You officially have a big day marked on the calendar.
Let me start off by saying, congratulations, I can practically feel your excitement jumping through the screen
But now that you’ve found the perfect partner, you’ll need the perfect wedding celebrant
That’s where I can help out
Let me guess, you’ve always pictured your wedding day
Sun shining down on you and your partner, maybe surrounded by flowers, maybe surrounded by nature or standing in a church, sharing the moment with the people you love the most.
Well, it can be that way! Read on to learn what you need to make sure your day goes off without a hitch and how to have the wedding of your dreams
What does a wedding celebrant do?
Many individuals don’t know how to choose a wedding celebrant.
And that makes sense, it’s unlikely any of us have more than a handful of experiences doing just that
By choosing your celebrant early you can be assured that the dull and dry legalities of your wedding are taken care of in advance – and that’s how you start to reduce some of those pre-wedding stresses.
Choosing a celebrant in advance can also mean you are assisted by the experience this person has (that makes me sound old when really it means I’ve helped hundreds of couples declare their love for one another) in the form of suggestions, from which vows to say to wedding suppliers, and a wonderfully calming presence on the day.
As an experienced and down-to-earth celebrant I can provide a list of items that need to be ticked off through the process of preparing your wedding, ensuring no important steps are missed along the way.
What makes a good wedding celebrant? Great question!
Whether you want to opt for an elopement or a more traditional wedding, a wedding celebrant should be reflective of the values you want to celebrate on your special day.
A good celebrant should be passionate about the process of marriage and treat your wedding with authenticity. Remember, the goal is to do this once – so let’s get it right!
A good celebrant will not only be fun, enthusiastic and sincere but also a helpful guide through the process.
The formalities of marriage are as equally important as the fun of the special day – but that’s where I can help by taking care of the boring stuff for you.
I’ve got much more that I can bring to the day, but this isn’t about me, it’s about you, so let’s have a chat and see how we can make your day magic.
A celebrant with great narrative and storytelling skills
After many years of working in media, I have a knack for writing compelling stories and presenting in front of large audiences.
A flexible, reliable celebrant
I’m always free for a chat throughout the process of planning your wedding, either via Skype, telephone or in person.
A fun and friendly leader
Your wedding is a huge celebration; I make sure you enjoy it. Everyone is included and no one feels left out. That’s how a wedding should be!
An authentic experience
Many marriage celebrants choose to repeat the same lines, the same boring quotes and verses for every wedding. Not me. I choose the words that suit the couple I’m marrying personally, each and every time. You won’t receive the generic script from every other wedding.
An experienced legal guide
I’ll get to the boring paperwork so you can concentrate on the good stuff (I love helping loved up couples so you’re actually doing me a favour by leaving it to me!).
I’m committed to helping make your wedding dreams come true. Have you got a great idea for your big day? Let’s make it happen.
A supporting role
This day is about you, and I always keep it that way. Your wedding will never be about me, but rather me supporting you through the process.
A beach-based celebrant
From Noosa to the Gold Coast, couples from all over the world are now coming to the east coast of Australia to celebrate their wedding. As a local, I can bring the charm of Noosa to your ceremony.
Your wedding is about you – not about the kind of celebrant you hire.
I help you celebrate any kind of wedding that you want; from religious, humanist, civil ceremonies, to modern and themed ceremonies and last-minute romantic elopements. I have all the tools and the experience to make your ceremony fit perfectly to your style.
You can bring your ideas directly to me and we can work through what kind of style you would like together, or let me do the leg work and offer you a variety of options.
I have a large portfolio of examples to work from that can spark some ideas for your big day.
Check out my gallery here
Getting married in Australia is not as complicated as many might think. There is, however, still a formal contract between two people. With any paperwork, it helps to have someone around who can cut through the jargon and give it to you straight.
As your wedding celebrant i’ll help you with all the important forms to review, sign and have witnessed before you can formally tie the knot.
As a marriage celebrant i’ve worked with hundreds of wonderful couples so I’m well-versed in handling the marriage paperwork that can be a little overwhelming for people experiencing them for the first time.
The services I help couples through include:
Download the Notice of Intended Marriage Form
Click on the link to download and fill out your Notice of Intended Marriage form
Note: Your form must be signed in my presence.
Wondering how much a wedding celebrant costs? I appreciate that keeping your budget under control can be a major concern.
My motto is – don’t pay for a bigger wedding celebrant, pay for a better one.
The truth is, wedding celebrants don’t have to cost the world. I provide a meaningful service to couples that is affordable and fair, and regardless of how many questions you might have about my role as celebrant, you’ll never pay extra for reaching out to grab some answers.
Midday or midnight, shoot me an email or pick up the phone and we’ll get your issue sorted.
As each ceremony cost differs due to a list of wedding variables, I provide a thorough quoting process up-front and free-of-charge so that you can feel comfortable choosing the right celebrant for your special occasion.
Looking for a great value price? I’ll give you one over the phone!
In today’s day and age, wedding costs can quickly spiral out of control.
Why not combine roles to cut down on costs but not on quality?
I’m more than happy to continue on throughout the night as your wedding MC if you’re in need.
Not only will you save yourself some money (hello honeymoon splurge!) but you’ll also feel comfortable knowing someone you trusted to guide your ceremony will be there to guide your reception.
Don’t commit to a thing. Let’s just chat about how I might be able to help.
What better way is there to rock up to your wedding than in a classic Kombi Volkswagen?!
(Trick question – there isn’t one).
‘Rusta’ the Kombi Van is available for hire if you’re interested in adding a fun element to your ceremony.
A reliable, affordable and sparkling addition to the wedding party, Rusta the Kombi Van has been used for multiple weddings previously and is guaranteed to add a smile to the bride and groom’s faces. Plus, he looks aaamazing in photos with you both!
Please Note: Kombi Van Hire can be added to your celebrant package, or separately for individual hire.
With Rusta the Kombi Van Hire for weddings, you get:
Wedding celebrants don’t just service their hometown; a good wedding celebrant will travel to you!
Primarily located in Noosa, I’m available to travel to where you want to hold your ceremony within a reasonable distance.
Better to grab a wedding celebrant early and get it out of the way.
Let me take care of the dry legal stuff while you enjoy the good stuff.
Decided to take the plunge? Leave the rest to me!
Jay from the bottom of our hearts- a huge thank you! You genuinely reflect a professional yet relaxed, down-to earth energy and more importantly, made the whole experience for us and our guests fun and relatable. We are forever grateful. Our ceremony at Hidden Grove captured all of those things that we were after because of you. You rock!
Jay could not have been a more perfect celebrant for our wedding. He really captured our story and pulled off a ceremony that was just so “us”. It was really important for us to have a fun, relaxed, lighthearted, but meaning ceremony and Jay delivered exactly that. Jay is such a laid back, chilled out guy but remains so professional. Everyone thought he was one of our mates – it was just perfect! Cannot recommend Noosa Style Ceremonies highly enough.
Jay is without a doubt, THE BEST wedding celebrant we’ve ever experienced! Relaxed, genuine, laid-back and professional, Jay absolutely made our ceremony perfect and every single guest commented afterwards that it was the best ceremony they’ve ever witnessed. The ceremony was personalised and felt like “us” and was exactly how we had imagined.0 Thank you Jay for playing such an important role in our wedding day and for making it so special.
Jay was, without a doubt, the BEST wedding celebrant! We could not have imagined a more perfect ceremony, thanks to Jay. He was the perfect balance of calm, engaging, sentimental and funny. All of our guests have commented that he was unlike (and better) any other celebrant they had seen! We had a perfect day and it wouldn’t have been the same without Jay involved!
Thank you Jay for a freakishly perfect ceremony. Without a doubt, the perfect celebrant for our day, our relationship and our guests. Jay was charming, charismatic and welcoming when running our ceremony for us. So many of our guests have approached me saying “what a guy”. We could not have asked for anything more perfect. Thank you for exceeding our already raving expectations and making the crowd laugh, cry and celebrate with us.
Let’s make your ceremony unforgettable, no matter how many champagnes you have.
Got a vision for your wedding? I’d love to hear it.