A Scotsman and a forest nymph marry

~ with Sunshine Coast wedding celebrant, Kari ~ When McNamara married MacKinnon, there was bound to be some tartan around somewhere!!!  But what a lovely use of tartan.  And what a choice of place!  Congratulations Sandra and Jason, married at Gardeners Falls, Maleny.  Unique, different, touching, romantic and down to earth, their DIY wedding was…

midday 12/12/12, a perfect dozen

~ with Sunshine Coast wedding celebrant, Kari ~ A row of 12’s looks great on the marriage paperwork.   So good in fact that I just had to create a special 12/12/12 certificate for them… just for fun. Congratulations to Sandy and Michael for selecting the perfect dozen for their wedding day.   Sandy and…

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…

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…

A Wedding in French and English

~ with Sunshine Coast wedding celebrant Kari ~ Congratulations to Fanny & Tommi married in both French and English at Flaxton Gardens in brilliant sunshine. Fanny contacted me to request a marriage ceremony on the Sunshine Coast Hinterland Range, that both her family and Tommi’s family could understand.  In fact they wanted the entire ceremony in…

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…

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,…

Leap into marriage

~ with Sunshine Coast wedding celebrant – Kari. Wedding proposals….It’s the girl’s turn It’s a leap year.  And whilst you may consider yourself a modern woman, you may like to adopt a vintage marriage tradition this year. In a leap year, traditionally a woman may propose marriage to her man.  The leap year marriage tradition…