(Closed) My head is spinning!!

posted 10 years ago in Logistics
Post # 3
Member
121 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2009

Hey there,

I’m not sure if you’ve taken a look at this blog before, but Snippet and Ink actually has inspiration board posts labeled by color. If you scroll through to an inspiration board, look at the "label" on the bottom of the post. You can click on that label, and it will take you to all of the post with that color themes and items. Also have you tried The Knot? They have reception and decor ideas by color as well. I don’t think these sites will give you your exact color combo, but they may be a good starting point.  

Good luck.  

Post # 4
Member
735 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2009

Its ok to delegate!

Maybe have one set pay for the food and drinks and the other pay for flowers and photography? A good way to get what you want and also let them feel involved is come up with a few options you like and let them choose.

But get to work girl, you’ve only got 6 months!

 Oh and for some inspiration…check out this blog, i have it on my google reader (along with WB) and check it constantly

 http://www.swsmag.net/

Post # 5
Member
183 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2008

Hi 88Mwifey,

I agree with caribqueen about Snippet and Ink being a great place to go for inspiration.  If you have a vision though, creating an image board from Google images in a longer, but for me more fulfilling process.  Also, for things like flowers, if you see something you like that is in the wrong color, take it to your florist and she (or he) can help you find something similar in the right color family.  They also have a lot of books and can show you images of previous bouquets and centerpieces to help clarify your vision.  Have you considered hiring a wedding planner?  They can also help with the inspiration process.   

As for your payment frustrations, have you considered having your parents contribute the same amount to a special wedding account for you to draw from as needed?  Otherwise, I would suggest having stimates of the costs of different elements and allocating as close to equally as you can.  As a bride who is paying for her own wedding, I want to remind you that you are fortunate to have two sets of parents who love you and want to help you pay for your special day.

 Good luck!

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