Francia and Alex’s Beautiful Sydney Proposal

by | Bride, Engagements


Francia & Alex

it is no secret I get goosebumps when I see proposals, always have, always will, I think. So with this week of love upon us, what better to share than a beautiful proposal captured on film? I love how Alex proposed to his beloved Francia, heartfelt, romantic and very causing of goosebumps!

Alex starts the story. “The plan was to propose on Saturday the 24th of November; I thought about the proposal for some time, thinking about what she likes and how she would like to be proposed to. The support of our friends and family means a lot to us so I wanted them to be there for this once in a lifetime moment and devised a plan where they could be involved. On that Saturday morning I picked Francia up from home and we headed city bound to the Park Hyatt Hotel in Sydney for some breakfast; afterwards I suggested that we go for a walk out to the opera house as the weather was nice, this is where the plan kicked in. “

“Our friends and family were waiting near the opera house; I had arranged for Daniel (a close friend of ours) to meet us along the way and sing ‘Bruno Mars – Count on Me’ as we walked and arranged for Felix Alim to capture the moments.”

“It took me a while to figure out how I could get family and friends involved but after some brainstorming I decided to have them spread along the path and created some cards that she would receive from each of them as we walked along; with these cards I wanted to remind her of the reasons that I love her so I decided to title them ’10 things I love about you’ (as Francia loves movies).”

“As we walked our friends and family handed the cards to her one at a time and joined us on our walk.”

“Once all the cards were given to her our friends dropped back and Francia and I walked a little further and this is when I popped the question!”

“After some celebratory photos and couple photos with Felix Alim we headed back home where we (myself and a couple of friends) had prepared a small celebration in the early hours of that morning; more family and friends joined us at this time also.”

  • Corey E Sleap Photographer says:
    February 13, 2013 at 10:48 am

    I love it! Love!

  • Samantha Fletcher
    Samantha Fletcher says:
    February 13, 2013 at 11:24 am

    A M A Z I N G! What a lovely idea and how thoughtful! Really great images x

  • Melissa- Mine Forever Celebrant Services
    Melissa- Mine Forever Celebrant Services says:
    February 13, 2013 at 2:14 pm

    OMG- beautiful, simple and effective!

    Congratulations and wishing you a lifetime of lovely surprises.

    Best wishes

    Melissa x

  • Baby Shower Invitations
    Baby Shower Invitations says:
    February 13, 2013 at 2:54 pm

    AMAZING!! What an absolutely awesome proposal!! I love the fact that he’s spent a lot of time and effort coming up with the concept and pulling it off! Well done!

  • Dave
    Dave says:
    February 13, 2013 at 5:05 pm

    Nice work Felix!!!!

  • Nikki Janeway
    Nikki Janeway says:
    February 13, 2013 at 5:13 pm

    This bought tears to my eyes! How fabulous. What a man and look how happy she is.

  • Annette, Wedditalia says:
    February 13, 2013 at 10:26 pm

    An amazing proposal, incredibly talented the groom. Such a lovely experience to sit and read about it!

  • Felicity Jones
    Felicity Jones says:
    February 13, 2013 at 11:49 pm

    So gorgeous! I was welling up! Congratulations to you both :)

  • Rosalind
    Rosalind says:
    February 14, 2013 at 2:09 pm

    That is a lovely, thoughtful well-planned proposal! Made me tear up. Well done!



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