Real Wedding – Samantha + Matthew

After knowing each other since preschool, Samantha and Matthew fell head over heels when they were both 21. They held their ceremony and reception at Woodville School of Arts and community hall. Candice Campbell Photography captured their special day.

Samantha and Matthew married in a laid-back ceremony, officiated by Jules Amidy of Hunter Valley Ceremonies.

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A country / rustic theme punctuated with bright pops of colour was the order of the day.

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The bridal flowers were created by Floral Affects & Event Hire.

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The Vintage Events Company worked their magic in creating a gorgeous reception.

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Guests enjoyed the culinary delights of Wheelie Great Pizzas.

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EdenCakes created this vibrant wedding cake.

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The couple ended their night with a sparkler send-off, departing their reception for Quest Maitland Serviced Apartments.

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Real Wedding – Jess + Rohan

After attending an impressive wedding at Peterson House, Jess knew it was also the ideal location for her own wedding. Sherringham Photography captured these beautiful moments from her marriage to Rohan.

Jess and Rohan worked at the same place, but on different rosters. After being thrown together on an overtime shift, romance blossomed.

JessRohan (529)Jess’ gown was from Brides of Beecroft, while the bridesmaid’s dresses were from Newcastle Bridal House. Rohan was suited up by Ken Lane Menswear.

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Ronnies flower shop created the bridal bouquets; wedding stationery was by The Write Invite; cake and bonbonniere were home-made by the bride’s clever grandmother and great aunt.

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Canapés and champagne were brought out to the deck and kick-started the celebration following the ceremony. The reception, at Restaurant Cuvee, Hunter Valley, was a relaxed dinner featuring roasted pork belly and crispy skinned salmon. The excellent service was appreciated by all.

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Guests travelled from interstate and overseas, staying at Chateau ElanMercure Resort, Hunter Valley GardensPotters Hotel Brewery ResortLeisure Inn Hotels & Cumberland Motor Inn. “We had a large family breakfast the morning after the wedding which was a great way to catch up with everyone before we headed off on our honeymoon. It was a continuation of the celebrations and felt like it extended the wedding to more than just one day.”
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Real Weddings – Julie + Neal

Julie & Neal met when they were both working at the same New Zealand hospital. They married on 6th March at Wandin Valley EstateVIBE Photography were on hand to capture their special day.

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Julie’s wedding gown and the bridesmaid’s dresses were from Newcastle Bridal.

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Victoria Langham CMC – Marriage Celebrant – A Beautiful Day married the couple in a heart-felt ceremony.

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The reception was held in the Cricketer’s Pavillion on Wandin Valley Estate. While the bridal party had photos, guests drank bubbles and ate canapés while playing cricket and croquet.

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A cupcake tower was set up on a wine barrell next to the bridal table.

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Refined stationery set the tone for an elegant wedding.

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Angel Blooms created the prettiest of centrepieces.

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Real Weddings – Laura + Mark

Laura and Mark were married at Tocal Homestead by Philip Greentree of Greentree CeremoniesCandice Campbell Photography took their wedding photos.

Laura and Mark met on a dating website…and the rest is history! Laura’s gown is from Calabro Bidal.

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The Wedding Designer created the perfect setting for a whimsical wedding.

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Laura chose balloons in lieu of flowers to great effect. The bridesmaids dresses were from lightinthebox.com.The couple were conveyed in style by Kombi Event Hire.

 

 

Jamine from Project Cake created these delicious twin cakes.

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Beautiful lighting in a great venue set the tone for a heavenly reception.

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Real Weddings – Jessica + Mitchell

Jessica & Mitchell married in an intimate ceremony in the McIntyre Theatrette at Newcastle MuseumPopcorn Photography captured their special day.

Jessica had met Mitchell’s older brother and his wife on a camping trip. Their friendship resulted in a promise to visit them in Geelong…and it was here she met Mitchell at a family breakfast!

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Jessica wanted a relaxed, comfy lace dress, and she found it from Suzanna M Designs on Etsy. Belflora created the bridal bouquets.

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The bridesmaids wore dresses from Asos, while the men were suited up by Roger David.

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Jessica & Mitchell managed to create a beautiful wedding on a small budget. They set the reception area up themselves the day before the wedding using Jessica’s home-made decorations – flowers, pine cones, place names and succulent favours. A few items were hired from The Wedding Designer, and vintage wooden chairs were hired from Butlers Events Newcastle.

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A family friend made the wedding cake, which was topped with succulents from Jessica’s garden.

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We love a bit of quirk! Popcorn Photography found some great spots for beautiful photos.

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