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Amazingly Glamourous Wedding Ceremony and Reception

Posted by editor On May - 21 - 2009


This wedding is glamorous from every way starting from the lavishly decorated wedding cake with more than 10 tiers making its own statement by its elegant placement from floor to ceiling covered with white flowers – looks like white roses.

Then followed by the altar decoration for the blessing ceremony – it’s just marvelous. Who make all this happen? You must be wondering if this is a top notch celebrity wedding party and event. Indeed this all happen “halfway across the world” as Roseanne Dela stated in weddingbells’ blog.
This Jakarta based wedding in Indonesia decorated by a very talented event and floral designer name Nefianto Setiono famously known as Nefi. I am a big fan of Preston Bailey but to be honest Nefi is really creative and when you really come to see his portfolio you’ll be blown away by his innovative decorations.

And who made all this wonderful event into a beautiful memory to enable all of us to share with each other?
Thanks to David from Axioo Photography – one of a kind photographer with a unique twist that will never bore you. His innovative angle and humorous approach truly made a lasting memory in a sweet way.

Please visit sources for more info.
sources:
Axioo Photography
weddingbells.ca
Nefidecor

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A house furnish with shells for celeb’s wedding decoration

Posted by editor On April - 29 - 2009

I believe this picture is taken on one of celebrity’s wedding. I just want to share this thoughtful decoration – to put sea shells all along exterior walls as decoration, sure it will make you feel not too far from beach. This is a good idea to have beach theme wedding without the beach =)

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Preston Bailey’s Global Reach-out: Indonesia

Posted by editor On March - 7 - 2009

My favorite event and floral designer – Preston Bailey, whose books I collect all.
Recently I browse through his blog and found out that he created this wonderful event for Biyan‘s fashion show, an Indonesian Fashion Designer in Dharmawangsa Hotel, Jakarta.


Biyan’s Fashion Show for Wedding, flower arrangement by Preston Bailey & team.


another shot ofthe glam,…


Preston Bailey’s breath taking runaway arrangement.


Preston Bailey’s arrangement for a wedding event in Jakarta, Indonesia.

source: Preston Bailey’s blog and Preston Bailey’s site.

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How many of you so into the beach and island life-style, that you want to own one, even at least for just a week period of time if it is unaffordable to own for a lifetime period?

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Spending most of your days with serene endless blue sea and warm white sands will surely sounds good, especially if you are looking to be secluded and get that private life going. Well there’s a whole area on private island whether to own one or to rent one.

I came accross this island called Royal Davui, Fiji.
It is our for rent from US$7,200/week

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well if it is still within your affordable one, might consider to hold a private event, such as wedding or special gathering in private island, how cool would that be?

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not all rent fees are that high there are some that are under $500/wk
check it out here. (I saw something like $89/wk for some island in philiphines)

Here’s my favorite one $4,900/wk for Huvafen Fushi Island Resort, Maldives, Asia. All pictures here:

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Above is the Huvafen Fushi Island

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Showing one of their out door floatation pool, look like one of those private jacuzzi on the beach.

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Showing over the water bunggalows of the island

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One of the resort facility at the island

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Private dining, can someone please explain to me what’s this effect? is it a fiber optic pool lighting or what? It’s so romantic.

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Well isn’t it a world class underwater spa? it’s where you can get that relaxation massage with the true blue ambiance surrounding you. It’s kinda of reminds me of that Ithaa Hilton Maldives Underwater restaurant.

there are more islands listings from all over the world’s areas, if interested check it out for yourself here all pictures and sources are from privateislandsonline.com.

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#1 Tirtha Uluwatu Chapel, Tirtha Property, Bukit, Bali

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I think this is an outstanding piece of architecture, in term of setting, scale and building esthetic I am drawn to this!
This is not just such a beauty for a piece of architecture and design but also a piece of beauty for its purpose: a wedding chapel!
How romantic to have such a beautiful floating chapel set against the tip of the most beautiful cliff of Uluwatu, Bali. Uluwatu known for the best sunset viewing. So just imagine to have an intimate party at a romantic chapel set in a tropical garden above the clif looking over the vast Indian Ocean.

here’s some description from TRENDS magazine:

The chapel appears to float in water on the edge of the cliff-top, high above the Indian Ocean. Although the other pavilions feature local materials, all the products used in the construction of the chapel were imported.

“Tirtha means holy water, which is another reason for the setting,” says Parker. “The design was also influenced by the old palaces around Bali and Java, which were built around moats and ponds. The setting itself provides a sense of prominence and significance.”
The air-conditioned chapel can seat 40 guests and has standing room for another 20. With its raised wedding podium and altar, and the vast horizon of the ocean as a backdrop, the entire atrium creates an illusion of infinity, say the owners.

#2 Infinity Chapel, Conrad Hotel, Nusa Dua, Bali

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Well how do you feel about walking between water, elevated 2 meters above the ground, looking towards this huge triangle, for that bridal aile walk???

Newly opened in Oct 2006, the Infinity Chapel is surrounded by flowing water. There is a story about the design – the chapel is fantastic outlook means the husband always protects and gives his beloved warmth. And the wife is standing by his husband, giving him full support. Facing the ocean and beach, Infinity Chapel is perfect location for photo shooting during the ceremony. Boasting 117 sqm of floor space with a ceiling height of 12 m, the interior of Infinity is beautifully simple with elegant marble floors, floor to ceiling, ocean facing glass frontage and a transposable seating plan that comfortably receives 60 guests, making the fully air-conditioned building the perfect location for exclusive events and special celebrations.

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Need more chapels? check the followings:

#3 Santi Chapel, Seminyak, Bali

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#4 The Chapel at Blue Point Bay Villas, Uluwatu, Bali

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#5 Astina Chapel, Ritz Carlton, Jimbaran, Bali

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#6 Tresna Pavillion, Ritz Carlton, Jimbaran, Bali

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Wedding vow beach style in Bulgari, Bali

Posted by editor On July - 19 - 2008

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Destination wedding has become quite popular recently. Here’s one example of beach wedding conducted in Bvlgari, Bali. If it is an intimate small wedding, very private with a private beach access that no one else can claim except you then you might consider to have it in this kind of setting.

It is quite peaceful and serene for a wedding to take place, don’t you agree?

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The Bulgari Resort, Bali, becomes the special setting for exclusive weddings bearing the Bulgari mark of elegance and style. Four different wedding experiences for four different settings chosen for its celebration: the Water Wedding, the Beach Wedding, the Bale Wedding, the Pavilion Wedding.
Each Bugari wedding proposal includes flowers and decorations by a world-renowned floral designer, traditional Balinese performance, champagne for the toast, an exclusive Bulgari wedding certificate holder and a white Bulgari pen.

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Ice bars, Ice hotels and now… Ice weddings!

Posted by editor On July - 12 - 2008

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Finally, proclaiming your white wedding can be a reality – everything will be in white including your venue setting –> a venue completely crafted from ice! Bellow is showing a wedding in an ice church .

Eternal vows in an ephemeral church
The need to show respect, to focus on one’s own thoughts and reflect on the nature of things is a feeling you get from an encounter with ICEHOTEL. Many pieces of life’s puzzle seem to fall into place here, in the ice chapel on the Torne River.

The ceremony and the unique experience of the place, the ice, the snow and the almost unreal environment leave no-one untouched. And perhaps the shared memories and experiences are stronger for the very reason that the chapel is impermanent. When no architectural memento exists, the memories and the vows exchanged are especially cherished.

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More and more couples are doing this out-of-the-ordinary wedding setting. Isn’t it special to have a winter white wedding in reality? Discover more information for venue and more here and here .

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For previous link on ice bar visit my posting on “travellers – ice bar around the world” and “ice hotel – everything ice structure.”

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