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DIY Ideas for decorating the perfect wedding gazebo

Lots of wedding venues, parks and gardens have gazebos and with the right decorations and styling you can create a stunning feature of your big day. Your styling can be as simple as you want or having a structure such as a gazebo, is a great chance to make a statement If it is a…

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A MID DAY WEDDING CELEBRATION – WHY NOT!

Whilst having a midday wedding a bit outside the box, here are a few reasons why you might consider it. More casual. Mid-day events tend to be less fussy and give off a more laid back, casual vibe which may be just what you are looking for.   Very Family friendly. If want your children,…

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Warm up your wedding look with a cool jacket or wrap.

Let’s face it, shoulders are lovely, and we do love to wear an off the shoulder wedding dress. They are timeless, sensual, and sophisticated, but there are certain times of the year when a little extra warm may be needed. You have a few options, and over the years we have seen our brides come…

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Styling ideas for an outdoor wedding.

As a garden wedding venue, we see how individual brides like to style their outdoor wedding space, especially the ceremony area. Each one has had its own unique personality and theme. The first step in styling a unique outdoor wedding is finding a venue that will give you the freedom to put together what you…

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A few ideas on having a small wedding.

Whilst a big elaborate wedding is some people’s thing, there is a growing trend toward small intimate weddings – and it’s not only about trying to save money. Once you announce you are getting married, you will be bombarded with ideas and requests from family and friend on what to include and how to do…

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A few tips on getting perfect wedding photos.

Photos from your wedding day will create lasting memories and it is worth considering how your venue may affect the look and feel of your photos before making a final decision on where to book in for your dream day. When looking for venues, whether it’s for your ceremony or reception or both, try to…

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Sustainable Wedding Flowers in the Southern Highlands

Local flowers and foliage are a perfect way to have a beautifully coordinated wedding, whilst being more sustainable and environmentally friendly at the same time. Sustainable weddings are a hot topic, and rightly so. The wedding industry produces a huge amount of waste, from single-use items to confetti that never quite breaks down and glitter…

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Emma & Ben’s Rainy Wedding Ceremony

We were thrilled to host the wedding of Emma + Ben in The Secret Garden in October. What started as a day with moody skies eventually turned to rain, but a bit of preparation meant that no matter what these two were going to get married outside – and that’s a good lesson to all.…

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How to make an amazing cheese tower wedding cake.

Photo by Thomas Stewart Photography www.thomasstewart.com.au  We have several family members who are not sweet eaters – strange, I know, but still a fact. So, when my daughter decided to get married there were long discussions about how to cater to them at the end of the meal, instead of dessert or cake. Of course, the…

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Put a little sunshine into your wedding day-Using daffodils as wedding florals.

I have a bit of a thing about daffodils. I think they are one of the happiest flowers there is and the fact that they flower at the end of winter and herald the start of spring makes them a must-have in any cool climate garden. Here at The Secret Garden we grow thousands of…

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