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Amy & Luke's Classic and Colourful Wedding

Posted on 17 Apr, 2015
Amy & Luke's Classic and Colourful Wedding

Background

How did you meet your (now) husband? Through my best friends older bother

How long have you been together? 4 ½ years

Do you have a proposal story? Luke took me on a surprise ‘birthday’ picnic the day before my birthday at my favourite spot, Iluka Rod, Palm Beach- This is where our ceremony was.

The Wedding

What was your wedding date? 7.3.15

Location (Ceremony and Reception)

1.     Where?  Private Residence- Palm Beach

2.     What made you choose there? It’s our favourite spot

3.     How did you find it? It’s one of Luke’s clients homes- They very generously let us hold it there

How was the weather on the day? Sunny

What made you decide to get married on this particular date? Just left like a good day--- All uneven numbers

The Wedding Details

Theme (if any – colours, features, etc.)?  Neutral colours with bright colorful accents.

Where did you draw your inspiration/ideas from? All over Instagram and pinterest

Were any aspects of your wedding D.I.Y? If so What? Most was DIY. I went with my bridesmaids to the flower markets, bunting, poles, balloons, tassels all done by myself 

Bridal Party 

1.     Bridesmaids – who/relationship? Kate Hills- Johnes & Emily Mckie- both long term friends

2.    Groomsmen – who/relationship?  Jay Baldwin & Jake Burrows- Brother and long term friend

Wedding Gown (the most important part!)

What made you decide to come into Karen Willis Holmes?  I was in the area

Where have you seen our gowns (if at all) before? I saw a lot of them after I had stumbled across the store.

How many gowns did you try?  Nearly all- I loved them all… but especially the Willow Gown.

Where did you purchase your gown from (which store or stockist)? Paddington- Hannah Kate made the experience a delight.

What did you especially like about your gown? I like its simplicity. It was comfortable. The lace was devine, everything really. I loved my belt too.

 

Fashion

Who is your bridesmaid dress supplier?  Forever New

Where did you get the groom and groomsmen’s suits? Saba Jackets, Country Road Pants & Shirts.

What accessories did you choose to finish your gown and also for those in your bridal party?  Samantha Wills earrings and Kiz & Co Bracelets for myself and the girls.

Where did you get your shoes from? Windsor Smith

Did you wear a veil/headpiece? Where did you get this from? Veil from KAREN WILLIS HOLMES & Belt. 

Other:

What advice would you give brides organizing their wedding? Be organised, I was so relaxed in the lead up because I knew I had everything sorted.

What advice would you give brides searching for their wedding gown? I only looked in KAREN WILLIS HOLMES, so not sure..Make sure your comfortable.

Anything extra that is special or you would like to share about your big day.

Something Old? Antique Wine Glasses

Something New? Champagne Glasses

Something Borrowed? Cake knife

Something Blue? Napkins

 A silver six pence in my shoe from England. All these were displayed on our cake table by mum. 

Suppliers

Florist – Haven & Sarah- Avalon

Photographer James Billing Photography

Music – Baker Boys Band

First Dance – Breathe me- SIA

MC – Jake Tucker- Luke’s Cousin

Celebrant – Claire Belfort

Stationery Heart Invites

Cake Skyline Bakery

Bombonieres – Succulents- Made by Luke & I

Hair – Mana Hair Avalon

Make up Suzie White Weddings

Extra features -  Photobooth- In An Instant Photography