Everything needed for Yolanda and Damien’s wedding day was organised within three months, and what a great day it turned out to be. The ceremony and reception was held on Damien’s mothers rural property in Cecil Park on a perfect warm spring day with a slight breeze to make sure everybody kept cool – it certainly was a lovely setting for this fantastic couple to be united.
The 200 family and friends which had gathered to witness their beautiful ceremony, officiated by Baron Gold, shared in the absolute radiance of the day – that created by the sunshine and the greater radiance of the love that Yolanda and Damien have for one another. The flower girls, pageboys and bridesmaids and then Yolanda, escorted by her father Kurt, made their way through the garden to the arbour where Damien was waiting. In what seemed to be no time at all they were signing the Marriage Register and Baron was proclaiming them as husband and wife.
“I love you for yourself and will love you through good fortune and adversity
I make you a promise that from this day forward, you shall not walk alone
My heart will be your shelter and my arms will be your home.”
Following the ceremony, the guests were treated to drinks and canapes in a specially created area just outside the large reception marquee whilst Yolanda, Damien and the wedding party had photographs taken around the property – including some with a red Mustang and a Harley Davidson.
Children’s entertainment in the form of Chuckles the Clown and Rocky Starr had also been organised to keep the kids amused and busy with various activities and face painting. This was enjoyed immensely by all the children and also allowed the parents to relax and enjoy themselves.
Yolanda and Damien were given a rousing welcome as they entered the marquee. A short welcome and thank you from Damien before guests were invited to partake of a fabulous buffet which had been prepared. Following dessert the best man, Darren recounted some tales of the life of Damien, the times they had shared and he also expressed how perfect a couple Yolanda and Damien made.
At the end of Darren’s speech, it was time for the cutting of the cake, a very passionate kiss and onto the dancing with Yolanda and Damien inviting all the guests to join them – which they did creating a fun party atmosphere. Throughout the evening, Damien, edged on by Darren, bust some moves on the dance floor to the delight of all present with “the helicopter” and “the sprinkler” being highlights. Needless to say, everybody had a wonderful time.
To end the evening, guests were again invited to share the last dance which created lots of energy and ended the reception on a high. Another beautiful couple which I had the privilege and honour of meeting, getting to know and playing a part in their special day. Yolanda and Damien’s love will continue to blossom as the passing years strengthens their love and life together. Given the fact that they were able to organise everything for their wedding in three months is testament to what is possible for these two as they take on the world together.
Songs selected by Bride and Groom;
Bridesmaids Processional: “She Will Be Loved” by Maroon 5
Bride Processional: “Finally Found” by Honeyz
Register Signing: “Love Story Meets Viva La Vida” by Jon Schmidt
Wedding Party Entry: “I Gotta Feeling” by Black Eyed Peas
Bride & Groom Entry: “I Gotta Feeling” by Black Eyed Peas
Cake Cutting Song: “Take Me To The Clouds Above” by LMC Vs U2
First Dance: “Use Somebody” by Kings Of Leon
Farewell Dance: “All Fired Up” by Pat Benatar
Final Farewell Song: “Run To Paradise” by The Choirboys<
Other Wedding Professionals
Celebrant: Baron Gold
Photographer: Cornerstone Photography – 0416 138 500
Caterer: G.C. Exclusive Catering – 9620 1646 / 0412 041 599
Children’s Entertainment: Starz Family Funday Show
Fun On The Dancefloor
Photography and Video by DJ:Plus! Entertainment