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#1 Nonnie

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    Posted 08 April 2009 - 07:13 PM

    I love the idea of the and ceremony, but I am wanting to personalize it a little bit.

    My Fiance is from Holland and I am from Canada. I want his folks to bring Sand with them from a Dutch Beach and I will bring Sand from a Canada beach (specifically Long Beach BC which I love) and then we will combine it in a vase with sand from the beach were we get married

    I love this idea, but I'm worried that there may be legal issues with removing sand from the beaches, and bringing it over the border. I am marrying in St Martins.

    Am I just being paranoid?

    #2 ~Nicole~

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      Posted 09 April 2009 - 10:52 AM

      I think that's a great idea!!! How is anyone going to know? Just put it in containers and say you bought it at Michaels lol. I say do it!!!
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      #3 budgetjamaicabride

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        Posted 09 April 2009 - 11:14 AM

        How will anyone know? Do it... I love the significance

        #4 Soon To Be Mrs. Gomez

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          Posted 09 April 2009 - 07:41 PM

          I would go for it!

          #5 midnight24

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            Posted 10 April 2009 - 03:48 AM

            i like that idea. i don't think it should be a problem. just put it in your checked luggage to be safe!

            #6 Cattie

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              Posted 10 April 2009 - 04:23 AM

              I don't think it's an issue with customs at all. Brides bring sand ceremonies back all the time. I think the real issue is food and flowers.

              I love the idea of what you want to do. I'm hoping we can pour some of the pink Bermuda sand in the bottom of ours also.

              #7 YoursTruly

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                Posted 10 April 2009 - 10:55 AM

                You could also check first but bring your own sand there along with your vases.

                #8 Geralyn

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                  Posted 15 April 2009 - 07:25 PM

                  My Aunt and Uncle did this...She is from Ireland and he is from Cuba..they took sand from both places and joined them together...very cool idea

                  #9 bumbles

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                    Posted 15 April 2009 - 09:33 PM

                    I love this idea! At first one thinks it's just ordinary sand, but then they find out it's from two countries!

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