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#5131 texasmandy

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    Posted 10 December 2012 - 04:31 AM

    I would love to see your menu template!! I am very type A left brained so I don't have a crafty or creative bone in me! :)

    #5132 Tulumbride2013

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      Posted 10 December 2012 - 05:53 AM

      I would love to see the template too!! I actually started making one that matches our ceremony programs, but I'd love to get some fresh ideas:)

      #5133 Tulumbride2013

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        Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:03 AM

        Hey ladies, I actually had one more question I was curious about. How did the music for your ceremony go? Did you rent the sound system and have the technician? I'm kinda wondering how that will work, do I put the songs on my iPod and tell the tech witch songs get played??

        #5134 rootkl

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          Posted 12 December 2012 - 08:28 AM

          I have a question...Dreams Tulum is one of my options and my travel agent seems to be extremely against bringing in a DJ....has anyone used the in-house DJ and able to give me details on how interactive they were?



          #5135 taegan

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            Posted 12 December 2012 - 09:51 AM

            I am relieved to hear we werent the only ones who had issues with the minister! Like I said in my review, he started mumbling our vows and we pretty much had to wing it (we hadnt memorized them, woops on our part) and he didnt follow the timeline either. All in all it was an amazing day, and any little hiccups you ladies may experience wont change it :)

             

             

            They do charge very high prices to have stuff set up. We did most of the ceremony set up ourselves and it took a whole 10-15 minutes with 4 of us. We had considered setting up for the reception as well but I am so happy we didnt. It is not worth it, we took pictures from the time the ceremony began right up until every guest was waiting for us at the reception. I would have hated knowing we missed out on some fantastic pictures because we had to set up. We had 3 suit cases full of decor for the ceremony/reception and we paid around the same numbers as beabride did....but we had 30 people....so maybe we did get a little ripped off ha ha 

             

            For the ceremony, totally memorize your vows (silly of us that we didnt ha ha). If I could re do it, I think I wouldnt have used Minister Kiko at all. I would have had one of our really good friends who wasn't in the wedding party perform the ceremony for us (we had a symbolic ceremony). 

             

             

            I am still waiting for our pictures and I cant wait to post them for you all!! 



            #5136 texasmandy

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              Posted 12 December 2012 - 03:35 PM

              Originally Posted by taegan 

              I am relieved to hear we werent the only ones who had issues with the minister! Like I said in my review, he started mumbling our vows and we pretty much had to wing it (we hadnt memorized them, woops on our part) and he didnt follow the timeline either. All in all it was an amazing day, and any little hiccups you ladies may experience wont change it :)

               

               

              They do charge very high prices to have stuff set up. We did most of the ceremony set up ourselves and it took a whole 10-15 minutes with 4 of us. We had considered setting up for the reception as well but I am so happy we didnt. It is not worth it, we took pictures from the time the ceremony began right up until every guest was waiting for us at the reception. I would have hated knowing we missed out on some fantastic pictures because we had to set up. We had 3 suit cases full of decor for the ceremony/reception and we paid around the same numbers as beabride did....but we had 30 people....so maybe we did get a little ripped off ha ha 

               

              For the ceremony, totally memorize your vows (silly of us that we didnt ha ha). If I could re do it, I think I wouldnt have used Minister Kiko at all. I would have had one of our really good friends who wasn't in the wedding party perform the ceremony for us (we had a symbolic ceremony). 

               

               

              I am still waiting for our pictures and I cant wait to post them for you all!! 

              How early did they let you start setting up the ceremony?



              #5137 taegan

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                Posted 13 December 2012 - 10:17 AM

                Originally Posted by texasmandy 

                How early did they let you start setting up the ceremony?

                We had breakfast around 930 and started setting up right after that. I think we were the only wedding that day, so we may have had the run of the place



                #5138 taegan

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                  Posted 13 December 2012 - 10:21 AM

                  Originally Posted by rootkl 

                  I have a question...Dreams Tulum is one of my options and my travel agent seems to be extremely against bringing in a DJ....has anyone used the in-house DJ and able to give me details on how interactive they were?

                  Hi Rootkl,

                   

                  There is no in house DJ at DT, they have stereos and a dance floor you can rent. When we priced it out, it was more expensiveto rent their speakers and dance floor with no DJ. We hired DJ Doremixx and they were great!! Worth every penny, my review for them is under vendors-DJ Doremix.

                   

                  We had no issues with bringing the DJ, you do have to pay their entrance fee and I believe we payed for their dinner however I don't think they ever did get it! We paid for one entrance fee because we thought there would be one DJ but he brought 2 other men with him and it wasnt an issue with it. Hope that helps!



                  #5139 taegan

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                    Posted 13 December 2012 - 10:26 AM

                    Originally Posted by Tulumbride2013 

                    Hey ladies,
                    I actually had one more question I was curious about. How did the music for your ceremony go? Did you rent the sound system and have the technician? I'm kinda wondering how that will work, do I put the songs on my iPod and tell the tech witch songs get played??

                    We rented one speaker and the mic, I had very detailed instructions on paper for the ipod operator (someone from the hotel) and it went well. Minor hiccup- once I had made my entrance we were standing at the front waiting a good 15-20seconds (which feels like forever when your nervous!) for the guy to turn off the bridal procession song, other than that it was perfect. Kiko didnt follow our timeline at all, and the music guy was able to play all the right songs at the right time.

                     

                    Also TulumBride, for your lighting question I think it will look fine without the lanterns. Our DJ also brought lighting with him, strobe lights, the dance floor was lit up and he brought a spot light with him for the speeches which was great. Have you looked into the lights for underneath the tables? We used them and they were perfect, added a nice romantic feel to them especially at sunset. They werent too expensive either.



                    #5140 Tulumbride2013

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                      Posted 13 December 2012 - 04:05 PM

                      We rented one speaker and the mic, I had very detailed instructions on paper for the ipod operator (someone from the hotel) and it went well. Minor hiccup- once I had made my entrance we were standing at the front waiting a good 15-20seconds (which feels like forever when your nervous!) for the guy to turn off the bridal procession song, other than that it was perfect. Kiko didnt follow our timeline at all, and the music guy was able to play all the right songs at the right time. Also TulumBride, for your lighting question I think it will look fine without the lanterns. Our DJ also brought lighting with him, strobe lights, the dance floor was lit up and he brought a spot light with him for the speeches which was great. Have you looked into the lights for underneath the tables? We used them and they were perfect, added a nice romantic feel to them especially at sunset. They werent too expensive either.

                      Great info. I'll plan on setting up instructions for my iPod tech for the ceremony. I think we are doing the lights under the table, and we also have DJ doremixx ! This is great




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