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Finally, my turn has come! I joined the forum in Oct. 2006 (the same time as Ann and Christine, who both have beautiful little girls!) and I have no idea if it wasnâ€t for the forum, I think I wouldâ€ve cancelled my DW upon planning!

 

 

I will try to update this thread before I leave, but I am running out of time and I am not sure if I will have time to post those last minute details.

 

Again forgive me for the terrible camera phone pics. Hans and I are planning to purchase a camera tomorrow!

 

Here goes!

 

The rings- Capri Jewelers in Downtown Los Angeles

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The dress- San Patrick Real (I had the neckline altered) Purchased at LA SOIE BRIDAL -OUR STORES,ACCESSORIES,BRIDAL PARTY,BRIDAL COLLECTIONS,test

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Hair trial and veil (180 inch, cut edge, drop veil purchased through OccanseyDesigns Custom Wedding Veils - OBridal.com)

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More pics/info here

http://bestdestinationwedding.com/fo...ke-%5Cup+trial

 

My Shoes (Aldo- Lashell purchased on sale for $50)

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I also purchased sandals at Express with lots of bling – ladies they are on sale for 60% percent off!

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My Bouquet (with green orchids instead of hydrangeas) / FI bout

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I donâ€t have a complete pic of Hans†attire but these are his shoes and reception shirt both from BR (he will change after the ceremony and throw on sandals)

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We also purchased a tie and shirt from Macyâ€s. Suit is from Downtown L.A.

 

Again, I donâ€t have a pick of the entire Bestmen attire, but this is the tie they will be wearing (from Macyâ€s) (they will change into guayaveras and throw on flip flops for the reception. I also purchased fedora type hats for them to stand out)

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My MOHs got their dresses made and I have only had a chance to see three and only have this one pic. They are all different, but they all have the same bottom portion.

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The MOHâ€s will hold one single green anthurium

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My FG dresses were also made. I am in love with them! The top is made from Alecon lace (nicer than mine) which was marked $45 per yard! I had to purchase 4.5, but the man was confused and charged me $45 for all of it plus a %10 discount for being “niceâ€. I love how it sort of mimics the top of my dress.

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My ring bearer, the tie was purchased through Etsy, suit purchased at Ross. (Excuse is expression, he was told to smile for the camera)

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Photographer – Art Lemus of http://natalylemusphoto.blogspot.com/and Rudy Arpia Los Angeles Wedding Photography, Orange County Wedding Photography, Pasadena Photographer

E-Pics http://bestdestinationwedding.com/forum/t21174-4

 

Wedding Coordinator – Priscilla from Prisar Vallarta Prisar Vallarta - Organizadores de Bodas en Puerto Vallarta

 

Our Lady of Guadalupe (ceremony site)

Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe

 

Mayan Palace (reception site)

http://bestdestinationwedding.com/fo...t=mayan+palace

http://bestdestinationwedding.com/fo...t=mayan+palace

http://bestdestinationwedding.com/forum/t9917?highlight=mayan+palace

 

Melia (guests/ our stay prior to wedding)

Grand Velas Vallarta (Honeymoon)

info in my blog

http://bestdestinationwedding.com/fo...locations.html

 

Enlace – 5 piece latin band ENLACE "the reality show"

pre-recorded cd’s for breaks

 

Planned excursions-

With group- Tour Princess Yelapa and Majahuitas Puerto Vallarta

FI and I during our Honeymoon- Puerto Vallarta Sunset Dinner Cruise - Rhythms of the Night

 

 

Tablescape- alternating centerpieces with chocolate placemats (via Prisar)

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DIY stuff!

 

Boarding Pass STDâ€s

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Formal Invite

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http://bestdestinationwedding.com/forum/t17565?highlight=invites

 

Bridal shower invite

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Starfish Escort/ Meal cards

front

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back

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Table Numbers (in the making)- We chose a lyric from each song we love and used them for our table numbers

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CD labels- my fsil making the cdâ€s for us with each song from our table numbers

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Guestboard– 3 White erase boards from Lakeshore ($3 ea.)

 

I came across this image and thought it would be a great alternative to a guest book. I plan to assign this to my cousins†teen kids. All they need is a camera and instructions!

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Kids Activity Packs- A simple bag with a personalized logo for each kid, DIY activity book, crayons, stickers, origami thingy. I also purchased lanyard for the older kidâ€s but my not get a chance to cut/prep the strings.

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http://bestdestinationwedding.com/fo...activity+books

 

 

Luggage tags- super last minute, but I had all the supplies. I used name card badges and perforated name cards, green cardstock and clear lanyard string for the ties.

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Personalized Hangover Kits- I designed the logo, but got everything for free (including the container)!

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Personalized Shot glasses – this was the sample I received about a year ago. My cousin arranged to get these made in MX but I have not seen the final result. Keep in mind the monogram will be larger.

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Personalized Tequila Bottles- These are the labels. Again, I have not seen the final version since my cousin arranged these as well. Each table will have one.

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Wow Amy!! Everything looks so amazing!

 

And it's finally time! Woohoo!

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