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I Love Wednesdays at One Fine Day


To say we loved our booth for this year’s One Fine Day would be an understatement. It was a real labour of love and DIY goodness. We basically transported a part of my house to Australian Technology Park and tried to bring love and colour to our booth.

A lot was DIYed in the weeks prior to the fair, including our rug (which is not so secretly my faovourite DIY from this year). But our kind of amazing wall was made by the wonderful guys from WildSets, who built our epic wall, I really wanted it to feel lived in and like you were coming into our backyard and they really nailed the look. It turned out more perfect than I could’ve imagined, and I’m trying to figure out how to put it up in our house!

Thank you to my better half Nick for, as always, keeping me sane and running with my crazy ideas, my biz buddy Vic for making sure things ran smoothly, Jack attack for coming to help set everything up and to everyone else who came and said hello it was so lovely to meet you all and I hope you enjoyed the fair!

xx

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Christine + TK {Loved Up} Cockatoo Island


It’s a rainy Monday here in Sydney and I feel like some sunshine and smiles and Christine & TK’s loved up session brings that in spades! There’s so much love between these two, I remember our first chat, via Skype, and even with the connection breaking up, the way that they spoke and looked at each other was just beyond wonderful (and made me not so secretly excited to get to spend time with them).

Christine & TK both have a love of food and our little adventure around Cockatoo Island became a gastronomic delight, I think I have a list a mile long of restaurants I now want to check out, especially a lot of places in Perth, where their wedding is going to be very, very soon (so keep your eyes posted for more of these two).

xx Len

 

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Christine & TK Loved Up on Cockatoo Island
Christine & TK Loved Up on Cockatoo Island
Christine & TK Loved Up on Cockatoo Island
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Sydney Loved Up Photographer
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Christine & TK loved up on Cockatoo Island
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Cockatoo Island engagement photography
Cockatoo Island engagement photography
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Love, love, love on Cockatoo Island
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Christine & TK Loved Up on Cockatoo Island
Christine & TK Loved Up on Cockatoo Island
Christine & TK Loved Up on Cockatoo Island
Christine & TK Loved Up on Cockatoo Island
Christine & TK Loved Up on Cockatoo Island
Christine & TK Loved Up on Cockatoo Island
Christine & TK Loved Up on Cockatoo Island


Claudia & Jimmy {Married } Neilsen Park wedding


I’ve wanted to share Claudia & Jimmy’s wedding for a long time, it’s featured in the latest issue of Real Weddings magazine and I’m so freaking happy to finally have it up in all it’s glory on the bloggy.

Claudia & Jimmy’s love of travel has always been a part of their relationship, even the beginnings of their relationship involved travel. They met in a Post Office in Perth, Claudia was traveling and Jimmy was working there. Claudia had to move back to London and after knowing each other for a week and in a truly whirlwind moment 6 months later Jimmy moved in with Claudia in London! So they knew that they wanted travel to be a theme of their wedding and they wanted it to just be a fun celebration. Having everything from a Calypso band to a piñatas!

Their day was such a wonderful celebration of their love with all their families and friends and I’m so excited to have been a part of it and it was featured in the latest issue of Real Weddings Magazine. Hope you all enjoy!

Venue: Ceremony & reception at Neilsen Park
Florist: Butterfly Philospohy
Paper Goods: Dana Diament at Hello Peachy
Wedding favours: Luggage Tages from Ciao Bella
Wedding dress: Collette Dinnigan
Bridesmaid dress: Monsoon
Hair: Melissa Cauchi Hairdressing
Makeup: Makeup by Megan
Jimmy’s suit: MJ Bale
Music: DJ from Sincopa and Calypso Band
Celebrant: Nina De Borde

 

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Neilsen Park Wedding Boys getting ready
Neilsen Park Wedding Boys getting ready
Neilsen Park Wedding Boys getting ready
Neilsen Park Wedding Boys getting ready
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Jimmy cutting his hair before his wedding
Jimmy cutting his hair before his wedding
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Claudia & Jimmy Neilsen Park Wedding
Claudia & Jimmy Neilsen Park Wedding
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Guys getting ready in Bondi Beach for wedding
Guys getting ready in Bondi Beach for wedding
Guys getting ready in Bondi Beach for wedding
Guys getting ready in Bondi Beach for wedding
Guys getting ready in Bondi Beach for wedding
Guys getting ready in Bondi Beach for wedding
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Claudia getting ready for her wedding at Neilsen Park
Claudia getting ready for her wedding at Neilsen Park
Claudia getting ready for her wedding at Neilsen Park
Claudia getting ready for her wedding at Neilsen Park
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Bridesmaids and bridesmate having fun getting ready
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Claudia getting into her Collette Dinnigan wedding dress
Claudia getting into her Collette Dinnigan wedding dress
Melissa Cauchi Hairdressing doing Claudia's hair for her wedding at Neilsen Park
Melissa Cauchi Hairdressing doing Claudia's hair for her wedding at Neilsen Park
Melissa Cauchi Hairdressing doing Claudia's hair for her wedding at Neilsen Park
Melissa Cauchi Hairdressing doing Claudia's hair for her wedding at Neilsen Park
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Neilsen Park Wedding Photography
Neilsen Park Wedding Photography
Neilsen Park Wedding Photography
Claudia & Jimmy's Wedding Ceremony at Neilsen Park
Claudia & Jimmy's Wedding Ceremony at Neilsen Park
Claudia & Jimmy's Wedding Ceremony at Neilsen Park
Claudia & Jimmy's Wedding Ceremony at Neilsen Park
Claudia & Jimmy's Wedding Ceremony at Neilsen Park
Claudia & Jimmy's Wedding Ceremony at Neilsen Park
Claudia & Jimmy's Wedding Ceremony at Neilsen Park
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Wedding bridal party photos in Sydney, Australia
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Claudia & Jimmy's Neilsen Park Wedding Afternoon Tea
Claudia & Jimmy's Neilsen Park Wedding Afternoon Tea
Claudia & Jimmy's Neilsen Park Wedding Afternoon Tea
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Wedding Mariachi Band at Neilsen Park
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Wedding Reception at Neilsen Park, Sydney
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Wedding Reception details at Neilsen Park, Sydney
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Fathers of the Bride & Groom Speech in Sydney
Fathers of the Bride & Groom Speech in Sydney
Best Men's speech at Claudia & Jimmy's Neilsen Park Wedding
Best Men's speech at Claudia & Jimmy's Neilsen Park Wedding
Best Men's speech at Claudia & Jimmy's Neilsen Park Wedding
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Claudia & Jimmy's first dance
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Wedding dancing in Neilsen Park
Wedding dancing in Neilsen Park
Wedding dancing in Neilsen Park
Wedding dancing in Neilsen Park
Wedding dancing in Neilsen Park
Wedding dancing in Neilsen Park
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Kat + Seb {Married}


Why hello 2014, you seem to have come along a heck of a lot faster than I was prepared for. But I do have something rather beautiful to start off the year with – Kat & Seb’s intimate Clarke Island wedding.

A lot of times I can tell that I’m going to click with someone right off the bat, and I could tell I’d click with Kat & Seb from the very first email. Kat’s email just exuded such warmth and care, that really extended to their wedding day planning. And then I met them in person and I think I kinda fell in love with them a little bit. Kat rocked up wearing rollers in her hair with a scarf over them, 1950s movie star style, and they were clearly smitten with each other.

We went over all the plans for their day and really, it seemed like the perfect reflection of the two of them. Kat has a sort of old-school beauty that was perfectly complimented by her gorgeous powder blue gown by Sarah Alice Andrews, even the hotel, the QT in Sydney was the perfect choice for a bit of old-school charm (as an aside, the QT hotel is absolutely amazing down to their elevators, which play different songs depending on how many people are in them! That’s the sort of quirky detail I absolutely adore).

And I just realised that this blog post is getting probably a little long, but suffice it to say that everything about Kat & Seb’s day was planned so that it reflected the couple that they are and to make sure that their intimate gathering of family & friends knew that the day was more than just about Kat & Seb, but about all of them coming together.

Venue: ceremony on Clarke Island in Sydney and reception at Tastevin Bistro & Wine Bar
Florist: Floreat – Jane Lampe
Wedding dress + hairpiece: Sarah Alice Andrews
Kat’s Shoes: Betts
Bridesmaid dress: Forever New
Hair: Vicky McFarlane
Makeup: Michael Halder
Seb’s suit: MJ Bale
Paper goods: Ruby’s Tuesday
Ceremony catering: Luxury Tastings
Music: Merpire, Rhiannon Atkinson-Howatt
Celebrant: Chris North
Ferry transport: Rosman Ferry’s

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claudia + jimmy {loved up}


Two people, one puppy and one crazy excited photographer = a heck of a lot of fun.

Claudia & Jimmy are two of the craziest cats I know and their love story is one heck of a tale (especially the abridged version, which you’ll now hear!). They met at a Post Office in Perth, Jimmy worked there and Claudia was traveling and needed to post some goodies, they started chatting and bam! spent the next 6 days hanging out together until Claudia had to go back to her fair London. Now, you’d think that would be the end of it, but no! After being separated for 6 months, Jimmy moved halfway around the world and moved in with Claudia. The rest is history!

Really, just spending time with them, you know they’re meant to be, they have the sweetest ease about them, and are just so enamored with each other.

I’m so excited to be able to share their Loved Up session on the new bloggy and I can’t wait to share their wedding soon too! It was rather splendiforous!

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