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Ceremony Wisdom

Today, Julie from Blue Haze Ceremonies talks with us at Julia’s Celebrant Agency about all the advantages of having a wedding in your very own backyard. I think it’s a brilliant idea especially when it’s so easy now to get hired help to clean up afterwards! Ms Chinoiserie Says: It’s so special to be married in your backgarden;

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At Julia’s Celebrant Agency, we love pets! Our video is a must watch for any dog lovers out there that really want their furry friend to be a part of the wedding! Ms Chinoiserie Says: So adorable; great tips for all pooches wanting to play a starring role! About Julia’s Celebrant Agency: Julia’s Celebrant Agency is a

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For those of you lucky brides to be who are planning romantic winter nuptials, Kim was married on a crisp autumn day too!  Now that she’s a marriage celebrant herself, she’s collected some great ideas on how to stay warm at weddings during those colder months! Ms Chinoiserie Says: Some great advice on ways to keep

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A wedding ceremony needs to consist of lots of different elements. Apart from the legal requirements, the ceremony needs to be engaging, personal, fun, exciting, stress free, and above all delivered in a professional manner. After all, the formal commitment of two people in front of family and friends, is the reason for this big

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Check out all these fun alternatives to a wedding bouquet! It was great chatting to Lisa from Julia’s Celebrant Agency, she’s such a fun celebrant and had some great advice for those not wanting to go down the traditional path when it comes to flowers! Ms Chinoiserie Says: So much fun – love all the alternatives

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By getting your wedding guests involved, everyone will feel the love during your ceremony! Elena has some great advice on how your guests and even your bridal party can take the lead during the ceremony and perform what traditionally is done by the celebrant.. and why not? As long as the legals are covered, you

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Image by Carla Atley Photography via Kylie and Matthew’s Rustic Vintage Winery WeddingAs you prepare for your big day with your ceremony officiant, there are many things to consider and decide upon. Here is my checklist of useful things to consider:How would you like to walk down the aisle?  Traditionally, flower girls and page boys lead the way

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Let’s talk children at weddings. While some couples choose to have child free weddings, others embrace the joy of having excited children involved in their day, particularly when their own children get to be a very special part of their celebrations.There are many ways to include little ones in your ceremony. Depending on their age this

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Image by Aubrey Strawberry Photography via Winter Wedding InspirationBaby, it’s cold outside! Yes, winter has hit and spring and summer wedding planning is in full swing. But if you’re newly engaged and you’ve found yourself suddenly dreaming of a winter wedding, here are 10 reasons why you should book one in:1. Your bank account will thank you. Less

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Being a celebrant for such an important occasion is a huge responsibility, so the power of a team of two celebrants is just the ticket. Nandy and Summa of 2celebrants so obviously love what they do, and have so much fun doing it together, sharing ideas yet each bringing something quite different to a ceremony.

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When it comes to picking a song to walk down the aisle to, it can seem like there is an overwhelming number of options for you to choose from! The type of song you choose can really set the scene for what’s to come and should be a personal decision between you and your partner.At

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Infinity Chapel Image by Mataphoto

Wiwaha Chapel Image by Dominik Photography Bali Bali, known as the Island of the Gods and the Island of Love, has so much to offer couples looking to marry at a truly idyllic location.At Brisbane City Celebrants, we are so intrigued by the Bali wedding industry that during a recent trip to the island, we hired a driver

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Image by Angga Permana Photo via Nathalia & Thilo’s Whimsical Lombok Beach WeddingDestination weddings are the perfect way to have a memorable, unique wedding that reflects the couple’s true love story. While traditional weddings are important to many newly engaged couples, destination weddings are increasingly becoming more popular. Below are a few reasons that are

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Image by Anthea Auld Photographer via Johanna and James’ Tasmanian Winery WeddingMany of my couples have a checklist when it comes to choosing readings for their marriage ceremony: they want something meaningful (but not necessarily formal or overly serious), something they haven’t heard before and some beautiful words they’ll remember always. Here are a few of my favourites…SHORT & SWEET Who says readings

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We enjoy hearing our vendor’s stories on Polka Dot Bride – they are such a special bunch of people! So we’re thrilled to introduce today, Koren Harvey Marriage Celebrant. Koren has been with us as a vendor for a long time and has shared many stories with us, not least of which was her own

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