Sunshine Coast Celebrant Toni Collett

Your Autumn Wedding

While it’s true that spring and summer are the most popular seasons for weddings, autumn can be the ideal time too, for many reasons. Let’s take a quick look at why you should tie the knot in the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness… It’s cooler You’re no longer restricted by the blazing heat of…

Sunshine Coast Celebrant Toni Collett

What to Expect from Your Maid of Honour

One of the most important figures at your wedding (apart from you and your intended, of course) is your Maid of Honour. You’ll already know what your MoH is, but you might not know exactly what her role is and what your expectations of her should be. She’s your right-hand…errr…chick Your MoH will organise your…

Sunshine Coast Celebrant Toni Collett

Get Your Seating Plan Right

One of the biggest pain points in planning your wedding is the seating plan. You have to keep old rivals apart without making it obvious, keep both families happy, keep old university chums together… It’s hard work, so use these tips to make your logistical load easier. Start planning at once Once the invitations are…

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How to Write the Perfect Invitations

We’re a long way past the days when all wedding invitations were written on heavy white or cream-coloured card – all copperplate script and stuffy formal phrasing. These days invitations are a part of the wedding experience in themselves – they can be fun, quirky, individualised and even a bit cheeky. If you go for…

Sunshine Coast Celebrant Toni Collett

How to Have a No-theme Wedding

For the last few years, everyone’s had a theme at their wedding. Themes can be great – they add interest to an event, they can spark conversations between strangers and make for amazing photos. However, not everyone wants to be like the others, so if you fancy a theme-less wedding, you should go for it.…

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Modern-day Wedding Etiquette

The times are changing, and so is wedding etiquette. If you’re about to attend a wedding soon, you may be wondering what the protocol is these days; have some cast-iron rules fallen by the wayside? What about smartphones and Instagram? Let’s have a look. Can you wear black? You used to not be able to,…

Sunshine Coast Celebrant Toni Collett

Tips for Table-planning

Pinning down your table-plan is important as your wedding meal is two or three hours long, so it’s a big part of the day. Once you’ve sorted it, that’s one sigh of relief you can breathe… Start early You can start planning even before the RSVPs come in. Start with your entire invitations list and winnow out…

Sunshine Coast Celebrant Toni Collett

Dealing With Pre-wedding Nerves

Everyone gets nervous before their wedding, whether it kicks in several months before or on the day itself. Thankfully, it’s easy to combat these jitters with a few positive thoughts and clever tricks. Make a list of your main concerns and worries Some are bigger concerns, some are just silly, some involve things you can…