paired wedding rings making a love heart when put side by side

With this ring I thee wed

“With this ring I thee wed…..” a wedding ring is considered to be a circle with no end, a symbol of the wedding vows. Many a wedding is not complete without an exchange of wedding rings. “With this ring I thee wed.” Do we recall this phrase from old movies?  Many a wedding is not…

Yandina Station wedding

~ with Sunshine Coast marriage celebrant – Kari. Congratulations Adele and Paul, married at Yandina Station between Yandina and Coolum. Using a vintage wedding theme, Adele decorated the homestead with a table of old cameras, old books tied with string, bottles of old fashioned sweets and a vintage typewriter for writing messages. Yandina Station was…

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…

Vintage wedding at the homestead

Vintage wedding at the homestead Thank you Jessica and Joel for your inspiration, and congratulations on your marriage.  Where does one start with such a delightful vintage style wedding? Kenilworth Homestead Shall I begin with the choice of venue? Kenilworth Homestead provides a classic farmyard or vintage wedding, with rolling paddocks of horses and animals,…

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…

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…

Wedding decorations, creative and cheap

~ with Sunshine Coast wedding celebrant – Kari. Wedding decorations can be fun.  They can really make your reception reflect your style, AND invite your guests into a playful world for your wedding day.  Ideas for theming and decorating your wedding reception abound.  Possibly you want to design something unique and different, something to make…

Married on the family farm

~ with Sunshine Coast wedding celebrant – Kari. Congratulations Lisa and Rupert, married on the family property in Obi Obi, Kennilworth. The Groom doesn’t have to wait for his bride at the altar, he can arrive in style too! This Groom planned to arrive on the motorbike he had spent many loving hours renovating.  For…

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…