The complete guide to planning your dream backyard wedding

The complete guide to planning your dream backyard wedding These days, weddings don’t always have to mean chiming bells, all-white decor and confetti tossing. You have the freedom to choose any type of experience you like. Whether you’d prefer a formal church gathering or an intimate event in your own space, where you say ‘I do’ is your call to make.  Backyard celebrations are more than a way of making your special day more affordable. They’re romantic, intimate, and relaxing—oh, and they’re pet-friendly (dog ring-bearer, anyone?). And the best bit? You get to customise everything, from the date and time right down to the colour of your napkins. As Australia’s highest-rated marriage celebrant, we will run through everything you need to know to plan your dream backyard wedding. But before we get into all of that, let’s discuss why you should consider tying the knot in your backyard in the first place. Why choose a backyard wedding? Getting married is one of the most poignant moments of your life—you want your special day to reflect that. Here are three ways a backyard wedding can make your perfect event even more memorable. 1. Backyard weddings are more intimate Feeling anxious over …

Cheap marriage celebrant

Cheap marriage celebrant Cheap sounds derogatory – but we don’t take offence 😉 We know (and our couples tell us) we provide an outstanding 5-star marriage service, at a fraction of the price of other marriage celebrants. But this is our whole model – the one we created (and many have tried to replicate) Our Model. We do simple ceremonies – but not basic ceremonies or just ceremonies. Every ceremony is special. We streamline the booking process and the documentation lodgement so we are able to focus on what actually matters – creating an incredible ceremony for you – with fun, laughter, and meaning. Leaving memories that will last forever. Check out our services, our prices, and then our 700+ 5-star Google reviews.

YCBM – Initial Email

{CREATED} Hi {bridesfirstname} and {groomsfirstname}, Your ceremony booking is for: {START} at {TYPE-NAME} ({DURATION}) {TYPE-DESCRIPTION} Your reference is : {REF} Please read the VERY IMPORTANT information below. To confirm your booking and to ensure your ceremony can go ahead at the above time and date, it is necessary to ensure you lodge your Notice of Intended Marriage form at least 1 calendar month prior to your ceremony date. Example. If you are getting married on the 10th May 2023 you need to complete and email it back to Simple Ceremonies no later than the 10th April 2023. If you do not do this, we will not be able to marry you on the above date. If you then wish to proceed with another date you will need to rebook and repay for your ceremony. So, please carefully follow the directions below to ensure all goes smoothly for your ceremony. ALSO follow us on socials to get all the latest and SPECIAL OFFERS.                          AND check out our great PARTNER OFFERS at the bottom of this page. But before you do anything else 😉 read “What to do now.” below and ensure …

Prospective Marriage Visa Approved

Applying for a Prospective Marriage Visa can be a difficult time. Getting all your documents in line, arranging prospective flights and trying to arrange a prospect marriage – all at the same time. We understand it can be very difficult , which is why we try and make it as simple as possible for you. We recently received a request from a couple wishing to plan their proposed wedding ceremony so they could then apply for their Prospective Marriage  Visa (Subclass 300). This is something we deal with all the time. To make it easy for couples going through this process, Simple Ceremonies has created what we call a Lodgement Voucher – this provides you with ALL your marriage requirements for your visa application. This includes the lodgement of your Notice of Intended Marriage and also a personalised letter to submit with your application. We love hearing from our couples how easy it had been and importantly how quickly it was processed. We received this email from Milan on the 5th August 2021 after first receiving their application on the 27th June 2021 (39 days). “Hi Ange, Just to let you know that Rimson’s Prospective marriage visa has been granted. …

What makes an amazing Marriage Celebrant?

Easy answer … someone who loves what they do! Sure. But I think we all understand it takes a bit more than that. .Stuff like: experience, confidence and critically, fun. But also the boring stuff too, like: ease to book you wedding ceremony, documentation streamed lined like the Notice of Intended Marriage and regular communication to give you confidence.

Quiet, beautiful place to get married in Sydney

A beautiful quiet bush setting to get married is only 15 minutes from Sydney. Looking for a quiet, serene backdrop for your wedding, that feels a million miles away from anywhere?We have you covered at Simple Ceremonies with our Davidson Park, Forestville.

Sydney wedding reception

Looking for a venue to celebrate your marriage? Christabelle and Ben partied with 60 of their friends! =================================================== ..We’ve partnered with Green Moustache – a cool rooftop bar based in the heart of North Sydney. It’s an oasis that is the perfect location to chill out with some friends and enjoy the amazing food and drinks list.

The easiest way to get married

Find a marriage celebrant who can take care of every thing. As we all understand, the easiest way to do something is to find someone else who has done it before (or many times before) – because they have already learned the easiest (and best) way to do it. This applies to weddings too. Find a marriage celebrant with lots of experience (and 5 star reviews). Then your marriage celebrant will be able to guide you through the rest, including ; the legal elements of getting married and the important parts, your special ceremony and the celebration! Your marriage celebrant should also be able to help you with; locations to get married, wedding photographers, wedding flowers, seating & decorations for your wedding ceremony wedding reception venues wedding rings wedding cars Intimate wedding or something larger Whether it is just an intimate wedding, like Oli & Becky (and their 2 witnesses) or Or you are getting the whole gang together for your special wedding day! Your marriage celebrant should be your first port of call to make for a stress free wedding!    

Social Distancing?

Planning for Social Distancing Social distancing has become an issue when getting married. Thanks Corona. But this hasn’t stopped couples bouncing around ideas. Couples finding fun ways to ensure social distancing at their wedding ceremonies It’s your wedding you can still have fun.