Tricky Wedding Etiquette Questions Answered…

Bohemian Wedding, Blue Willow China, Beach Wedding Inspiration

Image: The LANE’s Bohemian Love Story Shoot by Trent Mitchell Confused about all of the do’s and don’ts when it comes to planning your wedding? Which guests should you invite? Who is expected to cover the budget nowadays? Do we invite children? What needs to be considered when holding a destination wedding? We asked one … Continue reading

5 Wedding Planning tips, from The Little White Wedding Co…

Disco Balls Wedding Fleur Wood Food Fashion Friends

In celebration of The LANE‘s 1st birthday we recently gave away a huge $100,000 Dream Wedding which was won by a lovely couple, Johsi Mallet & Jamie Randall. Plans are well underway for this incredibly beautiful wedding which will take place in May, and as the stylist for this wedding I’ve had the pleasure of … Continue reading

Etsy Treasures of the Week

I found some amazing bohemian-inspired treasures on Etsy this week, inspired by our recent Bohemian Love Story shoot! I love the way these pieces can be thrown together so effortlessly to create a nostalgic, free-spirited ambience. The key to this look is making sure your decor doesn’t look over-styled. Don’t over-think this look, experiment  with … Continue reading

2012 Reader Survey

THE LANE READER SURVEY 2011 was an incredible journey for us at The LANE! In a whirlwind 12 months we celebrated our very first birthday, launched our Event Styling service, gave away a $100,000 Dream Wedding!?, created two fashion films (L’Amant and our Bohemian Love Story), worked on bridal editorial shoots in New York City, Paris … Continue reading

Why you should never skimp on wedding photography…

Lisa Michele Burns Wedding Photography

When I speak to someone about their wedding plans, one of the first things I ask is who is photographing their wedding. To me, photography is one of the most important elements of planning, yet it’s often an afterthought.  A significant portion of your wedding budget should be allocated to photography (but that’s not to … Continue reading

From The Owl…

From The Owl Wedding Gift Registry

I must admit, until I caught wind of this amazing little business, I’ve never been the biggest fan of wedding gift registries. To me there was something about the gift registry concept that seemed a little bland and uninspiring. As a guest the gift registry process seemed to take away from the tradition & meaning … Continue reading

Diary of a Suzy O’Rourke Millinery Bridal Headpiece

Suzy O'Rourke Bridal Millinery Headpiece

There’s nothing more beautiful than a statement bridal millinery piece to complete your wedding gown. I fell in love with Sydney based milliner Suzy O’Rourke‘s exquisite designs as soon as I came across her collection & have featured many of her pieces in our editorial shoots on The LANE (see French Romance, Fields of Romance). … Continue reading

Wedding Planning Tip: Dealing with Details…

Wedding Moodboard Scrapbook The LANE

Since starting The LANE and The LANE Event Styling, I’m often asked by friends (and strangers) all sorts of wedding related questions and I’m always intrigued by the different ways couples go about their wedding plans. I love hearing about the style they’re going for… the venue… their gown… shoes… invitations… especially when there are some … Continue reading

Etsy Treasures of the Week…

just married wedding bunting rustic, hessian bunting, rustic wedding, country wedding,

Funky Shique Just Married Burlap Banner $38 Funky Shique Love Burlap Banner $26 I’m in love with these burlap buntings, and the beautiful oversized bows… so pretty! See more ways to incorporate burlap into your wedding here. Ingenuity On Display: Vintage Suitcases $40 Im trying not to purchase all of these things myself while putting this post together! ha. … Continue reading

Weekend Away at Gaia Retreat & Spa…

Gaia Retreat & Spa Byron Bay, honeymoon ideas, spa retreats, hens night ideas

It was our wedding anniversary last week & each year instead of buying presents my husband & I take a few days off to get away. We’d planned to head south (of the Gold Coast) and go on a bit of a road trip/camping… but after what’s already been such a busy year for both … Continue reading