Lucina and Neils’ Real Life Wedding
Written by Paula Jones Last updated: April 21, 2008
When was your wedding?
How and when did you meet?
I met Neil when I worked opposite the road to him and it was love at first sight.. and he had a nice bum!
How old are you both?
I’m 26 and Neil is 33
Where, when and how did he (or you!) propose?
He proposed at Christmas ’05
How did your groom help with the wedding planning?
He was brilliant at organising the wedding part as he used to be a wedding coordinator at a hotel
Did you use confetti to plan your wedding? If so, how did the website help you?
Yes. I got a lot of the love heart items as this was our theme
Do you have a confetti web page?
Did you buy any confetti products for your wedding? If so, did you visit a store, buy online or by mail order?
I visited the store in Reading and I used the online store too
Tell us about your outfit, and where you bought it
I wore a champagne coloured dress and he wore a brown Charles Worthin suit
Did you have bridesmaids? If so, who did you choose and what did they wear?
No just page boys
Who did your groom choose for his best man and ushers, and what did they wear?
His best friend Darren.
Did you have a civil or religious ceremony?
Where did you hold your ceremony?
the St Mellons in Castleton in Newport
Where did you hold your reception?
Same place as the ceremony
Did you have any special wedding transport?
Neil had his Alfa Romeo
How many guests did you invite to your wedding, and did you have a separate evening guest list?
55 for the day and 100 for the night
Did your reception have a particular theme in terms of colour or style?
How did you incorporate this in to your table settings?
We had a Love Hearts cake and our tables had a Love Hearts sweet theme
Did you give your guests favours?
Yes.. pick and mix sweets
Describe your flowers (bouquets and table decorations). Who was your florist?
Pale champagne roses and ivory leaves
What did you choose to have on your menu? Did you have an outside caterer or did your venue handle the catering?
The venue handled the catering.
What did you choose for your wedding cake, and who made it?
A three tier cake with carrot, chocolate and fruit cake layers.
Did you have any entertainment during the day or evening?
We had a chocolate fountain and a DJ for the night.
Did you have a gift list? If so, who did you have your list with?
No, just honeymoon vouchers
Where did you spend your first night and honeymoon? Who did you book your honeymoon with?
We’re going on honeymoon in June this year to Corfu.
What was your most memorable moment of the day?
Did you experience any “nightmare” moments in the run up to your wedding or on the day?
Just the person who was taking photos (who was a good friend of the h2b). She was a pain, but she was soon sorted out and shut up!
Is there anything you would do differently, or any advice you would give to other brides?
No..I just wish my mum and dad were alive to have seen me on my big day.