A luxurious wedding filled with Tuscan charm, fluffy Highland cows, and the breathtaking view of the Blue Mountains set the stage for a love story that transcended time.
But before they exchanged vows at Seclusions Blue Mountains, their journey had a magical turning point—an enchanting Christmas Eve proposal that wove the spirit of the season into their eternal bond.
Like many beautiful stories, theirs began with a touch of serendipity. They met at a party in their youth, connected through a mutual friend, but it wasn't until three years later that fate intervened. A date request was initially declined, but destiny had different plans, and soon they found themselves inseparable. Despite doubts from others, their love soared, and they embarked on a whirlwind journey together.
As the day of their wedding approached, anticipation mounted. Walking down the aisle, surrounded by the scenic beauty of Seclusions Blue Mountains, was a surreal experience. The culmination of their journey was marked by a special moment as the bride locked eyes with her beloved Ethan, waiting at the end of the aisle. It was a memory etched forever in their hearts.
"The proposal was magical. It was Christmas Eve, Ethan said it was snowing outside (in the middle of summer). As expected my family and I ran outside and he had a beautiful scene of flowers, Christmas trees, fairy lights and a blasting snow machine. Under the tree was a Christmas bauble that said "Will you marry me?" on it, and I turned around to him on one knee."
The ceremony was filled with beautiful words shared by their loved ones. Hearing their love story recounted back to them made the couple realize the unique significance of their journey. Friends and family expressed their heartfelt thoughts about their relationship, adding an extra layer of warmth and love to the celebration.
The floral and table styling, crafted by the talented Kimberley from The Marmalade Sky, was a delightful surprise. The bride entrusted her vision to Kimberley, and the result was sheer enchantment. Pink flowers hung gracefully from the lighting feature above the center table, adding a touch of romance and sophistication to the ambiance.
A wedding is not complete without a few amusing moments, and their cake-cutting ceremony provided just that. Attempting to cut the cake, the couple encountered a structural challenge as they accidentally hit the center pole that held the cake together. It was a lighthearted moment that added laughter to the day's festivities. The dance floor was a hub of laughter and joy, as friends and family danced the night away. The bride's brother's exuberance showered everyone with drinks, adding to the jovial atmosphere. Amidst the merriment, an unexpected smooch between friends became the talk of the town, sparking smiles and gossip in equal measure.
Make-up: Bec Goldbrough
Celebrant: All We Need Is Love
Suit: MJ Bale
Groom's Shoes: RM Williams
Bride's Shoes: Billini
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