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Wedding Trends 2019

All in all 2019 was shaped largely by pictures on INSTAGRAM. Clients are spending up big on visual spectacles at their wedding such as triangular arches, pampas grass installations as well as balloon installations. The most commonly used colour this wedding season was burgundy. This was followed closely by blush pink. Romantic scenes and soft textures have dominated this wedding season.Candy bars are out and statement cakes are in. Yes, you heard me right. No more candy bars people!!! The donut

Ripponlea Gardens

Lovely Lisa end Jeremy were married at Ripponlea Estate. It was an incredible afternoon. The sun was shining and everyone could hardly wait for Lisa to arrive. When she walked down the aisle the crowd broke put into spontaneous applause.Lisa and Jeremy are full of energy and amazing love for one another. They are so supportive and encouraging of each other. It was a day filled with AMAZING suppliers: Pierre Curry was the lovely photographer. He is a fabulously talented and super genuine guy!

Ascot House Receptions

Stunning Alice and Jonathan were married at Ascot House Receptions in an intimate ceremony. They had friends and family fly over from the U.K for their big day. They had originally booked The Willows and when it closed it’s doors, they were unfortunately left out of pocket. They went into damage control and found a new fabulous venue in Ascot House. Their love story is amazing as Alice was friends with Jon’s sister. They met through his sister and fell in love, so now Alice and her best friend

Abbotsford Convent

Super gorgeous Kat and Luke were married at The Abbotsford Convent, with Bursaria Catering. They were being taken care of by Gab from Bursaria and she was so delightful to work with.Their story is one of a kind, having met at a Venue Boys concert way back in the day. Luke was taking his sister for her birthday and Kat was a friend of Luke’s sister. They exchanged brief glances and words that evening and eventually they chatted over messenger and had their first date. Super talented Tony Evans

Panama Dining Room

Tom and Kate were married at the Panama Dining Room. I love this venue, it always looks so stunning all dressed up for a wedding. The windows are to die for and the fact that you are in line with the tree tops makes it extra special. It’s Beautiful Here were the lovely photographers, it was so great to work with them. Georgieboy Melbourne did a beautiful job with the flowers. Eddie from Rutherford Entertainment was the lovely DJ, he was such a blast to work with. Kate and Tom were as excited

Lakehouse Daylesford Wedding | Charis White Celebrant | Darin Collision Photography

Tracey and Alex were married in a windswept 🌬 ceremony at Lakehouse Daylesford.As usual the venue looked absolutely amazing in preparation for the ceremony. The rains decided to make an entrance right as the bride walked down the aisle. Unfortunately, we had to push ahead, but this did not deter the bride and groom from being in the moment and enjoying their ceremony. Lovely Darin Collision was the photographer for the evening, it was great to work with him again.Irwin Guevarra was the

Rupert and Rupert Wedding

Kim and Grant were married at Rupert on Rupert. I love this venue. It is such a great space with beautiful plants adorning the feature wall. The deep blue colour of the back wall provides a beautiful backdrop for any floral arrangement. The staff are wonderful and the owners are to die for!!! Seriously, Marli is one of the loveliest and most stylish women I have met. Their ceremony was filled with beautiful stories and readings by their mothers.Lisa Drew weddings was the lovely photographer for

Stones of the Yarra Valley | Charis White Celebrant | Kristen Cook Photography | Moon and Back Co

Marko and Kathryn are the most fabulous couple. I knew the first time I met them that they are a very special couple. Long distance relationships are never easy and when you can make a long distance relationship work, you know you are in for the long haul. There ceremony was moving with beautiful quotes and two reading done by Kathryn’s sister. We had a case of two worlds colliding this week when my husband sold them a house 🏠. This is the second time in 9 years that this coincidence has

Melbourne Celebrant | Kew Wedding | Crystal Linter Photography | Alan and Elizabeth

Alan and Elizabeth are two of the sweetest people I have ever met. Having both lost their previous spouses, they were introduced by a mutual friend and it did not take long for their love to blossom. Their wedding was a fabulous celebration with a few readings and a wedding ceremony held in their home. Elizabeth looked stunning in her green dress, and Alan looked oh so dapper. At the end of the ceremony there were a few heartfelt speeches, it was a wonderful celebration. Crystal Linter was their

Melbourne Celebrant | Charis White Celebrant | Melbourne Zoo | Crystal Linter | Sam and Ryan | Pomp and Splendour

Sam and Ryan were married on a cold day in October. We were so lucky with the weather as it rained just after the ceremony concluded. Their love story began ten years ago. They initially met in high school in 2008 through mutual friends and they have been inseparable ever since. Their wedding photographer was Crystal Linter, she took some amazing photos.Pomp and Splendour did the most amazing job with the bouquets. Sam’s wedding dress designer was Helen Constance. The ceremony and reception took