It’s a cold and blustery day today, the kind where your bones shivers and a hot cup of tea just won’t cut it. But all this horrible rain has one upside (if you can call it that) it has me summer dreaming. That’s why I’ve been inspired to create this nautical board even when it’s ship-wrecking weather out there.
Rich, romantic and sumptuous, Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby took a very literal approach to the Golden Age. And whether you loved the flick or hated it, I think we can all agree the set and costumes were breathtakingly lush. The movie totally captured the glitz and glamour of the roaring twenties with lavish amounts of gold thrown in for good measure.
There are plenty of reasons to get married in winter – greater venue and supplier availability, good lighting for photos, flowers last longer, makeup lasts longer, groomsmen stay happy in their suits… And everyone gets the chance to snuggle up!
I don’t know about you, but I love playing around with trends! While I respect classic outfits like the LBD, for me the fun is in wearing what’s hot right now. That said, there are times when trends should be approached with care. Even I know there’s a major difference between testing out harem pants on a Saturday night and going for the “in” thing on your wedding day. After all, those pics are going to be around a long time!
“I had a stunning bouquet full of white peonies, it was exactly what I had always wanted & was one of the easiest decisions when planning the wedding. We used a fabulous florist out of Newcastle ‘Flowers by Lorey’ – Lorey did such a wonderful job with all of our wedding flowers including the bouquets, buttonholes, table centrepieces & flower sprays for the bridal backdrop. She also supplied rose petal cones for our ceremony, along with delivering & installing the lot on location. “
There comes a time when a bride wants something a little different for her wedding. Why not add a sparkle here or there to make that day extraordinary! (and fun too) “We had a ‘wine ceremony’ during our ceremony where we had a special bottle of wine that we put cards in to open and…