(Closed) wedding question game!!

posted 6 years ago in June 2013
Post # 3
55 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Engagement Length: 12 months

Colors: yellow, navy, and gray 

Theme: vintage

Wedding Party(#s): 1 moh, 4 bms, 1bm, 4 gms, 2 flower girls, 2 ringbearer

Ceremony (where, time): Obelrin, in a old beautiful chapel and 5pm

Reception (where, time): small hall 7pm

Dress Style: Casablanca 2051

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): don’t know yet

Honeymoon Location: Italy if we can afford it

Flowers: pennonies

First Dance Song: Don’t know yet

Centerpieces: table runner on lone tables covered with tons and tons of tealights ( in dyed baby food jars) and flower petals

Food/Menu: BBQ

Cake Flavour: havent decided yet

Favours: not settled yet

DJ/Band/Ipod: Dj Keith

Bachelorrete (when/what):  probably weekend before wedding

Post # 4
268 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Wedding Date: June 15, 2013

Engagement Length: 18 months

Colors: Seafoam/white/silver with a couple hints of coral

Theme: ? stuff we like?

Wedding Party(#s): 5 bm and gm

Ceremony (where, time): 4:30pm on the lake

Reception (where, time): Same location and immediately following ceremony

Dress Style: sweetheart, natural waist, floaty, romantic a-line

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): both pro…got a great deal on the makeup otherwise I would have DIYed

Honeymoon Location: San Sebastian, Spain

Flowers: white ranunculus, lisanthus, astilbe, and queen anne’s lace with coral roses and billy balls

First Dance Song: we’re deciding between “I will”-The Beatles and “Nothing can change this love”- Sam Cooke

Centerpieces: blue jars with the flowers listed above, and tons of tea lights

Food/Menu: menu not totally decided but we’re thinking mediterranean/spanish/greek style food

Cake Flavour: a tier of peach with vanilla mouse and a tier of carrot with buttercream

Favours: saltwater taffy

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorrete (when/what):  dont know yet!

Post # 5
172 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: January 2013

Wedding Date: January 13th, 2013

Engagement Length: 7 months

Colors: Mint, gold, ivory

Theme: Victorian/Marie Antoinette

Wedding Party(#s): MoH and 1Bridesmaid or Best Man, Best man and 1Groomsmen, flower girl

Ceremony (where, time): 3pm San Francisco

Reception (where, time): Same location and immediately following ceremony

Dress Style: All lace, cap sleeve, low back, sweetheart neck, mermaid

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

Honeymoon Location: undecided-waiting until summer. Wedding night in Napa.

Flowers: Brooch bouquet, white hydrangeas, and the rest I’m not sure of.

First Dance Song: “First Day of my Life” by Bright Eyes

Centerpieces:  Candelabras, votives, pillar candles, gold vases with flowers

Food/Menu: Mixed baby greens with crumbled blue cheese, dried cranberries, fried pancetta, spiced pecans, and sliced pears with a champagne vinaigrette

Caramelized chicken breast topped with orange honey mixed greens, pancetta, blue cheese, and figs served with almond rice pilaf and a seasonal vegetable

Cake Flavour: Cupcakes-Raspberry Cutting cake-lemon raspberry

Favours: Frames doubled as seating placements

DJ/Band/Ipod: ipod

Bachelorrete (when/what): Night before more of just a girls night nothing crazy.

Post # 6
374 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I’ll play! ๐Ÿ™‚

Wedding Date: June 22, 2013

Engagement Length: 12 months, almost to the day

Colors: Plum, peach, green

Theme: None!  Just simple and elegant.

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

Ceremony (where, time): 1 PM at the church I grew up in

Reception (where, time): We’re having a little appetizers reception at the church following the ceremony and then a very intimate dinner (50 people max) at a delicious restaurant about 20 minutes away

Dress Style: Sweetheard neckline, A-line, organza with lace at the bottom – ordered in WHITE

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro for both ๐Ÿ™‚

Honeymoon Location: Not sure yet.  We’re thinking of waiting until a week or so after the wedding.  Maybe Mexico?

Flowers: Spray roses, ilse roses, dusty miller, berries

First Dance Song: No dancing!

Centerpieces: Small flower arrangements with some votives around them

Food/Menu: Italian – veal, surf & turf, chicken, crabcakes

Cake Flavour: Not sure – it’s low on our priority list

Favours: Probably nothing

DJ/Band/Ipod: None!

Bachelorrete (when/what):  Memorial Day weekend – spending time with friends because all of my bridesmaids are underage and can’t drink, haha!

Post # 7
951 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Engagement Length: 9 months

Colors:  White, ivory, gold with red accents

Theme: Romantic elegance

Wedding Party(#s): None!

Ceremony (where, time): Mountain top via helicopter – 11am

Reception (where, time): French restaurant in our city’s downtown area (private)

Dress Style: Vera Wang Gemma

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro

Honeymoon Location: As many cities as we can squeeze in from this list: London, Paris, Venice, Zurich, Vienna, Salzburg, Amsterdam, Brussels

Flowers: Red roses with some white hydrangeas

First Dance Song: Undecided

Centerpieces: Small tables so a lovely white hydrangea arrangement in a vase and some white candles

Food/Menu: Prepared by the restaurant – canapes followed by amuse bouche, soup or salad, choice of tenderloin, lobster, or duck, finishing with creme brulee.

Cake Flavour: White chocolate raspberry

Favours: French macarons and a vintage ornate style photo frame

DJ/Band/Ipod: iPod

Bachelorrete (when/what):  Not a normal bachelorette but a night with my best girlfriends at the Fairmont with dinner and drinks downtown and a sleepover.

Post # 8
3300 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Wedding Date: September 28, 2013

Engagement Length: 9 months

Colors: Purple and Orange with hints of turquoise (peacock inspired)

Theme: it’s a freaking WEDDING is the theme…

Wedding Party(#s): 1 matron, 1 maid, 1 Bridesmaid or Best Man

Ceremony (where, time): 2:00pm, boardwalk gazebo on Barbados south coast

Reception (where, time): 4:00pm aboard the Spirit of Barbados

Dress Style: Sweetheart shirred organza bodice, lace mermaid skirt, detachable lace cap sleeves

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): both pro…flying in a friendor

Honeymoon Location: Olinda, Brazil

Flowers: not-a-one. I dislike flowers. 

First Dance Song: a reggae waltz called “She’s Royal” by Tarrus Riley

Centerpieces:  (for the rehearsal…there will be no centerpieces for the reception on the boat) I was all set on jar candles of varying heights but recently started considering old fashioned glass oil lamps in order to ensure there’s enough space on the table for the family-style dishes. Ugh.

Food/Menu: Rehearsal: Caribbean fusion / Reception: Caribbean Soul Food

Cake Flavour: IDK. Caribbean rum cake (aka black cake) is traditional, but I hate it. So he says we can use it for his groom’s cake. For the bride’s cake, as long as it’s not chocolate, I’ll be happy. His grandma is making our cakes!

Favours: bottles of beer from our respective countries (Banks for him, Carib and Sam Adams for me)

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ for the rehearsal, iPod for the reception

Bachelorrete (when/what):  night before the ceremony, after the rehearsal. Coed.

Post # 9
525 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Wedding Date: June 8, 2013

Engagement Length: 8 months and 3 days

Colors: Purple

Theme: None – although we are naming each table after a place we have visited.

Wedding Party(#s): 2 bridesmaids, 2 groomsmen, 1 maid of honour, and 1 best man

Ceremony (where, time): Aviation Museum in our town – 5:30ish unless I can have it earlier

Reception (where, time): Right after the ceremony at the aviation museum

Dress Style: Sweetheart neckline, pickup ballgown

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

Honeymoon Location: Not sure yet. We might spend a few days at the family cottage and then go somewhere else (thinking Australia or Europe!) much later in the year.

Flowers: Purple lilacs and not sure what else

First Dance Song: Can’t Help Falling In Love by Elvis Presley

Centerpieces: Don’t know yet for sure…

Food/Menu: Chicken of some sort

Cake Flavour: Not sure – something yummy ๐Ÿ™‚

Favours: Don’t know yet

DJ/Band/Ipod: Was originally thinking Ipod but might do DJ instead as long as they will place lots of oldies and lots of slow songs.

Bachelorrete (when/what):  Whenever/wherever my friends want.

Post # 10
3092 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Wedding Date: June 22, 2013

Engagement Length: 18 months

Colors: Black, White, Lime Green

Theme: Amor Eterno: Dia de los Muertos

Wedding Party(#s): 2 MOHs, 4 Bms, 2 BMs, 4 Gms, Ring Bearer, Flower Girl

Ceremony (where, time): The Purple Orchid Inn, 5:00pm Garden Ceremony

Reception (where, time): The Purple Orchid Inn, 5:45pm-11pm including Cocktail Hour

Dress Style: Ivory lacy, non-bridal

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro-TBD

Honeymoon Location: Punta Cana, DR

Flowers: Silk-green hydgrangeas, silk ivory bouquet (mix), real roses in rose garden

First Dance Song: Fluff by Black Sabbath

Centerpieces:  Several, for the brunch room-black,white,green ribbon topiaries: Rehearsal Dinner-black, white, green framed pictures: Cocktail Hour-wine bottles with green swirl sticks: Reception-Black Candleabras, small vases with silk hydrangeas and lots and lots of candles!

Food/Menu: Rehearsal: Mexican from El Nido / Reception: I can’t remember from Bon Vivant

Cake Flavour: Vanilla and strawberry (I think) + chocolate mousse dessert

Favours: Dia de los muertos engraved wine glasses + bottle of wine

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ Joe Manifesto

Bachelorrete (when/what):  Spa day at the Purple Orchid Inn the day before the Rehearsal dinner

Post # 11
132 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Wedding Date: October 5, 2013

Engagement Length: 13 months (from date set, no proposal yet)

Colors: black, white and red

Theme: Lace and Roses

Wedding Party(#s): 2 bms, 1 bm, 1 gm

Ceremony (where, time): Purpose built Wedding Chapel in a tourist Villiage 11:30am

Reception (where, time): Chinese Restaraunt 6pm (I’m letting the guests explore the village, it’s my favourite place!)

Dress Style: Not decided, but probably mermaid in lace and tulle with straps and corset back

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro. Up and in a bun of curls, same as my bridesmaids 

Honeymoon Location: Caribbean, Cruise

Flowers: Red Roses with crystal accents

First Dance Song: Not sure yet.

Centerpieces: champagne flute or martini glasses filled with red roses and crystals

Food/Menu: Roast Duck and Cha Sui Pork, Mongolian Lamb, Dry Fried Chilli Beef, Salt and Chilli Prawns, Honey Chicken, Snowpeas and Sugar Beans, Fresh Fruit

Cake Flavour: Fruit and Brandy

Favours: Candy!

DJ/Band/Ipod: iPod

Bachelorrete (when/what):  the week before the wedding, watching Tangled with my sisters (bms) and making mocktails in our loungeroom. 

Post # 12
149 posts
Blushing bee

Wedding Date: June 1, 2013

Engagement Length: 15 months

Colors: pastels

Theme: we don’t really have a theme

Wedding Party(#s): 1 moh, 6 bms, 1bm, 7 gms,  1 ringbearer

Ceremony (where, time): 5:30 PM at our Church

Reception (where, time): 7 PM at the Knights of Columbus Hall (fiancee is a member)

Dress Style: a-line

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): make up- pro

Honeymoon Location: taking a mini-moon to DC, then a real honeymoon next year

Flowers: roses

First Dance Song: not sure yet

Centerpieces: lighthouses with candles

Food/Menu: BBQ from Redbones (brisket, chicken, pork, and tofu)

Cake Flavour: cupcakes (red velvet, oreo, and strawberry lemon)

Favours: photo booth, and BBQ rub

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorrete (when/what):  not sure, but probably just dinner at a nice restaurant in the North End

Post # 13
398 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Wedding Date: June 1, 2013

Engagement Length: 9 Months

Colors: Plum, Black, Silver

Theme: Classy

Wedding Party(#s): 6 Bridesmaids 6 groomsmen 1 Maid/Matron of Honor 1 Bridesmaid or Best Man

Ceremony (where, time): 4:00 School of Theology

Reception (where, time): 7:00 The Gallery Downtown KC

Dress Style: mermaid style, a little crazy!

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Hair/Makeup PRO

Honeymoon Location: Cancun, Aqua Live

Flowers: Working on this

First Dance Song: Then, Brad Paisley!

Centerpieces: Flowers, Some lighted picture frames

Food/Menu: Chicken or Salmon

Cake Flavour: Cupcakes all different

Favours: Beer Koozies

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorrete (when/what):  Not sure but in Omaha, NE

Post # 14
112 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Wedding Date: June 1, 2013

Engagement Length: 18 months

Colors: Navy, Blush, Silver (with polka dots here and there)

Theme: Elegant and Fun

Wedding Party(#s): 2 Bridesmaids 3 groomsmen 1 Maid/Matron of Honor 1 Bridesmaid or Best Man

Ceremony (where, time): 3:30 local church

Reception (where, time): 6:00 Rowing Club

Dress Style: fit n’ flare lace

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

Honeymoon Location: Backpacking in Malaysia

Flowers: TBD

First Dance Song: TBD

Centerpieces: TBD

Food/Menu: Southern BBQ

Cake Flavour: Dessert bar, supplied by women in my family

Favours: None

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorrete (when/what):  Late April, NYC

Post # 15
263 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

WEDING DATE: March 23rd, 2013


COLOURS: Purple, Yellow and Silver

THEME: Royal and Romantic

WEDDING PARTY: I Maid/Matron of Honor, 8 Bridesmaid or Best Man, 6 flower girls, 1 best man, 9 Groomsmen, 1 LG, 1 LB, 1 ring bearer

CEREMONY (WHERE, TIME): Ecumenical Centre, 11 am

RECEPTION (WHERE, TIME): The centre Immediately after the Ceremony

DRESS STYLE: Still searching


HONEYMOON LOCATION: Dubai, if we can afford it

FLOWERS: White rose, yellow Freesia and Iris


CENTRE PIECES: Don’t know yet

FOOD/MENU: Variety of Nigerian meals (buffet)

CAKE FLAVOUR: Chocolate/Red velvet

FAVOURS: undecided


BACHELORETTE (WHEN/WHAT): March 22nd, pool/bowling party



Post # 16
4 posts
  • Wedding: June 2012

This is fun! ๐Ÿ™‚


Wedding Date: 
June 1, 2013

Engagement Length:
9 months

purple and burlap, with touches of green against a red barn backdrop

wine, books, southern summer

Wedding Party(#s): 
1 matron of honor, 1 maid of honor, 2 bridesmaids
1 best man, 1 groomsman
1 flower girl 

Ceremony (where, time): 
10:30 a.m., at a local winery/vineyard

Reception (where, time): 
Same location, 12 noon

Dress Style:
Strapless satin with an organza overlay, and delicate flower appliques on the bodice and down through the train, which is chapel length.

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): 
All pro.

Honeymoon Location:
10 days in the British Isles.

very minimal flowers. wildflowers and baby’s breath

First Dance Song:
“Come Rain or Come Shine,” Don Henley 

Dyed purple burlap runners on picnic tables, Mason jars filled with wildflowers, rare/vintage books 

BBQ appetizers (not serving a full meal)

Cake Flavour:
yellow cake with raspberry filling, chocolate cake with almond filling, lemon cake with raspberry filling

This, we don’t know yet. 


Bachelorrete (when/what): 
the weekend of April 27th, don’t know what. 

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