Belinda & Stu's Hot Pink & Black Wedding! #Real Weddings: Global#australia#classic car#diy invitations#flowers#melbourne#spring#tattoo#tattooed bride September 23 | Offbeat Editors The offbeat bride: Belinda, Makeup Artist & Singer Her offbeat partner: Stu, Manager & Singer Location & date of wedding: Fitzroy Gardens Melbourne, Australia – April 19th, 2008 What made our wedding offbeat: Hot pink was a central color palette… my bridesmaids wore black with hot pink heels and my flowers were hot pink and blood red, fixed together with a thick black and white striped ribbon. The contrasting colours looked awesome! We also had bright orange and gold Chevy Impalas, complete with hydraulics! We had an all singing reception because we are both singers and all of our friends are as well. We also got up and sang a song for everyone, which was really personal and made everybody's night! Our biggest challenge: Our biggest challenge was getting past our nerves. We couldn't sleep two nights before the wedding, worrying about this and that and dying from excitement! My favorite moment: My favourite moment was seeing Stu for the first time on our wedding day. He was so nervous and excited and he looked so handsome and I was so proud to know in a few minutes he would be my husband forever. My offbeat advice: Pay for and book eveything you can well before your wedding day. Then the day can unfold naturally. Enough talk — show me the wedding porn: Click the photo below to see lots of shots from Belinda & Stu's darkly traditional and color coordinated (!) wedding! Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo PREVIOUS Mobile marriage licensing in Los Angeles from marriagetogo.com NEXT The Offbeat Aunties Toggle comments [ 26 ] I love the photography for this wedding, especially of the wedding party lined up beside the trees. Very cool. Reply I love the picture of you all by the trees. So creative. Reply GORGEOUS! I love the colors. Looks like an amazing day, Congrats! Reply WOW! What a cool idea! The pictures look amazing and they both look so happy :oD @~>~~ Reply Wow that dress is stunning! I love a fall wedding! Reply Wow, I covet the bridemaids' shoes! Reply Very beautiful wedding!! The wedding gown is to die for! and the photos are amazing too!Congrats to you both!! Reply Yay! I love this website and I'm rapt to see a bride from my own city on here. Fitzroy Gardens – what a beautiful spot to get married. And such a stunning dress-did you have it made? Reply Rock on, Melbourne brides! I'm somewhat sad that I won't be married in Melbourne (I moved to Sydney 2 years ago, and will be married here) but I love the Fitzroy Gardens. Everything's beautiful and is making me miss Melb 'Grats to you both! You all look fabulous! Reply Great to see melbourne representing..:) fitzroy gardens is such a great spot… you both look gorgeous… nice ink xx congrats Reply yeah, that bridal party shot ROOOOOCCCCKKKKSSSS! Reply Yea! It's great to see Australians getting offbeat and in not to mention in "my" Melbourne too! I've been following this blog for a while and absolutely love it, its so nice to see other Aussies dig it too! Reply what a GORGEOUS wedding! Reply I so wanted black and pink, but unfortunately, my older sister has cornered the market on that color pallette :/ Reply Gorgeous!! Great color palette and sexy couple! Reply WOW!!!!!!! Congrats!!!! You make a gorgeous couple!!! And what creative pictures!! I love them!! <3 Reply Whoa… that's just *eerie*. Black hair, blue eyes, fair skin, large tattoo on right upper-arm and almost the exact same wedding dress that I'm wearing in eight months. I've found my doppelgÃ¤nger! Reply Oops, left arm. Mine too. Anyway — beautiful photos! Reply Who designed your dress?? Love it! Reply […] door of tradition with the use of fun colors. This happy couple displayed their appreciation for Pink and Black in very elegantly. To give your guests something to go home with, you could fill these Get […] Reply Stunning!! I absolutely love the colours scheme Reply Beautiful!! Where did you get your bridesmaids dresses? I would love to have those dresses for my girls but with blue. Any suggestions? Reply hello everyone!! I didnt even realise my wedding was posted on this site til right now!! Thank you so much for all your wonderful comments! I am thrilled!!! a few answers: * my dress was by demetrios * Bridesmaids dresses made by a friend of the family! * photographer is Adrian Wheat. I'll post his email shortly…. love to u all xxxx Reply where in the world did you get your bridesmaids shoes?! i need hot pink heels for a wedding in may and i am in love with those! HELP! Reply Who is your photographer? I love your pictures and mine just cancelled on me. Reply Your wedding looks amazing! Where was your reception? Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.