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#1621 KChenard

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    Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:03 PM

    @chrisdeluca - you sound just like me! I have been engaged for over a year, planning and JUST decided today what I am going to do for centerpieces. I was worried about things breaking so I have decided on large candles. I am going to buy small, medium and large candles and place them as my centerpiece. Table runners are 25 dollars at the resort. I figure that will add some contrast to the table and I am just going to buy them there to save me running around trying to find my exact colour here in Canada and 1 less thing to bring. I bought a couple of packages of table jewels to scatter on the tables. 



    #1622 Paolalindsay

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      Posted 06 December 2012 - 04:54 PM

      Good evening Ladies :-). I just joined bestdestinationwedding.com although I have been following since before my wedding at Now Larimar on 11/2/2012 :-) I did not join sooner because I did not want to stress myself out with another blog, conversation, etc LOL...however, I will say our wedding went amazing.  We had a little over 90 guests attend and fly in from the US, Ecuador, and Spain...Hurricane Sandy played a major role of my NY, NJ, and MA guests but we did get them all situated and rescheduled. My Ceremony was at the Fountain, our Cocktail hour was at the Eclipse Noght Club/Lounge, and we rented Castaways for the Reception until I beilieve 11:30 pm. I do have some pictures available to share as well as some on Pinterest. I am waiting on my main Photographer to send me all of them professional ones although I have the ones the resort photographer gave me :-). If you have any questions please feel free to ask and let me know if you would like me to post any pictures. :-). I also did take a lot of my own things for wedding favors, welcome bags, and part of the centerpieices :-)



      #1623 Paolalindsay

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        Posted 06 December 2012 - 06:53 PM

        Here is an image/picture of our now larimar wedding at the fountain



        #1624 chrisdeluca

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          Posted 09 December 2012 - 10:45 AM

          @KChenard- I found some coloured paper lanterns I fell in love with (thank you so much jennifer8913 for the idea) I am ordering table runners online along with chair sashes, wayyyy cheaper to do so. The resort wants to charge me twice for chair sashes. Once for the ceremony and second for the reception, which i think is absolutely ridiculous!!

          Have any of you girls shopped on ETSY? I've ordered so many cool things from there!!

           

          @Paolalindsay- I am also having the ceremony at the fountain, I would love to see more pictures! BTW you look amazing, I loooove your dress!!!



          #1625 jennifer8913

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          Posted 10 December 2012 - 05:18 AM

          @ chrisdeluca yay!!! I'm so glad I could help! I am also going to be bringing my own sashes and runners, what site did you find yours? And I have def found tons of stuff on etsy!

           

          @Paolalindsay, you looked absolutely beautiful. I found you on pinterest and saw your pics! Gorgeous! Please post more pics as we are also having our ceremony at the fountain. We are thinking about having the fire dancers as well.


          "ever thine ever mine ever ours"~ Ludwig von Beethoven, and more famously by Mr. Big!

          Now Larimar 8/9/13; I married my best friend! 29 of my closest friends and family celebrated with us! Couldn't have wished for anything better :)


          #1626 chrisdeluca

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            Posted 10 December 2012 - 07:21 AM

            @Jennifer8913- I think I am going to be using this site http://wedding-suppl...CFexAMgod3BoAXA cheapest one i've found so far.

            I am trying to find a cheap site for silk kissing balls, anyone know of one?



            #1627 jennifer8913

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            Posted 11 December 2012 - 06:54 AM

            oh thanks!!! What are silk kissing balls?
             


            "ever thine ever mine ever ours"~ Ludwig von Beethoven, and more famously by Mr. Big!

            Now Larimar 8/9/13; I married my best friend! 29 of my closest friends and family celebrated with us! Couldn't have wished for anything better :)


            #1628 jennifer8913

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            Posted 11 December 2012 - 06:55 AM

            oh wait I googled them, what colors are you looking for?


            "ever thine ever mine ever ours"~ Ludwig von Beethoven, and more famously by Mr. Big!

            Now Larimar 8/9/13; I married my best friend! 29 of my closest friends and family celebrated with us! Couldn't have wished for anything better :)


            #1629 thesportsgal

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              Posted 11 December 2012 - 08:36 AM

              Hi everyone!  We just got back on Sunday, woo hoo!

               

              The wedding was great...seriously, don't worry about anything.  Francina was wonderful, we were very happy with her.  Pay attention to the WEATHER!!!  We were supposed to do our reception on the beach but it was too windy...then we moved it to the pool area.  Immediately after the ceremony it started pouring rain.  We had to eat our dinner in the buffet and then moved out to the pool area when it stopped raining :(.  Needless to say I was extremely disappointed.  But once we were out there it was a blast.  I highly recommend Caribbean Celebrations for centerpieces and other items you might want.  Even with the outside vendor fee, the cost was way less than the resort.  They did our decorations for the gazebo, pomanders for the aisle, tiffany chairs, sashes and lounge areas for the reception.  They were great.  The hair lady was awesome, I was SO happy with her...makeup not so much ;).  I left looking like an orange mess and immediately washed it off and did my own.

               

              As far as welcome bags, Bubba mugs were a HUGE hit as well as band aids and pepto.  BRING PEPTO AND IMMODIUM!!!  It's just the price you pay for going to a different country.  The beach was beautiful, one of the best I've seen.  The resort was nice too, very pretty. 

               

              We hired HDC, they were AWESOME!!!!  We came home with almost 300 pictures that were amazing. 

               

              I'm trying to think of anything else but can't right now ;).  I will add things as I think of them.  Feel free to ask my ANY questions!!! 

               

              Also, pm me if you want to, I have pics on Facebook and will friend you so you can see them :)



              #1630 thesportsgal

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                Posted 11 December 2012 - 08:41 AM

                And I found table runners for $2.00 from Linen Table Cloth, I think if you google the name, their website should come up.  They were good quality and SO cheap! 
                 






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