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I think I am doing the bridal hair for $85. I was told that this for up do's and if any of my bridesmaids wants to have up do's, this is the option they have to pick. If not, they can pick $44 shampoo and blow dry. I haven't decided on the hair style yet but might be partially up or all up.

 

It says we have to wash our hair before coming to the salon. Is this true, anyone? they don't wash our hair???

 

Thanks. That's so steep. But what's new with AS? They actually have a package that include hair, make-up, make-up trial and pedicure for like 220. Since I won't need the make up or makeup trial I am going to se if they will swap that for two more updos. Hopefully they will go for that. I really want to pick this up for the girls so here's hoping they'll go along with it. 

 

Also, not sure about the washing before you come; however, your hair will hold so much better if it is not freshly washed. I would wash it the day before and have them work with your dirty hair. I bet it will actually hold and probably look better. That's probably what I will do. 

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Originally Posted by daniepps View Post

Good morning ladies!  I see if you miss a week you miss a lot on here!!!!  What's up with the new look and why are our tickers gone???? Well if we still had the ticker mine would say "3 DAYS!!!!"  I can't believe it's here already.  We're on the way to the courthouse now to do the legal ceremony and then we leave for Mexico early tomorrow morning.  I've been packing and getting everything together which is why I haven't been on here in a week but we're pretty much ready to go.  I forgot to take pictures of everything for my planning thread before I packed it so I guess I'll take pictures in Mexico when we unpack. 

 

Adios Ladies!!!!  I'll definitely post some info when I get back.

 

BTW:  Amybermuda I loved, loved, loved your pics!!!!!

elefant.gifSo exciting!! Congrats MRS.!! Have a great time!!

Originally Posted by msmarmar123 View Post

Loving the flowers..so pretty! I was worried that navy would be too dark for the "beach" but now that I think I'm happy with my colors...I can start brainstorming...Hope FI is on board with these msnwink.gif

I was worried about by colors being too dark also, but like Amanda, I didn't really want my colors to be tropical. So, I'm trying to lighten up my colors with other things like their bouquets and other decor. I guess if you look at my pics and think everything is too dark you'll know what NOT to do. Lol!blush2.gif

Originally Posted by msmarmar123 View Post

So.today was a pretty crappy morning..Boss is just not being nice today...but I get an email from Kiara and I qualify for the Free Sweet Wedding with 14 days in the jacuzzi swim up PLUS 15 guest room nights wherever....

So...there is more $$$ saved...so..if you are starying more than 7 nights in a different type room..I would ask and see if they'll give it to you too...

Sorry you had a crappy morning hug2.gifBUT it's amazing that you got the Free Wedding AND are staying at AS for 14 days!! Has anyone else stayed that long?!
 

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Meredith, to qualify for the room upgrade all you should have to do is participate in the Webinar.  Unless the rules have changed since we did it. 

Did you book BEFORE you participated in the webinar?

 

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Originally Posted by msmarmar123 View Post
Meredith...my TA said thefree upgrade was available for attending the webinar and then booking your wedding within 10 days of it....I would still see if you qualify....they could still let you..

I'm going to try, but I can see that not happening for me easily.

 

Originally Posted by MaggieandJay View Post

http://www.bestdestinationwedding.com/wiki/support

Thanks for the link, now I know what a wiki is!
 

Originally Posted by amandamarieb View Post

And Meredith, yes that's what we did. We were already booked but we particpated and got an upgrade. Ask your TA about it.

Amanda, you are like the Queen of Savings! Who is your TA if you don't mind me asking? I'm going to ask but I'm thinking it won't fly.
 

Originally Posted by KittenHeart View Post

I made a spreadsheet of everyone with the day they were arriving and their flight arrival times. When we landed the airport in Cancun and headed to the hotel, I timed how long it took from the time we left the plane, got through customs, got our bags, got our ride and arrived at the hotel and met everyone in the lobby as they arrived to check in and gave them their OOT bag. I missed a few that arrived early but I just called the front desk, found their room and walked it over to them.

Very good idea, thanks for the tip! You're like Martha Stewart when it comes to organization!
 

Originally Posted by beaz2be View Post

Ok looking for opinions here.  Originally I wasn't really into having a "color scheme".  I figured my wedding color was "white" and my theme was "beach".  rolleyes.gif  I knew there would be color involved through the BM dresses and figured that would influence. So, I found BM dresses that I really like and there are 2 colors that I like - turquoise and purple.  I thought that it might be cool to have 1/2 and 1/2 (I have 6 in my bridal party... huge, I know)...  Then I was worried that 2 colors would be too busy (although I like the look of them together) and that I'd go with purple and then use turquoise as an accent color.

 

Since then 2 of the BMs have voted turquoise (I was surprised), 2 don't care and 2 haven't been canvassed.  Long story long - do you think having both purple AND turquoise BM dresses is too much?!  If so.... would you vote all purple or turquoise?  (the purple is called "plum" - but it's not nearly that dark).

 

Here's a link to the dresses if you're interested.  The style is BM1277 but the colors I'm looking at are the "plum" and "turquoise". 

http://www.venusbridal.com/bridesmaids/bella-maids

 

Thanks for your opinions.  Sorry so long!

Very cute dresses. I am doing two colors for my BMs dresses too and I can understand your hesitation. I went back and forth about it but in the process of me deciding I had my sister (MOH) say that she was hooked on the purple I picked out and didn't want to change and I had my friend (BM) say that she thought she would look good in the bronze....so I decided to put my MOH and MtOH in one color and the BMs in another. I have 5 girls so don't feel bad. I actually was supposed to have 6 but you may have seen my post about my lovely "friend" that declined. (Back to topic) I LOVE the purple and turquoise together and was about to switch my colors (I like the way peacock feathers tie in with it) but my friend had already purchased her bronze dress. So, once again, if you look at my pics (not sure how much time you have since we don't have tickers) and don't like the dresses in two different colors, you know what NOT to do. Lol!
 

Originally Posted by thefuturemrslutz View Post

Hey guys!!!  Sorry I have been out of touch.  I have been soooo busy with work...I hope I get everything done.  How are you ladies doing?!?!?  This new layout is hard to get used to!

Yeah, the new layout is throwing a lot of us for a loop but I guess we just have to adjust. I can understand you being M.I.A. Your time is fastly approaching. Do you need help with anything or do you pretty much have most of it done?
 

Originally Posted by LAURERN1564 View Post

HI Everyone!!! My date is confirmed!!! Yeah! I have a little worry.....I've been looking at tripadvisor pictures.....do any of you know if the water is really brown????

Congrats on confirming your date!!! DO NOT look at Trip Advisor! It's the Devil! Lol.
 

Originally Posted by msmarmar123 View Post

OMG..I'm an official MEMBER...not sure when it switched from Junior Member...but YEA :)

Congrats!! smile29.gif
 

Originally Posted by MaggieandJay View Post

1. Logo is picked and finished! It is my profile pic. I love it and i started out with a starfish..WHO KNEW!!!!

 

2. I got confirmation on the reception location today!!! One less thing to worry about! Zavas Plaza which you ladies all rave about!

 

Today was a good day! 

The one you made your profile pic was the one I would have picked too. Very cute. I'm having my reception at Plaza Zavaz also.
 

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Thanks. That's so steep. But what's new with AS? They actually have a package that include hair, make-up, make-up trial and pedicure for like 220. Since I won't need the make up or makeup trial I am going to se if they will swap that for two more updos. Hopefully they will go for that. I really want to pick this up for the girls so here's hoping they'll go along with it. 

 

Also, not sure about the washing before you come; however, your hair will hold so much better if it is not freshly washed. I would wash it the day before and have them work with your dirty hair. I bet it will actually hold and probably look better. That's probably what I will do. 



That's not a bad idea. I am still debating on my make-up :( I am not so confident that I will be successful at this by myself.
 

Originally Posted by amandamarieb View Post
http://www.bestdestinationwedding.com/forum/thread/23412/azul-sensatori-brides-post-here/9160#post_1380480

Oh Chong...what time are your events? And what time are you getting ready? Are using the bridal suite? I wonder if we'll have any overlap. 

 

Our wedding is at 530pm and we are planning to take some pictures before the ceremony (maybe for an hour). I have not decide on the time but I am thinking maybe 230pm? Assuming that it takes no more than an hour to get my hair ready, it will give me some time to maybe do my makeup and then get ready for our early rendezvou around 430ish?!?

 

I am not planning to use the bridal suite so feel free to have it all to yourself! It says that you can only have 4 ppl at time (3 others beside you). I want my family and friends to drop by and help me get ready. So I decided to get ready in one of the rooms.

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Did anyone take a small steamer with you for your dress? Does the resort has one that we can borrow or have it done for us? Where did you hang your dress? Just on the hanger in the room?

 

Thanks!

Chong

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Originally Posted by dstinationdrmr View Post

 

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elefant.gifSo exciting!! Congrats MRS.!! Have a great time!!

I was worried about by colors being too dark also, but like Amanda, I didn't really want my colors to be tropical. So, I'm trying to lighten up my colors with other things like their bouquets and other decor. I guess if you look at my pics and think everything is too dark you'll know what NOT to do. Lol!blush2.gif

Sorry you had a crappy morning hug2.gifBUT it's amazing that you got the Free Wedding AND are staying at AS for 14 days!! Has anyone else stayed that long?!

 

 

Amanda, you are like the Queen of Savings! Who is your TA if you don't mind me asking? I'm going to ask but I'm thinking it won't fly.

 

 

 

Congrats!! smile29.gif

 

The one you made your profile pic was the one I would have picked too. Very cute. I'm having my reception at Plaza Zavaz also.

 

No way about the colors. I am sure that they are perfect. Where are your pics? I want to see them! 

 

Thanks, I am really trying to keep my wedding around budget. At first I thought we could do it for 13k and then it was around 20K. With some smart switches and some very persistant asks, I've saved some money and am back down to about 15k. That includes our travel and stay, my dress, etc... so for 70ish people, I can live with that. 

 

My TA is Camille Hutchinson with DW.com. Honestly I have had a ton of issues with her. She's the exact opposite of Amy in the organization and communication dept and it has been really tough to deal with. I have had to stay on her to get me the things I want but ultimately when my WC tells me no, I go to Camille and she has worked it out. So at least she does that!

 

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Originally Posted by LAURERN1564 View Post

 

HI Everyone!!! My date is confirmed!!! Yeah! I have a little worry.....I've been looking at tripadvisor pictures.....do any of you know if the water is really brown????

 

 

Yay!!  Congrats.  Ditto others comments re: tripadvisor  thewave.gif

 

Originally Posted by MaggieandJay View Post

 

1. Logo is picked and finished! It is my profile pic. I love it and i started out with a starfish..WHO KNEW!!!!

 

2. I got confirmation on the reception location today!!! One less thing to worry about! Zavas Plaza which you ladies all rave about!

 

Today was a good day!

 

 

oooh love the logo!  Congrats on the reception location.  That's where we're having ours too.  Seems like it will be great!!  pinkie.gif

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Thanks. That's so steep. But what's new with AS? They actually have a package that include hair, make-up, make-up trial and pedicure for like 220. Since I won't need the make up or makeup trial I am going to se if they will swap that for two more updos. Hopefully they will go for that. I really want to pick this up for the girls so here's hoping they'll go along with it. 

 

Also, not sure about the washing before you come; however, your hair will hold so much better if it is not freshly washed. I would wash it the day before and have them work with your dirty hair. I bet it will actually hold and probably look better. That's probably what I will do. 


Can you share info if you have any success with this?  I'd like to pay for the girls hair too - but I'm afraid $85 plus tip for 6 girls might be out of the budget.  If we can get a "package" for a bunch that might be workable.

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