Aria Photography - Sharne is amazing - her photos are fantastic and she is a really nice person - you and your guests will feel comfortable at all times with her knowing that your photos will be spectacular!
DJ Steve Angelini - Melbourne Mobile Music - Steve has over 16 years' experience of making wedding receptions run smoothly - he will have you and your guests dancing the night away. Using only professional audio equipment and cordless microphones the audio quality is of the highest standard.
Lily Lane Flowers - From wedding bouquets to making your wedding dream come true of floral and table settings, Rachael is the girl to see! She is really friendly and open minded and understands the importance of everything being perfect for your special day.
Bonbonierre with a heart - This site allows brides and grooms to donate to the Cancer Council Victoria in lieu of giving traditional wedding bonbonnieres, as well as ask their family and friends to donate to cancer research instead of receiving a gift.
Rydges Bell City - Steph is amazing! Rydges Bell City is a perfect venue as it has accommodation, restaurant, bar, marquee, gardens and reception room and the best service. Rydges BC staff cannot do enough to help you, I cannot recommend them highly enough.
Red Scooter, St Kilda - Want the wow factor - check out this chapel and it is so close to the city and the St Kilda botanical gardens for photos afterwards.
All Smiles - All Smiles is a cocktail wedding venue. With a 'country' venue at Warranwood, a beach venue at Sorrento and now a city venue at Southbank. Non stop finger food, excellent service and scenic views. What else do you need?
Elements Restaurant - Elements is a beautiful restaurant - very scenic with a great menu and fantastic service.
Bram Leigh Receptions - Bram Leigh has a beautiful garden and a picturesque chapel - it covers dry and wet weather options beautifully.
Free Gift Registry - A fantastic idea – you can both register anything – for free! You could see a photo in a magazine or take a picture of a shop window and add it – you can get your gifts from anywhere you like – or you can use their app to look for gifts you may like. No more toasters!
White Shore Productions - Joel has a beautiful way with his camera and is a really nice guy to deal with.
Hair & Beauty (& Flowers!)
Hair Makeup Flowers - A one stop shop! Lisa is amazing! Not only does she do your hair and makeup, she can set up a floral arch (it is amazing and reasonably priced) & even do table decorations!
Beautiful Vocalist - Danielle Faour - Danielle has the most beautiful voice and presence. She also plays guitar and writes songs. An example of this is in the youtube clip above. Live singing really enhances the wedding ceremony and Danielle is well experienced with weddings.
Contact Jane for Danielle's details.
The Victorian College of the Arts - Looking for classical musicians or maybe a Jazz Band? Try the VCA and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music students. They are just as professional, well presented, play beautifully and the price is better! My couples have used them many times with nothing but praise.
Reception - Fun Ideas!
Rozzee Bears - Ros from Rozzee Bears makes the most incredible wedding (and other occasion bears).. Everything from ring bearer bears to lucky charm bears and even cake table bears – name an animal, advise your wedding colours and Ros will make it to suit you.
Fireworks & Confetti Canons - Fireworks are incredible - they make everything magical. Confetti canons are fun, easy to transport and look incredible when the bridal party pop them over the bride and groom as they are announced husband and wife/dance/kiss. These are the ultimate professionals who can add incredible pizazz - that special touch to your wedding.
Mobile Ice Creams - At my cousin's fingerfood wedding, I surprised her with a Mr Whippy Van with icecreams for all the guests. Tom even let the bride and groom hop into the van and have pictures taken serving each other and guests. So much fun and surprisingly affordable!
Simply Rose Petals - Their extensive colour range of rose petals and confetti has become legendary along with the elegant wedding decorations. Check out their rose petal cannons - my favourite!
Decorations/setup and hire
Decorations, Wedding Setup and hire - Renata is a lovely, caring lady with a warm personality who really knows how to make your venue look amazing. Take a look at the website to look at gardens you can use for your ceremony and how the set up will look in them.
Calligraphy - Inviting Ideas - Inviting Ideas creates individual invitations, with warmth and personality, at an affordable price.
Big In Black - Looking for bigger sizes in bridesmaid dresses or perhaps something non-traditional as a bridal dress - this is the store to visit. Victoria is amazing and can find something to suit any body type with sizes from small to really large.
Special Treats by Carolyn - Carolyn has been making cakes for my brides for many years - they aren't just beautiful, they are delicious! It is worth visiting her Knoxfield shop just to see and taste these amazing delicacies!
Jessicakes - Located in Brunswick, Jessica has an amazing eye and a love for creating individual masterpieces that taste as good as they look.
Stand Clear - Stand Clear are a fantastic band - they can come in 2, 3, 4 piece or even bigger so can work to any budget or floor space. I have worked with them before and they just blew me away - they ensured everyone, of all ages, had a great time. A high recommendation!
Jag Entertainment - JAG Entertainment is Melbourne's finest boutique wedding entertainment management service. Their Bands, Trios, Duos, String Ensembles, DJs and MCs are held in high esteem with many who have utilised their professional service.
Hens/Bucks Night Entertainment
Hens/Bucks Night Entertainment - Want the most fabulous night out - so much fun .. with drag queens - on a chocolate/wine/nightclub tour or they can dress the groom up as a drag queen for his bucks night. They are so much fun.