Category Archives: Charis’ Blog

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

Melbourne Celebrant | Charis White Celebrant | Margie and Howard the golden oldies | Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club | Crystal Linter Weddings |

How could you not fall in love with Margie and Howard. From my first meeting with them, we laughed and we laughed. They are a delightful couple.Howard and Margie’s love blossomed three years ago. They have known of each other for years as they initially met 30 years ago through their dear friends, Trish and Lawrence. Years later as the paths of their lives had changed, they were reacquainted at a dinner party with Trish and Lawrence, and their love blossomed.Crystal Linter weddings did a

Celebrant Melbourne | Charis White Celebrant | Victoria and Bryan |Grange Cleveland Winery |Gabbie Hine Photography

Victoria and Bryan were married at Grange Cleveland Winery this year. Their love story began four years ago. They initially met on a blind date at the Middle Park Pub. They both said that there was an instant connection where the conversation was easy and just flowed. They were the last ones to leave the pub that night and their relationship blossomed from here. In fact it was not long after they knew they were meant for one another and a wedding was on the cards. Gabbie Hine photography was in

Melbourne Celebrant | Charis White Celebrant | Killara Estate | Tizia May Photography

Renee and Dean were married at Killara Estate. I love this family run property, with sprawling views of the valley. There are a few different options for your ceremony location and Renne and Dean choose the deck as their location. Their wedding fell on an extremely hot day, with temperatures reaching over 34 degrees. Renne and Dean wanted the beautiful views as a backdrop, and Tizia May captured these exceptionally well. The guests did their best to stay out of the heat, while also being close

Celebrant Melbourne | Charis White Celebrant | Alex and Alex | Abbotsford Convent Wedding| Bursaria | The White Tree | Under The Ivy

Alex and Alex were married at The Abbotsford Convent. As always the area where they got married at The Convent, looked amazing. Actually, they got married in an area of the gardens, which I had never done a wedding before and it worked extremely well. Alex and Alexandra’s love blossomed through mutual friends around 7 years ago. The four friends were at a bar together getting to know one another prior to their group trip to America. From the outset Alex was attracted to Alexandra’s warmth, sense

Melbourne Celebrant | Charis White Celebrant | Monica and Bo | Stones of the Yarra Valley | Tealily Photography |

Monica and Bo came into my life in an unexpected way. Their celebrant broke her ankle and I was asked to fill in for her and officiate their wedding. When we first met in the City, we chatted about their day and what they were wanting to include. I was quickly told how many people would be travelling for the occasion and how they wanted to highlight their parents in the ceremony. They decided to do a present giving to the mothers as well as a wine box ceremony. The wine box ceremony means, you

Celebrant Melbourne | Charis White Celebrant | Lost in Love Photography | Grand Hyatt Wedding | Charis White Celebrant

Mel and Adam were an absolute delight to work with. They were also local to me, which is always lovely.We met on a cold afternoon and discussed they ceremony. I knew they had a gorgeous niece who was going to be a flower girl and I was excited to hear their wedding was going to be at The Grand Hyatt, as I had never done a wedding there before. Their love story began over three years ago when they both swiped right on tinder. They chatted for a good amount of time, of course did an obligatory

Melbourne Celebrant | Alto Events | Mark Davis Photography | Pomp and Splendour | Ally and Adam | Charis White Celebrant

Ally and Adam were married at Alto Events in May of 2018. Their wedding day holds a special place in my heart, as it was my 500th wedding and I got to share it with some pretty ace suppliers.Petra from Pomp and Splendour did the most amazing job with the flowers. She created a corner flower pedestal area for the ceremony to take place in. Her flowers were dropped all over the event space, as well as on the cheese wheels, which were the cake. Hay Bax were the musicians that evening and they are

Celebrant Melbourne | Charis White Celebrant | Werribee Mansion | Juliet Louise | T-One Image | Kevin and Lorraine |

Kevin and Lorraine were married at The Werribee Mansion in March of 2018. It was a glorious day, the sun was shining yet it was not too hot outside for all of the guests. Juliet Louise did the most amazing job with the flowers. T-One Image did the beautiful photos.Having been together for over 15 years, they were excited to get all of their friends and family together in one spot. Most of their family traveled from New Zealand to celebrate the day. Kevin made a trip overseas to get his custom