“ Reception ” by blais.j
We chose to have our reception at L&N Station. It used to be the train station in which passengers could travel from Knoxville to Louisville or Nashville, hence L & N.
There's also a beautiful veranda outside. The dance floor and DJ will be to the left as you see below. And to the right, we will set up the photo booth and favor table-candy and popcorn buffet!
“ Just a little bit about us! ” by KatieOC
My, how the times have flown. It seems like yesterday, he was "asking me out". Chad and I began dating in high school, I was 14 and he was 15 at the time. I have no love story on how we met, neither of us remember actually. We dated all through
high school and college. We both graduated from the University of Louisville in May 2010. We have moved back to our hometown and are excited to begin our new life together. We have set our date for September 11th 2010.
If I have used any of your photos, please let me know so I can give you proper credit.
“ The engagement ” by KatieOC
Here's the story-
I was doing our laundry and emptying his pockets because he is the worst person about keeping crap in his pockets. Anyways.
I emptied one of his pockets and found what I thought was a spare button bag. So confused as to why he would have that in his pocket, i took a closer look. It wasn't a button, it was a ring. It was a ring without a diamond and had a little paper in
there that said "Tension Clasp Only" on one side and "Not a Ring" on the reverse. So I immediately call my mom, sister, and best friend and ask them if they have heard of this and of course they were intrigued too. My mom wasn't, she knew
exactly what it was because he had asked my parents for permission a few weeks before. Turns out this "tension clasp" is something they send a loose diamond on. So in the meantime I just sat it on his desk with a few receipts that were in his pocket
and left it at that. Now... a few days later we went to Thunder Over Louisville...which is a huge fireworks show over the Ohio River. We got there around 3 or 4 and sat around ALL day waiting for the firework show that didn't start until 9:30. It
never crossed my mind once about what i found in the laundry or even that I was getting a engaged that night! So the fireworks began and Im sorta standing in front of him and the guys. I hear our roommate say "I think Im gonna cry" and I turn to him and
tease him for being a girl and go back to watching the fireworks...still ABSOLUTELY no idea that he was about to ask me..He then puts his arms around my shoulders and "whispers" in my ears "Katie....Will you marry me?" He then turned me around and
everyone is looking at us...he gets on his knee and asks me again and of course I said yes! We kissed and went back to watching the fireworks but I kept looking at my ring! I just couldn't believe that it actually happened!
The ring! The
center stone has since been adjusted.
“ Say Yes to the Dress! ” by TheFutureMrsWheat
I tune into TLC's bridal show "Say Yes to the Dress" nearly every Friday night. As I watch behind the scenes footage of consultants, I wonder if I, too, will have to deal with the pressure of "keeping them from their next appointment" or "having
too small of a budget".
Last weekend, I traveled from Atlanta Georgia to Louisville, Kentucky, and spent the night with my future in laws. The next day, my MIL and SIL drove to Cincinnatti, Ohio, to meet my mom and sister. I dreamed of buying my dress in Atlanta, but
my mom's busy work schedule wouldn't allow for a trip south anytime soon. If you haven't been to Cincinnatti Ohio to look at bridal gowns, you are missing out. Benson Street is the largest bridal district in the country. It is shop after shop of
We bought my gown from http://www.bridalandformalinc.com and I can say that this mega-boutique was all it is made out to be. With over 4,000 dresses and walk in only, we arrived about 11 and waited for about 30 minutes before I was
greeted by my sales consultant, Cynthia.
In the meantime, we were able to look through the inventory and select up to 7 dresses that I wanted to try on. Ironically, the designer of my choice was having a trunkshow, and my dream dress happened to belong to this collection, Spring 2009.
Cynthia asked me, "What I was looking for and if there was anything she needed to know about me." I told her the significance of my wedding date, that I wanted something form fitting (I've worked so hard to sculpt my body) strapless (preferred
sweatheart top) and that for every prom we always bought the first dress. She asked me which dress I wanted to try on.
I put it on and fell in love. The delicate flowers and lace in the eggshell are very vintage and rich looking. The gown is form fitting and elegant. It was awesome. It was over my budget, but nonetheless, I had to have this dress.
I tried on 7 others, many of which I liked, but none looked like the first one. Upon putting the dress on, I was greeted by the VP for the designer and she was the nicest and most helpful lady. She complimented the dress on my figure and asked
how I planned to wear my hair. She brought me the veil the model wore on the runway, snapped it in, and WOW! It was complete. We did a cheer and celebrated. We were cashed out by 2 and on our way to have lunch.
When we left the shop, there was over a 2 hour wait and a line like you wouldn't believe. This business is highly recommended. more »
“ LOCATION: Inspiration vs Reality ” by LuminouzFlame
So I'm not a country girl but my hometown is...a lil bit. But that's all of Mississippi. It's pretty rural. I wanted to get married in the town where Marqus & I went to college, Starkville, MS. There are more places
to stay, more to do, there's the University and from 2000-2008, I spent 98% of my time there with the exception of going home for the holidays. Starkville is only 30 minutes away from Louisville (my hometown) so no big deal, right? But
then, we started pricing venues + food and with this in mind, I changed the location of the wedding.
The inspiration was a beautiful church wedding. We had picked a church but by the time I changed, we hadn't booked a place for the reception. I don't have a pic of the church that we we're considering having the wedding but it is very
nice. I've been to a few weddings there.
Now the reality was a lakeside gazebo in my hometown. Here's the link to the website. http://www.ltok.com/ But anywho, here are some pics.