Claire and James Morton with their daughter. Claire Morton from Belfast, Northern Ireland, saved herself and her husband James £11,000 by funding their big day by spending two hours a day winning online competitions in six months. See SWNS story SWFREE; Most couples spend years saving up for their big day but one savvy bride funded her £11,000 wedding by winning online competitions. Claire Morton, a 33-year-old mum-of-one from Belfast, Northern Ireland, is the envy of her friends after she shaved £11,000 off her wedding bill to husband James, 31, a milkman in March. The mum, a dental nurse, tells how she spent two hours a day sitting in front of the TV entering competitions, and bagged herself a £10,000 cash prize, free make-up, transport, a DJ and hen party - totaling a whopping £11,500. Since her wedding in March, Claire has gone on to win more competition freebies, including beauty treatments, food goodies and sports tickets to the value of £2,000. Claire tells how she splashed out £900 for a lace wedding dress and £3,350 on a stunning hotel venue.