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The Duke of Marlborough: a Destination Wedding just hours away

The Duke of Marlborough: a Destination Wedding just hours away

When planning our wedding, we sought a destination to bring guests from all over the world together to enjoy a few days of New Zealand’s best scenery, food, drink and experiences. We searched for a spot that would really wow our international guests, but also be a holiday destination for our local friends. While we settled […]

How to write thoughtful Wedding Thank You Notes

There’s something so special about receiving letters in the post these days, and it doesn’t get much more special than receiving a truly personal hand-written thank you note. While it might be the last thing you feel like doing post-wedding, writing thoughtful thank you notes is such a wonderful opportunity to reconnect with all of […]

Bridal Shower The Beginners' How-to Guide

Bridal Shower: The Beginners’ How-to Guide

I feel incredibly lucky that my bridesmaids were so wonderful and eager to help with pre-wedding prep.  Of the five of my best friends I chose, only one lived in Auckland with me (literally, living with me!), the others in New York, Berlin, and two in Christchurch.  I’m not someone who likes to ask for help, or […]

Diary of a Bride to Be The best (and worst) things about being engaged....

You’re Engaged! Here’s what happens next (the best and worst!)

I couldn’t wait to get engaged, and I’m not the only one, but I was surprised by some of the ‘side effects’ of my new ring – both the best and the worst! You won’t be able to stop staring at your ring! From the moment Blair proposed, I was blinded (thank goodness I don’t […]

Wedding Venues How to Choose an all inclusive DIY or BYO venue

New Zealand Wedding Venues: How to Choose an all inclusive, DIY or BYO venue

Choosing your wedding venue is one of the first big decisions when you start wedding planning, after starting your wedding budget and guest list. While almost every other element of a wedding is completely optional, at the very least you will need to choose a ceremony location, and doing so can help you to get […]

An Stunning Alternative Fiji Elopement by Van Middleton

If you have been thinking about eloping or celebrating your wedding day in Fiji, today’s alternative love story will make it a done deal! This intimate elopement is not your average resort wedding, with gorgeous couple Belinda + Eddie embracing Fijian culture and local community before taking a swim fully kitted out in wedding gear! The stunning images […]

How to Organise your Seating Plan

The Secret to Organising your Seating Plan

If you’re struggling to work out how to organise the seating plan for your wedding, you are not alone. The seating plan is an important (but often political and quite tricky) part of wedding planning, to ensure your guests enjoy themselves – and avoid any possible family feuds. When do you Organise your Seating Arrangements? […]

Romantic Floral Dunedin Garden Wedding by Acorn Photography

We saved by… I have to admit…I’m not a very do-it-yourself kind of person, in fact I don’t think I have a single artistic or crafty bone in my body! Because of that, Andy and I definitely went for convenience over affordability and kept our DIY to the minimum. However, my Mum did spend many […]

An Intimate Rustic Matamata Farm Wedding

Today’s Matamata farm wedding is rustic, chic and a little bohemian (the perfect wedding trifecta!), with lovebirds April + Adam holding an intimate ceremony with an awesome after party idea that is totally worth stealing!… We really wanted a small, intimate ceremony but also wanted to have a big party and celebrate with everyone! So […]

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