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…

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…

A truckload of red wheel barrows

 ~ with Sunshine Coast wedding celebrant Kari ~ What does a truckload of wheel-barrows have to do with ceremony?  Intrigued? read on…. Ritual and ceremony find a place in many different contexts. Marriage celebrant Kari recently had the opportunity to be a part of an unusual ritual and an extraordinary project in Bali, Indonesia. Instigator…

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…

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…