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Rainbow happiness

Rainbow weddings Same sex marriages are here to stay in Australia. Rainbow happiness is everywhere. I feel frivolous and you can’t wipe the grin from my face. I am available for your wedding whoever you are, whatever kind of ceremony you want. In fact I was the first celebrant in Australia to officially conduct a legal same sex…

Felt flowers wedding bouquet

Have you considered felt flowers for your wedding bouquet? Here is a story of a couple who did…. and how they sourced these amazing flowers for a wedding bouquet that reflected their exact choice of blooms. Congratulations to Cherie and Josh on their stunning wedding on the Mooloolaba Spit Parklands. Would it rain, would it…

Creative wedding decorations

~ with Sunshine Coast wedding celebrant Kari ~ Decorating your wedding day can be such fun.  There are ideas all, over for special themes, colours or designs. Sometimes it is helpful to have a specialist help you, sometimes you just want to DIY the entire day.  At a recent wedding at Kenilworth Homestead, Jess co-opted…

Married by the beach

~ with Sunshine Coast wedding celebrant Kari ~ Congratulations Kylie and Todd Peters, married in view of their favourite surf break. When I met with Kylie and Todd they told me that they had to have a large wedding, as they simply could not exclude anyone from the guest list.  So a large wedding it…

Arrive with panache, at your wedding

…just like Jo and Len did to their wedding ceremony along the riverfront at  Noosaville.  ~ with Sunshine Coast wedding celebrant Kari ~ Congratulations to newly weds, Jo and Len, your wedding was such fun. But here is how it began…. Before the wedding began, guests were a little surprised when the Groom unbuttoned his…

wedding vintage or retro style

~ with Sunshine Coast wedding celebrant Kari ~ Don’t we love vintage for weddings?  It’s cosy, it’s close, it’s timeless, individual; like marriage. Harking back to the nostalgia of a time when families were the centre of social life, vintage style lends itself to weddings.  And what is there not to love in a classic…

Retro wedding cars to love

~ with Sunshine Coast wedding celebrant Kari ~ Many a bride wishes to arrive at her wedding in a glamorous car.  However when I was a bride, I arrived with my husband-to-be in a retro wooden canoe …… but that’s another story. Cars have been the traditional wedding arrival vehicle for as long as the…

With this ring I thee wed

“With this ring I thee wed…..” Many a wedding is not complete without an exchange of wedding rings.  A ring is not technically part of the legal aspect of a wedding ceremony.  However, in my celebrant experience 98% of couples choose to enact this traditional ritual, and place a ring on each other’s fingers.  Although,…