Ceremony Trends

Managing Your Guest List: Etiquette Tips For Planning A Wedding During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Prudence Takle, July 17 2020

COVID-19 has hit the wedding world for 6, especially in Melbourne, Australia. We’ve had all kinds of restrictions on guest numbers, square meter space allowances, indoor/outdoor protocols – it’s been a lot to keep up with. While some couples have postponed their weddings for a later date, there are others who simply cannot wait to get married. An...

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Ceremony Trends

Wedding Guests: Etiquette Tips If Your Friends Are Getting Married In The Coronavirus Pandemic

Prudence Takle, July 17 2020

COVID-19 has hit the wedding world for 6. Especially in Melbourne, Australia. We’ve had all kinds of restrictions on guest numbers, square meter space allowances, indoor/outdoor protocols – it’s been a lot to keep up with. While some couples have postponed their weddings for a later date, there are others who simply cannot wait to get married.

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Past Lovers

Sally and James – Love In The Time of Caronavirus

Prudence Takle, July 8 2020

The plan for Sally and James’ wedding was simple – a small ceremony with family and only a few close friends at Sally’s family home in Brighton, followed by a fully catered for, intimate dinner in the dining room. They were saving the big party for a few weeks later – a soirée event with a big band and cocktail dress code.

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Wedding Tips & Tricks

Thoughtful ways to include a lost loved one in your wedding

Prudence Takle, February 7 2020

A modern wedding ceremony carries many layers of meaning. For you as a couple it’s primarily to celebrate and acknowledge your commitment to each other, but often it’s also a tribute to family and friends. Those who have helped shape you into the people you are, the people you aspire to be. And to those who have had your back and will continue to...

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Wedding Tips & Tricks

Preparing For Hot Weather On Your Wedding Day

Prue, January 15 2020

Unfortunately, weather is one of those things we have absolutely no control over. If you’re getting married in Melbourne- the rumours are true, expect 4 seasons in one day, even if it’s high summer. From January to March it can go from full blown heatwave of 40 degrees, to 19 degrees and torrential rain, sometimes even in same day! There’s no tel...

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Ceremony Trends

Cool Wedding Ceremony Ideas For Fun-Loving Couples

Prudence Takle, September 20 2019

Most couples I meet are all about making their wedding ceremony fun. They want a non-traditional ceremony that’s more about them, their friends and family than etiquette and expectations. If that’s you and your hoping to get the party started sooner rather than later, you should consider adding some out-of-the-ordinary inclusions to your ceremony...

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Wedding Tips & Tricks

Tips For Writing Your Personal Wedding Vows

Prudence Takle, July 16 2019

In wedding ceremonies conducted by non-religious marriage celebrants you have to take your vows “I take you blah to be my lawfully wedded wife/husband”. Those words are legally required for you to actually get married. But if looking into each other’s eyes and saying the robotic phrase that everyone who gets married says doesn’t feel right to you...

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Ceremony Trends

5 Best Wedding Cocktails

Prudence Takle, June 20 2019

If you're a bit mischievous like me, you may consider adding cocktails to your drinks list. Cocktails are one way to get the party started and another way to keep the fire burning. From personal experience, the weddings with cocktails served are up there with the best I've been to. So here's a shortlist to help you choose which cocktails to add and...

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