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Joel+Linda : A DIY Rustic & Vintage Wedding

I adore every single little things in a wedding.  From the save the date card to the invitation card to every little decorations according to the theme. I have a thing for lanterns, they are so simple yet able to make the atmosphere feels like a magical place.


I promise you, this is a freaking cool & unique wedding so far I’ve ever shot….because, everything was mostly DIY and the best part of all is, two different culture combines! Bride is from Miri, Sarawak; a petite Iban girl (*high 5 for that*), Groom is from Perth; therefore you will see Iban culture & designs in some of the decorations.


Now, don’t even get me started on the reception location! It is simply amazing and I fell in love with the place instantly. One, because it is in a SHED!! it whispers “rustic” & “vintage” which is what I love… Two, the bride & groom have an awesome outdoor dance floor…. Three, IT HAS HAY-BALE!!!!!!!!!!! Yes, I have a thing for hay-bales too:)Four, lanterns of courseeeeee, lots of them which are in orange & white color. Five, VINTAGE/CLASSIC CARS!!!!!!!!!! I told you this wedding is awesome!


Once again, a big thank you to Christine Lim for giving me the opportunity to shoot this wedding with her. Hop over to her site to see her ways of painting the story of Linda & Joel! Also, check out Linda’s blog at Juneteneleven to see how Linda & Joel plan this rad DIY rustic & vintage wedding. Simply, marvelous!

The “Save the Date”, “Invitation Card” & “Will You Be My Maid Of Honor” cards are all DIY!!!!!
See the hornbill bird on the card? It is the national symbol of Sarawak. The design on the top side of the card is a mixture of Sarawak & Western design.
DIY Floral Corsage!!! ADORABLE!!!DIY “I DO” heels by Joel, the groom:)VINTAGE RIDE!! Told you it is a super cool wedding!!
I love this hawt mustang ride more!
I adore this signing table. There are Joel+Linda Crossword Puzzle, photo memories and a super cool “guestbook” where guest leave their fingerprint + signature on the wedding tree
The table runners are in Pua Kumbu designs.It represents the soul of Iban culture.

Ceremony Venue: Holy Family Catholic Church, Kalamunda Perth Hills
Reception Venue: Brookside Vineyard, Perth Australia
Floral: ‘Romances Roses’ for bride’s bouquet, and ‘Jules Flower Farm’ for reception tables
Wedding Dress: Melbourne Bridal & Debutante (formally known as Jolie Femme Bridal)
Hair & Make up: Lily Webb from Beauty Contour
Bride Shoes: Luichiny Women’s Gal Lop Sandal
Bridesmaids dresses – Swing dress with petticoat from ‘Vivien of Holloway London’
Groom Attire: Groom from CUBEC of Melbourne, Groomsmen attire from Hizz Melbourne
Grooms Shoes – Florshiem
Music – David and Liz Rivett, a 2 piece Bush Band called ‘The Pioneers’
Invitation Designer: DIY

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