Category Archives: Charis’ Blog

Melbourne Celebrant | Charis White Celebrant | Kristen and Pete | Marie Luise Weddings | Panama Dining Room

Kristen and Pete had a Panama Themed wedding at The Panama Dining Room in March. It was absolutely awesome, the venue and all of the guests looked amazing. It was so nice to see everyone all dressed up and taking them theme in their stride. Their story begins in the unlikeliest of places – on a construction site. They initially met while working work on the same project some 6 years ago, Pete had already been there for a year or two when his client had a change of management and in walked

Melbourne Celebrant | Charis White Celebrant | Real Wedding | Matt and Max | Hickinbotham of Dromana

The wedding of Matt and Max, what an exciting journey.Max called me months ago asking for advice on where to have his wedding. We chatted for hours and I gave him a few recommendations. After a few weeks of searching, they found their venue at Hickinbotham Winery. Hickinbotham Windery is co-ordinated by the lovely Lisa and Kym of Event and Flavour. They are so organised, easy to work with and a load of fun. I throughly enjoyed my time with them. I would highly recommend them!The first time I met

Celebrant Melbourne | Charis White Celebrant | Kristina and Hak | The Gables | T-One Image | Levian Events | Exotic Limo

Kristina and Hak are the most amazing couple. Their love story began eleven years ago. They initially met at Village Cinemas when Kristina was transferred from the Crown Casino site to the Sunshine site where Hakan was already working as a manager. Kristina says of this time: “Hak was good looking and I loved his dry wit. I liked the way we would joke with one another and he had an amazing smile.” Hak says he was taken with Kristina’s good sense of humor and there was an obvious and instant

Melbourne Celebrant | Charis White Celebrant | Ana and Paul | Westwards Film | Into The Pines | Floral and Found

I know I say this often, that I get to marry special people. I am truly lucky with the couples I get to meet. Ana and Paul are exceptional people.Ana and Paul had something of a storybook beginning. They first met at an indie dance hall here in Melbourne, which they were both taken to by friends. That first moment when Paul locked eyes with Ana, something clicked, and it led to a brief conversation that would change their lives. Not right away, however! Before long on that first night, Ana was

Celebrant Melbourne | Charis White Celebrant | Lyna and Paul | Glen Erin At Lancefield | Fernanda Cruz | Native Wedding Video | Craig Frances Band | Gisborne Cottage Flowers

Lyna and Paul are the loveliest couple ever. They lead very busy lives with a little child as well as working full time. We decided it would be best if I met them in the City on their lunch break. We had a lovely meeting and they decided I would be a perfect choice to marry them.We then spent the next few months corresponding via email as Lyna went away with work. We had their wedding rehearsal on a cold afternoon in early June. They were filled with so much excitement, as Paul’s family had all

Melbourne Celebrant | Charis White Celebrant | Tarik and Melanie | Little Henri | Cesur Sanli | Mercury DJ Hire

Augh, Tarik and Melanie. When you talk about “good eggs” these guys are the epitome of that phrase. We first met in Northcote and then had a secondary meeting at Pope Joan, where of course we drank tea. I loved getting to know these two. I love Meanie’s obsession with tea and how they share a common interest in sport and Futsal.Their love story began over two years ago when they met online. On their first date they realised that they lived only 200 metres from each other – in fact, Tarik lived

Celebrant Melbourne | Charis White Celebrant | Becky and Paul | Abbotsford Convent Wedding | Jason Vandermeer | Good grace and Humor | Zepher Productions

Gorgeous Becky and Paul were married at the beautiful Abbotsford Convent. It was a spectacular day. There were storms predicted and the chapel was offered as a back up plan. This was the first time that the Chapel was allowed to be used for a Bursaria wedding and Becky and Paul were thrilled to have another option. From New Zealand and Australia Becky and Paul travelled to the other side of the world where they would begin a journey that will last a lifetime.It all began on a Contiki Tour that

Melbourne Celebrant | Charis White Celebrant | Dean and Katie | Coombe of the Yarra Valley | The White Tree | Oscar Hunt | Karen Burton | Dianne Robertson

Katie and Dean were the most amazing and stylish couple ever. We met a few times and I throughly enjoyed every time we got together. It was also a delight to meet Katie’s parents at the wedding rehearsal.Their love story began around seven years ago. They initially met at an industry event, it was actually a Halloween party. Katie was dressed as a Roman Goddess and Dean thought he would wear a costume no one ever had worn before and he was dressed as the murderer from the movie Scream. Dean says

Melbourne Celebrant | Charis White Celebrant | Wendy and Richie | Janneke Storm | Abbotsford Convent |

Wendy and Richie booked me via Skype, as they were living overseas. We quickly struck up a fabulous connection. They are awesome people who know how to live life to the fullest. This is reflected in their amazing pictures by Janneke Storm.For their ceremony, they wanted their story told. How, they were intrigued with one another right from the beginning. They also wanted to highlight the importance of their families.Their wedding day was filled with the best suppliers possible! See the list

Celebrant Melbourne | Charis White Celebrant | Fitzroy Gardens Wedding | Alex and Lucy | Greg Holland Photography | Charis White Celebrant

Lucy and Alex were the most amazing couple. We hit is off straight away and I felt so lucky to be a part of their wedding day. Alex and Lucy’s love blossomed over a period of three years. They initially met in Sydney. You see Lucy had written a blog about a heart operation she was having in England. A girl named Alicia, who is Alex’s sister, read the blog and contacted her. Ironically, she was going through the same surgery and was also writing a blog about her experiences. Lucy decided to plan