Wow! I hope Storm Doris hasn’t affected you too much today – bring on Spring, I say!
Very often I see an image from a local wedding on social media and know immediately I want to see more. Evangeline and Tristin’s day was one of those – when you know, you know – all thanks to the sweetest image of Tristin’s Grandfather tossing confetti, captured by the couples photographer, Erica Irvine Photography.
Their sweet early summer wedding was held in the Ross Suite at Lough Erne Resort in Enniskillen, which is currently getting a new look. If you would like to be one of the first to see the newly refurbished Ross Suite and visit their Wedding Showcase on 11th and 12th March, register your interest at www.lougherneresort.com/love.
Couple: Evangeline + Tristin Murray
After meeting during a youth weekend eight years ago, four years later they fell into each others company again and immediately clicked!
Proposal: It was not your usual romantic get down on one knee scenario! We knew we were going to get engaged so Tristin and I headed of to Belfast on Saturday the 4th October 2014 and I picked the ring and, well that was it!
Wedding date: Wednesday 18th May 2016
Ceremony: Sixmilecross Presbyterian Church
Reception: Lough Erne Resort, Enniskillen
Our Planning & Wedding Style: I was extremely relaxed and didn't fuss over anything, I am a very decisive person so I knew what sort of day I wanted. I wanted a plain and simple traditional day and therefore it didn't really take too much stressful planning! I think it was the best approach and it meant I enjoyed the experience of organising our day, Tristin of course just went with! We really wanted our venue to be special. We had a small, intimate wedding so we wanted our guests to experience the best at our day in all areas especially their meal - I would say the venue was pretty important to us! The Lough Erne Resort was our perfect choice, it is beautiful and elegant and has the most helpful of staff to accommodate your every need in the lead up to your day and also on the day itself. We didn’t choose a specific wedding theme, just what we loved and we ran the colour of my bridesmaid throughout our whole day including it in the flowers, favours and table names.
Our Style: For my wedding gown I knew exactly what style I wanted and I had a picture in my head of what it would look like. I saw a dress on Serendipity Bridal Boutiques Facebook page and when I visited and tried it on I knew it was the one! I only went to that one shop - no fuss! We hired the groomswear from SD Kells in Omagh. We found they had a great selection and we got all the men kitted out in there for the big day! I added paisley print ties which I had also incorporated into our invitations.
Our Highlights: The day went brilliantly! I couldn't have asked for it to go any better really, I was 100% chilled, calm and relaxed I actually think I floated through the whole day on air!! The highlight of our day was probably the privilege of having two very close friends of ours singing and playing at our wedding. Stuart sang at our ceremony and Alistair played the organ for the whole ceremony and also accompanied Stuart singing his piece on the organ, this really was so special to have both friends take such part in our day!
Our Advice: Don't stress! Enjoy the build up to it and just take the day at ease and really soak up every minute of it as the day just goes so so fast! Take time to enjoy yourself and also to enjoy the day with all your family and friends who have joined you on your special day!
Wedding dress: Serendipity Bridal Boutique, Fivemiletown.
Bridesmaid dress: For Her and For Him.
Flower girl dress: Monsoon.
Groomswear: SD Kells, Omagh.
Hair: Jade Gibson Hair, Fintona.
Makeup: The Beauty Boutique, Seskinore.
Flowers: Floral Temptations, Omagh.
Cake: Karen Hannigan, Omagh.
Videographer: Lyons Digital Production, Fivemiletown.
Entertainment: Atmosphere, Dungannon.
Photographer: Erica Irvine Photography, Fintona.