Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Café in the House


Café in the House, located inside Old Parliament House, features a creative and exciting modern Australian menu that draws on fresh seasonal produce. Take a table inside, or in the cafe courtyard, and you'll be taking your place in surroundings that made Australian history. In the evenings, Café in the House is available for hire and is transformed for private cocktail parties, informal dinners and happy hour style celebrations.

Try a Regional tasting plate $19.90 – Cypress Valley smoked trout paté, Dutton park duck spring rolls, Robert Marchetti prosciutto, South Coast salmon gravlax and baba ganoush served with a selection of Reidsdale chutneys and pickles, Homeleigh Grove olives and Gingerbread Bakery bread.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Sweet Silhouettes Stationery Collection

With your choice of multiple styles of silhouettes and brilliant colours this collection can be personalised to perfectly suit your needs. With the bubble gum or without? It is all up to you. This collection is undeniably delectable.

Monday, June 27, 2011

Café Lerida at Lerida Estate

Café Lerida at Lerida Estate is open on weekends offering a range of delicious, nutritious and seasonal dishes made with fresh local produce. Meals are served promptly to accommodate travellers, but visitors can linger next to the open fire during winter, or enjoy a cheese plate or a Moroccan vegetable tagine salad or the ambience of the courtyard over a relaxing lunch and a glass of wine during the warmer months. 

Friday, June 24, 2011

Hippo Bar

Hippo is an ideal venue for the party that you have always promised yourself but never dared to organise. Their professional and vibrant team will assist you in all aspects of booking and running your function, providing the highest quality of service. 

Experience the genuine warmth and charm of the professional team whose prime objective is to present their luscious drinks in a decadent and sumptuous environment. Hippo offers a fantastic menu, including a sensational tapas selection.

Hippo specialises in holding wedding receptions, corporate, birthday parties, product launches, engagement parties and anniversary parties,  catering for up to 100 people. 

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Thursday, June 23, 2011

The Kamberra Wine Company

The Kamberra Wine Company provides a scenic winery setting with a unique ambiance and rural charm – the perfect venue for a Canberra-based wedding. Located only ten minutes from the heart of Canberra in North Lyneham, the venue provides the perfect city escape combined with geographical convenience.
The Kamberra Wine Company offers 3 modern rooms each with unique offerings depending on your requirements…

The DeVine Room is a perfect venue for weddings, complete with an open fireplace, beautiful stained glass window, full length windows and covered verandas opening out onto the vineyards and rose gardens. The room makes good use of natural light, looking out to gardens and vineyards.

The Federation Room is a boardroom style area with its own open fireplace and covered veranda looking onto the rose gardens, perfect for conferences or corporate events.

The Meeting Place Room is an ideal setting for smaller weddings, providing tranquil views of the reflection pond and bridge feature as well as a large covered outdoor area.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Lark Hill Winery


Enjoy a long lunch on the deck as you enjoy a glass of Lark Hill Winery's Biodynamic wine and look out over the vineyard. The menus change regularily as they focus on regional, seasonal produce, much of which is grown on Lark Hill Winery's certified Biodynamic farm. The Restaurant showcases a range of food and wine to match. Through June, July and August the restaurant will feature Canberra Black Truffles on the menu.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Miniature Beveled Mirror Box Wedding Favours


Glamour and style in one small package. These miniature beveled mirror boxes make sophisticated gifts that can be used and enjoyed long after the main event. Fill them with delicious chocolates or candy.

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Monday, June 20, 2011

The Lobby

Located right in the heart of the nation's capital, The Lobby has been delighting guests with its scenic surroundings and fine food for a long time. The restaurant and cafe are found within the National Rose Gardens, where guests can enjoy a tasty dinner and lunch while immersed in soft fragrances and vibrant colours. 

The Lobby's versatility has made them one of the more popular dining spots in the city. They have enough seating for up to 170 diners within the restaurant and the decor to match with any event, no matter how formal. There is also a number of smaller rooms for a more intimate wedding. 

Visit The Lobby

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Fresh Flowers For Your Wedding Cake

Ditch the plastic bride and groom on top of your wedding cake as the choices in wedding cake decorations are endless! Our favorite is definitely featuring the same fresh flowers on your wedding cake as those in your wedding bouquet. Look at these gorgeous wedding cakes with fresh flowers from Cake Of Your Dreams

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Miniature Oval Wedding Favour Box

Add a finishing touch to a thoughtful gesture by packaging chocolates or other small gifts in this perfect little oval black box finished with a black bow.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

JP Photographic & Rockstars and Royalty

We received this gorgeous shoot by JP Photographic of Rockstars and Royalty's exquisite bridal gowns. The shoot was at two beautiful locations, St Pauls Church in Manuka and St Johns in Reid in Canberra

British designer Vicky Kidd-Gallichan launched Rockstars and Royalty in Canberra in 2008, much to the delight of many Australian brides. Vicky has over 12 years of experience designing and making bridal gowns. She specialises in Victorian corsetry which she incorporates into her elaborate one-off designs to produce breathtaking gowns that make every bride feel like royalty! Whether you’re after classic ivory or bold colour, red carpet glamour or rock star extravagance, Rockstars and Royalty will design a one-off gown that reflects your personality and is uniquely yours. 

Is 21 year old photographer Joseph Purdam born and bread, living and working, in Canberra. JP Photographic's passion for photography has grown in leaps and bounds and offer unique packages, utilising Canberra’s top talents in makeup, hair and design that are tailored to any bride but driven to provide unique, creative and glamorous images to all clients. 

Friday, June 10, 2011

Little Miss Cupcake

We adore this gorgeous cake creation from Little Miss Cupcake. With 2 flavours and each cupcake decorated with a love heart, spread the love at your wedding with this red and white cake creation!

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Thursday, June 9, 2011

Bird Nests Wedding Favours


Combine these miniature birds nests from Weddingstar with "eggs" and ribbon for a creative favour and place card for your wedding. 

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Poachers Pantry

Poachers Pantry is a unique rural wedding venue close to Canberra. At Poachers, the team is committed to ensuring your wedding day is everything you ever dreamed it would be. The team will see to the fine details, to leave you feeling relaxed and confident on your big day.

The homestead lawn provides a perfect spot for a twilight wedding ceremony under the spreading boughs of a magnificent golden elm, followed by canapés on the lawn while photographs are being taken.

The lawns around the café and terrace overlook an old slab woolshed which is beautiful in the early evening light. The unique country setting provides a stunning backdrop for your special wedding photos. This special venue lends itself to creating a seamless event where the ceremony flows effortlessly through to the reception.

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Tuesday, June 7, 2011

An Autumn Engagement Shoot

We love this gorgeous engagement shoot by Canberra wedding photographer David Robertson. The old abandon buildings and the autumn leaves make for a picture perfect setting…

Friday, June 3, 2011

Vintage Glamour Wedding Stationery

We love this luxurious lace stationery collection from B Studio… 

Featuring beautiful lace and ribbon and a stunning pearl and diamante embellishment, the collection includes: invitation cards, envelopes, RSVP cards, wishing well cards and place cards. 

Also available in Ivory

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Thursday, June 2, 2011

Bridesmaid Dresses From Brides of Manuka

We just love these stunning bridesmaid gowns from Brides of Manuka! The beading detail looks simply elegant…

Brides of Manuka is the ultimate destination for all your bridesmaid and formal wear needs. They carry the largest collection in Canberra of stylish and affordable bridesmaid and evening gowns, hot off the catwalks from Europe and New York! The bridesmaid collection, which features lush fabrics, rich colors and today's fashion trends, are available in approximately 30+ colour combinations.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

True Romance Wedding Cake Topper From Weddingstar


Stylishly dressed for both the classicist or modernist this adoring couple perfectly represent the meaning of romance. Hand painted porcelain the couple is 14.5 cm tall.

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