Gippsland Wedding – Adrian & Liz
The Gippsland Wedding of Adrian and Liz was held on Phillip Island on Saturday 22nd February 2014.
To learn more about this couple we asked the bride and groom a series of questions about how they met and their big day, here is their answers:
Q. When and how did you meet? And what were your first thoughts?
A. We met through mutual friends over 16 years ago. We started to hang out and from then on we were pretty much inseparable. I remember when we first met thinking gee that surfy guy is cute! Adrian is still a surfy and still cute!
Q. When and how did the proposal take place and how did you feel?
A. It was our 15 year anniversary. We had taken a night out from the kids and were staying in a B&B in the Mt Dandenong’s. I was standing on the balcony taking in the view when he came up behind me with the ring. It was an amazing feeling so much so I burst into tears pretty much instantly. Can’t really remember saying yes to be honest!
Q. Where are you going on your honeymoon?
A. No immediate plans for a honeymoon, but are looking to take a family holiday to Coffs Harbour
Q. What are your future plans together?
A. Not sure as to what lies ahead, we have a happy home and a beautiful family already. Probably back to business as usual, many a new toy to save for.
Q. Where is your ceremony and reception being held and why did you choose these venues?
A. Both Ceremony and Reception are at Clifftop Boutique Accommodation. We always new we wanted to get married on the Island as it has been a family holiday destination for both of us for many years. We found Clifftop on the net and instantly fell in love with it when we first went there. The view just speaks for itself and is the perfect venue for us given our love of the ocean
Q. What does your wedding dress look like? Please give a details description and also include any accessories such as shoes.
A. Its a Mancini Gown in a light Ivory, Empire Cut with a full skirt and detailed train, with Swarovski Crystals details on both bodice and train. My shoes were designed by me with the help of a company called Design your pedestal in America. They are light ivory pump with rhinestones up the heel and an ivory bow. I have had the date and my married name added in blue on the soles for my something blue. They would have to be my favourite accessory.
Q. What is the Theme or style of your wedding?
A. No major theme but went for a relaxed beach feel.
Q. Jewelry & Accessories
A. My jewelry came form Fletcher & Grace, Pearl and Crystal Necklace, Bracelet, earrings & hair comb
Q. Hair & make up (what’s it like and who is the supplier?)
A. Ally De la Rosa is doing both Hair and Makeup for both myself and my bridal party
Q. Who is conducting your service?
A. Robyn Meikle – Civil Celebrant
Q. Florist (what are your flowers like & who is the supplier?)
A. We are lucky enough to have a talented florist in the family. Adrian’s sister has done the flowers for us. A combination of cream and purple roses.
Q. Wedding Favours & Cake (what are they like and who is the supplier?)
A. Wedding Cake is a white chocolate mud cake with raspberry curd and white chocolate ganache which has a beach theme with all edible shells and hand made by Abby Yarronton. Favours are custom chocolates and real shell name place holders which double as a photo holder
Q. Invitations & Stationary (what are they like and who is the supplier?)
A. Invitations are from Swish Invitations, all stationary featured a beach photo of 2 hearts in the sand.
Q. Food & Drink (what are they like and who is the supplier if not venue?)
A. Our dinner and canapes will be supplied by Paul Stafford of Spice Island
Q. Is there any other supplier you would specifically like to mention:
A. We would like to thank all of our suppliers and especially Rachel and Helen & Paul Stafford from Clifftop, they have made this a smooth ride which we appreciate. We would also like to thank Lens to Life Photography. Every interaction with you has been so smooth and professional and we cant wait to see the finished result. Also our DJ and Master of Ceremony DJ PK. He provided the photo booth and the entertainment