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With its vibrant warm climate and picturesque blue skies, Brisbane boasts an array of stunning wedding venues with an emphasis on the outdoors. Matching your wedding invitations to the venue requires thought and a little creativity – wedding cards set the stage for your wedding and gives guests a feel for the day before it arrives. Among the offerings are classic, traditional venues and vibrant modern icons – all deserving of a stylised introduction with unique, quality paper goods.

EVE’S ON THE RIVER


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In Newstead on the banks of the Brisbane River, Eve’s on the River offers sophistication and a stunning waterfront backdrop for your cocktail or sit-down wedding. This restaurant boasts a floor-to-ceiling glass enclosed veranda for the reception and a manicured lawn for the ceremony – a fusion of casual elegance amidst crafted canapés and river breezes.
Matching your stationery to this venue can go a couple of ways. For an intimate wedding with a cocktail reception choose a stylish contemporary invitation. The Newstead/Teneriffe area is renowned for its upscale, modern vibe so opt for a clean font, perhaps with classic or cursive accents, to reflect the chic environment. Those holding a sit-down dinner reception may prefer traditional, minimalist stationery with thick matte cream cards, script fonts and customary language; however don’t be afraid to add a contemporary element, such as a bold colour accent, for a little edge.

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OCEAN VIEW ESTATES WINERY AND RESTAURANT


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For those dreaming of a romantic winery wedding, Ocean View is just a short drive from Brisbane’s CBD. Hold the ceremony amongst the vineyards or under the gazebo by the lake, then enjoy stunning views from your reception venue with its expanses of glass and stylish decor. Be sure to incorporate colour into your stationery to reflect the natural surroundings – think crimson, pinks, gold and burnt orange, or earthy tones and shades of forest green. Be as creative as you like with custom fonts and unique presentation – this is a modern venue with an emphasis on romance.

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BRISBANE POWERHOUSE


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With its exposed brick walls, vintage graffiti, riverfront views and contemporary interior, the Powerhouse is one of the most sought after and distinctive venues on the Brisbane landscape. Located alongside the stunning New Farm Park and Brisbane River, the site offers a few different settings for your ceremony and reception including a lawn and rooftop terrace, with an emphasis on modern sophistication and those sparkling river views. Blending high art with elegance is the go here for your stationery; look to the latest trends in art and design. This could include geometric shapes, Art Deco design, vintage splendour or bold chevron – the choice is completely yours so go wild.

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BRISBANE BOTANIC GARDENS AND ROYAL ON THE PARK HOTEL


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In the heart of Brisbane City alongside the Botanic Gardens, Royal on the Park provides a stunning venue for a chic cocktail or classic sit-down reception. Exchange vows amid the tranquil, manicured gardens then celebrate in the Royal’s grand ballroom, styled exquisitely to your liking. The perfect venue for a romantic, traditional wedding, your stationery should exude classic sophistication – think pastels, script fonts, layers of soft tissue, ribbons and immaculate presentation.

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GOMA (GALLERY OF MODERN ART)


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Those seeking a unique and extravagant venue would be hard pressed to look past the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA). Featuring panoramic views of Brisbane City, Kurilpa Bridge and Brisbane River from its prime position in South Bank, GOMA offers its roof terrace for an elegant and enviable wedding reception. This iconic gallery demands a stylish invitation; your stationery should be ultra-modern and sophisticated. Use thick, quality paper and consider a custom design that highlights or incorporates the venue – opt for artistic accents like watercolours or letterpress, vibrant tones and shades, and clean fonts. Don’t be afraid to venture outside the box – it is an art gallery, after all.

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There are plenty more unique venues in and around Brisbane to choose from. When trying to match your stationery to your chosen setting, consider the colour palette, menu, environment and overall vibe. Think about what you are hoping to convey: a light-hearted celebration? Windswept romance? Quiet elegance? Be sure to incorporate these elements and dare to be bold, creative and original.

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