramount. “We couldn't have gone without our photographer and wedding planner,” say today’s couple, who entrusted the role of lenswoman to the talented Lara Hotz for their stunning Bali wedding. Read post

Alex & Emma’s Mountain Goat Brewery Wedding

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This DIY-loving duo went to town on their Mountain Goat Brewery wedding, handcrafting a very personal, very chilled affair. “We wanted to honour the venue,” they say, “so our flowers were in de-labelled beer bottles that we collected in the months leading up to the event” – our kind of wedding planning. Leo Farrell was behind the lens, bringing us all the day’s loveliness. Read post

January’s top 5 wedding dresses under $1000

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Helping brides to scrimp with style! Each month we bring you our favourite affordable wedding dresses under $1,000. Read post

Chantelle and Michael’s breakfast-inspired wedding

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“Our relationship was built on breakfast,” say Chantelle and Michael. “Actually, with ‘brinner’ (breakfast for dinner) to be exact.” The Heyder and Shears banquet at their vintage garden wedding was inspired by shared midnight meals of muesli and pancakes with chantilly cream, and thanks to CJ Williams Photography, here’s a little feast for your eyes. Read post

Ellie & Mark’s Blue Mountains Wedding

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Music was always going to be a part of this story, beginning with Mark singing in a crowded pub in Newcastle. “I heard him play and the rest was history,” says Ellie. Their Blue Mountains wedding played out at the very grand Carrington Hotel, with John Benavente capturing their day and those spectacular vistas. Read post

James & Skye’s Colourful DIY wedding

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“Don’t sweat the small stuff! No one will notice the details except you…” If you’re currently planning a wedding, no doubt such advice has been dished up aplenty by well-meaning loved ones. Sure, it’s probably wise, but if you’re anything like today’s bride, you’ll smile politely and completely ignore it. Read post

In Bloom: Dahlias

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If you’re suffering from a little post-party-season blues, then a dose of dahlias may be just what you need. In my humble opinion, these bright, buoyant blooms are one of the very best things that summer brings. Read post

One Fine Day Giveaway

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They're back, promising One Fine Day of "colour, fun and general amazing inspiration for your big day". Hitting up Sydney and Melbourne in February, this alternative bridal fair rolls out the crème de la crème of creative, and we have double passes for each event up for grabs. Read post

Stacy & Jason’s Glam Guildford Wedding

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In a wedding glitzing with all things golden, crafty duo Stacy and Jason's vision was to create a lavish “over the top” affair for their guests. Captured by Still Love Photography, the pair brought big bling to life in an event for the ages. Read post

Fame & Partners Bespoke Bridesmaid Dresses

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Always a bridesmaid? Your wardrobe just got a whole lot cooler. Cutting-edge fashion e-tailer Fame & Partners has shunned the stuffy, shamed the sparkly and undermined the unfashionable with their online bridal portal, granting brides full control in customising chic, on-trend frocks for their bridal party. Read post

Kerry & Brad’s Modern-Vintage wedding

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“The two things I knew I didn't want were to wear a white dress and to walk down an aisle,” says today’s unconventional bride. Her first wish was answered upon finding her utterly gorgeous beaded yellow dress – vintage Dior, circa 1960. Read post

Lulu & Harry’s Vintage Biker Wedding

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This vintage bride and her biker groom were so smitten with their wedding photographer, they tell me “we want to throw more parties just so we can have Jai come back over!" That’s Jai of Free the Bird, an Aussie-based lensman who shares his heart (and some of his time) with the USA. Read post

Top 10 most loved weddings of 2014

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We've loved sharing some of our favourite moments of 2014 over the last week, but now it's time to take a look back on the weddings most loved by you. It's a real mixed bag of goodies, from urban industrial, to free-spirited bohemia, and straight-up gorgeousness. Read post

Favourite dresses of 2014

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When it comes to the wedding dress, Nouba brides sure do like to do things differently. You’d be hard pressed to find a run-of-the-mill design on our pages, and that’s just the way we like it! Here are some favourites from 2014. Read post

Dapper Grooms of 2014

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There’s no shortage of stylish men in this fine country of ours, and this year has seen many a dapper groom sharing the limelight with their gorgeous brides. Read post

Favourite bouquets of 2014

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Of all the beautiful things to love about weddings, flowers come pretty close to topping the list. This year saw the rise of the unstructured bouquet, with local, seasonal blooms the order of the day. We've shared some real beauties this year, these are our favourites of 2014. Read post

Favourite DIY details of 2014

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It’s no secret that we love a DIY wedding and we have a sneaky suspicion you do too. Having shared a stack of creative weddings this year, we’re endlessly inspired by the crafty ideas dreamt up by our couples. Read post

Ross & Melissa’s Spanish-inspired Wedding

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How’s this for a story of boy meets girl? Colombian Melissa was waitressing when Ross rocked in to her restaurant, keen to hone his Spanish. The rest, as they say, is history, and their Spanish-inspired Sorrento wedding was bursting with colour, fun and flair, captured by the talent that is Eric Ronald. Read post

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