Stole this from another board...teehee
Wedding Date: October 5, 2013
Engagement Length: 1 year 5 months.
Colors: Fuchsia, White, Black.
Theme: Don't really have one just a lot of bling...
Wedding Party(#s): 4 bridesmaids, 4 groomsmen, 2 ushers, 1 jr. bridesmaid (guestbook attendant), 2 flower girls, 1 ring bearer.
Ceremony (where, time): The Park Place, Shafter Ca. 4:30
Reception (where, time): Same Place as ceremony
Dress Style: Allure, mermaid sweetheart, strapless
Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): DYI makeup, and Pro for hair
Honeymoon Location: Not sure if we will have the funds to go somewhere exotic, but Vegas for a few days.
Flowers: Stargazers, Orchids.
First Dance Song: Love of a life time, Firehouse.
Centerpieces: Half of the tables with an eiffel towers with stargazers and the other half with submerged orchids in a vase with fuchsia marbles and a light. And maybe potted orchid plants on some, not sure yet.
Food/Menu: Fruit, cheese and cracker orderves, Rosemary chicken and tri-tip, garlic mash potatoes, pasta salad, ranch baked beans, and mixed vegetables. Ceasar salad, and rolls with butter. Still deciding if we want to have steaks instead of tri-tip.
Cake Flavour: undecided
Favours: Having a photo booth so I figured that would be the favours because everyone can take a photo and keep it. but still not sure if we will be doing more.
Bachelorette (when/what): not sure when but we are doing a coed party.
Ok, I'll play. :-)
Wedding Date: October 12, 2013
Engagement Length: 18 months
Colors: Primarily red and peach, with accents of ivory and gold,
Theme: Hmm. We don't really have a firm theme. But words I would use to describe our decor are elegant, understated, and a tiny bit art deco.
Wedding Party(#s): 4 gals, 4 guys, 4 ushers, and a flower girl
Ceremony (where, time): The Down Town Club, 6pm
Reception (where, time): same as ceremony
Dress Style: Jenny Packham May Blossom (sweetheart strapless, silk organza a line skirt with soft pickups, beaded deco belt)
Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro for both
Honeymoon Location: haven't booked yet, but we are seriously considering Sandals Royal Plantation (Ocho Rios, Jamaica)
Flowers: I haven't even met with my florist yet, but here's an inspiration photo. My bouquet will also have some dark red flowers as well.
First Dance Song: The Best is Yet to Come by Tony Bennett
Centerpieces: gold mercury glass vases, not sure exactly what flowers yet
Food/Menu: A lot. An extensive cocktail hour and a venetian hour with espresso bar to end the night. Dinner is a choice of crab cake, filet mignon, mediterranean chicken or a vegan option.
Cake Flavour: TBD, but probably either red velvet or chocolate
Favours: Chocolates in the shape of the Liberty Bell (our venue is across the street from the Liberty Bell)
DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ, piano player for cocktail hour
Bachelorette (when/what): In my friend group, we don't do traditional "bachelorettes", we do a weekend away. Mine is supposed to be a surprise, but I think we are going up to Napa. My MOH can't keep a secret. :-0
Wedding Date: August 24, 2013
Engagement Length: 1 year, 3 mths
Colors: Aqua, Black & Ivory
Theme: Italian with a Scottish Flare
Wedding Party(#s): MOH & 7 bridesmaids inc. 1 jr. BM & 7 groomsman, nc. 1 jr; a flower girl & Ring bearer
Ceremony (where, time): Catholic Church - Toronto, On - 3 Pm
Reception (where, time): Reception Hall - Toronto, On - Cocktail hr - 5:30 PM
Dress Style: Maggie sottero, Adorae
Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro hair & Make up artist
Honeymoon Location: Undecided, been mention of Europe
First Dance Song: Undecided
Centerpieces: submerged illuminated blue orchids, with floating candles
Food/Menu: Antipasto, pastas, filet mignon, chicken in white wine & butter sauce, salad, tartufo & sweet table with fresh fruit.
Favours: Photobooth pics & Mini Love Pizza cutters
Bachelorette (when/what): undecided, if we do it big Vegas, New York or Montreal, if we keep it low key Niagara Falls
Flowers: White roses, Cala Lilies & blue orchids
YAY! I wanna play!
Wedding Date: October 13, 2013
Engagement Length: 16 months
Colors: Blues with silver accents.
Theme: Elegant on a budget.
Wedding Party(#s): 3 1/2 bridesmaids, 3 1/2 groomsmen (a jr one on each side)
Ceremony (where, time): Downtown Raleigh at a cozy Italian restaurant. Probably 4:30.
Reception (where, time): Same place.
Dress Style: Alfred Angelo 1136! Sparkly top, corset back, sparkles lightly placed everywhere else. Strapless.
Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): ALL PRO. I have no idea what I am doing and I want to look amazing.
Honeymoon Location: We booked it last week! Couples Negril in Jamaica!
Flowers: Fake. Unsure what they'll be still.
First Dance Song: True Love Waits - Radiohead
Centerpieces: Super excited about these. Water beads in tall vases with an LED light on the bottom and a candle on top. This'll sit on top of a mirror and be surrounded by our favors (litecubes with our name and the date on them in little bags).
Food/Menu: Sit down. It's a 4 course meal. First course is served family style appetizers, then salads, a choice of 5 different entrees and then cake and an additional desert which is included.
Cake Flavour: Tasty and not fondant! I have no idea past that.
Favours: Lite cubes with our names and the date on them.
Bachelorette (when/what): No idea. Someone have my bridesmaids fill me in on the details. All I know is it is going to be tacky-penis free.
haha I love surveys!
Wedding Date: September 22, 2013
Engagement Length: 1 year 3 months.
Colors: Sapphire is our pop of colour however the wedding is rustic neutrals..., Grey, Ivory and creams
Theme: Vintage Rustic
Wedding Party(#s): 5 bridesmiads, 5 groomsmen, 2 flower girls (one doubles as a ring bearer), 1 jr bridesmaid.
Ceremony (where, time): The White Chapel at Balls Falls Conservation. Jordan, Ontario. 3:30pm
Reception (where, time): The big barn across from the white chapel. 4:30pm
Dress Style: Allure lace fit and flare. Inspired by Grace Kelly and Kate Middleton.
Cell phone pic:
Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro for both.
Honeymoon Location: Indecided between a Mediterranean Cruise OR a vacation in Valparaiso Chile with a side trip to the salt flats in Bolivia.
Hydrangea, Large Cottage Roses in creams, Babys Breath, grey toned succulents, blue lavender sprigs.
First Dance Song: Stand by Me - Ben E king (sung by a live band)
Centerpieces: Undecided between bird cages or lanterns. Either way i'm jumping on the bandwagon of slabs of wood, the cage/lantern on top with moss, flowers and candles.
Food/Menu: Autumn flavours, local, in season VEGAN menu. So probably lots of squash, season veg, etc.
Cake Flavour: Golden Vanilla
Favours: Homemade local jam.
DJ/Band/Ipod: Latin guitarist for the cocktail hour through dinner, then a 1950s cover band. Around 10pm we will switch to an ipod.later
Bachelorette (when/what): New York City
Now I shall kill some time while at work. Thanks!
Wedding Date: October 19, 2013
Engagement Length: 1 year and 5 months
Colors: Black and White with a touch of apple green
Theme: Chic, Fun, and Sparkley (Not really a theme but those are the three words that come to mind to describe how I see my day)
Wedding Party(#s): 2 MOHs 3 BMs & 2 Bestmen 3 GMs
Ceremony (where, time): Resurrection of Our Lord Church in Philadelphia at 2:00 p.m.
Reception (where, time): The Radnor Hotel in Radnor PA at 6:00 p.m.
Dress Style: Alfred Angelo 2186. It is similar to the Cinderella dress with the cut and style but it has a dropped waist instead of empire.
Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro to both but I have not figured that part out yet.
Honeymoon Location: We booked it two weeks ago. 8 day Mediterranean Cruise with Royal Carribean.
Flowers: I have my inspiration pics all selected but nothing is set in stone yet. I have several upcoming florist appointments.
First Dance Song: We have three contenders and we have not reached a decison yet.
Centerpieces: Once again nothing is set in stone but I think we are going with tall vases with a few orchards inside and lime green beads at the bottom. They will be on a round mirror surrounded by candles. My table linens will be all black.
Food/Menu: Traditional sit down 4 course dinner with wine served table side. Guest get to choose between a lot of entrees. I know I will be getting the Chilean Sea Bass.
Cake Flavour: No idea yet. I just know I want chocolate involved somehow!
Favours: We are having a cigar bar as well as a candy bar. I am condiering that enough goodies for my guests.
DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ. An awesome one at that!
Bachelorette (when/what): I have no idea yet. I am hoping it is sometime in the summer as opposed to closer to my wedding.
Wedding Date: October 5, 2013
Engagement Length: Just shy of a year
Colors: Chocolate brown, deep red
Wedding Party(#s): 4 bridesmaids and 3 groomsmen (two of the BMs will walk with one of the GM)
Ceremony (where, time): Outside at a winery at 4:30
Reception (where, time): Same place at 5:30, inside though
Dress Style: Strapless, fit and flare
Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro hair, likely DYI make-up (by my sister)
Honeymoon Location: Possibly New Hampshire, Maine, east coast of Canada road trip
Flowers: Roses in bouquet, fall mums for decor
First Dance Song: Possibly Welcome by Hey Rosetta, or Swallowed in the Sea by Coldplay
Centerpieces: Thinking of grasses and/or wheat with a ripped, as well as candles
Food/Menu: Either chicken supreme or pork tenderloin with pasta as a first course, salad, and potatoes and winter vegetables
Cake Flavour: Not sure yet, but no fondant
Favours: Homemade soap with flavours like maple and cinnamon wrapped in nice paper with a sticker/stamp and our names and date.
Bachelorette (when/what): Not sure... all girls and hopefully kareoke will be involved.
Colors: metallics (gold, silver), neutrals, espresso, dark green and some dark purple
Theme: glam, elegant
Wedding Party(#s): 3 bridesmaids and 3 groomsmen
Ceremony (where, time): an outdoor courtyard at our venue in downtown Chicago, 6:00p
Reception (where, time): Same place at 7:30, cocktail hour in between
Dress Style: Strapless, Sheath with hand crystal beading
Honeymoon Location: Final contenders are: brazil, Fiji and French Polynesian Islands (Tahiti, moorea, bora bora)
Flowers: met with florist but forget which ones we chose
First Dance Song: TBD
Centerpieces: candelabras, mercury glass and tons of candles
Food/Menu: seated dinner with chicken, steak or fish option
Cake Flavour: TBD
Favours: Chocolate from my favorite childhood store. We also have a photo booth
DJ/Band/Ipod: string trio for ceremony, jazz band for cocktail then 10 piece orchestra/band for reception
Bachelorette (when/what): Puerto Rico in late August and another one in the city for a larger get together
Wedding Date: Sept 27.2014
Engagement Length: So far 3 years, will be 5 when we marry
Colors: Red, Orange, tans
Wedding Party(#s): 4 BM, 2 Junior BM, 1 FG, 5 GM, 1 JGM, 1 RB
Ceremony (where, time): Roterary Reserve State Park, Iowa @ 5:00pm
Reception (where, time): Same as above
Dress Style: Maggie Alana, lace mermaid, sweetheart neck, flower sash
Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Cousin doing make-up, Uncle (hairstylist) doing hair
Honeymoon Location: Belize, South America
Flowers: Dahlias, coxcomb, monkey tails, kangaroo paws, broom corn (mix of fresh and dried flowers) a combo of both these bouquets:
First Dance Song: Not sure but I really love the song "In Your Eyes" by Peter Gabriel
Centerpieces: Different sized Mason Jars with candles, pumpkins, wooden pails with wheat, sunflowers and other fall flowers
Food/Menu: Unsure still deciding
Cake Flavour: FI wants our tier to be vanilla with raspberry filling. The others will be chocolate, spice and red velvet
Favours: Home-made (family recipe passed down from several generations) jam :) flavors will be from my parents garden YUMMY
Bachelorette (when/what): Not sure on date but I want to go out of town (bigger city 2 hours away) and do a pole fitness class (so much fun) and then bar hop afterwards.
@NurseMandie: hey, noticed youre going to Belize for your HM. I looked into that area and would love to go but I was worried about hurricane season. Can you maybe share what you've found in terms of weather in specific areas
Wedding Date: October 19th 2013
Engagement Length: 3 years!!
Colors: Purple and silver
Theme: Romantic, elegant, timeless
Wedding Party(#s): 4 bridesmaids, 1 best man, 2 ushers, 1 groomsman, 1 page boy, 1 flowergirl
Ceremony (where, time): Our own church, 12 noon
Reception (where, time): Silverbirch Hotel, 4pm
Dress Style: Undecided yet! I have so many I love. Right now I'm loving this one...
But I don't want something strapless. I just love the style of this!!
Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Undecided, but I think I am leaning towards both being professionally
Honeymoon Location: Undecided, but I'm rooting for FL!!
Flowers: Haven't even thought of that yet!! Haha I'm bad at this
First Dance Song: Bless the Broken Road by Rascal Flatts
Centerpieces: Glass bowl with purple and white flowers, just keeping it simple
Food/Menu: Vegetable soup for starter, roast turkey and ham with mashed and roast potato, and for dessert pavlova or cheesecake
Cake Flavour: Not sure yet. My future MIL will be making it probably!
Favours: Little candles in tins with our names and wedding date on top
Bachelorette (when/what): I don't know what my girls will plan!!
Engagement Length: 19 months
Colors: Dark Purple, green, cream with grey accents
Theme: New Orleans.
Ceremony (where, time): Catholic Church in Naperville, IL, 2:00
Reception (where, time): Bobek's Signature Events, Woodridge, IL
Dress Style: David's Bridal. Cap Sleeved Satin Side-Draped A-Line GownStyle 9T3090
Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): ALL PRO.
Honeymoon Location: Spending a few days in New Orleans a few weeks after our wedding. Offical honeymoon in Europe the summer after our wedding (we're both teachers and want to have time to look around.)
Flowers: Not sure yet...
First Dance Song: In an Aeroplane Over the Sea
Centerpieces: Thinking some tables with black lanterns and some with flowers....
Food/Menu: Sit down dinner. Not going for tasting until the Spring.
Cake Flavour: Not sure, just NOT fondant
Bachelorette (when/what): Still throwing ideas around with MOH. Probably in Chicago, dinner, drinks at Howl at the Moon, looking for an activity in the afternoon that we can have the people who don't want to go out at night can join in.
Colours: Lavender, rose and warm grey (with olive accents)
Theme: Art nouveau/vintage glamour
Wedding Party(#s): 4 bridesmaids (3 best friends and FI's sister), one best man (FI's brother). Not decided if we're going for ushers, yet.
Ceremony (where, time): House For An Art Lover in Glasgow, Scotland. Beautiful Charles Rennie Mackintosh (Glaswegian Art Nouveau artist and architect) designed building with matching decor.
Reception (where, time): Same venue
Dress Style: Frankie by Stephanie Allin with the Yasmin bolero
Hair/Makeup (Pro/DIY): Currently undecided. Tempted to do my own makeup but bridesmaids keen for Pro. A friend at work used to be a MUA, so if she gives me a good deal I might go pro. Similar for hair (I have pixie hair so no point in me paying for Pro for myself, but BMs all have long hair).
Honeymoon Location: Still very undecided. Current thinking is somewhere in Central or South America (it's the one continent that neither of us have been to).
Flowers: Peonies and roses
First Dance Song: Again, very undecided. At the moment I'm most stressing about the music!
Centrepieces: Probably simple fishbowls with white roses/peonies
Food/Menu: The venue provides a full menu. We'll likely go with soup started and chicken main. Wine on tables is provided, as is a champagne toast. Not decided on evening buffet.
Cake Flavour: We'll likely go for a cake table. I'm keen to have lemon drizzle and maybe coffee and walnut. FI wants chocolate.
Favours: Honestly not decided if we'll even have them. If we do they'll be something consumable.
DJ/Band/Ipod: Bagpiper for the entrance. Pianist for during the meal. Ceilidh band followed by DJ for the evening.
Bachelorette (when/what): Letting the BMs plan. I'm keen for something low key, like renting a house in the country and going horseriding, followed by a girly sleep-over style party.
O yay how fun!!
Wedding Date: October 25,2013
Engagement Length: 1 year 10 months
Colors: colbolt blue, greyish silver
Wedding Party(#s): 7 bridesmaids, 5 groomsmen 1 maide of honor, 1 best man, 3 flower girls
Ceremony (where, time): Our Church 5pm
Reception (where, time): outdoor grass area with gazeebo, Right after ceremony
Dress Style: Maggie sottero Jenna
Hair/Makeup (Pro/DIY): Pro, dont know who tho
Honeymoon Location: undecided, Prob vegas because its only a few hours away from us so it would end up being the cheapest. Would love to go to Disney land though.
First Dance Song: I do (Cherish you) Mark wills (its our song) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBtgcU9DL24
Centrepieces: Beauty and the beast themed something like this
Food/Menu: undecided, our reseption venue comes with food
Cake Flavour: Red velvet
Bachelorette (when/what): Bachelorette scavenger hunt, alot of drinking. ikd when yet
@FutureMrs.Spencer: I am loving the roses under glass! My daughter loves Beauty and the Beast. We are going to see the musical of it next week and she's so excited.
@mstellah: I read that hurricanes rarely hit Belize because hurricanes travel from Africa west and then head North West and hit Florida, Carolinas etc. What I read is that during Belize "Hurricane" season mostly they just get a lot of rain but rarely damaging winds. The last hurricane they got was in 1960's. So its not to say they won't or couldn't get a hurricane during their season but South Eastern USA is more likely to get the storms.
Engagement Length: 13 months
Colors: Ocean/Peacock Blue with White, Black and Silver.
Theme:Simple yet classy.
Wedding Party(#s): MOH, 3 Bridesmaids, BM, 3 Groomsmen.
Ceremony (where, time): At a venue right on the Hamilton Harbour at 4pm.
Reception (where, time): Same place, just upstairs at 5pm.
Dress Style: I have no idea who the designer is or what the style number is! It's a strapless, sweetheart a-line dress, done in taffeta, with crystals and pearls all over the bust, and rouching at the waist, with a flower and crystal applique on the left side under the bust. Corset back, but with buttons from the top of the back all the way to the hem. It also has pockets!
Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Definitely pro, but it's a detail I'm still working on.
Honeymoon Location: Hopefully a cruise to the Caribbean!
Flowers: Hydrangeas and roses for the bouquets and bouts hopefully! With orchids in the centrepieces.
First Dance Song: Either Can't Help Falling in Love, by Elvis, or 4am by Our Lady Peace.
Centerpieces: Submerged orchid centrepieces on a mirror, with floating candles and crystals strewn around the mirror.
Food/Menu: 4 course plated meal. Picking foods next spring.
Cake Flavour: I think we're doing a bunch of different cupcake flavours.
Favours: Either a donation, or homemade oatmeal chocolate chip cookies.
DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ. It's part of the package from the venue!
Bachelorette (when/what): My MOH is planning it. I'm hoping for a spa day, followed by dinner, drinks, and dancing. Hopefully nothing trashy and lewd.
@starshinexavier: I love our lady peace! Never really thought of them as a first dance group, but I love it
Wedding Date: October 19th, 2013
Engagement Length: 22 months
Colors: hunger green, burnt orange, burgandy
Theme: fall, classic
Wedding Party(#s): MOH, 7 Bridesmaids, BM, 7 Groomsmen, flower girl, ring bearer
Ceremony (where, time): St. Benedicts RC Church, 2:30pm
Reception (where, time): Hyatt Regency, 6pm
Dress Style: Allure bridal 8958
Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): pro for both - smoky eyes and updo or half updo
Honeymoon Location: Hawaii - big island and kuai
Flowers: not sure yet, but i'm loving something like this:
First Dance Song: not sure yet
Centerpieces: something like this:
Food/Menu: 4 course plated meal. Picking foods in the spring.
Cake Flavour: not sure yet - will be 2 flavors, probably one chocolate and one fruity layer
Favours: none or something chocolate
Bachelorette (when/what): wine tour, spa day or both, sometime in September :)
@Anners7: It's so not a first dance kind of song. Hence why we're still trying to decide. Can't Help Falling in Love was the first song we danced together to, whereas 4am is our song. Thankfully we've still got 11 months to decide. ;)
Wedding Date: October 5, 2013Engagement Length: Long, almost 2 years by the time Oct. 5th rolls around :)Colors: Cream and gold with natural accent colors like greens and brownsTheme: Love is an adventureWedding Party(#s): 5 bridesmaids and 5 groomsmen, 2 flower girls, 1 jr groomsment/ring bearerCeremony (where, time): Outside at Indian Springs Metropark in White Lake, MIReception (where, time): In the Environmental Discovery Center at Indian Springs Metropark
Dress: BCBG Lourie long lace dress
Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Most likely will get them both professionally done, I want a some hairstyle with braids/ a rustic outdoorsy lookHoneymoon Location: A road trip but probably not until the summer after our weddingFlowers: Cream flowers (roses or hydrangea), succulents, greenery, wheatFirst Dance Song: Baby I love your way by Peter FramptonCenterpieces: flowers and greenery in mason jars with votives in a gold glittery votive holder, will also have wooden logs or slabs incorporated inFood/Menu: Chicken and other sidesCake Flavour: maybe pumpkin cupcakes or apple cider cupcakes, something festive!Favours: s'mores bar but maybe a photobooth tooDJ/Band/Ipod: DJBachelorette (when/what): Don't know, too far away
Wedding Date: October 24,2013
Engagement Length: Well it will be about 18 months since we got the ring, but only about 7 months of me "Wearing" the ring with it being official (long story....)
Colors: Blush pink, silver, gold, gray
Theme: Midsummer Nights Dream meets Paris countryside
Wedding Party(#s): 3 Bridesmaids, 3 groomsmen
Ceremony (where, time): Dripping Springs, Texas (outside Austin) at Camp Lucy. Ceremony begins at 6PM
Dress Style: Reem Acra L'Aventurra. Huge tulle ballgown
Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Hair def Pro with a tight huge bun (very formal). Makeup I will probably DIY because I love doing my makeup
Honeymoon Location: Undecided!
Flowers: Peonies, hydrangea, anenome, hanging lisanthius. Birch bark vases. Super romantic, lush
First Dance Song: "Can't Help Falling In Love"- Elvis
Centerpieces: Zinc standing candelabras with mercury glass votives and moss around base.
Food/Menu: Carrabbas italian food! We are so excited! Chicken Bryan and Lasagna
Cake Flavour: Almond cake with fresh strawberries and bavarian cream, covered in buttercream icing.
Favours: No idea!
Bachelorette (when/what): Labor Day weeksnd-- a glorified slumber party in Austin spanning 3 days!
I can't believe how fast October is coming... Still having fun planning everything.. Good luck to all you October Brides...
Engagement Length: 27 months
Colors: No "official" colors, but decor leans toward yellow and brown.
Theme: Relaxed, intimate and casual.
No. of Guests: 28 invited.
Wedding Party(#s): ZIP, ZERO, NADA.
Ceremony (where, time): Garnet Hill Lodge at 4:00PM
Reception (where, time): Same place, immediately to follow.
Dress Style: Trumpet, strapless, sweetheart neckline, lace all over, NO beading whatsoever.
Honeymoon Location: 7 nights in an adults only all-inclusive Maya Riviera resort: http://royalsuitesyucatanresort.com/all_inclusive.asp
Flowers: Sunflowers mostly
First Dance Song: "Free" by Zac Brown Band
Centerpieces: Sunflowers in mason jars.
Food/Menu: PRIME RIB, accompanied by lots of other stuff that is not as important as prime rib.
Cake Flavour: I'm a huge fan of traditional white almond cake flavor with a chocolate hazelnut filling and traditional buttercream frosting. YUM.
Favours: I'm writing individual, personalized "it means so much to us that you are here to celebrate today" notes to leave at people's place settings. Also, because of the small size of our wedding, we are able to offer a lot of extras that I guess could count as favors... we're having a bon fire with a s'mores bar. Also, on Saturday and Sunday mornings I'm having a starbucks coffee bar with all the syrups and stuff.
Bachelorette (when/what): HELL NO. None whatsoever.
Wedding Date: SUNDAY October 6, 2013
Engagement Length: 11 months
Colors: Peacock with silver accents.
Theme: Simple glamour.
Wedding Party(#s): 2 bridesmaids, 2 groomsmen, 1 flowergirl
Ceremony (where, time): Bride's local Anglican parish church.
Reception (where, time): City Golf club.
Dress Style: Nicolina (Australian designer).
Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): ALL PRO.
Honeymoon Location: 2 weeks in the Cook Islands (Sth Pacific)
Flowers: Hot Pink Roses and Purple Lisianthis (inspiration photo- ignore the yellow flowers)
First Dance Song: Ma vie en rose (Edith Piaf) sung by professional Jazz singer (friend of Bride)
Centerpieces: Hurricane vases with ivory candles surrounded by a ring of scattered silk purple and hot pink flower petals.
Food/Menu: Canapes served on a wooden decking overlooking the golf course and fountain followed by a hot buffet of Sunday roast meats (spring lamb and turkey) and vegetables and a dessert buffet
Cake Flavour: 2 tiers gluten-free orange and almond syrup and chocolate mud. See pictures of our cute porcelain figureines below we are using on the cake !! (cake pictured is not my cake)
Favours: minature paper lanterns with heart lace detailing and LED tealights
DJ/Band/Ipod: Jazz band who will also double as DJ later in the night
Bachelorette (when/what): My wedding will be on a Sunday over a long weekend. I am not having a Bachelorette, instead a Bridal shower/ kitchen tea the sat afternoon the day before the wedding when all my friends have arrived and a casual dinner (co-ed) for all the guests the night before the wedding.
Read more: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/complete-the-wedding-survey-1#ixzz2RfQzdBzM
Engagement Length: 2 years 10 months (together 8 1/2 years)
Colors: Plum, bright orange
Theme: Don't really have one
Wedding Party(#s): 3 bridesmaids, 1 MOH, 2 groomsmen, 2 bestmen, our son is the ring bearer, he's only 3 though, not sure if it will go smoothly, lol
Ceremony (where, time): on the water, outside the old mill
Reception (where, time): Same Place as ceremony
Dress Style: A-line, satin sweetheart
Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): pro for both
Honeymoon Location: Not sure yet
Flowers: Calla lillies for me, gerberas for the girls
First Dance Song: Open Arms, by Journey, and Time of My Life from Dirty Dancing
Centerpieces: ... don't get me started >.<
Food/Menu: Too much to list, but the main course options are apple pork, or rosemary chicken, the desert is chocolate fountain with lots of fresh fruit, not cake :p
Cake Flavour: dummy cake, just for photos
Favours: Not having any, we're making a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society
Bachelorette (when/what): No idea, I'm not throwing/hosting them. As far as I know, there has been no talk of bachelorette or shower...
Hi October 13' brides! I am a longtime lurker but a new poster :)
Engagement Length: 14 months
Colors: champagne/ivory with touches of plum
Theme:just wedding! Very simple & classy
Wedding Party(#s): 5 bridesmaids & 5 groomsmen
Ceremony (where, time): our church in Chicago at 3:30pm
Reception (where, time): an old banquet hall called Germania Place, also in Chicago. Cocktail hour at 6pm
Dress Style: ella rosa be123, satin, trumpet with rouching.
Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): pro! But they are friends!
Honeymoon Location: 10 lovely days in St. Lucia!
First Dance Song: don't know yet!!
Centerpieces: simple purple hydrangeas
Food/Menu: 4 course plated meal. Tasting is next month..
Cake Flavour: tasting is next month - hoping for red velvet!!
Favours: small little tins with so e purple candy in it. I left this one up to mom!
DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ. It is one of my bridesmaids dads business - he does all our friends weddings!
Bachelorette (when/what): getting a hotel downtown Chicago and just relaxing and having fun!!!
Wedding Date: October 26th, 2013
Colors: Navy, lavender, gold, and ivory
Theme: vintage european / wine
Wedding Party(#s): MOH, BM, 1 flower girl, our dog is the ring bearer. No other bridal party
Ceremony (where, time): 5 p.m. at a B&B
Reception (where, time): Same place as ceremony
Dress Style: Allure C182
*this isn't actually me; no personal photos yet
Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro hair/make-up. I'm getting hair extensions and lash extensions :) I've done them in the past for fun - they look awesome - but I can really only justify the expense for special occasions.
Honeymoon Location: Couples Swept Away in Negril, Jamaica
Flowers: Garden roses for the bouquets and in the centerpieces. Bouts are dried lavender with a sola rose (thanks, Etsy!)
First Dance Song: No dancing, just background music. We're having an intimate wedding with only 30 people
Centerpieces: Teapots stacked on books, filled with roses
Food/Menu: Four-course plated meal, with wine and beer pairings
Cake Flavour: No cake - wedding pie instead!
Favours: Chocolate cigards
DJ/Band/Ipod: String trio for ceremony, iPod for dinner (with Frank Sinatra/Rat Pack tunes)
Bachelorette (when/what): My good friends (who would be bridesmaids if we were having a traditional wedding) are either taking me to a drag show, or a winery tour. Love them :)
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