Where do I start. This wedding was awesome…and I wasn’t even a guest. I don’t think I stopped smiling the entire day. Michelle + Joe are such a fun couple and everything about their day reflected this. After a few wet weekends theirs was gorgeous! The ceremony was at the Lilypond at Brisbane City Botanical Gardens with garden and cityscape views. A reception followed at Quay West Brisbane. Michelle and I both share the same love of native flowers….and the florist did not disappoint! The great thing about natives is they easily dry well and maintain their colour. A few fun twists were some polish traditions incorporated. One of the most memorable was the bread/vodka ceremony where the couple is served a salty bread then they choose a shot at random. One is water and one is vodka. The one that gets the vodka is given the prize of ruling the household. Michelle scored the vodka!!! Cheers to the newlyweds!
BRISBANE PHOTOGRAPHER // Dallas Love Photography
CEREMONY // Brisbane City Botanical Gardens – Lilypond
RECEPTION VENUE + CATERING // Quay West Brisbane – some of the most friendly staff I have had the pleasure to work with…EVER!
CELEBRANT // Carol’s Celebrant Service Logan
HAIR + MAKEUP ARTIST // Bride’s cousin Francesca
WEDDING CAKE // Bayside Brownie Company (Tracey) – I think I’m having withdrawals… that brownie cake was sinful.
DJ // Gold Coast DJ Entertainment – OMgoodness. Best party mix. The entire night was danced and sung loudly on the floor!
GROOMSMEN GIFTS // Stainless steel camping mugs
BRIDESMAID GIFTS // Earrings & teacup trio
BRIDE’S ACCESSORIES // Grandmother’s brooch (something old) Veil (something borrowed)