Amy & Tye

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Our Love Story

We met on a night out, which is strange, because neither of us necessarily enjoy going out. It was a slow start for two introverts, but we slowly became more and more comfortable in each others company. After living together, travelling together, owning animals together, we absolutely knew we were each others person. I took Tye away for the weekend for what he thought was his late birthday weekend. I booked a small stay on the Mornington Peninsula and had local businesses set up flowers and a platter table. Tye was none the wiser! I had handmade a bon-bon and put the ring and a note inside. It was pretty obvious I was proposing to him, but I didn't technically ask the question! His response was are you proposing before obviously saying yes, popping the champagne and trying to enjoy the moment.

 

Despite what some people said to me (and tradition), I knew it felt right for me to propose to Tye and he really appreciates that I did. 
We have grown immensely together and have strong values and beliefs that align. 

The Day

There were so many! Our ceremony was very us! Kate helped us create a ceremony that we really wanted - rather than following traditions - no flowers or ring exchanges, no aisle, greeting our guests together as neither of us were interested in walking down the aisle. I had my little brother play our ceremony song with Taylor Piggott on his violin. To be honest, we were both glad to have it over with, as we both feel uncomfortable in the spotlight! 

The best part was probably seeing everyone relaxed and having a good time at our reception. We had a relaxed setup - bar tables and picnic rugs and plenty of alcohol! We are big gin cocktail makers and drinkers, so thought we best have plenty of gin on offer, with an amazing team making and serving them. It was lovely to hear people tell us that it was an amazing wedding and how much fun they had. 

The standout vendor was definitely 'Be Here Be Now' as they were just beautiful people who worked really hard to make two very camera shy people feel comfortable. Aside from this, they were there to support us and to help us stay in the moment. They went above and beyond what we would have expected and also took amazing photos!

 

Dave and Ed at Rocklea Farm also went above and beyond for us. We booked them one month out from our wedding as a late venue change due to COVID restrictions. They accommodated us so well, set up the space amazingly and even reopened the bar for our guests that were staying the night in glamping tents. 

Uh I knew I couldn't just mention one standout the food was AMAZING from both of our food trucks. It was 100% vegan and all of our guests had only positive things to say! 

We really enjoyed creating a wedding that screamed 'us' and left tradition behind. We loved sourcing sustainable, ethical and vegan options for everything and tried our best to create as little waste as possible in the process. 

Venue: Rocklea Farm
Beverages: Boutique Event Co
Photographers: Be Here Be Now
Musician: Unplugged Entertainment/Taylor Piggot 
Celebrant: Kate Mac
Catering: Taco Truck 
Catering: Bomba Wood Fired Pizza
Makeup: Mesmeric Makeup
Hair: Hair and makeup artistry by Bianca
Glamping Tents: Happy Glamper
Games & Picnic Rug Setups: A Day to Remember Event Hire