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Our wedding is outdoors, i want brown, gold ivory and a touch of soft yellow with some hanging crystals and rhinestones.. lots of sparkle i love soft colors..
Photos were from Amiller, Kohler & Mrs GG and If I didnt mention your name please let me know so i can give the credit.. Thank you ladies for your sharing your wedding photos with us..
We will be married at the beautiful St Denis Catholic Church in Diamond Bar..I love the courtyard!!!
I'll hang pomanders on the pews, lucky for me there arent that many..
My 1st attempt at my Pomanders, but wasnt too happy with them so im going to try to do these instead:
1st try: Ins pic#2:
update.. cut the pomanders in half and looks much better..
I like the curly willow at the bottom it blends well with my centerpieces
Processional: Jesu Joy of Mans Desiring
Procession of the Bride: Trumpet Voluntary
Responsorial Psalm: The Lord is kind & Merciful (Spanish)
Gospel Acclamation: Alleluia
Rite of Marriage
*Exchange of Rings
Unity Candle: Light Piano
Preparation of the Gifts: El Amor Nunca Pasara
Liturgy of the Eucharist: Mass of Creation Acclamations
Fractioning Rite: Cordero de Dios
Communion: Pescador de Hombres
Presentation of Flower to the Blessed Virgin: Ave Maria Schubert
Recessional: Hornpipe Hardel
Our Venue is in Riverside The Crestmore Manor.
This is where the reception will be the house lights up with white llights at night..The entrance of this place is also so beautfil with big trees.
At the entrance of the venue there is a black wrought iron gate taht i will be hanging my S moss letters..
they will look something like the K on the pic to the right and im still debating if im going to add one at the front house door similar to center pic..
The entrance to the courtyard where the dinner and dancing will be will be lighted up with candles and rose pedals will be also lining up the entrance..lots of candles is a must!!! love it so romantic
update 7/29/09: I'm excited I found the exact letters used in this inspiration pic, i decided with out initials i love them cant wait to get them in my hands!!!.
Update: completed brown sashes with gold letters..
And for our chairs Im still debating on what to go with.. What to do???
Inspiration pic #1 #2
#3 &nbs p; #4
6/30/09... chose #3.. I'll be posting pictures soon my FMIL is making the sashes using the same satin material.. YAY cant wait!
Here are the finished chair sashes..
I want ivory colored flowers with a some yellow colored flowers to bring out the gold.. I love this bouquet on this gold chair with brown beautiful!!!.
for the larger urns adding curly willow: I was lucky to find exact urns and column
My large urns: The column:
(the color is the same as the large urn)
Centeriece Inspiration: My DIY Mockup: &n bsp;
(inspiration picture from Ashley Kohler) (my actual CP vase on right pic same color as larger urn)
I also have a gold vase that I picked while picking up my other vases.
I want to paint it a shiny metallic gold like picture to the right..
I'm debating on decorating the manzanita tree I have that is wide and beautiful with hanging crystals like picture below:
Loved the yellow in this urn: Ins pic for adding yellow:
White Flowers that I like:
Avalanche Rose: Casa Blanca Lily
Stock ths is simple and very affordable: White Snapdragon:
White Delphinium flower: Gladiola Flower:
Yellow gold toned flowers:
Skyline Yellow Rose: Yellow Ranaculus:
Greens and branches...
Hanging Amaranthus: Curly Willow:
Seeded Eucalyptus: Baby Eucalyptus:
Bells of Ireland:
After spending countless hours and email after email with netbride and the ladies, i finally decided on these dresses After Six Model 6504, I love the dress! I was so happy with Netbride, I highly recommend them. The girls saved 80 dollars with Netbride..
After Six Model 6504: Actual dress:
Close Up: The button:
I wanted to add a brooch but didnt want to spend too much, i found these buttons (pic above) in La for $2.50 each i'm making them into brooches..
The dress with the button:
no one will ever know..lol.. what a steal!!
now to find jewerly for these ladies and shoes! stay tuned!
I have finished the earrings.. I am very happy with the end result..
My La jewerly.. Purchased from Michaels..
MOH earrings.. BM earrings..
BM bracelets.. still not finished.. All finshed jewerly..
We found these at OFF Broadway in Ontario Mills 30$.. Im hapy with them and I added some bling to to bring out the brooch on the dress.
Added the little button..
I'm going to try to DIY this ring pillow and make another one for the coin pillows.. I'll add a brooch to the center
Here is my flower i'll be placing on my ring pillow:
just waiting on the pillow, the pillow will be gold and is the same material as ins pic
Pomanders for the flower girls, I like chicbrides, with the crystals..
I want to add some color they look a little plain to me..
scrached teh idea of caramel apples i think it will be too hot and im over spendig money on the wedding..
here are my under 50 bucks favors..jeje
I used the same template as kohler44.
These were very easy to make. Everything purchased from Joanns, 4 bags of sheet moss, lots of glue and glue gun.. I trimmed the edges to give it a cleaner look. I'll be hanging these at the entrance of our venue it has a black wrought iron gate..
DIY Manzanita Tree
used the crystals from michaels gold and clear, insulation foam from home depot and silk flowers with moss.
birdcage purchased from joanns original color was white..
I love these ladies hair, my cousin will be doing my hair and will be similar to these.. love it..
I can finally post something about my dress after the mess I went thru with the fraud, milly almost buying me an allure gown.. AWWW Milly came thru for me thank god.. and I love my final dress.. still missing a couple thing, but so far its amazing i love it..
they will add buttons and lace like allure gown below..
edit 8/23/09.. Dress is on its way from China.. cant wait to try it on..
Now to find a seamstress for the bustle and adding of buttons.. if i can!! Geese I hope i fit in the dang thing ive been stuffing my face ive been so stressed..
update 8/24/09.. Received my dress on Monday mid-day it came fast.. loved the dress, need some minor adjustments
not to excited about how much lace it has.. so i snipped some off and left enought to give it a nice lace look , but the lace made a huge difference..
8/25/09... Dropped it off at Piel Canela in Riverside tehy are doing my french bustle, grabbing a bit on the buttocks to give me more of a figure, pinching the sweatheart neckline and adding some blingy buttons to the neckline.. cant wait!!! love it
i love the flourish design on these invites..
Finally my invites are done.. They were alot harder then i expected, but i love them..
Cake inspiration is by Amiller.. I love her cake!!!
Adding AMOR sign inspired by many PW Brides:
(picture from holymolymatrimony)
I purchased a button from LA and will be having a white cake with brown ribbon, and on a wrought iron stand.. So beautiful!! I cant wait to post pics..
My cake cutting serving set.. Genae's set, my inspiration.
6/30/09.. paid off our cake today.. thank god! i was also able to get a picture of my cake stand i love it! i love wrought iron detail its beautiful..
this is what my cake will look like except for the flower it will be a brown satin ribbon with my button in the center like inspiration pics above..
The only thing that bummes me out is when the hood is down it covers the middle of the name.. AWWw i didnt realize that when i told the guy where to do the writing.. my bad, but its still cute..
This is the lace that was cut from my moms veil.. I want to use this lace for mine..
Mrs GG Veil is so beautiful and the pictures taken are amazing!!!
I also love the cathedral veil Pic from Kohler44
I cant decide!!!!!!!!!!
and my choise was both, cathedral drop veil with blusher.. im happy with the turn out.. Thank you Candi!
all from my moms veil used at her wedding.. im so happy i get to do this..Te quiero mucho mami!!!
I love this garter first laid eyes on it when i saw Kohlers bio.. its very simple but still so pretty.. purchased from Etsy seller Garter Lady..
Inspiration Picture from Etsy Seller Mikeye My 1st attempt at my DIY flower
My 2nd attemt @ DIY flower Flower Girl DIY flowers
All Three together!
the smaller picture is my inspiration except must have open toe.. ill be purchasing a shoe clip to add to my shoe..
I want to put I DO at the bottom with rhinestones and have the BM's sign it.. I was inspired by this photo..
I found my brooches in LA and my IDO stickers at a local party store..
Here are my shoes.. i love the turn out!!!
Before my brooches.... After.......
a little side view.... My something blue I Do stickers......
My Earrings have not been purchased, but i love these and cant decide if i should splurge ..
Earrings match my bracelet.. Ill be DIY'ing my bracelet, brooch I found on Ebay..
Update 7/14/09 I found some earrings for under 20 in san diego while i was shopping for my moms dress..
I'm very happy with them.. now for the bracelet!
Edit 8/25/09.. I found some nina shoes half off and fell in love.. So i changed my shoes for day of and im selling my brown ones..
LOVE THEM!!! and so comfy!!
I'm having two flower girls, my two youngest nieces Vanessa and Anyssa.. I purchased the dress in the Sante Alley (La) for $30 dollars I was very happy with them and was exactly what i wanted, plus they look great on!
My find: My Niece Anyssa:
With her DIY HF: Accessories still to come: Edit 8/13/09 Found them in LA!! 5$
Thanks to MRSV2B.. She was so kind enough to get me the damask and the template who by the way was also from a fellow PW bride Lindsey and Brandon who's name was on the template..Thank you!!! Pics of actual bottle to be posted shortly..
6/30/09... all done...
I'm doing two of them..one is a guest book with our epics and I'm adding (if I can) love quotes that I saw and loved
Guest book sign...
our guest book from Blurb.com
We loved it..
2nd guest book is a river rock one my FI and i just bought our home and want our guests to sign a rock as my FI will be making a special area in our patio with the rocks with our date and I want to put our hand prints..
River rock sign..
Inspiration for BM bouquets..
here are my DIY silk bouquets..
We picked out the tuxes.. Friars tux shop, FI wanted khaki thank god we didnt find them in the style he wanted.. so we are doing black.. phew!
here are the tuxes, they will be wearing brown vests
We are giving the guys beer mugs with our wedding date and there names..I used brown boxes from michaels and my signature damask stamp..lol to wrap them in..
I'm in love with the all white bouquets. So I'm planning on doing them myself.. I have gold satin ribbon for the BM's and Ill probably use the same or an ivory..
my inspiration..I want to use peony cream flowers with roses..
(pic of Kohler44 bouquet)
I love how the feathers look so i'm debating on adding them..
And for the BM's I want to do all ivory roses and if i do feathers i would like to add some to there bouquets..
Well I ended up doing my bouquet ouf of silk flowers.. saved me some money and it came out great..
plus its only used for like an hour for ceremony..
We got 2 ring for FI, I went to a pomono bridal show and was one of the first 100 brides, so i received a gift card for 600 dollars. We got him 2 since mine was pricey and well i felt bad.. so he has 2 and they are both titanium i have to post pics of the 2nd ring of his..
I was so inspired by Kohler's wedding it was amazing!.. My head table will have 4 6t long tables covered with white satin linens and chocalte brown satin chair covers except for ours that will have brown sashes..
I purchased some urns in LA just like my inspiration picture..
Here is my inspiration for head table decor..
Here are my urns..