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Letterpress Wedding Invitations From The Print Fairy

by | Bride, Stationery And Paper Goods

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Give me a beautiful invitation and I’m a happy girl so when the news of The Print Fairy launching letterpress wedding invitations landed in my inbox coupled with beautiful photography by Kate Dyer from Urban Safari it was definitely worthy of a post! After searching long and wide for the very best Letterpress printer in the country, The Print Fairy has created three new letterpress designs on to compliment the whimsy and fun she is renowned for.

Printed on 300 and 600gsm 100% cotton paper stock, the designs are available in one or two colour letterpress prints. The full stationery suites are complete with everything you need – from invitation,  RSVP card and envelope, and clients are able to customise the design by choosing your colours from the Pantone chart or The Print Fairy’s own colour selection. Sample selections are even available – allowing you to see the quality up close and personally before making your decision.

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The brand new letterpress designs are just some of the gorgeous new designs coming out of The Print Fairy‘s creativity. Metallic foiling, digital printing and even wooden invitations are all just a part of the varied selections on offer. If you can’t find something you like, The Print Fairy can work with you on a completely custom design. My current favourite? “My Sweet Love” below – I love that typography!

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Jessica and James’ Relaxed Sydney Wedding

by | Australia - New South Wales, Bride, Inspired Weddings,

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Jessica & James

There is nothing quite like a relaxed, classic wedding and Jessica and James celebrated theirs on Sydney’s waterside with photographer David Henry. No fuss, just a wedding with two people who adore one another and want to celebrate it in a relaxed party with their closest loved ones- including their two children.

Jessica kicks us off with their story. “We met on the central coast 8 years ago when we were 18 and 20. This is always a story our friends love to tell because James doesn’t actually remember approaching me the first time we met (a couple too many drinks under his belt) he only remembers the following week when he approached me again and to start the conversation asked where he knew me from.”

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Jessica’s wedding gown was designed by Anna Campbell  and the bride paired it with stiletto heels from Jimmy Choo.

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Tobi Henney styled the bride and bridesmaid’s makeup.

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Jessica’s bridesmaids’ wore purple gowns from Two Birds Bridesmaids.

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Jessica and James chose Our Lady Star of the Sea Watsons Bay for their ceremony, Jessica noting “Our priest Father Robert was a special part of the day for us. He ran the service when James’ dad passed away, and he has baptised both of our children Kade and Layla; so it was really special to have him travel from the central coast to do our wedding as well.  ”

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Jessica walked down the aisle to Keith Urban – Making Memories of Us.

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“We chose OLSS Watsons Bay because we loved the location and the setting was perfectly suited to the type of people James and I are. The church is stunning and the Watsons Bay backdrop was exactly what we were after for our photos.”

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The couple’s two children were an important part of the day, though Kade’s excitement got the better of him says Jessica. “We wanted our kids to be a special part of our day, but unfortunately just before I arrived at the church Kade had a fall and wasn’t very well for the rest of the day so we only have a couple of photos with Kade. We keep saying it will make for a funny story when he is older because it’s so typical of his personality!”

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Jessica and James chose Dockside Cockle Bay for their reception, topped off with a splendid cake from Sparkle Cupcakery. Jessica notes “We chose Dockside for our reception again for its location. The view was second to none, the food was amazing and the staff were so helpful in the whole lead up and organisation of everything! They made the whole experience so enjoyable and stress free! ”

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The Candy Buffet Company created a lolly buffet which doubled as guest favors.

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Of their first dance, Jessica remembers, “We danced to Joshua Kadison- Beautiful in My Eyes. It’s a song we’ve always loved and James tries his best to serenade me with! ”

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The couple’s favourite moment is the same one! They tell “After the first dance the DJ played the Horses by Darrell Braithwaite which is one of Jess’ favourite songs. The whole wedding was up on the dance floor singing at the top of their lungs, it was awesome. ”

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DnM Wedding Films captured the wedding film of Jessica and James.

Congratulations on your marriage Jessica and James! Thank you for sharing your day with us! Thank you to David Henry for sharing today’s images!

Photographer: David Henry / Cinematographer: DnM Wedding Films / Bride’s Dress: Anna Campbell / Bride’s Shoes: Jimmy Choo / Groom’s Attire: Zenetti / Groomsmen Attire: Zenetti / Bridesmaid Accessories: Two Birds Bridesmaids / Hairstylist: Vanessa Henwood VH Hair / Makeup Artist: Tobi Henney / Flowers & Decor: Kavelle Flowers / Ceremony Venue: Our Lady Star of the Sea Watsons Bay / Ceremony Officiant: Father Robert / Reception Venue: Dockside Cockle Bay / Favors: The Candy Buffet Company / Cake Baker: Sparkle Cupcakery / Transport: Wedding Cars Of Distinction

Twenty Questions – What To Ask Your Marriage Celebrant

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When  it comes to the crunch, you’re not legally married without one important wedding vendor – your marriage celebrant! So today I thought I’d dive into twenty questions to ask of your wedding celebrant. (Check out my previous posts in this series – Twenty Questions – What To Ask Your Cake Designer, Twenty Questions: What To Ask Your Dress Designer & Twenty Questions: What To Ask Your Wedding Reception Venue.)

I think it’s important to start off with thinking about how you imagine your ceremony to be – funny and full of laughter? Serious and formal? The style of your wedding will determine the celebrant you choose. Beyond that, getting along with your celebrant and genuinely liking who they are as a person – as with all wedding vendors, is vital to having a wedding that reflects who you are as a couple.

So let’s kick it off!

1. What are their fees?

Celebrant fees vary widely – from $250 right up to $1500. I’ve found the average to be about $600, varying with popularity and experience of the celebrant.

2. What does the fee include?

A typical celebrant fee includes meeting with the celebrant, the writing of the ceremony, the performance of the ceremony and the lodgement of all paperwork. Some celebrants include extras like rehearsals and checklists.

4.  What additional costs are involved?

Beyond the base fee, some celebrants have additional charges – like travel for instance, or extra meetings. So it’s a good idea to get all of these upfront so you’re not in for any surprises.

5. What are their qualifications?

An Australian marriage celebrant must be registered with the  Attorney Generals’ Department and have carried out training (including yearly training) in order to perform their role. Australian celebrants can’t just register online, so check your celebrant has the qualifications to legally perform your ceremony.

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Koren Harvey CMC

6. How long have they been performing weddings?

Always good to know! I think great celebrants can be great celebrants regardless, but as with anything great wisdom comes with time and that knowledge of how to handle situations and how to quickly to handle things going wrong, or even crafting a beautiful ceremony, can come with having done it many times before.

7. How many weddings have they performed?

As with the above question, if experience is important to you then this one is a must ask!

8. When is full payment required?

Do they require a deposit? Payment before the ceremony or on the day?

8. What is their cancellation policy?

If you need to cancel your wedding ceremony or postpone it, does the celebrant offer a refund? Do they keep the deposit?

9. How many meetings are included?

A lot of celebrants will allow as many meetings, emails and phone calls as you need to get your ceremony picture perfect. Others may only have two or three included in the package to get it right.

10. What paperwork is required and when?

Some celebrants will ask you to bring your paperwork at the first meeting (birth certificates, ID such as drivers’ licenses etc),  while others may not require it yet. Ask your celebrant what you need to bring with you.

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Robyn Pattison CMC Photo by Welsch Photography from  Jenna and James’ Coral Orange Wedding

10. How much guidance will you be given while writing your ceremony?

Some celebrants give a simple question and answer form and after being filled out write your ceremony, others provide an example format and provide you with popular readings and structures to choose from. And then there’s celebrants who let you write the entire ceremony yourself – providing guidance along the way. Your wedding ceremony is the part of the day you probably want to put the most thought into, so understanding how your celebrant works with writing it is vital.

11. How do they personalise your ceremony?

Does the celebrant tell your story? Do they have a coffee with you and get to know you and inject what they know into your ceremony? Or do they just keep it formal?

12. Will you see a draft of the ceremony?

Most celebrants will provide you with a draft of the ceremony beforehand so you can make any changes.

13. Do they require or include a rehearsal?

Some celebrants will do a basic rehearsal with you before the actual wedding. Others will do a run through at their office. Ask your celebrant what they do in respect to this.

14. What actually happens on the wedding day?

Every celebrant has their own way of doing things. Some will guide everybody involved in the ceremony through what they have to do, others will greet the bride at the car and reassure her, instructing whoever is with her of what they need to do. Others are completely hands off and waiting. Understanding, from their arrival to the handing over of the certificate and the process in between, is important.

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Celebrant Melissa Cornwell

15. How long before the ceremony will they arrive?

Most celebrants arrive half an hour or more before guests to set up their sound system, get orientated with the venue and brief anyone involved in the ceremony on the proceedings. Double check – it would be difficult if your celebrant was set to arrive only five minutes before the ceremony start time!

16. What happens if the celebrant is ill?

Does the celebrant have a stand-in available in case they fall ill on the day? What happens if they are unable to perform the ceremony?

17. How many weddings do they book in one day? How many will they be performing on your wedding day?

Some celebrants book in multiple ceremonies a day, which is completely fine – but a professional celebrant will make sure there is enough time to get between venues without rushing and missing things. So make sure this has been allowed for.

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Melissa Fahey of Mine Forever Photo by Harvard Wang from Claire and Tim’s Elegant Quat Quatta Wedding

 18. What attire will they wear?

You’d hate for your celebrant to turn up in a polo shirt and shorts to a black tie event, so check with your celebrant as to their usual attire and advise them of your dress code.

19. What equipment are they able to bring?

Most celebrants have a PA system (though it pays to check if it’s a good quality one). Others will be able to provide a signing table with chair. Some celebrants will even be able to play music from their PAs to assist you with your ceremony music choices.

20. What happens with the paperwork?

A celebrant has to lodge certain paperwork, including your intention to marry form within a certain time frame before your wedding day. They also have to lodge the marriage certificate after the wedding. Check with them that everything is in good order and they have everything they need to lodge your marriage legally.
What did you wish you’d asked of your celebrant or wish you’d known?

Melita and Richard’s Beautiful Art Deco Wedding

by | Australia - Western Australia, Bride, Inspired Weddings,

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Melita & Richard

When you have a love of theatre, glamour and style then a wedding with a twist, like today’s beautiful art deco wedding might just take your breath away. The bride and groom had a very clear vision going into their planning, describing their wedding as “Echoes of the La Belle Époque and Art Deco ages meeting our love affair with champagne, good food, dapper clothing, great folk and roaring parties — classic yet theatrically quirky.” They chose photographers Bayly & Moore to capture their day.

“For the two of us, it was pure and utter love at first sight. Richard and I both found ourselves at the theatre one evening; he was suited up, looking dapper, with camera in tow as the official photographer for opening night and I was there in my fancy frock as an invited guest. After watching him for what seemed like forever, I approached tentatively, told him I liked what he was wearing and then disappeared before he could catch my name (or my blushing face) or before I could hear him reply “I… I love you!” (yes, he really did!). Perth is a small city, so we happened to bump into each other again and for the next six months became fast friends. Then in a moment of happenstance, we met up for a beachside swim at twilight before the Australia Day skyshow. Never had fireworks looked so magical in the night sky, nor had either of us felt so comfortable ‘ooh-ing’ and ‘ahh-ing’ in public like children. It was at that moment we knew that we couldn’t deny the love and remain just friends. We were absolutely head over heels for each other. Being the romantic he is, Richard proposed a little over twelve months later at the ruins of an old church atop a mountain in Scotland with an amazing antique ring (and of course captured the whole thing on camera!).”

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Melita wore a beaded gown she found on eBay by designer Sue Wong. She remembers it as being a highlight of her wedding plans “I loved finding the dress of my dreams. Ever since I was a little girl, I wanted a wedding dress with ostrich feathers and old-world jazz era details. My maternal grandmother was an opera singer and just oozed that kind of sparkle and style. I wanted to make her proud, in spirit. And in a completely unexpected find, I discovered my dress on eBay while looking for a cocktail dress for a party. It couldn’t have been more perfect (or wonderfully priced!!).”

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Fox & Rabbit  created the floral arrangements for the day, Melita remarking, “I had a really strong concept in mind for my bouquets (there had to be feathers!) and Rebecca created the most divine arrangements. My bouquet trailed down my dress, just lovely. She is a very clever lady.”

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Finishing the bride’s art deco styling was a feather headpiece by Reny Kestel Millinery. Melita noting, “I rocked up at her door only a few weeks out from the wedding and she absolutely nailed the look I was going for. Feathers all the way!”

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Melita and Richard chose Trinity Uniting Church for their ceremony. Explaining, “Trinity Uniting Church on St Georges Terrace is a beautiful, quaint and intricately-detailed church in the centre of Perth CBD. It is also the very same place my grandparents were married at 72 years earlier. Since they are no longer with us, it was an absolute joy to be standing where they did all those years back and make the same kind of lifelong commitment. Getting married in the same church as my paternal Grandparents. Their names, and now ours, are in that wedding registry book at the church. We think that’s awesome.”

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Melita loved, “Seeing all the details of our vision come together. It was just so much fun to not only spend time creating a fun and joyous event, but to also be part of it on the day.”

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Of her walk down the aisle, Melita tells, “I chose A movement called ‘Thaxted’ from Holst’s ‘Op.32: Jupiter, Bringer of Jollity’ which was reworked by Richard’s cousin (who is a composer). It held a lot of meaning for the two of us, and it sure was fun to walk down the aisle to! My Dad wasn’t able to walk me down the aisle due to having Parkinson’s disease and a recent spate of surgeries, so he met me at the end and presented me to Richard. It made me swell with pride to see him at the end of the aisle on one side, and my beloved on the other. He also knocked our socks off when it came time to dancing — he made his way into the centre of the crowd, zimmer frame and all, and whooped and hollered and partied with the rest of us!”

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Melita loved, “The undeniable feelings of love and support by all on the day. Family and friends travelled far to be with us and shared in our excitement. Both sets of parents were so overjoyed as they sat together in the front row. As my Dad said “we’re all coming along because we love you two and want to celebrate with you!” and it really stuck with me all throughout the day.”

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“We had a dear elderly lady who entertained our guests while we were signing the registry and our friends were playing an item, ‘Strangers’ by The Kinks. She walked in through a side door off the street and proceeded to dance for all to see. As soon as the song finished, she grabbed her bags and left again. Those kind of unexpected moments made the day so memorable!”

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After the ceremony, guests gathered for a jazz hour, Melita explaining, “We held a jazz hour in the church’s lunch room, which was perfect for putting on a spread of champagne and chocolates for our guests against the backdrop of a friend’s jazz trio.”

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The bridal party hired a tram from Perth Tram Company for their transport on the day.

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Melita’s bridesmaids wore dresses from Frock and Frill, Charlie Brown, Unique Vintage, Jigsaw, ASOS and Tutu du Monde. She remarks “I had a vision for myself and my bridesmaids to be dressed in fun, sparkly, party dresses of various colours and style, but in the same tonal family. It meant hunting online, looking in shops and even chasing down a girl in a bar to see where she had bought her dress. The crazy thing was that it wasn’t until the day of the wedding that I finally saw all the dresses at once, along with my own — thank goodness they all came together. I loved choosing the outfit for my three-year-old niece — I thought she looked adorable in her dress and sparkly skull cap.”

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“One of our favourite locations for the photos was the State Theatre Centre of Western Australia where we first met, and a little restaurant just up the road, where we had our first date. We just rocked up unannounced and sat at ‘our table’. The girls working that day were so excited for us (we’re frequenters!) that they poured a couple of glasses of champagne and we had a toast.”

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Of their photographers, the bride remarks, “Bayly and Moore were friends first, photographers second. There was no question but to ask them to shoot our wedding. These intrepid travelers have such a great eye and style and attitude combined with the kind of personality traits you want present on your day – fantastic with people and insanely cool, with the ability to blend in the background and possessing an eagle eye for those special moments.”

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Dinner was held at The Trustee Bar & Bistro  on St Georges Terrace, Melita noting, “An art deco building that has been exquisitely restored and one that serves sensational food.”

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Jean Pierre Sancho created a colourful macaron tower in place of a traditional wedding cake.

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With Melita being a graphic designer, she designed the accompanying stationery for the wedding day, including the favors! Telling “Our favourite pieces were the favours — we created a rather tongue-in-cheek booklet called “The Jeffersons’ Concise Guide to Suaveness and Style: In which we discuss the rather dandy but always necessary practicalities of mastering the art of good breeding and other graces” in keeping with our Belle Époque look.

We wanted it to be theatrical and quirky and ridiculous! It featured our favourite ‘tips’ for living life in style, such as recipes for our favourite cocktails, how to tie a bow-tie, a hilarious excerpt from the 1930s on how to kiss properly, and what makes a winning poker hand. We gave these to guests along with playing cards that featured our monogram and invitation design, and a playlist of jazz era songs that we had playing at our reception.”

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Food was a high priorty for Melita and Richard, who served a feasting style menu. “We really wanted to have long table feasting which was executed exceptionally well by The Trustee. Our dinner included some favourite dishes including duck confit, wagyu beef and cheese boards with bacon jam, all paired with Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Ruinart champagne. After dinner, the middle tables were cleared for dancing which gave it a cosy, albeit raucous, vibe.”

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Dancing was the highlight and perfect ending to the evening, Melita remembering, “Instead of a first dance, we just partied the night away with our guests. The first song to kick off the dancing was Curtis Mayfield’s ‘Move On Up’, which led into a menagerie of disco tunes and 80s rock ballads.”

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Congratulations Melita and Richard on your spectacular wedding day! Thank you for sharing your story with us! Thank you to Sophie of Bayly & Moore for sharing today’s celebration!

Photographer: Bayly & Moore / Bride’s Dress: Sue Wong (Found On Ebay) / Bride’s Veil/Hair Accessories: Reny Kestel Millinery / Bride’s Shoes: Irregular Choice / Bride’s Jewelry: Heirloom pieces and gifts from friends / Groom’s Attire: InStitchu / Groomsmen Attire: InStitchu / Bridesmaid Dresses: Frock and Frill, Charlie Brown, Unique Vintage, Jigsaw, ASOS and Tutu du Monde / Hairstylist: Head Studio, team headed by Marie Cain / Makeup Artist: Grace Buckley / Flowers & Decor: Fox & Rabbit / Invitations: Maegan Brown / Stationery: Handmade by the bride / Ceremony Venue: Trinity Uniting Church / Ceremony Officiant: Pastor John Harris / Reception Venue: The Trustee Bar & Bistro / Macaron Tower: Jean Pierre Sancho / Wedding Rings: Rohan Jewellery / Wedding Rings: Look Feel Be / Transport: Perth Tram Company / Wedding Registry: Travel Registry
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