Marriage Certificates ~ Part 9

Marriage Certificates ~ Part 9

Some official things about marriage certificates,; the ones you sign and the ones you get to keep. And how to apply for the registered marriage certifcate.

Poetry and Prose ~ Part 8

Poetry and Prose ~ Part 8

Sometimes a verse, a poem or an excerpt from a favourite novel or song just says what you what to say at your wedding. This chapter of the wedding compendium has a selection of poetry and prose, readings to draw from for your wedding.

Changing To Your Married Name ~ Part 7

Changing To Your Married Name ~ Part 7

Changing your name after marriage is a significant decision, often filled with both tradition and personal choice. In Australia, the tradition of taking one’s partner’s surname has been prevalent, but modern times offer more flexibility and equality in this matter. Here’s a guide to navigate the process smoothly.

Exchanging Wedding Rings – Part 6

Exchanging Wedding Rings – Part 6

What to say when exchanging wedding rings. With this ring I thee wed? Or say it with a poem? In this part we explore the options around a ring exchange ritual within a wedding ceremony

Traditional Wedding Vows – Part 5a

Traditional Wedding Vows – Part 5a

What to say in your wedding vows. From different spiritual traditions, to short n sweet and even the poetic, wedding vows are pretty personal. Just to get in the mood, this page has a variety of wedding vows to draw inspiration from.

Sample Wedding Ceremonies – Part 4

Sample Wedding Ceremonies – Part 4

It can take some time to get your ceremony so that it feels right for both of you. Some sample ceremonies can help hone in on what vibe you actually want for your ceremony. These wedding ceremonies cover traditional to modern, celtic handfasting and pagan ceremonies.

Rituals, Traditions & Special Moments in Your Wedding Ceremony – Part 3

Rituals, Traditions & Special Moments in Your Wedding Ceremony – Part 3

Rituals in a marriage ceremony can be the most memorable moments for you and your guests. They say with actions rather than words. These ideas just about cover the elements of fire air, earth and water. Some are my ideas, some are borrowed goodies. Sometimes it is what you do, not what is said. A picture says a thousand words at a wedding. My speciality is creating new rituals specially for you.

Your Wedding Ceremony Structure Demystified – Part 2

Your Wedding Ceremony Structure Demystified – Part 2

Everyone is an individual, and every couple has individual needs. The type of wedding or commitment ceremony you choose will be a reflection of your wishes, beliefs and values as a couple. This series of blog posts is designed to help you with ideas, and methods. In this post we look at the basic structure of a wedding ceremony

Crafting Your Perfect Wedding Ceremony – Part 1

Crafting Your Perfect Wedding Ceremony – Part 1

Every love story is special, and yours deserves to be celebrated in a way that’s meaningful to you. As your wedding celebrant, I specialise in crafting individual ceremonies that capture the essence of your relationship. Together, we’ll weave together the moments, memories, and milestones that have brought you to this joyous occasion. This series of blog posts is designed to help you with ideas, and methods.

Crafting Your Perfect Wedding Ceremony – Index

Every love story is special, and yours deserves to be celebrated in a way that’s meaningful to you. As your wedding celebrant, I specialise in crafting individual ceremonies that capture the essence of your relationship. Together, we’ll weave together the moments, memories, and milestones that have brought you to this joyous occasion. This series of blog posts is designed to help you with ideas, and methods.

Eco Funerals

Eco Funerals

More and more people have the words Eco Funerals and Eco Burials on their lips.  We have heard of eco cemeteries in England. We have heard of the Natural Death Centre in Byron Bay who champion eco funerals.  And we ask are green funeral solutions available on the...

How to Choose a Celebrant

How to Choose a Celebrant

How do you choose a marriage celebrant?  With so many around, how do you decide how to choose? What qualities would you look for in a five star celebrant? Here is a guide to help you choose your marriage celebrant. On a scale of 1 to 5 Diamonds, how will your...

Dance me to the end of love

Dance me to the end of love

A Wedding dance like no other This wedding put a smile on every face, and finished with spontaneous dancing, a special kind of wedding dance in the temple!  It was exhilarating and heartwarming, deep and loving,..........and so much...

A French wedding on the beach

A French wedding on the beach

French Wedding in Australia Aurélie and John are adventurers, so of course they chose a wedding ceremony on a wild Australian beach, with French attitude.  It was the ultimate French Australian wedding on the beach!! Married on the beach The clouds and rain in the...

With this ring I thee wed

With this ring I thee wed

"With this ring I thee wed....." a wedding ring is considered to be a circle with no end, a symbol of the wedding vows. Many a wedding is not complete without an exchange of wedding rings. "With this ring I thee wed." Do we recall this phrase from old movies?  Many a...

An intimate wedding

An intimate wedding

An Intimate wedding ...with celebrant Kari. First of all Congratulations to Anna and Ivan, married in an intimate wedding at a private Montville cottage.  Actually maybe I should admit it was really a luxury house with enormous...

meeting love stories

meeting love stories

Love Stories The young girl who shared her love of flowers, the couple who want to marry by a lake for a very interesting reason, the girls with their eye on a beach ceremony, the couple who want something a little different to the...

Fields of Love

Fields of Love

Fields of love Congratulations to newly weds, Anna and Jon, wed on a stunning day at the Maroochy Bushland Botanic Gardens.  Their wedding was a true love story, simply full of love and care.  Anna and Jon chose to wed, almost...