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Belle Bridesmaid

Belle Bridesmaid is an Australian online store specialising in bridesmaid and special occasion dresses. They aim to provide dresses that are exclusive to Australia that are modern, comfortable and suit all shapes and sizes, stocking brands exclusive to Hobart and Tasmania.

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Your Grand Event

Ashley Matthews and John Perry both have a passion for fine decoration and tasteful furnishings. They have realised that passion by bringing Tasmania the new look Sandy Bay Living.

Both having a background in retail and hospitality, Ashley and John bring a wealth of experience to the business and understand that customers want something unique, something beautiful and something of lasting quality. They wanted to give the people of Tasmania a store where they’ll find something of lasting beauty. They also understand how important it is to know the product well and to help the customer make a wise choice.

All the pieces at Sandy Bay Living are chosen for their quality and uniqueness. Ashley and John have adopted the philosophy that if they love something and would have it in their home then it’s something worth sharing with others.

When you drop into Sandy Bay Living do say hello to Ashley, John and their staff. They all love a chat and will happily explore what it is you’re after so they can guide your selections. Oh, and if you like coffee they’ll make you a complimentary cup of the finest beans!

P: 03 6224 2248
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Barilla Bay

Barilla Bay is located 15 minutes from the Hobart City and 5 minutes from the Hobart Airport. Surrounded by a serene setting and beautiful Tasmanian flora, they offer a unique experience, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

They offer a variety of different packages tailored to suit every taste and budget, and their dedicated wedding coordinator will help make your day truly memorable for you and your loved ones.

A: 1388 Tasman Highway, Cambridge
P: 6248 5458
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Abbie Pederson Celebrant

Abbie Pedersen is a civil celebrant based in Hobart Tasmania, mixing up the celebrant scene! Brimming with fresh ideas for stunningly traditional or quirky alternative weddings, Abbie is adventurous and open to wedding requests of any sort.

Whether you would like to be married in a months time or in two years, Abbie would be delighted to meet you and your fiancé to discuss and plan your desired wedding ceremony.

P: 0405 904 143
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Jessica Turale Photography

Telling a story through photography and capturing moments to relive these special memories is Jessica Turale’s passion. She specialises in capturing love stories at weddings and telling stories with beauty and fashion, portraying her clients’ unique personalities in a documentary style with a creative touch.

A: Penguin, Tas
P: 0400 544 702
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A Cat Called Jo

A Cat Called Jo is an event styling business dedicated to designing and producing cutting edge, individually-styled events. They don’t do your done-to-death themes, and instead are enthusiastic about creating innovative ways to celebrate the important occasions in your life by reflecting your unique character or style in artful ways.

With professionalism, attention to the finest details, an eye for quality and a bunch of swagger, ACCJ will transform any venue into an unforgettable event.
Whether it be a backyard gathering, an elaborate wedding, corporate function or a launch party; if you want to party like a rock star, be as formal as the Queen, or have an intimate soirée with friends, they have you covered.

P: 0404 868 751
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Jai Hay Jeweller

Not just a jewellery store, but a craftsman’s workshop. Jai Hay Jeweller has over 15 years experience in crafting fine jewellery, using the same classical techniques that have been used for hundreds of years.

Jai Hay Jeweller is the jewellery shop to visit in Hobart if you desire, not just a mass produced piece of jewellery off the shelf, but a unique and individual piece of art that can be treasured and passed on for generations to come.

When visiting a fine craftsman like Jai Hay Jeweller, expect not, the service that you might receive from a jewellery shop churning factory produced pieces, instead expect that good old fashioned customer service that we all miss, with the jeweller himself working with you to produce that one of a kind piece that tells your story.

A: 7a Mather’s Lane, Hobart
P: (03) 6231 5414
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Blundstone Arena

The brand new Western Stand houses a fantastic function space that can cater for up to 450 people with stunning views of the beautiful Derwent River and Mount Wellington.

This new functon space makes Blundstone Arena Function Centre bigger and better than ever before! They offer an extensive range of rooms to cater for everything from weddings, private functions and cocktail parties to meetings, seminars and conferences. Teamed with their inventive menus which use the freshest of seasonal produce, an expert event team and the latest state of the art technology, Blundstone Arena have everything you’ll need to make your next event a huge success.

A: Blundstone Arena, 15 Derwent Street
P: (03) 6282 0420
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Cinta. Celebrate Love

Designing and facilitating a perfect ceremony is a creative process. Merren loves working with people, bringing to light their personalities and the love they share for each other.

She uses a small piece of tumbled Rose Quartz (the stone of love) and leave this with you to keep forever – a little treasure of love.

P: 0487 263 494
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Let Sidney Nolan be your witness; Cloaca your celebrant; Fat Car, your chariot of love.

Mona is a pretty special spot to tie the knot. Their chef, Philippe Leban, will prepare contemporary, French-inspired cuisine to your order.

There are several function spaces available for you to consider, for seated and cocktail-style soirees.

Your guests can travel to Mona via helicopter or catamaran.

Let them know what you want and they will make it happen.

A: 655 Main Road, Berriedale
P: 03 6277 9901
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