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…

Wedding with kids

~ with Sunshine Coast marriage celebrant, Kari ~ Congratulations Hayley and Wade with their darling children, Charlotte and Kobi, married in the delightful Tiffany’s Chapel. (Check out the photo which I call “Wrapping the bride!”) We seek ceremony when there is something profound happening.  We do things in ceremony that are symbols of a deeper…

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,…

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…

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…

writing haiku; short and sweet

Creative writing is essential for this marriage celebrant.  Every wedding ceremony begins with a fresh canvas for me. I love writing a couple’s love story, finding their specialness, and working alongside them to create an individual marriage ceremony.  You may not know just what you want when we begin.  You will get the tools to…

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…

A Jacaranda Wedding

~ with Sunshine Coast Hinterland wedding celebrant, Kari ~ Spring warmth fills the air, and purple fills my eyes.  Everywhere I go the jacaranda blossoms are falling, creating carpets on the road, the footpaths, the lawns.  It makes one smile just to move around. What is it about that colour, the colour jacaranda?  It’s not…