Peter + Sophie - September '14 Wedding...

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The original Riverwood Wedding for our very own Sophie, proprietors daughter. This Bohemian Lux Apache inspired wedding took place on the 20th of September, 2014.
 

100 guests

Furniture & Styling: Style Le Aisle; Brisbane

Double Kata Tipis with fairy lights: Kata Lane; Sydney

Music: Radio Club Band; Brisbane

Videography: One Day In Mind

Photography: The Tsudons
Florist: Stalks & Stems; Brisbane

Catering & Bar: Eat Drink Catering - Banquet / Feasting style food service

Cake: Cheesecake Shop; Gold Coast
Bridal Gown & Veil: Diane Lewis Couture; Sydney

Bridesmaids Dresses: For Love & Lemons

Groom & Groomsmen Suits: MJBale; Brisbane

Fur Baby attendant: Beau - Border Collie

Cameron + Bayli - April '15 Wedding...

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This freespirited couple tied the knot at Eatser on the 4th of April, 2015.
 

50 guests

Styling: Set-up by Riverwood Weddings

Furniture & Prop Hire: A Little Vintage Bliss; Gold Coast

Single Kata Tipi: TipiLuxe; Sunshine Coast

Music: Benjam Band; Brisbane

Photography: By a Girl Photography; Tamborine Mountain

Catering: Spits & Roasts; Gold Coast - Buffet style Roast meats, hot dishes + salads with dessert
Florist: Set-up by Riverwood Weddings, Bride DIY
Bridal Gown, Veil & Headpiece: Grace Loves Lace; Gold Coast

Bridesmaids Dresses: Tree Of Life; Gold Coast

Groom & Groomsmen Suits: Roger David; Brisbane

Bow-Ties: Arkive Vintage; Gold Coast

Barber: Blacksmith Barbers - Harbour Town; Gold Coast

Andrew + Christine - June '16 Wedding...

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Melbourne based couple who booked Riverwood sight unseen for their destination wedding on the 11th June, 2016.
 

90 guests

Styling & Wedding Coordination: Little Gray Station (no longer servicing)

Furniture, décor & props: Hampton Event Hire, The Borrowed Nursery & The One Day House Rentals; Gold Coast

Stationary: Sunshine & Confetti; Gold Coast

Giant Double Kata Tipis: Kata Lane Tents; Sydney

Music: Radio Club Band; Brisbane

Photography: Byron Loves Fawn (shot on film); Byron Bay

Celebrant: Modern Love Celebrant; Northern NSW

Catering & Bar: Eat Drink Catering - Banquet / Feasting style food service 

Cake: Two Little Bakers; Gold Coast
Florist & Lighting: Elyssium Blooms & Elyssium Lighting; Gold Coast
Bridal Gown & Veil: Grace Loves Lace; Gold Coast

Bridesmaids Dresses: Zimmermann

Groom & Groomsmen Suits: Roger David

Aaron + Janaki - August '16 Wedding...

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Local Gold Coast couple who were engaged for 12 years before finding the perfect venue in Riverwood to celebrate with their 2 gorgeous children; 27th August, 2016.
 

40 guests

Styling & Wedding Coordination: Carmen - Riverwood

Furniture, décor & props: Retro in the Rough & Gold Coast Tipis

Tipi & Festoon Lights: Gold Coast Tipis

Music: Beau & Arrow Band; Gold Coast

Photography: Catch n Kiss Photography

Celebrant: Married by Ash; Ashley Hobbs

Catering: Eat Drink Catering - Banquet / Feasting style food service with Vegan options

Bar: Luxury of Vintage Enterprises "Woody" Bar trailer 

Cake: Bridesmaid

Bonbonniere: Flame Tree Aromatics

Photobooth: DIY with Instax Polaroid camera table

Florist: Petals on the Plaza; Helensvale, Gold Coast
Bridal & Bridesmaids Gowns: The Bridal Company; Helensvale, Gold Coast

Alterations: Souzy's Alterations; Helensvale, Gold Coast

Make up: Jenny, Shu Uemura Pacific Fair; Gold Coast

Hair: Karen Green; Monterey Keys, Gold Coast

Groom & Groomsman's Suits & Hats: Edge Suit Outlet; Bundall, Gold Coast

Matthew + Shannon - October '16 Wedding...

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Brisbane couple who were after a relaxed blank canvas venue without restrictions as their booked venue fell through; 15th October, 2016.
 

80 guests

Styling & Wedding Coordination: Hope & Lace in conjunction with Riverwood

Furniture, décor & props: Riverwood, Hampton Hire & CG Tipis

Stationary: Sail & Swan

Single Kata Tipi: Gold Coast Tipis

Music: Mick Danby

Photography: Studio Impressions; Brisbane

Celebrant: Tarnya Bennett - I Do For You Weddings

Catering: Red Pear Catering - Cocktail style food service

Bar: "Woody Bar" Luxury of Vintage Enterprises 

Cake: CakesALouisa
Florist: Florabunda Flowers; Tamborine Mountain, Gold Coast

Festoon & Lantern Lighting: Elyssium Lighting; Gold Coast
Bridal Gown & Veil: Anne Bertossi at Paddington Weddings; Brisbane

HMU: Aurum Bride; Gold Coast

Groom Suit: Pinstripe Tailors; Brisbane

Anthony + Kirsten - May '17 Wedding...

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Destination wedding for Sydney couple who fell in love with Riverwood from the photos they saw online. They booked sight unseen and flew up with their guests for a spectacular wedding event; 6th May, 2017.
 

70 guests

Styling & Wedding Coordination: Carmen - Riverwood

Arbour, furniture & decor: Hampton Hire; Gold Coast

Single Kata Tipi & festoon lights: Gold Coast Tipis

Music: 'The Belmonts' McGee Entertainment; Brisbane

Photography: The Day Forward Weddings; Sydney

Celebrant: Brides sister in-law Lisa

Catering & Bar: Wine em & Dine em - Cocktail style food service

Florist: Bride's friend

Bridal Gown: Hayley Burton Bridal; Sydney

Bridesmaids Dresses: Seed

HMU: Harpier; Gold Coast

Groom Suit: Saba

Matt + Megan - August '17 Wedding...

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Local Gold Coast couple who knew Riverwood was "the one" for their DIY wedding dreams before they even had a visit and after viewing booked straight away without even considering another venue; 5th August, 2017.
 

63 guests

Styling & Wedding Coordination: Carmen - Riverwood

Furniture & external festoons: The Perfection Project; Gold Coast

Single Giant Kata Tipi: Gold Coast Tipis

Music: own iPad playlist with PA hire

Photography: Kristal Tonkin Photography (Bride's cousin)

Celebrant: Janice Hancock

Food Truck Catering: Wild Rissole and Little Wahaca 

Bar: Self made with self service (with own RSA)

Flowers: Bride DIY with friends

Centrepieces, guest favours, polaroid photo station: Bride DIY with family/friends

Bridal Dress: Grace Loves Lace - 'Verdelle' Gown

HMU: Bride's friends

Groom Suit: Briggins; Melbourne

Fur Baby attendant: Baxter - Boxer

Karepa + Emma - August '17 Wedding...

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Brisbane based couple who wanted a relaxed environment set in the hinterland that allowed them to have a bonfire and the ability to style and select their vendors of choice; 18th August, 2017.

100 guests

On the Day Wedding Coordination: Carmen - Riverwood

Furniture & Tipi Reception Styling: Arctic Fox Furniture & Hire; Gold Coast

Double Giant Kata Tipis: Gold Coast Tipis

Music: DJ Corey Hill

Photography: Jesse Greenwood

Celebrant: Candice Wilson

Catering: Spits & Pieces roast buffet - full pig on a spit

Caravan Bar: My Vintage Lane, Gold Coast 

Flowers - Boquets & Buttonholes: Northside FLower Market 

Flowers - Reception banquet tables & feature festoon lighting: Arctic Fox Furniture & Hire; Gold Coast

Cake / Favors: I Heart Brownies - Brownie Tower; Brisbane

Hair: Jealousee Hair 

Make up: Lauren Purnell 

Bride Dress & Veil: Rosa & Mary Bridal; Gold Coast 

Bridesmaids Dresses: ASOS

Groom / Groomsmen Suit: Wolf Kanat / Target 

Wedding Car: Kool Kombi & Bug Hire; Gold Coast 

Fur Baby attendant: Chops & Meatloaf - British Bulldogs 

Paul + Selinia - September '17 Wedding...

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Gorgeous Brisbane couple Paul & Selinia knew they had found the perfect venue in Riverwood from the referral of their friend & celebrant Ashley Hobbs who officiated over our Aaron & Janaki's 2016 wedding; 2nd September, 2017.
 

90 guests

Styling & Furniture: Style Le Aisle; Brisbane

On The Day Coordination: Occasions by Natalia & Riverwood Weddings - Carmen 

Double Giant Kata Tipi & Lights: Gold Coast Tipis

Canape Music: Benny Nelson Music (acoustic guitar)

Reception Music: Gold Coast DJ Entertainment 

Photography: Foy & Co Weddings; Brisbane

Videographer: 

Celebrant: Married By Ash; Ashley Hobbs 

Mobile Catering: Osteria; Northern NSW

Cake: 

Bar: My Vintage Lane 

Flowers: Daisy & Co; Brisbane

Macrame Arbour: Eden & Eve Macrame; Gold Coast 

MUA + Hair: Pure Envy Makeup and Beauty

Groom & Groomsmen Suits: MJ Bale 

Bridal Gown & Veil: 

Bridesmaids: 

Brides Shoes: Badgley Mischka Bridal Shoes

Honeymoon Destination: Europe 

Jon + Tamika - September '17 Wedding...

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Destination wedding for this Sydney couple who booked Riverwood sight unseen and held an Australian celebration with their family and friends after an official wedding in Norway earlier in the year; 23rd September, 2017.
 

60 guests

Styling & Wedding Coordination: Carmen - Riverwood

Furniture: Arctic Fox Hire; Gold Coast

Single Giant Kata Tipi, external festoons & internal fire pit: Gold Coast Tipis

Music: own iPad playlist with PA hire from DJ Warehouse; Brisbane

Photography: Jamie Murcutt Photographer; Sydney

Officiant: Harold Kim (Groom's friend)

Reception Catering: Bilambil Farm Spit Roast - buffet style food service; Northern NSW

Canape Catering: Tognini's Deli - food platters and antipasti / fruit trays; Brisbane

Bar: Self service (with RSA)

Florist: Lola's Wildflowers; Northern NSW

Centrepieces, guest favours, wedding cake, lolly/smores buffet: Bride DIY

Yard Games: Giant Yard Games Party Hire; Gold Coast

Bridal Dress: Tatyana Merenyuk; Sydney

Bridal Veil: Julia Belles Veils; Sydney

HMU: Jessica McLeod; Gold Coast

Groom Suit: Suit Shop; Sydney

Fur Baby attendant: wedding guest's King Charles Cavalier

Honeymoon Destination: New Zealand

Benjamin + Madeline - March '18 Wedding...

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When their first venue fell through unexpectedly, Maddy + Ben found Riverwood on our WedShed directory listing and for this Brisbane based couple it really turned out even better than they could have originally planned for their perfect day that was simply magical in every way; 24th March, 2018.
 

100 guests

Styling & Wedding Coordination: Creative Weddings Byron Bay + Carmen - Riverwood

Furniture: Hampton Event Hire; Gold Coast 

Double Giant Kata Tipi: Gold Coast Tipis

Music: Steven Childs (Acoustic Ceremony + Canapes) & The White Tree (3 piece Band Reception) 

Photography: Ivy Road Photography 

Videography: Sail Me To The Moon

Officiant: Josh Withers Marriage Celebrant

Catering & Bar: Eat Drink Catering

Dessert: The Donut Wall Company 

Florist: Flowers of Esther 

Bridal Dress: Made with Love Bridal - 'Ella' gown 

Brisesmaids Dresses: Arnhem Clothing

Hair: Hayden Megaw

Makeup: Charlee Elizabeth Makeup

Groom & Groomsmen Suits: MJBale

Wedding Car: 'Gus the Bus' family friend's Kombi

Invitations & Stationary: Anna Harris (Groom's sister)  

Concept & Styling: Bride's design

Fur Baby attendant: Wiley - chocolate Labrador 

Honeymoon Destination: USA - National Parks of America! 

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Matt + Lindsay - May '18 Wedding...

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Beautiful Brisbane couple who were after a relaxed and intimate bohemian affair to add in some perfectly executed DIY elements by talented Bride Lindsay; 05th May, 2018.
 

60 guests

Styling & Wedding Coordination: Carmen - Riverwood

Furniture: Berry Vintage Hire; Brisbane; The One Day House; Gold Coast; Brisbane Barrel Hire; Brisbane

Single Giant Kata Tipi: Gold Coast Tipis

Music: Eilish Ellen (Female Solo Acoustic Guitarist) 

Photography: Ash & Stone Photography

Videography: Roost Film Co

Officiant: Ceremonies by Leisa (Leisa Ottley)

Reception Catering: Bears BBQ; Low & Slow 

Canape Catering: Platter My Day 

Caravan Bar: My Vintage Lane; Gold Coast 

Flowers, Cake, Stationary: Bride DIY 

Bridal Dress: Grace Loves Lace - 'Francis' gown 

Brisesmaids Dresses: various online stores

HMU: The Beauty Lineup 

Groom & Groomsmen Suits: Politix, Myer; Brisbane 

Honeymoon Destination: We hired a campervan and travelled from Adelaide, through the Barossa Valley and back down the great ocean road, through Melbourne and back up the coast of Victoria and NSW. It was stunning.

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Josh + Gemma - September '18 Wedding...

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Super chilled out local GC couple who were after a very relaxed "Boho Luxe" and low key wedding in the wilderness; somewhere to gather their nearest and dearest friends to have a 'wedfest' party; 15th September, 2018.
 

70 guests

Styling & Wedding Coordination: Carmen - Riverwood

Furniture: Global Vintage Hire

Single Giant Kata Tipi: Gold Coast Tipis

Music: Jesse Pumphrey Music

Photography & Videography: Wilde Visual

Officiant: Catherine Longworth Celebrant

Florist: Lolas Wildflowers

Reception Catering: Double Zero Wood fried Pizza

Canape Catering: Scheer Delight Platters 

Caravan Bar: My Vintage Lane; Gold Coast 

Neon Sign: Yeah Neon

Macrame Backdrop: Akuli & Co Macrame 

Bridal Dress: Grace Loves Lace - 'Emanuela' gown & veil 

Brisesmaids Dresses: various online stores - Alice McCall; Stevie May Byron Bay; Seed; Shona Joy

HMUA: The Style Room 

Groom & Groomsmen Suits: – Josh's Jacket - Made with Class - skinny leg-Levi Jeans/White Line Shirts - Industrie 

Wedding Car: Uber haha :-) 

Fur Baby attendant: CJ - Staffy 

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Pete + Soph (+ Beau) - 2013 Engagement Shoot...

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The photographers Peter & Sophie selected for their wedding wanted to get a feel for the property and surrounding locations; for lighting, timing, ideal shots & of course seeking the best hidden lil' spots for those all important portrait images.

 

This is what happened when Pete & Soph took a stroll around Riverwood Estate with their fur baby Beau...

 

Photographers: The Tsudons

'Riverwood Estate'

27 Equestrian Drive

Maudsland  QLD  4210  AUS

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Photo Credit

Some of the amazing images you see on this site are provided by these talented  photographers: THE TSUDONS; CARIN GARLAND PHOTOGRAPHY;

 LEE CALLEJA THOMAS PHOTOGRAPHY;  STUDIO IMPRESSIONS PHOTOGRAPHY; BYRON LOVES FAWN PHOTOGRAPHY; CATCH N KISS PHOTOGRAPHY;

THIS DAY FORWARD WEDDINGS; PRUE FRANZMANN PHOTOGRAPHY; ALICIA ABBOTT PHOTOGRAPHY; JAMIE MURCUTT PHOTOGRAPHY; KAIT PHOTOGRAPHY;                   FOY & CO PHOTOGRAPHY; ASH & STONE PHOTOGRAPHY: IVY ROAD PHOTOGRAPHY; WILDE VISUAL; ORCHARD GROVE STUDIOS

 

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