MAFS addicts: find the venues and inspiration behind TVs best weddings of the season! – part 4

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been looking at the finer details of this year’s MAFS weddings and locations. The final installment on this journey takes us to three beautiful club-style weddings with a difference. 

Come and join as at Mike and Heidi’s nuptials at the Byron Surf Life Saving Club as well as Sam and Elizabeth’s and Melissa and Dino’s weddings at the Sydney Polo Club.

Image: Byron Bay Surf Club by Pavilion Marquees

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MAFS addicts: find the venues and inspiration behind TVs best weddings of the season! – part 3

Over the past couple of weeks we’ve stepped back in time and taken a closer look at the gorgeous styling and locations of this year’s parkland- and country chic-inspired Married At First Sight weddings.

Today we are all about elegance, delving into the finer details of Martha and Michael’s wedding at Regent Theatre in Melbourne and Nic and Cyrell’s nuptials at Curzon Hall in Marsfield.

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Jo Hurley
MAFS addicts: find the venues and inspiration behind TVs best weddings of the season! – part 2

Wedding season is still in full swing and what better way to get in the mood, than delving into the themes, locations and styling ideas Married at First Sight has brought to our screens this year.

Today, we go country-chic and check out Ines and Bronson’s wedding at Forget Me Not, Mick and Jessika’s nuptials at Gurragawee Eco Venue and Matthew and Lauren’s celebration at Earth House.

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Jo Hurley
MAFS addicts: find the venues and inspiration behind TVs best weddings of the season!

Australia’s favourite, romantic reality TV show is back! And, while Married At First Sight dishes up all the drama, romance and heartbreak, it is also an awesome resource for wedding inspo.

Much to our dismay the show all but brushed over the getting married part. So, we’ve decided to rewind time and take a closer look at the range of gorgeous locations and themes that set the scene for this year’s MAFS nuptials.

Image: Garden House, by Atlantic Group

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My top tips for a fabulous summer wedding

Sunny days, late nights, gentle breezes and the odd storm… summer has definitely arrived. And, with everyone in holiday mode, no wonder this time of year is a favourite for proposals and weddings! 

If you’re planning a summer wedding, here are my top tips to make the most of what summer has to offer.

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Planning a wedding on the Gold Coast? Here’s what you need to know.

Whether you call the Gold Coast home, or are planning a destination wedding, our beautiful backyard really is the perfect setting for your big day.

Imagine saying ‘I do’ nestled against the rugged mountain backdrop of the Gold Coast hinterland, or while you dig your toes into the warm sands of our pristine beaches. You might even want to sail away to a secluded island just off the coast. The options really are endless and exciting…

Below are some of my top local insights to help you start planning your dream Gold Coast wedding.

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Social media wedding etiquette – the dos and don’ts

Love it or hate it, social media is everywhere. It stalks us on our holidays, distracts us at work and too often it even follows us to bed – we are almost married to our devices!

As much as we love sharing every Insta-worthy cocktail, holiday selfie and cute puppy photo; when it comes to weddings, it’s definitely time to slow down and follow some simple social media rules.

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The Gold Coast’s finest beach wedding locations

The Gold Coast truly has the perfect ingredients for couples looking to snub tradition in favour of a romantic beach wedding.

Endless strips of golden sand, rocky outcrops, crystal clear creeks and lush green backdrops. The stunning weather – well, that’s the icing on the cake.

If you’re struggling to pick the perfect spot to say ‘I do’ along our stunning stretch of coast, here are our top five secret picks.

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How to choose the perfect celebrant

Planning a wedding can be overwhelming. We rarely find ourselves in situations with quite as many choices to make. The cake, the invitations, the dress, music, location, food, guests… the list goes on.

While all these things will help you create the perfect day, it is the ceremony itself, which creates that everlasting first impression and lifelong memories for you and your guests. The person who sets the tone for the ‘I do’s’is your celebrant. Here are my top five top tips on how to choose the right one for this very important role.

 

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Jo Hurley