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Hi, I’m Shelly – a civil celebrant with a passion for helping create incredible experiences and memories for your special life events.


There are so many reasons I am passionate about being a civil celebrant. I love hearing your love story and turning it into a memorable ceremony that is perfect for you and reflects your individuality. I love creating and delivering modern, unique and authentic ceremonies that are engaging and meaningful. My style is relaxed and professional, with heaps of fun and warmth, ensuring your ceremony is more than just special– it’s a day to treasure forever.


Since I first became a civil celebrant in 2005, I have done hundreds of ceremonies to celebrate special life events, including baby-naming  ceremonies, weddings, vow renewals and funerals, and I absolutely love what I do. I feel it is a sincere honour and privilege to stand with you on your wedding day or special occasion. I work hard to ensure you understand all the choreography of the ceremony, so you can relax and feel confident, breath easy and enjoy your special day.


Based in Sydney’s East for more than 20 years, I bring a warmth and exuberance for life to ceremony. As well as being a civil celebrant, I am also a mother, part-time graphic designer, yoga teacher and energy healer. Some of my favourite pastimes are swimming, snorkelling with my kid, tennis, cycling and being in nature. I am non-religious but practice spirituality and loving kindness – a day at a time, leading a path with heart.

Choosing the right civil celebrant for your special day is an important decision. Regardless of where you’re up to in the planning process – whether you already know exactly what you are after or you want someone to bounce ideas off – I would love to hear from you to see if we are the right fit for each other.

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