Friday, May 25, 2012

Floral Decorated Cakes From Sugar and Slice Cakes

Weddings are all about romance, and there’s nothing more romantic than flowers. Floral decorated cakes are not only timeless but you can go as subtle or dramatic as you want. Whether you're using paper flowers, sugar flowers, or real blooms flowers always say 'wedding'. Here are some stunning floral wedding cakes from Sugar and Slice Cakes… 

Monday, May 14, 2012

Invitations by Melita

A beautiful invitation is the first impression that your guests receive regarding your wedding, and sets the tone for the entire celebration. 

Many brides are interested in designing and creating the invitations, however, you may appreciate some professional assistance. Invitations by Melita will help you put together an elegant invitation. You may choose to make them yourself, have us print for you, or let us provide you with a full assembly service, leaving you with nothing to do but post your invitations. Your beautiful invitation becomes a keepsake for your guests. 

Brides may choose to co-ordinate the invitations with the colour of the bridesmaid’s dresses or the theme of the wedding, or stick to neutral colours and keep your guests guessing! Melita assists brides in designing and creating professional, attractive invitations and offers brides complimentary invitation lessons and the use of a guillotine and perforator, at no charge. Invitations by Melita has a huge range of invitational papers, transparencies, envelopes, pre-cut cards and designs to create something truly unique for every couple. 

Of course, Melita can help you with a full suite of wedding stationery; from Save the date cards, to invitations, order of service covers, place cards, menus, table placement charts, and thank you cards. Invitations by Melita, also has an impressive range of ribbon, wedding planning books, guest books, wedding albums and bomboniere containers. 

To ensure that you receive the best possible service, it’s advisable to make an appointment with Melita, Tuesday to Friday. The store is open on Tuesday’s 10-3; Wednesday/Thursday/Friday 10-5. You won’t need an appointment for Saturday. Pop in to view the range of papers and to see some of the designs that we have on display. Invitations by Melita is open Saturday’s 9am to 12noon for a “drop in” morning. 

Invitations by Melita specialty:
• Design assistance
• In-store customer service
• Flexibility for you to do as much or as little as you like: DIY, print and guillotine, or have Invitations by Melita provide a full invitation making service
• Free lessons
• A passion for paper - Melita knows where all of her papers are made (some from the oldest paper mill in the world - in England, some in Switzerland, some from Asia, some Australian made)
• Complimentary use of a guillotine and perforator - take it home for the weekend and have friends around to help you to make your invites
• Bespoke invitations - an invitation that is unique to each couple
• Teach you how to get the best from your own printer
• Huge range of papers, card and envelopes
• Huge range of transparencies
• Huge range of paper fasteners, stickers, buckles and glues. 

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Hellenic Club

The Hellenic Club of Canberra prides itself on creating the perfect wedding reception.
Their mantra is: “bring us your vision and we will deliver a unique experience of the highest quality.”

Hellenic Club offers a wide variety of packages which include cocktail options, buffet and plated meals. The extensive menu caters for all dietary requirements and budgets. The Hellenic Premium Catering, offers you premium packages with truly spectacular food and world-class wines. If a package is not what you are looking for, they are happy to discuss and tailor an event to suit your special day.

For your reception, everything and anything is achievable and the experienced, professional and friendly  wedding co-ordinators and team are on hand to answer all your questions, requests and concerns.

Hellenic Club will be with you every step of the way to ensure your wedding day is an enjoyable and memorable occasion. Whether you are planning a small, intimate wedding for 40 guests or a grand reception for 600 guests, the Hellenic Club of Canberra and the Hellenic Club in the City can accommodate your individual requirements, budgets, styles and themes.

The Hellenic Club pride themselves on creating the perfect wedding reception. Share your dreams with the Hellenic Club and they will make it happen. Contact the wedding co-ordinators to book your wedding reception.

Friday, May 4, 2012

Rockstars and Royalty

British designer Vicky Kidd-Gallichan launched Rockstars and Royalty in Canberra in 2008, much to the delight of many Australian brides. With over 12 years’ experience designing and making gowns and corsets in the UK, Vicky 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, Vicky uses her expertise to design a gown that reflects your personality and is uniquely yours. Having a Rockstars and Royalty gown made is a true couture experience, with every gown designed, cut, sewn, fitted and hand-finished by Vicky in her Canberra studio.

Vicky also designs and creates fascinators, tiaras, jewellery and accessories as the perfect finishing touch to your gown.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Raiders Belconnen Club

Whether it’s a small intimate gathering, or an extravagant affair, Raiders Belconnen Club's friendly and experienced team will provide you with specialised service and advice, as well as tailor make your day to meet your specific needs and budget.

The function facilities at Raiders Belconnen Club are purpose built to cater for any sized wedding. The club's objective is to understand their customers’ needs and to consistently provide outstanding service that is delivered with passion and excellence.
The food and beverage packages are flexible making Raiders Belconnen Club ideal for all functions. There’s no function too small or too large (cater for groups up to 300). The staff are more than happy to add that ‘special touch’. There are plenty of reasons to celebrate at Raiders Belconnen Club

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

A Shot Above the Rest

“Today I stand here with the one who I laugh with, cry with, grow with and  smile with, today i marry my best friend...” Melissa Flanagan (Dixon) from A Shot Above The Rest, will ensure that this memory and the hundreds that will follow of your day will be captured effortlessly, and timelessly for you and your family to cherish for decades to come.  

Wedding photography should be chosen by professionalism; images that captivate you, images that inspire and make you stop and smile. Place your day in the experienced and qualified hands of A Shot Above The Rest, and you will have images that are not only creative and stunning, but will also be long admired and adored long after the wedding. 

Some of the testimonials from A Shot Above The Rest's happy newlyweds…

"After searching high and low for the *perfect photographer* for our big day, we found Melissa.  Her images are beautiful, natural and grab the special moments.  She was truly a joy to have on the day, she provided support to both of us and took charge when she needed to.  The photos look great, exactly what we wanted and captured the pure happiness of our day.  Melissa also did a one hour engagement session with us, again the photos are stunning, casual, relaxed and beautiful." – Jenny & Justin2011, Canberra.

“Oh my gosh, what amazing photos! They are beautiful, we both love them and can't wait to see the rest of them when we get home. We have had an amazing few days, Saturday was so special and we wouldn't change a thing, was perfect! Thank you so much for sharing the day with us and capturing these special moments, simply stunning and I love your creativity. You made it so easy for us on the day.” – Karla & John April 2012, Canberra. 

Discuss what you would like and let A Shot Above The Rest tailor a package that is exactly what you require with images that you will love. After hours and weekend appointments are available with Melissa upon request as she works when her clients don’t.

Simply mention The Brides Diary blog to receive 5% off your package!