Ya I am only selling them after my AHR though. Decorations included at our resort are white tablecloth linens, napkins and chair covers. You have to pay additional for centerpieces. I am dealing with Juliana the outside florist for my flowers, centerpieces and decorations because the resort is too pricey.
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Posted 11 February 2011 - 11:55 AM
Char, that makes me feel much better!! Im sure everyone will be fine, its just so hard to plan for me bc my photographer isnt on the resort, I have to leave to get all of our photos taken.
Laura, absolutely not, you dont want things to be too matchy match, besides you have a bunch of different flowers in your bouquet not just one type of flower. What did you have in mind?
Posted 11 February 2011 - 11:58 AM
I have no idea what kind of flower I want - i'm sort of playing it by ear to see what's there you know? I've toyed with the idea of getting a turquoise one, but i think the turquoise gerberas are enough, so I'm going to go with white
Posted 11 February 2011 - 12:00 PM
Lua, I think people would be happy to relax, maybe go back to their room and freshen up and of course have drinks at the bar
Posted 11 February 2011 - 12:15 PM
Lua, is there a 5pm slot you could switch to? Our ceremony is at 5 and our reception is at 7, and we're just sending all of our guests to a lobby or pool bar while we do pics. There will still be plenty of light for pictures, but it shouldn't be as hot out.
Posted 11 February 2011 - 12:21 PM
meg - unfortunately i don't think so. i know they only do 3 weddings a day max and i'm pretty sure they space them out by 2hrs... so with one on at 4, i won't be able to do 5...
speaking of.. i just went to the riu site to check avail time on my date and my time is showing avail?!?!?! WTH?!?! stressing a bit right now. i have a confirmation email any everything!!! emailing the WC right now..
Posted 11 February 2011 - 12:28 PM
Trista's "wedding stuff" weekend plans:
- work on ceremony script (I had to stop last time because I was bawling!!)
- BD shoot on Sunday at 1:00 (ntm I have to find what I'm wearing, oops)
- work on centerpieces (this is an ongoing process it seems)
- work on welcome magazine I'm making (again, ongoing process)
- buy my wedding ring? (maybe)
I think that's about it. Our payments are due in a few weeks so we're also making sure everyone is aware of that... We haven't had much time for wedding stuff this past week because of house shopping. We've seen 8 houses already... 2 we loved but I'm not "sold" yet (haha.. sold...)
Posted 11 February 2011 - 12:39 PM
Lua- Don't worry! I've been to a wedding at 1:00 and then we got back at 6:00 for the reception. For my friends and I was so much fun and I even had time to change. Your guests are going to be fine at least I would if I had a bar close to me
Kitty- I know how you feel. It's like everything is on me. I wish I could share the wedding decisions with my FI
Posted 11 February 2011 - 12:42 PM
Laura don't stress. I think it's fine to get married at 2pm and I'm sure your slot hasn't opened up. I didn't want to make our ceremony any later because it will be so hard to wait all day to get married. Everyone else is right, remember you're on a resort with tons of stuff to do in between. Also, you might want to hold off on Michaels trip until tomorrow, there is a 50% off coupon starting Saturday.
To do this weekend:
Shopping for OOT bag items
Paper supplies for programs
Print Place Cards and Assembly some frames
Repair iron ons
Purchase FI & GM ties
Posted 11 February 2011 - 12:44 PM
WELCOME Primavera! I had some close friends stay at the NOW Jade this summer and loved it. Great choice! Yes, this thread is super active....each time I'm away I have to back up 5 pages to get caught up! We apparently like to gab
Don't stress too much about what you haven't gotten done yet! The beauty of a DW is that it's on YOUR terms.....and the gorgeous scenery lends itself to so much. What size of dress do you wear?
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