Married on the ridge

Rebecca and Justin didn’t actively look for a celebrant. They said they picked up a flyer one day and intuitively knew Kari was the right celebrant for them.  They were looking for a  non-traditional, creative, free-thinking, down to earth, grounded but a lively person for their wedding at Coolabine Ridge Estate. This place is magnificent, looking down towards the…

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…

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…

Married in a white chapel with a bit of French

~ with Sunshine Coast wedding celebrant Kari ~ Congratulations to Douglas and Melissa, a gorgeous and fun loving couple, married at The Little White Wedding Church in Maleny. Both Melissa and her parents are from Paris, and key wedding guests were coming from France especially for this divine wedding.  So they sought a celebrant who…

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,…

Unusual readings in a marriage ceremony

~ with Sunshine Coast wedding celebrant, Kari ~ Congratulations Danielle and Karim, married at Tiffany’s looking out over the Glasshouse Mountains.               It is one of life’s richest surprises when a chance meeting of two people on a stairway leads them to love.  It is one of life’s finest…

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…