The poetry of love: Shelley and Richard’s romantic wedding

Wedding: 22/09/2015

Posted by Lucy | 31 October, 2015

Loved-up bride Shelley Kurtz got creative when describing her romantic wedding to Richard Thrippleton, penning a poem to describe the big day.

“In the Hunter Valley Gardens on August 22, Shell and Rich got married – the chapel was full, every pew,” the creative bride writes.

Shelley, 25, says 70 guests attended the chapel ceremony, set in the beautiful gardens.

She and Richard, 26, wrote their own vows and tied padlocks to balloons and let them go at the end of the ceremony to symbolise their everlasting love.

Following photos, the Forster, NSW pair were whisked away to Lindemans Winery to join their guests for the reception.

“It looked like a fairytale, a dream come true, it looked the part. A chandelier hung from the roof with draping and fairylights, flowers filled the room as candles lit up the night,” the budding poet writes.

Shelley says their wedding was two years in the planning and she was thrilled with the day.

“We worked hard on every little detail,” she says.

Photos courtesy of MMG Photo + Cinema.

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Shelley arrived in style in a regal Rolls Royce from Silver Classic Limousines.

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Putting a humorous touch on the traditional garter toss, Rich emerged from under Shelley’s gown with over-sized underwear.

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