and who brings the rings?

Who shall be the ring bearer? At your wedding, who do you choose to be the ring bearer? A charming little nephew?  An eagle? The Best Man? The Best Woman? Mum? Or your pet? Congratulations Diane and Patrick,  for choosing Ruby. They married in the charming pergola at Tiffany’s, looking out over the Glass House…

creative writing and a dance

~ with Sunshine Coast wedding celebrant Kari ~ This story will be about a dance, eventually.  But it starts as a story about creative writing, something as a marriage celebrant I do all the time for my couples.  Every wedding ceremony is unique and new written just for two people.  Often I seek ways to…

Married by the beach

~ with Sunshine Coast wedding celebrant Kari ~ Congratulations Kylie and Todd Peters, married in view of their favourite surf break. When I met with Kylie and Todd they told me that they had to have a large wedding, as they simply could not exclude anyone from the guest list.  So a large wedding it…

something very French

~ with Sunshine Coast wedding celebrant Kari ~ And now for something very French for your wedding ceremony. You may be French.   You may want a little something French for the sheer chic of it. You may simply wish to toast your love with champagne. Whatever the reason there are many French marriage traditions…

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,…

Arrive with panache to your wedding

Arrive with panache to your wedding …just like Jo and Len did to their wedding ceremony along the riverfront at  Noosaville. Congratulations to newly weds, Jo and Len, your wedding was such fun. Here is how their wedding began…. Before the wedding began, guests were a little surprised when the Groom unbuttoned his shirt. Dressed…

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…

A Hindu wedding ceremony

~ with Sunshine Coast wedding celebrant – Kari. “You are thought and I am sound.  I am the words and you are the melody.  I am the melody and you are the words.”   Congratulations Belinda & Biju, married in an Australian Hindu wedding ceremony on the Sunshine Coast Hinterland.   Belinda and Biju came…