Stanya and Lenny
I just adore the really feel of Stanya and Lenny’s wedding, There’s this bohemian, barefoot really feel to it but it’s so really lovely with Stanya’s gorgeous floral crown, the forest surroundings of coastal town Jervis Bay and the abundance of Australian native blooms. It makes me want to dance amongst the trees, around the beautiful huge bonfire!
Stanya tells their story. “Lenny and I have recognized every single other considering that we had been in High School- we’ve often had groups of pals that know each other. When I moved in with a single of his finest buddies 6 years ago, Lenny really just parked himself on our couch for weeks on finish until I at some point gave in and we got with each other!”
The raw wealthy feeling of the photographs by Lara Hotz capture the accurate sense of the relaxed, intimate celebration.
Stanya wore an sophisticated gown by Soma Design with jewels from Samantha Wills. She wore a flower crown created by Kavelle Flowers.
The couple didn’t have a bridal celebration, as an alternative incorporating their loved ones into their day in various approaches. Stanya explains “We didn’t have any kind of bridal party but it was wonderful getting in a position to include particular individuals in diverse ways- with buddies acting as MC, painting the poles for our “chuppah” (canopy that we got married beneath), reciting readings, singing blessings and holding the “chuppah” poles as effectively as my sister singing and great speeches by household members. We felt really in really like and loved by our friends and household on the day.”
Stanya and Lenny married at Hyams Beach, Jervis Bay. Stanya remarks “We got to share Hyams Beach, a location that we absolutely adore, with our guests. Most folks rented homes and stayed the whole weekend and it was just so considerably entertaining possessing the complete little village packed out with our buddies and family members. My loved ones owns a residence in Hyams Beach, Jervis Bay, so we have been going there for many years. It is just the most gorgeous spot in NSW so we often knew we would get married in the region.”
Stanya walked down the aisle to ‘Into White’ by Cat Stevens.
Stanya loved “The fact that all of our guests had been people that know us properly and men and women with whom we both have close relationships. ” Lenny wore a custom created shirt from Shirt Bar pants from Nation Road and Havaiana thongs.
As component of the ceremony, the couple planted a tree collectively. Stanya remembers this as a single of her favourite components of the day. She recalls “We had a magnolia tree that we watered at the ceremony and had absolutely everyone water all through the night. We planted it my family’s garden at Hyams Beach, alongside some other trees that have been planted at considerable instances in my family’s life- such as a Magnolia tree that they planted the day I was born.”
Of their photographer, Stanya says “Lara was totally amazing! A handful of of my buddies had utilized her for their weddings, so I knew she developed operate that was exactly what we wanted- creative, organic and special. I warned her that Lenny definitely hates posing for images and that we genuinely didn’t want overly posed and cheesy pictures. She entirely went with that short and produced the whole knowledge just entertaining and easy for each of us. The photographs are completely stunning- I could not have asked for far better!”
The reception was held at Paperbark Camp, Jervis Bay “Paperbark Camp was the 1st and last place we looked at as a venue. As Lenny and I each enjoy nature, the bush and camping, it was the best setting for us. We could not have been happier with the venue- the staff and food were wonderful and the truth that we could have a bonfire going all night and dance and party outside in the bush till 3am was completely distinctive and just made the night.”
The reception was decorated with stunning Australian native floral arrangements.
Household and friends had been so significantly a part of the celebration, says Stanya. “One of the absolute highlights was my sister singing at the reception. Accompanied by the guitarist and a djembe drum, she sang Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good” and wowed every person with her remarkable, soulful voice.”
The couple lit a enormous bonfire as the sun set. Stanya says “The bush surrounding Paperbark camp is just so gorgeous. It was especially specific being able to dance outdoors in the bush until the wee hours of the morning to great music by our DJ, accompanied by some djembe drumming.”
Thank you Stanya and Lenny for sharing your wedding day with us! Congratulations! Thank you to Lara Hotz for sharing right now’s photographs with us!
Photographer: Lara Hotz Photography / Cinematographer: John Poulakis- Cinemotive Films / Bride’s Dress: Soma Design / Bride’s Jewelry: Samantha Wills / Bride’s Veil/Hair Accessories: Kavelle Flowers / Groom’s Attire- Shirt: Shirt Bar / Groom’s Attire – Pants: Nation Road / Hairstylist: Centre of Consideration Hairdressing / Makeup Artist: Paula Leibowitz / Flowers & Decor: Crooby Cottages nearby (02) 4447 8016 / Invitations & Stationery: Print 35 / Ceremony Venue: Hyams Beach, Jervis Bay / Ceremony Officiant: Rabbi Jacqueline Ninio / Reception Venue: Paperbark Camp, Jervis Bay / Band: Rufus Federation / DJ: Dave Baskind
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Photographer: Lara Hotz Photography / Cinematographer: John Poulakis- Cinemotive Films / Bride’s Dress: Soma Style / Bride’s Jewelry: Samantha Wills / Bride’s Veil/Hair Accessories: Kavelle Flowers / Groom’s Attire- Shirt: Shirt Bar / Groom’s Attire – Pants: Country Road / Hairstylist: Centre of Focus Hairdressing / Makeup Artist: Paula Leibowitz / Flowers & Decor: Crooby Cottages neighborhood (02) 4447 8016 / Invitations & Stationery: Print 35 / Ceremony Venue: Hyams Beach, Jervis Bay / Ceremony Officiant: Rabbi Jacqueline Ninio / Reception Venue: Paperbark Camp, Jervis Bay / Band: Rufus Federation / DJ: Dave Baskind