Reviews from couples I have married
What My Couples Say
Phalon & Kieran
Tanya was an amazing part of our wedding and her love, professionalism and guidance exceeded all expectations for both of us. She was able to keep everyone calm, assisted in setting up to keep in line with current pandemic restrictions and had a instant rapport with bridal party and guests. We would highly recommend Tanya from Building Forevers to anyone getting hitched, she will go above and beyond!
Payge & Jack
Planning a wedding is hard, but in a pandemic? Harder. Im so glad I had Tanya. With all the uncertainty and the guidelines changing I wasnt sure on what to do. Tanya without hesitation helped me. Tanya answered any questions I had about the current situations, ensured wed all be safe and followed the health guidelines. Shes absolutely fantastic and so easy to get along with, which helped the ceremony go so much smoother.A huge thank you to Tanya for making my small ceremony super special.
Chloe & James
Tanya provided us with an amazing service, a wonderful attitude and was overall extremely kind-hearted. We met a few times before our big day to get to know each other and to go over ceremony details. After our venue closed two days before our wedding, Tanya went above and beyond to provide extra tables and decorations for us to ensure our day was perfect. Thank you again Tanya!
Sharni & Beau
Could not fault Tanya in any way shape or form. Tanya has wonderful energy, she is beautiful, polite, funny, patient, supportive, and helpful. Tanya goes above and beyond her job as a Celebrant to ensure your day is perfect. Tanya is organised, reliable and consistent. Tanya really stood out for us she made us comfortable to speak to, I was very indecisive and unorganised and Tanya was so patient, she helped me with my vows (which I competed days before the wedding), our sand ceremony links where to purchase, adding a poem last minute, nothing was a hassle. Our day was meant to rain and Tanya had plan B and would help organise if we had to move. She had our music on backup, we did a rehearsal the day, Tanya traveled to our destination and offered to stop in the bigger towns if we had forgotten anything, the list goes on for all the things that Tanya went above and beyond for. She looked beautiful on our day and made it special, we received a beautiful give, she did up our signage table that was very sad looking and our book of vows was in a beautiful book with a beautiful pink rose gold bow. In conclusion, you need Tanya!!!
Tayla & Josh
From our first meeting with Tanya, we were filled with warmth & excitement for our big day. Tanya went above & beyond for us, ensuring our day was everything we dreamed of & more. The commitment & love she poured into our ceremony & reception was absolutely incredible! Our day would have not been half of the day it was without her by our sides. Nothing was an issue. She ensured all the finer details were met & took it upon herself to make sure all our vendors & suppliers were all on the same pages to create our vision. Tanya is worth her weight in gold & I will highly recommend her to anyone looking for a celebrant in the future. Thank you so much, Tanya! We appreciate the absolute heck out of you.
Jessica & Mitchell
Tanya was a dream to work with! She guided us every step of the way and was a wonderful addition to our ceremony on the day. Many of our guest complimented how great the ceremony was and how lovely Tanya was. We would highly recommend her!
Rosemary & Adam
Tanya is absolutely amazing. She was so helpful throughout the entire process from the planning to the wedding day. I dont know what I would have done without her. She has such a lovely and bubbly personality and I highly recommend her
Jasmin & Cameron
Tanya made our day so special and made everything so easy for us. She is so lovely, we could not have ask for a better celebrant. Any questions we had, small or major changes and little things you never even think about, Tanya had it covered. Thank you Tanya for making our day that little more magical.
Nicky & Rob
We were married during the lockdown for COVID when ceremonies were limited to 5 people. Due to the limited ability to travel during this time all arrangements were done via phone and email, so we had never met each other until the day. Tanya arrived on the day fully prepared and even brought some small touches with her that helped make our day. Tanya's guidance with our vows meant we had a wonderfully personal ceremony that was exactly us. Will definitely be recommending Building Forevers to friends and family. Professional and Personal.
Michael & Elizabeth
Tanya was exceptional! She made the whole process a breeze and ensured the day ran smoothly. She provided so much more than your average celebrant, she was supportive and helped out with other aspects of the wedding planning that we were struggling with and truly went above and beyond our expectations.<br /> Tanya, we could not have been happier, our Ceremony was perfect and we know it would not have been possible without you. Many thanks!
Jonathan & Simon
Tanya was an absolute professional and a lovely person to be around, just what we wanted in a celebrant. We had a same-sex wedding which can still be a little taboo,, particularly in regional areas. However, she was very open and accepting and made us feel extremely comfortable to be ourselves. In addition to this, she thought of all the little things we just didn't think of which was fantastic.
Sally-Ann & John
Tanya was amazing. We arranged our ceremony virtually so didnt actually meet Tanya until the rehearsal. She was very accommodating and helpful with suggestions for our ceremony and gave us lots of options. On the day of the wedding she was warm, calming and did a fabulous job of officiating the ceremony.
Samantha & Andrew
Tanya was easy to communicate with. She made a beautiful service exactly how we wanted. She was very helpful when it came time to write vows and lodging all the formal parts of our wedding. We would highly recommend Build Forever Futures to anyone who asks about a wedding celebrant.
Jaimie & Benjamin
Tanya was helpful, friendly and supportive from first meeting through date, venue and guest/ bridal party changes all the way to I do and beyond. I cannot recommend her enough. You will not regret choosing her to be your celebrant.
Imogen & Johnny
Tanya was a fantastic celebrant. She was very responsive, supportive and helpful. Everything went so smoothly and we absolutely loved our ceremony. We have no hesitation in recommending Tanya.
Kristy & Anthony
Tanya was fantastic, very helpful with everything and made us feel very comfortable. Highly recommend! Our wedding was very special and she went above and beyond for us.
Heidi & Ricky
service and attention to detail was excellent. So helpful and understanding nothing was a bother. We would highly recommend building forevers to anyone who requires the specialist services of a celebrant.
Susan & Christopher
We wanted a simple wedding totally personal to us. This was a second marriage for us both. We married in our lounge room with adult children, grandchildren and two little dogs. Sounds easy, yes ? The right celebrant could go with the casual flow, would involve everyone without putting anyone on the spot & smile a lot !! Our celebrant did that ! For shy people it was simply perfect.
Jade & Steven
We were married during the lockdown for COVID when ceremonies were limited to 5 people. Due to the limited ability to travel during this time all arrangements were done via phone and email, so we had never met each other until the day. Tanya arrived on the day fully prepared and even brought some small touches with her that helped make our day. Tanya's guidance with our vows meant we had a wonderfully personal ceremony that was exactly us. Will definitely be recommending Building Forevers to friends and family. Professional and Personal.
Victoria & Michael
Tanya was more than amazing as our celebrant. She was so receptive to the type of Ceremony we wanted, and nothing was too much trouble for her. She truly went above and beyond in making sure our Ceremony perfect for us as a couple. Tanya is extremely organised and confident and this made our wedding ceremony planning an extremely pleasant experience. I would recommend Tanya to anyone who is planning to get married. Working with Tanya was a highlight of our wedding planning; her attitude to her work is inspiring.
Tara & Bryton
Both Bryton and I could not of asked for a better celebrant. You made our ceremony exactly the way we wanted it, sweet, simple and a beautiful memory. Honestly can't fault anything!
Amanda & Peter
Thank you so much, Tanya, for our beautiful Ceremony last Saturday. At our wedding, everyone said how beautiful it was. You were so great in the lead up to it all. Peter and I were so pleased with your service, so personal, thanks once again.
Lauren & Christopher
Tanya really made our wedding day a breeze. We were so nervous but she made us relaxed and have a wonderful ceremony.
Grace & Jordan
Organised, professional, lovely.
Rebecca & Jason
I highly recommend the services of this celebrant, Tanya McDonald. She is professional in her dealings, and we immediately felt comfortable. She completely understood our needs and was more than willing to be flexible with our requirements. She knew all the little touches, which made the Ceremony perfectly suited to our personalities.<br /> She has extensive reference materials and ideas and provided expert guidance when required, which was incredibly helpful.<br /> Our Ceremony was everything I've dreamt of, and so much more, everything went to plan and was perfect. I wouldn't change a single thing.
Leesa & Ben
Tanya was incredible. Supportive, friendly, realistic, organised, firm when she needed to be, and overall, an outstanding person to have involved in the wedding process. I would wholeheartedly recommend her to anyone. Even my grandmother (who considers herself a conservative who only likes church weddings) was compelled to thank Tanya after our Ceremony on the way her Ceremony perfectly encapsulated the personalities of my husband and I. We couldn't have done it without her!<br /> Thanks again for all your help!!
Jessica & Sean
I couldn't recommend Tanya McDonald more. She continuously impressed and overachieved throughout the process and again on our wedding day. Tanya continued to go above and beyond, even helping with somethings the wedding planner should have been doing.
Tamika & Brad
Tanya put together the most amazing Ceremony for us. We had so many family and friends comment on how touching and special it was. Tanya goes above and beyond, she is extremely approachable, friendly and professional, she made my husband, and I feel at ease the whole planning process and made us feel so calm on our special day. Highly recommend Tanya and Building Forevers to anyone looking for a celebrant!
Sherie & Matt
Tanya, thank you for your part in making our day truly amazing. Your help throughout the planning process was so helpful and you kept us on track. We have had so many comments about how beautiful the ceremony was, and we agree. Couldn't have asked for a more beautiful day, or a better celebrant.<br /> Thank you
Sharnie & Jordan
Tanya is lovely and down to earth. Very approachable and genuine.<br /> So happy with her service.
Emily & Dan
Tanya McDonald is such an amazing lady. She could not of made our wedding day more perfect. I could not recommend her more highly. Everything was made so easy, she helped me at every turn. We couldnt thank her enough. Such an amazing person.
Sarah & Luke
Tanya is an extremely organised and caring marriage celebrant. Our Ceremony was just beautiful and all that we wanted. Many thanks to Tanya and her dedication to her work!!
Emma & Daniel
Absolutely loved Tanya from start to finish. She made both Daniel and I feel very comfortable and had a few jokes along the way. Always prompt with replies and would recommend her to everyone!
Aimey & Thomas
Tanya was the best celebrant we could have asked for! She was so easy to work with, exceptionally helpful and thorough and extremely organised.<br /> All of our guests were so impressed with her also and commented on what a lovely ceremony we had.<br /> We highly recommend her to everyone!
Dave & Chantel
Absolutely wonderful. You made our wedding something to remember. You were very helpful with organising all the paper quick was a blessing and the extra special touches to our wedding that we never would think off. We have planted our tree, and I hope it grows strong. Thank you again for making our day so memorable
Jen & Andrew
It's so lovely looking back on the day - the photos bring back wonderful memories and reminds us how lucky we were to share the day with friends and family in such a beautiful setting. Furthermore, we were incredibly grateful to have you there guiding us through proceedings with such patience, care and professionalism. A number of friends and family commented on how beautifully delivered the Ceremony was, and perfectly suited to both Andrew and I. So we cannot thank you enough!

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