When planning for your big day, the first aspect you need to consider is your budget. According to a report made by fashion magazine Marie Claire Australia, the average cost of today’s Australian wedding is over $50,000.
With all the vast choices available for food, venues and designs, it can be difficult to pick the best combination that reflects your personality as a couple. Whether you’re preparing for the event or saving money for the future, you may want to stop for a few minutes and consider these Australian wedding trends to guide you in the process.
1. Floral and Greenery Arrangements
Green foliage is most likely to be the main attraction for wedding events this year. Incorporating it into bridal bouquets, center tables and hanging decorations creates greenery and relaxing ambience.
Setting up a venue filled with potted plants or putting proteas as centerpieces can render simple yet sophisticated designs. Suspended flowers are also becoming popular as they contribute to making the entire place look classy and luxurious.
Going floral is a good consideration when aiming to have a garden-inspired nuptial. If you prefer a boho-themed ceremony, it’s wise to focus on making greens as your main theme.
2. Rustic Wedding Dress
Bridal gowns with floral accents and accessories are a top choice for 2018. Patterned ornaments are placed on headpieces and bracelets to add elegance and showcase the beauty of natural blooms and leaves.
Bespoke corsages and boutonnieres with attractive styles are arranged to complete the attire of the groom and the bride along with the special guests and participants.
Choosing a dress that complements your desired theme demands careful thought and preparation. A fab garb can be alluring to invest in, but if you are a minimalist and free-spirited, you can pick a ‘boho princess’ style that best describes your preferences.
3. Unconventional Food
Multiple dishes served during weddings are conventional. Appetisers, entrees and desserts are prepared to satisfy the guests and seize the special moment.
This year, vegan dishes are most likely to appear in nuptials. High-carb foods such as pizzas are less expected to serve compared with those that fall under the dietary food category.
Couples also welcome the combination of noodles, seafood and duck pancakes to fill their diner platters to break the traditional three-course meals.
4. Personalised Cakes
Big events like weddings are not complete without cakes. Couples do not forget to include it on their priority list as they take part in actualising the entire celebration.
A plain, three-tier cake is now coming forth and customised using the unfading charm of flowers. Achieving a rustic look can make it appear more refined and open for personalised designs. You can decide with your partner what toppers, macaroons and sequins to put on to get your preferred appearance.
Cakes with metallic silver or gold foils are also emerging. You can get to choose between an edible foil or metallic paint depending on your own liking.
Cake colour trends also include pink and gold. During your selection, make sure to consider the weather and the available space in the venue to keep it good and intact.
What Will Be Your Dream House After the Wedding?
When you’re done drafting a checklist for the event specifics, it’s vital to have prompt updates from your organiser. Once each detail is carefully planned out, another aspect to focus on is your life after the actual event.
Careful planning is essential when thinking about your dream house after the wedding. How do you visualise your goals? Will they be attainable? Do you have sufficient funds to fill the project’s needs? Finding a land that supports your lifestyle and work demands is a huge consideration. To put the concepts into action, engaging with professionals is recommended to help you in performing the procedures. Consulting a business that provides house and land packages is beneficial to understand their terms and conditions.
Building a dream home is already an Australian pursuit. Owning a house that you can call home is what matters the most. When looking for a reliable builder and developer for the project, it’s advisable to check their focused niche and area of specialisation. Asking for their portfolio is also important to get an overview of their style and expertise.