ButterflyGapBride10

WEDDING DATE:

Oct 02, 2010

Welcome to my PW page! My name is Nikki and I enjoy discussing anything wedding or renewal related so feel free to message/follow me :)
ButterflyGapBride10
  • Last updated on April 27, 2011 at 2:30 pm
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                     "Mother & Daughter"                                       "Mother & Son"

          

Andrew, His Father, & Stepmother

              

                   The "Rather" Distinguished Groomsmen & Groom... ;)

                                      My Brother & I... :) 

Andrew's Mother (in blk & white) & his Stepmother doing their "very" best not to cry...

                                 Our "Lively" Bridal Party... :)  

My handsome" Uncle Eric...he has so much character :) I adore him!!!

                    

Andrew & his Sis-Marissa :)   

Andrew & his favorite "ladies"...lol

                           

                                                 "Mr. & Mrs."     

 

 

  • Last updated on April 27, 2011 at 1:41 pm
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                  Here is my handsome hubby, Andrew getting ready for our special day!!!!

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                                 This is Jed, one of our groomsmen & Andrew's BIL

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                   Cool, Calm, and Collected...that's my husband ;)   

  • Last updated on April 27, 2011 at 10:56 am
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I LOVE this shot of my La Perla corset...it was a must! I looked high & low for the perfect corset and finally found this beauty at a lingerie boutique in Altanta, GA.

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My cousin's reaction to my make-up when I first walked out of the bathroom ;) No one (except for my mom) had seen me at this point. Her reaction were priceless! My make-up artist & hair dresser were amazing (check out "My Make-up Inspiration" page). A special thanks goes out to Shannon Shockley from Sephora and Anna Williams from Salon Divino in Knoxville, TN.

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The "iconic" Victoria Secret Robe!!! A gift from my sister-in-law ;)

The "putting on the dress" moment...YEAH!!!

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                                    It's starting to "sink in" at this point ;)

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My gorgeous "Gram Gram" checking me out ;)

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OK...so my mother decided to tighten my corset before zipping up my gown. And I couldn't breathe!!!

So of course one of my bridesmaids decided to take a picture to capture the moment.

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"Close-up" of my lovely manicure and engagement ring

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My Planner, Angie Foremen from Absolute Wedding Perfection in Knoxville, TN. She is being entertained by all of us trying to get me ready and in a timely fashion ;)

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My BMs & MOH figuring out my bustle and helping me put on one pair of shoes... out of the three gorgeous pair that I wore on my wedding day ;) These were made by Martinez Valero! I wore these to walk around the retreat grounds to take pictures with the bridal party. They were sooooo comfy and had a low heel that made them easy to walk in. But I also wore a pair of Stuart Weitzmans for my ceremony and a pair of Manolo Blahniks for my reception.

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                                  ALL dressed & ready for my close-ups... ;) 

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My ride is here...lol! A 1959 Rolls Royce parked next to my golf cart ;) As for the golf cart, it really came in handy for riding around the retreat and visiting all of my guests the day after.   

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Heading for my pre-ceremony shots...around Butterfly Gap!

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  • Last updated on April 25, 2011 at 9:37 pm
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Here is my list of PW Brides that have truly inspired me. I'm sure that this list will grow at a rapid pace.

Feel free to give me any suggestions ;)

 

 

-KATIAE45 *her bio is adorable and she has been so helpful & kind ;)

-LADYESQ *her style is so innovative...check out her "to die for" wedding gown!

-RKRUPAN *her wedding theme was inspired by Starbucks...enough said ;)

-MR.ANDMRS117'S *her wedding gown & bridal party attire were truly inspiring

-HAPPILY_MRS.M *her posts are so entertaining that I can't get enough of them

-THISISCOOLING *the most creative wedding concept ever...an interactive art exhibit! 

-DAINTYDIME6 *style, style, & more style...she has 3 "stunning" wedding gowns!

-CHANCESARE *great posts, friendly demeanor, and very informative

-PLUMCRUSH01 *her wedding venue was breath taking!

-STARBUX *her overall style is so much fun ;)

-FABBRIDETOBE *similar to DD6 & LadyESQ... I LOVE her style!

-WILDFIRE *her bio is stocker worthy...for sure!

-MRSOMAR2011 *I reference her like crazy...she comes up with the best ideas

-GIRLKIN *she is my favorite BOTW ;) Check it out.

-SANFRAN *another bride that I reference like crazy...she has such great reception ideas

-ABGLANE*I adore her color scheme (teal & red). Plus she happens to be another TN bride like myself :)  

-PWANI20* her wedding attire and make-up were flawless! And her cake was definitely drool worthy :)

 

THANKS LADIES!!!

  • Last updated on April 25, 2011 at 7:40 pm
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OUR WEDDING ALBUM FROM Tara Kneiser of Dixie Pixel Photography www.dixiepixelphotos.com

          

 

     My Save-the-Dates were miniature versions (on the outside) of my actual invitations ;)

My stationary designer suggested this neat idea! Her name is Shelley Roach from Love Letters in Knoxville, TN. 

 

       

                        

 

My THANK YOU CARDS:

INSIDE OF THEM... 

These were made by our photographer, Tara of Dixie Pixel Photography

  • Last updated on April 10, 2011 at 3:50 pm
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A Special Thanks 2 Our Fantastic Photographer...

Tara from Dixie Pixel Photography www.dixiepixelphoto.com