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Originally Posted by crystalg12 View Post

 

Hey ladies! I am getting married June 14,2013 and am having trouble finding a good dj.. and a difficult time decided if having the reception outdoor (strawberry package) or inside (mint package) we have about 75 people attending and would like to save on money doing it inside just don't know if it is nicely decorated. Do you bring your own table decorations and what's everyones take on having or not having seating arrangements?? 

oh and one of the other big reasons we choose the mint package was that after being outside in the heat (especially in June for you) all week and the wedding day we thought it would be nice to be inside with air conditioning for dancing and everyone to enjoy themselves!

 

Have you thought about using your ipod instead of a DJ? I have heard from brides that it worked out perfect and they liked being able to choose all their songs. I downloaded an app called weddingdj and it is great! It organizes all your songs by category (recessional, first dance party, etc.) and fades songs in and out. One of my friends is being our "MC" to announce things and make sure things run smoothly with the music. Just a suggestion, but I know how fun a DJ can be!

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Originally Posted by mrsnova View Post

 

oh and one of the other big reasons we choose the mint package was that after being outside in the heat (especially in June for you) all week and the wedding day we thought it would be nice to be inside with air conditioning for dancing and everyone to enjoy themselves!

 

Have you thought about using your ipod instead of a DJ? I have heard from brides that it worked out perfect and they liked being able to choose all their songs. I downloaded an app called weddingdj and it is great! It organizes all your songs by category (recessional, first dance party, etc.) and fades songs in and out. One of my friends is being our "MC" to announce things and make sure things run smoothly with the music. Just a suggestion, but I know how fun a DJ can be!

We went with the ipod option and it worked out fantastic!  I created a separate playlist for everying, (ie, there was a playlist called "Processional", one called "Recessional", one for "Reception Dinner Music", "First Dance", "Dance w/ Dad", "Reception Dance", "Cake Cutting", and "Last Song of Night".  This made it super easy for the MC to find where to go next.  For the reception dinner and the reception dancing music, I turned on the cross fade option on the ipod, so it was like having our own DJ.  It was the most fun part of the planning for me to pick all of the music, and after the wedding guests asked for CD copies of the music. It's super easy for me to burn it now :-)  Our dance mix was awesome and I'm still working out to it now..lol.

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I am in the process of putting together all our music for our wedding in February, we too are going to just use my ipad/iphone.  Would you mind letting me see your list as far as music goes for all the categories throughout the evening? I want to have plenty depending on if we extend our reception hours longer or not. If it makes it easier you can send it to my e-mail which is kelc_86@hotmail.com Thank You!

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I love love that center piece and the idea of renting vases for the ladies flowers! I have booked with discomovil because I heard such great things I don't mind the indoor look but suppose I will just wait out to see how many people rsvp :) Thanks for the photos!
 

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Originally Posted by juliboley View Post

 

We went with the ipod option and it worked out fantastic!  I created a separate playlist for everying, (ie, there was a playlist called "Processional", one called "Recessional", one for "Reception Dinner Music", "First Dance", "Dance w/ Dad", "Reception Dance", "Cake Cutting", and "Last Song of Night".  This made it super easy for the MC to find where to go next.  For the reception dinner and the reception dancing music, I turned on the cross fade option on the ipod, so it was like having our own DJ.  It was the most fun part of the planning for me to pick all of the music, and after the wedding guests asked for CD copies of the music. It's super easy for me to burn it now :-)  Our dance mix was awesome and I'm still working out to it now..lol.

 

We used our iPod as well and used the wedding dj app also.  I set up a FB page and invited our guests to the "event" asking them to submit any reception song requests to the site.  I organized my music by our entrance song (to the reception), dinner music, first dance, reception music and last dance.  Super easy, sound was great and MUCH cheaper than a dj!

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Hi Barcelo brides! Well I am back and am finally a Mrs! Yay!  The week of our wedding and second week of our honeymoon were both fantastic! Our wedding was perfect and we loved everything about the Barcelo! Will post a review soon and pics as we get them...so far we just have some from the sneak peak from Juan Navarro, our photographer. Feel free to ask any questions!  700

 

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Originally Posted by FireyNurse View Post

 

Hi Barcelo brides! Well I am back and am finally a Mrs! Yay!  The week of our wedding and second week of our honeymoon were both fantastic! Our wedding was perfect and we loved everything about the Barcelo! Will post a review soon and pics as we get them...so far we just have some from the sneak peak from Juan Navarro, our photographer. Feel free to ask any questions!  700

 

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Beautiful! Glad to hear everything went perfect for you guys:)

 

We are using Juan too. Love the pics and can't wait to hear/see more!

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Hi There,

 

I was wondering if you could tell me or give me a description of the aisle towards the Palace Gazebo?

 

I'm getting married there in January 2013 and we have a custom aisle runner.  I've seen in videos that the aisle towards the gazebo has stairs. Do you happen to know how long the aisle is toward the gazebo including the stairs .. also if you happen to know how long the aisle is once you reach the bottom of the stairs.

 

Thanks in advance.

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Hi There,

 

I love your pics!  Congratulations :)

 

I'm getting married at the Barcelo Maya Palace Gazebo.  I was wondering if you happen to  know if the aisle towards the palace gazebo is long?  We have a custom aisle runner for the wedding and I've seen in videos that the aisle toward the Gazebo has stairs.  I was just wondering if you happen to know how long the aisle was including the stairs .... and how long the aisle is once you reach the bottom of the stairs.

 

Thanks in advance!

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