Victoria Hardie and Aaron Paddon

THE COUPLE: Victoria (26) is a primary school teacher from Grangemouth and Aaron (26) is a materials handler from Bo’ness. They live in Grangmemouth.

HOW THEY MET: They were introduced through friends in 2009.

THE PROPOSAL: On holiday in Washington, Aaron got down on one knee outside the White House.

THE WEDDING: Victoria walked from her parents over the road to get married on July 3,2015 at Zetland Parish Church. 
Lots of children from the Girls’ Brigade that Victoria volunteers with were outside the church and the reception was held at The Dalmahoy near Edinburgh. The couple said the day was perfect.

THE WEDDING PARTY: Best man was Paul Currie and ushers were David Anderson and Stephen Spittal. 
Chief bridesmaid was Jennifer’s sister Stephanie and bridesmaids were Jennifer Anderson and Natalie Paddon. Flowergirl was Brooke Tait.

THE DRESS: Victoria wore a Sassy Halford gown from Rachel Scott Couture in Edinburgh. It was a fitted design, with cut out detail on the back.

THE HONEYMOON: The couple did a three week tour of America, taking in New York, Washington DC and Florida.

THANKS: Thanks to both sets of parents and Victoria’s sister Stephanie.