****BIO STILL A WORK IN PROGRESS!! STILL UPDATING LADIES <3****
Mr & Mrs Duarte <3
August 7th 2010
Just a few pictures for now =] We don't have any professional pictures yet...
~~~BEFORE AUGUST 7th 2010~~~
Hi all! I'm Heather!
The Man & I
Angel popped "the question" on February 12th, 2008.
:::::If there is anything on here that is yours and I didn't give you credit, please PM me and let me know!:::::
This is us! =]
At our engagement party :] (Costco cake! YUM! haha)
Yup... TOTAL DORKS!
Getting the NERVES OUT!! My MOH & I haha
My Robe <3
Hair & Makeup
My Beautiful Mother <3
Putting my jewelry on
Putting tissue in my bra lol
My dress <3
This was when I heard a **SNAP!** They pulled too hard and broke a loop on my dress!!
So my MOH kept me occupied lol
<---MONEY SHOT!! haha
...Leaving the room...
...Arriving at the Golf Course..
Found my FLOWERS!! <3<3<3
To see more pictures, see them on Facebook =]
Our Ring Bearer Michael with the sign I made for Angel!! He loved it! It was a surprise! haha
Little Ethan, our other Ring Bearer
Our Flower Girls, Stephanie & Brianna
My Grandpa walking me down the isle <3
Our Sand Ceremony
The I DO cards I made <3
His Parents, My mom & Grandpa <3
Our GINORMOUS Bridal Party!
Having fun! =]
To see more pictures, see them on Facebook =]
Bridal Party song: Sandstorm by Darude
Bride & Groom: What is love by Haddaway (Yes, the Night at the Roxburry Theme Song!) =]
Then we went into our first dance
Best Man went first
Then MOH! OMG it was fun lol
Then my gpa (he made everyone cry!!!)
Then my mom (she held it together pretty well)
Then Angel's dad =]
My grandpa and I <3
Such an emotional day!
***NOTE: There are no pictures of this yet b/c ALL THE WOMEN WERE UP THERE! haha Who takes the pictures? The women =]***
The guys sarenaded me with "Loving Feeling" before the Angel went in to get the garter! haha
To see more pictures, look at them on Facebook:
I absolutely LOOOOVE this wrap! It's my inspiration for the wedding! lol
I love the little cirlces. I'm thinking of incorporating that into our theme as well.
Inspiration for my Invites!
I love the color of the purple and the pockets of the pink one...
I really like the pockets...
My Actual DIY Invitations! :]
~~Updated May 1st~~
<33 Got my dress in <33
My bustle maybe....
My shooooooes!! <333
Yup! That's my MOH! Just testing it's quality lol <3 her!
Here's the work I have to do =] loose at least an inch or two =]
My MOH, one of my bridesmaids, and I went shopping for their dresses last weekend. We went to a few local bridal shops and the last one was Alfred Angelo. While I was at Alfred Angelo, waiting for them to come out of the dressing room, the consultant was chatting me up and long story short, she was so nervous for me since I hadn't pick out my dress yet! With the wedding being only 7 months away, she convinced me to try on some dresses. I found "My love!" =]
They wouldn't let us take pictures until it was paid for, which I didn't mind because I'm planning on losing more weight so I will look absolutely STUNNING when I put MINE on! =]
But we snuck a few pictures lol
It will be about 3 months before I recieve it! YAY!
Pictures I found online...
~~July 3rd 2010~~
She was cutting the overlaying for the bustle- scared the crap out of me! lol
You can see the bustle in the mirror =] I love it <3
Possible earring selection:
:::My Bling Ring:::
:::Hair & Make-up:::
~~BOTH HAIR && MAKEUP~~
<33 LOVE THIS!! She looks amazing!
I'm a huuuuuuge Eagles fan!! He's a huuuuge Broncos fan so I'm thinking the toss one will be broncos and the one for later that night will be eagles =]
::::SHOES! SHOES! SHOES!::::
I'm LOOOOOVIN these!!
I love too many shoes!! I cant decide!! haha
These came in today and I'm still waiting on the last ones (purple)!! YAY!!
:::B-Pics && Batchlorette Party:::
They're fuzzy on the black part of the print and glittery on the light pink part. LOVE them!
MY HAIR && MAKEUP TRIAL!!
I want my hair a lot FULLER and CURLIER :)
I'm going to get extensions =]
Don't mind my chapped lips lol
My MOH is my best friend Stacy. We've gone thru so much together! Love her!
Her dress (The middle one)
I like the other two for the bridesmaids.
We're probably going to have the BM dresses made so these are ideas of what they may like.
:::I gave this to each of my BMs to let them know what to expect money-wise:::
I got the little rhinestones and flowers at Target =]
SAVE, SAVE, SAVE up!
Now that I
GAVE, GAVE, GAVE
you a heads up!
We all love SURPRISES, but not when it comes to spending money…
I wanted to let you all know ahead of time how much dress, hair and makeup will cost
For the BIG day…
Full Makeup: $65
Dress: Aprox. $150
Accessories/Shoes: Aprox. $50
Total= about $350
Be prepared for a dress deposit at the end of February.
I know Christmas is coming and it’s a rough time to save money but I wanted to allow you enough time to plan for wedding details
Thanks so much for being a part of our special day!
Lots of Love,
Heather Aka Future Mrs. D!
I rounded up on the prices just in case for a cusion.
I got this idea from BlingBride22's bio- Thanks girl!!
I also put this in with it:
:::It's 3 dress options, the color of my wedding, & a contact list of the girls:::
We went to check out dresses and we found them!!
The MOH fell in love with this dress =]
The girls (8 of them) will, depending on thier body type, choose from these two dresses...
Style: Silver, strappy, open-toed
Type: Any bling they want, Any size heel they want
Both: Uniformity & Individuality
Inspiration: My work in progress: Our Bridal Party's names =]
MY "in-progress" DIY CARD BOX!! Updated: 7/7/10
It still needs ribbon, some touch ups & the ring on top =]
...For the Girls...
So far I'm going to get them Hangers & Robes...
I didn't get the girls hangers and robes :-( I got them lots of jewelry and purses and STUFF! lol I'll post pics later!
Yummy CAKES!!! =)
I LOVE this cake stand!! Look at allllllllll the bling!!!! Ahhh! =D
I like this for "letters" on the cake table...
...Tablescape Ideas ...
Love the frames! And I like the idea of one fancy candle holder and one plain... Nice contrast =]
Flower Ideas I LOOOOVE! (and ceremony ideas)
:::Bouquet BLING Inspirations:::
Fan Programs for the ceremony... It may be warm! --some inspiration--
I'm thinking about it...
We had such a blast! We went to Taps in Brea on Feb 5th, 2010...
slhashimoto made these cupcake boxes for us and then put them in this oh-so-cute bag with all of our names on it =]
Famous RING SHOT!! <3
We ended up spending 4 hours together that night!! We totally need to do it again!!
ANOTHER GIRLS NIGHT?! ;-)
Meadowlark Golf Club in Huntington Beach, CA!!
Our ceremony will be on the green...
The golf club (inside)...
From the patio looking in...
<333 I love it!!! <333
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