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Stacey & Craig – The Ridge Estate, Peats Ridge.

Embarking on a journey of love amidst the enchanting beauty of The Ridge Estate in Peats Ridge, Stacey and Craig’s wedding day was a perfect blend of unique moments, heartfelt vows, and a touch of unexpected rain. This picturesque venue, conveniently located just 90 minutes from Sydney and an hour from Newcastle, set the stage for a celebration that will be etched in the memories of everyone present.

Kicking off their special day with the cozy charm of Peats Ridge, Stacey and Craig indulged in a delightful morning at the local ‘Corrugated Cafe.’ Fueling up with coffee and bagels, the couple set the tone for a day filled with love, laughter, and unexpected surprises.

As the day unfolded, the weather added a touch of drama, with a humid atmosphere and a light drizzle. However, Stacey and Craig embraced the rain with matching umbrellas, Stone & Wood beers, and beaming smiles. The raindrops added a romantic ambiance to the celebration, creating a memorable backdrop for the couple’s exchange of vows.

Amelie from Lovin Films, a Central Coast video guru, skillfully captured the day’s highlights. From the groomsmen’s confident entrance to the emotional exchange of vows and the playful Guess Who? game, every magical moment was expertly preserved on film.

Julie Pilcher’s meticulous eye for detail transformed the chapel into a stunning wet weather option. Flower plinths adorned the ceremony location, offering guests a breathtaking view of the valley.

Ben Newman, the talented photographer, captured candid moments, including Craig’s ‘coolest Dad award’ pose under the barn area. His ability to freeze these special moments in time added a unique touch to the wedding album.

Stacey and Craig’s entrance, set to a stripped-back version of ‘First Date,’ was a highlight of the ceremony. Personal vows, a cheeky game of Guess Who?, and confetti cannons added an element of surprise and joy to the proceedings.

The reception kicked off with a burst of colored smoke as Stacey and Craig made their grand entrance into the barn. Shiny Disco Balls provided props, Boozy Suzie Caravan Bar crafted delicious canapé cocktails, and Little Castro from Lowlands Kitchen in Cooks Hill orchestrated a catering magic experience. MR Goaty Gelati provided sweet treats, allowing guests to take home a piece of the celebration.

As the night progressed, guests hit the dancefloor, the drinks flowed, and The Ridge Estate became the epicenter of joy, celebrating Stacey and Craig’s unforgettable wedding day.

Stacey and Craig’s wedding at The Ridge Estate was a testament to love, resilience, and the beauty of embracing unexpected moments. From the morning at Corrugated Cafe to the dancefloor celebrations, every detail contributed to a day filled with laughter, love, and cherished memories. The Ridge Estate in Peats Ridge proved to be the perfect canvas for this extraordinary celebration, making it a day to remember for everyone involved.

Photography – Ben Newman
Video – Lovin Films
Makeup – Alex Walsh
Hair – High Maintenance Hair by Jayde Lee
Music – Ministry of DJs
Bar – Boozy Suzie Caravan Bar
Catering – Little Castro
Florals – Julie Pilcher
Dessert – Mr Goaty Gelati
Props – Shiny Disco Balls
Photo Booth – HV Photobooth
Celebrant & MC – The Colourful Celebrant