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#4351 gallardo films

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    Posted 02 January 2014 - 01:52 PM

    Hello brides of BDW!
     
    We're Gallardo Films wedding cinematography at Cancun and Mayan Riviera.
     
    This month we had an amazing hindu experience which we want to share with you.
     
    The following video is a " Same Day Edit" clip that means a clip captured, edited and delivered
     
    the day of the wedding in the reception to show it to the guests of the bride and groom.
     
    It's exciting to see the emotions and feelings that the family and friends get from watching the video the same day of the wedding!
     
    Hope you like it and happy planning!
     


    #4352 amandances

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      Posted 06 January 2014 - 06:24 PM

      Hey everyone,

       

      I'm a little less than the 3 month mark now  (March 29th) and feel like I have nothing done!!

       

      I am going down the end of January for a tasting and to do some shopping etc. Does anyone know if the hotel will let me bring stuff down in January to hold for March?

       

      We also want to do some shopping for supplies, decor etc. We will be staying at EDR but at the Hyatt Regency Cancun (I work for Hyatt and was able to use free rooms). I know there is a Costco and Walmart there but anywhere else you may suggest to do shopping? Local markets, etc?

       

      We are having our reception at Tucanes and plan on using paper lanterns. Did anyone else bring their own? (Lomas prices are crazy!) How many did you use. In the picture on the official EDR thread it looks like 7 per section on the sides but it's really hard to tell. Also what did you use for lighting? Are LED throwies the best?

       

      Last question (for now) did anyone bring their own linens (tablecloths, etc) I've seen websites posted here before with great prices but I'm a little nervous about there being wrinkles if we are bringing them down. Did anyone press them before travelling and then bring them with you? Were they wrinkle free on the tables?

       

      Thanks so much!

       

      Amanda



      #4353 TammyWright

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      Posted 06 January 2014 - 07:54 PM

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      #4354 mexicobride2014

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        Posted 07 January 2014 - 01:54 AM

        we were married on 6th November 2013 at the casitas d'italia gazebo at 3.30pm (I changed the time to 30mins earlier than planned due to someones suggestion on here so thank you for that!) me, my 2 bridesmaids, mother and mother in law all got their hair styled at the casitas spa - Vicky was excellent, although on the day I got my hair done last and was seriously rushing to get my makeup done which wasnt great but they didnt mind me being a little late! we used sarani photography and had a mini video done, Lunic was our photographer and she was absolutely brilliant, We couldnt be more happy with the pictures and video. We had a lovely dinner at D'Italia casitas and they put us in our own little room in the resteraunt which was a lovely suprise. The weather was perfect on the day but if I was to do it again I would definatly pick another DRYER month lol.

         

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        #4355 AllieH

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        Posted 07 January 2014 - 01:34 PM

        Hi there!

         

        I would expect them to push back on holding stuff now for a March wedding. They won't want to be responsible for it - getting lost, taken, broken, etc. It never hurts to ask, but I wouldn't be surprised if they say no.

         

        I had about 40 total paper lanterns in various sizes I think, and they surrounded Tucanes really nicely. here's how it looked with our decorations:

         


         
        We did the LED throwies and they worked out fine.
         
        We took our table runners down with us, but they were the pintuck type of fabric that doesn't really show wrinkles. We also had our chair sashes, which didn't show wrinkles either. For the sashes, we had steamed them and folded them flat, then put them into the space bags for transporting. It worked out really well!
         
        If you have satin linens, they may show the wrinkles more, and it might be worthwhile to get a travel steamer (or try to employ the steam function on the in-room iron).
         
        It'll all come together - don't worry!!

         

        Hey everyone,

         

        I'm a little less than the 3 month mark now  (March 29th) and feel like I have nothing done!!

         

        I am going down the end of January for a tasting and to do some shopping etc. Does anyone know if the hotel will let me bring stuff down in January to hold for March?

         

        We also want to do some shopping for supplies, decor etc. We will be staying at EDR but at the Hyatt Regency Cancun (I work for Hyatt and was able to use free rooms). I know there is a Costco and Walmart there but anywhere else you may suggest to do shopping? Local markets, etc?

         

        We are having our reception at Tucanes and plan on using paper lanterns. Did anyone else bring their own? (Lomas prices are crazy!) How many did you use. In the picture on the official EDR thread it looks like 7 per section on the sides but it's really hard to tell. Also what did you use for lighting? Are LED throwies the best?

         

        Last question (for now) did anyone bring their own linens (tablecloths, etc) I've seen websites posted here before with great prices but I'm a little nervous about there being wrinkles if we are bringing them down. Did anyone press them before travelling and then bring them with you? Were they wrinkle free on the tables?

         

        Thanks so much!

         

        Amanda


         

        Official El Dorado Royale/El Dorado Casitas Royale Thread <---check here for all info about EDR/EDCR

        Wright Travel Agency <--for all your Destination Wedding needs! Contact the experts and reduce your stress. 

        El Dorado Royale Brides Thread <---come chat with other EDR brides

        AllieH's EDR 11-5-2012 Planning Thread <--because it was so awesome


        #4356 JenniferM

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          Posted 09 January 2014 - 03:36 PM

          @AllieH I know I marked your post somewhere but I'm not sure where it is now with the new site. Would you be able to tell how many string lights you used and what they charged you to set up? I would really like to have lights around the posts as well as lanterns but I wasn't sure if it is worth the savings to bring my own and how many to bring. 

          I have a few other questions if anyone could help out.

           

          Do you also know the table sizes (at Tucanes) and are they always round or are there some rectangles as well?

          If I make a seating plan will they place the tables accordingly?

           

          I'm sure I have more but I can't think of them now. 

           

          Thanks!


          Oh I forgot to ask, does anyone know of a dairy free or Jewish bakery in the area where I could pick up a small cake just for me and my fiance. Also, since it is an allergy, do you think the resort will charge us an outside vendor fee for such a small item? 



          #4357 JessicaAshleyKC

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            Posted 09 January 2014 - 10:34 PM

            OMG Please help me. 

            My wedding is days away. 1.18.14

            We need to still select the songs on the ipod/iphone for the ceremony. Any song suggestions and order?

            We like country. We are not traditional so no over the rainbow, here comes the bride, What a wonderful world anything like that. 

            I just don't know how to put it together. I think I am concerned it will be like a concert. But don't know any upbeat fitting songs without words. 

            I keep looking at wedding videos but they have a song in the video, they don't play the song that was being played in person. The videos have things like good life - one republic and   Best Day Of My Life - American Authors.

             

            Basically I am just lost. LOL

             

            Miranda Lambert-Makin Plans

            Big and rich lost in the moment

            "All I Need To Know" (Kenny Chesney)

            Sunshine - Steve Azar

            Then - Brad Paisley

            History in the Making - Darius Rucker 

            How Forever Feels - Kenny Chesney



            #4358 krobb317

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              Posted 09 January 2014 - 11:48 PM

              OMG Please help me. 

              My wedding is days away. 1.18.14

              We need to still select the songs on the ipod/iphone for the ceremony. Any song suggestions and order?

              We like country. We are not traditional so no over the rainbow, here comes the bride, What a wonderful world anything like that. 

              I just don't know how to put it together. I think I am concerned it will be like a concert. But don't know any upbeat fitting songs without words. 

              I keep looking at wedding videos but they have a song in the video, they don't play the song that was being played in person. The videos have things like good life - one republic and   Best Day Of My Life - American Authors.

               

              Basically I am just lost. LOL

               

              Miranda Lambert-Makin Plans

              Big and rich lost in the moment

              "All I Need To Know" (Kenny Chesney)

              Sunshine - Steve Azar

              Then - Brad Paisley

              History in the Making - Darius Rucker 

              How Forever Feels - Kenny Chesney

               

               

              Hey JessicaAshleyKC!

               

              I found our music on Itunes... there was a lot of searching :) ...I'd start with looking at Acoustic Guitar Guy...he has 3 modern wedding albums(all instrumental). We ended up picking some songs from the Guitar Tribute Players...they have sooo many new and oldies that you can use and are up beat!

              Hitched The Country Wedding  has some stuff too!

              There was also a pretty piano album.. Search Piano Country Series.

               

              Hope this helps!!



              #4359 AllieH

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              Posted 10 January 2014 - 08:36 AM

              those are good options!! choose what you love - that's the bottom line. don't worry about it feeling like a concert. choose what has meaning to you.

               

              Vitamin String Quartet has some great wedding music, mostly modern or rock, not country. I walked down the aisle to their version of Bruno Mars' Just the Way You Are - super fun.

               

              Cross My Heart by George Strait is one of my all time favorite country love songs.

              Make You Feel My Love - Garth Brooks

              Me and You - Kenny Chesney

              Valentine - Martina McBride

               

               

              Hey JessicaAshleyKC!

               

              I found our music on Itunes... there was a lot of searching :) ...I'd start with looking at Acoustic Guitar Guy...he has 3 modern wedding albums(all instrumental). We ended up picking some songs from the Guitar Tribute Players...they have sooo many new and oldies that you can use and are up beat!

              Hitched The Country Wedding  has some stuff too!

              There was also a pretty piano album.. Search Piano Country Series.

               

              Hope this helps!!


               

              Official El Dorado Royale/El Dorado Casitas Royale Thread <---check here for all info about EDR/EDCR

              Wright Travel Agency <--for all your Destination Wedding needs! Contact the experts and reduce your stress. 

              El Dorado Royale Brides Thread <---come chat with other EDR brides

              AllieH's EDR 11-5-2012 Planning Thread <--because it was so awesome


              #4360 amandances

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                Posted 18 January 2014 - 07:54 AM

                Hi all

                Going to Mexico Tuesday to do a tasting and some planning. We went to the bride rehearsal weekend last year but it was before we decided on a location so we weren't looking at individual particulars (ie: filet over lamb, etc etc) so my mom and I are going down this week. We are not staying at edr though, instead at the Hyatt in cancun since I work for the company and was able to use comp rooms there.

                Has anyone gone and done a tasting prior to your wedding? Our sis march 29 so we have to have everything decided within the next two weeks. They are trying to be very strict about what we can taste though. Only two app, entree, dessert which I think is kind of not enough. We are having 5 separate private with different food at each. I'm getting really frustrated about this.
                Also has anyone ever added something from one menu to another? They are saying if we do that, even if it is only one canapé, it becomes a custom menu and we'd no longer get the 20% off promotion we qualify for.

                Any advice?......


                Also we had been hoping to be able to leave one suitcase of things down there since we wanted to do some shopping down there but edr won't let us. I think Hyatt is going to let me as a professional courtesy so what stores, markets, etc would you suggest????

                Thanks so much! I have not been stressed for the whole year (except for people booking last minute and me not being able to plan because. I didn't have a count) now that I can plan I have so much to do!!!!!!

                Amanda




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