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When Love Calls, Pick Up! #BBNWonderland Bride Damilare & Aderemi’s Story of Friendship & Forever

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What do you do when a guy/girl you really connected with but haven’t spoken to for a year calls to invite you for their birthday party?

  • a. Ignore
  • b. Don’t show up
  • c. Show up with your crew and bring birthday gifts

#BBNWonderland bride Damilare took a chance, picked option C and it was the right call, she just got married to Aderemi a few days ago and the newlywed is still glowing!

Enjoy their love story and hear about her Baileys Nigeria and BellaNaija Weddings Wonderland experience!

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Our Love Story
Our wedding was just a few days ago and I’m still trying to wrap my head around it 😀

Sometime in 2012 my girls and I went for drinks with a guy one of them was dating at the time and he brought along some of his friends. My husband ended up being one of those guys. It turned out that my husband and her boyfriend at the time were childhood friends; this automatically gave us a reason to be around each other a lot.
Ours isn’t the typical guy meets girl and they fall in love right away type of story; we stayed friends for more than a year and at some point we even lost contact.

My friend Nini’s birthday is a day after my fiancé’s birthday and so as usual we were out at the pool, I think, having girls time. I suddenly remembered that my fiancé had called me the week before inviting me for his birthday party and I asked my friends if they were interested.

Note that we hadn’t spoken for close to a year and he calls me to come for his birthday, I was confused but oh well I still showed up with cupcakes and wine and friends lol.

Then one fateful day he calls me out of the blue inviting me for his birthday party and I’m like, “Okay, I’d be there”. I don’t know why I said yes but I just felt like there’s nothing to lose, right? So on the day of his party I stormed the place with my girls.

Damilare with her Sisters

I even got him cupcakes and a bottle of champagne and from what I hear he was really impressed ?

Now that day, that blessed day was the day it all began for us.

That day was the beginning of it all! The rest is history of course because December 17th 2016 we are married!

BBN Wonderland Highlights
First let me say that BBN Wonderland was an amazing amazing experience. Emphasis on amazing… Friends I made!

All the girls were friendly and fun. I remember meeting Rita, she was so chatty I almost thought we had met before. Lol. We had such a girly gisting moment while waiting to be checked in, exchanging stories of our planning and family wahala.

Thank you BellaNaija Weddings and Baileys!

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Photography: Dtee Studios | @dteestudios
Makeup: Obas Beauty | @obasbeauty
Bride’s Traditional Fabric: Kubis Fabrics | @kubisfabrics
Hair Styling: 7th Street Styling | @7thstreetstyling
Reception Dress: Nouva Couture | @nouvacouture

10 Comments

  1. sigh

    December 23, 2016 at 10:14 am

    Congrats Dami and Remi d bride is very pretty.December and weddings ,neighbors all around ,friends all around and social media wont stop reminding u of how single and lonely u are anyways 2017 is my year by Gods grace I will b happy too

    • Author Unknown

      December 23, 2016 at 2:35 pm

      Didn’t you say that about 2016 in December, 2015? 🙂 Run your own race my dear, and don’t stress yourself. You can never be happy if your sight is set on others. Ignore your neighbours and get off social media if necessary. Merry Christmas.

    • Amaka

      December 23, 2016 at 6:06 pm

      No be Baba Sege I de see so. Congrats to the beautiful couple. The bride is very fortunate to have girlfriends she can depend on. These days women are wary of each other.

  2. Adanna

    December 23, 2016 at 11:21 am

    @BBNWonderland just prepare for me, I’m coming by 2018. I don’t want to hear that you people are not doing it again by then oo and I’m coming to win that free MC hosting but I will prefer Bovi or Nedu to Basketmouth.

    Back to topic.. HML Dami and Aderemi

  3. TeeW

    December 23, 2016 at 11:58 am

    My darling ❤️❤️ Best couple I know

  4. Onyinye

    December 23, 2016 at 1:44 pm

    HML to Dami and Remi…you two look so beautiful together.
    I don go wedding tire, many Saturdays don pass but i never marry, Oluwa provide a boo. No put me to shame o, ejoo Baba answer my call. 2017 is my year.

    • henry

      December 26, 2016 at 3:04 am

      change ur strategy in 2017

  5. Miss

    December 23, 2016 at 8:06 pm

    So beautifull, God bless this union

    God will surely do it for us single ladies

    Aunty Bella biko post my small epistle so o can get the view of our dear BN community, this oyibo guy is driving me crazy just thinking about him, pleaseee. I posted it under Peculiar Okafors post, on Instagram and Stalking, as Miss

    Daalu

  6. Very good caption and interesting story, HML Dami and Remi…till you get old and old..

  7. debbie

    February 1, 2017 at 3:50 pm

    i new dami when i was in unilag.she contested for miss unilag,and she won…..she is very humble……sometimes funny….and she is into modelling,,,,,,,congrats dami

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