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  1. Mother's Day DIY Gift Ideas

    There's nothing mum loves more than a heartfelt gift that shows how much she means to you. So, with Mother's Day on the horizon, we thought we'd give you some Do-It-Yourself Mother's Day gift inspiration to say, 'thank you' and 'I love you' with sincerity. Sure beats a bunch of wilted flowers or a box of melted chocolates any day.

    Mum's Survival Kit

    Being a mum is hard. It's an endlessly exhausting and often thankless job. Think about the items your mum uses to get her through the day - her individual treats and indulgences -  and create your own individual Mum's Survival Kit filled with her favourite things. Items might include chocolates, exotic tea brews, her preferred coffee pods, massage

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  2. Cross-cultural wedding celebrations: our guide to getting it right

    Cross-cultural wedding celebrations: our guide to getting it right

    The marriage of a couple brings together two families, two sets of ideas and traditions, and two diverse ways of life. But what if your marriage also marks the union of two cultures? Instead of a being source of added stress, we take the headache out of planning a cross-cultural wedding and show you how a few simple ideas can see you host a truly spectacular cross-cultural celebration.

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    Straight off the mark: decide whether you are going to have two distinct ceremonies or a combined ceremony that includes elements of both cultures. If your cultures are distinctly different and one of you wouldn't feel satisfied without a full traditional ceremony, then two ceremonies may be the only way to go. Just remember, this will have an impact on your budget and logistics. Various cultures also have additional ceremonies around marriage that don't involve exchanging of vows. If two ceremonies sound too much, investigate opportunities

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  3. The Top 5 Gifts to Buy Your Bridal Party on a Budget

    The Top 5 Gifts to Buy Your Bridal Party on a Budget

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    Buying gifts for your beloved bridesmaids and gorgeous groomsmen is a way not only to express your appreciation for the role they have played in your nuptial celebrations, but also a thank you for the bigger role they have played in your life so far. So, what could be suitable for a gift of such immense importance that is not going to cost you the earth? Your best bet is to keep it simple, sincere and from the heart.

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    For a sweet and special surprise with a personal twist, bake a cupcake in the favourite flavour of each member of your bridal party. Don't have time to bake in the lead-up to your big day? Order your cakes online or at a local bakery and include a personal element by gift wrapping each one in plain paper, decorated in drawings of different scenes

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  4. 7 details to make your wedding memorable

    7 details to make your wedding memorable

    There are several essential elements that make a wonderful wedding: love, laughter, and a suitable life partner usually top the list. Once these big-ticket items are taken care of, it is the delicate details and personal touches that truly make a wedding memorable for the bride, groom, and their guests. Here we take a look at seven simple and inexpensive wedding details that take your nuptials from standard to stunning help create wedding-day memories to last a lifetime.

    1. Personalised wedding invitations

    Start off on the right foot with customised wedding invites that reflect your unique identity as a couple and your personal sense of style. Choose from monogrammed wooden pieces to royal style acrylic cards. Personalise your invites with guest names and special messages to set the scene for what's to come.

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  5. 5 wedding gift ideas for the bride & groom who have everything

    5 wedding gift ideas for the bride & groom who have everything

    You've been invited to the wedding of the couple that has it all. Successful in both love and life: they are financially astute, have already taken a sizeable chunk out of the mortgage for their tastefully furnished abode, are escalating upward on their respective career ladders, not to mention being irritatingly gorgeous and crazy about each other. Sigh. So the question is; what do you get the bride and groom who already have everything?

    Make it personal

    This couple is clearly not going to settle for your standard run-of-the-mill wedding gift. Chances are they probably already have it anyway. So before you thoughtlessly toss some cash in a card (they don't need your money), or hand over the standard DJ's voucher, why not purchase something

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  6. 10 wedding ideas for the style-obsessed bride

    10 wedding ideas for the style-obsessed bride

    We all know one. Or maybe you are one? The bride who is known for her style and fashion-forwardness and her wedding is no exception. If this sounds like you, or someone you know, we take a look at ten wedding ideas that will help keep the style-obsessed bride ahead of her game.

    1. Metallic palettes Your wedding is your time to shine. And shine you will with metallic colour schemes featuring silver, gold and gunmetal hues that add sparkle and sophistication to your celebrations.
       
    2. Casual chic Many couples are ditching the rigid formalities of a traditional affair for a more casual, fluid event that encourages guests to relax and enjoy. This includes rustic seating arrangements for the ceremony from hay bales to milk crates to wooden pallets. Informal dining options are also being encouraged, with open smorgasbords and
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  7. 4 Top Tips for Picking the Perfect Wedding Dress

    4 Top Tips for Picking the Perfect Wedding Dress

    Just like finding the perfect partner, finding the perfect wedding dress can sometimes take a little time, and for some brides can prove a major source of stress before their big day. We offer the following four top tips for picking the perfect wedding dress, to help take the strain out of shopping and put the fun back into fittings.

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  8. How to handle difficult bridesmaids

    How to handle difficult bridesmaids

    The happiness of any bride in the lead-up to her big day can sometimes rest solely with those she has asked to stand by her side for the most important day of her life. We share some tips on how to prevent bridesmaids becoming a burden, before it is too late.

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    1. Choose wisely

    While this sage advice may be too late for some, bridesmaid selection is crucial to your overall happiness and level of drama in the lead-up to and during your big day. Choosing someone due to a misguided sense of responsibility (just because you were their bridesmaid several years back or because you promised your cousin Chloe when you were six) is a recipe for disaster. Think about the friends in your life that have celebrated

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  9. 3 Best and Worst Father's Day Gifts of 2016

    3 Best and Worst Father's Day Gifts of 2016

    Father's Day is sneaking up on us again. This is one day of the year we can truly appreciate our Dad and everything he does for us. So instead of rushing out to buy yet another fluorescent tie that will linger in the back of the cupboard, six pack of sports socks or a 'World's Best Dad' oversize coffee mug, why not get him something he might actually use (or even appreciate)? To help you avoid the useless (and give you some good ideas), we take a look at the three best and worst Father's Day gifts of 2016.

    Best and Worst Father's Day Gifts of 2016

    Ok let's start with the bad stuff. There is no doubt most of us are guilty of purchasing one of the following offending items at some point in our Father's Day present-buying history:

    1. Beer
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  10. The role of your Dad on your Wedding Day

    The role of your Dad on your Wedding Day

    The role of Dads on their daughters' wedding day was immortalised by Steve Martin in the 1991 movie, Father of the Bride, when he portrayed overprotective father George Banks, and the conflicting emotions he experienced in 'giving his little girl away'. Perhaps this movie highlighted to fathers everywhere, what not to do in regard to the happiest day of their daughter's life.

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  11. The Top Personalised Birthday Gifts for 2016

    The Top Personalised Birthday Gifts for 2016

    Celebrating another year, or you know someone who's birthday is coming up? Im sure we all do, right! There's something so touching and meaningful about a personalised gift. Finding the 'right' gift is the hardest part. That's why we've put together a collection of pretty cool & unique gifts that you can engrave with the recipient's name, initials or even favourite saying and message just from you. Whether it be an engraved glass, engraved decanter, engraved wooden wine box - Personalised Favours has the answers or gift that will be treasured forever.

    Here are our Top Personalised Birthday Gifts for 2016:

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  12. What do you love most about your fiancée?

    What do you love most about your fiancée?

    We recently ran a competition and asked the question: what do you love most about your fiancée? We had such an overwhelming response with over 1000 fabulous answers; we couldn't possibly keep them to ourselves.  We had a number of entries from females, AND MEN telling us what they loved most about their other half.

    Here are some of the best ( and funniest ) answers we received from our lovely customers and facebook followers:


    What do you love most about your fiancée?


    He gave me the most precious thing in my life - my daughter !! Better than diam

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  13. The Best Glitzy, Gold Wedding Ideas

    The Best Glitzy, Gold Wedding Ideas

    Gold weddings have become the trendiest wedding colour palette in recent years. The sparkle and shine it brings to your special day, makes gold a must have colour when planning your wedding. Scroll through your instagram feeds and you are bound to stumble across a magical metallic wedding setting. From cakes to stationery, to dresses and decor, gold transforms the ordinary to extraordinary.

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  14. CLOSED - WIN a $500 Voucher to put towards your Dream Wedding!

    CLOSED - WIN a $500 Voucher to put towards your Dream Wedding!

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    In celebration of the long weekend ( YAY!), the team at PF have decided to give away another $500 voucher to shop on our online store. To enter visit ?

    and tell us in 25 words or less, what do you love most about your fiancée?

      To get you all excited here are some of our favourite products you might be adding to your cart if you're a winner!

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  15. Ever wondered what you can do with an Engraved Chopping Board? We can help you

    Ever wondered what you can do with an Engraved Chopping Board? We can help you

    There are fewer tools used more in the kitchen than your chopping board. Engraved with your personalised message, our Wooden Chopping Boards are generously sized and would be proudly displayed in any home. They make a very decorative and practical gift for any occasion. Here are some of our favourite gift ideas for our engraved chopping board:

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    Celebrate the next milestone birthday with one of our personalised engraved wooden paddle boards. Made from rubber wood, each chopping board is engraved with a personalised message and a design that celebrates the recipients birthday.

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  16. Best & Worst Advice your Mother has ever given you?

    Best & Worst Advice your Mother has ever given you?

    Mums are often called upon to offer advice and with Mother's Day just around the corner, we decided to celebrate this special occasion with an online facebook competition. To WIN an engraved Mothers Day Hamper, we asked, "What was the best or worst advice your Mother gave you?"

    We had a fabulous response and thought we share with you the top 5 Best and Worst advice your Mother as given you:

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  17. The Hottest Trend in Wedding Invitations.. it's Acrylic!

    The Hottest Trend in Wedding Invitations.. it's Acrylic!

    According to the number one wedding planning gurus in Australia, Wedded Wonderland, the next big thing in invitations is acrylic. They all agree ( as do we ) - acrylic is everything. Unlike the usual card or paper invitations, acrylic is hard-wearing, luxurious and versatile, coming in a variety of shapes, sizes and colours.

    So, why is acrylic so unique and what is it?

    Acrylic is a piece of plastic also known as Perspex. The 3mm sheet of acrylic is laser cut and engraved by our production team to create a custom and unique invitation design. Acrylic is lightweight and available in a range of terrific colours such as Black, Mirror Gold, Mirror Silver, Clear and Frosted.

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  18. Trending: Classic Monochrome Wedding

    Trending: Classic Monochrome Wedding

    A Parisian style monochrome wedding is a beautiful theme to coordinate with and one that can be easily carried out throughout your entire wedding. Not only is black and white a classic theme, it is also timeless and will be forever popular.

    The Key

    The key to pulling a monochrome wedding off it to be mindful of the black to white ratio. You want the white to be the dominating colour, with pops of black thrown in to compliment. After all you don't want a dark and gloomy wedding!

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    Start by setting the tone of your wedding and think ab

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  19. Unique Personalised Wedding Favours

    Unique Personalised Wedding Favours

    A favour is a take home gift that should be Personalised to leave a long lasting impression on your guests. It is a tradition for many western cultures for guests to receive favours at weddings, baby showers, engagement parties, retirement parties, anniversary parties and birthdays. A favour is a thank you gift for your guests and a keepsake of your special day.

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  20. 4 Behind the scenes moments (we know you'll love!!)

    4 Behind the scenes moments (we know you'll love!!)

    After meeting the PR guru herself, Roxy Jacenko, this month at the Ministry of Talent seminar, we have been inspired busy little bees. So this week, we're taking you behind the scenes to show you what we have been doing while y'all were sleeping.

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    Our week starts off with some wild bareback riding along the beach - kidding! We do however hit the ground running each week; and this week was no exception.

    Here are our top 4 moments from the week that was:

    1. SHOWROOM

    Our show room is up and running! Did I hear an -OH YEAHH- All our products for display for you to

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  21. The top 5 (BEST and WORST) Father's Day gifts

    The top 5 (BEST and WORST) Father's Day gifts

    With only 8 or so weeks to go until its Father's Day, there's no better time to share with you some of our favourite gift ideas for your dad. Look no further, we have all the gift ideas covered, from useful gifts to awful gifts.

    So, if your looking for a little inspiration to tell dad just how much he means to you ( or maybe to show how little you care ) then read on:

    PF's TOP 5 WORST Father's Day GIFT IDEAS

    1. The Daddle

    Seriously?! HELL NO

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    2. A Back scrubber.

    Who wants to get Wife of the year??

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  22. Top 15 ways to Personalise your Wedding

    Top 15 ways to Personalise your Wedding

    Personalise your wedding from start to finish to create a more intimate and special experience. Have your family and friends feel important to you throughout your wedding with these simple and handy tips:

    1. Create a unique wedding sign welcoming your guests to your wedding.

    2. Include guest names on your invitations.

    3. Sand ceremony - Personal moment between bride and groom. It symbolizes bringing together two families or two lives into a single stream.

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  23. Colour Crush: Purple & Gold

    Colour Crush: Purple & Gold

    Choosing the right colours for your wedding or engagement party can be a difficult task. There are so many combinations to choose from and it can be a little bit overwhelming. To give you some inspiration, here is one of my favourite colour combinations: Purple and Gold!

    Some examples for you to draw inspiration from:

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    Stand out from the crowd and make a statement with a beautiful engraved GOLD ACRYLIC invitation

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  24. Personalised Wedding Vows

    Personalised Wedding Vows

    Your  personalised wedding vows reflect the essence of your relationship and direct what happens after the wedding. They state what actions you commit to doing to create and grow your marriage.

    Your wedding vows should come from deep inside, it should make your heart flutter, beat faster and emit beautiful emotions toward your partner.

    Your friends and family will witness you being venerable, strong, beautiful and completely in-love.

    Take a moment in your mind and enjoy these words. Enjoy the reactions, tears and smiles as you speak to one-another through your heart.

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  25. Wedding Favours & Bomboniere Guide

    Wedding Favours & Bomboniere Guide

    Yes, you know what they are. They are those little gifts on each table for guests to say thank you for coming. Gone are the days of useless tacky gifts which people will end up losing in a draw for some time. People are becoming more creative and aware of what to give their guests

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  26. Real Engagement of Alex and Kate

    Real Engagement of Alex and Kate

    Congratulations to our friends on their fantastic news!

    Alex had us make a wooden puzzle and each piece represented a special occasion or event in their lives together.

    Kate was met at each location with a piece of the puzzle and Alex was at the end to meet Kate down on one knee. Here are some photos form their magical engagement..

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  27. Christmas 2014 - Organize personalised gifts for your loved ones!

    Christmas 2014 - Organize personalised gifts for your loved ones!

    With Christmas just around the corner (10 weeks!!) its time to start thinking about gifts for your loved ones - why not make them feel more special and add a personal touch with an engraved message on there for them. We have been busy designing a new range of Christmas gifts, perfect to give your family, teachers, colleagues and friends.

    Here are our top gift ideas for Christmas 2014:

    1. Engraved Acrylic Christmas Decorations

    Our decorations make a fabulous gift at Christmas time. They are a beautiful keepsake and will make a truly memorable, thoughtful gift that can be displayed again and again for years to come.

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  28. 10 Wedding Tips you Need to Know!

    10 Wedding Tips you Need to Know!

    If you are currently planning your wedding, you will know that sometimes it can become a nightmare. With all of the organising, quotes and sourcing there is barley time to enjoy the process.
    Planning your wedding can't be done alone so make sure you enlist your bridesmaids and put them to work. I know that the little things make all the difference and that is why I have compiled some of the best wedding tips to make the process that little bit easier.

    1. Number your RSVP cards so that they correspond to a guest. If guests fill these out and they are difficult to read, you can at least work out who is attending and who is not.

    2. Seal your envelopes with a foam brush and some water

    3. Plan your seating chart with colour-coordinated sticky notes

    4. A little baby powder on your inner thighs helps eliminate sweating and chafing

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  29. Ultimate Guide to Wedding Invitations

    Ultimate Guide to Wedding Invitations

    Working in the wedding industry I am constantly asked by couples which type of invitation I would recommend for them. Below I help to cut through the misinformation and provide you with all my knowledge and experience.

    Invitations can broadly fit into six categories:

    1. DIY Invitations

    2. Electronic Invitations

    3. Professionally made Paper Invitations

    4. Magnet Invitations

    5. Engraved Wooden Invitations

    6. Engraved Acrylic Invitations

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  30. Wedding ideas to make you go WOW

    Anyone attended a wedding and thought "wow that is such a cool idea" "I'm impressed".

    When planning a wedding it gives you and your partner the chance to get as creative as possible in all aspects of your big day and even from the engagement. If you're not the creative type it is worth searching through Instagram and Pinterest for those unique ideas! And that is exactly what I have done for you today.

    I have had quite a lovely time scrolling through hundreds of images depicting all sorts of wedding styles. These are some of the ideas that stuck with me:

    { Advice will be given } - We all love a bit of D.I.Y and this little beauty is such a simple and easy idea. Grab a mason jar, decorate with

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  31. 6 Ways To Add Succulents to your Wedding

    When it comes to choosing your wedding flowers, picking the right ones is important. A popular trend at the moment is using succulents. They are fresh, long-lasting and are a unique addition to your wedding day! With an assortment of different types and colours, succulents can add a natural, rustic and simple feel to your wedding. Here are 6 creative ways to include succulents in your wedding day: 1. Invitations Right from the start, you could showcase your theme and include succulents in your invitation design!

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  32. Personalised Essentials: The Stubby Holder

    Personalised Essentials: The Stubby Holder

    Stubby coolers or holders have long been an essential Australian drinking accessory aiding us in the warm weather, providing grip, support and comfort when drinking our ice cold beer. Sometimes we underestimate the potential and under-appreciate its worth to us in times of need. Not only are these a handy household items but they also make fantastic wedding favours for guests. The Personalised Wedding Stubby Holder is one of our post popular items and keeps growing.

    Our graphics team developed some awesome art work options which are personalised to suit your style and theme. They can be as humorous or relaxed as you like.

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  33. Real Engagement Of Russell & Peita

    Real Engagement Of Russell & Peita

    The engagement gathering of Russell & Peita was held in Berillee about an hour from Sydney on a beautiful rural property on a rainy Sunday. The downpour did not dampen the smiles and laughter of everyone who attended. The party was a smart / casual afternoon barbeque with family and friends who gathered from many parts of Sydney and the Central Coast.

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  34. Wedding Expo - Luna Park 26th & 27th May

    Wedding Expo - Luna Park 26th & 27th May

    Huge thanks to everyone who came to see us at the Luna Park wedding expo on 26th & 27th May!
    We met so many beautiful couples and alot of excited brides to be! Here is a sneak peak at our wedding stand. We had all of our products on show so it was a great opportunity for everyone to see our range and quality of products.

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    Our new range of engraved glassware was the highlight of the day! The engraving detail which we can achieved on our glasses is amazing.

    We also had on show a few options of how to present our personalised

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  35. Welcome to Personalised Favours

    Welcome to Personalised Favours

    Welcome to Personalised Favours!

    We have created a blog dedicated to inspiring you to design and create a beautiful wedding day which is uniquely yours and reflects your personality.

    Our team at Personalised Favours understand that your wedding day is your special day and you want to make it perfect for your friends and family. Our aim is to make this process a little easier for you by keeping you updated on our new product arrivals and posting some interesting wedding ideas and products found in our travels.

    You may ask, what makes our products so unique?
    Well most of our products can be personalised with you unique design or message. Our team of graphic designers are always creating funny, cute, romantic cartoon characters to give you and your guests a unique remembrance gift of your special day.

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