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Real Wedding: Elizabeth & David in Noosa

27th July 2014

Local yoga instructor/hairdresser, Elizabeth, married her love of six years, Civil Engineer, David, on Noosa North Shore beach. They then followed up their nuptials with a catered marquee reception on Noosa Camping Grounds.


Elizabeth took on as many tasks as she could, putting her DIY talents to the tesxt – even adding handmade flowers to her own wedding dress! Now that is a committed and confident bride! 

“The best piece of advice I was given, which I wish I had remembered, was if you see something you love and it’s a good price, just get it. So often I searched and searched only to end up with the first thing I had found.”

“Without our family and friends our wedding just would not have been possible, my bridesmaids were always helping search the net for prices and ideas, I was always on the phone to my mum for help picking things up I’d found somewhere.”

“We paid for everything our wedding party needed to look fabulous on the day!”

The Hand-picked Team That Made It All Happen

Photographer: Jennifer MCcue Photography / Florist: Heavenly Blooms / Caterer: Noosa Catering / Cake: Just Add Sugar / Bombonnieres: Ebay / Rentals: Noosa Party Hire / Entertainment: Carl Wockner and Sue-Anne Stewart / Stationery Supplier: Light In The Box / Gift registry: David Jones / Celebrant: Gwen Inglis Videographer: Jai Jamison 

I’ve never been so happy in my life, to see my amazing husband so happy and our family and friends just have so much fun, it will forever remain a beautiful memory in my heart.

We could see the magnificent stars as we were so remote, as well all night we could hear the waves roll in!”

“We stayed where we were we had the stunning beach and paper bark trees to capture our photos with.”

Wedding Secrets Revealed

Biggest splurge: Food

Best bargain: Bridesmaids’ dresses and the suits

Bridal gown: Hoé Boutique $1000
Accessories: Earrings Mimco $80
Shoes: Forever New $79.95
Bridesmaids’ dresses: Forever New bargain price of $45
Bridesmaids’ accessories: Shoes Foever New $38, Earrings Adorne $10
Groom and groomsmens’ suits and shoes: Suit – Roger David for the bargain price of $105, shoes – Myer $45
Rings: Anthony’s Fine Jewellers, Noosa

DIY: We did as much as we could ! We made our wedding arch, I handmade the little flowers we attached. We also made a beautiful bridal table cloth that was so fluffy and made of tulle. For the girls and I, I made little jeweled foot anklets for the beach, I also made cute cushion covers for the outdoor furniture, and cute signs directing people where to go. Oh and I also made the flower that I attached to my dress.

Number of guests: 89

Wedding budget: $27,500