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#3321 CdnBrideJoanne

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    Posted 24 October 2013 - 05:20 PM

    Just to update everyone on my Davet Designs labels experience on Etsy...  She is HORRIBLE.

     

    I put in an order and told her what I wanted in the comments section and she got back to me right away.  I said I wanted clear labels instead of white if possible, so she said she would have to cancel that order and give me a new quote for clear.  And then she totally dropped off the face of the earth.  I sent her 2 reminders and she never got back to me.  I would even wait 5 days between the reminders. So now I have to watch my credit card to make sure the charges were credited.

     

    I've outsourced my waterproof labels to a sign shop in Guelph.  At least it is local and I can get them in a week.



    #3322 mellie818

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    • Wedding Location:Punta Cana

    Posted 24 October 2013 - 06:03 PM

    Ohh thank you so much Mellie818!!  I'd love to know since I'm not too far from Chinatown I can head down there.  We're also heading to Pickering Flea Market this weekened to pick up some OOT bag shirts and maybe the actual bags from Creative Bag.

    Which vendor are you getting the shirts made at the flea market? I live in Pickering so it would be convenient vs. Getting them on Etsy. I am looking to get them made for my bridesmaids.

    #3323 MrsHK

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    • Wedding Date:May 22, 2013
    • Wedding Location:Cabañas Tulum & The Beach Hotel | Tulum, Mexico
    • LocationFrom Vancouver, BC | Living in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

    Posted 24 October 2013 - 06:40 PM

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by m8chow 
     

    Hey Canadian Brides, are you doing paper lanterns?  I've been all over the forums looking for where girls got a good deal on their lanterns but every good deal was blown out of the water once the shipping to Canada was added on.  So does anyone in this forum have a tip on lanterns?  I'd love the help.

     

    If all else fails, I have paper lanterns for rent down here in Mexico. Here's my inventory and prices:

     

    Paper lanterns of various sizes and colours with lights for inside - tiffany blue, ivory, white


    $2 ea. - 8" - (6 ivory, 3 tiffany blue)
    $2.50 ea.- 10" & 12" (15 of each size in white)
    $3 ea. - 16" (15 white, 3 ivory, 4 tiffany blue)
    $4 ea. - 24" (4 ivory, 5 tiffany blue)
    $1 ea. - LED light/battery powered lightbulb for hanging inside paper lantern

     

    Most people have been renting the white ones, as I have 45 of those total. Let me know if you'd like some more info! :)


    Are you interested in an affordable decor rental in the Mayan Riviera, Mexico? Send me a message! Most of the items I have are a rustic, vintage style.

    And the Next Day, We Were Married: http://www.luckygirl...mikee-e-session
    Our Tulum Wedding - Parte Uno: http://www.luckygirl...iesta-parte-uno
    Our Tulum Wedding - Parte Dos: http://www.luckygirl...iesta-parte-dos

    Tulum Wedding Video: http://loveandrum.co...o-katy-mikee-hk
    Anniversary! One Year Later: http://www.luckygirl...lladolid-mexico

    #3324 m8chow

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    • Wedding Date:January 29, 2014
    • Wedding Location:Azul Sensatori
    • LocationMexico

    Posted 25 October 2013 - 03:32 AM

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by MrsHK 
     

     

    If all else fails, I have paper lanterns for rent down here in Mexico. Here's my inventory and prices:

     

    Paper lanterns of various sizes and colours with lights for inside - tiffany blue, ivory, white


    $2 ea. - 8" - (6 ivory, 3 tiffany blue)
    $2.50 ea.- 10" & 12" (15 of each size in white)
    $3 ea. - 16" (15 white, 3 ivory, 4 tiffany blue)
    $4 ea. - 24" (4 ivory, 5 tiffany blue)
    $1 ea. - LED light/battery powered lightbulb for hanging inside paper lantern

     

    Most people have been renting the white ones, as I have 45 of those total. Let me know if you'd like some more info! :)

    Thank you Mrs.HK... the clock is counting down for us so I better get on this stuff quick.  I'll definitely contact you if I need to rent stuff.  Do you have a website or a full list of what you offer in the Playa area?

     

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by CdnBrideJoanne 
     

    Just to update everyone on my Davet Designs labels experience on Etsy...  She is HORRIBLE.

     

    I put in an order and told her what I wanted in the comments section and she got back to me right away.  I said I wanted clear labels instead of white if possible, so she said she would have to cancel that order and give me a new quote for clear.  And then she totally dropped off the face of the earth.  I sent her 2 reminders and she never got back to me.  I would even wait 5 days between the reminders. So now I have to watch my credit card to make sure the charges were credited.

     

    I've outsourced my waterproof labels to a sign shop in Guelph.  At least it is local and I can get them in a week.

    Oh boy... that's sucky.  Thanks for the tip and I hope your new labels blow the old labels out of the water.

     

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by mellie818 


    Which vendor are you getting the shirts made at the flea market? I live in Pickering so it would be convenient vs. Getting them on Etsy. I am looking to get them made for my bridesmaids.

    Hi Mellie818 - I'll take a pic of the stand when we get there on Saturday.  There's a whole bunch so we'll have to do some shopping around.



    #3325 MrsHK

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    • Wedding Date:May 22, 2013
    • Wedding Location:Cabañas Tulum & The Beach Hotel | Tulum, Mexico
    • LocationFrom Vancouver, BC | Living in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

    Posted 25 October 2013 - 10:02 AM

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by m8chow 
     

    Thank you Mrs.HK... the clock is counting down for us so I better get on this stuff quick.  I'll definitely contact you if I need to rent stuff.  Do you have a website or a full list of what you offer in the Playa area?

     

     

    I'm just starting to work on a website, so for now I have a list with pricing as well as a link to a Dropbox folder with all the photos. If you PM me your email address I can send you the Dropbox link so you can look at photos of everything.
     

    I know this isn't exactly the right thread to post this in... but maybe some fellow Canadian brides would be interested in see the list as well? Sorry if it is too far off topic! Here's a partial list with pricing below, PM me for the full list and further details on an affordable rental! :)

    Lighting


    $8 ea. - Gold lantern - 8" tall (I have 6)
    $8 ea. - White lantern - 8" tall (I have 7)
    $8 ea. - Hanging white railroad lantern with hook ($7 ea. without hook) - 9" tall (I have 20)
    $10 ea. - Black lantern  - 12" tall (I have 8)
    $12 ea. - Charcoal grey lantern  - 15" tall (I have 3) 
    $8 ea. - Bombillos (oil lamp glass top) with brass buckets, to be filled with sand and lit with a candlestick (real flame), also available with silver tin buckets instead of brass (I have 14)

    $2 ea. - 8 oz Mason jars wrapped in a woven cotton material (I have 8)
    $2 ea. - 16 oz Mason jars wrapped in twine (I have 8)
    $3 ea. - 32 oz Jars wrapped in burlap (I have 8)

    $1 ea. - Clear tealight holders (I have 16)
    $1 ea. - Small glass jar tea light holders (I have 16)
    $2 ea. - Gold mercury glass tealight holders (I have 24)
    $2 ea. - Pink frosted glass tea light holders (I have 9)

    $0.50 - $1 ea. - Candlesticks for bombillos & brass/tin buckets / Real flame tealights / Pillar candles
    $1.50 -$3 ea. - LED tea lights, wax votives, 
    $3 ea. - LEDvotives - LED light with wax votive (I have 6)
    $3 ea. - LEDpilar - LED pilar candle (I have 16)

    $15 ea. - Stringlighting - Globe bulb string lighting with 25 bulbs (I have 14 strands)
    $10 ea. - Christmas lights - (I have 6 strands, will be getting more)

    Paper lanterns of various sizes and colours with lights for inside - tiffany blue, ivory, white
    $2 ea. - 8" - (6 ivory, 3 tiffany blue)
    $2.50 ea.- 10" & 12" (15 of each size in white)
    $3 ea. - 16" (15 white, 3 ivory, 4 tiffany blue)
    $4 ea. - 24" (4 ivory, 5 tiffany blue)
    $1 ea. - LED light/battery powered lightbulb for hanging inside paper lantern
    $1 ea. - Paper bag votives to be used with LED pilar candle (I have 6)


    Bottles/Vases/Jars for Rustic Vintage Centrepieces

    Bottles

     

    $1 ea. - Variety of  small bottles - (I have 56) 6"-8" tall
    $1 ea. - Blue vintage style bottles (I have 8) 6.5" tall
    $3 ea. - Vintage apothecary bottles, truly vintage, various sizes from 3"-7" (I have 8 clear, 6 teal & 2 brown)
    $1 ea. - 375 mL Jack Daniel's bottle (I have 1) - 8" tall
    $2 ea. - Round Flor de Ca±a bottle (I have 2) - 8" tall
    $3 ea. - Bulliet Bourbon bottles (I have 6, will be getting more) - 9.5" tall
    $3 ea. - Variety of large size liquor bottles (I have 30) - 10"-12.5" tall
    $3 ea. - Blue vintage style bottle (I have 3) - 11" tall

    Vases

    $3 ea. - Wine carafes - (I have 6) - 10" tall
    $2 ea. - Mismatched clear, white & blue vases (I have 11) - 6"-9" tall

    Mason Jars

    $2 ea. - Mason8oz - Medium 8oz mason jars (I have 18)
    $3 ea. - Large 16 oz round mason jars (I have 19)
    $3 ea. - Large 16 oz hanging mason jars with lids wrapped in twine for aisle (I have 6)

    Bottles, vases and mason jars can be wrapped in lace or burlap for an extra $1 per item.


    Photo Booth

    $10 - Set of Photo Booth props (moustaches, lips, glasses, etc)
    $5 ea. - Frames for photobooth props (one white, one teal, one silver)
    $10 - Vintage camera for decor
    $15 - Lace fabric for photobooth backdrop
    $5 - Vintage mirror (actual mirror part is broken, can be used as a prop)
    $5 - "Step Right Up, Take a Photograph" sign


    Signs & Frames

    $12 - White antiqued frame for table assignment display
    $17 - Hand painted wooden "Welcome" sign
    $10 - Gold glittery "Cards" banner sign to hang across vintage suitcase or birdcage
    $5 ea. - Table number/name frames (customizable)
    $10 - Customizable vintage style banner that I can assemble for you, you choose the wording, possible to make 2 or 3 banners depending on the letters required (pictured is "The HKs")
    $5 ea. - Photo boards for displaying family photos
    $8 per strand - Papel Picado - coloured or all white (I have 20 strands w 10 plastic flags each)
    $8 - Handmade "Just Married" sign
    $8 - Turquoise wooden ampersand


    Runners & Napkins

    $12 ea. - Burlap table runners - (various lengths, please let me know what size you need)
    $10 ea. - Lace table runners (3 types & various lengths, please let me know what size you need)
    $12 ea. - Navy blue & white striped cloth runners (I have 10, 8ft long, 2ft wide)
    $5 ea. - Navy accent pieces for cocktail/guestbook/dessert tables (I have 2 - one is 29in x 60in, one is 30in x 51in)
    $5 ea. - Navy blue & white striped accent squares for cocktail/guestbook/dessert tables (I have 5 - 32inx32in)


    Other

    $18 - Gold metal birdcage - approx 2 ft tall
    $16 - White metal birdcage -  approx 16" tall (top opens)
    $15 - Flower garlands for gazebo - purple and white flowers
    $1 ea. - Tiffany blue fans (15 of these, photo coming soon)
    $2 ea. - Sandalwood fans (20 of these)
    $2 ea. - Tin buckets - 4" tall
    $12 - Large oval tin bucket for drinks (inquire for pricing to be delivered with ice & Mexican craft beer)
    $4 ea. - Wooden crates - (I have 7, will be getting more)
    $18 - Vintage suitcase - brown (inquire for pricing for cigar & whisky bar)
    $14 - Vintage suitcase - white
    $28 - Vintage trunk
    $4 ea. or 3 for $10 - Vintage books, variety of sizes & colours
    $5 ea. - Parasols in ivory, blue and white - 7 ivory, 1 ivory kid's, 1 blue kid's
    $20 - Globe
    $5 - Small treasure trunk for displaying favours
    $1 ea. - Rose petal cones for tossing petals after ceremony

    I'm also available to make custom hangtags, Oh Shit! Kits, Welcome Booklets and other items for OOT bags and wedding favours. Let me know what sort of thing you're looking for!


    Are you interested in an affordable decor rental in the Mayan Riviera, Mexico? Send me a message! Most of the items I have are a rustic, vintage style.

    And the Next Day, We Were Married: http://www.luckygirl...mikee-e-session
    Our Tulum Wedding - Parte Uno: http://www.luckygirl...iesta-parte-uno
    Our Tulum Wedding - Parte Dos: http://www.luckygirl...iesta-parte-dos

    Tulum Wedding Video: http://loveandrum.co...o-katy-mikee-hk
    Anniversary! One Year Later: http://www.luckygirl...lladolid-mexico

    #3326 sharmer

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    • Wedding Date:June 3, 2014
    • Wedding Location:Iberostar Bavaro, Punta Cana
    • LocationKitchener, Ont, Canada

    Posted 25 October 2013 - 11:49 AM

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by MrsHK 
     

     

    I'm just starting to work on a website, so for now I have a list with pricing as well as a link to a Dropbox folder with all the photos. If you PM me your email address I can send you the Dropbox link so you can look at photos of everything.
     

    I know this isn't exactly the right thread to post this in... but maybe some fellow Canadian brides would be interested in see the list as well? Sorry if it is too far off topic! Here's a partial list with pricing below, PM me for the full list and further details on an affordable rental! :)

    Lighting


    $8 ea. - Gold lantern - 8" tall (I have 6)
    $8 ea. - White lantern - 8" tall (I have 7)
    $8 ea. - Hanging white railroad lantern with hook ($7 ea. without hook) - 9" tall (I have 20)
    $10 ea. - Black lantern  - 12" tall (I have 8)
    $12 ea. - Charcoal grey lantern  - 15" tall (I have 3) 
    $8 ea. - Bombillos (oil lamp glass top) with brass buckets, to be filled with sand and lit with a candlestick (real flame), also available with silver tin buckets instead of brass (I have 14)

    $2 ea. - 8 oz Mason jars wrapped in a woven cotton material (I have 8)
    $2 ea. - 16 oz Mason jars wrapped in twine (I have 8)
    $3 ea. - 32 oz Jars wrapped in burlap (I have 8)

    $1 ea. - Clear tealight holders (I have 16)
    $1 ea. - Small glass jar tea light holders (I have 16)
    $2 ea. - Gold mercury glass tealight holders (I have 24)
    $2 ea. - Pink frosted glass tea light holders (I have 9)

    $0.50 - $1 ea. - Candlesticks for bombillos & brass/tin buckets / Real flame tealights / Pillar candles
    $1.50 -$3 ea. - LED tea lights, wax votives, 
    $3 ea. - LEDvotives - LED light with wax votive (I have 6)
    $3 ea. - LEDpilar - LED pilar candle (I have 16)

    $15 ea. - Stringlighting - Globe bulb string lighting with 25 bulbs (I have 14 strands)
    $10 ea. - Christmas lights - (I have 6 strands, will be getting more)

    Paper lanterns of various sizes and colours with lights for inside - tiffany blue, ivory, white
    $2 ea. - 8" - (6 ivory, 3 tiffany blue)
    $2.50 ea.- 10" & 12" (15 of each size in white)
    $3 ea. - 16" (15 white, 3 ivory, 4 tiffany blue)
    $4 ea. - 24" (4 ivory, 5 tiffany blue)
    $1 ea. - LED light/battery powered lightbulb for hanging inside paper lantern
    $1 ea. - Paper bag votives to be used with LED pilar candle (I have 6)


    Bottles/Vases/Jars for Rustic Vintage Centrepieces

    Bottles

     

    $1 ea. - Variety of  small bottles - (I have 56) 6"-8" tall
    $1 ea. - Blue vintage style bottles (I have 8) 6.5" tall
    $3 ea. - Vintage apothecary bottles, truly vintage, various sizes from 3"-7" (I have 8 clear, 6 teal & 2 brown)
    $1 ea. - 375 mL Jack Daniel's bottle (I have 1) - 8" tall
    $2 ea. - Round Flor de Ca±a bottle (I have 2) - 8" tall
    $3 ea. - Bulliet Bourbon bottles (I have 6, will be getting more) - 9.5" tall
    $3 ea. - Variety of large size liquor bottles (I have 30) - 10"-12.5" tall
    $3 ea. - Blue vintage style bottle (I have 3) - 11" tall

    Vases

    $3 ea. - Wine carafes - (I have 6) - 10" tall
    $2 ea. - Mismatched clear, white & blue vases (I have 11) - 6"-9" tall

    Mason Jars

    $2 ea. - Mason8oz - Medium 8oz mason jars (I have 18)
    $3 ea. - Large 16 oz round mason jars (I have 19)
    $3 ea. - Large 16 oz hanging mason jars with lids wrapped in twine for aisle (I have 6)

    Bottles, vases and mason jars can be wrapped in lace or burlap for an extra $1 per item.


    Photo Booth

    $10 - Set of Photo Booth props (moustaches, lips, glasses, etc)
    $5 ea. - Frames for photobooth props (one white, one teal, one silver)
    $10 - Vintage camera for decor
    $15 - Lace fabric for photobooth backdrop
    $5 - Vintage mirror (actual mirror part is broken, can be used as a prop)
    $5 - "Step Right Up, Take a Photograph" sign


    Signs & Frames

    $12 - White antiqued frame for table assignment display
    $17 - Hand painted wooden "Welcome" sign
    $10 - Gold glittery "Cards" banner sign to hang across vintage suitcase or birdcage
    $5 ea. - Table number/name frames (customizable)
    $10 - Customizable vintage style banner that I can assemble for you, you choose the wording, possible to make 2 or 3 banners depending on the letters required (pictured is "The HKs")
    $5 ea. - Photo boards for displaying family photos
    $8 per strand - Papel Picado - coloured or all white (I have 20 strands w 10 plastic flags each)
    $8 - Handmade "Just Married" sign
    $8 - Turquoise wooden ampersand


    Runners & Napkins

    $12 ea. - Burlap table runners - (various lengths, please let me know what size you need)
    $10 ea. - Lace table runners (3 types & various lengths, please let me know what size you need)
    $12 ea. - Navy blue & white striped cloth runners (I have 10, 8ft long, 2ft wide)
    $5 ea. - Navy accent pieces for cocktail/guestbook/dessert tables (I have 2 - one is 29in x 60in, one is 30in x 51in)
    $5 ea. - Navy blue & white striped accent squares for cocktail/guestbook/dessert tables (I have 5 - 32inx32in)


    Other

    $18 - Gold metal birdcage - approx 2 ft tall
    $16 - White metal birdcage -  approx 16" tall (top opens)
    $15 - Flower garlands for gazebo - purple and white flowers
    $1 ea. - Tiffany blue fans (15 of these, photo coming soon)
    $2 ea. - Sandalwood fans (20 of these)
    $2 ea. - Tin buckets - 4" tall
    $12 - Large oval tin bucket for drinks (inquire for pricing to be delivered with ice & Mexican craft beer)
    $4 ea. - Wooden crates - (I have 7, will be getting more)
    $18 - Vintage suitcase - brown (inquire for pricing for cigar & whisky bar)
    $14 - Vintage suitcase - white
    $28 - Vintage trunk
    $4 ea. or 3 for $10 - Vintage books, variety of sizes & colours
    $5 ea. - Parasols in ivory, blue and white - 7 ivory, 1 ivory kid's, 1 blue kid's
    $20 - Globe
    $5 - Small treasure trunk for displaying favours
    $1 ea. - Rose petal cones for tossing petals after ceremony

    I'm also available to make custom hangtags, Oh Shit! Kits, Welcome Booklets and other items for OOT bags and wedding favours. Let me know what sort of thing you're looking for!


    I wish there was someone like you in Punta Cana!!!



    #3327 MrsHK

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    • Wedding Date:May 22, 2013
    • Wedding Location:Cabañas Tulum & The Beach Hotel | Tulum, Mexico
    • LocationFrom Vancouver, BC | Living in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

    Posted 25 October 2013 - 01:37 PM

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by sharmer 
     


    I wish there was someone like you in Punta Cana!!!

    Haha, maybe one day! I wish there was someone like me when I was planning over the last couple of years for our wedding this past May. The vendor prices here are so insane, I just ended up making and buying a lot of stuff. It was tons of work but we saved a lot of money. I tried to price everything fairly for all the future Mayan Riviera brides! :)


    Are you interested in an affordable decor rental in the Mayan Riviera, Mexico? Send me a message! Most of the items I have are a rustic, vintage style.

    And the Next Day, We Were Married: http://www.luckygirl...mikee-e-session
    Our Tulum Wedding - Parte Uno: http://www.luckygirl...iesta-parte-uno
    Our Tulum Wedding - Parte Dos: http://www.luckygirl...iesta-parte-dos

    Tulum Wedding Video: http://loveandrum.co...o-katy-mikee-hk
    Anniversary! One Year Later: http://www.luckygirl...lladolid-mexico

    #3328 m8chow

    m8chow
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    • 255 posts
    • Wedding Date:January 29, 2014
    • Wedding Location:Azul Sensatori
    • LocationMexico

    Posted 25 October 2013 - 04:43 PM

    Yay!!!  Thank you Mrs.HK!!!



    #3329 m8chow

    m8chow
    • Jr. Member
    • 255 posts
    • Wedding Date:January 29, 2014
    • Wedding Location:Azul Sensatori
    • LocationMexico

    Posted 25 October 2013 - 04:47 PM

    Hey girls, Michael's has their 50% off coupon back out this weekend.  It is 50% off 1 regular priced item.  There is also a 40% off a regular priced item but why would you get that when you can get the 50% off?  Happy Shopping!



    #3330 Wedding2014

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      Posted 25 October 2013 - 04:51 PM

      Thank you!!!!




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