Thoughts from some of my gorgeous couples about my contribution to their ceremonies and celebrations:

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Jade and Michael

March 19, 2022

When we first started looking for a celebrant we didn't know what we were looking for or what to ask of people. When we met with Katie we knew she was the one for us!

Katie is so personable and immediately made us feel at home! She explained the whole process and immediately started with her very organised paperwork. She listened to all the parts that we thought were important for us as a couple and explained all the bits and pieces we didn't understand.

We loved filling in her questionnaire separately and asking questions of each other we hadn't thought to ask after all this time. The ceremony that Katie put together using the questionnaire was beautiful! I made the mistake of reading the beginning of the draft at work with tears flowing almost immediately we knew we made the right choice. The day was amazing and Katie made sure everything ran smoothly and little hiccups were resolved without us even knowing! We are so happy with how everything went and would recommend Katie to anyone looking for a special touch on their special day!

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Paula and Ben

January 29, 2022

Katie was our celebrant and MC at at our 'covid wedding' - not only was she cool calm and collected in the lead up - she was an absolute joy on the day. Her professionalism and genuine love of love made her the perfect celebrant for us (with so many of our guests commenting on what an incredible job she did). We wanted a relaxed day and Katie hit the brief - bringing humour, energy and fun to a magical day. The personalised ceremony and attention to detail was incredible. We cannot thank Katie enough for all she did!

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Aimee and Andy

October 17, 2020

We can't recommend Katie enough, both as a celebrant and an MC. She was amazing to work with, from our first meeting right through to our special day. She is so passionate about what she does. She made the whole process so easy, she knew what we wanted on the day and being both our celebrant and our MC took the stress out of the whole day, we didn't have to worry about a thing as we knew we were in good hands. Our guests loved the ceremony she delivered, and how fun and enthusiastic she was and this flowed throughout the whole day. Thank you so much Katie, you made our day so magical!!

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Ash and Mike

February 27, 2021

We couldn’t be happier to have had Katie as our amazing celebrant and MC on our special day. From the first time we met with her we felt so excited and at ease, Katie made sure we knew exactly what we were doing and didn’t make us feel silly for how much we didn’t know. She helped us feel so organised and the day was so stress free with her as our celebrant and MC, she took care of everything (right down to making sure we were enjoying ourselves and always had our glasses topped up!) she brought such a great vibe to both the ceremony and reception and we had so many compliments about how well the entire day/night ran - which was entirely thanks to her!

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Monique and Jason

February 15, 2020

Thank you so much for your amazing talent and passion for our wonderful day. Cannot stress enough how brilliant you were calming our nerves, lightening the mood and yet keeping everyone in great spirits! Can we put you down to renew our vows in a few decades time? You were the best thing we could have asked for.​

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Kelly and James

March 7, 2020

We were SO blessed to have Katie as our special celebrant for our wedding. She was such a pleasure to work with, so down to earth, warm, passionate about her profession and making our day magical (which it was), super helpful and informative and we felt so supported in the process. We loved her enthusiasm with creating our sacred ceremony and appreciated her open mindedness and valuable input. On the day she was so connected with us both, things ran so beautifully, her presence was so loving and supportive. Katie, James and I feel so thankful to you for helping us make our day so magical and being as amazing as you were x In sharing and guiding us into and through our sacred ceremony you will always have a place in our hearts. THANK YOU!


Jess and Cole

January 12, 2019

Thank you so much Katie for giving us such a wonderful personal ceremony. It was relaxed and fun and all about us. All the guests commented on how lovely and refreshing it was. They loved the fact that it all all about Cole and myself. You were so helpful through out the whole process, down to every last detail!!  I would highly recommend Katie! 

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Claire and Conor

February 19, 2022

Just wanted to say a massive thank you for your support on the day. We thoroughly enjoyed getting to know you and couldn’t have imagined anyone else doing a better job than you. We loved how you tailored the ceremony to us and it honestly went just perfectly.

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Tracy and Mark

December 18, 2021

We contacted Katie when we decided on a date to get married.  Right from the beginning Katie was professional while making the whole process relaxed and easy.  We decided that we didn't want to pre-read the ceremony.  We trusted Katie to put something together that was amazing.  Amazing is an understatement! 10/10

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Rachel and Bastian

February 13, 2021

We felt at ease with Katie from our first meeting with her. It seemed as though she really understood us as a couple, and we actually had many comments from our guests asking if we knew her personally! Katie walked us through each step of preparing our ceremony and reception so we fully understood what to expect from the day, taking into consideration what was important to us. Katie was incredibly helpful with rounding up people for photos and making sure everything ran smoothly. I feel like these words don't do Katie justice but we have so much love for her and couldn't have asked for anyone better to be a part of our day xx

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Kayla and Simon

September 20, 2019

We honestly cannot THANK YOU enough for everything you have done for us, from our first meeting right through until today you have been so easy to deal with, we were always met with a big smile, your bubbly personality and enthusiasm. The wedding process can be quite overwhelming but you made our ceremony and MC/reception simple, fun and totally us!

We knew (from before we were engaged) that when our big day was to come, we needed you to be apart of it, after seeing you at a friend's wedding. We love the way you took the time to hear our story, from that wrote a beautiful personal ceremony and took us and our guest on a trip down memory lane, showing how we got to where we are at that moment. It was truly special and Si and I have received many compliments about you from all our guests!! They were honestly raving 😊

As our MC you made the the whole afternoon/ evening flow seamlessly. We didn’t have to worry about anything the whole event as we knew you would have it covered. When I did have the one request with the flowers, your response was absolutely leave it with me. It was something so simple but was really appreciated, as it meant Si and I could just mingle and enjoy this time with our family and friends


Thank you again for everything, you’re a gem!!!!!

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Jess and Andy

December 14, 2019

Katie was such a delight to work with and the perfect fit to marry us. My husband and I just clicked with her straight away and we knew we wanted her to be our celebrant. Katie really puts a lot of time and effort into getting to know you and writes the perfect ceremony. My guests loved how she delivered the story of our life together so far. She really knows how to capture an audience.

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Clare and Chris

November 2, 2019

Katie, we can’t thank you enough for helping make our day just that little bit more special than it already was. From our first Skype chat to the ceremony, all of your help was invaluable and the vows you helped craft for us were just perfect. While helped by a pretty perfect day weather wise, you certainly did your part to make the ceremony pretty much flawless for us. It was light, fun and filled with laughs. It was ideal. So thank you again for everything that you did for us, it will never be forgotten.

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Vanessa and Felipe

May 25, 2019

When our celebrant cancelled on us one week out from our wedding date, Katie was able to come in at the last minute and save the day. We found her very friendly, totally organised and professional. She made us feel completely at ease in what might otherwise have been a very stressful situation. My husband is Chilean and there were a few Spanish words in our ceremony. We really appreciated that Katie took special care to pronounce these words correctly, and also that she spoke slowly and clearly enough that his family could understand the ceremony. Thank you Katie you were marvellous.

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Nicole and Sam

February 5, 2022

It was awesome to have your help leading up to the wedding and having you as our MC and celebrant. You did a wonderful job and we wouldn't have wanted anybody else to do it. 

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Helen and Stephen

March 13, 2021

Thank you so much for the amazing ceremony you prepared for us. It was exactly what we wanted and the words were perfect. We have had so many people say how much they loved our wedding, and how you were an amazing celebrant. You made it fun, love filled and us. Our guests loved how easy you were to understand.

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Ashleigh and Mat

January 7, 2021

Wow, what a magic day. We see why they say its the best day of your lives. Absolute perfection and we owe a massive thanks to you for part of that.

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Hannah and Danny

November 14, 2020

Katie was recommended to us and I’m so GLAD! She was amazing from start to finish. She made our ceremony so special and fun just what we wanted. Katie was also our MC and she was great she went with the flow of our evening even when we had a slight change to our evening timeline on the day which meant she was finishing later than planned. Couldn’t recommend enough.

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Francesca and Anton

March 31, 2018

The feedback we got about your work on Sunday has been nothing but fantastic - everyone loved the personal story and your delivery. Thank you for wrangling the dogs!


Ayla and Nick

July 20, 2019

Katie was a fantastic celebrant. We are so thankful to have had her on the most important day of our lives. Our wedding was a last minute decision before heading off overseas for several years. Not only was Katie punctual but she was incredibly professional, replying to us in her initial email stating all the things we needed to know about the wedding process including what paperwork we needed to prepare, her fees and the government fees. This was extremely helpful as we knew straight away what we needed to do as our wedding was so last minute. Katie then worked with us over the phone, via email and in person to pull together a beautiful, heartfelt, personalised and humorous ceremony matching exactly what we wanted and envisioned and she did this all in just two weeks! Katie also has a great collection of personalised wedding vows and this helped us immensely to write our own vows. She left no stone unturned and brought many logistical aspects of the wedding to our attention. On the day she helped with guests, music, and then performed the perfect ceremony. She coordinated the ceremony effortlessly and kept everyone calm and reassured. I was so nervous I began messing up my vows, and Katie rescued me. We couldn't have asked for a better day. Thank you so much Katie!

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Morgan and Mark

March 23, 2019

From the moment we met Katie we both knew that she just had to be a part of our day. She was kind, funny, attentive and really took the time to listen to our story, to get to know what our relationship was made out of. Katie was always available to answer questions and she went out of her way to include all the little details that meant so much to us.


It was an amazing ceremony and perfectly us. Part of what made our day so special was the love and the laughter. Katie managed to incorporate our story, our family and all the aspects of our lives that are important to us into our ceremony (this included our Golden Retriever Cooper). We absolutely made the best decision asking Katie to officiate our wedding. 

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Amber and Andre

January 8, 2022

From the first video chat with Katie we were absolutely fizzing! She just got us. We loved how she took the time to connect with us and understand who we were as individuals and as a couple. Her explanation of how the ceremony would go was fantastic and made us feel even more prepared on the day.

Katie is an excellent communicator and can be reached easily. As with any wedding, things outside of our control occurred leading up to our ceremony, Katie was really understanding and could see the humour in it all with us.


She thought of all of the smaller details on the day too, bringing tissues and asking ahead of time about our colour scheme to ensure she could dress to fit in with it. Katie also personalised our ceremony and provided guidance with our vows.


She is the best person to have at one of the most special and significant days in your life. Katie is now a wonderful extended family member to us. We believe any other couple who is lucky enough to have Katie as their celebrant, will be raving about her for years to come and recommending her to friends and family like we will be.


Thank you so much Katie for all you’ve done for us! You are truly one of a kind.

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Samara and Matt

March 14, 2020

Thank you so much for making yesterday so easy and relaxed! You’re the best!

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Louise and Conrad

March 7, 2021

Katie immediately impressed us with her professionalism, friendliness and organised approach. She is extremely relational, and despite us only meeting face to face on the day of our wedding we felt as though she was an old friend.

Katie gave us the framework and ideas for the ceremony, she is skilled in connecting with people and we were impressed that she created a beautiful ceremony that was based on our wishes. We particularly appreciated her kindness and caring approach, she ensured that we were both prepared, she took care of writing, delivering and bringing the whole ceremony together - all we had to worry about was delivering our vows - even with this she was incredibly supportive. Katie was also very flexible and accommodating as our plans needed changing due to COVID-19 lockdowns. Katie’s authentic desire to celebrate our special occasion shone right through her work - she  was a significant factor in our day being such a success. We cannot recommend her more highly.

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Steffi and Michael

February 22, 2020

Katie is worth her weight in gold. She answered all of our (sometimes stupid) questions, customised an amazing ceremony and went above and beyond our expectations for a celebrant. We wanted someone that could blend humour and the seriousness of a wedding all in one and she executed it perfectly, completely understanding what we wanted for our day. Thank you so, so much Katie!

If you want a celebrant that is bubbly, funny and extremely passionate and professional, Katie is your gal.

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Sarah and Aaron

May 4, 2019

Katie, we honestly cannot THANK YOU enough for everything you have done for us! Our first meeting (at a dress rehearsal for another wedding) was amazing. As soon as we met you we knew you were exactly the right person for us. We were always met with a big smile, your bubbly personality and enthusiasm. You were always just as excited as we were about the day and the possibilities of how it could all unfold. The wedding process can be quite overwhelming but you made our ceremony the best, it was fun and totally us! You nailed it!!

We knew when our big day was here you had to be a part of it. You took the time to hear our story which you managed to write our ceremony from. You took us all for a trip down memory lane, showing how we got to where we are at that moment. We have received so many complements from guest raving about how amazing you are, you felt like family since we had already met before at another wedding.

It was truly a day to remember and you made it extra special with all your quirky references you picked up for our day. Katie, Aaron and I can’t thank you enough for how you made our day so memorable. You are a true star xx

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Jess and Hamish

November 30, 2019

The wedding was truly magical and we are so happy we included you in our day - your ceremony was perfect and we had so many compliments from friends and family about the vows, the readings and your kind words. Thanks so much for all your hard work, organisation, email reminders and friendly contact throughout the wedding planning process - you made things so much easier for us. The ceremony was exactly what we wanted.