Wedding of Erin Bahl and Samuel Brown

Bride: Erin Bahl

Groom:  Samuel Brown

Date:  November 21

The meeting: We met through friends in 2011 at the pub.

The proposal: Sam bought the engagement ring while we were on an African safari in October 2014. He bought it in a jewelers in Stone Town, Zanzibar.

The wedding day: We had a small wedding with immediate family on the Saturday afternoon at The Chapel, Ararat, followed by a surprise reception disguised as Erin’s 30th  at The Quarry Restaurant in Halls Gap for our family and friends. Erin was accompanied down the aisle by the couple’s two daughters and her father. Sam had his two sons as his groomsmen.

The dress:  Erin wore a champagne coloured gown. Her hair and makeup were done by Bec at Areea Hair, Ararat.

The cake: It was a two tier choc mud cake made by Hannah Cunningham from Fred and Bets.

The photographer: Licensed to Shoot Photography - Bec Mercer

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