How did you meet each other? – Through friends, we only started dating a year after we had met as Allison moved overseas and then came back.
Describe your ideal wedding day – All the guests have a fun time and dance a lot, the speeches are entertaining and we actually get to spend a bit of time together.
Who did you choose to marry you, and why? – Leanne Coughlan, she’s the mother of Allison’s close friend Josh that she went to high School with and a lovely person that Allison has travelled with to China
Tell me about your venue? What was the deciding factor? – James grew up in Canberra and had been to a wedding at The Boathouse and we wanted something with natural beauty and privacy so the party could be loud and go until late. Allison grew up on the water so loved the idea as
Why did you end up choosing Lisa Lent to shoot your day? – Lisa was Allison’s mum favourite wedding photographer and when we looked through her work we were impressed. Lisa has photographed Allison and her family in the past and is a very friendly and down-to-earth professional.
Which company is doing your hair and make up? – Amy Capeda for make-up and Kate Lily Hairdressing for hair.
Are you having a DJ or live band? Who did you choose? – A DJ who is a friend of James. We both love music so had a lot of songs we wanted played.
Where did you get your wedding day clothing from ? – Wedding dress was hand-made in Singapore from TWC (The Wedding Company) and James’ suit is from Isaia, an Italian brand.
Who is doing your florals and your decorations? – Florals by Moxom and Whitney and fairy lights from Show Pony Events. No other decorations.
Name 2 things you want your guests to remember about your wedding – The party and the view.
What is your first dance song? – How Glad I Am by Nancy