Category Archives: Charis’ Blog

Panama Dining Room

Tom and Kate were married at the Panama Dining Room. I love this venue, it always looks so stunning all dressed up for a wedding. The windows are to die for and the fact that you are in line with the tree tops makes it extra special. It’s Beautiful Here were the lovely photographers, it was so great to work with them. Georgieboy Melbourne did a beautiful job with the flowers. Eddie from Rutherford Entertainment was the lovely DJ, he was such a blast to work with. Kate and Tom were as excited

Lakehouse Daylesford Wedding | Charis White Celebrant | Darin Collision Photography

Tracey and Alex were married in a windswept 🌬 ceremony at Lakehouse Daylesford.As usual the venue looked absolutely amazing in preparation for the ceremony. The rains decided to make an entrance right as the bride walked down the aisle. Unfortunately, we had to push ahead, but this did not deter the bride and groom from being in the moment and enjoying their ceremony. Lovely Darin Collision was the photographer for the evening, it was great to work with him again.Irwin Guevarra was the

Rupert and Rupert Wedding

Kim and Grant were married at Rupert on Rupert. I love this venue. It is such a great space with beautiful plants adorning the feature wall. The deep blue colour of the back wall provides a beautiful backdrop for any floral arrangement. The staff are wonderful and the owners are to die for!!! Seriously, Marli is one of the loveliest and most stylish women I have met. Their ceremony was filled with beautiful stories and readings by their mothers.Lisa Drew weddings was the lovely photographer for

Stones of the Yarra Valley | Charis White Celebrant | Kristen Cook Photography | Moon and Back Co

Marko and Kathryn are the most fabulous couple. I knew the first time I met them that they are a very special couple. Long distance relationships are never easy and when you can make a long distance relationship work, you know you are in for the long haul. There ceremony was moving with beautiful quotes and two reading done by Kathryn’s sister. We had a case of two worlds colliding this week when my husband sold them a house 🏠. This is the second time in 9 years that this coincidence has

Melbourne Celebrant | Kew Wedding | Crystal Linter Photography | Alan and Elizabeth

Alan and Elizabeth are two of the sweetest people I have ever met. Having both lost their previous spouses, they were introduced by a mutual friend and it did not take long for their love to blossom. Their wedding was a fabulous celebration with a few readings and a wedding ceremony held in their home. Elizabeth looked stunning in her green dress, and Alan looked oh so dapper. At the end of the ceremony there were a few heartfelt speeches, it was a wonderful celebration. Crystal Linter was their

Melbourne Celebrant | Charis White Celebrant | Melbourne Zoo | Crystal Linter | Sam and Ryan | Pomp and Splendour

Sam and Ryan were married on a cold day in October. We were so lucky with the weather as it rained just after the ceremony concluded. Their love story began ten years ago. They initially met in high school in 2008 through mutual friends and they have been inseparable ever since. Their wedding photographer was Crystal Linter, she took some amazing photos.Pomp and Splendour did the most amazing job with the bouquets. Sam’s wedding dress designer was Helen Constance. The ceremony and reception took

Celebrant Melbourne | Charis White Celebrant | Casey and Kyle | Wattle Park Chalet | Pixray Photography

Casey and Kyle are a fantastic couple.I loved their story. Kyle and Casey’s love blossomed since they swiped right on Tinder in 2015. From the outset Casey was attracted to Kyle’s warmth and kindness. She found him to be very sweet and friendly! Kyle says he loved the fact that Casey was amazingly beautiful and could eat noodles in the same way as him. He says, “Casey is so beautiful, she had me at hello.”Their best friend who is in the army was not allowed to come to Melbourne as he was about

Melbourne Celebrant | Gwen and Nick | Crystal Linter Photography | Bram Leigh |

Gwen and Nick are exceptionally lovely people.We met on a Sunday afternoon in July in 2017 and chatted about their wedding. Bram Leigh was the setting for their wedding. They were lucky with the weather, it was cold and rainy, but we had an indoor ceremony in the Chapel. By the time the wedding was over, they clouds parted in time for their photos with Crystal Linter. Red Earth flowers did an amazing job with the bouquets and arrangements. Jenny Pham did Gwen and the bridesmaids make-up, she did

Celebrant Melbourne | Charis White Celebrant | Real Wedding | Hannah and Richard | Fenix Events | Corey Wright Photographer

Hannah and Richard are a fabulous couple. They were delivered a massive blow just 8 weeks out from their wedding. The venue they originally booked, The Willows closed. I was in Thailand at the time and received the news from a friend. I immediately contacted them to see if they knew? Of course, they had not been told. Only a few weeks prior, The Willows asked them to pay the final instalment at a reduced rate. In the end they lost a lot of money, but they gained love, guidance and stronger

Celebrant Melbourne | Charis White Celebrant | Church of the Bang Bang Boogaloo | Mel Desa Photo | Clover flowers

Braden and Esta nitially met in November of 2012 when they were paired for training at their workplace Mercer. Esta was initially attracted to the fact that Braden was handsome, kind and had beautiful blue eyes. Braden initially thought that Esta was hot, funny, cool and easy to get along with.As I got to know them, I fell in love with their zest for life and of course the love they shared for their beloved pet dog. I was so excited to be able to share this special day with both of them. Their