It’s easy to get caught up in the stress of planning a day that will make everyone around you happy, and completely forget about your own health and wellbeing in the process. To help combat this, my husband, Justin, and I decided that we wanted to keep our planning to a minimum and give ourselves only four weeks to pull together our wedding. We didn’t want to get caught up in the minutiae of planning and simply wanted to stay true to ourselves by keeping the day as simple as possible, without fuss or grandeur. We had a $5000 budget to...

A magnificent and extravagant wedding was always on the cards for bride and groom Graziella and Rosario Puglia. Rosario is a wedding stylist, designer, and owner of Rossi By Design, Rossi Weddings and Events, and Bomboniere and Invitation Factory. The duo knew of each other and had crossed paths over the course of 20 years, but had never been officially introduced until they met through mutual friends. Shortly after, their first date took place in the rolling hills of Bowral, which also became the inspiration Rosario needed to propose to Graziella. “I pretended to have meetings with clients for a wedding...

Incorporating succulent plants into your wedding décor and flower arrangements has taking the wedding world by storm. They're easy to maintain and add a striking accent to any arrangement or bouquet. They even look incredible on their own for example as a wedding favour or centrepiece. With so many varieties and pretty color options, there are endless ways to style succulents for your big day. The soft green hue of the plant means it will go with an array of flowers and will make them look sharp (excuse the pun). Whether you use them to create a stunning ceremony backdrop, bring beauty to your...

Look and feel your best as you walk down the aisle with a bit of forward planning, strategic thinking and dogged determination In the lead up to your wedding — an exciting, frenzied whirlwind — there’s so much positive energy floating around and the air is filled with possibilities. With most weddings taking a year at minimum to plan, there’s plenty of time to make some big changes, inside and out, at a slow and steady pace. And when walking down the aisle is the light at the end of the tunnel, motivation is unlikely to dissipate. Before you embark on this...