Wedding Ideas & Planning Advice!

Congratulations on your engagement – how super-exciting! We’re here with awesome wedding ideas + planning advice, image inspiration, and local expert connections to help you plan your dream wedding in Queensland, Australia. Don’t miss our twice-yearly magazine editions for extra ideas and inspo, and we’ve also just released our brand new Wedding Venue guide to help you find your perfect reception venue. There are also some awesome expo and wedding showcase shin-digs that you need-to-know about. Happy wedding planning!


Wedding Venue Guide

WEDDING VENUES // Edition 2 : The second release of our wedding reception guide is OUT NOW, and it is a doozy! Featuring an awesome collection of venues as well as helpful articles, tips and advice, we’ve got your back with this free digital guide which is designed to help you find the perfect venue and nail some of those finishing touches. So, what ya waiting for? Check it out now!


Real Weddings

Just look at these happy faces! We truly feel blessed to be able to feature a weekly collection of beautiful love stories from our awesome couples whom have been there, and done that! You can also submit your own wedding story here.
Featured wedding: Romy & James

Wedding & Honeymoon Expo

We’re the proud organisers of Brisbane’s biggest wedding and honeymoon expo, held twice annually at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. Tickets to our NEXT SHOW from 12-14 October 2018 are available now!

Follow us on Instagram for daily image inspiration @queenslandbrides
  • Enticing! As! Ever! We'll have one of each, @cakethat!
  • #countrywedding goals, sorted! 💫 Check out the full feature of Hope and Jeremy's central Queensland wedding in the current edition – it is super lurverly! 💫 Photo: @jessicaturich
  • Friday is here! ☝️💫💓 📷@phoebegallowayfilms / @nicolalemmonphotos / venue @summergroveestate / celebrant @sarahmayalexander_celebrant / makeup @bellelita_mua / hair @sarahneillhair / florals @wildmagnoliaflorals / styling @foreva_events @theweddingshed / @abcheli
  • / THANK FROCK IT'S FRIDAY // #qbtfif @lindyklim in @toni_maticevski 😱💘
  • Star-crossed lovers, check yourselves into a midsummer nights dream at @thegreekclub 🌟✨ 📷@evernewstudio
  • Inspired by the idea of an elopement in paradise, this breathtaking shoot (as featured in our current edition) has us falling for the forest. Twin Falls in Springbrook National Park on the Gold Coast is a favourite location of bridal-wear designer Helena Karkovic, who brought together a team of creatives to showcase its romantic potential. Dream on… . . . Photographer: @lukemiddlemissphotography // Dresses: @helenacouturedesigns // Suits: @blackjacketsuiting // Video: @creativeflowstudios_seano // HMUA: @amandahiglhairandmakeup // Florist: @lolaswildflowers // Models: @bikinibombbambi & @who_is_samm //
  • Say the vows, exchange the rings, sign the piece of paper and let’s party 🍾 Sam + Dylan's laid-back city wedding was perfectly, them! photo by @lover_ofmine / reception @thejoinerywestend / wedding dress @janehillbridal / brides shoes @zompshoez / bridesmaids dresses @shonajoy_ / hair by @pelostyle / make up by @thebeautycase / suits @tonybarlows / rings by @agdesignerjeweller / flowers + styling @maineventweddings_
  • Yay!!! Thank you to the amazing QLD wedding industry who helped raise money at the fabulous ‘Wedding Ladies Who Lunch with the Occasional Guy’ get-together on Tuesday. QB will be making the donation to Drought Angels @droughtangels who are a not-for-profit charity helping our farmers in need since 2014. Thank you also to Michael at @emti_pr for giving us this opportunity to raise such needy funds for such an important and great cause (not to mention the fabulously awesome day!) x . . . #Repost @emti_pr ・・・ Once again THANK YOU to all the gorgeous ladies and dapper gents who purchased a ticket in yesterday’s raffle draw during Wedding Ladies Who Lunch with the Occasional Guy sponsored by @moretonhire. I’m SO EXCITED to say that we raised $2280 towards drought affected farmers!!! Well done!! The money will be donated to @droughtangels 😘😘😘 Congratulations to the lucky winner @stacey_maguire_celebrant who won either a free full page advertisement in the edition of @queenslandbrides or a spot at the @qb_weddingexpo! What a day for Stacey also winning a voucher to @wilvalor for $259! Go get it girl! Thank you to @sodaphotography_ for sharing a few sneaky happy snaps till the images are ready next week!! 🤗🤗🤗 @oakwoodbrisbane @bouquetboutique @cultivategreenevents @septembercreative @outofthedarkeventlighting @alittlecakeplace @balloons_by_twistedmr
  • Tropical vibes alllll day at Fiji's @nanukuresort 💖✨🐝 dreaming of a honeymoon here... via @christinamacpherson
  • We're feelin the EKKA vibes here at QB. Happy show day everyone ⭐️🍿🎡 @mari.trancoso
  • Hidden in the garden at @gabbinbarhomestead is this perfectly rustic backdrop for your wedding photos. 📷@lukemiddlemissphotography
  • The sweetest of them all ✨✨ this little prince was a star at Cindy-Anne + Scotts Great Keppel Island wedding. How gorgeous! photo @elkandfir / reception @greatkeppelislandhideaway
  • No words for this ✨✨✨ @mattgodkinweddings @_anti_bride
  • It's all in the details 💖 @santelia_sydney @canaryandfinchcollective @thegrounds
  • Flowers in her hair ✨💌 for the low-key boho bride 📷 @forever_yes_photography

Wedding Planning

To say we love weddings is a bit of an understatement! We’re one of Australia’s longest running bridal magazines (back in 1984 we were Queensland’s very first wedding magazine!), and we’re also the host of Brisbane’s biggest wedding expo. We’re also fortunate to enjoy a fabulous connection with some of the state’s most talented wedding vendors. We’ve got all the ideas and info you need  to plan your dream wedding with our weekly newsletter and digital bride guides, our beautiful galleries of inspirational images, a serious showcase of  local wedding experts, and gorgeous real weddings galleries. Don’t forget to also check out our informative wedding articles and stories in our Planning + Ideas section.

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