Natalie and Daniel’s Destination Wedding

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When was your wedding?

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24/08/07

How and when did you meet?

We meet 13 years ago on New Years Eve (Dan’s birthday) at Alexandra Palace. We actually went with a large group of friends but we hadn’t actually meet until that night.

How old are you both?

30

Where, when and how did he (or you!) propose?

Daniel hired a small boat in San Francisco and drove it until Golden Gate Bridge where he proposed to me.

Did you have hen and stag celebrations? If so, what did you do?

I had a garden party themed hen party. My friends organised Butlers in the buff who served us drinks and food all day. It was perfect!

How did your groom help with the wedding planning?

Dan made the table plan, place cards and was involved in much of the decsion making.

Did you use confetti to plan your wedding? If so, how did the website help you?

Yes very much so. Even though the wedding was abroad we still bought pieces to take for the big day

Did you buy any confetti products for your wedding? If so, did you visit a store, buy online or by mail order?

I bought online

Tell us about your outfit, and where you bought it

I had it made from Bridal Santuary in Essex. It was a plain satin skirt with a matching bodice

Did you have bridesmaids? If so, who did you choose and what did they wear?

I had 7 bridesmaids, 1 flower girl, 1 paige boy

Who did your groom choose for his best man and ushers, and what did they wear?

Danny McGurk ‐ brown suit with ivory shirt and tie

Did you have a civil or religious ceremony?

both

Where did you hold your ceremony?

At a castle. Lake Bled, Slovenia

Where did you hold your reception?

Hotel Toplice, Lake Bled , Slovenia

Did you have any special wedding transport?

Horse and carriage

How many guests did you invite to your wedding, and did you have a separate evening guest list?

80

Did you give your guests favours?

cigars for the men

Describe your flowers (bouquets and table decorations). Who was your florist?

yellow and cream roses

What did you choose to have on your menu? Did you have an outside caterer or did your venue handle the catering?

the venue did the catering, fish and chicken

What did you choose for your wedding cake, and who made it?

It was a traditional Swan cake, which they set alight before eating. Very unusal

Did you have any entertainment during the day or evening?

Live band in the evening and traditional accordion player in the day

Where did you spend your first night and honeymoon? Who did you book your honeymoon with?

Hotel Toplice, then flew to Italy

What was your most memorable moment of the day?

Seeing Daniel for the first time as i walked into the castle

Is there anything you would do differently, or any advice you would give to other brides?

It was perfect and so much fun. It went on for three days rather than just the one, as friends and family were there as a holiday with us.

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