(Closed) June Bees Wedding Survey

posted 11 years ago in June 2011
Post # 47
1 posts
  • Wedding: June 2011

Wedding Date: June 4

Engagement Length: 2 years, 1 month (May 9th 2009)

Colors: Tiffany blue and Persimmon

Theme: Rustic with a side of moose πŸ˜‰

Wedding Party(#s): Maid/Matron of Honor, 3 Bridesmaid or Best Man, 1 JRBM, 2 Flower Girl, 1 RB, 1Bridesmaid or Best Man, 4 Groomsmen and 2 ushers

Ceremony (where, time): 3:45pm at an old, refurbished mansion in town

Reception (where, time): 5pm at a hall on a lake

Dress Style: Mon Cheri Harlow

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Both pro, id be a mess if i did it myself!

Honeymoon Location: still up for debate, we are waiting until 2012

Flowers: White roses, Garden Roses, circus roses, calla lillies and mixed “wile” flowers

First Dance Song: History in the making – Darius Rucker

Centerpieces: Circus roses and mixed wild flowers in a mason jar, on top of a wood slice.

Food/Menu: Prime rib, ham, Tukey and all the fixins

Cake Flavour: Red Velvet, White chocolate strawberry, and Vanilla with vanilla

Favours: moose shaped candy, and cake to take home

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorrete (when/what): Not having one, i will probably have a small group of girls over when my FH goes out for his bachelor party

Post # 48
265 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

I really wanted to post to this earlier, but I was having some crazy problem with WB and couldn’t post anything!! Ack! Talk about withdrawal! But now I can post again. πŸ™‚ So here goes!

Wedding Date: June 23

Engagement Length: 9 Months (He proposed on September 19, 2010)

Colors: Shades of cream, teal, peach, orange accents…but no “official” color scheme

Theme: none

Wedding Party(#s): Just my two kiddos: 8 year old daughter is flower girl/jr. bridesmaid (she can’t decide what to call herself! πŸ™‚ ) and 5 year old son is ring bearer

Ceremony (where, time): 5:00 PM ceremony on the Astor Terrace at the St. Regis Hotel

Reception (where, time): Cocktail hour on the terrace immediately following ceremony; 7:00 PM dinner reception at Sequoia Restaurant in Georgetown

Dress Style: Jim Hjelm Blush 1000

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

Honeymoon Location: First, a “familymoon” with the kiddos at Disney, then a cruise along the Italian Riviera for Fiance and I

Flowers: My bouquet: silk cascade with cream and yellow roses, cream peonies; ceremony and reception flowers will have white hydrangea, peach roses and white garden roses, peach tulips (if available), peach ranunculus, white jasmine on the vine and buffalo mokaras

First Dance Song: No dancing! Just a dinner reception (we’re having a very small wedding).

Centerpieces: Alternating between smaller arrangements of the ceremony flowers and fishbowls with swirls of grass and floating orchids

Food/Menu: steak, chicken, or crabcakes. Well, the descriptions sound better than that (like “New York Strip with something-something”) but I can’t remember exactly.

Cake Flavour: Two layers of cake (yellow cake with strawberry and whipped cream, and I swear I can’t remember if the other layer will be good ol’ chocolate or if it’s mocha); and red velvet cupcakes!

Favours: none

DJ/Band/Ipod: iPod

Bachelorrete (when/what): Bleck. I’m too old for that shit! πŸ™‚

Post # 49
25 posts
  • Wedding: May 2011

Wedding Date: June 22 (Yes, we’re getting married on a WEDnesday πŸ˜‰ )

Engagement Length: 5 months

Colors: grey, white, shades of pink and peach

Theme: not really theme-ing

Wedding Party(#s): none

Ceremony (where, time): LDS Temple in Draper UT at 1 pm

Reception (where, time): 6pm at our church *the next day*  and then an open house July 16 in CA for all his family and friends there.

Dress Style: J Crew – Justine

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): both pro

Honeymoon Location: Florida

Flowers: Not sure. May not have any.  Had a clutch custom made…

First Dance Song: Don’t have a first dance

Centerpieces: Cylinder vases, spit balls and 3 foot round white balloons (lit)

Food/Menu: An assortment of gourmet salads, wonderful breads/spreads and an italian soda bar

Cake Flavour: don’t know.  Mother-In-Law is choosing.

Favours: Candy buffet

DJ/Band/Ipod: Incredible pianist (This guy) He wrote an original song he’s playng…  and then a band called “A Fistful of Dudes”

Bachelorrete (when/what): ?

Post # 50
27 posts
  • Wedding: June 2011

Wedding Date: June 24

Engagement Length: almost 12 Months (proposed June 28, 2010)

Colors: Pink, Gray, and Apple Green

Theme: Lace and Pearls

Wedding Party(#s): 3 Bridesmaid or Best Man, 3 Groomsmen

Ceremony (where, time): Charles E. Memorial Chapel, Furman Univ. 2:30pm

Reception (where, time): Younts Conference Center, Furman Univ. 3:15pm

Dress Style: Oleg Cassini CT229 (all over lace, pearl beading, and chapel length train)

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro for both

Honeymoon Location: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Flowers: Pink roses, green hypericum berries, silver brunia, green button mums, pink peonies, white hydrangeas

First Dance Song: TBD

Centerpieces: Half will be tall centerpieces with branches and a ring of pink hydrangeas with votives around the vase. 3 will be bridesmaid bouquets and the rest will be short assortments of the wedding flowers used in my bouquet

Food/Menu: Chicken skewers with teriyaki sauce, bri and fruit, swedish meatballs, chicken salad sandwiches, cheese board, etc.

Cake Flavour: Chocolate chip cake with chocolate chocolate chip filling and buttercream frosting

Favours: Photobooth strip

DJ/Band/Ipod: Ipod

Bachelorrete (when/what): June 18, 2011/where and what? I don’t know…its a surprise!! πŸ™‚

Post # 51
27 posts
  • Wedding: June 2011

Wedding Date: June 17, 2011

Engagement Length: 4 months! (no wonder im so stressed! – we moved it up a year!)

Colors: whites, khaki, and muted tiffany blue

Theme: beachy, carefree, is that a theme?

Wedding Party(#s): 2 Maid/Matron of Honor (twin sisters), 1 Bridesmaid or Best Man, 1 Best Man, 1 Groomsmen

Ceremony (where, time): 5pm at Makapu’u Beach, Hawaii

Reception (where, time): 8:00 reservations, Orchids restaurant Halekulani Hotel, Wakiki

Dress Style: White by Vera Wang

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): PRO both

Honeymoon Location: Cruise to either Mediterrian or Carribean (have to wait until May 2012 since [future] hubby is military)

Flowers: lots and lots of roses!!

First Dance Song: no first dance – not really too upset.

Centerpieces: short square glass vases with lots of roses and tea leaves with LED tea lights in etched votives. and our wishing tree!

Food/Menu: (yum!) bacon wrapped scallops, shrimp ravioli, choice of beef tenderloin or lobster (yum again!) wine and champagne

Cake Flavour: lemon vanilla custard

Favours: Chocolate truffles

DJ/Band/Ipod: pianist at the restaurant

Bachelorrete (when/what):

Post # 52
257 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Wedding Date: June 4

Engagement Length: a little under 10 months (proposed August 15, about 2 weeks before our 8 year anniversary)

Colors: fuchsia & orange

Theme: none

Wedding Party(#s): MOH, 3 Bridesmaid or Best Man, 1 JBM, Bridesmaid or Best Man, 3 Groomsmen, Flower Girl

Ceremony (where, time): 11:00am at our Catholic church

Luncheon: A little different… Future In-Laws are having a luncheon for all the guests who came to the ceremony at their house immediately following the ceremony.

Reception (where, time): 6:00pm at a banquet hall/party center

Dress Style: Casablanca 1971 white

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

Honeymoon Location: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Flowers: mine – fuchsia & orange roses, white lilies, white fressia, green hypericum; BMs – all the same but no lilies; FH – white freesia; Groomsmen – orange roses 

First Dance Song: “Warmness on the Soul” – Avenged Sevenfold

Centerpieces: a mix of the bridal party flowers (no lilies, though)

Food/Menu: buffet – pasta salad buffet, fruit table, baked chicken, roast beef, lasagna, green beans almondine, roasted red potatoes, desert table

Cake Flavour: each tier has a white layer, chocolate mousse filling, and a chocolate layer, with buttercream frosting

Favours: little bags of milk chocolate Govida Gem truffles & Hershey kisses (FH loves Godiva)

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorrete (when/what): Dinner, bowling at a nicer bowling alley/bar (Corner Alley in Cleveland), and then out and about in downtown Cleveland – it was this past Saturday, May 14 – had a blast!!

Post # 53
1092 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Wedding Date: June 4

Engagement Length: 6 Months (proposed on December 6th – we wanted to get married on June 4th because it is BOTH of our parents wedding anniversaries!)

Colors: Teal Blue and Chocolate Brown

Theme: No particular theme, just classy with a little bling here and there

Wedding Party(#s): Maid/Matron of Honor, 2 Bridesmaid or Best Man, Best Man, 2 Groomsmen, 1 Flower Girl, 1 RB

Ceremony (where, time): 1:00 PM Beautiful old stone church – Our Lady of the Assumption; our ceremony is long and then there is a 40 minute drive to the reception

Reception (where, time): 6:00, reception in a small town curling rink

Dress Style: Bonny 5011 in white/platinum

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

Honeymoon Location: TBD we’re planning on going away in Novermber and hopefully to Jamaica or the somewhere in the Carribean

Flowers: dark pink and light pink gerber daisies and roses, some greenery (not sure what its called), garden white roses

First Dance Song: When You Love Someone – Bryan Adams

Centerpieces: wine glasses and votive candle holders filled with white sand/candles on a round mirror for some; rose bowls with white water pearls and a dark pink gerber on others

Food/Menu: Roasted turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, perogies, cabbage rolls, 3 kinds of salad, pickles, buns, 3 kinds of dessert

Cake Flavour: TBD this week!!

Favours: 3 Lindt chocolates in a white favour box that I stamped with a bunch of wedding stamps, including a custom one that has two hearts and says “Thank you for celebrating with us!” in both English and German.  I scored an awesome deal on the chocolates at a Dollar Store!  And they are Swiss chocolates, which is what I wanted, because my Fiance is Swiss!

DJ/Band/Ipod: Square dance caller and live band

Bachelorrete (when/what): Not having one

Post # 54
833 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Wedding Date: June 25th! 39 Days away!

Engagement Length: 1 year, 1 month and 20 days..he proposed May 5th, 2010!

Colors:  Fuschia, Light Green, Purple & Grey

Theme: Kinda rustic, Kinda vintage…love birds here and there

Wedding Party(#s): Maid/Matron of Honor, 4 bridesmaids, 1 flower girl, 2 best men and 1 RB

Ceremony (where, time): 5:30 pm in front of a fire place in a NYC restaurant

Reception (where, time): 7 pm, after the 1 hour cocktail hour, at a NYC restaurant.

Dress Style: Allure Bridal 8702

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

Honeymoon Location: St. Lucia

Flowers: The florist will decide what is best (and most affordable).. I didn’t even want flowers so…

First Dance Song: Everything- Michael Buble

Centerpieces: Fuschia, green, purples flowers (see above comment) small/low centerpieces surrounded by votive candle holders and my DIY table # signs (mini chalk boards)

Food/Menu: Choice of Filet Mignon, Chilean Sea Bass, Roasted chicken

Cake Flavour: Two flavors! Red Velvet & Raspberry chocolate mousse

Favours: Donation to the American Cancer Society in honor of our guests

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorrete (when/what): Supposed to be a beach getaway, but that was canceled..now I *THINK* a night out on the town the first weekend of June is being planned.

Post # 55
26 posts
  • Wedding: June 2011

I need something to take my mind off of work before I go on vacation in 3 hours πŸ™‚ 

Wedding Date: June 18

Engagement Length: 4 1/2 years, he proposed on our 2 year anniversary- 12/16/06

Colors: Navy Blue and Tiffany Blue

Theme: Nautical Elegance

Wedding Party(#s): 6 bridesmaids, 6 groomsmen

Ceremony (where, time): A marina in my hometown 2 p.m.

Reception (where, time): Same marina, immediately following our ceremony

Dress Style: Chiffon gown with beaded bodice

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Hair pro, makeup from Sephora

Honeymoon Location: Cancun, Mexico. Originally it was St. John and Virgin Gorda, but some things changed… anniversary trip next year? πŸ™‚

Flowers: Blue and White Hydrangeas for BM’s and centerpieces, pink peonies for me

First Dance Song: Crazy Love by Van Morrison (fox trot), which will switch into Crazy Little Thing called Love by Queen (swing) then back to Crazy Love

Centerpieces: Hyrdrangeas in galvanized flower buckets

Food/Menu: Heavy appetizers and stations; late night snack of pigs ‘n’ blankets, mini cheeseburgers, homemade potato chips and a smore’s bar!

Cake Flavour: Chocolate cake with chocolate ganache and rapsberry with vanilla buttercream

Favours: Champagne bubbles (little candies by Jelly Belly) will be in the little suitcase place cards, followed by homemade cookies made by me (chocolate chip, lemon crinkle, snickerdoodles, Bailey’s Double Chocolate, whole wheat peanut butter chocolate chip); flip flops for ladies with tired feet

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ… reggae for the dinner and cocktails followed by old rock ‘n’ roll, mixed with some popular and old, old hits

Bachelorrete (when/what): The 11th… Night out in Boston- dinner in the North End, followed by a drag show… we’re staying at the Omni Parker Hotel which is where JFK proposed to Jackie O (my style icon πŸ™‚ )

Post # 56
7941 posts
Bumble Beekeeper

@MrsJules10: Hi! Do you have any photos of your dress? I would love to see a real bride in Linda.

Post # 57
296 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Wedding Date: June 4

Engagement Length: 16 Months

Colors: Tiffany blue & White

Theme: none

Wedding Party(#s): Maid/Matron of Honor,  2- Maids 8 Bridesmaid or Best Man,  10 Groomsmen

Ceremony (where, time): 3 PM at our church were members at

Reception (where, time): cocktail hr 5-6 reception 6-10 The Hilton

Dress Style: Maggie Sottero Demi

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

Honeymoon Location: Meditterrian Cruise to Italy, Florenc, Rome

Flowers: Cali Lilies

First Dance Song: Share my world

Centerpieces: Candles/Callie Lilles

Food/Menu: Steak, Salmon, Chicken and Eggplanet Parmeesan

Cake Flavour: first layer – strawberry and cream, middle layer – yellow with cream

Favours: dvds with our favorite movies on them

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ and Band

Bachelorrete (when/what): we had a small BBQ for everyone not into the partys

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