Bridesmaid Catches Bouquet And Her Boyfriend Drops Down And Proposes
A bridesmaid was left stunned when she caught the bride's bouquet and and her boyfriend immediately dropped on one knee and proposed.
Kirsty Frayne fought off competition from other female guests to try catch the flowers during the ceremony, but she was baffled when the bride simply turned round and handed her the bouquet instead.
The teaching assistant's partner, Joe Booker, then appeared behind her and got straight down on one knee and asked her to marry him.
They were attending Joe's cousin, Ben Lavell's wedding with his bride Natalie at the Carlyon Bay Hotel near St Austell, Cornwall.
But, the elaborate proposal plan wasn't just spur of the moment, as it was actually was hatched during the stag do.
Joe explained: "I was at Ben's stag do in Krakow when, after a few drinks, he said he thought it would be a good idea for me to propose to Kirsty at his wedding.
"I was not sure at first as I didn't think about getting married yet as we are just about to emigrate to Australia, but then I thought it doesn't get much more romantic than proposing at a wedding."
Thankfully, Kirsty - who is originally from Perth in Australia - immediately said yes before bursting into tears in front of delighted guests.
Ben said: "We thought it was be a lovely thing to see and celebrate before they left for Australia, plus Kirsty is desperate to get a married and have babies and was sure Joe was never going to do it.
"Joe is quite shy to so we didn't think he'd do it. So Natalie came up with the idea of instead of throwing the bouquet to give it to her and Joe would be there waiting.
"His family didn't know either, apart from his dad."
Ben and Natalie, from Cannon Downs in Cornwall, are currently honeymooning in Bali.
Natalie added: "About a month ago he said he'd do it as long as we were sure it wouldn't steal our thunder."
Kirsty and Joe, from Bognor Regis in West Sussex, are now preparing to move Down Under in two weeks and start planning their wedding.
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