Michael & Larissa New Zealand Wedding

The couple's name
Michael & Larissa
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Wedding Date
February 08, 2020

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Where are you from? And where did you know each other?
We are both from New Zealand, currently in Hawke's Bay, and we met each other at church.
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How long have you been in a relationship, before the wedding?
Almost 2 and 1/2 years.
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Where did your wedding take place?
Ceremony at a private forest in Napier and reception at @godsown_brewery.
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Tell something about the Venue 
GodsOwn brewery is online (http://www.godsownbrewery.co.nz/) and had beautiful hops for us to dance and gather under. Our ceremony location is private - on request.
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Invitation
          It was an afternoon-night wedding, starting from 2:30 till 10 pm. We gave plenty of time for guests to arrive at the reception, starting at 5 pm.
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          How many guests were at the wedding
          A little less than 100.
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          What was your wedding theme?
          We did not have a theme, although my taste is rustic and natural.
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          What was your wedding color palette?
          Warm tones with deep blue.
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          What kind of music was playing
          Acoustic and jazzy vibes. The song I walked down the aisle to was Heart by Sleeping At Last and the first dance was May I Have This Dance by Meadowlark
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          What dress did you wear?
          I wore Blushfashion wonderful dress with a wonderful cape!!
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          What shoes did you wear?
          Funny story, our family dog ate the beautiful second-hand pair I brought the day before. Thankfully I wasn't too fussed and purchased a new pair! They were seafoam and in a pointed style by Solsana.
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          What flowers did you have?
          I made them myself with dried flowers and some fresh arrangements.
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          Did you make something DIY
          Definitely. I did all of the flower arrangements with some help, and friends and family helped to set up platters. They also made us a doughnut wall!
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          Wedding cake
          I made it myself - buttercream and brownie.
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          The most enjoyable thing about your wedding day
          Dancing with my husband, and the pizza at the venue!
          Is there anything you would have changed?
          Nope!
          What is your tip for a happy relationship?
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          Recognizing that there is a lot to learn from each other and that soo much good growth comes from this. Challenging times produce great fruit.
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          Where did you make your honeymoon?
          We tripped around the South Island in our converted van.

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          Our photographer was @leezettphotography who was traveling our way on holiday from Fiji. 
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          My Instagram name is @larissaaberhart

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