The Ones We Love

At The Barn On The Ridge we are a complete DIY wedding venue that encourages you to create a one of a kind wedding that is completely your own.


We are excited to be working with a talented and creative range of local suppliers who collectively offer all of the bits and pieces, large and small, to make your day special.


As it is YOUR wedding, you are by no means obligated to hire any or all of our preferred suppliers. However if you’re looking for suggestions, we would happily recommend the vendors below as people and professionals. 


These are the ones we love. 



The Wedding & Event Creators

With a range of services from partial or full wedding planning, styling and decor hire along with on-the-day set up and coordination, a package can be tailored to suit your budget and needs; turning your vision into something incredible! Their local knowledge of your venue and local vendors means you will receive helpful advice along the way.  Their belief is that your wedding day should be filled with love, joy and good memories, so everything possible is done to take the stress out of it!

Style Studio Event Hire

Style Studio Event Hire is here for the party planners, corporate shindigs and loved up humans getting married! Whether you're a DIY bride or prefer some styled assistance we have a huge collection of hire items here at your fingertips. From lounges, chairs, rugs, cushions, chalkboards, table decor, backdrops and much more; to make your event truly special. 

Upon A Star

Upon A Star Events specialises in planning the finer details of your wedding – from finding the perfect mix of vendors, to budget and timeline management and the execution of all your event elements on the day. Offering a range of packages, we will help to organise your wedding with confidence and allow you to feel at ease throughout the process and on your big day! We'd love to help you plan a wedding that you and your guests will be talking about for years to come!


Photographers & Videographers

KLD Photography

Kristie Lee is an international award winning photographer based on the South Coast of NSW. Her style is described as natural, fun & authentic. She loves to create that raw and beautiful emotion within a gallery of images that you will treasure for a lifetime.

David Campbell

David is an international wedding photographer based in Milton on the South Coast of NSW. 

“I love to travel and discover new places, I love to meet new people and hear their stories and I love to document and make timeless images that people will cherish for years to come.

My goal is to capture, candidly and honestly, the feelings of excitement, nervousness, happiness, joy, love and warmth I witness before me.”

Matt Ashton Photography

Matt is a South Coast NSW based wedding photography. "To put it simply, I think your story is worth telling! I want to capture who you are & honestly, to capture those natural, spontaneous and REAL moments is all that matters.

I'm not about making you look all stiff, posed and smile straight down the camera. I love to capture the moments that you are laughing so hard you snort or you start to cry happy tears. I want you to dance, move and remember the exact moment in time you are in”

Lea & Lens

Lea is a South Coast photographer and adventure addict who will jump at any opportunity to chase an adventure.

She is a lifelong photographer who feels fortunate to have crafted a career from her passion; to capture moments in time that will tell a story in the future. 

Lea loves love. 

The smiles, the sideways glances, the touches of a hand. It is the little details that she wants to capture for you on your wedding day allowing you to re-live the love and emotions felt just by looking at a photo.

Heart And The Sea

We are storytellers!

Full time photographers and filmmakers that believe in natural, heartfelt, honest unscripted REAL LOVE.
We like to document scenes evolving naturally and spontaneously. 
We love to capture true and authentic emotion that is joyful, fun, quirky,loving, soft, quiet and above all honest to who you are.
We are not about stiff awkward poses, we like to keep things
REAL and make it MEANINGFUL.

GCC Visuals

We are Gianne and Angela, a CREATIVE couple who have a passion in storytelling. We love to evoke emotions through our videos and photos and we thirst to create FILMS that are personal and meaningful. Capturing the most candid laughter, tears, and joy as your special day transpires is our primary goal. We aspire that your day be the best day of your life and we are forever committed to ensuring that.

We are based in Shoalhaven, South Coast of NSW.



Jessica Cook Floral Design

Jessica Lea Floral Design is a studio based freelance florist situated on the NSW South Coast.

Jess specialises in bespoke weddings and events. She frequently travels to the Sydney Flower Market to hand pick the highest quality blooms. 


Located on the South Coast of NSW, Muscari is a personalised and professional wedding florist, with a passion to source the most beautiful and unique flowers, for each individual bride and groom. The adventure and excitement of destination weddings on the beautiful South Coast is what makes Muscari shine, so get in touch, and let us know when you and your sweetheart are planning for your special day.

Gypsy Carmen

Gypsy Carmen is for fellow flower lovers; people who understand and appreciate the art and language of flowers and style enthusiasts. We strive to create luxe, earthy, modern and breath taking designs every time. 
As well as weddings, we are also very passionate about funeral flowers + educating and teaching floristry via our workshops. 
Based in Mollymook Beach NSW, we ramble around all of the stunning South Coast venues & beyond



Orchard Catering Co.

Creating your wedding is our passion. Our dedication to your big day ensures seamless service and truly memorable food.

Our team of industy proffesional is on hand to oversee all elemnts of your wedding, from food, styling, bars and floristry.

Our food is created with carefull consideration and means no two menus are the same. With advice on seasonality and the best produce from wherever you decide to tie the knot. We offer amazing share style grazing  menus as well as gorgeous grazing tables and truly unique canapes.


OysterLife brings you the freshest Oysters on the South Coast, from the pristine waters of the Clyde River. Their goal is to celebrate oysters, protect the environment, and build a thriving oyster growing community.  Supplying top restaurants Australia wide, we are lucky to have Jase and his team just down the road.

 From the river to your plate, a beautiful Oyster bar is a hit with a glass of bubbly on your big day!


The south coast has an abundance of amazing produce and strong harmonious relationships with local farmers ensure we keep the distance from paddock to plate to a minimum.  We are lucky enough to have killer seafood, organically farmed livestock and sustainably grown produce right at our doorstep. My team and I work in partnership with our local suppliers and this is reflected in our seasonally changing menu.

Our food allows you to sample a little of what the south coast has to offer. 

Share, laugh, enjoy

Rabbit & Co.

Rabbit & Co's inspiration comes from the beauty and freshness of the South Coast.  We source local, fresh and organic produce to cater your function anywhere from Wollongong to the Highlands to Tilba Tilba.  Only employing experienced Chefs means we deliver exceptional cuisine right to your table. Baking breads and pastry from scratch means everything from Rabbit & Co is made with love.

Get In The Q

Get in the Q is quite possibly the coolest BBQ on wheels you have ever seen. A 36" smoker built on the back of a 1952 GMC 9600 Chevy blue flame truck. They bring the term ‘food truck’ to a WHOLE new level.

Citrus Catering

“Here at Citrus Catering, we are all about food that’s fresh, creative and above all else delicious! We have so many ideas to make your wedding a hit not just in your guest’s hearts, but their taste buds, too!”

On Wheels


Hello Huey Caravan

"Huey is our gorgeous little caravan bar who loves to get the party started!

With everything from beer, wine and cocktail service to coffee & tea at your recovery breakfast, we’ve got the package to suit you.

We're already looking forward to being part of your special day!"

Wandering Woodfire Oven

Wes and Mary Murphy are the creators of Wandering Woodfire Oven, a mobile pizza business that has been running on the South Coast for over 10 years. With menus that focus on using fresh local ingredients to create a combination of flavours that are second to none, Wandering Woodfire is a simple and fun way to cater your special day!

The Gelato Bike

The Gelato Bike will roll in so your guests can chill out!

Everyone knows gelato tastes better when it comes from The Gelato Bike and we can roll into your event to make sure it is the talk of the town!

We offer packages to suit any size ceremony or reception. The Gelato Bike will be there to make sure you & your guests have a selection of the most scrumptious gelato around!



Amber Made Studio

The hand behind the studio is Amber Oswald - artist, illustrator, and calligrapher.

Amber specialises in wedding stationery using watercolour, ink, and pencil. From save the dates, invitations and maps to welcome signs, seating plans and table numbers, she can do it all!

Raining Hearts Australia

Raining Hearts Australia is 100% Eco Friendly & Biodegradable Leaf Confetti.

Each tiny heart is lovingly hand cut from Australian leaves that have natural shed from the trees.

Please call today, to arrange to have this beautiful confetti rain down on you as you walk down the aisle as newly weds.

White Cherry Invitations

White Cherry Invitations help you create an exciting first impression for your big day with beautiful wedding invitations & stationery.

All stationery is handmade with compassion and care, using fashionable papers to suit any style wedding or event.

Bridal Wear


Pearl Button Bridal

Pearl Button is the love child of designer Dinah Mitchell, whose creative vision is inspired by vintage design, couture and environment.

With an ethical and sustainable mission, Dinah creates extraordinary wedding gowns using beautiful techniques and fabrics. She encourages her brides to come and visit the studio to experience the beauty of the South Coast, the inspiration for Dinah’s designs.

South Coast Brides

South Coast Brides have created a premier wedding and formal wear destination. Offering authentic, supportive and knowledgeable service to all women, all bodies, all ages, all styles. Their relaxed and positive space will help you feel completely at ease in the pursuit of your perfect gown.


A local menswear store operated by four generations of the Saunders family since 1978!

When you walk through the door, father and daughter, Craig and Natasha will treat you like family while providing expert service and advice on all of your menswear needs.

Hair & Makeup


Carraro Beauty 

 As a qualified makeup artist and with a wealth of industry experience, Emily has worked with some of the South Coast’s leading creatives. With a passion for beauty, an eye for detail and a love for makeup; Emily has developed a precise style and technique which distinguishes her look from other makeup artists.

The Carraro Beauty makeup experience aims to create looks that are both timeless and unique. This is helped by our passion for using only quality tools and makeup, as well as our religious approach to improving our makeup knowledge.

Tash Owers

Tash is a passionate hair and makeup artist based in Mollymook on the South Coast.

"I live and love what I do. Every time I hold a brush in my hand I feel excited by the ideas that I am able to enhance someone's natural beauty and bring an inner glow to the surface. I truly believe in the beauty of nature and am inspired by the idea that trends can be twisted and manipulated to suit my clients own individual style and uniqueness".

Alyce Apps Make Up

With over 11 years experience in the industry, Alyce specialises in Wedding Makeup. Travelling mobile throughout the Shoalhaven and South Coast, she works closely with brides to make them look and feel their best on their special day.

Indianna Knight Makeup

Indianna is a qualified makeup artist with a passion for helping people not only look, but also feel their best and most empowered self. Indianna is known for creating a flawless and long lasting makeup look, tailored specifically to each individuals taste. (Don’t worry, the makeup is even cry-proof!)
Indianna strives to create a warm and welcoming environment, giving every bride and/or groom the morning of luxury they deserve. Every makeup application comes with complimentary smiles guaranteed.

Makeup By Kye

With over 7 years experience, Kye has had the pleasure of working and training alongside some of the most inspiring makeup brands in the world including: NARS, Too Faced, Bobbi Brown, Stila, Urban Decay & more.

“My aim as a Makeup Artist is to make the vision of the bride a reality on her big day. I pride myself in creating flawless, glowy, long lasting makeup suited and personalised to each brides unique style and taste. I will do everything within my power to ensure my bride feels and looks their absolute best"

Absolute Hair by Tia

Tia takes pride in all aspects of her work but bridal hair styling definitely takes the cake. She prides herself on providing a highly professional service with a laid back, nothing’s too difficult attitude, attending regular ongoing training delivering current on trend styles and techniques with highest industry standards.

With 12 years hair dressing experience, bridal hair styling has been a highly sought service enabling a wide range of achieved styles. Tia loves nothing more than fulfilling your wedding day hair dreams.



The Old Schoolhouse

The Old Schoolhouse Milton offers two unique and charming self contained accommodation options for couples and single travellers wanting to stay in the beautiful Milton/Ulladulla region of the NSW South Coast.


Located a stones throw from The Barn, Greenhills offers stunning mountain vistas & views across rolling green paddocks as well as easy access to Mollymook beach & the historic town of Milton.

The 1870s farmhouse has been restored with a newly added, modern kitchen & dining area. Lovingly furnished with a mixture of antiques & modern comforts it combines charm & style. The ideal accommodation for your nearest and dearest, it’s the perfect blend of country & coast.

Stone Cottage

The Stone Cottage, built to last forever from local granite & beautiful recycled timbers. This truly is a majestic place to stay. An ideal retreat for couples or small families, enjoy the freedom of the outdoors, have a picnic next to the vineyards or just enjoy the atmosphere whilst dining in the gazebo.



Sophie Rainbow

The girl who hopes her music will be as memorable as her last name, Sophie Rainbow is a spirited performer and storyteller hailing from the nation’s capital, Canberra.

The 21 year old singer/songwriter has been a part of the music scene since 2016. Her nomadic spirit transforms into a blend of Americana and soul, telling stories of her adventures abroad and life on the road.

This dreamer is determined to share her music as far and wide as possible, and leaps at any opportunity to travel down to the coast to play.

TJ Productions

TJ Productions is a boutique wedding DJ/MC solution based on The South Coast. They want your wedding day to be what you always imagined. TJ Productions make choosing the perfect songs for your wedding easy by providing you all the music based on your tastes rather than a library based on their tastes. They want to get to know you! So face to face consultations are always recommended for any Wedding MC package.

Soul Tonic

SoulTonic is an acoustic quartet that fuses rock, folk and soul into a unique, lush and rhythmic sound all our own. Our standout original tunes and creative reinterpretations of classics and contemporaries are meant to be heard, seen and felt.

We'd love to help get the party started on your big day!



Ebony Millard

Ebony Millard is a young and creative full time celebrant who specialises in weddings here on the South Coast. She doesn’t believe in the ‘cut-and-paste/insert-your-name-here’ style of ceremony and thinks it is important to write a personalised ceremony for each couple that reflects their unique relationship.

Johanna Brown

I'm a quietly passionate celebrant. I'll keep your needs at centre, support you through the maze of decisions, and create a marriage ceremony that you will cherish, because its befitting of you; a celebration of your love, your journey and everything this day means to you.


It's a real honour to be chosen to officiate a marriage, and I want to deliver a ceremony that reflects your style and speaks from your heart.  But more importantly I want you to feel comfortable and supported through the entire process.  Allow me to support and guide you as I take away some of the pressures of your wedding preparation.

Modern Rituals by Kiah

Kiah wants to help make your day unique, special and completely yours. Whether you want it short and sweet with just the minimum vows; long and romantic or something simple and fun. Every couple is different and your ceremony should be a reflection of the two of you.

Tel: 0432 447 627


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