(Closed) Roll call for all of my 2012 brides lets me hear you!

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Post # 63
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

@DaLadyA: Today is exactly a year from your big day……

Post # 64
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

@NoMoreStew: DATE TWINS!!!

When are you getting married? May 26, 2012

What are your colors?  ivory, blush, and slate

What have you already done as far as planning?  

-Booked photographer, videographer, florist, ceremony & reception location (paid for!!), & officiant

-DIY Letterpress Invites & Save-The-Date Cards designed in Photoshop and ready to go when materials get here.

-Wedding Website Up & Ready

-Programs designed in Photoshop and ready to go when materials get here.

-Registry set up and the majority of it ready to go (complete with spreadsheet of all registries so I can keep up with it all haha)

-Wedding dress is being ordered next week ๐Ÿ™‚ 

-Bought some of the decorations b/c except for the flowers I’m DIY’ing all the decor ๐Ÿ™‚

-Selected BMs & Groomsmen and FGs & Round Brilliant

-Chosen GM/Fathers/RB tuxes

-Decided on Ceremony Music & DJ but haven’t booked yet.

-Decided on Cake Baker but haven’t booked yet.

-Decided on the Rental Company but not booked.

-Day-Of Timeline created… still finalizing though

-Decided on favors (but not making them until closer till time)

-Bought our wedding rings

-Booked our engagement picture session

Currently… (I’m working like a beast this week before I have to start teaching again!)

-Organizing Bridesmaid or Best Man dinner to “officially” ask them 

-Narrowing down guest list (feel like I’ve been doing this forever!!!  FI & I are about to just put our foot down and say NO MORE!!!)

-Deciding on Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses and Flower Girl dresses… I’ve almost made my mind up!

-Ordering materials to print invites, Save-The-Date Cards, programs, etc.

-Working on our Hand Drawn (will be printed first then hand colored) Watercolor Maps

-Reserving Hotel Block for Out of Town Guests

-Finalizing Honeymoon Details ๐Ÿ™‚

-Designing Children’s Activity Books for Ceremony/Reception

…. I feel like I’m leaving something off but I have my To-Do List in front of me and this is all that’s on it.

Good luck ladies!!!  I’m so excited all our dates will be here before we know it!!

Post # 65
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

When are you getting married?

August 25, 2012

What are your colors?

Fuschia, yellow, and white

What have you already done as far as planning?

After reading this post I feel like I’m behind!! What we have done:

  • Booked ceremony and reception site (same place)
  • Booked DJ
  • Booked photographer
  • Booked officiant
  • Decided on favours (my mom is making strawberry jam)
  • Decided on baker… Currently working back and forth to come up with design we want.
  • Rough guest list
  • First dance song is picked

Right now I’m stressing about finding a dress! I have tried on about 50 dresses and can’t find “the one”. I feel like I will never find one ๐Ÿ™

Post # 67
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

Wedding Date: June 24, 2012

Colors: Crimson (accent color), Cream, Peach and Grey

What have I accomplised thus far?

Booked a ceremony and reception venue

Booked a photographer

Booked a videographer

Asked my mom to officiate!!! (She is soooo excited) Smile

Booked a marvelous planner

Secured a hotel block (apparently hotels book quickly in New orleans)

Started blog and website

Bought one dress and ordered another (yes a two dress bride…desperately trying to sell one)

Bought my amazing shoes for an amazing price

Things I hope to get done by the end of the year

Get OFFICIALLY engaged (lol)

Send out Save-The-Date Cards and complete website since half our guest list lives on another continent

Lose weight

Shop for bridesmaid dresses

I am sure there is much, much more but I am drawing a blank right now.

Any other Sunday wedding brides out there???

 

Post # 68
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2012

We changed our date to 9-15-12! Everything else is still the same!

Post # 69
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Newbee
  • Wedding: December 2012

December 2, 2012

Ivory, blush, champagne

Done:

E-pics taken

Venue booked

Photographer picked

Cardbox acquired

Post # 70
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Newbee
  • Wedding: December 2012

@mamamima I’m a sunday Bride!

Post # 71
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Newbee
  • Wedding: July 2012

When are you getting married? July 21, 2012

What are your colors? Grey and Yellow

What have you already done as far as planning:

Booked Church

Chose colors

Picked Wedding Party

Picked bridesmaids dresses

Got Limo quote

Designed Wedding Cake

Have to decide between two reception locations (one Downtown New Orleans, one on the Westbank of the city)

In the process of ordering favors

Chose ceremony vocalist

Hired wedding coordinator

Booked Photographer

 

Post # 72
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Newbee
  • Wedding: March 2012

When are you getting married? March 2, 2012

What are your colors? black and white with touches of hot pink

What have you already done as far as planning?

  • Officiant (my cousin)
  • Dress- is in the making. Will be done in November
  • Venue for reception and ceremony
  • Lodging
  • Photographers (I am WAY excited about them)
  • Ceremony “script”
  • Save the Dates have already been sent
  • Invitations have been chosen; we just need to order
  • Bridal party is chosen
  • Bridal party attire is chosen
  • Florist has been picked (we are using a nursery in town. WAY cheaper)
  • Centerpieces have been purchased
  • Food has been chosen….catering comes with the venue
  • e-Pics were taken a while ago

I feel pretty comfortable where I am right now. I don’t have a list in front of me so I am sure I am forgetting something

Post # 73
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: June 2017

When are you getting married? Sept. 22, 2012

What are your colors? Carolina Blue and Silver

What have you already done as far as planning?

Bridal Party Chosen

Venue booked

Bridal Dress Chosen

Wedding Coordinator paid

Bridal Tux chosen and decided on

DJ booked

 

 

Post # 74
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

Everybody is going so good, keep up the great work.

 

Post # 75
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

When: June 30, 2012

Colors: coral, bright pink, peach and light pink

What have we done so far: photographer booked, church booked, venue booked, decided on meal, decided on tables and centepieces, have my bouquet picked out, pretty sure i know which one of the 2 dresses i am going for. guest list almost done. picked wedding party (mine). choose but haven’t yet booked band.

 

Post # 76
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: December 2019 - Paris, France

When are you getting married?

7-7-12

What are your colors?

Black and White

What have you already done as far as planning?

Booked photographers

Bought Dress

Booked Reception venue

Booked Church

Picked Bridal Party

Picked Bridesmaid dresses

Decided on Decor

Have a final guestlist

Invitation materials bought

My wedding shoes bought

My garter bought

Honeymoon local picked

My wedding day jewelry bought

Cake design picked

Flowergirl dress picked

Veil made (by grandmother)

Save-The-Date Cards made and need to be sent

bouquet picked out

Salon and makeup places picked

Groom and Groomsmen uniforms picked (already had them)

first set of E pics taken

Wedding website finished

Registry finished

Picked bridal suite

Things I hope to get done by the end of the year

Send Save-The-Date Cards

Finish Invites

Book hotel rooms

Pick menu

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