Lisa Parker is a, wife, story teller and born romantic.  A celebrant since 2009, she is honored to write, curate and design a couple’s wedding dream.  An adventure she loves!

She was a big part of Kate & Dan’s relaxed garden wedding day, from a Celebrant and everything in between – she always helps couples with every beautiful part of their day – timings, vows, speakers, rehearsals, readings etc etc.  Kate and Dan’s wedding was particularly gorgeous as the things they said to one another were just gut wrenchingly incredible.

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In the words of Lisa:

Kate and Dan wanted a relaxed garden party with their closest family and friends near the twinkling waters of Bayview on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. They hired lawn games for entertainment and borrowed and made lots of the other decorations themselves. The sun shone and guests laughed, played and were merry!  It was the most extraordinary day full of love, family and beauty.

Kate and Dan put so much love and energy into their ceremony, the beautiful vows they wrote for each other, the set up – in short, everything they touched was transformed and together the day was a incredible bubble of love.  Everything felt very natural, simple and beautiful.
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The two of them had the most incredible love story – from the very instant I met them and they told me their story I couldn’t wait to be their celebrant and celebrate the life they had built together.  Kate and Dan are true, true soul mates – it shines out of their skin and you can’t be in their presence long without seeing and feeling it.  They truly and deeply love each other and also have the best sense of humour! They were beyond incredible to work with!

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They asked me to involve their guests so we gave each and every guest an fabulous vow to say. This allowed everyone to be involved in the ceremony and was cause for a giggle or two!  Kate and Dan also created their own relaxed garden wedding wonderland at Bayview.  Taking a beautiful old scout hall they transformed the entire place into a ceremony spot, games and party fest.  The love that that place held that afternoon could be felt everywhere you looked. And it was reflected in the little touches they gave – such as the love heart sunnies they provided for the female guests.

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Vendor list:
Lisa Parker – Sydney Celebrant, @marriedbylisa
The Beach Bride – makeup artist
Oliver Hire – outdoor furniture hire
The Vintage Way -lawn game hire
Corella Fine Food – catering
Photographer for this wedding : Dean Snushall

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