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#1 Tobi

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    Posted 15 January 2009 - 01:15 PM

    Thanks so much to all of you guys for the million and one ideas. It's these special touches that add extra meaning to the day!
    Here we go...
    Desination wedding: We are going on a 5 day Carnival cruise aboard the Destiny fun ship. We have 33 ppl going with us.
    Wedding location: Grand Cayman Beach Suites will be ceremony on the beach and cocktail/appetizer recption on the Turtle Deck by the pool.
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    Dinner reception and party on through the night back on the boat.
    Attire:
    My beautiful (and inexpensive) dress: It fits me like a glove and it's just the right amnount of WOW
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    shoes from overstock: I will be barefoot during the ceremony and these will be worn for the reception.
    Hair:
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    Bad pic but earring options: I'm leaning towards the chandeliers...
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    #2 Tobi

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      Posted 15 January 2009 - 01:17 PM

      Groom and GM: His is the white shirt with embroidery matching my gown. Those are his shoes. The pants are linen white for groom and khaki for the GM.
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      Our son will be walking me down the aisle in this (blue): The sailor outfit is for the formal night on the cruise.

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      Bridesmaids dress...I have 3 BMs:
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      Flowers: no BM boquets, just mine
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      handle wrapped like this:
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      Cake (but a lighter shade of blue and only 1 tier)
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      #3 Tobi

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        Posted 15 January 2009 - 01:18 PM

        OOT bags: With "welcome aboard" info including timeline, etc and photo share card. Everything is $1 or less except my coozies which were my "must have". Bags from Target dollar section with DIY transfer, aloe or lotion from dollar tree, mints with wrapper below, luggage tags made from dollar stor plastic coasters.
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        honorary flower girl bag:
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        Guestbook: bought the album from Michaels, pgs are DIY
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        Invite/Informational brochure:
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        STD inspiration: I did them DIY
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        Budget and timeline:
        WEDDING COSTCAYMAN HYATTDETAILS

        TRANSPORT FROM THE PORT TO HOTEL
        BUS (27 PPL)250
        LIMO (6PPL)901-way

        OFFICIANTpkg incl
        BOUQUETpkg incl

        SITE (INCL GARDEN CHAIRS & BEACH INCL/POOL DECK EXTRA)500pool deck
        HOSTED BAR FOR 30 PPL(ESTIMATE)500Hosted bar (estimated)
        BAR FEE100bartender fee
        COORDINATIONPKG PRICE1400
        Cakepkg incl cake
        FOODSHELLFISH BAR&CRUDITES375
        PHOTOGRAPHER2500 (MOM'S PRESENT)
        PRINT PHOTOS /MAKE PHOTO BOOKSestimated300
        SUM3515


        Dress335.41
        alterations90
        shoes26.14
        undergarments-no bra w/ dress3
        BM dresses288.8190X3
        Groom8030+50
        GM outfits15050X3
        Trey (our Son-ring bearer)45 (MIL'S PRESENT)

        Cruise$1500.71-$500 refunded when group sails1000.71493pp +270 Trey
        OOT bags/favors161161
        Guestbook20
        STD35.91
        Invitations34
        Car decorationsmagnets for car, window clings2

        GRAND TOTAL5741.98


        STARTS 11AM TO 2:45PM
        Update the wed coord: MIC FOR CEREMONY AND IPOD FOR RECEPTION.

        TO DO:
        DOWNLOAD WEDDING MUSIC
        BUY WEDDING BAND

        MAKE BOXERS, BOTTLE OF YAGER, & CARD FOR WED GIFT
        MAKE INSTRUCTIONS FOR: SOUND SYSTEM SETUP, TREY, IPOD USE




        TIMELINE
        BOAT PORTS 7AM - 4PM
        BE AT THE HOTEL (KENNY, ME, BM'S, TIFF) BY 8AM TO SIGN PAPERWORK AND GIRLS GET READY (VIA TAXI)
        KENNY --GUYS GET READY AT HOTEL
        KENNY AND GM /BRIDE & BMS AT THE HOTEL FOR PICS BY 9:45-10AM (TAXI)
        BUSES ARE AT THE PORT TO P/U GUESTS 10:15AM
        GUESTS ARRIVE AT THE HOTEL AT 10:45 AM
        CEREMONY BEGINS 11AM
        COCKTAIL HOUR BEGINS AROUND 11:30
        BRIDAL PARTY ENTRANCE….DO YOU ANNOUNCE THE PARTY FOR US
        TOASTS
        CUT AND SERVE CAKE
        WHILE PEOPLE ARE EATING--FIRST DANCE
        BOUQUET AND GARTER TOSS
        DANCING/MINGLING
        B&G LEAVE IN THE LIMO AT 2:30
        GUESTS LEAVE IN THE BUS AT 2:45
        BOAT LEAVES 4PM

        RECEPTION DINNER 6:00 ON THE SHIP
        WEDDING CELEBRATION CONTINUES IN THE DANCE CLUB…

        #4 Celina

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          Posted 15 January 2009 - 01:24 PM

          Oh girl - everything is perfect! I am so excited for you! I love the blue - it is absoluetly beautiful! I say go with the chandelier earrings.

          Your koozies are awesome! I love the flowergirl bag too! The cake is goregous!

          Congratulations! All of your hard work is paying off! Dance the night away in those shoes! Take lots of pics!
          "Love is not who you live with...it's who you can't live without"

          #5 Jen_S

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            Posted 15 January 2009 - 01:37 PM

            Oh my goodness it all looks so awesome! I can not believe it your time to do your planning thread. I hope you have the best time ever!
            Our Honeymoon In Ireland!!

            #6 JessicaM

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              Posted 15 January 2009 - 01:44 PM

              Everything looks fantastic! Your son's outfit is so cute!! Your flowers and cake are fabulous!!
               

               


              #7 MarieSam

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                Posted 15 January 2009 - 01:44 PM

                Everything looks great ~ I adore your "mint" to be text, it so so cute and hearfelt, I may have to steal it I love it so much Happy travels, or I guess should say Bon Voyage ....can't wait to see all your pics when you return, I have no doubt with all your preparations your day will be perfect!!

                #8 Blkatz

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                  Posted 15 January 2009 - 01:46 PM

                  Love everything! Your flowers are really great-I might have to borrow your inspiration

                  #9 ACDCDCAC

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                  Posted 15 January 2009 - 01:48 PM

                  yay! looks great, have a boat-load of fun! :)

                  #10 Amy&Andy

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                    Posted 15 January 2009 - 01:48 PM

                    Wow. Good job! I love your design and colors. You did a wonderful job pulling it all together. I'm sure it will look stunning :) Good luck!




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