Matthew and Laurie first met in Sydney, Australia while she was visiting on holidays. “Matt is a musician and I just so happened to be staying in a shared house with one of the band members,” Laurie explains.
Matthew eventually proposed in Melbourne where the couple was celebrating his birthday. “It was pouring rain and we were out walking and came to a bridge. I turned around and he was on one knee holding the ring. My umbrella turned inside out and blew away in the wind and passersby clapped for us,” Laurie says. “I nodded yes, and we ducked into a nearby bar to pop a bottle of champagne and call our families.”
For their big day, Laurie was inspired