September 23, 2019

Ruth Church (or Ruthy) is a passionate, inspiring person I was lucky enough to meet through a styled shoot we did together in 2018. My focus on that particular shoot was sustainability and whether I could fit out an entire wedding with vendors trying to make a differen...

July 17, 2019


This month we are lucky enough to have Rob Velseboer from Organic Herbs and Seedlings in Riverhead write for us. He gives us an insight into how he moved from only vegetables to incorporating cut flowers, and how important blooms really are to help find your organic g...

April 4, 2019

How sustainable and ethical are your wedding flowers?

Flowers are of course so beautiful - mother nature at her best and can absolutely transform a venue.

And while this is absolutely true, and it really is the most wonderful job sourcing, supplying and designing blooms...

September 30, 2018

This month we talk to Annika from conscious fashion label Annika Deboer.

 As we saw recently, Annika's made to order pieces can be a classic, beautiful and ethical choice for a wedding dress. Such an honour to go behind the scenes for a moment, a genuine and talented de...

August 31, 2018

50 Minutes from Auckland CBD and just off Kaipara Coast Highway, Mataia Homestead comes into view from behind the row of trees lining the driveway.

Photographer Anna Pakenham from Blush Photography and I came here initially to scope out the homestead as a potential...