(Closed) Do you have any friendors?

posted 9 years ago in Beehive
Post # 3
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2009

My sister is doing our cake/cupcakes.  She’s an amazing baker/decorator and is hoping to one day soon make a business of it.  A friend is our officiant.  He was my youth pastor.  Fiance’s sister is helping with invitation making (she works in marketing).  We have such an amazing and generous group of friends and family.

Post # 4
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: February 2018

Our reception venue (a golf course) is the place where I worked all through college and grad school. The owners (and staff, and many of the golfers) are very very near and dear to our hearts.

I love friendors!

Post # 5
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: March 2009 - Beach Social Hall

Ahh, I love friendors 🙂 We are lucky to have a few friendors, such as our officiant and photographer.

Post # 6
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2008

My cousin and her best friend did my makeup for the wedding. We even did two trial runs prior to the wedding. The outcome was fantastic. Everyone thought they were professionals.

Post # 7
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

My uncle is a pastor and our officiant.  My mom is helping with a lot of the decorating and making our cake.  My sister is a cosmetologist and will be handling hair.  One of the members of the string quartet is waiving her fee to get us a better deal.  I’m so appreciative of everyone’s help ant talent!

Post # 8
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2009

No, I have all outsode help.  I want everyone to just sit back and relax.  My fam is tooo over opoinated.  If yoy know what I mean.lol Si i hired a wedding planner and she is going to take cre of everything.

Post # 9
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Newbee
  • Wedding: September 2007

Just about everyone was a friendor for me- photos, flowers, officiant, make up, invitations. The only "outsider" was the videographer and the caterer. 

Post # 10
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 1969

My uncle is a wedding photog in Puerto Rico and is shooting our wedding- but so is one of my closests friends husband who is also a photog. My friends husband is a photographer who travels to Sri Lanka, Birtain, the Phillipines, Singapore and the States for various photography related events (such as weddings, obamas inauguration)…

I have another friend who is making our invitations too. 

I would put the websites of my uncle and my friends husband here- but I don’t know if that is naughty… I just really like both of their pictures to look at- so if you want to see their websites PM me.

 

Post # 11
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

Sure do.

My ex-boyfriend and his fiance are our photographers.

My sister is hand-making truffles for our favors. [drools]

We might be having various family members make pies in lieu of a groom’s cake.

I plan to ask my uber-talented cousin to play the processional. (As a side-note, I played the processional/exit-music at both of my siblings’ weddings).

We’ll probably hand off our video camera to someone in lieu of a videographer.

Also, I’m DIYing my invitations, flowers and other decor, but I know I’ll have help from friends ‘n’ family.

Post # 12
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Worker bee

Yep.  Our officiant is one of my good friends from med school and our ceremony musician will be FH’s guitar teacher from when he was i nhigh school.

Post # 13
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Blushing bee

My photographer is a distant kind-of friendor…

My grandma’s sister’s husbands’ sister’s youngest daughter. Yikes, eh? But she’s really talented and I’d rather hire someone I kind-of know than a total stranger, all other things being equal.

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