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Palmtree99's Planning Thread...7/29/15

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#21 beckys98

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Posted 16 March 2015 - 06:29 PM

That looks so great! Love that dress and so cute with the shoes! And you definitely do not look like arm fat is going to be an issue...

#22 JoannaBanana

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    Posted 16 March 2015 - 06:33 PM

    It's the ol' sideways photos with your arm pressed against your body. That showcases the arm fat. Terrible terrible arm fat.

    My Planning Thread (Grand Sirenis 05.12.16)http://www.bestdesti...-grand-sirenis/<p>


    #23 Wafflesmom

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    Posted 16 March 2015 - 07:00 PM

    @palmtree99, how did I miss your planning thread? I love all of your ideas, especially the "in loving memory" picture frames. So thoughtful of you.

    First things first, I love your wedding dress! It's beautiful on you, and I don't see arm fat. We call them bat wings at our gym and we've been doing weights to try to get rid of them. Lol

    I love cruises too and have actually gone on a number of Norwegian cruises. We went on the Epic last November and absolutely loved it! Their service is great, facilities are awesome and food is really good! I like the freestyle concept so I can eat when I want to. I never thought about a cruise wedding and wish I had thought of it, great idea!
    My planning thread: http://www.bestdesti...anuary-23-2016/


    #24 Meandhim

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    Posted 17 March 2015 - 12:18 PM

    Love the dress! It looks great on you!...I avoided strapless too because of the armpit roll...lol

    Edited by Meandhim, 17 March 2015 - 12:19 PM.

    My Planning Thread - MeandHim - Grand Palladium Bavaro - Nov 25 2015



    #25 palmtree99

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    Posted 17 March 2015 - 02:06 PM

    Haha, thanks everyone! Spanx hide the belly area, but nothing hides arm fat! hehehe 

    I will have more updates soon! Next updates will be OOT bags & Pre-travel mailers..thats what I am working on now! 

    #26 TinkerSofi

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    Posted 17 March 2015 - 02:15 PM

    I think the dress looks great and no arm fat that I can see at least :). I love the shoes you have on that picture too. I have very similar ones but in black but too bad they don't go with the wedding dress hahaha. 




    #27 palmtree99

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    Posted 17 July 2015 - 07:26 PM

    Wow, it's been so long since I updated this! I leave for my wedding in 8 days, I can't believe it's finally here!!

    As I said before, I am the odd one out here - I'm doing a cruise wedding in Bermuda.
    We have a total of 31 guests coming to our wedding. 26 are taking the cruise with us and 5 are flying to Bermuda and staying on the island.

    I've been busy; here's the few things that are completed....

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    Here are our menus, we ordered them from Wedding Paper Divas. I copied the starfish and shell on the menus and used it to coordinate the place cards, thank-you letter (to go in welcome bag), welcome bag tag with each persons name, and a directory of everyone's cabin on the ship. I was going to order the welcome bag tags and thank-you letters from etsy but was able to DIY them myself - only paying $8 for the heavy cardstock!

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    I also had my final dress fitting today! I had them add extra crinoline to make the dress more full. Attached File  ImageUploadedByTapatalk1437189421.642126.jpg   226.22KB   7 downloadsAttached File  ImageUploadedByTapatalk1437189438.514688.jpg   227.13KB   7 downloadsAttached File  ImageUploadedByTapatalk1437189520.459220.jpg   138.04KB   7 downloads

    I decided to wear white wedges that I've had for a long time. My wedding is on a deck, I'm 5 feet and my fiancé is 6'4 so I needed some height. I also didn't want to sink into the sand with heels on. I'm wearing my grandmas pearl necklace, bracelet, and matching earrings.

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    I had my bridal shower a few weeks ago at a winery. It turned out soo nice, my family did an awesome job! Attached File  ImageUploadedByTapatalk1437189732.080562.jpg   265.56KB   8 downloadsAttached File  ImageUploadedByTapatalk1437189755.873321.jpg   347.14KB   7 downloadsAttached File  ImageUploadedByTapatalk1437189783.284603.jpg   247.37KB   7 downloadsAttached File  ImageUploadedByTapatalk1437189814.066676.jpg   243.78KB   7 downloadsAttached File  ImageUploadedByTapatalk1437189918.686601.jpg   116.68KB   7 downloadsAttached File  ImageUploadedByTapatalk1437189924.821028.jpg   219.11KB   7 downloads

    My future sister in law handmade each bracelet for a favor. They were put in a small gift bag with a cookie shaped as an anchor and homemade chocolate candy my mom made from a seashell mold.

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    #28 calgarybride2015

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    Posted 18 July 2015 - 06:46 AM

    Congrats. Can't believe your time is coming up so soon. All your paper items are fantastic!!

    Love your dress :) I really wanted to try a short one and never did. It's gorgeous.

    Your bridal shower looked lovely. Your sister in law did a fantastic job!

    Please come back and show us wedding photos and give us a review. I hope it's everything you dreamed of.

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    #29 vancouverpetunia

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    Posted 18 July 2015 - 10:32 AM

    @palmtree99 I love your dress. Very similar to what I want (although not what I purchased! long story!).  :)


    Congrats! Have a great time! 

    - Erin


    My planning thread: http://www.bestdesti...2016/?p=1893268


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    #30 TNT2015

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    Posted 18 July 2015 - 11:48 AM

    The cake at your bridal shower is so cute!! Is that graham cracker for the sand? I love it. Also, your future sister in law did a really good job on the bracelets

    Excellence Riviera Cancun - 12.12.15 - My Planning Thread

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