Our Top 10 Blogs From 2018 to Kick Start Your Wedding Planning!


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2019 has officially arrived, and we couldn’t be more excited for the year ahead. The beginning of a new year is always the perfect time to get cracking with your wedding plans – and with so many new engagements happening over the holiday season (congratulations!), we wanted to kick off the new year with some of our most popular blog posts to help you along the way!

From table styling tips to venue recommendations and furniture hire checklists, here are our top 10 most-clicked, most-loved and most helpful blog posts from 2018.

2019 Wedding Styling Trends: We Ask the stylists

Late last year, we spoke to a bunch of talented local stylists about all things wedding styling trends for 2019 – and boy did they deliver! This was by far our most popular post, packed with expert insights on everything from colour palettes to materials, concepts and more – plus, some creative inspiration to get you started. If you’re currently trying to source styling ideas for your day, don’t miss this epic collaboration!

Wedding Reception Hire Checklist


Photo via This Day Forward

Knowing what to hire for your wedding can be daunting, especially during those very early planning stages. If you’re planning a sit-down wedding reception, this blog explains everything you need to hire, along with some reception inspiration from past events. From choosing the right table and chair combo, to figuring out your place setting requirements, we’ve got you covered.

11 of the Best Blank Canvas Wedding Venues


Photo via Bushturkey Studio

For the couples who want to design their dream day from the ground up, finding the perfect blank canvas venue will be the first thing to tick off your list. Luckily, we have some pretty incredible DIY venues from Brisbane to Byron Bay. Check out 11 of our favourite blank canvas venues on the blog to find your ideal DIY location.


Last year we also shared our top 5 practical tips to help you style the perfect wedding reception tables, along with some ideas and examples to get you started. From incorporating layers and height, to making sure your table settings are functional, this blog includes our expert advice on creating the ultimate wedding tablescape.

16 of the Best Gold Coast Wedding Venues


Photo via Lucas & Co Photography

We’re pretty spoilt for choice with amazing wedding venues here on the Gold Coast, so we wanted to shine a spotlight on 16 of the very best! If you’re currently venue hunting, start here to help you narrow down your shortlist – from lush hinterland homes to relaxed beachfront settings.

Our Top 10 Planning Tips for a Stress-Free Wedding


Photo via Bushturkey Studio

Because let’s face it, wedding planning can be time-consuming, stressful and overwhelming! Reduce your wedding planning anxiety with these 10 practical tips from our team, from figuring out your priorities and creating a wet weather plan to keeping your wedding tasks on track.

How to Find Your Wedding Style


Photo via Lucas & Co Photography

With so much inspiration out there, getting clear on your wedding “style” can be tricky! We recommend keeping things personal and authentic with your wedding styling to create a day you truly love. We share our top tips on finding your wedding style, sourcing inspiration, and creating a cohesive “concept” for your celebration in this value-packed post.

Planning Tips: Where to Begin With Hiring Furniture

So, you know you need to hire furniture for your wedding. But where do you actually start? We talk through the furniture hire process step-by-step, including hire checklists for each element of your day. From your ceremony to your cocktail hour and reception, we run through all of the different items you might need to hire for your wedding, along with some furniture hire tips to keep in mind for a seamless event. Trust us, this one is a goodie!

Ceremony Styling Tips, Ideas & Inspiration

Your wedding ceremony will be one of the most special moments from your day, so why not create a beautiful space to say your I-do’s? We share our top ceremony styling tips (like where to position your ceremony, and how to choose the right ceremony furniture) along with some of our favourite ceremony settings from recent events.

Real Wedding: Ashleigh + Matt


Photo by Paula May Photography

If you’re planning a backyard wedding, take some inspiration from Ashleigh and Matt who created the most perfect garden party in their family home. Filled with all of the things they loved, these guys were also kind enough to share some of their wedding planning tips and insight to help other engaged couples. See all of the beautiful images from their day and read some words of advice on this real wedding blog.

We are so excited to continue sharing helpful content this year on the HEH blog – if you have a question you’d love us to answer in-depth, please feel free to send it through! Currently planning your upcoming wedding? Get in touch for a copy of our 2019 Product Catalogue, or head over to our Instagram and Pinterest pages for more creative wedding inspiration.

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