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REAL WEDDING: Lana + Will – The Burrow
Lana and Will said their I-do’s in a personalised outdoor ceremony in the forest of The Burrows, before enjoying a cosy reception with close family and friends.
Till Death wedding neon signage
Words by Melany Mashman
2 September 2019

Lana and Will found The Burrow on WedShed, a VIC wedding venue that hosts a barn with cathedral ceilings, exposed hardwood trusses and a working stone fireplace, perfect for summer and winter weddings. Her advice? Don’t get hung up on the finer details, turns out none of that actually matters on the day (like the carefully selected cushions for the couch).

See more of their day below, photographed by Whites and Woods.

Bridal party at vic wedding venue

In a nutshell, how would you describe your wedding day?

Better than we could imagine, it was the perfect day!

What did you expect was going to be your favourite part in the lead-up? What did it end up being?

We thought the dancing and party was going to be our favourite part of the day (it was better than imagined).

Bridal party getting ready
Bridal party before wedding
Bridal bouquet and wedding dress
Bridal bouquet and wedding dress
Bridal bouquet and wedding dress
Outdoor ceremony at vic wedding venue
Groom at wedding

Did you write your own vows? If so, what made you decide to do that?

We did write our own vows. We wanted to personalise the ceremony as much as possible and keep it light-hearted.

If you had your time again, is there anything you’d do differently?

I would forget about trying to plan and make any decisions myself because it turns out my husband is a self-proclaimed event planner in the making and likes to control the planning and decisions.

Mum and bride walking down aisle at VIC wedding venue
Bride and groom at wedding
Bride and groom at wedding
Bride and groom at wedding
Bride and groom first kiss
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Nissan bridal car
Bridal party flowers

Finish these sentences. My partner is…


The best thing we did at our wedding was…

We escaped the reception at sunset to take photos in a nearby paddock, we climbed the fence and started wandering around only to get busted trespassing by the owner of the property, it was worth it as these were our favourite photos.

We splurged on…

Our neon sign, worth every cent.

We saved on…

Transport. My mum and I were driven to the ceremony in my late dads Nissan patrol. It was very special.

Bride and groom at VIC wedding party
Bride and groom at VIC wedding venue
Interiors at VIC wedding venue, The Burrows
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VIC wedding venue
Till Death wedding neon signage
VIC wedding venue
Wedding icecream truck

CREDITS: Photographer Whites and Woods // Videographer Whites and Woods // Flowers Poppy Culture // Venue The Burrow // Catering Going Gourmet // Styling Popup With Style // Stationery Ink Hearts Paper // Bridal Gown Grace Loves Lace // Bride Shoes Novo // Hairpiece Made with Love Bridal // Accessories One Day Bridal // Bridesmaids Dresses Bec and Bridge // Bridesmaid Gifts Peter Alexander // Grooms Suit Hugo Boss // Groomsmen Suits Connor // Rings Garen Jewellery // Hair Lorie Bekiri // Makeup Monica Gale and Lorie Bekiri // Music White Tree Band // Celebrant Laura Christie // Neon Signage Little Pineapple.

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