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There's something special the bond between father and daughter . On your daughter's wedding day that bond becomes another level, the love and emotion is at it's best, we experience, see and feel the love, when Peter picks up the Bride and dad in Belle.

The journey in Belle to the ceremony gives Daughter and Father the opportunity to soak up all the emotions, the love, the excitement and nerves.

But for the Father it's very special to have his daughter, his little girl now a beautiful woman about to embark upon her own journey of starting her new life with the love of her life to maybe creating her own family, and a wonderful new chapter in her dad's life.

We cannot under estimate the bond too between Father and Son, and that too shines through on Wedding Days.

My gosh how many tears of love and happiness have flowed, we can definitely vouched for that as we have shed many wonderful happy tears at our Son and Daughter's weddings.

HAPPY FATHER'S DAY , we hope you have a fantastic day, especially to new Dad's celebrating their first Father's Day - to you David enjoy with little Oli James xx

Updated: May 1

We love our Mum's more than anything, and here at Wedding Belle it's such a pretty special sight to see Mums and their daughter's together on their daughter's wedding day and most definitely Mother in Laws- I for one - have the most amazing beautiful daughter and to see her now with her daughter- it's very emotional beautiful to witness. And we also have the most beautiful gorgeous daughter-in law who herself is going to be a Mummy in a couple of months time. Peter and I are extremely proud.

We welcome you to share your thoughts and stories of relationships you have with your daughter as over the years our relationships evolve from the trying times of teenagers!!! to into their young adult life into the workplace and beyond. To be very honest... our daughter the little rebel she was .... a couple of years were rough and as someone said hang onto the surf board and ride the tidal wave... we did and I'm the happiest proudest Mum on the planet. She grew into this amazing young woman, took on the world in her gentle unique way, a very hard worker who went onto to carve out her niche in Beauty industry, working for a company and then brought the business on her own with no help at the age of 21!! Now fast forward nearly 5 years- very successful and her business prime location in a busy Bunbury shopping centre next door to a big known company. BUT nothing pails in significance of her becoming a MUM, I never seen such love all the time given to their beautiful baby - but hey I might be biases ... we have recently done a 4 Generation photo shoot with the lovely Lisa Jackson Photography - which when on the day, was something special sitting still and been looking at my Mum, our daughter with her daughter !!

I love- but only had the chance on a couple of occasions- to be able to capture photos of Mums- it's usually about the bride and her Dad in Belle.

Here is a question - and hopefully not a loaded one- did you have the privilege to be involved in helping planning of your daughter or son's wedding. Was it a wonderful experience which brought you closer together- or too stressful.

Or your daughter/son and their partners planned and organised mainly everything themselves and on the day, you were taken back at the wonder of all their hard work, with the setup of the ceremony/venue etc which they created an incredible day filled with amazing memories.

I am so lucky that I have been part of BOTH.

Our Daughters Wedding

Our Son's wedding - connection we have with our daughter-in-law

Sons and Mothers too can have a great connection which is just as special as Mothers and Daughters.

One Mum in particular love to share this story with you -

Both Peter and I were waiting for the Bride - ( she was very Late) and while waiting some of the Bridesmaids came out to admire "Belle" they must have gone inside and commented- the Brides Mum and dad - Robyn & Dave came and looked at "Belle" and to say 'hello'. As Robyn was admiring Belle, I couldn't help but to say to Robyn how beautiful she looked and how gorgeous her gown was and be complemented with "Belle" in her golden dress and asked her to stand next to "Belle" for some photo's, she was stunning. Robyn at first was shy and saying how she was no Elle McPherson- in my eyes she was... as you can see in these photos you might agree. I called her "Elle McPherson" from then on and said she was our new Pin up girl for "Belle". A few days later I printed off a small block mount photo and took it into her work, as truly believed how beautiful she looked, and 1 of her and Dave- she was full on emotion and appreciation , as it turned out it was the only photo taken of her and Dave on the day.

" We had a lovely experience with Wedding Belle and Bridal and Car. It was my daughters wedding and Robyn and Pete went above and beyond to make the day so special. Robyn even bought me in two mounted photographs, one of myself and the car and one of my husband and I. They are honestly the nicest photos that we have had taken of the pair of us. Their kindness and professionalism is second to none and we highly recommend them. If you need to travel anywhere in style and elegance; PLEASE call Robyn and Pete. They are amazing!!!

Thank you so much for a fabulous experience. - Robyn and David Regan from Busselton"

I do hope we may meet at your daughters or sons wedding and I can add you to our beautiful mothers photo page, in the meantime here are a couple more photos of beautiful and proud Mums and Mum-in-laws

Updated: Oct 23

· We would  like to recommend these supplier’s that you may require.   We have had both professional and personnel experience’s with. suppliers


  • · Fresh Floral Studio - 9724 1383 We recommend a brilliant young florist, Sam. She delivers and sets up not only in the South West, but also in Perth. Her flower’s stay fresh for a long time – my husband still raves on about them! Socials - @freshfloralstudio

These 2 photo's show how we used the floral arrangements from the Arbour and then re utilised the floral arrangements onto the bridal party table at our Son's wedding. Supplied from Fresh Floral Studio - Eaton Fair.

  • Scentiment_flowers we have seen their beautiful bouquets with some of our brides and bridesmaids, I would also highly recommend Nardine, she too travels throughout the southwest. - 0410775942 or Instagram scentiment_flowers, please look at her socials as her floral arrangements are also stunning.


Caz is a beautiful soul, and if you are wanting a small and intimate wedding, she can organize everything for you in her packages include: Celebrant, Photographer, Hair dressers. MUA’s, Zoom, Accommodation and Bridal Transport! And more – "Simplicity and Beauty creates a memory to last you your lifetime."

Caz motto is "My heart & soul tells me that my true purpose in to do something that matters and my desire in to make a difference"


DJ Gazman – Gary Holland - 0451 501 364 Guaranteed FUN! FB @djgazman email: Gary – Gazman he makes your occasion Rock!! He is full of life, loves his music and people, feels of your vibe. He will have meetings with you to discuss your music needs. Gary also makes a great MC.

As these photos show how much DJ Gazman gets people rocking!!!

Acousto – live band duo Two guys from the South West that connected over a love of music. Playing Pubs, Breweries, weddings, events and lots more. Contact Dean 0416044123. Facebook link @acousto22


Sarah Tonkin Photography: "I am a photographer because I have always found the interaction between people fascinating. I love weddings which is a bit different and my kind to shoot are intimate, relaxed and have a real party atmosphere.

Sarah contact details: Facebook: Sarah-Tonkin-Photography

  • · Freedom Garvey Photography 0439 999 735 Freedom captured the beautiful moments between Mum and her adorable little boy riding in Belle for her elopement to her prince charming

  • · Greta Wolzak photographer –

  • Greta has photographed some of our brides and love her work. I find she has a romantic soft style with a element of fun! Here is an example of photography.

  • Alex Cohen photography. me. We have meet Alex and her team on a recent wedding Belle was hired by Nicola and Darcy. As these photos show below she creates edgy photos, and unbelievable videos. Please view their video not only will you watching Nic & Darcy love story, also captures some different snap shots of Belle, especially the arrival and sneaky love snippets in Belle on

  • John Rice Photographer is an expert with over two decades of experienced photographing weddings in the Margaret River region and has also captured hundreds of weddings throughout the Southwest. John has captured 2 of our recent Bride & Grooms - Victoria & Francis in the depth of the Boyanup Forest and Bunbury/Ferguson Valley of Jacob & Gemma's wedding on Jacobs parent/grandparents farm. John contact : 0423 289 677 Facebook & Instagram: @johnricephotographer

  • Lisa Jackson - Bunbury Photography - I have personally had the pleasure of working with Lisa who did our 4 generation photoshoot- Lisa was so lovely and friendly and put us all at ease- which is wonderful as from my parents who are in their 80's to me and Pete, our gorgeous daughter and granddaughter. Also as you can see Lisa does stunning wedding photos - so love the couple dancing( she also specialises in baby shoots as well- which highly recommend. Email Lisa on: also her Instagram account lisajackson_photography.

· Nick Thake Wedding photographer @nick.thake.weddings Instagram or facebook Nick Thake Weddings

  • · Tcharna Quartermaine Photography - 0419 966 797 “Belle” starred in 1 of her photo shoots for a local jeweller & captured wonderful “in the moment” photos from our daughter’s recent Bridal High Tea.


  • · Aravina Estate Winery – Yallingup A stunning wedding venue with outstanding professional and friendly staff, along with incredible food and wine. Highly recommend.

  • Edith Valley Function Centre - wow their garden setting is stunning - with 2 gazebo over the lake. High class function room all set in the stunning Ferguson Valley. Contact Sue-Ellen 0447548199 to discuss all your wedding requirements.

  • Sanctuary Golf Resort - Their professional team are committed to offering you a sophisticated setting , fine dining and attentive service so that your wedding/event will create lasting memories for you and your guests. Please contact Tahlia

  • · Evedon Lakeside Resort – nestled in the Darling ranges- Ferguson Valley in a beautiful quiet bush setting with amazing views across the lake. Also restaurant and food. A very romantic setting with the convenient on-site cabins to make it a more relaxed.


· Highly recommend lovely Brianna for your hairstyling for your wedding day. Not only do I go to Brianna for my own, but I have also seen some of her hair creations of Brides and Bridesmaids. Her contact details are: 0412491797 Instagram: brianna_streaksahead ( hair by Brianna)

· Skin and Body Co – 97 253305 Skin and Body offers a variety of beauty services including relaxation facials, IPL, cosmetic injectables and traditional waxing, eyebrow shaping tinting etc. Their pricing is very affordable and lovely friendly staff. Give Kate a call .

· The Look in Hair and Makeup– Victoria & Brittany Trunfio-Fisher A talented Mother/Daughter hair and makeup artists Socials @thelookinhairandmakeup

· Abbie Mac Makeup artist- Highly recommend Abbie and her amazing team created soft elegant wedding make-up for our daughter-in-law, bridesmaids, mother of bride, mother of groom (me 😊) Facebook page:@abbiemacmakeup

Cake Decorators

· Hannah – Bake the Cake – 0439 049 693 Located in Margret River Socials @bakethecakemr

Hannah made this delicious wedding cake for our daughters wedding.

Maree from Cloud Nine- 0499988133

Maree made this stunning delicious wedding cake for our son. Even tho Maree is based in Perth, she caters for the Southwest.

On both these cakes, the floral arrangements was supplied by Fresh Floral Studio


  • · For accommodation in Dunsborough, we recommend giving Caz Copeman at Dunsborough Beach Cottages a call Telephone: (08) 9756 8885·Location: 95 Gifford Road, Dunsborough, Western Australia 6281

· Formaggio - Danielle Sposato – 0400 998 483 Specializing in all your Gourmet Box needs – we had 1 of their amazing “Breakfast” boxes form our daughter’s wedding morning, delicious and convenient! Email - Socials – formaggioformaggio

Even if you don’t go with our quote – we hope you may find the above useful.

Many Thanks

Robyn Bourne 0428411407


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