Real Wedding Wednesday ~ A Shrug, A Nod and an Australian Wedding

I have to say, I love that I keep seeing weddings which rock a cool mixture of nature and rustic fabulousness, and then completely switch gears, hosting their reception in a super modern venue. Talk about having the best of both worlds! Right? Get married outside; be close to nature, take some beautiful photographs and then party in a space that’s fit for a rock star. That’s what Nica and Matt did! They held their ceremony in a park in Emerald Lake and then partied at the funky Pumphouse Hotel in Melbourne. Seriously, how FAB is that? A lovely ceremony followed by some photos in the gardens, and then hop on a fire truck and get carted to the next location! LOVE IT!! Matt volunteers for the Country Fire Authority (CFA), so it really was a perfect nod to his crew!

But, what I love the most? Nica and Matt tied their love for nature and appreciation for modern design together. They uplit the event space, hung paper lanterns, lit them, and danced the night away! Oh yeah! And take a look at their cake. It is so fabulous that I can hardly stand it! Nica and Matt didn’t try to match the cake with the space; in fact, it totally clashes (in a good way) and it’s fucking cool. Anyway, bridey… Go enjoy!Nica, if that isn't genuine happiness, then I don't know what is. You're incredibly beautiful and relaxed!How funny are these pics?!!!I'm sure that cutie was just dying to bust into those bubbles!!Love the standing ceremony...It's official!Some seriously stunning scenery. Matt, you have the best facial expressions!!Um... Note the smoke machine and the lights!DIP!!!!What'd I tell you about the cake?! Right? It's amazingly awesome in such a modern space!Greatest photo!

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Photographer:  Finessence Photography
Reception Venue: Pumphouse Hotel

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