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Ceremony Wisdom

Today’s interviewee has a heart of gold. After witnessing a lot of her friends get married, she realised that, despite the celebrants being total pros, they didn’t seem to be a good ‘fit’. So Nicola trained to be a celebrant to offer couples something different. She understands that weddings should be as unique and diverse

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When a celebrant describes themselves as a ‘love hustler’, ‘wedding whisperer’ and a ‘party starter’, you know you’re going to have a fun and unique event! That’s exactly what you’ll get with Jo Booth Event Celebrant. Her energy and enthusiasm for her job shines through in today’s interview. With a background in event management, Jo

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Image via The LatestAs our friends Jamie and Cara of Brisbane City Celebrants celebrate 10 years as Marriage Celebrants, it’s an opportune time for them to fill us in on how they’ve witnessed weddings evolve over the past decade.We’ve all seen weddings become less traditional and more fitting to the couple’s personalities and style. Less about

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Drink station by Brisbane Wedding Decorators image by Still Wild Love Contrary to what some movies may like to have you believe, it’s actually very rare for the best man to forget or lose the wedding rings (not saying this doesn’t happen though). So what really does get forgotten or overlooked at wedding ceremonies?With over 10 years

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Image by Ava Me Photography via Ainslea & Tim’s Rain-Filled Country Garden WeddingAre you struggling to find the perfect wedding vows? You try and try to find vows that relate to you and your future spouse. But they end up sounding traditional, maybe fake, a little fluffy. You realize you’ve heard them all before. This is

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One of the things that completely inspires us here at Polka Dot Bride, is the passion that the vendors we meet, have for their work. One of those who continues to inspire us is Sydney marriage celebrant Robyn Pattison. She’s an old hat at making couples feel comfortable, and relaxed on their wedding day but

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Image by Muse Photography via Courtney & James’ Lovely Wonganella Winery WeddingFirst off, I am not pooh-poohing our amazing couples that opt to have a bridal party – there are lots of benefits to having your besties by your side when you say your I do’s.But lately we are finding that a lot of our couples are asking

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Image by Harold Lord via Wanda & Matt’s Fun Personal Tanglewood Estate WeddingNowadays, many of our beloved fur kids are part of our lives, so it only makes sense to include them on the special day!Every bride or groom imagines their fur kids walking diligently down the aisle with a ring pillow in their mouths, but often

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There’s just so much enthusiasm and joy in Alison of Alison Saunders Celebrant words today – you can’t but help to be drawn in. Alison creates ceremonies with warmth adding personal touches to make sure that your ceremony reflects who you are. Her inspiration comes from your stories and her sense of humour ensures that

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There is something to be said about a celebrant who so obviously loves what she is doing. Ally of Life & Times Celebrancy  is one of those people who exudes enthusiasm and fun (just look at that lovely smile) and it is these qualities that make her ceremonies unique. Not that the serious side of

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When choosing your wedding vendors, you want to be sure you really ‘connect’ with them and that you’re all on the same page when it comes to the role they will be playing on your big day. This is particularly important for same-sex couples who will likely enjoy a better experience in the lead up

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With the perfect climate for outdoor weddings year round and the flexibility to have civil ceremonies virtually anywhere, it doesn’t get much better than Australia when it comes to choosing a destination to elope to, ok maybe we’re a little bias, but really you are spoilt for choice when it comes to eloping in Australia

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The legal requirements to get married in Australia Brisbane City Celebrants share their knowledge on the minimum legal requirements to get married in Australia, and explain what a ‘legals only’ wedding is.Your marriage can take place from one calendar month after the date you lodge the Notice of Intended Marriage (NOIM) with your Celebrant.What legal

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Image by Carmen Rose How to change your last name when you marryCongratulations on getting married! Taking your partners surname is completely optional. The following is a guide to the process for those that decide to do so.In order for an individual to change their last name to that of their partners last name, either person

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Your ceremony sets the scene for your party and indeed your marriage to follow – so connecting with your celebrant on a level that resonates with your personalities is so important. If you aren’t into ‘fluffy or soppy ceremonies’, then Kitty of My Wedding Celebrant might be just the right person to start you off

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