Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Lilli Pilli Sublime

Lilli Pilli Sublime is a destination unlike any other: a superb, one-of-a kind getaway in a unique location. Enjoy an idylic honeymoon in a spacious, delightfully decorated house nestled in the stunning surrounds of Lilli Pilli Beach Estate on the outskirts of Batemans Bay, NSW.

After the rush and bustle of the lead up to your big day, Lilli Pilli Sublime offers you the opportunity to relax and wind down in a beautifully appointed, newly refurbished, vibrant house.

The Lilli Pilli Sublime vibe is very much a tropical one. The Bali style garden with its Asian inspired stone sculptures and fountains, adds a touch of paradise to the home's idyllic position overlooking stunning natural bush land at Lilli Pilli Beach. Take in the fresh ocean air, be lulled by the sound of the surf, and delight in the wildlife - and after you've enjoyed one of the many local beaches, cool off in the outdoor shower.

Lilli Pilli Sublime simply has everything you need for a romantic and relaxed honeymoon that you'll never forget. If the impressive range of outdoor activities doesn't take your fancy, you can always relax inside with air conditioning, the pay TV services, Wi-Fi, DVD collection, library and Nespresso coffee machine.

For an unforgettably heavenly honeymoon, plan to spend some time at Lilli Pilli Sublime.

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Hotel Realm

Located at the footsteps of Parliament House in Canberra, the award-winning five star Hotel Realm is part of the delightful Realm Precinct next to the Parliamentary Triangle.

With 158 hotel and suite style accommodation rooms complemented by an in-house day spa, state of the art health club, hair salon and a variety of dining options, this is the Canberra wedding venue that offers receptions with all the trimmings, plus luxurious accommodation for you and your guests.

Hotel Realm is renowned for its modern, sophisticated, yet effortlessly chic ambiance. Located in Barton, Hotel Realm is truly at the heart of the city and yet presents a wedding reception venue that creates a subtle sense of intimate privacy.

The hotel's stunning National Ballroom can be divided into four functional spaces capable of comfortably accommodating from 80 to 450 guests. With natural light, balconies and sweeping views of leafy Barton and Parliament house, your guests will be delighted with their elegant surroundings. 

The venue has been cleverly appointed to cater for a wide variety of wedding day styles, and includes a variety of features including dimmable house lights, a state-of-the-art audiovisual system, ceiling trusses that hold up to 500kg, and black out curtains .

The Hotel Realm offers a number of excellent wedding packages. Enjoy pre-dinner canapés in the stunning High Courtyard, or indoors in the breathtaking atrium, before you and your guests  are treated to a menu customised to 
accentuate your style and delight your guests .

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Thursday, December 5, 2013

Fireworks Australia

Fireworks Australia have been involved in the pyrotechnics industry for over 20 years, working both nationally and internationally to produce displays of exceptional effect and colour.

One of the company's key strengths is their extensive expertise in designing and importing the very latest and greatest fireworks. They create displays for events of every size and have built a competitive advantage based on quality and innovation.

Fireworks Australia are proud to offer couples a variety of fireworks and special effects options to create that unmistakable 'wow' factor on your special day. 

They can create a full range of indoor effects for your reception, including spectacular fountains for your entry, cake table and dance floor. 
Fireworks Australia also supply dry ice fog machines for that dreamy first dance, confetti and streamer machines, and can arrange cascades of rose petals and the visual spectacular of bursting glitter balloons!

You may prefer an outdoor show only. This can be as simple as fountains placed along the driveway, or a monogram of your names created in dazzling fireworks - or it can include a full fireworks display to delight your guests.

Fireworks create the element of excitement that makes a wedding unforgettable - and probably for considerably less cost than you might think. C
ontact Fireworks Australia to discuss your ideas and to request an obligation free quote. 

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Fireworks Australia

Fireworks Australia would like to offer the newly married couple a variety of fireworks and special effects options to help celebrate this very special day.
Firstly we have the full range of indoor effects for the reception.  Fountains on entry, fountains on the cake table and dance floor.  One of these effects or all of them.  We also have dry ice fog machines, confetti and streamer machines.  We can shoot rose petals and burst glitter balloons!
Some couples prefer an outdoor show.  This may simply involve some fountains for the driveway or a sign for the couple in fireworks.
Finally there is the option of a normal fireworks display for the guests.  If you want to be that wedding that everybody remembers this is the option for you.  It will probably be much cheaper than you think.
You don’t need to make any commitment to contact us for a quote or to discuss your ideas so we encourage you

Friday, November 1, 2013

Warren Hughes Photography

Life, love, and beauty – integral components of the special day that is your wedding. These same components are also the focus of the work produced by Warren Hughes Photography, and are intertwined throughout the stunning images he captures.

From the smallest detail on your gown, to the love on your groom’s face as you walk down the aisle. It’s more than just a chronology of the day, it’s a beautifully formed journey through all the emotions and all the highlights that make the day uniquely yours. 

To discuss your wedding day vision with Warren, call Warren Hughes Photography on 0417 206 690.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Rydges Hotels & Resorts

Rydges Hotels and Resorts would like to congratulate you on your engagement and thank you for considering their fabulous venues for your wedding day celebration.

This is a very exciting time and Rydges’ passionate and dedicated team are there to work closely with you to help you create your perfect day.

Rydges offers a diverse range of function rooms and event spaces which present endless opportunities for transformation and styling to suit your personal vision.

With a new wedding package that has all the inclusions you could ever want, Rydges Hotels and Resorts represent amazing value and deliver on their promise of superb service, fine food and quality wines.

Rydges Hotels and Resorts also offer opportunities for you to enjoy a girls' night out, or a spa pampering before your big day, as well as sensational honeymoon options. 

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Canberra Rex Hotel & Function Centre

The newly renovated Canberra Rex Hotel now offers a spectacular range of impeccably appointed event spaces, coupled with an extensive selection of packages. Whether you’re planning an intimate gathering of 20 or a celebration with 350 guests, there's a room at the Canberra Rex Hotel perfect for your reception. Each space incorporates subtle detailing, high ceilings and state-of-the-art lighting systems allowing you to recreate your wedding day colour scheme in lights.

The hotel's experienced wedding coordinators will work with you from the initial planning stages right through to the day you say 'I do', ensuring every tiny detail is taken care of: from creating a personalised menu with the help of their head chef to arranging a luxury suite for you and your new husband and specially discounted accommodation packages for your guests.  

The team at the Canberra Rex Hotel believe each wedding is unique - so make an appointment to meet with one of their experienced wedding coordinators to discuss your ideas for your special day.

Visit Canberra Rex Hotel or call them on 02 6248 5311.           

Monday, October 14, 2013

Red Photography


Striking a perfect balance between fashion and wedding photography, and with extensive experience in both fields, Red Photography creates stunning editorial style images. 

The studio's aim is to bring a sense of fun and enthusiasm to your wedding day, and to create a relaxed atmosphere that you and your guests will enjoy - and with over 12 years’ experience in crafting professional wedding images, this duo of multi-talented photographers, graphic artist and visual storytellers will capture the beauty and excitement of your special day.

Red Photography would love to share your whole journey, from your engagement portrait to your beautiful magazine-style, custom-made album that you will treasure forever.

Visit Red Photography or call them on (02) 629 59 369. 

The Mawson Club - Section 57

Section 57 is an elegant and stylish function room that has been designed to create the ideal backdrop for your wedding reception.

Located in the Mawson Club, one of Canberra's most cosmopolitan and popular venues, Section 57's award winning chef has designed a variety of delectable menu packages. These packages, along with the venue's extensive wine and beverage list, can be tailored to suit your requirements.

True hospitality is one of Section 57's hallmarks - and their friendly, professional staff will give you and your guests the warmest of welcomes.

Visit Section 57 to view their exceptional wedding packages, or phone Bianca on 02 6286 1600  

Friday, October 11, 2013

CY Images

CY Creations Photography believe all their clients deserve the very best value and service available. The studio offers a highly personalised and professional service to meet your individual tastes, needs and expectations – ensuring that your images will be treasured and enjoyed not only by you, but by the generations to come.

Their photographers combine extensive experience with an engaging fresh and creative approach, spontaneously capturing the mood of your wedding with elegance, warmth and artistry. Although maintaining a personal approach, CY Creations photographers are able to efficiently manage the day’s events to ensure you have the time to capture all your planned images.

The CY Creations' mission is to create images that reflect who you really are and your adoration for each other – and their photographers manage this with unobtrusive and relaxed ease.

Call CY Creations on 0416 818 525 - or visit them at The Bride's Diary® Wedding & Events Expo, at the National Convention Centre on Sunday 13th October. Tickets available for purchase on the day, or online at The Bride's Diary Events booking page. 

Judy Zilber

What style of wedding ceremony are you planning? Short yet intimate and memorable? Lavish with lots of participation from family and friends, perhaps with music, readings, gift presentations – a big celebration? Or something more traditional?

It would be Judy Zilber's privilege to conduct your wedding or your renewal of marriage vows ceremony in whatever style you choose.

As your Civil Marriage Celebrant, Judy will work with you to assist and guide you through the planning and preparation in the lead up to your marriage celebration.

The legal requirements to marry are generally the same for every couple no matter what style ceremony you are planning. Judy will manage all of those requirements for you, leaving you free to focus on planning the most exciting parts of your celebration.

Judy can provide a selection of different ceremonies, vows and readings from which to chose, or you can write your entire ceremony together with Judy's help.

Call Judy Zilber on 0400 321 750 - or meet her at The Bride's Diary® Wedding & Events Expo, at the National Convention Centre on Sunday 13th October. Tickets available for purchase on the day, or online at The Bride's Diary Events booking page. 


A brand new approach to beauty and glamour has been launched in Canberra. Specialising in weddings, Zaija has created an environment where you feel special just by being there. 

The friendly, helpful way that the Zaija team engages with you, the expert service delivery, the wide range of services spanning beauty, massage, make-up and hair, all combine to create a totally unique - and totally beautiful - experience. 

Zaija offers comprehensive and indulgent packages for all your pre-wedding beauty needs - and Zaija brides are ... well ... just beautiful.

Call Zaija on 02 6247 9462 - or visit them at The Bride's Diary® Wedding & Events Expo, at the National Convention Centre on Sunday 13th October. Tickets available for purchase on the day, or online at The Bride's Diary Events booking page.                                  


From traditional to contemporary, Weddingstar's extensive selection of wedding products feature many exclusive designs ideal for any wedding theme. 

With thousands of amazing products to choose from, you are sure to find the wedding accessories, bomboniere and gifts that will be perfect for your wedding day. 

Visit our superb website or order our magazine/catalogue and begin exploring the endless possibilities. Our annual magazine is also filled with superb styling themes, colours and ideas to help you with your wedding styling and overall design theme. 
Please call us should you have any queries. Weddingstar is also available through leading wedding retailers nationally.

Call Weddingstar on 1300 73 42 40  - or visit them at The Bride's Diary® Wedding & Events Expo, at the National Convention Centre on Sunday 13th October. Tickets available for purchase on the day, or online at The Bride's Diary Events booking page. 

Flashback Photobooths

Flashback Photobooths has offered quality photobooth hire across Australia since 2007. Their promise to you is an unforgettable experience with exceptional customer service - as well as an entertaining keepsake for you and your guests!

Their packages include:
  • Unlimited double print photo-strips for 3 or 5 hours hire
  • A black leather ‘ready to mount’ album along with gold and silver pens. Your guests place one photo-strip in the guestbook along with their message to you, and get to keep another identical photo-strip for themselves.
  • A copy of all photo-strips on USB or CD post event.
  • Client liaison – an opportunity to discuss your event requirements and tailor the package to your needs.
  • Venue liaison - ensuring timely delivery, set-up and removal of the photobooth outside of your function time, which means you don’t have to worry about a thing.

Flashback Photobooths also offer a range of optional extras which can be added to any package to enhance the experience! 

Call Flashback Photobooths on 0413 605 927 - or visit them at The Bride's Diary® Wedding & Events Expo, at the National Convention Centre on Sunday 13th October. Tickets available for purchase on the day, or online at The Bride's Diary Events booking page.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Thorson Photography


Amanda Thorson of Thorson Photography  firmly believes that wedding photos should be simple, natural and beautiful. 

She's very happy to confess that she's not a traditional photographer and neither are her photos traditional. Which is wonderful ... because what they are is very beautiful, packed with emotion, and a stunning record of each couple's most special day.

Amanda and her team want to capture your wedding day as it happens. And, most importantly, they want you to have fun!

Thorson Photography offers one simple package which includes Amanda, a second photographer, and coverage that commences with getting ready and concludes with all the major events at the reception. The package is not limited by time, so you can focus on each other on your wedding day rather than on the clock.

Call Thorson Photography on 0401 399 163 - or meet her at The Bride's Diary® Wedding & Events Expo, at the National Convention Centre on Sunday 13th October. Tickets available for purchase on the day, or online at The Bride's Diary Events booking page.