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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…

DIY wedding at the family property

with Sunshine Coast marriage celebrant – Kari So much love, so much love, so much love.  Wow what a wedding ceremony to remember! Here on the Sunshine Coast, there are many perfect places for a wedding.  But none seems quite more perfect for a family wedding than the property where one grew up, played by…

making poetry of legal wedding vow

When I begin planning a unique ceremony with couples, they often ask what they must do, and what they can do. Well the answer is that the Australian marriage law is very flexible.  There is no compulsion to be in a registered marriage office, as in Europe, nor to mention God in a civil ceremony.…

Maleny Celebrant

Together at last – wedding organised by email

Together at last Congratulations Linda & Rob, married at last at House of Laurels in Maleny, after months working overseas.  It was so exciting when we finally met in person just before the wedding.  The entire ceremony had been organised over the internet.  Via censored army email and registered post, and via a combined willingness…

a naughty wedding veil

A marriage celebrant well might ask, “What does one do with a naughty wedding veil during a wedding ceremony?” Hmmmm…. Congratulations to Gayle and Keith who were married on top of the hill at Ruffles Lodge on the Gold Coast Hinterland. But my story gets ahead of itself.  Let’s back track a little…. With spectacular…

Naming the Fields of Love

~ with Sunshine Coast Wedding Celebrant, Kari ~ A new married name 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 fill of love and care.  Anna and Jon chose to wed, almost exactly five years from their…

An intimate wedding

~ with Sunshine Coast wedding celebrant, Kari ~ First of all Congratulations to Anna and Ivan, married in Montville at a private cottage, well luxury house really with enormous picture windows looking out over Baroon Pocket Dam. (Thanks to Luke Going Photography for the beautiful images) This is what they said: “Kari is super friendly and easy…