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#21 Mrs. Martin

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    Posted 15 August 2008 - 01:17 PM

    I had a bridezilla moment last night-

    My aunt came over to work on these these last night. She was writing the names on with a pencil first, she tried erasing a few times and broke three. I was furious, so I decided that I would take matters in to my own hands. I couldn't stop; I just kept on writing! I wrote the names on all of them and I HATE the way they came out. I think they look so cheap and my vision of what I wanted is completely ruined. I completely regret not paying for the calligraphy!! It was really difficult to write on these because of the curve and texture.

    What should I do, should I buy more?! I really don't want to spend the $$ on more, but I really think they look crappy!


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    #22 Alyssa

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      Posted 15 August 2008 - 01:23 PM

      If you really love this look, just buy more and have them done professionally and be done with iit!

      #23 boscobel

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        Posted 15 August 2008 - 01:25 PM

        Does that picture show the ones that you did? It's really hard to see, can you make it larger?

        In my previous post, I said that I wouldn't pay for it, but you really have your heart set on it and it matters a great deal to you, so I would suck it up and pay it. There are lots of things that I did or didn't do at my wedding that I wish I had or hadn't. If this is one of those things that means alot to you, it doesn't matter what we say!

        #24 NotYourAverageDW

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          Posted 15 August 2008 - 01:29 PM

          Quote:
          Originally Posted by Alyssa
          If you really love this look, just buy more and have them done professionally and be done with iit!

          I agree. Sometimes you just have to bite the bullet and splurge for your vision. Sounds like a stressful night. Hope you and your aunt weren't too distressed.

          Also, do you have a bigger picture, its really had to see.

          #25 Mrs. Martin

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            Posted 15 August 2008 - 01:38 PM

            I tried resizing it, can you see it now (not that they are even worth looking at!).

            #26 Hartyt509

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              Posted 15 August 2008 - 02:49 PM

              I can't see whats wrong with them!

              #27 Mrs. Martin

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                Posted 15 August 2008 - 03:38 PM

                Quote:
                Originally Posted by Hartyt509
                I can't see whats wrong with them!
                Ahh, you're sweet, thanks! I just had a poll here at work (I know, I have officially lost it) and they all said the same thing-

                They said that if the wedding was very formal, then they would understand why I would want them done proffesionally. But, since I'm having a semi-formal beach wedding, that the writing and sand dollars go along with everything else. They "claim" it adds charm and character because I wrote them myself. I don't know if I believe that part, but I guess it does add a little of that personal touch!?!

                #28 NotYourAverageDW

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                  Posted 15 August 2008 - 03:57 PM

                  Oh my goodness! They look AMAZING! Honestly, I can't see anything wrong with them. I really do think they look lovely and have a great relaxed feel to them. Were you hoping for more of a formal look?

                  #29 nicoleandscott

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                    Posted 15 August 2008 - 04:01 PM

                    i think they look great! i understand it not being exactly what you envisioned at first, but they look SOOOOOOOOO close to your inspiration!!! i would stick with it...put them away for a few days, think about other things, then come back and re-evaluate the situation. good work! :)

                    #30 Mrs. Martin

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                      Posted 15 August 2008 - 04:29 PM

                      Quote:
                      Originally Posted by NotYourAverageDW
                      Oh my goodness! They look AMAZING! Honestly, I can't see anything wrong with them. I really do think they look lovely and have a great relaxed feel to them. Were you hoping for more of a formal look?
                      Thanks, you've all been so sweet & supportive!! I didn't want them to look formal, just cute and neat. I think they look messy because my writing sucks!

                      Quote:
                      Originally Posted by nicoleandscott
                      i think they look great! i understand it not being exactly what you envisioned at first, but they look SOOOOOOOOO close to your inspiration!!! i would stick with it...put them away for a few days, think about other things, then come back and re-evaluate the situation. good work! :)

                      Thanks, that's a good idea! The more I keep looking at them the more I'm going to get emotional about it. I'll give myself a break from them this weekend!




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