Carol Thompson and Craig Johnston

The wedding of Carol Thompson and Craig Johnston

THE COUPLE: Carol (40) is from Falkirk and is a full-time mum, while new husband Craig (42) is from Carluke and a regional sales manager. The couple live in 

HOW THEY MET: The couple met at a work night out about 12 years ago.

THE PROPOSAL: Craig popped the question during a romantic meal in Falkirk some years ago. They had already chosen an engagement ring and Craig asked the big question on bended knee.

THE WEDDING: The wedding was held on February 17 at The Vu in Bathgate. There were 90 guests to witness the couple marry, and a further 40 family and friends joined the celebrations at night. The day went well and to plan and the sun shone. Carol said that highlights of the day included the ceremony and the speeches.

THE WEDDING PARTY: Carol’s sister Lesley Thompson was a bridesmaid as were the couple’s daughters Chloe (9) and Grace (3). The best man was Ian Penman, Craig’s best friend.

THE DRESS: Carol wore a strapless gown with diamantee detailing at the bodice and gathered pleats at the waist. The dress was designed by Alyce and was purchased at Olivia Cameron.

THE HONEYMOON: The couple have not managed to get away anywhere yet, but will see what happens in the future.

THANKS: Special thanks go to Carol’s sister Lesley for all her help and support.

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