Josie & Mark were inspired by the Italian tradition of a long relaxed lunch and they based the flow of their Waiheke Island wedding around this idea. PODERI CRISCI with it's remote location in a lush valley and it's stunning gardens, offered them all the decoration they needed. Gorgeous bride Josie had some great advice for those of you in the midst of planning, “Get out of the house to do your wedding planning - go to a pub or caf and keep it fun!“. The couple also suggest focusing on the big picture and the overall atmosphere you want to create rather than getting lost in the detail. Pick a couple of things that are important to you as a couple and the rest will follow. And as you can see from these gorgeous images by HEATHER LIDDELL the results from those pub discussions came out perfectly! How stunning is Josie's beaded ELIZA JANE HOWELL gown? THE WAIHEKE FLOWER COMPANY created a beautiful textural bouquet to finish off the look.