Category Archives: Blog

Subtle Ways to Showcase Your LGBTQIA+ Pride at Your Wedding

LGBTQIA weddings are becoming legalised throughout more and more countries and we love it! Sugar and Spice has been keeping up and we have seen the amazing growth and evolution in LGBTQIA weddings, with more couples investing in big wedding celebrations and wanting to show their love just like any other couple. Many LGBTQIA couples […]

Real-life Wedding: Wade & Mohammad

Sugar & Spice have had the amazing pleasure of working with Wade & Mohammad twice now on their amazingly beautiful weddings and in honour of this month’s theme, of celebrating LGBTQIA love, we thought we’d get in contact with Wade to have him share a bit about their story. There is something significantly special about […]

COVID Update for Wedding Restrictions

This article is written on the 30th of August, 2020 with the most up to date information, as per the most recent government updates, on the 29th of August, 2020. There will be further blog posts regarding any changes to keep everyone updated. Okay so by this point, with all the recent restriction changes, you […]

LGBTQIA Friendly Venues and Vendors

It can get so frustrating when you are researching vendors and venues! The, sometimes, tedious process usually ends up looking like this: Look up a website Look at a second website Go back and compare to the first website Redo these steps to double check your comparison of information is correct Continue comparing between what […]

BREAKING FROM TRADITION…

The world is changing! The world is celebrating more LGBTQIA love and Sugar & Spice Events is loving it! We understand that whether you are looking at elopement packages, a wedding planner on the Gold Coast or just a wedding stylist; the wedding traditions and customs must be able to change with the couple. Sugar […]

What to Know About Wedding Insurance and COVID

Insurance is that thing you never want to pay for, hope your never need but when disaster hits, you are relieved to have it. This is particularly true for weddings. Everyone dreads situations where wedding insurance is required, but with the overwhelming COVID related consequences on weddings and the wedding industry, wedding insurance may actually […]

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My wedding has to be postponed…now what?

Firstly, take a deep breath and hold your head up high. Postponing does not mean your love is cancelled! Your first step, is make sure you’re reading COVID updates from official government websites, such as health.gov, and not news websites looking for clicks. Mass hysteria isn’t going to help anyone! But where to start? As wedding and […]

The Journey Thus Far

My introduction to the wonderful world of events was through an entertainment production company – Aerial Angels.  I dedicated my life to this company…it was a passion!  We provided high-end performance artists for corporate events Australia-wide and internationally and being involved in the creative industry was a dream come true.  I had always loved events […]

Ultra Violet

Inventive and imaginative, Ultra Violet lights the way to what is yet to come. I just love that!  Perfect timing as the new year begins, with promises of magic and mystery and expectation.   Pantone’s colour for 2018 was announced in December as Ultra Violet, with the website stating the shade is “A dramatically provocative and […]

Marina Mirage Fashion Showcase

A spectacular celebration of Summer fashion, the inaugural Marina Mirage Summer Showcase featured live entertainment and looks ranging from sailor-chic to classic evening wear. The event showcased nautical-inspired designs for women, men, children, and even pets, alongside a moving live performance by local singer-songwriter of The Voice fame, Tash Lockhart. We set the scene for the […]

Halloween Event Theme

…Talking mirrors and poison apples… …Cursed sleep and lethal spindles…  …Magic potions in crumbling cauldrons…  Between Once Upon a Time and Happily Ever After  where jilted witches live deep inside haunted forests and bone-grinding giants roam the skies., you will find the dark side of fairytales, and our inspiration for a beguiling Halloween themed event. We […]

Moulin Rouge Event Theme

In 2001 Baz Luhrman’s masterpiece “Moulin Rouge” took the cinematic world by storm. Spectacularly theatrical with sumptuous sets, enthralling characters and exquisite costumes, this movie launched a trend for events in the same theme.  16 years later (really!!??? REALLY??!!) it is still one of our favourite themes as it gives the opportunity to create a […]

Black & Gold Wedding

Gold and black would have to me one of our all-time favourite colour combinations, and it came together in stunning style for this opulent wedding. Held at a private property in Sanctuary Cove, this intimate and stylish celebration by the water was a feast for the eyes.   Featuring black bentwood chairs, gold cutlery and […]

Winter Wedding Special

A WINTER WEDDING SPECIAL AT OSKARS ON BURLEIGH Our magnificent location overlooking beautiful Burleigh Beach is only part of what makes a reception at Oskars so special. We pride ourselves on our reputation for excellence in all we do – food, service, attention to detail it will be the special day you hoped for. SEATED […]

7 Wedding trends in 2017

GUEST WRITER NAOMI SHAW TALK ABOUT SOME SCINTILLATING WEDDING TRENDS THAT WILL BE HOT THIS WEDDING SEASON… It may be true that marriages are made in heaven, but they’re sure organised here on planet Earth. And, as experience confirms, it takes time, effort, and skills to plan and put into action a perfect event. Luckily, […]