Entries by Poonam

Christmas Cake Decorating Workshop with Oh That Be Good

Happy holidays maharanis!

We hope you have been having a lovely and relaxing summer break. Don’t know about you, but we are already looking forward to a lot of exciting opportunities ahead of us in 2020.

But, before we dive into another year, we want to take ourselves back to earlier this month, when Poonam of The Maharani Diaries got a chance to attend one of our favourite cake vendor’s cake decorating workshop. This was a cake decorating workshop unlike any others. With thanks to Afra of Oh That Be Good, Poonam got to make the cutest reindeer gingerbread and chocolate cake and the results are pretty wow. Check it out!

The 10 Stages of Indian Wedding Planning

Your fiancée just popped the question and now is the time to celebrate. But wait, there’s more! Oh yeah, it’s time to begin the all important wedding planning. Eek! Scary stuff right?

We’re making sure that planning your big fat Indian wedding is a breeze though, through the help of some familiar faces.

The Best Wedding Wellness Tips For Indian Brides

For Indian brides, the wedding preparations begin months or years ahead of time and this is when the stress starts to build hey!

So how to you maintain your state of mind, keep yourself in the best physical and mental shape? Today we’re sharing some of the best wedding wellness tips that will have you be fit and fab in no time.
Diet or detox, personal training or yoga? We have everything covered.

5 Reasons Why The Saree Lane’s Saree Petticoat Works

Brisbane based startup, The Saree Lane are changing the way we wear the humble saree with their stunning collection of saree petticoats. Not only are they designed to flatter your figure, but they provide so much more comfort than a regular saree petticoat!

It feels just like a second skin due to the comfort level and the best part is that it won’t lose its elasticity or shape.

Welcome to the World of Gujarati Weddings: Vibrant, and Soulful!

With thanks to the team at the Grand Mercure Vadodara Surya Palace, today we are exploring the world of Gujarati weddings. Gujarati weddings consist of a plethora of traditions, customs and rituals, both pre-wedding and post-wedding too.

Of course, all of these elements make up the very threads that bind the great culture.

Without further a do, let’s take a sneak peek into the world of Gujarati weddings!

Anita Dongre Goes Digital Launching Bespoke Indian Wedding Invitations with Paperless Post

We are thrilled to share Anita Dongre’s new bespoke digital Indian wedding invitation suite with you. Anita has become the first Indian designer to have collaborated with digital invitation powerhouse, Paperless Post to bring couples a unique set of invitations tailored to all occasions.

Helming conscious living at its core and seeking to preserve the age-old arts, crafts heritage of India, Anita Dongre’s collections cover most of the traditional Indian wedding celebrations. With so many unique templates to choose from, Paperless Post is the go to platform for the environmental conscious couple this wedding season.

Why You Should Have a Wedding Cake at Your Indian Wedding

The traditional wedding cake is fast becoming a staple at an Indian wedding. Gone are those days of serving laddoos and gulab jamun. It’s all about the statement cake that sits in the middle of your wedding reception venue.

Young couples tying the knot are bucking the trends and opting to infuse personal touches in every aspect of their wedding. This includes having a wedding cake that translates their love story, allowing guests to celebrate everything special about the couple.

We caught up with our expert Melbourne wedding cake decorator, Narmi of My Cake Studio to weigh in on the debate, making more couples see the value in serving cake at their Indian wedding.