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~~~Mel's Planning Thread~~~

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I realize i am alittle early in writing up my planning thread, but i'm going to be crazy busy from now up until the day we leave for Cancun, so I figured i'd squeeze it in here. Firstly, I'd like to thank all of my fellow BDWers for all the help & inspiration it took to make everything come together. I wouldn't have come up with any of these ideas without all of you guys :)

 

My FI & I have been together for 7 years & have two wonderful little kids together. Hailey is 4 & Raiden is 2. We got engaged 2 years ago on a trip to Kelowna, British Columbia. It was a beautiful setting...sunset overlooking the mountains. He got down on one knee & asked. I of course, said "yes!" So we leave in 21 days!!!!!

 

 

This is right before he asked...

 

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We chose Dreams Cancun to hold the wedding because of the beautiful location of the gazebo. This is a pic of the old gazebo, but the view is awesome.

 

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My engagement & wedding band. FI's isn't in yet...

 

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My Dress...Paloma Blanca

 

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BM Dresses...I chose these because they are so casual & can be worn in so many different ways.(Elan Convertible)

 

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Flip Flops for BMs from Aldo. The bottom of them are black not that nude color. My shoes are the same but fuschia...I'm not a heels girl lol

 

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My garter belt... FI & I are big Flames fans :)

 

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A friend of mine makes wedding cakes professionally & is doing our cake topper. This is the inspiration & the jersey & beer will remain the same but hopefully the people will look alittle more like us.

 

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My DIY invites

 

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My BM tanks for the stagette we will be having in Cancun...I ordered them from www.bridalpartytees.com  They are located in the States & i'm in Calgary. I ordered them on a Thursday, got an email that they were done & shipped out the next day (Friday) & recieved them by FedEx on Monday. The COD charge was only $12.00....best place ever!!!!!! My shirt is pretty much the same...it says Badass Bride-To-Be & has a pink skull & crossbone instead of the woman....

 

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My favor mugs from Discount Mugs...didn't really have the best experience with them but am pleased with the mugs

 

 

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My OOT Bags

 

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Another shot of the bags so you can see the actual bag better. What a steal $2 at Dollarama & they are perfect for a beach bag!!

 

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My maracas from Amols. I have to say I love them. The tag attached says "Shake for a kiss" & I got the idea, of course, from a fellow BDWer. Amols was awesome, I emailed them telling them I only needed pink & orange for my wedding & that's what i got.

 

 

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My fans for the ceremony. I bought the Ivory Silk Fans from Michaels & wrapped fuschia ribbon around them with a little heart charm that says "Love"

 

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My placecards

 

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OOps...almost forgot my hair inspiration...Love this :)

 

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The FI & Groomsmen outfit is bought but i don't have pics of it...just white short sleeve, button down shirts & biege pants with Quiksilver sandals...the basic ensemble...

 

I also still have to get a few more things, centerpeices etc...but this is the majority of it. I can't believe my time is so close!!!!!!!!!Woot-Woot!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Thanks for sharing! Love the bad ass bridesmaid and the cake topper! I say your not too early with your planning thread.. I've started mine & I'm not getting married until 2012! lol Congrats & I can't wait to see your pics from Mexico. Great job on the OOT bags! Nice to see what is avail. in Canada ( I'm terrified of going into Michael's w/o supervision or a plan  LOL)

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Nice job! Love, Love, LOVE the hair inspiration! Congratulation and I wish you all the best for your wedding day thewave.gif

 

Looking forward to hearing all about it! Have fun!!

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Everything looks great, I especially love your dress, the maracas and your cake topper.  Do you mind sharing the name/info of the person doing your cake topper.  Is she on esty?

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I can't wait to see how everything turns out!  Great job!!  I love your dress and the location of your wedding is going to be gorgeous!!!

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