(Closed) September Wedding Suvey

posted 9 years ago in September 2013
Post # 62
1105 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

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@sept2013bride:  ooh, you’re in Brisbane? 

Yeah weather permitting, we’ll be having the lakeside ceremony stage and the Ferntree Room (the smaller one without the piano – i just love the idea of dancing on the balcony near the trees, with those fairy lights!). 


What venue is yours at? 

Post # 63
37 posts
  • Wedding: September 2013

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@amyinbrisbane:  Yep I’m in Brisbane. We looked at 2 venues in Brisbane (Walkabout & Bundaleer) and 2 venues on the Gold Coast Hinterland (Ecostudio Fellini & O’Reilley’s). We were going to do the lakeside ceremony and hadn’t decided on reception rooms, but prefered the ferntree room. 

We are getting married at Ecostudio Fellini, Mudgeeraba.

We really wanted to have our dogs at our wedding and Walkabout Creek is on National Forest 🙁

Post # 64
130 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Wedding Date: September 14, 2013

Engagement Length: 27 months

Colors: Baby pink, gold, and ivory

Theme: Love & Lace

Wedding Party(#s): 6 bridesmaids, 2 jr bridesmaids, 6 groomsmen

Ceremony (where): Our Church

Reception (where): Martins Crosswinds

Dress Style: Allure 8920, mermaid

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): pro hair and makeup

Honeymoon Location: Negril, Jamaica

Flowers: Rose and baby’s breath bouqets

First Dance Song: Almost Lose It, by Trey Songz


Food/Menu: Sit down meal, entree, main, cake

Cake Flavor: orange buttercream zest

Favors: heart shaped cake pops

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorette (when/what): It’s a surprise from my bridesmaids and my shower is a surprise too. I think we are going away….I can’t wait! Bachelorette is in July and my shower is in August.

Post # 65
1105 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

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@sept2013bride:  Yeah… oh I’ll have to google your venue, never heard of it but I’m sure it’s really beautiful! We couldn’t look outside of Brisbane as half the wedding is interestate guests and extra distance would have confused them. 


I know what you mean about wanting your pet in your ceremony! I have a Burmese cat, he’s our only pet and we have no kids, so I’d have loved it if he was involved in any way but 1) he’s a cat and is scared of different environments and 2) yeah, WalkAbout Creek is a National Park! 

Post # 66
138 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

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@nor_cal07:  Oh wow our weddings are soooo similar, same color scheme and style! You’ve got great taste!

Post # 67
2022 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Wedding Date: September 21, 2013


Engagement Length:  24 months


Colors: Peacock- Royal Blue, deep purple, gold, emerald green, turquise



Theme: Peacock- According to feng-shui, “Peacocks are a symbol of beauty reminding us to take pleasure in the finer things in life. The Peacock is pure of heart, loyal and faithful to their partners. The male Peacock (sic) goes to great lengths to attract his hearts desire. Display the image of the peacock in the relationship area of your home to symbolize fidelity in your relationship encouraging a lasting and loving partnership.”


Wedding Party(#s): 6 Bridesmaid or Best Man, 6Groomsmen


Ceremony (where): All Saints Anglican Church in Newport, NC



Reception (where): Crystal Coast Country Club Pine Knoll Shores, NC



And the back


Dress Style: Alfred Angelo 801



Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): pro hair and makeup



but with a pinker/plum lip.



Honeymoon Location: Southern California for 9-10 days


My bouquet










First Dance Song: No idea! Something country im sure.


Centerpieces: Inside main tables

Outside on small tables but blue of course!


Food/Menu: cocktail hour on the veranda, sit down dinner, open bar


Cake Flavor: Two: chocolate with raspberry filling and vanilla almond with raspberry filling.


Favors: Customized Beer bottles and Beer Koozies since my fiance is a beer sales rep and his last name is Brewer!


DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ


Bachelorette (when/what): Myrtle Beach weekend getaway Aug 9th


Read more: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/september-wedding-suvey#ixzz2RxdsuBbb


Post # 68
38 posts
  • Wedding: September 2013

Wedding Date: September 21, 2013

Engagement Length:  9 months

Colors: Bright pink and orange

Theme: Not really a theme – just a casual, fun, bright country party

Wedding Party(#s): 3 bridesmaids, 3 groomsmen

Ceremony (where): Celebrations Unlimited

Reception (where): same as ceremony

Picture Credit: Celebrations Unlimited Facebook

Dress Style: David’s Bridal Style 9V9743

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro Hair – DIY Makeup (I worked at 

Honeymoon Location: Not sure, yet. Somewhere tropical. We’re going to wait until November to go on a honeymoon. The thought of rushing off on vacation immediately following the wedding, completely stresses me out!

Flowers: I’m DIYing and using silk so we can prep everything ahead of time. Mostly orange and pink roses. I love gerber daisies, but I feel like that will make it seem a little too “summerish” for a September wedding. Here is a photo of the Bridesmaid or Best Man bouquets.

Personal Pic

First Dance Song: “I Wanna Grow Old With You,” Adam Sandler (Yup, that’s so us!)

Centerpieces: Tall colorful glass vases with orange and pink pomanders on top. Haven’t finished them yet, pictures to come soon. But I absolutely fell in LOVE with the faces. They’re so cool looking!

Food/Menu: Casual buffet of pulled pork sandwiches, fried chicken, baked beans, coleslaw, and baked macaroni and cheese. Our cocktail hour will have the basic meat, cheese and veggie trays along with the Pennsylvania traditional homemade cookies and candy. We’re also setting up a s’mores bar.

Cake Flavor: Chocolate cake with peanut butter filling, along with at least one other flavor TBD.

Favors: S’mores to go.

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ – ELP Entertainment out of Chambersburg, PA

Bachelorette (when/what): Bachelorette party sometime in August or early September hosted by my maid of honor. I think she’s planning a girls night out somewhere near where I live now. My close friends from home are coming down for that, but most of the girls are local to where I live now. My mom is hosting a bridal shower at the end of August in my hometown. That will include most of my family, my fiance’s mom, aunt, and my close friends from here will be traveling to my hometown for the shower.

Post # 69
881 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Yay!  I’ll play!

Wedding Date: September 14, 2013

Engagement Length:  A little under 10 months

Colors: Blush, ivory, beige, and some gray

Theme: I started off wanting vintage/shabby chic/rustic, then went straight vintage.  Now, I am calling it “Devin Themed”  If I like it, it goes

Wedding Party(#s): 5 bridesmaids, 4 groomsmen and 1 groomswoman, 2 ring bearers and 2 flower girls

Ceremony (where):   A barn in North Georgia

Reception (where): same as ceremony

Dress Style: Casablanca 1914 with modifications


Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): pro makeup and maybe pro hair.  Haven’t decided yet.

Honeymoon Location: Amelia Island, FL

Flowers: I love anemones but we haven’t chosen anything yet

First Dance Song: “I Won’t Give Up” Jason Mraz

Centerpieces: Centerpieces will be different on each table and made from a combo of painted bottles, tin cans wrapped in decoupage, old hankies, doilies, books and milk glass.

Food/Menu: Buffet style including Mac and Cheese station, Southern fusion and mediterranean foods. 

Cake Flavor: Sour cream pound cake with white chocolate mousse and white chocolate buttercream icing.  Oh, and a huge sweets table with tons of baked goods.  It will look something like this but different colors/flowers.

Favors: Apple Butter

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorette (when/what): 1 week before the wedding in my hometown (I think).  My sis is planning a brat pack 80’s themed party

Post # 70
881 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

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@atlbride2013:  Your venue is absolutely breathtaking!

Post # 71
377 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Wedding Date: September 21, 2013

Engagement Length:  9 months

Colors: Blush, ivory and gold

Theme: Rustic, yet elegant…?

Wedding Party(#s): 3 bridesmaids, 3 groomsmen

Ceremony (where): Foxboro Ranch Estates


Reception (where): same as ceremony

Dress Style: Demetrios, ruched A-line

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): pro hair and makeup

Honeymoon Location: Probably delayed honeymoon this winter, Whistler for snowboarding

Flowers: white and blush garden roses, roses, some babies breath for ceremoney decor

First Dance Song: something very sweet, I think it is celtic, (fiance’s choice)

Centerpieces: mix of blue and clear mason jars, some pale blue wine bottles decorated with tiny gold horseshoes

Food/Menu: family style, mostly vegetarian, with lots of herbs and seasoned veggies

Cake Flavor: probably white and raspberry, made by FMIL! Textured buttercream frosting. 

Favors: honey jars from my fiance’s bees

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ!

Bachelorette (when/what): none, much to my MOH’s dismay

Post # 72
17 posts
  • Wedding: September 2013

It’s so fun reading about everyones ideas!  And to think I was being differnt doing the hot pink/fuschia and orange, apparently a lot of people are!

Post # 73
681 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

Wedding Date: September 21, 2013

Engagement Length:  9 months

Colors: Burgundy, Rust, Cream, gold & black accents

Theme: Elegant, Classic, Simple, Fall

Wedding Party(#s): 7 bridesmaids, 6 groomsmen, 4 (male) Ushers

Ceremony (where): Church

Reception (where): Country Club Ballroom

Dress Style: V-neck Lace gown by Lila Couture

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): pro hair and makeup

Honeymoon Location: TBD – But so far the plan is 1 week in Bora Bora followed by another week in Australia

Flowers: Roses, Gardenias, Dahlias, Rinaculous, Ginger, Ecalyptus

First Dance Song: TBD – but leaning towards ‘Mushaboom’ by Fiest

Centerpieces: Tall Clear hurricanes with ivory & burgundy flowers with eucalyptus spilling out and Curly willow wrapped inside on some tables – some tables will have floral centerpieces with same flowers submerged with floating candles on top. There will be tons and tons of votive candles everywhere as well as Pearls at the wedding parties table. 

Food/Menu: APPS: Crab cakes, Ahi Tuna, and Chicken Satay skewers

Dinner:  salad with choice of Filet Mignon or Herb rubbed Chicken breast, potatoes and steamed vegetable. We wanted to do fish but fish can be kind of scary when ordering for 300 people and the party is in the Midwest!

Cake Flavor: Brides Cake will be Fudge Chocolate with Cream Cheese frosting – Grooms Cake is Vanilla with Cream Cheese frosting

Favors: Caramel Apples

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorette (when/what): Bride & BM’s Only Getaway Weekend up north on lakeside cabin at the end of June –Official Bachelorette Party will be a fun freaktastic day on the lake tying up boats at Big Island

Post # 74
138 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Wedding Date: September 28, 2013

Engagement Length: Almost one year exactly

Colors: Blush, Silver, Grey, & Ivory

Theme: Outdoor Rose Garden, Whimsical, Vintage, elegant 

Wedding Party(#s): 6 groomsmen, 6 bridesmaids & my boss will officiate

Ceremony (where): Los Angeles Arboretum Rose Garden

Reception (where): in the arboretum as well but a different location on the premises

Dress Style: Pronovias Basauri

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): pro hair and makeup by celebrity stylist Stephanie Hobgood

Honeymoon Location: We’re planning on Thailand but nothing is really set yet

Flowers: White and blush Roses, White Hydrangeas, mini roses and not sure yet what else, I wanted peonies but they arent in season

First Dance Song: Still havent decided

Centerpieces: Vintage Silver teapots filled with roses and hydrangeas 

Food/Menu: Sit Down… but still deciding on the menu

Cake Flavor: Toasted Coconut

Favors: either small honey jars or we may just do a donation instead.

DJ/Band/Ipod: We both work in the music industry so a friend of ours will DJ

Bachelorette (when/what): Either Las Vegas in mid August or Palm Springs… undecided

Post # 75
30 posts
  • Wedding: September 2013

Wedding Date: September 20, 2013

Engagement Length:  9 months

Colors: Black, ivory, and a bit of gold

Theme: Rustic and elegant?  

Wedding Party(#s): 6 bridesmaids, 6 groomsmen, 3 ring bearers + our 2 dogs, 2 flower girls

Ceremony (where): Vail Wedding Deck

Reception (where): Donovan Pavilion

Dress Style: Vera Wang Josephine (mine is Ivory)



Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): pro hair and makeup for myself, the bridal party, and mothers.



Honeymoon Location: Amalfi Coast for about 7 days then we are going to travel through out Italy for about a week. 

Flowers: Mainly Roses and Hydrangeas (except for my bouquet) in white and ivory.

My Bouquet: 




First Dance Song: At last by Etta James

Centerpieces: They will all look like the first image but with the flowers around the base like the second picture.


Food/Menu: Cocktails, music and passed Hors D’oeuvres out back then a sit down plated Italian dinner 

Cake Flavor: Not yet decided

Favors: No favors

DJ/Band/Ipod: Band

Bachelorette (when/what): Florida in August

Read more: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/september-wedding-suvey#ixzz2SHIALrp3

Post # 76
183 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Wedding Date: September 21, 2013

Engagement Length:  20 months

Colors: Navy & Fuchsia

Theme: Nautical (Anchored in Love)

Wedding Party(#s): 6 bridesmaids, 5 groomsmen, 1 flower girl & 1 ring bearer

Ceremony (where): Our Local Church

Reception (where): B. Smith’s Restaurant (in our town on the docks)

Dress Style: Alfred Angelo – Sapphire Collection


Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): pro hair and makeup

Honeymoon Location: 3 nights in Munich, Germany, 1 night in Venice, Italy and then a 7-night Greek Isles & Turkey Royal Caribbean Cruise

Flowers: Bright Pink- using the below as inspiration

First Dance Song: FH is choosing – it’ll be a surprise to me!

Centerpieces: fish bowls with sisal rope in bottom around candle pillars 

Food/Menu: passed apps during cocktail hour, buffet dinner to follow

Cake Flavor: cannoli

Favors: Escort cards will double as magnetic sleeves for photos from our photobooth – I’m also doing small boxes of chocolates on the tables

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorette (when/what): August 9th weekend – no idea what the bridal party is planning

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