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Wedding Ceremony & Reception | 12 November 2016 | Stacey & Kerryn | Seclusions, Rydal, Blue Mountains


Wow! What an amazing day it was for Stacey & Kerryn’s wedding! It had been raining most of the night and when I left Sydney it was overcast and looked like a downpour was imminent. But as I got closer and closer to Seclusions, located in Rydal in the Blue Mountains near Lithgow, the clouds began to clear and a beautiful blue sky was starting to appear. By the time Kerryn and Stacey commenced their walk down the aisle, it was a picture perfect day for this life long commitment that they were making. The only thing which caused a little bit of an annoyance was the intermittent wind, but it did have the advantage of keeping everyone cool.

It was a truly beautiful ceremony conducted by Kerryn and Stacey’s friend Nicole. Now I could go on a get all descriptive about this very special commitment, but I feel that the best way for you all to get an appreciation of what it was like, is to provide the vows that Kerryn and Stacey wrote for each other;

Kerryn’s vows:
“I, Kerryn, choose you Stacey, to be my wife, knowing that you will be my constant friend, my faithful partner and my one true love.

On this day I give to you, in front of our friends and family, my promise to stay by your side and to love you without reservation.

I vow to always be a true and loyal friend to you.
To cherish you, and to share my thoughts, hopes and dreams with you.

I vow to be your partner in all things; working with you as part of our team.

I vow never to steal the bed sheets, unless you are hogging them.

I vow to always respect your choice of music, except when that choice is Nickelback.

If you promise to kill the spiders and cockroaches that invade our home, I promise to always pick up Snowy’s poo.

If you promise to cheer loudly for the Bunnies (except of course when they are playing the Tigers), I promise to do the same in return, for you.
I will never back the Yankees in baseball or the Blues in State of Origin. I’m sorry, I just can’t.

I want us to grow old and wrinkly together.
To shake our collective fists at teenagers, and talk endlessly about the old days when things were better, cheaper and generally more wholesome.

Stacey, I love you more than I ever thought it possible to love anyone.
I love you more than I love chocolate.

As we stand here together, I am so excited that this, here and now, is the beginning of the rest of our lives.

I choose to spend today, and all of my tomorrows, with you.”

Stacey’s vows:
“Kerryn from the first moment I saw you smile at me through the gate I knew there was something special about you. At that time I did not know that three and a half years later I would be standing here committing the rest of my life to you and still discovering just how special you are.

What I know now is that no matter how tough times ahead may be, no distance will ever be too far, no arguments will ever be too bad, no challenges will ever be that difficult that we can’t get through them.

I promise that despite the physical distance we face ahead there will never be a day where I don’t say I love you and there will never be a night where I don’t wish you sweet dreams. I promise to always remind you of why I love you and what makes you so special.

I vow to love you unconditionally and support you in all of your endeavours. I will be by your side in whatever adventures life has in store for us. I will be your shining light when times are dark and guide you along while you are finding your light at the end of the tunnel.

Today becoming your wife is not a choice, it was always an inevitability because you are my best friend, my love, my soul mate.

Today I stand here before our family and friends and vow to spend the rest of my life with you.”

The rest of the afternoon and evening was filled with lots of love, fun, laughs and great times. Guests enjoyed lawn games, fantastic speeches, a little bit of insight into how well Kerryn and Stacey actually knew each other (which was a lot of fun), much dancing, some beautiful tender moments and a amazing evening with many memories being created! But in the end it was about love and a lifelong commitment.

I also had the great pleasure of working with photographer Catherine Rose, Red Pepper Catering and The Little Cart Of Blooms to help create Kerryn and Stacy’s dream wedding.

Having had the opportunity to have met with Kerryn and Stacey a couple of times in the lead up to their wedding day, I could tell from our first meeting that they light each other up and are so deeply in love, it literally radiates off them. I also remember how Kerryn was the first to try some chocolate cookies I had out that day and it took some convincing from her before Stacey would try one, but she did and loved them. The next time they came for a progress meeting there was no hesitation from Stacey whatsoever :-).

Kerryn and Stacey, it was such a huge honour to have you both place your trust in me and to be given the opportunity to play a part in your spectacular wedding day. I had an absolutely awesome time as your Blue Mountains Wedding MC and Blue Mountains Wedding DJ – I can’t thank you enough – it was such a pleasure and joy to share in the journey towards your together forever, even when you were stressed and felt like you had no idea what to do next. I loved our meetings, phone calls, the lead up to your wedding and every aspect of your wedding day. I know you will honour your vows and commitment and your future will be extremely happy as your love for each other will continue to grow stronger. May love, laughter and music fill your lives forever!!!

Photography & Video by DJ:Plus! Entertainment

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Wedding Party Entry: “Get The Party Started” by Pink

Bride & Bride Entry: “Get The Party Started” by Pink

Cake Cutting: “You’re My Best Friend” by Queen

First Dance: “Everything” by Michael Buble

Father Daughter Dance: “I Loved Her First / Daddy Dance With Me” by Heartland / Krystal Keith [DJ:Plus! Edit]

Bouquet Toss: “One Way Or Another” by Blondie

Farewell Circle: “We Are Young” by Fun Feat. Janelle Monae, “You Make My Dreams Come True” by Hall & Oates, “Don’t Stop Me Now” by Queen

Farewell Dance: “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” by The Proclaimers

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Photographer: Catherine Rose – Wedding & Portrait Photography

Catering: RedPepper Catering

Floral Design: The Little Cart Of Blooms

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Wedding Ceremony & Reception | 21 March 2015 | Liana & Kris Evans | Yester Grange, Wentworth Falls, Blue Mountains


The love story of Liana and Kris began at a book store in which they both worked. Liana thought Kris was a nice guy and Kris thought that Liana was cool. It was not until a week after Kris was no longer working at the book store that they went on their first date together, only Kris did not realise it was a date, he thought it was just two good friends who used to work together catching up. They went for a few drinks and a walk around Sydney’s beautiful harbour and the Rocks area before ending up at the Sydney Harbour Bridge where Liana seized the moment and they kissed for the very first time.

Within a month of that first date, they knew that this was love. In the early hours of New Years Day 2014, Kris felt that the moment was right and proposed to Liana, asking her to spend the rest of her life with him, as his wife. Now whilst it had been Kris’s intention to propose to Liana, he certainly had not planned to do it that day and had yet to find the perfect ring – luckily for Kris, he went with his instincts and asked her in that moment, for the ring that Liana chose, was completely different from those that Kris had been looking at. Liana instantly became overcome with joy and happiness when Kris proposed, her eyes filling with happy tears, she cried for almost an hour, but she did say yes!

Liana & Kris selected Yester Grange, a magnificent Victorian mansion nestled in totally private parkland gardens at the top of Wentworth Falls waterfall, as the location for their wedding ceremony and wedding reception. Unfortunately a constant drizzle of rain from the early morning, put an end to plans for an outside wedding ceremony on the lawn overlooking the breathtaking view of the Jamison Valley and the World Heritage Listed Blue Mountains Wilderness. Nonetheless, a beautiful ceremony, officiated by Christine McCormack and witnessed by their closest family and friends, was held in the Lounge Room of the mansion with the doors opening onto the verandah, whilst the mist created a magical backdrop, they professed their love and became husband and wife.

As luck would have it, the drizzle stopped after the ceremony allowing for drinks and canapés to be held outdoors. Whilst guests enjoyed the refreshments and view, it also allowed Kris, Liana & their wedding party to wander the beautiful Yester Grange grounds with photographer, Rachel H Photography for photographs – which I can’t wait to see! A little while later we welcomed them all into the ballroom to commence the reception part of the celebration.

The rest of the evening was full of much fun, beautiful and humorous speeches, exquisite cuisine, wonderful company, beautiful location, dancing and the love that Liana & Kris have for each other ensured that it was a wonderful evening celebrating their marriage. All too soon it was time to farewell Liana & Kris as they begin a new journey.

Liana and Kris’s wedding day reflected who they are in everything they did..relaxed, fun and completely perfect for each other! A fun bridal party, funny and supportive family & friends helped to create the magical day they were dreaming of. I had such a great time with them and it was an honour to be there and to be given the huge privilege of being their Blue Mountains Wedding DJ & MC. Liana and Kris, it was such a pleasure to get to know you and witness the love you share. Enjoy your honeymoon in the USA, riding those roller coasters, visiting the comic stores and whatever else takes your fancy – your life will only be better with each other always by the other’s side! May love, laughter and music fill your lives forever!!!

Photography and Video by DJ:Plus! Entertainment

Songs selected by Bride and Groom;

Bridesmaid Processional: “Your Hand In Mine” by Explosions In The Sky

Brides Processional: “Your Hand In Mine” by Explosions In The Sky

Register Signing: “Stand By Me” by Ben E King, “Nothing Can Change This Love” by Sam Cooke

Recessional: “Float On” by Modest Mouse

Wedding Party Entry: “Hungry Like The Wolf” by Duran Duran

Bride & Groom Entry: “Hungry Like The Wolf” by Duran Duran

First Dance: “Baby I’m Yours” by Arctic Monkeys

Bouquet Toss: “Open Your Heart” by Human League

Farewell Circle / Circle Of Love: “Heavy Metal Drummer” by Wilco, “Big Me” by Foo Fighters, “Everlasting Arms” by Vampire Weekend

Final Farewell Song: “Stand Up” by The Prodigy

Other Wedding Professionals

Celebrant: Tina McCormack

Photographer: Rachel H Photography

Floral Designer: All Flowers

Cup Cakes: The Cupcake House

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Wedding Ceremony & Reception | 27 February 2015 | Charlotte & Bry O’Neill | Soldier’s Beach Event Centre, Central Coast


Charlotte and Bry met in 2007. Charlotte, who is originally from the UK, was travelling the East Coast of Australia with friends and had booked in for a surf tour. When she turned up for the tour, Charlotte was greeted by a very happy Bry. They were immediately attracted to each other and by the end of the tour had exchanged telephone numbers.

Charlotte and Bry have a sweet little thing that they do, where randomly one will say to the other, “Tell me something”. The other would then make a statement or tell a story. About 5 months after they first met, Bry was teaching Charlotte how to Ski in Thredbo. Whilst sitting on the mountain side Charlotte said to Bry, “Tell me something” to which Bry’s response was “I love you”, surprising Charlotte.

Fast forward to 27 February 2015 and it was an absolutely glorious day for a wedding!! Whilst earlier in the week rain had been forecast and threatened to ruin their beach ceremony, the sun was shining and it could not have been more perfect. The location was Soldiers Beach on the NSW Central Coast, on some sand dunes overlooking the beautiful Pacific Ocean – I overheard some of the guests commenting that it felt like we were on an island. Perfect weather and perfect location for Charlotte and Bry’s dream wedding ceremony! Officiated by Kate Tyler-Webber, the ceremony included Charlotte and Bry’s beautiful little boy, Jesse and if I may paraphrase a line from the ceremony, “He has taken their love and turned it into a family” – just beautiful!! The ceremony also included their dog, Roxy.

Following the ceremony guests made their way to the Event Centre for drinks and canapés whilst Charlotte, Bry and their wedding party headed off for photographs around the surrounding Central Coast area. Shortly afterwards guests were seated and we welcomed the wedding party with huge applause and personalised introductions but saving the loudest welcome for Charlotte and Bry!!

The rest of the evening was filled with fun activities, a choreographed first dance which segued into heartfelt sentiments conveyed in the first dance song – I saw many in the room wiping away tears of happiness as the sentiment and love carried over and filled their hearts. It was then party time!!, including Charlotte and the bridesmaids demonstrating a dance.

Before long it was time to start winding proceedings up, but not before the bouquet toss, a fun twist to the garter toss and a very emotional father daughter dance. Charlotte’s dad Ian, wrote a song for Charlotte many years ago and being a guitar player, recorded the song for her. Charlotte wanted to surprise her dad with his song and we added a little bit of magic to it which had both Charlotte and her dad share a truly special moment which they will treasure forever!! This was followed by a farewell dance with absolutely everybody on the dance floor, before Charlotte and Bry left to begin the rest of their lives, but now as husband and wife!

Charlotte and Bry are truly genuine, relaxed, fun loving people who love the beach, exploring, a lazy sleep in, a BBQ. Their family & friends are important to them and they share the same values. They truly love each other and this was evident from the first time I met them. They wanted their wedding to be, and I quote,”Beachy, Sunshine, Happy, Relaxed & Fun” – well they definitely had the beach and sunshine in bucket loads. I also believe we achieved the rest of the brief! Thank you for giving me the esteemed honour of being your Central Coast Wedding DJ and Central Coast Wedding MC, it was such a pleasure to be a part of your special celebration and I had a lot of fun getting to know you both and planning your wedding celebration! May love, laughter and music fill your lives forever!!!

Photography and Video by DJ:Plus! Entertainment

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Bridesmaid Processional: “Hold Back The River” by James Bay

Brides Processional: “Hold Back The River” by James Bay

Sand Ceremony: “Could You Be Loved” by Bob Marley & The Wailers

Register Signing: “When You Say Nothing At All” by Ronan Keating, “Peaches & Cream” by John Butler Trio

Recessional: “Walking On A Dream” by Empire Of The Sun

Bridesmaids & Groomsmen Entry: “Crazy In Love” by Beyoncé Feat. Jay Z

Bride & Groom Entry: “True Love” by Pink (DJ:Plus! Entertainment Edit)

Cake Cutting: “Yummy, Yummy, Yummy” by Ohio Express

First Dance: “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran

Bouquet Toss: “Dear Future Husband” by Meghan Trainor

Garter Toss: “Eye Of The Tiger” by Survivor

Farewell Dance: “Can You Feel It” by The Jacksons

Final Farewell Song: “(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life” by Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes

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Celebrant: Kate Tyler-Webber

Photographer: Imagine Images Photography

Videographer: Arian Film Productions

Florist: A Floral Indulgence

Cake Designer: Incr-Edible Cakes, Kariong

Transport: Coast Kombis

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Wedding Ceremony & Reception | 14 February 2015 | Adrienne & Patrick Vera | Bendooley Estate, Berrima, Southern Highlands


From the very first moments of my initial telephone conversation with Adrienne and Patrick, I felt a real connection with them. They must have felt the same! For a few days later on a Monday morning I received a telephone call from Patrick asking whether I would be able to see them later that morning for an Entertainment Design Consultation. I asked did they both have a day off from work and the response was, “No, but Adrienne and I have been talking about our wedding and based on our conversation the other evening, we both decided to take a sickie and were hoping you could see us today.” Well that normal two hour Consultation extended into something like five hours. To say that we immediately hit it off, is a massive understatement.

During that meeting they detailed how they had met on 12 February 2012 on Patong Beach in Phuket, Thailand. Adrienne was in Phuket with her girlfriend Alice and they were walking along the beach when Patrick happened to be walking past – little did they know that this would be the beginning of their beautiful love story. Adrienne immediately caught Patrick’s eye, but he initially kept walking. Adrienne obviously had made quite an impression on Patrick as millions of thoughts were suddenly flooding through his mind. Something told him he should go back and talk to her. A little while after he caught up with them and some small talk, Alice headed into the water, Patrick followed and started talking to Alice. Adrienne joined them in the water and the conversation. Whilst in the water, Patrick found out it was Adrienne’s birthday and suggested they all go to dinner. All three enjoyed a relaxing afternoon and evening together. Adrienne felt there was something special about Patrick even though at one point she had briefly considered he might be a stalker, as he was never too far away for the next few days.

Once they returned to Australia, they kept in contact, regularly chatting on the phone and Skype – the fact that Adrienne lived in Melbourne and Patrick lived in Sydney was only a minor obstacle. A few months later Patrick went to visit Adrienne in Melbourne and being together again confirmed to the both of them, that ‘them’ was something really special. This long distance relationship continued for around 18 months, and whilst difficult, they made the most of each of their telephone calls, Skype dates and occasional plane trips. Eventually, Adrienne made the decision to move to Sydney to be with Patrick.

Their relationship blossomed and they enjoyed many adventures. In June 2014, whilst on a holiday to Thailand, Patrick surprised Adrienne by proposing, a special moment where it had all begun for them both, the place they had first cast eyes on one another, a place that was now even more special.

Fast forward to Valentine’s Day 2015 and the skies did not look very promising. Adrienne & Patrick selected to have their wedding ceremony and reception at Bendooley Estate, located in Berrima, near Bowral in the Southern Highlands of NSW. Even though there was the random drop of rain in the lead up, thankfully, it held off until the very end of the ceremony. It was a beautiful ceremony in a picturesque, serene and idyllic location, officiated by Fiona Dacombe, it included heartfelt personal vows and was such a joy to witness Patrick & Adrienne finally become husband and wife.

The wedding reception, held in the Book Barn, was full of lots of fun, laughter, love and dancing. A beautiful moment for me, was during Patrick’s speech when he paid tribute to Adrienne’s late father, Russell. He did so by writing a letter to Russell and reading this letter out to everyone. It had many in the room wiping tears from their eyes and laughing out loud, and if anybody had any doubt as to Patrick’s love for and complete devotion to Adrienne, the reading of this letter would have certainly dispelled these thoughts.

Guests were treated to scrumptious canapés and a delicious table buffet, consisting of an array of South American inspired cuisine, a dessert station and later in the evening, whilst guests were dancing their little ‘tushies’ off, a Slider Station.

It was a beautiful wedding day in a fantastic location. Adrienne & Patrick had told me that they wanted their reception to be natural, authentic and warm – I believe it was all these things and more! The love of their family and friends was evident, everybody made everybody feel welcome, everybody was authentic, there certainly were no pretentious airs and graces – even to the extent of the odd ‘naughty word’ slipping into some of the speeches. These were real people, being themselves, enjoying themselves and united in the happiness they felt and love they shared for Adrienne & Patrick.

Adrienne and Patrick, thank you so much for gracing me with the honour and privilege of being a part of your amazing wedding day as your Southern Highlands Wedding DJ & MC. I enjoyed every moment of it and also truly value the wonderful time we spent together planning all the details. I hope to share more wonderful times with you both in the future. You are a very special couple who will continue to inspire others with your unwavering circle of love and your infectious zest for life. May love, laughter and music fill your lives forever!!!

Photography and Video by DJ:Plus! Entertainment

Songs selected by Bride and Groom;

Bridesmaid Processional: “Follow The Sun” by Xavier Rudd

Brides Processional: “Follow the Sun” by Xavier Rudd

Register Signing: “Here Comes The Sun” by The Beatles

Recessional: “Is This Love” by Bob Marley

Bridesmaids & Groomsmen Entry: “Mi Swing Es Tropical” by Quantic & Nickodemus

Bride & Groom Entry: “Home Naje Al Beny” by Gente De Zona

Cake Cutting: “I Like It Like That” by Pete Rodriguez

First Dance: “Magic” by Coldplay

Bouquet Toss: “Young Hearts Run Free” by Kim Mazelle

Garter Toss: “Sexual Healing” by Marvin Gaye

Farewell Dance: “(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life” by Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes

Final Farewell Song: “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” by Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Other Wedding Professionals

Celebrant: Fiona Dacombe

Photographer & Videographer: Kate Disher – Quill Photography

Florist: Emily Cooper Floral Decorator

Cake Designer: Alison Lawson Cakes

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Wedding Ceremony & Reception | 15 November 2014 | Sally & Colin Malcolm | Montrose Berry Farm, Sutton Forest, Southern Highlands


“I love the ground under his feet, and the air over his head, and everything he touches and every word he says. I love all his looks, and all his actions and him entirely and all together.” ~ Emily Bronte

Adoration is such a thing of beauty, it gives a rose coloured hue to all things in sight, especially to those whom we love… The blush coloured bridesmaid dresses and the blush, cream, soft pink and white florals at Sally and Colin’s wedding is a nod to the adoration that they have for each other, and the French country theme certainly hinted at romance!

When I first met them earlier this year, they told me of their plans for a simple, relaxed, smooth flowing and fun wedding that involved their family and friends – I believe that their wedding day was all those things and more!.

Sally and Colin are an absolutely beautiful genuine, down to earth couple who make each other smile and just adore one another. They held their ceremony and reception on the grounds of Montrose Berry Farm in Sutton Forest, Southern Highlands and it was just perfect, just like their love for each other. Their fun and personal ceremony was officiated by Sue Jackman and committed themselves to a life together in the front garden of this picturesque property. After the ceremony, the guests enjoyed the grounds whilst being served drinks and canapés whilst Sally, Colin and their wedding party had photographs around the property.

A little while later guests made their way into the reception room which looked amazing! Sally really wanted an outdoor reception, but for various reasons this was not possible. Undeterred, Sally brought the outdoors indoors! Lush foliage, ferns, flowers, string/festoon lighting, books, candles creating the perfect ambiance for the celebration of their marriage. Shortly after entering Sally and Colin cut the their wedding cake – which had been made by Sally’s Aunt, Lynette. This was followed with some lovely speeches from the Dads, Athol & Colin Senior, Maid of Honour, Jill and Bestman, Jamie.  Guests were then served a delicious main meal before we heard from Sally’s Mum, Donna and then Colin himself. A fun activity, Dessert and Sally & Colin made their way to the dance floor for their very first dance as husband and wife. What made this dance even more special was that it was sung and played by bridesmaid Jessie. Guests then danced the night away!

It was such a beautiful day and evening – I know Sally enjoyed herself as she was dancing for most of the evening. Sally and Colin, thank you for granting me the huge honour to play a role in both your wedding ceremony and wedding reception as your Southern Highlands Wedding DJ & MC – I loved every moment of your day! Your love for each other is undeniable. It will continue to flourish and along with your adorable little girl, Matilda, your future will be filled with endless happiness. May love, laughter and music fill your lives forever!!!

Photography and Video by DJ:Plus! Entertainment

Songs selected by Bride and Groom;

Bridesmaid Processional:  “Making Memories Of Us” by Keith Urban

Brides Processional:  “Feelin’ Good” by Nina Simone

Register Signing: “Do You Remember” by Jack Johnson, “Better Together” by Jack Johnson

Recessional: “Crazy Little Thing Called Love / I Feel Good” by Queen & James Brown Mashup

Bridesmaids & Groomsmen Entry: “Stuck Like Glue” by Sugarland

Bride & Groom Entry: “Bless This Broken Road” by Rascal Flatts

Cake Cutting: Lovin’ You Is Fun” by Easton Corbin

First Dance: “Hey Pretty Girl” sung by bridesmaid, Jessie Fairweather

Bouquet Toss: “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)” by Beyonce

Garter Toss: “Eye Of The Tiger” by Survivor

Father/Daughter Dance: “My Little Girl” by Tim McGraw

Farewell Dance: “Shake Your Tail Feather” by Blues Brothers

Final Farewell Song: “Hit The Road Jack” by Ray Charles

Other Wedding Professionals

Celebrant: Sue Jackman

Photographer: T-One Image

Stylist: She Designs Events

Caterer: PB Catering

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