May 24, 2009

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the bridesmaids
Siri Harvard
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with Nine West Accolia shoes in Gold
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the groom
BCBG suit
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Tie by Burberry
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the groomsmen
Suit rental from Friar Tux
Gray suit with sand shirt and sand tie
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Add gray suspenders, various colors of argyle socks, and fedora straw hats!
the details
paper flowers a la Martha Stewart
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the card box
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the cake toppers
the flowers
An all white bouquet for me please! I love peonies, paper roses (rununculus), and orchids!
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knottie springchic's bouquet
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knottie mrslaker's bouquet
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how my bouquet turned out...
for the bridesmaids:
I really want gerbera daisies in there...dee used to give me gerbera daisies at school
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to maximize our budget...we'll be doing fan bouquets; they're 2D instead of 3D
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how did they turn out??
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check out my cutie patootie flower girl and her bouquet too!
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the arch...with hanging orchids
the bouts and corsages:
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the venue
 The Hilton Irvine
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 The Crystal Ballroom
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3/4 set up. we'll be using 1/2 to maximize our lighting, & to make the room more intimate. we can totally use the entire room though.
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the foyer where cocktail hour would take place
these photos are mine...taken while another wedding was being prepared...
This is how our wedding turned out:
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  • Last updated on July 8, 2009 at 5:28 pm
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May 24, 2009
Irvine, California
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the inspiration
 Nude and Plum
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Inspiration board from Elizabeth Anne Designs
Here's what I came up with
the dress
It started with this dress:
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It's my mom's wedding gown. 28 years ago, she walked down the aisle in this dress. 2 years ago, she brought it out, and I tried it on. I asked my mom if I could restyle the dress for a more modern look; she let me have her dress. It is Filipino custom that brides have a custom gown made for them. I followed this tradition.
After meeting with Janet Brunton, I was inspired!
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I soon discovered that I wasn't the only person with this dress in mind.
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Monique Lhuillier knew what was up!
Check out the progress:
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Please don't be alarmed, but yes, the dress has been taken apart.
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We needed extra fabric for the skirt, as there wasn't enough in the original dress. I bought Georgette Silk at Fabric Land in Orange, which perfectly matched my mom's skirt and had it pleated at Twin's Pleating in Los Angeles.
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This is the muslin garment to test out the shape of the dress.
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And here she is...until the wedding...
the jewelry
Kirstie Kelly for Disney Fairy Tale Weddings
Disney Princess Jasmine Collection
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the hair
the inspiration:
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my way
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and i loved it! hair by Yvone from the Loran Loran Salon (at the Balboa Bay Club).
the shoes
Sergio Rossi
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