(Closed) Survey >> w/ pics

posted 6 years ago in August 2012
Post # 4
4676 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Well…  I should be working on my paper due tomorrow, but what da-hell!


Wedding Date: August 25, 2012

Engagement Length: 13 months

Colors: grey, cranberry red, teal/aqua (with burlap as the unoffical fourth color!)

Theme: rustic chic

Wedding Party(#s):  2 BM’s; 2 GM; 2 jr. BM’s, 1 flower girl, and 2 ushers (my FI’s neices and nephews are making up the Jr. Bridesmaid or Best Man, Flower Girl and ushers)

Ceremony (where, time): Shawano, WI 2:30pm

Reception (where, time): same, following ceremony and pics

Dress Style: lace, strapeless, a-line


Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Studio 2140? or something like that in town

Honeymoon Location: 8 days in Ireland before the wedding (yeah, we are sort of cheated) and camping on labor day weekend in Door County

Flowers: we are semi-diying it.  Mom is growing Dahlia’s, mums, hydrangias.  Will also be using white or cream roses.  In the end it’s going to depend on what grows :S 

First Dance Song: If I ever Leave THis World Alive~ Flogging Molly

Centerpieces: Blue mason Jars on log slices, smaller mason jar with floating candle, bud vases and votive candles on burlap

(heres my bad mock-up)

Food/Menu:  roasted chicken or Beef Tips, twiced backed potatoes, a veggy

Cake Flavour: carrot cake, some sort of chocolate cake and maybe vanilla

Favours: Candy/ desert buffet buffet

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorrete (when/what):  not sure yet.  


@lovebugfouts:  love the dress, it resembles mine a bit and I was excited to see it come out because I hadn’t seen one so close! 

Post # 5
2063 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Wedding Date: August 4th, 2012

Engagement Length: 7 months

Colors: Green, Brown, White

Theme: Berries

Wedding Party(#s): 1 Maid/Matron of Honor, 1 best man, 2 BMs, and 2 Groomsmen

Ceremony (where, time): Kansas City, MO 7:00pm

Reception (where, time): same, directly after ceremony

Dress Style:

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

Honeymoon Location: 4 days in Santa Rosa, FL


First Dance Song: We weren’t crazy – Josh Gracin

Centerpieces: Laterns

Food/Menu:  fresh fruit, sandwiches, potatoe salad, finger food

Cake Flavour: Cupcakes:  Carrot and White

Favours: Chew Berry Candies in tiny Mason Jars

DJ/Band/Ipod: Ipod

Bachelorrete (when/what):  MoH and I on a road trip to my cousin’s wedding the weekend before Wink

Post # 6
2402 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

No pictures, sorry! I’m lazy 😛


Wedding Date: August 24, 2012

Engagement Length: 2 years and 8 months!! I just want to be married already!

Colors: Darker shades of purple (sangria & plum), ivory/white, & silver

Theme: No theme

Wedding Party(#s): 4 bridesmaids, 3 groomsmen, 1 flower girl

Ceremony (where, time): Outside at a country club @ 6 pm

Reception (where, time): Same place, but inside their ballroom/function room @ 630ish

Dress Style: Stapless tafetta ballgown, with a sweetheart neckline and a swavorski crystal belt above the waist 

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

Honeymoon Location: We’re staying at the Sandals Grande resort in St Lucia for 8 days 🙂 Can’t wait!!!

Flowers: I don’t know the specific names of the flowers (can you tell I’m not a flower person?) but all I know is there will be different shades of purple, some ivory flowers, and pops of greenery.

First Dance Song: Man and Wife – Michelle Featherstone

Centerpieces: I still have no idea yet! That’s my next project (they’ll be DIY)

Food/Menu:  4 different types of passed hor d’ourves (sp?), 2 appetizer displays of assorted fruits, vegetables, cheese & crackers, garden salad, and a choice of harvest chicken (chicken stuffed with sage, stuffing, cranberries & with a chardonnay au jus on top) OR 12 oz. prime rib.

Cake Flavour: We’re doing a 3 tier with a sheet cake… the flavors will be white almond with seedless raspberry filling & chocolate and vanilla marble with a mocha mousse filling.

Favours: No favors..in lieu of favors we’re making a donation to the American Lung Association in honor of my dad who passed away.

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorrete (when/what):  Not sure yet

Post # 7
72 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Wedding date: August 25th

Engagement Length: 16 months

Colors: Black, white, pale yellow

Theme: Lace

Wedding Party #’s: 1 Maid/Matron of Honor, 6 bridesmaids, 2 flower girls, 1 best man, 6 groomsmen

Ceremony (where/time): Outside @ Sonnenberg Gardens, 2pm

Reception (where/time): Artisanworks 5-11pm

Dress Style: Lace mermaid, cap sleeves, keyhole back

Hair/Make-up (Pro/DYI): Pro hair, Pro make-up

Honeymoon Location: Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Maya

Flowers: bridesmaids- white cala lillies, white mini daisies with black centers, cream roses brides- pale yellow roses

First dance song: Steady as we go by Dave matthews

Centerpieces: White eiffel tower vases with gerber daisies, curly willow, giant leaf & cascading grasses

Food: Buffet- salad, seasoned veggies, tortellini w marinara, scalloped potatoes with gouda cheese, chicken french, prime rib, eggplant parm

Cake flavor: Gourmet Cupcakes! strawberry snowball, root beer float, blueberry chocolate, tiramisu, peanut butter chocolate, mango cheesecake

Favors: Donation to C.U.R.E cancer because niece/flowergirl is cancer survivor


Bachelorette Party: Weekend in NYC with all my bridesmaids!!! end of July

Post # 8
1664 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

dont’ have time right now.. will post later! love love the details so far! 

Post # 9
149 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Wedding Date: August 4th, 2012

Engagement Length: 11 months

Colors: Blue and Fuschia

Theme: Easy elegance with some modern vintage DIY

Wedding Party(#s): 1 Maid/Matron of Honor, 1 best man, 5 BMs, and 4 Groomsmen

Ceremony (where, time): Cambridge, MA 6:00PM

Reception (where, time): same, directly after ceremony

Dress Style:


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

Honeymoon Location: 2 weeks in Mexico!

Flowers:  DIY bouquets of different fuschia colored flowers. One girl with tulips, one with roses, etc

First Dance Song: The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra

Centerpieces: DIY painted bud vases with the rest of the pink flowers

Food/Menu:  Passed apps for cocktail hour.  Fried chicken, pulled pork, swordfish

Cake Flavour: His and Hers make your own brownie sundae or strawberry shortcake bar

Favours: Charitable donation & Photobooth

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorrete (when/what):  P-town baby!  For all you non-mass people, that’s Provincetown, Cape Cod, MA.  WOOHOO!!!

Post # 10
149 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

@banana825:  We are going to the same place for our honeymoon!

Post # 11
2 posts
  • Wedding: August 2012

Sorry no pics!

Wedding Date: August 4, 2012

Engagement Length: 10 months

Colors: Cornflower blue and yellow

Theme: I guess you would say country themed

Wedding Party(#s): 6 bridesmaids, 6 groomsmen, 1 flower girl, 2 ring bearers

Ceremony (where, time): Outside at The Beeches Rome, NY @ 6:30 pm

Reception (where, time): Same place, but inside at 7:30pm

Dress Style: Strapless A-Line with small sash that is light yellow with flowers

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

Honeymoon Location: 3 day weekend in Washington, DC

Flowers: Yellow gerber daisies for maids and white gerbers with blue hydrangea

First Dance Song: God Gave Me You by Blake Shelton

Centerpieces: I have black lanterns from Ikea and candles so far, still working on it

Food/Menu:   passed hor d’ourves. Buffet for dinner with southern fried chicken, ham, potatoes, pasta…

Cake Flavour: just plain old chocolate and vanilla

Favours: photobooth

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorrete (when/what):  Going to Sugarland concert with all my bridesmaids and the Moms

Post # 12
230 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Wedding Date: August 25, 2012

Engagement Length: 15.5 months

Colors: Red, black & silver

Theme: No theme, just formal

Wedding Party(#s): 3 bridesmaids, 4 groomsmen, 2 flower girl, 1 ring bearer

Ceremony (where, time): Very tradtional church

Reception (where, time): Art Museum

Dress Style: Stapless tulle ballgown, with a sweetheart neckline, very long train

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Not sure yet but def Pro (testing out one with friends wedding in 2 weeks)

Honeymoon Location: I don’t get to know anything except that it’ll be tropical. I was also told to make sure my passport was valid just in case.

Flowers: Red roses, red dahlias, white tulips (in mine only)

First Dance Song: The Way You Look Tonight: Frank Sinatra

Centerpieces: Center pieces: half with roses, the other half with dark red carnation poofs

Food/Menu:  Heavy hor d’ourves: Green Chili Wontons (the caterer’s specialty), hot brown casserole, finger sandwiches, meatballs in bbq, and veggie tray

Cake Flavour: 3 tiered cake. bottom: white cake with fresh strawberry filling, middle layer: chocolate with ganache filling, top layer: Italian cream with cream cheese filling. Grooms cake: strawberry with cream cheese filling.

Favors: Playing cards that say “2 of a kind” with the plastic case personalized

DJ/Band/Ipod: Band

Bachelorrete (when/what):  No idea

Post # 14
115 posts
Blushing bee

Wedding Date: August 25, 2012

Engagement Length: 1 year, 6 months

Colors: Gray, blush pink, blackberry

Theme: Casual elegance with some vintage touches

Wedding Party(#s): 4 bridesmaids, 3 groomsmen, 1 ring bearer, 2 flower girls

Ceremony (where, time): Outside at an old mansion @ 6 pm

Reception (where, time): Same place, but inside @ 630ish

Dress Style: La Sposa A-line “Fresa”  (not sure if that worked or not)

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro hair, prob pro makeup as well

Honeymoon Location: TBD, prob a domestic location or possibly Costa Rica

Flowers: Peonies, cabbage roses, ranuculus, dusty miller

First Dance Song: Shelter — Ray Lamontagne

Centerpieces: Fresh flowers in low containers

Food/Menu:  Passed apps, mediterranean station with dips/veggies/pita/sausage/paella, buffet with grilled chicken, veggies, potatoes, rolls, greek salad

Cake Flavour: Dessert table with lemon/raspberry cake, macarons, cookies, cheesecake, brownies, fruit bars

Favours: TBD (possibly none)

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorrete (when/what):  Brewery tour ftw!

Post # 15
1101 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Wedding Date: August 25, 2012

Engagement Length: 6 Months 1 day (5-1/2 year relationship, not a fast relationship lol)

Colors: Charcoal grey, blush pink, white

Theme: Romantic, classy with some vintage touches

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

Ceremony (where, time): CA  @ 6 pm

Reception (where, time): same venue, in the reception area

Dress Style: Mermaid/ fit in Flare Allure, Ivory


Grooms Attire: Charcoal grey jacket, vest and pants with blush pink/grey patterned tie, white shirt and white vans

Groomsman Attire: Charcoal grey jacket, vest and pants with solid blush pink tie, white shirt and white vans

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

Honeymoon Location: Kuaui, Hawaii for 1 week

Flowers: Peonies, Rananculus, Dahlias, Lisanthiums, Dusty Miller, garden roses / florist is doing the flowers

First Dance Song: not picked yet…

Centerpieces:  Soft pink dahlias, Ranculus, Lisanthiums, Garden Roses in milk glass containers, 1 regular sized milk glass, 1 budvase milkglass, 1 small milkglass then 3-4 votices decorated with lace and jewels, glittered votives

Food/Menu:  Caterer  – 2 types of meat, salads, bread

Cake Flavour: Pink champagne with strawberry filling, white cake with strawberry filling

Favours: Candy Buffet, Customized matches, photobooth

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorrete (when/what):  July, not sure where yet, the beach, or napa valley for wine tasting


NOTE: I added in grooms/groomsmen attire

Post # 16
149 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Wedding Date: August 11, 2012

Engagement Length: 2 years, 11 days

Colors: Coral, ivory, & champagne

Theme: No theme

Wedding Party(#s): 4 bridesmaids, 4 groomsmen, 1 ring bearer, 1 usher, 1 bridal attendent

Ceremony (where, time): Church, 4pm – Buffalo, NY

Reception (where, time): Local restaurant/brewery, renting out entire top floor of building, 6pm – Buffalo, NY

Dress Style: Strapless tafetta a-line gown with sweetheart neckline

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): pro hair, pro airbrush makeup

Honeymoon Location: Maui for 9 days!

Flowers: Peonies (if available), cabbage roses, hydrangia, ranunculus – all white

First Dance Song: Brad Paisley – Then

Centerpieces: Submerged orchard & tree brand centerpieces

Food/Menu: Chicken Picatta, Filet of Sirloin, 6 Cheese Bowtie Pasta… and enough micro brews to never have to repeat!

Cake Flavour: 3 Tier Homemade-fondunt cake – alternating double chocolate & vanilla within each piece.

Favours: No favors. Since the reception is located downtown, we are renting out a parking lot for all our guest to park in free of charge, and including the parking passes in with the invitations.

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorrete (when/what):  We’re only 30 minutes away from Niagara Falls Canada- so we’ve renting a huge limo for all the guys and girls to go up there together. The guys will be heading to the bars & casino, and the girls will be hitting up some of the best night clubs around!

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