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#2351 chanelo

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    Posted 13 May 2011 - 12:47 PM

    Noemi your toast glasses are fab! love them. I'll be checking out that website :) Amurka pm me your address and I will post them to you tomorrow! I originally had them done in blue (ocean background) but I got new ones in coral recently so you can have all the blue ones if they would go better with your colour scheme? either colour I have tons to spare :) xxx



    #2352 EmmaHartel

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      Posted 13 May 2011 - 01:38 PM

      Hi ladies! My wedding is tomorrow and I'm so excited. I was really nervous before I got here because I'm super controlling when it comes to the details of the wedding (made my own cupcake tower and had my MIL make my table toppers, etc.). But after being here a day before meeting with Jenny (who is truly a doll & LOVES what she does) & hearing from all of my guests what a fabulous time they are having, I've totally relaxed and truly feel like even if everything turned out nothing like what I envisioned or if none of my decorations are even used, it would still be beautiful! This place is AH-MAZE-ING! The food is fine but the ambiance and the customer service are spot on! It has finally sunk in that being in this beautiful tropical place with my amazing friends & family that sent their vacation time & $$$ to be here for & with me, I really couldn't ask for anything more : ) I've been there so I knowing hearing "relax, everything will be wonderful" doesn't necessarily make things better at the planning stage, but I think hearing it from one more girl that's been there helps, so Relax, everything will be wonderful : ) So far my only suggestion is, for those that haven't booked flights yet, 1st choice - La Romana airport, 2nd - Punta Cana, last resort - Santo Domingo. We flew into Punta Cana - so cool! Thatched hut roofs, live musicians, cool breeze. La Romana is like 20 minutes away, compared to the hour & 45 minutes from Punta Cana. Our guests that flew into Santo Domingo said the drive was awful! The surroundings were scary & uncomfortable (& these friends are not prudes, they've traveled all over Asia & the Caribbean, etc.) I'm sending zen thought to all you planners out there because I've been there. None of you have made the wrong choice : ) Hugs, Emma

      #2353 KrystalKelley

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        Posted 13 May 2011 - 07:31 PM

        Have a wonderful wedding Emma!! Sending good vibes your way! I have 18 days until I leave and 24 days until my wedding!! Thanks so much for saying it will all be ok, because I am stressing! I can't wait to hear your review and see your pictures! Still waiting on Dana's and a few other brides reviews... xoxo



        #2354 EmmaHartel

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          Posted 15 May 2011 - 11:45 AM

          Hello ladies! Quickly (I'll try to write a detailed review this weekend when I get home) but Jenny rocks! She bent over backwards to give me a wedding beyond what I even imagined! Breath taking! I cried three times, once at the ceremony when I walked around the corner and saw everyone & the decorations; once when I looked up & saw my hubby holding back tears; & once during the circus show when I realized how freaking lucky I was to be with these amazing people and having this amazing experience. If you guys want entertainment, and can swing the $2,000 for the show, I HIGHLY recommend it. The show was worth more than the $2,000 we paid for it! It was unbelievable! I'll try to post pictures and do a mire thorough review when I'm home. I hope everyone has a wedding as spectacular as mine was! Besos, Emma

          #2355 bride5656

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            Posted 16 May 2011 - 01:26 AM

            Noemi hi girl :)))x

             

            Your toast glasses are fantastic, I love them!!! :)))

            And well done for hiring wedding planner too, if i was to have my wedding in the UK, I would have definitely hired one too, just because there is sooooo much to plan and at the same time you do want to actually enjoy it all as a bride....not run around like crazy all the time :))) so well done hon:))

             

            My planning as I mentioned lol is very slow lol :D still cant put my ass into gear after my birthday and Easter break lol :D but i have promised myself i will do some planing this week :))) maybe even OOT bags, thanks to chanelo's advice :D but i will keep you all up to date and will post any pictures if I will have progress :))

             

            Haven't been in touch with Dreams for months now as well lol, hope they haven't forgot about me lol :D oh and we will be paying deposit to HDC in a couple of weeks, so this will be sorted and something to cross off the list yay :D

             

            xoxo 

             

            Originally Posted by Nemo831 


            Hey girl!!!

             

            I'm doing well. Wedding planning is hard lol i've been so busy setting up appointment with vendors and going to brideal shows and such. 

             

            I still haven't gottent he bridesmaid dresses but I am going with the girls at the end of next month to pick them out.  It's slow planning but I am getting there.  I am hiring a wedding planner because I can't do all of this by myself.   
             

            Thank you for the compliments on the reception hall.  I love places that look like they were pulled from a book haha.  my invites aren't going to come until like February because I am going to the Dominican Republic to pick them up myself so they don't get messed up during transit. 

             

            How is ur planning? Dreams gave me back my deposit, well sort of, I had to file a claim with my bank because the funds had not been returned to my account. But dreams sent me the confirmation they did it and everything was sorted out with my bank. I am excited for all DLR brides!!!!

             

            I recently found my toasting glasses and cake server set.  My sister bought them for me as a gift :)  I got them from thingsremembered.com and I love how they look. We just ordered them toay and I engraved them with the quote "Our toast to love" along with our names and date.   

             

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            #2356 bride5656

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              Posted 16 May 2011 - 01:32 AM

               

              Hi Emma :D

               

              Congratulations sweetie on your big day and on becoming MRS, yay!!!! :D So thrilled for you that everything went so great and you had unforgettable time :)))xx Bless you hon for crying :))) I am afraid that I will cry too all the way through lol :D but then thinking about it more, I don't care that much it will be our moment with FI and I am sure it will be alright :)))

              Its so amazing that you had such a great reception and i am very intrigued by the show too, will look forward to see the pictures :))) and hear more on how it all went!xoxo

              Enjoy the rest of your stay there sweetie and have the time of your life with your husband and family :))xoxoxox

               

              Originally Posted by EmmaHartel 

              Hello ladies!

              Quickly (I'll try to write a detailed review this weekend when I get home) but Jenny rocks! She bent over backwards to give me a wedding beyond what I even imagined! Breath taking! I cried three times, once at the ceremony when I walked around the corner and saw everyone & the decorations; once when I looked up & saw my hubby holding back tears; & once during the circus show when I realized how freaking lucky I was to be with these amazing people and having this amazing experience. If you guys want entertainment, and can swing the $2,000 for the show, I HIGHLY recommend it. The show was worth more than the $2,000 we paid for it! It was unbelievable!

              I'll try to post pictures and do a mire thorough review when I'm home. I hope everyone has a wedding as spectacular as mine was!

              Besos,
              Emma


               

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              #2357 bride5656

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                Posted 16 May 2011 - 01:34 AM

                KrystalKelley :))) you have so little time left until you leave for Dreams, so excited for you!!!! :))) How are you feeling hon? do you have any last minute planning or you have sorted everything out and now just waiting for your trip? :D

                 

                xoxo



                #2358 Sabrinaa

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                  Posted 16 May 2011 - 06:25 AM

                  Noemi - LOVE your cake cutter and champagne glasses set!  SO beautiful! 

                  Emma - congratulations!!!  It's always nice to read posts from brides who tell the rest of us to relax, that everything will be taken care of - it makes me feel good about things for a minute, and then I'm back to my old self again :o)  Can't wait to see the pictures and hear your review!!!  Enjoy!



                  #2359 KrystalKelley

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                    Posted 16 May 2011 - 09:52 AM

                    Amurka- OMG i'm so stressed! hehe. My fiance is Canadian and I'm American and we're living in Canada trying to plan a wedding in another country with family in two countries, is HARD! But i've got all my decorations all ready and set to go. I have my wedding gown and now it's just little last minute things left to do. I'm soooo excited! We leave on June 1st. We are at dreams from the 1-11th then leave the DR and head to St. Lucia for 9 days to honeymoon! I am beyond ecstatic! I can't get over how fast time has flown bye! Everday I keep waiting for others reviews, just to calm some nerves. Wish Dana had gotten time to post one. Can't wait to see Emma's! I know that everyone's wedding is going to be just beautiful! :)

                     

                    Good luck to all of you ladies! xoxo

                     

                    -Krystal



                    #2360 Nemo831

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                      Posted 16 May 2011 - 12:25 PM

                      Thank you!! I cant wait to see them :) I already got my garter and my cake topper and now im working on favors. I will post pics of my ideas when I am on my computer. I got the San Antonio Spurs wedding garter which is a basketball team. My fiancee is obsesed with basketball esp that team. For my cake topper I got a hispanic couple eating wedding cake haha. Little by little im getting things bc I dont want to stress out on the little things when the day gets closer. My wedding favors are gona be bride and groom favor boxes and im gonna get c m&m candies with our picture and wedding date on it. Ill post pics soon :)

                      Noemi - LOVE your cake cutter and champagne glasses set!  SO beautiful! 

                      Emma - congratulations!!!  It's always nice to read posts from brides who tell the rest of us to relax, that everything will be taken care of - it makes me feel good about things for a minute, and then I'm back to my old self again :o)  Can't wait to see the pictures and hear your review!!!  Enjoy!






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