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Wedding gift for FI - what do you think?

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#1 becks



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Posted 10 April 2008 - 08:07 AM

So, FI works in the financial industry. He has all of these lucite "tombstones" from deals that he's worked on, etc.

So, I was thinking I'd put something similar together to commemorate our "merger". He could keep it on his desk at work without being all mushy. I have found a company that will do a single order - which got me very excited. It would probably say something along the lines of "...pleased to announce the merger of [us] on [wedding date], etc..." with our palm tree logo in the back.

It would look something like this:
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So, what do you think? Cute? Stupid?

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#2 Alyssa

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    Posted 10 April 2008 - 08:34 AM

    are you writing your owns vows? why not have the vows in there and the logo on the back?

    #3 ErinB


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      Posted 10 April 2008 - 09:28 AM

      I think it's a sweet idea, very personal. I love Alyssa's idea of copying your vows or a love poem. Maybe even lyrics from your song!

      #4 Christine

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      Posted 10 April 2008 - 09:34 AM

      I think its cute and I agree having something personal would be nice, like your vows or a song or maybe a letter you could write to him.
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      #5 lucy106

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        Posted 10 April 2008 - 09:39 AM

        Very cool idea, unique and personal cuz it fits him and his career. I agree the vows would be cool. or if you have a saying between you two. Great idea!

        #6 azhuskergirl

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          Posted 10 April 2008 - 09:43 AM

          I think it's a great idea. It's personal to the two of you & that is better than a "cookie cutter" idea. I say "do it!"

          #7 BarefootBride

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            Posted 10 April 2008 - 09:45 AM

            excellent idea! i think he will like it!

            #8 Duchess

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              Posted 10 April 2008 - 10:25 AM

              Originally Posted by becks

              So, what do you think? Cute? Stupid?
              Totally cute! It's perfect for him. If I was going to do something like that, it would have to be some type of contract that looked like a baseball player signing with a new team. I think I am marrying the fever pitch guy.

              #9 Maura


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              Posted 10 April 2008 - 10:26 AM

              i think chris will love that! i know how men are about their business trophys, and i think chris would definitely display it on his desk with the others. what a cute idea rebecca!

              #10 Spazz

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                Posted 10 April 2008 - 10:29 AM

                I think that is such a great idea

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