The Vintage & Handmade Wedding Fair Brisbane – Getting to know our exhibitors – Part 2

Have you pencilled in your diary to come along to visit us all on Saturday 15th February for The Vintage and Handmade Wedding Fair?  We now have advance purchase ticket sales available online through the fairs page of our website and for those who purchase their tickets in advance you can save yourself $5 per […]

Our new look!

Our new look is here!!  I hope you all love it as much as we do.  In conjunction with the new look our new website (which you are automatically redirected to if you have come from the old website) is and our facebook page can be found at

Wedding Planning Advice for the Newly Engaged

Were you one of the lucky ducks who got engaged over the Christmas / New Year holidays??? Yay! and congratulations!!! We are sooooo excited for you.  Christmas / New Year seems to be by far the most popular time for proposals and wedding vendors all over the world return to work ready for the busiest […]

WWII Inspired Love Story

Early 1940s, the world was at war and rationing was in place.  Bridal gowns became more understated with most simply wearing their best skirt suit and if they wore a bridal gown it was often shorter as fabric was also rationed.  Some thrifty brides even made their own gowns out of the silk parachute brought […]

Wedding Cake Alternatives

Who says that you have to eat cake on your wedding day?  Not every couple are “cake people” and there are so many great options around as an alternative to a traditional cake.  Today I’ve put together some of my favourite cake alternatives.  Now you must always keep in mind, if you are just a […]

Win a makeover with The Beauty Case

We were super chuffed to hear of this nifty little competition that our friends at The Beauty Case are currently running.  We absolutely love their work and have been fortunate enough to collaborate with them quite a bit lately, including some of our features in the current issue of The Vintage and Handmade Bride magazine. […]

Riverfire Weddings

Every year as we approach Riverfire night here in Brisbane I often have a little thought to myself about the couples who choose (or dream) to have their wedding on Riverfire night.  Before getting wrapped up in the romance of the idea of a night filled with festivities and fireworks there are many things to […]

The Vintage and Handmade Bride Magazine – Issue 2 on sale Thursday!!

We are absolutely brimming with excitement here at TVHB headquarters with Issue 2 in our hot little hands and about to go on sale nationally next Thursday 12th September.  Be sure to support your local newsagency and grab a copy, but if you find your local newsagency doesn’t have a copy we will have them […]

The Vintage and Handmade Wedding Fair – August ’13 – It’s a wrap!!

It was such a lovely day on Sunday 18th August when we got together with some of our favourite vintage and handcrafted wedding vendors to hold The Vintage and Handmade Wedding Fair!  Set in the heritage building at the Mt Gravatt Showgrounds we had over 40 amazing businesses showcasing their products and services throughout 3 […]

Getting to know… Brisbane Racing Club

Our great city of Brisbane is filled with hidden gems that are fantastic and unique venue options for the vintage loving couple.  Many of us have frocked up and taken part in equine festivities at Brisbane Racing Club (otherwise known as Eagle Farm Racecourse) but have we ever taken a peek inside some of the […]