We always wondered if marrying your older brother’s best friend was a good idea, and in Hannah’s case, it didn’t seem to be a drama. “My two brothers walked me down the aisle which was really special to me, as they are the men that helped raise me up. Also, my eldest brother is best friends with Dan, so seeing him hand me over to his best friend was an emotional and super cool experience!”
Married at The EarthHouse in Byron Bay, Hannah and Dan say they always wanted a destination wedding as a way to make the moment last. “One day goes way too fast!” says Hannah who simply wanted to create an awesome party.
“We felt the rustic, handmade theme would help create a relaxed vibe and encourage one massive party with our most favourite people! And that it did!” Elyssium Blooms and Arctic Fox Hire worked together to help the venue reach its full potential while Hannah spent days creating honey wedding favours.
Meanwhile photographer Shane Shepherd beautifully captured every moment of their day and even managed to pry them away from their guests for a few portraits. After all, he knew Hannah would want to remember how lovely she looked in her Collette Dinnigan gown.
Apart from that, there were few formalities. “I’m glad I didn’t stop the dancing to do ‘cut the cake’ as really, who cares about watching people cut a cake! People just want to dance, laugh, drink, eat and have fun! We just had a massive party and the guests loved it!”
CREDITS Photos Shane Shepherd // Bridal gown Collette Dinnigan // Lingerie Honey Birdette // Shoes Midas // Jewellery Samantha Wills // Hair Hairfreaks2 // Makeup Julie Corbet // Bridesmaids shoes Wittner // Bridesmaids gifts Mimco // Groom and groomsmen suits Brent Wilson // Shirts Country Road // Shoes and socks ASOS // Belt Uniglo // Barber The New Black // Pocket squares David Jones // Flowers Elyssium Blooms // Stationery Trendy Printables via Etsy // Ceremony and reception The EarthHouse, NSW // Catering Butlers Catering // Decorations and favours Meadow Made // Prop hire Arctic Fox Hire // Music DJ Kristen and Christian Patey // Rings Diamond Specialist // Transport Blach’s Bus Company.