Choosing Your Engagement Ring 101
The Tips & Tricks From The Best in the Business! We’ve asked our trusted jewellery professionals – Minzenmay Jewellers, Marlene Miller Antiques and Sally Rose - what to consider when choosing an engagement ring. Insider information, which we know will serve you well on your journey of sparkling discovery and gorgeous options for your engagement ring.
Moon River | Melbourne Designer Cathleen Jia’s Beautiful New Bridal Collection
All of Cathleen’s gowns are made with love and authenticity in her Melbourne studio. The craftsmanship has never been more evident than in this collection, from hand pleats, delicate beading, and hand cut 3D lace flowers – the attention to detail is second to none...
TOAST Weddings STYLED SHOOT | SPRING SOIREE
Looking to create a fresh and stylish take on a spring wedding table, our theme was sophisticated coastal, drawing on the coastal spring hues of blues, greens, whites and greys - to compliment the beachside location at The Baths in Sorrento, beautifully peppered with fresh florals.
The TOAST Weddings Pop-Up Bridal Event
The relaxed nature of an intimate evening such as this, allows for couples to take the time to really chat with the experts in the wedding industry, with the chance to ask all those questions that will aid them in their wedding planning journey…
Botanic Beauty | Wedding Inspiration In A Native Garden Wonderland
A place for dreaming up your own wedding day adventure, with gowns from Australia’s best and brightest…
TOAST Weddings Styled Shoot
Today we journey into the incredible grounds of the Cranbourne Botanical Gardens - a setting just right for showcasing some incredible Australian designer wedding dresses. This magical place is the ideal location for dreaming up your own wedding day adventure, with stunning water features and lush native contemporary landscaped spaces that showcase the beauty and diversity of Australian flora.
Anna Campbell’s ‘Eternal Heart’ 10 Year Anniversary Collection
This week sees the highly anticipated launch of the 10-year anniversary collection - Eternal Hearts - from the much-loved Melbourne Bridal Designer Anna Campbell. This sought after labels new collection (hugely popular with Mornington Peninsula brides!) is once more imbued with femininity + romance, with each piece created true to Anna Campbell’s original philosophy that launched the Australian brand 10 years ago: the belief that every bride should be able to have her dream wedding dress.
BOHO LUxe Wedding film
Lose yourself in all the boho beauty in the hinterland beauty in Red Hill…
TOAST Weddings Styled Shoot
With our stunning ‘Bohemian Luxe’ inspired shoot, TOAST Weddings brought together a team of talented and professional wedding creatives to showcase how beautifully a wedding festival of love can be arranged! The talented Lady & The Tramp wrote and performed the gorgeous original song “I Could Never Walk Away From You, with the equally talented Zephyr Productions capturing all the dreaminess of the day.
Declare your love forevermore... Love is love.
TOAST Weddings Styled Shoot
Featuring the stunning wedding venue Lindenderry at Red Hill set in lush green vineyards and bushland, this inspirational shoot is dedicated to a wedding filled with both romantic and classic detailing. When two hearts are bound together, nothing can tear them apart.
Make Your Love Centre Stage In a Weekend-Long Bohemian Glamping Getaway
TOAST Weddings Styled Shoot
Consider a wedding day that lasts longer than just one fine day. A leisurely and intimate affair with those you hold near and dear, will create the most treasured of memories. The Mornington Peninsula hosts all the elements to bring together an affair to remember – so be inspired by our luxe, hinterland celebration of love, with the talented TOAST Community.
Lose Yourself To Romance in our windswept coastal cover shoot for Issue 11 of TOAST Wedding Magazine
Gorgeous New Collaboration with Cathleen Jia & The White Files
A gorgeous new collection from one of Melbourne’s talented bridal designers, Cathleen Jia in collaboration with the fabulous, The White Files and set in Cathleen’s bridal loft, it was a celebration of an empowered bride, with the final product being a strong, self-assured bride.
European Elegance on the Mornington Peninsula | Styled Shoot
The delicate blooms and scent of a rose garden; manicured green lawns leading down to a lake replete with jetty and a little white wooden chapel all allow for some incredibly romantic scenery. This styled shoot by TOAST Community vendor White Shutter Photography and a fabulous team of talented vendors, will wow you with their vision of a French Provincial wedding day, peppered with gorgeous vintages touches. Feast your eyes.
real wedding : SHARNI & Pete AT mc crae beach
"We were both so excited to become Husband and Wife. There were different stages throughout the day where we felt the emotions of nervousness, happiness, anxiousness, however we both had the BEST day and it was truly the most special and enjoyable celebration of our lives that we got to share with our family and friends."
Fall In Love...
Australian Bridal Anna Campbell
Stunning ‘Signature’ Collection
Here at TOAST Weddings, when we hear about a new collection from the uber-talented Australian bridal designer Anna Campbell, our hearts skip a big, romantic beat. The stunning designs that have emerged from this local maverick has been beloved of TOAST brides for years, gracing the pages of TOAST Wedding Magazine in an array of ‘Real Weddings’ and on no less than three covers – we heart Anna Campbell!
Mineral Bathing at The Wellness Manor
The Wellness Manor, situated in a rose filled garden behind Main Street, Mornington is a haven from the modern day life and is designed to cater for your every need. A relaxed yet luxurious interior design within the premises extends out to a courtyard abundant with scented flowers that intoxicate and awaken ones olfactory senses. Discreet, warm and welcoming staff usher you gently to begin your journey – you know right away you have found an oasis of calm.
Beach Wedding Venues On The Mornington Peninsula
A soft ocean breeze; the warmth of the sun as you exchange vows; vistas that give your wedding photos a dreamy and ethereal quality of a day shared by the seaside, surrounded by love. A Beach Wedding can be the most romantic day you’ll ever experience and here on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, we have the best in seaside wedding venues to host your big day. Take a look and then take a drive to inspect and be amazed.
Mornington Peninsula : Florists Picks OF 2016
When you hear the gasps of delight, after your friends and family see the floral bouquets and arrangements you’ve chosen for your big day – you know you made the right choice! Proteas, peonies, roses, blue gum, tulips, orchids and jasmine – were amongst the blooms chosen by our brides that undoubtedly wowed the crowd. In 2016, our TOAST Wedding florist vendors melted our hearts with their breathtaking talents…
TOAST Weddings Mornington Peninsula : 2016 Best of beauty picks
We share so many stylish brides here at TOAST Weddings, that we had to take a look at some of our favourites from the past year! Our fabulous makeup and hair artists have helped create some of the best bridal looks seen on the Mornington Peninsula this year and we just know you will agree with us…
TOAST Weddings Mornington Peninsula : Photographers Picks FOR 2016
Here at TOAST Weddings we are privileged to see our fabulous photographers work all through the year and are always amazed and delighted by the sense of fresh wonder and perspective shown in each beautiful day captured. When asked to pick their favourite image to share with you, our TOAST photographers sheer delight in what they do is shown in each and every frame.
EMMA & DANIEL AT the baths, sorrento
"It was the best day of our lives, we both felt so happy and loved - we didn't want the day to end!"
We wanted our wedding day to reflect who we are; we love the beach and being outdoors so it made sense to plan our day on the Mornington Peninsula. The Baths in Sorrento was the perfect venue for our reception; relaxed yet classy and Sorrento Park was a beautiful setting for our garden ceremony.
Where Dreams are Made
Minzenmay : A Jewellery Store Like No Other
25th November 2016 | Carrie Crerar
To be offered a piece of jewellery purchased from the well known and much beloved Mornington Peninsula jewellers, Minzenmay, is to be enamoured forevermore. Their unique and beautifully handmade designs have been delighting couples for generations, with specialist ranges on offer and professional service that is second to none.
When Only The Best Will Do…#ThanksBarry
11th November 2016 | Carrie Crerar
Every wedding caterer will have their favourite stories about an event where they needed to go above and beyond the client’s wishes. Making those events run seamlessly and truly spectacular comes from not only years of experience but the right team, incredible food and an absolutely “yes we can” approach. One of the Mornington Peninsula’s finest catering businesses is truly renowned for hosting all of those qualities and still offers so much more!
Celebrating Wedding Season on the Mornington Peninsula
With A Creative Lunch
14th October 2016 | Carrie Crerar
“Making time to share some laughter and great food with a fabulously talented group of like minded wedding creatives was a beautiful way to celebrate the beginning of our busy Mornington Peninsula wedding season…”
Mornington Peninsula’s Finest... Peninsula Hot Springs wins the global award for World’s Best Mineral Spring Spa
23rd June 2016 | Carrie Crerar
The iconic Peninsula Hot Springs is a well-known Mornington Peninsula treasure and is famous as an oasis of calm and relaxation, with world-class facilities that attract visitors from all over the globe.
Be inspired with our Festive Elegance styled shoot
16th June 2016 | By Carrie Crerar
Luxurious elements and lush greenery make for an elegant wedding day... Beautiful modern styling and detail awaits you in the stunningly transformed new wedding reception room
at the Mornington Racing Club. We are majorly in love with this stylish scene supremely captured by the talented Sarah Coyle Photography.
TOAST Wedding Magazine : “Coastal Bliss” Cover Shoot
Monday 30th May 2016
Celebrate love on our dreamy sun-kissed coastlines. Find wedding bliss on our gorgeous coastline with a beach wedding to enchant and delight - filled with colour, laughter and love.
To encapsulate the magic we desired for our celebratory 10th Anniversary edition of TOAST Wedding Magazine, we looked to our stunning coastline for inspiration... This coastal editorial shoot, beautifully celebrates love on our dreamy sun-kissed shorelines. Get swept away by the romance.
Makeup & Hair Artists : Bridal Looks Fav’s
Wednesday 8th March 2016
Choosing a makeup artist should be one of the most joyous tasks in your wedding planning schedule. Creating a look that sticks to your personal style and wedding theme becomes easy when you choose a professional TOAST Community vendor. Here are our TOAST Makeup & Hair Artists most treasured selections.
TOAST Weddings Mornington Peninsula: Photographers Favourite Moments – 2015
Thursday 21st January 2016
All the long year, beautiful weddings are taking place all over our glorious region that makes up the Mornington Peninsula. We here at TOAST Weddings feel incredibly lucky to be able to share with you the special moments captured by our extremely talented, professional and hard working wedding photographers who take part in these memorable occasions every day.
MORNINGTON PENINSULA's hamptons style wedding venue
Thursday 13th August 2015
Step inside Summerfields Estate and Country House... a premium choice of bridal couples for their wedding reception since 2002.
The Day Spa you’ll never want to leave
Friday 25th August 2015
Marlo Spa – An Experience Beyond Compare.
We all know life can be a little busy – and that’s where our TOAST day spas can help by giving a little pampering when needed – especially if you just happen to be planning your wedding! Massages, holistic treatments, facials and makeup sessions are just a few menu items that may tempt you. Pick a few for yourself or book an entire day for your whole bridal party!
Prepare to swoon with Spring Wedding inspiration – Mornington Peninsula style
Friday 25th August 2015
You’ve never looked like this before… Elegant and sumptuous boho wedding style...
Let tradition take a back step with a modern take on beaded, lace and simple wedding gowns all beautifully showcased with rich, oversized, floral bouquets. The look is coupled with fresh and clean makeup and hair with tassled waves and soft updos. A backdrop of vintage styling brings it all together – now that’s a kind of Mornington Peninsula style we love.