Katie & Andreas

27th March 2020
The park behind our house, Gold Coast, QLD

How did he pop the question?

He didn’t! We decided together! Being married and having our own family was so assumed and matter-of-fact that it suddenly felt wrong to still be ‘dating’. We decided to get married on a road trip down to Sydney where we stopped at small towns over a few days and would ride our bikes to explore the town. It was the happiest little holiday!

What song was your first dance to?

We didn’t have the first dance because #covid but I walked down the aisle to Feels like Home by Chantal Kreviazuk.

Your biggest tip to any couple getting married?

Don’t plan a longer engagement unless you have to! We had to change plans from the big, one-week, international celebration to a 5-person elopement. I called Katie from Arctic Fox on Wednesday afternoon once I accidentally found the perfect location and we married on Friday. It was three weeks before the original wedding date and a week after we canceled our big wedding… and it was the best! There was zero stress, no pre-conceived plans of how everything should run or look, and, somehow, everything was perfect! In fact, more perfect than I think it would have been if we had a big wedding and the 1000 spreadsheets that went with it!

Describe your day in three words...

Beautifully, intensely romantic.

Arctic Fox helped with…

Managing all my breakdowns and the set-up on the day! Haha!

Styling, Coordination, and Furniture Hire all by Arctic Fox.

Other awesome suppliers were…

Celebrant – The Lady who Weds (Rachel)

When you elope, you only have a couple of suppliers to worry about!

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Claire & Chris

Enjoy every moment. Don’t sweat the small stuff or let anything ruin your day. No one else knows the details so if something goes wrong no one would know. Have fun, laugh a lot and your photos will truly show it was the best day of your life.

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Lauren & Jay

After a long journey of re-planning including three venues changes, we were so happy to see Lauren + Jay’s day come together. A beautiful and modern ceremony with bright blooms and an intimate reception, their journey was definitely worth the wait. 

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Takaya & Amy

I opened the box, told her “Amy, I love you so much and cannot wait for you to be the mother of my children, I love you and (Look I know it was short but I had been waiting so long to get to this moment I just wanted to get the question out) without further adieu will you marry me?

She said yes.

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