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 Nope, no adhesive or glue but you could, it certainly wouldn't hurt.  It was very windy the day of my wedding and I noticed afterwards that WC's did make an extra tie around the starfish with ribbon I had packed.

Originally Posted by Fabiola Cadet View Post

It does sound very easy when you put it like that. I am waiting for the starfishes to be delivered and will practice as soon as I get some raffia. So you didn't use any glue or adhesive, correct?






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Ok, so its been awhile but I now have almost all my pics from the big day and thought I should post them so you can see how everything came together.

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The barefoot sandals I made for myself & maid of honor.

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The ceremony set up, I took everything with me except the real flowers and white fabric.  Shells were purchased from Winners & Ebay, Fans from Oriental Trading, white capiz chandelier off Kijiji and chair sashes from ebay.  The WC did exactly what I wanted with everything.

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The cake provided by the resort with my DIY cake boxes, I took some extra ribbon with me for them to use.

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The DIY napkin rings.

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Guest Table Set up, prior to being completed, still need the luminiaries and shells.


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Some pics of our attire and a few other favs from the day.






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I have no idea what we are laughing about and we look like huge dorks but this picture just screams "happy"

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everything looks so beautiful!  it makes me imagine myself there :)  i love how everything came together, great work and thanks for sharing!

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Originally Posted by janette34 View Post


 My mother's dress came from Ebay and the maid of honor's dress came from a local bridal store that was having a huge gown sale so we got it for $49.  My sister in law is currently uploading our photos so once she is done I'll post some pictures from ceremony/reception.



Do you remember what seller or what you typed to find it? I need that dress?

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Originally Posted by janette34 View Post


My mom's dress came from seller rozannedee, its a Maggy London dress.  I found it by searching coral dresses, short, short sleeve, sleeveless. 

LOVE LOVE LOVE your flowers... everything looks great! Congrats and thanks for sharing!

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