Although their original planned wedding with 80 guests in March 2020 had to be postponed, bride Hannah says she couldn’t be happier with the day she wed her love, Tom. Their intimate private property wedding in Noosa turned out to be an authentic reflection of them as a couple.
After a beach wedding ceremony at Hidden Grove on Noosa’s Main Beach, the couple and their 29 guests headed back to their private property for a catered reception.
Hannah has kindly shared all her Noosa wedding planning secrets below…
The Bride’s Best Advice
Take some quality time for you and your partner before the madness of your day begins. Tom and I snuck away for an early morning beach swim and coffee on the morning of our wedding. The rest of the wedding day was such a blur, but I’m glad we got those quiet moments just us two before it all started. Looking back now, it is one of my favourite memories from our wedding day.
Photographer: XOX Weddings
Catering: Journey Street Food
Hair + makeup artist: Backstage Beauty
Stylist: Splash Events
Dress: Grace Loves Lace
Earrings: Amber Sceats
Suits: MJ Bale
Bridesmaid dresses: Shona Joy
Celebrant: Sommer Saunders
Biggest Wedding-planning Priority
Our priorities really shifted after having to cancel our original wedding due to COVID-19. It made us focus in on what was truly important – getting married to each other in the company of our closest friends and family. We also wanted our day to be laid back and authentic to us as a couple.
Greatest Challenge During the Process
COVID-19! We had originally planned to get married in March 2020, with 80 guests and at a different venue. Unfortunately, a week before the wedding, COVID reared its ugly head and we had to cancel our original plan. After that, we decided that a big wedding just wasn’t going to happen in 2020, so we downsized our plans. We ended up having an intimate wedding at Hidden Grove, followed by a reception at a private property.
Our Meet Cute
Tom was the IT guy at the hospital where I worked and had to deal with my constant calls to fix a myriad of computer problems… One night we ran into each other at a bar and recognised each other from work. After that we hit it off right away!
Why I Married Tom
Tom is the kindest, most patient person I’ve ever met. He is so full of joy and makes me laugh every single day. It was really a no-brainer!
Biggest splurge: Luxe accommodation for the wedding weekend for us and our whole bridal party.
Number of guests: 29
Planning resources: Mostly Instagram.