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Laura loves Matthew | Montville Yurt Wedding

11th May 2021

This couple had their backyard yurt wedding in the most magical of private home venues in the Sunshine Coast hinterland town of Montville.

LBCongrats-35When your friend asks you to come along to their work Christmas party on a yacht, and you end up meeting the love of your life..! This fateful event eventuated to the happily ever after of Laura and Matt’s backyard Yurt Wedding in the Sunshine Coast hinterland town of Montville. 

While planning their wedding in the midst of Covid, they encountered many ups and downs, but they say for them, the timing was absolutely perfect. Having their children there to celebrate their big day with them made the occasion even more meaningful and memorable for the happy couple. 

Laura has kindly shared her wedding day secrets, tips and advice with us today. Scroll on to see all the pretty and read her story… 


Photographer: Klee Photography

Videographer: Nik Conomos

Venue: Magical Malindi (only small intimate weddings are now allowed at this private property)

Yurt: Montville Yurts

Stylist: White Elk Events

Florist: Kate Dawes Flower Design

Arbour and the signing table floral arrangements: Whit ‘N’ Whimsy_

Catering: Spanish Paella

Beverage carering: Wilson Pop Up Bar

Cake: Elizabeth & May

Hair + makeup artist: Hollywood Brides

Celebrant: Jarrad Bayliss

Wedding night accommodation: Magical Malindi

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We’d never change…

The time of our life that we got married. Having our kids there was so special. Also, the location and my dress! 

I don’t think you can plan for a perfect wedding, things go wrong, it’s bound to happen, but those things become apart of your special day and become your memories to laugh about in years to come.

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Wedding Secrets

Biggest splurge: My dress – worth every cent!

Biggest bargain: Our accommodation/venue hire. 

Bride’s dress + accessories: Made With Love Bridal

Bride’s shoes: David Jones

Groom’s and groomsmen’s suits: Politix

Groom’s accessories + shoes: R.M. Williams

Bridesmaids’ dresses: THE ICONIC

Flowergirls’ dresses: Seed 

Honeymoon: Magical Malindi, Maleny

Number of guests: 50

Wedding budget: $25,000

Actual cost of wedding: $30,000

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Advice for Future Brides and Grooms

Go with the flow, don’t worry about the little details that don’t really matter, stay focused on what really matters – marrying the man of your dreams.

Our Next Big Adventure… 

Build an empire together! Experience love and joy in everything we do together while creating the most extraordinary life together!

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