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Woodford Festival celebrant

Festival wedding Considering getting married at the Woodford Folk Festival? Many couples do, and they need a wedding celebrant. Imagine having an extraordinary, and I mean….Extra Ordinary, array of options for wedding ceremony location, restaurant reception options AND even entertainment options for your celebration afterwards. The festival is a place of ritual and celebration.  It is the energetic…

Married in a green dress

Married in a green Wedding Dress You ask? The answer: Stunning. Congratulations to Alicia and Carlo, married on a stunning day in August at the Spotted Chook in Montville in the hinterland range. Spotted Chook Wedding venue This couple wanted a time to be together with their family, not just for the moments of a ceremony,…

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Handfasting wedding ceremony

Handfasting Wedding Rituals A handfasting wedding ceremony is just one way to say I do. Handfasting rituals Since ancient times couples have stood together in the ceremony of marriage. There are many rituals that have lasted centuries, that symbolise a couple’s love and commitment. The handfasting ceremony dates back to the time of the ancient…

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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…

A winning wedding in Maleny

Maleny Wedding Congratulations to Karla and Matt. Theirs was a winning Maleny wedding. This wedding was nominated as one of only five weddings shortlisted for “Wedding of the Year” by Junebug Weddings. A story Most importantly, their day appeared as if out of a storybook. It was a fairytale come true at Maleny Retreat, which…

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…

The Bridesmaids’ story

~ with Sunshine Coast wedding celebrant, Kari ~ First of all Congratulations to Sam and Jai, married in Byron Bay…but more on them in a later story. Today is about the Bridesmaids.  Lift your glasses for a toast to the Bridesmaids, Steph, Sharna, Vanessa, Alyce and Kristen. How were you asked to be Bridesmaid? Sam,…

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…