(Closed) Boudoir Pics — to do or not?

posted 9 years ago in Gifts and Registries
Post # 3
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

I’m considering this too and my pros and cons are about the same as yours. I’m still on the fence. And right now, being unemployed, I just can’t justify it. So maybe next year for our first anniversary.

Post # 4
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2018 - Coyaba Resort, Montego Bay

If you have the money for it & Mr. Star would love it – I would definitely go for it!!  I would love to do one at some point. 

Do it!!  I don’t think of it as a narcisstic gift at all! 

Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2018 - Holy Family Catholic Church, reception: National Infantry Museum

I didn’t have time/money do to this before the wedding, but I’m definitely going to do it for our one year anniversary!  But first, I have to lose about 20 pounds so I can feel sexy.  There’s a studio in Birmingham, Al (about 3 hours from here) that does vintage pinups.  He’ll like the vintage spin so much.  I’m really excited about it! 

Post # 6
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Bumble bee

I think it’s a great idea…but my fiance didn’t seem crazy about the idea. I’m not sure how to take that. 🙂 But my photographer is REALLY good at it! (http://www.audreysnowphotography.com)

Post # 7
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: November 2006

i say go for it if you can fit it into your budget. i didn’t do any and sorta regret it.

Post # 8
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: February 2018

I love the idea and want to do it for an anniversary present soon. My husband would really like them I think. 

Post # 9
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

I say go for it!  It’s something I think would be awesome to do, but it wasn’t in our budget and my hubby wasn’t big on the idea, so I just kinda forgot about it. 

Post # 10
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

I JUST did this three days ago!  My love is in IRAQ until August and I will be going to see him in GA when he comes back (he’ll still be in GA until next MAY AHH! :)) SO I did this as a gift to give him before I come back to CA… it is very expensive but I say go for it-I was so nervous about it and still am because I haven’t seen the photos yet, but the experience actually made me feel like I grew as a person and I (HOPE) that he will love them… he will 😉 Plus, VS is having their semi annual sale!!!

Post # 11
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2009 - Catholic ceremony, reception at local armory

I think you should do it if you think he’ll like it.  Honestly I’m not sure how Mr. M would feel about it if I did it. 

Post # 12
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Newbee
  • Wedding: August 2009

@crabcake – me too! I think it’s great 1st anniversary present, ’cause the 1st anniversary is paper! Plus, it gives me a little time to save up after all those crazy wedding expenses….

Post # 13
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2018 - LDS Seattle Temple & Hotel 1000

I think it’s silly that women feel weird to be proud of pictures of themselves looking hot. It’s not vain at all to say "I’m proud of who I am!" Go Star, do them!

Post # 14
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Helper bee

I plan on doing them too. I think it is a great idea for the reasons you stated (except the cost of course haha). My only thing is Mr. HoneyBunny is in Afghanistan for a year and we are getting married when he gets back during the summer. I just can’t decide if to give him the pictures (when I get them made) on the wedding day as per usual or before while he is still in Afghanistan. I mean, if I was a dude in a tent with 40 other dudes I would want some sexy pictures of my girl.  So yeah I am still deciding about that but I think it is a great idea for you Star.

Plus, it is a great excuse to buy even more lingerie! Yeahhhh, my lingerie fiend is jumping for joy at the idea haha.

 

Post # 15
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: February 2009

DO IT.

My husband LOOOOVED them. He still refers to it as ‘the best gift ever.’

I think every woman should do a boudoir shoot–it’s great for your self-esteem and awesome for your man.

You’ll regret it if you don’t do it!

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