Yah Mon – The Honeymoon

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David and I reppin the Tiger Rag in Jamaica

I know you probably want to know more about the wedding than read about David and I laying around on the beach drinking cocktails, but our honeymoon was so relaxing and awesome, AND I don’t quite have my mind wrapped around how exactly I want to blog all things wedding without going overboard. SO, honeymoon it is!

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David and I went to the Sandals Whitehouse Resort is Westmoreland, Jamaica for our honeymoon, and it was fabulous! The beaches were gorgeous the staff was awesome, super friendly, and tons of fun! The food was better than I was expecting for an all inclusive set up AND I most loved that we were pretty much unconnected for an entire week of post-wedding decompression. It was definitely the way to go!

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The first day we were there it was a bit rainy, but the weather cleared up and was nice the rest of the week, there was tons to do and see just around the resort so we didn’t spend much time doing anything else (plus we were into the free activities: kayaking, sailing, paddle boarding, water trikes -hahaha, trust me its comical! , swimming…. up to the bar to get drinks, floating in the pool, snorkeling…which I chickened out on, and SCUBA diving if you were certified, which we were not)

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After talking with some of our friends who had been to Sandals before we were a little worried about the restaurants being crowded or there not being enough room at the pools to sit etc, but we didn’t seem to run into any of those problems, between the 7 restaurants, 3 pools, and tons of beach it felt like the resort was empty when in fact there were like 500 other people there at the same time as us. I didn’t really think about it before hand but it was really bizarre to show up and be spending a week with a ton of people who just got married on the same day as us! I just didn’t think this trough! But it was a blast to exchange wedding war stories and talk about funny things our guests did and compare notes on everything!

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One night at dinner the waitress carried our dessert from the kitchen to our table on her head… and did a little dance! It was quite comical!

Also, one of my prouder moments, I convinced David that we needed to get a massage, which was quite a feat for me since he doesn’t like to be touched and is super ticklish. I told him the hot stone massage was his best option for optimal enjoyment and getting all those huge knots out of his back he always complains about. So we go to the little spa, and there was a lot of forced PDA. They made us hold hands to walk into the room, and at the end of the massage, the made us awkwardly hold hands while still laying on the tables.

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David before our massage– he seems thrilled, don’t you think?

They are really into forced PDA at Sandals by the way, between the couples massage, the Sandals Paparazzi and the staff you would try to get to take pictures of you for free on your OWN camera so you didnt have to pay for it later…. someone was always telling you to hold hands or kiss or something like that. For example one night at dinner we asked someone to take our picture… and before she gave the camera back we had 6 pictures of us kissing or… sitting close together… OR feeding each other– exhibit A:

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David feeding me dessert, I am not as amused as he is by this activity.

Also, on our trip we learned… I am terrible at pool. I had always suspected this, but it was definitely validated during our week at sandals. There was a rec center near our room that had 4 pool tables so we always found ourselves stopping by on the way to and from dinner or the pool, just to have a chance to do something else. We must have played more than 20 games while we were there and I only beat David twice… once was because he hit the 8 ball in before the game was over. Like I said, my skills are lacking. I was convinced if we kept playing I would get better and I think I actually got worse, so that’s embarrassing!

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David schooling me at pool.

Enough about the activities, lets talk views, this place was gorgeous. By the second day we had picked our spot on the beach that we sat at every morning before lunch and then in the afternoon we made our way to one of the pools for some floating, drinking, and uselessness. Except one day when they were having water aerobics at the pool which was less than appealing.  Envision an angry Sue Sylvester-esque  Jamaican screaming pool aerobics exercises at you. There were about 10 people in the pool that actually braved the class, everyone else was just sitting in lounge chairs… watching in fear that this person might call us out and make us get in and exercise. But apart from that, the lounging was awesome! So awesome that we did pretty much nothing else. And we loved every minute of it!

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Wedding Ready

Sorry for being a flake and falling off the virtual map, but I feel like its for good reason, our wedding is NEXT SATURDAY! That’s right, 8 days away! I can barely function for all the checklists, projects, and honeymoon dreaming we have been doing! I did manage to get a little escape last weekend in Charleston with some of my closest girlfriends, which was really nice, but other than that it has been all wedding, all the time, all you married folks know what I’m talking about, crazy town, USA. Anywho, apart from an apology for leaving you hanging for the past few days, I would also like to pre-apologize for any upcoming withdrawals, as I plan to put my blog on a wedding hiatus for the next couple of weeks while we finish preparations, celebrate our marriage, go on our honeymoon and then try to re-acclimate ourselves to the real world!

However, I don’t plan to leave you hanging entirely! For a multitude of reasons David and I have set up a wedding instagram account. You can follow us there : @kedswedding (its our initials, no one will actually be wearing keds, sorry to disappoint!).

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Our goal with this is to give people an inside look into our wedding, what were doing to prepare, how were staying sane, sneak peaks at the decor and other things, ya know anything and everything the inquiring mind may want to know! We thought it would be a great way for friends and family who weren’t able to attend to feel like they were still part of our special day. We also have a few confidants who will be capturing all the behind the scenes goodies, a few members of our wedding party and even a few of our guests! I think it will be so neat to have a collection of pictures from a variety of view points throughout the day, and it will be great when were looking back. We have invited our guests to take and share tons of photos throughout the day and tag us @kedsdwedding or use #kedswedding so we can find all the pictures afterwards.

 

The end goal is to be able to compile all the photos to use in book we are going to create either on blurb or on shutterfly (it will really be more of a “whoever gives us more stylistic freedom at a lower cost” kind of deal) in conjunction with all the shots from our photobooth, which we are also really stoked about!  While we have a wonderful photographer who will capture all those special moments between David and I, we are hoping to have some extra eyes throughout the night so we can see our guests enjoying themselves and have a chance to see all the little things we might have missed.

I can’t wait until we are able to share all the little special details about our big day and all the personal touches we put on everything once we get back! Feel free to follow us on instagram to see what we are up to while I’m MIA from the blogosphere! I will start posting solely to our wedding instagram on Monday when we start packing and making all our final preparations to head to Augusta, with others joining in as the wedding day gets closer! David and I are so excited to share this special day with all our family and friends and we know its going to be amazing!

See you when we return from the wedding whirlwind!

One Month to Wedding Month!

This past weekend was my last bridal shower and my last weekend in Augusta until we go back for our wedding, I almost can’t even believe we’re almost there. I feel like we have been talking about it and planning it for ages and now its so close I can almost taste it. WOOT!

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My last shower was with all my dance girls from home, which was so great since they have been like my second family growing up and I feel like I spent so much of my life there! I even taught a dance class the morning before David and I got engaged, what I can say, ya can’t pull me away! The shower was great we played lots of games, which was fun since I haven’t done any at any of my other showers. We did some wedding mad libs which were HILARIOUS and we learned that we are NOT good at parts of speech, which was embarrassing, and we also played toilet paper bride, which I have never done before.

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There were some pretty intense dresses, which I guess is what happens when you get together a bunch of dancers who hae been doing costuming since they could breath. I didnt get to make my own dress, although, I did get to be the model, and my BFF dressed me in my toilet paper wedding day best, haha shes such a gem. Here is a picture of my sister and I all decked out for the toilet paper dress fashion show… which was pretty ridic considering the dresses were so delicate we could barely walk in them!

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So fashionable, don’t you think 😉 Apart from the shower I tried to spend some time getting ready for the final push before the wedding, trying to figure out what I had left to-do and what things I didn’t need to worry about doing any more. I am proud to say that I am almost completely done with all my wedding projects, and I will get to cruise into wedding month with less stress than I had originally anticipated, which is greatly appreciated! All I have left to do is finish designing the programs and then put together the favors right before the wedding, so I think thats pretty awesome! Looking forward to sharing more wedding details with you guys as the big day approaches, mostly because I won’t be able to help myself!!!!!

The Royal Wedding Shower

This past weekend I got to pretend I was a little kid again, and spend the afternoon playing dress up and having a tea party, and it was so much fun!

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Since the bridal showers are starting to wind down and were getting into serious wedding season where my to-do list keeps growing and growing and my stress levels are bound to start rising, it was great to have a fun themed shower!

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This one was with all my family from Augusta and then my friends my age. David’s mom and Bridget (my future sister-in-law) also came. I like to think I inspired lots of craft projects, since a majority of the fascinators people wore for the shower were DIY. Which was fun! Here is a close up of my fascinator, after I finished making it!
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We also had a legitimate tea party with scones, finger sandwiches, petitfores, and a variety of teas! It was tasty, and like I keep saying, so much fun! It was a little more intimate than all my other showers and I really enjoyed being able to have a legitimate conversation with everyone that was there as opposed to “Hi, bye, thanks for the gift”

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Everyone looked so cute in their tea attire, and my favorite part was watching everyone come in the door and show off their fascinator for the first time. So comical. Although, I have to admit, watching everyone try to fasten them to their heads when we were getting ready was also funny. Everyone was walking around with their heads cocked partially sideways because they were afraid the fascinators might fall off. BUT! Fear not, I had the gift of learning to bobby pin in dance class, so I had those head pieces on LOCK! And of all the fascinators I fastened only 1 fell out. Snaps to me!

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Real life, if you’re looking for a different theme for a shower, I highly recommend this one! It was great, and I am sure my aunts would love to share some tips on how to plan the perfect afternoon tea. We are all already looking for a reason to wear our fascinators to our next family get together (unless that happens to be my wedding, then, I hope they leave them at home!!)

 

3 Months and Counting!

Our wedding is less than 3 months away and things are really starting to pick up with making final plans, attending showers, going to fittings, etc etc etc. And trying to remember all the legalities like getting a marriage license, obtaining new passports or loacting our old ones,  and trying to figure out how to become my new alter ego “Mrs. Stokes”, after the wedding. This weekend was also my second bridal shower. We traveled up to my Mom’s hometown to celebrate with some of my extended family, and my grandmother’s close friends/ friends of the family. My two aunts planned and coordinated the shower and they did an awesome job!

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Wedding Shower Serving Table.

All the food was homemade and delicious! There were cheese straws, brie cheese, sandwich rolls, veggie trays, spinach dip, fruit trays, petit fores, and butter mints, and lots of other tasty treats! If you ever need an appetizer menu for a party, my family can hook you up, because we love some tasty appetizers! I was so blessed to spend the day with all my family celebrating at the shower!

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Mom, Me, Mimi (my mom’s mom), My sister (The MOH!)

She was so sweet and played hosetess all weekend and even had a fun little pre-shower bunch on Saturday morning, which was also really tasty, because apart from appetizers, my family also loves breakfast, if you haven’t noticed a trend here….. my first bridal shower was a brunch! My grandma literally went all out, she had breakfast casserole, fruit, muffins, bagels, a variety of pickled veggies, mimosas, coffee, ya know the whole 9 yards! And she even set a fancy little table! Too cute!

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Brunch table settings!

She was a great hostess for my “new family” and my Dad’s mom (my Nana) who all traveled from out of town to celebrate with us! It was definitely a fun girls weekend and I think we all enjoyed a break away from our respective male counterparts, since they all stayed at home!

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Me with David’s Mom and Bridget, my future sister-in-law.

We had an awesome weekend, and I love being able to see my family so much, maybe I should get married every year! David and I are so fortunate to have so many people who love and support us and want to help make the beginning of this new chapter in our lives SO special!

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Me with both my grandmas!

This weekend we’re off to Lexington for a couples shower and BBQ! I have to admit, I don’t hate all the delicious eats either! We’re having so much fun seeing everyone and celebrating with them I feel like I am going to be kind of sad on August 11 when its all over!!! But until then, party on!

Wedding Shower Weekend

This weekend we ha dour first wedding shower in Augusta! It was so much fun to see lots of people from home, and to celebrate such a monumental life event with all the people who have had a hand in shaping my life. This shower was thrown by the wives in my parents supper club group from church. I was excited to be able to share the day with all of them, and appreciate all their hard work in preparing for the day, especially Ms. Jane for making those delicious shrimp and grits and few other dishes, even though she wouldn’t be able to be there because her daughter was trying out for Rallycats at Clemson (which she made, WOOT!)

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Me with all the hostesses (minus Jane!)

The shower so awesome! We had a brunch, because breakfast is only the most awesome meal of the day!!! They served lots of deliciousness, like shrimp and grits, quiche, fruit salad, petit fours, and lots of other deliciously wonderful pastries!

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Everything was also decorated to a T! It was so cute!!! And it was fun to be “queen for the day!!” Is that ever not fun!? The answer is no. I also loved how they made everything really personalized, so I had monogrammed petit fours, and mimosa cups!

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And who doesn’t love a monogram!? Although it was weird to see my married monogram slapped all over everything haha, I haven’t really used it for much of anything yet! But, like I said, the decor was great. They were able to set everything up in the same room so we could all sit together, and all the centerpieces were so well put together, plus we all know I love to decorate.

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We got lots of fun gifts, including this really awesome monogrammed serving tray. David was sad he keeps getting excluded haha! He said “why can’t they just put an ‘S’ on everything why does it have to be all about you!?” But… lets be honest, when is David ever going to use a monogrammed serving tray? Never. Alright, moving on!

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We got lots of awesomely useful things for our new house, curtains, a comforter set, some plates, kitchen things, yard tools, decorator items, sheets, pillows, a little bit of everything. I have to say, we had pretty good timing with the new house and the wedding! I can’t wait to get everything unpacked and washed and be able to use it all! Speaking of packed…. we had Rhonda the honda loaded down with stuff on the way home, we probably looked like the rednecks come to town, but at least we were able to get it all in the car! 
IMG_3437All in all it was a great weekend, and an awesome first event! I am so excited to start doing less stressful wedding things, like going to showers and parties, because sitting around making spread sheets and t0-do lists is stressing. me. out. So its nice to have a little break!
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Wedding Planning Snapshot

I almost can’t even believe I am saying this, but were almost 4 months away from the wedding. We have been in total house mode for the last few months which hasn’t given us much time to nail down the specifics for the wedding, but it has given us lots of time to look back and our engagement so far, which has been so great, and is bound to get even better over the next few months as we head into wedding season, full of parties, showers, and lots of planning trips! So here is a snapshot of our 8 months of engagement through the eyes of instagram!

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WE’RE ENGAAAAAGED!

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So much love in my mailbox!!! (lots of congrats cards from friends and family!)

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Lunch time toast with Nana!

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wedding planning! #overwhelmed

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Adding all the important dates to my new Lilly planner, which now includes my wedding year!!

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Yay productive wedding planning with the MOH! (Bridesmaids dress attempt 1)

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Sunday Funday with the Fiancé. (making our save the date video!)

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CRAAAAAAFTS!

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Cake tasting! So many baby cupcakes we had to get a to-go box!!!!

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8 Months to go!!!!!!!!!

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Woot!! Done addressing save the dates! Now to stuff and stamp. Merh. Maybe some other time.

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Just got our personalized engagement pic/ guest book for our wedding from our ballin’ photographer @lawrenecekent yippeeeeeee wedding things!!!!

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How David feels about picking out curtains for our registry. hahahahaha!

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Love going into Charleston Street and seeing our place setting out! I’m still just as in love with it as I was the day we picked it out! ::swoon::

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Basically we’re married.

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5 Months to go!

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Yippeeeee! Wedding Season is upon us. Less than 5 months to go!

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Busy little bee. Who needs weekends? #notthisgirl

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Wedding logo “stamps” courtesy of our friend Brad wooohooo!

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Wedding crafting!!

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Just call me the prop master because this photobooth is about to be out of control! #isitaugust10thyet #glitterprops

Are you getting excited!?!? I am. Things are getting really…. REAL! I have scheduled my bridal portraits and dress fittings, the bridesmaids dresses arrived at the shop yesterday, the rehearsal dinner has been planned, the cake has been tasted, and now we just need to tie down all the loose ends, finish planing the ceremony and get all the specifics ironed out with the reception (the part I am most excited for!!!) ANNNND Shower season is rapidly approaching, which will give me lots of fun themed events to blog about! Hope you guys don’t mind my blushing bride syndrome! Its getting intense, but I will try to keep changing things up here! As they say “Variety is the spice of life!” 

Save it!

The Cat is outta the bag! David and I have been keeping something under wraps since November and the time as finally come that we get to share it with everyooooone! When we went to get our engagement pictures made in November, we also had  a date with our videographer and shot a save the date video! This is something that she came to us about. She was really interested in creating one, but had never done it before. I knew she was super creative and when we had our first meeting she had all these great ideas! We ended up searching interest for all these cute wedding and engagement pictures and tried to find a way to tie them all together in a video, she even made this hilarious animatic with stick figure stills of all the ideas we had so David and I could try to figure out what we were doing! Once we…. kind of had it planned out I spent some time making lots o’crafty things!

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I bought these cool little pendants from hobby lobby and all I had to do was paint the letters on them… and my freehand isnt the best so luckily I had a few extra for my mistaaaakes!

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We also included a fun little photobooth segment in our video so I made a bowtie for David and he made me so raaather fashionable cat-eye glasses. Don’t let him fool you, hes a pretty crafty little devil!

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Dont we look so fashionable!?

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We also saw this really cool picture with a parasol that we liked on line so we got creative and tried to find a way to include it into our video! David and I also wanted to include a message to our guests in the video so there are little word snippets all over the place!


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Also, I just find this picture to be rather comical, my bff took it, she came along the day of the shoot to be our prop master  and just hang out and help behind the scenes because she’s the bomb.com!

So, check out our video and if your in the Aiken/Augusta area, give Courtney at Sweet Tea Videography a call, she’s awesome. If this sounds like a shameless plug, it definitely is! Prior to talking to Courtney, David and I weren’t even going to hire a videographer. She approached me to ask if I had found anyone and I kind of explained to her it was an expense I was considering cutting because I wasn’t overly interested in having a video of just the ceremony because other than the occasional anniversary I didn’t feel like it was anything I would ever look at, and if I am going to spend a couple thousand dollars on something I wanted it to be worth it. Courtney was so great about respecting my view and just said I understand but if you change your mind, here is my info an my portfolio. As soon as I saw her first video I knew I had to have it. She will definitely do the traditional ceremony video but she creates these amazing highlight reels of the whole evening and it just makes everything so much more fun to watch, its like an inside look into our big day, which will be a great keepsake down the road! We get to pick our own music, and vibe, and it can be as serious or fun as we want it to be! I can’t wait to see how the final product comes out, If you have a few extra minutes, check out some of her different videoes on vimeo! She does so many different creative things, not just weddings! So, shameless plug over, check out our fun little videooooo because we love it!

 

Wedding Update

We havent been doing much big planning lately, just tying down any loose ends before the end of the year. Although, I feel like im always trying to tie down the loose ends these days. I had a freakout moment a few weeks ago when my to-do list started uncrossing itself and my bridesmaids dresses were discontinued. ugh. Remember these guys?

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Well, they are no more. I got a call from my dress shop and for some reason I was thinking they were calling to tell me my dress had come in early… buuut they didnt they said “unfortunately you need to pick a new bridesmaids dress, yours is discontinued and they wont let us order anymore” I cry. Not really but, it was just annoying because I like to be ahead of the game and get things done. Oh well, so we headed back to the store next time I was home, and it was almost shocking how quickly we were able to pick a new one. I guess now that I have a better idea about what I am looking for and the way I want to style things, it was much easier to pick a dress that fit into all of that. We only tried on two this time around! It was easy peasy! So…. Heres where were at with that.

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I like the one shoulderness and the bow on this one a lot more I think. I also really like that its more clean cut and simple, which is more my style as well! Yay for mishaps that end well! I have also been working on some craft projects, but Im only giving you a sneak peak because I don’t want to give too much away!

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David had so much fun helping me out with this project… NOT. haha He made up this funny little song about all the beads I was literally crying I was laughing so hard. I think sometimes he doesn’t realize how hilarious he is, which sometimes makes it even more comical. I mean look how thrilled he looks! Such a gem!
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In addition to crafting he was also dragged along to pick out our nice dinner ware. We didnt register for “fine china” just fancier plates haha! I love them though. They are all hand made so each plate is a little different, but they are to.die.for. And I was surprised how much input David had in picking them out. He is now currently obsessed with the few pewter pieces that we picked out as a charger plate and some serving dishes. I have to admit they are a nice compliment, and they keep the pattern form looking TOO girly and keep it kind of gender neutral. Check it out!

chinaIm obsessed I cant even lie about it! I think its the greatest dinnerwear ever and I have already told David that I want to find an old chest to upcycle and keep it in, you know just brain storming some fun new projects for the blog. He didnt seem as excited but I think it could be really awesome. to put some nice glass doors on the front and some top notch shelving inside. It would provide all the extra storage you need for the wedding gifts that wont fit in the kitchen cabinets, be a great decorator piece AND, you can put pretty things on top of it as well. ::sigh:: when will we be in this new place with all this new room??

Well back to the weddings, we also recently got our wedding invitations done, which I know seems a little early, but like I said, I love to cross things off my to do list! So here’s as much of a sneak peak as I could give you without giving TOO much away!
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We are also in the process of looking into calligraphy, which has turned out to be quite the man hunt, because we are using dark envelopes, so lots of people are kind of apprehensive, but I think we found our lady and she does some really great work! So I am excited to meet with her in Janauary and see what we can get done!
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We also went to a cake tasting with our wedding planner and it was awesome! All the little mini cupcakes she made were great but we ended up just selecting our 4 favorites! Shes going to send us some sketches of designs after the holidays and is even talking about making a new flavor to give David his cinamon fix! And she made so many little cupcakes we were able to bring some of them home with use for our parents to try!

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On January 10 it will be 7 months until the wedding, I almost can’t believe it, but I guess thats when things on my to-do list start to get really intense. According to my little Bridal Planning Guide and the Knot.com I need to complete the following things by the end of the month:
Reserve the Bridal Suite
Select Attendant Attire
Book Caterer
Book the Ceremony Musicians
Book the reception Enterntainment
Book the Florist
Schedule Attendant Fittings
I guess I dont have as much to do, as I could, and most of these items are partially completed, and I didnt even include things in my planner that had  already been 100% completed when I wrote the list out in September,  but I think were going to be pretty busy from here on out! And I have so many other things in the works that I can’t wait to share with you guys!

Wedding Wonderment!

So, it has been a while since my last weedding post and to keep from writing a post about every mind numbing detail, I figured I would post every month or so with a few updates and any fun things we might be doing in regards to wedding planning! So I have found my dress (YIPPEE!) but no posting about that here, you have to wait until August to find out about that one, but I will say I do like to talk very generally about it when David is around because I find his  discomfort to be comical! Anywho, I also went with my sister to find the perfect bridesmaid dress, and we did! She very much enjoyed trying on lots of different looks and having everyone judge her, NOT!

Theres nothing like trying on clothes and not getting to pick what you’re actually going to wear, because lets be honest, sometimes I don’t even like to try on clothes when i do have the final say in what I will be wearing! We did settle on a dress we both liked and I decided were going to go with navy for our classy 6pm church wedding! Woot!

 

Sorry for the lame sepia toned instagram pic, but the color of the dress was this weird sage green, so I decided it was easier to imagine it in navy if you didnt see the original pic, and I OBVIOUSLY instagrammed this as it was happening because I am addicted!

We have also been collecting a large number of sample wedding invitations, because being the print snobs we are, we have been very picky. I think we have narrowed it down to one, I just got the sample last week so we are seeing what personalizations, if any can be made to the fonts and wording, etc, but hopefully we will have those picked out and ordered before the holidays! Additionally, I am very unsatisfied with the large number of “designers” on etsy using “shimmer paper” its the ugliest thing ever and I think it really cheapens the look of the invitations and they keep selling it as an elegant way to improve the look of the invitations, and its not. UGH. So, needless to say a few of the designs we looked at we didn’t choose specifically because of the glitter paper. Also, I am sad to report that in lieu of sticking to the budget, we have decided to NOT get letter press invitations, I am sad. But 2 or 3 thousand dollars for invitations is a little excessive, so we’re looking to go simple and classy!

We also have our venues all booked for the big day! Our goal is to have all the major pieces into place before the end of the year, and we’re well on our way, I think were pretty set on a caterer, and have alreayd picked a florist, now for music, and cake, and dressing David and we will be all set, and then the fun part of filling in all the little details! But the ceremony will be at my church, Fairview, and the reception will be at the River Room! In case you voted in the previous post when we showed all the venues we looked at!

 

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reception entry way!

The grand staircase! (my favorite part)

 

The ball room, all set up for someone else’s wedding haha!

Also, David was obviously jealous of my little bridesmaids gift boxes that I sent to all of them when I asked them to be in the wedding, so we did up some little cards that were more manly for all the groomsmen! But I think it worked out well, they look classy and manly. Success.

And finally a few weekends ago David and I were invited to a wedding registry party at crate and barrel, where they opened a few hours early and invited local engaged couples to come in for refreshments, and some wedding registry making!

It was so much fun and even David got into it! They had this awesome app where you could just scan the barcodes on the item and just add it to your registry without even needing one of those in store scanners. It was awesome because there were quite a few couples there, so we didn’t have to spend all morning waiting on a scanner just to get started.


We also found this AWESOME living room set that we have made it our life goal to own (at least the sofa and the chair, and maybe some of the accessories, haha! But it totally our style and so plush and comfy. So donations are being taken for the awesome new living room fund, from now until we can afford to purchase it. 

Also we went and took engagement pictures this past weekend and did some other fun wedding things, but its a secret, until were ready to share it with you! So once we get our pictures back and the other thing, I will be sure to share it all with you here,  so get excited!!!!!! Yay weddings!