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#1 Shay2679

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    Posted 24 April 2009 - 10:47 PM

    We leave next weekend, and this week at work is going to be crazy...so...I put together my planning thread. There are lots of pictures, so I hope you're interested to browse them all!

    Thank you to everyone who has inspired me daily, and for keeping me sane! I hope it all pays off!

    xo

    Engagement Ring:
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    My wedding band matches the band on the E-Ring

    FI Wedding Band:
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    FI wanted yellow gold...so...he got it!

    Hotel/Gazebo/Beach Reception
    We chose the Royal in Playa del Carmen for our destination hotel.

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    Our ceremony location:
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    No red carpet though!

    Beach reception:
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    Inspiration board:
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    Wedding Dress:
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    It fits even better now!!! Bought at Bella di Sera in Montreal.

    Veil:
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    Shoes:
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    The shoe on the left...I dyed my white satin dyeables using strongly steeped Earl Grey tea - using a paint brush...I love how they turned out!

    #2 Shay2679

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      Posted 24 April 2009 - 10:48 PM

      Continued...

      Jewelry/Hair Flower:
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      Purchased at Swarovski Store in Eaton Center, Montreal

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      Custom made by Etsy seller:
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      Hair Flower for Reception - Purchased from Etsy seller:Click the image to open in full size.
      Suits purchased from a seller on Amazon, but they no longer exist! We got them for about $90 each including shipping.

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      Grooms Tie

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      GM ties

      Each guy will wear a white, short sleeve dress shirt with chocolate pin stripe.

      MOH Dress:
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      Purchase online at Click the image to open in full size.
      Got a great deal...only $80 on sale at Les Ailes in Montreal

      #3 Shay2679

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        Posted 24 April 2009 - 10:49 PM

        Continued...Almost Done!

        Flowers/Starfish pick:
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        Bouquets by "they who shall not be mentioned". Amazing!
        Ribbon changed to a chocolate brown.

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        Ours will be the Sand colored ones!

        STDs/Invitations:
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        DIY Boarding Pass STDs

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        DIY invitations - paper from LCI Paper Click the image to open in full size.
        Ordered in Ivory from Click the image to open in full size.
        DIY Iron on Transfer (paper purchased from Staples)

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        Includes: Cedarwood fans bought locally, decks of cards, chapstick (with DIY "pucker up" labels), Sunscreen, Tums, Travel Bags (for wet clothes or liquids), travel candles, Purell sanitizer, kleenex and Advil (not pictured), bottle openers and starfish wine topper (shown below).

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        Purchased from Click the image to open in full size.
        (not exactly what I purchased)
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        Purchased from Custom Bobblehead doll - Casual dolls

        Custom Perfume and Bottle:
        No picture of this, but I got a customized scent and beautiful glass, fancy perfume bottle from Pure Fragrance in the Eaton Center, Montreal for my MOH!

        #4 Shay2679

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          Posted 24 April 2009 - 10:50 PM

          Continued...Finally Done!

          Cake:
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          The Standard wedding cake from the Royal...

          #5 ~*Kathy*~

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            Posted 24 April 2009 - 10:51 PM

            Everything looks great! I love your dress and those bobble heads are too cute! Can't wait to hear all about it when you get back, congrats!!!

            #6 Iulia

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              Posted 24 April 2009 - 11:03 PM

              Looks great! Congrats and have a wonderful wedding:)

              #7 ~Stephanie~

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                Posted 24 April 2009 - 11:14 PM

                Shannon, OMG girl! I am going to miss planning with you! Everything looks so great! I am just bursting with excitment for you! Your are going to be gorgeous and everything is going to be perfect! I can't wait till you get back so I can hear every last detail!
                ~Stephanie

                Our wedding websitewww.mywedding.com/stephanieandmichaelbailey

                #8 Maybride2009

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                  Posted 24 April 2009 - 11:48 PM

                  It all looks so wonderful! Have the GREATEST TIME! I can't wait to hear your feedback on the royal since I am only 20 days behind you!
                  BTW you look stunning in your dress

                  #9 Betsy

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                    Posted 24 April 2009 - 11:53 PM

                    LOVE everything! I need one of those starfish wine toppers - those are so perfect! And your GM's will totally love their bobble-heads! Are you going to take those with you or give them out before? Super cute. YAY! Congrats - and have a great wedding!!!

                    #10 jax_the_beach_bride

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                      Posted 25 April 2009 - 12:03 AM

                      AWESOME!! u definitely went all out on ur OOT bags!! im sure they are going to be a hit for your guests... especially the bottle openers!

                      Mr. & Mrs. Reid
                      All my life, I prayed for someone like you... and I thank God that I finally found you!


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