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Chloe & Daniel

- Posted on: 13/07/2021 -  www.rabbithotel.com_v2

Image credit: Pop Photography NI

The Happy Couple

Tell us a little about how you met

We first met on a double date when we were 16 years old. We walked around talking and having fun. There were many more occasions like this but we became really close friends for many years. We always had a connection at a young age but the time was not right for us. Through the years we partied, went on holidays and dates together then in our early 20s after a few years of Chloe chasing me I finally seen some sense. My soul mate was there all along!

Talk us through the proposal

In June 2019 we went on a lovely holiday to Thailand. I had known for a while that this was the perfect time to ask Chloe to marry me. The white sand beaches were so beautiful so I decided to grab my go pro and take Chloe on a walk along the beach until we found a nice quiet spot. I quickly set up my go pro as if I was taking a picture of us together with the sunset, this is when I got down on one knee and asked Chloe to marry me.

Your Day, Your Way

Ceremony

We decided we wanted to have our whole day at The Rabbit. Due to the risk assessment the original ceremony room was not big enough to hold all of our guests so Abby and Steven quickly turned another room into a beautiful setting for our ceremony.

What made you choose The Loft to host your day?

Chloe and I saw photos of The Rabbit/The Loft prior to its opening date and immediately loved it. We were supposed to get married in 2020 in Ibiza but due to the pandemic this was not likely to happen. We both knew this was our opportunity to enquire about a wedding at The Loft. Abby was in contact with us straight away and she was beyond comforting about the whole situation as well as helpful and promising about The Loft. We had a visit to meet Abby and to see The Rabbit/The Loft and this was the icing on the cake. This Hotel/Venue was perfect in every way for us, from then we just couldn’t wait to have our family and friends here to witness us tie the knot.

Favourite memory of your Wedding Day

Chloe and I both agree that it is so hard to pick one part of the wedding as our whole day was perfect. It all ran so smoothly and we just loved it so much!

Your wedding planner and thoughts

Chloe first got the know Abby through facetime during the Pandemic. From the very start she has been absolutely amazing she was always literally only a text or email away. Everything was exactly how we wanted it and more because of Abby. We had such a laugh together and have actually all become friends which is the best part. We want to give a big shout out to our Master of Services Stephen who we met a few days before the wedding and loved him straight away. He helped massively on the day and kept us right. This man went above and beyond to make sure everything was right. These two amazing human beings are a wonder dream team. Everyone loved them!

Top Tips

Our top tip for a wedding day is relax, take a breath and really take the whole day in. A wedding day is the best day of your life without a doubt and it goes in so fast.

Shout Out To The Dream Team

Wedding Stationery

Our wedding welcome sign was made by Emma Macdonald who is a friend of Chloe’s from work. She done a great job.

Cake

Our cake was made by @_SoBake. Firstly, the cake looked unbelievable and tasted even better. Keely done so much for us, she went to the venue the morning of the wedding and set the cake up for us.

Flowers

Our flowers were by Maisie Chic Flowers by Michelle Andrews. The flowers were beautiful and she was so friendly.

Entertainment

Our entertainment was Mark Brown and his page on Facebook is Wedding Dj Northern Ireland. Mark was great crack.

Photographer

Our Photographer was Gabrielle and her page is @pop_photographyni. Gabrille was unbelievable crack and amazing at taking photos!!

Videographer

Our Videographer was Paul and his page is Wedding DVD Videographer & Stationery Northern Ireland. Paul was brilliant.

Wedding Dress & Accessories

Wedding dress and veil were from Divinity Bridal. Wedding dress was by enzoani.

The Glam Squad

Hair

Hair was done by Chloes best friend Danielle her page is @hairbydanib_. It was so lovely to have her share the morning with Chloe and all the girls.

Makeup

Makeup was done by my sister Leanda her page is @lbmakeup20. It was also lovely to have Leanda share the morning with all the girls.