This travel-loving couple cast the net wide when searching for a place to wed, exploring venues across Australia as well as Fiji, Samoa, Bali and the Phillipines. “We settled on Bali,” Melissa tells me “as it was the scene of our first overseas adventure together.” With photographer Nina Claire in tow, Melissa and Shay embarked on their biggest adventure yet, with a tight-knit group of their nearest and dearest. Read post

Shanah & Shaun’s Forest Engagement Shoot

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Young lovers Shanah and Shaun and did the sneaky on their nearest and dearest, organising a surprise wedding at their engagement party – but not before playing in this hauntingly beautiful pine forest with photographer Mitch Pohl. Read post

Jess and Rhys’s laid back camping wedding

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These outdoorsy kids have been on more camping trips than you can poke a tent pole at, so a wedding under the stars was right up their alley. She Takes Pictures He Makes Films joined their weekend-long celebration. Read post

Kerri & Wade’s Smart Artz Wedding

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Kerri and Wade did it their way all day – from an industrial-style ceremony at South Melbourne’s Smart Artz Gallery (with french bulldog Boss as ring bearer) to a warehouse reception at their local Hobba eatery and bar. Read post

The Wedding Lab

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DIY wedding workshop, The Wedding Lab, is all about arming hands-on couples with the tools to design and style their own day, and they’ve put together a country retro scene (shot by Nouba favourite CJ Williams Photography) to show us what they’re all about. Read post

Grace Loves Lace – Island Luxe

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When it comes to editorial, the team at Grace Loves Lace has an inherent talent for weaving imagery every bit as beautiful as their breathtaking gowns. Read post

Fiona & Peter’s Perth City Farm Wedding

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Fiona and Peter wanted a relaxed and spontaneous feel to their wedding day and embraced the opportunity to show off a little creative flair with an abundance of DIY details. Their breezy Matilda Bay ceremony was followed by a vibrant celebration in the graffiti-splashed warehouse of Perth City Farm. Read post

Gilded Wedding Inspiration

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There’s so much talent in our big cities that sometimes, regrettably, it’s easy to miss the incredible stuff that comes from Australia’s regional areas. So when we received this drop-dead gorgeous shoot from a team of Rutherglen creatives, needless to say, we were thrilled. Read post

Beck and Eamon’s rainy Carlton Gardens Wedding

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These self-professed “love birds” wed on a rainy day in Carlton Gardens before following their foodie urges to Church Street Enoteca for a swinging reception, indulging in Italian delicacies, art deco styling and brassy tunes from the Baker Boys Band. Read post

& For Love Bridal

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& For Love, the Canadian label sprung from the artfully combined talents and surnames of designers Angel Spendlove and Julie Forand, is hitting Australian racks for the very first time, hosted by Melbourne’s The Bridal Atelier. Read post

Jessica and Andrew’s Torquay Breakfast Wedding

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Jessica and Andrew love breakfast, so opted for a breezy, pre-wedding morning reception on the top floor of the Wyndham Resort Torquay overlooking the beach. Hash browns were the hero of the early hour – the couple and their closest loved ones chilling out with laughs and kind words. Read post

5 Finds: Industrial Props

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I love an industrial wedding. Exposed brick, lofty venues, polished concrete and raw surfaces, all contrasted to perfection with delicate flowers, silky gowns and elegant lighting. The divine mix of the gritty and the pretty. Read post

Jessica & Jace’s Nanga Bush Camp Wedding

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Jessica and Jace had a small wish list for their wedding venue: a picturesque location, no curfew, somewhere for guests to sleep and the freedom to bring their own booze. Nestled amongst the jarrah trees of the Dwellingup forest, the unassuming Nanga Bush Camp fit the bill perfectly and suited their laid-back style to a tee. Read post

Marny and Lachlan’s Main Ridge Farm Wedding

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Marny and Lachlan’s venue closed down nine weeks before their wedding, but they kept their cool, putting together a contemporary meets equestrian celebration on their friends’ country Victoria property in Main Ridge. A spit-roast lunch, their favourite tunes and flash-mob style first dance made for quite the slamming soirée ­– “like a bush doof, but a bit fancy”. Read post

Vintage Engagement Rings by Brilliant Earth

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Brilliant Earth have re-launched their exquisite array of covetable, one-of-a-kind pieces in one of the largest curated collections of antique and vintage engagement rings available online. Read post

Megan and Mark’s Autumn Hawkes Bay Wedding

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Megan’s grandmother said it best: “why on earth would you get married in April? It always rains in Hawkes Bay!” And it did, all day. But the pair who met in the wintery weather of Glasgow didn’t mind a bit, exchanging vows in the warmth of Te Awa Winery’s roaring fireplace. Read post

Mavericks Laces

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The boys behind Mavericks Laces have been making our kicks look cool for the better part of two years, having revived the humble lace with a healthy dose of colour and character. Read post

Holly and Noel’s barefoot beach Wedding

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Holly and Noel’s wedding was exactly as they’d dreamt it – casual, natural, and set to a stunning backdrop. South Australia’s little surfing and fishing village of Marion Bay and spectacular Innes National Park were an easy decision for the chilled pair, who tied the knot on the white sand of Dolphin Beach before celebrating with 60 guests at the Marion Bay Tavern. Read post

George Wu – The Light of Eden

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With luxury fabrics, draped silhouettes and couture finishes, George Wu’s bespoke bridal collection fuses timeless elegance with high fashion – and an endearing dash of drama. Read post

Stacy and Dave’s Euroa Butter Factory Wedding

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Having explored many inner-city venues and been somewhat underwhelmed, Stacy and Dave were delighted to stumble across the historic Euroa Butter Factory on a weekend away. Like anyone who’s had the good fortune of visiting this beautifully restored B&B, the couple instantly fell in love with the unique building, the beautiful setting and the utterly charming chef and manager, Billy. Read post

Holly and Stuart’s DIY Eumundi Wedding

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Holly and Stuart put on one heck of a shindig for their New Years Eve wedding, running a-muck with photographer Kristina Childs in the laidback small Noosa town of Eumundi. The pair splashed their day with a rainbow of vibrant, DIY details, welcoming a New Year and new chapter in what they’ve dubbed “the best party we’ll ever have.” Read post

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