Our Top 10 Blogs From 2019 to Kick Start Your Wedding Planning!


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Recently engaged and about to start planning your wedding? To celebrate the arrival of 2020, we wanted to look back at some of our most popular blogs from the last 12 months to help you on your wedding planning journey this year.

From mood boards to styling tips, venue lists and more, keep scrolling to revisit some of our favourite pieces of content from 2019.

How to Create a Mood Board for your Wedding


Mood boards are such a helpful visual tool for putting your wedding style and concept together. We love using mood boards for our clients, and shared our step-by-step guide on the blog below to help you easily create your own (along with some mood board examples to get you started!).

Byron Bay Wedding Inspiration


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Planning a wedding in Byron Bay? From the hinterland to the coast, we round-up some of our favourite Byron Bay real weddings on the blog, including our styling tips to help you recreate each setting. If you’re looking for wedding inspiration, you’ll find plenty of it below!

Cocktail vs. Sit Down Wedding Receptions


Image by Katie Grant Photo, Styled by VC Weddings

Not sure whether you want to plan a cocktail or sit-down reception? It’s a tricky choice. We personally love both options, but there are a few things to consider to help you make the right decision for your venue, vision and desired atmosphere for the day. You can read our guide below as we talk you through both options, including the costs and equipment involved for each one.

Style Guide: Modern Monochrome


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They might not be the first colours you associate with wedding styling, but a monochromatic palette of black and grey works beautifully for a modern celebration. If you’re drawn to a more refined and contemporary look for your wedding, check out our style guide below as we show you how to bring this look to life!

5 Styling Tips for Wedding Reception Tables


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From centrepieces to linens and glassware, a beautifully styled table can really set the scene for your wedding celebration and create a memorable guest experience. But how do you curate the perfect place settings? We share our top 5 practical tips for styling your wedding tables, along with some of our favourite recent tablescapes below.

Style Guide: Layered Neutrals


Image via Figtree Pictures / Styled by The Events Lounge

Luxe layered neutrals will never go out of style! We love a pared-back palette using simple, earthy shades inspired by nature. Check out our style guide below as we share our top tips on incorporating neutral hues throughout your wedding, along with some real-life inspiration from recent events.

14 of The Best Garden Wedding Venues


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Dreaming of a lush outdoor wedding surrounded by nature? We’ve got you sorted with these 14 stunning garden wedding venues located on the Gold Coast, Tweed Coast and Byron Bay. Check out the full guide below to help you pull together your short-list.

Meet our Creative Designer!

Earlier this year we welcomed our Creative Designer Emily to the team! From creating mood boards and styling concepts to dreaming up new inventory collections, we quizzed Emily on a day-in-the-life here at HEH and her trend forecasts for the year ahead. Ps – you can meet our entire HEH team right here.

How to Style Your Wedding Bar


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Let’s be honest, your bar will be the hub of activity throughout your wedding celebrations, so why not make it a real feature? From oversized florals to signage and glassware, we share some of our favourite ways to style your wedding bar on the blog below, including plenty of creative inspo from recent events.

When to Hire Furniture for Your Wedding


Where exactly does furniture hire fit in to your wedding planning timeline? This is one of our most frequently asked questions, which is why we decided to break it down for you over on the blog. Follow the link below to read our recommended 12-month timeline for chairs, tables, decor and more.

We’re looking forward to sharing more helpful content with you in 2020 on the HEH blog. Have a question you’d like us to answer, or a topic you want us to feature in-depth? Get in touch and let us know – we’d love to hear from you.

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