Sheridan & Ben’s Enchanting Rocklea Farm Wedding: A Celebration of Modern Rustic Elegance

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On a day marked by heartfelt moments and exuberant celebrations, Sheridan and Ben tied the knot at Rocklea Farm, surrounded by the bucolic charm and modern rustic elegance that perfectly encapsulated their personalities and love story. Their journey, from a serendipitous meeting in Portarlington to an emotive lakeside proposal, culminated in a wedding that was not just an event, but a joyful proclamation of their union.

Sheridan and Ben’s story began on a lively night in December 2017, when fate brought them together. Despite coming from different towns, their connection was undeniable, and it didn’t take long for them to realize they had found their forever in each other. The proposal, beautifully orchestrated by Ben after Sheridan’s return from a work stint in Melbourne, was nothing short of magical, filled with personal touches and genuine surprise.

The planning of their December 2023 wedding was an adventure in itself. Armed with a clear vision and a dedication to making the day truly their own, they embarked on a journey that led them to select vendors who not only understood their style but who had also previously collaborated, ensuring a seamless execution of their special day.

The aesthetic of their wedding was a blend of modern and rustic elements, with Rocklea Farm setting a picturesque backdrop. Sheridan’s attire featured a stunning Madison James ballgown, which she knew was “the one” the moment she tried it on. The celebration later saw her in a chic Eliyah The Label dress, perfect for dancing the night away.

The ceremony was a vivid tapestry of emotions, with music that deeply reflected their bond. From Ruelle’s “I Get to Love You” to Bailey Pelkman’s rendition of “You’re Still the One,” each song choice was a narrative of their journey together. The reception was equally spirited, highlighted by a champagne tower incident during their re-entry, which, while unexpected, only added to the memorable moments of the day.

Catered exquisitely by Lady & The Fox, the menu featured standout dishes like calamari and pork belly, which were particularly enjoyed amidst the day’s excitement. The thoughtful inclusion of a time capsule and family dances spoke to their values and the new traditions they were keen to establish.

Amidst the laughter and dance, a key moment of pause was when they were announced husband and wife, walking down the aisle to the jubilant tunes of Coldplay’s “A Sky Full of Stars.” This moment epitomized the culmination of their planning and the beginning of their new life together.

Sheridan and Ben’s wedding was not just a display of love and commitment, but also a showcase of impeccable coordination by vendors like Nicole Penning, La Este Film, and The Posie Place, among others, who all played pivotal roles in bringing their dream wedding to life.

Their advice to other couples planning their wedding resonates with the importance of trust and personal reflection: trust your vendors, stay true to your visions, and take moments throughout the day to really be present with each other. After all, the wedding day might be fleeting, but the memories created are forever cherished.

As Sheridan and Ben embark on their life together, their wedding stands as a beautiful testament to their love, celebrated in a style as timeless as their devotion to each other.



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