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Real Wedding: Tahlia & Jesse in Maleny

21st March 2013

Event coordinator, Tahlia, wed Electrician, Jesse in a beautiful Sunshine Coast hinterland wedding in Maleny. This cute couple where highschool sweethearts, who got together at age 14! Altough their love was evident from such a young age, they were engaged for three years before finally walking down that aisle and tying the knot. 


Tahlia enjoyed the wedding planning experience immensely, and was calm cool and collected, as expected of any event planner! We love, love, BIG love this beautiful wedding from head to toe,.

I had dreamt of getting married at Weddings at Tiffany’s (previously Malcom’s of Maleny) for many years. My mum got married there! and I have always wanted to get married in an Anna Campbell Dress.”

“I love everything vintage and a little bit rustic. I had a very clear vision of exactly what I wanted

since I work in the wedding and event industry.”


Wedding Secrets Revealed

Biggest splurge: The venue

Best money-saver: My many DIY projects!

Bridal gown: Anna Campbell Falling Petal Maxi with Train $1300, The Bubushka Ballerina, Fortitude Valley 

Accessories: Anna Campbell Cuff $79 Earings from a little Maleny jewellery boutique. Hair Flower

is from Marisol Aparicio America about $150

Shoes: Suna Shoes Bridal Range $150

Bridesmaid dresses: Fabled and True (vintage fabrics and lace) $145.00 per dress

Bridesmaids’ accessories: Shoes $60 are from Forever New, Jewellery from Diva

Groom’s suit and shoes: Mens Suits are from Studio Suits an online store where you enter the

guys measurements and they hand make the suit to fit !! Best part is they were only $79

Groomsmens’ suits and shoes: Vans Shoes $80

DIY: Invitations, save the date video, soaps, candy buffet, lemonade stand, afternoon tea stand, bags for the candy buffet.

Number of guests: 80

Wedding Budget: $30,000, paid for by the couple with contributions from both sets of parents. 

The bonbonieres were hand made soaps, which my mum and I made.

Our parents set up the venue in the morning everything from, lemonade stand, soaps, afternoon tea stand, candy buffet.”


Tahlia and Jesse’s Hand-picked Team That Made It All Happen

Ceremony and Reception Venue: Weddings at Tiffany’s / Photographer: Studio 4 Photography / Florist: Wedding Flowers of Maleny / Cake: A wonderful friends made my cake (Katherine) / Bombonieres: DIY / Transport: A Family friend’s Hot Rod and my Stepfather’s V8 / Makeup Artist: Michelle West Airbrush Makeup / Hair Stylist: Bella Brides / Entertainment: Chad Shuttleworth and Arcadia String Trio / Celebrant: Vickie Larkin /Master of Ceremonies: Chad Shuttleworth / Videographer: Studio 4 Photography