Category Archives: Wedding Planning

HOW TO CHANGE YOUR NAME AFTER MARRIAGE IN AUSTRALIA I really wanted to honour my husband and jump right into becoming a team and decided to change my last name. Well, the intention was there until I realised how many things I needed to change and had no idea where to start. It’s a bit…

Wedding Planning – 6 months to go Photos from my wedding by the awesome @Jimmons Design and send out Invitations I have a soft spot for good branding and beautiful stationery. Paige Tuizee, Written Word or The Little Press are some of my favourites. Finalise your guest list, this might mean compromise. Do you want children…

WHAT TO DO WHEN ENGAGED 8-12 MONTHS BEFORE THE WEDDING So, The main things are booked and now for the finer details! On booking with me for your wedding you will receive a full comprehensive list of all the best wedding vendors in Perth. Book a Wedding Stylist By now you should have a better idea…

What to do when Engaged 12-16 Months To Go Lock in a date Do you want a Summer or Winter wedding? Outdoor or indoor venue? Cocktail or reception style venue? Get a planner or stylist on board I would mainly recommend a planner if you are doing 2 venues or want lots of styling, otherwise…

HOW TO START WEDDING PLANNING RECENTLY ENGAGED? CONGRATULATIONS! If you have no idea where to start, here are some ideas! Celebrate together! Tell your nearest and dearest – in person! Celebrate over family dinner Tell the Online world – if you wish Start a wedding diary, Instagram folder and Pinterest page – even if you haven’t…

10 BEST WEDDING DRESSES IN PERTH You’re just engaged, Congrats! Now for the fun part, finding that perfect wedding dress! If you are needing help with where to start looking for the best wedding dress designers and boutiques in Perth then you have come to the right place! PINTEREST Click HERE to view some of my…

What to wear to your Engagement Session View my Pinterest board HERE of some examples to get some more ideas.    #1 DO WHATEVER YOU WANT! Break the rules. Do it your way. You don’t have to listen to any of these, they are just a guide to get ideas!     Be Real and…

20 of the Best Wedding Reception Venues in Perth, Fremantle and the Swan Valley by Perth wedding photographer, Kate Drennan Photography So, you’re engaged, CONGRATULATIONS! The first thing you need to do is choose a wedding venue where you will celebrate the best day of your life. HOW TO FIND THE PERFECT WEDDING VENUE Before…

10 BEST HONEYMOON DESTINATION IDEAS  DELAIR GRAAF WINE ESTATE – STELLENBOSCH, SOUTH AFRICA Calling all wine lovers! Just a short drive from Cape Town into the most magical wine regions, Stellenbosch is full of beautifully manicured gardens and home of some of the best wineries in the world. Photo: Delaire Graaf Wine Estate Stellenbosch 2….

BEST WEDDING SUPPLIERS IN QUEENSTOWN

Are you looking for the best wedding florists, stylists, makeup artist and other vendors in Queenstown and Wanaka, New Zealand? Here is a list of my best go-to recommendations. Just let them know I sent you and I am sure they will take good care of you!   WEDDING VENUES QUEENSTOWN Eichardts Hotel Penthouse and…

10 BEST WEDDING VENUES DOWN SOUTH WA

10 BEST WEDDING VENUES DOWN SOUTH WA AND THE  REST OF WA Olio Bello Olive Farm Margaret River   What’s more to love than an olive grove and awesome glamping tents to create a Wedfest to remember Gilgara Retreat  (Teepee Setup) Bunker Bay Farm Empire Retreat Solitaire Homestead (DIY) Nanga Bush Camp | Dwellingup (DIY) Wills Domain Meneghello Estate Donnelly…

Best Luxury Wedding Accommodation  and AirBnB’s in Perth and Fremantle Here is the top list of my favourite top 3 AirBnB’s and Luxury Getting Ready Accomodation in Perth and Fremantle. Whilst looking for a place to stay for my own wedding I searched for ages narrowing down the best Airbnb’s as hotels just weren’t a reflection…

WILKINSON GALLERY

WILKINSON GALLERY CLAREMONT This New upmarket Perth wedding venue is a blank canvas just waiting to be transformed and who better to do just this than the talent at Villa Kula. Wanting something even more different? Ask them about their Tent House – It is one of the most unique wedding venues out!  

Dunedin Botanic Gardens Wedding

Botanical Beauty – Dunedin Botanic Gardens Wedding Shoot A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to be flown over to the gorgeous little city of Dunedin to capture an opulent wedding at the gorgeous Lanarch Castle. The day before flying out I got together with a bunch of creatives from Dunedin and put together this…

Best Wedding Venues in Wanaka New Zealand Thinking of eloping or getting married in gorgeous New Zealand? Here is a list of what I think are the best wedding venues in Wanaka. For a list of my favourite wedding venues in Queenstown take a look here. 1. MOUNT ROY / ROY’S PEAK For an epic…

H+J | Roy’s Peak Wanaka New Zealand

Hannah + Jossi | Roy’s Peak Wanaka New Zealand After coming back from Wanaka recently I realised that I haven’t actually blogged this gorgeous wedding shoot I did a while back with the talented and gorgeous power couple Hannah and Jossi Wells. Their actual wedding ceremony was held in the States, which meant that all…

BEST WEDDING VENUES IN QUEENSTOWN NEW ZEALAND by Destination Wedding Photographer Kate Drennan Planning a destination wedding to the stunning South Island of New Zealand? A Mountaintop elopement? Here is a list of some of my favourite and what I think are the best wedding venues in and around the beautiful town of Queenstown and…

R + A Featured on Hello May Magazine

Rene + Adam Featured on Hello May Magazine These two mega babes graced the Hello May Insta yesterday, Can’t wait to show you their wedding! Warm feels for days via this super sweet capture by West Oz fave @katedrennanphotography. We’re big fans of her candid style here in the HM office and can never recommend…

Guildhall Wedding Venue Fremantle

Guildhall Wedding Venue Fremantle Searching for the best wedding venue in Fremantle? Checkout the Guildhall, a modern wedding venue in East Fremantle which you can transform to suit your personality and style. Here is our Baroque Shoot from a few weeks ago… The full shoot will be featured soon on Nouba so be  sure to check…

Geisker Fashion Shoot

| GEISKER FASHION SHOOT | Had a wonderful morning shooting with the lovely Chelsea and the talented Jennie from Geisker (The Shirt Muse) down by the swan river in Perth yesterday. Here are some of the fashion shots we got for Jennie’s website. A Few editorial campaign shots for the front page banner and some…

Rue De Seine Wedding Dress

Rue De Seine Wedding Dress from Through the White Door in Fremantle, Perth.   Looking for a gorgeous boho Wedding dress or an awesome Wedding Videographer in Perth? Checkout our shoot with Rue De Seine’s Raven gown from their new Love Spell collection and the guys at 503 Films. Indie films at their finest. Here’s…

Wedding photographers (why do they cost so much and other useful info)

WEDUCATION: Wedding photographers (why do they cost so much and other useful info) Posted on WEDSHED  Ahem, class is in session. In this post of our weducation series, we’re lifting the lid on wedding photographers.Specifically, we’re addressing all those questions you might have had if you’ve been searching for one. Choosing a wedding photographer is one of…

Young Love Queenstown ft. Grace Loves Lace

‘Young Love Lives Longer’ Queenstown ft. Grace Loves Lace Featured on White Magazine 05/08/16 Inspired by the gorgeous New Zealand country side, ‘Young Love Lives Longer’ is a styled shoot about a gorgeous young couple who elope out on a station farm in the middle of nowhere by their local town in the South island of New…

Grace Loves Lace Blanc Collection

Grace Loves Lace NEW Blanc Collection for White Magazine  SOHO Gown – Blanc Collection – Gigi Bodysuit, Henri Veil     Photography | @katedrennanphotography www.katedrennan.com Styling | Colour Me Happy Weddings @colourmehappyweddings Flowers | @thevasequeenstown Dress | Grace Loves Lace Soho Gown @grace_loves_lace Fur | @unreal_fur Suit | @briggins_clothiers Stationary | @thelittlepress Hair | @beautifulbridalhair…

Best Wedding Blogs Perth Australia

Recently Engaged? CONGRATULATIONS!! Not sure where to start planning this incredible day? Here is a list of my favourite wedding blogs for Perth, Australia to get wedding inspiration from. Hello May                            Feature White Magazine                 Feature…

New Letterpress + Rose Gold Foil business Cards

LETTERPRESS + ROSE GOLD FOIL BUSINESS CARDS I’m so excited, not only did i receive my new album samples this week but my new letterpress and rose gold foil business cards just arrived! I love them and can’t wait to get them out. Thanks so much to Melissa Soraya Graphic Design, Tiffany Keal Creative Studio…

Perth Wedding Fairs + Blogs

A few of my couples have asked me how to find awesome wedding inspiration without having to google through a million boring traditional sites and attend huge crazy tacky wedding fairs. I’ve worked in the wedding industry for over 8 years and have seen trends come and go, from vintage styling with burlap table runners to rustic barnyard…