REAL TMB BRIDE: Claire & Pat

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Claire and I have been friends for many years, (we actually met here in Guelph) and I was beyond excited when she came to us to find her dress!! 

There are too many things I love about Claire and Pat's wedding to list in one blog post! They did Guelph proud by taking advantage of our beautiful city for all their photos and getting married in our stunning Basilica. Claire stole the show in a breathtaking Pronovias gown and I was so excited for her from the very moment she said yes in....wait for it; PARIS FRANCE! Pat knows how to capture the heart of this truly genuine girl and I couldn't be more excited for all the adventures they have before them as husband and wife!

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Name: Claire Kiely
Dress: 'Prunelle' - Pronovias
Photography: Jeff Shuh Photography
Venue: Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate & Cambridge Mill
Hair & Make-Up: Acqua Salon & Jerica Drexler
Flowers: Jodi Leigh Designs

How did you and Pat meet?

"Even though we had gone to the same high school, we never actually met until 3 years later at a work Christmas party of mine in London, ON. Our mutual friend brought Patryk along, we hit it off right away, and he proposed 4 years later in Paris, France!"

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Favourite wedding moment?

"Taking pictures walking down Macdonell Street in front of the Basilica was amazing. It was a rainy day, and it held off just long enough for us to get some amazing pictures outside. All the cars that passed us were honking and congratulating us. It was surreal!"

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Any wisdom for future TMB brides?

"Don't sweat the small stuff! Things won't always go your way so try and be flexible! You will enjoy your day SO much more!"


Couldn't have said it better ourselves Claire!

Any other tidbits?

"A couple people told me how great my behind looked in my dress, which felt amazing because all my hard work doing squats this summer paid off! I also knew it was the right dress because it made Patryk cry when he saw me coming down the aisle!"

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I had the privilege of seeing these two exchange vows and I know that the celebration for them went into the very wee hours! As it should! They have a lot to celebrate! Congratulations again Claire & Pat!

You certainly know when two people really couldn't be a better match! So glad we could be a small part of your big day!! We are wishing you every happiness and so many more adventures together as husband and wife!