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#61 LaLa1116

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    Posted 10 November 2013 - 04:17 PM

    I guess that's all for now...I will post more pictures of everything set-up at the wedding when we get back, so you can see how it all looked!  I hope this helped inspire some of you as this forum has for me.  Good luck in your planning!! :)

    #62 loquaciouspunky

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    • Wedding Date:May 26, 2014
    • Wedding Location:Jewel-Runaway Bay Jamaica
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    Posted 01 January 2014 - 05:22 AM

    Great job.  you thought of everything!

    #63 kbride2014

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      Posted 10 January 2014 - 08:32 AM


      #64 LaLa1116

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        Posted 12 January 2014 - 10:16 AM

        Here is a link to our highlight wedding video!  Thought this might help you see some of the details better.  Enjoy!



        #65 LMbride

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        • Wedding Date:November 13, 2014
        • Wedding Location:Playa del Carmen
        • LocationNew York

        Posted 23 March 2014 - 10:05 AM


        I said cricut because I figured more people know what that is...I actually used a silhouette machine (which is very similar).  I designed the template in adobe illustrator and then opened that in the silhouette program.  I drew the shapes based on an invitation I saw on Etsy, (but couldn't imagine paying $400 for just 25 invitations).  It is an extremely time consuming process and illustrator is not an easy program to use unless you have been trained or have experience with it.  There are many similar papel picado invitations available on Etsy now though if you're interested in saving yourself the headache.  Good luck! :)

        Hello, I just wanted to compliment you on all your DIY wedding creations. Me and my fiance wanted to purchase the papel picado invitations, but it came out to be $700 for 100 invites not including RSVPs and envelopes. We attempted to make them with the cricut, but it's not exactly what we had hoped. I wanted to ask you if it would be possible to send your illustrator file (I currently have the program on my computer) and I can edit and cut the image on our silhouette machine. We have the Cameo cutting machine. I would greatly appreciate your help or advice. Thanks!

        #66 kellisbaby

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        • Wedding Date:January 12, 2015
        • Wedding Location:Excellence Punta Cana
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        Posted 01 April 2014 - 01:16 PM

        @LaLa1116  OMG, your wedding (and video) was just stunning.  I totally teared up watching it.  Your groom's speech.  *swoon*   All your hard work totally paid off, your wedding was just beautiful.  Thanks for posting everything in the blog.  It was great to follow along and then see everything come to fruition in the video.

        #67 csho

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        • Wedding Date:May 5, 2014
        • Wedding Location:Iberostar Laguna Azul, Varadero Cuba
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        Posted 02 April 2014 - 03:51 AM

        WOw your wedding came together so nicely! You did such an amazing job with all the details! Congratulations! And your wedding video was awesome!

        #68 Meandhim

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        • Wedding Date:November 25, 2015
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        Posted 22 April 2014 - 05:24 PM

        Wow! Awesome planning thread! Your wedding video was beautiful! Everything came together so nicely...Congrats!
        My Planning Thread - MeandHim - Grand Palladium Bavaro - Nov 25 2015



        #69 1BeachBride

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        • Wedding Date:June 21, 2014
        • Wedding Location:Grand Palladium Bavaro Resorts & Spa- Punta Cana, DR
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        Posted 24 April 2014 - 06:28 PM

        Congratulations! Your wedding was absolutely amazing! Everything turned out beautifully and all of your effort in planning was worth it. The details made it your own.

        #70 FutureMrsGlover

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        • Wedding Date:October 10, 2015
        • Wedding Location:Jewel Paradise Cove Beach Resort and Spa Runaway Bay Jamaica
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        Posted 01 May 2014 - 12:14 PM

        Beautiful wedding....video was awesome!  Beautiful couple!

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