Todd and I met at Washington State University...at a bar. Classy. I know. In my own defense however, it turned out that we had mutual friends and my roommate at the time had met him the night before. That's how I justify it in my own head. On a side note...he lied to me when we first met! He said his name was Tad. I called him that for a month or so. :) We soon started hanging out every night during summer school and I developed a huge crush on him. So....I did what any self resepecting girl does...I told his friends. It was all down hill after that. We spent the remainder of my college days together, hitting up every movie and restaurant from Moscow to Spokane. After almost three years of dating, Todd asked me to marry him on July 4th, 2006. There were fireworks!!! I must admit it wasn't a total surprise because we had designed a ring together...however, it was still perfect. I've been a Knot "stalker" for a while now and if I have taken any pictures without your permission let me know and I will either credit you or remove them. Thanks! Feel free to page me on the Seattle boards or you can e-mail me at email@example.com
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Shades of pink and chocolate brown. We're going for a shabby chic feel. Vera Wang has a thing for suicidal models. Don't mind her "hair" necklace.
Possible earring choice.
I love this bracelet--does it go with the earrings though? Does it have to be matchy-matchy?
And shoes choices. I was thinking using the ballet flats for the reception.
BCBG Rehearsal dress. These are the dresses! I hated the way they looked on the website but loved how they looked in person. Pic from djrs.And these are a few of the bridesmaids. I like these with either a brown tie or pink to match the dress. I think for pictures, paper parasols for the bridesmaids would be cute. From jsue. Minus the flowers and we're going to add a thick brown sash.
Todd is designing something similar to this for my something blue. :) (knottiemrsreemavenue)
Our save the dates. (Front)(Back)
I have no idea what I want for a cake. I know I want something different and not plain white. I'll probably do some combination of the following cakes. I like the pearlized icing on this. And the shape and overall design of this one.I'd like to put our monogram on the cake as well.
The inside has to be as pretty as the outside! Our cake topper. I love these vintage tea tins! Martha's Button Place Cards.My buttons! Brown placecards for buttons. and pink! We're doing either a wish tree or a wishing jar. Well wish cards. Mariah did a great job on these!
I'm not real keen on poems, but Mariah made me this cute sign for the wish bowl. :)I have a whole bunch of H's that I thought I was going to put on each table. Now I think the idea is kind of tacky and doesn't go with anything! AHH!Programs that still need a lot of work. Ribbon on the side, rounded edge...I might even make them smaller. Flip flops for the bridesmaids. Not really DIY...but the packaging was! :)These are just toilet paper rolls, covered in tissue paper. Inside, is the ecoffeti. They are supposed to resemble cracker favors. :) Guests will just pull off the end and toss the insides. A wonderful idea my florist used for her daughter's wedding. Flower pens. They look pretty realistic in real life. Promise. Table numbers. I'm not going to use the pink glitter numbers anymore...but these are the frames! My cousin is making my ring pillow. Very excited!
I ordered crystals and twine and am planning on lining the dance floor with these. Time consuming? Uhhh...yeah.
Lanterns for centerpieces. Flowers will circle the base. These were my inspiration. I have 2 of these exact lanterns..and I'm on the hunt for more! From Netter B. Letters for the church door. Paper lanterns! We are going to do this in pink! Candles everywhere! I bought this chandalier off of e-bay. If I like it, I'm going to order a few more and hang them from the trees at the church. Who knows what I'll do with them after the wedding!? From Soontobemrsstone. I might do something similar to this with the ceremony programs. It might be too much going on outside. We'll see. Birdcage for cards. Rose garland...for something. I bought this on ebay for softdrinks. I should have read the dimensions better. It's waaaay too small! I'm going to use if for the mini candy buffet.Another jar for the candy buffet. I'm not gonna lie....I have so much crap..I don't know what to do with it. We're doing mini cupcakes as favors. Not quite sure how we're going to package them yet.
This is my favorite.
Possible packaging options.
This is a mock up I made for the mini cupcake. A clear box, easter grass and a ribbon. I think I'll hot glue a pink button on the ribbon. We'll see! :)I want small food at the receoption. Like mini burgers! (proud-bride)And mini grilled cheese! (proud-bride) So excited for the chocolate fountain!We aren't even close to figuring out our menu, but I wanted to do a mock up for format. I obviously never learned to spell either!
For the mini candy buffet. (bnlmel)
Customized Jones Soda for the rehearsal dinner. For the out of town baskets. (Bcap)Pre-funking with the maids. Will make for cute pics! We're getting all of the alcohol at the Navy Exchange--no sales tax! I'm crossing my fingers that they carry this brand...it's cheap and cute!On top of doing beer and wine, I think we are going to have a few signature cocktails in the wedding colors. We were originally going to do chocolate chip cookies for favors. With milk. Mini cupcakes won out..but I think I might do them for the bridesmaid luncheon. Markers for the stations. Napkins. Soooo excited for this! We're going to use it in pictures as well as getting around.
The tie is from target of all places!Custom bobble heads! For Bachelor Party.
We had a black and white theme for the engagement party.
SOME people took it a little far.
Toodles! Hair extensions..how I love thee! :) I will have these babies in for the wedding. I like this make-up, I might try to recreate for the wedding day. Might be too pink though.
After they URINATED on my FAVOR BOXES..they got locked up. They are just lucky not to be an appetizer at the wedding. :)