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Lyndsay's (LynnieS) Planning Thread. . . tons of pics YAYAAY!!

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Ok, I guess its my turn. . .Iâ€ve been waiting for what seems like forever to do this but it has gone by so so fast. First, I would like to thank Tammy for starting this amazing forum, without it I would be lost!! Second, I would like to thank everyone who has helped me along the way. Especially the girls on the Royal PDC thread. I wish you all the best on your weddings. I definitely will miss talking to you all everyday! Sorry if I donâ€t mention specific names but thank you thank you thank you!!!!

 

We will be getting married at the beautiful Royal Playa del Carmen in the gazebo and then our reception on the beach. OMG I canâ€t wait!!

 

Engagement

My FI proposed on a beautiful summer day in July 2009. He had an entire day planned for me including a vineyard tour, breakfast in bed, flowers. After all his hard work, he didnâ€t get it done the way he wanted, but we made it home and he proposed in the same park we go to almost everyday to walk our dogs. It was so special because it was it was our place and with our puppies. He couldnâ€t have planned it better!!

 

 

My E-ring and wedding band, custom made by him. . .he's awesome!!

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His ring, by the same jeweler

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We sent out save the date cards with all our travel information on it and some of our engagement pics. Sorry no pic!!

 

 

Here are my invites, almost completely DIY. The cardstock from Archivers. We printed it ourselves and made the RSVP cards as well out of cardstock

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more to come. . .

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The Bride, yay!!

 

Here is my wedding dress, itâ€s a Maggie (Reese)

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My shoes from zappos

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My reception shoes from Kohls

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My wedding jewelry, just simple since my dress is so blingy!

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My DIY tank

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My garter, just a simple blue one!

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My something borrowed and something old is a hankie that my great great great (yes, three times) grandmother carried. I cried when my mom gave it to me today!

 

 

still more. . .

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The Groom

 

We got his cotton suit from Jos A Banks. It is a light gray and he will wear a plain white shirt, unbuttoned, underneath. He will wear black sandals also from zappos. Sorry the goofy face!!

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His gift for our legal day is a book I made from mypublisher.com of our trip to Europe. This is such a neat website, I loved making it!!

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I will give him this card on our wedding day, these are our two dogs. Also printed from mypublisher.com

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His real gift is a book of BD photos done by a lady here in Omaha. These turned out really well and I am so happy I did this. A real confidence booster. Here are some shots from the book, sorry so crappy but she didnâ€t give me any teasers. . . boo!

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The Groomsmen

 

The gifts to the groomsmen were their outfits including shirt, linen pants and flipflops. Linen pants from Dillards, shirts from Kohls and shoes from zappos.

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My dadâ€s outfit to walk me down the aisle!! Im gonna bawl!

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keep waitin. . .

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The Bridesmaids

 

Here is a link to their dresses. They will be wearing black heels with it.

Charlotte Russe - One Shoulder Rosette Dress

 

Here is the starfish necklace I got for them at Kohls along with a silver bracelet to wear.

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Their gift bags. I got these totes from walmart and hot-glued flower from archivers on to them, they turned out really cute. Inside I got them flip flops for the reception, lotion and lipgloss from VS and the BM tanks I made them.

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The BM tanks. tanks from walmart ($4!!!) and rhinestones from

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the back of them

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The DIY bouquets and bouts. Got all the flowers from Hobby Lobby. All of this cost less than $60. I am so proud of myself!! They turned out great

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still more. . .

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The Flowergirls

 

I am having two flower girl and they are wearing this dress with a fuschia sash. These were really cheap ($20)!!

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the FG shoes from payless

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FGâ€s gift bags. Personalized totes from so cute!! Then I got them princess beach towels at the Disney store and a bunch of princess stickers, hair accessories, lip gloss and all that fun stuff little girls like!

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They will carry these bucket with flower petals

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The Guests

 

We sent out pre-travel brochures. Ill find my template

 

We are not doing OOT bags because we got maracas from Mishka. Cant wait to see them!! They will go in the guests room before they arrive with these tags on them. Made by me out of cardstock and address labels. the maracas will serve as the placecards as well for dinner and they will shake them for a kiss

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Welcome letter/Itinerary to go in rooms with maracas. Each letter was personalized to each guest and printed on cardstock. I used a brad to attach to the itinerary

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OMG, seriously, still more

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The Cermony

 

the programs. . again made by me on cardstock. Flowers glued on from Archivers. We will put these in the chair sashes

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Parasols to protect from the sun at our 2pm wedding, yikes!! oh and to take pics with, cute!!

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Guest book and sign. Guests will write a message on the board and take a pic. Again, I just glued flowers onto the board.

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We will have a cigar table and place these matches on the table

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Lets see what else. . . .

 

oh, heres the envelopes we sent our pre-travel brochures in. they are just so cute

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We plan on using our IPod for the music (FIâ€s job!!)

We donâ€t plan on decorating much cuz #1 we are broke! and #2 the ocean and backdrop speak for itself

 

 

OMG, I think thats it for now. Thank you thank you so much to everyone on here for all the inspiration and encouragement. We leave in 4 hours so I better get to bed! Have fun!

 

Lyndsay :)

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Yup, one more. I had to post this cuz my FI just gave this to me as one of my wedding gifts. It is a engraved wine box that HE MADE!! It is absolutey gorgeous! He is so romantic. we will use to put a bottle of wine with letters to eachother about why we love eachother and why we are together. We will open the box and wine at our one year anniversary and read the letters. What a great idea!!! I found it somewhere on here but can't find it now cuz Im tired!!!

 

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Lynn, LOVE your dress - you look awesome! Everything looks so good - also love the FG outfit, and super cute shoes cheesy.gif! Congrats!

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