Lizzy C Photography, Melbourne Photographer

Michelle and Fraser~An Inglewood Estate Wedding

Bride Wedding Melbourne

Michelle and Fraser planned a cosy, intimate wedding with their nearest and dearest in attendance. Frasier’s family came all the way from South Africa to be there to celebrate the momentous day. There was plenty of laughter and even a few tears shared in the little chapel at Inglewood Estate; a venue close to their home and distinctively Australian in character, with wild kangaroos watching on from a distance, established gum trees and rustic farm equipment. All of this was a real treat for their international guests.

The celebration continued on in Inglewood’s reception area, which used to be an old hay shed! It certainly had plenty of character, being cosy and warm with a beautiful open fire as a centrepiece. The guests all made good use of the dance floor, and were treated to an impromptu song from a dear friend of Michelle and Fraser. Overall, I think they couldn’t have asked for a more perfect day!

 

 

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Comments from Michelle and Fraser:

Special Highlights/Events on the day you would like to share:

Honestly the ceremony was perfect, Deb had created a warm & relaxed feeling in the chapel before the ceremony started so our guests were very much part of it. They cheered, laughed and clapped, and we had so many comments about how great she was during the night. The ceremony absolutely set the scene for a fabulous, fun, and relaxed night! (The reception to our second reading ‘Oh, the places you’ll go’, from Dr Seuss, was also fabulous!!)

Our friend Sophie Alexandra (check her out on Facebook) took over the stage and performed a song she wrote for her own wedding just a few weeks earlier – the entire crowd was captivated. She’s an amazing songwriter and performer and it was a fabulous surprise.

Our photographer, Lizzy, and her assistant, Clara, also fitted in perfectly – we got great comments about how relaxed and fun Lizzy was and no one, absolutely no one, held back on the night, even with a camera pointed at them, which goes to prove that she made everyone feel totally at home!

The details:

The Dress: Ivory Mariana Hardwick gown, with Antique Botanical Lace

Grooms attire: Menz Mode, Doncaster Shopping Centre

Shoes: locally designed (and very comfortable) Django & Juliette shoes, in a Royal blue.

Makeup/hair: Demand the Workz – Candice

Flowers: Fleur De Feliss, Eltham

Jewellery: Watch and bride’s wedding rings were both brides’  grandmothers.

Cake: Tradional European fruit cake made by a family friend, Valerie, and decorated with a bride & groom made by bride’s friend, Bronwyn

Music: Under the Apple Tree

Bonboniere: Made by groom’s sister – noodle boxes filled with chocolate which also doubled as place names

Bridal accessories: a satin hairpiece made by the Bride’s aunty

Celebrant: Deb Holder

Honeymoon: Malaysia!