Wedding Flower Trends

By |August 2nd, 2017|

A ‘Blooming Brilliant’ look at floral trends for weddings…
What’s hot & What’s not….

Winter in other parts of the world usually means jumpers, woollies and heaters, but here down under especially in Sunny Queensland it still means warmer temperatures and outdoor weddings.  It’s becoming a very popular wedding season.

To help you pick out the right flowers […]

Tamborine Gardens Wedding

By |October 23rd, 2016|

The stunning setting at Tamborine Gardens Wedding Resort certainly set the tone for the bridal party of Melissa Blackwood.  The rain held off for this party of ten that had traveled from Gladstone for this amazing milestone.

I had met Melissa and the girls a year earlier and did their makeup for a friends wedding at […]

Metallic Earthy Tone Eyeshadows

By |November 2nd, 2015|

Get the look…

This years beauty looks we saw on the Fall 2015 runways were earthy and neutral. Dominating the catwalk were the bronze and metallic earthy tone eyeshadows, which is both universally flattering and appropriate for nearly any occasion. The metallic shade is also the perfect way to transition any fresh faced makeup into the […]

Wedding Traditions from Around the World

By |October 26th, 2015|

Every culture around the world have different ways that wedding ceremonies take place, are performed and celebrated. They all have their special moments and that is what makes them unique. Hollywood Brides have compiled a list of some wedding traditions from around the world that you may not have heard before.



In Peru, wedding cakes […]

DIY Weddings

By |September 3rd, 2015|

What Should I DIY at My Wedding?

It is common in many weddings now to have something that was DIY or ‘do it yourself’ from the couple. Whether the couple make their own floral bouquets, decorations or even bomboniere, what you choose to make or not make yourself at your wedding could be completely different. Many […]

Wedding Day Grooms Style

By |August 13th, 2015|

Many people think that a wedding day is all about the bride, and often forget to include the groom into the equation. While he may not be out shopping all over town for a suit or tuxedo for himself and his groomsmen, a man’s style is as important to the wedding as it is the […]

Brisbane Brides and their Wedding Dresses

By |July 19th, 2015|

An elegant white wedding dress has been popular for centuries, having been started by Queen Victoria in 1840 in the Western world (white had been the choice of color for Japanese brides for years before). Before then, brides wore their best dresses, and taking a piece of the dress was considered good luck; this often […]

What Bridesmaids Need to Know!

By |June 29th, 2015|

What Your Bridesmaids Need to Know…
 A wedding can be a stressful event but with a great team of bridesmaids at her side, a bride will feel confident through anything. However, it is best for a bride to adequately prepare her bridesmaids in the weeks and days leading up to the wedding. Here are some helpful […]

Do most brides still wear a Veil?

By |June 1st, 2015|

           Do most brides still wear a veil? Yes, yes they most certainly do.
Like many traditions used today in weddings, the veil a bride wears has a couple of different origin stories about why it is used, who did it first and where it came from. Like its name, it is shrouded in mystery.

It […]

Will you Marry Me? A Brides Story at a hair and makeup trial

By |May 25th, 2015|

Let’s face it girls, we want it all *sighs* the dream dates, the dream relationship, the dream engagement, the dream wedding and the dream life. Not sure if I’m prepared to go as far as the 2.5 kids and a pretty house in the suburbs with a white picket fence and dog, that could be […]