Almond Orchard Wedding Inspiration

11 August 2012 // By Carissa

Green Wedding Shoes is another blog that I follow and again this styling shoot is amazing and simply to good not to share! Some gorgeous wedding inspiration from a lovely Almond Orchard – aren’t the blooms just so pretty! Makes for a pretty dreamy setting. Produced by Leila at Be Inspired PR and with stunning photos by This

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Lavender Love

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11 August 2012 // By Carissa

I saw this post on a new blog page I am following Lavender and Ash and just had to share! This beautiful little flower is one of my favorites! Lavender not only smells amazing, but it is so pretty and not overbearingly bold. Since it has somewhat of a country feel, it looks gorgeous in rustic decor

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Paradiso – Hasting River Dr, Port Macquarie

28 July 2012 // By Carissa

Ever seen those fashion shoots in all the coolest mags and websites with items from a bygone era? Unique props and decorating pieces you just can’t seem to find anywhere?? Chances are the stylist visited a place just like Paradiso before the shoot! Paradiso is one of Port Macquarie’s premier Vintage & Retro boutiques with the

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Beautiful Bride Styling Shoot

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18 July 2012 // By Carissa

It always amazes me how one tiny idea can turn into something truly inspiring just like our “Beautiful Bride” photo shoot!  It literally started as a tiny idea and with thanks to the creative talents of some of Port Macquarie’s finest wedding vendors the photo shoot literally sprang to life! Without losing the magic of

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The Secret Garden – Styling Shoot

29 June 2012 // By Carissa

Welcome to our first Port Macquarie Weddings Styling Shoot!  The Secret Garden – Styling Shoot was a collaboration of some of Port Macquarie’s finest wedding vendors – photography by Mel Lawrence Photography, a gorgeous array of wedding cakes and accompaniments by Yvonne at The Cake Establishment, gorgeous props by A Little Antique, must have wedding bouquets by

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Hints & Tips #1 – The New Buffet

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05 June 2012 // By Carissa

Feast your eyes on the newest trend in party food. You’ll never think of the word “buffet” in the same way again. If serving your guests a buffet seems unappetizing and a sit-down meal seems too expensive, then isn’t it time to find a stylish, sophisticated alternative to the tried-and-true ways to feed your guests?

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Roses Vineyard, Lake Innes NSW

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24 May 2012 // By Carissa

Welcome to Rose’s Vineyard.  At first glance you will see why our family run vineyard has quickly become a popular destination for weddings and functions.  Located a short drive south of Port Macquarie, Roses Vineyard is set on 100 acres of picturesque country side that boast gorgeous landscaped gardens, meticulously kept vineyards and views over Lake Innes.

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Agnes Water Golf Club Wedding – Style Me Pretty Australia

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18 May 2012 // By Carissa

Gorgeous doesn’t even begin to describe this Queensland bride.  Her vintage style is nothing short of perfect with her custom-made, lace and beaded dress that she designed herself, matching veil and bracelet.  I love that she added a touch of quirky comfort with her mint-hued converse sneakers!  Pretty My Love impeccably curated every inch of this

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Intimate Beach Wedding Ideas – Poppy Love Weddings

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18 May 2012 // By Carissa

For all of you looking to have a romantic seaside wedding that’s chic and rustic we have the perfect inspirational shoot for you. Dreamed up by Poppy Love Weddings  they have also provided key steps to replicating something as dreamy as this for your own intimate beach wedding. To see more images perfect for pinning visit weddingchicks.com

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Wedding Cakes – Smooch Cakes, Port Macquarie

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16 May 2012 // By Carissa

“Just take a moment to stop, look around and breathe in a memory”… This is the advice I give my brides for their wedding day as it all goes by so fast. When designing a wedding cake with a bride, I love to sit down and hear all about the plans for her dream day.

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