Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Beats Discos

Looking for a professional, fun and flexible entertainment option for your wedding reception? Beats Discos offer a wide range of music, from the 50s through to the latest releases. Derek from Beats Discos works with the bride and groom to find out what type of music they like and what they don't want to hear on their special night! 

Beats Discos have over 12 years experience in specialising in wedding receptions. They can also do your Master of Ceremonies formalities for you upon request. Beats Discos also like to work by requests throughout the night as everybody has a different favourite era of music. When you arrive at your reception, the equipment is already set-up so the DJ is not testing the equipment when everyone is there! 

Contact Beats Discos:

Phone: 02 6296 1867
Mobile: 0419 624 157

Friday, September 24, 2010

Modern, Sophisticated Weddings at Hotel Realm

Hotel Realm offers five star luxury in a modern, sophisticated yet effortlessly chic environment. A destination precinct, their restaurants, bars, hair salons and various other facilities have cemented them as a preferred locale for Canberran's and visitors alike in just two years of operation.

Imagine a hotel that combines the finesse and flair of a boutique establishment with the capacity and professionalism of a large chain; that is the unique aesthetic Hotel Realm have achieved. Located in Barton in Canberra's beautifully planned and superbly maintained parliamentary zone, we are truly at the heart of the city.

Hotel Realm’s signature room is The National Ballroom with a delegate capacity of 450, natural light with floor to ceiling windows, double backing curtains, views of Parliament House, and access to terrace. The National Ballroom can be divided into four functional spaces: all with natural light and balconies so guests can soak up the surrounds of leafy Barton. Fittings and layout have been designed to anticipate a range of wedding styles.

Hotel Realm’s architecturally designed High Courtyard North and South function rooms provide an exciting alternative for your event. The rooms provide natural light with floor to ceiling windows, with the ability to utilise both the inside function space as well as an open outdoor area. These function rooms can be used for your wedding cocktail reception or wedding ceremony.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend at Diamond Boutique

Diamond Boutique specialise in quality, original, one-off hand-made jewellery and custom wedding bands. Diamond Boutique's friendly, experienced jewellers will guide you through the design process, producing detailed sketches. The same jeweller will then manufacture your special piece. Diamond Boutique believe that everyone is unique and that jewellery should reflect your personality. They are very passionate about what they do and that reflects in the quality pieces they create.

Shown here are some of the beautiful pieces The Bride's Diary has fallen in love with...

Visit www.diamondboutique.com.au

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

The Gold Creek Chapel

Nestled amongst majestic mature trees the stunning bluestone and timber Chapel at The Gold Creek Chapel combines the charm of yesterday with the expectation of to-days bride.

Situated minutes from the heart of the nation's capital is The Gold Creek Chapel , perfect for a classical ceremony, and two stunning reception venues, The Abbey Function Centre and Functions@Federation. 

The breathtaking Chapel, complete with bell, seats 120 guests and features bi-fold cedar doors that open onto a paved courtyard. A backdrop of a single water jet provides the perfect frame for the bride and groom as they exchange vows in front of family and friends on their special day.

This exquisite Chapel is situated in the Gold Creek Tourist precinct (opposite Federation Square) and provides seating for 120 guests. Bifold cedar doors enable sections of the chapel to open onto a paved courtyard if further space is required.

Functions@Federation, opposite the Chapel, seats 50 to 100 guests, and has a large verandah that wraps around this classically stunning modern room. The Abbey was recently refurbished and seats 100 to 250 guests. This breathtaking venue houses an imposing hand-carved organ originally from a church in London.

A short walk from the Chapel is the Gold Creek Tourist Resort, a 67 room motel, two function centers, a hairdresser, bridal shop and popular wedding photographer.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Bridal Accessories at Mania Shoes

Mania Shoes at Manuka have more than just beautiful wedding shoes... they also have a stunning range of accessories, including bracelets, necklaces, hair pins, earrings and shoe clips. Here are just a few of our favourites from the stunning range available at Mania Shoes...

Monday, September 20, 2010

Fusion Photography: A Winter Wedding at Rydges Lakeside Canberra

We've had such a focus on Spring at the moment, that we thought for a change of pace we'd share this winter wedding captured by Fusion Photography. Cindy and David's wedding was held at Rydges Lakeside Canberra, with the photo shoot taking place in and around Rydges. Here are just a few of The Bride's Diary's favourite shots. To view more shots from this very stylish wedding visit the Fusion Photography blog.

Visit Fusion Photography

Friday, September 17, 2010

Annabel's Bridal Studio

Are you in the midst of planning your perfect Canberra wedding? Searching high and low for the perfect gown to make you look as special as you feel on your big day? The Bride's Diary understands how it exhilarating it is to be on this roller coaster ride ride towards your wedding day and we are so excited to share with you a few of our favourite gowns from Canberra's very own Annabel's Bridal Studio...

Annabel's is new to Canberra and exclusive to Kingston. They carry Australia's leading and award-winning designers, with gowns made from the finest silks, duchess satin, chiffon and finished with Swarovski crystals and French laces. To suit all budgets without compromise in cut and fabrics, their gowns range from $500 - $3,500. Annabel's offer professional advice, knowledge, assistance, support and organisation. You are not treated as a number; you are treated as a goddess. 

Thursday, September 16, 2010

A Stunning Spring Wedding by O Photography

With Spring upon us, The Bride's Diary have been searching high and low to bring you wedding inspiration to plan the perfect Canberra wedding... Kellie & Robbie's gorgeous wedding, captured by the inimitable O Photography is stunning in its simplicity... soft whites and creams are set against the Canberra landscape to create a fresh, light filled wedding celebration. Here are just a few of our favourite shots, to view all the shots visit the O Photography website.

Visit the O Photography website.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Spring Wedding Style with Bazwah Events

Looking for inspiration for Spring Wedding Style? The Bride's Diary love the style ideas from Bazwah Events... The soft pinks, vibrant blues, and lush greens are perfect for setting the scene for your Canberra wedding!

Bazwah is the premier source for event decor and design in the ACT region. With over 25 years experience in event design, planning and production, they offer personal service along with an extensive product range to suit all of your event needs. Quality linens, chaircovers, and sashes in a variety of styles and colours as well as centrepieces and accessories will create a perfect finishing touch for your next function. 

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Accessories for Brides and Grooms at Saying I Do

The Bride's Diary are captivated by Canberra Wedding store Saying I Do... After pouring over their website, we just had to share some of the exquisite range of accessories for brides and grooms...

The bridal jewellery available is simply sweet, with the range perfect for both brides and bridesmaids. Accessories for the groom and groomsmen can sometimes be tricky, but not at Saying I Do - we love the cufflinks and we're sure your groom will too!

Saying I Do is just what you have been looking for, with everything you need in one store including:

• hiring of stunning centre-pieces and vases
• wishing wells and wishing trees 
• table runners
• a large bomboniere range 
• flower girl dresses and page boy suits 
• guest books 
• quill pens 
• flower girl baskets and petals 
• ring pillows 
• champagne flutes 
• cake knives and bags 
• car ribbon 
• bubbles 
• hen's night section
• stunning bridal shoes. 

Monday, September 13, 2010

Wedding Style of a Bygone Era with A1 Classic Car Rentals

The first thing you will notice about
A1 Classic Car Rentals is their unique range of classic cars. You will discover a plethora of classic cars from 1934 Packards and Buicks, through to Jaguars, Rolls Royce and Cadillacs, from a range of eras.

 The vast range of fully insured and licensed limousines have a passenger capacity of 4 to 8 people. It's not only the range of classic cars that is unique, but the service and drivers. A1 Classic Car Rentals dedicated customer service is evident with their highly professional and knowledgeable drivers who themselves are classic car enthusiasts. Their genuine, reliable and friendly manner ensures that your special occasion will run smoothly and efficiently. 

A1 Classic Car Rentals invite you to make an obligation-free appointment to discuss how they can assist you on your special occasion.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Canberra's Best Kept Secret: Goolabri

Goolabri  creates an “all in one wedding experience” to ensure your special day is hassle free. Allow Goolabri to arrange your wedding ceremony in one of the manicured lawn areas overlooking lush gardens and picturesque fairways or in the purpose built Chapel Room complete with cathedral ceilings and atrium skylight. Why not utilise the spectacular views of the natural bushland, private lakes and colourful wild flora as the background for your wedding photos followed by a wedding reception to the style of your choice in one of the unique function rooms.

Enjoy luxury accommodation set in the midst of the tranquil surrounds of Goolabri, only a short 15 minutes drive North of Canberra’s CBD. Experience the professional yet personal service and friendly Australian hospitality Goolabri has to offer.

Goolabri has two beautifully appointed function rooms to cater for all your wedding requirements. Outdoor wedding receptions can also be catered for with a choice of several garden and terraced areas as options for an alfresco style reception.

Perfect for your wedding reception, Linda’s Restaurant is a warm and inviting venue. Relax by the open fire or gaze out over the golf course whilst enjoying the rustic ambiance of the rough brick walls and exposed ceiling beams. The large verandas and beautiful gardens allow the outdoors to become part of your wedding.

Exposed bricks and an intricate design of exposed trusses and skylight tower make the Garden Room a unique and interesting space. The Garden Room is a stand alone facility with two walls of double glazed windows overlooking the surrounding gardens and golf course. The Garden Room has gas heating and air conditioning to keep you and your guests comfortable all year round. Adjoining the room is a tiled foyer which opens out to a paved veranda and gardens, perfect for pre dinner drinks and cocktails.

You may notice that Goolabri does not offer any set price wedding packages. As each wedding is unique, your special day can be designed to meet your specific budgets and requirements. Once you have selected your date and venue, the next step is the meal. Goolabri offers a variety of menu suggestions which can be adapted to accommodate any special requests or dietary requirements.

Goolabri has a range of successful menu options available for your reception, with the most popular being the 5 Course Degustation. If you had something specific in mind, the chef is happy to tailor a menu to suit you. You also have the option of incorporating your wedding cake as part of your reception meal. 

Canberra's best kept secret is awaiting to offer you professional service in a tranquil location for your special day. So don't delay, why not give Goolabri a call to make an appointment to view their facilities first hand.

Contact Details:
202 Goolabri Drive, Sutton NSW 2620

02 6230 3294