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Susan & Derek

In December, amidst the sizzling summer heat, I had the absolute pleasure of officiating the union of Derek and Susan at the picturesque Brookleigh Estate. The mercury soared into the high 30s, but it wasn't just the summer sun that had hearts racing; it was the undeniable chemistry between these two lovebirds that set the day on fire! 🔥


Brookleigh Estate wedding couple

The stunning ceremony and reception took place against the backdrop of the idyllic Brookleigh Estate, providing the perfect setting for their love story to unfold. From the breathtaking florals by Signature Floral Design to the impeccable styling, every detail was a testament to their love and commitment.


Nestled in the idyllic landscapes of the Swan Valley, their Brookleigh Estate wedding served as the perfect backdrop for Derek and Susan's special day. With its sprawling grounds, lush gardens, and charming heritage buildings, the estate provided a dreamy setting for their love story to unfold. From the intimate ceremony to the lively reception, every corner of their Brookleigh Estate wedding exuded timeless elegance and rustic charm, creating unforgettable memories for the couple and their guests.


One of the most heartwarming details of the day? Adding a personal touch to the festivities was Derek himself, who took on the role of pastry chef to create their wedding cake. With his culinary skills and creative flair, Derek crafted a masterpiece that not only looked stunning but tasted divine. From the intricate decorations to the delectable flavors, Derek's cake was a labor of love, symbolizing the sweetness of their union and the joy of sharing life's special moments together.


Brookleigh Estate wedding cake

Their incredible Perth wedding Photographer Shoot Me Jimmy was there to capture all the feels.


And let's not forget about the adorable four-legged guest of honor, Duke, the corgi-doggi, who stole the show with his undeniable charm. 🐾




For Susan, finding the perfect wedding dress in Perth was a journey of self-discovery and elegance, culminating in a breathtaking gown from Chosen by Kyha. Renowned for their exquisite designs and impeccable craftsmanship, Chosen by Kyha captured Susan's vision with a dress that reflected her unique style and personality. From the intricate lace detailing to the flowing silhouette, Susan radiated beauty and grace as she walked down the aisle, her dress a stunning reflection of her love and commitment to Derek.


Brookleigh Estate wedding bride

Guiding Derek and Susan through their heartfelt vows was none other than myself, Luke Firth, the best celebrant in Perth known for his warmth, professionalism, and personalized approach. There are over 1000 celebrants in Perth, so it was an honour for him to be involved. With his eloquent words and genuine passion for love stories, Perth wedding celebrant Luke ensured that every moment of the ceremony was filled with love, laughter, and heartfelt emotion. His presence added an extra layer of magic to an already enchanting day, making Derek and Susan's union truly unforgettable.


Derek exuded sophistication and charm in his impeccably tailored suit from M.J. Bale. With its timeless design and attention to detail, Derek's groom suit complemented Susan's gown perfectly, creating a harmonious balance of style and elegance. From the classic cut to the fine craftsmanship, Derek looked every inch the dashing Perth groom as he awaited his bride 'at the altar', ready to embark on a lifetime of love and happiness.


Brookleigh Estate wedding groom

Transforming their Brookleigh Estate wedding into a floral wonderland was Signature Floral Design, renowned Perth florist and stylist known for creativity and attention to detail. From the breathtaking bouquets to the enchanting tablescapes, every floral arrangement was a work of art, weaving together blooms in a kaleidoscope of colors and textures. With their expert eye for design and passion for beauty, Signature Floral Design elevated Derek and Susan's Swan Valley wedding to new heights of romance and enchantment.


Capturing every precious moment of Derek and Susan's wedding day was Joel Eber, a visionary videographer with a knack for storytelling and cinematic flair. With his state-of-the-art equipment and keen eye for detail, Joel immortalized the couple's love story in a stunning film that would be cherished for years to come. From the heartfelt vows to the joyous celebrations, Joel's artistry brought Derek and Susan's wedding day to life, preserving the magic for generations to come.


couple Brookleigh Estate wedding

Tickling the taste buds of Derek and Susan's guests was Heyder and Shears, a renowned catering company known for their culinary excellence and impeccable service. From the mouthwatering canapés to the sumptuous main courses, every dish was a gastronomic delight, prepared with the finest ingredients and served with flair. With their passion for food and commitment to excellence, Heyder and Shears ensured that Derek and Susan's wedding feast was nothing short of unforgettable.


Setting the scene for Derek and Susan's reception was Hire Society, a premium event hire company specializing in exquisite tableware and cutlery. From the elegant dinnerware to the sparkling glassware, every detail was carefully curated to enhance the beauty and sophistication of the occasion. With their extensive range of luxury items and impeccable service, Hire Society added a touch of glamour to Derek and Susan's celebration, ensuring that every guest felt like royalty.


Brookleigh Estate wedding setup

Enhancing Susan's natural beauty was Joey Makeup Art, a talented makeup artist known for her skillful techniques and attention to detail. With her expert touch and personalized approach, Joey created a flawless look for Susan, accentuating her features and radiance. From the soft hues to the subtle highlights, Susan glowed with confidence and elegance, ready to walk down the aisle and into Derek's loving arms.


Completing Susan's bridal look was Erin Elizabeth Artistry, a gifted hairstylist known for her creativity and versatility. With her deft hands and artistic flair, Erin transformed Susan's locks into a vision of elegance and sophistication. From the intricate updo to the cascading curls, Susan's hair was a masterpiece of bridal beauty, framing her face and enhancing her bridal glow.


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Keeping the party going well into the night was Envy Event Group, a dynamic entertainment company known for their electrifying performances and infectious energy. From the first dance to the last song, Envy Event Group had Derek and Susan's guests on their feet, dancing the night away and creating memories that would last a lifetime. With their vast repertoire of music and engaging stage presence, Envy Event Group ensured that Derek and Susan's wedding was a celebration to remember.


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A huge shoutout to all the incredible vendors who helped bring Derek and Susan's vision to life:

Photographer - http://shootmejimmy.com/ 👰 Dress: Chosen by Kyha @chosenbykyha  🤵 Suit: M.J. Bale @mjbale  💐 Florist/Stylist: Signature Floral Design @signaturefloraldesign  📹 Videography: Joel Eber @joel_eber   🍽️ Catering: Heyder and Shears @heyderandshears  🎂 Cake: Derek Lau (Yes, Derek made the cake!) @_dereklau_ 🍽️ Tableware & Cutlery: Hire Society @hiresociety  💄 Makeup: Joey Makeup Art @joeymakeupart  💇‍♀️ Hair: Erin Elizabeth Artistry @erinelizabethartistry  🎵 Entertainment: Envy Event Group

Ceremony & Reception - @brookleighweddings 


From the picturesque venue to the exquisite details, Derek and Susan's wedding at Brookleigh Estate was a testament to their love, commitment, and shared vision for the future. Surrounded by family and friends, they embarked on a new chapter of their lives together, filled with love, laughter, and endless happiness. As they danced under the stars and toasted to their future, Derek and Susan knew that their love story was just beginning, with each moment more beautiful than the last.


Cheers to Derek and Susan as they embark on this beautiful journey together! 🥂✨





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