Courtney loves Cameron | Flaxton Gardens Wedding

StaceySchrammPhotography+CameronandCourtney0034Courtney and Cameron planned their wedding in the Sunshine Coast hinterland at Flaxton Gardens, the venue they fell as head over heels for as they are for each other.

The Proposal 

“We were living in Rockhampton and it was our 2 year anniversary. We went out to dinner at The Lagoon Bar at Capricorn Resort and Cameron got down on one knee.”

The Venue

“We fell in love with the venue. It ticked all the boxes – amazing view, ceremony and reception all in one place and the staff looked after everything to ensure the wedding went smoothly.”

The Biggest Challenge 

“Sticking to a budget. As you are planning so many things come up that at the beginning of the planning process you don’t budget for.”

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Wedding Secrets

Biggest splurge: Bridal gown

Best money-saver: Getting married on a weekday

Bride’s gown: White Lily Couture

Bride’s hair piece: Lovisa

Bride’s earrings: Butterfly Silver

Bridesmaids’ dresses: Simply Formal

Bridesmaids’ shoes: Spendless Shoes

Groom’s attire: RDX and Connor

Flowergirl: Arabella and Rose 

DIY: Wedding invitations, favours, and seating signage 

Honeymoon: Maleny, Gold Coast and Lennox Heads

Number of guests: 85

Wedding budget: $15, 000 to $20,000

Actual cost of wedding: $20,000

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#1 Priority

“Our biggest priority was ensuring we planned a day we would both be able to remember for years to come. We wanted it to be as ‘stress free’ as possible.”

Wedding Vendors 

“We can not fault any of our suppliers. Each of our suppliers met with us leading up to our special day and answered any concerns we had. We were more than impressed with how each of our suppliers made our day unforgettable.”

Wedding Songs 

Walking down the aisle – Tenerife Sea – Ed Sheeran and Still Falling For You – Ellie Goulding Reception entrance – I’ve got a feeling – Black Eyed Peas First Dance – Forever Begins Tonight – The McClymonts

Check out the playlist of first dance songs I compiled as shared by brides, and some of my own suggestions, too. 

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Photographer: Stacey Schramm Photography | Venue + stylings: Flaxton Gardens | Videographer: Trending Media Australia | Makeup artist: Kate Ellen Makeup Artistry | Hair stylist: Amy Hair Artistry | Celebrant: Say ‘I Do’ with Drew | Wedding night accommodation: Flaxton Gardens



Hi, I’m Sally, Founder and Editor of The Bride’s Tree. Over the past 13 years I’ve written thousands of articles about all things wedding from tips and trends to etiquette and ideas. On this blog I bring you the best of Sunshine Coast and Brisbane weddings.