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!
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
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
Have you thought about getting married during the festive season? Christmas is in the air, people are starting to feel more relaxed and happy as the year winds down and everyone is in the mood to celebrate! Although December and January can be very busy, holding your wedding at this time means you can … More It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!
On Sunday the 13th of November, I had the privilege of attending The Bride’s Market at Twilight in Brisbane. For my review of this fab event, click here. I wanted to share my top five favourite elements from this fun night – some on-trend tips, amazing vendors and ideas for your big day. 1. Your … More Trends and Tips from The Bride’s Market
I was lucky enough to spend my Sunday morning this past weekend with Candice, the owner of Sweetheart Bridal in Livermore. (For those of you reading overseas, Livermore is in the San Francisco Bay Area and is a gorgeous city surrounded by wineries!) As well as getting to go ‘behind the scenes’ in this beautiful … More A Morning With … Sweetheart Bridal
Dearest curvy bride (or cuddly groom), You are getting married! Yay! I am writing this love letter to you to remind you of a few important things while you are preparing for one of the biggest days of your life. Firstly, only lose weight if it is something YOU want to do! I see so … More A Love Letter to the Curvy Bride…
This past Sunday I went along to my local wedding fair, the Bay Area Wedding Fair. Here’s some reasons I think it’s a great idea for brides and grooms to attend a similar event in their area. CAKE. If you are like me, free cake samples alone are enough to get me out of the … More Why You Should Go To A Wedding Fair…
For some brides, buying their wedding dress is the stuff dreams are made of. For others, trying to find the right dress is harder than climbing Everest. I wore three different dresses on our (three) wedding days. The first was a very simple champagne coloured Alfred Sung bridesmaid dress with cap sleeves. The … More Choosing Your Wedding Dress!
My name is Abby. I have been a bride three times in three different countries. My husband is German, I am Australian and we live in the United States. So, we got married in all three! Having three weddings is not for the faint of heart, but looking back on it, it was certainly a … More Welcome to My Something Blue