A Relaxed Boho Wedding On Chelsea Beach

Despite recreating their first date – right down to the same car he drove that night – Patrick’s proposal still took Jessica by complete surprise.

“He proposed on the pier where we had gone for a walk after our first date. You would think that I would have clued on to what was happening,” Jessica explained.

Their seaside wedding on Chelsea Beach was everything that they had hoped for; a relaxed boho vibe complete with DIY elements and plenty of fairy lights. With help from family and a year of preparation, all the little elements of the day came together nicely.

“My mother sewed so many white cones for our white paper decoration. My mother-in-law made the delicious take-homes. My dad made the frames that held all our place cards. Quite a few other bits and pieces were created in some crafter-noon sessions with my bridesmaids. A lot has been re-used at other weddings since which is nice.”

Surrounded by family and friends, Jessica’s favourite moment was simple.

“Locking eyes with Pat as I walked down the aisle.”

Photography by Darin Collison


Photographer: Darin Collison

Ceremony & Reception Venue: Chelsea Beach

Bridal dress designer: Rue De Seine

Bridal shoes: Zu Shoes

Bridal jewellery: Antique earrings from bride’s mother

Bridesmaid dresses designer:  The skirts were hand made by the bride’s friend. Tops were from Kookai

Cake designer: Simply Cakes Melbourne

Invitation designer: BWedding Invitations

Florist: Mordialloc Florist

Favours: Adorn Invitations

Hair and Makeup: Make Up With Me

Posted in Boho, Real Weddings by wedded wonderland

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