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Meet June's guest blogger, Kate from The Paper Botanist!

February 2013 - Posts

Kathie helps you understand the benefits of an in-venue wedding coordinator...

If your reception venue regularly hosts wedding celebrations, it is highly likely you will be assigned an event or wedding coordinator to ensure the success of your reception. Whilst many wedding coordinators are highly experienced and focused on ensuring the absolute success of your special day, there are some key signs you can look out for to ensure your coordinator has your event under control. Your coordinator’s prime focus should be to eliminate your stress, and to ensure all contributing...
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Fabulous floral ideas from Kathie Bolitho...

The modern wedding bouquet evolved from Ancient times, where a bride’s bouquet consisted of aromatic herbs and spices to ward off evil spirits. English royalty eventually replaced these items with flowers, indulging in the language of Florigraphy, where different blooms had their own specific meaning. Current bouquet trends are much more personal, individual and reflective of the bride’s personality and desired mood of the wedding. While fresh flowers are still the most common arrangement...
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Make the perfect DIY lolly buffet...

Candy table stylists are popping up everywhere. As more and more brides choose to provide guests with a gift of sweet treats, the business of creating unbelievable and visually edible displays of sweet treats, cake pops and mini macarons is moving room features away from spectacular centre pieces and floral arrangements toward a drool-worthy lolly shop where you can pick and choose as you please. If using a stylist is just not in your budget, creating a visual feast is not a difficult task; plus...
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Kathie Bolitho explains the importance of the right civil celebrant!

Selecting the person to legally bind you in the sacred tradition of marriage is a very personal process. Your family priest or clergy member may be the obvious choice; maybe a representative of the church, who has known your family and has been involved in family events for years? If a church wedding is not part of your plan, you will require a Licensed Civil Celebrant to perform your ceremony. When selecting someone to perform this duty, personal taste is generally the deciding factor. Male or female...
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