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Theme of the Week- Arabian Nights

This weeks hen’s night theme is all about a hot summers night dancing in the sand and eating exotic food. I love this theme for many reasons. Firstly it doesn’t have to cost the world. Trust me I always add photos some which…

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Real Wedding- Courtney’s Rustic Wedding

It was such a pleasure to be a part of Courtney’s big day! I love catching up with my brides after their wedding and seeing all the photos of their big day since I only get see the bride getting ready. When I saw Courtney’s photos I was…

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Get to Know- Jax from Paper and Lace

I always have brides to be ask me lots of questions on everything from skincare questions to where they can get a unique headpiece. I have been full time in the wedding industry for over 9 years so I know a fair…

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10 wedding cake ideas that aren’t cake

When it comes to a wedding there is nothing better then when the bride and groom cut their cake. Wedding cakes have been part of weddings for centuries with one of the first traditions beginning  in ancient Rome where bread was broken…

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One Little Wagon

One of the cutest things you might see in a while is One Little Wagon. Claire Donaldson owner of One Lovely Day Event Styling has launched the best thing the 70’s have given us since fondue. This adorable 1975 retro caravan is newly renovated into…

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Theme of the Week- Arabian Nights

This weeks hen’s night theme is all about a hot summers night dancing in the sand and eating exotic food. I love this theme for many reasons. Firstly it doesn’t have to cost the world. Trust me I always add photos some which…

Lilac-Bridesmaids-Dresses1[1]

Real Wedding- Courtney’s Rustic Wedding

It was such a pleasure to be a part of Courtney’s big day! I love catching up with my brides after their wedding and seeing all the photos of their big day since I only get see the bride getting ready. When I saw Courtney’s photos I was…

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Get to Know- Jax from Paper and Lace

I always have brides to be ask me lots of questions on everything from skincare questions to where they can get a unique headpiece. I have been full time in the wedding industry for over 9 years so I know a fair…

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Theme of the Week- Tropicana Party

When it comes to planning your/a friends bachelorette party it can be pretty hard to come up with a theme. I love themes. Ask anyone that knows me well and they will tell you that most of the parties, girls nights or…

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5 things to Stop Doing to your Skin

I am always amazed at the responses I get when I ask clients, “What is your skincare regime? I have heard every answer under the sun. I have clients who sit there in their $540 heels, in their designer dress and they…

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My French Inspired Makeup look

The French have given me some of my favorite things. Champagne, macarons, French cheese, and of course fries (jokes) So due to my love of France I decided to do a French inspired look in honor of Bastille Day. I paired the look with…

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Let’s be real – Photoshop before and afters

It doesn’t matter your age or how confident you are sometimes the perfect faces staring back at you from the glossy magazines can make you feel slightly lacking. I would say that I have a healthy level of confidence. I don’t feel…

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New York Apartment dreaming

Something you may not know about me is I am obsessed with apartments. Especially New York City apartments. There is something about having your own little home in a big crazy city. I came across this apartment on Pintrest and fell in love….

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10 wedding cake ideas that aren’t cake

When it comes to a wedding there is nothing better then when the bride and groom cut their cake. Wedding cakes have been part of weddings for centuries with one of the first traditions beginning  in ancient Rome where bread was broken…

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5 Wedding Makeup Looks I Love

Its getting to that time of year again. I am in the middle of booking brides for the coming wedding season and its crazy. A lot of my lovely brides have asked the same question this week, “What are some of your favorite…

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One Little Wagon

One of the cutest things you might see in a while is One Little Wagon. Claire Donaldson owner of One Lovely Day Event Styling has launched the best thing the 70’s have given us since fondue. This adorable 1975 retro caravan is newly renovated into…

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Iam in love with the coco

When it comes to my skin I have tried it all in the quest for healthy skin. I was the classic teenager that broke out like crazy and I hated it. Through the years of being in the beauty industry I found…

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Kim Kardashian as the next Youtube guru?

If you really don’t like Kim Kardashian (or Kimmy K as I call her…besites) then just stop reading. But if you are like myself and her 33 million Twitter followers or 37.4 million Instagram followers and you are just a tad fascinated…

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Blinc eyebrow mousse review

When I was given the new eye brow mousse by Blinc to try out this week I have to admit it couldn’t have come at a better time. My brows have been in dire need of some TLC. I have been so busy…

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Smashbox CC Cream Review

I have been a BB cream girl for ages now. I have used a few different brands but always kept to BB. So when I got the chance to try Smashbox’s CC cream I was excited but not sure what to expect….

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Soft and smokey with a touch of gold

I thought it would be great to start to do some makeup looks of the day and sharing what products I used. This look is one of my favorites. Its a gold and brown mid smokey eye. I say mid because you…

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Giambattista Valli x MAC

When I heard about the new Giambattista Valli  for M.A.C I let out a legitamite squeal. I love Giambattista Valli. The designer has been one of my favorites for years. His knowledge of what makes a woman look truly spectacular is renowned,…

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Big hair is back

Yup you heard me! Move over beachy curls, soft limp bed head waves and straight hair a new girl is in town and she is all about the volume! I personally love that big Victoria secret hair is back. The bigger the…

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Smashbox CC Cream Review

I have been a BB cream girl for ages now. I have used a few different brands but always kept to BB. So when I got the chance to try Smashbox’s CC cream I was excited but not sure what to expect….

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My LiLash Review

I remember when I first hear about LiLash. I was in the middle of a busy week full of makeup bookings with mostly clients I do makeup for on a monthly basis for events. Each time one of these stunning ladies sat…

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The Museum Art Hotel

We all know that Wellington is a center of art and music, a great place to visit on a long weekend off. But where do you stay when coming to visit the capital? Somewhere warm and cozy when the infamous Wellington gale…