(Closed) How has your wedding morphed over time?

posted 8 years ago in Decor
Post # 3
1385 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

We’re still having an intimate wedding, but all of a sudden our non-themed wedding has an “Arizona theme” I think it all started with our color palate- we didn’t want to detract from the “Natural beauty” of the Arizona Red Rock… and it just kind of evolved. Neither of us thought we would have a theme!

Oh and I bought a dress on the cheap that I’m totally not wearing, ended up spending a little over 1k on a gown… ha!

Post # 4
2404 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

yes it has…mostly because the type of venue i had ALWAYS always planned on (art gallery) didn’t seem to work out. The space didn’t have the right “flow” for me and opted out….i was going for a very contemporary feel originally.

Our chosen venue is now a women’s club that has a lovely vintagey-historic charm and my design ideas have morphed from modern-chic to nostalgic elegance… haha whatever that means. vintage meets elegance meets chic. 🙂

Post # 5
217 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

Initially: HUGE tented outdoor wedding at my parents’ lakehouse, renting everything, wearing NOTHING BUT a huge princessy ballgown and cathedral veil, 12 bridesmaids, Saturday, pink & gold as the colors.

Now: Medium sized church wedding with a reception at a historic Inn, two gowns: one princessy ballgown to wear only for the ceremony and a trumpet to wear the rest of the night, birdcage veil, 8 bridesmaids, 3 bridesmen, Friday, but still having pink and gold… of course. 🙂 

Post # 6
3539 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

my wedding has morphed fro,

Black silver burgandy modern theme..with marquee

To garden wedding – burgandy/gold were the original color scheme but then I couldnt find some really good burgandy bridesmaid dresses.. So they bought red ones so  added orange/red to the color scheme

Reception Venue: was yacht club looking over the water.. now restaurant convention centre with the  style modern and we werent allowed candles, most things I had planned was a romantic theme with the candles. So ive had to rethink everything.

Wedding of mums original guest list of 310 to 150, because there are no venues that could fit that amount and I do not want that amount rocking up to the wedding anyway.

its changed lots.. over the last 6 months.. I can hardly keep up that it keeps on evolving!


Post # 7
818 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2010

In the beginning: 200 people invited, fruit centerpieces, real flowers, cathedral length veil

Now: 360 people invitedSealed, potted plants as centerpieces (I can plant them after the wedding), fake flowers, waltz length veil

Yeah, I know, our guest list EXPLODED! And I didn’t even catch it until after I sent out the save the dates (I know, silly of me).

Post # 8
450 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2009

Haha, yes this totally happened to me!

In the beginning: 60 people, jcrew wedding dress, heavy hors d’ouvres, small college or hometown church, piano at ceremony reception either at a little art gallery or in my family’s back yard, afternoon, jazz trio, rent nice cars, doing own hair/makeup, 


Final result: 170 People, went through 3 wedding dresses (final choice was Marisa 726) with a big veil, huge diocese cathedral, organist at ceremony, two limos, reception at a big ballroom with a stage, full 10 piece swing band, sit down dinner, after party, hairdresser, makeup artist, evening


Yeah, it morphed!

Post # 9
10218 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2010

Hmmm we haven’t been engaged for that long actually just shy of a month.. originally i wanted a slinky mermaid pnina tornai-esque gown.. i ended up with more of a slim a line pronovias-esque gown.. i originally wanted a historic bed and breakfast as the venue, it looks like we’ll end up with a golf course in a historic city (at least we’ll have great pictures lmao)!! everything else has remained the same or very close to it…

Post # 10
300 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

Mine started out – violet, pewter and ivory as the main colors, guest list of 200, venue at a historic mansion in the South Bay.

Now – olive green, sunflower yellow, chocolate brown and ivory, 400 guests, venue is a winery in the East Bay.  

Basically, the huge guest list meant we had to change our venue, which changed the feel of the wedding from antique vintage to rustic vintage glam.  

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