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,…

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…

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…

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…