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.
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
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.
Who is your bridesmaid dress supplier? Forever New
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.
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.
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