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Kerryn and Peter’s Modern Riverside Wedding

by | Australia - Victoria, Bride, Inspired Weddings,

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Kerryn & Peter

I adore the fun modern vibe of Kerry and David’s riverside wedding. The couple chose a spot they adore – which also happened to be a caravan park! The choice meant the wedding turned from a one day event into a wedding sleepover with many of the guests making the trip and choosing to stay on site for longer celebrations! They chose Samara Clifford to capture their wedding day.

As for how they came to be, Kerryn and Peter tell, “Pete and Kerryn had been together for about 10 years and had discussed marriage many a time, they just needed to work out when was the right time to ‘become official’. They went away for the weekend to Sorrento for the weekend, had dinner, wandered down to the pier and Pete proposed!”

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Kerryn’s sister ( Lauren Lindeman) created the stationery for the day featuring a bright geometric heart. Kerryn tells, “We spent many a Saturday at my sister’s house, designing and printing and cutting them while entertaining her 1 year old twins! We wanted the theme to be fun, relaxed, bright, positive to reflect our relationship, rather than us pretending to be super classy for a day! The main theme that ran throughout was a heart made up triangles.

The theme started from the engagement party where triangles were used on the invite and as part of the decorations. The save the date was a triangle shaped magnet. The wedding invite was the first place where the triangles were brought together to show the heart shape.”

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Kerryn chose a gown from Rachel Gilbert , explaining, “I knew I didn’t want an overly traditional dress or to go into a traditional wedding dress shop, but I wasn’t sure how nontraditional to go. I also struggled a bit with wanting to wear a dress that I liked the look of rather than the dress that looked the best on me. I only really went to four stores and ended up with a Rachel Gilbert gown in a style that suited my body shape rather than one that I loved the style of. I’m really glad I ended up doing this as I felt comfortable and now absolutely adore the gown and how I look in the wedding photos.” Her bridesmaids wore coral orange dresses from Life with Bird.

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Sinikka Floral Designs created the floral arrangements for the day.

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Kerryn had cufflinks made for Peter with the geometric heart imprinted on them.

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Kerryn and Peter loved, “Driving from Melbourne to the Cumberland River Caravan Park on the Great Ocean Road and catching up with friends also driving down at the same time. At one point we were driving behind our marquee that was being delivered.”

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Kerryn and Peter chose Cumberland River for their wedding, explaining, “We stayed at the Wye River Caravan Park for our six month anniversary when we first started going out. Kerryn gave Peter a 6 pack of Asahi beer (his favourite beer at the time). Peter gave Kerryn 26 Snap and Crackle bars, 1 for each week they had been together. We have stayed in Wye River many times since and had driven past the Cumberland River Caravan Park each time. Both of us had thought it would be a great place to get married, but neither had ever told each other…until we got engaged.”

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Rosalie Humbert performed the ceremony. “We worked with their celebrant to include some words regarding their belief that all people should be able to marry. This was one of the most important parts for us as Peter’s brother was in the wedding party and fiancé nearby, who will marry in the UK as they cannot in Australia.”

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The couple’s photographer stayed overnight with the guests and definitely had a boogey on the dance floor!

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The geometric heart continued through the wedding decor, Kerryn noting, “The bonbonniere was a mug with the triangle heart shape printed on it. An Asahi and Snap ‘n Crackle bar were in the mugs. The napkin holders was a piece of paper with a water colour version of the triangles and added a great bit of colour to the tables. We made a large version of the triangle heart out of foam mounting board and hung it from the roof of the marquee.”

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“Marriage and the wedding itself for us was a special opportunity to share time with the people that mean so much to us and have played cherished roles in their lives throughout our relationship, that had seemed like a marriage for quite some time. This was just the formality for the commitment we had for each other. It was also a great excuse to have the party of our lives and dance the night away (3am curfew and we used every last minute).”

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The first dance involved nothing less than the worm, the newlyweds telling, “We did The Bridal Worm (instead of the wedding waltz)! We learnt a salsa dance for the wedding dance to a salsa version of Beyoncé’s Crazy in Love. At the end of the dance, we did a simultaneous ‘bridal worm’. The significance of the worm was that Peter is known for ‘doing the worm’ at parties, weddings etc., it’s not uncommon for a chant to start encouraging Peter to do the worm at these social functions. Therefore, Kerryn set out to practice the worm so that they could do a synchronised ‘bridal worm’. And with her foam mat (that she stretched the truth to tell the attendant at Clark Rubber that she was buying the foam to cover with material and use for people to sit against at her house) to protect her face and chest and a towel to not ruin her dress, she was set to worm it with the best (Pete). ”

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Kerryn remembers, “One of our good friends splitting his pants from dancing with too much gusto.” The Requestadors kept guests on the dance floor until 3am!

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Congratulations on your marriage Kerryn and Peter! Thank you for sharing your day with us! Thank you also to Samara Clifford for sharing today’s wedding and story!

Photographer: Samara Clifford / Bride’s Dress: Rachel Gilbert / Bride’s Shoes: Tony Bianco / Groom’s Attire: Myer - Dom Bagnato / Groomsmen Attire: Myer - Dom Bagnato / Groom & Groomsmen Socks: Happy Socks / Groom & Groomsmen Bowties: Calvin Klein / Bridesmaid Dresses: Life with Bird / Hairstylist: Surfcoast Hair and Make up / Makeup Artist: Surfcoast Hair and Make up / Flowers: Sinikka Floral Designs / Invitations & Stationery: Lauren Lindeman (the brides sister) / Venue: Cumberland River / Ceremony Officiant: Rosalie Humbert / Hire: Occasions Party Hire / Catering: Sorella Foods / Cake Baker: Cuppa Cottage, Sandringham 03) 9598 9334 / Cake Topper: From The Owl / Band: The Requestadors / Wedding Rings: Lacy Jewellery
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Daughters Of Simone Bridesmaid Gowns – The Revelry Sisters

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Daughters Of Simone have long been known for their stunning bohemian inspired bridal gowns. From when we first featured their gowns in 2011, the brand has grown to become the place to go for non traditional bridal gowns and now? Now they’re even helping out your favourite ladies with the introduction of The Revelry Sisters- The Daughters Of Simone Bridesmaid Collection!

From getting ready in the morning (think loose fitting silk numbers easily slipped off over hair and makeup), to the gowns themselves, each 100% silk, which feature all the relaxed yet stylish features of the bohemian trend we know and love. Flowing skirts, low backs, criss cross straps, hues of wine, cream and floral prints all made to create a gown that allows its wearer to feel “beautiful, sexy, and best of all happy.”

Designer Brittany notes, “We always tell our brides that we would never sell a gown that we didn’t want to wear ourselves, well the same logic goes with our new ‘Revelry Sisters’ bridesmaid collection. Were moving towards a new generation of bridesmaid beauty. Having been in many many weddings ourselves we refuse to partake in the cliché.”

Each piece is available to purchase from the Daughters Of Simone website (The Wild Romantic, the first Daughters Of Simone Australian stockist is set to open soon!)

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Priscila and David’s Gatsby Inspired Winery Wedding

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

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Priscila & David

Priscila and David chose a Gatsby inspired wedding amongst the vineyards for their marriage. Incorporating special elements like gold mesh cages, fresh pomegranates and plenty of candle light to add to the special vintage inspired decor they created for their day. Every shot captured by the talented Damien Milan Photography

“The first night David ever went to church to ‘check it out’, he met Priscila in the coffee line. Neither of them could have guessed that three and a half years later they’d be married.”

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Priscila wore a gown by designer Jennifer Go and added a veil from Pronovias and hairpiece from Anna Rivka. Her bridesmaids wore elaborately beaded gowns from Asos.

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Priscila walked down the aisle to Pachelbel’s Canon In D. The couple choosing St Mary’s Anglican Church, Maitland  for their wedding ceremony.

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The couple celebrated the ceremony with cake (by Blackbird Café) and champagne!

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Of their photographers, David & Priscila remember, “Damien & Anastasia were extremely professional and so creative!! Everyone is commenting on the quality of the photos and the story they tell. Thanks for helping to make our big day even more special. We thoroughly recommend these guys!”

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The newlyweds tell, “The photos in the vineyards were very special. The sky opened up while we were far out in the middle of the vineyards to we got drenched but you have got to laugh in times like that. Our photographers made a great use of this magical light and captured the mood perfectly.”

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Priscila and David celebrated with their guests at The Great Cask Hall, Hope Estate, Hunter Valley . They explain, “We both love wood and good wine so the Great Cask Hall seemed to be the perfect place to celebrate our wedding. As an old barrel room the place is already very rich in history. We wanted to give it a personal touch by creating an exquisite garden banquet. We added candles to set a bohemian vibe and the suspended ladders with gold mesh cages were inspired by Priscila’s market hopping in Paris the previous year.”

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The reception was decorated by the couple inspired by Priscila’s Parisian travels. They remember, “We tied ivy and roses to antique wooden ladders and suspended them from the reception ceiling. From these we hung chicken wire cylinders spray painted gold with magnolia branches on the inside. Priscila laid the tables with gold trinkets she and her mother had collected. Her Mum sprayed tiny plaster birds from the local Two Dollar Store with gold paint and gold leaf and placed them on the tables amongst flowers and pomegranates.

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Priscila and David note, “Everything on the day was sophisticated and cosy which is what we were going for. Of course I doubt anything would have changed the night from being the best of our lives. Not even the downpour during our photos in the vineyard.”

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Priscila and David chose a classic for their first dance, remembering, “Our first dance was to Etta James’, ‘At Last’ sung by our friend, Lemba Augwi. Such an amazing moment! ‘At Last’ became our song early in our relationship and when I proposed to Priscila at Freshwater Beach in Sydney’s Northern Beaches I had a jazz band play the song.”

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Congratulations on your marriage Priscila and David! Thank you for sharing your day with us! Thank you also to Damien Milan Photography for sharing today’s wedding with us!

Photographer: Damien Milan Photography / Bride’s Dress: Jennifer Go / Bride’s Shoes: Shoes Of Prey / Bride’s Jewelry: Bride's Grandma / Bride’s Veil/Hair Accessories: (Veil) Pronovias / Bride’s Veil/Hair Accessories: Anna Rivka / Groom’s Attire: Calibre / Groomsmen Attire: Politix / Bridesmaid Dresses: Asos / Makeup Artist: Sarah Castillo, Mariela Demetriou and Aneta Luschwitz / Invitations & Stationery: McKean Studio / Flowers: Bride / Ceremony Venue: St Mary’s Anglican Church, Maitland / Ceremony Officiant: Father Chris Butterworth / Reception Venue: The Great Cask Hall, Hope Estate, Hunter Valley / Band: Lachlan McFarlane, Monica Lasuardi and Lemba Augwi / Catering: Mums / Cake Baker: Blackbird Café, Maitland (02) 4934 5238 / Wedding Rings: Derek Barret Jewellers (02) 4926 4880 / Transport: Princess Classic Cars

Mira Mandic Bridal Gowns

by | Bridal Fashion, Bride

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The beautiful designs that come from bridal designer Mira Mandic have always enchanted me. I have followed the design house for many years always noting the couture, yet subtle styling of the collections. Much of this comes from the French influence into the brand,  by original designer Mira who spent much of her time in the city of love.

Designer Morgan Mandic is inspired by her surroundings – the culture in the many cities she visits, the movies she enjoys, the music that envelopes her throughout the day and even the art galleries she explores. She sources lace and fabric from France and Italy, choosing only the finest fabrics from the best European mills.

The philosophy is simple – each gown must be the embodiment of a woman’s dreams whilst still reflecting her own personal style and enhancing her beauty

Mira Mandic gowns are available through the flagship boutique in Double Bay, Sydney or one of their stockists.

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