Posts tagged cocktail furniture
How to Style Your Wedding Bar! | Tips, Ideas and Inspiration

Your bar will be a central hub of activity throughout your wedding celebrations, so why not make it a real statement feature? There are so many opportunities to get creative with your bar styling, from backdrops and glassware to florals and signage. Personally, we LOVE a good bar, and wanted to share our top styling tips and tricks to help you bring the ultimate wedding bar to life.

Keep reading for some of our favourite bar styling ideas and inspiration, along with our practical advice to ensure your bar runs smoothly on the day!

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How to Style a Modern Bohemian Wedding Reception!

Currently trying to narrow down your wedding aesthetic? If you love effortlessly eclectic styling, earthy colours and luxe details, a modern bohemian wedding might be the perfect fit for you. We’re seeing more and more couples opting for a boho approach to their wedding styling, so thought we’d share some of our top tips to help you bring this look to life!

Whether you’re envisaging a beautifully styled Tipi in the hinterland or an intimate garden party, keep reading for our expert advice on achieving those modern bohemian vibes for your big day (including some creative inspiration to get you started!).

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Cocktail vs Sit-down Wedding Receptions: Costs Involved and Things to Consider

Planning a wedding involves endless decision making. Spring or summer? Big or small? Beachfront celebration or hinterland escape? No matter where or when you’ve decided to host your special day, one of the trickiest decisions can actually be choosing between a cocktail or sit-down wedding.

Personally, we love both options equally, although there seem to be some misconceptions out there surrounding the differences in costs and logistics for each one. So, we thought we’d talk you through each style to help you make your final decision.

If you’re currently torn between a cocktail or sit-down wedding reception, keep the below tips in mind to choose the best fit for your celebration.

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Cocktail Wedding Reception Styling Ideas & Inspiration!

Cocktail weddings have been growing in popularity over the years, and we are definitely not complaining!

With many couples now opting for the relaxed vibes of a stand-up reception for their wedding day celebrations, we’ve loved seeing some seriously beautiful cocktail events being brought to life over recent months.

These days, couples are truly letting their personalities shine through with bold colours, stylish furniture and statement decor. From lounge settings to high bars, backdrops and stools, there are so many gorgeous hire options now available to create a unique cocktail style reception that your guests will remember forever.

Today we wanted to look back at some of our recent cocktail weddings, to help you with styling ideas for your own big day. If you’re currently leaning towards a cocktail reception, keep reading for some modern styling inspiration from our very own clients!

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Real Wedding | Kirsten + Anthony | Riverwood Estate, Gold Coast Wedding Venue

Kirsten and Anthony described their wedding day as "magic"... and it's evident through these images exactly why!

From the picturesque hinterland location to THAT incredible dress, their day was filled with beautiful details that worked together in perfect harmony to transform this blank canvas into a relaxed cocktail wedding.

More images from This Day Forward below, along with the suppliers that made it all possible and some words of advice from the bride and groom!

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Planning tips | Hiring furniture for a cocktail wedding

It's no secret that we LOVE cocktail style weddings here - probably because we have a seriously beautiful collection of cocktail furniture, but ALSO because of the super fun and relaxed ambience that seems to come alive at stand up events. Guests roaming and mingling, music in the air, a killer bar set-up - the perfect way to celebrate such a special occasion amongst loved ones.

So if you're planning a stand up event and have NO idea where to start with decor - read on for our considerations and recommendations when it comes to hiring furniture for a cocktail wedding (with some beautiful pics to follow, of course!)

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Event | Queensand Literacy Awards | Brisbane State Library

There is nothing better than a fun and creative brief to work with, and this event was no exception! Working alongside the team at Little Gray Station, we were recently lucky enough to be involved in the 2016 Queensland Literacy Awards held at the iconic State Library in Brisbane.

Our brief for the event: fresh and tropical with lots of natural textures and organic features. Check out some of our favourite snaps on the blog along with our styling tips on how to recreate this look!

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