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#41 UMassRN007

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Posted 06 May 2013 - 10:56 AM

Originally Posted by MsCD 

We simply send out evites. It was an easy fix and then I made a link to our wedding website for all the information about the resort and prices etc...

We actually had one of the BM tell my future mother inlaw that they were thinking of waiting to book to see if they could get a better price online...I almost lost my marbles. Especially considering he is coming with the whole family and is my future brother inlaw!

I just dont think people get it.

Oooo evites are a good idea!! I think i'm going to look into somehow getting that on our wedding website. I would have died if I heard a BM say that lolol, whyyyy don't people get it?

 

So far, I think I've decided to send out formal invites that include an information card (that includes how to book/ both via the website and our TA...in case people didn't understand with the STDs), as well as an RSVP postcard. I'm hoping that if people don't even have to lick an envelop or get postage that they return the darn things...fingers crossed.. Anyhow think i'm going to send them out in July with an Oct 1st deadline. That way I have two weeks to tally things up and get it to the resort wedding planner. I'm hoping that will also leave me time to figure out how many centerpieces,programs etc that I will need. 

 

I have yet to work on the attire details (BMs, GMs, MOB, etc), or anything else for that matter, maybe that will be next on the agenda. What about everyone else, have many of the smaller details down yet? 



#42 tristanc

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    Posted 06 May 2013 - 12:37 PM

    Originally Posted by UMassRN007 View Post

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    Here are the bridesmaid dresses - color will be regency:

    http://www.davidsbridal.com/Product_Crinkle-Chiffon-High-Low-Halter-Dress-F15417_Bridal-Party-Bridesmaids-Shop-By-Color

     

    I have three girls standing - 1 MOH and 2 BMs. The other color I was going to have the guys in is the Malibu color. But that has been kicked to the curb....like you said - too hard to get everything to match! Ugh!

     

    And my dress is this one :) EEeee - I get so excited every time I see it :) Mine will be off white - it's so suttle though...you can hardly tell

    http://www.essensedesigns.com/stella-york/dresses/detail/5648

    I love your dress choices, especially your wedding dress!!!! I adore the gorgeous strap it has :) 


    Thank you :) I'm so excited. Now I have to think about jewelry though....I am great at making the big decisions. When it gets down to the details - I get lost (and distracted) easily!



    #43 tristanc

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      Posted 06 May 2013 - 12:39 PM

      Originally Posted by meganator22 View Post

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      Here are the bridesmaid dresses - color will be regency:

      http://www.davidsbridal.com/Product_Crinkle-Chiffon-High-Low-Halter-Dress-F15417_Bridal-Party-Bridesmaids-Shop-By-Color

       

      I have three girls standing - 1 MOH and 2 BMs. The other color I was going to have the guys in is the Malibu color. But that has been kicked to the curb....like you said - too hard to get everything to match! Ugh!

       

      And my dress is this one :) EEeee - I get so excited every time I see it :) Mine will be off white - it's so suttle though...you can hardly tell

      http://www.essensedesigns.com/stella-york/dresses/detail/5648

      EEPPPP!! that is so so exciting! I love those choices! I hope some of my bridesmaids will go haha I feel like so many people are backing out, that said they were coming, which is totally understandable. Hopefully I can just win the lotto and take everyone ;) Your dress is BEAUTIFUL! I can't wait to see pics of you in it! 

       



      Oh - I hope all your girls make it!! Destination weddings are like a big party for many days :)



      #44 tristanc

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        Posted 06 May 2013 - 12:42 PM

        Originally Posted by UMassRN007 View Post

        Hey ladies!! When are you guys planning to send out your invites, and what will your RSVP dates be?? 

         



        We sent out our Save the Dates just last week. We are planning to send invitations out in June with an RSVP for the end of October. We figure that is plenty of time for everyone to get themselves situated. Also, we have a "backup" list if anyone says they can't come. We aren't letting people know this...but we want to make sure to have 40-45 people at our wedding. There are so many more people we want to invite - and figure we will just start to go down the list as we get regrets. Sigh...so complicated :)



        #45 UMassRN007

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        Posted 07 May 2013 - 02:31 PM

        Originally Posted by tristanc 


        Thank you :) I'm so excited. Now I have to think about jewelry though....I am great at making the big decisions. When it gets down to the details - I get lost (and distracted) easily!

        Me too!!!!! Do I want my hair up or down...do I want white lilies or peach roses.... hahaha stupid little decisions!!!   That's ok, we have lots of time to go back and forth with these :)



        #46 meganator22

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        Posted 01 July 2013 - 02:13 PM

        Hey ladies! How's planning going? Anything new?eeeep it's coming up so fast

        #47 UMassRN007

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        Posted 02 July 2013 - 09:21 AM

        Just sent out my invites!!  Also picked out the grooms tux. Now trying to find outfits for the groomsmen. I feel like i should be doing more lol



        #48 KWandCM

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          Posted 02 July 2013 - 11:37 AM

          Invites won't be for awhile for me.. though I am working on them. I did recently send a newsletter type thing sharing our travel agents information and encouraging people to put down a deposit. I was in a weird in between the save the dates and invitations phase so this was cute and served its purpose!



          #49 lgerry

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          Posted 02 July 2013 - 07:08 PM

          It is coming up fast... I agree!!! Although we haven't been able to start any of the planning with the WC yet, we are almost done everything else! All OOT bag items are purchased, invites are mailed out and we have a good idea on final numbers, suits and pants from studio suits shipped last week and should be here this week, all my attire and jewelry purchased, and bridal party gifts purchased and made!!! There's still a few things lefts to do such as applying iron-on transfers onto shirts and vinyl letters onto tumblers, but other than that we're now just waiting on the resort to plan the big details. How about you meganator22? How's your planning going?

          #50 meganator22

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          Posted 03 July 2013 - 09:24 AM

          Invites won't be for awhile for me.. though I am working on them. I did recently send a newsletter type thing sharing our travel agents information and encouraging people to put down a deposit. I was in a weird in between the save the dates and invitations phase so this was cute and served its purpose!

          That's exactly what we did too. I need to get on the ball of things though. Everyone has planned so much than I have haha I am making our own chair sashes...that's almost done....the std (and pamphlets with the info is done) what photographer are you all using? Are you guys doing a dj too?


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