This post is a tad bittersweet for me. I have had a magical year (and a bit) running and writing for My Something Blue. This blog is so dear to my heart. It’s been my hobby, my inspiration, my passion and a very important stepping stone in me becoming, well… ‘me’ again. I started this page … More A Huge Happy Goodbye
Confession time… My wedding dress(es) are currently living a pitiful existence sitting in a dark closet. They are in garment bags though, if that counts for something? We spend what seems like a lifetime researching, trying on and dreaming about wedding dresses. Finally, you find ‘the one’ and pay a lot more than what you’d … More So…What Do I Do With My Wedding Dress Now?
Wedding Gift Ideas I’ll be the first to admit, I’m not usually the greatest at coming up with cool present ideas. I really wish I was. We were a little hesitant to have only a “wishing well” option at our wedding – partly because it can be awkward asking for cash and partly because I … More Unique Wedding and Anniversary Gift Ideas
Following on from our ‘Getting The Wedding Glow – Skincare Tips’ blog last week, we are getting some wedding makeup guidance from Rachel, the artist behind Rachel McNeil Makeup. I had my list of questions at the ready and our lovely expert has very kindly provided all the must-know info and a few extremely handy hints… … More Bridal Makeup – What You Need To Know!
The months before a wedding day can be stressful and tiring and unfortunately, the effects of that can show up in your skin. Of course, everyone wants to look radiant and naturally beautiful in their photos. After all, these images will most likely be looked at for a lifetime. I am on a mission to … More How To Get The ‘Wedding Glow’
Future grooms out there, I am well aware of the fact that most of the time, the spotlight falls on your bride-to-be when it comes to wedding preparation. However, as more and more of you are getting hands-on in the big-day-organising arena, I think it’s time that you get a little more attention and maybe … More Customised Suits – A Unique and Stylish Choice for Grooms
Although this is a wedding blog, it was my birthday on Saturday, so this week we are veering slightly off topic. Birthdays can be funny little days, can’t they? You can only hear many jabs about how you are looking older and you’re a third of a century now (thank you, husband) before it gets … More Life Lessons From a 32 Year Old
Step 1 – Come up with a budget! I know, I know. This is not a fun way to start off… BUT it is pretty important. Talk to your partner and your parents (if you’re lucky enough to have them helping out financially) and come up with a realistic budget that you can stick to. … More How To Begin Planning Your Wedding Day
On Sunday the 26th of February, I had a rare couple of hours sans-cheeky-toddler and decided the best use of my time would be to check out the Brisbane Vintage Bride Wedding Fair. If you’ve been following the blog, you’ll probably realise I love attending these events to keep a close eye on what’s on … More Six Head-Turning Ideas from the Vintage Bride Wedding Fair
Whilst I had an absolute ball planning my wedding (well, at least 88% of the time), sticking to our firm budget was not always easy. One of the trickier parts of getting organised was finding a dress that was both gorgeous and not too expensive. Unfortunately, those two search parameters can often be at odds … More Brilliant Dress Shopping Within Budget – The Bridal Garage