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(Tobi) OMG...Already time to do my planning thread!

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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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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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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 UShuh.gif

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…

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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!

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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!

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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 cheesy.gif Happy travels, or I guess should say Bon Voyage rolleyes.gif....can't wait to see all your pics when you return, I have no doubt with all your preparations your day will be perfect!! hug2.gif

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

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