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WEDDING DATE:

Oct 28, 2011

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  • Last updated on January 15, 2012 at 5:06 am
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The Seating of the Mothers -- "Love Theme from The Godfather"

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Bridesmaid Processional -- "All I Want Is You" by Vitamin String Quartet (U2 tribute)

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I walked down the aisle alone but DH met me at the end of the aisle and helped me up the stairs to the altar.

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WINE UNITY CEREMONY -- "Can't Help Falling in Love" by Vitamin String Quartet (our nod to Elvis)

The wines we chose for the ceremony:

  • RED: 2008 Leaf Street Pinot Noir because we drank this the night we were engaged 
  • WHITE: 2010 Chateau Ste Michelle Chardonnay because it's a wine we drink often  

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My BM Ebony sang "At Last" to us and cried while she sang it, which made everyone else cry too. It was so heart warming!

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THE KISS!

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Recessional -- "We Go Together", the end song from "Grease" :)

♥♥♥ MARRIED!!! ♥♥♥ 

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RECEIVING LINE

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My new family! :) MIL, BIL's, and DH's niece:

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  • Last updated on January 15, 2012 at 2:43 am
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THE BRIDE

    

THE HANDSOME GROOM

      

TOGETHER!

We did our "Bride & Groom" photo shoot right outside of the venue, right after First Look. It was pretty cold outside that day but the adrenaline completely overrode the chill.  

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I loved that the venue had a marquee! I came up with "Night of the Living Wed" as a nod to old horror movies since we both love those so much. And it was Halloween weekend. :)

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Our photographer Joe risked life and limb for this next shot. He laid down in the middle of the busy city street and was nearly run over by a driver not paying attention. He does anything to get the shot!! 

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Then my veil fell out and DH fixed it for me. :)

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Right after that, our DOC's DH roared up in his 1947 Ford for us to take photos with! That was an incredible surprise from our DOC. =) Something blue!!!

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Okay, THESE next few pics were taken later, near the end of the reception. I wanted a photo of us doing ring finger birds to the camera. Our photographer delivered in spades! 

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Kicked up one more level (to Level 11, haha!)... our photographer's idea... perhaps my favorite photo of all of ours:

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  • Last updated on January 13, 2012 at 7:15 am
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There are so many more pics of the guys because us ladies ran SUPER late. Oh well. LOL 

THE GUYS

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I love everyone who was in our wedding party so much! :) It was such a fun, fun day for all of us.

   

THE GALS

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EVERYBODY!

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And to get that shot above, there was much stair climbing involved (but worth the effort). Which caused a lot of things like this to happen:

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I stepped on my veil and tore my dress! But it was at the very bottom, underneath the top layer so nobody knew but us. 

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This one cracks me up. It looks like we are saying "Let's slide down the banister!"

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FAMILY PORTRAITS BACK AT THE VENUE

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  • Last updated on January 13, 2012 at 6:05 am
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We did the First Look and Group Pics at Ault Park in Cincinnati. It was the perfect place and perfect time. Not too sunny and no rain. 

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Then we said "Now what?" LOL

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We were so glad we didn't have to hide from each other or be apart anymore today. :)

Then we were off for formal portraits!

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  • Last updated on January 12, 2012 at 9:15 am
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I know how much we all love detail shots, ladies! Here are a few but there are MANY more below in the ceremony and reception sections.

I loved my Luichiny shoes!!! 

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In action! :)

Garter by HelloDesignCrew on Etsy

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Bracelet by DesignbyPris on Etsy

Fascinator custom made by PW's own Woskov. :) Fascinate Me on Etsy. I highly recommend her.

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The dress -- from the signature line by Galina

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DIY dress hanger made by DH and I

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Bouquets custom made by KateSaidYes on Etsy

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GROOM DETAILS

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We ordered custom made ties for DH and his GM's from Cyberoptix on Etsy. They were perfect! I highly recommend her as well.

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DIY unicorn cufflinks made by DH!! He did an incredible job! =)

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  • Last updated on January 12, 2012 at 6:11 am
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Starting off with the right music for the vibe today... Frank Sinatra station on Pandora. This was a surprise from my BM/hair stylist Drea and the coolest way to begin everything. It totally helped me relax and stay calm. :) 

Getting Ready photo 1 

I do not have any photos of ME getting hair/makeup done. This is totally my own fault because I was so worried about running late that I planned it all to happen far before the photographers got there. I knew it would take HOURS to do my hair and I was right. But it was all done on time. :)

It was definitely worth all the time in the chair. My MUA asked me if that was all my own hair and hardly believed me when I told her it was (but it was). LOL Unfortunately, I don't have any pics with my MUA, the amazing Heidi McKenna. 

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My MOH Callie is pictured here with Drea's magic fingers.

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It was pretty chaotic backstage. We used all of the rooms the venue would let us have access to.

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Alcohol was required! This stuff is great, very light, a wine spritz I bought from World Market called Pomula. 

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Wine and pizza from across the street. Pizza was for everyone else. My amazing MOH Callie got me Subway because I was afraid of messing up my makeup by eating pizza. My MUA taught me a helpful trick. She told me to take my sandwich apart, roll each piece up and carefully pop it into my mouth. It worked incredibly well! She also provided straws for drinks.

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My BM Ebony did a good job of keeping me calm and making me smile because she kept running back and forth between my room and DH's room to check on him too. She gave me reports and told me he was really happy and that she felt love in both rooms. <3

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And then the brooch on my shoe came off. So my sister Lyn who was my other MOH helped me glue it back on. Don't you just love my baggy sweatpants? It was fuh-reezing in that room so I was wearing them over my jeans. So classy.

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My mom. :)

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Callie and I were so excited about her hair that we hugged too!

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And then it was time for my sister to help me put on my dress. I loved this because I had just helped her put on her wedding dress 6 months prior. :)

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My dress was a little too big the week before the wedding (thanks to pre-wedding stress) so my friend Dana stepped in to help. She did some last minute sewing that morning but still needed to do some adjusting when I put it on. 

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I love this next shot because it's me in the reflection of the jukebox.

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The GM's were set up in a room adjacent to ours which was called "The James Brown Room" because it was pretty sleazy (in the best of ways). But the boys liked that. They also came to visit us often. :)

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Our Best Man Justin held the rings and never wanted to put them down. :)

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My handsome DH looks so happy here! =)

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