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  1. Mercure Canberra

    Mercure Canberra

    With a charming ambience, beautiful courtyard, premium food, comfortable accommodation and gorgeously decorated function rooms, Mercure Canberra is one of the best locations for your wedding reception or honeymoon.

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  2. Food Trends for Autumn & Winter Weddings

    Food Trends for Autumn & Winter Weddings

    If you want to offer your guest a unique, seasonal menu on your big day, work with your chef to choose really scrumptious canapés, starters and main course dishes enhanced with fabulous sides, and of course mouth-watering wedding desserts.

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  3. Romantic Honeymoons in Tuscany, Italy

    Romantic Honeymoons in Tuscany, Italy

    If you are planning a honeymoon in Italy, there are many idyllic destinations to choose from, but Tuscany is definitely one of the best spots for couples looking for romance, art, history, magnificent landscapes and the world’s best wines – all in one place.

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  4. Top 4 Key Looks From Spring/Summer 2016 Bridal Fashion Week

    Top 4 Key Looks From Spring/Summer 2016 Bridal Fashion Week

    Bridal collections for spring/summer 2016 surprised us with some truly exciting ground-breaking trends, which are definitely moving away from conventional shapes and colours. However, traditional brides will love the classical silhouettes enhanced with some gorgeous new details!

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  5. The Denman Hotel

    The Denman Hotel

    With its warm and inviting ambience and beautifully appointed rooms, The Denman Hotel is a great choice for those looking for cosy accommodation, but it also is the most gorgeous wedding reception venue.

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  6. Garden Themed Weddings

    Garden Themed Weddings

    A garden theme is perfect for summer weddings and works well for informal picnic events, elegant cocktail parties or classical banquet style receptions. You can incorporate different elements like fresh flowers, colourful patterns and details inspired by flora and fauna.

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  7. Bridal Beauty Styles For Summer

    Bridal Beauty Styles For Summer

    From a natural fresh-faced look and beach waves to a glamorous red lipstick, beauty trends for summer 2015 can be very inspirational for brides planning their wedding this season.

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  8. 5 Great Themes for Winter Weddings

    5 Great Themes for Winter Weddings

    Styling a winter wedding is a lot of fun as it allows a plethora of options for choosing colours and themes.

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  9. Wedding Open Day at Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport

    Wedding Open Day at Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport

    Attend the Sydney Wedding Open Day at the Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport on Saturday, 27th of June 2015 to see the hotel’s fabulous reception venues, meet the wedding suppliers, take a FREE copy of The Bride’s Diary® and have the chance to win amazing prices

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  10. Jennifer Hawkins Prepares To Bon Voyage With Aussie Honeymooners

    Jennifer Hawkins Prepares To Bon Voyage With Aussie Honeymooners

    The Catch group has announced a new luxury travel website offering some of the best honeymoon destinations in the world – each approved by the renowned global traveller, TV presenter and model, Jennifer Hawkins.

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  11. 5 Most Romantic Ski Hotels In The World

    5 Most Romantic Ski Hotels In The World

    Do you love skiing? Get inspired by these five amazing snow destinations and start planning your honeymoon journey! We present you five most amazing ski hotels you will adore!

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  12. Planning Your Perth Wedding

    Planning Your Perth Wedding

    Want to celebrate your wedding in Perth but not sure where to start? The key to planning a spectacular event is choosing the best possible location!

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  13. 10 Things To Love About Getting Married In Spring

    10 Things To Love About Getting Married In Spring

    Spring really just ‘fits’ with weddings. Traditionally ‘wedding season’ for a reason, it’s a time for new beginnings and fresh starts.

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  14. Glen Ewin Estate

    Glen Ewin Estate

    Located on a beautiful heritage listed property, only 25 minutes from Adelaide CBD, Glen Ewin Estate is a gorgeous wedding venue.

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  15. 10 Best Wedding Movies To Watch Before The Big Day

    10 Best Wedding Movies To Watch Before The Big Day

    These exciting films are perfect to watch with your groom or bridesmaids in the lead up to your big day. We think they are fun, funny and full of fantastic wedding ideas!

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  16. Milestones Photography

    Milestones Photography

    Located in Sydney, Australia, Milestones Photography is a team of professional photographers led by Dianne and Matthias Engesser who has been working in the industry for over 20 years.

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  17. Your Send Off in a Chic Vintage Car

    Your Send Off in a Chic Vintage Car

    From elegant vintage Rolls Royce cars to a tiny Citroen 2CV, old-timers are very popular at modern weddings. They are full of character and provide fantastic photo opportunities, especially if you choose appropriate decorations to match both the style and colour of the car.

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  18. How to Plan The Perfect Wedding Reception

    How to Plan The Perfect Wedding Reception

    Planning a wedding reception is not an easy job since there are many things you need to think about. We have put together a list of what you need to do to have the perfect wedding reception.

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  19. Wildflower Floral Stylists

    Wildflower Floral Stylists

    Wildflower Floral Stylists in Wollongong specialise in making stunning bespoke bouquets and arrangements for weddings.

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  20. Chic Rustique

    Chic Rustique

    Chic Rustique specialises in wedding flowers, decorations and event styling in Western Australia’s Margaret River region.

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  21. Mrs Sippy

    Mrs Sippy

    Mrs Sippy is a chic trendy venue in Double Bay with a gorgeous bright-coloured interior, delicious food and a fantastic atmosphere – perfect for an engagement party, hen’s night or even your reception.

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  22. One Fine Day Sydney Wedding Fair

    One Fine Day Sydney Wedding Fair

    Australia’s leading wedding fair, One Fine Day, will bring together stylish and creative couples to design their dream day at the Sydney Fair on February 6th-7th at Australia Technology Park, Eveleigh.

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  23. Fresh Ideas for your Bohemian-Style Wedding

    Fresh Ideas for your Bohemian-Style Wedding

    Bohemian chic is the perfect theme for summer weddings and we love it because it is relaxed and colourful, but also romantic at the same time.

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  24. Year Round Warm Honeymoon Destinations

    Year Round Warm Honeymoon Destinations

    Whichever time of year you choose for your wedding, we can help you find an idyllic honeymoon spot with perfect climate.

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  25. Essence Weddings

    Essence Weddings

    Whether simple or extravagant, a wedding is magical. Capturing that day and each special moment is the “essence” of Essence Weddings. The man behind the camera is esteemed photographer Dario Gardiman. Each wedding is ‘handcrafted’ and prepared in collaboration with couples.

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  26. Wedding Celebration 2014 is OUT NOW!

    Wedding Celebration 2014 is OUT NOW!

    Wedding Celebration is all about celebrating weddings: we feature the most creative and exciting weddings held throughout Australia!

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  27. A Little Vintage Bliss

    A Little Vintage Bliss

    If you are looking for an event styling company that will turn your wedding dream into reality, then A Little Vintage Bliss might be the right one!

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  28. Fabulous Entertainment Solutions by DJS R US

    Fabulous Entertainment Solutions by DJS R US

    Established in 1991, DJS R US is a renowned South Australian company, located in Adelaide, offering professional entertainment solutions for weddings.

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  29. Your Destination Wedding In The Adelaide Hills

    Your Destination Wedding In The Adelaide Hills

    Tie the knot in the beautiful Adelaide Hills, surrounded by picturesque vineyards and historic villages. We think it is the ideal location for a destination wedding!

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  30. Cooking Is Easy With HelloFresh!

    Cooking Is Easy With HelloFresh!

    The Bride’s Diary Team tested a week’s supply of HelloFresh meals and we think they are sensational! The concept is ideal for busy brides and grooms who want to eat healthy, freshly-prepared and delicious food every day in the lead-up to their wedding day.

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  31. 5 Tips on How to Make your Bridesmaids Feel Appreciated

    5 Tips on How to Make your Bridesmaids Feel Appreciated

    Even though your wedding should ultimately be about you and your groom, you should find a way to show appreciation to the members of your bridal party.

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  32. Wedding Theme Ideas: Industrial Chic

    Wedding Theme Ideas: Industrial Chic

    Inspired by modern city living, revamped lofts and warehouses industrial chic is the hottest new wedding trend for 2015. If you love the idea, begin with finding a cool industrial-style venue and personalise it with lovely decorations from Weddingstar.

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  33. How To Pick The Right Wedding Dress

    How To Pick The Right Wedding Dress

    There are numerous aspects of wedding planning that are quite stressful, regardless of whether you’ve hired a wedding planner or not, although what’s arguably the one that causes the greatest anxiety is choosing the wedding dress.

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  34. Be Seen Limousines

    Be Seen Limousines

    With Be Seen Limousines you will experience the ultimate chauffeured driven limousines on your special wedding day.

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  35. Setting the Wedding Date

    Setting the Wedding Date

    The choice of the wedding date depends on many factors, but ideally it should be about one to two years after your engagement so that you have plenty of time to prepare.

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  36. Your Event Solution

    Your Event Solution

    Whether you want to celebrate in a beautiful garden or on a tranquil beach, NSW’s premiere event hirer will help you create the perfect setting for your big day!

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  37. Central Stretch Limousines

    Central Stretch Limousines

    If you’re planning a super-glamorous wedding, why not arrive with style in a limousine! Central Stretch Limousines is a privately owned business with an outstanding reputation as it has serviced South Australia for over 25 years.

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  38. Glamorous Weddings at Festival Functions Centre

    Glamorous Weddings at Festival Functions Centre

    Located only 10 minutes from Adelaide CBD Festival Functions Centre is an award-winning venue renowned for hosting spectacular wedding celebrations and has five amazing reception rooms that can fit between 30 and 1600 people.

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  39. Your Uber-cool Summer Wedding…

    Your Uber-cool Summer Wedding…

    It’s going to reach 40 degrees in many parts of Australia today! This got me thinking about Summer Weddings and the unique challenges that hot weather can present.

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  40. A Floral Experience by Karen Tran

    A Floral Experience by Karen Tran

    International florist Karen Tran will be hosting an exclusive event on 1st of December in Brisbane and there are just a few tickets left!

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  41. Bespoke Floral Styling By Kindred Floral

    Bespoke Floral Styling By Kindred Floral

    Whether you are planning a traditional banquet-style reception or a relaxed cocktail event, Kindred Floral will create stunning one-of-a-kind arrangements beyond your wildest dreams.

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  42. What To-Do In The Final Weeks Before The Wedding

    What To-Do In The Final Weeks Before The Wedding

    In the last few weeks of wedding preparations you will have a lot of tasks, but you need to save some time for relaxation and pampering as well. Here is what you must not forget.

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  43. Vintage Themed Weddings

    Vintage Themed Weddings

    From the roaring 20s to the swinging 60s, vintage themed weddings have been very popular in recent years and this trend will continue to inspire brides and grooms in 2015 as well.

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  44. Canberra Wedding Fair

    Canberra Wedding Fair

    Meet Canberra's leading wedding vendors, enjoy breath-taking displays and WIN fantastic prizes at Canberra Wedding Fair, February 28th.

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  45. What Should Guests Wear to a Wedding?

    What Should Guests Wear to a Wedding?

    When choosing an outfit for the wedding it is important to stick to the dress code as it is stated in the invitation and pick something appropriate for a specific time of day.

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  46. Stationery Trend: Spring Blooms

    Stationery Trend: Spring Blooms

    Floral wedding stationery is very fashionable at the moment and you can choose anything from romantic aquarelle style illustrations to bold and minimalistic two-coloured designs.

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  47. Denise Teo Photography

    Denise Teo Photography

    Based in Perth, Denise Teo Photography specialises in making exceptional wedding and engagement photography.

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  48. Destination Wedding Etiquette

    Destination Wedding Etiquette

    I always receive lots of questions about destination weddings. From who should pay for flights to types of accommodation. I have put together some etiquette tips to make planning your destination wedding much easier for you!

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  49. Planning Your Wedding In The Illawarra

    Planning Your Wedding In The Illawarra

    From tranquil beaches and dramatic cliff tops to picturesque gardens and historic buildings, Illawarra offers a plethora of unique ceremony locations and reception venues!

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  50. Affair With George: Flowers, Wedding, Events & Styling

    Affair With George: Flowers, Wedding, Events & Styling

    Based in the Southern Highlands, Affair With George is a floral design studio dedicated to providing a personalised service of the highest standards in wedding, event and corporate styling.

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  51. Wedding Celebration®… A Celebration Of All Things Wedding!

    Wedding Celebration®… A Celebration Of All Things Wedding!

    As you browse through the pages of the latest Wedding Celebration, you will discover a treasure trove of inspiration and ideas that will help you to style a wedding celebration that is uniquely yours!

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  52. Winter Wonderland Wedding At High Church

    Winter Wonderland Wedding At High Church

    Imagine a winter wonderland wedding in the heart of Brisbane… High Church, city’s swanky new venue will give you the experience you won’t forget!

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  53. Perfect Flowers For Valentine’s Day

    Perfect Flowers For Valentine’s Day

    Nothing says “I love you” as loudly, as a beautifully designed floral arrangement or a bouquet, so we think it is the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day! We have rounded up our favourite Australian florists you can trust to send a stunning Valentine's Day bouquet.

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  54. Weddings at Peterson House

    Weddings at Peterson House

    Peterson House is the specialist producer of fabulous sparkling wines in the Hunter Valley and features an award-winning wedding venue where you can enjoy spectacular views and glorious food.

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  55. Tips For Organising Small & Intimate Weddings

    Tips For Organising Small & Intimate Weddings

    If you can’t afford a big wedding or you prefer to celebrate your special day with closest friends and members of family, organising a small reception is a great idea.

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  56. Bridal Inspiration From 2015 New York Catwalks

    Bridal Inspiration From 2015 New York Catwalks

    Do you need some catwalk inspiration for your wedding? See our favourite bridal looks from New York Fashion Week.

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  57. Styling Outdoor Wedding Spaces

    Styling Outdoor Wedding Spaces

    Do you prefer a beach wedding in thongs or a rustic party in a fabulous vineyard? Think beautiful backdrops for your wedding photos, cool breezes and natural décor instead of classical flower arrangements.

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  58. How To Style A Rustic Themed Wedding?

    How To Style A Rustic Themed Wedding?

    From elegant stationery to fabulous floral arrangements and chic DIY details, a rustic theme is perfect for spring and summer weddings and you can make it work for both small gatherings and big, glamorous celebrations.

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  59. 5 Tips for a Stress-Free Wedding Planning

    5 Tips for a Stress-Free Wedding Planning

    Organising a wedding is not an easy job and brides often feel stressed. From hiring a wedding planner to spoiling yourself with relaxing pampering sessions, there are many things you can do to minimise the pressure and enjoy your wedding preparations.

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  60. Sails on Lavender Bay

    Sails on Lavender Bay

    Sails on Lavender Bay boasts spectacular views and offers delicious artisanal food meticulously paired with top quality wines.

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  61. South Coast Party Hire

    South Coast Party Hire

    With many years of experience working with couples, South Coast Party Hire knows exactly how to organise the perfect wedding.

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  62. Tips For Planning Your Wedding In Bali

    Tips For Planning Your Wedding In Bali

    If you are dreaming of a romantic beach wedding, Bali is the perfect choice with its warm tropical climate and stunning views over the Indian Ocean.

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  63. Unique Party Hire by Go Hire The Event People

    Unique Party Hire by Go Hire The Event People

    Go Hire The Event People is Illawarra’s renowned event equipment and party hire specialist that stocks the largest range of marquees, pavilions, furniture, decorations and all the things you need to organise a fabulous wedding at the location of your choice!

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  64. Best Bridal Looks Straight From London Catwalks

    Best Bridal Looks Straight From London Catwalks

    Spring/summer 2015 ready-to-wear collections showcased in London featured plenty of gorgeous summer dresses, which would make fabulous bridal outfits! See our favourite looks…

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  65. Our Stunning Redesigned Website

    Our Stunning Redesigned Website

    I am excited to announce that our redesigned website is now launched and it features everything from image galleries to inspiration boards which are created to inspire, to our interactive tools intended for both engaged couples and our advertisers.

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  66. The Bride’s Diary @ The Southern Highlands Wedding Fair

    The Bride’s Diary @ The Southern Highlands Wedding Fair

    The Bride’s Diary Team were delighted to exhibit at the Southern Highlands Wedding Fair on the 10th January, 2015. Manage My Event and Destination Southern Highlands were proud to host this inaugural event.

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  67. The Bride's Diary® 2014 Queensland Edition is OUT NOW!

    The Bride's Diary® 2014 Queensland Edition is OUT NOW!

    The eagerly awaited 2014 Queensland edition of The Bride’s Diary® has arrived! Get your copy today.

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  68. Flowers For Everyone | Unique Floral Designs

    Flowers For Everyone | Unique Floral Designs

    Specialising in unique floral designs, delicious wedding cakes and event styling, Flowers for Everyone will help you with all the key aspects of wedding planning.

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  69. Popular Wedding Superstitions

    Popular Wedding Superstitions

    From choosing your wedding dress to crossing the threshold, the most popular wedding traditions and superstitions are related to rituals that bring good luck to the newlyweds.

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  70. Pagoda Resort

    Pagoda Resort

    Offering three unique reception rooms, Pagoda Resort is a superb wedding venue on the shores of the beautiful Swan River in South Perth.

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  71. Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa

    Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa

    If you are planning a winter wedding, Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa nestled in the Thredbo Valley surrounded by the Snowy Mountains is the perfect venue.

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  72. Canberra's Luxurious Capital Hotel Group

    Canberra's Luxurious Capital Hotel Group

    If you are located in Canberra, we think you should consider celebrating your wedding day in one of the luxurious Capital Hotel Group hotels.

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  73. Key Tips For Bridesmaids

    Key Tips For Bridesmaids

    Being asked to be a bridesmaid is a great honour and it should be more than just standing next to the brides on the wedding day. A good bridesmaid will offer the bride help during the wedding planning process, attend and organise all the important events and always be there for the bride.

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  74. Bridal Buzz

    Bridal Buzz

    Knowing how challenging it is to organise your big day, we created the Bridal Buzz forum at The Bride’s Diary® website, where brides can discuss their wedding plans and exchange their ideas and opinions.

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  75. Flowers With Love

    Flowers With Love

    Award-winning flower specialists, Flowers With Love offer professional and personalised service for brides in Canberra since 1993.

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  76. Things Every Guy Should Know When Planning a Marriage Proposal

    Things Every Guy Should Know When Planning a Marriage Proposal

    The marriage proposal is a big event in a woman’s life and your girlfriend probably has great expectations. She will be telling this story for the rest of her life and it is your responsibility to make that day special for her.

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  77. Kaley Cuoco's Beautiful Wedding And Stunning Bridal Gown

    Kaley Cuoco's Beautiful Wedding And Stunning Bridal Gown

    Haley Cuoco, star of the American hit Television show 'Big Bang Theory' married her long term partner Karl Cook over the weekend.

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  78. The Grand Ballroom

    The Grand Ballroom

    With its superb cuisine, spectacular interior and elegant décor, The Grand Ballroom in Adelaide is the perfect wedding venue for couples planning a glamorous reception, big or small.

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  79. How To Choose A Gown For A Destination Wedding

    How To Choose A Gown For A Destination Wedding

    Do you want to say your vows on a tropical island, on the top of the mountain or glacier, or maybe in a beautiful European city? Whichever destination you choose, it is important that your bridal attire blends with the surroundings and matches the formality of your event.

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  80. Victoria Park Weddings

    Victoria Park Weddings

    Located in the heart of Brisbane, Victoria Park is a stunning venue that offers couples the ultimate experience of Australian wedding luxury.

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  81. Oaklands Event Centre

    Oaklands Event Centre

    With its idyllic country setting and breathtaking rustic style reception hall, Oaklands Event Centre is ideal for weddings.

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  82. Novotel Barossa Valley Resort

    Novotel Barossa Valley Resort

    With postcard-worthy views of the rolling hills and romantic interiors, premier local food and wine as well as superb accommodation, Novotel Barossa Valley Resort is a truly special venue.

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  83. Bells N Whistles VIP Event At The New InterContinental Sydney Double Bay

    Bells N Whistles VIP Event At The New InterContinental Sydney Double Bay

    After nine successful years in the wedding industry, Bells N Whistles have redesigned their brand and introduced exclusive new services that will change the face of wedding planning and styling in Australia.

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  84. Choosing Bridal Accessories For Autumn & Winter Weddings

    Choosing Bridal Accessories For Autumn & Winter Weddings

    From bridal jackets that will keep you warm while walking down the aisle, to statement headpieces which will glam-up your wedding outfit, find out which bridal accessories are perfect for autumn and winter weddings!

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  85. Novella Events

    Novella Events

    With its lavish function room, delectable cuisine and impeccable service, Novella is the perfect Sydney venue for your wedding celebration!

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  86. Oaklands Event Centre

    Oaklands Event Centre

    With its idyllic country setting and breathtaking rustic style reception hall, Oaklands Event Centre is ideal for weddings.

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  87. Marsala: Pantone Colour Of The Year 2015

    Marsala: Pantone Colour Of The Year 2015

    Pantone recently announced that marsala is the colour of the year for 2015 and described it as “naturally robust and earthy wine red”, a warm and elegant shade that “enriches our minds, bodies and souls”.

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