Daniel and I met online almost 4 years ago. We actually started chatting on his 22nd birthday! A few weeks later we met in person and since then its been love nonstop. He said "I love you" first, which totally freaked me out...but I knew I loved him when 3 months after we started dating he got in a horrible motorcycle accident and I couldn't picture my life without him!
Daniel proposed to me at midnight on New Year's 2009, after almost three years of dating! It was a total surprise...but in reality I knew it was coming sooner or later. We had been living together for the past year and a half, like a
And now a year and 4 months into our engagement we are getting married. YaY!! Our wedding is actually almost 4 years exactly from the day we started dating!! Wedding April 17, 2010-first date April 20, 2006
My engagement pictures! Love them!!
That last one if a pic of one of our Hockey Team's mascots! Go Bakersfield Condors!!
So Im not sure how to make an inspiration board. I know theres a lot of tutorials out there but I thought I'd just put up some pics of stuff I like and plan to use similar items for my wedding.
The biggest one-My Dress
My Shoes- I totally love them!!
My reception shoes :) Love these too!!
My Bridesmaid Dresses - I am adding a Mermaid(turquoise) colored sash around the band and my girls are getting turquoise shoes to go with. My MOH is really funky so she's even putting a couple streaks of turquoise in her hair!
Cake-only with turquoise and brown ribbon and Green Cy. Orchids
How I want my hair for the Big Day
I want to walk down the aisle to "On the Lake" from The Notebook
Or the main song-
So since last year I have been out of a job...I was a first year teacher in California and as anyone else in Cali knows....our education is rotting out! I was laid off and the likelyhood of me getting my job back soon is well slim to none. So to save a lot of money I decided to DIY as many projects as I could. I love projects like this anyway so it was fun!
My Table numbers and Ring bearer pillow
My fabric pomanders
My votives for centerpieces
The kisses - favor boxes filled with kisses with matchbooks on top
Close up of favor boxes the sticker on the front says "Thanks for sharing our special day. Enjoy these kisses from the new Mr. and Mrs."
My Box for RSVP cards and my Cardbox for the wedding
My programs...not finished I have to put the printed paper on them...but I haven't finished them yet
My reserved seat cards
My thank you parasol
and the groomsmen's gifts
The vases I made for all my girls for the head table to put their flowers in!
Below is all the stuff I am selling now that my wedding is finally over. Prices don't include shipping. Email me if you are interested in anything... I accept Paypal :)
Bathroom Baskets $10 for both
Bag of 7lbs of green gems $10 Brown small gems $2
2 bags of ivory flower petals (approx. 1000) $5
B & G letters painted turqouise with glitter $5 LOVE letters ivory with turquoise dots and glitter $7
6-White photo frames holds 4-3x3 pictures $10 for all
6-Silver frames holds 4x6 photo One on the bottom is slightly different $10
Program basket $3 Turquoise tulle with glitter 4yards cut horizontially $15
My fabric pomanders
3 large- $10 each or $25 for all 3 8-medium/small $8each or $60 for all
12-blue moroccan lanterns 4 1/2" x 3 3/4" x 10 1/4"high includes battery operated tealight candles $7 each
9-Glass cylinder bowls 5"wide x 2.5"tall painted ivory with glitter I used as pedestals on my tables so the lanterns could sit higher. $4 each or $30 for all 9
35-votive holders with green ribbon on them. They unfortunately have melted candles and coffee in them but I am in the process of trying to get the stuff out of them. $45 for all 35
Card Box has an L on it but it's just hot glued on so can be easily removed $25