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WEDDING DATE:

May 22, 2010

joandcompany
  • Last updated on December 23, 2009 at 5:17 am
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  • Last updated on December 22, 2009 at 10:53 am
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Vintage hankies I found on ebay for tears of joy, $10 for 40 of them.

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Table number holders/sign holders also found on ebay.  I got 14 of them from a bride who spray painted them silver.  Now I need to decide what color I want them and paint them. 

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Chalkboard sign for entrance purchased from ebay seller ozark-trading, photo by B & G Photography.

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Paloma Nest ring bowl from Etsy that says "Stop searching forever happiness is right next to you." It's a message from a fortune cookie we got at dinner years ago but I have carried it in my wallet ever since. 

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  • Last updated on December 22, 2009 at 10:49 am
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Bracelet inspiration found on the Knot and will DIY my own, I am also making one for both of my daughters.     

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 My location does not allow petals outside so I have been toying with the idea of making paper flowers for the aisle on the sides, here is the first try.

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Plan to add a ribbon like this found on Style Me Pretty, photo by B & G Photography.  Ribbon can be purchased at www.masterstrokecanada.com I will DIY (YUDU) my own to say "You have bewitched me, body and soul, and I love, I love, I love you. I never wish to be parted from you from this day on." - Jane Austin

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I Do card inspiration for our vows.  I wish I knew who these photos belong to. 

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Guest card pens, I found this idea on Pash Weddings. 

  

I found these hanging mirrors at Dollar Tree, I cut the "hanging" part off and will spray paint them.  Thought they would make really cheap/cute side table decor in the waiting areas.  I got clear glass tea light holders at Michael's clearance 4/$1.00 to go around them.

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  • Last updated on December 22, 2009 at 10:00 am
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I started out trying to plan a $2000 wedding, but the photography alone was killing that so now I am trying to stay under $5000. 

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  • Last updated on December 22, 2009 at 8:37 am
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DIY letterpress I built to press our invitations. 

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Invitation inspiration.  I know I want Burgues Script font, and I will letterpress my own. I wish I could remember where I found the laser cut invitation photo.  I am going to try to cut the pocket fold with my cricut in the same way just a different design.  Or maybe name cut out belly bands like these I made for a friend http://tidbitsoftrisha.blogspot.com/2009/08/invites-are-out.html

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Update: After thinking about it I have decided to scale down my invitations.  Most people are not going to keep them and with our small budget I can put the money elsewhere.  However I can never make things easy so I am aiming for a budget of 60 cents per invitation, before postage. 

I got these at Michael's with 60% off coupons and a small mypoints giftcard.  They came with the invitation, envelope, trifold, rsvp & envelope, direction insert, and ribbon.  Total cost before postage 34 cents each. 

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  • Last updated on December 22, 2009 at 8:03 am
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If you're looking for some amazing vendors in Richmond, VA here they are:

Alterations: Nittaya's Designs and Boutique

Cake: Scott Henderlite

Catering: Q Barbeque http://www.qbarbeque.com/

DJ: Sean Smith

Dress: Pearl's Place http://www.pearlsplace.com/

DOC: Christy Harman, Celebrations of a Lifetime http://christyharmanevents.com/

Groom's Attire: Mens Warehouse http://www.menswearhouse.com/

Makeup: Rusty www.rustygoff.com

Officiant:  Retired Fire Chief Mike Harman

Photography: Richmond Photographics http://www.richmondphotographics.com/

Rentals: The Prop Shop http://propshoppartyrentals.com/

Venue: Dorey Park http://www.co.henrico.va.us/departments/rec/recreation-centers---facilities/recreationcenters/