April 24, 2017

Wedding Day Secrets

Richelle and Brent recently got married at the Novotel Twin Waters Resort and they made sure that the day was everything they wanted and more!! Read all about it and on the latest article by @The BridesTree

Before their ceremony on the Pandanus Lawn at Novotel Twin Waters Resort, Richelle and Brent made their way to one another by Kombi for a First Look photo shoot. After their six-year engagement, once the celebrations began, they didn’t want a long delay between the ceremony and reception, having their family and friends waiting for their return. This was a choice they were supremely happy with, as it set the tone for a beautiful Novotel Twin Waters wedding day. 

The focus of the day was relaxed fun, and having enough opportunity to spend quality time with each of their guests, who consisted of an intimate gathering of 66 people – immediate family and their very closest friends. This, along with the decision to have a cocktail reception, allowed the close knit group to mingle well, enjoying the sand between their toes on the beach under a tipi complete with fairy lights. 

Continue reading the full article with some fantastic photos captured from the day here>>

Richelle's Wedding Secrets

Biggest splurge: Honeymoon

Best money-saver: Shopping for dress and shoes on sale

Bridal gown: Allure Romance gown from Ferrari Bridal, $1500

Accessories: Samantha Wills earrings, $99

Shoes: Jimmy Choo, $427.50 (half price!) 

Bridesmaid dress: Shona Joy, $280 

Suits: Kenneth Blake from Stuart Suits

Mens’ shoes: Aquila Shoes 

Rings: DM Jewellers 

Honeymoon: The Maldives 

Number of guests: 66

Wedding budget: $30,000 

Who paid: Bride and groom with contributions from parents