(Closed) *Spinoff From June Thread: Survey for March Brides*

posted 9 years ago in March 2012
Post # 18
13 posts
  • Wedding: March 2012

Engagement Length: 13 months and 10 days (got engaged on V day last year!)

Colors: Turquoise, pink, yellow, orange, green, fuschia, black, white

Theme: Peacock vintage for clothing, just plain colorful for tables/decor

Wedding Party(#s): 1 brideman, 2 bridesmaids, 4 groomsmen

Ceremony (where, time): Maritime Museum, Nova Scotia, 6:30 pm — really cool venue!

Reception (where, time): Same, immediately following

Dress Style: Turquoise silk cocktail dress

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): professional hair (finger waves), not sure about makeup

Honeymoon Location: London and Paris

Flowers: Feather bouquets and bouts from etsy! Other than that, none, unless I pick up some tulips at the farmer’s market that morning for the tables

First Dance Song: otis redding, that’s how strong my love is

Centerpieces: colorful lanterns, goes with the maritime museum decor

Food/Menu: buffet, roasted chicken, mediterranean crusted salmon, heavy apps during cocktail hour including mini donairs!

Cake Flavour: cake pops! in chocolate and lemon pound cake

Favours: truffles

DJ/Band/Ipod: finally decided on DJ — it takes me forever to make a mix tape so I can’t imagine doing a whole night of dancing music

Post # 19
1047 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

I never noticed this thread until now!

Engagement Length: 10 months

Colors: none, didn’t want to do a color theme

Theme: none – though Fiance and I have a definite vintage/art deco look

Wedding Party(#s): 1 Maid/Matron of Honor, 4 bridesmaids, 1 Bridesmaid or Best Man, 4 groomsmen, 1 ring bearess (ha shes a girl friend our age), 1 flower girl (2 year old niece)

Ceremony (where, time): reBar, 12:30pm

Reception (where, time): immediately after ceremony

Dress Style: from etsy, silk 30s style bias cut

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro for me and mom, DIY for bridesmaids

Honeymoon Location: Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun

Flowers: glass roses/daisies from Corning Glass Museum

First Dance Song: Nick Cave – Breathless

Centerpieces: None – one of the perks of having a reception at a restaurant – you don’t have to worry about it! The interior is already quite busy and well decorated and they will do tea lights.

Food/Menu: Finalizing tomorrow – buffet style. Entrees will be chicken, hangar steak, and something vegetarian (haven’t decided yet) and we are doing a ton of apps.

Cake Flavour: Pie! We will do an assortment.

Favours: Frank’s Red Hot mini bottles with a recipe card for buffalo dip – the top of the card say it’s the REAL reason Fiance is marrying me.

DJ/Band/Ipod: iPod



Post # 20
11 posts
  • Wedding: March 2012

Engagement Length: 3.5 months (ish, didn’t count the days)

Colors: navy blue & white

Theme: None, besides color. Fiance & I are very traditional.

Wedding Party(#s): 1 Maid/Matron of Honor, 1 Best Man, 3 bride’s maids, 3 groom’s men, 1 flower girl, 1 ring bearer, 4 ushers, 4 parents

Ceremony (where, time): Chruch, 1:00pm

Reception (where, time): Community Center, immediately follwoing

Dress Style: Idk exactly, the big princess one from David’s. Lol.

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro for me, future-mother-in-law is a hair dresser, friend offered to do my makeup.

Honeymoon Location: Vegas then California about a month later

Flowers: Undecided yet, something cheap?

First Dance Song: We Belong Together by Ritchie Valens plus a Spanish love song.

Centerpieces: Small clear bowls with blue “river rocks” and either one rose or a tealight candle (still don’t know if we can have candles in the reception hall).

Food/Menu: BBQ Chicken (father-in-law is cooking), all the side dishes will be brought by friends and family

Cake Flavour: vanilla with strawberry filling

Favours: toule pouches with little mints & hershey’s (or something like that) wrapped in special labels.

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ & a Band

Post # 21
85 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

Engagement Length: 3 years. We just never really got around to it!

Colors: black and white with touches of hot pink

Theme: rustic, ski, mountain wedding

Wedding Party(#s): 4 Best People

Ceremony (where, time): Base Camp Lodge 5:30PM

Reception (where, time): immediately after ceremony

Dress Style: Enzoani Fabi

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): DIY from sister-in-law

Honeymoon Location: none

Flowers: black/dark purple calla lilies. hot pink for Mom’s corsage

First Dance Song: Ingrid Michaelson “The Way I Am” and Sugarland “Stuck Like Glue”

Centerpieces: black lanterns on mirrors. White candles inside with a pink ribbon wrapped at the base of the candle. Evergreen around the mirror

Food/Menu: buffet style. Chicken and fish.

Cake Flavour: Creme brulee and cannolis

Favours: none. I don’t see a need in them

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ. His name is Bryan

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