Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Bridesmaids ... The dresses have been picked up!

I have had the most fabulous day today. A, one of my bridesmaid's and I went to the place where I'd purchased the girls dresses from - Exclusively Bridesmaids in Miranda. My MOH L wasn't able to come along as her shifts had been changed but it was all good. 

Credit courtesy of Wedding Bee

Monday, July 30, 2012

Wedding Night Accomodation .. Park Hyatt

Carrying on the theme of our accommodation, I thought I might as well add how fantastic our reception package is through the Dockside Group as it includes our wedding night accommodation. With our reception package we had the choice of three hotels to choose from and seeing as our reception is in circular quay, we decided to choose the Park Hyatt. And dam I am glad we did. 

The Park Hyatt - Circular Quay, Sydney

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Pre Wedding Accomodation .. For the boys!

I've been searching wotif.com for some nice accommodation for the boys for the pre wedding night that didn't cost the earth, and they had a mystery deal recently for five star accommodation in the Sydney CBD. 

Photo credit to Going Places

Friday, July 27, 2012

Lust Have it .. July Box

My Lust Have It box arrived yesterday and it was an interesting box as some of the brands that were in it, I'd never heard of before, but that's the beauty of the box, it makes you try new things. It was definitely a bright one this month, a lovely orange colour.

July's Lust Have It bag (my photo)

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Wedding Accessories - Need your opinions!

So seeing as my first hair comb doesn't really go with my earrings and bracelet, I've been searching through the internet occasionally to see what else I might find. I clicked on a link on a post on Polka Dot Bride the other day and arrived at a site called Miss Martini

Photo Credit to Miss Martini
Now I'm stuck as I really like two of their hair combs but can't decide between the two of them so need your opinion. All the photos are taken from the Miss Martini website, so credit goes that website as shown above.

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Wedding Count Down ... 3 months to go!

This month has been at times rather unproductive due to lack of motivation, things not needing to be done just yet and over all, can't really be bothered. I don't really know why either as my DIY list has many a fun thing to make and create but I figure that I've hit a standstill and needed to do things that weren't wedding related like going out with friends for dinner, working and catching up on sleep as work as has been rather stressful and busy lately. I apologise now as this post is a bit word, list and link heavy.

Count down timer (my photo)

Friday, July 20, 2012

Something completely off topic .. but so very cool!!!

Yesterday I visited the Miranda RTA as I had booked my hazard perception test as I had been on my Red P's for longer than what I should of but just couldn't find the time to go in and sit my test. 

Red P Plate - Photo credit to Where I live

Thursday, July 19, 2012

The Wishing Well - Reception Signage

Here is my next dilemma - how do you make people aware of your wishing well and what they are supposed to do with it. Put a sign up of course. But then what do you write on that sign? After intensive searching, dear google has given me some ideas. So this post is about my wishing well signage inspiration and what I've decided to do.

Reception signage for gifts and well wishes - Photo credit to Celebrations at Home Blog

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Restaurant Review ... Viet Wraps and Rolls

I went to this lovely Vietnamese resturant last night with a friend called Viet Wraps and Rolls. It's what i would call a hole in the wall in a great way. Very simple and basic and has absolute to die for food. It was only my friend and I in there for about an hour or so and the staff were extremely attentive bringing out a mix of utensils for all the yummy food that we ordered. They are at 355 Bay Street in Brighton Le Sands, Sydney, and I throughly recommend going there as you very nearly had to roll me out of the door as I was that full!!!

Inside the restaurant - Photo credit to Viet Wraps and Rolls

Monday, July 16, 2012

The Wishing well ... Our finished one!

So after writing that post on Wishing Well inspirations, it has inspired me to get my butt into gear and finish our one. So this post is about the process, choosing and deciding and actually finding the wishing well that I wanted. I managed to get my butt in to gear and finally completed it today, so I'm very very happy with what I've come up with...

Credit to Style Me Pretty

Saturday, July 14, 2012

The Wishing well ... Inspirations!

I've been trying to get myself motivated enough to finish the Wishing Well for our wedding reception, so I thought I'd do a teaser of Wishing Well Inspiration, in the hope that it gets me motivated to finish our one. Our wishing well is more of a bird cage but it still is going to be used as a wishing well. I know that Wishing Wells are highly debatable, thought tacky of, can't believe your asking for money type of things according to Vogue Forums. But I think it is appropriate in our case. We have a lot of people coming from overseas and interstate and who wants to bring a bulky present in your carry on if you've picked up one of those cheap deals to Sydney and are just bringing carry on luggage for the weekend. And also we have been living together in an apartment now for nearly two years and have furnished it just the way we want it.

Photo Credit courtesy of Claire Bundy

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Cake Accessories ... Frames for the cake boxes

Seeing as we are having a really yummy cake at our wedding we want others to enjoy it as well. I made a heap of cake boxes ages ago so our guests can take a bit of cake home with them in a box instead of the typical cake bag which gets squashed so easily. At least if the box gets squashed then it will sort of protect the cake a wee bit.

Photo Credit to Wedology

Monday, July 09, 2012

Table Assignment ... Are you numbering or naming?

It has come to the time where I need to decided whether to name or number our tables, so I thought I'd write a post on how I decided to create my table decorations. I was inspired by many a table number or name, they all differ and each and every wedding has a different way of displaying their table number.

Photo Credit to Unique Event Design

Sunday, July 08, 2012

Rainbows and a new hair colour .. its been a great week!

I had a bit of a change this week. I had my usual hair appointment on Thursday before night shift every six weeks as the regrowth was starting to get a wee bit out of control again. I walked into the salon and sat down and decided that I needed a change. My hairdresser went oh dear, not with three months to the wedding and I said yes I am having a hair crisis! 

Photo Credit to Dermstore.com

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

Wine Cork Place Cards .. waiting for RSVP's to trickle in..

I started my cork place cards ages ago as the RVSP's were starting to come in and I thought I should stay ahead of the game and continue to be organised. So started creating my place cards. I had a slight tinge of disappointment as my original idea didn't seem to work, but then when I mocked a place card up, it certainly met with the agreement of myself and my friend who was staying with me at that time.

Credit to Corky Creations

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Wedding Water Bottle Update ... The new labels have arrived!

After the initial drama of the second batch of labels being completely the wrong colour. I did some more research and found another company who were much cheaper than the first company. And I actually liked their design more than I did the first company. This company is called LabelsRus.com and they are based in America so it took two weeks for them to be shipped out. 

Funky wedding water bottles in real life - Image credit to What a Wedding Blog