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Cassidy Vines and Nick Guyett were surrounded by gardens, furniture and props all handmade with love when they wed at Cassidy’s parents’ Ocean Grove property. “The whole wedding was a hugely DIY affair, with everyone pitching in during the 12 months leading up,” Cassidy says. “Our main aim when planning the wedding was to have … Continue reading CASSIDY + NICK


A Tuscan inspired celebration was the perfect choice for avid travellers Penelope Sinclair and Mark Flanders. “We inspired each other by recalling favourite songs, favourite travel memories and silly sweet nothings about each other – but, most of all, our love for one another,” Penny says. “We incorporated all of these things into our wedding … Continue reading PENNY + MARK


After Jason Williams proposed to Bree Driscoll on New Year’s Eve, she knew she had to find the perfect wedding dress to match the perfect proposal. “I wanted a dress with a difference, I wanted a dress with a front split,” she says. “Mum and I went dress shopping every weekend, I tried on so … Continue reading BREE + JASON


What started off as a friendship for Ainsley Carr and Lachy Szponar turned into a beautiful love story for the Geelong West couple. “Our parents have been best mates since we were young so we’ve just always known each other,” she says. “It wasn’t until we were older and we started hanging out more that … Continue reading AINSLEY + LACHY


Jake Pitman surprised Rachel Aylmer on their fourth anniversary with dinner, candles, and a little blue box. The pair met back in 2011 when Jake was living with his sister and Rachel’s good friend. Rachel and Jake celebrated their nuptials in front of 90 family and friends at Blue Wren Park. Personal touches included personalised shortbreads … Continue reading RACHEL + JAKE


Geelong primary school teacher Hannah Coulter’s former students played classic Cannon in D and she walked down the aisle to meet her love John Clark. The pair personalised their day further by writing their own vows. Hannah says the couple decided to share them a week prior to the wedding to prevent them crying on … Continue reading HANNAH + JOHN


Tahlee Byers and Ricky Norton met a concert in Sale in 2009, and from there their friendship and love grew. “We spent the whole night talking and laughing,” Tahlee says. “We met up in Melbourne the weekend after and the rest is history.” The pair were married in Geelong in front of about 65 guests. … Continue reading TAHLEE + RICKY


The pair were married on the sixth anniversary of Black Saturday. “My brother lived at Kinglake when the fire went through so we wanted to make light on the day and help him celebrate a new meaning to that day,” Paige says. Luke, a CFA volunteer, also was deployed to Kinglake during the fires. Their … Continue reading PAIGE + LUKE


Melbourne couple Samantha Townsend and Daniel Noy longed for a coastal wedding and found their ideal spot in Geelong. “We tried every coast of Victoria but found Geelong had a great vibe to it and was a lovely little get away,” Samantha says. The pair met at a 16th birthday party 10 years ago and … Continue reading SAMANTHA + DANIEL


DATE TO REMEMBER Groom Joel Heil reminded his bride of how beautiful she looked throughout their special day on November 21, 2015. His thoughtful nature is what Cat Angus, who wore an understated silk dress, adores most. “Joel is extremely kind, always trying to do right by everyone he comes across,” she says. The Ocean … Continue reading CAT + JOEL


LOVE STORY The natural magic of a rural property near Lorne set the tone for Kim Scott’s dream wedding to Tom Lonergan. Like the couple, the celebration of their love was relaxed with a focus on having fun in the native setting. A cool botanical colour palette of white, grey and green was used throughout the ceremony and reception, complemented by … Continue reading KIM + TOM


Imogene Thomson opted to wear a full Vera Wang ball gown to match the grandeur of her Campbell Point House marriage to Simon Aimers on February 12, 2015. The nuptials had a romantic novel theme, with decorative hearts prominent in the styling. “As cliché as it sounds, staring into Simon’s eyes and feeling his hands … Continue reading IMOGENE + SIMON