Following the wedding breakfast and the emotional speech, the evening guests arrived, swelling the number of guests to 130!
Meriel and Jamie cut into a huge three tiered Victoria sponge cake, which is Meriel’s favourite. The cake was baked by Love Lane Cakes and topped with a bride and groom from Sylvanian Families, which Meriel adored growing up. During his wedding speech, her dad even presented her with a Sylvanian Families wedding car!
The couple also asked guests to bake and bring cakes for a dessert table. Meriel and the bridesmaids tested all of them – someone had to do it! – and handed out prizes.
A friend DJ’d at the evening reception and the newlyweds got the party started with a fun first dance: Stevie Wonder’s ‘For Once in My Life’.
Following their pretty and cake-filled wedding, the couple jetted off on honeymoon, travelling through America. It was a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and the perfect way to start their life together.