Ishara and Byron’s Canberra Country Wedding

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Ishara and Byron

We both love travelling and dancing and this is what brought us together in friendship which grew into love. We had a country themed wedding with lots of handmade decor, design your own cupcakes, lemonade stands, scrabble table centrepieces, rustic watering cans with flowers in them, horses, hay, lace and burlap, fun dances (including a rumba, salsa and bollywood first dance), speeches from the heart and love.

My engagement ring was custom made while my wedding band was from Tiffany and Co. Byron’s ring was custom made in Israel with the engraving “I have loved you with an ever lasting love” in Hebrew.

Our beautiful flowers were from Design a Bunch.

Our wedding took place in autumn in Canberra. The ceremony took place at St. Ninian’s Uniting Church, an 1800s stone chapel followed by a reception at Lanyon Homestead.

I made the buttonholes and bridesmaids bouquets myself.

Ms Gingham says: Loving the scrabble table numbers!

Ishara says: “We love travelling to help people and for our engagement party we had a donation well towards a kid’s centre in Sri Lanka that helped under-privileged kids. On our honeymoon, we visited the HelpKids Centre in Sri Lanka.”


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  • Gemma Clarke says:
    August 24, 2012 at 8:48 am

    Gorgeous wedding and couple, thanks for the feature!

    • Countrylove says:
      August 24, 2012 at 12:03 pm

      Thanks for being an amazing photographer 🙂

  • Sylvie says:
    August 24, 2012 at 11:50 am

    I love the bridesmaids’ dresses! Where are they from?

    • Countrylove says:
      August 24, 2012 at 12:03 pm

      It’s from Review.

  • Kimberley says:
    August 27, 2012 at 4:25 pm

    Oh Ish! Everything looks a million times better than any bridal magazine! You guys did an amazing job!
    It’s so lovely to look back over my life and remember the incredible woman and friend you’ve been and to see you so happy makes me smile 🙂
    Love you lots!!

  • Kiyonna says:
    August 23, 2017 at 8:22 pm

    Great!! Clothes are amazing…

  • Minh Tran says:
    January 6, 2018 at 1:16 pm

    Hi, I really love your wedding photos.. you did a great job <3
    I am going to have my wedding very soon.
    I would love to take photos with a horse. I love horses 🙂
    I am wondering if the horse was yours or you was be able to hire him from somewhere around Canberra.
    I am looking forward to your reply.



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