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How To Keep A Beach Wedding Classy

A beautiful beach wedding is the stuff dreams are made of. What could be more romantic than marrying the love of your life with the sand beneath your feet, the sound of crashing waves to calm the nerves and pretty blue hues as the backdrop? Not to mention how stunning the photos will be with […]

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How to control your wedding budget

A wedding is the one thing that we all dream about throughout our whole life. I mean lets face it, even if you say you don’t, you really do. At the very least you want it to be perfect. It’s your day after all. Just one day that’s all about YOU and celebrating YOUR happily […]

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Why wedding stationery is important

I find that in my profession, as a wedding stationery designer, I am considered a wedding luxury. I am who the bride and groom may approach once they have extra pennies left over from the main budget. Although we get to work with many wonderful couples, who fully appreciate wedding stationery in all its glory, […]

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When to send a card

When to send a card

Sometimes it’s hard to know when to send a card. In the digital age it can feel silly or over the top to sit down and hand write your thoughts and feelings for friends or family. But there is no better feeling than a real life card coming in the post and brightening your day. […]

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How To Say Thank You To Your Bridesmaids

  Bridesmaids are the glue that holds your wedding together.   They’re the girls who hold your hand when things are going wrong, cheer you on when things are going great and stop you from turning into a peony-flower-crown-with-matching-pearl-candelabra-table-decorations-and-gold-calligraphy-place-settings obsessed Bridezilla.   Without them your wedding wouldn’t be the same!   So it’s important that […]

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Australian wedding Checklist

Australian Wedding Checklist

The biggest problem with living in Australia is that half of the internet is totally unaware we exist. If you’re planning an Australian wedding you’ll know how hard it is to find Pinterest boards that look right, Etsy shops that deliver without huge shipping costs and wedding advice that suits your ceremony. An Australian wedding […]

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Destination Weddings

Wedding Stationery For Destination Weddings

  Planning a destination wedding is always difficult but the reward of an amazing location or being able to collect together all of your closest friends and family is obviously priceless. Choosing a destination wedding takes some of the stress out of wedding planning as most resorts offer wedding packages. However it is important to […]

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How to word your wedding invitations

Your wedding invitations are the first glimpse at the styling and feel of your wedding. They provide the guests with ideas on colours, how formal the day will be and whether it will be a religious one or not. There were many traditional rules for wording your invitations, and what you included with it, however […]

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Quirky Ideas For Your Wedding Favours.

When planning your wedding, there are so many different elements to it, it can sometimes seem a bit daunting, if not impossible to remember all the little add on’s. Wedding Favours are one of these. We want something that’s quirky and unique to our special day, but finding the ideas, and then trying to track […]

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What Wedding Stationery Do I Need?

Do you find yourself asking the question “what wedding stationery do I need?”, and confused by all the different options out there? Do not fret! Hopefully I can help you understand the differences between all the different pieces, what goes with what, and what you actually need. It all depends on your wedding, and budget (of course). […]

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Elephant Rock wedding photo shoot

Last Thursday I got the chance to work with some fantastic people in the wedding industry. The collaboration was created by the amazingly talented Jo from Orange Sunshine Photography and Film, and she collected a handful of quality suppliers to create this amazing Elephant Rock wedding photo shoot. Amazingly for me, i got an email […]

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Painting, drawing and other fun stuff!

The past few months, in the iampoppy studio, have been a little crazy with painting and creating! Wedding invitations have been flooding in, given that it is wedding season at the moment. If has been fantastic to get to design all these different and very personal invitations for some lovely couples tying the knot. I […]

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Queensland Brides Weddings & Honeymoons Expo

Two weeks ago, iampoppy was lucky enough to attend the Queensland Brides weddings & honeymoon expo. What an amazing weekend it was, with over 400 brides to be coming through my booth to have a chat. By the end, I was completely exhausted, but over the moon with the response. I met so many couples happily […]

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Designing weddings with All About Venues

Designing weddings with All About Venues is one of my latest collaborations. Since the beginning of July, I have ventured into the world of weddings, and what a success it has been. I have managed to be able to feature in a few different venues around the coast, as their recommended stationery designer, attended a […]

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Trade Fair

Trade Fair Stand – iampoppy

Creating iampoppy’s trade fair stand….. Creating my trade fair stand was a lengthy process. After the excitement of signing up and paying for the space passed, I had to decide what I would do with the area they had given me. At first I was thinking around the table and two chairs they had placed […]

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Gift HQ Brisbane

Gift HQ Brisbane

Its that time of year, Gift HQ Brisbane, where a number of home and gift ware businesses exhibit. This year, iampoppy is proud to be part of this, and has worked hard to get the set ready for the big event. I am really excited to be able to put my work out there, and meet […]

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Wedding Stationery design

Wedding Stationery

I’m finally in the midst of creating my first Wedding Stationery samples! yay… After my day at Ecostudio Fellini, I set to work coming up with some designs which I could distribute in the Bridal packs. I wanted to create something elegant which would be in keeping with the venue, but allow the client to […]

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Place card designs for Eco Studio Fellini

Place cards for Mother’s Day lunch with Somerset College mothers. How did you spend your Mother’s Day? Spoiling your mother or being spoilt yourself, I hope. For the Mothers of Somerset College in Mudgeeraba, they attended a delicious lunch at the beautiful Eco Studio Fellini. This venue is a well known wedding venue in Mudgeeraba, and […]

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Recycled Art collection of greeting cards

This year, i have decided to look into all things recycled, and thus come up with my recycled art collection. Recycled art is basically using previous images and transforming them into other images. In each of my new greeting cards in this collection, I have borrowed from other illustrations, drawings, sketches, paint textures and old […]

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