Imperial Hotel Eumundi


A cornerstone of the hinterland village of Eumundi, The Imperial Hotel has been welcoming locals and tourists since its opening in 1911. An iconic venue on the coast, the majestic Queenslander was in need of some love and attention when it was bought by a group of locals in 2014. The hotel had fabulous ‘bones’ but really needed some TLC. After extensive renovations, The Eumundi Brewery was officially opened in August 2017 and has become a magical mix of historic hotel, bohemian art, and colourful creative groove. The hotel is now a dedicated art and entertainment space with five diverse areas offering settings for every occasion. With its sweeping verandahs and creative décor, this jewel of the hinterland overlooks the leafy main street below, bustling with the activity of the town’s creative community.

Their premium wedding space ‘The Brewery’ has an industrial vibe and looks over the tops of the stainless steel tanks of the working Eumundi Brewery. Equipped with a fully operational bar, your guests will be able to enjoy the Eumundi Brewery beers tapped direct from the tanks below. For a more intimate wedding, consider the enchanting space they call ‘The Green Room’. With its French doors and old world ambience, The Green Room features a private bar, raised stage space and themed restrooms. It opens onto the sweeping upstairs verandah of the hotel, which can be also cordoned off for the exclusive use of your guests. Or for a smaller wedding with an edgy groove, consider the space they call ‘The Bunker’. It’s underground; fabulously raw with concrete walls and exposed pipes, and is seriously soundproofed!

These guys have thought of everything and when it comes to florists, stylists and photographers, they have partnered with the best in the business to ensure the space looks exactly as you’ve dreamed of for your special occasion. And don’t get us started on the food! Head chef Cale Dempsey’s functions menu incorporates fresh, seasonal produce from the region and offers a selection of modern global foods. They go above and beyond to tailor a menu that compliments your event and delights even the pickiest of eaters.

This is a venue not to be missed and the wonderful team from The Imperial Hotel will be at the Sunshine Coast Wedding Fair ready for you to pick their brain! To find out more about The Imperial Hotel Eumundi, visit their website or find them on Facebook.


Lindqvist Ink


Get ready for some old world charm.

Artist Danielle is the talented creator behind Lindqvist Ink. Art runs through this talented girls veins, with her working as a designer in theatre and film and also in the corporate world as a visual merchandiser before turning her talents to calligraphy and illustration.

Launching in 2016, Lindqvist Ink has since taken off and been published multiple times in various publications in Australia and overseas. It’s not hard to see why. Danielle’s beautiful fine art stationery perfectly compliments the romance of a wedding and not only makes a beautiful keepsake, her invitations and designs create a unique way to get your guests as excited as you are.

Specialising in fine art stationery suites for weddings and events, her range includes invitations, save the dates and RSVP’s, plus on-the-day items such as place cards, menus and seating charts.

This is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Danielle’s talents, so be sure to visit the Lindqvist Ink website or Facebook page and come and have a peek for yourself at this Saturday’s Sunshine Coast Wedding Fair!


Fairylight Curtains


Fairylight Curtains is a Sunshine Coast business that knows how to bring the magic!

An established business in Sydney for 14 years, owners Jayne and Inigo made a sea change to the coast and expanded their family business while they were at it. For them, this was the perfect creative outlet in an industry that they truly love. Fairylight Curtains provides stunning backdrops and ceiling drapery for weddings, celebrations and photo shoots, and since moving to Queensland they have expanded their product range to include flower walls and green walls. Every instagramers dream! Their gorgeous backgrounds look fantastic with props and have endless uses! Whether it’s for an eye-catching centrepiece, used as a photo backdrop or front and centre during a ceremony…if you can dream it, these guys can do it.

Their fantastic service and client-focused attitude have made Fairylight Curtains a popular choice for weddings and parties. Their small dedicated team are passionate about offering couples a stress-free service and they can handle all the finer details like liaising with venues or wedding planners directly so that you can focus on other parts of your special day.

The countdown is one for the Sunshine Coast Wedding Fair this weekend and we’re so happy to have Fairylight Curtains as part of our vendor line up! Be sure to come and meet them on the day and visit their website or Facebook page for more info on their products and services.


Hello May Exclusive


It’s no secret how much we love our amazing sponsor Hello May, so when they asked us to create some exclusive images just for them it was a no-brainer.

We are so lucky to be surrounded by so many incredible talents, making it easy to put together the ultimate crew to help bring to life a dreamy photo shoot fit for the pages of the Hello May Blog.

Daisy Chain WeddingsHeavenly BloomsThe Beauty CaseIvie White Bridal, Him & Her EventsHodge Podge Hire,  Wil ValorWildChild CakesThe Supper Club and September Creative worked their magic and we have to say that it turned out even better than we had imagined! This amazing team of vendors and suppliers make working in the wedding industry a joy and we love having so many great Sunshine Coast movers and shakers to recommend to our couples.

Not long now until the Sunshine Coast Wedding Fair, have you got your tickets yet?!  Head over to Hello May for more gorgeous wedding inspo to get you through until this weekend. See you at the fair!



In the Booth


Introducing In the Booth! The ultimate party starter, their iconic booths are a favourite across the country for all types of celebrations.

This award-winning business has recently been taken over by newlyweds Dave and Katie. With loads of experience working in the event industry, they knew that In the booth was the perfect fit. These two are tried and true believers in the magic that’s created behind the curtain. An enclosed booth provides privacy for your more reserved guests to get a little silly and offers what may be the only place at your event where you can steal a moment for yourself and your sweetheart. Even your most camera shy guests will produce amazing and creative photos as they loosen up in the privacy of these comfy photo booths.

With convenient locations across Australia, every booth in their network is identical, keeping it easy with no confusing options, colours or styles. Just striking, classically styled booths that command attention in any venue. The fab retro look of their booths is only rivalled by the quality of images that are produced. With their dash of vintage style, they retain that classic photo booth feel which is seamlessly combined with industry leading software and imaging equipment.

We’re so excited for you to try out their awesome booths for yourself at this week’s Sunshine Coast Wedding Fair! To find out more from In the Booth, visit their website or find them on Facebook.


Bow and Arbour


Bow and Arbour create simple, well designed, modern ‘Wedding Zines’ – short for magazine, contemporary for wedding albums.

This husband and wife team have created a meaningful and relaxed interpretation of wedding albums as we know it. They thoughtfully design every single one of their wedding zines to be a complimentary companion to what your big day truly was.

These guys have oodles of experience under their belt and between them have know-how in business, design, photography and the wedding industry. Bow and Arbour are the perfect combination of this fantastic partnership and their work speaks for itself in the quality that they produce.

Come say hi to Bow and Arbour at the Sunshine Coast Wedding Fair, until then you can learn more about them on their website or Facebook page.


Our Darling Sponsor – The Bride’s Tree


What can we say about The Bride’s Tree that won’t make us sound like stalkers?! Sally and Jenny are the dreamers behind this well-loved website and it’s safe to say that we love having them as one of our sponsors!

Sally was working as a makeup artist when she noticed brides consistently talking about how much they wished there was more information for Sunshine Coast weddings. It struck her – BAM! She needed to create an online magazine that came out quarterly, a blog with new content released every week, and a fully comprehensive directory to create everything you would need for a spectacular Sunny Coast wedding.

Jenny and her fiance were living in Scotland while trying to plan a wedding back home in Australia, but being on the other side of the globe made it hard to plan their big day.  Jenny wanted to know every last vendor and venue available for their homegrown wedding so the couple could make an informed decision and choose the best local businesses that suited their individual style. There had to be a better way.

From a spark of an idea, The Bride’s Tree is now a leading free resource for couples to find everything they need when planning a Sunshine Coast wedding. Alongside their popular blog, the girls have an online magazine launched quarterly and their online shop is going gangbusters! They’ve even taken the time to research all of the best spots for your special day and have created their own comprehensive e-book “Sunshine Coast’s Best Wedding Venues”. This e-book has made finding the perfect venue so easy for couples during the planning process, it’s a life-changer!

Come and say hi to The Bride’s Tree team at the Sunshine Coast Wedding Fair on Saturday and head to their website or Facebook page for more inspiration.


Hide and Rose


The Hide and Rose story began after one sentimental bride’s hunt for a unique wedding cover-up. Wanting and items that would reflect her own sense of style. Something classic, yet edgy. Elegant, but bold. The look of eternally chic leather over her beautiful lace gown made her absolutely swoon and she knew that she was onto something good.

Hide and Rose delivers a splash of colour, beauty and artistic style to create a treasured piece of wearable art for your wedding day and the years to come. Their team of skilled artist’s paint each leather or faux leather jacket by hand with a Hide and Rose design specially customised to incorporate the bride’s personalised sentiment, whether it’s a wedding date, new last name or favourite quote…the possibilities are endless.

The only business of it’s kind in Australia, not only are Hide and Rose helping to create memories and support talented local artists, they have also partnered up with Safe Steps Family Violence Response Centre, with $10 of every product sold donated to help towards the prevention and elimination of domestic violence towards women and children.

Women helping women, that’s what it’s all about! Be sure to come and support the girls from Hide and Rose at the Sunshine Coast Wedding Fair this Saturday and head to their website or Facebook page for more information on their stunning jackets.


Sponsor Alert – Hello May


We always love working with our amazing sponsor Hello May!

These girls are everything that we love about the wedding industry. Their creativeness and passion to be a go-to resource for modern brides are always such an inspiration and we just love having them in our corner!

Like A Darling Affair, the team from Hello May stay on top of trends, giving brides the latest news and fashion to help bring to life the wedding of your dreams, whatever your style may be.

Hello May will be at the Sunshine Coast Wedding Fair on Saturday giving out free copies of their fab magazine to the first 100 Brides who arrive. If you haven’t had a squiz at their work, this is the perfect opportunity and we promise that you’ll be drooling over their gorgeous real wedding images and captivating articles!

So, grab your tickets now and start planning your day at the fair!


Photo’s by Scott SurplicePhotography

The Frankie Collective


Get ready to meet one talented lady!  Jane Hill is the owner, creative designer and calligrapher behind The Frankie Collective Design Studio. With a broad appreciation for all things aesthetically pleasing, along with a passion to help make events and spaces more beautiful, Jane’s work has become a favourite for couples on the coast.

The Frankie Collective partner with brides, mums-to-be or event planners to create luxe paper stationery. From the first mention of ‘save-the-date’  all the way through to individually hand-lettered place cards and thank-you’s, stationery has the ability to leave a lasting impression.

Jane knows that first impressions count, and so does your style. She believes in creating stationery that truly represents you and your event. The Frankie Collective offer a huge range of luxe stationery options including custom or pre-existing designs, using gold foiling, letterpress, white ink printing and calligraphy on a variety of card stock and envelope options. On top of paper stationery, custom or hire options of signage for your wedding or event are also on offer, as well as stunning wall prints and beautiful little bits and pieces to make your house a home.

We’re so pumped that Jane is a part of our awesome lineup for the next Sunshine Coast Wedding Fair! We love her work and we know that you will too! Until then, you can find more from The Frankie Collective on Facebook or their website.