Michelle and Piero’s Vintage Country Wedding

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Michelle and Piero

What a beautiful celebration nowadays’s couple had – an exquisite gown, a beautiful venue and lots of nods to the couple’s really like of writing!

Michelle tells their story. “First laid eyes on every other twelve years ago – I utilised to perve on Piero DJ-ing and  he would sneak me totally free drinks – but we each had respective partners and went our separate ways – our paths crossed again in 2005 – initial feelings of attraction rekindled – the rest is background!”

Images today are by Thorson Photography who capture stunning pictures with a sense of humor.

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Michelle wore a gown from Anaessia  with blue suede shoes from Sole Looking.

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The groom and his groomsmen wore outfitted by P Johnson .

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The couple met before the ceremony.

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Michelle’s bridesmaid wore a gorgeous red Lisa Ho gown and shoes from Peeptoe Shoes.

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Of their photographer, Michelle says “Amanda was fabulous – had an engagement shoot with her just before had which created us a lot more relaxed. She is a correct skilled – creative but quick, gets the shot accomplished and moves on, while taking inspiration from what’s around her.”

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Michelle and Piero held their ceremony and reception at Poachers Pantry and Wily Trout Vineyard. Michelle explains “We each love prosciutto – and all smoked goods –  so it seemed fitting to have our wedding in a smoke house!  Excellent food and booze was very critical to us as we are each mad foodies. Poachers Pantry provided that, on a lovely country homestead. We got married under a giant tree on the property then walked more than to the reception. Poachers were wonderful in permitting us to add our own touches – we set up quoits and petanque in the garden, plus a lolly buffet inside.”

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Michelle walked down the aisle to the Jackson Five’s “I’ll Be There.”

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Michelle remarks “Having a destination wedding genuinely contributed to the day – everyone got with each other for a meet and greet at the regional pub on Friday, then we had the wedding on Saturday, then we hosted a breakfast barbecue the subsequent day at Redbrow Gardens, where we had been staying. Made it such a specific weekend. ”

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The couple had been married by a dear good friend. Michelle explains “Our celebrant was a old friend of Piero’s – they employed to perform collectively at a bar – Piero was cocktail waiter and DJ and Monty was bouncer –  aside from being a celebrant and bouncer Monty also is an anthropologist, JP, jazz singer, tai chi instructor and youth worker! Such an wonderful particular person! ”

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“As we both from a writing background we thought it was critical to write our own vows, which made the day really individual and unique.”

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Michelle describes the day as “A gorgeous, enjoy-filled romp in the Canberra country-side that tipped its best hat to vintage cool.”

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The day had a lot of nods to the couple’s really like of the written word. Including a cake made by Sugar and Slice Cakes. Michelle explains We had been going for a ‘vintage nation writing theme’ (I am a journalist and Piero a copywriter) – each table named immediately after our favourite authors. Also had typewriter on our cake as nicely as one particular for men and women to use to leave a note”

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Michelle and Piero handmade plenty of their wedding particulars. “We created the garden games and signs (we collected old driftwood and painted them),  decorated the trees with Chinese paper lanterns, made our personal lolly buffet that had vintage toys from my parents, stamped our personal table settings (every single serviette wrapped in twine and stamps used to say ‘bon appetite’ with picture of cutlery) , employed old books for table settings passed down from Piero’s deceased father (each book had a handwritten message inside for each guest), purchased a vintage typewriter for people to leave us  a note, made our personal rose petal confetti holders, had a dress-up box and props.”

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Michelle notes “Having SO Numerous men and women pitch in assist out – a single friend did my make-up, yet another the flowers and cheese cake, yet another the lolly buffet – so significantly love was felt off all our pals, it was extraordinary.”

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The couple’s first dance was to Al Green’s “Let’s Stay With each other”.

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The evening didn’t cease there, Michelle explains “On the wedding evening Piero and I stayed on a working alpaca farm which was amazing! They had an outdoor spa so immediately after the wedding we went back, cracked a bottle of champagne and sat under the stars in the spa. It was magical.”

Congratulations Michelle and Piero. Thank you for sharing your wedding day on Polka Dot Bride! Thank you also to Thorson Photography for sharing these days’s pictures!

Photographer: Thorson Photography / Bride’s Dress: Anaessia / Bride’s Shoes: Sole Looking / Groom’s Attire: P Johnson / Groomsmen Attire: P Johnson / Bridesmaid Dresses: Lisa Ho / Bridesmaid Shoes: Peeptoe Shoes / Hairstylist: Sarah Kate 0405 612 855 / Makeup Artist: Ross Andrewartha, Illamasqua / Flowers: Black Orchid, Dulwich Hill (02) 9559 7731 / Invitations & Stationery: Papier Lapin / Venue: Poachers Pantry and Wily Trout Vineyard / Ceremony Officiant: Dr Sumant (Monty) Badami 0405 271 757 / Band: Tuchasoul / Cake Baker: Sugar and Slice Cakes / Wedding Rings: St Germain Jewellers / Transport: Private Cadillac hired off Rob 0428 181 147 / Wedding Registry: Wedding Gifts Direct

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Photographer: Thorson Photography / Bride’s Dress: Anaessia / Bride’s Shoes: Sole Looking / Groom’s Attire: P Johnson / Groomsmen Attire: P Johnson / Bridesmaid Dresses: Lisa Ho / Bridesmaid Shoes: Peeptoe Shoes / Hairstylist: Sarah Kate 0405 612 855 / Makeup Artist: Ross Andrewartha, Illamasqua / Flowers: Black Orchid, Dulwich Hill (02) 9559 7731 / Invitations & Stationery: Papier Lapin / Venue: Poachers Pantry and Wily Trout Vineyard / Ceremony Officiant: Dr Sumant (Monty) Badami 0405 271 757 / Band: Tuchasoul / Cake Baker: Sugar and Slice Cakes / Wedding Rings: St Germain Jewellers / Transport: Private Cadillac hired off Rob 0428 181 147 / Wedding Registry: Wedding Gifts Direct

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