Advice and Resources
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Bundaberg-based styling business, Wildflower Acrylic Designs, will add a touch of colour, creativity and personalisation to your wedding day. With postage available across Australia, the business’ owner, Crystal Parsons, can customise a number of décor items such as table numbers, place cards, ceremony welcome signs and much more. There is a range of fonts and styles to choose from, so couples have the flexibility of creating items that completely suit their theme.
Husband and wife team, Kirsten and Justin, are the dynamic duo behind wedding videography business, Lifetime In A Day Films. Based in Bundaberg, but working all the way down to Brisbane, Kirsten and Justin believe that celebrating a couple’s wedding with them is a true honour. Their videography style is as personal as their service, and one that is story-based and cinematic, designed to capture real moments from the couple’s wedding day.
With over 20 years’ experience in the wedding industry, Michelle from Magic Mirror Cosmetic Solutions helps her clients look their best. Recently relocated from New South Wales, Michelle now offers her makeup services in Hervey Bay and the wider Fraser Coast region. Whether a client is looking for a classic makeup look, or something more modern or trendy, Michelle can cater to her desires.
For many Australians, their pet is just another member of the family – loved, pampered, valued. Natalie Durack from Happy Hounds Pet Services ensures that this cute and cuddly family member doesn’t miss out on celebrating one of the most special family occasions of all – a wedding! Operating in the Gold Coast and Brisbane, Natalie and her team provide pet wedding attendant services such as transporting a pet to and from the wedding venue, accompanying a pet down the aisle, caring for the pet’s needs throughout the day and much more.
Wendy Drury, owner of Pick of the Bunch in Brisbane’s eastern suburb of Birkdale, understands that each bride is different and has her own unique style. That’s why she works with her couples closely to design beautiful wedding flowers that cater to their needs and desires, as well as providing great advice along the way. Awarded in the Top 10 Brisbane Bridal Florists of 2021, Wendy brings experience, passion, attention to detail and creativity to every floral arrangement that leaves her studio.
With a signature style that’s slow and mystical, Jordan Clune’s videography and photography work suits the magic of weddings. Founder of White Dove Studios on the Sunshine Coast, Jordan might be fairly new to weddings, but his enthusiasm, dedication and focus on quality can assure couples to place their trust in him. An added bonus is that he’s full of great advice for capturing your special day and is willing to travel to other destinations.
Far North Queensland photographer, Kaddiesha from Denim & Lace Photography, is passionate about capturing beautiful moments for others to cherish forever. One look at her photos and it’s easy to see why she was awarded Winner of the Tropical North Queensland Wedding Photographer category in the 2022 Australian Wedding Industry Awards. With a signature photography style that’s candid, relaxed, timeless and emotive, with a focus on story-telling, Denim & Lace Photography will ensure you have high-quality images to admire for years to come.
Wayne and Elena Davis’ mobile bar is the perfect addition to your special day if you are looking for something unique, fun and memorable. Housed in a converted 1959 Chevrolet Apache, The Chevy Bar can cater to any drink your heart desires. Though the bar is BYO, Wayne and Elena can recommend a range of great suppliers, including microbreweries, across South-East Queensland to help your day come together as seamlessly as possible.
Having couples be themselves in a beautiful setting with bright colours is Jamie Simmons’ “bread and butter”. Founder of Townsville-based photography business, Simmons Memorable Moments has transitioned from important milestone photography like engagement and maternity shoots, to one of the biggest milestones of them all – a wedding!
No matter what style of catering you are looking for, Braden and his team at Providore Privee will craft a bespoke menu just for you. Based on the Sunshine Coast, Providore Privee does it all – from canapes and picnics, to banquets, buffets and traditional a la carte service. If you’re looking for a private and personalised catering service for your wedding day, look no further than Providore Privee.
With a signature photographic style that’s warm and has a focus on natural lighting, candid moments and timeless colours, Kai D’Amour, from Hikari Productions, can be trusted to beautifully-capture your wedding. As a highly qualified photographer – including credentials from the New York Film Academy – Kai brings vast experience and knowledge to covering all of those little moments on your special day, in a meaningful and artistic way.
In the process of planning her own wedding, Tahlia found a gap in the market for personalised, beautiful wedding signage. Deciding to make her own proved to be the best decision she’s ever made – other than marrying the man of her dreams! Based in Hervey Bay, Tahlia’s business – The Blushing Details – creates custom wedding and events signs, which can be shipped anywhere across Australia. The self-proclaimed ‘perfectionist’ will ensure the décor she provides is exactly what each couple desires.
If you’re looking for a celebrant with a youthful, enthusiastic, modern and approachable style, look no further than Lauren Bridge. Servicing all areas from Bryon Bay in New South Wales, to the Gold Coast and the Scenic Rim in Queensland, Lauren will work hard to make sure you feel comfortable and happy with the most important part of your wedding day – the ceremony. Whether you’re planning to elope or have a full-scale wedding, Lauren will customise your ceremony to suit the two of you.
For Andrew and Sarah Follan, of New Black Studios, trust is the magic ingredient to capturing beautiful, memorable footage on a couple’s wedding day. With almost two decades’ worth of experience, including weddings in all corners of the globe, couples can put their trust in Andrew and Sarah when choosing them as their photography and/or videography team. New Black Studios’ style is authentic, yet creative, so you can be sure that your wedding will be captured for the beautiful experience that it is.
Two businesses. One guy. A whole lot of amazing wedding footage. Pete, Founder of photography business Mapleton Street Studios and videography business Pete Davidson Films, brings his talent to weddings all across south-east and western Queensland. With an incredible wealth of knowledge, Pete shares with us his helpful hints for getting the best shots on your wedding day, as well as sneak-peaks of weddings he’s captured.
Online-only wedding stationery, gifting and décor business, Labels Made With Love, specialises in all things personalised. Founder, Olivia, set out with a mission of providing a fabulous range of ready-made and customisable products to help couples bring their wedding Pinterest board to life! With everything able to be conveniently shipped Australia-wide, Labels Made With Love is your one-stop-shop.
Far North Queensland celebrant, Tracey Nuske, understands how important it is for couples to bond with the person officiating their wedding. She wants her couples to feel relaxed and to be able to easily share their love story with her, so that she can craft the perfect, meaningful ceremony for their special day. Married by Tracey might be fairly new to the profession, starting her business in 2020, but her passion for her job and helpful ceremony-planning tips are second-to-none.
Capturing precious moments-in-time is Bec’s passion. Her photography business, Bee Me Photography is located in the Pioneer Valley, near Mackay and the Whitsundays in Queensland. With an emphasis on emotive storytelling, Bec will put her heart and soul into photographing your wedding day!