Monthly Archives: February 2016

judith-burke-wedding-celebrant-stawellWarrnambool school teachers Mia Venema and Brett Easton were married recently at the Grampians Pioneer Cottages, followed by a magnificent marquee wedding reception.

They were attended by bridesmaids Amanda Sutton, Julia Thompson, Emily Venema and Kerry King and groomsmen Paul Easton, Phil Dennis, Michael Thompson and Matthew Perry. The couple’s Labrador, Karri was also part of the ceremony.

There was a personal touch to the day, with bouquet flowers collected from the garden of wedding celebrant Judith Burke and arranged by Mia’s mum, Tania. Friends of the bride Jess and Julie Ronchi styled the girls’ hair and Karen Crispe did the makeup.

The couple honeymooned in Robe in South Australia.

Celebrant: Judith Burke

Music: Tank Dilemma

Photos: Rebecca Luppino

Film: First Ladies Productions

Dress: Blossom Boutique

Suits: Pitstop Menswear

Food: Kirsty’s Cakes and Catering, Horsham

Beer: Steinman Brothers Brewery



Weddings AustraliaMELBOURNE couple Sarah Graham and Sam Duncan were recently married at Halls Gap Recreation Reserve, surrounded by majestic mountains and native wildlife.

Sarah, formerly of Hamilton and Sam, originally from Yarrawonga, gathered family and friends for a charming bush wedding ceremony and a stylish marquee reception.

The couple chose Halls Gap for a destination wedding, so family and friends could experience one of Sarah’s favorite childhood holiday spots.

The official wedding photos were taken on a clearing of land that capitalized on breathtaking 360 degree views of the Grampians ranges.

Celebrant: Tanya O’Brien

Bridal Gown: Designer Bridal Room

Bridesmaid Gowns: White Runway

Makeup:  Solace Beauty Lounge & Wellness Spa

Hair: Affair with Hair

Suits: Expedition Apparel

Flowers: Sugar Bee Flowers

Cake: Kristin’s Kakes

Photographer: Darkroom Studios & Alister Lor

Equipment Hire: Little Black Sheep Hire

Marquee: Blue Lake Hire

Event Stylist: Harper & Co

Accommodation: Blue Ridge Retreat

Catering: Dariwill Farm




Wedding cake Grampians

Halls Gap marquee wedding reception

Vintage wedding Halls Gap

Wedding flowers

Rustic Halls Gap wedding