Change of Name after Marriage

A change of name after marriage is not compulsory. It is only a custom and not the law, so the choice is yours. You can assume a new name without going through an official name change process, despite what is on your Birth Certificate. This is called ‘Name by Association’. If however you want to open a bank […]

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Wedding Vows: A wonderful way to personalise your ceremony

Choosing the perfect words for your special day can become a stressful task.  You know what you would like to say and share, but when it comes to putting it down on paper, it suddenly becomes a lot harder.  Whilst there are legal vows which must be read and repeated during your ceremony, personal vows […]

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How to Choose your Marriage Celebrant

A young bride contacted me recently and asked if I would be available to perform her ceremony, but unfortunately I was already booked. She then asked…”So what should I look for in a Celebrant?” With such a large number of Celebrants now registered to perform legal ceremonies, couples are spoilt for choice, although this can […]

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Wedding Trends, Traditions & Customs

Wedding Style… What wedding style fits your personality best? Rustic, Vintage, High Drama, Pure Romance or Whimsical? If you’re still looking for wedding design inspiration for your special day, here are some great ideas and hot trends from Bridal Guide. Traditions… Tradition is defined as ‘the handing down of statements, beliefs, legends, customs, information, etc. from […]

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