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Victoria + Tristan’s Maleny Wedding

25th August 2015

This Brisbane couple wanted a Maleny wedding where all their guests could feel like they simply popped over for a casual, comfortable dinner party.

When planning their Maleny wedding, Brisbane couple, Victoria and Tristan, didn’t have a theme in mind. Their only requisite was that everyone should enjoy themselves, and they should feel as comfortable as if they had popped over to their home for a dinner party. 

Mission accomplished at the always welcoming Maleny Manor, and accentuated with sweet little details, such as the family wedding portraits hung on canvases as the bridal table backdrop. 

Bright and friendly colours were used throughout, including in the stunning bouquets by Mondo Floral Designs

Fulltime students Victoria and Tristan, who met online five years ago, took a short honeymoon to enjoy charming Maleny before heading back to their studies. 

Lara and Susie Photography captured every beautiful moment of Victoria and Tristan’s Sunshine Coast hinterland wedding. 

I used my mothers lace in my gown. every dress fitting was with my mother and grandma.

My advice to other brides… choose the things you like, try not to be swayed by the trends, and take a moment on the day to high five your new husband and enjoy the day you have created.” 

Wedding Secrets

Biggest splurge: My dress was twice the original budget! 

Best bargain: The photography was an exceptionally good price, and the quality of our photos is incredible. 

Bridal gown and accessories: Helena Coulture Designs

Bridesmaid dresses and accessories: Forever New

Groom’s and groomsmens’ suits: Hired from Spurling

Groomsmens’ shoes: Their own. 

Ties and belts: Roger David

Honeymoon: Maleny

DIY: The Giving Tree wishing well

Number of guests: 94

Wedding budget: $37,000

“I never had a specific theme in mind. I wanted it to feel like us, like you can over to our place for dinner”

“We really wanted everybody to enjoy themselves. its was about bring everybody we love in a room together to celebrate our marriage with us. That was the single  most important thing to us.”

Photographer: Lara and Susie Photography | Florist: Mondo Floral Designs | Venue: Maleny Manor | Cake: Eden Cakes and Cupcakes | Transport: Mystic Mountain tours  | Hair and Makeup: Dot and Birdie | Rentals: Lovebird Weddings | Entertainment: Street Smart Functions | Stationery Supplier: Minted | Celebrant: Penelope Watson | Wedding Night Accommodation: Maleny Manor