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Golden Season

Saturday the 6th of July was an incredible day.  The ochre sun was shining, the birds were singing and the ocean rolled effortlessly beneath the pale blue sky.  It was a perfect day to be at the beach.  It was also the perfect day for Damien and Catherine to tie the knot. White timber chairs and a bamboo canopy were laid out under the shade of the beautiful Casuarina Trees for the ceremony at Noosa’s aptly names Casuarina Gardens.  Golden […]

Pinteresting…

Uncategorized Posted On: August 6, 2013

First Class Functions have joined the world of Pinterest.  Check out our pins to see our work and get some fabulous ideas for your special day. Our brides-to-be can create and share their own “secret” boards with us so that we can share themeing ideas to help make your wedding dreams come true! http://pinterest.com/fcfunctions/boards/

Shades of Grey

A grey, winters afternoon was a surprisingly perfect backdrop for this stunning wedding.  With a colour palette of crisp white and black, satin accents, the décor stood out in magnificent contrast to the ombré sky. The ceremony was by the Noosa River next to Ricky’s Riverbar and Restaurant, which is where the elegant reception followed.  As white lanterns swayed overhead, guests took their places on white chairs, ottomans and benched dotted with luxurious black and silver cushions.  A rose-petal scattered aisle […]

Morning Glory

As the temperature beings warming up on the Sunshine Coast, the August weather has been absolutely glorious.  This was certainly the case for Mitra and Robert as they declared their love with a very intimate morning wedding. The couple exchanged their vows at Hidden Grove on Noosa’s Hastings Street, under a beautiful arbour, adorned with white roses, andromeda, ivy and jasmine vine.  The natural aesthetic of the Noosa National Park and beach provided a beautiful setting for the ceremony and was wonderfully complimented by […]

Our Kitchen Rules

Catering Posted On: August 2, 2012

Our Head Chef Darren met up with Pete Evans, one of Australia’s leading celebrity chefs, at an event catered by First Class Functions recently. The opportunity to chat with a food guru is surely quite a coup for any foodie, and for our catering team it was certainly a career highlight.  Darren said of his encounter “Pete was really down to earth, and took the time to autograph his recipe books for the guests.  We were even able to tempt […]

Winter Wonderland

Hints and Tips, Winter Posted On: July 20, 2012

Spring and autumn are, without a doubt, the most popular seasons for weddings.  Whilst this time of year is certainly very beautiful, many Brides at the Sunshine Coast are discovering that a Winter Wedding actually offers the perfect day they imagined – in more ways than one! Here are 5 reasons why you should consider celebrating your nuptials over the cooler season: 1. Your choice of dates.  As the mercury rises, everyone seems to be in a rush to tie […]

The Finishing Touch

Decor, Napkins Posted On: June 17, 2012

The smallest of details are often the ones which make the biggest impact.  The humble napkin for example: adding a little décor here is a lovely way to finish off the look you have created for your reception. When it comes to your napkin décor, our stylists at First Class Functions can design a look to suit any occasion.  For a polished look, think satin ribbon in a neat bow, a string of pearl beads or the classic rose; for […]

Getting into shape for the big day

Personal Training Posted On: June 8, 2012

One of the top things on a Bride’s to-do list is to find (and fit into!) their perfect wedding dress.  With so many Bridal Boot Camps and diet plans around it’s no wonder that most brides find this part of the process extremely stressful. At First Class Functions we asked personal trainer (and newly wed) Rebecca Josey for her top 5 tips to help our Brides-to-be whip their booty into shape! Bec Josey is a journalist and qualified personal trainer. Bec now supports […]

BRIDE IN FOCUS – Rebecca

The job description of the Bride-to-be is a lengthy one. There is a lot to think about – especially when it comes to ensuring all of the finer details are perfected. Personal trainer and newly-wed Rebecca Josey knows firsthand just how full on the planning is when it comes to saying “I do”. As a health and fitness guru, Bec is confident in designing the perfect fitness regime to whip those booties into shape. So when it came to designing […]

Something Old

Ceremony, Decor, Uncategorized, Vintage Posted On: June 8, 2012

“Vintage is a soft, eclectic style that embodies our nostalgia for days gone by.” – Christina Strutt (Author of Cabbages and Roses: Vintage Chic.) The romantic notion of combining delicate lace and printed fabrics, everyday household items like white enamel pitchers and coloured glass bottles, pretty china plates and dishes and beautiful cottage-garden blooms to create a personalised style has made the old-fashioned fashionable.  And when it comes to styling a wedding, this romanticism translates beautifully across to the celebration […]