Grecian Glamour

Inspired by Greece, Take a Vow combines modern and organic details with an abundance of greenery and florals in this gorgeous wedding style…

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‘With its white washed walls, pool and sweeping sea views, the luxury eco lodge was the perfect setting for our Grecian glamour shoot. We felt like we had been relocated to Santorini! 

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The tablescape displayed a lush wedding table garland that was overflowing with olive branches, eucalyptus leaves and cream florals. Lemon beeswax tapered candles and antique gold elements featured throughout, and quirky details like the use of lemons, olive oil and limoncello combined with the floral arrangements to help bring the Greek styling to life. A fringe detail macramé wedding altar with olive leaves completed the perfect backdrop.’

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Photography: Jade Sayers Photography / Styling: Take A Vow Weddings & Events / Venue: Ohui Lodge, Opoutere / Gown: Cardamomo by Yolancris, Novia Brides / Flowers: Arrow Florist Whangamata / Gold chairs: Event Essentials / Suit: Bond & Co / Makeup: NZ Make Up Girl (Krystal Hayward) / Hair: Bayley Eccles Hairdressing / Macrame backdrop: The Macrame Room / Cake: Dandelion Cakery / Menu stationery: Claire Robertson Design

Grecian Dream Team

Jade Sayers Photography

A professional photographer of 10 years, Jade developed a passion for photography as she grew up surrounded by the natural splendour of the Coromandel. She specialises in capturing timeless wedding moments. ‘My love for photography extends to an empathy for my client’s needs and creating a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere during shoots.

Phone 021 026 75083 

Take a Vow Weddings & Events

Creating memories is Take a Vow’s passion! They listen to their clients, and bring creative concepts, ideas, styling and design techniques to create the perfect and exceptional wedding in line with their dreams. ‘It’s an incredible privilege to be a part of such an important day and we thoroughly enjoy and love everything about what we do!

Phone 021 524 511

NZ Makeup Girl

Krystal is an international makeup artist based in the Coromandel. Krystal has over 16 years experience and runs a talented team of hair and makeup artists in Hamilton, Coromandel and Tauranga. They will happily travel to any location in New Zealand or overseas, and look forward to creating the perfect wedding-day look for you.

Phone 021 125 0678

The Macrame Room

Self-taught fibre artist Tania Stokes from The Macrame Room creates bespoke macrame designs that are New Zealand-made and handcrafted in her studio in Auckland. She offers original one-off custom designs, and also supplies large-scale wedding macrame backdrops and decor for hire. 

Phone 021 119 5751

Event Essentials

Event Essentials ensures you are sitting pretty with the latest trend in high-quality chairs that express your unique personality. Event Essentials offers a very friendly and flexible approach to fit with your needs, as it is your day!

Phone 027 225 5255


Novia Brides

Novia Brides’ celebratory consultations allow them to focus all of their attention on you! You’ll be sure to find a gown from their range of designer and couture wedding gowns that reflect the very essence of who you are. Their dream is to create a wonderful experience for you at Novia.

Phone 021 245 1904