Friday, October 11, 2013

On The Pier


Looking for a waterfront reception venue that specialises in succulent seafood? Award winning On The Pier  is located  in a magnificent riverside location at picturesque Batemans Bay.

The restaurant is renowned for its exquisite food and wine, plus the personal service that makes it a superb wedding reception venue.  


Housed in the heritage punt house on the Clyde River, the views of the iconic Batemans Bay Bridge and the river itself are simply stunning. 

The restaurant's chefs have trained and worked throughout Australia and overseas. For nearly seven years, this highly qualified team have combined their passion for great food and their extensive knowledge with quality fresh ingredients to create the unparalleled On The Pier dining experience. 


Call On The Pier on 02 4472 6405 - or visit them at The Bride's Diary® Wedding & Events Expo, at the National Convention Centre on Sunday 13th October. Tickets available for purchase on the day, or online at The Bride's Diary Events booking page. 

A Shot in the Dark


Hayley Jansen, the principal photographer and owner of A Shot in the Dark, has been photographing weddings for nearly ten years - and loves seeing the happiness of a couple on their special day just as much now as she did when she first opened her studio.  



Hayley's 
photojournalism shooting style is inspired by passion and romance - and her goal is to create beautiful images that you will love to share with your family and friends, and that you will treasure for a lifetime



Hayley understands that being photographed can sometimes be an uncomfortable experience, so she works hard to ensure that your wedding day shoot is relaxed and fun, allowing your personalities to shine through in every image. 


Call A Shot in the Dark on 0415 690 623 - or visit them at The Bride's Diary® Wedding & Events Expo, at the National Convention Centre on Sunday 13th October. Tickets available for purchase on the day, or online at The Bride's Diary Events booking page. 

CY Creations


CY Creations Photography believe all their clients deserve the very best value and service available. The studio offers a highly personalised and professional service to meet your individual tastes, needs and expectations – ensuring that your images will be treasured and enjoyed not only by you, but by the generations to come.


Their photographers combine extensive experience with an engaging fresh and creative approach, spontaneously capturing the mood of your wedding with elegance, warmth and artistry. Although maintaining a personal approach, CY Creations photographers are able to efficiently manage the day’s events to ensure you have the time to capture all your planned images.


The CY Creations' mission is to create images that reflect who you really are and your adoration for each other – and their photographers manage this with unobtrusive and relaxed ease.

Call CY Creations on 0416 818 525 - or visit them at The Bride's Diary® Wedding & Events Expo, at the National Convention Centre on Sunday 13th October. Tickets available for purchase on the day, or online at The Bride's Diary Events booking page. 

Judy Zilber


What style of wedding ceremony are you planning? Short yet intimate and memorable? Lavish with lots of participation from family and friends, perhaps with music, readings, gift presentations – a big celebration? Or something more traditional?

It would be Judy Zilber's privilege to conduct your wedding or your renewal of marriage vows ceremony in whatever style you choose.


As your Civil Marriage Celebrant, Judy will work with you to assist and guide you through the planning and preparation in the lead up to your marriage celebration.

The legal requirements to marry are generally the same for every couple no matter what style ceremony you are planning. Judy will manage all of those requirements for you, leaving you free to focus on planning the most exciting parts of your celebration.

Judy can provide a selection of different ceremonies, vows and readings from which to chose, or you can write your entire ceremony together with Judy's help.

Call Judy Zilber on 0400 321 750 - or meet her at The Bride's Diary® Wedding & Events Expo, at the National Convention Centre on Sunday 13th October. Tickets available for purchase on the day, or online at The Bride's Diary Events booking page. 

Zaija

 
A brand new approach to beauty and glamour has been launched in Canberra. Specialising in weddings, Zaija has created an environment where you feel special just by being there. 


The friendly, helpful way that the Zaija team engages with you, the expert service delivery, the wide range of services spanning beauty, massage, make-up and hair, all combine to create a totally unique - and totally beautiful - experience. 


Zaija offers comprehensive and indulgent packages for all your pre-wedding beauty needs - and Zaija brides are ... well ... just beautiful.

Call Zaija on 02 6247 9462 - or visit them at The Bride's Diary® Wedding & Events Expo, at the National Convention Centre on Sunday 13th October. Tickets available for purchase on the day, or online at The Bride's Diary Events booking page.                                  

Weddingstar

 
From traditional to contemporary, Weddingstar's extensive selection of wedding products feature many exclusive designs ideal for any wedding theme. 

With thousands of amazing products to choose from, you are sure to find the wedding accessories, bomboniere and gifts that will be perfect for your wedding day. 

Visit our superb website or order our magazine/catalogue and begin exploring the endless possibilities. Our annual magazine is also filled with superb styling themes, colours and ideas to help you with your wedding styling and overall design theme. 
Please call us should you have any queries. Weddingstar is also available through leading wedding retailers nationally.

Call Weddingstar on 1300 73 42 40  - or visit them at The Bride's Diary® Wedding & Events Expo, at the National Convention Centre on Sunday 13th October. Tickets available for purchase on the day, or online at The Bride's Diary Events booking page. 

Flashback Photobooths


Flashback Photobooths has offered quality photobooth hire across Australia since 2007. Their promise to you is an unforgettable experience with exceptional customer service - as well as an entertaining keepsake for you and your guests!


Their packages include:
  • Unlimited double print photo-strips for 3 or 5 hours hire
  • A black leather ‘ready to mount’ album along with gold and silver pens. Your guests place one photo-strip in the guestbook along with their message to you, and get to keep another identical photo-strip for themselves.
  • A copy of all photo-strips on USB or CD post event.
  • Client liaison – an opportunity to discuss your event requirements and tailor the package to your needs.
  • Venue liaison - ensuring timely delivery, set-up and removal of the photobooth outside of your function time, which means you don’t have to worry about a thing.

Flashback Photobooths also offer a range of optional extras which can be added to any package to enhance the experience! 

Call Flashback Photobooths on 0413 605 927 - or visit them at The Bride's Diary® Wedding & Events Expo, at the National Convention Centre on Sunday 13th October. Tickets available for purchase on the day, or online at The Bride's Diary Events booking page.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Thorson Photography

 

Amanda Thorson of Thorson Photography  firmly believes that wedding photos should be simple, natural and beautiful. 



She's very happy  to confess that she's not a traditional photographer and neither are her photos traditional. Which is wonderful ... because what they are is very beautiful, packed with emotion, and a stunning record of each couple's most special day.


Amanda and her team want to capture your wedding day as it happens. And, most importantly, they want you to have fun!

Thorson Photography offers one simple package which includes Amanda, a second photographer, and coverage that commences with getting ready and concludes with all the major events at the reception. The package is not limited by time, so you can focus on each other on your wedding day rather than on the clock.


Call Thorson Photography on 0401 399 163 - or meet her at The Bride's Diary® Wedding & Events Expo, at the National Convention Centre on Sunday 13th October. Tickets available for purchase on the day, or online at The Bride's Diary Events booking page.   

Roger Thomson


Roger Thomson has been a civil marriage celebrant in Canberra for more than 30 years, having celebrated his first marriage ceremony in 1970.

Roger began his career with the Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages, taking charge of the office in 1972 before occupying the position of Registrar in the 1990s. During his 23 years with the Registry Office, Roger solemised more than 5,000 marriages.


An experienced celebrant of many years standing, Roger has married couples in just about every situation, from hot air balloons to sailing boats, on cliff tops and beaches - and he would be delighted to discuss your wedding ceremony vision with you.

Call Roger Thomson on 02 6288 1942 - or meet him at The Bride's Diary® Wedding & Events Expo, at the National Convention Centre on Sunday 13th October. Tickets available for purchase on the day, or online at The Bride's Diary Events booking page. 

Tess Godkin Photography


Tess Godkin of Tess Godkin Photography is a photographer who's passionate about her art:  

"If I had to label my photography style I would say it's a soft mix of photojournalism, fine art, fashion photography and a whole lot of fun! 

"I love to photograph using romantic natural lighting and believe in choosing locations very carefully. I never interrupt a moment and I never pose situations that are already so magical on their own. 


"All of my packages come with the high-resolution images edited and ready for you to print and share. There is no limit to the number of images you will receive. 


"Albums come standard with 30 pages but more can be added. I photograph weddings and portraits throughout the ACT, NSW and beyond. So, if this sounds like the style of photography you've been looking for, let's get together and chat!"

Call Tess Godkin Photography on 0432 566 170 - or visit her at The Bride's Diary® Wedding & Events Expo, at the National Convention Centre on Sunday 13th October. Tickets available for purchase on the day, or online at The Bride's Diary Events booking page. 

Staging Connections


No matter what your wedding day vision Staging Connections can help you to bring it all to glorious life. From beautiful centrepieces to the latest in sound and lighting, Staging Connections collaborate with the best in the industry to deliver your dream wedding.

As industry leading audio visual and lighting specialists in house at over 75 four and five star hotels, Staging Connections can offer wedding styling and technical services throughout our venue network in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji.


From linen and centrepieces right through to the latest in wedding lighting and wedding audio solutions, the experts at Staging Connections will work with you every step of the way to help you create lasting wedding day memories.

And no matter whether you require centrepiece advice, full sound and lighting, or something in between,  Staging Connections has the perfect solution available for you.

Call Staging Connections on 02 9556 8888 to discuss your wedding day vision - or visit them at The Bride's Diary® Wedding & Events Expo, at the National Convention Centre on Sunday 13th October. Tickets available for purchase on the day, or online at The Bride's Diary Events booking page. 

Seahorse Inn


The Seahorse Inn is situated on the shores of stunning Twofold Bay, six kilometres south of Eden, the popular NSW South Coast tourist spot.

Just three hours drive from Canberra, the region is an idylic destination wedding location, and The Seahorse Inn - which can comfortably accommodate up to 180 reception guests in its delightful function room - is the perfect venue for your wedding reception.

The Seahorse Inn offers a wide variety of fine food and beverage options and their friendly staff are happy to help in any way they can.  

A courtesy suite is available for you and your husband to relax and freshen up before your reception begins, and music, an MC and decorations for your reception can be arranged on request. 

Call the Seahorse Inn on 02 6496 1361 for a competitive quote  - or visit them at The Bride's Diary® Wedding & Events Expo, at the National Convention Centre on Sunday 13th October. Tickets available for purchase on the day, or online at The Bride's Diary Events booking page. 

Rockstars and Royalty


Having a Rockstars and Royalty gown made is a true couture experience, with every gown designed, cut, sewn, fitted and hand finished by Vicky Kidd-Gallichan in her Canberra studio.

Vicky creates one-off couture gowns. Whether you’re after classic ivory or bold colour, vintage glamour or rockstar extravagance, Vicky will use her expertise to create a gown that is uniquely yours.


The creation of your Rockstars and Royalty gown starts when you meet with Vicky at her Canberra studio to discuss your ideas, try on some of the samples gowns and look at fabric samples. 

At the end of this appointment, Vicky will draw up a design and give you a quote. This initial design consultation is free and there is no obligation to buy. Sometimes a second design consultation is needed to get the design and details just right.


Vicky also designs and makes fascinators, veils, birdcage veils, jewellery and accessories, and can embellish your own gown.

Call Rockstars and Royalty on 02 6292 6008    - or visit them at The Bride's Diary® Wedding & Events Expo, at the National Convention Centre on Sunday 13th October. Tickets available for purchase on the day, or online at The Bride's Diary Events booking page.

Royal Canberra Golf Club


Offering an elegant and professional service that's second to none, the Royal Canberra Golf Club is recognised as one of Canberra's most popular wedding and reception venues. Their experienced staff will assist you in every detail of your wedding day - bringing together the special elements of your ceremony and reception to create a magic that will surpass all your expectations.


The exquisitely landscaped grounds make the perfect backdrop for both your outdoor ceremony and your wedding photos - and fabulous menu options will help you to create a dining experience that your guests will long remember.


Call the Royal Canberra Golf Club on 02 6282 7000  - or visit them at The Bride's Diary® Wedding & Events Expo, at the National Convention Centre on Sunday 13th October. Tickets available for purchase on the day, or online at The Bride's Diary Events booking page. 

Red Photography


Striking a perfect balance between fashion and wedding photography and with experience in both fields, Red Photography creates stunning editorial-style images. 


Red Photography is comprised of two multi-talented photographers, graphic artist and visual storytellers. Tanya and Eric are both professionally trained and accredited, and specialise  in weddings, portrait, fashion and commercial photography.

The Red Photography aim is to bring a sense of fun, enthusiasm, and ultimately, a relaxed atmosphere for you to enjoy. With over 15 years’ experience creating professional wedding images, their passion is to capture the beauty and excitement of your special day - sharing in your whole journey, from your engagement portrait to your beautiful magazine style, custom made designer album that you will treasure forever.


Call Red Photography on 0402 224 143 - or visit them at The Bride's Diary® Wedding & Events Expo, at the National Convention Centre on Sunday 13th October. Tickets available for purchase on the day, or online at The Bride's Diary Events booking page. 

Raven Waves Extensions



Look your absolute glamorous best on your wedding day with the help of Raven Hair Extensions.

Specializing in the safest hair extensions on the market,  Raven Hair Extensions offers a thoroughly professional and friendly mobile service.

The experts at Raven Hair Extensions use only 100% human remy double drawn hair which is applied using the safest salon quality methods currently available.
The extensions are applied by professional hair extensionists with up-to-date training, and their range of quality extensions are priced to suit all budgets. 
Call Raven Hair Extensions on 0432 152 225 - or visit them at The Bride's Diary® Wedding & Events Expo, at the National Convention Centre on Sunday 13th October. Tickets available for purchase on the day, or online at The Bride's Diary Events booking page.

O Photography


O Photography  is renowned for creating high quality, emotive and elegant wedding photographs. Owner of 'O' Candice Ottaway loves what she does and is passionate about shooting with natural light. She is also passionate about photographing the real emotion of a wedding and those candid moments that capture all the romance, the beauty, the fashion, the fun and, of course, the LOVE.


Candice draws on 10 years of experience to create unforgettable images that are real, relaxed and very you. An emphasis on fun, spontaneous images is an O Photography trademark - and Candice delights in her knack of telling the story of each and every wedding in her beautiful images.


Call O Photography on 0407 134 377  - or visit them at The Bride's Diary® Wedding & Events Expo, at the National Convention Centre on Sunday 13th October. Tickets available for purchase on the day, or online at The Bride's Diary Events booking page. 

Mollymook Golf Club & Wollongong Golf Club


Would you like stunning ocean views as a backdrop for your wedding day photos? And how about friendly venue staff and fabulous food and wines? Sound good? Then you have two options: the Mollymook Golf Club and the Wollongong Golf Club.



Both venues offer spectacular views of the NSW South Coast, coupled with great menus and affordable wedding package options.


And no matter whether your wedding is a large or small event, both clubs offer function rooms of varying sizes. Mollymook Golf Club can cater for up to 200 guests, while Wollongong Golf Club can comfortably accommodate 130 guests.


Call Mollymook Golf Club on 02 4455 1911 and Wollongong Golf Club on 02 4222 3111 - or visit them at The Bride's Diary® Wedding & Events Expo, at the National Convention Centre on Sunday 13th October. Tickets available for purchase on the day, or online at The Bride's Diary Events booking page. 

Novotel Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa


 


Ever thought of having a really white wedding? Novotel Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa now offers winter weddings at stunning Lake Crackenback.

Enjoy a whole weekend of celebrations with your loved ones. From lakeside drinks to a five course degustation dinner, all your wants are catered for. Delight in outstanding menus, and personalised, professional service along with attentive staff to take care of your every need. Plus you have the ideal backdrop for your cherished wedding photos with stunning scenery, rustic timber bridges, a tranquil lake and mountain landscapes.




The resort staff will set up your reception room according to your requirements. Your bridal table will include skirting, and your guest tables will be dressed in crisp white linen, with menus carrying your personalised message. 

Novotel Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa wedding packages include full table service for food and beverages, full use of resort grounds for photos and your ceremony, and assistance in planning every detail of your perfect day. And if you can't find a package that suits you, a customised package can be arranged. 




For a wedding you and your loved ones will never forget ... Snowy Mountains style ... Call Novotel Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa on 1800 020 524  - or visit them at The Bride's Diary® Wedding & Events Expo, at the National Convention Centre on Sunday 13th October. Tickets available for purchase on the day, or online at The Bride's Diary Events booking page.