MORE REAL WEDDINGS #4

Gather inspiration from these special days. Pin your favourite elements as you collect ideas on everything from the stunning styling and finishing touches to the talented suppliers who made it happen

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ASHLEIGH + SAM

Special touches made Ashleigh Pearce and Sam Fahnle’s wedding a true family affair. “Prior to the ceremony commencing we had a balloon release to send up corsages for our Grandparent’s who are no longer with us,” Ashleigh says. “Both of our mums helped with the release, it was a beautiful moment.” Ashleigh and her father … Continue reading ASHLEIGH + SAM

BRIGETTE + JONO

Jono Street proposed to Brigette McDonald in Bali overlooking the ocean with a pink sunset and a ring made out of shell from the Padang Padang beach markets while Brigette was pregnant with their son Luca. It was while Brigette was out walking with little Luca in the pram when she spotted her dress – … Continue reading BRIGETTE + JONO

BRITTANY + SCOTT

Jazz music was playing, candles were flickering and the love of Brittany van der Kruik’s life, Scott Roncon, was down on one knee when she walked through the door of their Herne Hill home. “After many smiles, laughter and whisperings of ‘I love you’, Scott proposed and I said yes,” Brittany remembers, smiling. The couple, … Continue reading BRITTANY + SCOTT

MELANIE + ABE

Melanie Arter and Abe Myers were engaged on their Bellbrae property one morning after a night camping under the stars. They were wed just down the road at Abe’s parent’s property. Comfortable rugs, cushions and a sprinkling of flowers make their nuptials a relaxed but beautiful affair. The pair hosted 150 guests, however, they made … Continue reading MELANIE + ABE

OLIVIA + HERSCHEL

New York City was the romantic backdrop when Herschel Grace popped the question to the love of his life, Olivia Connoley. The pair, who have been together since 2009, were in Central Park when Herschel got down on one knee. “Hersch was so nervous that he put the ring on the wrong finger,” Olivia remembers, … Continue reading OLIVIA + HERSCHEL

MIA + ROSS

The lead-up to Mia Cook and Ross McDonald’s big day was as relaxed as the couple themselves. Ross popped the question on the day the Geelong West couple had been to the hospital for their 20-week scan of their first baby. “It was in our kitchen, after a home cooked meal and with a homemade … Continue reading MIA + ROSS

HAYLEY + DAN

Flower grandmothers, a living family tree and the involvement of some adorable furry friends made for an intimate and truly personal wedding for Hayley McKee and Dan Roy. By asking their nearest and dearest to play special roles in their big day, the Belmont couple shared their love for each other with the close-knit group … Continue reading HAYLEY + DAN

KATE + DANIEL

When Kate Shepherd and Daniel Pigott went to view their wedding venue, it was in the middle of renovations with no windows, no walls and no electricity. But Jack Rabbit Vineyard proved too irresistible for the Newtown couple. “We booked it then and there because of the amazing view – we knew it was the perfect place,” Kate remembers. “The … Continue reading KATE + DANIEL

DANIELLA + DAN

Daniella Natale and Dan Remenyi met while Dan was receiving treatment for a spinal injury. A friendship blossomed when Daniella, a nurse, was working at the Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre, but it wasn’t until two years later that they reconnected and fell in love. The night before Daniella’s birthday last year, Dan popped the question … Continue reading DANIELLA + DAN

GRACE + ROHAN

Grace Speight and Rohan Murray affectionately dubbed their wedding the Love Fest. Sharing a fun day with their loved ones was the ultimate goal for the pair, who carefully planned their special day to ensure enjoyment for all. The laughs began early morning when Grace’s sister gave her her own wedding veil to wear during … Continue reading GRACE + ROHAN

NATALIE + DEAN

It was Natalie Stendt and Dean Cullen’s little boy who played the most special role in their wedding day. Eight-month-old Archie fell ill two days before, with his parents unsure whether the day would go ahead or if their son could join them as they started their new life together. “Our pre-wedding plans changed very quickly – nothing was more … Continue reading NATALIE + DEAN

TRACEY + TYBIN

Tracey Dyson and Tybin Lawson fell in love while working at their part-time jobs during their high school years. The lovestruck pair would write notes to each other and often mess up an aisle at the chemist they worked at so they could spend the day cleaning it up together. “I’d ring the register bell … Continue reading TRACEY + TYBIN

YVONNE + DAVID

David McCartney went to international lengths to propose to the love of his life, Yvonne Robinson. He was waiting at the New York airport for his girlfriend when she flew in from Paris in the early hours of the morning. “It was a complete surprise to say the least,” recalls Yvonne, who was travelling through … Continue reading YVONNE + DAVID