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Herbie76 (Michelle) UK Sensatori Bride - Planning Thread Lots of Photos!!!

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#1 herbie76

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    Posted 13 July 2011 - 01:07 PM

    Well the time has come to post my planning thread

    Jamie and I met when we were 5yrs old, we lived in the same street and use to play together. I always thought he was pretty cool then as he had real pictures in frames and not posters in his play shed. Well he moved house when he was 10 and our friendship drifted apart. When I was 22 both of our friends started hanging out together and it wasn’t long before the flirting started. Within a couple of weeks Jamie and I began going out. After our first holiday abroad together in Mexico I fell pregnant and we had our son Harry who is now 11. We moved into our house two months before having Harry. Christmas day 2006 we’d opened all our presents when Jamie & Harry disappeared upstairs, they came back with a shoe-box sized wrapped present. When I opened it both Jamie and Harry got down on one knee and said ‘will you marry me’. I burst into tears saying ‘yes’ then immediately phoned my mum to tell her the news. I planned on a short engagement but Jamie had other plans: extention, holidays, oh yes and another baby. In 2008 we had our daughter Hollie who is now 3. So with no more excuses in 2009 we decided that 2011 would be the year that we got married and OMG where has that 2 years of planning gone!!!!!

    We always said that we would get married abroad (can’t be doing with the hassle here). So we got the brochures and went round the world but kept coming back to Mexico, very apt as it was our first holiday abroad. So we agreed Mexico it is and we just fell in love with the Sensatori Resort.

    Well we have 23 of us going which we are over the moon about! Everyone I want at my wedding is going. I have 4 big bridesmaids (my 3 cousins and Jamie sister) Hollie is our flower girl (and bound to steal the show on the day), my nephew Oliver is my page boy and Harry is Jamie’s best man (can’t wait for the speech he’s been watching Gavin and Stacey to pick up tips from Smithy!!)

    We get married on Tuesday  2nd August  on the beach at the Sensatori Resort and we have our AHR on Sunday 28th August at Lords Golf and Country Club.

    Okay now where do we start, the most important thing:



    Phoenix Gowns Ltd T700




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    Pink Paradox Sherbert - dyed pink the same as the bridesmaids dresses








    Romantica from Devon - Shandy


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    Brenda Lorraine own deisgn










    Brides bouquet and Bridesmaid Bouquets





     AHR CAKE 


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    Well ladies thats it for the planning thread, I hope you liked it!!!


    11 days till we leave and 20 days till the wedding WOOHOO!!!!!!

    On August 2nd at 3pm at Sensatori Resort, Riviera Maya, Mexico I marry my best friend.

    #2 murmel

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    Posted 13 July 2011 - 01:32 PM

    Have a wonderful wedding! Looks like you're all set. And you're right your daughter will be a showstopper LOL!

    Remember to enjoy every moment, and have lots of fun!

    Married my best friend on January 24, 2011 at Azul Sensatori! :wub:


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    #3 futuremrstgun

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      Posted 13 July 2011 - 02:10 PM

      the venue is beautiful!!!  LOVE..LOVE..LOVE it all!!!


      i grew up in the UK..nice to see some folks on here from jolly ole England! 



      #4 Jessie

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        Posted 13 July 2011 - 05:24 PM

        Everything looks great, Herbie!!  Nice job!!  Have a wonderful time!

        #5 Mwise17

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          Posted 13 July 2011 - 06:09 PM

          Congrats, enjoy, can't wait to hear all about it and see some pics!


          #6 michelle2011

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            Posted 13 July 2011 - 10:45 PM

            Arrr i feel choked for you!! Can't believe your time is here. Lovely, lovely thread and what a fairytale storey!!!!!! So cute! Love it all, can't wait to hear all about it when your back and i will most definately be raising a toast to you on the 2nd!! Good luck chick xx

            #7 samcalv1

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              Posted 14 July 2011 - 04:38 AM

              It all looks lovely xxx

              #8 Nicyx

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                Posted 14 July 2011 - 11:09 AM

                Michelle.... I cant believe its your turn already!!!! Where has the time gone.... Really great planning thread... your dress is lovely :-) and yes your right i think Hollie will most definatly steal the show... what a little cutie she is :-)

                I love everything you have planned, and as Michelle says I love the story of you guys knowing each other from kids etc etc, definatly fairytale :-)


                Cant wait to hear all about it and see your pix.... finally get to see it all coming together :-)


                With the rest of the girls on the 2nd i will raise a glass xxxx

                #9 Rachael

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                  Posted 25 July 2011 - 12:14 PM

                  What a lovely start you have both had, knowing each other since being 5. Your planning and dresses everything look's fabulous. Im sure you will have an amazing time and carn't wait to read your review when you get back. Have a great time xxx

                  Photo's http://www.facebook....&l=da84190beaMy wedding review http://www.bestdesti...ewestpost/79537 x I became Mrs Readman on the 23rd of April 2012 and married my best friend x

                  #10 Rachael

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                    Posted 25 July 2011 - 12:17 PM

                    Good Luck to Harvey for the best man's speech, bet it's great and good inspiration in Smithy!!!....he is hillarious!!! lol i bet x 

                    Photo's http://www.facebook....&l=da84190beaMy wedding review http://www.bestdesti...ewestpost/79537 x I became Mrs Readman on the 23rd of April 2012 and married my best friend x

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