Hint Bates and Lydia Romeike are married!
The 25-year-old Bringing Up Bates alum and his new bride exchanged vows in entrance of 350 household and associates in Jefferson Metropolis, Tennessee, on Saturday.
“Immediately our lives modified endlessly!” the couple tells PEOPLE in an unique assertion. “We transfer from being finest associates to being husband and spouse — so surreal! There are not any phrases to explain how excited we’re! We have now waited for this present day for thus lengthy.”
The pair, who acquired engaged in April 2022, stated “I do” on the Hill Barn wedding ceremony venue, which featured a stunning view of a pond and a country barn within the background.
On show through the occasion was a big double wood triangle constructed by the groom’s brother, Warden Bates, which represents a well-liked Christian image of the couple rising nearer to one another as they develop nearer to God. One other sentimental ornament featured was a wood row boat that was refinished and restored by the bride’s brother, Joshua Romeike.
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For her stroll down the aisle, Romeike wore a French crepe material robe designed by Renee’s Bridals, which featured floral and leaf appliqués hand positioned all through the bodice that additionally cascaded down the skirt.
Satin buttons highlighted the again with a cathedral practice and cathedral-length veil. Her bridal bouquet was designed by Flourish Flowers and was crammed with refluxed Playa Blanca roses and Wild Pearl Gypsophila.
The cost was given by the groom’s father, Gil Bates, whereas the bride’s pastor, Dr. Dean Haun, presided over the vows ceremony. After, the comfortable couple left to a rendition of “I’ve Received the Pleasure, Pleasure, Pleasure.”
On the reception, visitors loved dinner from Smoke on the Mountain Catering, in addition to the groom’s favourite meal — Chick-fil-A sandwiches.
Their 3-tiered wedding ceremony cake was made full with bobblehead toppers resembling Bates and Romeike, which have been crafted by Bates’ aunt, Kay Hamilton, who has made each wedding ceremony cake for his ten married siblings.
“Celebrating with our household and associates and making our vows to like and comply with Christ collectively is priceless,” says the couple, who will later rejoice their honeymoon in Hawaii. “The marriage planning has had its challenges, however the very best a part of all of it is that we’re going to drive away to spend the remainder of our lives collectively!”