(Closed) June Bees Wedding Survey

posted 11 years ago in June 2011
Post # 32
400 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Fun πŸ™‚


Wedding Date: June 19th

Engagement Length: 11 months (proposed July 19th 2010)

Colors: Green and a robin egg blue

Theme: BEACH!

Wedding Party(#s): Maid of honor, 1 Bridesmaid or Best Man, Best Man, 1 Groomsmen

Ceremony (where, time): 3:00pm On the beach with the sand between our toes πŸ™‚ in Long Branch NJ at Ocean Place Resort and Spa

Reception (where, time): 3:30, on an ocean front balcony at Ocean Place. We are also having a get together back home then so other family & friends can come that couldnt travel

Dress Style: Soft Chiffon Gown with Pleated Bodice Style 9WG3095 with the malibu sash

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): All DYI with help im sure from my maid of honor (my sis)

Honeymoon Location: Long Branch NJ for the week

Flowers: I made seashell bouquets πŸ™‚

Centerpieces: Curly willow branches, blue wheat grass, white beading branch things, we are hanging small battery opperated tealights from the curly willow branches. Everything will be going into a vase

Food/Menu: 3 course meal of crab bisque, ceaser salad, steak or tilapia

Cake Flavour: Marble with mocha filling

Favours: Small buckets filled with mints. I also did up cute beach theme Out of Town bags filled with lots of goodies.

DJ/Band/Ipod: IPOD made possible by my bro

Bachelorrete (when/what): Spa day with the girls πŸ™‚

Post # 33
1333 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

edit: caricature artist…not a character artist, whoops!

@waffle: thank you! πŸ™‚ so does yours!



Post # 34
293 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Wedding Date: June 11th 

Engagement Length: 7 Months

Colors: White, Black, Platinum and Plum

Theme: No theme here…we did that for showers

Wedding Party(#s): 5gm and 5bm

Ceremony (where, time): 6pm – Country Club Pavilion

Reception (where, time): 6:30- Grand Ball Room @ Country Club

Dress Style: Maggie Sottero “Shelby”

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Both pro!!  Yay for Brushworx!!

Honeymoon Location: 1 Week in Cancun and 1 Week in the UK

Flowers: White, Purple and Green of course

First Dance Song: Still to be determined but prob Lucky by Colbie and Jason Mraz

Centerpieces: Some Funky cool looking LED modern thing…

Food/Menu: Pecan Crusted Chicken and Beef Tenderloin and a TON of sides…

Cake Flavour: Southern Pound Cake with glazed fruit

Favours: Candy

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ all the way!

Bachelorrete (when/what): May 19-22nd in Destin Florida and I just cannot WAIT!!

Post # 35
71 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Wedding Date: June 26

Engagement Length: 15 Months 

Colors: Gold and light Pink

Theme: Infinity

Wedding Party(#s): 2 Maid/Matron of Honor 1 Bestman 1 Groomsmen

Ceremony (where, time): 4 PM large covered porch of reception venue overlooking a lake.

Reception (where, time): 5:30pm inside the venue.

Dress Style: Forever Yours, i forget the style, ball gown with pick ups, strapless

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Hair – Maid/Matron of Honor, Makeup -DIY

Honeymoon Location: Undecided, but leaning towards Spain

Flowers: Pink White and yellow daisies, roses, and lilies

First Dance Song: Undecided

Centerpieces: Undecided

Food/Menu:Salad, Chicken Potatos and Vegetables, Dessert (undecided), Wedding cake

Cake Flavour: Medium Chocolate mousse with rasberry filling and a sugar cookie crust

Favours: Video message DVD from the couple

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ or Ipod, still debating

Bachelorrete (when/what): Surprise by my MOHs

Post # 36
204 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

Wedding Date: June 11

Engagement Length: 18 months (didn’t start planning until 2 months ago…ooops!)

Colors: Cactus Green – MOH and boys will be coordinating with that color…otherwise, no real color scheme.

Theme: none

Wedding Party(#s): Maid/Matron of Honor, Best Man, 1 Groomsmen

Ceremony (where, time): 7:30pm- outside in a private heavily wooded park lined by a dreamy canal in my parents private neighborhood…swoooon

Reception (where, time): 8:15pm- cocktail hour inside parents home, 9:15pm- reception begins in parents beautiful backyard under the stars!

Dress Style: Wearing my mothers dress! It was handmade for her, no deisgner. Very vintage boho rocker chic. Love it!!

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): DIY- former hairstylist, love to do my own hair. Makeup on the other hand…starting to worry a little!

Honeymoon Location: Akumal, Mexico. So stoked- first time out of the country for me!

Flowers: Gardenias in my hair and for the groom to wear, Maid/Matron of Honor will carry a babys breathe bouquet (no bouquet for me!), Groomsmen will have babys breath boutinerres and centerpieces will be whatever Central Market has in their flower department that morning! It’s kind of fun not to know just yet what I’m going to be working with!

First Dance Song: Undecided- we’re big Led Zep/Pink Floyd fans…trying not to trip out the grandparents TOO much…

Centerpieces: See flowers… I have been collecting serveral antique vases that will be scattered on the tables full of flowers and surrounded by tons of candles.

Food/Menu: Very, very heavy appetizers followed by the worlds most delicious cake!

Cake Flavour: White chocolate melt in your mouth and make you cry in a good way flavor. Got very lucky and was gifted a beautiful and delicious cake from a famous local baker who is best friends with my Future Mother-In-Law. Whoop whoop!!

Favours: Undecided- I have never taken one home from any wedding I’ve been to so considered skipping it, but Fiance isn’t having that!

DJ/Band/Ipod: Band (FI is a local musician with many talented friends who will be playing our ceremony and some of the reception) our IPOD will take us out for the last part of the reception.

Bachelorrete (when/what): Not sure! All my friends are men and they will all be attending my Fiance bach party in Vegas…that stinker!

Post # 37
27 posts
  • Wedding: April 2015

Wedding Date: June 4

Engagement Length: 14 Months

Colors: Pink

Theme: Kinda Sorta butterfly

Wedding Party(#s): Maid/Matron of Honor, 4Bridesmaid or Best Man, 1 JB

Ceremony (where, time): 5:00 Butterfly Place

Reception (where, time): Right after, Elks

Dress Style: Not sure

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): DIY both

Honeymoon Location: Las Vegas babbyy!

Flowers: Brooch bouquet

First Dance Song: All I ask of you – Phantom of the Opera

Centerpieces: Assortment of flowers

Food/Menu: Steak tips w/ bourbon glaze and Baked Haddock and a mixture of Brazillian Cuisine

Cake Flavour: first layer – Almond with Strawberry   Second Layer – Chocolate with Mocha  Third Layer – Marble with Rasberry

Favours: Save the honeybees seed packets

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorrete (when/what): Memorial Day Weekend Winery

Post # 38
229 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Wedding Date: June 5

Engagement Length: 23 months!

Colors: Black, white, charcoal/silver and bright blue

Theme: none

Wedding Party(#s): 1 maid of honor, 1 best man, 2 bridesmaids & 2 groomsmen

Ceremony (where, time): 3:00 PM, Lake Windsor Golf Club

Reception (where, time): 3:30 – cocktail hour, 5:00 dinner

Dress Style: Mori Lee 2505

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Both Pro (gift from friendors!)

Honeymoon Location: Road trip within US – Probably will end in CA

Flowers: blue hydrangea, white roses, white lisianthus

First Dance Song: The Luckiest – Ben Folds

Centerpieces: various sized vases with white candles

Food/Menu: Champagne Chicken, Steak, Vegetable Primavera

Cake Flavour: amaretto cake with whipped cream filling, buttercream frosting

Favours: none

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorrete (when/what): Was in January (only time friends were all here!) pre-gaming at my apartment with games & drinks, then bar hopping/dancing in downtown Madison.

Post # 39
236 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Wedding Date: June 4

Engagement Length: 14 months

Colors: Navy, pale peach, ivory, sage green

Theme: Garden Party

Wedding Party(#s): 1 maid of honor, 1 best man, 6 bridesmaids & 6 groomsmen

Ceremony (where, time): 3:30 PM, Family Church

Reception (where, time): 6 PM Morris Arboretum- cocktail hour, 7:00 dinner

Dress Style: Casablanca 1932

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Both Pro

Honeymoon Location: TBD

Flowers: Pink and white peonies, garden roses, ranaculus

First Dance Song: If I Could Write a Book – Sinatra

Centerpieces: various sized vases with above flowers, tealights, lanterns

Food/Menu: Final tasting this weekend!

Cake Flavour: Final tasting this weekend!

Favours: Homemade vanilla extract

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorrete (when/what): Will be the weekend before the wedding in Boston. Can’t wait!

Post # 40
12 posts
  • Wedding: June 2011

Wedding Date: June 4

Engagement Length: 16 months

Colors: Royal Blue, Bright Pink, Bright Ornge

Theme: I don’t really have one…

Wedding Party(#s): 1 Maid of Honor, 1 Matron of Honor, 2 Best Men, 4 Bridesmaid, 4 groomsmen, 1 jr. groomsman, 2 flower girls

Ceremony (where, time): 3:30 PM, Family Church

Reception (where, time): 6:30 PM White Tent @ Piper Glen Golf Course

Dress Style: Maggie Sottero “Dallas Marie”

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Both Pro

Honeymoon Location: Punta Cana, DR

Flowers: Orange/Pink Gerbera Daisies

First Dance Song: Still Deciding

Centerpieces: Royal Blue runners, Black lanterns, Votives, Pebbles

Food/Menu: Chicken Breast, Ham, Southern Style Green Beans, Garlic roasted potatoes, Salad, bread

Cake Flavour: Vanilla, Choc, Strawberry with Buttercream Icing!

Favours: PhotoBooth

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorrete (when/what): Went to Mardi Gras in New Orleans in March!

Post # 41
33 posts
  • Wedding: June 2011

I’ve been lurking for a while and with only two months left, I’ve suddenly become wedding obsessed!  I had to register so I could participate in this survey.  Weee!

Wedding Date: June 19

Engagement Length: 10 months

Colors: various shades of pink, grey, ivory, etc. (not particularly strict)

Theme: Elegant, jazzy, brunchy

Wedding Party(#s): 5 bridesmaids and 5 groomsmen, 3 flower girls

Ceremony (where, time): An old boat house turned jazz house turned venue on the waterfront.  11:00am “cocktails”, 12:00pm ceremony outside on back deck

Reception (where, time): 12:30ish at the same venue

Dress Style: Maggie Sottero Claire – a chiffon gown

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): both pro

Honeymoon Location: We’re moving to the US after the wedding, then going to Hawaii for the honeymoon!

Flowers: peonies and others

First Dance Song: A jazz song: either Dream a Little Dream of Me or something else like it. 

Centerpieces: Penies and other flowers in a glass cylinder vase.

Food/Menu: 6 mini courses of brunch type foodstuffs

Cake Flavour: A chiffon cake with passion fruit icing – FI’s granny’s famous recipe.

Favours: none

DJ/Band/Ipod: A jazz band

Bachelorrete (when/what): Cottage weekend at the end of May!

Post # 42
26 posts
  • Wedding: June 2011

Wedding Date: June 4

Engagement Length: 12 Months

Colors: Teal blue & mint green

Theme: none

Wedding Party(#s): Maid/Matron of Honor, 1 Bride’s attendant, Bridesmaid or Best Man, 1 Groomsman

Ceremony (where, time): 2:00pm catholic church

Reception (where, time): 5:30, golf club

Dress Style: Champaign Lace (& awesome)

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Hair – pro, Makeup – pro

Honeymoon Location: San Fransisco, CA!

Flowers: green & white… uh, hydrangias (sp?) roses, lilies, others?

First Dance Song: No idea yet πŸ™

Centerpieces: 1/3 are three water filled vases w/ floating candles, 1/3 are branches with lilies in them, last 1/3 are hydrangias in bowl vases

Food/Menu: don’t know that yet either… gotta get on that.

Cake Flavour: Square, off-white: first layer – carrot cake w/ cream cheese frosting!  second & third layers – white cake w/ buttercream frosting

Favours: deciding this tonight- probably homemade caramels

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorrete (when/what): May 21, dinner & the bar?  Maybe rockclimbing before that

Post # 43
3214 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Oooh, fun!

Wedding Date: June 25

Engagement Length: 14 Months (proposed on our 6-year dating anniversary, Feb. 15)

Colors: None, really – although my dress has teal accents

Theme: none

Wedding Party(#s): none

Ceremony (where, time): 6 PM Mom and stepdad’s backyard (or living room, depending on weather)

Reception (where, time): immediately following ceremony, same place

Dress Style: Custom design – spaghetti straps, lots of diagonal seams

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro

Honeymoon Location: Minimoon in Burlington, VT

Flowers: White sweet peas, plus whatever else the florist likes

First Dance Song: Not having one

Centerpieces: Something modern – up to florist.

Food/Menu: So much!  Stationary and passed apps, then food stations. The entree options will be peppercorn-crusted beef tenderloin, some kind of fish (I don’t remember), and beggar’s purse pasta filled with portobello mushrooms in a carrot reduction (SO GOOD)

Cake Flavour: first layer – Chocolate with caramel filling and dark ganache icing, middle layer – white with lemon and raspberry fillings and white chocolate ganache icing, top layer – green tea with milk chocolate toffee filling and dark ganace icing.

Favours: none

DJ/Band/Ipod: Ipod

Bachelorrete (when/what): Weekend at a cabin in the woods near Big Sur – 2 weeks away!!!! AAAAHHHH I can’t wait!

Post # 44
29 posts
  • Wedding: June 2011

Wedding Date: June 4th

Engagement Length: 14 Months 

Colors: Deep purple and powder blue

Theme: garden wedding, country inn, elegant

Wedding Party(#s): MOH, 2 BMs, Best Man, 3 Groomsmen

Ceremony (where, time): 3:00 PM Outside at a country inn

Reception (where, time): 5:30, inside the inn

Dress Style: Mon Cheri destinations – lace and strapless

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Hair – pro, Makeup – pro

Honeymoon Location: Greek Islands and Turkey

Flowers: this is up to the florist (they are amazing, tho) I only was adamant about having hydrangeas

First Dance Song: Either “Harvest Moon” by Neil Young or “Lost together” by Blue Rodeo

Centerpieces: flowers with candles around

Food/Menu: Main Course: chicken stuffed with pears, onion and brie dirzzled with a citrus butter cream sauce, asparagus and roasted new potatoes. (for the guest,…i’m a vegetarian

Cake Flavour: lemon cake with a raspberry cake filling

Favours: small “country” jars with local, artisan chocolate…SO GOOD

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorrete (when/what): Victoria Day weekend, Niagara Falls

Post # 45
3 posts
  • Wedding: June 2011

My wedding is taking place in San Francisco, CA. Smile

Wedding Date: June 18

Engagement Length: 16 Months

Colors: Ivory and black with touches of teal/turquoise and gray.

Theme: Vintage Modern?

Wedding Party(#s): 1 Maid/Matron of Honor, 7 Bridesmaids, 1 Best Man, 6 Groomsmen, 16 primary sponsors, 2 candle sponsors, 2 veil sponsors, 2 cord sponsors, 3 flower girls, 1 ring bearer, and 1 coin bearer (yikes!)

Ceremony (where, time): Saints Peter and Paul Church, 10:30am

Reception (where, time): Terra Gallery, 6:00pm

Dress Style: Pronovias Ideal

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro and pro (but makeup pro is a cousin of my fiance).

Honeymoon Location: Riviera Maya, Mexico.

Flowers: Bouquets and centerpiece arrangements will be soft pink and cream and will consist of peonies, hydrangeas, lisianthus, and roses.

First Dance Song: Adam Sandler’s “I Wanna Grow Old With You” will be sung and guitar played by our good friends (who also helped in the proposal video).

Centerpieces: Half of the tables will have black julep cups of peonies and cylinder vases of floating candles surrounding a black candelabra and the other half will have a black urn with flowers.

Food/Menu: Seared Sea Scallops and California Tar Tar during Cocktail Hour and buffet dinner menu includes Tender Braised Beef, Grilled Chicken Breasts, roasted potatoes, spinach gnocchi, and roasted veggies.

Cake Flavor: Pecan praline & red velvet from Nothing Bundt Cakes.

Favors: Nothing Bundt Cake bundlets (also serves as dessert), one.org bands, & personalized button pins for anyone to take.

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ.

Bachelorette (when/what): April 8-10, NYC – It was sooo much fun!

Post # 46
3282 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 1993

Wedding Date: June 18

Engagement Length: 28 months – he proposed on the 3 year anniversary of when he asked me to prom – an internship pushed back his graduation so we waited until this summer instead of last fall, hence a LONG LONG wait to get married!

Colors: Dark blue, light pink, light silver

Theme: none really – I just say “pretty”!!

Wedding Party(#s): 4 bridesmaids/groomsmen, 2 ushers, 2 personal attendants, 1 ring bearer, 1 flower girl

Ceremony (where, time): 2pm at FI’s church

Reception (where, time): Hotel Julien, cocktail hour starting at 5:30

Dress Style: Private label by G 1272, with cathedral train and veil

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro

Honeymoon Location: Couples San Souci in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, so excited!

Flowers: My bouquet – red roses, girls – pink roses, stargazer lillies in church flowers, and lstroemeria lillies and spray roses for various corsage/boutonnieres

First Dance Song: Still trying to decide – probably “Everything” by Michael Buble

Centerpieces: 1 white gladiolus and 2 light pink roses on reception tables, in tall vases

Food/Menu: Various hor d’oeuvres for cocktail hour, then buffet of ham and sliced roast beef, type of potatoe/vegetable to be decided yet, salad, dessert table

Cake Flavour: 3 layers + supplemental sheet cakes in chocolate, marble, and white – top layer is white with strawberry filling. Not too fancy I guess!

Favours: M&M’s in our colors

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorrete (when/what): June 4th at one of my bridesmaid’s house – combined with a friend’s shower and possibly a Pure Romance party. Dinner, probably some bars and lots of bonding time! Can’t wait!

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