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Real Wedding: Anita & Murray at Aussie World

19th February 2014

She worked at the university he was studying at. Anita and Murray hit it off straight away. In fact, they say there are undoubtedly soul mates. They sure have a lot of fun together, which is evident in their fair wedding theme, complete with lollypop stand and ferris wheel. You have to love it! 

Andrea Sproxton Photography was there to capture their wedding day from start to finish. View the rest of Anita & Murray’s Wedding Album


The Special Moments

My favourite moment was reading our beautiful vows that we wrote to each other. Murray wrote his on the back of an invoice which was funny and mine was scrapbooked to perfection in the shape of a heart. We both wrote similar things but in different ways. It was my favourite moment.  Another great part of our wedding was having a few rides at Aussie World open for our guests to enjoy before the reception. It really made our wedding unique and fun for all.

Nerves Subsided

The ceremony was perfect. I was so nervous and scared of that moment in front of everyone but when I got to the alter I felt so comfortable up there. 

The Dress

On an unplanned visit to a bridal shop with my Mum I found my dream dress straight away. 

Parental Support

Our Parents came with us to see venue options on the Sunshine Coast and without their support and generous contribution our magical day would not have been possible.

Special Family Moments 

I made sure our mum’s got pampered with hair and makeup on the day with me and my bridesmaids. My Brother walked me down the aisle which was sweet. My Sister and Murray’s Brother were in our Bridal Party. I especially enjoyed ribboning up my own car (the wedding car) with my Father in Law.

Wedding Secrets 

Biggest splurge: The dresses and suits

Best money-saver: Using my own car as our wedding transport

Bridal gown: Luv Bridal

Accessories: Tiara from ebay. Bracelet – something borrowed from a good friend

Shoes: London Rebel

Bridesmaid dresses: Alfred Angelo Bridal

Groom’s and groomsmen’s suit and shoes: Jack London Suit, ASOS shoes

Rings: Everjewels Design Studio

DIY: I made our wedding invites, the table seating plan, the place settings and banner signs. Murray helped me by making the table numbers and photo booth props with me.

Number of guests: 85

Wedding budget: $25,000 


A-List Vendors

Photographer: Andrea Sproxton Photography 

Florist: Willow Bud

Photography second shooter: Lani Carter / Ceremony venue: The Little White Wedding Chapel, Reception venue: Aussie World, Cake: Eden Cupcakes / Decorators:Events by Zoe / Entertainment: Unique DJs

View the rest of Anita & Murray’s Wedding Album