I LOVE a farm wedding and ESPECIALLY a Pugh Farm wedding.
All three of Georgia’s bridesmaids, her sisters, were married at the farm too, but Georgia and Huw’s ceremony was a little different. Instead of choosing to be married in the enormous & beautiful homestead garden, these two decided to revist the location of Huw’s proposal to Georgia – in the middle of a paddock with sweeping views of the property & of the Porongurups too. The views, coupled with the steamy, sultry weather made for a setting straight from a Golden Summers painting.
And to keep it completely authentic, Georgia and her girls arrived on the back of the hay-carting trailer towed by the Father-of-the-Bride’s Dad, John in his matching red tractor. The red of the bridesmaids’ gowns was just so lively, modern and joyful.
After the couple returned from their luxurious week of honeymooning at Bunker Bay Resort, I caught up with Georgia for her refections of this amazing day.
Georgia, tell us about Huw’s proposal
We met at the Norfolk hotel in Fremantle on a Saturday night when out for drinks with mutual school friends. It w as one of those “by chance” meetings as it was lucky we each made it out on that night. Huw proposed to me after organising a horse ride/picnic on the farm. He went down on one knee in the very spot where we held the wedding c eremony. It is one of my favorite spots on the farm – he knows me well! We celebrated with bottle of sparkling shiraz (also my favourite). The ceremony location was where Huw proposed and a favourite spot of mine.
What were the most memorable moments of your wedding day?
The ceremony/ the suspense (Huw waiting) for my arrival in the tractor-drawn “hay wagon”. Also, the significance of the legal wording change being on the day of our wedding to “between two people” rather than just “a man and a woman”.
There is a picture of Huw and me walking back up the aisle looking super happy holding hands. The guests are blur red in the background. We both love this one. Along with many others of course 🙂
Another highlight was Huw organizing and playing in a band of his close friends at the reception.
What one wedding-planning tip you give other couples?
Go with the flow – don’t stress/get caught up with everything in the lead up. Don’t be afraid to be different/let your personality shine through.
Enjoy every moment because it will go so quickly!
Georgia + Huw chose the following wedding suppliers:
- Celebrant: Sarah Thompson
- Catering: Kookas
- Hair & Makeup: Kylie Apostoles – Hairdresser and Make-up artist
- Florist: Lindy from Lush Foral Designs
- Event Hire: Let’s Party Hire