Hayley and Drew’s charming Scottish wedding ceremony was held in July final 12 months inside the gloriously lovely grounds of the Cambo Property, on the Fife Coast. This lovely household owned property includes picturesque parkland, magical woodlands and an enthralling seaside.
As Drew is Filipino, the couple integrated elements of the standard Filipino wedding ceremony ceremony into their very own – this included having ‘sponsors’, the alternate of cash, the draping of the wire and veil and a unity candle.
We’re delighted Hayley and Drew requested photographer Caro Weiss to doc their wedding ceremony. Caro is one in every of our a lot beloved and adored, advisable wedding ceremony photographers, whose work we have been sharing on Love My Gown since 2010.
Hayley’s phrases comply with. Get pleasure from!
A combo property wedding ceremony
I’ve Scottish heritage (Clan Buchanan) and joked that there was in all probability a Buchanan Fort the place we may get married. I began looking out Scottish wedding ceremony venues and got here throughout Cambo, which was a comparatively new venue on the time.
You would simply inform from the images how magical Cambo was. We instantly fell in love and booked the venue with out even visiting.
Cambo additionally had a tremendous coordination workforce – Louise Walker was a celebrity.
A Romona Keveza Wedding ceremony Gown
My Romona Keveza gown was easy, however very flattering. The material was beautiful and made the robe fall so properly. The match was nice too – sculpting within the good locations, whereas nonetheless being very snug. I wasn’t itchy or stiff all the day.
I am going to admit that I purchased a unique gown in 2019. Once I purchased this gown, I appreciated it however did not adore it. I needed to economize on the gown and the gown was a good looking compromise.
However, as we pushed out wedding ceremony again because of the pandemic, I fell out of affection with the gown and needed a recent begin.
am so pleased I discovered my gown on the Warren Barron salon – I felt lovely and cozy in my pores and skin. It was value it! I did ask the wonderful tailor with Warren Barron to take away the lace skirt and prepare from my preliminary gown to create a detachable overskirt! It was so enjoyable and I wore it on the rehearsal dinner over a white romper! Better of each worlds.
Our florist was Wild Gorse. I beloved Julia’s untamed fashion and her use of native Scotland flowers. She has a good looking means of constructing wild association, that mimic nature, however by no means really feel messy.
I wore a veil made by Kimalpha Bridal on Etsy. It was a cathedral veil with 3D flowers.
My sneakers had been by Kat Maconie Heels and I additionally wore a pair of pearl-bedazzled Nike Air Drive 1’s.
My scent was Baccarat Rouge 540. It is what I put on on a regular basis and is probably the most wonderful scent that lasts all day.
I wore a pair of lovely earrings from We Dream in Coloration known as the Antheia Earrings. I found this firm throughout the COVID shutdown days and was drawn to her nature-inspired designs.
I had a tough time selecting the earrings as a result of I like so lots of her designs, however I made a decision on the Antheia earrings due to the steadiness of their delicate design and huge dimension.
Drew wore a customized swimsuit from Suitsupply in Dallas, Texas, which he designed. Then he switched right into a kilt that he rented from a retailer in St Andrews. I purchased Drew a watch made within the 80s that he had needed for a really very long time.
I purchased it earlier than we needed to delay our wedding ceremony, so I gave it to him early to get pleasure from.
My father walked me down the aisle to the sound of my favourite tune, Love on High, performed on the piano. My brother officiated the marriage.
We requested Drew’s sister to decide on a studying that reminded her of us, so it will be a shock.
She got here up with a really artistic tackle 1 Corinthians scripture. It was form, loving, humorous, and completely fitted to us.
Michelle, the proprietor and designer of Osha Jewellery, is an unbelievable artist and creator. She customized each my engagement ring and our wedding ceremony bands. She additionally occurs to be a superb household pal. Once I noticed we lucked out in so some ways, I actually imply it!
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Ah Caro Weiss – what a rock star! We fell in love with Caro’s images and character from her web site – and fell much more in love after I met her in individual.
Caro has a tremendous skill to mix in with the gang and to seize the moments we could not keep in mind from our wedding ceremony day.
There’s a lot life in Caro’s pictures. Reviewing them lets you relive the day.
Caro employed a second shooter, as properly, Claire Fleck. Claire was phenomenal and so form. I felt too fortunate to have each of them with us that day.
How They Met
We meet our first week of dental faculty on the College of Kentucky in 2012 and have been fairly inseparable since. We have moved from Kentucky to Las Vegas, Nevada to Fort Price, Texas collectively.
Drew could be very romantic and household oriented. He deliberate a tremendous trip in Colorado with each my household and his household to suggest in 2018.
He deliberate a sundown boat trip to suggest and a celebratory dinner at a French restaurant (my favourite delicacies!). When Drew requested me to be his girlfriend, he made an origami puzzle with the query pieced out within the origami; so when he popped the query once more, he made the identical origami puzzle to ask me to be his spouse.
We deliberate to get married in July 2020. Nevertheless, a worldwide pandemic determined towards that. We rescheduled twice and eventually had the proper wedding ceremony in July 2022.
We had a few overarching themes that I advised our planner, Helaina Storey about, and she or he nailed them. They included embracing native and farm-to-table, the overlaps of Scottish and Kentucky cultures, bringing the within, exterior and different French aesthetics and distinctive touches from issues particular to Drew and I.
Helaina blew me away along with her styling. Can I gush once more about how wonderful she is?? I gave her the themes of farm-to-table, meshing Scottish and Kentucky traditions, and bringing the within open air. And from that, she fairy-dusted probably the most good surroundings with the fairyland backdrop that Cambo offers.
Nearly all of friends got here from the US, so we hosted a Welcome Get together/Fourth of July Get together the night time earlier than the marriage. It was a tremendous time – meals, drinks, dancing, nice stay music from Jeremy Levif, fireworks and a fairy-lit woodlands after occasion!
Drew’s aunt, Jeanette Montero, is a tremendous artist. She designed our monogram and wedding ceremony suite pictures. I then used and shared these pictures to create our paper wants.
Moreover, a greatest pal that could not make the journey throughout the pond for the marriage gave me a candy memento of our time dwelling collectively in faculty. We additionally used Pantone postcards as place playing cards throughout the reception.
If I had to decide on a particular second, I am going to want to provide just a little backstory. There’s an previous Kentucky custom to bury a bottle of bourbon earlier than your wedding ceremony day. Then in your wedding ceremony day, you dig up the bottle and are graced with good luck.
When Drew and I first visited Cambo Nation Home in 2019, we actually needed to honor this custom.
We pitched the thought to the then-owners of the home, Frankie and Struan, they usually beloved it!
They not solely allowed us to bury the bottle, Struan helped us dig the opening! Quick ahead two delays and 4 years later.
Drew and I dug up the buried Scotch and poured ourselves a wee dram, then sat collectively to soak within the day.
Phrases of Wedded Knowledge
I’d advocate earlier than every choice, ask your self does this selection serve my companions and my imaginative and prescient and wishes. It is easy to get swept away into traditions and expectations.
So, keep true to your joint needs.