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 Pot and Pan Culinary Tailoring

Pot and Pan

Pot & Pan Culinary Tailoring’s engagement with the food industry is what sets them apart from the competition. They understand the importance of customisation, and approach each event with singularity in mind. Each step is of the process is personalised, thoughtful... and tailored. As a small, family run business, they provide beautiful food and professional service, with makers, suppliers and sustainability in mind. The Pot & Pan team is dedicated to tailoring and providing a unique culinary experience.

 Butterland, Newstead - Country Victoria wedding venue

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Butterland hosts a dozen weddings each year. Each season brings a distinct feel & aesthetic and whether you marry in winter, spring, summer or autumn the beauty of the grounds is captivating. 

Butterland is a unique, relaxed country venue that offers an extraordinarily beautiful setting in which to celebrate.  

 The Velvet Archers, wedding folk band

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Velvet Archers are a three piece folk band hailing from Melbourne's East. This foot stompin' trio will have your ears tingling with joy one minute then working up at dance sweat the next. 

 Pepper Sprout Hire, wedding hire for country Victoria

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Pepper Sprout Hire are all about beautiful weddings and events. 

They provide luxury hire products to the Geelong and wider regions, including bentwood chairs, festoon lighting, timber trestles and bar furniture. They are also run by the same lovely people of Pot and Pan Culinary Tailoring.

 Under Sky, Sperry Tent hire for weddings - an alternative to wedding marquees

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Under Sky provides both luxury camping accommodation and Sperry tent hire to create the ultimate outdoor event. Their 'glamping' services allow you to create tent villages that accommodate guests on site in the most comfortable and stylish way. And the stunning handcrafted Sperry Tents feature a sweeping canopy supported by natural wooden poles which creates a signature look of both elegance and romance. 

Under Sky have a growing fleet of tents to accommodate weddings of any size. 

 Churchill, Taradale by Prunella Botanical Stylists

churchill, taradale

Overlooking pocket-sized Taradale, Prunella's first venue Churchill is a beautiful old country church and accompanying Sunday school hall. The 1858 church boasts grand timber ceilings, stained-glass windows, a carved wooden pulpit, even a choir-loft. The church and the charming, whitewashed wooden hall are set in two acres of garden with spectacular views over the surrounding countryside and town. 

Based in nearby Kyneton, Prunella's team have a comprehensive list of local suppliers, accommodation contacts and favourite restaurants to make planning your occasion easy, especially if you're time poor but still want that perfect weekend destination event. 

 Megan Thompson, Macedon Ranges celebrant. Photo by Marnie Hawson Weddings

megan thompson, celebrant

Megan believes in creating a heartfelt ceremony, that is both fun yet relaxed – always a true reflection of the couple before her and the love they share. She loves to create ceremonies that are full of love and laughter and believes every one of them should tell a story, not just about a couple’s journey so far, but even more importantly – what the future holds.

 The Estate Trentham - Country Victoria wedding venue

The Estate, Trentham

An original c1902 three bedroom federation house set amongst beautiful gardens in the heart of Trentham just over one hour from Melbourne.

Inspired by Scandanavian interiors, fresh white walls, dark floors and airy rooms, complemented by natural wood furniture, a mix of old and new curated collections from European flea markets, to local country finds. The kitchen houses a large personal collection of vintage crockery, wooden utensils and chopping boards. Two bedrooms in the house and an original potato pickers shed, now the 3rd bedroom, a few steps away from the main house, overlooking the herb gardens and mini orchard.

 The Little Church, Spring Hill - Country Victoria wedding venue

the little church, spring hill

A charming timber building, weathered by over one hundred years, steeped in history, the traditional church and beautifully designed pavilion are tucked amongst ancient gum trees on the private two acre property.

St Mark’s Church of England was built on the site in Spring Hill in the 1890s. The church was deconsecrated in 1959 and has since been privately owned. Now open to the public as part as the Spring Hill Peony Farm, it offers a beautiful venue for private functions, weddings and events.

 Short and Spook, Melbourne event design team

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Short & Spook is an energetic and imaginative event design team based in Melbourne. Headed by founders Courtney & Steph, they are a team of planners and designers who thrive on creative collaboration.

Their services are designed to be fun, personal and inspiring experiences.

 The Euroa Butter Factory, country Victoria wedding venue

the euroa butter factory

This lovingly restored grand old building has been transformed from an old butter & ice factory into a fabulous country retreat suitable for a weekend away, a special event or somewhere to while away a few hours in the garden.

Beautiful boutique Bed and Breakfast accommodation has been established within the old building along with function spaces on the old factory floor and within the garden for a celebration. 

 Cloud 9 Celebrations, Melbourne wedding celebrant

Shannon Jeans Civil Celebrant

Being a celebrant is not just about standing up front, speaking words of generic love and then signing the legal paperwork. Rather, it is a precious relationship that Shannon fosters from the moment she meets a couple through to the moment they become married. Throughout the process she strives to know and understand her couples in order to genuinely celebrate their relationship in the way they wish to.

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Chalky signs

Natalie is a chalkboard signwriter based in the Macedon Ranges. She creates beautiful custom chalk commissions for events and weddings - seating plans, menus, quotes, and welcome signs and anything in between.

 TINK jewellery, made in Melbourne

TINK

TINK is customised handcrafted jewellery.
It’s an attitude; it’s straight up and straight-forward.
It's laid-back and personable, yet professional.
It's quality design, it’s collaboration and creativity.
It’s treasured. It’s art. It's one of a kind.

Based in Melbourne.

 Melinda Wain Makeup

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Melinda Wain is one of Australia’s leading hairdressers and makeup artists. Having worked at Channel Ten in Melbourne and Sydney for more than twelve years, including a period as senior network makeup artist, Melinda has worked with some of the biggest names in the television and music industries. Her portfolio includes red carpet events, live television broadcasts and celebrity photo shoots.

Melinda is available as a freelance hair and makeup artist, and is also available for private functions or weddings.

 Lindsey Myra organic flowers

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The Flower Farm produces true to type, heirloom blooms in an organic, open air setting. Founded on the principles of permaculture and rooted in a true passion for flora,  this small-scale farm provides a positive and sustainable approach to cut flowers. 

Established in 2012 as The Urban Flower Farm, in a backyard in Melbourne's northern suburbs, the little flower farm was the first of it's kind in Victoria. It has been featured on Gardening Australia, in The Weekly Times and across a wide range of digital and print medias.

Lindsey is motivated by three key ambitions on the farm: to produce a more environmentally sustainable product, to raise awareness and educate about the processes of the floral industry and lastly, a personal desire to create beauty and lots of it!

 Anthony Cribbes Celebrant

anthony cribbes celebrant

Melbourne based wedding celebrant and professional MC who is on a mission to eliminate boring weddings!

 The Baravan, mobile wedding bar

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The Baravan, a 1961, 13ft Sunliner caravan, that has been
converted into a beautiful mobile bar.

The Baravan is available to hire out for weddings, parties, and events.  Also available to hire for photo-shoots, product launches & any other exciting celebration you care to throw our way.

 Mary Mary Studio, Preston - wedding florals

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Oh how Mary Mary loves a good wedding! Be it a sweet and simple babies breath bouquet or complete floral styling for your wedding party and venue, at Mary Mary we’re all about bringing your wedding day dreams to life.

Mary Mary work hand in hand with brides-to-be (usually over tea, cupcakes and plenty of Pinterest pinning) to find that special something that makes your wedding day blooms a thoughtful and beautiful reflection of you and your partner.

 Metta Melbourne, simple linen wedding dresses

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Sometimes simple is the most stunning. Melbourne label Metta has been in linen clothing for years and their soft, feminine pieces are perfect for a relaxed wedding. With classic shapes and understated detailing, the range caters to both the bride and bridesmaids. The full Metta Melbourne range is available through the Scarlet Jones boutique in Hawthorn, Albert Park and online.

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Aghadoe estate

Nestled on 60 acres, Aghadoe is a 1860's heritage listed homestead around 20 kilometres from Daylesford. The estate features established gardens, majestic fir trees and an abundance of open areas. There is an original stable, expansive lawns, hedged courtyard and orchards, and a homestead with five bedrooms.