Married in a white chapel with a bit of French

~ with Sunshine Coast wedding celebrant Kari ~ Congratulations to Douglas and Melissa, a gorgeous and fun loving couple, married at The Little White Wedding Church in Maleny. Both Melissa and her parents are from Paris, and key wedding guests were coming from France especially for this divine wedding.  So they sought a celebrant who…

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…

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…

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 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…

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…

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…