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It's that time again: List your wedding vendors!

You know how much I love to do this right?  :)  Everyone list your (recommended) vendors for our newly engaged Knotties!  I found this so helpful when I was just starting my planning.  Please feel free to add to the categories.

Venue:  The Warwick Melrose Hotel
Florist:  LeFleur Couture/Tami Winn
Dress:  Alfred Angelo, Firewheel Mall, Garland
Cake:  The Cake Guys
DJ:  Glenn Roush Productions
Photographer:  Lynn Michelle Photography
MUA:  Kristin Colaneri
Ceremony Musicians:  Four Strings
Tuxedos: Men's Wearhouse (Plano)
BM Attire:  David's Bridal (Mesquite)
Alterations:  Becky Fowler
Invitations:  Etsy--Elegant Occasions
Calligraphy:  Calligraphy by Angela
STDs:  Vistaprint
Groom's Ring:  Boonerings.com
Officiant:  Marty Younkin, LoveNotes
RD:  Blue Mesa, Northpark
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    stephl3055stephl3055 member
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    edited December 2011
    Reception:  Marriott Legacy Town Center in Plano
    Florist:  Apple Tree, Plano
    Dress:  Alfred Angelo, Frisco
    Cake:  Frosted Art Bakery
    Tuxedos: Al's Formalwear (multiple locations)
    BM Attire:  Alfred Angelo, Frisco
    Invitations:  DIY, but bought cardstock and supplies from Hobby Lobby
    STDs:  DIY, also Hobby Lobby
    Wedding Rings:  DeBeers
    RD:  Rudy's BBQ, Frisco

    Edit: Forgot a few!

    Favors: Personalized M&Ms with text and picture, got solid color filler M&Ms at candy store at Stonebriar Mall
    Favor Boxes: Personalized tuxedo/gown boxes from www.beau-coup.com
    Centerpiece vases: Ikea
    BM Gifts: Swarovski
    Linens: Ducky Bob's
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    DonnaariesDonnaaries member
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    edited December 2011
    Venue:  The Filter Building on White Rock Lake
    Florist:  Branching Out Event and Floral Design
    Dress:  Christos by Amsale (Stanley Korshak)
    Cake:  Panini Cakes
    DJ:  Melodies and Memories
    Photographer:  Perez Photography
    MUA:  Kristie Luv
    Ceremony Musicians:  Serenata Strings
    Tuxedos: just doing black suits that GM already own
    BM Attire:  J Crew
    Alterations:  Becky Fowler (love her!!!)
    Invitations:  Wedding - Etsy (Jennifer Raichman), Rehearsal Dinner - PaperOrchidStationery.com
    STDs:  Email, graphic design done by friend
    Groom's Ring:  Scott Kay (from online dealer)
    Bride's Rings: e-ring from Shapiro Diamonds; wedding band by Beverley K from the former Village Jewelers
    Officiant:  Father Todd Bell of St Matthias
    RD:  Kirin Court Restaurant
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    edited December 2011
    Disclaimer:  I'm not married yet, but these are vendors who I've really enjoyed working with so far!

    Venue:  El Dorado Country Club - McKinney
    Dress:  Anonymously Yours
    Cake:  The Cake Guys
    DJ:  Pat Homer, Dallas Mobile DJ
    Photographer:  McGowan Images
    MUA:  Amanda, AH Makeup Artistry
    Ceremony Musicians:  Nyoko Stromberg, harpist
    Tuxedos: Tuxedo Junction
    BM Attire:  A-1 Weddings (Denison, TX)
    Alterations:  Becky Fowler
    Invitations:  semi-DIY using BRIDES invitation kits
    STDs:  Magnet Street
    Groom's Ring: Scott Kay- purchased from  Bailey, Banks, and Biddle (but they are all closed now I believe)
    RD:  Texas Land & Cattle, Plano
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    doubleH2010doubleH2010 member
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    edited December 2011
    Venue:  The Tibute Golf Club (The Colony)
    Florist:  A Man & A Woman Floral Design (Dallas)
    Dress:  Terry Costa (Dallas)
    Cake:  Cakes by Laura (Plano)
    DJ:  Your DJ (Gus Garza)
    Photographer:  Krauzian Image
    MUA:  Erin Gobin
    Ceremony Musicians:  Don Shannon (Bagpipes)
    Tuxedos: Men's Wearhouse (Plano)
    BM Attire:  Two Birds Bridesmaids (on-line)
    Alterations:  Becky Fowler
    Invitations:  Celebrations
    Calligraphy:  None
    STDs:  None
    Groom's Ring:  Anschar Diamonds (Dallas)
    Officiant:  Keith Long, LoveNotes
    RD:  Tru Fire (Frisco) 
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    leeann2001leeann2001 member
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    edited December 2011
    Venue:  The Filter Building on White Rock Lake
    Florist:  Striking Stems-Ashley Jensen
    Dress:  Marisa-Mockingbird Bridal
    Cake:  Panini Bakery
    DJ:  Glenn Roush Productions
    Photographer:  Nine Photography
    Videographer: Adam Kegg
    Caterer: JoAnn Johnson from Affordable Dreams
    MUA:  A friend/co-worker
    Ceremony Musicians:  Glenn Roush Productions
    Mensware: Shirt, dress pants from Express & Ties from ASOS.com
    BM Attire:  Jcrew
    Alterations:  Becky Fowler
    Invitations:  Michael's DIY Brides set
    STDs:  Vistaprint postcards
    Groom's Ring:  TitaniumKay.com
    Officiant:  Pastor, Dan Dean from Heartland Church
    RD:  Mi Cocina, Highland Park Village
    DOC: Danielle Aguillard-DM Wedding & Event Coordination
    Hair Stylist: Lauren from Salon M in Frisco (good friend)
    Waxing: Nail Bar in Uptown Dallas
    Hotel Wedding Night: Hotel ZaZa
    Honeymoon: Secrets Maroma Beach in Mexico
    Travel Agent: Jennifer from VIP Vacations
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    edited December 2011
    Venue:  The Colleyville Center
    Florist:  Thuy Nguyen-Paulo
    Dress:  Blush Couture
    Cake:  Texas Star Bakery
    DJ:  Andy with a Music Wave
    Photographer:  Jennifer Strain Photography
    Tuxedos: Tuxedo Junction (Grapevine)
    BM Attire:  Terry Costa
    Alterations:  Becky Fowler
    Invitations:  Michael's DIY Kit
    Programs: Salesplace, Wilton's DIY Kit
    STDs:  Ebay
    Groom's Ring:  Zales
    Officiant:  Gordon Nelson The Wedding Preacher
    Linens: Bebe's Interiors
    Wedding Planners: K&M Affairs
    Caterer: 7 Salsas
    Bartenders/Waitstaff: A+ Student Staffing
    Rentals: Dal-Tex Rentals
    Frozen Drink Machine Rental: Texas Freeze
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    edited December 2011
    Venue/food/beverage/night accomodations: The Willdwood Inn Bed and Breakfast
    Cake: Candy Haven
    Favors: M&Ms (from M&M.com) and tins from Michael's
    Dress: Lewisville Bridal Boutique
    Tuxes: Minsky's Tux
    Shoes: DSW
    Jewelry: e-ring/wedding band-Helzberg, Steve's wedding band-Zales, BM jewelry -Zales, wedding day Jewelry-Zales
    FG gift- Theknot.com
    RD - The Roadhouse
    Officiant: Childhood preacher
    Music: The Violin Guy
    Photographers: Contemporary Portraits
    Flowers: DIY and bridal bouquet from Central Market
    Alterations: Becky Fowler
    Invitations: DIY
    Programs: Michael's
    BM attire: Dresses are Watters and Watters WToo ordered off of Netbride.com
    Hair and Makeup: Headrush Salon
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    edited December 2011

    Church: St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church
    Reception: Lakewood Country Club
    Cake: Elena's Cakes
    Flowers: Sahana Floral Design
    DJ: Dallas Rhythms
    Invites: My sister, the graphic designer genius! :)
    RD: Twisted Root Burger Co.
    Rings: Luxor Jeweler
    Dress: Becky Fowler (custom)
    Transportation: A To Z
    Make Up: Michelle Fuentes
    Hair: Can't remember!
    Photography: Nine
    Videography: Adam Kegg

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    edited December 2011
    I'm only listing the ones in the DFW area. Since our wedding is in RI, most are based there. On the off chance someone's interested in those too, let me know!

    Dress:  Stardust Bridal
    Photographer:  We're using Joseph Marks for Engagement pictures
    BM Attire:  Lulu's
    Alterations:  Probably Stardust
    Invitations:  Etsy--Invitations by Emily
    STDs:  Magnet Street
    Groom's Ring:  Not sure yet!
    Bride's wedding band: Leland Jewelers
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    rcpm44rcpm44 member
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    edited December 2011
    Venue:  La Buena Vida Vineyard
    Caterer: Cliff Star Catering
    Florist:  Tom Thumb Grapevine and DIY Centerpieces
    Dress:  David's Bridal Arlington
    Cake: Texas Star Bakery
    DJ:  Andrew with A Music Wave
    Photographer:  Kristina Fanelli Koi Images
    MUA:  Still searching!
    Ceremony Musicians:  UNT musicians
    Tuxedos: TBD
    BM Attire:  David's Bridal
    Alterations: Will be using Becky Fowler
    Invitations:  DIY kit from Michaels
    STDs:  Zazzle.com
    Groom's Ring:  Zales
    Bride's Ring: Zales
    Officiant:  Personal friend
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    BanannaPBanannaP member
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    edited December 2011
    Yay, last time we did this I didn't have enough vendors to participate! My wedding hasn't happened yet, either, but here's what we have so far:

    Venue:
      Lakewood Theater, Dallas
    Florist:  May Flowers & Gifts
    Dress:  Alfred Angelo, Frisco
    Cake:  Panini Bakery
    Caterer: Tangiloo's
    DJ:  Glenn Roush Productions
    Photographer:  Lynn Michelle Photography
    MUA:  Amanda with AH Makeup Artistry - my trial is on Sunday!
    Hair: My usual stylist, Misty, at Salon LaPage in Denton
    BM Attire:  Alfred Angelo, Frisco
    Officiant: Arianna Gray
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    edited December 2011
    Venue:  809 at Vickery atvickery.com
    Caterer: Black Eyed Pea Catering
    Florist:  Myself I am not sure who I am ordering the flowers from Yet
    Dress:  Terry Costa
    Cake: Texas Star Bakery
    DJ:  Andrew with A Music Wave
    Photographer:  Six Fourteen Photography
    MUA:  Not sure yet?
    Ceremony Musicians:  IPOD
    Tuxedos: International Suits...we bought them for less then renting
    BM Attire:  Alfred Angelo
    Alterations: Will be using Becky Fowler
    Invitations:  Brides Kit from Michaels
    STDs:  Myself and VistaPrint
    Groom's Ring: Kays
    Bride's Ring: Jareds Orginally Kays Now!
    Officiant:  Uhhh... I still need to book this one!
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    edited December 2011
    Venue:  The Bingham House
    Florist:  Blooming Accents
    Dress:  Circle Park Bridal
    Cake:  Stepmom is making the cake
    DJ:  Streaming an iPod
    Photographer:  K & S Photography
    Officiant:  Richard Sutherland
    Brides E-ring: Nasr Bros.

    Wedding is not until October, so I still have a lot of work to do.
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    danielle16_17danielle16_17 member
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    edited December 2011
    Venue:  The Atruims at Park West
    Florist:  Market Street, DIY Centerpieces ordered from Sam's club
    Dress:  lasting bridal couture, addison
    DJ:  Wendy Kidd with Tiny Tunes
    Photographer:  A friend
    Tuxedos: Al's Formal Wear (Plano)
    BM Attire:  Jcpenny
    Alterations:  Becky Fowler
    Invitations:  DIY, MIcheals
    STDs:  Vistaprint
    Groom's Ring:  Ebay- titanium-ring-store
    Officiant:  Wendy Kidd
    RD:  i fratelli, irving
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    Buttercup509Buttercup509 member
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    edited December 2011
    Venue:  Paradise Cove
    Florist:  personal friend
    Dress:  Lewisville Bridal Boutique
    Shoes: Angela Nuran
    Cake:  Hot Chocolates
    DJ:  John Rossi
    Photographer:  Lynn Michelle Photography
    MUA:  personal friend
    Ceremony Musicians:  I wouldn't recommend this one. It wasn't huge issue, just a little unneeded stress on the day of.
    Tuxedos: Al's Formalwear (near NE Mall) I don't think it is there anymore.
    Alterations:  Becky Fowler
    Invitations:  Cleverly Invite
    Groom's Ring:  Jewelry Exchange
    Officiant:  Marty Younkin, LoveNotes
    RD:  Blue Mesa (Southlake)
    Honeymoon: Secrets Maroma Beach
    Travel Agent: Jennifer with VIP Vacations
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    edited December 2011
    Venue:  The Ballroom at the Dallas Arts Center
    Caterer: Black Eyed Pea
    Florist:  my mom
    Dress:  my mom
    Cake:  Cakes by Joyce (my dental hygenist)
    DJ:  DJ Connection
    Photographer:  Manuel Crespo
    Ceremony Musicians:  Carole Kaney-Francis (Harp) Amber Renae Bush (vocals)
    Tuxedos: Men's Wearhouse
    BM Attire:  David's Bridal
    Invitations:  DIY: (Paper Source, Envelope Mall, Michael's, MyGatsby)
    STDs:  DIY (Envelope Mall)
    Engagement Ring: Whiteflash
    Wedding Rings:  Sam's Club
    Officiant:  Diane Robertson
    RD:  Hotel Indigo Downtown Dallas
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    edited December 2011

    Another not married yet, but these are all the vendors we've already booked (or will be booking).

    Venue:  The Tribute Golf Club
    Planner & Florist:  Kathie Seely, Grand Events
    Dress:  Terry Costa
    DJ& Lighting:  Blaire with Party All The Time Productions
    Photographer:  Lynn Michelle
    Ceremony Musicians:  Island Boogie (Steel Drums)
    Invitations:  DIY: (Paperandmore, Michael's)
    STDs:  DIY (Michael's, Jo Anns, Envelopemall)
    All Rings: Kay's
    Officiant:  Family minister
    RD:  Blue Mesa, Frisco
    Hotel Block & Send Off Brunch: Fairfield Inn, The Colony 
    Alterations: Will be using Becky Fowler
    Shoes: DSW

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    edited December 2011
    Venue:  The Starlight Room for Reception, The Crow Collection for Ceremony
    Florist:  Kim May
    Dress:  Maggie Sottero bought at Bridal Designs in Southlake
    Cake:  Jackie Spratt and a gluten free small one from Kozy (for the bride!)
    DJ:  FIgment Productions
    Photographer:  Huy Nguyen of f8 studios
    MUA:  Erin Blair Gobin with Haute Facade
    Videographer: Turquoise Video Productions
    Ceremony Musicians:  my brother
    Tuxedos: Men's Wearhouse (Dallas NW HWY)
    BM Attire:  Bill Levkoff bought at Bridal Designs in Southlake
    Alterations:  Bridal Designs
    Invitations:  Etsy
    STDs:  Magnet Street
    Groom's Ring:  Gordon's
    Officiant:  Ari Gray, Alternative Wedding Services
    RD:  Iron Cactus

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    Jay+MarissaJay+Marissa member
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    edited December 2011
    Venue:  Old Red Courthouse
    Caterer/Linens: Sissy's Catering
    Florist:  I took a class at the Fort Worth Flower Connection
    Dress:  Terry Costa
    Shoes: Zappos.com (awesome)
    Cake:  Tabitha Ballard
    DJ:  Melodies & Memories
    Photographer:  Jessica Mooney Photography
    Videography: Adam Kegg Random Pictures Productions
    Tuxedos: Men's Wearhouse
    BM Attire:  Terry Costa
    Alterations:  Becky Fowler
    Invitations:  Materials: Cardsandpockets.com Design: Allison Knight (my roomie)
    STDs:  Vistaprint (Don't recommend)
    Groom's Ring:  Mitchell's Jewelry--Norman, OK
    Bride's Rings: Zales & Kay--don't recommend
    RD:  The Ranch at Las Colinas
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    BanannaPBanannaP member
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    edited December 2011
    wagner - Wow, someone else who's using Ari, we loved her! I can't wait to hear about how your ceremony goes!
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    MBain09MBain09 member
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    edited December 2011
    Venue:  La Cima Club (Las Colinas)l
    Florist:  LeFleur Couture/Tami Winn
    Dress:  Terry Costa (Maggie Sottero)
    Cake:  Frosted Art
    Photographer:  Jennifer Jones
    MUA:  Angie Williams
    Ceremony Musicians:  Stradivarius
    Tuxedo: Men's Wearhouse (Plano)
    Alterations:  Becky Fowler
    Invitations:  DIY - bought supplies from Cards and Pockets and Michaels
    Wedding Bands:  J. David (Tulsa, OK)
    Officiant:  Carol Sage, LoveNotes
    Alterations: Becky Fowler
    RD:  Via-Real (Las Colinas)
    Rentals: Posh Couture Rentals
    Honeymoon: DisneyWorld and Clearwater Beach
    Travel Agent: Jennifer at VIP
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    edited December 2011
    Venue:  Winfrey Point
    Florist:  Local Nursery
    Dress:  Bridal Bliss
    Cake: Divini Dee Cakes
    DJ:  Ipod but Groomsman Mc'd
    Photographer:  K & S Photography
    MUA:  A friend
    Tuxedos: Men's Wearhouse
    BM Attire:  White House Black Market
    Alterations:  Bridal Bliss
    STDs:  Vistaprint
    Coordinator - Thirty Three Events
    Caterer - Savory Catering
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    edited December 2011
    Forgot two vendors.

    Videographer: Austin Walton Productions
    Photobooth: Premiere Photobooth
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    amberproamberpro member
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    edited December 2011
    Venue:  Cityplace
    Florist:  Windsor (Mesquite)
    Dress:  Lulu's Bridal
    Cake:  Elena's Cakes
    DJ:  Charlie Riggs
    Photographer:  Melissa Goldberg (LOVE her!)
    MUA: Meredith White (Belfiore Salon and Spa, Rockwall), also for hair
    Ceremony Musicians:  Church organist
    Tuxedos:Men's Wearhouse (Mesquite)
    BM Attire:  Lulu's Bridal (Bill Levkoff Dress)
    Alterations: 
    Invitations:  Needle in a Haystack (GREAT if you are not wanting to order online!)
    Officiant:  Church Pastor
    RD:  Westlake House (Mesquite), On the Border Catering
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    Carter born 5/28/11
    BFP 9/27/12 EDD 6/11/13, MC 9wks, no HB

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    edited December 2011
    Venue:  Old Red Courthouse
    Coordinator: RachelEvents
    Florist:  Dr. Delphinium
    Dress:  Priscilla of Boston
    Caterer: Amark Catering
    Cake:  Romano's Bakery
    DJ:  Richard McClure (A Very Special Day)
    Photographer:  WeddingTX
    Ceremony Musicians:  Richard McClure
    Tuxedos: Men's Wearhouse
    BM Attire:  Priscilla of Boston
    Invitations:  Carta Creations (Hollye)
    STDs:  Carta Creations
    Rings: Robbins Brothers 
    RD:  Fireside Pies, Dallas
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    edited December 2011
    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/local-wedding-boards_texas-dallas-ft-worth_its-time-again-list-wedding-vendors?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Local%20Wedding%20BoardsForum:102Discussion:cd3ebf51-3334-4c19-8c1f-8de764e8a24cPost:ec541db1-d3fc-4bc0-9438-0f90a4d7e210">Re: It's that time again: List your wedding vendors!</a>:
    [QUOTE]Venue:   Old Red Courthouse 
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    DonnaariesDonnaaries member
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    edited December 2011
    oops I left out a few:

    Wedding Coordinator: Elisha with Altar Ego Weddings
    Guest/Wedding Night Hotel: Hotel Palomar

    and my fav:
    Shoes: Valentino in signature Valentino red.
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    juliebug1997juliebug1997 member
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    edited December 2011
    Church:  Christ the King Catholic Church
    Reception:  Maggiano's Little Italy at North Park
    Flowers:  Market Street Colleyville
    Photographer:  Michelle Johnson
    Favors:  Bags from Hobby Lobby and candy from The Knot
    RD:  Hotel where our guests stayed (Campbell Centre Doubletree)
    Mens' wear:  Mens' Wearhouse (Lewisville and Highland Park)
    Bride's Dress:  Mii's Bridal
    MoH Dress:  David's Bridal
    Rings:  Jared
    Cake:  Dallas Affaires
    Invitations:  Rexcraft
    DJ:  Your Special Day DJ
    Wedding Musicians:  hired through the church and a freind's string quartet

    I got my dress altered at Mii's and my MoH got her dress altered at the bridal store in Southlake (it just changed names) by the Kohl's.
     
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    whitneymc11whitneymc11 member
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    edited December 2011
    We don't get married until July, but here's what I have so far!

    Location: Hall of State, Fair Park
    Caterer:  Food Glorious Food
    Flowers: Bell Florist, no longer open (family friend former owner)
    Photographer: Lauren Larsen
    STD:  Vistaprint
    Coordinator:  Jill Byrd
    Wedding Dress:  Terry Costa (Maggie Sottero)
    BM Dress:  Becky Fowler
    Alterations:  Becky Fowler
    Tuxedos: Al's Formal Wear
    Band:  Good Question Band
    Officiant:  Uncle/High school Young Life Leader
    Hotel Block:  The Fairmont Hotel
    RD:  The original El Fenix (amazing upstairs room/patio)

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    edited December 2011

    Venue:  The Wildwood Inn- Denton, TX
    Florist: A Man and a Woman Floral
    Dress:  DaVinci, Bridal Company
    Cake:  Cake/Candy Haven
    DJ:  Mike McDaniel
    Photographer: Karen Scruggs Photography
    BM Attire: Bridal Company
    Invitations:  Wedding Paper Divas
    STDs:  Wedding Paper Divas
    Officiant:  Mike McDaniel
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