Your Top 10 Most Loved Weddings of 2018

Words by Julia Jones
January 7, 2019

Jeepers, what a year! We’ve been looking back at last year’s most loved bridal styles, blooms and cakes, and now it’s time for the main event – your top 10 most loved weddings of 2018. And what a gloriously mixed bag.

Sometimes we know instantly which weddings are going to be a hit with you guys, and then there are those quiet achievers who just keep those clicks and comments coming. We’ve shared such a diverse array of big days over the last few years and we still couldn’t tell you exactly what a ‘Nouba wedding’ looks like.

From tiny backyard celebrations to epic 3-day wedfests, modern urban affairs and free spirited ceremonies – there’s no end to the variety of weddings you might find on these pages. And we love each and every one of them!

But this post isn’t about what we love, it’s about the real weddings that you’ve most engaged with over the last 12 months. Your top 10 weddings of 2018…

10. Ash & Rhys’ free spirited wedding

Boho wedding at Uneke Warehouse in Wagga Wagga NSW - Tilly Clifford Photography illustrated letterpress wedding invitation

mismatched bridesmaid dresses in blush and sage with sunflower bouquets

Images by Tilly Clifford.

Wearing her mum’s 80’s wedding dress (sans pouffy sleeves) this event planner bride had all the connections needed to throw a kickass party. Ash and Rhys’ Wagga Wagga wedding at Uneke Warehouse was a relaxed and romantic affair, captured by the talented Tilly Clifford.

See Ash and Rhys’ free spirited wedding here.

9. Josie & Blake’s warehouse wedding

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With polished concrete and plenty of bright white brickwork, Fremantle’s Stackwood provided the perfect blank canvas for Josie and Blake’s glam warehouse wedding. Captured by CJ Williams, their day featured floral installations by The Bloom Romantic and an epic dessert grazing table by Sukar.

See Josie and Blake’s glam warehouse wedding here.

8. Jess & Dan’s barn wedding

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two boho brides with king protea bouquets

Images by Miranda Stokkel.

Laid back vibes, DIY florals and two gorgeous bridal styles by Shehzarin Batha Couture (including a jumpsuit/cape combo) – these are just a handful of things we loved about Jess and Dan’s wedding. Captured by Miranda Stokkel, these brides said their forevers at the character laden Baxter Barn in Mornington.

See Jess and Dan’s DIY barn wedding here.

7. Jacqui & Adam’s Japanese-inspired Wedding

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Jacqui and Adam looked to their passions and cultures for inspiration when planning their wedding at Perth City Farm. With Anni Maria Photography behind the lens, this sweet and stylish affair was about celebrating their heritage and creating a beautiful backdrop to share with family and friends.

See Jacqui and Adam Japanese-inspired wedding here.

6. Lauren-Anne & Mark’s forest disco elopement

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geometric LED illuminated triangle wedding arbours

Images by Anna Taylor.

Lauren-Anne and Mark were the lucky recipients of an epic styled elopement, gifted to them by their vendors. Photographer Anna Taylor and stylists Good Day Rentals teamed up with a talented crew to throw the couple the ‘celestial disco magic’ wedding of their wildest dreams, complete with illuminated arbours from The Arbourists.

See Lauren-Anne and Mark’s Tanglewood Estate elopement here.

5. Courtney & Matt’s warehouse wedding

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A lofty city warehouse, Nectarine Photography behind the lens and a florist in the family! With incredible blooms by Floral Army, Courtney and Matt’s romantic wedding at Perth’s The Old Pickle Factory was set to be a stunner from the start.

See Courtney and Matt’s Perth warehouse wedding here.

4. Telisha & Aaron’s paddock wedding

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farm wedding 'smoke bomb' created with red dust

Images by Keeper Creative.

Tying the knot in a massive paddock gives you free reign to do pretty much whatever you want. For Telisha, this meant rocking up to the ceremony in the bucket of a flower-laden tractor. Signature Floral Design was responsible for the next level blooms and Keeper Creative was the talented lass behind the lens.

See Telisha and Aaron’s relaxed farm wedding here.

3. Candice & Scott’s foliage-filled wedding

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Candice and Scott built the styling of their day around an ‘industrial greenhouse’ theme, brough to life by Fiddlesticks Floral who filled the lofty space at Sydney’s Three Blue Ducks with greenery galore. All Grown Up Weddings and Lightnoise Films documented their day, which was the perfect fusion of lush botanics and chic urban style.

See Candice and Scott’s foliage-filled wedding here.

2. Elin & Oliver’s Mexican-inspired wedding

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Images by Joy Zamora.

With far flung loved ones all over the world, Elin and Oliver opted for a destination wedding in Spain. Captured by Joy Zamora, the couple worked closely with stylist Open the Door Events to create a vibrant bohemian wedding filled with personal touches. With Elin’s crochet two-piece dress by Immacle and those epic colour smoke bombs, it’s not hard to see why you fell hard for this one.

See Elin and Oliver’s destination wedding here.

1. Taylor & Mark’s neon wedding

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industrial wedding with neon 'Everlong' sign

Images by Andrew Hardy.

Captured by Andrew Hardy, a ‘go hard or go home’ attitude and oodles of creativity made Taylor and Mark’s Melbourne wedding an affair to remember indeed. Wild florals by Badlands and Co and a neon ‘Everlong’ sign by Neon Republic made a fitting backdrop for these Foo Fighters fans. A black and gold cake by Miss Ladybird Cakes went wild on Pinterest and was one of many awesome details to help secure top spot for this rock n roll wedding.

See Taylor and Mark’s rad neon wedding here.


Header image Joy Zamora | Other images Various, as captioned |

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Elle Weddings 3 years ago

Wow! I get shivers just looking at the extraordinary weddings in this post!

Therapeutic Aesthetics 3 years ago

Mind blowing! Love the colours, the dresses, the flowers! The inspiration is limitless.

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