Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Wedding Planning....Month One



I promised you guys I would give an update on how wedding planning is going. It took me a month to finally sit down & write about it, but you guys have no idea how much I have gotten done in one month. I feel like I should be a wedding planner!! Boy, am I glad I am planning this without a wedding planner though, I'm way to picky & I know exactly what I want & how to get it done right!!

Wedding Colors: Soft Pink, White, & Cream
Wedding Fabrics: Burlap & Lace

I've always wanted a small wedding with fabulous decorations. I'm going to have around 50 people. I originally imagined a church, but when I saw my venue, very cute, small, & secluded I loved the idea. Etsy has gotten me very far!! I tell you what, that site is amazing. Obviously, I want to wait till the wedding to share all the goodies I have bought, but I would love to give a shout out to the etsy stores I have bought items from so far & you can pretty much tell what I have gotten or what I'm going for at least :)

Etsy Stores
Peachykeenevents
Fifthvintage
Impactyouth813
GypsyFarmGirl
WovenShop
RusticNaturalBeauty
ORomeo
RiverRoadRustics
MySwedishFarmHouse
LucyBridalBoutique
MyMontanaHomestead
WishUponStarFish

In a month we have put down the deposit & booked....
-Venue
-Photographer
-DJ
-Food
-Honeymoon

Venue- Magnolia Hall



Reception & Ceremony will both be held at Magnolia Hall


Photographer: Timeless Photography


DJ- Complete Music DJ



Food- Magnolia Thomas House

Honeymoon- Royal Caribbean Cruise to Bahamas for 5 days


I have all the decoration supplies to finish the decorations i'm making on my own & I have ordered all the ones I'm not on Etsy. I also said YES TO THE DRESS yesterday at David's Bridal....I only went to too places & tried on four gowns total. I found my dream dress, same dress & same designer for a great price, over my budget, but still a good price, It's Vera Wang!! :) I also bought my wedding shoes at Nordstroms.
We have also chosen our bridal party, flower girls, & ring bearer. This is how I asked my bridesmaids to be my bridesmaids....





The first item is a box with a ring pop, the second is a makeup bag with "bridesmaid" on it, third is a book I made with the pictures in it, & forth is a little glass black letter which is the first letter of each of their names.

Wedding Website

Date: July 27, 2013
Sneak peak of our engagement photo shoot....

16 comments:

  1. How exciting! I love your color palette & the fabrics! & the bridesmaid "proposal" is so cute!

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  2. Hooray! I've been waiting for this post! You are so productive. You should really consider taking up wedding planning!

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  3. That looks amazing so far. Everything looks good. I wish you and your husband-to-be a fun-filled stag and hen party!

    Dean
    Henit

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  4. I LOVE all of your ideas!!! It's going to be gorgeous! That's pretty darn impressive you got all of that done in.a month! You go girl! ;)

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  5. So pretty!!! I am so excited to see more!
    Katie
    godslittlegrace.blogspot.com

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  6. I love it all! You are so creative! And I love your honeymoon choice, it will be perfect! :)

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  7. This looks wonderful! So beautiful! I used LucyBridalBoutique for my garters and they were so pretty!

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    1. That's what I got from there :) I love them!!

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  8. you're theme is just adorable! You've been a busy lady! Looks like it'll be just beautiful :)

    www.babysaiz.blogspot.com

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  9. Your not going to have much left to plan soon. You have done a ton already. All the major things are covered.

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  10. you've got so much done girl!! also check out save-on-crafts.com ... I found a lot of great things on there for our upcoming wedding!! :)

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    1. I got my burlap runners on there last month!! I got A TON for like 40$ it was awesome.

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  11. I agree with all the other comments here. So far, everything is good. I am excited for you guys. Looks like it will be a momentous event. Best of luck!

    - DeluxeCelebration.com

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  12. Very Nice Information! I personally really appreciate your article. This is a great website. I will make sure that I stop back again here !.....

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  13. You have a nice choice of place! It's very homey, cozy and intimate! Anyway, I can see that doing quite a progress in the wedding planning department since you already accomplished some important things on your lost. I hope that it goes smoothly. Good luck! :)

    Hildred Congdon

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  14. You're doing a great job! You've got almost everything covered. I like how organize you are in the whole wedding planning. It's inspiring, i just got engaged and i want to do the planning myself, hopefully i will be as organized as you.

    - DeluxeCelebration.com

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