First of all, Congratulations on your engagement! Your wedding day is such an exciting time filled with love and joy as you marry the love of your life surrounded by all of your closest family and friends. We hope you are enjoying this special time in the lead up to your big day! We want your wedding to run as smoothly as possible so you can shine like the gorgeous bride you are! So sit back and relax, we have sourced the best of the best Wedding Day Suppliers for your wedding day. As much as your wedding is about you and your man, you want to make sure you love your wedding suppliers too! After all their services can make for a fantastic, stress free, perfect day that we all dream of! We have you covered from your photographer to make up artist and more!
Wedding planning can be overwhelming and many suppliers can book out up to 18 months in advance so its important to get your suppliers locked in early for your special day. We recommend booking your venue and photographer first as these two can book out quite far in advance and you want to be sure to get your favourite suppliers!
Choosing your venue is the first thing to book when it comes to your wedding. Decide together with your fiancé where you picture yourselves getting married and then narrow it down and go and view your favourites, hopefully it won’t be too hard of a decision and hopefully your date is free.
Maybe you have a property in mind where you would love to get married but need a Marquee style venue set up! We recommend Surfcoast Party Hire if you’re located in Victoria, AVA Party Hire for Sydney-siders and Barlen’s in Canberra and surrounds for their gorgeous marquee and party hire.
Barlen’s Event Hire service Canberra, Albury, Wodonga and surrounds, and are the leading event hire experts with over 40 years experience. Their extensive range of modern hire products and equipment are meticulously maintained and cleaned. Their gorgeous marquees are perfect for an outdoor wedding, great for holding a large amount of guests.
Since 2004, Surfcoast Party Hire has made party and wedding planning simple, easy and stress-free! As a family-run local business based in Torquay, they understand how hard it is to plan a wedding on your own. Let them help you create the event you want within your budget. We love these gorgeous wedding marquees! To receive a quote for your event, fill out their online Quote request form or feel free to give them a call on (03) 5261 6522.
AVA Party Hire was established 31 years ago and has been successfully servicing a wide range of customers. They hire marquees, chairs, tables, cutlery, crockery and catering equipment. If there’s something you’re looking for for your wedding they will try their best to help!
Sydney Boat Hire would be a fantastic wedding reception venue! Imagine sailing around the harbour with your new husband and all your loved ones with the backdrop of the Sydney Harbour! Bliss.
Once your venue is booked its onto the photographer! We can’t stress enough how important a good photographer for your wedding day is. This day only happens once and you want to be sure you will receive high quality and natural photos to treasure for years to come! Make sure you do your research on photographers and ask around, word of mouth always helps.
We recommend Loco Photography in Melbourne, they have over 10 years experience with wedding photography and promise to capture the natural shots and work with you so you feel comfortable on the day, not all of us are experienced models! We think from their work you can see they are total pro’s at what they do and you are sure to love your wedding photos!
Next would be hair and make up artists. You want to make sure you have booked a highly qualified hair and make up artist who specialise in wedding hair and make up. When you find a make up artist you think you might want to work with, contact them and check they are available for your wedding day. If you are happy to book their services just make sure you request a trial before your wedding day. The trial will confirm you like their work and also gives you a chance to meet them and make sure you click. The hair and makeup artist will also take note at the trial what products to use on your wedding day which saves time and you will know exactly what look they will give you on the day! We recommend Kylie Papa Makeup. Kylie is a part of the team that is responsible for making the TV crew at Channel 9 camera ready every single day. When she is not working her magic birthdays and all other formal gatherings. Check out some of the gorgeous bride make overs she has done. These brides all look so stunning and flawless!
Wedding Day Suppliers of Sign and Prop Hire
We love the trend of signs at weddings. It’s a great way to welcome guests to your ceremony and include any details you would like. We recommend Jo’s Signs by Design for your wedding signs! Jo’s Signs by Design is your one stop large format digital printing and design studio. Specialising in events signage solutions. When planning your wedding attention to detail will be what sets it apart and makes it memorable for guests. There are many inclusions to think about however the addition of sign age and print material can be the element that creates the WOW factor. Jo’s Sign by Design offer full design and print service with the results displaying rich vibrant true match colours. If you prefer to design yourself you can do that too, just send the completed or purchased print file and product size specifications to Jo and you will be thrilled with the results. Give Jo a call today to see how she can help you give your next event the wow factor. Check out these amazing signs Jo has created for weddings!
We especially love these wait till you see the bride signs!
Petite Flowers by Angela also has prop hire for your special day! Petite Flowers by Angela was created to express her love and passion for flowers and antiques, collaborating the two and creating something extraordinary for Sydney based clientele. At Petite Flowers by Angela, they have spent countless hours and immeasurable effort creating unique, one off pieces. Why pay so much for prop hire when you can buy it custom made to suit your personal needs to keep as a beautiful memory which will last a lifetime. They specialise in:
Custom Made Props (to keep)
Private Party Flowers
Check out some of the amazing props they have created!
If you are more of a DIY kind of bride and want to have reign over how your flowers will look check out DIY Floral! DIY Floral is Australia’s first concept store for a “Do it Yourself” solution for buying the freshest cut flowers direct from farm by the stem and are then delivered to you. Save yourself money (weddings can add up very quickly!) and be proud of your work by getting your selected flowers & floral supplies delivered to you within 48hours! This offers you the opportunity to be creative and when you are ready turn that into an order at the click of a button. Creating your own designs and having an order ready to go including all accessories, means you will receive flowers to assemble to your liking that are; fresh, affordable and delivered quickly. Putting together your own wedding floral arrangements is fun, rewarding and easy with their how-to instructions, tips and videos. Servicing Metro Sydney and the Central Coast region.
If you are a stressed out bride who doesn’t have time to plan yet another thing and would rather leave it to the experts check out Petite Flowers by Angela! Other than creating fabulous props, she can also do your flowers too!
Florabomb Florals are another perfect option for your wedding day flowers! Florabomb is a fresh floral design studio with a focus on event flowers that are in season and at their best. Their flower crowns are to die for. As a qualified florist with many years experience, Mishell loves to work together to create a look that is uniquely ‘you’ – as fuss free or full of florals as you like! Florabomb services Sydney and Surrounds, The Southern Highlands, Blue Mountains, Newcastle and The Hunter Regions, Wollongong, Illawarra and the South Coast. Check out the gorgeous blooms they have created for weddings!
Food is an important part of your wedding day, you want to make sure your guests don’t leave your wedding and talk about how disappointing the food was. Everything from the presentation to the taste and smell can leave a lasting impression. You have a few food decisions to make from canapés to dessert so we have narrowed down the best caterers for your big day!
We recommend Bev’s Catering for delicious wedding food your guests will love! Bev’s Catering can assist with a variety of aspects for your event including catering, cakes & beverage packages. They also cater for all dietary requirements, can travel within 100km of Sydney are able to adapt to any venue. Check out the delicious food Bev’s Catering can make for you!
Decadent Catering is also another great catering company for your special day! They provide European inspired high-end catering and pride themselves in bringing you the best food for you and your guests. Their menu is absolutely flexible and can be tailored to your taste and your guests’ needs including vegetarian and gluten free options. They understand the necessity of staying in your budget and are happy to work with you to tailor seasonal delicious food. Check out the delicious food your guests could be enjoying on your wedding day!
Your wedding cake is one of the more fun and exciting decisions for your big day! I mean who doesn’t love an excuse to taste delicious cakes and desserts?! It can be a big decision to decide which one will be the one that you have at your reception when you and the love of your life finally tie the knot. As much as choosing your cake can be fun it’s also an important part of the day, from the cutting of the cake as husband and wife to your guests enjoying a slice you want to make sure it looks as amazing as it tastes. If you aren’t sure where to look for wedding cake suppliers stress no more we have the best of the best for you picked out!
G How Sweet make delicious & unique cake designs and specialise in wedding cakes! They are based in Roseville but service all of Sydney. No request is too difficult for Gloria from G How Sweet, she is amazingly talented and we guarantee she will make the wedding cake of your dreams!
Bev’s Catering in Sydney also make beautiful wedding cakes! Check out these amazing cakes which we think you would love on your big day!
Alternatively, Adixions Cakes in Adelaide specialises in Wedding Cakes too. Here are our top picks:
You can find all our Wedding cake makers Australia wide here.
If wedding planning seems too overwhelming for you why not hire an event planner or event stylist to help make your big day picture perfect! They can suggest ideas based on your vision for your big day and also show you ideas you may have never thought of! Not to mention they will hold your hand through the entire planning process, making for a less stressed bride, after all, no one wants to be a bridezilla! An event planner will keep you sane and happy through the entire wedding planning process.
We recommend Never Been Kissed Event Styling, based in Melbourne. They design unique and stylish weddings with services such as, event themes, dessert, lolly and drinking stations, floral displays, props, decorations, customised invites, thank you cards, tags and party favours to match the customised cake and sweets. The team at Never Been Kissed Event Styling have a network of established and new suppliers that are recognised in their industry and can cater all aspects of the party from concept to final product. Working with reputable and honest suppliers they can bring your wedding altogether perfectly!
Dreamlarge Events in Sydney can help you plan and style your Wedding, and also provide a chocolate coated strawberry tower too!
Find our other Event planners Australia wide here.
Once you have your wedding suppliers locked in you will feel very organised and ready to tackle the rest of wedding to do list, we hope its not too stressful of a time! Remember to enjoy the lead up to your wedding and take time for yourself leading up to the big day as there is a lot to do but it will be so worth it on the day when it all comes together perfectly.
To locate the suppliers mentioned in this blog don’t forget you can find them all at our online directory, Party Affairs!