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Nicole & Andrew

Nicole & Andrew

Eco-living is a passion for Nicole and Andrew, so it was natural for them to incorporate as many simple ideas as they could to make their special day more eco-friendly.  We think their effort was amazing and shows that from little things a big difference grows.

  • Made their own invitations from handmade paper, hemp twine, leaves and post consumer waste envelopes.
  • Their engagement party was held in their backyard and used all recycled paper plates, cups and cornstarch cutlery.
  • Pre-wedding hair cuts and waxing were done at natural salons along with Nicole using natural cosmetics for her wedding make-up.
  • Already devotees of natural brands for their body and hair care, they were groomed beautifully and naturally on the day.
  • The bride's dress was made from silk and the groom wore cotton and linen.
  • One of their most special gestures was to donate a few dollars per guest to the Australian Bush Heritage Fund rather than give favours (and each table had a message about this on recycled paper).
  • Table decorations were lovely native flowers.
  • The wedding mud cake was given to them as a wedding present by a family friend and was made using organic ingredients where possible.

Nicole says "when it came to our wedding we wanted to embrace the values that we both happily share into a day that was fun and relaxed for all".