Kellie & Steven had an intimate wedding with only their nearest and dearest, three short months after their engagement. Keeping their wedding a secret, the day after the ceremony they sent out an announcement postcard, inviting their wider circle of family and friends to a celebratory brunch later in the year. Angela Higgins was on hand to capture their special day.
Tell us about finding your wedding dress: I first saw the Jenny Packham 'Aspen' dress style in yellow and white and pinned it on my Pinterest page before we were even engaged. When thinking about our wedding, I thought the yellow and white would be fun to get married in, but after some investigating, realised it was no longer available. I discovered though that it was made in ivory as a wedding dress, and that there was one stockist in Perth; Elle in Nedlands. Once I tried it on, it was love! As we planned our wedding in only 13 weeks, I had limited time in which to source my dress, but it all came together and I think it was meant to be.
One of my favourite flowers is Geraldton Wax, as it blooms in August every year; a sign that spring (and my birthday) are on the way. I made the boutonniere myself from sprigs of Geraldton Wax.
I ordered macarons and clear plastic presentation boxes to assemble my bonbonniere myself. I had also bought 'Love' Kikki K wrapping paper to wrap some pre-wedding gifts in. As I was assembling my bonbonniere, I had the idea of wrapping the boxes in strips of the wrapping paper. This was a happy accident; I LOVED how they turned out!
Favourite detail of the day: For me, probably my dress; I felt so special, and didn't want to take it off. For Steven, who has always loved yachts, it was realising that the backdrop to our wedding was Wednesday Sailing on the Swan River.
Photographer | Angela Higgins, Florist | The Boatshed, Cottesloe, Stationery | Wedding Paper Divas, Shoes | Badgley Mischka
Hair | Living Dolls, Make up | Kristy Ellis, Ceremony Venue | Heathcote Reserve, Reception Venue | Bluewater Grill
Dress Designer | Jenny Packham, Yellow Cape | Alannah Hill, Bonbonniere | Macarons from Jean Pierre Sancho
Jewellery | Kailis pearl earrings and necklace, Swarovski tennis bracelet, rings all from Blennerhassets, Nedlands
Bridesmaids Dresses | Warehouse / Rachel Pally, Grooms Attire | Hugo Boss, Caterer | Bluewater Grill
'Love' wrap from Kikki K, Wedding Cake Topper | Better Off Wed