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Dr Seuss Wedding Cat in the Hat

Marilyn is the Cat in the Hat Wedding Celebrant at
St Margaret's Chapel at the Gold Coast Arts Centre Benowa on Central Gold Coast.

The whole wedding ceremony was written in Dr Seuss rhyming verse including the love stories and vows except of course for the legal vows and legal Monitum.

Alice in Wonderland Weddings

Marry Me Marilyn Michele & Nigel Mad Hatters Tea Party Renewal of Vows Monterey Keys Gold Coast

Love Letter Michele + Nigel Renewal of Vows Mad Hatters Tea Party Monterey Keys Gold Coast
On behalf of Nigel and myself, I just wanted to say a very big, and much appreciated, thank you for the wonderful effort you put into making our special night so memorable. When I was looking for a celebrant I noticed in all the photos on Marilyn’s website, she looked so happy to be part of a couple’s very special day. From the moment I met her, I knew Marilyn was the right celebrant for us, as we wanted to celebrate something very unique. As we had already done the traditional wedding thirty years ago, we wanted something completely different……… so we had a Mad Hatters Tea Party. Marilyn pulled out all stops dressing up as the Mad Hatter and writing well scripted vows. As a surprise ceremony to our guests, it was like watching a theatre production.  It turns out, Marilyn has a background in Theatre and she completely made the night. All of our guests commented on how wonderful it was and wanted to know where on Earth we found Marilyn. Some of our guests cut short holidays to come to what they thought was our party but was actually a surprise wedding renewal. They said afterwards they would not have wanted to miss this for anything. She is very funny, sincere, kind and the script showed all of this with some great laughs, but it still had all the traditional love built in. Our only regret was not hiring her husband to take video footage of the night. We cannot thank Marilyn enough for everything she did for us for us in the lead up to and including on the night. We cannot recommend her enough and wish her all the best for her future ceremonies. With warmest regards Michele and Nigel xoxo

Marry Me Marilyn Michele & Nigel Mad Hatters Tea Party Renewal of Vows Monterey Keys Gold Coast

Marry Me Marilyn Michele & Nigel Mad Hatters Tea Party Renewal of Vows Monterey Keys Gold Coast

I have a varied acting, performing and directing background so if you would like me to play any character as your celebrant I would have a ball joining in on the fun and making your special dream come true whatever shape or form in comes in!

Dr Who Weddings

Love Letter Ashleigh_Sam Wedding Laguna Sirromet Winery Mt Cotton Redlands Brisbane

Love Letter Ashleigh_Sam Wedding Laguna Sirromet Winery Mt Cotton Redlands Brisbane

Love Letter Ashleigh + Sam Dr Who Themed Wedding Laguna Sirromet Winery Mt Cotton Redlands
MARILYN WAS AMAZING! SHE MADE THE BIGGEST DAY OF OUR LIVES THE MOST PERFECT EXPERIENCE WE COULD HAVE IMAGINED. The personal service and the support and advice she gave us was invaluable. So many of our guests have said it was the BEST WEDDING CEREMONY THEY HAVE EVERY ATTENDED, the PERFECT BALANCE OF LOVE, LAUGHTER, INTIMACY AND FUN. We can't speak highly enough of you to anyone who'll listen. From our very first meeting we felt completely at ease, she had everything under control. The first draft that Marilyn did of our ceremony was so incredible we had tears on our eyes reading through it and made very few changes to it. It felt as if we'd known her for years, she got us, and was completely on board with the personal quirks we wanted included in our ceremony. Thank you so so much Marilyn, from the bottom of our hearts, the brand new Mr and Mrs Barber xoxo

Love Letter Ashleigh_Sam Wedding Laguna Sirromet Winery Mt Cotton Redlands Brisbane

Love Letter Ashleigh_Sam Wedding Laguna Sirromet Winery Mt Cotton Redlands Brisbane

Rock & Roll, Rockabilly & Swing Weddings

Love Letter Mandy + Dave RocknRoll Wedding Spaghetti & Jazz Robina Gold Coast
Hi Marilyn, Thank you so much for a wonderful wedding ceremony, and you certainly looked the part blending in with our colour scheme! The vows were awesome, certainly a day we will always treasure & remember.
Kind regards Amanda & David xoxo
WOW what an awesome RocknRoll wedding!!! Mandy & Dave were looking for a celebrant who could create a Rockabilly themed wedding for them that was relaxed, fun and upbeat, so they contacted me and we hit it off straight away. I have a passion for dancing and have danced competition Rock n Roll and have been a 50’s music fan since listening to 50s & 60s records and on the Juke Boxes in the Vintage RocknRoll Cafes. I recommended that they contact my friends and dance teachers, Chrissy & Ray, to learn to dance and they incorporated their surprise choreographed dance after the ceremony. Chrissy did their hair and makeup as she is an expert in creating the 50’s styling. They had fabulous Pete Vegas sing throughout the ceremony and for their first dance and performed a show after dinner. They rocked up in the fabulous vintage car and had so many awesome photos taken with it. Their good friend Natalie from Spaghetti & Jazz surprised them by dressing as Marilyn Monroe and sang Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend as a feature in their Wedding Ceremony. The food at Spaghetti & Jazz was great and the hospitality second to none!!

Love Letter Chelsea + Nicholas RocknRoll Wedding The Barn and Scotty’s Garage Upper Flagstone
Marilyn was exactly what we were looking for in a celebrant. It was important for us to not have a generic service. Marilyn was thoughtful in her processes and a lot of fun too! She was very knowledgeable regarding the processes of getting married and name changes etc afterwards. Would highly reccomend.

Rock and Roll Theme Weddings Gold Coast Brisbane Queensland Australia Civil Marriage Celebrant Marry Me Marilyn Monroe

Dance themed Weddings Marry Me Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Verschuure

Rock and Roll Celebrant Gold Coast Brisbane Coolangatta Wintersun Wedding Celebrant Marry Me Marilyn Monroe

Love Letter Melinda + Simon Wedding Tumbulgum Hall Tumbulgum Northern Rivers NSW
Hi Marilyn, We want to thank you very much for our wedding service. Our day was made Amazing for your part in it. You helped create a harmonious, magical happy day. We were really happy with the ceremony. The ceremony was loved by all. Everyone had such a great time and so many of our guests told us afterward that it was the best wedding they had ever been to.  We wanted a 50's theme and people said it was a step back in time and you helped make that happen. You made it such a very happy time. Thank you so much again for your help!!! Love from Melinda & Simon, Zac, Cade & Kyla

Wedding Vows of Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller White Plains, New York - June 29, 1956
We are here today to participate in a most joyous occasion, to celebrate one of life's greatest moments, by acknowledging the wedding of Arthur and Marilyn.

Marry Me MarilynArthur, do you take Marilyn to be your lawful wedded wife? Do you promise to love, honour, and protect her? Share the good times and achievements as well as the hard times and disappointments? Keep her in sickness and in sorrow and to be faithful to her forevermore?

Marry Me MarilynMarilyn, do you take Arthur to be your lawful wedded husband? Do you promise to love, honour, and protect him? Share the good times and achievements as well as the hard times and disappointments? Keep him in sickness and in sorrow and to be faithful to him forevermore?

Rock and Roll Theme Weddings Gold Coast Brisbane Queensland Australia Civil Marriage Celebrant Marry Me Marilyn Monroe

Wedding Vows Elvis Presley & Priscilla
Las Vegas, Nevada-May 1, 1967

I, Elvis, take thee, Priscilla, to be my wedded wife, to have and to hold from this day forward, for better or worse, for richer for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish.

I, Priscilla, take thee, Elvis, to be my wedded husband, to have and to hold from this day forward, for better or worse, for richer for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish.

As your celebrant, it is a joy and a privilege to perform your wedding! I enjoy getting to know you both and as a full time celebrant I dedicate myself to creating and performing the most authentic Roll and Roll Wedding Ceremony possible for you. No detail is too small and no problem to large that we can't work out creative solutions together. It is my mission to give every couple exactly what they are looking for. I aim to make every Wedding Ceremony unique and magical. I consult with you to create a ceremony that mirrors your values, ideals beliefs and captures the essence of your relationship and you vision for your perfect wedding ceremony.

Fonzie and his girls including Marry Me Marilyn

Emily & Freddy had a 1950's dress theme for their special wedding at the Cram's Farm Recreational Area ovelooking the spectacular Clarrie Hall Dam in Doon Doon New South Wales.

Emily & Freddy had a 1950's dress theme for their special wedding at the Cram's Farm Recreational Area overlooking the spectacular Clarrie Hall Dam in Doon Doon New South Wales.

Emily & Freddy had a Special Ceremony at their Wedding in Doon Doon

Marilyn is like a modern day St. Valentine, she is extremely passionate about love and marriage and this definitely came through in the ceremony she prepared for us. With an incredible knowledge and understanding of rituals and ceremonies from cultures of all over the world, Marilyn was instrumental in making our ceremony so unique, magical, interesting, and heartfelt.  Her entwining of our love stories had people in laughter and tears and many of our guests commented on things that she quoted. This showed us that she captured our people whom listened to the entire 45 minute ceremony and really enjoyed it. Overall, from our first meeting, then preparing our ritual, to our actual big moment, Marilyn has been absolutely remarkable. She is to us more than a facilitator or standard celebrant, but a very special part of our marriage forever. Much love Freddy Holler xoxoxo

The girls walked into the wedding space like glamour queens with a real 1950's Hollywood style red carpet walk!

Country & Western Style Weddings

Marry Me Marilyn_Nina & Rob Australiana Outback Country Wedding Maudsland Home Gold Coast

Love Letter Nina + Rob Australiana Outback Country Wedding Maudsland Home Gold Coast
A very big thank you thank you to Marry Me Marilyn for making our special day all it could be! Further, thanks to your organisational skills and creative ideas our wedding was upbeat and interesting. Couldn't have done it without you! Love Nina & Rob xoxo

Marry Me Marilyn_Nina & Rob Australiana Outback Country Wedding Maudsland Home Gold Coast

Marry Me Marilyn_Nina & Rob Australiana Outback Country Wedding Maudsland Home Gold Coast

Marry Me Marilyn_Nina & Rob Australiana Outback Country Wedding Maudsland Home Gold Coast

Pets Can Feature In Your Wedding

Love Letter Jacob + Sophia Wedding Cowbell Creek Austinville
Hi Marilyn, Jacob and I wanted to say a big thank you for making our ceremony as beautiful as it was. The ceremony was hands down my most favourite part of the whole day, which is crazy to me, given that walking down the aisle and standing up there in front of everyone was something that seemed so daunting to me. Once I got there I was just so happy and excited to be there it over came any anxiety or worries I had and I just found your presence so calming and felt at ease that I didn’t have to think about anything because you were there to guide us and remind us to take all this in. We have had so many of our guests give us the most amazing feedback about the ceremony. People have been telling us how beautiful the ceremony was and how it was the perfect combination of funny and emotional and completely tailored to us and our story. Quite a few people that never thought they would cry ended up balling. People have also commented on yourself and how amazing your delivery was and that this was the most engaged they have ever felt in a ceremony. My mum was the one who told us the importance of having a good celebrant for the ceremony and she said that you were the best celebrant she’s had to pleasure of watching marry two people. Jacob and I feel so blessed to have found you and now have those memories of our beautiful ceremony forever! THANK-YOU! Jacob and Sophia xoxox

Marry Me Marilyn Caroline England & Mark Scotland Wedding Sanctuary Cove Chapel Intercontinental

Caroline & Mark Scotland Wedding Sanctuary Cove Chapel Intercontinental Resort
Dave the Dalmation Dog brought the wedding rings to Caroline and Mark on his collar and Caroline gave him a big kiss as a reward!

Marry Me Marilyn Katie & Jacob Wedding Summergrove Estate Carool NSW

Marry Me Marilyn Katie & Jacob Wedding Summergrove Estate Carool NSW_Dogs

Love Letter Katie + Jacob Wedding Summergrove Estate Carool NSW
Dear Marilyn! We are so grateful that we found you! Words cannot express how lucky and grateful we are that we had you as our celebrant!  From the very beginning, many months before the ceremony you got us organised with all the paperwork and writing the ceremony! (Mostly planned by email using your resources while we were working in the Antarctic) it gave us such peace of mind! We loved working with you and after about 20 drafts we had the Perfect Personalized Ceremony! We were hoping for a perfect sunny sky for our outdoor ceremony but the weather had other ideas on the day of course and the rain started to fall just as Katie was walking down the aisle. We can only imagine how difficult is it would have been for you to keep the ceremony going. Thank you for going with the flow and regrouping the ‘Take Two’ inside on the dance floor! Thank you for rolling with the punches with us. Thank you for being so organised and prepared for anything to happen! Thank you for your patience in using the DJ’s microphone! We recognised that it would have taken you out of your comfort zone and we really appreciate it! ! It was really your 11th hour support and aid that helped get Katie's family to the wedding that we can never say enough thank you's for! We'd love everyone to know that Marilyn went far above and beyond with writing and signing emergency official visa documents, out of business hours, for Katie's family to send to the embassy just days before the wedding so that they could come to Australia for the special day! The family have passed on their thanks too! Marilyn's true genuine kind hearted spirit is what we'll always remember her by. It's always a warm memory thinking back on the stressful events leading up to the wedding and knowing that Marilyn, who barely knew us was really truly there for us, supporting us! You are truly a genuinely kind hearted and generous person!  Thank you for working together with Julia to make sure that she had an understanding of how the ceremony would run so she could film it at the best possible angles. Thank you Marcel for being there too and for helping us and Marilyn! We wish you all the best for the future! Thank you so much Marilyn, you are such a special person to us and we are so grateful that we chose you as our celebrant! From the bottom of our hearts thank you so very much! You will always be a very special person to us!  We love you lots & lots!! Xx Jacob & Katie and love from Missy & Bandy too!

Marry Me Marilyn Katie & Jacob Wedding Summergrove Estate Carool NSW

Marry Me Marilyn Jessica & Michael Spiritual Handfasting Wedding Austinville with Dogs & Ducks Gold Coast

Marry Me Marilyn Jessica & Michael Spiritual Handfasting Wedding Austinville with Dogs & Ducks Gold Coast

Love Letter Jessica + Michael Wedding Dogs & Ducks Austinville Gold Coast
MARILYN WAS AMAZING BEYOND AWESOME AND UNBEATABLE! Our wedding day was really special and Marilyn was FANTASTIC! From the moment that we started working with her, we felt like we were her only client and that our wedding was the most important thing going on. We really enjoyed co-creating our spiritual wedding ceremony together. No question was too much bother. Everyone said it was a wonderful day and Marilyn's contribution really made our day! We would recommend her to anyone. Thank you dearly Marilyn love Michael & Jessica xoxo

Marry Me Marilyn Jessica & Michael Spiritual Handfasting Wedding Austinville Gold Coast

Medieval & Renaissance & Viking Weddings

Love Letter Emily + Andrews Medieval Wedding The Arbour Sirromet Winery Mount Cotton
Marilyn was fantastic right from the beginning and we could not have chosen anyone better to be our celebrant. Marilyn drafted a medieval wedding ceremony for us less than a few days after we chose her and was patient with us as we sent drafts back and forth. The result was a collaborative and mind-blowing piece of work that was uniquely us and kept our wedding guests thoroughly engaged. Living in Townsville, we were worried about arranging a wedding in Brisbane. We should not have been worried though. Marilyn initially arranged a Skype call with us so we could meet virtually to discuss the wedding and as the wedding got closer, arranged for us to meet with her at her home when we were visiting Brisbane before the wedding. She also kept in regular email contact through each step of the planning process. All these things truly made it feel that the distance did not matter and it was an amazing feeling knowing that our celebrant was interested and excited for our wedding day as much as we were. Marilyn goes the extra mile. As we were worried about organising someone to play music for the ceremony, she suggested that her husband Marcel could play our play list for us (at a small cost). This turned out to be so easy- we just had to send a list of songs we wanted, and he did the rest. One less thing to worry about, which was greatly appreciated when we were already stressed. She also had recommendations on handfasting cords, how to create our love story, and ways to make the ceremony uniquely us. Marilyn also kindly reminded us to pay the final amount owing that we had somehow overlooked- another thing to keep us on track when we had so much else on. Marilyn further organised our marriage certificate and explained where to start with the name changing process. Her professionalism shone through in these respects. You would think that a celebrant’s work finishes after the wedding- but she has emailed us since to check in to see how we enjoyed our honeymoon. Another example of her going above and beyond. It has been an absolute pleasure working with Marilyn and we are so incredibly thankful for her support, patience, professionalism and interest in us, our wedding and our marriage. Love Emily & Andrew xo

Marry Me Marilyn_Sarah & Gareth's Medieval Inspired Wedding Robertson Gardens Nathan Brisbane Viking Presentation of the Sword

Love Letter Sarah + Gareth Medieval Inspired Wedding Robertson Gardens Nathan Brisbane
Marilyn was amazing! From our very first meeting we knew she was perfect for our medieval inspired wedding. Her energy and excitement to create something unique empowered us, and everyone is still raving about our hand-fasting ceremony. Marilyn has endless resources, and online access means you can work on your ceremony from the office or home. She is more than happy to assist with editing and refining to make it perfect! No ask is ever too great! She even fitted in with us having a wedge tailed eagle as a ring bearer. We would highly recommend Marilyn for any couple looking for a spiritual wedding with a personal touch, by a passionate celebrant who really cares! Thanks again Love Sarah & Gareth xoxo

Marry Me Marilyn_Sarah & Gareth's Medieval Inspired Wedding Robertson Gardens Nathan Viking Toast with Horns

Marry Me Marilyn_Sarah & Gareth's Medieval Inspired Wedding Robertson Gardens Nathan Viking Eagle brings the Rings

Marry Me Marilyn_Sarah & Gareth's Medieval Inspired Wedding Robertson Gardens Nathan Viking Style Banquet

Marry Me Marilyn hantelle & Ashley's Medieval Inspired Wedding St Joseph's Church OReilly's Rainforest Reatreat Handfasting Ceremony

Love Letter Chantelle + Ashley Medieval Wedding St Joseph's Church OReillys Rainforest Reatreat
Dear Marilyn, you delivered our wedding ceremony with such SINCERE LOVE, BEAUTIFUL ENERGY, ENTHUSIASM and of course a little HUMOUR. We have had so many people compliment you on such a moving ceremony. What can I say… no words can really describe how much we appreciated all your help, support and care in  the preparation of our wedding, and of the actual wedding day. When we first met at the wedding expo last year, Chantelle and I knew we found the perfect Marriage Celebrant for the day, something  just clicked between us. When we got together for the rehearsal, I left your place relaxed and at ease, knowing you had if all under control. I have referred you onto my best friends daughter. You are a beautiful person, and I sincerely thank you for helping our wedding be a magical day for the us and everyone who was there!  Again, THANK YOU so very, very much.  With warm regards Chantelle & Ashley xoxo

Marry Me Marilyn hantelle & Ashley's Medieval Inspired Wedding St Joseph's Church OReilly's Rainforest Reatreat Handfasting Ceremony

Viking Norse Weddings

Marry Me Marilyn Trelise & Jamie Viking Handfasting Wedding The Arbour Sirromet Winery Mount Cotton

Love Letter Trelise + Jamie Viking Handfasting Wedding The Arbour Sirromet Winery Mount Cotton
MARILYN, YOU TRULY ARE FANTASTIC AT WHAT YOU DO and we will be FOREVER GRATEFUL for the time you spent with us and the help and guidance you offered in CREATING A PERFECT CEREMONY FOR US!  How can we thank you enough!? From the first call you seemed to just 'get' what we were looking for in a wedding ceremony and celebrant and our first meeting absolutely confirmed that feeling. YOU WROTE A BEAUTIFUL CEREMONY THAT ENCOMPASSED JAMIE'S VIKING INTERESTS AS WELL AS KEEPING EVERYTHING ELEGANTLY SIMPLE, WHICH WAS PERFECT FOR ME! For two individuals who would normally be very uncomfortable in front of a crowd, we suddenly felt like we were the only people in the world and that was all in thanks to you! You were a wealth of knowledge from the beginning and with a single touch of my arm during our vows, your reassuring nature KEPT ME GROUNDED AND IN THE MOMENT when I could have easily fallen apart in tears. FROM START TO FINISH OUR DAY WAS PERFECT and I can say with confidence, our wedding would not have been what it was without your guidance, support and genuine interest in the story of us. I've struggled to put into words how truly wonderful you were and I don't think I can ever find the 'right' words to tell you how appreciated you are. A MILLION TIMES AGAIN, THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR EVERYTHING AND FOR HELPING US CREATE OUR DREAM WEDDING! All our love, Trelise, Jamie & Archer xo

Marry Me Marilyn Trelise & Jamie Viking Handfasting Wedding The Arbour Sirromet Winery Mount Cotton

Love Note Emma + Myles Viking Wedding Ceremony The Lost Valley at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
Marilyn knew exactly what we wanted an amazing viking wedding with drinking horns and handfasting and best of all exchanging of swords absolutely unique just WOW!

Marry Me Marilyn Trelise & Jamie Viking Handfasting Wedding The Arbour Sirromet Winery Mount Cotton

Marry Me Marilyn_Lucy & John’s Viking Norse Wedding Woodlands of Marburg Queensland

Love Letter Lucy + John Viking Norse Wedding Woodlands of Marburg Queensland
We would Definitely Recommend Marilyn for a Handfasting Wedding whether Medieval, Secular or Pagan. I also think she would be a great option for a more traditional wedding as she really cared about what we wanted for the day. Just the other day we were watching the recording of our wedding ceremony and were struck by how wonderful we felt watching. This was, in no small part, because of Marilyn's work as celebrant. We wanted a medieval wedding with a Norse theme and a Handfasting and you could almost hear flood gates of Marilyn’s creativity opening. We really felt that Marilyn was excited by our wedding, and helped us make it a day that we loved with all her hard work and hours of research. Marilyn was so friendly and approachable she made us both feel very comfortable and embraced what we wanted for our day. She was someone we felt happy to have bringing together our families on the day! Thanks again for all your help! Lucy & John x

Marry Me Marilyn_Lucy & John’s Viking Norse Wedding Woodlands of Marburg Queensland

Marry Me Marilyn_Lucy & John’s Viking Norse Wedding Woodlands of Marburg Queensland

Marry Me Marilyn_Love Letter Ellen & Brad Wedding Cram’s Farm Reserve Doon Doon NSW

Love Letter Ellen + Brad Viking Celtic Fusion Wedding Cram’s Farm Reserve Doon Doon NSW
Thank you so much for everything Marry Me Marilyn! It was the MOST BEAUTIFUL CEREMONY and a truly magical day! Love Brad & Elle xoxox
We co-created the most beautiful Fusion Wedding featuring Brad & Ellen’s respective Viking & Celtic heritage. We included their awesome Love Story, a Viking Presentation of the Swords, a Celtic Handfasting involving family and the most stunning Personal Vows…certainly had the WOW Factor!! The scenery at Cram's Farm Reserve near Midginbil Hill is to die for and framed their magical ceremony like no other!

Marry Me Marilyn_Love Letter Ellen & Brad Wedding Cram’s Farm Reserve Doon Doon NSW

Adventure Helicopter Weddings

Candy & Joe were married 5000' Up Over the Gold Coast South Stradbroke Island & Main Beach

Scottish Handfasting Weddings

Marry Me Marilyn Claire & Dan Scottish Wedding Pether’s Rainforest Retreat Tamborine Mountain

Love Letter Claire + Dan Scottish Handfasting Wedding Pether’s Rainforest Retreat Mt Tamborine
There are not enough words to describe how amazing Marilyn is! We got engaged in 2012 and when we started to look for a celebrant, we came across Marilyn and something instantly drew us to her. 6 years on in 2019, we finally had the money to actually get married and despite all the time that had passed and having looked at other celebrants, we ended up back with Marilyn (again something just drew us to her). Living in NSW, we had to meet Marilyn via Skype and from that moment we knew why we had been drawn to her. The 1.5 hour Skype session flew past (even for my now hubby who hates chatting on the phone) and during this time she made us laugh and we made her cry with our love story. We booked her immediately and have never looked back. From that moment on, Marilyn kept in touch with us via email, sending us so much helpful information and we met with her twice at her home. We were greeted with a cuddle when we arrived and we felt like we had known her forever. She is super professional and you can tell she loves what she does. Nothing was too much trouble (not even sending her our personal vows two days before the wedding when she wanted them two weeks before lol). One of the things that drew us to Marilyn was the wide array of extras that she offers, one of which is a Scottish Hand-fasting. Being Scottish myself but marrying an Australian in Australia, I wanted some touches of home so the fact that Marilyn offered this was phenomenal. It was another amazing decision, as you can include various family members in your ceremony that otherwise would not have a role. During the ceremony, Marilyn kept us on track and grounded and more importantly calm. She made us beautiful wedding vow booklets and even took the time to find out what the wedding party were wearing so she could co-ordinate her outfit so as not to clash with the colours we were using. We guarantee that if you chose Marilyn, you will not regret it. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts Marilyn. We met as strangers and parted as friends x Love Claire & Dan xoxo P.S. during one of our meetings you told us not to be nervous because sometimes, it was the "imperfect moments" that made the "perfect pictures". You weren't wrong as you can see from the attached picture when I dropped Dan's ring and the photographer captured it mid drop!

Marry Me Marilyn Claire & Dan Scottish Wedding Pether’s Rainforest Retreat Tamborine Mountain

Marry Me Marilyn Claire & Dan Scottish Wedding Pether’s Rainforest Retreat Tamborine Mountain Piper

Marry Me Marilyn Caroline England & Mark Scotland Wedding Sanctuary Cove Chapel Intercontinental  Scottish Handfasting

Love Letter Caroline + Mark Scotland Wedding Sanctuary Cove Chapel Intercontinental Resort
I n short, Caroline and I would have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending Marilyn. She made our special day, truly special and she will do the same for you. From the outset, she took the time to listen to our story and she gave us advice every step of the way – her experience and her endless resources were fantastic and we quickly learned there is no such thing as a “standard” wedding. It is about your day, your ideas and your love for each other. Marilyn really understands that too and she helped us create the perfect ceremony. We wanted to bring in some family moments, celebrate my Scottish roots and make sure that our Dalmatian, Dave, was part of the ceremony – no problems at all for Marilyn. Nothing was ever rushed and she was available on the phone or by email any time we wanted. On the day itself, she was there to calm the nerves beforehand and the whole ceremony was a joy – unrushed and truly memorable. Thank you Marilyn – it really was the best day of our lives. Mark & Caroline Struthers  x

Marry Me Marilyn Caroline England & Mark Scotland Wedding Sanctuary Cove Chapel Intercontinental

Marry Me Marilyn_Chris_James_Renewal of Vows Jumping the Broom Secrets on the Lake Montville

Love Letter Chris + James Scottish Handfasting Renewal of Vows Secrets on the Lake Montville Marilyn, from the very beginning you made Jim and I feel special, we had a dream filled with visions of a magical day, an infinity circle of rose petals, friends and family all joined in mind and spirit with our Gentle Mother of Earth and our Awesome Father of Sky. Our imagination and dreams became a reality, one guest said “He had never been to a wedding like it before” it was so beautiful, personal and moving. Our memories will last a life time. Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning, Jim and I had always dreamed of having a beautiful handfasting ceremony to renew our wedding vows. I did a lot of research made even more phone calls and finally connected with you. Thank you for being part of and helping create our dream. Jim and Chris Walls xoxo

Marry Me Marilyn_Chris_James_Renewal of Vows Signing Secrets on the Lake Montville

Marry Me Marilyn_Chris_James_Renewal of Vows Jumping the Broom Secrets on the Lake Montville

Marry Me Marilyn_Dianne & Willie from Scotland Wedding The Bearded Dragon Tamborine

Love Letter Dianne + Willie from Scottish Wedding The Bearded Dragon Tamborine
Marilyn made our day so special as we felt we had made a friend and it was our friend who was marrying us! I cannot thank her enough for the care, guidance and warmth she gave to us to make our marriage day as special as it was. Mostly I would recommend using Marilyn as your celebrant for A TRULY PROFESSIONAL, PERSONAL AND UNIQUE EXPERIENCE! She is an amazing woman who will make your day as special as it can be!  Getting married in Australia was a bit of a daunting prospect for us given we live in Scotland!  However finding Marilyn on the internet was like FINDING GOLD! When we met with her on Skype we hit it off and knew that she was the celebrant for us.  She was so warm, sincere and knowledgeable. Marilyn talked us through the whole process and really gave us confidence in how to proceed.  Given the distances between our countries this was invaluable.  I have to say that Marilyn gave us good advice all the way and I would strongly recommend following her advice as her experience in this field is second to none. We could not have been happier with the very personalised experience we had preparing for, in the run up to and during our wedding.   I would also recommend using the resources Marilyn has on her website as they are very good for nudging you in the right direction when you get a bit lost during all the wedding preparations.   THANK YOU MARILYN FROM THE BOTTOM OF YOUR HEARTS, YOU ARE AMAZING! Love Dianne & Willie xoxoxo

e Marilyn Celebrant

A Scottish Handfasting for Sharon & Ronnie's Renewal of Vows for their tenth anniversary at Main Beach. Sharon & Ronnie come from Aberdeen in Scotland and combined a Renewal of Vows on Main Beach with a visit to family in Brisbane.

Marry Me Marilyn_Sharon_Colin_Wedding Burleigh Beach Gold Coast

Marry Me Marilyn_Sharon_Colin_Wedding Burleigh Beach Gold Coast

Marry Me MarilynA Scottish Piper creates a magical processional for a bride. Kirsty walked with her father and mother to the haunting sounds of the Bagpipes at their wedding in Glengariff Historic Estate & Winery, Dayboro Valley.

A Scottish Piper creates an impressive processional for a bride. Leisha walked with her father at their wedding in Woody Point on the Redcliffe Peninsular.

Marry Me Marilyn Kate & Michae_Red Healer Dog Wedding St Margaret’s Chapel Gold Coast Arts Centre Surfers Paradise

Love Note Kate & Michael Wedding St Margaret’s Chapel Red Healer Dog Surfers Paradise
We had a wonderful wedding day, it was absolutely perfect. Thank you again for everything!
Love Kate & Michael x

Marry Me Marilyn Kate & Michae_Red Healer Dog Wedding St Margaret’s Chapel Gold Coast Arts Centre Surfers Paradise

Marry Me Marilyn Josh & Anastasia Wedding Crams Farm Midginbil Hill

Love Letter Josh + Anastasia Wedding Pug Google Crams Farm Midginbil Hill
Marilyn went the extra mile to make our day special. She made sure all the details were taken care months before the big day, so we didn’t have to worry about it weeks out. The amount of thought she put into the text of the ceremony, to make sure it was consistent with our beliefs and thoughts was impressive. She certainly puts a lot of work into each ceremony. Regards Josh x

Marry Me Marilyn Josh & Anastasia Wedding Crams Farm Midginbil Hill

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