Jess and Jeremy's Mountain High Wedding

Jess and Jeremy wed in a classic affair at Spicer’s Peak Lodge in Queensland, Australia. Pretty pastels, log fires and country charm, we are thrilled to share this beautiful couples happily ever after...


The proposal. 
Jeremy surprised me with a holiday at Binna Burra when he came back from a 4 months’ overseas deployment. He took me for a hike to a lookout and clearing over a mountain stream, and proposed on the rock ledge in front of the stunning view. We celebrated with champagne and a delicious dinner at the mountaintop restaurant.

How did you and Jeremy meet?
Jeremy and I actually met at the gym!

The gown! Where from and why?
I chose my wedding gown at Belladonna Bridal in Brisbane. I was looking for really beautiful and intricate classic detailing but still wanted something I could dance and party in and feel comfortable in all day.

The style of the wedding day?
Classic, timeless and elegant. We let the venue speak for itself. We splurged on our venue, photographer and dresses. We also paid for guest accommodation so they could stay the night in a gorgeous lodge and celebrate with us the next morning for breakfast. After all, they are some of the most important parts and it was our venue that created the elegant atmosphere we were after. We saved on transport, with the ceremony and reception at the same place.

If you could do it all over again, what would you change?
Remembering to take my engagement ring off before the ceremony! I completely forgot and had to quickly take it off and put it on the other hand.


Any tips that you can give to future brides?
Keep your perspective centered. A wedding is just one day, and things do go wrong; embrace it. The weather on our day was absolutely crazy but as a result, some of our best photos are swirled in fog and rain!

How about your favorite moment?
We played the shoe game and cried with laughter. The crazy weather was also memorable. We had sun, rain, storms and fog. It made the view even more incredible and cosy inside.


Vendors

Photographer: Studio Impressions

Ceremony + Reception Venue: Spicer’s Peak Lodge 

Bride's Dress: Watters gown from Belladonna Bridal

Bridesmaids' Dresses: Custom Made 

Hair + Makeup: Dollhouse Hair and Makeup Artistry

Groom + Groomsmen Suits: Custom Made

Coordinator: Chloe Douglas of Spicers Peak Lodge

Flowers: Blooms Bridal 

Cake: Special Moments Cakes Made with Love

Stationery: Giant Invitations 

Music: Matt Fasso and String Ensemble 

Celebrant: Renee Wilkins

Accessories: LOVEON Jewellery 

Engagement Ring: Xennox Diamonds

Bride's Wedding Ring: Saleras

Groom's Wedding Ring: Michael Hill


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