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AW Thursday!!!!

Alright Ladies lets hear what we have all been up.....

As for myself....

-Invites are done! well the design, now DOC will start printing and assembling everything so excited about this ck :D
-Found these really cute place card holders at Target. Tea cup and Tea Kettle it was just Perfect for the Alice in Wonderland Theme.
-Found a Birdcage at Marshall's yesterday.
-Now we are debating about children at the wedding or not.Undecided

I think that's it so far....

Re: AW Thursday!!!!

  • edited December 2011
    • RSVPs are flying in!
    • Received the pepper grinders from China that I'm using as favors
    • FI is gathering shoe sizes for all the men in his wedding party (we're buying them chuck taylors)
    • Makeup trial tomorrow
    • Hair trial done
    • rooms for friday night booked
    • honeymoon totally booked
    • appointment set for 2nd fitting
    • honeymoon time off requested and approved
    • received instant camera for photo guest book
    • going shopping with MOH Saturday and FMIL Sunday for their dresses
    • Finalizing tux selection Saturday
    • received ring imprint kit for our wedding bands (they're going to have our fingerprints engraved on the inside)
    • survived wedding shower
    • Sent email to A-Hole uncle that has ruined this entire process for me by attacking my FI in a horrendous email a year ago and causing the family to split apart.


    Still need to write thank yous and get thank you cards printed but i"m running out of time and may have to just purchase them.


  • edited December 2011
    Oh i hadn't thought of a card box. That's what the bird cage is for, right?  
  • edited December 2011

    ooooh, quemiras those placecard holders will be so cute!

    checks, checks, checks...

    -emailed our ceremony and confirmed rehearsal/rate with officiant
    -bought almost all of our candy for the takeout box favors
    -finished all of the ribbons and tags for the takeout boxes
    -designed our guestbook sign
    -bought like 3 different sets of pens for the guestbook. finally found the right pens!
    -i have my hair and makeup trial tonight! i'll post pics later :)
    -played with the cardholder birdcage and settled on ribbon/sign placement.

  • edited December 2011
    phiaska- Yes the birdcage works like a cardholder :D 


  • edited December 2011
    I actually had a productive week after a whole month off from planning.

    -Decided on suits for the groomsmen and had them order. They are purchasing gray suits instead of renting tuxes, and we found a GREAT deal on overstock.com for charcoal Joseph Abboud suits that are $500 at Mens Wearhouse, and we got them for $175 each. Woo hoo! So after a lot of back and forth about sizing, they all placed their orders!

    -Ordered several blue ties from online to try to get a match to the bridesmaid dresses. Only one has come so far but I think it is perfect! So I'll return the others if they don't work as well.

    -Made an appointment with Candi Merle to get a veil made.

    -Glued all the invitations to blue cardstock backing with my only local bridesmaid (we were a very efficient assembly line!).

    -Ordered and received a beautiful mini silk hair flower from etsy.
  • edited December 2011
    I had a pretty productive week to :)

    - booked makeup artist
    - chased down almost all of the late RSVP's
    -dress fitting (have the final one on monday)
    - got champagne corks for our place hodlers,
    - table and place holder designs are done, just have to print
    - designed and sent guestbook for printing
    - orderred linens
    - finalized candy bar

    ANd I am sure I am forgetting something- but we are definilty in wedding madness mode
  • Vans18Vans18 member
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    edited December 2011
    Everythings done, just waiting to get married!!! =D
  • czarinamaeczarinamae member
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    edited December 2011
     I RSVP'd to my first Bridal Show this weekend...Laughing.  That's a big accomplishment for me!
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