(Closed) October 2013 Wedding Survey!

posted 7 years ago in October 2013
Post # 92
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Newbee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Wedding Date: October 26, 2013

Engagement Length: 13 months when married

Relationship Length: 3 1/2 years when we get hitched!

Colors: Red, Black, Ivory

Theme: Vintage/Wine

Wedding Party(#s): 6 Bridesmaids and 6 Groomsmen. and My son the Ring Bearer

Ceremony (where, time): The Jones River Trading, MA 5:30pm

Reception (where, time):  Same place, immediately following

Dress Style: Ivory, lace with a tulle bottom corset back

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro hair and makeup by my amazing friend 

Honeymoon Location: Exuma Bay Bahamas in December

Flowers:  all red!!! anything red and round 

First Dance Song: Not sure yet playing around with a few rock songs

Centerpieces: wine bottles that we cut and wrapped in lace

Food/Menu: buffet style Italian everything!!

Cake Flavour: 5 cakes!! Red velvet, carrot, chocolate chocolate, vanilla rasp, vanilla bavarian cream

Favours: wine glasses dipped in chalk board paint

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorette (when/what): Not sure my sister (MOH) and bridesmaids are throwing it and they tell me it is going to to be one hell of a time!!


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Post # 93
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81 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Wedding Date: October 5, 2013

Engagement Length: April 2012 to October 2013 aka toooooo long

Relationship Length: I’ve known him 8 years… dated for probably 7 out of those 8

Colors: ivory, champange, black, and dark red

Theme: Vintage… not shabby chic tho… basically an excuse for me to wear red lips and him a fedora

Wedding Party(#s): 5 Bridesmaids and 5 Groomsmen. Matron of Honor and Best man as well… my photograhpy almost had a heartattack when I told him. Also my ring bearer and flower girl are my 9 year old TWIN cousins!

Ceremony (where, time): Our church @ 1:30 PM

Reception (where, time):  Same place, immediately following

Dress Style: Ivory with LACE and BEADING!!! LOVE IT!!!!!

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): DYI I don’t trust anyone to do my makeup or hair but me

Honeymoon Location: Not having one but we are taking the week off afterword

Flowers: DIY Champage Ribbons roses and BEAUTIFUL fake lillies and gardenia — my bouquet —  Red Ribbons roses for the girls and guys

First Dance Song: I’ll be Loving You by Clint Brown

Centerpieces: No tables just doing a dessert reception

Food/Menu: Cupcakes, mini elcairs, mini creme puffs — Coffee, punch, and hot apple cider

Cake Flavour: Plain vanilla and chocolate cupcakes

Favours: Maybe smores?? Still not sure if we want to spend the money

DJ/Band/Ipod: Rhapsody and my bostous Pastor’s son

Bachelorette (when/what): I have no clue….

 

Post # 94
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Wannabee
  • Wedding: October 2013

@ksprincess:  There are several ideas on Pinterest!

Post # 95
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57 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Wedding Date: 19/10/2013

Engagement Length: We began to prepared our wedding from Feb but just got the ring this week. So formally, maybe 1 week? 

Relationship Length: From Mar 2012, so just over 1 year.

Colors: celeste & carmine

Theme: We don’t have a theme

Wedding Party(#s): haven’t decided this

Ceremony (where, time): Dedes Restaurant Wharf, Sydney, 17:00

Reception (where, time):  Dedes Restaurant, Sydney, 18:30

Dress Style: White for ceremony, another white for reception, red for toast, and blue for first dance

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): My makeup artist would do that

Honeymoon Location: Maldives & Japan

Flowers: Haven’t decided with my wedding planner. But I love rose.

First Dance Song: Still looking for this

Centerpieces: No idea. My wedding planner would do all these >.<

Food/Menu: 3 course menu

Cake Flavour: No idea. We’ll talk about it with our wedding planner.

Favours: no

DJ/Band/Ipod: Band for ceremony and DJ for reception

Bachelorette (when/what): Not sure as my Maid/Matron of Honor lives out of the country, but is moving back in April!!!!!!

 

Post # 96
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Wedding Date: October 12, 2013

Engagement Length: It will be 16 months by the time we get married.

Relationship Length: We will have been together for just over 3 years when we get married. Our dating anniversary is 8 days before our wedding date. πŸ™‚

Colors: Pale pink and chocolate brown.

Theme: No theme.

Wedding Party(#s): 2 Bridesmaids and 2 Groosmen.

Ceremony (where, time): My Mom’s house on the back deck, 6 PM.

Reception (where, time):  A catering hall. The next afternoon.

Dress Style: White, A-line, some sparkle, and some applique.

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro hair and make up. Soft curls. Not sure about make up.

Honeymoon Location: A cruise from New York to the Bahamas.

Flowers: My bouquet will be shades of whitre and blush roses. My girls bouquets will be verigated roses that go from pink to orange. 

First Dance Song: “Finale B” from RENT.

Centerpieces: Lots of good colors mixed together. I don’t remember the specifics.

Food/Menu: We haven’t done tastings yet.

Cake Flavour: We haven’t had our cake tasting yet, 

Favours: I’m not sure.

DJ/Band/Ipod: Keyboard player.

Bachelorette (when/what): First weekend in August, as my shower is during the second weekend in August since my sister goes back to college the middle of August. I told my girls I wanted a nice dinner in NYC and maybe a Broadway show if that was possible.

Post # 97
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40 posts
Newbee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Wedding Date: Oct 12 2013

Engagement Length: 17 months

Relationship Length: 22 Months

Colors: Plum, Yellow, Light Grey

Theme: No set theme, just a elegant traditional wedding

Wedding Party(#s): 2 bridesmaids, 1 Maid/Matron of Honor, I MatronOH, 4 Groomsmen

Ceremony (where, time): Church wedding, 430p

Reception (where, time):  Country Club 6p

Dress Style: A Line allover lace with pearls

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro hair, DIY makeup

Honeymoon Location: Tennesse Mountains!!

Flowers: Calla Lillies!!

First Dance Song: Then- Brad Paisley

Centerpieces: Purple and yellow flowers, floating candles

Food/Menu: Buffet all the way!!!

Cake Flavour: chocolate and vanilla…yummers!

Favours: Monogramed cookies!

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorette (when/what): Going the St Louis for shopping, eating, and fun with my girls

 

Post # 98
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74 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Wedding Date: October 12 2013

 

 

 

engagagement Length: It will be 22 months when we get married

 

 

 

Relationship Length: We will have been together for 6 1/2 years by the time we are married πŸ™‚

 

 

 

Colors: eggplant and ivory

 

 

 

Theme: I don’t have a theme, just classic and pretty with a little bit of fall

 

 

 

Wedding Party(#s): 6 Bridesmaids and 3 Groomsmen one junior bridesmaid and one flower girl

 

 

 

Ceremony (where, time): Brookstone Event Center New Husband 630 pm ceremony

 

 

 

Reception (where, time):  Same place, immediately following

 

 

 

Dress Style: natural, satin on top, trumpet, ruffled bottom with a petticoat, rhinestone belt, sweetheart neckline, rushing in the middle

 

 

 

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro hair and make up. Thinking of airbrush!

 

 

 

Honeymoon Location: cruise to bahamas and turks n caicos

 

 

 

Flowers:   for me all white.  The bridesmaids will have different shades of purple flowers which are hydragneas, lysanthiums, and two different types of rose. my Maid/Matron of Honor will have the same but some white also included.

 

 

 

First Dance Song: I want when you got a good thing by lady A, He wants Lifehouse you and me.

 

 

 

Centerpieces: Half tall and half low, some flowers and some candles.

 

 

 

Food/Menu: apps: scallops and bacon, chicken spring rolls, beef skewers, and tomato soup/grilled cheese shooters.  Stationary fruit with cheese and crackers as well as mediterranean station that has hummus, tabouli and pita chips. main meal options are filet or harvest chicken.

 

 

 

Cake Flavour: Simple vanilla with hazelnut and chocolate with vanilla buttercream.

 

 

 

Favours: photobooth and flip flops

 

 

 

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ and acoustic guitar for cocktail hour

 

 

 

Bachelorette (when/what): Not sure hoping for something fun but not too crazy!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Post # 99
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2166 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Wedding Date: October 20, 2013

Engagement Length: A little over 14 months by the time our big day arrives!

Relationship Length: It will be a little less than 2 months until our 4 year anniversary

Colors: Coral, Turquoise

Theme: Vintage :]

Wedding Party(#s): 5 bridesmaids, 5 groomsmen

Ceremony (where, time): Temecula Creek Inn, 5pm

Reception (where, time):  Same place, immediately following

Dress Style: Maggie Sottero Arabella—lace mermaid gown :]

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro hair and make up

Honeymoon Location: Possibly a one year anniversary honeymoon, but doing a drive up the ca coast immediately after :]

Flowers: Pale colored roses and babies breath, peonies possibly as well

First Dance Song: 1000 years by cristina perri

Centerpieces: Vintage picture frames with various height glasses inside with candles, small chalkboards for table numbers.

Food/Menu: Buffet: Tomato bisque, ceaser salad, steak, penne pasta, truffled mac and cheese, vegetables. :]

Cake Flavour: Having to small tiers to cut, but cupcakes in various flavors for the guests to eat.

Favours: Undecided!

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorette (when/what): October 5-6 in downtown San Diego

Post # 100
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411 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Oh, fun!

 

Wedding Date: October 11, 2013 (Yup, Friday!)

 

Engagement Length: 20 months

 

Relationship Length: 3 years and 3 months (almost) by the wedding!

 

Colors: Bright olive, goldy/mustardy yellow, and white.

 

Theme: Natural, Nature-y and a bit vintage.

 

Wedding Party(#s): None! 

 

Ceremony (where, time): Botanical Gardens, Ceremony at 6PM

 

Reception (where, time):  Same place, immediately following

 

Dress Style: Off-white georgette fitted sheath with one shoulder and drape, ruching around waist and a small train. (See Romona Keveza L260)

 

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Having some wonderful pro airbrush! Expensive though πŸ™

 

Honeymoon Location: Mexico, including Cancun, Tulum, and Playa del Carmen.

 

Flowers: No bouquet. Reception centerpieces will likely be mums and eucalyptus.

 

First Dance Song: “Glad You Came” – Glee Cast Version. We are dancing a West Coast Swing πŸ™‚

 

Centerpieces: Tree slices with vintage bottles and candles scattered around, 2-3 flowers in each bottle.

 

Food/Menu: Turkish inspired buffet including spiced lamb kebabs, roasted red pepper chicken, carrot and onion rice pilaf, cucumber salad, and passed appetizers of zucchini fritters and ayran (a salted yogurt drink) shooters. 

 

Cake Flavour: Carrot cake!

 

Favours: Handmade (by me) soaps.

 

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

 

Bachelorette (when/what): I think it’s going to be August 17…sttiiillll waiting to hear from my point girl on that πŸ™‚

 

Post # 101
Member
628 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013 - Temecula, California

THis is fun!!!!!

@mrscross1020:  City twins!!!

Wedding Date: October 12, 2013

Engagement Length: It will be 8 months by the time we get married.

Relationship Length: We will have been together for 8 years and 2 days by the time we are married πŸ™‚

Colors: Sky blue, Light Gray, and details of Yellow

Theme: I guess modern 1920’s that’s what I’m aiming for but I don’t think I’ll get there. πŸ˜›

Wedding Party(#s): 1 Matron of honor, 1 Best man, 2 bridesmaids, 2 Groomsmen, and 2 flowergirls.

Ceremony (where, time): Pechanga Resort and Casino Temecula, 5PM

Reception (where, time):  Same place, immediately following

Dress Style: Scalloped top chiffon layers silver brooch.

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Cousin doing hair and make up.

Honeymoon Location: Either San francisco or San diego. (Thank you Hilton Team member discount)

Flowers: Yellow roses, or mums, I’m not sure yet.

First Dance Song: I have no idea yet.

Centerpieces: Cupcakes! each table will have a cupcake stand full of thirteen cupcakes

Food/Menu: Range Chicken Breast With Artichoke Hearts, Rosemary, Plum Tomatoes andChardonnay Beurre Blanc

Cake Flavour: lemon cake with strawberry butter cream, and chocolate with rasberry butter cream

Favours: fudge

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorette (when/what): dave and busters in ontario!


 

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