(Closed) November Brides what are you up to?

posted 8 years ago in November 2013
Post # 17
31 posts
  • Wedding: November 2013

@drod:  Just sent out my invites and had my first dress fitting the other day! I have center peices to still do and have to rent linens Other then that Im just waiting for time to pass by :] 69 days to go! Wooohooo!

Post # 18
751 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2013 - old cheese factory

im finishing up my mothers work friends for invitations. other than that i think i have them all sent out.
now i still have to figure out my flowers (this part is stressing me out because i want one thing and my mother wants another…. ugh the stress) still have to figure out food…. yes i still havent planned ANY FOOD!!!! im freaking out. we dont have anything in the budget for catering, so we will be doing the food….. but what? i have no idea. i origonally wanted to do pastas but our venue has limited outlets to keep things warm….. so yes my mother is leaning towards doing sandwitch rolls….. which im ok with but i loved my pasta bar more 🙁
next thing on my list is i dont have my shoes (i wanted to order pink cowboy boots but reading the reviews they run narrow and i have fat feet after having my kid…. so i need to go boot shopping. closest town is 2hrs to buy boots from…. ugh) did i mention im stressing out…. like mini panic attacks???
….. tomorrow im hoping to order my accessories with my fmil. but im freaking out about that as well as i havent gotten my dress in yet!! i havent even tried the sample on as it was WAY too small. so idk exactly what i wanna do about accessories. im gonna order a couple different things and then sell what i dont like. Dress isnt in yet…. should be here in 2 weeks (thats what they said yesterday when i called). my Fiance finally picked his groomsmen thank god! so now we can start picking out their clothing. i have no idea what to do for favors, is it ok to not have favors? the last wedding i was at i dont think they had favors…. if they did i didnt see them. ummm…. did i mention im stressing? lol

Post # 19
60 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

81days left! Ahh!

im going a home, outdoor, DIY, themed wedding (mad hatters tea party reception), aaaaaaaand there are so many things to think about!

my dress has arrived, but its got to be hemmed as do the Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses, I have my shoes, veil, tiara, garter, and jewelry (as do the BM’s). We have booked and paid  the cake, the DJ, the photographer the celebrant almost finalised our ceremony script (civil ceremony).

hubby still doesn’t have his ring, or tux nor do his groomsmen. We have finished all the bouquets bar mine and the Maid/Matron of Honor, and we are making our own aisle runner which is about half done.

we are about half way with decorations, chair sashes etc and we just bought our marquee (cheaper than hiring coz we found it second hand-used once).

The only other looming thing is booking table and chair hire for 100 people, as well as booking the Dfloor.

SO many small details are popping up now though! 

Eep! Good luck Bees!

Post # 20
1639 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

@drod:  I had my fitting last Thursday, and my makeup trial last Tuesday. I mailed our invitations last Saturday and have paid the venue. I have ordered attendant gifts for my side, but Fiance still has to tell me what he wants me to get his side. 50% of my centerpieces are done, but I’ll be finishing them this coming Sunday while Fiance is working overtime. My florist bailed and I had to re-do my contract with another one, lol…so that’s taken care of and finalized. My final fitting is schedule. I’m basically waiting for shit to hit the fan, though, like you, lol. GOOD LUCK TO US BOTH!

Post # 21
6 posts
  • Wedding: November 2013

54 days to go!

Got my wedding shoes yesterday. Had to get new ones due to having a bunion 🙁 I’m 25 lol So These ones are wider fitting 🙂


Our invites went out this week/last week. Had to finish up on a few last night then getting posted today. Went with mother in law to be to get her outfit yesterday, going again on saturday to try on more.

alot of our balances are due now….its scary is creeeping up so soon!

Went to see the priest on Thursday night to run through the service and pick hymns, readings etc. Its so exciting. We had to practise our vows infront of him and we both broke down in tears. so emotional!

Post # 22
346 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

I just bought all my accessories last week. I still need to do my fittings but I dont have my first one till  Oct 11th. Im slightly nervous because I have dropped 3 sizes! I have several projects to do:




Escort Cards


Escort Card Holders




Bathroom Baskets


Small Decor Items




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