Jasmine Yarbrough, 34, has spoken candidly about her feelings for husband-to-be Karl Stefanovic, 44, ahead of the couple’s extravagant nuptials.
Speaking to The Sunday Telegraph, Jasmine said she certainly isn’t entering into marriage lightly with the Today show host.
‘I’ve a very loyal person so choosing one person for life is a big deal for me,’ Jasmine said about marrying her fiancé.
‘I’m a very loyal person so choosing one person for life is a big deal for me’: Jasmine Yarbrough, 34, has spoken candidly about marrying Karl Stefanovic ahead of their wedding
Jasmine is clearly emotional as she prepares to walk down the aisle, with the couple tying-the-knot at the One&Only Palmilla resort.
She continued: ‘It means having someone by your side while you navigate this crazy, beautiful and sometimes challenging thing called life.’
Explaining her perfect wedding day, the Mara & Mine shoe designer went on to say she had always thought it would be on a beach.
‘It means having someone by your side while you navigate this crazy, beautiful and sometimes challenging thing called life’: Jasmine was clearly emotional speaking of the big day
‘I never was a girl who dreamed of their wedding. I never imagined it, so I don’t have any expectations,’ Jasmine said.
A friend of the pair went on to say that groom Karl was overwhelmed by the positive attention, and glad his family could be in attendance.
‘He is overwhelmed by the attention but most importantly wants to share this amazing celebration with them and Jasmine,’ the friend told The Daily Telegraph.
Delicious: The gathered guests at the rehearsal were treated to Mexican style feast, including a variety of hard and soft cheese and deli meats
The three-day extravaganza for Karl and Jasmine’s wedding is now in full swing, with all important preparations underway for the ceremony.
On Friday, Jasmine and Karl enjoyed a rehearsal soiree with friends and family at the ritzy Mexico venue.
Mara & Mine shoe designer Jasmine enthralled wedding-watchers, donning a slinky pink slip dress by UK designer Galvan.
Setting up: Six rows of six white chairs were lined up in the chapel’s courtyard, ahead of the 4.30pm wedding rehearsal on Friday
During the rehearsal, guests were able graze on a variety of hard and soft cheeses, along with a delectable array of thinly sliced deli meats.
Behind the smörgåsbord of food, was the couple’s Bundaberg Rum bar, stocked with a limited edition mix, for guests to enjoy during the afternoon.
‘The rehearsal is just for close friends and family, with the main dinner held in their villa,’ a source told Daily Mail Australia.
The scene: Aerial views showed seating being set up at the chapel, in front of a stone pathway leading-up to the doors of the venue
Luxurious: Daily Mail Australia understands that Karl and Jasmine chose the resort due to its exclusivity and rich history
Late in the afternoon, guests began to trickle into the courtyard at Mexico’s One&Only Palmilla resort, ahead of the 4.30pm rehearsal.
Attendees were pictured sitting on white fold-up chairs outside of the chapel, which had been lined up earlier on in the day.
Aerial views also showed the resort’s lush surroundings, and a stone pathway leading out onto a courtyard from the chapel.
Wedding venue: Karl, Jasmine, and their guests are currently staying at the luxury resort ahead of the December 8 nuptials
Earlier on in the day, six rows of six white chairs were lined up in the chapel’s courtyard, ahead of the wedding rehearsal.
The idyllic chapel fits up to 40 guests inside and up to 240 guests outdoors.
It’s believed a total of 187 guests will attend the nuptials including a slew of famous faces.
The guest list includes Today entertainment reporter Richard Wilkins, along with Karl’s Channel Nine journalist Peter and his wife Sylvia Jeffreys.
Soon to be wed: Jasmine looked every inch the bride-to-be when she posed with her father during a welcome dinner on Thursday night