Cake Topping Goodness

How flipping great does this cake topper look with artwork from our collection!

Thank you so much for your amazing efforts for all my requests! The invites were incredible and the cake topper was perfect!! We were so pleased with all of Santiago Sunbird’s work!!

Creds: Reception venue: Balgownie Estate, Yarra Glen  | Photographer: Sarah Coyle Photography  | 
Cake: Bride’s talented cousin who doesn’t have a business up and running just yet – so contact us if you like what you see and we’ll pass on your info!

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Pics to make you smile…

Just received the link to these lovely photos by Earthbound Images in Perth. The whole post just made me smile, so I thought I’d share a few of the gorgeous pics, plus the feedback we received from the client.

“We were absolutely thrilled with our Amorcito invitations – they were exactly how we pictured them!”

High fives all round. Full cred’s below…

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Photography: Earthbound Images | Ceremony Venue: Little Creatures Deck Bar | Reception Venue: Little Creatures Deck Bar | Celebrant: Nola Walter | Flowers: Wildest Weddings | Stylist: Wildest Weddings | Make up: Jacqui Bradfeild | Hair: Becs Hairdressing | Dells Dress: Carla Zampatti | Dells Shoes: Mod Cloth | Hair Piece: Olive Farm Designs | Jade Bangle: Choo Yilin Artisan Jewellery | Shahs Suit: Politix | Rings: Rohan Jewellery | Invitations: Santiago Sunbird | Custom Stamp: Lilimandrill

  • Bree

  • Blog
  • 17 February 2015

Bridal Shower Invite

How lovely does this invitation look for a Bridal Shower – it was made adapting the image from the front of our “Forever Calendar” (available to purchase from our shop, by the way, if you’re interested in a nice little gift!). Such a floral wonderland!

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  • Bree

  • Blog
  • 05 February 2015

Viñedo – Semi Custom

Some of our collection designs are able to be customised a little bit – not quite bespoke, but not exactly collection either. This is a lovely take on the Viñedo package, but incorporating gorgeous Australian natives.

So pretty!




We loved being part of this gorgeous shoot at  Willow Creek Winery on the Mornington Peninsula. You can see more of the lovely work on the Vintage Bride Mag.

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Design and Styling: Ivy & Oak Events | Photography: Hello Darling Photography & Fox and Feather Photography | Cakes: Studio Cake | Cake topper: Glistening Occasions | Floral crown: Dunne With Style | Flowers: The Eleventh flower | Gowns: Cathleen Jia bridal design | Makeup:  Styled by Iris | Stationery: Santiago Sunbird | Model: Bryony Carter | Location: Salix Restaurant at Willow Creek Winery

The JJ’s wedding!

We love an outdoorsy garden wedding, we love chocolate freckes, we love a bit of DIY action, we love a photo booth, we love a wedding that doesn’t take itself too seriously, and we love a wedding that uses our invitations… So we present to you…. images from “The JJ’s wedding!


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love the flowers in the tree


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super cute floral arrangements


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They even got family members to coordinate dresses to our invites! How cool is that!!!


Photos from the gorgeous Still Love 


Credits for the day (Thanks to Still Love )

Bride’s dress + veil : Elvi Design | Bride’s shoes : Dorothy Perkins | Bride’s jewellery : Galwey Pearls | Bridesmaid dresses : Lindy Bop | Hair : Erin Devereux | Flowers : DIY | Guy’s suits : River Island, ASOS | Guy’s shoes : ASOS | Bow ties : The Tie Bar | Celebrant : Sarsha Wetherell | Wedding bands : Jewels of the Kimberley, Broome | Styling : DIY | Stationery : Santiago Sunbird (that’s us!) | Catering : Bridgetown Pottery & Tea Rooms | Icecream Van : Tony Pratico, Bridgetown | Cake : Bride’s Mum

Road tripping


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Illustrated Maps

A custom map is the perfect addition to a wedding suite – not only will it help direct your guests on where to go it is a lovely keepsake!

We can illustrate and hand letter your map to match the suite and include any directions or information relevant including accommodation locations or points of interest. Currently we are working on a wedding map featuring bars that are on the way from the ceremony to reception – perfect for that in between time!




Grace and James

So this post comes under the better late than never category! Grace and James are a Melbourne based boutique lifestyle brand dedicated to delivering something fresh, new and good for the soul and we were lucky enough to collaborate with the lovely Emma on packaging for the Pomegranate candle. We were amongst good company with other collaborators include Laura Blythman, Hunting for George, Tevita, Steele and Curio and Curio. Check out Grace and James site too see the full range of candles. Keep an eye out for our upcoming wedding thank you collaboration with Grace and James!

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Getting Hitched..

We recently created a wrapping paper and gift card DIY tutorial for Hitched magazine! Grab the mag to create your own Santiago Sunbird inspired gift supplies..

Thanks to Peaches and Keen for their amazing styling







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