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!

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.

Australian weather conditions can vary whether you’re in the east or west of the country and this can make picking a wedding date particularly difficult.

You can’t control the weather but you can certainly prepare for it. We have a few pointers for you to consider when bracing for any extreme wedding weather conditions.

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.

It’s probably the happiest day of your life. However, not all can go according to plan for you on your wedding day. Drunk guests, an illness or god forbid you run out of time! Here are all the things that could happen and how best to avoid it!

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!

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.

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.

Finding the perfect honeymoon destinations to escape away to with your better half has to be the greatest part about wedding planning right? Your honeymoon is the one time you don’t have to agonise over the little specifics of the table decor or wedding dress shopping.

Whether it be quiet log-houses on snowy mountain tops, or walking through historical pathways, or just relaxing in your bed by the water sipping a cold one, we have you covered today.

It’s time to spoil yourselves maharanis because you’re in for a treat with these out of this world experiences. Here are 10 of the best offbeat honeymoon destinations that are currently trending on our radar.

The Indian wedding reception is the newlyweds’ first celebration as a married couple. While the wedding ceremony stands to be the most special and crucial of your events, it’s the reception party that most look forward to. Full of fun, music, dance and high spirits, it’s a time to let your hair down. This is the biggest and grandest party you’ll ever throw!