Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Giftables - More Than Just a Wedding Stationery Specialist!

Giftables is more than just a wedding stationery specialist! Giftables boasts a team of design and planning experts ready to guide you through the process of creating your wedding invitation, the first introduction of your special day to your friends, family and loved ones. The team can create an original invitation, tailor one of their many modern and contemporary designs to your specifications, or you can choose from a comprehensive collection of inspiring classics.

Giftables stock everything you need to create your own DIY masterpiece. From papers to embellishments and ribbons, to the tools you need to ensure a professional finish in your own home. Their products and services include DIY and printed wedding stationery, bomboniere, wedding accessories, hens' night accessories, bridal party gifts, parasols and much more.

Giftables is ideally located within Adelaide's most recognised and respected Bridal Centre - Jenny & Gerry's Bridal Centre. They also offer a remote planning service to those who can't make it into the store and regularly post to country and interstate clients.

Visit Giftables

Monday, August 30, 2010

Profile: Irene & Sam from @mosphere Events

As part of a new feature on The Bride's Diary Blog, we will be introducing you to individuals who work in the wedding industry... giving you an insight into who they are and why they love weddings!

This week we have been chatting with Irene and Sam of @mosphere Events Adelaide, about their exciting event planning company,  as well as their extensive background in the fashion, television and modelling industry...

• Tell us a little about your business…

We are an events company that provides complete event management. We provide the hire of furniture, lighting, illuminated cocktail bars, table decorations and backdrops for all types of wedding events. 
@mosphere Events Adelaide are the only company that stocks the Louis Ghost Chair, an exquisite chair that is quickly becoming the standard at all events. We pride ourselves in having creative bespoke event solutions for our clients. Ranging from custom built backdrops, cocktail lounge creations to lighting installations.

• What is your role in the business and why are you passionate about it? 

We are both the Directors of the business. It was an easy decision to start a business together as we have been best friends for 10 years.

• How long have you been working in the industry? 

Collectively we have both worked in the Fashion, TV and modeling industries for over 15 years.

• What are some of your past business experiences?

We have both worked for the likes of Calvin Klein, National Radio stations, Local TV productions, modelling houses through out Australia.

• What is one of your favourite recollections from your business?

Recently performing a wedding for someone who is now a very close dear friend to Sam and myself. We meet so many couples getting married and don't necessarily have the social opportunity to befriend everyone thereafter. But from time to time there are a few that also really make the effort to stay in touch with us.

• How do you enjoy spending your spare time? 

Irene: I have a large family and when we can we spend time together. I travel quite a bit back to Europe for work but also my partner is British.

• What is your most memorable life experience?

Irene: Traveling to Minneapolis to meet with Prince and attend his exclusive birthday event.

• What are your plans for the future?

Irene: Planning my own wedding for 2011!

@mosphere Events Adelaide are offering great deals and packages on all their new French Furniture Range. 

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Muratti Cakes & Gateaux

Muratti Cakes & Gateaux are specialists when it comes to weddings. Their high quality and delicious product combined with helpful staff make for an enjoyable wedding cake experience.

Availability and bookings are never a problem, as their team are equipped for any last minute nuptials!!!

Muratti Cakes & Gateaux's professionally trained production team is experienced and excellent when it comes to attention to detail. After all this is what your special day deserves!

We offer the following:
• Original cake creations, embracing a modern flare
• Various styles, sizes & portion requirements
• Custom designed decorations including ribbons & flowers
• Modern individual portion sizes & cup cakes with cake stand hire
• Flexibility with ordering
• Delivery via refrigerated transport (in accordance with food hygiene regulations)
Visit the Muratti Cakes & Gateaux shop or contact them to make an appointment with a Wedding Cakes specialist. During your visit they can provide you with options, prices, delivery quotation and organise samples for you to try!

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Profile: Adelaide's Just Jazz Band Agency

As part of a new feature on The Bride's Diary Blog, we will be introducing you to individuals who work in the wedding industry... giving you an insight into who they are and why they love weddings!

This week we've been chatting to Harvey from Adelaide's Just Jazz Band Agency, about his love of music and his favourite wedding memories...

• Tell us a little about your business…

Adelaide's Just Jazz Band Agency specialises in "Tailor-made Bands for your Occasion..." whether it be Jazz Bands or Classical String Groups along with personal service.

• What is your role in the business and why are you passionate about it? 

My role is: Owner, Boss, Booker, Receptionist, Customer Liason, Chief Cook & Bottle Washer. Why am I passionate about it? Because if I ain't who else will look after it and our clients? 

• How long have you been working in the industry? 

Only 36 years! 

• What are some of your past business experiences?

Truck Driver/Depot Co-ordinator, Greenkeeper, Sound Engineer, Session Musician, Professional Double Bassist. Curently am still running a Contracting Franchise and performing around Adelaide andAustralia as a Jazz Double Bassist when not working with my Agency. 

• What is one of your favourite recollections from your business? 

One of my favourites was a wedding ceremony at a dance studio between the owners, where they wanted a Traditional Jazz Band to perform the Beatles' tune "When I'm Sixty Four" as they and their Bridal Party danced, twirled, somersaualted down the aisle, ending finally with the bride and groom sliding down the 25 foot aisle on their knees up to the Celebrant's lecturn. Unfortunately the band was the only one there that knew what was going to happen, thus the poor old Celebrant was so stunned he couldn't find his voice for at least a couple of minutes! Enough time for, "Another chorus of 'When I'm Sixty Four' boys!

• Tell us a bit about your family and home life…

Married, two adult children, no mortgage.

• How do you enjoy spending your spare time?

Writing Musical Arrangements for the shear fun of it, being the Convenor of the Australian Jazz Convention Steering Committee and reading Musician's biographies.

• What is your most memorable life experience?

Opening the blinds each morning and not finding my name in the obituary columns!

• What are your plans for the future? 

Business - Building a web site to attact the younger generation. Personal - Keep playing music but more often.

Contact Adelaide's Just Jazz Band Agency:

Location: South Australia
Phone: 08 8248 1670
Address: 5 Farringdon St, Largs North SA 5016
Email: justjazz@chariot.net.au

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

The Adelaide Bridal Centre

The Adelaide Bridal Centre is a part of the largest bridal group in Australia. Our staff are highly experienced in the bridal fashion business and their knowledge will make your choice pleasurable.

The Adelaide Bridal Centre is situated in an historic old red brick building that was formerly a church on Payneham Road, Evandale.

The Adelaide Bridal Centre has a fabulous range of Bridal Gowns, formalwear & men's suit hire from which you can choose from and an extensive range of veils and accessories to complement any gown. The Adelaide Bridal Centre is confident that they have the ideal gown to suit both you and your budget.

The Adelaide Bridal Centre and "Experience the Romance"

Monday, August 23, 2010

Belair Park Country Club

Situated in the Belair National Park, just 15 minutes from the heart of Adelaide, the Belair Park Country Club is the best kept secret of the Adelaide Hills.

Versatile and unique location, the Belair Park Country Club is one of the premier settings for Wedding Venues Adelaide has to offer and also is one of the top Adelaide Conferences Venues along with a wide array of other special occasions. Their function rooms are continually being upgraded and offer stunning views of the adjacent Belair National Park and the lush green of the Belair Public Golf Course.

The Belair Park Country Club is the ultimate setting for your Adelaide Hills Wedding Reception and Ceremony. The beautiful and tranquil surrounds of the National Park combined with the lush greens of the Golf Course, ensure a picture perfect backdrop for your Wedding Reception.

An all in one Wedding Venue, Belair Park Country Club boasts two onsite locations for your ceremony. The purpose built Gazebo features a stunning backdrop of the 1st and 18th tee and the Glade Grass area has a stunning back drop of the gum trees and native plants on a manicured lawn.

From informal cocktail receptions through to formal contemporary banquets, Belair Park Country Club's personal attention and co-operation is assured at all times. Their extensive menu selections and wedding packages can be tailored to suit your individual needs.