Monday, December 24, 2012

Angel Flowers


Angel Flowers are here to help you find the perfect wedding flowers. Their talented, friendly and professional wedding specialists will make it easy for you. 

With the experience of thousands of weddings, you can be confident that your flowers will be beautiful.

Because their flowers are sourced directly from the growers you can be confident that your arrangement will last and last.

Angel Flowers are a WA owned family business who have hand picked the finest team of qualified and creative florists. From the most intimate of weddings to the grandest of functions, Angel Flowers can create the perfect bouquets, vase arrangements, table centre pieces and floral decorations. You'll be both surprised and delighted with their imaginative approach.

Pop in to their shop to discuss your needs in person and view their albums, or find everything you need online. They are only a phone call away!

Visit Angel Flowers.

Friday, December 21, 2012

Merry Christmas... From The Bride's Diary

The Bride's Diary Team extends our very best wishes for the Festive Season, to all our members and clients. We truly hope you have a Merry Christmas and a safe and happy New Year celebration.

We look forward to a wonderful 2013, and can't wait to bring you more exciting new additions to our publications and online features! Also, we will be launching a brand new website for The Bride's Diary – with a new design, fabulous content and so much more, all will be revealed shortly!

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your ongoing support and interest in The Bride's Diary, The Groom’s Diary, Wedding Celebration, Weddingstar and Giftstar. And once again, have a wonderful festive season.

Warm regards, The Bride's Diary Team

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Peel Manor House

Peel Manor House is superbly situated on twelve acres of peaceful grounds. This country mansion is of great character and charm, allowing you to take a break from the hustle and bustle of city life and immerse yourself in the ambience of this relaxing and very private place.

Nestled in a semi-rural retreat and framed by massive native tuart trees, Peel Manor House will delight and surprise the most discerning guest.

Baldivis is known for its abundance of farm fresh produce, and two of Western Australia’s best wineries are located nearby. The award-winning and experienced chef can tailor a menu to suit your taste and budget. Choose from either a set menu, a buffet or finger food.

The quiet rural setting, featuring extensive grounds, a lake and sunken gardens, makes Peel Manor House a photographer’s paradise.

You are welcome to hold your ceremony in the surrounding gardens and grounds. For weddings over 150 guests that are not unable to be catered for inside Peel Manor House, they offer the delightful setting of the grounds for a marquee wedding. You also have the opportunity to have exclusive use of the Manor, including all of the 16 accommodation suites, some with double spa bathrooms and views of the lake and gardens.

Personally supervised by the proprietors, the atmosphere at Peel Manor House is one of warmth and welcoming hospitality, ensuring you and your guests a memorable experience.

Visit Peel Manor House.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Fotographia Coppola

We love this stunning image by Perth-based photographers Fotographia Coppola

“Classic moment, stunning photo. It is romantic, artistic and has a creative candid quality. This is what we are all about!” – Giovanna and Leanne Coppola

Stunning moments, stunning images, that is what 
Fotographia Coppola are all about. Their success is due to our beautiful images and exceptional service. 

Photographing people really is their passion and they go the extra step to help you get the most from your photography! Unobtrusive and candid or artistic and romantic, they record the day's events as they unfold in ways that will capture every memorable detail of your special day. 

Whether you choose attendance only or one of our beautiful custom designed albums, Fotographia Coppola have a package that will suit your budget. You can afford the best!

Friday, December 14, 2012

Carte Blanche Wedding Design

Carte Blanche Wedding Design is a boutique wedding planning business based in Perth. They believe that the planning process of a wedding should be enjoyed as much as possible, since each celebration is as unique as the couple.

It is with pleasure that they manage the timing of events with family, wedding party and guests, surpassing expectations and creating new memories for a lifetime. Carte Blanche Wedding Design instil confidence that all will be better than expected, and consistently fulfill even the unexpressed wishes and needs of clients.

Whether a newly engaged guy or girl, or in-law to-be, Carte Blanche Wedding Design offer guidance and support to all clients.

Everything they do for their clients reflects their genuine belief that everyone deserves the best possible wedding. Help with managing costs and budgets, ensures that every couple can stick to their plan, yet still experience the class and style that is synonymous with Carte Blanche Wedding Design for your all-important wedding day.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Carmen Jewellers

Located at Mirrabooka Square, Midland Gate and Centro Galleria Morley, Carmen Jewellers is a 100-year- old family run business that has been operating for over 25 years in Perth, WA. 

Being an independent local jeweller and having a deep understanding of all products, Carmen Jewellers pride themselves on providing their customers with a high quality of diamonds, exquisite hand crafted pieces and one-off designs.

With certified loose diamonds and an experienced jeweller on the premises, Carmen Jewellers can help you create your own unique designs to celebrate this special occasion. Carmen Jewellers also carries a wide range of 9ct, 18ct and 22ct gold jewellery and distinguished designer brands like Pandora, Thomas- Sabo and Georgini.

For more information, visit one of the three stores or call 08 9349 7861, 08 9274 1080 or 08 9275 1050.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Novotel Perth Langley

Celebrate the magic of the moment at the Novotel Perth Langley. Your wedding should be unforgettable - timeless and personal while evoking exclusivity and style.

Your team at the Novotel Perth Langley will ensure every aspect of your wedding reception is exactly as you envision it. They are unparalleled in service, with a team of passionate romantics dedicated to making your day seamless.

From the beginning to the end of the journey, the team will support you in creating wedding magic, delivering satisfaction as a matter of course. From assisting in organising photographers, wedding cakes, entertainment, flowers, to planning every detail of your reception from start to finish, Novotel Perth Langley make certain the details are exactly as they should be.

Start your married life together in one of the suites; with compliments from Novotel. From a perfect beginning at the Novotel Perth Langley to a honeymoon to remember ...

Your day - a day of timeless memories from beginning to end. Your journey - starts at the Novotel Perth Langley.

Monday, December 10, 2012

Zedz Hair and Beauty Salon


The team at ZEDZ offer professional services to ensure the Bridal Party and others involved in the wedding look and feel fantastic for their special wedding event. These services include:
  • Hair Styling
  • Beauty Therapy
  • Make-up
  • Bridal Planner
  • Bridal Day Tips and Tricks
Zedz have been delighted to find that many members of the bridal party have returned to the salon as regulars…

Bridal Planner Program

Zedz' unique Bridal service illustrates the level of care and attention to detail you’ll experience at Zedz. The service offers men and women in the Bridal Party an innovative experience. Zedz does all of the planning and simplifies arrangements to maximise your bridal experience. Many brides have chosen to have the whole day at Zedz in preference to a Hen’s Night.

Initially, the bridal planners discuss budgets and services, and schedule appointments for everyone in the party. This is followed up with a special Bridal Passport including all the appointment details plus tips on what to do on the wedding day.

On the day of the appointment, your dedicated Bridal planner co-ordinates everything. The entire top floor of the salon may be booked out and reserved for the bridal party.

Zedz can arrange champagne and food to create a special ambience. A follow-up call after the wedding completes the service, and Zedz orders a photo for our Bridal portfolio which is shown to potential clients.

The salon has two wedding planners who are available to assist in the planning of your wedding. They offer the following:

  • Organize a pre-wedding consultation with Hair Stylist, Beauty Therapist and Make- up artist
  • On request – Assist with organising a beauty budget
  • Bridal Registry is available for guests to choose suitable gift
  • Co-ordinate wedding party and stylist on wedding day
  • Assist with Hen’s day and pre bridal appointments
  • Wedding token from Zedz to the bride on wedding day
Visit Zedz

Friday, December 7, 2012

Angela Higgins Wedding & Lifestyle Photographer

Angela Higgins is a lifestyle photographer based in Perth, Western Australia. She is fascinated by texture and light, and aims to capture those moments most might call ordinary and turn them into the extraordinary. Angela loves to bring a little more beauty into the world through her photography.

Angela Higgins specialises in lifestyle wedding photography offering an honest documentation of your wedding day with a grace that is timeless and sophisticated.

Angela keep things simplistic and calm and captures the unfolding events with a sense of honesty and peace capturing those moments some might call ordinary and turn them into the extraordinary. However, Angela also believes her photography it is more than just photographing and documenting people or details but capturing the emotion of the day also.

Angela believes that her curiosity in people and her compassion make her a better photographer by allowing her to connect intimately with people and create a trust. Angela simply cares about people and their relationships and it translates in her images. She likes to feel that she leaves a small piece of herself in each image.

Working exclusively with natural light and with an element of photojournalism your story is documented intimately and respectfully offering as a result a classic and timeless collection of imagery for you to treasure for years to come.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Maitraya Luxury Private Retreat, Albany

Maitraya is fast becoming the most sought after wedding location in WA. Set on manicured grounds and surrounded by national forest and ocean, Maitraya provides a ‘storybook’ setting for weddings.

One of Australia’s finest and most luxurious private mansions, Maitraya delivers an unforgettable wedding experience. This truly makes it the dream destination for those discerning couples who are looking for an intimate yet spectacular setting in which to celebrate their special day. Maitraya can accommodate a beautiful ceremony overlooking the Southern Ocean, on the beach, a marquee reception in the manicured grounds, or under the stars in our stunning sky-lit atrium.

It is the dream destination for those who are looking for an intimate and exotic setting in which to celebrate their special day.

Maitraya is located in Albany in Australia’s South West. The residence overlooks the Southern Ocean and is nestled amongst 500 acres of relaxing and secluded bushland, making it ideal for those who are seeking a private, yet inspiring destination.

From the impressive entrance and tree-lined drive, to the lavishly styled homestead, Maitraya lets your imagination run wild and will leave you spoiled for choice.

Rising spectacularly above the majestic Southern Ocean, Maitraya offers unparalleled beauty, complete seclusion and a serenity that will stay with you long after you depart.

“Best luxury private resort in WA – possibly in Aus­tralia. Our second but not our last visit!”
- David Hogan, Managing Director of Scoop Traveller Magazine

“It is an inspiring place that makes me feel anything is possible. It makes you believe. There is just such a positive energy that flows when you are at Maitraya.”
- Rob & Lisa, Guests

Visit Maitraya Luxury Private Retreat.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Suna Shoes & Accessories

Can’t find the perfect bridal shoe? It’s easy at SUNA Shoes & Accessories. Australia’s number one bridal shoe specialist offers the largest and most exciting range of bridal and formal shoes in Australia! 

SUNA is recognised as a bridal industry leader for their exceptional service, range and expertise. Their extensive collection of gorgeous styles and colours are available in sizes 5-11. SUNA also offers bridal jewellery, handbags and tiaras for your special day. 

Visit one of their stores today, shop online at their fully secured, user-friendly website, or find them on Facebook. Love shoes? Love SUNA!

Monday, December 3, 2012

Atrium Resort Hotel Mandurah

The Atrium Resort and Function Centre is situated in the heart of Mandurah, Western Australia’s Coastal Retreat, just 45 minutes south of Perth, nestled alongside Mandurah’s picturesque boardwalk, marinas, jetties and waterways.

Enjoy the flexibility of a choice of spaces for your event, including the purpose built Conference Centre which can seat up to 250 guests, the Function Room seating up to 70 guests – perfect for smaller, more intimate gatherings – as well as the downstairs Lounge Bar, where cocktail style functions and engagement parties take on a whole new dimension. The beautifully appointed open-air courtyard with manicured gardens, relaxed grassed and paved area and a romantic Rotunda makes a prefect backdrop for your ceremony or pre- dinner drinks overlooking our outdoor swimming pool.

The quality of food, the standard of beverages and the level of service is exceptional and tailored to deliver an outstanding experience for you and your guests. Through their associates, 
Atrium Resort and Function Centre can also offer assistance with colour schemes and décor, flowers, music and photography. The wedding packages are designed with flexibility in mind, and staff are more than happy to tailor options to suit your needs. Their team of function specialists offer personalised service and will ensure your reception is a special celebration.

Friday, November 30, 2012

Addicted To Glamour Make-up Design

Looking for a make-up artist who can provide flawless make-up for your special day? Look no further than Addicted To Glamour Make-up Design.

Kristen’s work as a make-up artist has been seen in Australian and international bridal and fashion magazines including New York and Asia.

Kristen can create classic make-up to enhance your natural features, or an edgy fashion look that has come from the latest magazine. As one of few make-up artists offering airbrushing, you will have a number of choices with the application and finish of your makeup. Kristen understands the importance of feeling 100% comfortable on your wedding day or night out.

With many years experience in bridal makeup you can be assured that you will love the make-up designed just for you.

At your trial you will have the opportunity to go through styles and canvas different ideas and looks. Booking your trial when you have a night out is a great way to see how your make-up will last.

Wedding make-up needs to look amazing in photographs and last until you leave the reception, but it should never feel “caked on”. Kristen from Addicted to Glamour Make-up Design will design the perfect make-up to suit your look, skin type and overall wedding theme.

Visit Addicted to Glamour Make-up Design.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Focus On Quality With Steve Hughes Photography

Steve Hughes Photography believe that all weddings are unique, and Steve specialises in providing a fusion of natural, candid and contemporary photography, along with some fun and romantic images which truly capture the emotion of your special day. 

With a friendly, down-to-earth manner and an unobtrusive style, Steve allows you both to relax and really enjoy your wedding day.

Steve Hughes' photographic style is a fusion of natural imagery reflecting the atmosphere and emotion of the day along with artistic, award-winning images.

Steve believes the key ingredient to fantastic photos is getting to know the couple. Finding out what’s important to them, and discussing their needs allows him to establish a personal connection with each couple.

To do this Steve Hughes Photography offers all clients a pre-wedding shoot. This free photographic session allows any nerves to be settled and gives the couple a chance to have a bit of fun together in front of the camera.

Steve has won several awards for his outstanding work. However, he firmly believes that no award is as valuable as a positive referral from his clients.

Visit Steve Hughes Photography to view his stunning wedding images. 

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Step Into A World Of Elegance With Vynka B

Shoes by Vynka B are handmade with the highest quality materials and craftsmanship. The exclusive line of beautiful shoes are embellished with only the finest Swarovski elements.

Vynka B shoes exemplify in-trend styles that are opulent and beautiful, seductive and feminine. They resound with the delicate echoes of passion and romance. Perfect for bridal or formal shoes, they add a touch of elegance and sophistication for your special day.

The stunning White Diamond stilettos pictured above feature a beautiful Swarovski-encrusted top covering the forefoot. Alternatively, if you're opting more for comfort, why not consider the gorgeous White Flower Vynka B flats below? These are perfect for a beach or garden wedding, to avoid heels sinking into the ground or struggling through the sand – both practical and stylish!

Put some sparkle into your step with the shoes of your dreams…

Visit Vynka B.

Monday, September 3, 2012

Live Like A Supermodel For a Weekend!

To celebrate the recent David Jones/Miranda Kerr photo shoot at the beautiful Eco Beach in Broome, they are giving you and 7 friends the chance to be supermodels for the weekend. This supermodel holiday is valued at over $30,000! Eco Beach offers the perfect location for a reunion of friends and family. The beach houses provide the ultimate back drop for sunset drinks, conversation and reminiscing while creating new memories that will last forever.

To enter, simply click on the link and tell them in 100 words or less why you and your friends deserve to be pampered like supermodels.

Visit Eco Beach for more information.

Monday, August 27, 2012

Perth Fashion Festival

Perth's Fashion Festival (PFF) is Western Australia's largest annual fashion event, showcasing the best of the State's fashion and creative industry.

Perth Fashion Festival is now in its 14th year having been co-founded in 1999 by Mariella Harvey-Hanrahan, whose unwavering vision has seen Perth Fashion continue to grow each year in size, stature and scope. 

The 2012 Perth Fashion Festival, fronted by international model Nicole Pollard, features an eclectic mix of 36 fashion forward events. An impressive 160 designers will participate in this year's Festival.

One Fell Swoop will launch the Festival at the much anticipated VIP Opening Night at the Perth Town Hall on Wednesday 19 September. 

The MYER Fashion Luncheon will display MYER's premium Australian designers in a runway showcase containing the latest Spring Summer 2013 collections and racing trends.

Visit Perth Fashion Festival for further information.

PFF: 19-25 September, 2012.

Friday, August 17, 2012

Fara Bridal Couture 50% off Wedding Dress Sale

Fara Almasi Designer Couture have a large range of new couture wedding dresses in stock deserving of a good home, and are currently on sale at special discounted prices.

All of the sale gowns are half price or less, so get in quickly to ensure you don't miss out!

Fara Almasi's gowns are custom designed and hand made by Fara herself in her boutique workshop. They can also be customised or altered to fit your size, shape, styling and personality.

Fara Almasi Designer Couture also have a special wedding gown sale on now, with 30% off selected hand made store designs and collections – be quick!

Friday, June 22, 2012

Find Your Perfect Wedding in the Swan Valley

Come and experience one of the most idyllic wedding settings Western Australia has to offer on Sunday, July 8, at the Swan Valley Wedding Open Day, with various venues throughout the region throwing open their doors for the event.
The Swan Valley has something to suit a huge range of wedding styles; you can make a grand entrance by boat or horse drawn carriage, hold your ceremony at a historic chapel or choose a magical garden setting. Romantic moments are easily created among the vines in the Swan Valley.
City of Swan Mayor, Charlie Zannino, said the Valley has a venue to cater for any size, style or taste of ceremony and reception. "The Swan Valley is well known as the Valley of Taste and a wedding is the perfect time to indulge in the delights available," he said. 
Spectacular river views and beautiful rural landscapes just 25 minutes from the Perth CBD make the Swan Valley the ideal place to get married. Choose from intimate wineries, warm inviting restaurants and stunning function centres where you can dish up delectable food accompanied by award-winning local wine and beer.
"Venues will be open from 10am to 4pm on Sunday, July 8, so why not get a group of the girls (or boys) together and come and experience what the Swan Valley has to offer." Said Charlie Zannino. All of the venues will have staff on hand to provide specific information relating to the venue and menus as well as other service providers such as transport, cakes, decorators, celebrants and more.
By coming along to the Swan Valley Wedding Open Day you can go into the draw to win a $3,000 travel voucher to spend on your Honeymoon at Escape Travel.
Mayor Zannino said the Valley was so popular it also attracted some high profile weddings. "Megan and Andy from My Kitchen Rules (MKR) chose the Swan Valley as the location for their wedding earlier this year," he said. "The Valley is beautiful all year round, come out and see what's available for yourself."
Photo: Megan and Andy from My Kitchen Rules were married in the Swan Valley earlier this year. Photograph courtesy New Idea.

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Pronovias 2013 Preview Collection at Tuscany Bridal

If you are a bride-to-be who loves lace, tulle, alluring illusion necklines and sheer embellished sleeves, you will fall in love with the latest Pronovias 2013 gowns that have just arrived at Tuscany Bridal

The light, airy, soft, feminine gowns ooze understated glamour and sophisticated elegance. Made from luxurious fabrics including Spanish laces, glitz, tulle and feathers these gorgeous gowns look and feel amazing. 

This collection is exclusive to Tuscany Bridal and are now available to view in store. Tuscany Bridal has the largest collection of Pronovias gowns in Perth. Call 08 9242 3393 to make an appointment to view these exquisite new gowns.

Monday, May 14, 2012

I Heart Weddings

One of our favourite shots from the very talented I Heart Weddings is this stunning shot…

“I love how this image feels so intimate, like there’s no one else here but them. It’s that exact second where they are in the moment. I had the idea to take some hearts from their decorations down to the beach, integrating Sophie and Ben’s style into the photograph and giving us a quirky thing to play with.”– Natalija Brunovs, I Heart Weddings.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Wishing Well From Felicitations

We are loving Felicitations wishing well mirror boxes. It's an elegant new take on classic wishing well and this gorgeous box can be personalised. 

Friday, May 4, 2012

Australian Natives

We came across this gorgeous native teardrop bouquet for a Yanchep National Park wedding on Angel Flowers Facebook page. Such a stunning arrangement of Australian natives!

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Squint Photography

We came across Craig and Natalie's gorgeous wedding on Squint Photography's blog. We love the moodiness Squint Photography captures in each of the images and of course Natalie's stunning black and white Samantha Wynne wedding dress!

Visit Squint Photography or their blog.

Monday, April 30, 2012

Black & White Wedding Cakes From Edible Elegance

An elegant black and white wedding cake brings an air of sophistication to a wedding. The groom's black tuxedo and the bride's white bridal gown conjure up the scene of the ultimate black and white ball! Here is some dreamy black and white wedding cake inspiration from Edible Elegance...