Cathrin and Ian’s Rustic Destination Wedding In Cyprus

This week’s real wedding comes from the very talented team at Vasilias Weddings. The stunning rural and traditional surrounding of the Vasilias Nikoklis Inn in Paphos was the ideal location for Cathrin and Ian’s rustic themed wedding. We especially love the fusion of the couple’s Scottish heritage and the beauty that Cyprus has to offer. We really hope you enjoy this week’s wedding as much as we did.

Cathrin and Ian's Real Wedding


Bride and Groom… Cathrin and Ian

Wedding date… Thursday 15th May 2014

We met… Through a mutual friend at work

The proposal… Ian popped the question while we were out for a quiet walk round the small fishing village near to where we live.

I knew he was ‘the one’… From the start.

Length of engagement… 2 years

How did help in your big day? Providing ideas on things like decorations, stationary etc.

Cyprus van as wedding transport for the guest

Our wedding ceremony was in… Vasilias Nikoklis Inn, Paphos, Cyprus. We had a civil ceremony with 36 guests in total, the most memorable moment for me was saying our vows.

Bride in her lace Justin Alexander dress Bride with her parents Bride with her parents and her bridesmaids

Groom waiting at the ceremony in Vasilias Nikoklis Inn, Paphos,  Bride and groom at the ceremony at the Vasilias Nikoklis Inn, Paphos Saying their vows  The newlyweds   Bride holding personalised wedding horse shoe

Our wedding photographer was… Marios from Photo7studio.

The bride and grooms official wedding photo shoot

My dress… Was by Justin Alexander. I chose it because as soon as I put it on I knew it was the one, I probably tried on 15 to 20 dresses before finding this one. It was the style I always had in mind, I went shopping with my mum and sister and they agreed that it was the one for me.

Bride in her Justin Alexander lace wedding dress Bride in her Justin Alexander lace wedding dress with a long veil

Bride and groom walking hand in hand The bride and groom vintage inspired photo shoot The bride and groom wedding photo shoot in the countryside The bride and groom wedding photo shoot in the countryside Black and white wedding photo of the bride  The groom and male wedding guests in kilts

Our wedding reception was at… Vasilias Nikoklis Inn, Paphos, Cyprus. We chose Vasilias primarily because of its location and the beautiful setting, that along with price and privacy were both key in making our decision.

White chiffon chair bows

Our wedding theme was… Rustic with lace and hessian

Rustic wedding table setting Long wedding tables with rustic themed wedding decor Mr and Mrs chair signs  The newlyweds toasting their marriage   Wedding vintage cupcakes with personalised cake toppers   Bride and groom cutting their wedding cake

Our favourite part of the wedding was… After our vows, our favourite part of the wedding was the meal and the Greek dancers; they were great entertainment.

Our wedding was unique and special because… The venue was what made our wedding so special and all our guests agreed that it was amazing.

What is your advice for other brides? Don’t get stressed or worried, everything will come together and the most important thing is that the people you love are there with you.


Wedding Dress:  Justin Alexander | Wedding Shoes: Debenhams | Wedding Suits: Kilts | Wedding Bridesmaid Dresses: Coast | Wedding Flowers:  Floweshop Aliki | Wedding Entertainment:  Paphos Greek Dancers & Vasilias Supplied DJ | Wedding Photographer: Marios @ Photo7Studio | Wedding Cake: Love Island Cakes | Wedding Stationery: Something New stationery | Wedding Transport: Jack & Sons Transport

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