Vibrant pastel colors set a romantic and lively mood as OJ and Charles tied the knot in an intimate ceremony held in a historic church in the city. Quirky pieces that reflected their personalities added a rustic charm to their solemn yet fun-filled affair.
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Love StoryOJ and Charles met through a common friend, but their romance only blossomed three years after meeting. OJ shares, "We became friends, [and a year later] Charles decided to ask me out on a date. Being the shy girl that I am, I rejected all of his invitations, and gave him a consistent answer that I was busy. [Two years later], when we were both in the corporate world, I finally went out on a movie date with Charles." The two went out on several more dates after, until eventually, they became a couple.
The tale of how Charles proposed can be a great storyline for a romantic comedy. He asked OJ's friends for help so he could bring her to his chosen spot. However, the moment Charles knelt down on one knee, he forgot his spiel. The bride narrates, "He was totally speechless. He just stared at me for several minutes, and I broke the ice by saying, ‘So ako ba magtatanong ng will you marry me?’"
When Charles finally calmed his nerves, he finally mustered the courage to pop the question, and OJ said yes.
Wedding PreparationOJ and Charles had a festive affair featuring beautiful pastel colors of teal, coral, and daisy yellow that exuded a lively vibe. Rustic and vintage-inspired pieces at the venue complemented the romantic air of the occasion.
Since OJ and Charles wanted to make the once-in-a-lifetime event memorable, they incorporated several DIY projects into their wedding. Some of these items showcased their relationship through the years, while elements other were colorful expressions of their personalities. Every detail was delightful on its own, and reflected how hands-on OJ and Charles were.
The wedding was filled with overwhelming love and laughter from the couple's friends and family. Dance performances from the entourage and the newlyweds made the event even more special and memorable. And as they drew the event to a close, OJ and Charles get closer to starting their life together as husband and wife.