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Sophie & James

Introducing the newly engaged Sophie and James! The lovely couple first met in October 2018 after connecting on Bumble. Sophie initially thought James’ profile was fake – he looked too good to be true!  She quickly realised that James was the real deal, and they had their first date at the Newcastle Art Gallery soon […]

Kim & Nath

Introducing the newly engaged Kim and Nath! Kim and Nath first met in year 7 at high school but reconnected 3 years ago. On a lovely Saturday afternoon in August, Kim and Nath decided to have a little grazing platter in the backyard to use Kim’s birthday present from the week before. Nath prepared a […]

Maddy & Matt

Introducing the newly engaged Maddy and Matt! The lovely couple met in September 2018 in Newcastle at The Grainery Church. Maddy had just returned from a year in Mexico, and Matt had just moved from Adelaide to Newcastle for work.  We introduced ourselves and ended up going out for dinner with mutual friends after church. […]

Priscilla & Samuel

Introducing the newly engaged Priscilla and Samuel. Born and raised in Brazil, Priscilla decided to move to Australia to complete her Doctorate at the University of Newcastle three years ago. Sam grew up in Newcastle but moved to Perth to study and work. They met in Perth in 2019 when Priscilla was offered the opportunity […]

Hannah & Joseph

Introducing Mr & Mrs Blackburn… Hannah and Joseph wed on the 1st of May 2021 at Wildwood Estate in the Kangaroo Valley.  Hannah wore a beautiful light ivory colour wedding dress. The bodice included lace, lace capped sleeves and small pearl and sequin detailing. The back of the bodice was low cut with a soft […]

Bec & Joel

Introducing the newly engaged Bec and Joel… Bec and Joel met on the first day of Uni at The University of Newcastle in 2011, where both were studying to be language teachers.  Their proposal was an adventurous surprise of a lifetime for Bec. Joel picked her up after school on a Thursday in the middle […]

Remi & Michael

Introducing Mr & Mrs Bray… Michael and Remi wed on the 29th of February 2020 at Adams Peak Country Estate, Broke. The bride wore a simple and timeless dress and by Stella York, made from Matte Mikado fabric with an empire waist and an open back. The bridesmaids wore a flowy burgundy full length, pleated […]

Kate & Nathan

Introducing Kate and Nathan. The lovely couple wed on the 4th of April 2020 at their home in Salt Ash due to Covid restrictions. The bride wore a simple but unique dress by Belles and Beaux whilst her daughters wore matching white dresses. Nathan wore a smart but relaxed outfit with a sports coat, matched […]

Nathan & Lily

Introducing the newly engaged Nathan and Lily… They met on a Sunday at church when they were both 16 and soon realised that they lived around the corner from one another.  Nathan often spent a lot of time walking his dog and “coincidently” ended up at Lily’s house! They soon became best friends and started […]

Callan & Jodie

Introducing the newly engaged Callan & Jodie… The pair met 6 years ago when they both briefly worked in the same hospital ward as each other as they are both nurses. After working together, they did not see each other for another year until they organized to meet up for a casual drink. Jodie said […]