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Two Pomeranian Puppies Steal the Show at This Glam Wedding

Two of the cutest pups you’ve ever laid eyes on. A beautiful long sleeve lace wedding dress and matching peep toe lace pumps. A glamorous white reception overlooking the water. Oh, and this gorgeous Bride and Groom. It all adds up to one seriously stunning wedding. Fall in love with all the pretty, courtesy of DeRay & Simcoe and Senson Studio, in The Vault!

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From The Bride…My husband and I met on a blind date at Bon Sai Restaurant through mutual friends. I realized he was the one when he let me finish his sesame flavored ice cream. My husband knew I was the one when I lent him my jacket (he was wearing a short sleeve shirt to show off his muscles on a very cold night). We survived our rather awkward and ultra-shy first meeting and now we are husband and wife!

Like other couples both of us were really stressed out during the preparation. Both of us never really had a dream or idea of what sort of wedding we wanted which made it even more difficult.

However, our friends, family, pastor Rae and fantastic vendors really helped us through the journey and the wedding day was perfect. Just as we planned and imagined.

One of the really coolest and amazing thing that happened during the photo-shoot was when we coincidentally met with Yang’s colleague’s dad and his two extremely cute puppies. He allowed us to take photos with the cutest Pomeranians. They were so photogenic! This all happened on the busy Saturday evening on King street. Diane and Amber had to quickly shoot the photos in between the busy incoming traffic. It was really crazy!

Also, on the wedding day everyone was emotional and happy but my father was especially happy and sad at the same time knowing that her baby girl is all grown up and married now. I am so grateful that all those beautiful moments were captured during the day and we can cherish the memories.

The reception at Acqua Viva was absolutely fantastic. The food was sensational. Umberto and his team made us feel very special and welcomed. Everything was perfect nothing to fault.

Our photographer DeRay and Simcoe absolutely exceeded our expectations. The special moments of our day were captured beautifully. Although some of our family members were not able to speak English, Amber and Diane were really helpful and made them feel very comfortable. We really want to thank Amber and Diane for not only to take natural and gorgeous photos but also making the day run smoothly.

We truly feel blessed and grateful for all the people who made it possible. Special thanks to all our friends, bridal party, Reverend Ray, DeRay and Simcoe photographers, Senson Studio Videographer, De La Rosa cakes & cupcakes, Elsie Tan Makeup Artist, Anastasia hair & makeup artist, Suzanne Siew makeup artist, Theressa’s Designs Bridal and Tuscany Bridal.

From DeRay & SimcoeHeeji and Yang were just total dream clients for us. Heeji’s parents are from Korea and Yang’s family are from China, such a delightful mix. We loved every minute of this stylish yet humble wedding.

We especially enjoyed how Heeji and Yang incorporated Yang’s much younger siblings into the wedding. Yang’s teenage brother Jack gave one of the most amazing best man speeches we have ever heard, even making his big brother cry. And Heeji’s dad cried at least 4 times seeing his beautiful daughter!

A gorgeous wedding with beautiful people inside and out.

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Photography: DeRay & Simcoe | Cinematography: Senson Studio | Wedding Dress: Tuscany Bridal | Cake: De La Rosa Cupcakes | Ceremony Venue: St. George's Cathedral | Reception Venue: Aqua Viva | Bridesmaids' Dresses: Coco & Lola | Makeup: Elsie Tan | Hair: Anastasia Hair & Makeup | Groom's Attire: Hugo Boss (from Marchesi) | Transportation: West Coast Limos | Dress Alterations: Theressa Designs | Floral Design + Styling: Event Style

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Traditional + Elegant Outdoor Wedding in Australia

If you thought Meegan and Cameron’s picnic inspired e-sesh was romantic just wait because we’ve got the wedding magic that followed straight from the lens of Katie Grant. A romantic, soft styled ceremony and reception bursting with fresh florals that’ll having you pinning. It’s the type of gorg garden romance that we’re beyond grateful to share, and we’ve got it all waiting for you in THE VAULT!

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From Katie GrantMeegan and Cameron wed on a gorgeous late Summer day in Perth, Western Australia. Like so many days here in Western Australia, the sun was shining, there was a subtle warmth in the air and an extreme amount of excitement. They chose an outdoor ceremony to really celebrate the beauty of the season followed by a breezy, open air reception at the Boatshed. A mild palette of soft lavender and silver was accented by pops of bright blooms by Twigged Flowers. The day was magic and there was so much love between Meegan and Cameron.

From The Bride…It was around the time of our eight year anniversary. We had been planning to get a puppy, so had taken a few weeks off work with the intention of settling her in. We accidentally misjudged her arrival by a week, so thought we would use the spare time up our sleeves for a last minute holiday to Koh Samui, Thailand, to coincide with our anniversary. It turns out that Cameron had already had the engagement ring for a few months, hidden at his parents house. He was waiting for the perfect opportunity to propose, and a spontaneous holiday was it!

Cameron organised a private chef and surprise candlelit dinner in our villa one night, complete with a playlist of all of our meaningful songs from over the years playing in the background. He also setup the iPad with a video slideshow of our years together since high school. I thought he had certainly gone to a lot of effort to celebrate our anniversary, and thought it was so sweet, but had absolutely no clue he was going to propose! When our favourite song came on half way through the evening, he got down on one knee and proposed. It was magical and, best of all, it was humbling to know he could still surprise me after all those years together!

We spent a lot of time online doing our research, then went and looked at a handful of venues we had narrowed down as our favourites. The Boatshed had a beautiful backdrop, was known for its great menu and was a family run business which took a lot of pride in the weddings they hosted there. One weekend we went and had a look at a wedding that was being setup and had a meeting with the owner – both really helped us to visualise how beautiful our day could look at that venue. What also helped to sell us on the venue was that they offered an all inclusive reception styling package including decorations, flowers, cake any special requests individualised to our personal wedding theme. This meant a lot less work and stress for us, and they did such a fantastic job.

We aimed for a romantic, soft styling of the ceremony and reception – including lots of fresh flowers draping the arbour and adorning the aisle at the ceremony and on the tables and mantles at the reception. In saying that, my dress and hair, and Cameron’s suit were all quite a classic style. We loved our wedding’s colour palette of charcoal, smokey lavender and ivory with pops of raspberry (the latter a recommendation from of our florist which we were so happy with).

My biggest advice is to do it together, or don’t do it at all. Your ability to work together on such a major project with such emotional and financial investment is refelctive of how you will work together on other major life ventures as husband and wife. Planning a wedding whilst fulfilling all your other commitments is a major task so sharing the load with each other is imperative. One of our favourite memories was sitting up at the bridal table and looking out at the beautiful reception we had organised, holding hands as husband and wife, seeing the smiling and happy faces of all our family and friends enjoying the moments with us, feeling on top of the world and and knowing we had achieved this together just like everything else during our relationship.

See more garden weddings in THE VAULT!

Photography: Katie Grant | Cinematography: Lensmunky Productions | Event Planning: Circle of Love Weddings | Event Planning: Merren Events | Floral Design: Twigged By Tali | Wedding Dress: Hob Nob Bridal | Stationery: Starfish Lane | Ceremony Venue: Stirling Gardens | Reception Venue: The Boatshed | Bridesmaids' Dresses: The Cocktail Boutique | Makeup: Nic Forde Makeup | Hair: Krystal Elise | DJ: Beat Mixology | Transportation: Bellagio Limousines | Getting Ready Venue: Crown Perth

Romantic Waterside Picnic Engagement Session

Dear Reader, this is what summertime is all about. A warm sunny day spent with a sweetheart, complete with waterside kisses and one serious spread of a picnic. From pastel backdrops, to shorelines awash with romance, every single shot is special. It’s the type of daydreams that Katie Grant has delivered to our doorstep, and it’s all waiting for you in THE VAULT!

From Katie Grant….On a warm summer’s day, Meegan and Cameron invited me along to document their love and their little family having a quaint picnic and stroll in Green Peace Reserve. Meegan wore a gorgeous floral dress that complimented her soon to be groom perfectly.

Meegan and Cameron are the most loving and sweet couple I have had the pleasure of photographing. Claiming they are completely “unphotogenic and shy”, I went into the photoshoot ready to work for some photos. The complete opposite happened. Their love is so true and tender that it would be impossible not to catch.


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Photography: Katie Grant | Makeup: Nic Forde Makeup | Hair: Krystal Elise | Venue: Green Peace Reserve