Jacqueline & James’ Chic Rustic Waterfront Wedding

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After proposing at the very spot where they would walk down the aisle, James and Jacqueline whipped up a spreadsheet and meticulously planned the details of their wedding day – featuring romantic burgundy blooms and chic rustic style! 

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The Planning Experience

“It was like a roller coaster. We had incredible vendors who gave us great advice and tips, but things can be very stressful. We’re both a tad OCD – James works in risk management so by nature he loves to analyse!”

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Ceremony Styling

“We tried to bring a romantic, rustic feel to Australia’s iconic landmark, the Opera Point Marquee. It lies beneath the Opera House looking towards the Sydney Harbor Bridge – simply a million dollar view! We exchanged vows under a steel arch decorated with greenery and flowers, with little jars of flowers lining the aisle.”

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Bridal Party Styling

With the groomsmen looking sharp in navy, Jacqueline’s bridesmaids wore romantic dusty pink dresses with nude heels and an elegant wrap to counter the winter chill!

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Reception Styling

“We wanted round tables with three varied centerpieces – all had book table numbers and scattered candles to tie it together. We had gold candle holders of differing heights and little jars holding posies, flowers cascading down a steel rustic cake stand and my favourite – flowers covered in a cloche and sitting on top of a timber slice, like Beauty and the Beast!”

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The Cake

“We had a semi-naked cake with four different flavours – red velvet as the base, white chocolate ganache, passionfruit and vanilla.”

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Best Advice

1. Get to know and meet vendors to ensure it’s a personal experience.

2. Ensure that you know each vendor’s products and services in detail and jot them on a spreadsheet, with a tab for each item – it’s really effective.

3. Remember it’s your day and don’t do it for others… follow your heart!

Chic Rustic Waterfront Wedding | Two Peaches Photography

Location: Sydney, New South Wales | Photography: Two Peaches Photography | Venue: Opera Point Marquee, Bennelong Point | Celebrant: Beyond Celebrancy | Gown: Tara Keeley, Eternal Bridal | Cap Veil: Irene Makis, Marry Me Bridal | First Dance Dress: Alex Perry | Shoes: Gianvito Rossi | Bridesmaids: Pia Gladys Perry from White Runway | Hair & Makeup: Sophie Lau (Morning) & Amy Chan Hair and Makeup Artistry (Night) | Groom: Mister.Mister | Groomsmen: Zara | Invitations: D&D Letterpress | Flowers & Styling: Kavelle Flowers | Props: Props To You | Lighting: 1000 Stars | Cake: Essence Patisserie | Cake Topper: Communicake It | Car: Broadway Wedding Car Hire | DJ: DJ EDO | Dance Lessons: Passionata Dance