It’s no secret that planning a wedding requires inspiration – and lots of it! Luckily, in today’s digital age there are literally thousands of online resources dedicated to brides-to-be just like you.
With so much content out there, the trick is narrowing it down to reliable, relevant and on-trend resources that align with your wedding vision. You need resources that can provide you with a combination of not only beautiful inspiration, but advice and helpful tips to assist with the planning process.
If you’re planning a wedding here in Australia, the most relevant resources will naturally be Australian-based blogs. The good news is, we are totally spoilt for choice here with local wedding blogs that focus on Aussie brides.
So if you’re feeling overwhelmed when it comes to online inspiration and need a push in the right direction to get those creative juices flowing, check out our top recommendations for Australian wedding blogs to follow!
1. Hello May / hellomay.com.au
Self-described as ‘A new kind of bridal blog’, Hello May is your go-to resource for real wedding inspiration.
Updated daily, Hello May features local weddings from all around Australia. Along with the pretty pictures, each real wedding feature also includes valuable insight from the bride and groom, as they share a behind-the-scenes glimpse into their day.
Hello May also includes an extensive supplier directory with categories ranging from floral designers through to bridal accessories. Their aesthetic is very modern and a little bit edgy, so if you’re searching for unique inspiration then you will find yourself in wedding heaven!
2. White Magazine / whitemag.com
You may have seen White Magazine on the shelves of your local newsagency, but their online blog is also jam-packed full of Australian wedding inspiration and advice!
A huge focus of White Mag is featuring stunning styled shoots and collaborations from local wedding suppliers, so if beautiful details are your thing then you will definitely find plenty of goodness in their blogs.
If you want to delve a little deeper, one of the most unique features of White Magazine is their online ‘Marriage’ section. It centres around raw, honest advice like building a strong family and keeping the intimacy alive. You won’t find such candid insight anywhere else!
3. Nouba Blog / nouba.com.au
A “design-driven resource for creative couples”, Nouba blog is an incredible source of inspiration when it comes to unique weddings with a difference.
Nouba’s featured weddings range from botanical, to boho, to vintage – so if you’re wedding vision is a little bit eclectic then this blog is perfect for you.
And DIY brides rejoice – there is an entire section dedicated to tips for crafting your own decor, from colourful ombre napkins through to floral wreaths and pot plant favours.
4. Polka Dot Bride / polkadotbride.com
Polka Dot Bride is one of Australia’s best-known wedding blogs and it’s easy to see why.
Catering for both brides AND grooms, Polka Dot is full of inspiring real weddings along with helpful words of wisdom for everything planning related.
Described as the ‘feel good wedding blog’, the inspiration continues over on their Pinterest page with over 100 thousand followers and countless beautiful pins to ogle over. Be sure to send your hubby-to-be over to the Groom section for a little styling assistance before the big day!
5. The Wedding Playbook / theweddingplaybook.com
‘Stories with heart’ is the perfect description for the kind of content you’ll find on The Wedding Playbook. One of our favourite features is the Mood Board archives, filled with pin-worthy colour combinations to help you piece together the perfect look.
The Wedding Playbook blogs also go in-depth with helpful tips and advice from both real brides and industry professionals. What could be better?!
6. WedShed / wedshed.com.au
If you’re still on the hunt for the perfect wedding venue then Wedshed is going to be your new favourite resource.
Dedicated to exploring Australia’s best venues, Wedshed is a one-stop shop for unique spaces to host your dream wedding, from industrial warehouses to beachfront mansions.
Once you’ve found your dream venue, their extensive supplier directory will be your next step. You can even search for suppliers based on their best match to your chosen venue. Imagine getting your dream team organised in a matter of minutes!
7. Lenzo / lenzo.com.au
If you haven’t already stumbled across LENZO via their colourful Instagram feed, then you should definitely jump onto their online blog to see what all the fuss is about!
Over on The Lenzo Edit, you’ll find the brightest, boldest styled shoots (balloons, glitter and hot pink florals are a recurring theme!) along with a jam-packed directory featuring some of the country’s most diverse and vibrant suppliers.
If you’re DIY-ing your own decorations then LENZO’s online marketplace is a great resource to find crafty pieces like photo booth props and stationery. Be warned though – with so much to look at you might get lost in here for a while!
8. The Lane / thelane.com
The Lane is a carefully curated directory and blog with a more luxe and sophisticated aesthetic. If your wedding vision centres around impeccable styling and stunning details then you will definitely find endless inspiration over at The Lane!
All of the suppliers on The Lane have been handpicked so you’ll only find the best of the best creative vendors. Make sure you check out their Instagram too – with over 200 thousand followers, their feed is really something beautiful!
9. Farewell Fiance / farewellfiance.com
Farewell Fiance is an uber modern wedding blog that doesn’t feel like a wedding blog at all! It’s more like an online magazine filled with beautiful imagery and in-depth articles covering everything from beauty and health and wellness to decor and fashion.
Don’t leave without checking out their ‘Love Stories’ section for a seriously amazing collection of real weddings, including honest advice from the newlyweds.
10. The White Files / thewhitefiles.com
Curated by formal bridal stylist Ella Zampetti, The White Files blog is naturally filled with gorgeous wedding inspiration along with a strong focus on fashion and lifestyle. If you’re currently on the search for the perfect wedding dress, you will definitely find a dream gown (or fifty!) through the pages of her blog.
The White Files Instagram is also a must-follow, featuring the most delicate wedding details like lace crowns and fine jewels.
11. Cosmopolitan Bride / cosmopolitan.com.au/weddings
If you love staying up to date with the latest wedding trends (including celebrity weddings) then the Cosmopolitan Bride blog has you covered.
The Cosmo Bride blog is constantly updated with current trends that are going viral, along with articles that delve into bridal beauty, body image, and planning secrets you wish you had known about earlier!
12. One Fine Day / onefinedayweddingfair.com.au
Planning a wedding in either Melbourne or Perth? It’s safe to say you are probably familiar with the One Fine Day wedding fairs. But along with being a super modern bridal expo, the One Fine Day wedding fairs also have a pretty incredible online blog.
Filled with refreshing, colourful and on-trend inspiration, their blog also includes a supplier directory so you can find amazing local vendors (and then meet them in person at the fairs!).
13. Vintage Bride / vintagebridemag.com.au
If it’s vintage wedding goodness that you’re searching for, then look no further than the Vintage Bride blog. All of the real weddings, styled shoots and featured suppliers on the blog are tailored specifically towards those planning a vintage wedding.
Eclectic wedding decor, vintage floral inspiration, even retro music for your big day – it’s all on the Vintage Bride blog for your browsing!
14. The Bride’s Tree / thebridestree.com.au
Queensland lovers rejoice – The Bride’s Tree is your go-to resource for Sunshine Coast weddings. With an entire section dedicated to planning tips, you’ll find articles to help with budgeting, choosing suppliers, and heaps more.
Also available through The Bride’s Tree is a free online magazine every season, along with a downloadable e-book filled with planning tools. Talk about a one stop shop!
15. Modern Wedding / modernwedding.com.au
Filled with contemporary inspiration for your big day, Modern Wedding blog showcases the best of everything – real weddings, styled shoots, tips and advice.
One of our favourite features is the ability to browse the galleries by colour to find the most relevant inspiration to suit your vision – so genius!
16. WedSites / wedsites.com
Okay, so we may be biased – but have you checked out the other helpful posts here at WedSites? Our team is passionate (and knowledgeable!) when it comes to helping brides tackle the more difficult planning tasks like how to set a realistic wedding budget and creating your guest list.
Along with our in-depth articles, our online wedding platform is designed for tech-savvy couples like yourself to create the perfect wedding website, send invitations, track RSVP’s, and heaps more. You’re going to love it!
So sit back, relax and put an afternoon aside to browse through our handpicked selection of the best wedding blogs that Australia has to offer. We can guarantee they will get you feeling inspired, organised and ready to tackle your wedding planning head-on (and with very full Pinterest boards!). Happy browsing!