Gemma Kimm and Ben Brown
Last updated at 15:54, Thursday, 03 May 2012
Gemma Kimm, 27, personnel and training assistant and Ben Brown, 27, engineer, live in Houghton, Carlisle
HOW THEY MET: At secondary school, after Ben was moved into Gemma’s geography class.
PROPOSAL: Christmas Day 2010. The ring was wrapped up like a Christmas present.
VENUE: Our Lady and St Wilfrid’s Church, Warwick Bridge.
THEME: Aqua, silver and butterflies.
BRIDE’S OUTFIT: A Maggie Sottero dress from Country Dreams, Carlisle, veil with matching pearl edging and tiara from Diamond Beauty, Carlisle.
GROOMSMEN: The groom’s brother Richard Brown was best man.
The groom, best man, bride’s father and groom’s father all wore their own black suits with aqua ties/hankerchief detail to match the bridesmaids’ dresses from Marks & Spencer.
BRIDESMAIDS: Friends Katy Walker and Clare Brown were bridesmaids and wore aqua knee length dresses from Marks & Spencer’s bridal range.
FLOWERS: White gerberas and eucalyptus from Daisy Chain, Brampton.
TRANSPORT: Light aqua blue Rover 75, owned by best man Richard Brown and bridesmaid Clare Brown, decorated with white ribbons.
RECEPTION: The Shepherds Inn, Carlisle for a wedding breakfast for 20 guest and evening buffet for 170 guests.
TABLE SETTINGS: Silver and white balloons, with aqua blue lanterns.
FAVOURS: Silver boxes with butterfly details, filled with jellybeans, made by the bride and her mother Ann Kimm.
JEWELLERY: Matching gold bands from Weddingringsdirect.com.
HAIR AND BEAUTY: Hair by Signature Hair and Beauty, Brampton.
CAKE: A two-tier cake from Marks & Spencer with two tiers of fruit and one of sponge, decorated in silver and aqua blue with a gerbera and butterfly theme by the groom’s mother Mary Brown.
FIRST DANCE: From This Moment On, Shania Twain.
ENTERTAINMENT: Misty Rivers Disco.
HONEYMOON: Lara Beach, Turkey.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Lake District Wedding Photography by Dave Draffan.
First published at 21:08, Wednesday, 02 May 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk