ok so ive gone a differant direction for my invites. im embellishing them on my own. we are ordering from www.mygatsby.com.
we will be stamping the ecru pocket folder with taupe ink, invitation card in a light coral with taupe ink, direction in gold leaf with taupe ink, and rsvp card w/ envelope in gold leaf with taupe ink. i will be embellishing the
inside flap of the pocket folder with a custom stamp being made at www.etsy.com. see above. the stamp will be in chocolate to match the ink on the folder.
*** "chowbaby", thank you for the eyeopening suggestion to check them out***
ok so i finally found and bought a dress that i just love!! its from J.Crew in silk tricotine. ill have a bolero, shrug made out of lined lace to go with, or just purchase a cashmere cardigan and change out the buttons to shell or rhinestone of some sort.
it was on super sale for $65.00 from J.Crew.com
well we are doing a early fall wedding so i thought warm cozy colors.
a casual wedding by no means needs a tux. so we have thought about a great milk chocolate colored suit.
almond flavoured cake with matte chocolate icing. kumquat decorated.
or an almond flavoured cake with fondant with this scheme
I work in an upscale jewelry store and my FI let me pick out my own settings and diamond. i chose a 1.5ctr and a 3 piece set with 2 wg bands and one yg band in which the dia is mounted.
i am so stoked as its my own creation!
this is Jake's ring below, florentine finish titanium band 6mm. the florentine finish is kinda like the finish you might see on a metal nail file.
Ardovino’s Desert Crossing Brunch
freshly-squeezed Orange Juice
Basket of assorted Breakfast Pastries served with whipped Butter and Preserves
Sliced seasonal Fruit and Berries
A displayed assortment of International Cheeses
Smoked Salmon served with assorted Bagels and a variety of flavored Cream Cheeses
made to order with choice of:
Mushrooms, Italian Sausage, Bell Peppers, Mozzarella, Provolone,
Tomatoes, Green Onions, Mesilla Green Chile and Chives
sliced Bacon and spicy Italian Sausage
Baked Hash brown Casserole
Brioche French Toast served with hot Maple Syrup
Boyd’s Gourmet Coffee Service and a Selection of Teas
ok so this is an Italian place called Ardovino's Desert Crossing in Sunland Park New Mexico. We plan on having our ceremony as well as reception there.
PROCESSIONAL: IT HAD TO BE YOU (harry connick jr)
UNITY CANDLE: WHERE YOU LEAD (carol king)
RECESSIONAL: OUR LOVE IS HERE TO STAY (harry connick jr)
FIRST DANCE: YOU'LL NEVER KNOW (undecided singer)
OK I DONT WANNA HEAR IT, WE KINDA HAVE A HARRY CONNICK JR THEME HERE! LOL
FATHER -DAUGHTER DANCE: WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD (louis armstrong)
VARIOUS OTHER SONGS WITH PLAY TIMES TO BE DETERMINED:
WE'VE ONLY JUST BEGUN ( the carpenters)
I MUST HAVE THAT MAN ( bille holiday)
THE VERY THOUGHT OF YOU (harry connick jr)
the invites for our engagement party came from www.vistaprint.com. the first image is the front of the card, and the second is the back of the card. they are A-2 with matching envelopes, printed and return addressed. sooo cheap!!
i ordered 20 invites for less than 30 bucks with shipping!